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Stories from Wednesday, February 26, 2003

Students see NASCAR truck up close (02/26/03)
Automotive technology students at Northview High School check out a 1999 Cheverolet Silverado spec truck in the shop Tuesday. The 200-pound fiberglass body truck runs regularly at the Indianapolis Raceway Park, powered by a 305-cubic-inch Chevrolet motor with an automatic transmision. Larry Hall, from Lincoln Tech in Indianapolis, visited the school to talk to the students about pursuing careers in automotive and diesel technology and show them the race truck...
No Clay City High School football program -- for now (02/26/03)
Around 60 people from the Clay City area rallied at last night's school board meeting at North clay Middle School, in favor of starting a football program at Clay City High School. Even though the offense put up a good fight, Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees voted unanimously to give the victory to the defense as opponents to the potential football program had the stronger voice. They gave survey and statistic information as to why the extra curricular activity schooled not be added...
Survey gives conflicting picture (02/26/03)
Compass II Project, sponsored by the United Way of the Wabash Valley, Wabash Valley Community Foundation and Indiana State University, is designed to address problems and opportunities across ethnic, racial, religious and social strata by determining the health and human services needs and assets within an eight-county area in Indiana and Illinois. Counties in Indiana are Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo, along with Clark, Crawford and Edgar in Illinois...
Report says foul play was not the cause of death for a Seelyville man (02/26/03)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A Seelyville man who died in a trailer fire was not the victim of foul play, the Indiana State Fire Marshal's office has concluded. On Feb. 17, Indiana State Police detectives investigated a fire at the residence of Charles E. Morgan...
IVC operating at full capacity, plans to expand (02/26/03)
KNIGHTSVILLE -- IVC Industrial Coatings Inc., 2831 E. Industrial Park Drive, is growing, and that means more jobs for the community. Plant manager Bud Beverly, informed a group of about 30 people at the Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday at Smokin' Charlie's Come 'N Get it Diner that the plant is currently operating at full capacity. He expects the workforce there to increase from 20 to about 90 employees once the plant acquires some new equipment in about a year...
City borrows $500,000 due to late tax draw (02/26/03)
The City of Brazil is borrowing $500,000 due to this year's delayed tax draw from the State. The City Council opened bids and agreed to borrow the money from First State Bank at 2.99 percent interest. "That's a pretty good rate," Mayor Kenny Crabb said this morning...
Logan Whitman's 1000th point (02/26/03)
Logan Whitman (shown with Amy Thiemann being recognized after scoring his 1,000th point of his career) is currently 18th in the state in scoring with a 22.3 ppg. average. Whitman and the Knights finish the regular season at home versus Fountain Central on Friday night...