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Stories from Monday, August 29, 2005

Hurricane may limit gas supplies in Wabash Valley (08/29/05)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Some residents in the Wabash Valley are having to shop around for gasoline -- and they can blame Hurricane Katrina. WTHI-TV is reporting The 500 Platolene station near the intersection of 13th and Ohio in Terre Haute is out of gas...
Hurricane may limit gas supplies in Wabash Valley (08/29/05)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Some residents in the Wabash Valley are having to shop around for gasoline -- and they can blame Hurricane Katrina. WTHI-TV is reporting The 500 Platolene station near the intersection of 13th and Ohio in Terre Haute is out of gas...
Lieber State Park offers family fun (08/29/05)
Edie Campe photo One of the waterfalls at Lieber State Park. As the school semester begins, families may find it difficult to spend time together with busy schedules. Nearby Richard Lieber State Park is an option for families who want to get out of the everyday routine and relax without spending a paycheck on gas...
Golf Scramble honors Humane Society legend (08/29/05)
Gather your teams of four and head on down to the Forest Park Golf Course in Brazil for the Eighth Annual Bill Collins Memorial Golf Scramble, brought to you by the Clay County Humane Society. Shotgun start is on today at 1 p.m. Members of the Forest Park Golf Course are $35 per person, while non-members are $45 per person. This covers green fees for 18 holes, cart, hamburgers or hot dogs and beverages, as well as the chance to win up to $10,000 and other numerous prizes...
Motorists warned about laws, bus safety (08/29/05)
-Back to school safety for motorists With schools open, it's time for everyone, motorists, parents, educators and students, to improve their traffic safety practices when driving in neighborhoods or school zones. Slow down, obey all the traffic laws and speed limits while being alert and on the look-out for children in the mornings and afternoons going to and from school...
Buying a motorcycle? - Here are some things to consider (08/29/05)
A friendly scooter rider who lives on the east coast told me over the weekend the Vespa scooter business is picking up where he lives. He works for the dealership part-time and belongs to a group of motor scooter enthusiasts who plan weekend rides and get together for coffee and fellowship. He said people are expressing interest in two wheels because the cost of putting gas in their four-wheel vehicles is getting high, and where he lives gas is supposed to be cheap compared to California...
Military personnel list sought (08/29/05)
Information about local military personnel from the area who are serving in Iraq or Afghanistan is being sought for a new section being added to the City of Brazil's Web site. Ken Michael helped create the City of Brazil Web site at www.brazil.in.gov...
Bowling Green celebrates with Old Settlers Picnic (08/29/05)
(Top left) Winners of the Little Miss contest for ages 4-6 years held at the Old Settlers Reunion Picnic on Saturday were from left to right: Kathryn Coley, age 6, daughter of Mark and Minnie Coley of Brazil, received the 2nd Runner Up title; Rendi Crabb, age 5, daughter of Blaine and Suzanne Crabb of Clay City, received the 1st Runner Up title; and Cheyenne Mullenex, age 5, daughter of Dylan and Autumn Mullenex of Brazil, received the Little Miss title...
Knights and Eels remain unbeaten with tourney wins (08/29/05)
The Northview volleyball team remained unbeaten this season by winning three games for a championship in the Crawfordsville Tournament. The Knights opened with a victory over Southmont in the opener with a best-of-three set victory, 25-10, 25-18 win. In the second match, the Knights dropped their opening set, 23-25 before rebounding to take the next two, 25-7, 25-19 over Cloverdale. In the championship match with Crawfordsville, the Knights downed a solid Athenian team, 25-15, 25-14...
Wallace looks for 10th win at Bristol (08/29/05)
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Many of Rusty Wallace's finest moments came on the high banks of Bristol Motor Speedway. His first victory came on the tough Tennessee track, the same place he later notched his 50th career win. Set to retire at the end of the season, Wallace is looking to make one more memory...
Knights rush past visiting Mustangs (08/29/05)
-Northview faces rival Patriots next week - For the second consecutive season, the Northview Knights will head into their week three matchup with 5A rival Terre Haute North on a two-game winning streak. The Knights held Edgewood to just one first down over their first four possessions and by the time the Mustangs retrieved the ball for the fifth time, Northview was leading 24-0 in the second quarter...
New IU coach wins over players with enthusiasm (08/29/05)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Terry Hoeppner's neatly trimmed crewcut gives him an old-school look. But Hoeppner doesn't always act the part of a graying 58-year-old coach. There is the bubbly personality that sometimes gets him talking so rapidly he can't stop. Players embrace his contagious enthusiasm and even support Hoeppner's musical tastes after hearing him criticize the "old" music that blared during a spring practice. It hasn't taken Hoeppner long to instill a more hip-hop atmosphere...
Eels open X-country season (08/29/05)
Two of the state's top-ranked small school cross country teams squared off as part of the Riverton Parke Invitational on Saturday with South Knox edging out Clay City for the team title with 36 points. The Eels were second at 52 followed by North Central's 73 to round out the top three in the 13 team field...
Former Purdue star Orton promoted to Bears starting quarterback (08/29/05)
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Rookie Kyle Orton was in the weight room when he was summoned to coach Lovie Smith's office and given the news he expected to hear: He's the Chicago Bears' starting quarterback. "I was happy. I wasn't surprised, kind of thought it was going to happen," Orton, a former Purdue star, said Sunday when the Bears made yet another change...
JAMES KENNETH GOODE (08/29/05)
James Kenneth Goode, age 57 of Fort Worth, TX, died August 24, 2005, at his residence in Ft. Worth, TX. He was born September 21, 1947, in Kentucky, the son of James Goode Sr. and Marie Goode. Following high school he served in the U.S. Army until 1969. Following military service he worked as an automotive mechanic...
RUTH ANNA (WELLS) KLASS (08/29/05)
Ruth Anna (Wells) Klass, 102, of Coal City, IN, died at St. Vincent Clay Hospital August 27, 2005, at 5:20 a.m. She was born in Owen County, May 20, 1903, to William P. and Lillie D. Hauser Wells. She was a lifetime member of the Antioch Christian Church. ...
ERNEST GUY WEAVER (08/29/05)
Ernest Guy Weaver, age 98, of Bee Ridge died at 7:10 p.m. Thursday, August 25, 2005 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born June 1, 1907, in Dick Johnson Township, Indiana, as the son of Ross and Josie Bell Weaver. He was a member of the Bee Ridge Church where he served as a Bee Ridge Cemetery trustee for several years. He also served twelve years on the Dick Johnson Twp. advisory board. He was employed as a salesman for Funk G. Hybrid See Company of Bloomington, IL from 1950 to 1980...