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Stories from Monday, November 21, 2005

Tuesday is Do Not Call deadline (11/21/05)
Tuesday is the next deadline to register for the State's Do Not Call list, said Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter. Phone numbers placed on the list by midnight EST Tuesday will begin receiving benefits of the law starting Jan. 1. There are more than 1.6 million phone numbers registered on the Do Not Call list...
School employees ask for pay raises (11/21/05)
Last week, amid budget cuts, the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees listened to recommendations for some groups of employees to receive wage increases at the Nov. 16 special session. Board president Steven Grigsby said the board wanted to support employees of the corporation for their dedication, service and patience over the years of waiting for salary increases, but the current budget crisis would limit the board's ability to do that...
Staunton students give to needy (11/21/05)
Donations collected by the students and staff of Staunton Elementary will help the Staunton Community Food Pantry provide food for the 50 to 60 families served by the organization. Student council members Millie France, Desi Hartman, Brandi Sanders, Courtney Harrison, Justin Stanley, Cody VanHorn, Jesse Miller, Natascha Bowles and Parker Lambert cleared the donation table, while Damon Bass, Logan Mikles and Corbin Fretz gathered items in baskets on the floor for delivery on Friday...
Christian school helping the underprivileged (11/21/05)
Students at Cornerstone Christian Academy organize the gifts they will donate to Operation Christmas Child, an organization that distributes donated Christmas presents to underprivileged children throughout the world. This year, Cornerstone students gave more than 90 shoeboxes filled with gifts, according to Principal Linda Somheil. Pictured (from left) are Kyle Winn, Caroline Jones, Gabriel Rogers, Gracie Noel and Damon Hankins...
Miss and Mr. Snowflake are crowned (11/21/05)
Left -- The winners of the 2005 Miss and Mister Snowflake Pageant held at Northview High School Sunday were: Andy and Anita Moshos' daughter, Sophie Grace, 2, as Snowflake Princess, Brad and Jennifer Hardey's daughter, Brayln, 8, as Miss Snowflake, Cindy and Richard McDonald's son, Matthew, 8, as Mister Snowflake, and John and Helen Stadler's son, Alexander (Alex), 4, as the Snowflake Prince...
Cinergy commends, rewards Clay Community schools for saving energy (11/21/05)
On Friday, Cinergy/PSI District Manager Rick Burger presented Clay Community School Corporation's Building & Grounds Director Tom Reberger with an incentive check for $8,766 to help offset the cost of the energy-saving steps implemented during the recently finished rennovation project at Clay City High School. ...
Local state troopers celebrate 20 years (11/21/05)
The Indiana State Police at Terre Haute would like to announce the 20th anniversary of three local troopers, Sgt. Joseph L. Watts, Cpl. Michael J. Capicik and Cpl. Thomas H. Hannon. The troopers were appointed to the department on November 10, 1985 after their graduation from the Indiana State Police Academy...
Local man enters into felony plea (11/21/05)
A year after being charged, a Clay City man accused of child molesting has admitted to the crime. Justin R. Sutton, 22, entered into a plea agreement in the Clay County Superior Court on Monday. Sutton withdrew his prior plea of not guilty and entered the plea of guilty to an offense of child molesting, a class C felony. Sutton will be sentenced on Monday, Dec. 12 at 9 a.m...
Get your leaves ready! (11/21/05)
Brazil City street workers Mick Spears, Jimmy Croy and Josh Backfish used a portable leaf vacuum to pick up leaves from in front of homes on the north side of the city Monday as part of the 2005 leaf pick-up schedule. Residents are asked to rake leaves to the tree row or edge of their yard. Leaves should not be raked into the street. Putting leaves into the street makes pick-up more difficult and the leaves clog storm drains...
SADD members put on jailhouse stripes (11/21/05)
(Top) Jail Transition Team member Robert Judd watches as Clay City High School Students Against Drunk Driving members Chelsea Riggs, a senior, and Austin Vansickle, a junior, check out their "stripes" while helping jail personnel practice prisoner housing procedures Thursday night at the new Clay County Jail...
Society submits new proposal to city (11/21/05)
Clay County Humane Society President Bill Bell delivered a third proposal for a 2006 animal control plan to city officials Friday, but early indications from Mayor Tom Arthur suggest the city will not accept the humane society's plan. The most recent offer from the CCHS asks the city for a sum of $28,000, divided into four quarterly payments, to house and care for stray animals captured within Brazil city limits. ...
Eels fall in fourth quarter (11/21/05)
For three quarters of play, the Clay City Eels held onto a solid lead over host Barr-Reeve in girls basketball action Friday night, but the fourth quarter was a different story. The Vikings got eight points apiece from Katie Fox and Melissa Yoder to outscore the Eels 20-5 in the final period for a 50-43 victory. Yoder scored 20 points in the game, including four 3-pointers and Fox added another 15 for the Vikings in the team's season opener...
Improved Knights can't hold off Braves (11/21/05)
Carey Fox photos Top left: Northview Girls Athletic Director, Jan Gambill (left) presents Julie Whitted with a game ball following her 1,000th career point. Top right: Northview forward Stephanie Plummer (#32) goes up for a shot as Terre Haute South's Mallory Kraly goes for the block...
Knights see first game action in Terre Haute North Jamboree (11/21/05)
Left: Northview guard Jared Timm got the start at point guard in place of the injured Brinn Meunier. Timm had five points in the jamboree. Right: Brodee Miller looks for an open teammate against Terre Haute North. TERRE HAUTE -- The 2005-06 boys basketball season kicked off for Vigo County along with Northview High School with a flurry on Friday night...
BILLIE J. NEES (11/21/05)
Billie J. Nees, 68 of Brazil, passed away November 17, 2005, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She had been a resident of Holly Hill Healthcare Facility for the past four years. She was born May 17, 1937, in McCroy, Arkansas, the daughter of Hobson and Lilly Matthews Crony. ...
JERRY LEON ARCHER (11/21/05)
Jerry Leon Archer, 61, of Brazil died Friday, November 18, 2005, at his residence. He was born June 20, 1944, in Parke County, Indiana, as the son of Cecil S. and Hila Bemis Archer. He graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1962. Following high school he joined the U.S. Army and served in Germany until his discharge in 1968. He was a member of the Moose Lodge, the Eagles Lodge and was Commander of American Legion Post 2. He enjoyed golf and boating with his friends...
DAVID R. NORTHROP (11/21/05)
David R. Northrop, 58, of Wayne, IL died peacefully at home on Friday, November 18, 2005, after a valiant two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born October 19, 1947, the son of Ralph and Freda (nee Sharpe) Northrop. He leaves behind his mother Freda; a sister, Barbara (Tom) Royer; two brothers, Forrest (Donna) Northrop and Ronald Northrop; his partner, John Jay Green; an uncle, John (Helen) Sharpe and many nieces and nephews...
BARBARA LOU PIKER LEMASTER MICHAEL SHAW (11/21/05)
Barbara Lou Piker LeMaster Michael Shaw, 71, of Terre Haute died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, in Union Hospital following a two-year battle with cancer. She was a secretary with Columbia Records and a housewife. She was born June 23, 1934, in Vigo County to Robert Piker and Dessa Meneely...