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Stories from Monday, February 21, 2005

Author helps us understand those living in poverty (02/21/05)
Is there a framework for understanding poverty? Yes, said Dr. Ruby Payne. Recently, Dr. Ruby Payne shared her insight into understanding poverty and how simple "hidden rules" can help low-income children learn. The hidden rules are unspoken cueing mechanisms individuals use to know whether a person does or does not belong to a given social and economic class. Payne explains these rules in detail in her book, "A Framework for Understanding Poverty," published by aha! Process...
Call utility if unexpected workman comes to door, says REMC spokesperson (02/21/05)
Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC representatives don't need access to consumer's homes and if a representative asks to gain entry, someone at REMC should immediately be contacted, said Jill Gilmore, REMC media representative. The warning follows a report Gilmore received from an unidentified woman who said individuals posing as REMC representatives requested en-trance into her home to check the power supply and wiring...
Clay City car wash is state-of-the-art (02/21/05)
Clay County Chamber of Commerce Vice President Mitch Chalos and Clay City Town Council President hold the ribbon for Claire and Warren Bayes to cut in a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 18 for their new business. The Clay City Wash, a brushless automatic car wash, will have a grand opening celebration when the weather warms up in the spring...
Official: Community must work together to repair levees (02/21/05)
Working together as a community is the best option farmers in Clay County who are suffering from flood damage or weakened levees have, said Michael Layman, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Outreach Coordinator. "The more partners you have in this and the more you can work together as a community, the better off you'll be," Layman told a crowd of 20 Thursday...
Officials working on siren safety for future warnings (02/21/05)
While the Brazil Township tornado sirens have yet to be installed, city and township officials are working together to ensure the area will receive ample warning before severe weather strikes. Mayor Tom Arthur and Brazil Township Trustee Marcia Tozer acknowledged that while there have been some communication problems, installing the sirens, which are being stored at the wastewater treatment plant garage in the meantime, is an ongoing project...
All students at Meridian and East Side receive free books through program (02/21/05)
When Jaclynn Moore, an 11-year-old from Mrs. Schuck's fourth grade class, visited the Meridian Elementary School library, she knew she was going to be receiving a free book, but she didn't think she'd walk away with a second. Every student could select a book for themselves, but only one student from each class who randomly chose a slip of paper with the librarian's initials on it could go back for seconds...
Fifth-ranked Cougars down Knights (02/21/05)
The Bloomington South Panthers flexed their fifth-ranked muscles in the second half on the way to a 57-40 victory over host Northview on Friday night. The Knights remained close through the first half as 6'7 Heath Chamberlain went inside to give Northview 10 points before the halfway mark of the game. Brinn Meunier added five as Northview remained within 29-18 despite eight points from South's Cole Holmstrom and seven from Jordan Root...
Knights receive sectional bye, Eels to face North Central (02/21/05)
The Northview boys basketball team will get the same opportunity that their female counterparts did when sectional play opens in March. Sectional draws for high school teams around the state were made on Sunday and the Knights drew the bye game in their own sectional and will open against the Martinsville Artesians. Like the girls, squad who also received a bye, the Knights will face a team that they played in their season opener...
Dyer nets career-high, including buzzer beater (02/21/05)
CLAY CITY -- Eel's senior Brock Dyer picked a great time to have a career night for Clay City. The 6'1 forward helped Clay City salvage a split of their games over the weekend when he knocked down his eighth 3-pointer of the game at the buzzer to give the Eels a 54-51 victory over visiting Turkey Run...
West Vigo overwhelms Eels (02/21/05)
CLAY CITY -- Last summer while preparing for this high school basketball season, Clay City coach Grant McVay saw the third quarter of Friday night's game coming. West Vigo's Viking held a 24-23 lead over the Clay City Eels as the second half open. Then the Eels committed four straight turnovers, West Vigo's Sean Lowe hit a 3-pointer and the Vikings were off to a 58-41 victory...
Two New Teams Set to Play in the Sixth Annual Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic (02/21/05)
Two new teams will add to the excitement of this yearís Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic, scheduled for December 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2005 at Terre Haute North Vigo High School. The 16-team field was announced today by Gary Fears, chairperson of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic Committee. New teams to join the tournament this year are the Owen Valley Patriots and the Crawfordsville Athenians...
WILLIAM R. HUFF (02/21/05)
William R. Huff, 84, of Kokomo, died at 11:10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005, at his residence. He was born in Tipton on Dec. 3, 1920, to Raymond Huff and Pearl (Knotts) Huff Jones. He married Evelyn G. Crawford on Oct. 3, 1938, and she survives. He had previously lived in Brazil for 25 years and Goldsmith, Ind., for 20 years...
FLOSSIE B. KECK (02/21/05)
Flossie B. Keck, 92, of Greencastle died Saturday morning. Born in Clinton Falls on Sept. 16, 1912, she was the daughter of Oscar and Oma Marie Martin Boswell. She had been a supervisor at General Telephone Co., for 32 years before retiring. She had been a member of the City Council and served two terms as Vice President of the Zoning Board, 1978-1982...