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Stories from Monday, May 17, 2004

One pilot killed in crash over Knox County (05/17/04)
- Air National Guard pilots were stationed in Terre Haute By KIMBERLY HEFLING Associated Press Writer OAKTOWN, Ind. (AP) -- Two F-16 fighter jets collided in midair Monday over southwestern Indiana, killing one of the pilots, the Indiana Air National Guard said. The other pilot parachuted to safety...
Indiana National Guard pilot killed in crash over Knox County (05/17/04)
- Planes were from Terre Haute air base OAKTOWN, Ind. (AP) -- Two military fighter jets collided Monday over southwestern Indiana, and an eyewitness said one of the pilots was killed. The other pilot parachuted safely to the ground. Lisa Hall said she was at home when she heard an explosion and that she saw the dead pilot's body in a field nearby...
Pilot killed in air crash (05/17/04)
OAKTOWN, Ind. (AP) -- A military pilot was killed in the collision Monday of two jets over southwestern Indiana was killed, an eyewitness said. Another eyewitness said the other pilot parachuted safely to the ground. Lisa Hall said she was at home when she heard an explosion and that she saw the dead pilot's body in a field nearby...
Brazil production was delightful (05/17/04)
"Send Me No Flowers" is one of two wild and wicked and tremendously funny plays from the pens of Norman Barasch and Carroll Moore. Barasch also wrote "Make A Million" which was produced on Broadway in 1958. His skills as a situation comedy writer can also be seen in reruns of TV's "Rhoda", "The Danny Kaye Show" and "Fish", a spin-off of "Barney Miller"...
WSDX to operate 24 hours a day (05/17/04)
WSDX, AM 1130, recently received approval from the FCC to operate 24 hours daily, serving Brazil and much of Clay County. Twenty-four hour operation will begin on Wednesday. WSDX, a Crossroads Communications station, is licensed to Brazil, with its tower and transmitter located on White Rock Road. Studios are in Terre Haute at 1301 Ohio St...
Brazil Concert Band: 147 years and going strong (05/17/04)
The Brazil Concert Band will begin its 147th year of "concerts under the stars" on June 6 at 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Band Shell, or Pavilion if rain. The opener will salute "D-Day Plus 60 Years" in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the historic invasion of Normandy, France, by the Allies June 6th, 1944. Vanita Moore of the Moore Funeral Home will read about D-Day and will be guest narrator for the program...
Alex Barron (05/17/04)
Alex Barron climbs from his car after qualifying on Sunday for the Indianapolis 500 race. Barron turned in a four-lap average of 218.836 after crashing on Saturday afternoon.
Clay City boys 2nd at SWIAC track meet (05/17/04)
The Clay City boys track team earned a runnerup finish in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference track meet on Friday night. Senior Roger Harden placed first in both the shotput and discus events to pace the Eels and Andy Huggler won the 1,600 meters, was second in the 800 and joined the second place 1,600 and 3,200 relay teams...
Patriots win WIC golf title despite Edington's round of 75 (05/17/04)
Northview's Caleb Edington led the Knights with a round of 75 in the Western Indiana Conference Tournament at Cascades Golf Course. His round helped Northview place second as a team. The Northview Knights got a nine-hole test run at Cascades Golf Course on Thursday night versus Bloomington North preceding Saturday's Western Indiana Conference tournament, but neither round came out completely how they'd hoped...
Alstott wins pen prize (05/17/04)
VFW Post 1127 Patriot's Pen youth essay contest winners were awarded Wednesday at North Clay Middle School. Front, left: Bree Traverse, 3rd place; Melissa Roberts, 2nd place and Rachel Alstott, 1st place. Back, Left: NCMS Principal Greg Linton, VFW Adjutant John Schraedly and VFW Quartermaster Les Waldon...
LEROY A. OVERMAN JR. (05/17/04)
Leroy A. Overman Jr., 79, of Brazil, died Friday, May 14, 2004, at 6:25 p.m. in Clay Health Center of Brazil. Born May 17, 1924, in Brazil, he was the son of Leroy A. Overman Sr. and Helen Yarde Overman. He attended school in Indianapolis and served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater on the USS Princeton. He received several commendations including the Heroism Medal. He saved another man's life when their ship was attacked...