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Stories from Friday, August 22, 2003

Heat, humidity send all Clay Schools children home (08/22/03)
- Lack of air conditioning in three schools results in all 4,500 students being dismissed Pervasive heat caused problems all across Indiana yesterday, and even Brazil had its fair share of problems by the end of the day. Approximately 4,500 Clay Community School Corp. students were sent home because of the heat, a decision that caused problems for some parents, who had time constraints due to work...
Four injured in truck/SUV crash (08/22/03)
The area surrounding CR 1300 N and Murphy Ave. was blocked after a truck and an SUV collided Thursday morning. The unidentified drivers of both vehicles and the two passengers in the SUV were taken to Clay St. Vincent Hospital by ambulance for treatment shortly after the collision occured...
Owner fined $1,013 for yard clean-up (08/22/03)
- City worker awaits test results While cleaning up a property belonging to Jeff Welch on Aug. 15, city worker Robert Dickey's hand was penetrated by a used hypodermic needle. Dickey has yet to get the results from his HIV, Hepatitis B and C tests and he will need to be tested again at six, 12 and 24 weeks. What the needle was used for will remain undetermined because Clay St. Vincent Hospital and the Brazil City Police Department have no procedure for testing needles...
Republicans outline plan to ease reassessment woes (08/22/03)
TERRE HAUTE -- Though property tax problems may be plaguing some Hoosiers, relief could be on the way soon. House Minority leader Rep. Brian C. Bosma and Rep. Brooks LaPlante (District 46) and Rep. Andrew Thomas (District 44) held a press conference yesterday to outline a plan that they hope will aid those in need of assistance with their property taxes after the recent reassessment...
Utility warns of con artists (08/22/03)
Cinergy, the parent company of PSI Energy Inc., is warning customers to watch out for con artists posting as utility employees. Cinergy/PSI received reports Thursday from three Howard County residents who were approached by a man claiming to work for Cinergy/PSI. The residents, who live in rural Kokomo, said a man approached them saying he needed to inspect electrical equipment in their homes and asked for payment...
MICHAEL W. ROKICKI (08/22/03)
Michael W. Rokicki, 60, of Greencastle, Ind., died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003. Born in New Bedford, Mass., on Dec. 14, 1942, he was the son of Walter Joseph Rokicki (deceased) and Mary Rosario Medeiros Rokicki. A graduate of Dartmouth High School, Dartmouth, Mass., he moved to Terre Haute in 1963 and attended Indiana State University, earning a B.S. degree in Speech and Political Science in 1967...
MICHAEL 'DULLIE' DULICK (08/22/03)
Michael "Dullie" Dulick, 37, of Brazil, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, at 12:10 a.m. in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He suffered from diabetis and renal failure. Born July 6, 1966, in Uniontown, Pa., he was an avid fisherman, lover of nature, and a pure artist in woodcrafting and cooking...
CLOVIS D. 'PEE WEE' KLASS (08/22/03)
Clovis D. "Pee Wee" Klass, 68, of Saline City, died at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Center in Knightsville. Born April 14, 1935, in Owen County, he was the son of Earl T. and Lucy Bouriff Klass, who have preceded him in death...