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Stories from Monday, December 12, 2005

WTHI not only station bought (12/12/05)
The sale of WTHI-TV to LIN TV in November was part of a nine-station deal, according to a news release from Emmis Communications Corp. In August, Emmis, owner of WIBC, an Indianapolis AM radio station, announced it was selling WTHI-TV and eight other stations in three transactions. The sale represented more than half of Emmis' 16 TV stations...
Humane Society proposes two more contracts (12/12/05)
The Clay County Humane Society submitted two more potential contracts for a 2006 animal control plan to city officials Thursday, moving the CCHS one step closer to continuing its 12-year relationship with the City of Brazil. The Common Council of the City of Brazil approved the expenditure of $25,000 for the humane society's services at its Nov. ...
Common sense should always prevail when using the fireplace this season (12/12/05)
As the temperature outside dips below the freezing point and the heating costs rise to unaffordable, families may resort to setting a fire in the living room fireplace. Fireplace safety is not only protecting your family and home from a fire, but controlling dangerous smoke emissions...
Schools are getting in the Christmas spirit (12/12/05)
Left: East Elementary student Dalton Aker, 10, of Floy Galbraith's fifth-grade class, said he enjoyed taking part in the annual class project Thursday morning. Students to used their "multiple intelligence," or all their learning skills, to create gingerbread houses, Galbraith and Ellen Packard's classes are continuing the Christmas classroom tradition that has been a part of the holidays for the past several years. ...
New insurance could save Brazil $70,000, mayor says (12/12/05)
According to Mayor Tom Arthur, a new health insurance policy for city employees could free up money for other expenditures. As the city continues to struggle with budget constraints, Arthur is looking into a new health insurance plan that could save the city nearly $70,000. Brazil insures its employees through Anthem Health on a policy carrying a $500 deductible. Arthur has expressed interest in a plan offered by Humana Healthcare with a deductible of $1,000...
Local educators work to maintain standards (12/12/05)
With the state of Indiana pushing school corporations to improve student achievements by raising the bar on educational standards for graduation, local educators are constantly looking at the classes offered to ensure the curriculum standard is maintained...
Christmas comes early to Poland firefighters (12/12/05)
Andy McCammon photo Members of the Poland Volunteer Fire Department and their families inspect the department's new utility vehicle. At the end of a year marked by financial woes and a fierce struggle to stay afloat, members of the Poland Volunteer Fire Department finally had something to smile about Sunday...
Roe wins pair of track championships (12/12/05)
Submitted photo Motocross champion Spencer Roe poses with his track championship plaques as well as his trophies from the season. North Clay eighth grader Spencer Roe completed a sterling 2005 motocross season at Lincoln Trail Motorsports. Roe won a pair of track championships, one with his 85 Kawasaki and a second with his 100 Kawasaki. He began racing in September of 2004 and earned his first victory at High Falls, GA...
Host Knights win four of five at invitational (12/12/05)
Carey Fox photos (Left) Greg Stultz lifts a Plainfield opponent, preparing for a takedown. Stultz was 4-1 on the afternoon. (Right) Stultz (left) and freshmen Chris Craft, who was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler after going 5-0. Northview freshman Chris Craft was already 4-0 Saturday afternoon as he prepared to face Plainfield's Wesley Patrick, the No. ...
Clay City keeps cool down the stretch (12/12/05)
Carey Fox photo Clay City's Garrett Thatcher (left) shoots over an Eminence defender on Saturday night. Thatcher had 18 points. - Eels face Clovers on Tuesday CLAY CITY -- There were so many 'what ifs' during the 2004 season for the Clay City Eels. Six times the Eels lost by five points or fewer during a disappointing 9-13 season...
Peyton Andrew Walker (12/12/05)
Peyton Andrew Walker, infant son of John and Sara Modglin Walker died at birth on December 8, 2005 at 3:47 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. His brother, Bailey Walker; grandparents, Aurora and Charles Walker and Janet and Bob Modglin; and great-grandmother, Maria Calabrese; and many other extended family members survive him. ...
BERNICE M. FULWIDER (12/12/05)
Bernice M. Fulwider, 90, of Lebanon, IN, died Dec. 8, 2005, at 4:25 p.m. in Witham Memorial Hospital in Lebanon. Born Sept. 13, 1915, in Hendricks County, she was the daughter of Fred Simmons and Lydia Polland. She was married to Cleo Worrell who died in 1959 and then married Willis Fulwider on Dec. 24, 1961, who died Feb. 28, 1977...
DARRELL C. WALKER (12/12/05)
Darrell C. Walker, 90, of Clinton, passed away Dec. 10, 2005, at 6:41 a.m at Western Central Community Hospital, Clinton, Indiana. Darrell was born to Harrison S. Walker and Lora Lock Walker on April 1, 1915, in Wayne County, Illinois. Darrell is survived by his son, Darrell G. ...
WILLIAM H. "BUDDY" COOPER (12/12/05)
William H. "Buddy" Cooper, 53, of Clay City, died at 12:10 a.m. Dec. 10, 2005, at Harborside Nursing Home in Terre Haute. He was born Feb. 28, 1952, to William P. and Mary Jane Ellis Cooper. Bill graduated from Clay City High School in 1970. He worked at McCann Manor, in Center Point, for 17 years and was the administrator for nine years. He enjoyed working with his dogs and on his computer...