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1973: Small tornadoes wreak damage, but spare people
 
1958

Rush County REMC members – only to you who purchase an electric home freezer in June, July or August, we will give you four dozen self-sealing freezer jars free. Buy from dealer of your choice; bring to our office a copy of the sales slip signed by your dealer showing size-model-brand-date purchased, and receive your freezer jars.
Hogs should be kept out of lots where clay pigeons have been used in target practice. Pitch poisoning may result if hogs eat pieces of the broken pigeons, even though the broken targets have been embedded in the ground for many years, say Purdue University veterinarians.

W.L. Richards and Sons of Nineveh, Ind., selling entire herd of Angus cattle due to ill health – 118 Angus cows, 16 cows yet to calf and 32 cows with calves by side, 17 bred and open heifers, two feeders and one bull. Also, 20 Hampshire bred gilts. Sale at the Johnson County Sales Pavilion in Franklin, Ind.

1973

Dean (Bud) Lester has been named the top senior agriculture student at Union High School and has received the DeKalb Agriculture Award of Ag Research, Inc. Dean, the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Lester of Modoc, will farm with his grandfather after graduation.

Herbicides stolen from the Moultrie-Shelby County FS warehouse in Stewardson, Ill., valued at $13,624, have partially been recovered as a result of a theft-deterrent container code identification system introduced by Monsanto Co. and in use by farm chemical dealers.
Several small tornadoes struck last month in portions of Indiana, causing hundreds of dollars in damage. Nobody was hurt in the twisters, which occurred at the south edge of Greenwood, at Lebanon, Bloomington and Loontz Lake near South Bend.
1988

North Star Hardware & Implement Co., of North Star, Ohio, has earned top sales award recognition from Deutz-Allis Corp. for its last year’s performance in the area of combine sales performance and total sales volume, according to General Manager Jerry Stammen.

Real estate for sale: Washington County, 372 acres, 263 tillable, 197-acre corn base, milking parlor, office building, silo, barn, $245,000; Washington County 337 acres, 162 cropland, borders Blue River, three-bedroom brick home, $165,000 – Ragains Realty, Hardinsburg, Ind.

Outstanding seniors in the schools of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine were honored and given the Purdue Senior Medals for their respected fields. Howard Halderman of Wabash, Ind., in the School of Agriculture and William Port of Colchester, Conn., School of Veterinary Medicine, were selected for their academic and extracurricular work for this past school year and were honored during the annual Senior Chili Supper.

2003

Dinky’s Auction Center Livestock Market at 6 p.m. every Friday. 10 arenas of cattle, sheep, goats, horses, rabbits, chickens, hay, antiques, furniture, cars, guns, boats, machinery, etc., plus great food – in the heart of Amish Country in Montgomery, Ind.

Cattle for sale: Texas Longhorn, first calf heifers with calves at side, $675 each; fresh Longhorn roper calves, $350 each; three Corrienta cows with Longhorn cross calves at side, $600 each – Windsor, Ill.
Dave’s Farm Service, Edinburgh, Ind. – Branson tractors for sale: 2810, 28 hp, 4WD, $11,995, with loader $15,270; 3510, 35 hp, 4WD, $12,500, with loader $15,775; 4520, 45 hp, 4WD, $15,500, with loader $19.125.
7/10/2013