Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

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February 7, 2014

At a glance...

Obituaries:

Opal Irene Lucas Ritchie, 86

William H. Griner, 96

Correction:

The syndicated comics that appeared in the Thursday edition of the Daily News were the same comics as those printed in the Wednesday edition due to a printing error. Additionally, the Celebrity Cipher’s answer and clue for the next puzzle were left out of the Thursday edition of the Daily News. We regret the error.

‘Once Upon a Prom’ starts Saturday

The county-wide prom dress shopping event, ‘Once Upon a Prom,’ runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. This event is open to anyone in Decatur County who is looking to buy, sell or donate a prom dress. Dresses for sale must be clean and in good repair.

Dresses may be dropped off on either of the following dates:

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Saturday, Feb. 8

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Saturday, Feb. 15

Dress prices are determined by the owner of the dress. All formal dresses are welcome, and in any style - short or long. An alteration specialist will be available on dates of sale to answer questions and offer services. Fitting room areas will also be available.

Any proceeds received from donated dresses will be divided equally among all three schools for after-prom events.

Shopping dates and times are as follows:

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Saturday, March 8

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Saturday, March 29

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Saturday, April 5

Thank You!

The Daily News thanks the following subscribers for their continued readership:

Joe Wietlisbach, Batesville

Noreen Niles, St. Paul

Events

Local clubs, service groups, fraternal organizations and others are encouraged to send their Coming Events information to the Daily News at news@greensburgdailynews.com or Daily News, PO Box 106, Greensburg, IN 47240.

Feb. 7

5 to 7:30 p.m. - Mt. Moriah Baptist Church youth spaghetti supper at the church, located in the center of Adams. Cost is $5 per person. Tickets available until Sunday, Feb. 2. For tickets or more information, call Tracy McCormick at 614-0421 or Diana Gearhart at 614-9400.

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