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Stories from Friday, December 20, 2002

Students collect food for the needy (12/20/02)
Jackson Township Elementary Student Council asked students and staff to donate items for Christmas food baskets. The school collected enough food to give to 32 families. Pictured (bottom to top, left ) are: Derek Weddle, Joshua Lynch, Zachary Niehaus and Jordan VanHorn (right) Jacqueline Moore, Carli Coughanowr, Brailyn Whitson and Kaylee Clark. ...
Baby-sitter accused in beating death (12/20/02)
GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- A $100,000 cash bond has been set in the case of a Greencastle woman facing charges of battery causing death in the Sunday death of a 3-year-old girl in her care. Mindy K. Troxal, 21, appeared in Putnam Circuit Court Thursday afternoon and asked for a court appointed attorney to defend her against the charge that her actions led to the death of Kaitlene G. Byrd, a child she was baby-sitting on Dec. 11...
Clay Co. meeting needs (12/20/02)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- With less than a week until Christmas, time is running out for charities to aid thousands of families in need this holiday season. Agencies across the state say the lagging economy has put donations and volunteers in short supply and sent demand for assistance soaring...
School corporation submits improvement plan to board (12/20/02)
Clay Community Schools administrative staff, including Thomas Rohr, school superintendent, submitted to board members a corporation improvement plan for 2003. The board voted unanimously at the Dec. 12 meeting to adopt the plan. Little future planning has taken place during the past three to four years except that done by administrative staff to meet the changing requirements for students. ...
Christmas in Brazil (12/20/02)
Times Staff Writer Christmas is almost here. This is a time when people reflect on what's most important to them. Many adults go back to childhood memories and can still feel the special warmth and excitement they experienced as a kid. Downtown Brazil evoked positive emotions for many who grew up back in the late 50s and early 60s. It was a peaceful time for most and life was slower. It seemed as if people had more time to neighbor and visit...
NHS students make fuel-efficient cars (12/20/02)
Northview High School industrial and engineering technology classes combined their efforts to compete in the IMSTEA (Indiana Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Alliance) Super Mileage Challenge. The objective of the competition is to provide Indiana high school students with a challenging activity combining the theoretical aspects of mathematics and science with a practical experience in design, fabrication and testing of an actual vehicle...
Eels pummeled at line in loss to Lakers (12/20/02)
Clay City's Bryleigh Schopmeyer (right) launches a shot as Shakamak forward Nicole Fougerousse runs to defend. Schopmeyer would make the shot as part of a 10 point, seven rebound evening. There wasn't much about the Clay City girls' basketball game versus Shakamak on Thursday night that critics would describe as beautiful. ...
Northview downs WIC foe Edgewood (12/20/02)
The Northview Knights moved their dual meet record to 5-6 this season with a win over Western Indiana Conference foe Edgewood on Wednesday night. Doug Porter opened the match with a pin at 160 pounds that advanced his record to 10-5 this season. At 171, Northview's Jeremiah Allen was defeated, but Justin Wilson rebounded the Knights' cause with a pin at 184...
Tough opponents await Knights in Bloomington (12/20/02)
The Northview Knights head to Bloomington North High School this morning for the Bo Henry Classic beginning at 9 a.m. The Knights will see their toughest competition to date when they square of with grapplers from Castle, Martinsville, Mooresville, Princeton and Terre Haute North along with the hosts...