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Stories from Monday, March 1, 2004

Staunton students study science (03/01/04)
A wide array of science fair projects were on display in the Staunton Elementary gymnasium Friday morning. The school's fourth graders were required to do projects in an attempt to increase the typically low number of participants in the Clay County Science Fair, which is today from 9 to 11 a.m. at Northview High School. Students of all ages, from elementary through high school, will compete against their peers at the event...
State Party head will call local Democrats' caucus, vice says (03/01/04)
Clay County Democrat Party Vice Chair Guy Dickerson was very sorry to hear of Linda Moreau's resignation as party chair. "I was shocked, but I knew Linda hadn't been feeling well," he said Friday, describing her as an "energetic, fast-paced person."...
Terry Harrison running for County Commissioner (03/01/04)
I reside in Jackson Township with my wife, Andrea, and two sons, Aidan and Alex. Aidan is a first grader at Jackson Township and Alex will be attending kindergarten this fall. I have filed my candidacy for County Commissioner for several reasons, one of which is expanding my public service. ...
All-day kindergarten cost is too much, says Sen. Bray (03/01/04)
State Sen. Richard Bray says all-day kindergarten is something the state cannot afford. "We cannot fund educational issues we have already started, so we can't afford this," Bray said at Saturday's cracker barrel political discussion in the YMCA...
No more property tax? Rep. Andy Thomas says it may happen (03/01/04)
Indiana property tax will be phased out in 10-15 years if State Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) has his way. Even though his bill was killed in the House Ways and Means Committee during this short session, he believes the idea will pick up momentum. "I predict at least one candidate for governor, Mitch Daniels, will support the idea," Thomas said during Saturday's cracker barrel political discussion at the Clay County YMCA in Brazil. ...
Vets ask legislators to help with video poker games (03/01/04)
Clay County veterans made gambling an issue at Saturday's cracker barrel political discussion at the YMCA in Brazil. Several veterans attended the event -- and a few walked out -- when other members of the audience asked the discussion topic be changed. Bob Brush asked the legislators to help Indiana's veterans legally raise money for charity through video poker machines...
Clay County Optimists hear of trials and triumphs of family facing cancer (03/01/04)
Optimism has much to do with recovery from illness, many people believe. On Saturday, Clay County Optimists heard from the father of a local teenager who has beaten cancer. Sara Grafe, 17, and her parents, David and Janelle, were the guests of the weekly Optimists Club meeting at American Legion Post 2 Saturday morning...
Student harnesses magnetic power (03/01/04)
Jordan Jenkins, 15, a Northview High school freshman, demonstrates kinetic energy with a gauss rifle. Jenkins used a series of very powerful magnets - each one capable of lifting 90 pounds -- and a series of steel balls to demonstrate how magnets can be used to multiply energy. Each magnet increased the speed of a steel ball. The ball at the end of the channeled stick was used to launch a toy car mounted on a plastic track...
Eels finish out regular season with 15th victory (03/01/04)
Clay City's Clay Jones (with ball) scored 10 points in the Eels 53-49 victory over Rockville on Friday night. The Clay City Eels closed out their regular season with a hard fought 53-49 victory over Rockville on Friday night. The host Rox nailed nine 3-pointers in the game but senior Jared Defore tallied seven points in the final period to help rally the Eels to victory...
FLORENCE GRETCHEN FULK (03/01/04)
Florence Gretchen Fulk, 87, of Clay City, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, in Clay Health Center of Brazil. Born Feb. 24, 1917, in Owen County, she was the daughter of Dennis and Vertie Nation Dayhuff. She attended school in Owen County and later married John Willey Fulk, who preceded her in death in 1966...
BETTY NEVILLE (03/01/04)
Betty Neville, 50, of Brazil died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004, at her residence, from cancer She was born Jan. 17, 1954, in Brazil, the daughter of Oscar Joseph Bayer and Betty Jean Hardman Bayer. She worked at the Clay County Health and Rehabilitation Center for many years in the dietary department. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother...
ALFRED G. EMMERT (03/01/04)
Alfred G. Emmert, 93 of Brazil, died at 10:34 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Mr. Emmert was born December 12, 1910 in Jackson Township in Clay County. He was the son of John F. and Mary Dierdorf Emmert. He graduated from Bowling Green High School with the class of 1930...
MARTHA A. YOCOM (03/01/04)
Martha A. Yocom, 94, of Brazil and Jackson Township, died at 5:21 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville where she had been a patient since Jan. 1. Born in Parke County on Feb. 6, 1910, her parents were James M. and Nettie Ames Crafton. A 1928 graduate of Brazil High School, she later was a secretary for the former Worth Stigler insurance agency...