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Stories from Wednesday, August 20, 2003

Abe Lincoln makes a comeback (08/20/03)
Abraham Lincoln tells some of the students at Jackson Township Elementary about his childhood and what his school was like. The special speaker lives in Springfield, Ill., the real Lincoln's hometown, and portrays Lincoln and sometimes other historical figures full-time in many different venues. Lynn Hamilton photo...
NADF offers free trees (08/20/03)
Ten free white flowering dogwood trees will be given to each person who joins The National Arbor Day Foundation during August 2003. The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation's Trees for America campaign. "The white flowering dogwoods will add year-round beauty to your home and neighborhood," John Rosenow, the Foundation's president, said. "Dogwoods have showy spring flowers, scarlet autumn foliage and red berries which attract songbirds all winter."...
Teacher meeting Monday (08/20/03)
Indiana is now in a period when a large number of new teachers who entered the profession in the early 1970s are beginning to retire. Finding replacements for these teachers will pose a challenge to Clay Community Schools and many other rural school districts in the near future. One pool of likely candidates already reside in our community. This pool of candidates includes people who are now pursuing other careers but have an interest in retooling themselves to be teachers...
Visit brings back memories of war (08/20/03)
The trip to Belgium by Edith Kellenberger and her family in May was not a typical summer vacation. The 92-year-old Brazil native accompanied her nephew, Robert Kellen, to the 60th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge. Edith, who received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Indiana State Teacher's College in 1931, has always loved history and traveling...
Northview golf wins over Braves (08/20/03)
Northview's Amy Thiemann putts during a match versus Terre Haute North earlier this year. The Northview girls golf team continued their winning ways with a victory over Terre Haute South at William S. Rea Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon. The Knights, ranked 16th in the state according to the first coaches' poll, defeated the Braves, 163 to 200...
Knight's soccer falls short versus North (08/20/03)
Freshman forward Shane Dean maneuvers the ball upfield versus Terre Haute North on Tuesday afternoon. Dean would finish the play with an assist to Jason Short for a goal. Last week as Northview soccer coach Todd LaComba looked at his roster he was fairly confident in the depth, experience and leadership that his team possessed. How quickly things can change...
Knights drop pair to Pioneers and Tiger Cubs (08/20/03)
Northview's volleyball team has had a rocky opening start to the season with a pair of road losses to solid squads. The Knights lost their opening match versus Mooresville in three sets, 14-21, 20-22, 14-21. Erica Koehler provided six assists and five service points, including a pair of aces. ...
RALPH BRASHABER (08/20/03)
Ralph Brashaber, 77, of Terre Haute and formerly of Bloomington died Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2003, at Union Hospital. Born July 4, 1926, in Monroe County, he was the son of William H. and Durie A. Gaskins Brashaber of Bloomington. He earned his B.S. in Accounting at Indiana University...