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Stories from Friday, February 21, 2003

History: Not always a matter of Black & White (02/21/03)
Russell Barnett stands next to an historic marking in the Lost Creek area north of East Glenn. The landmark commemorates the African Methodist Episcopal Church from the 1840s that was part of the Underground Railroad. February is Black History Month. In part 2 of this three part series, a local man tells what it was like growing up black in the 1950s...
Conservation Farmer of Year named (02/21/03)
Featured speaker, Jesse Walker (right) at the Clay County Soil & Water Conservation District Annual Meeting Thursday night with award winners (from left) Jamie Elwell and Sally Liechty, Conservation Teachers Award; Greg Wegner, Service Award and Ivan Hoffman, Conservation Farmer Award...
Band hosts annual dinner and concert (02/21/03)
The Northview High School Band will host its annual Pops Concert and Chicken Noodle Dinner Sunday. Meals will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Concerts by the Northview Bands, North Clay Middle School Bands and NHS Jazz Band will take place at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in the NHS Auditorium...
Small businesses urged to prepare for Guard call-ups (02/21/03)
The U.S. Small Business Administration has urged small businesses to prepare for National Guard and Reserve call-ups. "A call to duty of a key employee can be disruptive for a small business that is not prepared. It is essential that we at the SBA provide small business owners and employees involved in defending our country with the information they need to prepare for time away from the workplace," said SBA Administrator Hector Barreto...
Due to uncontested races, No city primary election this year (02/21/03)
Election Administrator Beth Mallinak closes the door to the election office at the courthouse Friday at noon. That ended the opportunity for anyone to file as a candidate in the up-coming city election. Linda Messmer photo The time to file as a candidate for elective office for the City of Brazil expired Friday at 12:00 noon. Since all seats are uncontested there is no need for a Brazil City primary this year...
Racial prejudice sometimes made life uneasy for blacks (02/21/03)
February is Black History Month. This series concludes with information about the black population in Clay County and Russ Barnett telling what it was like for him growing up Black in the 1950s. Russ Barnett never had a professional haircut in Brazil when he was growing up. ...
Taking a break...Knights take a break from hectic slate (02/21/03)
The Northview Knights get a break from their generally busy schedule this week. Northview has already played 21 games, posting a 19-2 mark and a Top-20 ranking. The Knights next game will be on Feb. 28.