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Stories from Wednesday, September 7, 2005

Wiley's Poker Run raised money for shelter (09/07/05)
On Aug. 28, 62 motorcyclists gathered in memory of their friend, Tony "Tank" Wiley, to help raise money for a cause that was dear to his heart, animals in need. A check for $700, the proceeds from the inaugural "Tank" Wiley's Poker Run for the Clay County Humane Shelter, was presented to Shelter Board President Bill Bell, who's holding Gladys, by Marc Wiley (Tank's brother) on Aug. ...
West Nile Virus discovered in Allen Co. (09/07/05)
West Nile virus has raised its ugly head in Indiana for a second time this year. A resident of Allen County in northeastern Indiana was the first human case in 2005. On Friday, health officials with the Indiana State Department of Health said a second person has been bitten by the bug. That victim lives in LaPorte County in northwestern Indiana...
School Board preview (09/07/05)
This month's Clay Community Schools Board of School Trustees' meeting is going to be a busy one. The public is invited to attend to see a demonstration of the Distance Learning Equipment, hear update information by Superintendent William Schad concerning student enrollment so far this year and the details of Standard & Poor's Award for Closing the Gap with Economically Disadvantaged Students...
Local artist donates work to festival (09/07/05)
Local artist, James "White Feather" Hayse, has designed a special sculpture for the "Old West Fest and Milling Days" scheduled for Sept. 10 and 11. The new festival was created for people to enjoy the old west events while raising awareness for the community's bridge rebuilding efforts...
Mayor holds ribbon-cutting for Wheeler St. (09/07/05)
Left: A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday afternoon for the completion of the two-way Wheeler Street. Pictured from left to right are: Police Chief Mark Loudermilk, City Clerk Tracy Webster, Mayor Tom Arthur, Street Commissioner Ronnie Muncie and Human Resources / Safety Director Debbie Hobson. The new stop light (in the background) makes access to Wal-Mart or U.S. 40 easier from Wheeler Street...
DNR officer helping victims (09/07/05)
The goal for Operation Hoosier Relief is to render aid and assistance in hurricane ravaged Mississippi. As the massive effort to clean up Hurricane Katrina's wrath along the Gulf Coast continues, more and more local citizens are responding. The call for help went out for law enforcement personnel and qualified civilians to join the military. ...
Clay City harriers split tri-meet (09/07/05)
Carey Fox photo Adam Schroer finished second overall as Clay City won a three-way meet with North Central and Sullivan. CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels split their three-way cross country meet on Tuesday evening as the boys won with 30 points over North Central's 35 and Sullivan's 65. In the girls meet, Clay City fell just short of the Thunderbirds with 36 points to North Central's 34 followed by Sullivan's 53...
Eels clip Thunderbirds on the court (09/07/05)
Carey Fox photo Melinda Jackson had six kills for Clay City in a Tuesday win. CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels had their service game going full blast against visiting North Central on Tuesday night. The result? A convincing 25-12, 25-13, 25-11 victory over the T-Birds that was spurred by a three-way service attack that was led by Courtney Dayhuff's 17 points from the line. ...
Northview remains perfect versus Cadets (09/07/05)
Chelsea Mershon had two blocks and three kills for the Northview JV team in a two set win over Cascade. The Northview volleyball team set themselves up for a showdown with Avon tonight by downing Cascade in straight sets, 25-17, 25-19 and 25-18 to remain unbeaten this season...
JOSEPH JOHN "JJ" MOONEY (09/07/05)
Joseph John "JJ" Mooney, 68, Brazil, died Friday, September 2, 2005, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Survivors include a son, Johnny Mooney of Hessville, IN and a sister Joan Millsap of Crown Point, IN. Visitation will be Thursday, September 8, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at Annunciation Catholic Church. Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 8, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in Diamond Cemetery...
MARTENA M. MARTIN (09/07/05)
Martena M. Martin, 87, of Brazil passed away Monday, September 5, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born November 14, 1917, in Coatesville IN., the daughter of Charles and Blanche Lydick Eggers. She moved to Clay County as a young girl and attended Brazil High School...