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Stories from Monday, August 2, 2004

Participants from around the state have 'A smashing good time' (08/02/04)
Approximately 40 participants and hundreds of spectators from around the state showed up at Saturday's demolition derby, held at the 4-H grounds. The drivers were competing for a $1,000 top prize, dragging in modified, beat-up cars to see who could take the most damage. The event was sponsored by the 4-H council and promoted by Doug Dillion...
Wreck hospitalizes three (08/02/04)
A two-vehicle accident on SR 157 early Sunday afternoon resulted in three people being sent to Methodist Hospital. According to the police report, Curtis Davis, 59, Freedom, Ind., was eastbound on SR 157 and approaching a 90 degree curve. Davis had planned to travel straight across the centerline at the curve and continue east onto CR 800 S...
Hannig sets up shop at jail site (08/02/04)
Hannig Construction has set up at the site of the new Clay County Jail. The jail is expected to be complete in 18 months.
- McCullough, Walls and Brickert earn victories - (08/02/04)
Doug McCullough (far) and Danny Harris battled to the wire in Super Stock action at LPS. McCullough got the win. PUTNAMVILLE -- Doug McCullough continued his hot streak this season at Lincoln Park Speedway in the Super Stock class Saturday night, picking up his seventh feature win of the year...
MADGE M. GRAFE (08/02/04)
MADGE M. GRAFE Madge M. Grafe, 87, of Clay City, died July 31, 2004, at Shakamak Good Samaritan Healthcare Facility. She had been a patient there for two days. She was born July 14, 1917, in Owen County, the daughter of Jon S. and Evaline Hochstetler Smith. She attended school in Coal City. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed doing word puzzles and was an avid NASCAR fan...
JERRY L. DEWEY (08/02/04)
JERRY L. DEWEY Jerry L. Dewey, 66, of Terre Haute, died at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2004, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born April 20, 1938, in Terre Haute. He was the son of William S. and Alma Brazzell Dewey. He married Mary Alice Fell on July 7, 1956, in Terre Haute. He was an area school bus driver and master electrician until his retirement. He was an active member of the New Life Fellowship Church...
MAX W. SHAFFER (08/02/04)
MAX W. SHAFFER Max W. Shaffer, 68, Terre Haute, died quietly at home surrounded by family on Friday, July 30, 2004. He was born Jan. 23, 1936, to Doris and Wayne Shaffer. He served his country in the Army during the occupation of Germany following World War II. Following his military service, he worked at CBS records for over 10 years. He later joined the Teamsters Local and retired from ABF Transport after 25 years of service...