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Stories from Friday, April 29, 2005

Residents determined to rebuild after fire (04/29/05)
- Public meeting set for 7 p.m. Saturday at Willow Rose in Bridgeton to discuss rebuilding the covered bridge that was destroyed by fire early Thursday morning. The citizens of Bridgeton are not going to let the loss of their 137-year old historic bridge destroy the town, or their spirit...
Bridgeton bridge impacted 'everyone' (04/29/05)
This photo of the Bridgeton Covered Bridge burning Wednesday night was taken by Peggy Hutchins. Her family owned the mill for decades before selling it to the present owner. A pile of twisted and burned metal after a suspected case of arson in the early hours of Thursday morning is all that is left of the 137-year old Bridgeton Covered Bridge...
Gone ...Investigators look for clues (04/29/05)
Investigators look through wreckage trying to explain how Bridgeton Bridge was destroyed Thursday. Indiana State Fire Marshal Roger Johnson announced Thursday that following his office's preliminary investigation, "substantial evidence" would be taken to his labs for review...
'Person of interest' being held in jail (04/29/05)
- Possible suspect has been convicted of arson in the past Following the burning of the Bridegton Bridge, "a person of interest" is being held in the Parke County Jail on an unrelated charge after a deputy picked him up near the Mansfield Covered Bridge, a Parke County official said Thursday...
Firefighters saved Grist Mill, owner said (04/29/05)
Indiana State Fire Marshall Roger Johnson (black jacket) talks with the local firefighter while they investigate how the Bridgeton Bridge in Parke County was destroyed Thursday. "I believe that the firemen saved the mill from going up in flames right along with the bridge," Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association (BCBA) President and Bridgeton Grist Mill owner Mike Rowe said. ...
Northview track wins meet against Sullivan and WRV (04/29/05)
Hannah Hunter won the 400 meters in Thursday's meet versus Sullivan and White River Valley. The Northview track teams earned a pair of wins over visiting Sullivan and White River Valley in chilly conditions at Northview High School Thursday evening...
Clay City sweeps past T-Birds and Riverton Parke in track (04/29/05)
Chelsea Riggs placed fourth in the high jump against North Central and Riverton Parke Thursday. The Clay City Eels defeated North Central and Riverton Parke in both a girls and boys three-way track meet on Thursday night. In the boys event, the Eels won a 70-56 decision over the Thunderbirds with Riverton Parke in third with 30 points...
Knights fall in close match (04/29/05)
The Northview Knights dropped a tough golf match against Terre Haute North on Thursday night. After four golfers, the two teams were tied at 166 strokes. The tiebreaker went to the fifth golfers who each shot a 45 and the tie was finally broken with the sixth golfers as the Patriots got a 46 and the Knights scored a 48 as North got the win...