James M. Case

JAMES M. CASE James Martin Case, 73, of Medina, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Arrangement for James were entrusted to Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. Online condolences at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com.  

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Robert Anderson

ROBERT ANDERSON Robert Anderson, 87, of Clinton, passed away at 12:10 p.m., Friday, November 29, 2019 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Funeral services were held today, Wednesday, December 4 at Frist Funeral Home. Burial with military honors followed at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Online condolences: www.fristfuneralhome.com.

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Braden Mitchell joins Sheriff’s Department

The Parke County Sheriff’s Office has hired Braden Mitchell as its newest deputy. Mitchell will graduate in December from Indiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology. Mitchell was previously a reserve deputy and had completed two internships with the department. He currently resides in rural Marshall.

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Steven D. Thompson

STEVEN D. THOMPSON Steven D. Thompson, 64, of Montezuma, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, November 28, 2019, at his residence. Funeral services were held Tuesday, December 3, at Brown-Mack Funeral Home. Cremation was chosen. Online condolences: www.brownmackfuneralhome.com.

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Chris O’Brien Named new EMA/911 Director

The Parke County Commissioners have named Christopher O’Brien of Bloomingdale as director of the Parke County Emergency Management Agency and E-911 coordinator. O’Brien is a native of Belchertown, Massachusetts, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and served 20 years in the U.S. Army, retiring in 2016 at the rank of Lt.…

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Sarah S. Rea

SARAH S. REA It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, sister, aunt and dear friend Sarah Suzanne (Deener) Rea. Suzanne passed away peacefully in the early hours of Friday, November 29, 2019, at the age of 69. She was surrounded in her final days by the ones…

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Michael G. Wright

MICHAEL G. WRIGHT Michael “Mike” Gene Wright, 65, of Cayuga, passed away Monday, November 25, 2019 at his childhood home. A memorial service was held Sunday, December 1 at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga. Online condolences: www.deverterfuneralhome.com.

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Hanks Helps Wolves Win

HANKS HELPS WOLVES WIN. Parke Heritage junior Lexy Hanks puts the ball up for two during last week’s game against Clay City. The Wolves won by a score of 57-43. (photo by Grace Johnston)

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Linda S. Thomas

LINDA S. THOMAS Linda Sue “Susie” Thomas, 67, of Marshall, passed away Monday,  December 2, 2019, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, December 6, at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 W. Howard Street, Rockville with the Reverend Ric May officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Visitation will…

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Hershal R. Waldridge

HERSHAL R. WALDRIDGE Hershal R. Waldridge, 84, of Rockville, passed away at 4:09 p.m. Friday, November 29, 2019, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Visitation was held Monday, December 2 at Gooch Funeral Home with Military Honors following given by Parke County Veterans. Memorials should friends so desire, may be made to the American Cancer…

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