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Stories from Monday, October 13, 2003

Workshop will deal with ADD, other issues (10/13/03)
Robyn Rennick of Hardman & Associates will present a workshop for tutors, teachers, instructional assistants, administrators and anyone who works with middle school students through adult learners on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2003, from 8 a.m. -- 2:30 p.m. at the LEAAP Center, 501 East Jackson Street in Brazil...
'Tis the season to prepare (10/13/03)
The Christmas in the Park committee met last week at City Hall in the Council Chambers to discuss the upcoming events. After setting up a stand at last weekend's Popcorn Festival, the committee sold four new ornaments and nine ornaments from past years, earning $42. They plan to ask local businesses to sell the remaining ornaments...
Covered Bridge Festival scrapbook: Brazil woman enjoys Bridgeton (10/13/03)
Mary Anne Pierce of Brazil looks over her merchandise moments after opening her stand in Bridgeton. Pierce and her husband have been coming to Bridgeton for five years. The couple does a festival a month from June on but Pierce says that Bridgeton is one of her favorites. The festival continues through Sunday...
School offering online referral service (10/13/03)
Ivy Tech State College has announced the launch of its new online referral system, CareerLink at http://careerlink.ivytech.edu. Sponsored by Ivy Tech's Career Services department, this free system offers features for employers, students and Ivy Tech graduates...
Resident sending school supplies to Iraqi children (10/13/03)
Clay County resident, Darlene Kilker is doing her part to bring our troops home. Kilker is spearheading "Operation Education", a donation only project to send school supplies to Iraqi school children in new schools. She got the idea for the project after speaking to her stepson, Tim Kilker, a member of the communication department from the Iowa National Guard's 234th Signal Battalion who is currently stationed in Iraq. ...
Knights outplay other bands (10/13/03)
Northview High School's Marching Knights won first place at the 2003 Carmel Invitational Saturday. Other schools participating were: Carroll, Greenwood, New Castle Chrysler, Columbus East, Wawasee, and Bishop Dwenger. The Knights also won Best Winds, Best Auxiliary, Best Percussion, Best Visual, Best General Effect and Best Drum Majors...
New at press time: Suspect will be extradited (10/13/03)
A suspect arrested in Clay County Friday night will not fight extradition to Mississippi, according to Indiana State Police. Although further information was not available Monday due to the Columbus Day Holiday, police say Ned Lee Torrey, 46, a resident of Mississippi, has agreed to return to Mississippi to face charges related to a parole violation for armed robbery and murder and answer questions about an unrelated homicide...
Northview senior Neil Brown (10/13/03)
Northview senior Neil Brown and the Knights will face Terre Haute South tonight in sectional play.
Andy Huggler (10/13/03)
Andy Huggler will lead the Clay City Eels into sectional competition at the Bird-Gibson Complex on Tuesday.
Prep postseason in full swing (10/13/03)
Northview and Clay City's cross-country teams will face off at the Terre Haute North Sectional on Tuesday evening. With Fall firmly in place across the Wabash Valley, the high school postseason gets firmly under way this week as Northview's soccer teams head into sectionals this week along with the cross-country teams from Clay City and Northview...
JOHN ED LEY (10/13/03)
John Ed Ley, 86, of Clay City and Bonita Springs, Fla., died at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born on Feb. 17, 1917, in Clay County. He was the son of John and Inez Kline, who have preceded him in death. Living in Clay City most of his life, he graduated from Clay City High School in 1935...
MARGARET RITCHISON (10/13/03)
Margaret Ritchison, 77, of Rockville, died at 12:25 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, in the Rockville Nursing and Rehab Center. Born April 3, 1926, in Bobtown, Ky., she was the daughter of James M. Lovins and Dovie Katherine Herrin, who preceded her in death...