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Stories from Monday, November 7, 2005

Humane Society has another chance to be included in 2006 animal control plan for Brazil (11/07/05)
The Clay County Humane Society will have one more chance to be included in the City of Brazil's 2006 animal control plan. Brazil Mayor Tom Arthur submitted a final proposal to CCHS President Bill Bell Thursday, under which the city would pay the humane society a flat fee of $20 per animal accepted, rather than the one-time annual allotment paid under past agreements...
Variety store now open (11/07/05)
Kelley Watson and his nephew Butch Biddle hang a sign over the entrance to the J&K Gift Gallery Wednesday afternoon. Watson co-owns the store with John and Kim Quilliam. Located at 547 E. National Ave. near the courthouse, the J&K Gift Gallery carries a variety of handmade crafts, some of them made by area artisans. ...
Man arrested for impersonating a public servant (11/07/05)
Top left: Michael W. Metz Jr. Top right: Officers found a .380 semi-automatic handgun in Michael W. Metz Jr.'s possession during a traffic stop on Tuesday. Bottom: Michael W. Metz Jr. created a identification badge for the Vigo County Sheriff's Department...
Beware of new scam! (11/07/05)
The Supreme Court of Indiana wants to alert Hoosiers about a potential telephone scam involving jury duty service. "We have not heard of this happening in Indiana, but it is important for everyone to be aware of the potential scam to protect their information," Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard said...
Is it a sign from above? (11/07/05)
Brazil resident Donna Baysinger found this morel mushroom in her yard last week. This is unsual considering morels typically fruit for only a few weeks in spring and the prime morel hunting season is early May. Baysinger, who will mark her fourth year as a cancer survivor next month, interprets the out-of-season mushroom as a sign-- her late brother Ralph Drake, who recently succumbed to cancer, was an avid mushroom hunter and morel enthusiast. ...
Grant available to build park for Tuskegee Airman, woman says (11/07/05)
- Project would draw attention to Clay County war veterans, says project organizer An area resident has taken the initial steps to memorialize Charles B. Hall, a decorated World War II fighter pilot and Brazil native, with a park in downtown Brazil...
Motorcylists donate items to assist homeless veterans (11/07/05)
Ron Williams photo Lynda Campbell, a caseworker at Freedom Center, a shelter for homeless veterans in Indianapolis, greets motorcyclists from Brazil and other areas who donated items Saturday. Thanks to people in the Wabash Valley, Hoosier homeless veterans will be warmer this winter...
Clay County receives damage; several killed in southern Indiana (11/07/05)
AP Photo/Evansville Courier & Press, Cecelia Hanley Steve Auten hugs his mother, Sherry, after a tornado swept through Newburgh, Ind., early Sunday. Steve had been a mile and half away with friends when the storm hit and came looking for his parents just as they were looking for him. The tree in the Auten's front yard crashed through Steve's bedroom...
Northview hoops opens year at Terre Haute South Jamboree (11/07/05)
New emphasis has been put on a desire to compete on the basketball court for the Northview girls team this season. Coach Bob Medworth has implemented morning (6:30 a.m.) practices for the first time along with afternoon practices in an effort to add a little extra toughness to his squad...
All-WIC teams recently announced (11/07/05)
The Fall sports season is nearly complete for the IHSAA as football reaches the regional level. The Western Indiana Conference recently released their All-Conference awards with Northview hauling in their share of awards. In football, Northview won their second consecutive conference championship, going unbeaten and placed seven players on the team...
DON E. THOMAS (11/07/05)
Don E. Thomas, 77, of Greencastle, Ind., died Saturday, November 5, 2005, in Putnam County Hospital at Greencastle. Born September 25, 1928, in Clay County, Ind., he was the son of Clyde Easter and Irene (Clifford). Me married Jacquelyn L. Ooley on June 14, 1952...