The Kokomo Tribune
Columbus, Ind., ---- Carol McMullin, 8, Shelbyville, drowned Tuesday in Lake
Schaefer, near Hope. She was playing in the water with a beach ball and
apparently went beyond her depth, authorities said. She could not swim.
July 1, 1964
SMALL GIRL DROWNS
Contributed by Janet McColley Franklin
The Indianapolis Star
a retired business man of this city, and Miss Anna McMillan,
who came here a few months ago from Londonderry, Ireland, to be a companion to
Mr. Laughlin's sister-in-law, were married at the Laughlin home Thursday night,
the ceremony being performed by the Rev. John McMillan of
Atlantic City, N. J., a brother of the bride.
November 7, 1915
Page 69 Column 7
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla
The Shelby Democrat
Miss Nellie McMillin, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Will McMillin, of Union township, has won the remarkable distinction, so far as is known, of being
the only person in the couty or state who has attended the public schools every consecutive term, a period of seventy
two months. In addition to this most creditable record she has never been tardy a single time. Miss
McMillin during this time was a pupil of the Gring graded school. She was one of the High School graduates
June 16, 1904
HOLDS THE RECORD.
Miss Nellie McMillin Perfect in School Attendance or Eleven Years.
In recognition of such unusual merit the County Board
of Education at its regular May meeting voted Miss McMillin a solid gold medal, bearing the following inscription:
"Presented by the County Borad of Education for meritorious school attendance." It was presented
to her on Educational Day, June 2, by County Superintendent Headlee, who spoke as follows:
"I am glad to know that there is a growing interest
in education --- a larger educational spirit. There is no better evidence of this than the increasing percentage
in school attendance.
"There were granted this spring 122 'rolls of
honor' to pupils who were neither absent nor tardy during the past school year --- this in spite of the great prevalence
of measles, etc., near the close of the term."
"Miss Nellie McMillin, has the remarkable record
(equal perhaps in merit by that of Miss Wilda Davis, of Milroy), of having attended school eleven
terms without being either tardy or absent. The county board of education, desiring at all times to encourage
attendance, has purchased this gold medal which on behalf of the board I am now pleased to present to Miss McMillin."
Miss McMillin came forward and accepted the medal with
a neat and fitting response, thanking her parents for their assistance, and God for giving her health.
Miss Wilda Davis referred toa bove was the recipient
of a smiilar medalfrom the borad two years ago, for attending school ten years without being tardy or absent and
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