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Stories from Monday, April 11, 2005

Pet saved by Floyd's Fund (04/11/05)
Benji has a new life and a new home because of Floyd's Fund and the Clay County Humane Society. Successfully treated for Parvo, the good-natured dog was adopted by a family through a rescue program located in Missouri. "Benji is just a sweetie," Floyd's Fund Director Jodie Wilson said. "Floyd made such a difference in our family's life, that I know Benji can do the same for his new family."...
NHS Winter Guard among nation's best (04/11/05)
Northview Winter Guard placed 12th in the nation this weekend. The competition was held in Dayton, Ohio. The team also placed 3rd in the state last month. The girls have practiced 6-9 p.m. each evening and all day on Saturday for months. The schools they competed against this weekend were large schools from all over the country...
'On, you huskies!' Real-life musher talks to NCMS students (04/11/05)
Veteran Iditarod musher Duane Halverson speaks to North Clay Middle School students about his adventures and the dangers of challenging the Alaskan wilderness during the 1,200-mile race. His 16-year-old lead dog Chinook takes a nap on the stage. "You might scratch your heads and ask me why I race the Iditarod," Iditarod Musher Duane Halverson told the students at North Clay Middle School last week...
Sunday fire damages home (04/11/05)
An early Sunday afternoon fire damaged a house at 904 N. Alabama St. in Brazil. Off-duty firefighters were called to assist firefighters on the scene The resident, Les Leasure, was watching a NASCAR race on TV when he was alerted by a smoke alarm in the attic...
Knights bring a winning attitude to 2005 season (04/11/05)
The Northview softball team has brought a winning attitude to the field this season, a mentality that has certainly been aided by two of their first-year coaches. Bethany Jones, formerly Bethany Buell, takes over the head coaching spot for the Knights and is joined by assistants, Dennis Leek, Laura Hayes and Bradi Johnson...
Knights battle to softball tie (04/11/05)
The Northview Knights and 10th ranked Martinsville battled to an 11-inning scoreless tie on Friday's softball action. The game was called due to darkness. Northview pitcher Stephanie Jonson went the distance, striking out seven batters, allowing four hits and three walks. Of her 115 pitches, 85 of them were for strkes...
Northview JV shuts down Panthers in season opener (04/11/05)
The Northview junior varsity baseball team took a cue from their varsity counterparts with an offensive outburst in an 11-0 shutout of Riverton Parke on Thursday night. Making their season debut, the JV Knights handled the Panthers in easy fashion behind the pitching of Graig Bass and Jordan Starr...
Darland dominates in Action Track's season opener (04/11/05)
Dave Darland dominated Saturday's season opening event at the Terre Haute Action Track on Saturday night, pulling away for the Spring Fling title. TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley got its first taste of dirt track action at the historic Terre Haute Action Track on Saturday night and the results were all positive for racing fans...
DAVID C. FISHER (04/11/05)
David C. Fisher, 80 of Brazil passed away April 9, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born July 8, 1924, in Brazil the son of David Alexander Fisher and Minnie Lorene Garrison Fisher. He attended Brazil High School, and excelled at football and other sports. He also did Golden Gloves boxing as a young man...
HERBERT DANIEL ANDERSON (04/11/05)
Herbert Daniel Anderson, 87, of Terre Haute died Friday, April 8, 2005, in Union Hospital. Born Dec. 4, 1917, in Clay City, he was the son of Charles and Susan (McCullough) Anderson. He farmed many years in Edger County, Ill., and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 80 in Bowling Green since 1940. He was also a member of the Presbyterian Church...
CLIFFORD A. "KIP" THOMAS (04/11/05)
Clifford A. "Kip" Thomas, 76. of Brazil died Thursday, April 7, 2005, in Cloverleaf Healthcare. Born July 30, 1928, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Cleve and Mabel (Hummel) Thomas. Memberships included Brazil Eagles Lodge and the Brazil Moose Lodge...
WILLIAM BROWN (04/11/05)
William Brown, 70, of Brazil, died Thursday, April 7, 2005 in his residence. He was born Oct. 18, 1934, at Brazil to William J. and Eunice Moberly Brown. On Feb. 11, 1956, he married Norma J. Wallace Brown. He served in the United States Army in the 2nd Armored Division "Hell on Wheels," worked for Schwerman Trucking at Limedale as a diesel mechanic for 27 years, was a member of the Teamsters No. ...
LUTHER ARVEL RAAB (04/11/05)
Luther Arvel Raab, 76 of Brazil died at 6:35 a.m. Saturday, April 9, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Dec. 1, 1918, in Reelsville, Ind., the son of Arvel and Helen Smith Raab. He attended Reelsville High School. He married Rosemarie Kingery Nov. 18, 1949, in Brazil. He served in the U.S. Army until Sept. 19, 1952...
SHARON L. ASHENFELTER JENKINS (04/11/05)
Sharon L. Ashenfelter Jenkins 57, of Brazil died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at 11:21 a.m. at her residence. Born Dec, 17, 1947, in Decatur, Ill., she was the daughter of Leo V. and Eunice Gibboney Ashenfelter. She graduated from Springfield High School in Springfield, Ill., and became a certified LPN. ...
MARK BRANDON TIEFEL (04/11/05)
Mark Brandon Tiefel, 23, of Terre Haute, died Thursday, April 7, 2005. He was born May 4, 1981, to Tony Tiefel and Brenda Youngblood Tiefel. He was a 2000 graduate of Clay City High School, attended Good Shepherd Baptist Church and was employed by Terre Haute Grain. He was a great outdoorsman, especially enjoying hunting and fishing...
RUBY LOUISE NICOSON FERRY (04/11/05)
Ruby Louise Nicoson Ferry, 90, of Brazil, died at Terre Haute Regional Hospital at 12:47 a.m., Sunday, April 10, 2005. She was born Aug. 19, 1914, to Grant and Estella Purcell Nicoson. She married Francis Marion Ferry Aug. 19, 1933; he is deceased. She worked at Quaker Maid, Brazil High School as an attendant in the snack bar and also at Adamson's Fabric Care in Brazil...
BETTY AMERS HOWALD (04/11/05)
Betty Amers Howald, 81, of Brazil, died Thursday, April 7, 2005, in Clay County Health Center. She was born July 23, 1923, to Charles W. and Myrtle M. Corlett Amers. On Jan. 17, 1943, she married Leroy Howald, who preceded her in death. She was a 1943 graduate of Riley High School and worked many years in the credit department at Montgomery Ward at Terre Haute and Greencastle...
GLENN V. WILLIAMS (04/11/05)
Glenn V. Williams, 91, of Brazil and formerly of Cloverdale, died Thursday, April 7, 2005, at Clay County Health Center. Born March 20, 1909 in Putnam County, he was the son of Thomas H. and Tina Florence (Jones) Williams. He married Nellie Hurt on Sept. 28, 1935, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 9, 1991...
ROSEMARY B. COOPER (04/11/05)
Rosemary B. Cooper, 76, of Indianapolis died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Indianapolis. She had worked in the heat treating department for Linkbelt's chain division and then in the cafeteria for Rexnord bearing division. Survivors include a daughter, Shari Kelley; a sister, Gloria Foxworthy; and grandchildren, Charity and Kayleigh Kelley and Merissa Sanders; and great-grandchildren Tyler, Taylor, Trinity, Abigail, Jacob, Joshua and Robert...