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Wesley Ira Purkey, a convicted rapist and murderer, was pronounced dead this morning at 8:19 a.m. after receiving a lethal injection in the federal execution chamber at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute.
Twenty-two years after 16-year-old Jennifer Long went missing in western Missouri, her father saw the man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing her executed Thursday morning at the U.S. Penitentiary in Terre Haute.
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This Week's Circulars
Jack Winters, age 81, of Sunman died 8-4-2020. No services will be held. www.cookrosenberger.com for more information.
Alvin Ruble, 77, of Laurel, IN. Service 2:00pm Friday August 7, 2020 at Burns Funeral Home in Milroy. Visitation 12- 2:00 pm Friday.
- Benefit for Jeff Coon set for Aug. 22
- Arrests made in armed robbery case
- Tree County Players remember life of Zins
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- Charger football ready to run at all levels
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- City working for solution to water issues
- Women In Business event going virtual
- Rush County News Briefs
- Mower accident results in fatality