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Stories from Monday, February 14, 2005

Battle of the Books decided (02/14/05)
Ivy Herron photos (Top) "The Battle of the Books" contest between fourth graders from Meridian Elementary and East Side Elementary was won by Linda Grove's class. Meridian Elementary students Brittney Wright, Alexis Bender, Kaleb Baker, teacher Linda Grove, Logan Keen and Sean Brockman are still hitting the books in preparation for next year's contest...
Bayh fights Agent VX transportation study (02/14/05)
U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) recently joined senators Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) and Ken Salazar (D-Colo.) in sponsoring legislation to stop the Department of Defense (DOD) from studying the feasibility of transporting the nerve agent VX across state lines. The study would risk delaying the neutralization process that is ready to begin at Newport and would waste taxpayer dollars on an issue where the answer is already known, according to a news release from Bayh's office...
Reminder:New law limits trash can time (02/14/05)
The Brazil City Council wishes to remind local residents that a fine of $50 will be applied to those households with trash receptacles in place more than one day before or one day after the scheduled garbage pickup time. An ordinance amending the previous guidelines regarding placement recently passed at a regular meeting of the City Council...
Guards perform at Northview on Saturday (02/14/05)
Frank Phillips photo The North Clay Middle School Winter Guard competes at Northview High School Saturday. Forty-seven Winter Guard teams were invited to NHS. The program opened with a performance by Northview's Winter Guard. Ruth Ann Medworth directs the Northview and North Clay Middle School Winter Guards...
Romance is in the Air (02/14/05)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The perfect opportunity to step outside of the usual routine and ignite the fire of romance in a couple's relationship is Valentine's Day. But for many, exploring their passionate side remains a mystery. Forced to choose between thousands of cute stuffed animals, countless flower choices that will only be thrown out in a couple of days, fattening candy, humorous cards versus romantic cards and anything the color red, many Valentine shoppers grab the first thing in sight and make a mad dash to the cash register.. ...
New child safety belt law effective in July (02/14/05)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The Clay County Sheriff's Department will participate in a statewide safety belt enforcement blitz in an effort to prepare people for the important changes in the Indiana seat belt laws on July 1, 2005. "Without a doubt the most effective way to prevent injuries in an accident is the proper use of seat belts," said Rob Carter, Clay County Sheriff...
Car chase leads to arrest (02/14/05)
Banner Graphic staff report A Pennsylvania man faces numerous charges following a high-speed chase that began on I-70 in Putnam County and ended in Parke County early Thursday Derek Jay Quick, 23, Ligonier, Pa., was arrested by Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Simmons on preliminary charges of neglect of a dependent child, child endangerment, criminal recklessness with a motor vehicle, resisting arrest by fleeing, reckless driving and possession of marijuana under 30 grams...
Meningitis case not contagious (02/14/05)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The Clay County Health Department's investigation into a possible meningitis case has confirmed it was a lesser strain of meningococcal meningitis. Officials announced the findings late Thursday afternoon after extensive testing confirmed that the community was not at risk...
South Putnam remains unbeaten, Cardinals advance (02/14/05)
Staff Reports Girls basketball regional berths were awarded to teams on Saturday evening as Bloomfield earned the Clay City Sectional title with a convincing 72-45 victory over Union to take the A regional berth to the North Daviess Regional. Bloomfield got a 20 point, 22 rebound effort from senior Ashley Thombleson and six different players scored more than seven points for the Cardinals who advanced to 16-7 this year and will face Loogootee (21-2) in their regional opener...
Grigsby advances to IHSAA state wrestling finals (02/14/05)
By Staff Reports The Bloomington South Panthers continued a strong season by winning six classes at the Evansville Reitz Semistate on Saturday and the Northview Knights sent 130-pounder Corey Grigsby along to the state finals at Conseco Fieldhouse after he placed second...