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Stories from Tuesday, May 6, 2003

Saturday is Loyalty Day (05/06/03)
- Note change of parade time Clay County veterans will be honored at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Forest Park Cow Palace. The event will be on Loyalty Day. This salute to veterans will give special recognition to World War II veterans and feature entertainment by "The American Spirit Show" performed by Pfizer Performing Roadshow Cast, writes Les Walden, the county's veterans service officer...
Pool to open May 31, weather permitting (05/06/03)
The tentative opening date for the Forest Park swimming pool, weather permitting, is May 31. Pool Manager Sara Osborn, at Tuesday night's Park Board meeting at City Hall, also reported that Tiffany Deakins was selected as assistant manager/head lifeguard...
Congressman to conduct town meeting (05/06/03)
Clay County veterans will be honored at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Forest Park Cow Palace. The event will be on Loyalty Day. This salute to veterans will give special recognition to World War II veterans and feature entertainment by "The American Spirit Show" performed by Pfizer Performing Roadshow Cast, writes Les Walden, the county's veterans service officer...
Commissioners, County council proceed with new jail (05/06/03)
Clay County Commissioners accepted a resolution Monday to proceed toward the construction of a new jail facility which recommends the County Council explore funding options. An affidavit submitted by Paul Downing, director of detention services with the Ind. Department of Corrections, listed 23 deficiencies at Clay County Jail. The jail is under a consent decree from the U.S. District Court as it fails to meet American Correctional Assoc. Jail Standards...
Congressman to hold town meeting (05/06/03)
U.S. Rep. John Hostettler, Ind. 8th District, will conduct a town hall meeting for all Clay County residents on May 12. Hostettler will update constituents on issues and events in Washington before taking questions. The town meeting will be in Brazil City Hall, 203 E. National Ave., 7-8 p.m...
Book contains oldest county records (05/06/03)
Joe Dierdorf, former recorder, and Bill Purcell, current recorder, proudly look over the oldest records in the county. On display in the office, the books were restored during Dierdorf's last year as recorder. Joe Dierdorf was excited when a piece of Clay County history, although in poor condition, was stumbled upon during his last year in the recorder's office...
Northview's Shawn Hughes (05/06/03)
Northview's Shawn Hughes got the complete game victory on Monday night versus West Vigo. He threw seven innings while allowing three runs on seven hits while striking out seven Viking batters.
Northview track teams fall to Tiger Cubs and Mustangs (05/06/03)
GREENCASTLE -- On Monday, the Northview High School boys' and girls' track teams picked up two losses each in a three-way at Greencastle. In boys' action, the Knights scored 39 points while Edgewood won the meet with 69. Greencastle was second with 48 points...
Late rally sends Knight's JV to win (05/06/03)
When Northview starting pitcher Shawn Hughes walked off the mound after seven innings he looked to be the hard luck loser despite allowing just three runs and seven hits over his complete game effort against West Vigo. The Knights trailed 3-1 heading into the bottom of the final frame with the bottom of their lineup coming to the plate...
MARY K. COBLE (05/06/03)
Mary K. Coble, 90, of Brazil, died Monday, May 5, 2003, at 3:15 a.m. at her residence. She was born Dec. 21, 1912, in Clay County. She was the daughter of William Taggart and Elizabeth Hoffman Taggart. She graduated from Cory High School. She married Lester Coble, who passed away in 1994...