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Stories from Friday, June 13, 2003

Popcorn Festival heats up (06/13/03)
It's been a hectic four months, but the Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Festival is becoming more of a reality each day. The enthusiasm from the non-profit organizations, businesses and community has really been positive for this festival which will be centrally located at Forest Park in Brazil with satellite activities throughout the county. ...
CAPE grant may be extended by one year (06/13/03)
Clay County Literacy Advisory Council met Tuesday morning at the YMCA to review programs implemented, discuss ways to improve literacy and how to sustain grant money received from CAPE, Community Alliances to Promote Education, funded by Lilly Endowment Inc...
Band camp begins (06/13/03)
Northview Marching Knights started summer rehearsals by learning the fundamentals of marching, guard equipment work and introducing kids to music for the fall show. Pictured on top are Richard Fulk, Daniel Hayes and Miranda Caldwell. Center are Griffin Randall and Curtis Smith...
Free car seat clinic offered to Clay County residents (06/13/03)
There will be a free car seat clinic at the Clay County Learning Center, from 3-6 p.m. on June 16. The program is sponsored by the CARS Healthy Families of Clay County and the Brazil Autoplex. Donna Whitmer, family assessment worker for Healthy Families of Clay County, said the inspections are free and will be done by the Vigo County Chances for Youth...
Clay County will receive $51,000 in state gaming money (06/13/03)
By Lynn Hamilton, Times Staff Writer At Tuesday night's City Council meeting, Mayor Kenny Crabb noted that the budget has been passed by Indiana Legislature and the $33 million they have in gaming money will be given back to municipalities. Clay County will be receiving $51,000...
Eels awarded spots on All-TRC squads (06/13/03)
Top: Clay City's Cody Gerber awaits a pitch. Gerber was named to the All-TRC baseball second team. Bottom: Christina Haymaker was named to the All-TRC second team for the 2003 softball season. By Carey Fox, Sports Editor Despite disappointingly early ends to the baseball and softball seasons for Clay City this year, postseason accolades have begun to roll in for several Eel players...
Junior All-Stars fall short in exhibition versus senior squad, - Whitman knocks down three 3-pointers in game - (06/13/03)
The Indiana All-Stars basketball team got all it could handle versus the Junior All-Stars on Wednesday night before winning 97-94. The contest, played at Beech Grove High School, was an exhibtion tuneup for the All- Stars who will face the Kentucky All-Stars in Owensboro soon...
Athenians quiet Northview bats in sweep (06/13/03)
Northview's Michael Stuckey threw six innings, allowing four runs but just four hits and ended up the hard luck loser as the Knights were shutout versus Crawfordsville Thursday night 4-0. Northview started the process of getting ready for next Spring's baseball season with their first home baseball game of the Summer season Thursday night...
LUCILLE WOODRUFF (06/13/03)
Lucille Woodruff, 80, formerly of Clay City and living with her son in Lyons, Colo., died at 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2003. She was born Sept. 18, 1922, in Patricksburg, the daughter of John and Faye Ellington Gilson, who preceded her in death. She graduated from Clay City High School. She married Courtland D. "Junior" Woodruff on June 15, 1942. He preceded her in death in 1981...
ANDREA D. CLARK (06/13/03)
Andrea D. Clark, 45, of Brazil, died at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at her residence east of Brazil along the Clay-Putnam County Line Rd. She was born Dec. 3, 1957 in Brazil. She was the daughter of Milton and Margaret "Meg" Vanzo Herron, who preceded her in death...
FRANCES POWELL (06/13/03)
Frances Powell, 92, of Jordan Village, Ind., died Thursday, June 12, 2003, at her residence. She was born March 16, 1911, in Owen County, Ind. She was the daughter of Robert Walbring and Maud Kerschner Walbring. She married Arthur Melvin Powell on Nov. 10, 1928. He preceded her in death on April 4, 1991...