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Stories from Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Kids can no longer ride on fire trucks (02/11/04)
Brazil City Council suspended the rules and passed Resolution 1, 2004, on the first reading at Tuesday night's meeting. The resolution deals with "victory rides" that local winning teams sometimes take on Brazil's firetrucks. Fire Chief Tobey Archer had asked City Attorney Joe Trout to draft something to set a precedent that they could follow...
Cattle association members visit Clay County (02/11/04)
For the first time ever, Clay County hosted the Indiana Beef Cattle Association Beef Forum for Region 5 on Monday. People from Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Vigo, Clay, Owen, Monroe, Green and Sullivan counties gathered Monday evening at the Clay County Fairgrounds. This was one of 10 regional forums throughout the state sponsored by Touchstone Energy and put on by the IBCA and Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service...
Bussing honored (02/11/04)
Veda Bussing, CRS, received the honor of being named Indiana's Certified Residential Specialist of the Year for 2003. Bussing, a lifelong Clay County resident, was recognized for her dedication and service to the community by the Terre Haute Area Association of Realtors, Indiana Association of Realtors and the Indiana CRS chapter. ...
Bush makes it official today (02/11/04)
If you ever wondered how the President of the United States files for the Indiana Primary, here is the answer. Today at 8:45 a.m. Mitch Daniels was scheduled to file with the Indiana Secretary of State's office at Indianapolis on behalf of President George W. Bush. Bush will then officially be a candidate for the Republican nomination in Indiana's May Primary...
Bloomfield and WRV advance in Clay City girls sectional. (02/11/04)
CLAY CITY -- There were two close games in the opening round of the Clay City girls sectional. In the first game Bloomfield edged out a tough Shakamak team 38-34. In game two the host Clay City Lady Eels would hope to advance in the sectional by beating a very aggressive White River Valley team. The Lady Eels would be the visiting team on their home court...
Northview guard Jennifer Gregg (02/11/04)
Northview guard Jennifer Gregg (#20) looks for an open teammate under the basket as Plainfield defenders close in upon her. Gregg had three points in the game.
Rally falls short for Northview girls (02/11/04)
Northview junior Laura McCrea is swarmed by Plainfield defenders in Tuesday's 58-51 sectional loss. McCrea had four points in the game. - Whitted's 23 points not enough against Plainfield - TERRE HAUTE -- The Plainfield Quakers are proving to foes across the state that a good defense is hard to beat...
ROBERT LEE GARLIT (02/11/04)
Robert Lee Garlit, 74, of Terre Haute, formerly of Center Point, died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute. He was born on May 17, 1929, in Clay County. He was the son of William and Flossie Gaskin Garlit, who have preceded him in death...
WILLIAM RALPH 'BILL' SAMPSON JR. (02/11/04)
William Ralph "Bill" Sampson Jr., 70, of Brazil died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital's emergency room. Born Aug. 4, 1933, in Fayetteville, Ark., he was the son of Ralph and Margaret Short Sampson. He moved with his family to Brazil when he was in grade school and graduated from Brazil High School. He served in the U.S. Army 1953-1956...
JANE E. FLOCKHART (02/11/04)
Jane E. Flockhart, 87, of Harmony, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at 8:12 a.m. at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for only four weeks. She was born May 7, 1916, in Vigo County, the daughter of Charles E. Conway and Vera Larr Conway...
QUENTIN HERMAN CAMPBELL (02/11/04)
Quentin Herman Campbell, 82, of Harmony, died on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004. He was born June 16, 1921, in Center Point, to Herman Harold Campbell and Enola Dressler Campbell. On Aug. 2, 1943, he married Susie Newport of Harmony, who survives. He retired from the U.S. Army and El Paso Gas Company. He lived in Phoenix, Ariz., after retirement. He was very active and donated his time to various organizations. He loved to repair, teach and build computers for senior citizens...