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Stories from Monday, June 7, 2004

Clay County resident wins thousands on TV (06/07/04)
INDIANAPOLIS - Glenn Jones of Carbon won $7,000, which includes an ATA trip prize package valued at $2,000, on Saturday's "Hoosier Millionaire" show. Jones was selected as one of six show contestants after mailing in a Hoosier Lottery scratch-off entry ticket. He competed against five other contestants for the chance to advance to the "Hoosier Millionaire" Doubler round, where contestants can win up to $1 million...
Wavestock a success? Maybe, say organizers (06/07/04)
WAVELAND, Ind. (AP) -- Organizers of an open-air concert featuring Kenny Rogers and other country music performers said they fell far short of their goal of attracting 20,000 fans and raising some $600,000 for the town's empty coffers. Organizer Brenda Jones said Saturday during the concert that probably 5,000 to 6,000 people came by the carload to see the show. But they won't know until they count the receipts whether they raised any money for their town...
Car show raises money for Toys for Tots (06/07/04)
Evan Wade photo Macy Sutherland shows off a new toy she won during the 2004 Toys For Tots/Brazil Times Car Show. The event featured approximately 35 cars. About 100 people showed up to eat hot dogs, win door prizes, and look at cars, said Times General Manager Lynne Llewellyn. The Saturday event in The Brazil Times parking lot raised money to buy Christmas presents in the annual Toys for Tots program...
Couple wanted on Animal Cruelty charges (06/07/04)
Linda Messmer photo Terri Neeriemer, manager of the Clay County Humane Shelter, pets Dusty at the shelter Tuesday. The Norwegian Elkhound was locked in a Clay County house for possibly two months with eight other dogs. By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com...
North Clay hosts basketball camp (06/07/04)
By SAM KING Nugget_34@hotmail.com '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...
Royer and Kirby produce season's best (06/07/04)
Staff Reports In Friday afternoon's Indiana High School Girls State Track and Field finals held in Bloomington, Northview's Nikki Royer and Shandra Kirby registered season bests in their respective events. Royer, competing in the pole vault, soared to a school record 10-6, besting her own record by 12-inches to place sixth overall in the event...
CLARENCE R.'NIG' SMITH (06/07/04)
Clarence R. "Nig" Smith, of Coal City, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at his residence. Born June 11, 1914, in Coal City, he was the son of Curtis and Della Snellenberger Smith. On Aug. 19, 1936, he married Luella Fulk, who survives. He began his years as a coal miner at the Bonnie Brook mine southeast of Clay City in October of 1933. ...
JAMES E. EDER (06/07/04)
James E. Eder, 91, of Brazil, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born June 28, 1912, in Clay County, he was the son of Barbara Roeschlein and John Eder. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, John and Carol Eder; five granddaughters and their spouses; 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Thomas...
RICHARD FRANKLIN EVANS (06/07/04)
Richard Franklin Evans, 63, of Brazil, died 8:50 a.m. Saturday, June 5, 2004, at Holly Hill Healthcare. Born May 24, 1941, in Clay County, he was the son of Renus F. and Rebecca Moore Evans, who have both preceded him in death. He attended Brazil High School. Following high school he worked for Pepsi as a truck driver until his retirement...
JERRY LEE BARRETT (06/07/04)
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...
ELIZABETH 'BETTY' SMITH (06/07/04)
Elizabeth "Betty" Smith, 71, of Brazil, died Friday, June 4, 2004, at 6:50 a.m. in the Clay County Health Center. She had been a resident there for one week. Born Feb. 27, 1933, in Patricksburg, Ind., the daughter of Theodore and Mildred Allen Simmons, she attended school in Patricksburg. She was a member of the Good Tidings Tabernacle in Brazil. She was married to Leslie Ward Harrington; he passed away Aug. 26, 1993...