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Stories from Monday, September 29, 2003

At the Apple Festival (09/29/03)
Lynn Hamilton photo Robert Delano of Poland (right) examines the merchandise at Zorn's Incense and Burners, while owner Mike Alvarez (left) stands by to assist him. Alvarez, a Knox, Ind., resident, is one of many vendors who have set up shop for the weekend at the Cory Apple Festival. He and his wife Rosemary have a "huge selection" of hand-dipped and imported incense, along with several other items for sale...
County to test new system (09/29/03)
By EVAN WADE evnwade@yahoo.com The "paper chase" is possibly one of the biggest complaints about Indiana's court system, but that won't be a concern for Clay County in the near future. The Judicial Technology & Automation Committee (JTAC), after an exhaustive search spanning several counties in Indiana, has decided to bring a revolutionary new filing software to Clay County for testing purposes...
The Home Run King (09/29/03)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com It's not known for sure if love and compassion are innate emotional traits or if they're learned behavior. What is known for sure is that Tyler Alsip loves baseball and his young teammates are very compassionate kids...
Building a playground (09/29/03)
Meg Grey photo The Annunciation School family got their hands dirty Saturday morning by installing the 100-year-old school's first playground. Annunciation's PTO collected $8,500 in donations from area businesses and residents to buy playground equipment. A blessing for the playground was held Sunday morning...
Go, Tyler! Teammates encourage Clay City baseball player (09/29/03)
Part two of two By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Tyler Alsip was born with cerebral palsy 16 years ago. Though his cognitive level is about that of a 2-year-old, Tyler understands most of what is said to him. He can't speak well but can make his feelings known. Love and compassion have guided Tyler's life...
'Thank you,' emergency personnel (09/29/03)
Meg Grey photo Rick and Cindy Atkins help themselves to food at the 2nd Annual Thank You Day Picnic for local police, fire, EMT and volunteer departments. The couple is involved with the American Red Cross and Rick is a member of the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department. The celebration doubled as a fundraiser for local firefighter Shane Zurcher...
Northview Knights knock down Number 1! (09/29/03)
Carey Fox photo Northview Knights teammates celebrate Saturday along with fans after their 20-0 victory over Vincennes Lincoln on Saturday. The game was postponed from Friday due to inclement weather. Vincennes was ranked Number 1 in the state. See page 6 for more...
What a way to spend a Saturday! (09/29/03)
Carey Fox photo Northview defensive back Matt McCluskey defends Vincennes receiver Brad Pifer tightly on this incompletion. McCluskey would add an interception later in the game. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com If there are any people out there who still don't believe in the turnaround in the Northview football program, don't include Vincennes Lincoln faithful among them...
Lightning postpones game (09/29/03)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com The lights were on, the stands were nearly full and Vincennes was lined up to deliver the opening kickoff for Friday night's battle between Northview and 4A's top-ranked Alices then Mother Nature intervened. Persistent lightning and the presence of both a Severe Thunderstorm warning and a Tornado Watch combined to move the Knight's home football game to this afternoon beginning at 3 p.m...
KATHERINE MOORE (09/29/03)
Katherine Moore, 94, of Rockville, died Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003, in the emergency room of West Central Community Hospital in Clinton. She was born Aug. 18, 1909, in Nebraska to the late Harrison Grubbs and Ruth Robbins Grubbs. She was a graduate of Cayuga High School...
LOY E. THOMAS (09/29/03)
Loy E. Thomas, 89, of Knightsville, died at 7:35 a.m., Saturday, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, where he had been a patient for over three years. Born in Putnam Co. on Aug. 19, 1914, his parents were Paul Thomas and Blanche Dillinger Thomas. He had resided in Knightsville for most of his life...
LARRY J. CRAIG, SR. (09/29/03)
Larry J. Craig, Sr., 64, of Terre Haute, died at 6:40 p.m., Sept. 27, 2003, at his residence. Born June 11, 1939 in Brazil, he was the son of Charles W. Craig and Genevieve L. Hall Craig. He worked for Arketex, Wake-up Filling Station, and Adamson's Sawmill...
EVELYN VIVIAN PELL (09/29/03)
Evelyn Vivian Pell, 89, of Brazil, died at 1:45 p.m., Sept. 27, 2003, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. Evelyn was born December 25, 1913 in Brazil, Ind. She was the daughter of Ira "Pokie" and Josephine Lete Alsip. Following graduation from Brazil High School and Indiana State Teachers College in Terre Haute, she studied for a Master's degree at the University of Iowa. ...
MARY CROOKS SKENE (09/29/03)
Mary Crooks Skene, 95, of Rockville, died at 11:45 a.m., Friday, Sept. 26, 2003 in Holy Hill Health Care and Rehabilitation in Brazil. She was a retired nurses aid at the former St. Anthony's Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born June. 8, 1908 in Parke County, Ind. to the late Robert T. Crooks and Nancy Hulena Rigdon Crooks...