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Bonnie J. Peckinpaugh

Bonnie J. Peckinpaugh, age 56, of New Castle, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 28, 2015 following a brief battle with cancer. She was born September 18, 1958 in Newburgh, New York to Cecil and Madeline (Wulffert) Hawkins. She was a graduate of Hamilton Heights High School in Arcadia, Indiana. Bonnie was…

Four Charitable Giving Questions–Answered!

Confused about charitable giving? Read these answers, from Inside Indiana Business with Gerry Dick, to four important questions before you make your gift. This knowledge could save you time, money, and headaches! To see the rest of this article written by Elaine E. Bedel, click here.

Community stands behind Christian Love Help Center

The Christian Love Help Center (CLHC) is one of the longest running programs in Henry County for the needy and hungry. The community has rallied around the Christian Love Help Center to build on the success they’ve already had. The Christian Love Help Center started when Juanita Suggs and her mother, Marjorie Fonzer, brought a…

Foundation Raises $1M in Gifts

Henry County is a little richer today. In July 2014, Lilly Endowment, Inc. issued a challenge to all 94 Indiana Community Foundations: They would match new gifts to the Unrestricted Fund for the Community Grants Endowment $1:1, or $1:2 for designated funds up to $500,000 for Henry County through their Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) program. “We’re…

G. Kay Jones

G. Kay Jones, age 75, New Castle resident, passed away Saturday, July 4, 2015 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born February 14, 1940 in New Castle, IN a daughter of the late Marion W. and Helen Agnes Neff Grimm. She was a lifelong Henry County resident, and was raised in Mt.…

Donna Jean Protsman

STRAUGHN – Donna Jean Protsman, 76, of Straughn passed away Sunday afternoon June 21, 2015 at I.U.- Ball Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. A daughter of the late Elmer and Freda (Summan) Walters, Donna was born in Straughn, Indiana on August 20, 1938. She was raised in the Bentonville community and attended school there until they…

Eleanor “Ann” Bond

Eleanor “Ann”  (Bouslog) Bond, 75, of New Castle, passed away on the afternoon of Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Henry County Hospital. She was born June 1, 1940 in Henry County, a daughter of the late James and Irene (Knollman) Bouslog. Eleanor attended St. Anne Catholic School and was a 1958 graduate of New Castle High…

Richard Dean Bell

Richard Dean Bell, 51, a resident of Mooreland passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 6, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born May 22, 1964 in New Castle and was a 1982 graduate of Union High School. Richard was employed at Parker Machinery Movers in Indianapolis since 2009. He had formerly been employed…

Francis Carl Nunley

Francis Carl Nunley, 73, of Modoc, IN passed away Monday, May 25, 2015 at Reid Hospital and Healthcare Services of Richmond, IN. He was born July 22, 1941 in Logger, TN the son of Pete and Abbie (Coffelt) Nunley. Francis retired in 1986, after 23 years at the General Motors Forge Plant of Muncie, IN.…

Peggy Harding White

Peggy Harding White, age 74, a lifelong New Castle resident, passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 11, 2015 at her residence. She was born December 28, 1940 in Hillsboro, Ohio, a daughter of the late Floyd and Neva Norris Harding. Peggy was raised in New Castle and was a 1959 graduate of New Castle Chrysler High…

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