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Stories from Thursday, April 29, 2004

Cicadas are on their way (04/29/04)
They're big. They're clumsy. They have an ominous name. They're coming to Brazil. Welcome Brood X, the 17-year periodical family of cicadas (locusts) that many people remember with a certain disdain. "They were thick when I was working in the Brookeville Reservoir area," Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator Mark Evans said of his last experience with the insects. "I'd literally have to sweep them off the sidewalk. They could get slimy, especially when it got rainy."...
Lawson fights diabetes, insurance company (04/29/04)
John Lawson needs a new pancreas. A brittle diabetic since birth, he developed life threatening kidney damage from chronic urinary tract and kidney infections. Doctors told John that he would probably die within a couple years without a pancreas transplant. ...
Northview wins extra-inning affair versus Sullivan (04/29/04)
Casey Challandes singled a scored a run in the Knights win over Sullivan on Wednesday. Fresh off a 10-0 six-inning loss to Sullivan one Tuesday night, Northview showed their resiliency by bouncing back for a 5-4, nine-inning win over the Arrows on Wednesday...
Area sports results (04/29/04)
Kayla Glassburn picked up three hits on Wednesday, including a triple and scored the game-winning run on a Chandra Burns single. Northview's baseball team dropped a 7-4 decision to Sullivan on Wednesday night. The Knights opened up a 1-0 lead early before the Golden Arrows put together three run innings in the fourth and fifth innings to eventually lead 7-1 heading into the top of the seventh frame before Northview rallied to score three runs...
JACK SCOTT (04/29/04)
Jack Scott, 61, of Rockville, Ind., died Tuesday, April 27, 2004, in his residence. Born Jan. 18, 1943, in Indianapolis, he was the son of the late Clarence and Daisy Puckett Scott. He was a retired inspector with Allison/Rolls Royce in Indianapolis for 42 years...