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Stories from Wednesday, March 2, 2005

Democrats walk off House floor (03/02/05)
By MIKE SMITH AP Political Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- So much for the pre-session pledges of bipartisanship between Republicans and Democrats in an Indiana House that has been closely divided for 16 years. At the midpoint of the 2005 legislative session, such positive talk has digressed to verbal shots, political wrangling and gridlock that each party blames the other for causing...
Bills die, cost district $160,000, Rep. Thomas says (03/02/05)
Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) said Tuesday, "The walkout by the Democrats has killed a bill he authored which would have brought an additional $160,000 a year in road funding to House District 44." Other bills authored or co-authored by Thomas which died as a result of the walk-out included a bill that allowed a county to be reimbursed for medical expenses of jail inmates, a bill allowing faith based prison dormitories, and a bill providing immunity for volunteers of not-for-profit organizations.. ...
Survey: Nearly 90 percent of Clay City High School students are involved in ECAs (03/02/05)
Clay City Jr/Sr High School enrollment is 434. The cost per student at Clay City High School is $72.31 per participating student for the school year. (Northview spends $106 per student.) The actual number of multiple participations by students is 1,611...
North Clay 8th graders tamed by Mustangs (03/02/05)
The North Clay eighth grade girls basketball team dropped a tough 36-32 decision to visiting Edgewood on Monday night. The loss drops the Knights to 13-4 this season. Leading the way for North Clay was Laci Raines who tallied 14 points and added a pair of rebounds along with two steals and a block while Hannah VanHorn added another strong performance with eight points, six rebounds and three assists...
Clay City falls at the line to T-Birds in sectional opener (03/02/05)
Clay City's Garrett Thatcher (#50) had 16 points and 10 rebounds in Tuesday's loss. SWITZ CITY -- The 2004-05 season has been one of strife for Clay City's boys' basketball team. The Eels broke in a wealth of new players after graduating a handful of experienced seniors, but injuries to potential starters Stephen Johnson and then Kyle Romas sent Clay City scrambling to recover. However, the Eels have battled all season long and Tuesday's White River Valley Sectional opener was no different...
ELLEEN PARKS (03/02/05)
Elleen Parks, 89, of St. Charles, Mo., died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005, in St. Joseph Health Center, St. Charles, Mo. Born Jan. 17, 1916, in Prairietown, Ind., she was the daughter of Ralph D. Whitaker and Edna Whitaker. She was married to Frank E. Parks. All three are deceased. She had attended Indiana State University...
CLAUDE WILLIAM WALKER (03/02/05)
Claude William Walker, 78, of Brazil, died at 9:03 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born Oct. 26, 1926, near Lena, Ind., in Parke County. He was the son of Claude and Lillie Mae Martin Walker who have both preceded him in death...