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Stories from Wednesday, September 17, 2003

Knights and Cougars battle to the end (09/17/03)
On Senior Night for the Northview girls golf team, Kelsey Smith (left) and Amy Thiemann (center) were honored by their coach Teresa Akers (far right) and parents. - No. 10 Knights and No. 16 Cougars go to sixth scores - On Tuesday night the Northview girls golf team got a dose of what the postseason pressure will be like when they hosted 16th-ranked Bloomington North at Forest Park Golf Course...
Patricia Prentice selected for juried art exhibition (09/17/03)
Beginning Saturday, the Swope Art Museum will present the 59th Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition in Terre Haute. The Wabash Valley Annual is one of the oldest juried exhibits in the state of Indiana and submissions of work are accepted from any living artist who resides within a 150-mile radius of Terre Haute. This year's exhibit features artworks by 79 regional artists...
Report offers good news for work force (09/17/03)
Terre Haute area employers expect to hire at an upbeat pace during the fourth quarter of 2003, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. From October to December, 27 percent of the companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 10 percent intend to reduce their workforce, according to Manpower spokesperson Lori Leo. Another 60 percent expect to maintain their current staff levels and 3percent are not certain of their hiring plans...
West Nile virus suspected in Clay County (09/17/03)
State Health officials have reported two probable human cases of the West Nile virus in Clay and Grant counties, bringing the total number of probable human cases in Indiana to 10. The ages of the 10 probable causes range from 1 year to 79 years old. So far this year, 42 Indiana counties have shown evidence of West Nile virus activity...
Residents should call FEMA (09/17/03)
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has formally declared the storms that occurred over Labor Day weekend as Clay County's second disaster. Clay County Emergency Management Director Gerri Husband encourages anyone who received damage to their residence or business from the 8 inches of rain that fell over the holiday weekend to contact the FEMA hotline to register for possible individual assistance...
K-Day Parade to coincide with October's Popcorn Festival (09/17/03)
The Kiwanis K-Day Parade is an anticipated event in the county every year. Especially with activities planned for this year's Popcorn Festival, the pressure is up to put out a great spectacle to match the rest of the events. Charlie Brown, outgoing Kiwanis President and organizer for this year's parade, said that things are looking good, but more content in the parade is always encouraged...
Brazil companmy honored as Franchisee of Year (09/17/03)
Gerry and Carla Crafton, pictured with a trophy and rose, were honored in St. Louis in June, with the Aire Serv National Franchisee of the Year award. Pictured on the back row are Doyle Jones and Roger Goertz. Next to Carla is Dina Dwyer Owens. In the front row are children Beth and Ben Crafton. Submitted photo...
Alisha Drake (09/17/03)
Alisha Drake was the meet winner for the Clay City girls on Monday versus Shakamak
Millie Akers (09/17/03)
Though Northview was celebrating Senior Night during Tuesday's match with Bloomington North, freshman Millie Akers (shown chipping the ball) and junior Brittney Cheek (far left) carded a 42 and 39 respectively.
Northview drops tennis match to Mustangs (09/17/03)
The Northview tennis squad dropped to 4-5 overall this season with a 3-2 defeat to Edgewood on the road Tuesday night. The Knights got a win at No. 1 singles from Tyler Akers who defeated Nick Urich 6-3, 7-5 to get Northview out front early. However, the Mustangs came back to win both No. 2 and No. 3 singles as Andy Ripley won 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 over Cody Melega at No. 2 and Caleb McLove beat Shawn Hughes 6-2, 6-2 at No. 3...
Eels pick up cross-country win in re-scheduled dual (09/17/03)
Clay City's cross-country teams picked up a pair of victories on Monday over Shakamak in a meet rescheduled due to the inclement weather two weeks ago. The Eels boys team defeated the Lakers 19-44 on the strength of Andy Huggler's winning time of 18:17 for Clay City...
JOHN WILLIAM SWEARINGEN (09/17/03)
John William Swearingen, 80, of Plainfield, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2003, in Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born on July 26, 1923, in Cloverland, Ind. He was the son of Ross Omer and Clara Hamm Swearingen. He graduated from Staunton High School in the class of 1941...