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Stories from Monday, November 17, 2003

National Avenue plans on indefinite hold, says mayor-elect (11/17/03)
Mayor-elect Tom Arthur spoke Saturday at the Clay County Optimists meeting. The group met in the American Legion post on S.R. 59 on Brazil's south side. Following Arthur's presentation, he fielded questions and suggestions from the Optimists. No one knows when the U.S. 40 widening project through Brazil will be completed, said Mayor-elect Tom Arthur at the Optimists meeting Saturday...
Author Crabb to sign books. greet friends (11/17/03)
Madeline Crabb, author and wife of former Brazil resident Chuck Crabb, will be at the Sunshine Bible and Gifts store in Brazil 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. She will celebrate the publication of "Dressing to Please God: Clothing the Mind, Body and Spirit"; signing books, meeting people and discussing upcoming publications...
Tax delays affect government (11/17/03)
Though many individuals are bracing for the impact of Property Tax reassessment, it may be surprising to see how it affects county government as well. Clay County Sheriff Rob Carter has felt the sting of the tax already. Recent funding problems caused him to ask for a transfer of funds from many sources to others at the last County Council meeting, citing the department's problems to the council apologetically...
Knights nab Clabber crown (11/17/03)
The 2003 Northview Knights celebrated a tournament title in the HI-99 Clabber Girl Classic on Saturday night with a 65-37 win over South Vermillion. The team (back l-r) Laura McCrea, Casey Challandes, Julie Whitted, Heather Palmer and Amy Thiemann. (front row l-r) Whitney Medworth, Jennifer Gregg, Erica Koehler and Sara Frazier...
Northview senior guard Whitney Medworth (11/17/03)
Northview senior guard Whitney Medworth (with ball) earned Tournament co-MVP honors with a 10 point, eight rebound, 12 assist effort in the championship game.
JACOB F. "JAKE" HIRT III (11/17/03)
Jacob F. "Jake" Hirt III, 78, of Greencastle, passed away Saturday evening at the Putman County Hospital. He was born on Nov. 4, 1925, in Greencastle, to Jacob F. Hirt II and Thelma (Koessler) Hirt. He was a graduate of the Greencastle High School class of 1943. On Dec. 24, 1944, he married Mary Mace who survives...
BRUCE ALAN YOUNG (11/17/03)
\Bruce Alan Young, 45, of Baton Rouge, La., formerly of Brazil, died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, unexpectedly at his residence. Born Feb. 19, 1958, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Robert and Saralu Draper Young. He grew up in Brazil, graduating from Brazil High School in 1976. He played football and basketball in high school...
ALBERTA I. NICHOLS SINDLINGER (11/17/03)
Alberta I. Nichols Sindlinger, 86, of Plainfield, Ind., died Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, in Clarion Health Hospice at Indianapolis. Born Sept. 25, 1917, in Poland, she was the daughter of the late John and Bertha Rubeck Nichols. She married Oscar O. J. "Jerry" Sindlinger in 1936. He preceded her in death in 2002...
MONA ILA RUSSELL (11/17/03)
Mona Ila Russell, 80, of Brazil, died at 4:37 a.m., Friday, Nov. 14, 2003, in Clay Health Center, where she had been a patient for the past year and a half. Born May 15, 1923, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Cyril and Leatha Brown Gard and was a graduate of Glenn High School...