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Stories from Monday, August 25, 2003

Ringo donates first check to Habitat (08/25/03)
Judy Berry, Habitat for Humanity Board Member, shows her appreciation for a contribution from Larry Ringo. Ringo, who works at Eddie's Sandwich Shop, donated his first paycheck to the local Habitat organization. Larry Ringo can't stand to be idle. He thinks age can't catch you if you keep moving. Even though he has a successful catering business, he took a job at Eddie's Sandwich Shop when the restaurant re-opened recently...
"Lifeline" event to be held tonight (08/25/03)
Vigo County Lifeline will host their annual fundraising event "Laughlines for Lifeline" featuring comedian Richard Bowden and the Electric Amish Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Tilson Auditorium on the campus of Indiana State University. The event is presented by ISU Center for Science Education...
"Chop shop" busted, man caught (08/25/03)
An investigation by the Indiana State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigations and J.D. Goldner that began July 16, 2003 has led to the arrests Nathan J. Lane, Shawn W. Chilton and Richard D. Shorter. The trio charged with a total of 9 felonies and 2 misdemeanors...
Local pharmacy finds niche (08/25/03)
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second in a series of stories about locally owned and operated businesses in Brazil. If you have a suggestion for a store that should be covered in the series, please contact Evan Wade at The Times or by e-mail. The place for the family-owned drugstore in American business may have diminished over the past few years, but don't tell Lynn Hostetler that...
Staunton woman wins Habitat drawing (08/25/03)
Judy Berry, Clay County Habitat for Humanity, presents Anita Ave, of Staunton, with the grand prize in Habitat's weekly drawing at the band concerts. Ave won a $1,000 trip and a year's membership to Ambassadair. Habitat raised more than $2,000 through the raffle, Berry said. The grand prize cost $1,100, "so, we almost doubled our investment," she said. "Hopefully, next year, we will do better." Habitat helps families build homes who would otherwise be unable to do so...
'1812 Overture' -- complete with explosions -- caps 2003 season (08/25/03)
Matthew S. Huber directs the Brazil Concert Band in "The 1812 Overture" by Tschaikowski as Mark Adamson synchronizes explosions to the music. The dull red glow of one explosion can be seen above the bandshell at Forest Park on Sunday night. Real explosions rocked Forest Park, all in time with "The 1812 Overture" Sunday night...
Knights pick up weekend conference victory (08/25/03)
Shawn Hughes was a winner on Saturday at number three singles. Northview's tennis team picked up their first conference win of the season on Saturday over Brown County, 4-1. The Knights swept through singles play as Tyler Akers won at number one singles 6-1, 6-4 over Michael Dodge. At number two doubles, Cody Melega was victorious with a 6-1, 7-6 (7-4) win and Shawn Hughes won 7-6 (7-4), 6-0...
Northview loses first game to Cougars (08/25/03)
A re-invigorated Northview defense squared off with an athletic Bloomington North offense on Friday evening. Bloomington -- The Northview Knights expected to show a stronger running game and a much improved defense Friday night in their opening high school football game against the Bloomington North Cougars. They did not live up to expectations...
North defeats Knights in final seconds (08/25/03)
The Knights girls soccer squad played the visiting Terre Haute North Patriots to a standstill for nearly 80 minutes. In fact, 79:51.5 was the exact time that Northview played the Patriots even, but the game lasts a full 80 minutes. North freshman Erin Pugh sent home a goal mouth cross from fellow freshman Samantha Meiseel with just 9.5 seconds remaining on the clock to break a scoreless deadlock...
Northview harriers victorious; golf team falls just short (08/25/03)
The Northview cross country teams kicked off their season in style amidst oppressive heat and humidity Thursday afternoon. The girls team swept the top four spots and six of the first seven on the way to a 16-44 victory over Riverton Parke. The boys team also won comfortably over the Panthers by taking the top seven positions, 15-50...
Knights lose close tennis match to Cardinals (08/25/03)
On Wednesday evening Northview's boys tennis team came up just short in their season opening match with the Bloomfield Cardinals. The Knights fell behind early as the number one doubles pairing of Jeremy Miller and Jacob Talbot lost their match to Dustin Headley and Corey Parks, 6-1, 6-1. However the top singles duo of Tyler Akers and Cody Melega sent the Knights up 2-1 in matches with their victories...
Three wheelin. . . . . .to victory (08/25/03)
Carlos Bumgardner (#34) was the Modified winner at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. Brandon Petty was the Sprint Winner while Jeff Bell took the Pro Stock feature.
JAMES E. SPELBRING (08/25/03)
James E. "Jim" Spelbring, 74, of Poland, died Friday, Aug. 22, 2003, at Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Terre Haute. Born April 19, 1929, in Owen County, he was the son of Ray Edward and Nina Hunsicker Spelbring. He graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1947 and was a self-employed farmer. ...
THOMAS H. ELMORE (08/25/03)
Thomas H. Elmore, 79, of Brazil, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, at 6 p.m. at the Clay Health Center in Brazil. He was born Nov. 21, 1923, in Putnam County, the son of Cecil and Laura Smith Elmore, who have preceded him in death. He attended Cloverdale Grade School and graduated from Quincy High School. He joined the 8th United States Air Force on March 17, 1943, and served until he was discharged on Jan. 26, 1950...