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Copelands purchase hardware company
Written by thillman   
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:38 PM

November 22, 1962

50 years ago

Francis and Ross Copeland of Cross Plains this week purchased the Central Hardware Company from Mr. and Mrs. John Lettieri and Pat Lettieri. The Copelands took possession this week with the Lettieris aiding for the present time.

Miss Janet Cook, Patriot High School Senior, was crowned basketball queen of 1962-63 in ceremonies at the Patriot game Friday evening. Members of the queen’s court were Bonita Froman, Amber Duckworth and Betty Crawford.

The school board of Rising Sun Ohio County Consolidated Schools discussed changing the beginning school age date at their monthly meeting last week. It was noted that at present, a child must be six years old before January 1 to begin the first grade in September. The school board is considering setting the date at Dec. 1 for 1964 and moving back one month each year until the county schools are in step with neighboring counties.

The B & K Café served a delicious venison supper to approximately 200 people Friday evening. The delicious meal of venison steaks, green beans, potatoes and gravy and salad, were served at a very nominal fee. A good portion of Rising Sun people was able to have a taste of the delicious venison which Leonard Martin brought back from a recent hunting trip to Montana.

Kenneth Potter, Rising Sun graduate, recently appeared in an opera “One Christmas Long Ago,” at Ball State Teachers College.

Russell Wallick, president of the Rising Sun Chamber of Commerce, joined a group of Aurora and Lawrenceburg citizens at Hillforest, Aurora, Thursday afternoon, Nov. 15, to greet a bus load of Industrial Editors who were on a two day tour of southeastern Indiana. The purpose of their trip was to view tourist attractions in the area. 

Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Ed Weisickle, Jr., a son, David Eugene, Nov. 14.