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Dugouts donated to local youth

May 12, 2011

KNOX — Dugouts were donated by Jed Baugh. He wanted to help the Park and Softball/Baseball leagues because he has kids who use the fields. The metal roofs were donated by The Knox KVA softball/baseball league.
Pictured are: Jed Baugh, Harvey Baugh, Dennis Qualls, Moses McDaniel and Andrew Frasure

Death notices

May 11, 2011

Vera Mouton
May 2, 2011
CULVER — Vera Mouton, 92, of Culver, died at 2:50 a.m. May 2, 2011 at Miller's Merry Manor, Culver.
She is survived by daughters: Nancy (Walter) Covert of Culver, and Helen (Gary) Shell of Yale, Mich.; a sister, Nancy Challman of California; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter.
Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 4 at New Life Church, Rochester.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5 at Yale Cemetery, Yale, Mich.

Convicted murderer seeks forgiveness

May 11, 2011

KNOX — A man who murdered a rural Knox woman in 1987 is asking for forgiveness from the family, in a letter to the editor published in this week's Leader on Page A4.
Steven O'Bryant plead guilty on March 4, 1988, to stabbing Anna Lindstrand, 84, at her home south of Knox. He was 19 when sentenced.
He was sentenced to 40 years in prison in Starke Circuit Court.
O'Bryant told Indiana State Police investigators that he entered the isolated house and believed it was empty.
"I was thinking that I could go inside and get this house all (set up to) throw a party," he is quoted in The Leader.

News briefs

May 11, 2011

IU Health Starke Hospital offers
health fair, screenings May 21
KNOX — In honor of Mother’s Day, Indiana University Health Starke Hospital is holding a health fair and offering free or discounted screenings on Saturday, May 21 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Free bone density and blood pressure screenings are offered to all those interested. In addition, screening mammograms are offered to women for $95. Some women may qualify to receive a free mammogram.
No appointment or physician referral is necessary. Walk-ins are available. Free prizes and light refreshments will be available.

Police news

May 11, 2011

Feds find Knox man guilty
SOUTH BEND — A Knox man entered a guilty plea in federal court here last week, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Derrick Little, 25, of Knox, plead guilty before Magistrate Judge Christopher Neuchterlein to count one of an indictment charging him with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Sentencing has been set for July 21.

Houston thanks Marshall for good campaign

May 4, 2011

Current Clerk Jeff Houston won over challenger Clarence Marshall. Houston garnered 385 votes, Marshall 318.
Houston congratulated his opponent and had high praise for the type of campaign that he ran.
"Clarence waged a vigorous, clean campaign and I wish him luck in the future," Houston said.
Houston expressed his gratitude to family, friends and the voters. Houston said he will continue to work hard so that the city and its citizens continues to thrive.

Chambers celebrates election night results

May 4, 2011

Mayor Rick Chambers receives a congratulatory hug from his wife Marlene shortly after the election results came in Tuesday night.
Chambers beat challenger Mark Smith 401 votes to 288 and secured his spot on November's ballot.

Houston celebrates victory

May 4, 2011

Michaelene Houston gives her husband Jeff a big hug at the American Legion election night. Jeff Houston beat his opponent Clarence Marshall in Tuesdays election. He will be the democratic candidate for Knox Clerk Treasurer, a position he currently holds, on November's ballot.
Houston beat Marshall 385 votes to 318.

Radkiewicz assist voters at polls

May 3, 2011

Knox City Councilman Tony Radkiewicz volunteered his time at the Election polls Tuesday morning. Radkiewicz won his seat during the last election.

Candidate supporters man the polls

May 3, 2011

Monica Miller, of Knox, was one of many citizens who showed up at the polls Election Tuesday to support their candidate.

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