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Stories from Monday, July 19, 2004

Murder charges filed in 1985 case (07/19/04)
Murder charges were filed this morning in the Clay County Court system involving the 1985 homicide of Jack Farris. Brian Lewis Martin, 41, an inmate in the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle, Ind., was charged with one count of murder and one count of voluntary manslaughter...
Pancreas transplant patient home, doing well (07/19/04)
John Barry Lawson is home and doing well. He had a pancreas transplant July 1, at the Indiana University Transplant Center, University Hospital in Indianapolis. The 40-year-old father of two has been a diabetic since birth. Even taking four insulin shots a day, the disease caused increasing physiological deterioration of his body, especially the kidneys...
Strong odor leads to apartment house meth bust (07/19/04)
A chemical odor led Brazil City Police to search an apartment building at Central West Village last week. The search lead to the discovery of several items consistent with the manufacture of methamphetamine. Police Chief Mark Loudermilk issued a statement late Friday night reporting Capt. Andy Whittington responded to apartment B-1 at Central West Village shortly before 7 p.m. last Tuesday. Neighbors had reported a suspicious smell coming from the apartment...
Wilson to reign at fair (07/19/04)
The 2004 Clay County 4-H queen and princess were crowned Saturday at the fairgrounds. Now holding the titles and wearing the tiaras are Princess Hannah Katheryn Van Horn and Queen Krista Leigh Wilson. Hannah, 13, was sponsored by the Jackson Twp. Farmhands 4-H Club. She is the daughter of Terry and Laura Van Horn...
Goodman and Walls earn LPS victories (07/19/04)
Jay Drake (#20), Cory Kruseman (back #21) and Shane Hollingsworth battle for position during heat race action Saturday night. Saturday night provided a wealth of quality racing at Lincoln Park Speedway as Indiana Sprint Week's visited Putnamville for the second leg of the tour after Friday's Gas City I-69 Speedway race was rained out...
Cory Kruseman (07/19/04)
An ecstatic Cory Kruseman climbs from the cockpit of his Mopar powered sprint car following his Valvoline Indiana Sprint Week victory at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night.
Cory Kruseman poses (07/19/04)
Cory Kruseman (center) poses with 2nd place finisher Dickie Gaines (far left) and third place Josh Wise (right) after the Valvoline Indiana Sprint Week stop at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night.
Stephen R. Gieseking, 53, of Brazil died at 2:40 p.m. Friday, July 16, 2004, in his home following an extended illness. He was a security guard 21years for the Indiana Department of Corrections at Putnamville before becoming disabled by poor health in 2003 ...