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Stories from Friday, January 3, 2003

Winter safety tips for Clay Countians (01/03/03)
What should you do if your car breaks through ice over a pond? Most ponds in Clay County are around 20-feet deep. In Vigo County, the water could be 120-feet deep. Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Chief Tom Champion recently offered winter travel safety tips for Clay County motorists...
181st Fighter Wing deploy to Turkey for patrolling no fly zone (01/03/03)
Six Indiana Army National Guard Units were recently called to active duty as part of the nation's anti-terrorism campaign. The Brazil Unit was not affected. The Brazil Times called The Indiana Air National Guard at Hulman Field in Terre Haute, Thursday, and asked if the 181st Fighter Wing has been activated as part of a war build up...
Applegate hospitalized following accident (01/03/03)
Malcom E. Applegate, 31, of Brazil, remains in St. Vincent Clay Hospital following an accident. Applegate was struck by a vehicle operated by Dwain L. Archer, 45, of Brazil as he was crossing National Avenue toward Manatee Street. Archer stated he was going west on U.S. ...
New deputy hired (01/03/03)
The Clay County Sheriff's Merit Board has unanimously selected Douglas L. Barr, 43, of Brazil to the position of Deputy Sheriff. Barr is married with four children and is currently a Reserve Deputy for the department. Within the first year of appointment, Barr will go through a three month FTO (field training officer) program and attend the 16 week basic training course at the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in Plainfield...
No injuries reported in county 5-car pile-up (01/03/03)
A five-vehicle wreck occurred at around 4:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of U.S. 40 and CR 200 North. No injuries were reported by Posey Township Volunteer Firefighter Earl Hutcheson. Brazil City Police were also at the scene. A full report is expected Monday...
Preparation: Not as easy as it looks (01/03/03)
It was quite an experience to heat and eat the MRE as if I were a real soldier. Except I set out a real plate and glass for my meal that I decided to try heating it up in the microwave! Of course, I was so hungry by the time I finally got around to eating at about 8 o'clock last night that I just ripped open the package and went for it. That was my biggest mistake because sparks shot around inside the microwave...
Democrat party head resigns (01/03/03)
Tom Arthur, chairperson of the Clay County Democratic Party, has announced his resignation. In a letter to County Clerk Mary Brown, dated Dec. 31, Arthur said, "I am resigning for several reasons. Unfortunately, when God created the heavens and the earth he only created 24 hours a day. As many of you know, I have recently become a new father and I want to spend as much time with Tara as possible."...
World at war? National Guard travels on soldiers' stomachs (01/03/03)
Contents of an MRE issued to National Guard soldiers. Modern battlefield re-quirements demand ration support systems that adequately provide for the needs of the individual combatant in extremely intense and highly mobile situations. Soldiers often move on short notice and can face extremely intense combat. ...
Clay County high school basketball standings (01/03/03)
WESTERN INDIANA CONFERENCE (Girls) Sat., Dec. 28 Edgewood 42, Sullivan 32-- Fri., Jan. 3 Greenwood Tournament [Brown County] Tonight North Putnam at South Vermillion, 12:30 pm Greenwood Tournament [Brown County] -- Conference game STHWESTERN INDIANA CONFERENCE (Girls)...
Ashley Pierce (01/03/03)
Ashley Pierce (in white) and Northview will be back in action January 7.
Sarah Boone (01/03/03)
Sarah Boone (#15) and her Clay City teammates will take to the court on January 6 at home versus Cloverdale. The Eels have a 17-day break between games.
Will Colts show up for entire game on Saturday? (01/03/03)
Once more the Colts have stumbled their way into the playoffs with a little help from other clubs and an unimpressive win in their last game of the regular season. While fans in some NFL cities (Cincinnati comes to mind) might fall to their knees and thank the Almighty if their team made the playoffs, I've gotten a bit spoiled by the Colts...