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Stories from Friday, June 20, 2003

Street named for CYL's Sutherlin (06/20/03)
Meg Grey photo Friends and family of Tobe Sutherlin, one of the 17 original founders of the Clay Youth League in 1967, gathered at Forest Park Saturday morning to witness the dedication of Tobe Sutherlin Lane, just east of Roy Brann Stadium. Pictured are (from left) City Council President Jim Sheese, who nominated Sutherlin for the honor; L.T. ...
Locals urged to use caution when I-70 is detoured (06/20/03)
A convoy of semis rolling through town at rush hour is nothing Brazil hasn't seen before. When I-70 closes down and traffic is rerouted, every motorist in the area has to be on his or her toes. Monday, Tuesday and again on Thursday, problems on the interstate persisted and were felt throughout the city's streets...
Woman charged for unfit dwelling (06/20/03)
Linda Messmer photo Back yard of Lisa Goodpasture shows trash and an unsecured refrigerator. Goodpasture said she tried to clean up yard but has no means to dispose of trash. Lisa Goodpasture said she has tried to clean up her yard but can't do it without some help...
Mayor Crabb hosts campaign golf tournament (06/20/03)
Lynn Hamilton photo Mayor Kenny Crabb welcomes supporters to his annual golf tournament at Forest Park. Lunch was provided for participants prior to a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday. Seventeen teams of four paid an entry fee of $45 per person. The low gross team was awarded $400, while first, second and third place Peoria handicap won prizes of $300, $200 and $100 respectively. ...
Shobe to umpire IHSAA state final (06/20/03)
Umpire Bill Shobe, center, talks with Pike Central baseball coach, Steve Barrett, and home plate umpire, Jack Wall, prior to the Washington-Pike Central semifinal game in the Jasper Class 3A Sectional at Alvin C. Ruxer Field in Jasper on June 7. Photo by Mike Myers/Washington Times-Herald...
School board pays for maintenance (06/20/03)
In their meeting at North Clay Middle School Thursday night, the Clay Community School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to use $49,725.83 in Emergency Capital Funds to cover costs accrued in the maintenance of the air conditioning system at Northview High School and $4,310 to settle the bill for fixing the North Clay roof...
Go-karts, band concert kick off festivities (06/20/03)
Tiny, open-wheel karts speeding around a track at nearly 100 mph, 11/2 inches above the ground. If that sounds exciting, you should see it. For more than a decade, the Brazil Rotary Club has sponsored the Southern Indiana Racing Association Kart Races in Forest Park. Saturday and Sunday the little engines with big horsepower will zoom around the asphalt track at the park...
Ever see a flower 'bed'? (06/20/03)
Robert Knieriem stands next to his "flower bed," which is complete with an alarm clock and Bible on the bedside table and boots at the end. Knieriem's garden, featured on the 2003 Garden Tour, is full of fun displays. Final in a 5-part series The 3rd Annual Garden Tour is scheduled for this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Those who wish to explore five of the best local gardens can purchase tickets for $5 apiece at The Brazil Times, Sugar 'N' Spice and Sugar Ridge Nursery...
Postseason awards roll in for Knights (06/20/03)
Carey Fox photo Heading into the 2003 baseball season, the jury was out on the Northview Knights. Bringing back many of their top hitters, their lineup looked to be potent, however their top pitcher, Ryan Hayes, wasn't going to throw after offseason surgery. ...
Getting a headstart on next season (06/20/03)
Summertime isn't just about laying around the pool and wandering around the mall for many high school athletes these days. With competition around the state becoming increasingly more challenging and the playing field becoming more even with each season prep athletes and coaches have added summer schedules for sports like football, basketball and baseball...
Knights hammer way past Grizzly Cubs (06/20/03)
After starting off the summer baseball season by struggling at the plate, the Northview Knights seem to be coming around heading into tournament time. Northview had been shut out in two of their past four games and had lost all six contests during the summer, but got things going versus the Franklin Grizzly Cubs, winning 11-1 in five innings...
JOHN T. 'JACK' HANDLIN (06/20/03)
John T. "Jack" Handlin, 88, of Fontanet, died Wednesday, June 18, 2003, at 8:59 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born July 4, 1914, in Vigo County, the son of John S. and Anna Spoor Handlin, who both preceded him in death. He married Janet Rankin on Dec. 18, 1934. They were married for over 53 years when she died May 12, 1988...