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Stories from Friday, September 19, 2003

Local industry: MI Home Products (09/19/03)
Of all the thousands of parts that go into the construction of a home, many Brazil homeowners may be surprised to find their windows may have come from right down the street. MI Home Products, located on East Hwy. 40, has been manufacturing windows that are shipped around the central and south U.S. for over 30 years now, though the operation is on a much larger scale than it once was...
Land owner offers rebuttal (09/19/03)
Rena Morlan, who has had charges filed against her for maintaining a dwelling unfit for human habitation, could not be reached for comment before an article about her appeared in Friday's newspaper. Morlan contacted the Brazil Times Friday afternoon saying she didn't respond earlier because she was in the hospital Thursday having tests...
2003 Homecoming Court (09/19/03)
Above: The 2003 Homecoming Court along with their escorts were: (from left) Rachel Dow, Joran Ferris, Brandi Butler, Jordan Garrison, Queen Shonna Barnett with Tyler Akers, Craig Greenwood, Kelsey Smith, Dan Hoover and Charlynn Turner. Carey Fox photo...
And the winner is... (09/19/03)
Right:Northview's Shonna Barnett was named the 2003 Northview Homecoming Queen on Friday night before the home football game with Owen Valley. Barnett was accompanied by Tyler Akers. Carey fox photo
1920 home on tour (09/19/03)
Errett and Mary Shaw built a house in 1920 at 915 N. Walnut St. Since then the place has seen quite a few owners, but since 2001, Stephen and Jan Stapp have called it home. And they will be welcoming the community into their home this Sunday during the Meridian-Forest Historic District Home Tour...
Author to speak on motivating children to read (09/19/03)
Best-selling author Jim Trelease will address parents, teachers and the general public Sept. 30 at Northview High School Auditorium. With funding from the Clay County CAPE grant, an inservice for professionals, will take place 4 to 6 p.m. and a public session will run 7 to 8:30 p.m. Trelease is the author of The New York Times bestseller, "The Read-Aloud Handbook". He will speak on "Reading Aloud: Motivating children to make books into friends, not enemies."...
Clay County United Way honors local business and education (09/19/03)
Several area businesses and schools were recently recognized by United Way for their efforts in supporting the organization. Representatives of these organizations visited the United Way office Wednesday. UW President John Lee said that the businesses and schools are "some of the better Clay County United Way supporters" and that they were awarded for "various levels of participation." Front row (from left): Ken Wallace, Northview High School, Jeff Allen, North Clay Middle School, John Lee, United Way president, Joe Cook, Spun Metals, Inc., Myrna Mager, Spencer Miller & Associates, and Jena Wilkes, Thomas & Thomas. ...
Woman charged for unfit dwelling (09/19/03)
An old truck was burned and sets rusting in what used to be a garage at 1626 N. Meridian St. Much of the trash, old tires and a washer and dryer are partly hidden by the weeds, brush and trees around and through the demolished ruins. Criminal charges were filed against Rena A. ...
Knights lower the boom on Patriots (09/19/03)
On Friday night the Northview faithful got to celebrate Homecoming with a decisive 40-6 victory over Western Indiana Conference foe Owen Valley. The victory was the first for the Knights against the Patriots since the inception of the league five years ago. "This is a real big win for us," commented Northview coach George Gettle afterwards. "It's the first time we beat them and we have a big game coming up next week."...
Senior Kelsey Smith and the Knights (09/19/03)
Senior Kelsey Smith and the Knights will open sectional play on Saturday.
Stephanie Hoke and the Knights (09/19/03)
Stephanie Hoke (#3) and the Knights dropped a 3-2 decision to Edgewood at home on Wednesday evening. Northview will play Brown County on Saturday in a boy/girl doubleheader beginning at 11 a.m.
Northview and Clay City have mixed results (09/19/03)
The Northview tennis team was swept on Thursday evening versus West Vigo, 5-0. At number one singles, Tyler Akers dropped a 6-0, 6-1 decision to Wes Readinger before Cody Melega lost a 6-1, 6-4 match to Micah Williams. At number three singles, Shawn Hughes lost to Mark Welsh by a 6-2, 6-3 count...
THERESA R. BUTT (09/19/03)
Theresa R. Butt, 89, of Cory, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at 7:10 p.m. at Clay County Health Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1913, in Cory, the daughter of Daniel Nicoson and Florence Bernhardt Nicoson. She graduated from Cory High School and Indiana Teachers College...
FRED L. SNOW (09/19/03)
Pastor Fred L. Snow, 72, of Peru, Ind., died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at 3:51 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Vigo County on July 10, 1931, the son of Edward R. Snow and Hazel Smith Snow, who preceded him in death. He married Patricia Neese on March 25, 1951; she survives...
JOHN E. WILSON (09/19/03)
\John E. Wilson, 74, a resident of the Clay City area for the past seven years after moving from Florida, died at 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at his residence. He was born Jan. 22, 1929, in Atlantic City, N.J., the son of John Wesley and Frances Leatherberry Wilson, who preceded him in death...
JAMES L. HARRISON (09/19/03)
James L. Harrison, 48, of Center Point, died unexpectedly at 5:32 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Oct. 12, 1954, in Clay County, he was the son of Clarence Eddy Jr. and Shirley Duzan Harrison, who have preceded him in death...