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Stories from Friday, April 15, 2005

21st Century Scholarship program could bring $3 million to county (04/15/05)
Thursday, the Clay Community School Board of Trustees unanimously gave their permission for the administration to apply for the 21st Century Scholarship competition. "Research shows us that children who are falling behind have a difficult time catching up during the regular school day, or year," Superintendent William Schad said. "This program offers us a way to expand their school day through after school enrichment programs and summer opportunities."...
Main St. group to elect board in May (04/15/05)
Attendees at the Main Street Brazil meeting Thursday agreed to postpone elections until their May 12 meeting so that a nomination committee can find local persons interested in the nine positions available. A few people expressed interest in filling some of the positions in the Main Street board of directors. Mayor Tom Arthur said the nomination committee will consider these people for the open positions first, but anyone who is interested can still apply for positions...
Staff let go as schools face money crunch (04/15/05)
The Clay Community School Corporation will be notifying 12 staff members by letter that they are being considered for the reduction in workforce (RIF) to take place during the 2005/06 school year. The board's search for $1 million in cuts of excessive expenses is limited to the General Fund, which consists of 90 percent salaries and benefits for employees. Many of these positions are negotiable only under contract, so options are limited...
JV tennis earns wins versus Braves and Linton (04/15/05)
The Northview Knights were swept in tennis action at Terre Haute South on Thursday, falling 5-0 to the Braves. Melissa Miller was up a set on Katie Bilyeu and went to a tiebreak in the second set before dropping a 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 3-6 decision. Heather Palmer also went three sets in her match with Madhuri Reddy but lost 4-6, 6-1, 1-6...
Clay City boys track falls short to Vikings (04/15/05)
Devin Whittington carded a 34 to tie for medalist honors in Northview's Thursday victory. The Clay City boys track team dropped a 79-44 decision to West Vigo on Thursday night despite three victories from Logan Bettenbrock. Bettenbrock was the winner in both the 3,200 meters (11:05) and the 1,600 meter event where he crossed the finish line in 5:03. He also won the 800 with a time of 2:17 followed by teammate Adam Schroer in 2:18...
Clay City unable to fend off Golden Arrows (04/15/05)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels got hammered pretty good, 15-2, in the opening game of a softball doubleheader Wednesday evening with the visiting Sullivan Golden Arrows. Sullivan completed the sweep with a 9-6 victory in game two. But in game two, the Eels competed and battled back from a six-run deficit and had a chance to tie the score in the seventh inning. That was a good sign to Murphy...
Northview wins tri golf meet versus Riverton Parke and Rockville (04/15/05)
Following on the heels of a strong performance against Terre Haute South in a victory on Wednesday night, the Northview golf team picked up a tri-meet victory at Forest Park on Thursday night. The Knights got a pair of 34's from Adam Thiemann and Devin Whittington on their way to a team score of 140 to beat Rockville's 181 and Riverton Parke's 236...
Northview softball shuts out Lakers (04/15/05)
Kyler Clark (left) scores the lone run of the game against Shakamak as the Knights won 1-0 over the Lakers. JASONVILLE -- The Northview softball team is serving notice to future opponents that they should beware of these Knights when they start hitting...
CURTIS C. VANHORN (04/15/05)
Curtis C. VanHorn, 80, of Clay City died at 6:58 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, 2005, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute. Born March 11, 1925, in Clay County, he was the son of Pierson H. and Josephine Harden VanHorn. He owned and operated Van's Service Center in Clay City and continued to work until becoming ill earlier this month. Prior to purchasing the service center, he was employed by Haymans' Hatchery and Feed Mill. he enjoyed gardening and collecting NASCAR memorabilia...
LINN R. COX (04/15/05)
Linn R. Cox, 55, of Brazil passed away in his home Thursday, April 14, 2005, at 9 a.m. Born Aug. 8, 1949, in Brazil he was the son of Ervin and Mary Jo Bussing Cox. He graduated from Brazil High School Class of 1967. He has worked as a maintenance mechanic for Bemis for 32 years. He was an active part of the ministry at Caring Center Church of God in Terre Haute...