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Stories from Wednesday, December 17, 2003

Brazil man promoted, becomes commander of state police post (12/17/03)
Indiana State Police Supt. Melvin Carraway has announced the promotion of 1st Sgt. Brent S. Johnson to the rank of lieutenant. Johnson, a Brazil resident, is a 20-year veteran of the state police. He has new responsibilities as commander of the Terre Haute District 54...
Puppets offer holiday theater show (12/17/03)
Community Theatre of Terre Haute is offering a family entertainment opportunity for the holidays. "The Snow Queen," presented by Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theater, Inc., is scheduled for three performances on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m...
Endowment awards Ivy Tech $2.5 million (12/17/03)
Lilly Endowment has awarded Ivy Tech State College a $2.5 million grant to start a new biotechnology associate's degree program at six campuses next year. The program will prepare Hoosiers for careers in the growing field of biotechnology and develop highly skilled workers for existing businesses. It also has the potential to attract new industries to the state...
License branch parking prepared (12/17/03)
A bulldozer sets this morning, awaiting workers, in the parking lot of the soon-to-be home of Brazil's relocated license branch. Renovations must be done to the building on National Avenue, and a parking lot must be built on a vacant lot, before the branch can be moved from Forest Park Plaza. ...
Children breakfast with Santa (12/17/03)
Cade Newton poses for a picture with Santa at Breakfast with Santa at Forest Park Elementary Saturday morning. The breakfast, part of the Christmas at the Park celebration, was free to the public with food donated by Kroger and Page's Food Store. Cade is the son of Bill and Angela Newton of Clay City...
Jones and Defore lead Eels to victory over Clovers (12/17/03)
CLOVERDALE -- Clay Jones and Jared Defore, both seniors, have waited three years for their turn on the Clay City varsity basketball team. But with little varsity experience between them, the first five games of the season have been a learning experience...
Northview's Chris Dean (12/17/03)
Northview's Chris Dean (bottom) frees his arms during the early stages of Tuesday night's match versus Edgewood. Dean would go on to post a 9-7 overtime victory over Kyle Woolard.
Ailing Knights get much needed win over host Patriots (12/17/03)
Heather Palmer (#42) defends North's Kelley Miller during Tuesday's Northview win. Palmer had 10 points. TERRE HAUTE -- There was very little that was pretty about Northview's 55-46 girls basketball victory on Tuesday night. But when all is said and done, it might be one of the most valuable game's that the squad has played to date...
Knights paste Mustangs (12/17/03)
Northview's Austin Staley (top) pinned Edgewood's Kyle Mays on Tuesday to run his record to 14-3 this year. The Northview wrestling team improved to 4-0 in the Western Indiana Conference on Tuesday night with a dominating 51-16 dual match victory...
WAYNE RICHARD CLAYTON (12/17/03)
Wayne Richard Clayton, 82, of Terre Haute, died at 12:38 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Dec. 26, 1921, at West Terre Haute, he was the son of James Edward "Ted" and Flora Belle Davison Clayton. He was a retired coal miner with the United Mine Workers of America, having worked in several mines in the Terre Haute area...
RALPH EUGENE DRAKE (12/17/03)
Ralph E. Drake, 68, of Brazil, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003, after an illness. Born June 13, 1935, in Vigo County, he was the son of William and Jeannetta Spurr Drake. He graduated from VanBuren High School, Class of 1953, and retired from Allison's in Indianapolis...