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Stories from Friday, May 30, 2003

Outreach center opens to community (05/30/03)
The Sonshine Community Outreach Center located at 202 N. Washington St. will be cutting its ribbon and opening its doors on June 28th at 10 am and will be providing activities such as games, open gym, crafts, horseshoe tournaments, karaoke, and BBQ...
Forest Park preserves sign (05/30/03)
\Mrs. Martha Whitaker's 3rd grade class at Forest Park Elementary School sits in front of a sign painted by art teacher, Jerry Penry, after September 11th. The class had a treat table in the cafateria for two weeks to earn money to buy plexiglass for the sign so it can be perserved. ...
Forest Park pool gets ready to open (05/30/03)
Forest Park Pool and Recreation Area Manager Sara Osborn (front) and Assistant Manager Tiffany Deakins sweep the pool. It is set to open Saturday if the water temperature is in the 70s. Pool hours will be noon to 5 p.m. daily. Entrance fees are: Ages 0-4 accompanied by an adult are free; 5-12 are $2.25 and ages 12 and up are $2.75. Pool passes are $60 for ages 5-12; $70 for ages 12 and up and $120 for families of up to four people. Parties can be reserved by calling 446-2411...
Record Number to Graduate May 31 at Rose-Hulman; Live Web Cast Planned (05/30/03)
The largest graduation class in Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology history will receive degrees during the 125th commencement at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on Saturday, May 31. Ceremonies begin at 10:50 a.m. with the traditional procession of graduates through campus to the Sports and Recreation Center. ...
Center for Women's Ministries Resumes Hours (05/30/03)
The Center for Women's Ministries has returned to their location at 314 Lankford St. during a brief time this winter as the neighboring Clay County Medical Center worked on renovation in their own building. The center had temporarily set up its southern counseling sessions at the Clay City Free Methodist Church. The volunteer staff and directors recently met for a rededication ceremony and prayer time at the center...
'Ayering' out the issues (05/30/03)
"Keep broadcasting Clay County and you never know what could happen," said Gordon Ayer, executive director of the Council for Economic Development. Ayer is retiring from his position and discussed improvements he has made for the Clay County Economic Development Organization to members of the Chamber of Commerce. His main goals were to be able to provide assistance to the 11 existing industries and attract new industries and start-up businesses to the county...
House Armed Services Committee passes '04 Defense authorization (05/30/03)
Washington, DC-- The House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (H.R. 1588)May 14. U.S. Rep. John Hostettler, a member of the Committee, said he was pleased with the bill, which aims to strengthen U.S. national security and includes projects for the Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center...
Neal competes (05/30/03)
Brandie Neal, Owen Valley High School graduate and niece to Brazil resident Betty Slack, has won the position of the only woman on the three-member U.S.A. Pan American Games skeet team. After graduating in 1998, Neal took up the sport of competition skeet shooting after her dad and now coach, Sam Neal, requested her to do so. ...
From Iraq to Northview (05/30/03)
Lt. Scott Strader helps secure all systems of his F-14 Tomcat Navy jet after flying in to Terre Haute International Airport Hulman Field Thursday. Scott came home to see his youngest brother, Tim Strader, graduate from Northview High School last night...
Offering hope (05/30/03)
Lucy Perry photos House of Hope Assistant Executive Director Pete Latrenta and resident Donnie Bousman talk about drug addiction Tuesday. House of Hope Resident Director Geno Latrenta boasts that, thanks to community contributions, there's always room for more at the Bible training center. He's standing in what will soon be an extra men's shower in the building...
Building Bridges Together (05/30/03)
Donors who contributed to the Forest Park Bridge Project, which included brand new sidewalks, were at the park Wednesday to take a crisp new walk on the old tradition. "This is the first time there has ever been a sidewalk from Pinckley Street to the big bridge," said Brazil Parks Board President Ruthann Jeffries. ...
Directors prepare for worst case scenario (05/30/03)
Preparedness is important in any emergency. But when a community is faced with a Mass Fatality Incident, it's essential. What would Clay County residents do if a flood, a school bus or airplane crash or a tornado hit the area resulting in several deaths?...
Knights get victory over Vikings on Senior Night (05/30/03)
Northview celebrated Senior Night for their two graduating players on Thursday. Pictured are: (from left) Jared Freeman, Coach Tony Trout and Eric Trusler. The Knights were victorious in their meet as Freeman recorded the low medalist score with his 33 and Trusler scored a 37 as the Knights won 140-160 over West Vigo...
Junior league softball results (05/30/03)
In Tuesday's Clay County Girls Junior Softball league play, FCC defeated Spun Metals, 8-4. Erica Lee and Shelby Colson each pitched two innings for the winners. Lee struck out three batters with Colson striking out five. Laci Raines had a triple in the game...
Knights knock off No. 26 Woodmen (05/30/03)
The Northview girls' tennis program won perhaps their biggest match ever on Tuesday night when they won their opening regional tennis match at the Greenwood Regional. The Knights played the host Woodmen in the first round and defeated them three matches to two...
Errors help to end Eels softball season (05/30/03)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels and the North Central Thunderbirds nearly matched each other hit for hit Wednesday night in the semifinal game of the Clay City Class A softball sectional. But the game was decided on errors. North Central took advantage of five Clay City errors to score a 7-4 victory and a berth in the sectional championship game. The game is schedule for 6 p.m. Thursday, but the second semifinal contest on Wednesday was halted due to lightning...
Smith advances to State Finals (05/30/03)
Staff Reports After all was said and done in Thursday's Evansville Central Track Regional, just one Clay County competitor will move on to the State Finals held on June 6 at Michael Carroll Track and Field Stadium on the campus of IUPUI in Indianapolis...
Northview bats propel them to victory (05/30/03)
The Northview completed the Putnam County portion of their schedule with an undefeated record after defeating Cloverdale 12-7 on Thursday evening. The victory gave the Knights wins over the Clovers, Greencastle Tiger Cubs and South Putnam Eagles this season...
GREGORY SCOTT DICKISON (05/30/03)
Gregory Scott Dickison, 18, of Carbon, died following a car accident Tuesday, May 27, 2003. He was born Nov. 21, 1984, to Randall Scott Dickison and Loralei Airhart. Completing his junior year at Northview High School, he enjoyed playing baseball, basketball and football and had a close group of friends which included his special friend, Kaitlyn...
IVA IRENE ADDY (05/30/03)
Iva Irene Addy, 98, of Harmony, died at 6:36 p.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at her residence. She was born March 10, 1905, in Owen County, the daughter of Crawford Porter and Sara Elizabeth Kitch Tuggle, who preceded her in death. On April 3, 1926, she married Elza Roy Addy in Spencer, Ind. He preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1977...
MADGE F. SCOBELL (05/30/03)
Madge F. Scobell, 86, of Memphis, Tenn., and formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday, May 28, 2003. She was living with her daughter and son-in-law, Annis and Don Mitchell, in Memphis for the past few years. She was born Aug. 25, 1916 in Clinton, Ind., the daughter of Roy and Flora France Knox...
KATHRYN K. SMITH (05/30/03)
Kathryn K. Smith, 89, of Lewis, formerly of Indianapolis, died at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 29, 2003, at Westridge Health Care in Terre Haute. She was born in Clay County on July 26, 1913, the daughter of Howard H. and Hallie Vanhorn Sutton, who preceded her in death...