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Stories from Monday, January 24, 2005

Child support cases are not forgotten (01/24/05)
With approximately 2,000 open child support cases on the books of the Clay County Child Support Division, and an overwhelming number of them in arrears, these cases are not forgotten. The Indiana Department of Family and Children's Services and the Child Support Division of the Prosecutors Office are ever vigilant in their mission...
Shepard appoints Bolin Pro Tem Judge (01/24/05)
Senior Judge Dexter Bolin was appointed Pro Tem Judge of the Clay Circuit Court by Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard. The appointment began Jan. 18, when former Circuit Court Judge Ernest Yelton resigned to accept the position of Executive Director of the Indiana Gaming Commission offered to him by Governor Mitch Daniels...
IDEM finds E. coli in Eel River (01/24/05)
When stream samples showed E. coli bacteria above what the federal standard allows, local and state officials in the Lower Eel River Watershed came together to look for reasons. The Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management (IDEM) is ready to show residents its watershed improvement plan for Lower Eel River Watershed...
Former Clay County prisoner files suit (01/24/05)
On Jan. 14 a civil suit was filed in Clay Circuit Court against Sheriff Rob Carter, the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Clay County and the Clay County Board of Commissioners. Complainant Floyd Batchelor alleges that while incarcerated in an overcrowded cell at the Clay County Jail on May 14, he was attacked due to jail personnel's negligence...
Man killed while passing plow on right (01/24/05)
A Pimento, Ind., man was killed when he attempted to pass a snow plow on the right side shortly after midnight Sunday. According to the Indiana State Police report, Tray Hodges, 36, of Pimento was driving southbound on S.R. 46 at Anton in Vigo County when Hodges hit the snow plow with the left front of his Dodge Durango. The pickup truck was totalled and $5,000 damage was done to the snow plow...
Prescription discount cards available through Medicare (01/24/05)
In December 2003 President Bush signed into law the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act in an effort to maintain and reform the program for future generations. It is scheduled for implementation in January of 2006, but the rising cost of prescriptions pinching beneficiaries' wallets demanded action now...
Jail walls are going up (01/24/05)
Work continues on the new jail as construction workers place support bars in the arch over the main entrance. The jail is expected to be completed in September and is on schedule, according to Sheriff Rob Carter.
Courthouse elevator out of service (01/24/05)
In an emergency meeting on Friday, Clay County Commissioners approved a bid from ORTMAN Drilling and Water Services of Kokomo to drill a new cylinder shaft for the elevator in the Clay County Courthouse. The hydraulic elevator has been out of service since Jan. 10 for scheduled maintenance...
Knights repeat as WIC champions (01/24/05)
Jeremiah Allen (top) placed second in the Western Indiana Conference on Saturday afternoon. With the winter winds swirling and a blanket of snow carpeting the ground, the Northview wrestling team repeated as Western Indiana Conference champions on Saturday afternoon...
Golden Arrows handle Eels (01/24/05)
After holding off the North Daviess Cougars at home on Monday night, Clay City fell behind by 10 points after one quarter and wasn't able to recover in a 67-44 loss. Golden Arrow junior Erica Moore scored a career-high 25 points and freshman Emily Lahay added 21 as Sullivan won their seventh straight game...
Clay City falls to visiting Arrows (01/24/05)
T.L. Roeschlein goes high over Sullivan defenders for two of his six points. He also added seven rebounds for the Eels. CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels, short on warm bodies due to injury, provided a solid scrap against a veteran Sullivan Golden Arrows squad on Friday before falling 55-51. The loss was the Eels sixth in seven games...
Northview hoops teams pick up WIC victories (01/24/05)
With frigid temperatures swirling around the Wabash Valley, the Northview basketball teams stayed hot with a pair of victories over South Vermillion on Saturday night. The boys' team, coming off a marathon four overtime victory over Owen Valley on Wednesday, made a 12 point halftime lead hold up by defeating the Wildcats 64-54...
HARRY E. MAYLE SR. (01/24/05)
Harry E. Mayle Sr., 87, of Harmony, died at 1:19 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born May 25, 1917, in Rush Run, in Jefferson County, Ohio. He was the son of J. Wilford and Pearl Bellville Mayle. He graduated from Clinton High School in 1936. He married Genevieve Tucker on Sept. 3, 1944. He was employed at Amax Coal as a dragline operator until his retirement...
EITHEL SANDERS (01/24/05)
Eithel Sanders, 94, of Carbon died Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at 3:58 a.m. in Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born in Raccoon Township, Parke County, on July 13, 1910, she was the daughter of James "Brent" Wright and Della Mae Sutherland Wright. She was married to Clemon "Bid" Sanders who preceded her in death on Jan. ...
MARIE DELORISE ADDY FELTY (01/24/05)
=Marie Delorise Addy Felty, 71, of Brazil died in her home on Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at 12:52 p.m. in her family's midst. Born Sept. 28, 1933, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Elza Roy Addy and Iva Irene Addy. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1951...
BETTE JEAN SPENCER (01/24/05)
Bette Jean Spencer, 78 of Brazil, died at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, at Royal Oaks Health Care in Terre Haute. Born March 17, 1926, in Crete, Ill., she was the daughter of Otis and Julia Lybarger Harris. She attended Brazil High School. Following high school she worked for several years as a nurses aide...
FLORENCE E. MAURER (01/24/05)
Florence E. Maurer, 92 of Brazil, died at 9:25 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. Born Dec. 22, 1909, in Clay County, she was the daughter of William R. Moore and Annise Pullen Moore. She graduated from Common School and went on to graduate from Brazil High School...
RONNIE JOE NEWPORT (01/24/05)
Ronnie Joe Newport, 56, of Clay City, died at 6:33 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 18, 1948, in Linton, he was the son of Herbert Newport and Imogene Stantz Newport. An Army veteran during Vietnam, he was a member of the Clay City American Legion...