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Stories from Friday, November 14, 2003

Chili cook-off was heart-warming (11/14/03)
The Clay County Courthouse employees had their 4th annual Great Chili Cook-off Friday. Out of 14 entries, first place went to Carolyn Latham from the Auditor's Office. She received a breakfast basket from the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Second place went to Jamie Ringo from the Phoenix Office. ...
Pops concert Sunday (11/14/03)
The Sinfonietta, Terre Haute's Symphonic Pops Orchestra, will open its 14th musical season with two exciting concerts. The first will be Sunday at 3 p.m. on stage at the historic Scottish Rite Auditorium, corner 8th and Ohio streets. The theme for this program will be Fairy Tales and Frolics featuring the music from Walt Disney Productions and music from Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings...
As labor negotiations continue, shoppers contemplate possible picket lines at grocery stores (11/14/03)
Question: 'Assuming Kroger was your favorite place to shop, would you cross a picket line to purchase things there?' While labor/management negotiations continue and no deadline has been set, Kroger employees across Indiana may be affected if their union decides to go out on strike...
Fire-damaged business to re-open Monday (11/14/03)
Vince Braun's sign business will re-open Monday on National Avenue. He is doing the remodeling. The Brazil Sign and Banner shop will re-open Monday in its newly remodeled location at 44 E. National Ave. The building burned May 26, and was gutted by the electrical fire...
Board considers air conditioning schools (11/14/03)
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees was given a lengthy presentation about Performance Contracting at Thursday night's meeting. The engineering and construction company gave the Board estimates on the price of installing air conditioning at Meridian Elementary and Clay City Elementary...
Traffic stop results in meth arrest (11/14/03)
At approximately 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, a traffic stop was conducted by Officer Dennis Archer and Kenny Hill of the Brazil Police Department. Brazil Police Department K9 Officer Todd Stemm and the dog Hunter arrived on the scene and Hunter made a positive indication on the suspect vehicle, for the presence of drugs. A search of the vehicle uncovered a large quantity of methamphetamine (approximately 70 grams), marijuana and paraphernalia...
Driver fights police after crash (11/14/03)
Jeffrey Hoskins, 39, of Terre Haute was arrested Wednesday night following a property damage accident east of the Staunton flasher light on U.S. 40. According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, when Clay County Deputy Rob Gambill went out to investigate, Hoskins, who is 6 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 260 pounds, became violent...
Northview students feed the hungry (11/14/03)
Northview High School students (from left) Ben Witt, David Hayes, Joe Burk, Kyle Colson, Justin Hillenberg, Chris Eldridge, Brett Siples and Jacob Webster, finish loading up the 2,536 pounds of food that they and fellow students collected for the WTHI Share Your Thanksgiving food drive...
Eminence gets past Clay City in physical battle (11/14/03)
CLAY CITY -- In an electric atmosphere in Clay City's gym Friday night, the Eminence Eels and Clay City Eels faced off in a physical matchup that left both squads deep in foul trouble for much of the second half. However, it was Clay City that finally succumbed late in the fourth quarter under a large discrepancy in foul shots as Eminence won 68-61...
Clay City senior Kari Bettenbrock (11/14/03)
Clay City senior Kari Bettenbrock recently signed a letter-of-intent to attend Indiana University to play softball for the Hoosiers next season.
Staying close to home (11/14/03)
Northview senior basketball player Logan Whitman (front center) signs his letter-of-intent on Thursday morning to attend Indiana State University to play basketball. Attending the signing were (back left to right) Northview basketball coach Mitch Lancaster, (members of Whitman's family include) grandmother Chitra Jeffries, grandfather Tony Jeffries, Whitman's father Jim Zimmerman Jr., grandmother Jane Zimmerman, mother Debbie Zimmerman, and grandfather Jim Zimmerman Sr. ...
LARAVEL L. GREENWELL (11/14/03)
Laravel L. Greenwell, 78, of Clay City died at 2:45 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, 2003, at the Heart Center in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 6, 1925, in Clay City, he was the son of Melvin and Nellie Lankford Greenwell, who have preceded him in death. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and also an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict...