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Stories from Thursday, March 24, 2005

Schiavo case drawing attention to living wills (03/24/05)
Some funeral homes are promoting living will declarations and appointment of health care representative forms after a federal judge ruled a brain damaged Florida woman's feeding tube did not have to be reinserted. Moore Funeral Home Director Rob Moore said the Funeral Homes Association, "is having an overwhelming response," to what has happened in Florida...
Barr named Chief Deputy (03/24/05)
Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton has selected Doug Barr to fill the position of Chief Deputy. "Doug's resume speaks for itself," Sheriff Heaton says of Barr's experience. Although Heaton considered other candidates for the position, he feels he made the right choice. "His business experience will be tremendously helpful with the opening of the new jail later this year."...
Main Street Brazil to elect officers in near future (03/24/05)
The Main Street Brazil organization will meet once more before their officer elections on April 14. The group, committed to revitalizing the downtown area, has two topics on the agenda for their meeting today at 4 p.m. in the basement of Riddell Bank: the group's meeting time and the format for the election of officers...
Whitted is County Player of the Year (03/24/05)
-Clay City places three on All-County Team, Knights two- Statistics alone don't win basketball games, it's the intangibles coupled with the numbers that put wins on the board. Northview's 6'5 junior Julie Whitted provides the numbers in the boxscore and has the ability to alter game plans for opposing teams, which is why she is the Clay County Player of the Year for the 2004-05 season...
BERNETTA LOUISE ALLEN (03/24/05)
Bernetta Louise Allen, 88, of Terre Haute died Monday, March 21, 2005, in Union Hospital. Born Aug. 8, 1916, in Greene County, she was the daughter of Charles W. Allen and Lena May Allen. She was a 1935 graduate of Brazil High School and memberships included Central Christian Church, Twelve Points Chapter No. 528 Order of Eastern Star, American Legion Auxiliary, Eight and Forty Vigo Salon 26 and ETA Chapter Beta Sigma Phi Sorority...
TED NAANES (03/24/05)
Ted Naanes, 70, of Worthington died Tuesday, March 22, 2005, in Greene County General Hospital. Born Nov. 18, 1934, in Spencer, he was the son of Guy Hugh and Ruby (Michael) Naanes. He graduated from Spencer High School in 1951. He married Viann Schmaltz...
MAJORIE H. SMITH (03/24/05)
Marjorie H. Smith, 79, of Terre Haute died at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, 2005. Born Jan. 29, 1926, in Clay City, she was the daughter of Herschel Huffman and Ruth M. Howald Huffman. She was preceded in death on May 10, 1999, by her husband, Robert W. Smith, whom she married on May 18, 1946, and by her parents, her brother, Mack Huffman, and two sisters, Imogene Ross and Aretha Thompson...
VICKIE LYNN DAVIS (03/24/05)
Vickie Lynn Davis, 50, of Indianapolis died Tuesday, March 22, at Manor Care in Indianapolis. Born Dec. 20, 1954, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of David Davis and Myrtle Davis. Survivors include her mother; sisters, Janis Nelson of Indianapolis, Marcella Deverich of Terre Haute, Lorri Davis of Brazil and Penny Byrer of Brazil; brothers, David Davis of West Terre Haute, Larry Davis of Indianapolis and Danny Davis of West Terre Haute; and several nieces and nephews...
ALTHEA D. CARPENTER (03/24/05)
Althea D. Carpenter, 94, of Terre Haute died Friday, March 18, 2005, at 1:55 pm. in Terre Haute Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born June 22, 1910, in Wheatland, Ind., she was the daughter of Edward James Lindsay and Ida Mae Berry Lindsay. She attended Indiana University in Bloomington where she was a member of Tri-Delta Sorority...