Donald Sintz

Donald “Scoop” Sintz passed away on December 11, 2019. He was well known in
his Brookville, Indiana community as the local Sports Editor of the Brookville
Democrat/American newspapers. Along with serving as Sports Editor for the
newspaper, “Scoop” was part owner of Whitewater Publications and served in
various capacities there through the years.
One of nine children, “Scoop” was born on August 14, 1930, in Brookville. He
was a graduate of Brookville High School and was a U.S. Army Veteran. During
his lifetime, he was a member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church in Brookville, the
Bernard Hurst Post #77 of the American Legion, the Fraternal Order of Eagles

1129, and the Brookville Kiwanis Club.

After his passing, long-time friend Brian Noah and his wife, Amy, established the
Donald “Scoop” Sintz Memorial Scholarship within the Franklin County
Community Foundation in his memory. When income is available from the
endowment, annual scholarships will be awarded to graduating students who are
residents of Franklin County who plan to study in the area of Journalism or Multi-

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Cultivating Donor Development Endowment

An anonymous donor established this endowment in the Franklin County Community Foundation to support the operations of the Foundation in the creation and cultivation of