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Stories from Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Planning begins for Popcorn Festival (01/18/05)
It may seem strange to think about an autumn event when the temperature dips to zero and below, but planning starts early for the annual Clay County Popcorn Festival. The first meeting for the 2005 festival will be tonight at 6 p.m. in the Brazil City Hall Council chambers...
Clay, Putnam meth arrests may have ties to Mexico (01/18/05)
A traffic stop made by Putnam County Sheriff's deputies Wednesday morning may have led to arrests in a three-county drug ring with possible ties to Mexico. Putnam County Sheriff Mark Frisbie told the Banner-Graphic that at approximately 4:30 a.m. Deputy Dwight Simmons stopped a vehicle at C.R. 90 E and Burma Road, just east of Cloverdale...
City clean-up continues on Leavitt Street (01/18/05)
City workers spent part of the day last Friday cleaning up property owned by Steven Gregg at 310 N. Leavitt. City Planning Administrator Michele Driscoll said, "It had old appliances, building materials, tires, wood and metal debris, junk grills, old lawn mowers, and all kinds of trash, besides overgrown weeds and brush and a fallen tree trunk."...
Prosecutor to be chosen tonight (01/18/05)
Republican Party precinct committeemen will caucus tonight at 7 p.m. in the Circuit Court Courtroom to choose a new Clay County Prosecutor. Former Prosecutor David Thomas resigned his position Jan. 9, when he was picked by then Governor-elect Mitch Daniels to become the newly established Indiana Inspector General...
Governor Mitch Daniels will appoint Circuit Court judge (01/18/05)
When Ernest Yelton began his duties today as the new Executive Director of the Indiana Gaming Commission in Indianapolis, he automatically forfeited his responsibilities as Circuit Court Judge of Clay County. The Indiana statute defines in a job description that the Executive Director of Gaming Commission shall hold no other office. Also by statute, a judge is prohibited from having two lucrative government positions at the same time...
Knights dominate Sullivan Winter Duals (01/18/05)
Robbie Pasalich (left) won the 189 pound class at the Sullivan Winter Duals on Saturday. The Northview Knights crowned eight individual champions and went undefeated at the Sullivan Winter Duals on Saturday. The Knights prepped for this weekends Western Indiana Conference meet by sweeping four competitors to take the team title as well...
Eels hold off late Cougars' rally (01/18/05)
Kristen Tyler (#22) launches a shot for her two points in Monday's win. \CLAY CITY -- Close games are getting to be old hat for the Clay City Eels. On Monday night they played their fifth straight game to be decided by eight points or fewer and in the process, won their ninth game of the season, 48-41 over visiting North Daviess...
MACIL BERNIECE LIECHTY LOVELL (01/18/05)
Macil Berniece Liechty Lovell, 89, of Terre Haute died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005, in Union Hospital. Born April 2, 1915, in Clay City, she was the daughter of Harvey and Maude Morris Liechty. On Aug. 11, 1939, she married Paul "Duke" Lovell, who preceded her in death on June 13, 1987...
NANCY LOUISE MEWHINNEY (01/18/05)
Nancy Louise Mewhinney, 63, of Brazil died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at 9:30 p.m. in her home in Jackson Gardens. Born May 7, 1941, in Attica, Ind., she was the daughter of John and Anna Lucille Sanders Smith Collins. She married Willard P. Mewhinney, who preceded her in death...
TONY SARGE MINNICK (01/18/05)
Col. Tony Sarge Minnick, 52, of Owenton, Ky., died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2005, at 3:45 a.m. in Highland of Ft. Thomas, Ky. He was a sales representative with Convergys of Cincinnati, Ohio. He had served in the Army and was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 128 F.&A.M., Owenton, Ky., a Kentucky Colonel and part of the Civil War Reinactive Detail...