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Stories from Thursday, February 5, 2004

County voters get a new setup (02/05/04)
John Noel of MicroVote installs a computer in the Clerk's Office of the County Courthouse. This computer will run the voting software needed to control the county's 72 new voting machines. The machines, one of which is sitting on the left side of the table, are electronic and easier to use than the county's old system. ...
ISU classes in Brazil (02/05/04)
A handful of Ivy Tech State College classes are scheduled to start next week at the LEAAP (Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents & Preschoolers) Center, 601 E. Jackson, and Cumberland Academy, located behind North Clay Middle School. They were invited to hold classes in Brazil by Superintendent Bill Schad as part of the CAPE (Community Alliances to Promote Education) grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc...
Prejudice in the north (02/05/04)
Robert Wickware, at his home in Indianapolis, shows the bike he used to ride to Terre Haute every day when he attended Indiana State University in the early 1970s. Having a college education can change a person's life. Robert Wickware wanted a different life, a better life. ...
TH looks for new courthouse site (02/05/04)
TERRE HAUTE (AP) -- A search has started for a downtown site to construct a new federal courthouse as Indiana State University prepares to take over the current building. Proposals are being accepted until the end of February from developers willing to build the 90,000- to 135,000-square-foot facility, but no timeline has been set for construction, said David Wilkinson, a spokesman for the federal General Services Administration's Chicago office...
Logan Whitman (02/05/04)
Logan Whitman and his Northview teammates will face off on the road with Mooresville on Friday night and return home versus Plainfield on Saturday.
Northview senior Tony Sanabria (02/05/04)
Northview senior Tony Sanabria (top) placed third at last Saturday's Northview wrestling sectional and will compete at the Bloomington South Regional on Saturday.
BETTY M. BROWN (02/05/04)
Betty M. Brown, 74, of Terre Haute, died at home on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at 8:20 a.m. She was born July 31, 1929, in Terre Haute, the daughter of William B. Rogers and Edith P. Westfall Rogers. They preceded her in death. On June 1, 1947, she married Kenneth E. Brown; he survives...
L. RALPH WALTON (02/05/04)
L. Ralph Walton, 87, of Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at Harborside Healthcare in Terre Haute, where he had been a resident for six years. Born at Lena in Parke County on Jan. 12, 1917, his parents were Lawrence Walton and Ethel Pierce Walton. He was a graduate of Putnamville High School...