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Stories from Thursday, August 11, 2005

Skate park gets city's nod (08/11/05)
A Brazil skate park will be organized by an advisory board and funded by a skate park fund. The two items of business were finalized by the Brazil City Council on Tuesday. Both items passed unanimously, without comment, on second and final reading. The skate park will be built at George Craig Park and the advisory board will be appointed by the city park board and Mayor Tom Arthur...
Drivers unhappy with soaring gasoline prices (08/11/05)
As gas prices went on a roller coaster ride, many frustrated consumers were left scratching their heads when dipping into their wallets throughout the summer. "They are completely ridiculous, but what can you do, you have to have gas to get around," said one gas purchaser at a local station who wished to remain anonymous...
School bus turn-around on town council agenda (08/11/05)
The Harmony Town Council met Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Van Buren Township Firehouse. President Janice Gooch reported that Skelton Tree Service was working on a job out of town and had not been able to complete trimming the trees in the Harmony Park. Also some lights still need to be repaired at the park...
Mayor Arthur taking steps to put city funds in the black (08/11/05)
In reports to the city council Tuesday night: - the city's financial outlook is looking better, but still running a deficit, Mayor Tom Arthur said. The General Fund is about $168,000 in the red, but the deficit is smaller than a month ago, he said...
Litz named Jackson Township Trustee (08/11/05)
Mendy Litz was elected as the Jackson Township Trustee. She will fill the remainder of the term originally held by Jeff McCullough, said Clay County Republican Party Chairman Sharon Koehler. Litz was selected at a Republican Party caucus on Tuesday...
Big fish make summer memories (08/11/05)
John Coughanowr took a group of boys on a fishing expedition last weekend. They were obviously successful. However, like typical fishermen, the site was not disclosed. Pictured are (back row) Drake Stevenson and Brock Potter, (front row) Isaac Ruhe, Mitchell Howald, Alec Coughanowr, Hunter Slack and Ben Girton...
Northview freshman volleyball (08/11/05)
The Northview freshman volleyball team is (front row l-r) Ali Rentschler, Betsy Nicoson and Ashley Clarke. (2nd row l-r) Ashlyn Yocom, Allison Stearley, Kirstin Kimball and Chelsey Haraway. (Back row l-r) Kacey Legault, Coach Lindsay Kennedy and Emily Chiles...
CYL 12s win PopCan Tourney (08/11/05)
The CYL 12s All-Star team recently won the Pop Can Tournament at Forest Park. The Twelves defeated Terre Haute North Saturday afternoon to earn a shot at Riley for the title. The CYL won that game and the championship. The Twelves finished their All-Star season with a record of 23 -4. ...
CLYDE D. NEESE (08/11/05)
Clyde D. Neese, 69, of Knightsville, passed away at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 10, 2005, in Cloverleaf Health Care. He was born November 30, 1935, in Putnam County to Joseph Daniel and Zella Ruth (Schroer) Neese. He had been a laborer for Lonestar Cement...