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Stories from Tuesday, May 20, 2003

Almost time to go swimming! (05/20/03)
Forest Park Pool and Recreation Area is set to open Saturday, weather permitting. The water temperature at the pool will have to be in the 70s before opening. The recreation area at the pool will be open and tennis rackets and basketballs will be available for use. ...
New jail will cost more in taxes (05/20/03)
After being presented with three different options to fund new jail construction, Clay County Council voted unanimously last night to increase CAGIT tax by .25 percent. The county is under a federal court order to improve conditions at the jail and if the county fails to do so, the federal court could close the jail. ...
Redevelopment Comission OKs preliminary brick factory plans (05/20/03)
The Clay County Redevelopment Commission met Monday evening to discuss the status of a new brick manufacturing facility which will be located along SR 59 north of SR 46. The plant will probably cost around $13 million dollars total. This includes approximately $10 million for the building and about $3 million for site preparation and other extra charges such as infrastructure, utilities and state and local permits...
Atkinson honored (05/20/03)
The Rev. Mindy Huffman speaks at the tree dedication at Forest Park last week. Martha Atkinson and the Terre Haute Wabash Valley Herb Society each donated a tree in memory of Bill Atkinson, one of the founders of Clay Youth League, which was started in 1967. The trees were planted to the west of the CYL fields on May 14, close to the anniversary of his death, May 12, 2002...
Brazil hit by series of arson fires (05/20/03)
A morning blaze over the weekend has been ruled arson and is the latest of what looks to be part of a pattern in Brazil. The Brazil Fire and Police Departments are asking for help from the community in locating the criminal/s involved in any of the arsons committed this year...
Errors and key hits net Eel win (05/20/03)
CLAY CITY -- Errors will nearly always come back to haunt a team and that was certainly the case in Clay City on Monday evening. The host Eels fell behind early as a pair of throwing errors allowed Bloomfield to take a 2-0 third inning lead, but the Cardinals returned the favor in the fifth and sixth innings with three errors that helped lead to three Clay City runs on the way to a 5-3 victory...
Clay City's Jenna Koehler (05/20/03)
Clay City's Jenna Koehler gets a close look at this pitch during Monday's game. She would walk and later score in the win.
Lacy Brown of Clay City (05/20/03)
Lacy Brown rips an RBI single during Monday's 5-3 Clay City victory over Bloomfield. Brown would have a pair of hits and a walk in the contest.
Northview and Clay City girls competing in sectionals (05/20/03)
Northview senior Sondra Truax warms up before winning the Western Indiana Conference discus title last week. Truax is the top seed in the event for sectionals. The Northview Knights and Clay City Eels should be well represented this evening at the Girls' Track and Field Sectionals held at Terre Haute North High School...
Northview tennis gets win, JV golf victorious (05/20/03)
Northview's junior varsity golf team defeated Greencastle at Forest Park Golf Course on Monday evening, 160-172. The Knights were lead by Kurt Lammrish who was the low-medalist with a 37. Devin Whittington scored a 39 Evan McCoy had a 41 and Brian Metz carded a 43 for Northview...
VESTAL JUNIOR HADLEY (05/20/03)
Vestal Junior Hadley, 76, died Monday, May 19, 2003, at 5:05 a.m. at the Clay Health Center. He was born Feb 6, 1927, in Clay County, the son of Vestal and Ruth Bayer Hadley. He attended Brazil High School. He joined the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. He worked for several years in retail sales, last at Wolf Clothing Store in Terre Haute. He was self-employed as a painting contractor. He also owned and operated the Hadley Tavern in Brazil...
V. GLADYS SLAVENS SUMNER (05/20/03)
V. Gladys Slavens Sumner, 81, of Terre Haute, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born in Whitley, Ky., on May 22, 1921. She was the daughter of Ewell and Laura B. Spradlin Slavens, who preceded her in death. She worked at Simplicity Patterns for eight years and at Columbia Records for a little over 10 years...