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Stories from Monday, January 12, 2004

Veteran giving anti-war speech (01/12/04)
Terre Haute Stop War on Iraq will host a lecture by Joe Farrah, president of Indiana Veterans for Peace, tonight at 7 p.m. at the Vigo Co. Public Library, 7th and Poplar. Farrah will speak about why the organization does not support the Iraq war and will discuss the "Economic Costs of Modern War."...
Optimists sponsor field trip (01/12/04)
Jenny Menser of the Cumberland Academy passes out photos of her students on a field trip that was paid for by the Clay County Optimists club. Cumberland Academy teacher Jenny Menser thanked the Clay County Optimists Club Saturday morning for sponsoring her class's field trip to Indianapolis...
Guard activation postpones annual Clay County home show (01/12/04)
A tank is displayed in front of the Brazil Armory on S.R. 59 south of Forest Park The 14th annual WSDM 97.7 Clay County Home Expo, set to take place at the Brazil National Guard Armory on Jan. 23-25, has been postponed until February. Last week the Brazil National Guard informed WSDM that local guardsmen were being called to active duty on the same week...
Eitel running against Thomas (01/12/04)
Kenneth J. Eitel Jr., a Putnam County businessman, Monday announced his intention to seek the District 44 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives. A lifelong Greencastle and Putnam County resident, candidate Eitel is currently the administrative partner of Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, a multigenerational florist in Greencastle...
Center gives business help (01/12/04)
The Small Business Development Center provides education and information for people who are currently operating a small business or planning to start one. The following is a list of seminars being offered in the near future. To sign up for the workshops call 812-237-7676 or 800-227-7232. There is a minimum fee of $10 for these seminars. Enrollment is limited to the first 15 registrants...
ISU gets Lilly grant (01/12/04)
Indiana State University has been awarded a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for its summer teacher's workshop. Indiana State's School of Education was awarded the $125,653 grant for "Expanding Teacher Creativity 2004: A Summer Workshop for Teacher Creativity Fellows," an annual workshop for Indiana teachers who are past recipients of a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship...
Bell denies business claims (01/12/04)
The facts surrounding demolition of the old grocery store behind the courthouse aren't all out, according to Jeff Bell. Bell, proprietor of Jeff A. Bell Construction and Excavating, Inc., said that many factors come into deciding the price put on a bid, and when all the facts are present, the company actually lowered its price by approximately $16,000...
Pickett: 'It doesn't get any easier' (01/12/04)
"Lots of people tell you time heals. It doesn't. It's as painful now as it was 15 years ago. It doesn't get any easier" Cheryl Pickett wiped away tears and her voice quivered as she spoke. She was responding to a reporter's question asking why she had called the Indiana State Police Cold Case Team...
Lady Knights halt losing streak in big way (01/12/04)
Points were aplenty at Northview High School on Friday night as fans were treated to a scoring barrage by not only the boy's basketball team but by the girls squad as well. The Lady Knights got off a losing skid in a big way against Owen Valley with a 76-31 victory in front of the home crowd faithful...
Eels place third in Greene County Invitational (01/12/04)
Clay City senior Clay Jones (#14) scored 11 points in the Eels' loss to White River Valley on Friday night. The Clay City Eels rebounded from a 77-52 Greene County Tournament semifinal loss to White River Valley on Friday night by defeating Vincennes Rivet for the second time this season, 64-55 to place third in the tournament...
Knights hold off hot-shooting Patriots with pair of 34 point efforts (01/12/04)
Northview's Logan Whitman (#23) and Nick Wells (backdrop) defend Owen Valley's Tommy Mosier. Not to be outdone by the their female counterparts on the basketball court who put up 76 points in the opening game of the night, the Northview boys team rang up 87 points against Owen Valley but needed an 8-2 closing to run to finish off the Patriots, 87-76...
ROBERT 'BOB' L. DICKEY (01/12/04)
Robert "Bob" L. Dickey, 52, of Brazil, formerly of Greencastle, Ind., died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital due to complications from cancer. Born Sept. 12, 1951, in Greencastle, he was the son of Raymond and Nellie Long Dickey...
HOWARD 'RUSSELL' ESCOTT (01/12/04)
Howard "Russell" Escott, 75, of Brazil died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at 1:53 a.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Jan. 21, 1928, in Perth, Clay County, he was the son of William and Mary Lydia Clark Escott. He worked at Brazil Brick and Tile, Arketex, CBS and then retired from the maintenance department at Indiana State University...
ROBERT K. "BOB' PARIS (01/12/04)
Robert K. "Bob" Paris, 65, of Quincy, Ind., died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, in St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born May 16, 1938, in Owen County, Ind., he was the son of Ross Myrl and Mary Caroline (Pullen) Paris. He was a farmer and truck driver with memberships in Millgrove United Methodist Church, Millgrove, Ind., and Sons of the American Legion, Post 281, Cloverdale, Ind...
RALPH JENNINGS (01/12/04)
Ralph Jennings, 74, of Brazil, died at 7:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. A Brazil resident since 1953, he was born Sept. 9, 1929, in Minisink, N.Y., the son of Ralph and Charlotte Williams Jennings, who have preceded him in death...
CYNTHIA LYNN SANDLIN (01/12/04)
Cynthia Lynn Sandlin, 49, of Clay City, died at 12:20 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at her residence. She was born on April 26, 1954, in Brazil, the daughter of Linden Leroy and Lela Luther Moss. A 1972 Clay City High School graduate, she was class secretary and sang "We've Only Just Begun" at graduation...
WALTER CRISS (01/12/04)
Walter Criss, 75, of Reelsville, Ind., died Friday, Jan. 9, 2004, at 12:55 a.m. in his residence after a battle with cancer. He was born June 3, 1928, in Hymera, Ind., the son of Oscar Criss and Grace Reedy Criss. He joined the Army following high school and served until he was discharged in 1952. He worked in the print shop for CBS for 30 years...
JANE L. PELL (01/12/04)
Jane L. Pell, 74, a resident of the Cardonia community, died Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004, at 5:54 p.m. in the St. Vincent Clay Hospital emergency room. Born in Brazil on Aug. 7, 1929, her parents were John and Gertrude Marks Morgan. She was a 1947 graduate of Van Buren High School...