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Stories from Monday, January 19, 2004

Free health insurance for kids is available (01/19/04)
The Clay County Office of Family and Children would like to remind residents of the availability of Hoosier Healthwise. Hoosier Healthwise is a health insurance program for Indiana children under the age of 18, pregnant women, and low-income families. According to the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, the health care is provided at little or no cost to Indiana families enrolled in the program...
Summer's life after the cure (01/19/04)
Summer Raines was diagnosed with Leukemia when she was 2 1/2 years old in August, 1991. She has been cured of the disease and celebrated her 15th birthday Jan. 9th. Last week Summer's mother, Kristi Raines, discussed what their life was like then and how the illness affected the family, including Summer's dad Larry Raines and 13-year-old triplet sisters, Sunni, Spring and Stormi...
Terre Haute job market looking bad (01/19/04)
Terre Haute area employers expect to hire at a dismal pace during the first quarter of 2004, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the outlook in Terre Haute is among the ten worst in the nation. From January to March, 3% of the companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 33 percent intend to reduce their workforce, according to Manpower spokesperson Lori Leo. ...
New safety director is fresh out of college (01/19/04)
Some people have trouble securing a job directly after they graduate college. Tricia Strbac is not one of those people. In fact, Strbac had a job in Brazil's City Hall before she even attained her degree. "I graduated from ISU in December of '03," Strbac, who was appointed to her position as Safety Director in November of 2003, said. "But I had to graduate before they'd give me the full-time position."...
Rep. supports page plan (01/19/04)
State Representative Brooks LaPlante (R-Terre Haute) is encouraging students in his district to participate in the page program for the 2004 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Students who serve as pages for the House of Representatives take part in various activities, including touring the governor's office, the chambers of the Indiana House and Senate and the Indiana Supreme Court. ...
Post Office honors employees (01/19/04)
Bill Boucher, Paul Stevens, John Myles, and Dave Nasser (from left), stand with a smile after a small ceremony at Brazil's Post Office. Nasser, the postmaster of Brazil's branch, recognized Stevens, Myles, and Boucher for their many years of service Friday morning. Boucher, a second-generation employee, has over 35 years of experience, Myles has 30, and Stevens has 25 years...
Beef not seen as a problem (01/19/04)
A quick survey of meat outlets in Brazil indicates Mad Cow Disease is not an issue here. Spokesmen for Jack's Fine Foods, 117 E. National Ave., and Page's Food Store, 120 S. Forest Ave., said they have had no questions or comments about the disease from their customers and both stores are selling about the same amount of beef as ithey did before Mad Cow Disease was discovered in the United States...
What is Rose Hulman up to? (01/19/04)
New opportunities are being offered to students at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. Dick Boyce spoke to the Clay County Optimists Club on Saturday about new programs the school is offering to its students. "Rose-Hulman has no other purpose than being there for its students," the college's director of corporate and foundation relations said...
Defensive Eels shut down Thunderbirds (01/19/04)
Clay City's Camrand Tucker (far left) defends Eastern Greene's Jake Roberts during the first half of Friday's win over the Thunderbirds as teammate Brock Roberts looks to help. BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City Eels are winning and winning with different styles these days...
Northview's Jeremiah Allen (01/19/04)
Northview's Jeremiah Allen (top) took the 215-pound weight class at the Sullivan Duals on Saturday.
Northview's Lucas Boyd (01/19/04)
Northview's Lucas Boyd (left) won the 112-pound weight class at the Sullivan Wrestling Invitational on Saturday afternoon.
Northview senior Zach Keyes (01/19/04)
Northview senior Zach Keyes (center) received the game ball from last week's game during Rockville in which he scored his 1,000th career point. The ball was presented to him by teammate Logan Whitman (left) and school Athletic Director Charlie Jackson (right)...
Craig Greenwood (01/19/04)
Craig Greenwood goes up for a jumper in the first half of Saturday's win over Broad Ripple. Greenwood provided a big boost with nine points and 10 rebounds.
Valiant effort comes up short for Knights (01/19/04)
TERRE HAUTE -- Mitch Lancaster could not have been prouder of a high school basketball team after a loss than he was Friday night. As the Northview Knights were preparing to take the floor without their leading scorer, Logan Whitman, for the first time in four years, Coach Lancaster asked one thing...
DAN SMITH (01/19/04)
Dan Smith, 91, of Brazil, passed away at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at home. Born in Clay County on Aug. 26, 1912, he was the son of Samuel and Cora Nickolson Smith. He served in the Army during World War II and enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling with his wife, Emma, and playing cards with family and friends...
LOUISE SMITH (01/19/04)
Louise Smith, 92, of Coal City, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, at Owen Valley Healthcare Facility. She had been there one day. Born Oct. 1, 1911, in Owen County, she was the daughter of John Madison "Matt" Slough and Ada Dyar Slough. She graduated from Coal City High School and later married Raymond A. Smith, who preceded her in death in 1988. During World War II, she worked at the Naval Base in Williamsburg, Va., while her husband was in the Navy...
ASHLEY NICOLE LIGHT (01/19/04)
Ashley Nicole Light, 2 months old, of Brazil, died suddenly Jan. 15, 2004. She was born Oct. 22, 2003 at Indiana University Medical Center. She was the daughter of Joshua Light and Betty Marie Stuchell Light. She is survived by her grandparents, Randall Light Sr., Debbie Waymire, Betty and John Brunette; great-grandparents, Patricia Miller and Clement Brunette, and Joan and Bill Lovett Sr., all of Brazil; several aunts, uncles, great aunts and great uncles. ...
CECIL WAYNE 'POPPY' GREEN (01/19/04)
Cecil Wayne "Poppy" Green, 85, of Brazil passed away at 12:25 p.m., Friday, Jan. 16, 2004, at home. Born in Hoosierville to Jesse Franklin and Alfrettia Drury Green on April 18, 1918, he married Rosemary "Nanny" Beeler on Sept. 16, 1939. She survives...