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Stories from Tuesday, March 16, 2004

County awarded cash from program (03/16/04)
Clay County has been awarded $9,763 in Federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The money is to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. The selection was made by a national board that is chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and consists of representatives from The Salvation Army, American Red Cross, United Jewish Communities, Catholic Charities, U.S.A., National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. ...
'We just want him home' (03/16/04)
Pfc. Jacob Kirby's family is praying that he'll be home for Easter. He was with them last Easter but missed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's because he was in Iraq with the 82nd Airborne out of Fort Bragg, N.C. The first anniversary of American ground troops invading Iraq is Sat. Kirby has been there for nearly eight months...
Republican dinner a big hit (03/16/04)
A large crowd of Clay Countians packed the Center Point United Methodist Church at last night's Republican Committee Lincoln Day Dinner. In fact, so many people attended the event that a few spectators were left without seats, standing alongside the wall instead...
Arthur issues improvement award (03/16/04)
Rob Moore and Vanita Moore (left) are presented with a Community Improvement Award from Mayor Tom Arthur and City Council President Ann Bradshaw. Moore Funeral Home became the most recent in a list of businesses presented with the Community Improvement Award yesterday...
YMCA Champions (03/16/04)
The Timberline Industries basketball team recently won the YMCA championship in the eight-nine year old division. Team members include: Jacob Coleman, Shawn Bussing, Ian Heffner, T.J. Deder, Kile Gentry, Ben Beckley, Ethan Sands, Nate Newton and Coach Patrick Newton...
LEON BELL JR. (03/16/04)
Leon Bell Jr., 80, Brazil, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at 2:22 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born Oct. 26, 1923, in Center Point, the son of Leon Harvey Bell and Lillian Maegerlein Bell. He was a member of the Brazil Elks, where he had served as secretary and Past Exalted Ruler and was on the Initiation Ritual Team. He was the past president of the Rotary and enjoyed cooking...
LETHA CLAIRE HURST (03/16/04)
Letha Claire Hurst, 95, of Greencastle, died Sunday morning, March 14, 2004, at the Putnam County Hospital. She was born May 9, 1908, in Putnam County, the daughter of Robert and Addie Thomas Irwin. In April of 1951, she married Carl Hurst and he preceded her in death in March of 1979...
CELIA MAXINE HURST BELL (03/16/04)
Celia Maxine Hurst Bell, 87, of Brazil, died Friday, March 12, 2004, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She had been a resident of the Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born Feb. 20, 1917, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Clyde E. and Celia Latta Hurst. She was a graduate of Wiley High School, the Class of 1935, and was in the National Honor Society...
PAUL E. BAILEY (03/16/04)
Paul E. Bailey, 68, of Brazil, died Monday, March 15, 2004, at 6:50 a.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born March 2, 1936, in Sullivan County to Ray and Edna Hunt Bailey. His father passed away when he was an infant, and he was raised by his stepfather, Raymond Kasinger...
DANNY LEWIS BURCHETT (03/16/04)
Danny Lewis Burchett, 53, of Greencastle, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, at the Hendricks Regional Hospital in Danville. Born Oct. 28, 1950, in Zula, Ky., he was the son of Herschel and Audrey Daniel Burchett. He married Rebecca "Becky" Parrish on June 23, 1970, and she survives...