WASHINGTON — Thomas Earl Dodson, 88, of Washington, died at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday at Eastgate Manor. Born April 3, 1924, in Washington, he was the son of Charles Walter and Erma Naveda (Potts) Dodson. He attended Washington schools and was a U.S. Army veteran. A retired factory supervisor at Superior Steel Ball, he was a member of Trinity Gospel Tabernacle. He enjoyed going to church and bowling. He is survived by a daughter, Diana Dodson of Washington. His wife, Marceline H. Dodson, whom he married Oct. 30, 1947, died Dec. 13, 2010. He is also preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ann Hudson. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel, with Pastor Chad Hunting officiating. Burial will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Visitation is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Preferred memorials are to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com.
April 3, 1924 - Feb. 19, 2013
- Local News
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Members of the state legislature gave schools a two percent increase but North Daviess Community Schools Superintendent Robert Bell said the corporation will still get funding cuts over the next four years.
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- Local Sports
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The Indiana Pacers had the Miami Heat right where they wanted them in the waning moments of overtime Wednesday night, but they couldn’t get out of their own way long enough to secure their most important playoff victory in more than a decade.
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Monday night in Atlanta, Louisville won the school’s first National Championship since the year I was born - 1986. This accomplishment is significant to Indiana basketball fans, because the last two times the Cardinals cut down the nets (1980, 1986), the Hoosiers did it the following year. The stat, of course means nothing, other than both schools had strong programs in the 1980s.
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- State News
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Indiana is changing the way it counts low-income students in public schools because Republican legislators suspect fraud in the federal school-lunch program used to measure poverty.
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