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Stories from Friday, January 31, 2003

Sheriff's computer system is unique (01/31/03)
Clay County Sheriff Rob Carter had a dream in 1999, and his dream is now a reality. "I wanted our department to be as mobile as possible," Carter said. "So I put in for a Department of Justice grant for a wireless computer-based system to streamline our work."...
Students enjoy Battle of the Books (01/31/03)
Students at East Side and Meridian Elementary Schools participated in Battle of the Books, an outgrowth of the Young Hoosier Book Award program. Marian Harrison, media specialist at both schools, conducted a preliminary round at both schools in which the fourth and fifth grade classes competed against each other. Winning teams from each school challenged each other Friday with fourth graders going to East Side and the fifth graders were at Meridian...
Pipe bombs found at home (01/31/03)
A tip from the Clay County Sheriff's Department led to the arrest of Donald R. Milner, 40, of Terre Haute, by Indiana State Police. The sheriff's department informed state police that pipe bombs were found at an unidentified victim's residence and that the victim's truck had been shot several times overnight on July 15, 2002...
INDOT to go ahead with plans for SR340/U.S. 40 intersection change (01/31/03)
The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced plans to proceed with changes to the U.S. 40, SR 340 and CR 700W intersection near Reeces Pointe convenience store. In spite of nearly unanimous public testimony opposing the change at a 2002 hearing at Northview High School, INDOT announced its plans this week to change the intersection...
CCRTC scholarship applications available (01/31/03)
The Clay County Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Board of Directors has approved the 2003 Cedric Ray Memorial Scholarship Program for eligible high school seniors. The program, initiated in 1993, is intended to help further the educational opportunities of our rural youth...
Extension celebrates past year (01/31/03)
Clay County Extension had their annual dinner meeting at the 4-H Fairgrounds recently to celebrate last year's accomplishments and to replace four board members. Bob Kumpf, Mary Ray, Martha Turner and Calvin Vitz were elected to the board by community leaders. They replace Don Yegerlehner, president; Garry Dalton; Randy Staley and Jorita Wilson...
NHS limiting gifts, flowers (01/31/03)
Northview High School will allow delivery of Valentine's Day gifts this year with some restrictions. Vendors and individuals may bring the Valentine's Day orders to the Northview High School cafeteria at 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 14, principal Ken Wallace said this week...
Two jailed in separate cases (01/31/03)
Two people were incarcerated in Clay County Jail this morning as a result of separate arrests Thursday; one on felony resisting arrest and the other on a variety of drug charges. Brenda Moran learned Thursday night that you can't run from the law. Moran, 24, is in Clay County Jail, without bond after leading officers on a high speed chase through Brazil and the surrounding area...
Senior Master Sgt. Rob Halcomb (01/31/03)
Senior Master Sgt. Rob Halcomb gives a good-bye kiss to his granddaughter, Skylar Reitsma.
As the world waits: Guard will patrol Iraq's 'no-fly zone' (01/31/03)
Bo Kanavy, 16, couldn't hold back the tears last night as he hugged his sister, Airman Briannon Kanavy, who was deployed to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. As the world awaits war in Iraq, the Indiana Air National Guard's 181st Fighter Wing, located at Terre Haute International Airport-Hulman Field, deployed approximately 150 members Thursday night to Incirlik Air Base in Adana, Turkey. An advance party of 54 airmen left more than a week ago...
High school basketball scores (01/31/03)
Northview 68, Sullivan 64 Editor's note: Due to the inclement weather, we were unable to cover the Northview at Sullivan boys basketball game. Indiana High School Basketball By The Associated Press Friday's Boys Games Alexandria 63, Mississinewa 49...
Brazil Knights boys' basketball (01/31/03)
The fifth grade Brazil Knights boys' basketball team won the West Vigo Community Center Tourney recently. The team: (front row) Drew Snyder, Daniel Eaglin, Derek Duncan and Eran Rollings. (Back row) Scotty Wheeler, Clay DeWeese, Patrick Duncan, Cam Sanders and coach Chris Howard...
Clay City vs. N. Daviess (01/31/03)
Elliott Booe and the Clay City Eels played at N. Daviess Friday evening, but the story was too late for deadline.
Knights ready for enlarged sectional field (01/31/03)
Sectional time has arrived for the Northview wrestling squad and this year's version will be quite a lot different than last year's edition held at Northview High School. The Knights took fourth place as a team last year as Terre Haute South advanced to regionals with the sectional title. ...
Cold-shooting second half spells defeat for Eels (01/31/03)
Bryleigh Schopmeyer had five points and five rebounds on Thursday night. The Clay City Eels dropped a 64-26 decision to the Eastern (Greene) Thunderbirds on Thursday night. The Ladybirds moved to 5-0 in the Southwestern Indiana Conference with the victory as they placed three players in double figures...
Koehler's double-double leads Knights (01/31/03)
Northview's Whitney Medworth was one of three Knights in double figures in Thursday evening's win. The Northview Knights celebrated Senior Night in style on Thursday night with a win over the Danville Warriors, 50-31. Ashley Pierce is the lone senior on this squad and has seen her Knights go from 3-18 two years ago, to 5-16 last year to this year's edition which has set school records for wins as they advanced to 14-5 this year with the most recent win...