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Stories from Monday, December 16, 2002

Bill Purcel chosen (12/16/02)
Bill Purcel was chosen by the Democratic caucus on Saturday to fill the office of Clay County Recorder. Joe Dierdorf, current recorder will replace outgoing William Morthland, Clay County Auditor. Dierdorf garnered a lion's share of the votes to win the auditor seat in the November elections...
Giving so that others won't know hunger (12/16/02)
The Staunton Elementary School Student Council sponsored a food drive for the Staunton United Methodist Church Food Pantry. Jane Rose, food pantry director, said the pantry has served 251 families and given out 20,023 pounds of food since its inception in July, 2001...
Deck the halls ...... and the streets (12/16/02)
A snowman, gingerbread house and many, many lights decorate the Beyers' yard at Lake Shore Estates. There are Christmas elves living at Lake Shore Point. The Pat and Lisa Beyers family have a yard full of festive, colorful Christmas decorations. There are snowmen, Santa, a nativity scene, stars in the trees and multicolored lights on just about everything that doesn't move. ...
Grigsby wins title at NHS Invitational (12/16/02)
Northview's Cory Grigsby (left) stares down Terre Haute North's Paul McKee early in their match on Saturday. Grigsby would pin McKee in the second period to cement the Northview victory over the Patriots during the Northview Invitational. The host Northview Knights went a combined 2-3 against some solid competition during Saturday's Northview Wrestling Invitational...
Derek Mroczek (12/16/02)
Derek Mroczek (top) of Northview attempts to roll North's Paul Morozov over for a pin on Saturday. Mroczek would not succeed but would win 19-6 and go unbeaten.
Knights hit the road for victory (12/16/02)
Logan Whitman was a leading scorer for Northview this weekend, hitting double digits Friday and Saturday. Northview coach Mitch Lancaster got a decidedly better result against Danville this year than last when he was coaching the Rockville Rox. The Knights got an 80-72 victory over the Warriors to move to 4-0 for the first time in more than five years...
Cardinals slow down hot Eels to get conference win (12/16/02)
"Frustrating, just frustrating." Clay City Coach Grant McVay couldn't have said it any better after his Eels suffered a 47-42 loss to the Bloomfield Cardinals on Friday night. The Eels and Cards both had a slow start scoring just five points apiece in the first quarter with Clay City shooting a dreadful 25% from the floor and Roger Harden being the only Eel with a score. Bloomfield opened the 2nd quarter with a 10-0 run that eventually led to a 23-15 advantage at the half...
Northview girls edge Eagles (12/16/02)
Northview freshman Julia Whitted led the way with 20 points and 14 rebounds as the Knights beat Western Indiana Conference foe Brown County by eight, 71-63. The Knights were up most of the night but found themselves down by six right before the end of the first half, but Whitney Medworth made two key 3-pointers, one at the buzzer, to set the game even at 27 apiece...