The  Indianapolis  Star
October 5, 1915
Page 10  Column 4
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SHELBYVILLE  M. E.  PASTOR
IS  ASSIGNED  TO  PULPIT  OF
CENTRAL  AVENUE  CHURCH  HERE
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         By appointment of  Bishop Anderson  at the close of the eighty-fourth annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the Indiana district, announced yesterday, the  Rev. John S. Ward,  pastor of the First Methodist Church of Shelbyville, is transferred to the Central Avenue Church, Indianapolis, for next year.  The Rev. Mr. Ward had been highly recommended by prominent churchmen for superintendent of the Connersville district.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla


The  Indianapolis  Star
September 21, 1915
Page 4  Column 3-5
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SHELBYVILLE  M. E.  PASTOR  EXPECTED
TO  BE  NEW  DISTRICT  SUPERINTENDENT
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         The new superintendent of the Connersville M. E. district, to be appointed by Bishop W. F. Anderson,  is expected to be  Dr. John S. Ward  of Shelbyville.  Prominent churchmen say the appointment will be announced at the Indiana Conference meeting in Indianapolis.  Dr. Ward was indorsed unanimously by pastors of the conference at a meeting last June.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla
        


The  Indianapolis  Star
July 4, 1915
Page 29   Column 6
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SHELBYVILLE.
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          Dr. John S. Ward,  pastor of the First M. E. Church, and his family left here Wednesday to remain for three weeks at Chautauqua, N. Y.
Contributed by Virginia Latta Curulla


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Monday, September 25, 1905
Page 1
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ADDITIONAL  NEWS  NOTES.
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          Mrs. Emma C. Ward  returned from Chicago last night.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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