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Stories from Friday, May 20, 2005

School board hires 2 principals (05/20/05)
The Clay Community School Corporation's Board of Trustees confirmed the appointments of two new Principals at last night's school board meeting. Clay City High School's new Principal for the 2005/06 school year is Jeff Bell. "I'm honored and humbled at being chosen for this position," Bell said after his appointment to the position by the board. "I'll try to do my best for the students, staff and the community of Clay City."...
School Board meeting highlights (05/20/05)
Thursday's Clay Community Schools Corp. Board meeting was attended by members Terry Barr, Len Fischer, Steven Grigsby, Jim Guy, Ted Jackson, Dottie King, and Superintendent Will-iam Schad. ISTEP update Schad informed the board that the administration continues to research the information gathered through ISTEP testing...
Red ink results in teacher cuts (05/20/05)
The Clay Community School Corporation's search for $1 million in budget cuts resulted in staff cuts, a reduction in force (RIF) during Thursday's school board meeting. "These people are victims of state funding budget cuts and the rising expense of insurance," Board Member Steven Grigsby said of the vote to RIF teachers. "We don't want to do this, but we don't have any choice. We don't have the money, no school corporation has money in the state."...
Get ready for 157-mile yard sale (05/20/05)
From the first of June, 2005, more than 157 miles of the Historic National Road between Richmond and Terre Haute will turn into a veritable roadside treasure trove for five days if Patricia McDaniel has anything to do with it. "People, traveling along the route shopping at the antique and yard sales along the way, get to feel the pulse of the communities they travel through. ...
Youth is served at boys track sectional (05/20/05)
Dustin Souder (left) edged out Terre Haute South's Eric Doerr (right) to advance in the 800 meters. TERRE HAUTE -- By all accounts, the Terre Haute boys track sectional went according to plans as Terre Haute South, ranked 12th in the state, flexed their collective muscles to win the team title going away with 216.5 points to North's 161.5...
Baseball sectional draw announced (05/20/05)
Baseball sectional draws were made on Thursday morning for action beginning on Monday, May 30. The Northview Knights, currently 17-3 after a two game sweep of Edgewood this week, will get a matchup with Martinsville, a team that was eliminate by eventual champion Mooresville last year. That contest will be the first of the afternoon in the Plainfield Sectional slated to start at noon...
GLENN "WHITEY" MILLER (05/20/05)
He was born April 28, 1924, in a house south of Clay City. He was united in marriage to Ruth Duncan Miller on August 31, 1944. Glenn attended the Assembly of God Church in Clay City, IN. He was an employee of Arketex in Brazil, IN from 1948-1966, an employee of Rostone in Spencer, IN, from 1966-1967 and employed by Pillsbury in Terre Haute, IN, from 1967 until he retired in 1988. ...