Tina Marie Shields, 48 of Holton passed away at her home on Wednesday February 24, 2016. Tina was born April 10, 1967 in Cincinnati the daughter of Robert and Judith Mead. She was married to Gilbert Shields who survives. She is also survived by sons Shane Mead of Dayton, and Rollan Mead of Harrison, daughters Amy McNutt of Milan, Joneatha Boggs of Campsville, Ky; stepdaughter Janet Shields of Miamitown, Ohio, brother Scott Mead of Colorado, 12 Grandchildren. She loved rock and roll and watching football.A memorial service for Tina will be held at 4PM Thursday March 3, at the Milan Christian Church, 631 E. Carr St, Milan with Pastor Matt Miller officiating. Memorials may be given to the funeral home to help defray expenses. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan handling arrangements, PO Box 243, Milan, In. 47031, (812)654-2141. You may go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message.
Donna Sue Reese, age 71, of Brookville, Indiana died Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana.Born August 25, 1945 in Brookville, Indiana she was the daughter of the late Donald & Helen (Selm) Beckman. On January 19, 1964 she was united in marriage to Earl V. Reese, and he preceded her in death on January 31, 2012.Donna was retired from Sperry Rubber & Plastics in Brookville. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. In her leisure time she enjoyed reading, gardening, attending church, and spending time with her family.Survivors include a daughter, Joyce Reese of Brookville, Indiana; a son & daughter-in-law, Mark & Aimee Reese of Brookville, Indiana; 5 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; two sisters, Joyce Schneider of Brookville, Indiana and Vicky Doerflein of Morris, Indiana; two brothers, Kelvin Beckman of Brookville, Indiana and Gary Beckman of Blooming Grove, Indiana; as well as her fur kids, Socks, Boots, Shelby, Little Bit and Moe.Family & friends may visit from 9:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 10066 Oxford Pike, Brookville, Indiana.Pastor Kevin Waltz will officiate the Funeral Services at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Brookville. Burial will then follow in Sims Cemetery in New Fairfield.Memorial contributions may be directed to Emmanuel Baptist Church Lighthouse Youth Center. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Reese family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.com .
EC traveled to FC on Monday and won with the scores of 25-15, 25-15 and 25-13.EC at FC VB (8-29)‘We played pretty well most of the night. We had our moments, but as a whole, we played well. We moved the ball well offensively. We mixed the line ups around and the girls adjusted well playing next to different teammates.’ Trojans Coach Cassie Laker.Varsity is now 10-2 on the season and 5-0 in EIAC.Next up- at Lawrenceburg Thursday.
The Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers continue to show their dominance in soccer but FCHS Lady Wildcats turn a lemon history to lemonade breaking a 10 year shutout streak to score on Lawrenceburg 8-2.The Wildcats Cinderella Team this season turned from cold to hot and provided a competitive match against the Tigers. The young team has had its ups and downs but started to gel in this matchup against the 4 year Sectional champs.FCHS Lady Wildcats JV also broke down the shut out barrier with a goal againsts the Tigers chain link defense piercing in a top bar shot in a 9 to 1 lose to set the stage for shift in play and outcome for the second half of the season.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach John Litchholt.FCHS Lady Wildcats continue to struggle to find the combination that will gel to spark their offense in season start falling to Union County 5-2.The aggressive and strong physical game of the Spartans caught the Wildcats on their heels and pushed and pushed goals in the net to finish with a 5 to 2 upset.Courtesy of Wildcats Coach John Litchholt.
Tuesday evening the Batesville Bulldogs faced off against the Shelbyville Golden Bears losing 2-0.We knew this would be a challenging game based on previous seasons. With 23.59 on the clock Batesville got caught with an accidental handball in the box, giving Shelbyville a penalty kick. Despite the pressure, Nate Slavin made an impressive deflecting save and the defense stormed in to clear the ball out of immediate danger. 20.51- The ball was rebounded off our keeper and the second shot found the back of the net. We ended the first half 1-0. We had few shots on goal, but nothing to equalize.At 26.33 of the second half, Shelbyville player dribbled wide right from the goal and being pressured out well by his defender, but was still able to rip a shot from wide into the far side of the net. Batesville had a few attempts on goal and possessed the ball throughout the game, but was unable to break their shutout.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Kyle Hunteman.
The St Louis Cardinals 7th Grade Boys Basketball team defeated by Sunman Dearborn by a score of 43-21 tonight.The win improves the Cardinals record to 4-2. Scoring for the Cardinals were Charlie Schebler, Alec Bunselmeier, Noah Tuveson, Benjamin Harmeyer and Peyton Ditmer.The Cardinals will be in action at home next Monday night against the Benjamin Rush Cubs.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Ryan Schebler.The St Louis Cardinals 8th Grade Boys Basketball team improved their record to 3-3 on the season with a home win against Sunman Dearborn Thursday Night by a final score of 25 to 17.Cayden Pohlman and Abe Streator knocked down 2 free throws each in the 4th quarter to secure the win.The Cardinals will return to action on Monday against Benjamin Rush.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Mike Burkhart.
Batesville, In. — St. Louis Catholic School will hold a Kindergarten Open House on Wednesday, November 29 from 5 to 7 p.m.Parents and children have the opportunity to meet Mrs. Farmer, Mrs. Konradi, tour the school and learn about scholarships and tuition assistance.Kindergarten registration is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, 2018. For more information please call 812-934-3310. The school is located at 17 East St. Louis Place in Batesville.
Area Basketball ScoresTuesday (11-28)Girls ScoresTriton Central 68 Batesville 57TC JV won 56-31South Ripley 49 North Decatur 38Oldenburg 81 Edinburgh 76 (2-OT)East Central 56 Franklin County 34EC JV won 43-30Switz. County 48 Milan 45South Dearborn 37 Rising Sun 34Rushville 45 Richmond 41Morristown 45 Hagerstown 32Eastern Hancock 55 SW Shelby 38Boys ScoresFranklin County 56 Lawrenceburg 53Hauser 101 Trinity Lutheran 66Union County 58 Seton Catholic 46
Milan, In. — (Update 12:15 p.m.) At 12:10 p.m. the Ripley County Sheriff’;s Department had the suspect in custody and the lock down was lifted.************************** ************************** ************************* ******************Original story:Milan Community Schools resource officer Noel Houze tells WRBI News bo the Milan Community Schools properties are on precautionary lock down.The Ripley County Sheriff’s Department was serving a search warrant in the town of Milan when the suspect fled the area. The lock down was implemented out of an abundance of caution.A precautionary lock down means only administrators are allowed to enter buildings and movement insode the school is restricted.
Ripley County, in. — A report from the Ripley County Sheriff’s Department says a Thursday afternoon crash killed John Gibbs, 53, of Sunman.Investigators say around 4:10 p.m. he was northbound on Friendship Road when he failed to yield to a car driven by Vickie Hon, of Dillsboro, who was traveling at about 50-miles-per-hour on U.S. 50.Gibbs was taken to Margaret Mary Health in Batesville, then transported by ambulance to University of Cincinnati Hospital. Gibbs died while being transported to Cincinnati.Deputies were assisted by the Indiana State police, Milan Fire Department and Ripley County EMS.