GARY FRANKLIN PHOTO
2008 inductees into the Ripley County
Basketball Hall of Fame were introduced just before the
boys championship game at the Ripley County Tourney Saturday,
January 5 at the Batesville High School. Pictured from left
front row is Mrs. Lorraine Foster, accepting on behalf of
her husband Stanley Foster, who received the meritorious
award; Ray Tucker, Lavita Huffmeyer, Jenene Hoyer and Andrea
Westerfeld, accepting on behalf of their father, Bennie
Decker; back row from left: Anthony Veldhaus, Leroy Clemenz,
David Hamilton, James W. Lemon, James Schorr, Jack Teaney,
who accepted for Alan F. Smith Jr., and Willard (Bill) Snyder.
The group will be inducted at a ceremony on April 12 at
the Bull Pen in Osgood.