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Stories from Monday, December 8, 2003

Study: Number of poor children decreasing (12/08/03)
- Percentage of Clay Community Schools children living in poverty has dropped from 11.5 to 10.3 percent, from 1995 to 2000 INDIANAPOLIS -- Teacher Angela Lively keeps a box of shoes in her kindergarten classroom, so poor children can get a new pair when their old shoes won't fit...
$750,000 grant helps keep graduates in state (12/08/03)
A $750,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment of Indianapolis will enable Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology to create regional centers in Indiana where students will interview with prospective employers who find it difficult to recruit on campus. The centers are part of an expanded initiative to retain more Rose-Hulman graduates in the state. ...
Reporter wins in statewide contest (12/08/03)
Linda Messmer sits at her desk this morning after winning first- and third-place prizes for best feature story in Hoosier State Press Association contest. Linda Messmer is a story-teller. She is not a gossip, though her stories are always about her Clay County neighbors. A gossip repeats what they hear from other people; Linda gets her information from the person she is writing about...
NHS Christmas Spectacular is this week (12/08/03)
The Northview High School band practiced in the school's auditorium as director Bob Medworth set up some of the decorations for the Christmas Spectacular. The event will take place Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the Northview Auditorium at 8 p.m. The one-hour show will also feature drama students. Tickets are $3 and are available from 8 a.m. to noon each day at Northview High School...
Bringing Christmas cheer (12/08/03)
Members of the Clay County Community Choir perform their Christmas Cantata, "A Christmas Tapestry", at the East Side Christian Church Sunday evening. The choir is conducted by Sam Glover and includes members of 17 local churches. The choir was organized in the summer of 2001 and is comprised of about 60 volunteer members who have been practicing since October. The choir will be presenting their program at Berea Christian Church on Sunday and Brazil First United Methodist on Dec. 21...
Northview boys win convincingly at home (12/08/03)
Sophomore Nick Wells (#51) goes up for two of his 10 points in Northview's convincing 40-point victory over Brown County. Facing their first back-to-back test of the season, the Northview Knights passed with flying colors versus the Brown County Eagles on Saturday night winning 77-37...
Grigsby unbeaten in Westfield Tournament, Staley and Sanabria win four of five (12/08/03)
c?view wrestling team came away from Saturday's Westfield Invitational with a 2-3 team mark and a handful of impressive performances from individuals on their squad. The Knights won matches against Indianapolis Northwest, 69-6 and Park Tudor 48-29 while losing a close match with Mount Vernon 37-32 and falling to the host school 53-20 and Triton Central 37-3...
Brown County holds off late Lady Knights rally (12/08/03)
Northview guard Amy Thiemann (#24) looks to pass to an open teammate during Saturday's game versus Brown County. The Northview Knights, battling illness for the past couple of weeks, were forced to also take on Brown County on Saturday night. The combination was simply too much for the Knights who dropped a 42-35 decision to the visiting Golden Eagles...
THOMAS WAYNE NUSSEL (12/08/03)
Thomas Wayne Nussel, 56, of Brazil, died Dec. 6, 2003 at 7:25 p.m., in Union Hospital. He was born Aug. 22, 1947 in Brazil, the son of Wayne Nussel and Marclene Fogel Nussel. He graduated from Staunton High School, class of 1965. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam, receiving several commendations, including the Purple Heart...
EVA B. ETHINGTON (12/08/03)
Eva B. Ethington, 63, of Brazil, died Dec. 5, 2003, following a car/pedestrian accident on Hwy. U.S. 40 East. She was born Nov. 30, 1940, in Clay County, the daughter of Dorothy Ferry Guy. She attended school at Bee Ridge. During her working years, she had worked as an over-the-road truck driver. She also worked for the Department of Corrections at both Putnamville and Rockville. She was an associate at Wal-Mart and last worked as a clerk at the east Casey's convenience store...
WILMA J. YOUNG BAYER (12/08/03)
Wilma J. Young Bayer, 74, of Brazil, formerly of Caramel, passed away Dec. 5, 2003. Wilma was chief dietician at the Tebernacle Christian Academy for 30 years, retiring in 1997. She was a member of Lighthouse Tabernacle Church. She is survived by husband Thomas M. ...