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Stories from Friday, May 16, 2003

Bedwell smells a problem (05/16/03)
The flood of 1993 was devastating for Clay County leaving parts of the city in ruins. This particular flood marked the beginning of a 10-year fight with the city of Brazil for local resident Mark Bedwell of 304 S. Franklin St. The flood brought water knee-deep into the house causing $30,000 in damage to the house and ruining several Harley Davidson motorcycles that Bedwell was repairing in his garage. ...
Map a new course (05/16/03)
Clay County government officials are taking a look at geographic information systems for precision parcel mapping. Plexis Group, a division of Beam, Longest and Neff consulting engineers and land surveyors, presented three required steps to four different mapping methods earlier this week...
Where will the money go? (05/16/03)
Clay County Commissioners and the former board of Clay County Hospital will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the commissioners room at Clay County Court House to discuss how proceeds will be spent from 240 acres of Owen County land donated to the former hospital board...
Stained glass gets new life (05/16/03)
Mike Reydell, from Moss Stained Glass, prepares to dismantle a stained glass window at the Union United Methodist Church for restoration. Even stained glass must acquiesce to the decadence of aging. The beautiful stained glass windows at the Union United Methodist Church on east Airport Road have focused the brilliant hues and shades of sunshine upon the church's congregants since 1923...
Sirens would be safety measure, but expensive (05/16/03)
By MEG GREY Staff Intern Clay and Vigo counties were greatly affected by the storms this past weekend. Residents in the counties tuned into the television and radio to learn about taking cover from a possible tornado. But if the tornado would have actually touched down would residents have been able to flee to safety in time? A weather warning siren in both counties could assist in alerting residents to take cover...
Tai Chi: Another way to fitness and health (05/16/03)
Linda Messmer photo Tai Chi students Elizabeth Evans, (left, back), Ward Meyers and Loretta Pierce, with instructor Fern Reitmeyer, (front) demonstrate some Tai Chi moves that improve body strength and flexibility. By LINDA MESSMER Times Staff Writer...
Loyalty Day: Another victim of storms (05/16/03)
By LYNN HAMILTON Lifestyles Editor Dark skies and drenching downpours threatened to ruin any outdoor activity Saturday and although unfavorable weather conditions did not permit the Loyalty Day parade to take place, the Clay County Veterans Group continued with their scheduled Loyalty Day celebration at the Forest Park pavilion, with the help of the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Chapter 79 of the Disabled Veterans of Clay County and the support of many local businesses and organizations. ...
Sirens wouold be safety measure and expensive (05/16/03)
By MEG GREY Staff Intern Clay and Vigo counties were greatly affected by the storms this past weekend. Residents in the counties tuned into the television and radio to learn about taking cover from a possible tornado. But if the tornado would have actually touched down would residents have been able to flee to safety in time? A weather warning siren in both counties could assist in alerting residents to take cover...
NHS celebrates the arts (05/16/03)
Michele Driscoll photo Dustin Rea (front) and James Griffin demonstrate their artistic talents during Northview High School's Spring Arts 2003 extravaganza presented by the art, textiles and fashion technolgy, choral and drama departments Thursday night...
Eels finish third in SWIAC track meet (05/16/03)
LINTON -- The Clay City track teams came up just a bit short in their quest for team Southwestern Indiana Conference titles on Friday evening. Both squads placed third overall with the boys meet being decided in the final event, the 1,600 relay. The girl's meet was decidedly in Linton's favor as they claimed their sixth consecutive SWIAC title with a score of 174 to White River Valley's 80. Clay City had 80, ahead of North Daviess, Eastern, Shakamak and Bloomfield...
Knights golf team wins, tennis drops WIC match (05/16/03)
Carey Fox photo Northview's Austin Schutte and Kyle Kumpf warm up before a match this week. Staff Reports The Northview golf team is beginning to hit stride at exactly the right time as they snapped a six-match losing streak over their brutal schedule by defeating visiting Bloomington North 136-143 on Thursday night...
Knights win three track titles (05/16/03)
Carey Fox photo Northview sprinter Matt McClellan (far left) accelerates down the backstretch during Thursday's WIC Track Meet at Northview. McClellan would defend his 200-meter conference title for the Knights. BY CAREY FOX Sports Editor Combine cool temperatures and a refreshingly calm day as far as the wind was concerned and a handful of Western Indiana Conference records went by the wayside in the boy's meet on Thursday night...
Knights win three track titles (05/16/03)
BY CAREY FOX Sports Editor Combine cool temperatures and a refreshingly calm day as far as the wind was concerned and a handful of Western Indiana Conference records went by the wayside in the boy's meet on Thursday night. Four meet records were bettered at the WIC meet at Northview and a handful of others were very close as the Edgewood Mustangs took the team battle, 180 to 119 over Sullivan. Northview was third with 107, followed by Brown County, Owen Valley, West Vigo and South Vermillion...