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Stories from Tuesday, November 29, 2005

New technology: congressman begins podcast; you can subscribe (11/29/05)
Rep. John Hostettler has gone high-tech in his continuing effort to connect with his constituents. Hostettler, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Indiana's 8th Congressional District, posted the first of a series of Podcasts on his Web site earlier this month. ...
Suspect accused of threatening murder if donation wasn't made (11/29/05)
During a Nov. 22 arraignment on Intimidation charges, Vigo Superior Court Division 1 Judge Michael H. Eldred entered a preliminary plea of not guilty on behalf of a registered sex offender from Clay County. According to information provided to Judge Eldred, on or about Nov. 15, Donald R. Brashear, 47, of Brazil, is accused of writing a letter in which he threatened to kill two attorneys at Ellis Law Office, located at 518 Wabash Ave., if they didn't donate $20,000 to a charity...
Driver charged during traffic stop (11/29/05)
Around 10:45 p.m. Friday, a Brazil was arrested on drug charges during a traffic stop just south of the Knight and Leavitt streets intersection by the Clay County Sheriff's Department. Michael Leon Batchelor, 47, was pulled over by Reserve Deputy Chris Robinson after a check of the vehicle's license plate came back registered to another vehicle...
Fireplace decorates home on Tri Kappa tour (11/29/05)
Soni Henry photo The home of Andy and Jodi Lohrman on Murphy Road is one of the stops on this year's Tri Kappa Home Tour. Sleigh bells ring Are you listening? The Lohrman's house Is so glistening A beautiful sight Decorated just right Showing you a winter wonderland...
November is March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Month (11/29/05)
November is March of Dimes Prematurity Awareness Month, part of the organization's continuing effort to inform the public of the causes and ramifications of premature birth and the struggles endured by the parents of premature babies. A baby is considered premature if born 37 weeks or less into gestation. On average, 12.1 percent of births in America are premature, a figure that has risen by 29 percent since 1981...
Parke Co. plans 'Covered Bridge Christmas' Dec. 2-4 (11/29/05)
Parke County tourism organizations hope you will start the holiday season with "Covered Bridge Christmas," this Friday-Sunday. The Covered Bridge Tourist Center in Rockville is located at the 1879 Old Jail at 127 S. Jefferson St. (southeast corner of the square). Maps and a helpful hostess will be available to assist tourists with planning their travels around the countryside...
Six trees decorate one home on this year's Tri Kappa Christmas tour (11/29/05)
Six trees a shining, five shades of Christmas, four members of the family, three floors of fun, 2.4 miles off S.R. 42 all equal one beautiful house, the home of Dave and Soni Henry and their two sons, Patrick Czizek and David Henry, is dressed up and ready for the holidays. The cabin style house is at its best with every room boasting trees and holiday touches...
Knights have successful weekend on the mat (11/29/05)
The Northview Knights made a successful debut in the 2005-06 wrestling season on Saturday by earning a 4-1 dual team record at the Bloomington North Invitational. Tommy Herr-Smith and Greg Stultz each were a perfect 5-0 on the day and Northview placed seven other wrestlers at 4-1. Both wrestlers had four falls in the tournament with Herr-Smith contributing 28 team points and Stultz 30 for the Knights...
Eels defeat Wolverines (11/29/05)
The Clay City girls basketball team swept out to a big first half advantage and despite a rally by White River Valley, picked up a 50-36 road victory on Monday evening. The Eels got 17 first half points from Whitney McWilliams on the way to a 27-12 lead at halftime. However, in the fourth quarter, the Wolverines got seven of Dani Lammert's 20 points to make a brief run before succumbing to the Eels...
Northview freshman hold off Patriots (11/29/05)
Carey Fox photos Left: Jordan Keller (with the ball) goes up for a basket during Monday's freshman basketball game at Northview. Keller had seven points in the Northview victory. Right: Clint Reynolds (#32) leaps for two of his 12 points in Monday's freshman victory...
Seventh grade Knights split two (11/29/05)
Andy McCammon photo Trent Lancaster prepares to shoot over and Otter Creek defender. The North Clay seventh grade Knights squandered an early lead on their way to a 39-32 loss to Otter Creek Monday night. The Otters steadily picked up steam after a rocky first quarter, and their oppressive defense created enough turnovers to prevent the Knights from sustaining a late rally. ...
Knights outhustled in opening night loss to Martinsville Artesians (11/29/05)
Carey Fox photo Nick Wells hit three-of-five free throws as part of his 17- point night in Saturday's loss to Martinsville. MARTINSVILLE -- Size advantage does not guarantee rebounds, or even an inside game. If size counted, the Northview Knights would have come out of Saturday night's boys high school basketball season opening game at Martinsville High School a winner...
HEATH W. PARKSEY (11/29/05)
Heath W. Parksey, 19, of Brazil, died November 16, 2005. He was born September 7, 1986 in Clay County, the son of Bruce Parksey and Ann Pell. He was a loving and kind young man who enjoyed music, poetry and had a thirst for knowledge. He found interest in the study of comparative religion and history. He was well known in his circle of friends and family for his quick wit and dry sense of humor. Above all, he placed his family as his first priority and valued each family member as only he could...