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Stories from Friday, September 5, 2003

House of David returns (09/05/03)
Solicitors for the House of David were again collecting money in Brazil at the U.S. 40/State Road 59 intersection yesterday. Members from the non-denominational church located in Indianapolis were here three times in early August. Brazil City Hall had received several complaints about the group. ...
Bridging the Gap (09/05/03)
- Local man meets brother he never knew he had George Hewitt was more than a little surprised when his daughter, Becky, called a couple months ago and told him she'd found his brother. George never knew he had one. The brother, Marvin Anderson, 68, had been looking for his biological family for 18 years...
Sisters of Providence sued (09/05/03)
TERRE HAUTE (AP) -- A former garden manager for the Sisters of Providence who was fired last year has filed a federal age discrimination lawsuit against the order. Larry Bown, who maintained gardens, an orchard and a herd of alpacas for the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, said he was told he was too old for the job and fired in February 2002. He was then 59...
Clay Schools Corp. seeks attorneys (09/05/03)
The Board of School Trustees of Clay Community Schools invites all law firms and/or attorneys residing in Clay County to submit a proposal to represent the school corporation in legal matters. The proposal should contain the cost of a retainage fee and what services would be covered under the retainage fee; the cost and list of all services not covered under the retainage fee; and a list of other school corporations for which the firm serves or has served as legal counsel...
Man dies after U.S. 40 crash (09/05/03)
A West Terre Haute man died after being transported by helicopter to Methodist Hospital yesterday afternoon. He had run his truck off the road seven hours earlier. Police say Daniel Jarvis Jr., 23, was headed east on U.S. 40 about 5 a.m. Thursday morning. He was on his way to work at Great Dane Trailers in Brazil...
Keeping the city clean (09/05/03)
Jimmie Phelps uses an edger to cut out weeds in front of his home on North Depot Street. Jimmie Phelps is doing his part to keep the city clean. Using an edger, he cut out all of the weeds in front of the sidewalk by his house yesterday. That's no small task for the 70-year-old. Besides chronic asthma, he's had heart valve replacement surgery, a stroke, and extensive colon surgery...
Knights down Mustangs on the road (09/05/03)
Northview's Amy Thiemann shot a 36 to pace the Knights to a victory over Edgewood.on Thursday. The Northview golf team moved to 7-1 in dual meets this season with a 169 to 227 victory over conference foe, Edgewood on Thursday evening. Amy Thiemann was the medalist for the Knights, shooting a 36 at Cascades Golf Course...
ETHEL TAYLOR (09/05/03)
Ethel Taylor, 78, of Brazil, died at 9:34 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at the Clay Health Center, where she had been a resident patient since September 1999. She has no family survivors. A graveside memorial service will be conducted Monday at 11 a.m. in Cottage Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Richard V. Pippin officiating...
LILLIAN MARIE MCALLISTER GARDNER (09/05/03)
Lillian Marie McAllister Gardner, 84, of Mount Dora, Fla., formerly of Reelsville, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, at the home of her daughter-in-law in Middlesburg, Fla. She was born Aug. 31, 1919, in Oka, Mont., the daughter of Charles August McAllister and Eva McFarland McAllister...
MARTHA GENE THISTLE (09/05/03)
Martha Gene Thistle, 78, of Brazil died, Wednesday afternoon Sept. 3, 2003, at her residence. She was born June 24, 1925, in Sistersville, W. Va., the daughter of William Conant and Mabel Ruff Conant. She married William B. Thistle in Sistersville on June 28, 1946...
HOWARD WINKLER (09/05/03)
Howard Winkler, 84, of Mountain Home, Ark., formerly of Lebanon, Ind., died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2003. He was born Dec. 18, 1918, in Patricksburg, Ind., to David Clark and Gladys Irene Fullen Winkler. He married Joyce Marilyn Mohr on Sept. 26, 1947, at Indianapolis...
GEORGE A. DEAN (09/05/03)
George A. Dean, 80, of Terre Haute, died at Royal Oaks Healthcare at 10:50 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2003. Born July 8, 1923, he was the son of Harry H. and Nellie Givens Dean. He was a World War II and Korean War Navy veteran, a former owner of Dean's Sheet Metal Co., a director of vocational education for both the State of Indiana and the State of Illinois...