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Stories from Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Rotarians celebrate centennial today (02/23/05)
Rotarians Howard Junker, Sam Glover and Sally Schutte share a light-hearted moment with Mayor Tom Arthur (left center) Tuesday following the mayor's proclamation of Feb. 23 as Rotary International Day in Brazil. Josh Cannon photo If Brazil had a Rotary Club 100 years ago, the members would probably not be making a luncheon trip to Terre Haute today...
Hostettler likens Social Security to tsunamis disaster (02/23/05)
Personal retirement accounts may be the best solution for younger workers to benefit from their investments in the Social Security system, U.S. Rep. John Hostettler told attendees of the Clay County Town Hall Meeting Monday. While the representative from Indiana's 8th Congressional District spoke about a number of topics, the pressing problem of Social Security reform topped the evening's agenda...
Superintendent believes ECAs are important to education (02/23/05)
Part 1 of a series of special reports on extracurricular activities in the Clay Community Schools Corp. School curriculums alone cannot fully accomplish the goal of preparing students to face college and create a better future. Class time involves a similar expectation of all students while after-school activities allow students to shine individually...
Eighth grade Knights come up short in WIC Tourney (02/23/05)
Spring (Laci) Raines tallied 19 points and added six rebounds and six steals in a pair of WIC Tourney games. The North Clay eighth grade basketball team fell a game short of a Western Indiana Conference title with a loss to Sullivan in Saturday's WIC Tourney...
Members of the Skelton Taekwondo Academy (02/23/05)
Members of the Skelton Taekwondo Academy competed at the Region 106 Tourney in Henderson, KY on February 12. Pictured are: (Dr. Dennis Shelton (5th degree black belt and certified instructor) 2nd in weapons and third in sparring. Nick Marietta (Camouflage belt) first in form and third in sparring. Ronald Newbury (Fourth degree blackbelt and certified instructor) first in sparring and third in form...
BLANCHE SHOEMAKER (02/23/05)
Blanche Shoemaker, 93, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Brazil, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2005, at Bradenton. Born July 23, 1911, in Brazil, she was a retired elementary and middle school music teacher and had been married to C. C. Shoemaker before his death...