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Stories from Wednesday, January 7, 2004

Terror comes to Brazil (01/07/04)
- Town and county leaders put their heads together to see how they'd react and cooperate in a terrorist attack Rarely can one say that a successful terrorist attack turned out to be a good thing. The attack in Brazil Tuesday, however, was not only beneficial to Clay County but welcomed by its leaders...
Check causes legal problems (01/07/04)
The office of the Attorney General of Indiana filed a complaint for recovery of public funds in the Clay Circuit Court, Dec. 22, 2003, against county residents, Linda K. and Victor L. Yocom. Linda Yocom, who is employed by the State of Indiana at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, has a social security number identical to the Tax Identification Number of non-party Royal Ten Racing, a Kentucky business organization. ...
Resident's truck featured in auto magazine (01/07/04)
Bryce Schopmeyer stands beside his 1981 Chevy that he helped build. It's not what you buy. It's what you build. That's the motto of Bryce Schopmeyer and it certainly applies to the monster truck he built that he calls One Bad Ton. Schopmeyer's 1981 Chevorlet, K-30, 4-wheel drive truck graces the cover of the February edition of Four Wheeler magazine. Four Wheeler is an international publication written for four-wheel-drive professionals and enthusiasts...
Area soldiers called into action (01/07/04)
The 38th Support Battalion (Main), headquartered in Terre Haute, Ind., is being mobilized for active duty Jan. 23, according to Captain Lisa Kopczynski, a spokeswoman for the Indiana National Guard. Soldiers from this battalion are from Brazil as well as Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Seymour...
Northview seniors (01/07/04)
Northview seniors Logan Whitman (front-left center), Tyler Akers (2nd from right front), Shawn Hughes (front far left) and Zach Keyes (background) work on defensive drills during Tuesday's practice at Northview High School.
Northview's Nick Wells (01/07/04)
Northview's Nick Wells (with ball) goes in for a layup while guarded by Evan McCoy (center) and Wade Thacker during Tuesday's practice.
Northview guard Lexee Hayes (01/07/04)
Northview guard Lexee Hayes (with ball) looks for teammate Emilee Lutes (far right) during Tuesday's victory over Greencastle.
Northview boys preparing for 2nd half (01/07/04)
When the Northview Knights walked off the court in New Castle at the Hall of Fame Classic, they left everything they had on that floor. If you needed any proof of that fact, you need not have looked any farther than the site of the Knight's final shot of the game. ...
Tiger Cubs down Knights at the line (01/07/04)
Northview's Amy Thiemann (with ball) goes over a Greencastle defender for a layin during Tuesday night's loss to the Tiger Cubs. Northview's struggles on the court continued on Tuesday night with a 42-38 defeat to the visiting Greencastle Tiger Cubs...
MARK JORDAN and LUKE JORDAN (01/07/04)
Mark Jordan and Luke Jordan, infant twins, were born and died Friday, Jan. 2, 2004, at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in Evanston, Ill. They were the sons of Greg and Lisa Morgan Jordan of Brazil. They died from complications from Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome...
RUTH LAFERNE 'FERN' MCNIEL (01/07/04)
Ruth LaFerne "Fern" McNiel, 88, of Brazil, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at 3:25 a.m. at Clay Health Center in Brazil. She was born Sept. 29, 1915, in Terre Haute. She was the daughter of William and Gertrude Frederick Williams. She was a 1934 graduate of Wiley High School. She married William C. McNiel on Aug. 11, 1946...
NORMA JEAN PITTMAN (01/07/04)
Norma Jean Pittman, 77, of The Villages, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2004. She was born in Terre Haute before moving to The Villages in Davie, Fla. She was a homemaker and retired real estate broker. She was also a Baptist and an avid golfer. She was active with The Villages Homeowners Association...
CLARA L. WALKER (01/07/04)
Clara L. Walker, 83, of Brazil, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2004, at 7:15 p.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born July 6, 1920, in Carbon, the daughter of John W. Wilson and Muriel Murphy Wilson. She married Walter Walker in June of 1941; he preceded her in death...