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Stories from Wednesday, November 3, 2004

Voter turnout not as great as expected (11/03/04)
It was expected that the Iraqi war, terrorism and a sagging economy would stir up Clay County voters and fill the voting booths. And, indeed, some people experienced long lines, long waits and standing in the rain for the opportunity to cast their vote. However, the 55.6 percent of 19,716 registered voters who showed up at the polls on a warm but rainy 2004 election day was not a record.It was not even as good as four years ago, when George W. Bush defeated Al Gore for President...
Top vote-getters ready to serve (11/03/04)
Incumbents win County Council seats It was a night for familiar faces in the election for Clay County Councilman at large; with all three incumbents returning for another four year term. "I just like to do the job," said Michael D. McCullough, Democratic incumbent. He, like his fellow councilmen, is anxious to get work on the upcoming ambulance service contract, and the issue of paramedics, with the county commissioners. "I'm glad to be back for another four years."...
Vehicle drives into bar near courthouse (11/03/04)
The cavalry arrives! Friendly customers heard about the accident at the Alabama Bar and Grill and arrived with tools in hand to help clean up the wreckage. "I saw headlights coming at me," said a still shaking Kelly Market, co-owner of the Alabama Bar and Grill. "And in he came!"...
2004 Clay County Election (11/03/04)
Candidate Total votes cast IN CLAY COUNTY President & Vice President (R) George W. Bush/Dick Cheney 7,361 (D) John F. Kerry/John Edwards 3,333 (L) Michael Badnarik/Richard V. Campagna 80 Write-in 11 United States Senator...
NHS presents 'You Can't Take It With You' (11/03/04)
Northview Thespian Troupe 872 will present "You Can't Take It With You" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday in the Northview Auditorium. Students, crews and directors have been working since August to prepare the production. Tickets, which are $3, can be purchased at the door; seats are not reserved and doors will open at 7 p.m...
American Legion contributes to Popcorn Festival (11/03/04)
With German foods, authentic serving wenches, and entertainment from the Zorah Shrine Band and a Las Vegas Style Show, the American Legion "Oktoberfest 2004," held on Oct. 3, in conjunction with the Popcorn Festival, was a roaring good time and a big success in raising over $1,000 to donate to the festival committee...
Friends help family get van (11/03/04)
Part 2 of 2 Muscular dystrophy is a degenerative disease, characterized by progressive atrophy and wasting of muscles. It has no cure. Denise Montgomery and her daughters Alexis, 12, and Josey, 9, all have the disease. Even though Denise had some mild physical difficulties as young as 8, she wasn't actually diagnosed with MD until she was in her 20s and Alexis was born. ...
NHS seniors profile candidates (11/03/04)
Part 5 of 5 Northview scheduled mock elections Monday, a day before the real election day. But with the hallways ablaze with political campaign posters and almost every class touching on the subject, the entire student body has been a buzz about this year's election...
CYFL Senior Division Champs (11/03/04)
The Clay Youth Football League Senior Division champion squad comprised of fifth and sixth grade boys finished the season at 7-1 and were scored on only twice this year. Pictured are: (front row l-r) Sam Miller, Cody Girton, Justin Nevins, Brandon Smith, Hunter Robinson, Wyatt Halfhill, Tyler Wilson and Zach Kumpf. ...
Booe and Whitman suit up for Sycamores in Blue/White Scrimmage (11/03/04)
2002 Clay City graduate Elliott Booe brings the ball up the court for Indiana State University during Monday's Blue/White scrimmage. Hard to believe that college basketball is already upon us, but Indiana State University's men's' basketball tipped off its preseason slate with the Annual Blue and White Scrimmage on Monday evening...
LOIS M. HALTOM (11/03/04)
Lois M. Haltom, 90, of Clay City, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, at Good Samaritan Nursing Facility. Born July 19, 1914, in Clay County, she was the daughter of William Zimmerman and Rena Brothers Zimmerman. She graduated from high school and later married Henry Haltom. He died May 3, 1990. They had a farm in the Patricksburg area. She had a garden, canned vegetables and helped cure meat on the farm...