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Stories from Monday, May 3, 2004

Forest Park Loyalty Day program was memorable and emotional (05/03/04)
The family of HT2 Gary Boyce remembers the sailor who died in the Vietnam War in 1973. He was 27 years old. Left: Steve Boyce, brother; Beth Boyce, sister-in-law; Maxine Boyce, mother; Gini Boyce, sister-in-law and Ken Boyce, brother. An emotionally charged crowd of over 200 endured cool temperatures and intermittent rain at the Loyalty Day Service in the Forest Park pavilion Saturday. ...
Iraq war vet comes home (05/03/04)
Getting the most-asked question out of the way first -- Lt. Steve Ninesling, of Brazil, a 17-year Army veteran, is glad to be home from his tour of duty in Iraq and Kuwait. He spoke to, and took questions from, the Clay County Optimists Saturday morning. Ninesling was platoon leader of the 152nd Infantry Battalion, a combat medical platoon...
Tuesday is election day (05/03/04)
Tuesday is election day in Clay County (and throughout the United States). Following the candidates forum at the fairgrounds Thursday night, a few people expressed a desire to better understand what they are being asked to decide Tuesday. As a result, we have put together this information, to help shed light before you go to the polls...
Knights win own invitational despite weather (05/03/04)
Heather Palmer (above) teamed with Megan Love to win the No. 1 singles group at the Northview Invitational on Saturday. - Northview wins makeup game Despite rains that moved the Northview Invitational tennis tournament to Greencastle's facility on DePauw's campus, the Northview Knights came out on top of the round robin tournament...
Knights earn tennis victory (05/03/04)
The Knights won their fourth match of the week with a sweep of Edgewood on Thursday night heading into the weekend's Northview Invitational. Melissa Miller and Kristy Backfish earned 6-0, 6-1 wins at No. 2 and No. 3 doubles for the Knights with Trace Hassler earning a 6-3, 6-3 victory at No. 1 singles...
Northview boys and Clay City Eels earn track wins this week (05/03/04)
Justin Scherb won the 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs for the Knights on Thursday. Northview and Clay City each picked up track victories during Thursday's action as the Knight's boys squad earned an 82-50 win over Western Indiana Conference foe Sullivan while the Eels defeated both Riverton Parke and North Central in girls action...
THELMA ESTHER EWEN (05/03/04)
Thelma Esther Ewen, 85, of Brazil, formerly of Paris, Tenn., died May 1, 2004, at her residence. She was born June 19, 1918, in Tippecanoe, Ind., the daughter of Albert and Bessie Gaskill McGowen. She was married to Charles Knight who preceded her in death. They resided in Rochester, Ind. for 28 years. She relocated to the Paris, Tenn., area where she lived for over 30 years. She was married to Lonnie Ewen. He also preceded her in death...
CHARLES W. 'BILL' JEFFRIES (05/03/04)
Charles W. "Bill" Jeffries, 81, Carbon, Ind., passed away May 2, 2004, in the St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. Born July 21, 1922, in Carbon, he was the son of Frank and Pearl Brooks Jeffries. He worked for Glen Gery Brick for 21 years retiring as a foreman in 1977. He was a WW II veteran of the United States Army Air Force, a member of the VFW Post 1127, Carbon Methodist Church and the Hod Carriers Union. He attended Van Buren High School...