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Stories from Friday, September 10, 2004

Big Brothers, Big Sisters, big help (09/10/04)
Since 1964, Big Brothers have been working to foster positive youth development by placing a caring adult in the life of a young person who can benefit from such involvement. Children ages 6-14 are matched with carefully screened adult volunteers who offer friendship and support for at least one year. ...
Job shows Shanks many faces, places (09/10/04)
Part three of three A boyhood dream of working in sports broadcasting became a reality for Brazil native Eric Shanks. The 1990 Northview High School graduate initially worked for CBS while still in school at Indiana University. He put his education on hold, temporarily he thought, when CBS asked him to help with the Winter Olympics at Lillehammer, Norway, in 1994, his senior year...
Park Board payment problems? (09/10/04)
Unpaid bills were an item of major concern for the Brazil Park and Recreation Board at last nights meeting held in the Riddell National Bank Community Room. Apparently many of the bills incurred by the Park Board over the summer for various services have not yet been paid by the city. Some were just recently paid after a delay of several months...
School board discusses budget (09/10/04)
The Clay Community Schools Corp. can probably operate in the red, at the present level, for just one more year, Supt. William Schad told the school board Thursday night. Then what? "Then, it's time to pay the piper," he said. The school board is already considering seven options to balance the budget. He added an eighth option Thursday...
Students ready for a new season! (09/10/04)
Students at Jackson Township Elementary School were encouraged to wear blue to school Thursday. The reason was to support the Indianapolis Colts in their battle against the New England Patriots Thursday night. Mrs. Michelle Bell's second graders was one of the classes that showed "our" team's colors...
Northview wins three-way golf meet with Greencastle/Crawfordsville (09/10/04)
The Northview girls golf team picked up a three-way meet win after traveling to Crawfordsville Country Club for a matchup with the Athenians and Tiger Cubs. The Knights controlled the match, winning by a 175 to 198 count over Greencastle with Crawfordsville in third place with 232 strokes...
Clay City boys host and win own invitational (09/10/04)
Logan Bettenbrock was the winner of the boys varsity race in the Clay City Invitational on Thursday. CLAY CITY -- The Clay City boys cross country team made themselves at home on Thursday night winning their own invitational over three other squads...
ROSEMARY HUNT (09/10/04)
Rosemary Hunt, 85 of Clay County, died 1:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at her home east of Brazil. Geneva Rosemary Hunt was born to Otis and Ruth Scharf Schopmeyer on July 4, 1919 near Poland in Clay County, Indiana. She was raised on the family farm along with her older brother, James. She attended Poland Elementary School and participated as the only girl on the school baseball team. She was active in 4-H, winning the Blue Ribbon at the Indiana State Fair for her Shropshire sheep...
CLARENCE E. KISER JR. (09/10/04)
Clarence E. Kiser Jr., 87, of Greencastle, Ind., died Wednesday evening at The Waters of Greencastle. Born Oct. 30, 1916, in Roachdale, Ind., he was the son of Clarence E. and Goldie Lou Huffman Kiser. On Sept. 23, 1940, he married Mary Claira Hasecuster and she preceded him in death in February of 1980...
MARTHA JANE KIRCHNER (09/10/04)
Martha Jane Kirchner, 81, of Brazil, died Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2004, at 8:04 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born June 5, 1923, in Knightsville, the daughter of Ross Allan Lucas and Alma Short Lucas. She graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1941. She married Samuel Enoch Kirchner on May 24, 1944. He preceded her in death on July 24, 1996...