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Stories from Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Grand Jury to convene today (12/07/04)
- Police captain during investigation of Pickett and Mustard murders will be target Clay Circuit Judge Ernest Yelton has confirmed that a Grand Jury has been requested to convene and will begin its session today. The target of the investigation is former Brazil City Police Officer Roger Lindsay. Lindsay was a Captain with the Brazil City Police Department during the investigation of the Tonya Pickett and Ralph Mustard murder on Nov. 18, 1988...
Murder interviews lead to search (12/07/04)
Indiana State Police continue to conduct interviews in the case of a murdered girl, Toni Dickison, 18, of Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil. Those interviews resulted in a search warrant being obtained for a residence on South 7th St. in Terre Haute late Monday night, Sgt. Joe Watts of the Indiana State Police, Terre Haute said...
County Commissioners choose to provide paramedic care (12/07/04)
- County will negotiate contract with Trans-Care, end 25-year agreement with Athens After months of research and deliberation, the Clay County Commissioners vo-ted to end the county's 25-year relationship with Athens Ambulance Service in favor of a new agreement with Trans-Care...
Driver freed after crash (12/07/04)
A collision at the crossroad of S.R. 59 and CR1200N (Rio Grande) temporarily backed up traffic for an hour Monday morning. Walter H. Stephens, 68, of Crawfordsville, while traveling south on S.R. 59 in a Ford delivery van was struck by a 1991 Chevy Lumina driven by Shannon R. Racey, 27, of Terre Haute...
Council suggests hiring freeze (12/07/04)
When considering who to buy gifts for this holiday season, local residents may want to add Clay County to their lists. Assigned the task of paring down the 2005 budget by $600,000, members of the Clay County Council seemed bewildered Monday evening as they weighed their streamlining options...
North Clay 8th grade wins WIC (12/07/04)
The North Clay eighth grade basketball team joined their seventh grade counterparts with a Western Indiana Conference championship on Saturday. The Knights traveled to Brown County where they picked up three consecutive wins to earn the WIC title. In the championship game, North Clay trailed through one quarter of play versus Edgewood but took a 23-20 lead into halftime on the way to a 46-40 victory...
Eels travel to Eminence tonight (12/07/04)
Josey Vansickle (with ball) will lead Clay City on their trip to Eminence tonight beginning at 6 p.m.
JOHN BOTEN (12/07/04)
John Boten, 88, of Oakland City, passed away at his home Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, after a long illness. He moved to Oakland City from Williamsport, Ind., in 1976. He was a foreman and driver for Rose Brother's Trucking Co. of Terre Haute. He was a 50-year member of the F&AM Lodge No. 597 at Center Point, Ind...
WANETA I. HUGHES (12/07/04)
Waneta I. Hughes, 91, of Brazil, died at 1:24 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, 2004, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born June 16, 1913, in Brazil, she was the daughter of George W. and Leota DeBruler Patrick. She graduated from Brazil High School. She married Calvin "Cobby" Hughes on Nov. 27, 1935. She was a member of Peniel United Methodist Church...