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Stories from Thursday, December 16, 2004

Course changes designed to help students (12/16/04)
Humanity races forward and schools change to ensure students are ready for tomorrow. Indiana is ranked 49th out of 50 states for adults 25 or older with a two- or four-year college degree. Indiana's Education Roundtable is addressing the issue. Indiana educators are requiring an ongoing curriculum adjustment to ensure the situation improves. Schools are using the P-16 Plan and the new CORE 40 requirements for incoming 2005 high school freshmen...
Residents remember Golden Gloves in Wabash Valley (12/16/04)
Part 1 of 3 Brazil resident Cordell Hull and his brother, the late Walter Hull, together, won six championships and two runner-up awards in the Golden Glove Boxing Tournaments in the Wabash Valley from 1949 to 1953. The Golden Glove tournament originated in 1923, in Chicago, by Arch Ward, the sports editor of the Chicago Tribune. Ward put together the amateur boxing tournament to assist young boxers and promote amateur competition...
Postseason awards roll in for Shoemaker (12/16/04)
The individual awards have continued to roll in for the Northview football team following a school record season in which they posted nine victories. Perhaps the most impressive haul of awards has come for senior defensive back Brady Shoemaker. Shoemaker recently was named to the Associated Press' First Team All-State squad, a recognition which fellow senior Michael Landry earned last year at the receiver position...
TRESSIA MAE ROGERS (12/16/04)
Tressia Mae Rogers, 92 of Cory, died at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2004, at her home. Born Aug. 19, 1912, in Cory, she was the daughter of Lewis and Margaret Modesitt Unger. She graduated from Cory High School. In 1931 she married Elmer K. Rogers. Tressia attended the Cory Zion Community Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren...