Pythians All – Our heart is breaking in New Castle, Indiana today as we announce the passing of Past Grand Chancellor Richard “Shorty” Messer this morning. Naturally, arrangements are pending as Bev and the family begin to make preparations. Please keep the Messer Family in your prayers. More information will be forthcoming as I receive it. Cards of condolence may be sent to the Messer Family at 609 S Walnut Street, Cambridge City, IN 47327.