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Stories from Friday, August 15, 2003

Popcorn Festival gets help from Orville (08/15/03)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County Committee members are all smiles after receiving a $10,000 check from ConAgra Food. Kenny Pickett (left) holds check with Rose Mary Price, next to Evelyn Brown, festival president and Mayor Kenny Crabb. The Popcorn Festival of Clay County received a $10,000 check from ConAgra Food, Inc., the owner of Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popping Corn. Besides the money, the corporation also gave the Festival the use of the trademark logo...
Clay City Parent Orientation Meeting planned (08/15/03)
Clay City Elementary School will be having their third annual Parent Orientation Meeting on Aug. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. After a brief welcome in the gym, teachers will be meeting with parents in two 20-minute sessions to go over school and class procedures and curriculum for this school year. There will be two sessions in order to accomodate those parents with more than one child in school. After each session, there will be refreshments available in the school cafeteria...
County well-represented Sunday (08/15/03)
Center Point United Methodist Church Rev. Randy Slavens is excited to be part of this year's Veterans Day at the Indiana State Fair on Sunday. The ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. at the Indianapolis Fairgrounds. "We want to make sure young people get involved," Slavens said, pointing out the ceremony will include music, scripture reading and special speakers, including U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) and Lt. Gov. Joe Kernan...
School board struggles with budget (08/15/03)
- $500,000 shortfall expected in 2005 The 2004 Clay Community Schools budget was the cause for a lot of discussion in the Board of School Trustees meeting Thursday night. Randy Burns guided the board through various forms that explained the somewhat disturbing situation...
Knights victorious in first dual meet (08/15/03)
Northview's Brittany Cheek fired a 41 during Thursday's dual match victory over visiting Cloverdale. Cheek chipped in for an eagle on hole No. 4 on the way to medalist honors. - Cheek cards an eagle on her way to medalist honors - After competing on the road in five consecutive tournament fields, the Northview Knights finally got the opportunity to hit their home course in dual match play Thursday afternoon...
DORIS MONDAY (08/15/03)
Doris Monday, 71, of Brazil died Aug. 14, 2003, at 2:10 a.m. at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for nine years. Born Dec. 6, 1931, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Herbert J. Jackson and Eva I. Coble Jackson. She graduated from Cory High School and retired from R. R. Donnelly in 1992 where she was a mail clerk...
ARCHIE F. LEE (08/15/03)
Archie F. Lee, 89, of Brazil died at 10:56 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, 2003, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following a brief illness. Born Dec. 24, 1913, in Cotton Township in Switzerland County, Ind., he was the son of of Charles and Nellie Gibbs Lee. He graduated from Vevay High School and married Lucy Vaught who preceded him in death on Dec. 11, 1999...