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Stories from Wednesday, July 6, 2005

63 days to go to complete new jail (07/06/05)
With 63 days left to finish the project, no one is standing still inside, or outside, the new Clay County Jail construction project. "It's coming together," Clay County Jail Project Clerk of the Works Gary Rodgers said Tuesday at the Clay County Commissioners meeting, but he's a bit apprehensive about the impending deadline. "There's electrical wiring and plumbing left to do. A lot of it."...
Ah-hh, summer! (07/06/05)
Frank Phillips photo Mike Griffith takes time out for a game of horseshoes at Forest Park on Sunday. This throw resulted in a ringer!
Maximizes security at the new jail (07/06/05)
Ivy Herron photo Ironworkers of Terre Haute Local 439 John Alumbaugh and Scott Boone, both from Sullivan, Ind., and Jerry Ramsey, from Marshall, Ill., work on the sliding iron door at the entrance of the maximum security section of the new jail.
CYL Major League runnerups (07/06/05)
Tony Harper photo/Harper Studios The CYL Major League runnerups sponsored by Shuee and Sons are: (front row l-r) Brandon Rost, Harley Foster, Cole Watts and Jonathan McKinney. (2nd row l-r) Ty Bryan, Kodie Girton, Caleb Mershon, Brayden Freeman and Coleman Craig. (Back row l-r) Cyle Watts and Tony Mershon. (Not Pictured) Josh Morris...
Hunt wins 4th straight Fast Track Mile (07/06/05)
Illinois All-American and North Putnam graduate, Cassie Hunt won her fourth straight Fast Track Mile in Terre Haute on Monday while former four-time collegiate Utah All-American, Jeff Simonich was the men's winner. Hunt, a Roachdale native, finished the mile in a time of 4:57.73 to repeat as women's champion while Simonich won in 4:30.70 to edge out Terre Haute South sophomore Andrew Sullivan who was a second back. ...
PAUL A. MEEKS (07/06/05)
Paul A. Meeks, 73, Brazil, died at 7:06 a.m. Monday, July 4, in the emergency room of Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He had been a patient at the hospital's rehabilitation services facility where he suddenly collapsed. Born in Paris, Ill., on May 16, 1932, his parents, the late Herbert C. Meeks, Sr., and Vilena Cunningham Meeks, later moved to Terre Haute where he was graduated from Gerstmeyer High School...
GLADYS R. COOK (07/06/05)
Gladys R. Cook, 88, who made her home in Reelsville much of her life, died early Monday morning, July 4, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville where she had been a patient for the past year. Born in Cory on Dec. 1, 1916, her parents were Hubert Jeffers and Ada Jackson Jeffers. She had attended Brazil High School and graduated from Reelsville High School...
Robert McIntire, 66, of Brazil died at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil at 12:11 p.m. on July 1, 2005. He was the son of the late Samuel N. McIntire and Mildred Maxine Mogan McIntire. He graduated from Van Buren High School in 1958 and then married Anita Vickers McIntire on January 31, 1958. ...