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2010 election coverage
 
Township trustee candidate announcements

STEVE ARNOLD (D), Hamblen Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

JENNIFER ROGERS-GILLES (D), Hamblen Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

MALINDA "MINDY" WEDDLE (D), Jackson Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

JAMES KAKAVECOS (R), Jackson Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

MEL LANE (R), Jackson Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

NETTIE WALLS (D), Van Buren Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

PHIL KRUEGER (R), Van Buren Township

With many years’ experience in aviation and motorsports businesses, Phil Krueger feels confident he can handle running the Van Buren Township Trustee’s office.

Krueger, who worked with racing teams in Indianapolis, now works part-time for Cherry Hill Aviation. He also started a one–man company building 1917 aircraft. Both of his jobs, he said, are flexible, and would allow him ample time to commit to the trustee’s office and operations.

"It’s fundamentally no different than the way a family operates," he said, about managing the township residents’ tax dollars, accounts and expenditures.

He and his wife of 25 years, Cynthia (Carmichael), moved to Brown County from Indianapolis in January 2004. They had bought her parents’ Van Buren Township homestead.

A Republican, Krueger was approached this election cycle about considering a run for Van Buren Township trustee. He did some research, and decided to toss his hat in the ring.

"The way I look at it," he said, "any political appointee or voter choice is just responsible for someone else’s money. They don’t earn the money; they use ours," he said.

Trust, he said, is a key component.

Public relations, he said, is another – a skill he honed in the operation of motorsports budgets and sponsorships.

"I have no difficulty getting along with people," he said.

— Written by Sara Clifford, with the assistance of Phil Krueger

VICKI PAYNE (R), Van Buren Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

PAUL HARDIN (D), Washington Township

No candidate announcement published as of 4/27/10.

Obituaries
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Josephine Lee Cueto, 62, Morgantown
  Daughter of Priscilla Burgmeier of Nashville

Mary 'Jane' Kollman, 92, Nashville
  Mother of Janet (Tom) Gaskins of Nashville

Charlotte K. (Adkins) Wilson, 67, Franklin
  Former resident of Brown County

  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road