Frances McIntosh, 95, of Moores Hill passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019, at Ripley Crossing in Milan. Frances was born Tuesday, October 9, 1923, in Gray Hawk, Kentucky, the daughter of Henry and Matilda (Smith) Peters. She married Edward McIntosh on March 31, 1939, and he preceded her in death on June 24, 1996. She was a former member of Moores Hill Church of Christ. She was the former owner/operator of McIntosh Grocery Store in Moores Hill and former member of Moores Hill Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed her flowers, gardening, bowling, bingo and was an avid Cincinnati Reds baseball fan. Frances is survived by sons: James (Pat) McIntosh of Decorah, Iowa, Kenneth (Cheryl) McIntosh of Rising Sun and Deron McIntosh of Dillsboro; daughter Sandy Hollitt of Milan; daughter-in-law Connie McIntosh; 11 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; 13 great-great-grandchildren and sister May Quinn of Louisville, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Edward, sons: Jerry and Ron, 1 brother, 1 sister, son-in-law Peter and 1 step-sister. A service celebrating her life will be held 11 AM Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home in Moores Hill with Pastor Tom Holt officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Family and friends may gather to share and remember her 5 – 7 PM Wednesday, August 14 also at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in honor of Frances to Moores Hill Life Squad. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 16717 Manchester Street, Box 156, Moores Hill, IN 47032 (812)744-3280. You may go to www.sibbettmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.
DIRECTOR of Sport, Christopher Jones,last Tuesday made a stop at the Victoria Community Centre where he handed over a number of Sports equipment and gear to members of the community.In making the presentation,the head of the National Sports Commission declared that it was a small contribution and promised more in the future.“I want to assure you, here (and)now, that this here is what I consider very minor, a very minute donation…so you can rest assured that the National Sports Commission (NSC) and by extension the Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture will make further contributions to the development of your Village through the year.I understand that there is a proposal to enhance your ground to the tune of $3.5m GY…I want to say this now, that once that proposal is submitted to me,that would be on the priority list for 2017”, Jones promised to loud cheers from the villagers gathered.“Our aim at the NSC is to do everything possible to ensure that every village throughout the length and breadth of this country, the young people have a recreational space that they can go run, frolic, learn a particular sport and of course have an enclosed environment that is safe;so we are working on ensuring that these facilities are available in every community and village. Be assured that support will always be forthcoming from the NSC in the development of your community,” the Director reminded.Junior Minister within the Ministry of Health, Dr. Karen Cummings,who hails from that village thanked the Director for the kind gesture and urged the members to “care the equipment and make good use so that Victoria can move from one level to the next…think big,the sky is the limit.”Long-standing Club official of the Community’s pride – Victoria Kings FC – Calvin Marks introduced the Director and told the gathering that it was a historic moment for the village as it is the first time any Government official came to present any sport equipment to the village and that he was thankful.Marks also mentioned the exploits of the Victoria Kings FC and reminded that without the support of the Community there would be no Victoria Kings.The equipment received were for: Cricket, Lawn Tennis, Basketball, Football, Volleyball and Chess. (Ras Wadada)