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Stories from Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Moped driver hurt in crash (05/17/05)
Around 6:30 p.m. Monday, Deputy Jason Frazier of the Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to an accident involving a car and a moped near the intersection of SR 159 and S. CR 1300, just north of Coalmont. The driver of the moped, whose name was unavailable at press time, suffered serious injuries but was alert and responsive to medical personnel. He was taken to Methodist Hospital by Air Evac...
Pentagon recommends closure of nearly 800 military locations (05/17/05)
The Newport Chemical Depot along with five other Indiana bases and nearly 800 military locations nationwide were recommended for closure by the Pentagon Friday. Newport Representative Dennis Lindsey said it's important to note this is only a recommendation...
City police keeping the peace by pocketing keys (05/17/05)
Taking to the streets while keeping them safer is easier for officers of the Brazil City Police Department since the implementation of the new take-home car program. During this year, the BPD has obtained a total of $62,173.60 in federal drug seizure funds from past drug case investigations. The money was transferred to the Brazil City Police Department Law Enforcement Fund and is being used to purchase additional patrol cars for the program...
Local Democrats to conduct caucus (05/17/05)
A Democrat caucus meeting will be conducted at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 to fill a position on the Brazil Township Advisory Board. The position is vacant following the resignation of Board member David Jones. Persons interested in being considered for the position may pick up CEB-5 forms in the County Clerk's Office or the Election Office. The forms should be given to Clay County Democrat Committee Chairman Joe Broyles no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting...
Make a difference through CASA program (05/17/05)
"Poverty is a different issue than neglect," Court Appointed Special Advocate Coordinator/Director for Clay County Lee Ann Thomas said, quickly making the distinction. "A mother or father dealing with issues of poverty does not make them a bad parent as they struggle to provide for their children. Children in poverty may not have the best of everything, just enough to get by."...
Activities this week will raise money for 'Wheels for Wheeler' (05/17/05)
Kristin Wheeler and her mother, Courtney Cooksey, share some cotton candy while talking with Kristin's personal assistant Sue Stevenson, student council sponsor Leslee McDonald and fund raiser coordinator Diane Lancaster about fundraising events to purchase Kristin's family a wheelchair accessible van...
Practicing parenthood... before dealing with the real thing (05/17/05)
Clay City Jr. High School eighth-graders Jayci Bryan, with her baby Jamie Dee, and Kayla Wells, with her baby Kalli Marie, spent a hectic weekend with their Baby Think It Over Infant Simulator dolls as part of teacher Joe Gerber's Health Class. Area middle school students have the opportunity to discover the trials of parenthood through the "Baby Think It Over" program...
Serving at the pleasure of the Governor (05/17/05)
Indiana Gaming Commissioner Ernest Yelton speaks at Monday night's Republican Lincoln Day Dinner at the Center Point United Methodist Church. Seated are Clay Circuit Judge Robert Pell, DNR Director of Law Enforcement Rob Carter Jr. and Clay County Republican Commmittee Vice Chairman Larry Moss...
Former Circuit Court judge has new responsibilities in Indianapolis (05/17/05)
Not many have said no to "The Donald," but former Clay Circuit Judge Ernest Yelton can count himself among them. Now, the Executive Director of the Indiana Gaming Commission, Yelton was one of the featured speakers at the annual Lincoln Day Dinner hosted by the Clay County Republican Party Monday night. Along with Rob Carter and David Thomas, Yelton was handpicked by Gov. Mitch Daniels to take on new responsibilities at the state level...
Youngsters witness history through Lincoln Day Dinner (05/17/05)
While the Republicans' annual Lincoln Day dinner provides candidates and political officials an opportunity to become acquainted with the public, it provides local youngsters a chance to witness history in action. About 10 percent of the crowd at Monday's Lincoln Day dinner in Center Point was made up of children, estimated Re-publican Party Committee Chairman Sharon Koeh-ler. As a teacher, she also considers the impact of contemporary political events as a learning tool...
'I'll never let you down,' Carter says (05/17/05)
Former Clay County Sheriff Rob Carter visited the 2005 Clay County Lincoln Day Dinner Monday to talk about the duties of his new job and thank the people who nurtured him. "Thank you Clay County for believing in me. I'll never let you down," Carter told a crowd of Republicans at the Center Point United Methodist Church...
Chemistry is all that matter (05/17/05)
Depauw University Chemistry Professor Dave Roberts performs a science experiment for Mrs. Hassler's second grade class at Staunton Elementary School Friday. Trace Hassler, Mrs. Hassler's daughter who is a freshman at Depauw, brought her professor to her mother's class to teach the class more about science through simple experiments...
