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Stories from Thursday, May 6, 2004

LEAAP Center determines student eligibility (05/06/04)
With input from individuals involved in the education of young children including: private preschools, Head Start, LEAAP, Title I, Special Services, elementary principals, kindergarten teachers, and representatives from First Steps and Step Ahead, it was determined that the following students will be eligible for the LEAAP preschool for the 2004-2005 school year:...
Park Board discusses pool, skate park (05/06/04)
The Forest Park swimming pool is scheduled to open, May 29, weather and water temperature permitting. According to Park Board president Ruthann Jeffries, at last night's meeting at City Hall, the pool has never opened this early before. The opening is subject to a last minute change if the water temperature does not meet required readings...
A veteran remembers (05/06/04)
- World War II veteran Norman Hunt gives Rotary an account of his times and travels June 6, 1944. A day that will live in history as D-Day, the beginning of the liberation of France from control of the Nazis by the Allied forces in World War II. While Americans slept on this side of the Atlantic, the first reports came of Allied forces landing on the beaches along the English Channel. ...
Face tells the tale (05/06/04)
Jeff Stewart pumps his fist in reaction to seeing the final results of a down-to-the-wire, photo finish race. Stewart was the victor for the Republican County Commissioner in District 2 taking 1,272 votes. He beat incumbent Buddy Knox by 23 votes. Terry Harrison received 777 votes. Stewart watched returns projected on the wall of the Circuit Courtroom. See page 12...
Clay City Eels earn pair of track wins over Clovers (05/06/04)
Andy Huggler won the 1,600 and 400 meters for Clay City on Tuesday night. The Clay City track teams ended their regular season on a high note with a pair of team victories over host Cloverdale on Tuesday night. The boys team dominated the Clovers with a 101 to 22 win while the girls snuck past their hosts by a 65 to 58 count...
Timm headed to Lincoln Land (05/06/04)
Northview senior Josh Timm (front-center) signs a letter-of-intent to attend Lincoln Land College to play basketball next season. Also pictured (from left) Athletic Director Charlie Jackson, Timm's mother, Cathy Timm, varsity basketball coach Mitch Lancaster and Principal Ken Wallace...
Shawn Piatt (05/06/04)
Shawn Piatt won the pole vault on Wednesday night for Northview. Boys results will be available on Friday.
Northview sweeps to victory over Eagles (05/06/04)
Andrea Davis (left) and Brit Hofmann (right) complete a handoff during the 400 relay event that the Knights won on Wednesday. Davis and Hofmann combined with Lindsey Stearley and Jenica Yocom for the victory. On Thursday night the Northview girls track team grounded the South Putnam Eagles by a 98-27 count in preparation for the Big 4 meet on Saturday...
Vikings jump on Knights early in softball (05/06/04)
Natalie Shoemaker had a pair of hits in Tuesday's game versus West Vigo, but the Knights dropped a 10-5 decision to the Vikings. For the Northview Knights' softball team, the best part about Tuesday night's 10-5 loss to the visiting West Vigo Vikings, is today's rematch in West Terre Haute...
MARTHA EDITH PECK (05/06/04)
Martha Edith Peck, 90, of Brazil, died at 10:40 p.m. Monday, May 3, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born May 12, 1913, in Rockville, Ind. She was the daughter of Floyd and Altha Monroe Clark. Following graduation from Mecca High School in the Class of 1932, she married Elmer Peck who has preceded her in death. She enjoyed flowers and gardening...
NORMA JEAN MORLAN (05/06/04)
Norma Jean Morlan, 78, of Brazil, died Jan. 2, 2004, at Clay County Health Center in Brazil. She was the daughter of Manuel and Ellen Hunter Thomas and the widow of Alvin Morlan. She was employed by Bridgeton Cafeteria as a cook for many years. She enjoyed mushroom hunting and watching her favorite teams play basketball on television...
ROSE GUESS SIMPSON (05/06/04)
Rose Guess Simpson, 86, of Center Point, died at 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at her residence. Born July 10, 1917, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Roy and Gertrude York Guess. A graduate of Brown's Business College and My Lady Beauty Academy, she was co-owner of Simpson's Market and she was the first school bus driver in Vigo County. She was a member of the Putnamville Baptist Church, the Eastern Star, Foster Grandmothers and Mother Bee's at Honey Creek...