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Stories from Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Rain doesn't dampen patriotism (11/12/03)
Ret. Col. Don Moreau pins Bronze Star medal on Jim Ochs, who received the award for combat duty in WW II, as Jasper Jordan Jr. observes. Ochs was in the U.S. Army during WW II. Patriotism was flying high Tuesday morning during the Veterans Day service at the courthouse. The rainy weather caused the program to be moved inside but it did not diminish the size or enthusiasm of the crowd, estimated to number 300...
Olympian, American record-holder to speak at NHS today (11/12/03)
Tonight, St. Vincent Clay Hospital will host an evening with two-time Olympian and American record holder in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter run, Bob Kennedy. He has had a distinguished running career that has spanned the past 16 years, starting in 1987 when he captured the National High School Cross Country Championship; he followed that by winning the 1988 National High School One Mile Championship. ...
City Council considers more authority for Planning and Zoning Administrator (11/12/03)
City Council passed Ordinance 13 "as amended" after its second reading during Tuesday night's meeting. The ordinance sets a new truck route for traffic in and out of Morris Manufacturing. They also discussed the possibility of giving Planning and Zoning Administrator Michele Driscoll more authority and privileges and what actions would be needed to do so. ...
New restaurant opening on site of Blue Bonnet (11/12/03)
The old Blue Bonnet Restaurant has a new owner and a new name. Rose and Dosh Imeri hope to open the new Brazil Family Restaurant on Dec. 1. The Imeris currently reside in Terre Haute, with 2-year-old son, Arjent, where they help run the Fort Harrison Family Restaurant. They may move to Brazil in the future after the Brazil Family Restaurant opens and becomes established...
McWilliams leads the way as Eels down Bulldogs (11/12/03)
If Tuesday's season opener versus the Union Bulldogs is any indication, the Clay City Eels could be one of the Wabash Valley's biggest surprises this year. The Eels blasted Union 76-52 on the road, a team that had received enough votes to be listed as Class A's No. 27 ranked team by the Indiana High School Coaches' Association...
Knights fall short of No. 3 Pioneers (11/12/03)
Northview's Julie Whitted (with ball) battles through the Mooresville defense on Tuesday night. Whitted had 13 points, seven rebounds and four blocks in the Knight's loss. MOORESVILLE -- Though they didn't come away with a victory on Tuesday night versus the Class 4A third-ranked Mooresville Pioneers, Northview showed their fans on Tuesday night why hopes are so high for this season...
BRADLEY LYNDON 'BRAD' WALKER (11/12/03)
Bradley Lyndon "Brad" Walker, 42, of Bedford, Ind., died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003. He was born on May 19, 1961, in Brazil to Helen Tallman Walker, surviving, of Loogootee, Ind., and the late Chester Walker. He graduated from McKinley High School in Danville, Ill., in 1984. He spent most of his life in the Danville area, but also lived briefly in Tennessee before moving to Bedford in 1999...