Jonson shuts down Pioneer bats (05/17/05)
The Northview softball team picked up a 3-0 shutout win over host Mooresville on Wednesday night. Stephanie Jonson pitched a complete game, three-hitter and compiled eight strikeouts versus the Pioneers in winning her 13th game of the season. At the plate, Casey Challandes had a 2-for-3 evening, Jennifer Gregg was 2-for-4 and Traci Sanders had a two run double for Northview...
Northview wins in regular season tennis finale (05/17/05)
The Northview tennis team prepped themselves for sectional play in style by earning a 4-1 team victory versus Bloomfield on Monday evening. The Knights won two of their three singles matches and both doubles events to win their last regular season match before they host sectional play Thursday through Saturday...
Knights capitalize on Clay City miscues in softball win (05/17/05)
Kayla Glassburn scored three runs for the Knights in Friday's win over Clay City. BRAZIL -- The Clay City Eels could hit with the Northview Knights on Friday night, but they gave up too many outs on defense. The Knights took advantage of the Eels' mental lapses on defenses to win the high school softball game 10-4...
Northview earns 'B' team win over Eels (05/17/05)
The Northview 'B' baseball earned a 13-0 victory over Clay City this week with Curtis Peters picking up the win on the mound with a complete game two-hitter. Chase Yocom had a pair of hits along with John Adam Reberger who also scored two runs and drove home three. Matt Deakins added a pair of RBIs and Austin Bryan had two hits...
Knights tennis wins WIC championship (05/17/05)
Northview doubles player, Sarah Cox, returns a shot earlier this season. Cox teamed with Madason Stevenson to win their match versus Sullivan on Friday. The Northview tennis team won their first Western Indiana Conference championship on Friday when they defeated Sullivan 3-2 in a rain delayed match played at the DePauw University Courts due to rain on the makeup date...
Gerber settles in on the mound as Clay City defeats Bloomfield (05/17/05)
Clay City's Lindsey Moss slides home for the Eels first run against Bloomfield on Monday night. Moss also had a double in the game. CLAY CITY -- Perhaps taking the weekend off was just what the doctor ordered for Clay City's softball team. The Eels were scheduled to host their own invitational this weekend, but were rained out...
Knights defeat Bloomington North in rescheduled game (05/17/05)
The Northview Knights improved to 15-3 for the season with a 7-1 victory over Bloomington North in a game rescheduled due to rain. Nick Wells went the distance on the mound, allowing just one hit in the contest which was called after the sixth inning. Wells struckout six batters and walked one...
Golf team 3rd at WIC tourney (05/17/05)
Austin Schutte shot a 77 to make the All-WIC golf team on Saturday. The West Vigo Vikings picked the right time to have their best round of the season and perhaps in their school's history when they shot a team, 18-hole round of 310 to win the Western Indiana Conference match at Forest Park Saturday...
JOSEPHINE L. MORGE (05/17/05)
Josephine L. Morge, 83, of Brazil, passed away May 17, 2005, at 10:03 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born December 5, 1921 in Mulberry, IN, the daughter of Hugh E. Meers and Ethyl Aldine Ramsay Meers. She came to Terre Haute in 1940 to attend Indiana State Teachers College. ...
KENNETH H. MCCAFFRY (05/17/05)
Kenneth H. "Coach Pat" McCaffry, 77, of Lafayette died at 11:17 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2005 at the Heart Center of Indiana. Born April 23, 1928, in Evansville, he had lived in Lafayette since 1961. He married Marjorie Nickels on August 31, 1951 and she survives...
BRYAN ELLSWORTH TROUT JR. (05/17/05)
Bryan Ellsworth Trout, Jr., 404 Limberlost Tr., Decatur, IN, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1926, in Brazil, IN, the son of Bryan E. Trout, Sr. and Helen (Fuqua) Trout. He was married to Beverly J. (Weust), Decatur, IN, on April 12, 1952, and she survives. ...
KAY MARIE M. MARTIN (05/17/05)
Kay Marie M. (Wangrin) Martin, 81, formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, in Brownwood, TX, she went to be with the Lord. She moved to Brazil, In 2001. She was born February 29, 1924, in Toledo, Ohio. She moved to Terre Haute, IN in 1966 and was employed at Poison Ivy Clothing Store, was a Navy housewife for 56 years and loving mother of six childen. ...
WILLIAM (BILL) FRANK STILZ (05/17/05)
William (Bill) Frank Stilz, 82, Reelsville, Indiana, died Sunday, May 15, 2005, at the Heart Center of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born May 4, 1923, in Bridgeport, Indiana the son of William Frank Stilz and Daphne (McClure) Stilz. He married Evelyn (Craft) Stilz on June 25, 1949, who survives...