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Stories from Monday, August 16, 2004

School days, cool days? (08/16/04)
Meridian School teachers Lana Hendrix and Elaine Clarke check out some controls on the chiller of the new air conditioning unit at the school. The teachers and many of their co-workers were in the building Friday unpacking and setting up their rooms, preparing for the kids' first day...
9-vehicle wreck updated (08/16/04)
A nine-vehicle wreck occurred Friday about 12:15 p.m. on eastbound I-70 near SR 46 in Vigo County. According to Indiana State Police, Lester L. Jackson, 57, Sunbury, Ohio, was eastbound on I-70 driving a 1993 Volvo semi-tractor pulling two trailers...
Yard sale traffic may have been contributing factor in death (08/16/04)
- 2004 has been bad year for fatal wrecks, Sheriff's Department reports Congested traffic from a yard sale may have contributed to the two- vehicle wreck on U.S. 40 about noon Friday that claimed the life of three-year-old Katana Steelman. According to the police report and witness accounts, Katana, her mother, Nikolle Steelman, 23, and Nikolle's boyfriend, Dale Beverly, 45, all of Seelyville, had been shopping at a yard sale on U.S. 40 just east of the Staunton flasher light...
School information and fees (08/16/04)
The first day of school for students in Clay Community Schools for the 2004-05 school year will be Aug. 18. Teachers will report on Aug. 17 at Northview High School for a general organizational meeting. All principals are now on duty in their building. Anyone with questions should contact the school in which their child is enrolled. Questions concerning specific enrollment dates for each elementary school should be directed to that school...
Stanbrough wins 17th running of Putnamville Clash (08/16/04)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Forty-five sprint cars made their way to Lincoln Park Speedway to battle for the title of Putnamville Clash winner on Saturday night. When the dust settled, Jon Stanbrough had cruised to victory over a talented field to pick up a $2,000 paycheck for his efforts...
The Clay County Girls Softball League 2004 All-Stars (08/16/04)
The Clay County Girls Softball League 2004 All-Stars are: (front row l-r) Whitney Halfhill, Rachel Wilson, Hannah Decker, McKenzi Kumpf, Shyanna Lewis and Logan Murphy. (Middle row l-r) Shelby Silvers, Madison McDonald, Elizabeth McVeigh, Tori Tilly, Allysa Yocom and Nikki Matson. (Back row l-r) Coach Rick Lewis, Head Coach Riley Decker and Asst. Coach Kent Yocom. Not pictured, Asst. Coach JD Miller and Mikayla Allen...
PAUL F. BEGEMAN (08/16/04)
Paul F. Begeman, 81, of Terre Haute, died Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, in his home. Born Jan. 8, 1923, in Freelandville, Ind., he was the son of Fred and Olga Strait Begeman. He was a 1941 graduate of Freelandville High School, a 1948 graduate of Purdue University and later completed his Masters degree...
DONNA JEAN MEYER (08/16/04)
Donna Jean Meyer, 50 of New Albany, Ind., and formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004, at Clark County Hospital in Jeffersonville, Ind. She was born Nov. 4, 1953, in Brazil, the daughter of Paul and Lois Latham Meyer. She was a member of the Zion United Church of Christ in Poland...