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Stories from Thursday, March 18, 2004

Hiring outlook looking good (03/18/04)
Terre Haute area employers expect to hire at a steady pace during the second quarter of 2004, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Brian Deakins, of Spun Metals, says that his company has already hired two people this quarter. While he did not participate in the survey, he said that the company's outlook for upcoming quarters is good...
Church helps the poor (03/18/04)
March is National Peanut Month and First Christian Church is spreading the word with their "Peanut Butter for Haiti" project. Their goal is to collect 5,000 jars of peanut butter, because an 18-ounce jar of the gooey goodness will feed a Haitian family of 10 for one meal. Poverty in the country is so overpowering that most families can only afford to have one meal a day...
Many attend breakfast event (03/18/04)
Kermit Paris, a field representative for Farm Bureau, speaks to the large crowd at the Annual Farmer's Share Breakfast at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds this morning. First State Bank sponsored the event, which was catered by Jack's Fine Foods. Paris, who is also a Shelby County Councilman, spoke to the group about the proper way to get things accomplished. He encouraged people to work together and ask others for help when necessary. He also stressed the importance of voting...
Northview students inducted to NHS (03/18/04)
Northview High School inducted 24 juniors and two seniors into the National Honor Society Tuesday night. The induction was held in the Northview auditorium at 7 p.m. Candidates were chosen based on scholarship, leadership, character and service qualities. ...
First the house, now the store (03/18/04)
An excavator, driven by Brian Pearson of Jeff Bell Construction and Excavating, Inc., works on tearing down the old grocery store on Jackson Street. The gray house on the lot was taken down the day before yesterday. These buildings were removed to make way for the new Clay County Jail, which was designed by architectural firm Shenkel Schultz...
Corey Grigsby receives award (03/18/04)
Coach Dan Mikesell (left) gives junior Corey Grigsby an award during Tuesday's ceremony.
Northview wrestlers earn awards for stellar season (03/18/04)
Senior members of Northview's conference champion wrestling team include (from left) Derek Mroczek, Doug Porter and Austin Staley along with head coach Dan Mikesell. On Tuesday night, members of the 2003-04 Northview wrestling team were honored for their season of special accomplishments...
MARY J. CAME (03/18/04)
Mary J. Came, 91, formerly of Terre Haute and Brazil, died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, died at Pleasant View Lodge in McCordsville, Ind. She was born Sept. 24, 1912, in Scotland, Ill., the daughter of Fred Osmon and Hettie Pierce Osmon. She was a homemaker and a member of the O.E.S. Chapter in Waveland, Ind., and of Judson Baptist Church...
VIRGINIA M. FREEMAN (03/18/04)
Virginia M. Freeman, 76, of Clay City, died Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at 4:35 p.m. at Southwood Healthcare Facility. She was born Dec. 23, 1927, in Brazil, the daughter of Theodore Mark Bass Sr. and Laura Mae Bryant Bass. She married Robert Freeman Jr. on Dec. 20, 1952. He passed away Nov. 22, 1974...
ROSALIE ELEANOR 'ELLIE' KNOX (03/18/04)
Rosalie Eleanor "Ellie" Knox, 74, of Brazil, died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility. She was born on Dec. 25, 1929, in Bowling Green, to Albert "Frank" Russell and Lillie Boomler Russell. She graduated from Galien High School in Galien, Mich., in 1947. After high school, she worked for Clark Equipment in Buchanan, Mich., until she married Eddie Knox on June 25, 1950, in Three Oaks, Mich. They moved to Brazil, where she spent the rest of her life...