Versailles, In. — The Ripley County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning residents about reports of scams that target direct deposits. The scammers allegedly contact employers through email acting as an employee and ask that the account number and routing number for their payroll deposit be changed.Sheriff Jeff Cumberworth advises employers to check the email address thoroughly making sure it is valid and meet with the employee in person to verify the information for the change.
Glen E. Gray, 81, of Milan passed away Sunday, July 5, 2020 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Glen was born Saturday, October 8, 1938 in Olean, Indiana, the son of the late Gilbert and Evelyn (Lane) Gray. He worked as a union electrician and was past fire chief with the Aurora Fire Department. He enjoyed horse racing; watching sports, including the Bengals, Reds, and IU basketball; and Nascar.Glen is survived by his daughters Sabrina (Randy) Clark of Brookville, Charity Legge (George) Schmeltzer of Aurora, and Trina (Tim) Johnson of Milan; brothers Robert (Linda) Gray of Versailles and Ronnie (Linda) Gray of Dillsboro; sisters Janice (Wayne) Linkmeyer of Versailles and Hope Gray of Versailles; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Gilbert and Evelyn, three brothers: Gene, Gary, and John Gray, and sister Wanda Gray.A service celebrating his life will be held 12 Noon Friday, July 10, 2020 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan with Pastor Charlie Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Cliff Hill Cemetery in Versailles. Family and friends may gather to share and remember him 10 AM – 12 Noon Friday also at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in honor of Glen to the Aurora Fire Department. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 707 S Main Street, Box 243, Milan, IN 47031, (812) 654-2141. Please reach out through our website at www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence message or a memory of Glen for the family.
All eyes will be on jailed former Transport and SportsAll eyes will be on jailed former Transport and Sports minister Madan Mitra, who is contesting from Kamarhati seat in North 24 Parganas district.Mitra was arrested by CBI in December 2014 in the multi-crore rupee Saradha chit fund scam. This is the first time that a high-profile candidate is fighting elections in West Bengal from jail.Interestingly, despite being a registered voter he will not be allowed to cast his vote because of incarceration.Greenhorns in the fray in this phase include former BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiyas daughter Vaishali and former Bengal cricket captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla – both of whom are fighting on TMC tickets.Shukla is pitted against actress-turned-politician Rupa Ganguly of BJP from north Howrah seat.Footballer Dipendu Biswas has been fielded by TMC from south Basirhat seat which is being defended by BJPs lone sitting MLA Shamik Bhattacharya.Bidhannagar Mayor Sabyasachi Dutta is fighting for his seat from Rajarhat New Town.Issues like the Syndicate Raj (local real estate cartel), Saradha chit fund scam and Narada sting operation dominated the campaigns of this poll.Two other phases of the six-phase long Bengal election will be held on April 30 and May 5 while results will be out on May 19. PTI NIK SUS BSA