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Stories from Monday, July 26, 2004

Knightsville 2005 Budget adoption coming up (07/26/04)
The Town of Knightsville will conduct a public hearing on the 2005 budget in August and officials plan to adopt the budget in September. The August hearing will be at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10 with the adoption scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Both August and September council meetings are scheduled the same dates at 7 p.m...
Historic structures can be converted into affordable housing (07/26/04)
Almost every town in Indiana has them - beloved buildings that served an important role in the community for years, but now stand vacant. Often they are schools, hotels, hospitals, apartment buildings, or even department stores. The sight of these buildings spark a flood of memories - the high school prom, shopping with your grandmother downtown or the first time you walked into the grand lobby in the hotel. ...
Preservation Association gives 6th annual awards (07/26/04)
The Preservation Association presented its sixth annual awards Friday night at Traditions on National Ave. to honor those who have made a major impact in Clay County in preserving our original landmarks. Each year, the Preservation Association reviews several nominations that they have received throughout the year for awards. All of these nominations are given to the board and a committee places these in categories...
Now open in Brazil (07/26/04)
Pizza Pit Stop, featuring Pizza King products, has been open for business since July 7 at 1030 W. National Ave. Located at the west end of SR 340, the former gas station was converted into a restaurant by owners Vern and Connie Simrell. The couple already owns a Pizza King on the east side of Terre Haute...
Yeley wins Terre Haute, Jones "Indiana Sprint Week" champ (07/26/04)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (July 24, 2004) J.J. Yeley of Phoenix, Ariz. capped off a spectacular day at the races Saturday with a dominating win in the "Jan Opperman Classic," the final leg of Valvoline "Indiana Sprint Week" at the Terre Haute (Ind.) Action Track. Levi Jones emerged as the six-race series champion by a slim two points over Dickie Gaines...
Miles earns Lincoln Park Modified win (07/26/04)
Brazil's Sean Yakel works his way through turn four at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night. Yakel would go on to finish 16th in the feature event. Terre Haute's Harry Shepard would take the top sport. - Trammel victorious in Super Stocks, Shepard in Bombers -...
KERRY DEAN GLICK (07/26/04)
Kerry Dean Glick, 41, of Hope, Ind., died in Columbus Regional Hospital, Columbus, Ind., at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, July 25, 2004. Born Nov. 19, 1962, in Columbus, he was the son of John Alden and Elizabeth Jean Flora Glick. He graduated from Hauser High School in 1981 and from ATA Aircraft Mechanic School in 2001...
MABEL E. SHIDLER KNIGHT (07/26/04)
Mabel E. Shidler Knight, 96, of Long Beach, Calif., formerly of Clay City and Indianapolis died Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at 5:10 a.m. at Atlantic Memorial Health Care. She was born June 29, 1908, in Clay City, the daughter of William Shidler and Novella Swalley Shidler...
WALTER LEON DUREGGER (07/26/04)
Walter Leon Duregger, 70, of Plainfield died Sunday, July 25, 2004. Born Oct. 1, 1933, in Brazil, he was the son of the late Leo and Della Nussel Duregger. He was a Clay County farmer and a truck driver for Consolidated Freightways, retiring in 1998...
MABEL M. DOWNING (07/26/04)
Mabel M. Downing, 82, of Plainfield passed away Saturday, July 24, 2004, in her residence. Born May 23, 1922, in West Virginia, she was the daughter of Edward and Zella Yarde Bell. She married William R. Downing in January, 1945, in San Francisco, Calif.. He preceded her in death...
LARRY W. MCDONALD (07/26/04)
Larry W. McDonald, 57, of Rockville and formerly of Brazil, passed away Friday, July 23, 2004, in the Lee Allan Bryant nursing home. Born June 20, 1947, in Brazil, he was the son of Charles E. and Virginia E. Geilhart McDonald. He was a Staff Sergeant in the Army, serving in Vietnam. ...