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Stories from Tuesday, April 5, 2005

New Sheriff and Assessor meet with County Council (04/05/05)
Moving the county forward in spite of being forced to grapple with financial challenges is the shared focus of two recently appointed county officials, who introduced themselves to members of the Clay County Council Monday evening. Council members welcomed Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton and Assessor Aron Royer with a round of applause before hearing the progress of the two men in the two weeks since they've taken on their duties in the county...
Safety concerns halt jail tours (04/05/05)
Public safety concerns have temporarily halted tours of the Clay County Jail construction site, and waivers, hard hats and parental permission slips may be required before they can resume. After discussion with Clerk of the Works Gary Rodgers and under the advisement of County Attorney Eric Somheil, the Clay County Commissioners opted to stop tours after considering not only liability, but the potential safety hazards for local citizens, particularly children...
Council may require attendance (04/05/05)
Attendance at monthly meetings may become mandatory for more than just the members of the Clay County Council. Additional appropriation requests proved to be challenging for the Council during its regular session Monday evening. While those requesting additional funds were unaware their presence was desired, Council members agreed their presence would be useful to obtain answers to questions and additional details...
Miscues foil Eels attempt at comeback (04/05/05)
Brock Dyer fields a ball during warmups before the Eels game versus Sullivan on Monday. Dyer had a pair of hits and added an RBI and a run scored in the game. - Clay City commits eight errors in loss to Sullivan - The Clay City Eels were their own worst enemy in a home opening defeat to the Sullivan Golden Arrows on Monday night...
NORMA KATHERINE RENNICK (04/05/05)
Norma Katherine Rennick, 78, of rural Willow Branch, Ind., died Monday, April 4, 2005, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Born Aug. 23, 1926, in Center Point, she was the daughter of the late George and Mary (Fischer) Fatch. She retired from the Willow Branch Post Office where she was postmaster...
GLORIA HALLMARK SAMS (04/05/05)
Gloria Hallmark Sams, formerly of Staunton, died March 30, 2005, in Bradenton, Fla. She was married to Clarence Sams. The couple lived in Brazil 60 years. She had been a model, a Registered Nurse and an artist. Survivors include a daughter, Sydney Kyle, and husband, Sam, of Tucson, Ariz.;a son, James Sams and wife, Martha, of Buffalo, N.Y.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild...
JOSEPH EDWARDS (04/05/05)
Joseph Edwards, 61 of Knightsville, died Monday, April 4, 2005, at 7:51 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born March 29, 1944, in Indianapolis, the son of Fayettee LaFollette Franklin Edwards and Mary Elizabeth Gasper Edwards. He graduated from North Putnam High School...