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Stories from Monday, March 7, 2005

Northview singers receive superior ratings (03/07/05)
On Feb. 26, Northview High School vocal music students traveled to Indianapolis to participate in the ISSMA State Solo/Ensemble Competition. The Knight Singers and the Sophisticated Ladies ensembles both received Division I Superior ratings in the large ensemble events...
Republicans and Democrats meet to re-organize (03/07/05)
- Republicans Sharon Koehler chosen new Republican chair Jennifer Buell may be stepping down from her former position to make way for new Clay County Republican Central Committee Chairman Sharon Koehler, but she isn't stepping back from involvement in the local Republican party...
Bill would protect volunteers (03/07/05)
Volunteers and volunteer directors of nonprofit organizations will be protected with the help of State Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil), if a bill he co-authored becomes law. Rep. Thomas co-authored House Bill 1126 to protect volunteers and volunteer directors of certain organizations such as: certain community mental retardation and other developmental disabilities centers, certain rehabilitation centers and nonprofit organizations. ...
New scholarships coming from Bob Moore fund (03/07/05)
INFO: The Bob Moore Student Award Fund was created to present awards and/or scholarships to students, classes, teachers or schools in an effort to encourage the work of the Clay County Historical Society to maintain Indiana culture or promote the study of history...
Graduate remembered by her hometown on her 100th birthday (03/07/05)
"The Brazilian," Brazil High School's 1922 yearbook photo According to the tradition of the day, quotes and poems about the person appeared with their senior picture. Above The Brazilian's Music Editor Helen Rupert's photo was the following: "With Helen 'tis a case of hey diddle diddle, which do you need, my car or my fiddle. I'm going to do what I please." She was 17 at the time...
Braves prove too much for Knights (03/07/05)
Brinn Meunier (#11) looks for an open teammate while Terre Haute South's Armon Bassett guards him closely. during Saturday's sectional championship. Meunier knocked down a 3-pointer in the game for the Knights. The high-octane Terre Haute South Braves won a physical battle with the Northview Knights in Saturday night's sectional championship game to bring home their first title since the 1996-97 season...
Knights survive wild fourth quarter to beat Artesians (03/07/05)
Northview's Brodee Miller sends up a shot during the first half for the Knights in a 55-53 victory over Martinsville. Miller had five points and four rebounds in the win. Friday evening's Northview Sectional nightcap between the host Knights and visiting Martinsville was a prime example of the Hoosier version of March Madness...
CHARLES DAVID FOSTER (03/07/05)
Charles David "Charlie" Foster, 24, of Terre Haute died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, in his residence. Born Nov. 7, 1980, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Alvin "Bud" and Lois Jean Harrison Foster. He had worked as a packager for Hoosier Hand Pack. He was preceded in death by his mother, Lois Jean Foster...
MARY BELLE SPELBRING (03/07/05)
Mary Belle Spelbring, 82, of Poland died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born Feb. 3, 1923, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Joseph and Zella Schroer Neese. She graduated from Reelsville High School and married Carl F. Spelbring on May 25, 1943. He preceded her in death on June 2, 1995...
HERSCHEL CECIL FRETZ (03/07/05)
Herschel Cecil Fretz, 91, of Center Point died Friday, March 4, 2005, at 2:55 a.m. at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility. Born Oct. 7, 1913, in Clay County, he was the son of Anthony and Ora LaSalle Fretz. He was a graduate of Ashboro High School and married Margaret Clarke Fretz on June 18, 1938.They lived on the same farm south of Saline for 67 years. He was a Navy veteran of World War II...