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Stories from Friday, December 26, 2003

Bracelets, successful living to be program topics (12/26/03)
Terre Haute After 5 is inviting everyone to join them at the St. Mary of the Woods Providence Center for their monthly dinner program on Jan. 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. The cost is $13. The program will include Lee Ann Anderson sharing her love of handmade bracelets, Megan Frye, a graduate student at Indiana State University in Choral Conducting, will perform and Janis Price, an administrator and teacher from DePauw University, will present a talk titled, "ABC's of Successful Living"...
LEAAP Center specializes in Creative Curriculum (12/26/03)
By LYNN HAMILTON lynnham01@hotmail.com Thanks to the Clay County CAPE grant to promote literacy and the tireless effort of local individuals and educational groups, almost everyone's educational needs can be fulfilled just a hop, skip and a jump away at the LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St. LEAAP stands for Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers, and that is exactly what the staff is doing in the former Hook's/Revco building...
Northview Band surprises, pleases public with Christmas Eve street concert (12/26/03)
Some Northview Band members, with director and trumpeter, Bob Medworth, right, played Christmas carols for shoppers at the Forest Park Plaza on Christmas Eve. Last-minute shoppers were delighted with the unexpected gift. By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com...
Gun locks provided free of charge (12/26/03)
The Brazil Police department will provide free firearm safety kits to the community. The kits are provided through a campaign by the National Shooting Sports Foundation and a U.S. Department of Justice grant. Safety kits may be obtained at the Brazil Police Department, any time of day. ...
Ivy Tech schedules success seminar (12/26/03)
Ivy Tech State College-Wabash Valley Region will conduct a Success Seminar at the south campus, 7999 South U.S. Hwy. 41, Terre Haute. The seminar will be Jan. 10 at 9 a.m. Another seminar will be offered at the Greencastle facility, One North Calbert Way on Jan. 3 at 9 a.m...
Farmers learn about no-till (12/26/03)
Workshops are scheduled: - Jan. 15, 7 a.m. at the Dick Johnson Fire House. RSVP by Jan. 12 . - Jan. 22, 7 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Clay City. RSVP by Jan. 16 for the second workshop. The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District invites all landowners/operators and all other people interested in soil quality to no-till breakfast/workshops...
Lieber State Recreation Area seeks pictures (12/26/03)
The Cagles Mill Lake staff is compiling articles and information on the history of Lieber State Recreation Area and Cataract Falls and hopes local residents can contribute stories, artifacts, pictures, letters, postcards or information to the project...
What's cooking for 2004? Chef says it will be her pastries (12/26/03)
Laura Huffman puts the finishing touches on one of her creations, a chocolate chip cheescake. Laura Huffman is cooking up a new business in her own home, Princess Pastries. Huffman is a graduate of Northview High School and and 11-year member of 4-H where she participated in cake decorating and foods. After graduating from NHS she attended Purdue University and earned a Bachelor's degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education...
Saturday Showdown!! (12/26/03)
Zach Keyes (left) and the Northview Knights face off with Lawrence North in the 10 a.m. opener of the Hall of Fame Classic at New Castle on Saturday morning.
Holidays about wishing, hoping and giving thanks (12/26/03)
While I've always heard that Christmas is the season for giving, I'd be just as inclined to say that it is also the season for wishing, hoping and giving thanks. I've decided over time that for sports fans, there are distinct differences between each one...
CAROLINE L. HOFFMAN SCHWENDEMANN (12/26/03)
Caroline L. Hoffman Schwendemann, 82, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2003, in her daughter's home in Plainfield, Ind. She was born Sept. 5, 1921, the daughter of Charles Otis and Willie Mae Noland Johnson. She was the retired owner of Schwendemann's Upholstery shop in Terre Haute. She was a long-time member of the Eastern Star of Brazil and attended Souls Harbor with her daughter and family for a time...
HELEN F. HARVEY (12/26/03)
Helen F. Harvey, 79, of Greencastle, Ind., died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2003, at Putnam County Hospital. Born Feb. 13, 1924, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Homer and Esther (Standley) Williams. On Nov. 29, 1943, she married Robert Harvey, who died in 1974...
RUTH M. BUFFINGTON (12/26/03)
Ruth M. Buffington, 86, of Brazil died at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at Clay Health Center where she had been a patient for more than three years. She previously resided at Cooper Towers. Born in Kokomo, Ind., on May 18, 1917, her parents were Willis and Kathryn Cassidy Hill. She had been a resident of Brazil most of her life...
RICHARD A. ARCHER (12/26/03)
Richard A. Archer, 82, of Brazil, died at 2:40 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born May 6, 1921, in Coal Bluff, Ind., he was the son of Arizona and Louisa Wright Archer. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy until October of 1945. Following his military service he worked as an inspector at Twigg Industries and a truck driver for 35 years. He was also a registered watchmaker. He was a member of VFW Post 1127 and Carbon Baptist Church...
MARIAH ELAINE GOODWIN (12/26/03)
Mariah Elaine Goodwin, infant, was born Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at 3:42 p.m. and passed away Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at 5:02 p.m. She was the daughter of Jennifer Stultz Goodwin and Charles Goodwin. She is survived by her parents; her grandparents, Teresa Stultz of Brazil, Randi and James Goodwin of St. ...