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Stories from Monday, December 6, 2004

Teenager killed in hunting mishap (12/06/04)
Cody Forbes, 13, of Vigo County, was shot and killed Saturday while he and two of his friends were hunting squirrels. Vigo Co. Sheriff's Department received a 911 call about 9:59 a.m. Saturday from a former neighbor and Forbes family friend at 13324 S. Vandyke Rd...
Area papers win at HSPA (12/06/04)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Hoosier State Press Association on Saturday named the Evansville Courier & Press as the first place winner in its annual contest for Blue Ribbon Daily Newspaper of the Year. The Courier & Press joined other winners of the HSPA's annual contest honored at a luncheon in Indianapolis...
Rationing of vaccine continues (12/06/04)
The global flu vaccine market is still causing headaches for local flu shot clinic organizers, health care workers and patients looking for shots this flu season. "At this time, vaccine is still not available to the general public, which means the recommended CDC guidelines need to be maintained when it does become available so that those most in danger are vaccinated," said Chris Heffner, pharmacist at Maurer's Apothecary. ...
Toni Dickison's family shares memories in the midst of grief (12/06/04)
Though overwhelmed with grief and shock at the murder of Toni Dickison, members of the teenager's family are mingling laughter with their tears as they remember the joy she brought to so many in her life of only 18 years. Mixed in with the questions they have and the sense their lives have been irreparably fractured, Toni's aunts Virgie and Nan, 21-year-old cousin Shontanna and 16-year-old sister Gigi told The Brazil Times they also feel pity. ...
Community buys family a van (12/06/04)
Denise Montgomery stands by her new 2003 Pontiac Montana van, purchased from Brazil Autoplex, at North Clay Middle School Wednesday morning. Denise and her daughters have M.D. and needed a handicap accessible van. Left: Brazil Autoplex mascot Tooky the bird, Alexis Montgomery, Denise Montgomery, Josey Montgomery and Autoplex General Sales Manager Curtis Gallagher...
Visiting Patriots simply too much for Knights (12/06/04)
Center Heath Chamberlain goes up for a shot with North's Luke Blank attempting to block the attempt. Chamberlain had eight points in the game to go with five rebounds. Terre Haute North lived up to their billing as one of the state's top teams on Friday night with a 66-41 thumping of Northview...
Clay City girls trounce Warriors (12/06/04)
The Clay City Eels improved to 5-1 overall this season with a 49-19 thumping over host Turkey Run on Saturday afternoon. The Eels put the Warriors away early by outscoring Turkey Run 15-0 in the opening period and cruising to a comfortable victory. Whitney McWilliams led the way with a game-high 14 points in the game while Cameron Gerber added 10 points for the Eels who also got a season-high eight points from Sara Kennedy...
North Clay seventh grade wins WIC title (12/06/04)
The North Clay seventh grade boys' basketball team won three games on Saturday afternoon to earn the Western Indiana Conference championship. The Knights had eight players score in picking up a 47-26 victory over South Vermillion despite having just 20 minutes between their semifinal game and title game...
Northview splits in WIC basketball openers (12/06/04)
Northview sophomore Brodee Miller had 10 points in the Knights' victory over Brown County on Saturday. BROWN COUNTY -- Northview's basketball squads picked up a split of their first Western Indiana Conference games on Saturday evening. Rebounding from a loss to Terre Haute North on Friday night, the Northview boys showed off a balanced attack fueled by their inside duo of Nick Wells and Heath Chamberlain...
Clay City boys hammer Union on the road (12/06/04)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels dominated the Union Bulldogs from the opening tip. They gained a five point lead with 2:10 left in the first quarter and lead the entire contest. The Eels exhibited excellent ball control that allowed them to open up the Bulldogs defense. This allowed the Eels to take higher percentage shots and eventually allowed the Eels to pull out to a 12 point lead at the end of the first quarter...
TANETTE 'TONI' NICOLE DICKISON (12/06/04)
Tanette "Toni" Nicole Dickison, 18, of Brazil, died 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2004. Born May 29, 1986, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Kenny Ray and Frances Cozine Dickison. Toni attended Northview High School and participated on the girl's basketball team and in the Northview chapter of SADD. ...
DENNIS R. ABERNATHY (12/06/04)
Dennis R. Abernathy, 62 of Carrollton, Ga., died 12:50 a.m. Friday, Dec. 3, 2004, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Oct. 19, 1942, in Brazil he was the son of Verley and Sarah Walker Abernathy. He graduated from Van Buren High School. He worked for Columbia Records/Sony Music in Terre Haute, transferring to Carrollton, Ga., in the early '80s. He retired after 38 years with the company. He was a member of BPO Elks. He especially enjoyed I.U. basketball...
ALBERTA E. ACKERMAN (12/06/04)
Alberta E. Ackerman Blundell Pike, 89, died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, in the Holly Hills Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 22, 1915, in Alberta, Canada, she was the daughter of Ernest and Lulu Riley Ackerman. She was a homemaker, loved Christmas and stuffed animals...
ROSEMARY FELL (12/06/04)
Rosemary Fell, 84, of Cory died at 8:35 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004, at her residence. Born Jan. 10, 1920, in Cory, she was the daughter of Charles Howard west and Mary Ellen Zenor. She belonged to Cory United Methodist Church, Riley Order of the Eastern Star and Daughters of the American Revolution...