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Stories from Saturday, July 17, 2004

Mann loses guest house to fire (07/17/04)
Frank Phillips photo Hansford Mann Jr. stands next to his guest house after it burned Friday. Shortly before this picture was taken, firefighters on the porch behind Mann were nearly trapped by falling debris. By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Hansford Mann Jr., his wife and a few other people bunched together, watching as firefighters from as far away as Clay City and Poland sprayed water and successfully kept the pine woods around the house from catching fire...
Roberts indicted for child molestation (07/17/04)
By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Charges were filed Wednesday in Clay Circuit Court against Tom J. Roberts of Brazil for one Count of Deviate Sexual Conduct and one Count of Child Molesting. Indiana State Police Det. Tony Guinn, stated that he investigated allegations that Roberts had molested a 6-year-old female juvenile, according to the probable cause affidavit...
Storm damage information requested (07/17/04)
By EVAN WADE evan.wade@gmail.com Cathy Maurer had a tree damage her house. So did Mike Galloway. Countless homes around the county went without power for two to three days. These are only a few of the reported damages resulting from Tuesday's storm. Though it was on a smaller scale than last July's downpours, Clay County residents and townships on the whole still paid a heavy toll in the storm...
Ground broken for new jail (07/17/04)
Evan Wade photo Several officials from state and county levels showed up at the Clay County Courthouse Friday afternoon to take part in the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Clay County Jail. The new jail, which will house 156 inmates, is expected to be completed in 18 months or less. Before the groundbreaking, spectators heard speeches from Sheriff Rob Carter, Judge Ernest Yelton, and County Commissioners President David Parr...
West squad battles past Eastern All-Stars in classic (07/17/04)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com Wabash Valley basketball fans were treated to a special demonstration of hoops talent on Friday night during the WTHI All-Star Basketball game at North Clay Middle School. In an unusually hard fought and closely contested basketball game, the West squad got a Mike Davis Jr. 3-pointer with less than 30 seconds remaining to earn a 112-111 win over the East squad...
Greeting the fans (07/17/04)
Carey Fox photo Bloomington North graduate Bil Duany (left) and Northview grad Logan Whitman sign autographs for young fans following the youth clinic Friday night.
MYRA JUNE HAIN (07/17/04)
Myra Jane Hain, 63, a resident at Cooper Towers, died at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 2004, in Regional Hospital, Terre Haute. Born on Jan. 14, 1941, in Centralia, Ill., her parents were Rolland H. Devor Sr. and Mildred D. Crocker Devor. She was a 1958 graduate of Salem Community High School in Salem, Ill...