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Stories from Thursday, September 4, 2003

Senators urge President to declare Clay County disaster area (09/04/03)
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Senators Evan Bayh and Dick Lugar have urged President Bush to declare Clay, Parke, Vigo and 23 other central Indiana counties a Major Disaster Area following a record-breaking rainfall over the Labor Day weekend. More than seven inches of rain fell in one day, creating flood waters that reached levels that have not been seen since record-keeping began in 1913...
Drivber blacks out, hits truck (09/04/03)
Deputies Chris Robinson (left) and Jeff Maynard were called to Vision Quest Landscaping and Garden Center early Wednesday afternoon to investigate a one-vehicle accident. The driver, Clarence Floyd, 66, of Terre Haute, "didn't even have a driver's license," according to Maynard. Floyd told police he had blacked out and does not recall the accident, which began when he veered off the road and hit the sign in front of G & S Service Center, U.S. 40 W...
Clay Co. may get locally based air ambulance (09/04/03)
September has kicked off to a whiz-bang start this year, with meetings and discussions galore by way of the County Council and Commissioners. One of the (many) topics of discussion as of late has been tax restructuring and the effect it would have on Clay County's economy. More business means more jobs means more taxes, and Brazil (and its surrounding towns) are hungry for all three...
Apple Festival scheduled this month (09/04/03)
The 34th annual Cory Apple Festival is scheduled Sept. 26-28. Booth space is still available for anyone interested in having a craft, flea market, antique or food booth. To reserve a spot, contact Lana Hendrix at (812) 864-2229. Bob Clifton will again host a display of antique farm equipment and small engines. If you would like to loan your equipment to the show, call him at (812) 864-2665...
Forest Park walkers endangered by drivers (09/04/03)
Cars being driven on the Forest Park walking track were discussed at length during the Brazil City Parks Board meeting last night at City Hall. The track is also used for the Rotary Club go-kart races before the Fourth of July. Signs have been posted stating that cars are not allowed on the track and yellow tape has been strung across access roads. Some inconsiderate or very unobservant people continue to put walkers at risk. Motorists drive around the track while people are walking on it...
Knights hope to avoid turnovers vs. Patriots (09/04/03)
The Northview Knights will face off versus Terre Haute North on Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. One hour before kickoff, the Indianapolis Colts Friday Night Kickoff Tour will be in town featuring Colts Cheerleaders, Colts Alumni players and a traveling museum...
Colts Friday Night Football Tour hits Brazil (09/04/03)
The Indianapolis Colts 2003 Friday Night Football Tour kicks off in Brazil this Friday night for the Terre Haute North vs. Northview game. The game kicks off at Northview High School at 7:30 p.m. The Friday Night Football Tour is part of the Colts youth football initiative, to further develop youth football across the State of Indiana...
Northview tennis wins while soccer falls short (09/04/03)
Northview's Erin Whitmore battles for position of the ball with Danville's Jessica Grove. Each player scored a pair of goals in the Knight's 5-3 loss on Wednesday. One game the defense is stingy and the offense is missing a cylinder and another contest shows how quickly the Knights can put up numbers on the scoreboard while the defense is a step slow. Northview's girls soccer team hasn't quite put both halves of the game together for 80 minutes just yet, but oh when they do!...
AUSTIN KYLE DRAKE (09/04/03)
Austin Kyle Drake, 19, of Center Point, died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003, at 3:30 a.m. at his residence. He had been battling a brain tumor for the past six years. He was born Feb. 8, 1984, in Terre Haute, the son of Terry and Melody Brush Drake. He graduated from Calvary Christian School in Linton in 2003...