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Stories from Friday, January 23, 2004

Dittmer to visit ISU (01/23/04)
In 1964, 65 homes and buildings in Mississippi were burned or bombed, including 35 churches, according to John Dittmer's book, "Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi". As part of Black History Month and Indiana State University's American Democracy Project, Dittmer will speak at ISU on Feb. 4...
Carter supports gay marriage ban (01/23/04)
By LYNN HAMILTON lynnham01@hotmail.com Attorney General Steve Carter came to Terre Haute Friday afternoon to speak in favor of an amendment to the Indiana Constitution which would ban same sex marriages. The reason Carter sees this as a "significant public policy issue" is the recent litigation in Marion County. ...
Soldiers given traditional honor (01/23/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Fresh, crispy, bright yellow ribbons randomly illuminate the streets and buildings in Brazil. Susan Crick, Linda Nicoson, Stacy Latham and Holly Culver, from the First Presbyterian Church, placed nearly 80 yellow ribbons throughout the city in the past two days to show support for the military troops...
Brazil sends soldiers off in style (01/23/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Patriotic citizens and loving family and friends turned out in 21-degree cold, windy temperatures to say good-bye to the National Guard 38th MSB Company B, Friday afternoon. Proud family members stood in the frigid temperature waving American flags to the very last moment, showing their support for the troops. They watched the soldiers, their husbands and wives, sons and daughters, mothers and fathers, load gear then board the buses and trucks...
Tax rates are set (01/23/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com The new tax rates have been certified by the state and received by the Auditor's office. "We anticipate that the tax bills will be mailed out Feb. 13," Clay County Auditor Joe Dierdorf said Thursday at the courthouse. "And we anticipate the due date for the 2002 pay in 2003 property taxes will be March 15."...
Mad Cow conderns led to rule temporaily stopping some beef processing (01/23/04)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Mad Cow Disease has affected at least one Clay County butcher. No, the disease has not surfaced here, but the State Board of Animal Health told Chris Styleburg to stop processing beef for a week. Styleburg has owned Jack's Fine Foods, 117 E. National Ave., in Brazil for the past six years...
Bill would improve website (01/23/04)
If a new bill becomes law, local and state government bodies will be able to place purchasing requests and accept bids on a Web site. Legislation that will allow the state administration to establish Internet sites designed to facilitate state and local government purchasing passed the Committee on Technology, Research and Development by a unanimous 14-0 vote in the House of Representatives...
Guard saying goodbye today (01/23/04)
The Indiana National Guard 38th Main Support Battalion Company B, out of Brazil, has been activated and are being deployed today. Three soldiers discussed their preparation plans and feelings about the deployment on Monday at the armory. Left, front: Spc. Tara Duncan and Staff Sgt. Paul Wetnight. Standing: Capt. Erik Parker...
Guilty! (01/23/04)
Glenn L. Culler, of Bowling Green, was found guilty of three counts of child molesting Thursday afternoon in Clay Superior Court. The defendant showed no emotion when the verdict from the 12-member jury was read, a bystander said. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Clay County Rowdy Williams said, "We're pleased with the verdict. It was a just verdict. It provides closure for these three young girls."...
Northview freshman clip Eagles at home (01/23/04)
Northview freshman Brodee Miller led the Knights in scoring with 17 points in an 'A' squad victory over South Putnam on Wednesday night. The Northview freshman squads picked up a pair of home victories over South Putnam on Wednesday night. The 'A' squad grounded the Eagles with three quarters of full court pressure defense that held South Putnam to just 13 points. Meanwhile the Knights jumped out to a 24 point advantage before relinquishing their pressure in the final period...
Knights set to contend for WIC wrestling title (01/23/04)
Northview's wrestling program is enjoying one of its best season's this year and hopes to continue that this weekend at the Western Indiana Conference meet. After capping off their first above .500 dual match record this year, the Knights are considered one of the favorites for the WIC team title in what should be a very tight race on Saturday...
Late free throws sink 2nd half Eel's rally (01/23/04)
Clay City's Sarah Kennedy (#23) fights off a Sullivan defender for two of her 11 points in Thursday's game. Kennedy also added nine rebounds. CLAY CITY -- Facing a formerly ranked Sullivan girls basketball squad and their third basketball game in four days, Clay City could have easily rolled over for the visiting Golden Arrows. Instead, they dug in on the defensive end and narrowly missed pulling off a huge upset, falling 53-44 in a game much closer than the final score...