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Stories from Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Parke County murder suspect is caught in Minnesota (11/02/05)
- Suspect found when he attempted to drive off without paying for gas Ivy Herron photos Top: Trisha Cottrell, 29, and her two daughers, Brittany M. Williams, 12, and Victoria L. Williams, 10, were found murdered inside this home located at 2158 Wimmer Rd., Rockville...
Residents relieved, shocked (11/02/05)
Residents relieved, shocked Parke County residents can't believe what is happening to them. WTHI-TV interviewed Parke County residents after three members of a family were murdered in their rural Parke County home. "I'm just glad they caught him," said Howard Coffman. "I live here in Rockville and I feel more secure."...
Animal shelter will stay open, director says (11/02/05)
When the City of Brazil opted not to renew its animal control agreement with the Clay County Humane Society for 2006, some wondered if the shelter could stay afloat. Humane Society officials reaffirmed their pledge to keep the shelter open at a press conference Tuesday. CCHS Director Rick Moore said the society will tighten its budget and rely on volunteer work and donations to continue to serve the needs of Clay County's residents, human and otherwise...
Economic development presented to board (11/02/05)
The Brazil Economic Development Commission has taken the initial steps toward bringing new jobs to the city. The commission was informed of a proposal submitted by Mayor Tom Arthur that, if successful, would bring nearly 400 new industrial jobs into the city. ...
Northview High School Band receives financial support (11/02/05)
Local Allstate Insurance Agent Ted Paris and Office Manager Jamee Reberger (middle) present a check for $500 to Northview Band Director Bob Medworth (left) Thursday evening. The donation is from the Hands in the Community Grant an Allstate Insurance Company program. The money will help fund the construction of a band tower at Northview High School, a project that has been started by the Band Booster organization. On the right is Band Booster President David Brinson...
CYL remembers Dix family's generosity (11/02/05)
Tony Harper photos (Top left) Robert Dix generously donated money to several organizations in the city of Brazil including the Clay Youth League to help resod the field. (Top right) Tony Jeffries (left), one of the charter members of the CYL, and son Ric Jeffries, current CYL President, overlook the fields...
ORVAL R. SWEARINGEN (11/02/05)
Orval R. Swearingen, 79, of Brazil, passed away October 31, 2005 at Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility. He was born May 18, 1926 in Clay County the son of Ralph and Nona Hamm Swearingen. He attended Staunton High School and received his diploma from there following World War II. He served in the U.S. Army during the war as a private 1st class. November 29, 1946, he married Patty Jane Means Swearingen, she survives...
MICHAEL J. ROST SR. (11/02/05)
Michael J. Rost Sr., 47, Terre Haute, IN, passed away October 31, 2005 at his residence. Born April 11, 1958, in Vigo County, he was the son of Gerald William Rost and Edna Reeves. He was a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years of service. He was a member of the American Legion Post 328...