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Stories from Friday, February 13, 2004

Franklin students spend winter in service (02/13/04)
FRANKLIN, Ind. -- The Franklin College internship program offers students work experience in their field of study during the four week winter term in January. Students explore career opportunities, get hands-on experience and earn credit while interning...
Suspect evades Jasonville police (02/13/04)
Jasonville Police are still looking for a man who led them on a chase early Friday morning. At around midnight, Jasonville Police Sgt. Chuck Cox became suspicious of a vehicle and so he ran the license plate. The plate did not match the vehicle. When Cox attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver took off...
Black History Month report: Former Brazil man honored in Washington, D.C. (02/13/04)
Paul White is a multifaceted and versatile man who has lived an extraordinary life. A senior U.S. diplomat, the 62-year-old Brazil native recently was honored in Washington D.C., receiving a Distinguished Career Award for almost four decades of dedicated service to the government of the United States of America...
Mayor initiates Community Improvement Award (02/13/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo Mario Mauro, owner of Mario Bros., accepts the first ever Mayor's Community Improvement Award from Mayor Tom Arthur and City Council President Ann Bradshaw. Arthur presented Mario Bros. with the award due to the efforts that have been made to renovate the facade of the building as well as the work that has been put into the restaurant itself...
Volunteers in short supply (02/13/04)
The Clay County Humane Society accepts about 2,700 animals per year and volunteer Rosemary Campbell takes it upon herself to find homes for as many of the animals as she can. Campbell began volunteering at the shelter when she retired 14 years ago because she is an animal lover. ...
CCSB allows AC installation (02/13/04)
After several months of discussion, the Clay Community Schools Board of School Trustees decided to give Performance Services Inc. the go-ahead on the air conditioning projects at Meridian and Clay City Elementary schools. Company representatives said they will begin ordering parts immediately and installation should be complete by Aug. 1. The $2,487,012 cost will also cover repairing the chiller at Northview High School and a few other necessary updates in the two elementaries...
Layton reaches deal in death of firefighter (02/13/04)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- A man charged with murder in the death of a firefighter killed while fighting an arson fire agreed to plead guilty to a lesser count. In exchange for admitting he was an accessory to the crime, Byron Layton III will receive a 30-year sentence if a judge accepts terms of the plea agreement at a March 12 hearing...
And the winners are... (02/13/04)
Gerald Runyon (left), a supervisor of the Soil and Water District, presents awards to Leon Mercer and Martha Knox. Knox, who won the Conservation Teacher of the Year Award, said that she was nominated because of her conservation teaching in her fifth grade class at Van Buren Elementary. Among other activities, her class planted and helped maintain gardens at the school and went on camping trips. She said the award came as a surprise...
Northview duo looking to take next step (02/13/04)
- Grigsby and Staley compete at Semistate Three years have passed since a 112-pound freshman named Austin Staley stood area wrestlers on their ear by winning the Western Indiana Conference, placing second at sectionals and third at regionals to appear in semistates...
Northview freshmen end season with a win (02/13/04)
Northview's freshman boys basketball team wrapped up their season with a convincing 49-30 victory over South Vermillion on Wednesday night, their third win over the Wildcats this season. The Knights got out to a 15-5 first quarter advantage and cruised to their 14th win of the season...
Knights pick up victory over host South Putnam (02/13/04)
Northview's Shawn Hughes (#25) goes up for a jumper in a game against Plainfield last week. He would have seven points against South Putnam on Thursday night. GREENCASTLE -- The Northview Knights won the high school basketball game by 21 points Thursday night at South Putnam High School...
Eels dominate TRC's T-Birds (02/13/04)
Clay City senior Camrand Tucker goes up for two of his 14 points in Thursday night's win over North Central. Tucker also added 10 boards for the 11-6 Eels. FARMERSBURG -- Experience is a luxury that the Clay City Eels have had all season long. On Thursday night they used a starting lineup consisting of five seniors to dominate the host North Central squad to the tune of a 73-46 Eels' win...
MARY GERBER JONES ELMORE (02/13/04)
Mary Gerber Jones Elmore, 78, of Brazil, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004 at 8:40 a.m. at the Clay Health Center. She was born on April 21, 1925, in Clay County, the daughter of Roy and Ruth Lucas Gerber. She attended many small school in Clay and Putnam Counties before graduating from Brazil High School in 1943. ...
JAMES E. "JIM" HALBERSTADT (02/13/04)
James E. "Jim" Halberstadt, 85, of Sullivan died at 4:47 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. He was born May 7, 1918, in Wilfred to Oscar Halberstadt and Chloe Griffith Halberstadt. He graduated from Shelburn High School in 1935...