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Stories from Friday, August 20, 2004

Players put putting into practice - Adult Day Care Center now located in Cooper Towers (08/20/04)
Linda Messmer photo Guests at the Circle of Life Adult Day Care Center return from the Forest Park golf course where they enjoyed a little putting practice. Back seat, front: Joan Clancy and Rose Sellmer. Front seat, front: Mary Bell Harrison and Circle of Life Administrator, Belinda Clancy...
6th graders were ready! (08/20/04)
Linda Messmer photo Chris Footman, left, gets some information from North Clay 7th grade math teacher Russ True Monday during the school's Step Up Day Camp. Footman is not only new to the Middle School but also new to the area. He and his family just moved to Clay County this year...
Registry tracks offenders statewide (08/20/04)
According to the Indiana Sheriffs Association, Willis D. Fitch is a 66-year-old white male living in Center Point. He is six feet tall, weighs 165 pounds, and has hazel eyes. He is also a convicted child molestor. Fitch is one of 27 Clay County residents listed on the Indiana Sex and Violent Offender Registry, located at www.indianasheriffs.org. ...
Helping your neighbors (08/20/04)
4-H is the largest youth organization in the United States. 303,000 youth from ages 9 to 19 belong to 4-H in Indiana. It is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. Funding for the 4-H comes from fund raising, Purdue University and the United Way, as well as others...
Minors detained in vandalism (08/20/04)
Police have detained two minors and may file charges against more suspects in the vandalism of the portable classroom on the Meridian Elementary campus. In mid-July at least two people broke into the classroom, a modular structure behind the school, and caused substantial damage to the building and equipment within. Shelves were overturned, sinks were plugged, water left running and the majority of the computer monitors in the building were smashed in, among other offenses...
National Avenue lookin' good! (08/20/04)
Clear View Custom Windows & Doors Inc. has been improving the appearance of downtown Brazil since the company moved into 517 E. National Ave. some four years ago. Now, other businesses are following suit (see scaffolding in background). Clear View became a NEXTEL representative in April. The store is open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Thursdays until 6 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon...
Carbon man killed in accident (08/20/04)
A Clay County man died in a two vehicle accident in Terre Haute Thursday afternoon. Walter L. Williams III, 23, of Carbon was pronounced dead at the scene. Terre Haute Police Capt. Kevin Mayes said alcohol may have contributed to the accident. Mayes reported that Williams was southbound on Monterey Avenue about 1 p.m. ...
Frankville slated to host cooking show (08/20/04)
He might have written a book on low-carb cooking, but Dr. Richard Frankville's presentation at the Taste of Clay County Cooking Show won't be just for carb-counters. Instead, it will be for everyone who enjoys old-fashioned, down-home cooking. The show, which will take place on Sept. 25, will feature Frankville and some of his favorite "homestyle cuisine."...
Soccer squads drop pair of decisions (08/20/04)
Jordan Pond attempts to control a free ball while a Crawfordsville midfielder attempts the steal. After bowing to Terre Haute North in their season opener on Tuesday afternoon things didn't get any earlier facing visiting Crawfordsville at home Thursday...
Xplosion softball team, ranked No. 1 in the state, goes 5-2 in tourney (08/20/04)
The Greencastle Xplosion softball team recently finished its season by going 5-2 at the United States Specialty Sports Association World Series. The 12-and-under team is ranked first in the state of Indiana and is comprised of players from Clay, Putnam and Hendricks Counties...
Knights shock visiting Cougars in home opener (08/20/04)
Eric Rissler (with ball) bursts through Bloomington North's line in the second quarter for the Knight's first score in a 16-13 victory. Last season the Knights had plenty of reason to celebrate during a year that saw them register their first winning regular season in quite some time along with a victory over one of the state's top-ranked teams...
Patriots get past Knights in five sets (08/20/04)
Linday Thomas (#1) and Lottie King (#13) attempt to block a shot by North's Kylie Hutson (#9). TERRE HAUTE -- Against rival Terre Haute North on Thursday night Northview spent much of their evening battling from behind the proverbial eight ball with mixed results...
Northview harriers sweep Panthers (08/20/04)
Northview's boys cross country team picked up a 19-44 victory over Riverton Parke in their season opener. The Northview Knights came through with a season opening dual sweep versus Riverton Parke in cross country Thursday evening. The girls squad opened up with a 20-38 victory as Emily Pugh was the overall winner with a time of 17:20 while Hunter Reberger was the boys winner with his time of 19:05...
Northview downs Patriots at Hulman (08/20/04)
An early week loss of focus appears over for the Northview golf team who defeated rival Terre Haute North on Thursday evening, 173-190 at Hulman Links. The Knights who appeared a bit out of sync in an early week win at Rae Park versus Terre Haute South the night before school began, rebounded with a set of strong rounds in their third dual meet victory of the season against no losses...
WALTER L. WILLIAMS III (08/20/04)
WALTER L. WILLIAMS III Walter L. Williams III, 23, of Carbon, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Born Oct. 2, 1980, in Brazil, he was the son of Walter L. Williams Jr. and Carolyn Stewart Williams. He enjoyed working on the computer and playing computer games...
DELORES J. MAESCH (08/20/04)
Delores J. Maesch, 75, of Staunton, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004 at 9:15 p.m. at Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility. Born Nov. 7, 1928, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Lona Mae June Beard King. She was married to John V. Maesch, who died Dec. 11, 1974...
L. DARLENE BREWER (08/20/04)
L. Darlene Brewer, 71, of Brazil, passed away Aug. 19, 2004, at 7:05 a.m. at her residence. She was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Moberly, Mo., the daughter of Ben and Sarah Boulware. She graduated from high school and attended one year of college. She was the district manager for Perferred Risk Insurance. On Oct. 19, 1990, she married Kenneth Brewer who survives...
CHARLES HENRY NICHOLLS (08/20/04)
CHARLES HENRY NICHOLLS Charles Henry Nicholls, 56, of Brazil died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004, at 5:26 p.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born June 10, 1948, in Clay County, he was the son of Charles F. and Margaret Courtney Nicholls. As a young man, Charles worked at American Vitrified and Arketex. He last worked for Brazil City Garage...