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Stories from Thursday, May 5, 2005

Ephedrine sales to be regulated after July 1 by city statute (05/05/05)
Local retailers will have until July 1 to adhere to new guidelines set forth by a city ordinance designed to curb the usage and manufacture of methamphetamine in Brazil and the surrounding area. Members of the Brazil City Council voted to pass Ordinance 6-2005, sponsored by Second Ward Councilman Marty Beas-ley, but Mayor Tom Arthur suggested delaying its effective date. ...
Mentors help students deal with 'sexual messages' (05/05/05)
"Sex is everywhere today. Television, movies and music all use sex to impact young people," Northview High School freshman Michael King said to the crowd at The Peers Project Student Mentor Recognition Luncheon on Sunday. He's proud to be a part of the group and talk about the benefits other students receive from participating in the program. "It's a world filled with sexual messages telling young students that it is OK to have sex."...
Report details findings on uninsured (05/05/05)
A report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, detailed their findings on the uninsured between the ages of 18 to 64: - The problem is pervasive among workers in every state. States with the highest rates of uninsured residents among employed adults include Texas (27 percent), New Mexico (23 percent), Louisiana (23 percent), Florida (22 percent), Montana (21 percent), Oklahoma (21 percent), Nevada (20 percent) and Arkansas (20 percent). ...
Simulation demonstrates plight of workers without insurance (05/05/05)
More than 825,000 Hoosiers are uninsured, a startling statistic according to a St. Vincent Clay Hospital official. Nearly 200,000 of those uninsured Hoosiers are children. The hospital is conducting "The State of Poverty," a simulation program to give its participants a glimpse of living on a limited income, Friday to raise community awareness...
10-inning marathon goes to West Vigo (05/05/05)
Northview's Olivia Kumpf (#27) slides into second during a stolen base attempt. In a tight play, Kumpf was called out at second. Missed opportunities and a couple of untimely mistakes cost Northview Knights a chance at a softball sweep of West Vigo on Wednesday night...
North Clay track teams fall short of Greencastle (05/05/05)
E.C. Moody of North Clay placed third in the 2,400 event versus Greencastle earlier this week. The North Clay track teams split a dual meet with Greencastle on Monday night with the boys team earning a narrow 59-52 victory over the Tiger Cubs and the girls just missing out in a 56-53 loss...
Knights third in 3-way track meet (05/05/05)
Brodie Miller clears the bar during the high jump in a meet earlier this year. In Monday's track meet versus Greencastle and Edgewood, the Knights came out in third place in both the girls and boys events. The Northview girls got event wins from Kim Deakins in the 3,200 meters and Kelsey Scroggins in the long jump and rested distance runner Emily Pugh and Natasha Barnett due to injury and illness. ...
HELEN ANN CARR (05/05/05)
Helen Ann Carr, 89, of Riverview, Mich., formerly of Coal City, passed away May 1, 2005, in Riverview. She was born Feb. 6, 1916, in Detroit, MI, the daughter of John Swieton and Ann Baron Swieton. She was married to R.G. Carr in April of 1948. He preceded her in death...
EARL R. WAGGONER (05/05/05)
Earl R. Waggoner, 81, of Brazil died Tuesday, May 3, 2005. Survivors include two daughters, Patti Nay and husband, Len, and Christi Hutton and husband, Charles II, all of Mattoon, Ill.; a son, Gerry Toms, and wife, Michelle, of Fresno, Calif.; six grandchildren; and eight great-granchildren...
BARBARA L. ALLEN (05/05/05)
Barbara L. Allen, 56, Brazil died at her residence at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, following a long battle with cancer. Born in DeSoto, MO, on May 26, 1948, her parents were Joe Matthews Jr. and Eunice Boss Matthews Hughes. Her mother moved the family to Indianapolis during her childhood, and she attended Ben Davis High School. She also was a former resident of Rockville and moved to Brazil in 2002 when her daughter purchased the Alabama Bar and Grill...