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Stories from Thursday, July 15, 2004

Median becomes a runway (07/15/04)
Police and rescue personnel wait for a flatbed truck to come to transport the airplane belonging to Craig Carlson of Washington State. Carlson had to make an emergency landing on the median of I-70 at mile marker 33 in Putnam County Wednesday, after his craft experienced engine trouble...
Baysinger benefit planned (07/15/04)
An auction/raffle/hog roast to benefit Sarah Baysinger has been planned at the Moose Lodge, 225 S. Depot St., on Aug. 7. The auction will begin at 10 a.m. and proceed until all items are auctioned. Roast pork sandwiches and drinks will be available during the auction and a raffle will follow. Tickets will be available the day of the auction...
Many residents still without electricity (07/15/04)
It's getting better, but some people won't have electricity much sooner than tonight. The storm that blew through Clay County Tuesday threatened a main line that feeds the Cinergy electric system, company spokesman Rick Burger said Wednesday. "We faced a lot of transmission challenges Tuesday due to trees and wind," Burger said...
School 'destroyed' by Vandals (07/15/04)
One of the destroyed rooms in Meridian Elementary's portable classroom. Police were called early Tuesday to investigate the damage, which is believed to have happened over the weekend. At least two vandals broke into a portable classroom on the Meridian Elementary campus and caused what could be felony damage with a baseball bat, police said...
Clay County 12's win Newburgh state tourney (07/15/04)
The Clay County 12's All-Star baseball team defeated Newburgh Wednesday night to take the Cal Ripken State championship. Members of the team are: Caleb Mason, Austin Sciotto, Derek Kennedy, Nate Mullenix, Caleb Andrews, Hunter Robertson, Grant Zimmerman, Seth Lunsford, Justin Kearney, Trent Lancaster, Billy Newton, Ryan Turner and Cam Lumsdon. Coaches are Jeremy Mason, Bill Newton and Tony Sciotto...
Indiana Sprint Week (07/15/04)
Jay Drake (center) finished on top of the podium at last year's Indiana Sprint Week stop at LPS. J.J. Yeley (left) and Matt Neely (right) was third.
ROSEMARY SHAW (07/15/04)
Rosemary Shaw, 66, of Brazil, died Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at 3 a.m. in Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born July 30, 1937, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Wilber S. McCombs and Martha Jane Adams. She worked as a CNA at McCann Manor until her health problems became too difficult. She fought a battle with brain cancer for several years...
ROBERT MONAGHAN BRAUN (07/15/04)
Robert Monaghan Braun, 76, of Center Point, died Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at the Indiana University Medical Center due to complications following surgery. Born Sept. 17, 1927, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Harold and Mildred Margaret Monaghan Braun...
IRENE WANDA HOWALD (07/15/04)
Irene Wanda Howald, 83, of Brazil died at 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at her son's residence. Born Jan. 26, 1921, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Herman and Lovina Neese Egener. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1939 and worked for the old Brazil Clay Company...