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Scott Lee Smay

KOKOMO – Scott Lee Smay, 59, of Kokomo, passed away at 4:06 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Kokomo Hospital. He was born on Dec. 5, 1962, in Tipton. Scott’s parents are the late C. Kent Smay and Sharon S. Smay. He grew up in Windfall and is a 1981 graduate…

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TCSC cancels classes due to COVID cases

TCSC has canceled classes for the rest of the week due to the high number of absences related to COVID-19. In addition, Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 24 and 25 will be virtual learning days. In-person classes are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, Jan. 26. Most extracurricular practices and events will continue as scheduled during this…

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James Eston “Sonny” Pedigo

PENDLETON – James Eston “Sonny” Pedigo, 61, of Pendleton, passed away at his home. He was born on Aug. 14, 1960, to the late James and Eva Mae (Watson) Pedigo in Noblesville. Sonny was a graduate of Westfield High School and retired after 31 years with the Indiana State Highway Department. He was a member…

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Connie Lee Thomas

RUSSIAVILLE – Connie Lee Thomas, 78, Russiaville, went to be with her Heavenly Father at 5:38 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at her home. She was born Aug. 3, 1943, in Tipton, the daughter of the late Gilbert Leroy and Leila Fern (Rude) Goodnight. On June 9, 1961, she married Jerry G. Thomas, who preceded…

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Emma Marie Tunnell

Emma  Marie  Tunnell, 74, of Elwood, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022 at Community Hospital in Anderson following multiple health issues. She was born in Sweetwater, Tenn. on March 6, 1947, to the late John and Annie (Bellamy) Riddle. Following graduation from high school, she married Ralph E. Tunnell on March 10, 1967, and…

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William V. Howell

ALEXANDRIA – William Vern Howell, 87, of Alexandria, passed away on Jan. 16, 2022, at his residence after an extended illness. Bill was born in Elwood, Ind., on March 27, 1934, and was the son of William J Howell (stepmother Helen) and Selma Tulowitzky (step-father Gus). On Feb. 2, 1965, he married his wife of…

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Short-handed Panthers fall to CIC rival Alexandria, Sheridan

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH ELWOOD – Nothing seems to be going right for the Elwood boys basketball team this season and Saturday night’s game here against Sheridan was no exception. The Blackhawks came in with a 2-10 record, making them a prime target for the Panthers to find their second victim of the season. But Sheridan…

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Jones wins all-around Gold in USAG Interstate meet

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. –– After not feeling well and skipping practice all week, Elwood’s Chelsea Jones, decided to travel with her mother and coach, Jessica Jones, to compete in the Ozone Gymnastics Invitational here on Saturday and let the chips fall where they may. And the chips ultimately fell her way as she came away with…

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Eagles top Argylls in CIC action

BY RICK TEVERBAUGH FAIRMOUNT – At first glance it might appear that the Frankton Eagles got by conference rival Madison-Grant by the skin of their teeth. But Frankton’s 53-50 win here Friday was really by the skin it had in its defense. The Eagles had a 42-32 lead just before the end of the third…

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Tipton locks in, beats Northwestern 51-40

By MICHELLE GARMON The Tipton High School boys basketball team kept its Hoosier Conference title hopes alive with a 51-40 victory over Northwestern at the Inferno on Friday night. The Blue Devils (10-3) improved to 2-1 in the conference, while the Tigers (3-7) fell to 0-3 in conference play. Western sits atop the East Division…

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