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Stories from Thursday, November 18, 2004

Hero is recognized (11/18/04)
Local native 1st Lt. Matt Clausen was awarded the Clarence Mackay Trophy for 2003 for heroic service in the war in Iraq. Clausen, the son of Jim and Becky Clausen, was presented the award at the National Aeronautic Association's Fall Awards Banquet on Nov. 8, in Arlington Va...
Clark sworn in as deputy (11/18/04)
Josh Clarke was sworn in Tuesday as the newest Clay County Deputy by Judge Ernest Yelton in Clay Circuit Court as Sheriff Rob Carter held the Bible. Josh has served as a County Reserve Officer since 2001. He graduated from IVY Tech College in 2003, with an associate degree in Criminal Justice. Just a couple months ago, he joined the Brazil City Police Department, but when an opening came up with the Sheriff's Department, Josh quickly applied...
New jail will be an Improvement for Clay County (11/18/04)
While driving along Jackson Street, motorists will see the hulking frame of Brazil's newest step into the technological age being erected at an incredible pace. Maximizing the use of the newest designs available, the Clay County Jail seeks to be a comforting friend to citizens. Not an enemy to the county's pocketbook, as many perceive the $9 million dollar project...
Thomas named committee chairman (11/18/04)
Rep. Andy Thomas, (R-Brazil), has been named Chairman of Elections and Apportionment, a committee that focuses on improving and moving legislation that pertains to Indiana's electoral process, as well as funding allocations across the state. The committee is one of several House Standing Committees...
Monnett named Super Star by hospital (11/18/04)
Lyle Monnett, part time Associate Chaplain at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, received the hospital's Superstar Award at a special ceremony in the cafeteria in October. The award is given quarterly to a hospital employee who has performed exceptional acts of service which have had a positive impact on patients...
Catching thieves red-handed (11/18/04)
Farmers who are tired of methamphetamine users stealing their anhydrous ammonia now have a new weapon to help stymie the thieves. GloTell is an additive that acts as a theft deterrent by physically staining people who come in contact with the treated product...
2004: Good year for Bowling Green business (11/18/04)
6 Points Trading Post is a new business just east of downtown Bowling Green. What does it take to be Bowling Green's largest employer? The answer is 300 dozen doughnuts, sold from Marshall, Ill., to Plainfield, Ind., and as far south as Vincennes, Ind., said Rusty Coley, owner of the Doughnut Factory on S.R. 46 in Bowling Green...
Northview golf awards (11/18/04)
The Northview golf team recently presented their postseason awards. The Knights, who advanced to the Indiana High School State Finals, presented (from left to right) Millie Akers with the Best Putting Average Award, Mary Beth Tribble with the Rookie of the Year Award, Brittney Cheek with Most Greens in Regulation, Best Putting Average, Captain Award, Senior Award for being a four year golfer for the Knights and Best Season Award and Maggie Kirchner also won the Captain Award and Senior Award. ...
Knights able to outlast Panthers (11/18/04)
Julie Whitted (#55) goes up for two of her seven points in Tuesday's game. She also added 18 rebounds in the game. Although you can't be completely unhappy with a victory, Northview coach Bob Medworth saw plenty of room for improvement after Tuesday's 55-39 win over Riverton Parke...
BERNICE LIECHTY (11/18/04)
Bernice Liechty, 95, of Indianapolis, formerly of Clay City, died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at Westside Retirement Village. Born Sept. 21, 1909, in Clay County, she was the daughter of James and Rozetta Duncan Collins. She grew up in the Clay City, Coal City area and married Emerson Liechty on March 21, 1930...
ANITA JOAN SPEAR PAGE (11/18/04)
Anita Joan (Spear) Page, 74, of Bloomington, Ind., died Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004. Born June 9, 1930, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Fanchon (Mace) Spear and Harold Martin Spear. She spent many years in Philadelphia and later graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1958...
BERTHA MAE WATLER (11/18/04)
Bertha Mae Watler, 83, of Brazil, died 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004, at her residence. Born Nov, 8, 1921, in Maquoketa, Iowa, she was the daughter of Leo and Marjorie Bowman Riggs. Following graduation from Maquoketa High School she volunteered for military service during World War II in the U.S. Navy as a Yeoman First Class...