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Stories from Monday, February 7, 2005

Attentive crowd hears from legislators (02/07/05)
Despite the sunshine and balmy weather that lured several Brazil residents outside on Saturday, a crowd of approximately 70 opted to stay indoors at the Clay County Cracker Barrel meeting at the YMCA. County residents joined members of the meeting co-sponsors, the Clay County Farm Bureau and Brazil Chamber of Commerce, along with four state legislators. ...
Sen. Bray: Change is coming to Hoosier state (02/07/05)
The sole senator to attend the Clay County Cracker Barrel Saturday, Richard Bray, District 37, indicated a period of change is on the horizon for the state of Indiana. "The new governor has a lot of energy, a lot of ideas," he told the crowd of approximately 70 local residents at the public meeting...
Education discussed at Saturday forum (02/07/05)
Education was studied by local residents and state legislators at the Clay County Cracker Barrel on Saturday. Sen. Richard Bray, Rep. Vern Tincher, Rep. Andrew Thomas and Rep. Clyde Kersey discussed a proposed bill, which could alter the dates of the 180-day school year with a start date after Aug. 30 and an end date before May 30...
Resident asks about time issue at meeting (02/07/05)
While the topic was skirted several times during theClay County Cracker Barrel meeting Saturday, a question by an audience member was the catalyst for a discussion of a statewide move to daylight saving time. "Now we've broached the subject," Rep. Clyde Kersey said in response to the question posed by G.T. Runyan...
Two injured Saturday (02/07/05)
At least two persons sustained injuries in a motorcycle-auto accident in front of the Speedway gas station on U.S. 40, Brazil, late Saturday afternoon. While the Brazil City Police Dept. did not return phone calls from the Brazil Times on Saturday following the accident or Sunday, scanner traffic called city police and Trans-Care ambulance to the scene at approximately 4:10 p.m...
Clay County Historical Society to discuss legendary Indiana pilot McDaniels (02/07/05)
When a young farm boy in the hills of Pennsylvania looked up into the sky towards a strange sound, catching a glimpse of what turned out to be the engine of a roaring airplane in 1938, Orvis Knarr was never the same again. "A love of flight has been a part of my entire life since that day," Knarr said, explaining the reason he chose the topic for his book scheduled for release later this year. ...
Great matchups in area sectionals (02/07/05)
Girls basketball sectional action begins on Tuesday, February 8 for many teams across the midstate with some exciting matchups in the first round. The Class 3A Brown County Sectional will be a bear to advance from with three teams boasting 14 or more wins, including the host squad who is currently ranked 10th with a 16-2 mark. The Eagles also got the luck of first round bye and will face Edgewood who has the fewest wins of any team in the sectional with a 7-12 mark...
Knights advance three to wrestling semistate (02/07/05)
Corey Grigsby (top) became Northview's all-time victory leader with his victories on Saturday during the Bloomington South Regional. Grigsby will advance to semistate action with his regional title. BLOOMINGTON -- Corey Grigsby is going back to the wrestling semistate at Evansville's Roberts Stadium. Only this time he's going as a regional champion...
Knights win out in waiting game versus Pioneers (02/07/05)
Gary Fears (left), Chairman of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic basketball tournament, presents Northview sophomore, Brinn Meunier a plaque commemorating his place on the All-Tourney team this season. Patience is a virtue as they say and finally it paid off for the Northview Knights on Friday night...
Clutch, late free throws send Knights to win (02/07/05)
Shawn Hughes hit four-of-five free throws in the fourth quarter and scored 10 of his 17 points in the quarter. PLAINFIELD -- Perseverance has become a buzzword this season for the Northview Knights. After recent nailbiters versus Owen Valley (W - 83-80 4OT) and a 37-32 victory on Friday night against Mooresville, the Knights survived another battle to the wire with Plainfield by sinking crucial free throws in the end of a 58-40 victory...
Northview girls get rematch with Pioneers after early season loss (02/07/05)
Northview senior guard Casey Challandes goes up for a shot during Thursday's regular season ending victory over Bloomfield. Challandes will be a key in the Knights' sectional game versus Mooresville. Finally the IHSAA gave Northview's girls program just a bit of a break in their sectional draw, not a big one, but one nonetheless...
Eels attempt to collar Bulldogs in sectional semifinal matchup (02/07/05)
Clay City's Ashley Collins is a valuable commodity on the defensive end for the Eels. To pick up a victory in Friday's semifinal matchup with Union in the Clay City Sectional, the host Eels are going to have to put a stop to the Bulldog's fondness for parties in the paint...
YMCA 8-9 year old champs (02/07/05)
The YMCA League 8-9 year old basketball champions coached by Patrick Newton. Team members are: (front row l-r) Alex Critchlow, Braden Parr, Nate Newton and Nick Sears. (Back row l-r) Kurtis Yocum, Jackson Copper and Zach Hyde.
SIMON L. WRIGHT SR. (02/07/05)
Simon L. Wright Sr., 87, of Terre Haute, formerly of Coal City, died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He had been a resident at Davis Gardens for the past five years. Born Sept. 21, 1917, in Westport, Ind., he was the son of John Wright and Elisabeth Shane Wright...
GLEN J. SWAIM (02/07/05)
Glen J. Swaim, 72, of Marshall, Ind., died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at 6:38 a.m. in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born May 16, 1932, in Parke County, he was the son of Ralph and Callie Jackson Swaim. He was a 1950 graduate of Tangier High School, Tangier, Ind...
JAMES F. OCHS (02/07/05)
James F. Ochs, 81 of Brazil, died at 9:42 a.m. Saturday, Feb.5, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazi. He was born Jan. 21, 1924, in Psoteum, Ill. He was the son of Theodore Ochs and Mary Ablinger Ochs. He graduated from Paris High School in Paris, Illinois in 1944...
LOUISE (MORGAN) WISEHART MCKINNEY (02/07/05)
Louise (Morgan) Wisehart McKinney, 95, of Clay City died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at 2:30 a.m. in Shakamac Good Samaritan Center in Jasonville. Born Sept. 13, 1909, in Castleton, Ind., she was the daughter of Chester and Alice Morgan. She graduated from Castleton High School in 1927 and later attended Ball State University...
THEODORE MARK BASS JR. (02/07/05)
Theodore Mark Bass Jr., 73, of Center Point died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Aug. 26, 1931, he was the son of Theodore Bass Sr. and Laura May Bryan Bass Howald. He worked as a glaze handler for Arketex Ceramic Corp., in Brazil for 18 years, then for Romas Brothers Farms of Center Point for 40 years. ...