Gregory Eugene Barrick

Gregory Eugene Barrick, age 71, of Howe, IN passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 at his residence. Mr. Barrick was born on December 20, 1949 in St. Joseph, MI to the late Edwin and Margorie (Wikel) Barrick. Greg graduated from St. Joseph High School in St. Joseph, MI and then continued his education at Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, MI. From 1969 to 1972, he served his country honorably with the United States Army. On April 17, 2010, he married the love of his life, Kimberly A. Weible. Greg was employed by Leer as an engineer for 15 years. He then worked at the Shipshewana Town and Country Hardware store for 6 years. Greg was a gun enthusiast and a member of the NRA. He was a “True American” and a republican. Greg loved drag racing, Honda and Yamaha motorcycles, and 4 wheelers. He could often be found tinkering in his shop or building campers in his free time. Greg was a family man who truly loved his wife, kids, grandchildren, and spending quality time with them all.

Ascent – A Perspective on Loss to Transformation

Oil Paintings On View > Award-winning painter Rebecca Leer’s upcoming show “Ascent: A Perspective on Loss to Transformation” is the culmination of over 15 years and 60 pieces of still lifes, landscapes and seascapes. The exhibit encapsulates Leer’s journey following the passing of Rob Kelley, the man with whom she...
Milton Daily Standard

'Second chance' employers attend career fair

LEWISBURG — Six employers willing to offer potential employees a break were showcased Thursday at the Union County Resource Center. In fact, only employers willing to give a person a "second chance" were represented at the latest Career Fair organized by the Central Pa. Chamber of Commerce. They included a building contractor, a community bank, three manufacturers and an equipment rental company.

Sole suspect in murder of Northwest student found dead

The man charged with killing Northwest online student Allison Abitz and her daughter Jozee was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Sept. 8. Authorities say JT McLean shot himself in a stolen truck parked at a motel in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota. Multiple agencies worked to locate McLean, eventually using the navigation device in the stolen truck to find his body.

Best Mods and Upgrades for a Ford Ranger

The Ford Ranger has been available again for a few years now after being out of production for a while. It’s getting better every year, especially in the way of offroad capability and various interior amenities. If you’re considering buying a new or used Ranger, or already own one, you might be wondering which mods and upgrades would be good for you. We’ve got you covered with some of the most highly suggested accessories available. Here are the best mods and upgrades for a Ford Ranger in 2021.

Investigation into murder suspect JT McLean continues in mid-Missouri and South Dakota

Boone County Sheriff’s deputies say a Kaiser couple murdered in their home near the Lake of the Ozarks are related to one of suspect JT McLean’s ex-wives. Boone County Sheriff’s Captain Brian Leer tells reporters that Miller County authorities immediately believed the deaths of Daniel and Pamela Stephan in Kaiser were related to Boone County’s investigation of McLean and a Boone County double homicide.

Missouri trucker charged in double homicide found dead of apparent suicide

The 19-day manhunt for a Missouri truck driver, charged with strangling his former girlfriend and drowning her 11-year-old daughter, is over after he was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound late Wednesday in South Dakota. Capt. Brian Leer of the Boone County Sheriff’s Office told FreightWaves Thursday morning...
Columbia Missourian

Authorities piece together evidence of 4 homicides as manhunt ends in suspect's death

The man accused of killing a Boone County mother and her daughter was found dead in South Dakota late Wednesday after officials believe he killed a Miller County couple. A drone was used to confirm that JT McLean had shot himself while parked at a motel. Officials used the navigation device in his stolen truck to track him down, ending a 15-day manhunt.
Columbia Daily Tribune

Boone County double homicide suspect found dead in South Dakota

The man authorities believe killed a Boone County woman and her daughter last month was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday night in South Dakota. JT McLean, 45, of Fulton, was accused of killing Allison Abitz, 43, and her daughter, Jozee, 11, on Aug. 22 at their home south of Columbia on Lavender Drive.