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Stories from Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Mike Heaton becomes Sheriff (03/22/05)
Mike Heaton is sworn in as the new Clay County Sheriff Monday morning by Clay County Clerk Mary Brown. His wife Monica holds the Bible as former sheriff Rob Carter looks on.
Kids are serious: 'Stop smoking, please!' (03/22/05)
Courtney and her father, Mike Hetrick, stand in front of the 2005 Clay County Tobacco Prevention Poster Contest billboard on display in front of the Wal-Mart Plaza. Mike, who has been a smoker for more than 20 years, finds hope that he will be able to stop smoking in his daughter's message. Her design will be on display on billboards around Clay County over the next few months. Ivy Herron photo...
Little Creek training volunteers (03/22/05)
Little Creek Special Equestrians, a not-for-profit therapeutic horse riding center for people with special needs, is offering a volunteer training day from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday. "They don't have to know anything about horses," said Penny Akers, Executive Director of the Little Creek at Center Point...
'Change begins with youth,' nurse says (03/22/05)
"Change begins with the youth," Clay County Health Nurse Jennifer Lucas said about the recent Clay County Tobacco Prevention Poster Contest's ability to reach area students. This is the third year for the project in the Clay Community Schools. "If we can educate children now of the danger of tobacco, their future choices can be different."...
Center Point student making business presentation in California (03/22/05)
A college student from Center Point recently had a proposal accepted to present at the nation's largest business organization in California this week. Adrie Koehler will present a DVD called "Cash Rules," an informational movie about credit cards and spending, to attendants at the National Business Educator Convention...
ARGEL ONEY CHAMBERS (03/22/05)
Argel Oney Chambers, 80, of Bowling Green died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at 8:40 p.m. in Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born Aug. 22, 1924, in Center Point, he was the son of Jospeh and Neva Ruth James Chambers. He served in the Army as a machine gunner in World War II, receiving a purple heart...
NORMA JEAN MCGOWEN (03/22/05)
Norma Jean McGowen of Bradenton, Fla., died Friday, March 18, 2005, at her residence. Born in Brazil, she moved to Manatee County, Fla., in 1973. She worked in the Anna Maria Elementary cafeteria, retiring in 1988. She was preceded in death by her father, James Ollie; her mother, Isabelle C. Wesche; a brother, Donald Boyd; and sisters, Rachel Quigley and Maxine Harvey...
CARL A. JUNE (03/22/05)
Carl A. June, 64, of Spencer died Sunday in St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. Born Jan. 22, 1941, in Monroe County, he was the son of Albert and Lucille (Strawmeyer) June. He was married to the former Susie Lovett; she survives. He worked for Propane-Service Tech and attended Pleasant Hill Church...
BEATRICE COOKSEY PURCELL (03/22/05)
Beatrice Cooksey Purcell, 69, of Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, died at 1:28 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2005, in Putnam County Hospital at Greencastle. Born Jan. 16, 1936, she was the daughter of William and Mabel Batchelor Cooksey. She attended Van Buren High School and married Gerald R. Purcell on Sept. 2, 1964...