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Stories from Monday, January 31, 2005

Clay board discusses school funding cuts (01/31/05)
New Gov. Mitch Daniels has made it clear that educational funding is of fundamental importance but there will be no new additional funds. This forces schools across Indiana to face the reality of the financial situation head on and make difficult decisions...
Lewis and Clark blacksmith is from Brazil (01/31/05)
Part 2 of 2 The three-year Lewis and Clark Expedition Bicentennial is nearly at its midpoint. The original project was sanctioned by President Thomas Jefferson starting in 1803. The experiment was completed when the 33-member team, headed by Capt. Meriwether Lewis and his friend William Clark, returned to St. Louis in September, 1806...
Wolfe to head Putnam County's 4Community (01/31/05)
The United Way of Putnam County recently named Eric Wolfe to be its 4Community Coordinator. Wolfe is originally from Brazil and is a graduate of DePauw University. "Eric has the community-building experience we were looking for in the 4Community Coordinator," said Elaine Peck, Executive Director of the United Way. "I am confident in his abilities to facilitate this effort with our local agencies and community leaders."...
Recent Amber Alert led local police on chase (01/31/05)
The Associated Press An autopsy scheduled for today could give authorities more information on what killed a 10-year-old girl, whose disappearance and death have shaken a community that had not had a murder in 25 years. Though the girl was from the Seymour area, the statewide Amber Alert issued Jan. ...
Repairs under way after City Garage fire (01/31/05)
Smoke boils out of the Brazil City Garage even after the flames are put out by the Brazil City Fire Department on Jan. 20. Fire Chief Tobey Archer exits the building as Brazil Human Resource/Safety Director Debra Hobsen goes in to survey the damage. Ivy Herron photo...
Northview and Clay City girls receive sectional byes (01/31/05)
Clay County girls basketball teams found out what their sectional road will look like on Sunday when the IHSAA made their draws for the postseason. Both teams got a bit of a good news/bad news proposition with their draws. Each squad received the bye in the first round of the playoffs but each will face an opponent they have lost to earlier in the season...
Knights fall short in comeback bid (01/31/05)
Shawn Hughes goes up for two of his 10 points in Friday's loss to Sullivan on the road. The Knights will host Mooresville on Friday night. SULLIVAN -- Anxious to end a three game losing streak to Northview, the Golden Arrows came out aggressive in their guard play and were able to hold off a furious Northview rally in the final three minutes to post a 59-56 victory...
Northview girls move into second place in the WIC (01/31/05)
Northview's Lexee Hayes scored a game-high 18 points in Friday's win over Sullivan. SULLIVAN -- Much was at stake in the battle between the Northview and Sullivan girls basketball squads on Friday night. For both teams, a chance at second place in the Western Indiana Conference was the biggest prize, but for each team, momentum heading into the final games before sectional action was also valuable. Perhaps to the Knights, a bit of revenge might have been on their minds as well...
Six Knights advance to regional (01/31/05)
Northview senior Corey Grigsby (left) won the 130 pound sectional title on Saturday over Bloomington South's Tony Withrow (right). Many people might consider three seconds just the blink of an eye in the whole scheme of time. But to Northview senior Corey Grigsby, that amount of time had to seem like an eternity during Saturday's 130-pound sectional title match...
ALICE O. MARTIN (01/31/05)
Alice O. Martin, 91, of Rockville died at 1:20 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, in the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a homemaker. Born Jan. 22, 1914, in Mecca, Ind., she was the daughter of the late Joseph P. and Okie Alice Cronk Snodgrass...
LILLIAN G. ELDER (01/31/05)
Lillian G. Elder, 88, of Brazil died at 11:49 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. A resident of the Brazil area most of her life, she was born in Clay County on Feb. 6, 1916. Her parents were Lawrence and Ora West Garrigus and she was a 1934 graduate of Brazil High School...
MARK G. BRUMMETT (01/31/05)
Mark G. Brummett, 86, of Lafayette, Ind., died Jan. 29, 2005, at his residence. Born Jan. 7, 1919, in Fort Benton, Montana, he was the son of Samuel Walter Brummett and Grace Miller. He attended high school at Brazil. He was a milkman for Beatrice Foods, retiring in 1976...