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Stories from Friday, February 18, 2005

Public attentive as school board is Taking care of business (02/18/05)
School board meeting agenda highlights At Thursday night's meeting, the Clay Community School Board of School Trustees approved a resolution for an emergency declaration of $11,914.21 from the Capitol Projects Fund to cover the repair expenses at several schools:...
Residents question board about finances (02/18/05)
The public wanted answers at last night's Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting. Deanna Sheese, who has worked with special education students at East Side Elementary for 14 years, took the podium to raise questions about the impact and cost of moving 300 students out of their community. She wanted to know if Title 1 opportunities would still be available for these students...
Sinders, 'Mr. Clay City,' resigns as principal (02/18/05)
After 41 years of impacting the lives of school children, Paul Sinders retirement announcement re-ceived an emotional standing ovation from the crowd at the Clay Community School Board meeting Thursday evening. Effective June 30, Sinders will step down as principal of Clay City High School...
Failure to appear warrant was clerical error (02/18/05)
A Brazil woman who became the second charged with child solicitation in the last month failed to appear in Superior Court Wednesday. Now, authorities say it was because Jamie M. Harrington, 21, was notified of the wrong court date. Due to a clerical error in Clay Superior Court, a warrant was prematurely issued for her arrest. Harrington's actual court date was Thursday and she appeared at the scheduled time...
City's new Durapatcher is in action (02/18/05)
Gary Sanders fills in potholes on a Brazil street with the Durapatcher on Thursday. Inclement weather previously prevented city employees from training with the pothole-patching equipment, but the recent stretch of balmy weather has enabled workers to repair damaged roadways...
What's happening to professional sports? (02/18/05)
Where is a sports fan to turn these days? As an Indiana resident and lifelong Pacers fan who thought this year could be the year, my hopes came crashing down on a sad, sad night in Auburn Hills during the fracas that ended any real, potential hopes that the Pacers had for a title. Not only do the fans suffer, but even more sadly, one of the game's great ambassadors and truly good guys, Reggie Miller, will head to retirement, cheated out of a chance at a championship ring...
JOSEPH M. CARPENTER (02/18/05)
Joseph M. Carpenter, 90, of Cloverland, Ind., died at 2:20 a.m. on Feb. 17, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. He was born Dec. 18, 1914, to Bert and Dora Wagner Carpenter, who preceded him in death along with a brother, LeRoy Carpenter. He married Sophia Mitchell on June 20, 1937, and she survives him...
BERTHA MAE WENCE (02/18/05)
She was born the daughter of Howard and Ethel Smock Burgess on Nov. 26, 1911, in Indianapolis. Her parents preceded her in death along with a son in 2004, Tom Wence, and a brother, Howard Burgess. During her working years she was employed at Terre Haute First National Bank. She enjoyed sewing and spending time with her family...
MARTHA LEE NAVEL (02/18/05)
Martha Lee Navel, 79, of Linton, Ind., died at 9:09 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born Aug. 29, 1925, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Clarence and Helen (Moss) Wenning. She and her husband, Otis Navel, owned several rental properties in Linton. She was a 1946 graduate of Central Beauty Academy in Indianapolis...