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Stories from Monday, July 28, 2003

Swim a while, win a bike (07/28/03)
Joseph Brainard, 12, of Terre Haute swims every Tuesday and Friday in Brazil's Forest Park pool with the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center Day Camp. Friday, he also won a bicycle. Pool manager Sara Osborn said the pool is having two promotional events this summer. Pepsi donated the bicycle and also a stereo...
Rockville, Harmony men graduate from Rose Hulman (07/28/03)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind.-Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology conferred degrees to 393 students recently at the college's 125th commencement exercise. Of these students were Brandon Lawson and Douglas Jeffries. Brandon Lawson graduated cum laude with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is the son of Ronald and Debra Lawson of Harmony...
News from St. Mary's-of-the-Woods (07/28/03)
- Distance education summer chat today The Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Office of Distance Education Admission will host a Summer Chat today from 1-4 p.m. in the SMWC Art Gallery, 132 Hulman Hall. The Summer Chat will be an opportunity for women to learn more about SMWC's distance education program. For more information or to make a reservation, contact the Office of Distance Education Admission at 1-800-926-SMWC or 812-535-5186...
Tree-cutter to the stars (07/28/03)
The old maple tree fell to the storm. A new generation of Skeltons are cleaning up the aftermath. Randy Skelton, 43, has been busy cutting up trees downed or damaged by the severe thunder storm of July 9. On Friday, Randy was removing trees in the Forest Green subdivision. One of his helpers was his 16-year- old nephew, James Skelton...
Habitat raffle under way to pick first customer (07/28/03)
Eddie's Sandwich Shop is scheduled to open 11 a.m. Aug. 2. Co-owners Rod and Elaine Clarke will be manning the grill and serving the burgers. One of the cooks will be well-known hometown chef Larry Ringo, co-owner of Parties Rental and Catering. Cooking and flipping the first hamburger will be Bob Knierim, a previous owner and the son of the original Eddie...
Red Cross rolls to the rescue (07/28/03)
A Red Cross disaster relief vehicle was stationed at French's Funeral Home Thursday afternoon to provide flood and storm victims with snacks, bottled water and toilet paper.
Some residents affected by flooding now eligible for food stamps (07/28/03)
Clay County residents who were deeply affected by flooding that are still in need of help can easily contact FEMA this weekend and may be eligible for emergency food stamps. The FEMA/State of Indiana Disaster Recovery Center will be open today from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in room 104 of Terre Haute South Vigo High School at 3737 S. 7th Street...
VBS makes splash with youth (07/28/03)
About 20 children at a time, along with their Vacation Bible School teachers, crowded outside the door awaiting the big attraction at the Old Brazil Junior High School Tuesday. In the next room laid a 25-foot plastic replica of the whale that swallowed Jonah, according to the popular Bible story where the moral is to obey God...
Pretty maids at the fair (07/28/03)
Sadie Belle Allen (left) and Maggie Messmer (right) model dresses made by Loretta Hybl of the Tri County Home Economics Club in the Ladies Day At The Fair style show. Sadie is the daughter of Todd and Missy Allen and Maggie is the daughter of Paul and Hether Messmer...
Sold on the 4-H Fair auction (07/28/03)
Lori Dalton of Century 21 Hometown Realty bids on livestock during the annual 4-H auction Friday night which brought the fair to a close. Clean-up of the fairgrounds starts at 8 a.m. today.
Kirby Morrow (07/28/03)
Brazil's Kirby Morrow, who finished 16th in last week's Lincoln Park Speedway Pro Stock feature, will be competing along with the area's best Pro Stock and Modified drivers at LPS Saturday night. This week will also feature the Ford Focus Midgets and UMRA TQ's. Admission is just $12 for adults and $2 for children. Next Saturday will feature the Northern All-Star Late Models along with Modifieds and Pro Stocks...
Clay County Youth Football Camp (07/28/03)
Sixth through eighth grade athletes participating in the Clay County Youth Football Camp received instruction on technique and footwork along with learning the base offenses and defenses that are currently being used at the high school.
Stanbrough takes Sprint week feature win (07/28/03)
Jon Stanbrough, shown competing last Saturday at Lincoln Park Speedway's Indiana Sprint Week stop, will look to continue his climb to the top of the Sprint Week points race which J.J. Yeley currently leads with 390 points. Jon Stanbrough is hitting his stride at exactly the right time heading into the final two legs of Indiana Sprint Week...
Fans treated to packed slate at Lincoln Park (07/28/03)
Tate Martz finished second in the USAC Indiana Ford Focus Midget feature at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. Josh Lakatos took the top spot. PUTNAMVILLE -- While Indiana Sprint Week concluded southward in Terre Haute, Lincoln Park Speedway treated fans to a racing packed slate in Putnamville...
WILLIAM HERBERT THOMAS (07/28/03)
William Thomas died July 26, 2003, at the age of 84. Born on the family farm near Bowling Green on Jan. 30, 1919, he was the son of Herbert and Beatrice Dressler Thomas. He graduated from Bowling Green High School and received an engineering degree from Rose Hulman. He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II, spending 42 months in a Japanese POW camp before being rescued at the end of the war...
BRENDA S. GODSEY (07/28/03)
Brenda S. Godsey, 52, of Knightsville, died at 9:56 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born May 10, 1951, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Joseph P. and Dorothy Parr Harrison. A lifelong resident of Knightsville, she was a homemaker and enjoyed doing crafts and spending time with her grandchildren...
DONALD W. BICKEL (07/28/03)
Donald W. Bickel, 70, of Jasonville, Ind., died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at 10:15 p.m. at Greene County General Hospital in Linton, Ind. He was born Jan. 15, 1933, in Patricksburg, Ind., the son of Laymon W. Bickel and Thelma M. Loden Bickel. He married Lucy E. Edelman Bickel on Sept. 27, 1953. He was a retired carpenter, farmer and salvage business operator. He was a Korean War Army veteran...
JAMES LATHAM (07/28/03)
James Latham , 69, of Harmony, died Friday, July 25, 2003, at 1:21 a.m. in Union Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Bartholomew County, Ind., on June 24, 1934, he was the son of Morris C. and Hazel Hoskins Latham. He married Eva Hadley on June 24, 1954. She survives...