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Stories from Friday, June 4, 2004

Area 7 Agency delivers for senior adults (06/04/04)
Area 7 Agency On Aging and Disabled is a nutrition program that provides a hot noon home-delivered meal Monday through Friday to eligible homebound persons age 60 and older or disabled, if applicable to specific guidelines. The meals are available on a donation basis and provides a daily check on their well-being...
Oak Ridge Boys coming to Mansfield (06/04/04)
MANSFIELD -- Hilltop Farm at Historic Mansfield has updated the HI-99 Outdoor Summer Concert Series with another major headliner: The Oak Ridge Boys will be in Mansfield July 10th for an inspirational appearance. The live performance is a little different than their usual concert because it will be geared toward the Gospel Festival taking place at Hilltop Farm that day. The popular group, Homeward Bound, will open for the Oaks that evening...
Community Foundation plans golf event (06/04/04)
The Clay County Community Foundation is planning a golf tournament June 26 at the Forest Park Golf Course in Brazil. The golf event encourages individuals to enjoy a day of golf and, at the same time, raise funds that will allow the Community Foundation to continue its work in Clay County...
Car show will benefit Clay County children (06/04/04)
Frank Phillips photo Lynn Hamilton models a white T-shirt that will be sold at the car show to raise money for Toys for Tots. The shirts cost $10 and will also be available in fluorescent. By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Today's the day for a great car show and to help children...
Carrying an Olympian torch (06/04/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo Detective Sgt. Mike Heaton and Sheriff Rob Carter of the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Officer Jason Frazier and Chief Mark Loudermilk of the Brazil City Police Department make their way through Brazil on National Avenue Friday during the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics. Opening ceremonies took place Friday night at Indiana State University's Hulman Center in Terre Haute...
Park Board "transfer station" clarification (06/04/04)
There is no transfer station for heavy trash items at Craig Park. Apparently terminology used at the Wednesday night Park Board meeting regarding the use of dumpsters at Craig Park was unintentionally used incorrectly. According to Janet Reed, executive director of the Clay/Owen/Vigo Solid Waste Management District, a transfer station is a waste facility that has to be permitted by the state. ...
Students play the role of truckers (06/04/04)
Driver education students wait their turn to sit in a Wal-Mart semi as part of a demonstration to experience what semi drivers can and can't see when they're behind the wheel. Driver education students learned what it was like to keep on truckin' Thursday when Wal-Mart semi drivers put on a demonstration to show where big-rig drivers' blind spots are...
Crash on Harmony Road kills one, injures three (06/04/04)
A car and a pickup truck collided on Harmony Road, south of the I-70 overpass, shortly before sundown Thursday. Jerry L. Barrett, of Center Point, was killed in the crash. Frank Phillips photos One man was fatally injured in a two vehicle crash on Harmony Road about 6:40 p.m. ...
North Clay hosts basketball camp (06/04/04)
'This is the future of Northview's basketball program' was instilled into the heads of several elementary and junior high boys participating at a basketball camp at North Clay Middle School this week by Knights' assistant coach Tony Trout. "We want to get the young kids out and see what Northview basketball is all about," head coach Mitch Lancaster said Friday...
Knights miss out on regional golf berth, Akers moves on (06/04/04)
SPENCER -- On a beautiful day for golf, the Terre Haute South Braves might have brought up the back in the order of play, but they were first on the scorecards, winning the sectional championship Friday evening at Rolling Meadow Golf Course. The Braves played in the last group of the course, behind eight other teams in their foursome with North Central, Terre Haute North and Sullivan, but recorded a four man score of 303 to edge out Owen Valley's 306. Linton placed third with 307...
High Intensity Camp helps area youths improve their skills (06/04/04)
Former Northview boys basketball coach Jon Crooks works with a camp participant on the proper way to reverse pivot. The future of the Northview girls' basketball team appeared at the YMCA for the high intensity girls' basketball camp conducted by former Northview boys' head coach Jon Crooks...
Lakers thump Eels to advance to finals (06/04/04)
Shakamak's Tyler Utterbeck slides home ahead of the tag of Clay City's Derek Miller (right) during Thursday's sectional contest in Jasonville. Carey Fox photo JASONVILLE -- The Shakamak Lakers ended Clay City's hopes for a sectional baseball title with a 12-0 win on Thursday evening...
Knights place 3rd in tourney (06/04/04)
The Northview Knights placed third in the Sectional Warmup Tournament held at Rolling Meadows on Wednesday afternoon. Tyler Akers carded a 78 to lead the Knights, however West Vigo's Devon Klutey took medalist honors with his 74 and the Linton Miners won team honors with an overall score of 316...
MARK A. HOPKINS (06/04/04)
Mark A. Hopkins, 50, of Brazil, died Thursday evening, June 3, 2004, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 21, 1954, in Greencastle, he was the son of Wayne E. and Roberta J. Newgent Hopkins. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1972 and attended Vincennes and DePauw universities. He married Lisette Hopkins on March 29, 2003, and she survives...
JERRY LEE BARRETT (06/04/04)
Jerry Lee Barrett, 57, of Center Point, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at Methodist Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Oct. 9, 1946, in Brazil, the son of Robert and Dortha Megenhardt Barrett. He was raised in Center Point, attended Ashboro Elementary and graduated from Brazil High School Class of 1964...