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Stories from Wednesday, May 7, 2003

High school JETS taking off (05/07/03)
Teams of Clay City and Northview high school students placed among the top schools in Indiana in this year's Junior Engineering Technical Society's (JETS) TEAMS academic competition. Clay City's "A" varsity team placed second in Division 3 (schools having between 41 and 100 seniors). The school's 30-point score finished behind Fremont and ahead of teams from Bloomfield and North Central...
Physician finds healing: Clay County doctor contemplates suicide (05/07/03)
Dr. Kennard Sproul examining a Haitian child at the Centre Sante Lumiere Clinic in Haiti last March. He's back home in Brazil trying to raise the funding necessary to return to his medical missionary work. Submitted photo Part 1 of 4 Dr. Kennard Sproul remembers 1998, when he was at his lowest. ...
Jackson Township teacher surprised (05/07/03)
Carolyn Bradshaw earned the Wal-Mart teacher of the Year award. Pictured is Dan Best, of Wal-Mart, helping the teacher put on her new vest during a program in her honor at Jackson Township Elementary on Tuesday. The school received $1,000 from the store. Fifth grader, Brailyn Whitson happily watches the teacher she nominated during the ceremony...
Brittany Rood (05/07/03)
Brittany Rood was first in both hurdle events Tuesday evening versus Cloverdale and finished second in the high jump event.
Knights win on Griffin homer (05/07/03)
Freshman Andrew Griffin's first varsity homerun couldn't have come at a better time for the Northview Knights. Griffin smacked a two-out, three-run homerun in the third inning as Northview defeated West Vigo 4-2 at home on Tuesday night. While Griffin's shot provided most of the offensive punch, senior David Kingery limited the Vikings to just two runs on four hits while striking out 13 over seven innings...
Northview golfers lose in tie-breaker versus Linton (05/07/03)
The Northview Knights golf team were hard luck losers on the road Tuesday night, falling to a very tough Linton squad on their home course. The Miners won by way of their fifth golfer's score when the top four scores on each team left the squads tied at 149 apiece...
North Clay takes second and third in track tri-meet (05/07/03)
The North Clay track teams finished second and third in a three-way meet with Owen Valley and Bachelor Middle School on Monday evening. The girls team took second, finishing behind Owen Valley's 67 points with 39 of their own. Bachelor Middle School was third with 12 points...
Clay City track takes two from visiting Clovers (05/07/03)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels got a pair of track victories on Tuesday evening against the visiting Cloverdale Clovers. The girls meet came down to the final event, the 1,600 meter relay, and the Eels came away victorious as Elizabeth Beyers, Chelsea Riggs, Kevi Baumgartner and Lacy Rood sent Clay City home with the win, 64-59...
Eels fall to Eagles (05/07/03)
PUTNAMVILLE -- On Tuesday, first-year Clay City High School softball coach Amy Hammond said errors have plagued her squad all season. Errors plagued the Eels again on Tuesday as Clay City fell to South Putnam, 5-1. The Eels committed two errors in the bottom of the fifth inning that started an Eagle rally, resulting in four runs...
Booe accepts walk-on invitation from Sycamores (05/07/03)
For four years those who've had the opportunity to watch Clay City athletics have known that Elliott Booe had special talent, especially on the basketball court. Even more valuable than his athletic ability, his work ethic and desire to win are what made him so important to an Eels team that went 18-5 overall this season, winning the Tri-River Conference and Greene County Tournament...
BESSIE GORMAN AUSTIN (05/07/03)
Bessie Gorman Austin, 69, of Brazil, died at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at Clay Health Center where she resided since November 1997. She was born July 18, 1933, in Parke County, the daughter of Paris and Ethel Gorman, who preceded her in death. Her stepmother, Ruth Summers Gorman Brown, who also preceded her in death, raised her...