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Stories from Monday, November 29, 2004

Holidays intensify problems (11/29/04)
- But, there is hope, experts say Normal relationships can be difficult any time, but the holidays intensify problems already facing troubled families. Indiana mandates that all law enforcement personnel receive annual training in handling domestic violence calls. ...
Teen transported to Indy following wreck (11/29/04)
Raymond M. Scott Jr., 18, of Brazil was trapped in his vehicle and had to be extricated following a one-car accident Saturday evening about 8:25 p.m. According to the police report, Clay County Deputy Josh Clarke and Deputy Brian Pierce were dispatched to CR 1000 N and CR 300 W (Hendrix St. and Perth Road) and found Scott trapped in his 1995 Camero which was facing south at the T-intersection...
Downtown Brazil meeting set Jan. 13 (11/29/04)
Mayor Tom Arthur is organizing a group of concerned citizens who want to see downtown Brazil developed. On Nov. 8 community leaders were invited to a meeting with Indiana Main Street Director Mark McConaghy and Assistant Director Jenelle Collins at Riddell National Bank's community room...
Clay Co. Honor Roll Memorial (11/29/04)
The Clay County Honor Roll Memorial, donated to the county in the 1950s, is still being renovated, but is available for tours upon request at any office in the Clay County Courthouse during normal business hours. It began as a simple idea: Create a list of all the veterans of World War II, including the veterans of World War I, out of respect for their service and sacrifice to the country...
Students face new graduation standards (11/29/04)
If students today want to excel in the future, they need to begin the process now. Indiana ranks next to last in the nation for adults 25 or older with a 2- or 4-year college degree. The need for higher learning standards increase with each technological advancement society achieves...
City hopes insurance will pay to repair tombstones (11/29/04)
About 60 grave markers, like these, row upon row, some small, one more than 6 feet tall, were recently smashed by unknown vandals. The crime took place in the Old Hill Cemetery. The City's insurance carrier wants family members to replace the markers, but it is hoped city insurance will pay for the repairs...
Brazil businesses open doors to early shoppers (11/29/04)
It was an early morning mad dash for many area residents in an effort to find the perfect present this morning. "I've been awake all night," smiled a shivering woman outside Wal-Mart. "Wanted to make sure I got everyone down on my list." At 5:30 a.m. the Wal-Mart parking lot was packed with cars, half of which had people waiting for the doors to open, the other half wrestling for a position in line. The line went all the way to Pell's when Wal-Mart opened...
Clay City can't overcome Wildcats (11/29/04)
T.L. Roeschlein (left) drives to the baseline in the Eels' season opener on Friday night. CLAY CITY -- Facing an uphill battle versus an experienced and sizable South Vermillion squad in their season opener, the Clay City Eels proved to be a very game opponent through three quarters but eventually lost the battle, 52-39, to the Wildcats...
Knights surprise Artesians in opener (11/29/04)
Jacob Reece (left) soars towards the basket for two points in Saturday's victory over Martinsville in Northview's home opener. With practically an entirely new varsity roster from last season, the Northview Knights produced much the same results as last year's regional finalist squad...
CONRAD L. SHINN (11/29/04)
Conrad L. Shinn, 77, of Greencastle died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, at Asbury Towers Healthcare. Born April 21, 1927, in Putnam County, Ind., he was the son of Conrad and Helen Irene (Rockhill) Shinn. He was a graduate of Greencastle High School Class of 1945...
WILLIAM STEVENSON (11/29/04)
William "Bill" Stevenson, 82, of Clay City, formerly of Putnamville and Rockville, died Friday, Nov. 26, 2004, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He had been in failing health for three years. Born Oct. 8, 1922, in Shepardsville, Ind., he was the son of William and Laverna Bettee Stevenson. ...
HARRY OWENS JR. (11/29/04)
Harry Owens Jr., 61, of Parke County died at 8:55 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, 2004, at his residence. Born April 12, 1943, in Martinsville, Ind. He was the son of Harry and Queenie Baker Owens Sr. Following graduation from Martinsville High School in 1961 he entered military service with the U.S. Navy. He served during the Vietnam War aboard the USS Robison until his Honorable discharge...
NINA BELLE PIERCE (11/29/04)
Nina Belle Pierce, 81, of Brazil died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility where she had been a resident for three years. Born June 3, 1923, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Albert and Rachel Buckle Hughes. She attended Staunton High School...
CHARLES E. FRYE (11/29/04)
Charles E. Frye, 54, of Brazil died at St. Vincent Clay Hospital on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004, at 11:23 a.m. He is the son of Charles Junior and Betty Chambers Frye. Most recently, he worked as a correctional officer at Reception and Diagnostic Center in Plainfield. He was an avid country music fan and played for bands such as the Outlaw Blues and Showdown as their lead guitarist and singer...
NORMA M. GLENN (11/29/04)
Norma M. Glenn, 63, of Taylorsville, Ind., died Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004, in her home. Born Nov. 28, 1940, in Parke County, she was the daughter of Levi C. Brown and Rachael Weaver Clear. Her father is deceased; her mother lives in Brazil. She married Larry W. Glenn on June 6, 1959...
RICHARD W. HUMPHREY (11/29/04)
Richard W. "Rick" Humphrey, 52, of Danville died Wednesday, at West Central Community Hospital in Clinton, Ind. Born. Oct. 20, 1952, in Indianapolis, he was the son of Norma (Harvey) Humphrey and graduated from Brazil High School Class of 1971. He was a heavy equipment operator and the head driller with the AMAX Coal Co., working in Dugger, Ind. He was a member of the United Mine Workers Union and of the Operating Engineers. He served six years in the National Guard...