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Stories from Monday, February 2, 2004

Civil War reenactment is today (02/02/04)
Billie Creek Village is well known for hosting Indiana's biggest Civil War reenactment. This year's first reenactment is to be held today and Sunday. Battle times have been set for noon and 5:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. on Sunday. The event will conclude shortly after the battle on Sunday. The camps can be observed at any time on either date...
Progam gives kids hope (02/02/04)
Ashlee Clark, left, ponders briefly before correctly answering a question asked by her Kids Hope USA mentor, Susie Treash, at Forest Park School Jan. 13. January is National Mentoring Month.'' Ashlee Clark is a 4th grader at Forest Park School. The blond-haired, blue-eyed, 10-year-old with the cherub-like smile is a participant of Kids Hope USA. ...
Ready for July 4! (02/02/04)
It is January, but Brazil Rotarians are getting ready for the 4th of July. The club's festival committee had its first meeting Thursday night at the YMCA. Among those present were (pictured) Sam Glover, Sally Schutte, President Sam Crawn, John Lee and Earl Hutcheson. The annual event is planned June 26-July 4 this year...
Brickcraft coming to Clay County (02/02/04)
With the help of Clay County, Brickcraft, L.L.C., will be operational in the future. The brickmaking plant, which will be located in Ashboro on S.R. 59, directly across the street from the highway department, recently got a helping hand by way of the Clay County Commissioners...
Wheelchair event is in March (02/02/04)
An inaugural Ms. Wheelchair Indiana Pageant will be held on March 27, 2004. Individuals are still needed to participate in the pageant. There is a $20 registration fee. Requirements for participants are as follows: - Must use a wheelchair as primary means of mobility...
Work continues on new stoplight (02/02/04)
According to Police Chief Mark Loudermilk, workers are "still plugging away," installing the stoplight at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Wheeler St., in front of Wal-Mart, despite the unfavorable weather. "I think they're getting pretty close," he added...
Brazil Guard in N. C., others in Bosnia (02/02/04)
The Indiana National Guard 38th Main Support Battalion Company B out of Brazil was deployed to Fort Bragg, N.C., over the weekend. They were activated Jan. 23 and sent to Camp Atterbury, south of Indianapolis, before being sent on to North Carolina...
12 arrested for gang-like activity (02/02/04)
Twelve people were arrested late Friday after an investigation into possible gang activity in Parke County. Police believe two large farm tractors were used to run over two cars or pickup trucks earlier in the week. On Friday, the Indiana State Police, the Parke County Sheriff's Department and the Rockville Police Department served 12 criminal warrants from an incident investigated by Sgt. Dan Jones (of the Putnamville District) that occurred on Jan. 25...
National study shows Rose-Hulman among best (02/02/04)
The results of the 2003 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) shows that for the second consecutive year, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology is a national leader in challenging its students academically, creating an active and collaborative learning environment, and providing a supportive campus environment...
Breakfing News: High school student killed in Sunday accident (02/02/04)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com A Northview High School student was killed Sunday night when the car he was driving ran off the road in Parke County, into a water-filled spillway, The Brazil Times has learned. A source, asking to not be identified, said Andrew Griffin, 16, a 10th-grade student at NHS, drowned after he left a Super Bowl party at Raccoon Lake...
Knights take down Sullivan as Whitted gets triple-double (02/02/04)
While most girls would have been concentrating solely on the naming of Homecoming King and Queen on Friday night. Northview's girls had some business to take care of first against conference foe Sullivan. Mission accomplished. The Knights got sophomore Julie Whitted's first career triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks and got key 3-pointers down the stretch from Whitney Medworth in cementing their second place standing in the WIC, 58-47...
Knights cut down the nets vs. Arrows (02/02/04)
- Northview boys win 3rd straight unbeaten WIC title - After missing a couple of months with a knee injury, Sullivan's Jeffrey Moore got a chance to return to the lineup against the Northview Knights on Friday night in a battle for a potential WIC title...
Eels handle SWIAC's Cougars (02/02/04)
The Clay City Eels improved to 9-5 overall this season with a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference win over North Daviess on Friday night, 62-37. The Eels placed three players in double figures with Jared Defore leading the way with 19 points and Brock Roberts adding 12. Roger Harden chipped in 10 points for the Eels who got started quickly, opening up an 18-9 advantage after just one quarter of play...
Northview's Austin Staley (02/02/04)
Northview's Austin Staley (left) takes the podium as the second place finisher at Saturday's Northview Sectional. Bloomington South's Kurt Kinser (center) won 3-2 over Staley. West Vigo's Paul Creasey (right) was third.
Sectional opponents drawn for Knights and Eels (02/02/04)
As if Tuesday's girl's basketball contest between Plainfield and Northview wasn't going to be important enough in gaining momentum for sectional action at Terre Haute South High School on Feb. 10. On Sunday afternoon, the Knights found out that their first round sectional opponent is, yep you guessed it, the Plainfield Quakers...
Knights advance seven to regionals (02/02/04)
Northview junior Cory Grigsby won the sectional championship on Saturday with a 4-2 decision over Chris Feree of Bloomington South. - Grigsby wins 119-pound title, three others in title match - The final team results of the Northview Wrestling Sectional was no real surprise as Bloomington South ran away and hid with their deep, talented roster of grapplers. ...
Wolverines hold off late Eel's charge (02/02/04)
Despite a game-high 21 points from Jared Defore, the Clay City Eels dropped their second game of the year to conference foe White River Valley, 54-49. The second-ranked Class A squad Wolverines got 18 points from senior A.J. Graves and held off a late Clay City rally for the victory that moved them to 13-2 this season...
MARY ANNA ROGERS (02/02/04)
Mary Anna Rogers, 73, of Murfeesboro, Tenn., died Friday, Jan. 30, 2004. A native of Lubbock, Texas, she was the daughter of the late R.C. and Anna Crim Wiley. She was married to Walt Rogers, who survives. She was a retired executive secretary with the Rutheford County Board of Education. Additionally, she was a member of the North Blvd. Church of Christ...