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Stories from Tuesday, December 2, 2003

COUNTY DENIES INVENTORY TAX (12/02/03)
County Commissioner Daryl Andrews moments before the vote on the Inventory Tax. Andrews, who had no part in the vote itself, was one of the most vocal opponents of the tax. The buildup was strong, but the debate over ordinance 10-2-03 ended with barely a fizzle last night in the county courthouse...
Missing Center Point girl found (12/02/03)
A missing Center Point teenager was found uninjured yesterday by the Clay County Sheriff's Department. Joanna Blackburn, a 16-year-old Northview student, was reported missing by her parents Nov. 23. According to Clay County Detective Mike Heaton a tip was recieved from a Northview High School student Monday, who said he saw the girl at the Kroger's parking lot Sunday night at about 8:30 p.m. with Cody Eder...
Athens awarded county contract (12/02/03)
Though discussion got heated on both sides of the bench, nothing much changed at yesterday's County Council meeting. The competition between ambulance providers for a spot in Clay County's budget has been a topic for discussion both within and outside of county government recently. Athens Ambulance, Clay County's provider for 24 years, came out on top in a bid battle with Trans-Care after much discussion from both commissioners and spectators...
Marietta home is on home tour (12/02/03)
The home of Nick and Julie Marietta at 1415 W. Slacks Lake Drive adds a touch of country charm to the 2003 Tri Kappa Home Tour. The 3,100 sq. ft. home, finished in March of 1993, has three of everything; bedrooms, bathrooms and a three car garage. The Mariettas picked the location because Nick works in Indianapolis, Julie wanted to be close to Terre Haute, and they both liked Brazil. They built their home on spacious lakefront lot on S.R.59, near the I-70 exit...
Eels come up short versus Wolverines (12/02/03)
Clay City freshman Sarah Kennedy (bottom center) dives for a loose ball with White River Valley's Erica Capehart (with ball). Kennedy would tally four points and eight rebounds in the Eel's loss. SWITZ CITY -- When a basketball team is playing on the road, especially against a tough opponent, defense and rebounding are what tends to make the difference...
The Eel's Bryleigh Schopmeyer (12/02/03)
The Eel's Bryleigh Schopmeyer looks for an open teammate in Monday's game at White River Valley. Schopmeyer had 14 points in the game.
CHAR L. STAGGS (12/02/03)
Char L. Staggs, 54, of Cory, died at 4:08 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, at Union Hospital. Born on Jan. 31, 1949 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Joseph Jr. and Rose Marie Pierce Traum who have preceded her in death. She was a 1967 graduate of Garfield High School and also a graduate of Ivy Tech and worked as an LPN at Meadows and Southwood Nursing Homes...
CHARLES HENRY LILLYBLADE (12/02/03)
Charles Henry Lillyblade, 77, of Brazil, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Union Hospital. Born Oct. 14, 1926, in Brazil, he was the son of Russell and Maggie Warren Lillyblade. He graduated from Staunton High School and joined the Navy, serving during World War II...
FORREST RONALD URTON (12/02/03)
Forrest Ronald Urton, 82, of New Castle, Ind., died Saturday, Nov. 29, 2003, at Henry County Memorial Hospital. Born Jan. 27, 1921, in Lena, Ind., he was a son of the late John Thomas and Nancy Combs Urton and a direct descendant of Peter Urton who, at age 15, became a Revolutionary War soldier in Faquier County, Va. He was also the grandson of Civil War veteran John T. Urton of Garrard County, Ky...