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Stories from Friday, January 30, 2004

Students find Cumberland Academy to be helpful (01/30/04)
Alternative high school students Brittnay Glenn and Bambi Sanders study in their classroom. Between 25 and 30 students are currently enrolled at Cumberland Academy, better known as the "alternative school." The events that placed each of them there are varied. As Andrea Harrison, the school's therapeutic counselor, explains it, there is "no typical alternative school student."...
CAPE Grant helps preschool (01/30/04)
Lindsey Steiner, Stacy Herrington and Lisa Taney play at the sand and water learning center at the Clay City preschool funded by the CAPE grant. Like several other educational programs and services in Clay County, the preschool located in the back of the Brazil Public Library South Branch is funded by the CAPE grant. Two classes are offered in affiliation with the LEAAP Center in Brazil...
Technology is changing education (01/30/04)
Cutting-edge technology is changing the way students are being taught traditional classes at North Clay Middle School. Home Management classes Formerly known as Home Economics, students are learning cooking among other things in Home Management classes...
Tincher running for office again (01/30/04)
Vern Tincher, of Riley, Ind., a former state representative, announced Thursday that he will seek the 46th District seat in the Indiana House. "Over the past 15 months, many residents of the 46th District have encouraged me to run again for state representative, even before the incumbent announced he was not running for re-election," Tincher said. ...
Clay City unable to overcome Thunderbird's size advantage (01/30/04)
Clay City's Cameron Gerber (#20) is fouled by Eastern's Hannah Cobine (right) during Thursday's game between the Eels and Thunderbirds. CLAY CITY -- On Thursday night the Clay City Eels were forced to match up with yet another squad with a much larger height advantage and came out on the short end of a 48-35 decision...
Knights focusing on Saturday's sectional meet (01/30/04)
Members of the Western Indiana Conference champion Northview Knights Wrestling Team pose after their victory. The Knights will compete in sectional action on Saturday morning at Northview High School. As February nears, the prep wrestling postseason is just hitting stride beginning on Saturday with sectional action at Northview High School...
VIOLET LASSELL (01/30/04)
Violet Lassell, 90, of Brazil and formerly of Brownsburg, Ind., died Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2004, at Holly Hill Healthcare. She had been a resident there for 6 1/2 months. Born July 9, 1913, to Alfred and Stella M. Sexton in Jasonville, Ind., she married Wilber Lassell on July 25, 1948. He preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 1974...
JIMMIE H. PHELPS (01/30/04)
Jimmie H. Phelps, 70, of Brazil, died at Union Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, from a massive stroke. Born March 5, 1933, he was the son of Edward J. Phelps Sr. and Grace (Durbin) Phelps. An Army veteran, he served during the Korean conflict as an Army medic...
ROBERT LARRY PICKETT (01/30/04)
Robert Larry Pickett, 63, of Hymera, formerly of Staunton, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, in Regional Hospital. Born July 7, 1940, he was the son of John Calvin and Agnes Sherr Pickett. Survivors inlcude a son, Lonnie Pickett; two sisters, Janice Pickett and Frances Iverson; several nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and nephews...
BILL DICKISON (01/30/04)
Bill Dickison, 69, of West Terre Haute, died at 10:51 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, in his residence. Born March 18, 1934, at Brazil, he was the son of Hugh and Florence Clark Dickison. He was retired from Indiana Gas and Chemical at Terre Haute. He was an Army veteran and a member of American Legion Post 501 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6574, both at West Terre Haute...
CONNIE J. ROBISON (01/30/04)
Connie J. Robison, 57, of Terre Haute, died at 4:19 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Clay County Health Center, where she had been a patient for only a few weeks. She was born Sept. 5, 1946, in Terre Haute. She was the daughter of Harry C. and Virginia Frazier Fields...
HENRIETTA BARHAM (01/30/04)
Henrietta Barham, 75, formerly of Indianapolis and Gary, Ind., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004, at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Preston and Ruby Barham, Rock Island, Ill. She was born March 8, 1928, in Brazil, the daughter of Henry and Mary Beachum Patton. After graduating from high school she attended Purdue-Calumet School of Nursing, Hammond, Ind...
WILLIAM FRANKLIN REAM (01/30/04)
William Franklin Ream, 83, of Center Point died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at 7:30 a.m. in his home. Born March 31, 1920, in Harrison Township, Clay County, Ind., he was the son of Albert and Nancy Florence Steiner Ream. He moved with his parents and sister to Center Point in 1926...
JACK EUGENE RIGGLE (01/30/04)
Jack Eugene Riggle, 71, of Mountain Home, Ark., died on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004. Jack Eugene Riggle was born March 31, 1932, at Jacksonville, Ind., the son of James O. and Ruth M. Haseman Riggle. He married Enid J. Flowers March 22, 1953, in Terre Haute...
VIRGINIA D. BEAMAN MANWARING (01/30/04)
Virginia D. Beaman Manwaring, 75, of Terre Haute, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at 10:03 p.m. in Union Hospital. She was born March 28, 1928, in Truman, Ark., to William Add Hogan and Orgie Cribbs Hogan. She worked as a supervisor at the CBS Tape Plant and later at the Water Wheel Restaurant. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church...