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Stories from Thursday, September 18, 2003

Mourning our Loss (09/18/03)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Even as Indiana's most powerful politician, there was nothing pretentious about Frank O'Bannon. He drank cold coffee from a mug. He often held the door for others, not the other way around. When a major economic development plan he was pushing squeaked to passage in the House one day, he exchanged high-fives with his governor's office staff...
Comp house on home tour (09/18/03)
Greg and Kathy Comp both wanted an older house, so they decided to buy the home located at 22 W. Chestnut St. When they moved in about 9 1/2 years ago, they were a family of five. Now, the couple lives alone with their 11-year-old son, Tyler. The Comps are not familiar with the history of their home, which will be featured on the Meridian-Forest Historic District Home Tour this Sunday. ...
School AC unit irritates residents (09/18/03)
Carl and Martha MacDonald have lived at their home on Olive Street, on the northwest corner of Eastside Elementary School, for several years. Now Carl says the situation there is "kind of a mess." Nearly a year ago, after air conditioning was installed at the school, the system's noisy condensing unit became a problem for the MacDonalds. So, Carl began trying to contact the proper authorities to help with the situation...
Accident results in two arrests (09/18/03)
County police and fire units and rescue workers assess damage after occupants were removed from the red Chevrolet Cavalier convertible. Chris and Michelle Lee, in red shirts, were in the gray Ford Taurus when it was hit by the Cavalier. Two Staunton men were arrested yesterday afternoon after being involved in a two-car wreck at the S-curve in Staunton about 4:20 p.m...
Knights lying in wait for struggling Owen Valley (09/18/03)
Northview's Michael Landry (#2) is currently seventh in the state in receiving yards per game (97.0) The Northview football team hopes that Friday night is a chance for a little retribution versus the Owen Valley Patriots. The Knights have never beaten Owen Valley since the inception of the Western Indiana Conference. That streak encompasses five straight defeats including last season's 20-14 loss on the Patriot's home turf...
Northview and North Clay harriers pick up victories (09/18/03)
Northview's Mary Pugh placed fourth against Sullivan on Wednesday with a time of 17:21. The Northview and North Clay cross-country teams swept to wins over Sullivan and North Central respectively on Wednesday evening. The Knights, preparing for a big meet on Saturday in the South Knox Invitational prepared with a 20-42 win in the boys race over the Golden Arrows while the girls were 18-43 winners...
Chris Smith (09/18/03)
Chris Smith took second overall to help his North Clay team to a 22-39 win over North Central.
JOY E. SHEESE (09/18/03)
Joy E. Sheese, 83, of Bowling Green, died at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute Born Sept. 22, 1919, in Clay County, he was the son of Silas Ellsworth and Stella Lillian Humble Sheese who have preceded him in death. On Oct. 6, 1944, he married Mable Music in Carrollton, Ga...