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Stories from Tuesday, December 16, 2003

Hyde busted for meth (12/16/03)
Zachary D. Hyde, 32, of 909 S. Leavitt St., was arrested and charged Saturday with the crimes of manufacturing and possession of methamphetamine and possession of precursors. According to Brazil Police Chief Terry Harrison, at 2:10 p.m. Saturday, the department received a complaint of a strong odor coming from the area of 904 S. Leavitt. When police responded, they could smell the odor, too, inside the home. Officers received permission to search the premises...
We got him, but mom worries (12/16/03)
Conclusion, Part 2 of 2 Saddam Hussein has been captured. Whether that will have any impact on the lives of the troops still in Iraq, is unknown. It has given a little relief to family members of some of the soldiers over there. "Oh my gosh! It's amazing. It's a relief, definitely," said Shirley Jeffers whose son is stationed in Iraq...
Loudermilk to be Police Chief (12/16/03)
New Brazil City Police Chief Mark Loudermilk will begin his duties Jan. 1. He has 20 years of law enforcement experience. Det. Sgt. Mark Loudermilk has been appointed as the new Brazil City Police Chief by Mayor Tom Arthur. Loudermilk, 43, will begin his duties Jan. 1, 2004...
Local woman proud of her soldier son (12/16/03)
They got him! Saddam Hussein has been captured! Shirley Jeffers is extremely happy about it because her son is in the middle of the war in Mosul, Iraq. Cpl. Ray Geise, with the U.S. Army assigned to the 101st Airborne Light Infantry, A Company, was flown to Kuwait in March, 2003...
Mother and son arrested on meth charges (12/16/03)
When Clay County Sheriff's deputies and Indiana State Police officers were called to a home at 7940 N. CR. 650W on Friday, they thought they would be investigating a case of battery. Instead, they found themselves in a standoff while protecting two women and two children from a man inside the home...
Knights thump previously unbeaten Warriors at home (12/16/03)
Northview's Matt Brand had two points versus Danville on Saturday night. Looking at the big picture, Northview High School basketball coach Mitch Lancaster was not pleased with the Knights' play Friday night's victory over West Vigo. The second-year coach got his message across to the Knights before Saturday's contest with the Danville Warriors...
Knights take 2nd in own Invite (12/16/03)
Northview hosted their wrestling invitational on Saturday morning going 3-2 as a team. Four Knights went undefeated with (from left to right) Tony Sanabria, Doug Porter, Austin Staley and Corey Grigsby all winning five matches on Saturday afternoon...
Northview's Tony Sanabria (12/16/03)
Northview's Tony Sanabria brings his opponent to the mat during a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory against the Patriots. Sanabria won the Heavyweight class Saturday.
Corey Grigsby (12/16/03)
Corey Grigsby flattens out his opponent moments before he registered the pin.
Eels at Cloverdale tonight (12/16/03)
Clay City senior Roger Harden (left) scored a game-high 29 points against Bloomfield on Friday night. The Eels will travel to Cloverdale for a game this evening.
JAMES W. STEPHENSON (12/16/03)
James W. Stephenson, 79, of Brazil died unexpectedly Dec. 13, 2003, at 3:30 a.m., in the home of his niece. Born April 2, 1924, in Clay County, he was the son of Homer and Lilly Hawkins Stephenson. He stayed at home with his parents until they passed away. He lived with his nieces and nephews. He attended the Church of the Living Christ...
MINNIE M. HARDEN (12/16/03)
Minnie M. Harden, 101, of Clay City died at 12:01 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2003, at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born May 7, 1902, in Clay City, she was the daughter of George and Ora May Addy Hines who have preceded her in death. A homemaker she was a member of Cory Zion United Church of Christ. She loved sewing, quilting and flowers...
RALPH E. THOMAS (12/16/03)
Ralph E. Thomas, 75, of Greencastle, Ind., died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, in Putnam County Hospital. Born Nov. 20, 1928, in Clinton Township, Ind., he was the son of William and Clara O. Boswell Thomas. He married Margaret Maxine Flanigan in 1953. She survives...
RUTH MARIE ADDY (12/16/03)
Ruth Marie Addy, 81 of Spencer, died Dec. 12, 2003 at a Spencer nursing home. Born Jan. 29, 1922, she was the daughter of Ralph and Nela Mae Parrish Bixler. She married Floyd Addy. She was affiliated with the Nazarene Church and was a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and two sisters...
JOHN W. HALTOM (12/16/03)
John W. Haltom, 74 of Plainfield, formerly of the Poland area, died Dec. 12, 2003, at 8:57 a.m. at Hendricks Regional Health Hospital. Born Oct. 21, 1929, in Cloverdale, he was the son of William and Nina Kelly Haltom. He graduated from Cloverdale High School. He worked at the Allison plant in Indianapolis for several years before retirement. On Aug. 17, 1959, he married Dorothy Duncan Haltom; she survives...
HELEN E. MARTIN (12/16/03)
Helen E. Martin, 92, of Carbon died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003, in Royal Oaks Health Care. She was born Dec. 5, 1911, in Diamond, Ind., to George and Alice Mager. Survivors include one son, Richard Martin and wife, Kay, of Brazil; two daughters, Betty Smock and Kathleen "Cookie" Brown and husband Gilbert, all of Brazil; six grandchildren, Rhonda Jenkins, Tammy Sinders, Sheri Weber, Scheryl Withers, Pam Chamberlain and Jimmy Brush; nine great-grandchildren, Stephanie, Meredith and Geri Lynn Jenkins, Jonathan and Elizabeth Sinders, Richard and Brent Withers, Beau and Dylan McKinney; one great great-granddaughter, Madison Jenkins; three sisters, Kate Langran of Tenn., Pauline Julbert of Seelyville and Norma Painter of Illinois, and one niece, Joan Rightsell.. ...
JAMES A. KEEN SR. (12/16/03)
James A. Keen, Sr., 76, of Brazil died 8:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003, at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Sept. 27, 1927, in Old Hickory, Tenn., he was the son of Allen Keen and Era (Hunt) Keen. He served during World War II in the U.S. Army Company "B" 388th Military Police Service Battalion. He was a member of American Legion Post 2...
HARRY LEON MCKINNEY SR. (12/16/03)
Harry Leon McKinney, Sr. 81, of Seelyville died 8:08 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at his residence. Born March 2, 1922, in Brazil, he was the son of Edward McKinney and Ethel (Crabb) McKinney. On January 25, 1942, in Brazil, he married Bertha Jean Holley who survives...
ADRIAN L. OXBY (12/16/03)
Adrian L. Oxby, 85, of Brazil died Friday, Dec. 12, 2003, at his home following a short illness. Born July 8, 1918, in Pike County, he was the son of John and Audie Chapman Oxby. A graduate of Spurgeon High School in 1937, he joined the Army Air Corps in 1944...