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Stories from Thursday, January 15, 2004

Holly Hill administrator tells her side (01/15/04)
Holly Hill Nursing Home Administrator Sally Schutte takes her job personally. Now, she knows how it feels to be caught between a rock and a hard place, between the Devil and the deep blue sea. In fact, she is caught between her commitment to give excellent health care to residents of Holly Hill Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, 501 S. Murphy Ave., and paperwork that didn't accurately reflect the quality of care given at the home...
Commissioner Parr: Several factors entered into demolition confusion (01/15/04)
Holding to a budget can be a very hard task indeed. County government is no exception to this statement. While things are running smoothly with the demolition of the old grocery store behind the courthouse and the upcoming construction of a new jail, Clay County Commissioners President David Parr wants the county to know that it has not been taken for $20,000...
Brazil license branch should be at new location by Feb. 4 (01/15/04)
Martin Mills and Jacob Jackson of Martin Mills Construction put wood shakes on a canopy, while Joe Taylor of Joe Taylor's Masonry (far right) does some brick work. Collectively, the two parties are working on the Bureau of Motor Vehicles' new residence, located on National Avenue. The BMV is set to move into the new building Feb. 4...
Brock Roberts (01/15/04)
Brock Roberts (with ball) scored 12 first quarter points for the Clay City Eels on the way to 16 for the game.
Lady Eels drop decision to Patriots (01/15/04)
The Clay City girls basketball squad continued their rollercoaster season on Monday night with a 50-47 loss to host Owen Valley. The loss was the third straight defeat for the Eels, a streak that followed a three-game winning streak and another three-game losing streak...
Clay City clips visiting South Putnam (01/15/04)
Clay City senior Jared Defore (in white) throws a pass to a teammate during Tuesday's win over South Putnam. Defore scored 12 points in the victory. CLAY CITY -- There is certainly no place like home for the Clay City Eels. After finishing off a five-game road swing, the Eels returned home and hammered the visiting South Putnam Eagles 72-55 on Tuesday night...
Brodee Miller (01/15/04)
Brodee Miller (with ball) goes in for a layup, part of his 22 point effort during Wednesday's 57-31 freshman victory over West Vigo.
Northview freshman pull away from Vikings (01/15/04)
Northview freshman Josiah Brock (right) guards West Vigo's Jimmy Swank during Wednesday's freshman basketball game. Brock scored nine points and pulled down five rebounds in the victory. - Eight different Knights score in 26-point road win - TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview freshman basketball team improved their season mark to 8-4 overall this year with a 57-31 victory over West Vigo on Wednesday night...
FREIDA J. VANCE (01/15/04)
Freida J. Vance, 88, of Brazil, died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, in Holly Hill Health Care & Rehabilitation Center, Brazil. Born Dec. 14, 1915, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Francis and Anna (Akers) Salin, who have both preceded her in death. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1933, where she was a member of the National Honor Society...
RONDA K. JOHNSON (01/15/04)
Ronda K. Johnson, 61, of Staunton, died 11:43 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital after suddenly collapsing in her home. She was being treated for a heart ailment. Born in Clay County on Sept. 13, 1942, her parents were George Paul Hillenburg and Mary Ruth Glass Hillenburg, who have preceded her in death. She was a 1960 graduate of Brazil High School...
KENNETH HASSLER (01/15/04)
Kenneth Hassler, 81, of Indianapolis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at the Meridian Nursing & Rehab Center in Indianapolis. Born in July of 1922 in Reelsville, he was the son of Roy and Gladys Jessup Hassler. He served in the United States Army and he worked as a laborer and in general construction for several years...
RALPH WILLIAM JACKSON (01/15/04)
Ralph William Jackson, 81, of Brazil died Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Pleasantville, Ind., on June 4, 1922, the son of Carl and Mary Jackson. He was a World War II veteran and was decorated with the Purple Heart. He worked at Mobil Oil Corporation for 42 years...
JAMES R. BUELL (01/15/04)
James R. Buell, 89, of Greencastle, formerly of Staunton, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility at 8:35 p.m. He had been a resident there since the first of January. He was born May 9, 1914, in Clay County, the son of Charles Ross Buell and Nettie Lee Gregory Buell...
WILLIAM 'SCOTT' BOND (01/15/04)
William "Scott" Bond, 28, of Heritage Lake, Ind., died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004. He was born Jan. 14, 1975, in Brazil, the son of William Bond and Kathy Chew Bond. He worked for the street department in the city of Greencastle. He attended Reelsville United Methodist Church...
MAXINE REISINGER (01/15/04)
Maxine Reisinger, 84, of Brazil, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for 1 1/2 years. She was born April 6, 1919, in Vigo County, the daughter of Henry and Louisa Smith Vanatti. She graduated from Fontanet High School. In 1937, she married Robert Lee Reisinger...