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Stories from Friday, January 7, 2005

Still looking for clues (01/07/05)
Indiana State Police Diver Kevin Getz (left) holds the safety line for fellow ISP Diver Aaric Correll as he searches for evidence connected to the Toni Dickison murder investigation Thursday morning. While officers from the Clay County Sheriff's Dept. and Terre Haute Police Dept. were at the scene, a five-person ISP dive team dipped below the surface of the private pond where the body of Toni Dickison was discovered Nov. 30. Brandy Richmond photo...
More roads closed, covered with water (01/07/05)
Clay County roads continue to be closed as a result of flooding, particularly in the southern portion of the county. On Thursday, S.R. 59 between the New Brunswick bridge and C.R. 1400S became impassible when a levee broke. That part of the highway remained closed today...
County emergency declared (01/07/05)
Clay County is officially under a state of emergency after an excess of precipitation caused flooding throughout the area. One city and nine counties, including Owen, Green and Clay counties, were under water and on the emergency declaration list-by late Thursday morning, Interim Emergency Management Systems Director Bryan Husband reported...
Road dangers: Looks can be deceiving (01/07/05)
The water is receding, but that doesn't mean the hazardous conditions are gone. Unpaved back roads, muddied from the excess water, can be hazardous, and with ditches flooded and water still standing on many highways, driving is still difficult. "Dropping temperatures can freeze puddles left on roads, becoming a hazard." Indiana State Police Sgt. Joe Watts said. "People still need to be vigilant out there."...
Red Cross aid is available (01/07/05)
As the rain flooded rivers and forced area residents from their homes, the Red Cross was there. Disaster relief assistance is now available for residents in Clay, Greene, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties forced from their homes by the recent flood...
Racketeering among Lindsay charges (01/07/05)
Roger Lindsay's Jan. 6 circuit court appearance for a pretrial conference was rescheduled due to Clay County Prosecuting Attorney David O. Thomas' resignation and the assignment of a new prosecutor. During the interim Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Robert Pell will need time to familiarize himself with the necessary details needed to handle the case...
Northview JV squads split with Patriots (01/07/05)
Devon Chamberlain tallied seven points for Northview in Thursday's game against Owen Valley. The Northview junior varsity basketball squads split in their return to the hardwood on Thursday evening. The girls' basketball picked up a 40-25 win over Owen Valley paced by strong inside play...
FLORA J. AKRE (01/07/05)
Flora J. Akre, 96, of Brazil died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born Jan. 27, 1908, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Jacob and Sarah Boyd Howald. During her working years, she was employed by the Cigar Factory, Quaker Maid and Pillsbury, all located in Terre Haute...