LOOGOOTEE — Helen Louise “Weezie” McAtee, 86, died at 3:22 a.m. Thursday at The Timbers of Jasper. Born Oct. 3, 1925, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Roy and Julia (Lents) Bullock. A 1943 graduate of Montgomery High School, she was a homemaker. She was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. An avid poker player, she had previously worked at the former Alco Dime Store, the Loogootee Tribune and the Loogootee High School cafeteria. She is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Stephanie McAtee of Loogootee; four daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Michael Jones, Karen McAtee and her companion John Covel, Shirley and Mark Jeffers and Lynn and Ron Cox, all of Loogootee; one brother, Delbert Bullock of Loogootee; one sister, Mary Margaret “Mag” Beasley of Odon; 10 grandchildren, Shad Arvin, Sara Chandler, T.J. McAtee, Chelsey Strange, Mitch Jeffers, Molly Jones, Luke Jones, Shelby McAtee, Michael Cox and Christine Montgomery; and 11 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Robert T. “Bob” McAtee, whom she married May 13, 1950, died Aug. 17, 2012. Her parents and two brothers, Donald and Robert Bullock, are also deceased. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will be in St. John Catholic Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are being made through Brocksmith-Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. Online condolences may be made at www.brocksmithblakefuneralhomes.com.
Oct. 3, 1925 - Aug. 30, 2012
- Local News
Both city and county workers continued to remove snow from all over Daviess County after more than 10 inches of snow and ice fell over the last four days.
Snow removal keeps crews busy
Road and street crews are still out trying to clear the way for motorists following several days of snow and ice. About 10 inches of snow has fallen on Daviess County in the past week putting road clearing crews to the test.
- Gas explosion near Odon sends man to hospital
- Tuesday's police report
- Evans charged with murder in Burris shooting
- Shooting plays out on social media
- Snow removal keeps crews busy
LOIS DYER -- The funeral for Lois P. Dyer was at 11 a.m. Monday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, with Bro. Matt Huffman officiating. Burial was in New Veale Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were Frank Smith, Nathan Smith, Brock Smith, Todd Smith, Colto
- Ira Evans
- Devan Burris
- Mariann (Wuensch) Wininger
- Local Sports
Bengals throw cold water on Colts AFC South title parade
CINCINNATI -- It snowed before Sunday's game at Paul Brown Stadium and drizzled afterward. In between, the Cincinnati Bengals (9-4) rained points on a stumbling Indianapolis Colts defense en route to a 42-28 victory that clinched a key tiebreaker for
- Seattle is the class of the NFC
- Area basketball games postponed due to weather
- Lions drop fourth straight game
- Hatchets down Lady Vikes at Kavanaugh Kourt
- Bengals throw cold water on Colts AFC South title parade
- Community News
Ways to help others
Make a donation this Holiday Season Here are some ways you can make a difference in our community for Christmas DONATE CASH to "Jubilee Christmas" which helps with approximately 250 families and 600 children in Daviess County. Send checks to: Daviess
- Community Calendar
- Williams 25th
- Letters needed to help vets
- Ways to help others
- The "Z" Watch
Can Putin re-create Fox News in Russia?
Among the many things Fox News has to answer for is the proof it has provided that news relentlessly slanted to match an agenda works: It can bring audience, financial success and influence, the three things any media owner craves.
December 10, 2013
- Old-fashioned trimming for tree isn't as green as you might think
- VIDEO: DOT camera captures massive pileup
- Can Putin re-create Fox News in Russia?
- State News
Bird statue to be unveiled in Terre Haute
Serving double duty as a baseball infielder for the American League's Toronto Blue Jays and basketball guard for Brigham Young University, 20-year-old Danny Ainge found time in March 1979 to drive from Provo, Utah, to Salt Lake City to catch an in-pe
- Pence announces school safety grants
- Coats returns home to listen to Hoosiers
- Bird statue to be unveiled in Terre Haute