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Stories from Friday, May 9, 2003

Missing! Senior photos (05/09/03)
The following Northview High School seniors need to either bring in their senior portraits to The Times office at 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, or stop in for a staff member to take their photo by May 16: Joseph Airhart, Darin Bell, Aarica Bicking, Anthony Brinson, Jordan Brown, Tyler Brown, Michael Carr, Meghan Copper, Catrina Cox, Phillip Cox, Lena Felty, Arronn Fields, Robert Hopkins, Samuel Hull, Jacob Jones, Justin Keyes, Kurt Lammrish, Kevin Mallery, Brandon McMahon, Robert Miller, Daniel Milner, Alexander Montgomery, Lisa Morgan, Melvin O'Dell, Emily Parker, Charles Peters, Alexis Pierce, Chad Posey, Heather Pruett, Andrew Purcell, Robert Reedy, Erin Riley, Daniel Roeschlein, Autumn Stewart, Donald Sutherland, Scott Swearingen, Marcus Thompson, Steven Trackwell, Matthew Westfall, Gregory Wetnight and Julie Zickafoose.. ...
Scholarships from Lilly Endowment (05/09/03)
Three Clay County Students were honored at 2003 Lilly Endowment, Inc. Community Scholars in a reception Monday evening at the Vigo County School Corporation Administration Building, 686 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute. Ryan Bitzegaio and Christopher Short, both soon-to-be Northview High School graduates, and Greg Long, a Clay City High School senior, along with three students from Sullivan County and six from Vigo County are receiving four-year, full-tuition scholarships to the college of their choice...
Dr. Sproul's dreams realized (05/09/03)
Last of 4 parts The years of manic-depression and alcoholism have taken their toll on Dr. Kennard Sproul. He has gone through two divorces, had his medical license suspended for a year, was forced into a rehabilitation program for medical professionals and lost a law-suit by a former patient which cost him his medical liability insurance and his job. He had even come close to attempting suicide. He had reached the bottom...
School board approves budget cuts (05/09/03)
Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees passed most of the 23 budget reduction options presented by Superintendent Thomas Rohr at last night's regular board meeting, which is his last official public meeting before he begins his new position at Greater Clarke County schools...
Brazil Concert Band ready for 146th season (05/09/03)
The Brazil Concert Band will begin its 146th year of "concerts under the stars" June 1, 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Band Shell or Pavilion if it rains. Under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, the 80-member community band is one of the oldest in the nation with continuous operations...
Alcohol, depression threatens career (05/09/03)
Part 3 of 4 Alcoholism and bipolar depression had impaired Dr. Sproul's ability to practice medicine. The Indiana Medical Association gave him a choice in 1996. He could go to an alcoholic addiction treatment facility for six months in Mississippi and have his medical license suspended for one year. Or he could refuse the treatment and have his medical license revoked for life...
Presenting NHS' best scholars of 2003 (05/09/03)
Northview High School counselor Bob Lancaster took the top 10 students out for lunch Wednesday. They attended the Brazil Rotary Club meeting at Smokin' Charlie's Come'n' Get It Diner in Knightsville. Pictured (not in order) are: Ashlee Vitz, Jared Freeman, Jolene Allgood, Amy Robbins, Timothy Chastain, Christopher Short, Suzanne Deal, Allison Koehler, Ryan Bitzegaio and Christina Chrisman. ...
Eels take second place at TRC track and field meet (05/09/03)
Clay City's Elizabeth Effner leads a pack of runners during the 3,200 meter race at Friday evening's Tri-River Conference track meet. Effner would finish third in the race.
Eels take second place at TRC track and field meet (05/09/03)
LINTON -- At the Tri-River Conference track and field meet on Friday evening, Clay City's Elliott Booe and North Central's Ben Rogers were starring figures on the boy's side while Linton's Breck Robinson was the brightest star in the girls' meet...
Knights take third straight with win over Vikings (05/09/03)
The Northview baseball team is starting to hit their full stride at just the right team this season. The Knights completed a two-game sweep of Western Indiana Conference competitor West Vigo on Friday evening that left Northview with a 7-3 overall record in the WIC...
Northview track team splits meets with South Putnam (05/09/03)
Brit Hoffman helped lead the Northview girls' track team to a win over South Putnam with a victory in the long jump and as part of the winning 400 relay squad. Northview's track teams split their meet with the South Putnam Eagles on Wednesday night with the girls team winning 92-32 and the boys team dropping a 68-64 decision...
Knights and Eels swinging big bats (05/09/03)
Clay City's Cody Gerber is second on the Eels team with a .353 batting average through seven games. Gerber and the Eels were slated to face Union on Thursday night before heavy rains hit Clay County. The Northview Knights have moved out to a 12-4 record overall this baseball season and a 6-3 mark in the Western Indiana Conference on the strength of some strong hitting this season...
JOSEPH LOUGHMILLER (05/09/03)
Joseph Loughmiller, 78, of Brazil, died at 4:39 p.m. Thursday, May 8, 2003, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born July 27, 1924, at his family home in Clay County. He was the son of Charles Arthur and Edna Benton Loughmiller. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1942 and began a career as a farmer. On May 8, 1943, he married Hazel Modesitt...
MARGARET ACREE (05/09/03)
Margaret Acree, 95, of Brazil, died Friday, May 9, 2003, at 3:08 a.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Center. She was born July 18, 1907, to August F. Keiser and Mearl E. Hauck Keiser in Poland. In 1930, she was united in marriage to Albert J. Acree who preceded her in death in 1978...