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Mildred ‘Millie’ Titus Garner

Mildred “Millie” Titus Garner, 87, of Fort Wayne passed away on September 23, 2017. Born on August 10, 1930, in Wilkinson, she was the daughter of the late, Harry and Florence (Delph) Titus. She graduated in 1948 from Greensburg High School; then went on to Ball State University receiving a B.S. in 1951, and M.A. in…

Women’s Circle of Friends

Women’s Circle of Friends Grantmaking Gala Tuesday, Spetember 12, 2017 Art Association of Henry County 2118 South 15th Street, New Castle 5:30 PM–Social Time & Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 6:15 PM–Non-Profit Presentations & Grantmaking

Carroll “Dale” Stairs

Carroll “Dale” Stairs, 90, a resident of New Castle passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle. He was born February 14, 1927 in New Castle to the late Murat and Elizabeth (Fritsche) Stairs. He was a life long Henry County resident and graduated from New Castle High School…

Foundation Launches Fund for Hurricane Relief

The Henry County Community Foundation (HCCF) has set up a disaster relief pass through fund to provide assistance to the Houston, Texas community who were hit with devastating destruction in the wake of Hurricane Harvey on August 25. According to Beverly Matthews, executive director, “Donations can be made to HCCF and earmarked for disaster relief.…

Margaret Darlene Warner

Margaret Darlene Warner, 89, of New Castle, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Heritage House of New Castle. She was born on March 21, 1928 in St. Marys, Ohio, a daughter of the late Tilden A. and Grace L. (Kiser) Lipp. Margaret graduated from Wilkinson High School in 1946. She…

Charles L. Brooks

Charles L. Brooks, 92, of New Castle passed away peacefully at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Indianapolis on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. He was born September 12, 1924 in Union City, Indiana to the late Russel R. and Sylvia Mae (Staudt) Brooks. He was a 1942 graduate of Union City, Indiana high school where he…

2018 Lilly Endowment Scholarship Applications Available

The Henry County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications are due to high school guidance counselors on September 22, 2017. All students who are residents of Henry County, graduating no later than June 30, 2018, and currently attending Blue River Valley, Hagerstown, Knightstown, New Castle, Shenandoah, Tri, and Union high schools may apply. Along with the…

Russell H. Carter

Russell H. Carter, 80, of New Castle passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017, surrounded by his family. He was born July 15, 1937, in Monticello, KY to the late Montie and Anne (Lester) Carter. He retired from Chrysler Corp. in 1995 after 30 years of service. Russell is a member of the Memorial Wesleyan…

Marilyn Williams

Marilyn Williams, 90, New Castle, passed away July 14, 2017, after a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of New Castle, and a 1944 graduate of New Castle High School. Marilyn is survived by her children Anne (Larry) Ash, Indianapolis, Susan Tague, Noblesville, Judi (Terry) Young, Pendleton, and son-in-law Sonny (Judy) Catron, New Castle.…

Barbara (Jordan) Toy Hansen

Toy Hansen, Barbara (Jordan) Nov 22, 1926 – Jun 18, 2017 Passed away in Omaha, NE, June 18, 2017, after a brief illness. A resilient woman and homemaker, she left a legacy of personal service and engagement. After her husband’s death from cancer when she was 42, she raised four boys, ages four to 16,…

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