Marc William Brunner 64, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away from an apparent heart attack on Monday, September 30, 2019.He was born July 9, 1955 in Batesville, IN, son of the late Arthur Brunner and Maxine (Mattox) Brunner.Marc worked for INDOT as a permit inspector at the Aurora Sub, he was well respected at work and truly loved his job of 34 years.He was a Red Cross Volunteer for several years, and a member of the Young Republican Club.Marc loved going on vacation with his wife, especially to Myrtle Beach, and looking for shark teeth. They broke their standing record and found over 4000 shark teeth back in September. He started his own tool sharpening business called “Marc It Sharp”. He was very passionate about helping other people, he would help strangers and family alike. He treated others like he wanted to be treated and had old fashioned values. Marc loved people and loved spending time with friends and family, he loved animals and everything on God’s earth. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.Marc is survived by his loving wife of 35 years Debra Brunner (Gordon), daughter, Jena (Michael) King of Longview, TX; siblings: James (Martha) Sedler of Aurora, IN, Bonny (Jon) Prudhomme of Cadiz, KY, Helen (Jerry) Stow of Versailles, IN, Mary Jo (Rick) Sloan of Aurora, IN, Kerry Brunner of Aurora, IN, Ron (Tammy) Brunner of Vevay, IN, Robert (Marla) Brunner of Aurora, IN.He was preceded in death by his parents.Friends will be received Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 5-8 pm at the Aurora First Baptist Church, 6060 Blair Rd., Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday at the church with Pastor Gordon Shinkle officiating.Interment will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery, Dillsboro, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the family, Aurora Life Squad or P.A.W.S. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.com
Replica of a gaga ball pitBatesville, IN— Please join us for a celebration and unveiling of the new Gaga Ball Pit at Liberty Park at 3 p.m. today. Gaga is a fast-paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit that is a popular attraction for local teenagers.The project was a partnership between high school students, Parks Department, Mayor’s Office, and Batesville Schools Resource Officers. Students voted on an amenity they would like to add to the community and once Gaga was selected City Council funded the project and it was built by the Parks Department.
Neville Haynes was on Friday sentenced to 18 months’ imprisonment by Georgetown Magistrate Leron Daly after he admitted to fraudulently converting household items belonging to his uncle and valuing $670,000.A smiling Neville HaynesThe Prosecution’s case was that, on April 10, the household items were entrusted to Neville Haynes by Orin Haynes for safe keeping after Orin Haynes was asked to leave his ex-wife’s home. Neville Haynes agreed to keep the items until his uncle returned.Upon returning one month later, Orin Haynes learnt that his nephew had been in custody, charged with assault. He later visited the accused at the station, and while there, he inquired about the items he had left with him and was told, “It deh home”.Orin Haynes later went to the location to collect his items, but was given a receipt which stated that the items had been pawned by the accused.He reported the matter to the Police, and Neville Haynes was charged.