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Stories from Friday, October 10, 2003

New at press time: Man leads police on 3-county chase (10/10/03)
A man wanted in Mississippi for questioning in connection with a murder investigation and for parole violation led Indiana State Police on a three-county chase Friday night. The chase began around 7:30 p.m. when Indiana State Trooper Joe Swisher saw a silver auto westbound on I-70 near U.S. ...
Suspects could get 50 years, if convicted (10/10/03)
There were no new developments Friday afternoon in the investigation of the meth lab found on West National Avenue, city police said. Around 7:40 p.m. Thursday, Brazil City Police responded to a report of someone breaking into vehicles at Goodman Motors, 302 W. National Ave...
Clothing requested for Thursday house fire victims (10/10/03)
A local couple and their son lost nearly all of their material possessions when their home, at 1316 Willow Drive, caught fire early Thursday morning. Sue Piper and her son, Tyler Mayfield, 17, were at home when a burning candle apparently ignited a blanket or curtain in the living room about 3 a.m...
Youngsters made aware of cancer (10/10/03)
Annunciation School participated in a fundraiser Friday for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Each student who wished to wear jeans instead of their usual uniforms had to donate $1 to the cause and each staff member was required to donate $5 to wear jeans. ...
Notice the traffic? The Covered Bridge Festival begins! (10/10/03)
Mother and daughter duo Judy Keyes of Rosedale and Jeanie Keyes-Morris of Brazil own and operate Bridgeton's Parke Place. The store has 21 booths inside and utilize the front of the store for their own homemade creations. The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival started Friday and continues through Oct. 19...
Meth lab busted (10/10/03)
Police apprehended Jeff Goodman, 31, and Shawn Weddle, 32, for the manufacture and posession of methamphetamines. The arrest occurred in the back of Mike Goodman Motor, where the lab was found. No other information was available at press time.
A 'Fiesta' for First Steps program (10/10/03)
Fiesta Hair and Tanning Salon had been looking for a local cause to support. Thanks to Peggy Eppert, First Steps became the lucky recipient of their donations. While Eppert, a developmental therapist for First Steps, was getting her hair cut by Mandy Batchelor at Fiesta, Batchelor and Fiesta Manager Cindy Wallen started talking about their desire to find a worthy cause to help. So, Eppert told them about First Steps and made them aware of the program's financial needs...
School board holds meeting (10/10/03)
Superintendent Bill Schad "hit the highlights" of the first phase of the Education Roundtable's P-16 Draft Proposal with a Power Point demonstration at the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees meeting Thursday night. He reminded the Board that this is "only a draft" and that by the time the program is adopted it "may not look anything like" what he was discussing...
A veteran Gives Back (10/10/03)
Margie Bryant, front center, hands out a check for $5,000, from her father's estate, to Nancy Berkheiser, CEO of the YMCA. Five other organizations also received a similar check. Left: Dylan Hyatt with his dad Mitch Hyatt from the Clay Youth football League; Richard Dickerson and Jim Cassidy, VFW; L.T. Clark and Tony Jeffries, Clay County Youth League; Charlie Brown, Clay County Humane Society and David McFaddin, American Legion...
Vikings hault Northview's four-game winning streak (10/10/03)
The West Vigo versus Northview game was all it was hyped to be for at least one half of action, but in the end it was the Vikings who made the biggest key plays in a 34-21 victory Friday night. In the first half of action the Knights couldn't get untracked offensively and the Vikings controlled the first half clock with a powerful ground play led by junior Shawn Sullivan...
Cubs win Game Three in wild fashion (10/10/03)
MIAMI -- Add Doug Glanville to the list of baseball's most unlikely postseason heroes. The last guy to make the Cubs' playoff roster, Glanville delivered a tiebreaking triple in the 11th inning and Chicago got the final out on a crazy play to beat the Florida Marlins 5-4 Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series...
Northview shuts down Vikings at home (10/10/03)
Northview senior Rachel Deal had a pair of assists in the Knight's 4-0 victory over West Vigo on Thursday night. The Knights will face the Vikings again in the sectionals. The Northview girls soccer team geared up for sectional play by defeating the West Vigo Vikings 4-0 in their final regular season contest...
Northview falls to conference foe Owen Valley (10/10/03)
The Northview volleyball squad dropped to 3-3 in the Western Indiana Conference with a 16-21, 11-21, 12-21 defeat to Owen Valley on Wednesday evening. The Knights (10-12 overall) were led by Erica Koehler's six digs, three assists and one kill while Christy Fulk added three blocks and a kill and Natalie Shoemaker added two kills of her own along with a pair of assists. She also topped the team with seven digs...
MILDRED JACKS (10/10/03)
MILDRED JACKS Mildred Jacks, 87, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, in her home in Phoenix, Ariz. She was born on Nov. 25, 1915, in Clay City to Emma and John N. Niswonger. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1933 and was married in 1941...
RALPH IRWIN ROGERS SR. (10/10/03)
RALPH IRWIN ROGERS SR. Ralph Irwin Rogers Sr., 68, of Greencastle, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, at his residence. He was born Nov. 5, 1934, in Putnam County, Ind., the son of Arthur and Mary Louise Higgins Rogers. He served a 4-year term in the Army National Guard. He was employed with Lonestar Industries in Greencastle for 42 years, retiring in 1995...