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Local author passes
Prolific book author Jan Shinpaugh has died.
Book author Jan Shinpaugh has passed away.Shinpaugh wrote several books and short stories, including “Irene,” “Mary Margaret Mellon,” “Better Late ‘N Never,” “Madder ‘N a Wet Hen,” “Crazier ‘N a Bessie Bug,” “Deader ‘N a Doornail,” and “When Pigs Fly.” She has also written several plays and is a children’s book author with the adventures of Cat Girl and Squeaky Mouse in a series of five books.All the works by Shinpaugh are fiction. However, she based them on real-life characters.