New Palestine native appointed to West Point

NEW PALESTINE — A local resident was recently appointed to the West Point Military Academy. Ben Harvey, son of Douglas and Nancy Harvey of New Palestine, will be a West Point cadet in the fall.

He attended Cathedral High School and was in the class of 2015. He was nominated by the U.S. Army Reserve Component, U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, and U.S. Rep. Luke Messer.

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Rorye Hatcher is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at ​317-477-3211 or