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Stories from Monday, November 10, 2003

'Mew!' -- Celebrating the birth of leopards (11/10/03)
The four newest additions to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center play on the floor in owner Joe Taft's new living room. The cubs were born to leopards rescued from a raided California "sanctuary" in April. Joe Taft, owner of the Exotic Feline Rescue Center in Center Point, has four baby leopards living in his brand new home. Two of the cubs are around seven weeks old while the other two are around nine weeks old...
Firefighters receive $90,000 grant (11/10/03)
U.S. Senator Evan Bayh has announced that the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department will receive $90,421 from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant to update their equipment. "This money means better vehicles and faster response time for Van Buren Volunteer firefighters, which means greater safety for Indiana communities," Bayh said. ...
Brazil concert Band to perform in Terre Haute Nov. 23 (11/10/03)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present its annual Fall Concert at the Scottish Rite Cathedral Nov. 23. This marks the 75-member band's 20th annual appearance at the Scottish Rite. The free admission concert begins at 3 P.M. The historical old building, located at 8th and Ohio, served as a vaudeville theater for years and hosted John Philip Sousa and His Band...
Veterans Day program at courthouse Tuesday (11/10/03)
The Veteran's Day program will begin at 10 a.m. tomorrow on the court house steps near the American Legion Post 2 Memorial Building. Clay County Veterans Service Officer Les Walden said the Jackson Township Band, under the direction of Matt Huber, will perform to begin the event...
Experienced Knights look sharp in jamboree (11/10/03)
Northview's girls basketball team will face Mooresville on the road Tuesday night in their season opener. If Saturday's basketball jamboree at Terre Haute South High School is any indication, Northview may have just made themselves an early favorite for the upcoming HI-99 Clabber Girl Classic tournament next weekend...
Another basketball season on the brink (11/10/03)
The weather is slowly cooling off, the leaves are falling and the skies are full of fowl heading southward. In gyms across the state the squeak of sneakers and pounding of basketballs upon hardwood ring out across the Hoosier State. Yep, it's that time of year folks, high school basketball has been hibernating since last March when Pike capped a perfect season to take the boys 4A title and Chatard romped to their first basketball title in 3A. ...
Eels emphasizing teamwork in replacing seniors (11/10/03)
Replacing seven seniors is never an easy chore for a basketball coach. For Clay City coach Grant McVay, finding players to step up and replace the 40 points per game, 16 rebounds and seven assists that were lost to graduation isn't the hardest part. The toughest job will be to replace the leadership...
A special season for special group? (11/10/03)
The offseason preceding the 2003-04 basketball season is rarely what one would call a vacation for Northview head coach Bob Medworth. What with arranging what is annually one of the state's best marching bands in the Summer and Fall there is little time to breathe easy and relax. But this year providing a little extra jolt...
ROBERT D. WALKER (11/10/03)
Robert D. "Bob" Walker, 80, of Rosedale, died at 1:23 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, in Union Hospital at Terre Haute. He was a retired boilermaker. He was born Nov. 18, 1922 in Vigo County, Indiana to the late Jack Walker and Charlotee Boltz Walker. Survivors include his wife, Martha Archer, whom he married on Nov. ...