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Stories from Tuesday, September 16, 2003

Linda Cooper's home is on tour (09/16/03)
Linda Cooper's 13th renovated house, located on Compton Street. About nine years ago, Linda Cooper began buying and fixing up old houses. Her motivation at first was to help each of her children to "get a better house" than they could have otherwise afforded. A former bartender, she is now her "own boss."...
Festival to become reality (09/16/03)
What started as an exploratory meeting in February of 2003 by the Preservation Association, Kiwanis, Historical Society, and other interested groups and citizens has become a Popcorn Festival. The festival honors Clay County's own, Orville Redenbacher, whose name is only second to Colonel Sanders when it comes to entrepreneurs of food. ...
Purdue Ag Outlook is tomorrow (09/16/03)
What can farmers and agribusiness people expect in the coming year for Indiana agriculture? Nobody is sure, but the Purdue Agricultural Economics Department's top experts will present their views and discuss the future in a series of outlook programs, including one at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 17, at Parke County Extension Office, at the Fairgrounds north of Rockville...
Lawson still fighting diabetes (09/16/03)
John Barry Lawson nearly died in late August when he went into a diabetic coma with a blood sugar of over 1300. He's being processed for A-1 status at the IU Medical Center for a pancreas transplant. By the time John Barry Lawson was 5, he was giving himself insulin injections. The 39-year-old father of two was born with Type I juvenile onset diabetes...
Sprint Car track champion at Lincoln Parke Speedway (09/16/03)
Justin Marvel was the Sprint Car track champion at Lincoln Parke Speedway this season. The Pittsboro driver picked up three feature wins this year at LPS.
Shawn Piatt (09/16/03)
Shawn Piatt prepares to hammer home the first of his goals in a hat trick versus Owen Valley on Monday night. His shot, on a direct kick, curled over Jess Inman (#5) and Jordan Leach (#20) who make up the left side of the Patriot defensive wall.
Shawn Hughes (09/16/03)
Shawn Hughes won the final match of the evening versus Rockville No. 3 singles player, Ricky Morris as the Knights won the match versus the Rox 3-2.
Knights go unbeaten at home on Monday (09/16/03)
Northview senior Mitch Mershon fires home the first goal of the game for the Knights in a 4-4 tie with Owen Valley. - Soccer ties while tennis, volleyball and football get wins - The entire season the Northview boys soccer team has battled injuries and illness and still hasn't put their entire projected starting lineup on the field. So coach Todd LaComba has been forced to move various players around in the lineup to get the best combination...
North Clay cross-country and volleyball have big weekends (09/16/03)
The North Clay cross-country squads competed on Saturday at the John Mitchell Invitational in Cascade with excellent results. Though team scores were not kept for the teams involved, the North Clay girls team was lead by Sara Roeschlein who finished second overall in the race and was the top finishing Knight...
Laser finishes season. . . .in style! (09/16/03)
Plainfield's Jimmy Laser (bottom right) capped off a remarkable five week string to finish the Lincoln Park Speedway season with a victory in the final race of the season Saturday night. That victory finished off a streak that saw Laser win four of the final five features of the season, including the the last three in a row...
DANNY RAY REYNOLDS (09/16/03)
Danny Ray Reynolds, 33, of Terre Haute, died at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, 2003. He was employed at Technicote, Inc. of Terre Haute for one year as a machine operator and enjoyed outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting and camping. Born Jan. 16, 1970, in Terre Haute, his parents are Emery Reynolds of Brazil and Cheryl Poole Reynolds Cassidy of Terre Haute...
VIRGIL WILLEN (09/16/03)
Virgil Willen, 80, formerly of Clay City, died at 7 a.m. Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, at Grandview Convalescent Center in Martinsville, Ind. Born April 15, 1923, in Sullivan County, he was the son of John Loy and Esther Faye Propts Willen, who are deceased...