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Catherine Ann (Renner) Adams

Catherine Ann (Renner) Adams, 62, of Arizona passed away January 22, 2015. She was born February 4, 1952, a daughter of Jack and Nancy (Merz) Renner. Cathie graduated from Walter P. Chrysler High School and was accepted into the YFU (Youth For Understanding) program and spent the following year in Belgium as a foreign exchange…

Community Foundation Names New Board Members

Three community members have been selected to join the board of the Henry County Community Foundation in 2015. The Foundation is governed by 15 community members who serve three year terms of overseeing the operation and governing of the non-profit organization. “Since 1985, our volunteer board members have been guiding the direction of the Henry…

Tri Family Math Night Success

On January 19th, Tri Elementary held their first Family Fun Night. Approximately 140 parents and students returned back to school on Monday night for a Sports themed learning experience. We were proud to be sponsors of this event through a Henry County Community Foundation TASC Grant. Parents learned about the new Indiana Academic Math Standards, along…

Sally Smiley Meredith

Sally Lou (Smiley) Meredith, of New Castle, passed away Sunday, January 11, 2015 at Stonebrooke Rehabilitation Center. She was born on November 11 in Rushville, a daughter of the late Gerald and Maxine (Walker) Smiley. Sally was a 1960 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High School. She enjoyed antiquing and was gifted and well known…

Ottis R. Slagle

Ottis R. Slagle, 82, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born May 13, 1932 in Monticello, Kentucky the oldest son of the late Robert Vincent and Edna Mae (Dobbs) Slagle and moved to Henry County with his family…

TASC Grant Applications

Youth-serving Henry County nonprofit organizations: TASC grant applications are due on Friday, February 6th by 12:00 noon.   Please  visit  www.henrycountycf.org/tasc  for more information and the application!

Spring Grants Workshop

The Henry County Community Foundation will be conducting a grant workshop Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the NC-HC Public Library Autitorium, 376 South 15th Street, New Castle, for local non-profit organizations wishing to submit an application for the spring grant cycle. Attendance is mandatory for consideration. Please call to reserve your seat.

Do You have a Plan?

Do you have a plan for the future? Creating your plan is now easier than ever before with our new online Wills Planner. Organize your family and estate planning information using a secure online account. http://hccfgift.org/ In considering your plans for the future, you may not only be thinking about how to help your family and…

Geneva Earlene (Poynter) Grass

Geneva Earlene (Poynter) Grass, age 85, New Castle resident, passed away Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Glen Oaks Health Campus. She was born November 2, 1929 in Keiser, Arkansas a daughter of the late Earl and Necie (Crews) Cater. She had resided in New Castle most of her life, and was a Beautician, owning and…

Sharla Huffman Massengale

Sharla (Huffman) Massengale, 51, of Lewisville passed away at her home while surrounded by her family on Monday, November 17, 2014. Sharla was born in New Castle, Indiana on June 12, 1963 to Eldon “Eck” and Hazel (Mohler) Huffman. She graduated from Tri High School with the class of 1981and worked as a receptionist at…

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