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Stories from Saturday, May 8, 2004

Bloesing promoted to administrator (05/08/04)
As of April 12 Cloverleaf Healthcare has been under the direction of a new administrator. Nita Mayle, who was the facility's administrator for 35 years, has retired from the position. Lisa Bloesing is the new administrator. Bloesing graduated from Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She brings 15 years of valued experience to Cloverleaf Healthcare. Mayle will stay on staff doing marketing and consulting...
Members of the Red Hat Society travel to Texas (05/08/04)
Photo submitted by Mary Jo Butts Five Clay County women recently represented Indiana at the third annual Red Hat Society convention in the Dallas, Texas, area. Attending the Texas Tea in the new Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center ballroom were (seated) Sonnie Sherman and Judy Fatch, (left back) JoAnn Stearley and (right back) Mary Jo Butts dressed in traditional red hats and purple outfits. ...
NHS wins 12-8 at home Friday night (05/08/04)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Michael Stuckey was the calm in the middle of the storm Friday night for the Northview Knights' high school baseball team. In a game that started with raw emotion and erupted into two ejections, Stuckey overcame seven errors by his defense and nine West Vigo hits to lead Northview to a 12-8 Western Indiana Conference victory...
RICKY L. BRUSH (05/08/04)
Ricky L. Brush, 40, of Brazil, died unexepctedly Thursday, May 6, 2004, in his residence. Born Feb. 1, 1964, in Clay County, he was the son of Donald "Reggie" and Jacquelyn Harden Brush. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1983 and began working as a machinist for Morris Manufacturing 10 years ago. He was employed there at the time of his death...
FRANCES 'MADGE' DOWNING (05/08/04)
Frances "Madge" Downing, 96, of rural Brazil, died at 1:54 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2004, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born in Jackson Township, Clay County, on Oct. 20, 1907, to Frank Englehart and Myrtle Sallady Englehart. They later moved to Marshall, Ill. After three years, they returned to Jackson Township where she resided the rest of her life...
CLAUDE 'BUCK' RAMSEY JR. (05/08/04)
Claude "Buck" Ramsey Jr., 82, of Brazil, formerly of Terre Haute, died Thursday, May 6, 2004, at Union Hospital. He was born May 17, 1921, to Claude Ramsey Sr. and Grace Liggett Ramsey in West Terre Haute. He worked as a union electrician for Local 725 for 30 years. He was a member of the Masons, William Penn Lodge No. 727 for 50 years, the Shrine and Wabash Valley Scottish Rite. He served during World War II with the Air Force in the European Theatre...