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Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, January 7, 2003

North Clay student may go to state finals (01/07/03)
Winners of the North Clay Middle School Geography Bee were all smiles Monday. Alyssa Driscoll (right) won the competition and Paige Stewart was runner-up. The event was sponsored by the National Geographic Society. Eighth grade social studies teachers Grant Watts and Steve Pfrank guided contestants through rivers, over mountains and across vast deserts...
New deputy takes oath of office (01/07/03)
Doug Barr (right) is sworn in as a new Clay County deputy sheriff by Judge Ernest Yelton on Monday. Sheriff Rob Carter holds the Bible. Doug Barr was sworn in as the new Clay County Deputy Sheriff Monday morning by Circuit Judge Ernest Yelton at the Clay County Court House...
ICLU writes letter about jail (01/07/03)
The Clay County Jail was again a topic of discussion for the County Commissioners Monday morning. A recent letter from the Indiana Civil Liberties Union again addressed the problems of overcrowding, sanitary conditions, and inability to separate violent criminals from the non-violent criminals, and the ability to separate male and female inmates...
County Council considers adding two new employees (01/07/03)
County Council met in executive session twice last night, allowing no outsiders to observe the proceedings. Following the first executive session, Joe Dierdorf opened the first meeting of the year to accept nominations for president. Top on the agenda for the evening was approval of additional appropriations. ...
Lawson remains a friend (01/07/03)
Katie Lawson became a mentor to Linda, one of her daughter's classmates back in the '60s. Linda wanted to be a nurse. A high school guidance counselor incorrectly told her that to get a degree in nursing she had to go to Indiana State College for one year then go to the three-year nursing program offered at Union or St. Anthony Hospital...
Eels survive Clovers in overtime (01/07/03)
Whitney McWilliams scored seven points in the Eels win over the Clovers Monday. There might have only been one thing that was pretty about the Clay City/Cloverdale girls' game if you are an Eels' fan. A "W" in the win column. Despite holding the Clovers scoreless in the first quarter and to just one-of-24 shooting from the field in the first half, the Eels were forced into overtime before coming away with a 34-30 win...
North Clays eighth-grade basketball team (01/07/03)
The eighth-grade boys' basketball team from North Clay won the Western indiana Conference tournament at Brown County on Dec. 7. The team members are (front row l-r): Matt Stuckey, Brock Miller, Brinn Meunier, Chase Yocom and Devin Hyatt. (Back row l-r) Hunter Reberger, Brodee Miller, Ryan Brown, Joey Evinger, Josian Brock, Zach Sanabria and Jeremy Johnson...
Area teams gearing up for season's second half (01/07/03)
After what likely seems like an eternity for local high school basketball players, play resumes this week with a slate of six games through Friday evening. Clay City has had the longest downtime and rightfully hits the court first. The Eel girls have been on hiatus since a Dec. 19 overtime loss to the Shakamak Lakers. With just a 1-10 record through the first half of the season, the Eels will likely be happy to get back on the court...