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Stories from Friday, December 16, 2005

County takes delivery of road salt (12/16/05)
With supplies running low, Clay County Highway Department workers use heavy equipment to mix a new delivery of commercial road salt with sand in preparation of possible snow showers and flurries over the weekend. With more than 650 miles of county roadways to keep clear, early preparation is the key to winning the road war with old man winter according to Highway Supervisor Pete Foster...
ISU students learn about forensic accounting (12/16/05)
TERRE HAUTE - Nearly half of the state's Internal Revenue Service criminal investigation special agents visited accounting students on the campus of Indiana State University to offer an up-close look at forensic accounting and possible future careers as criminal investigators...
Health policy to save city $239,000 (12/16/05)
- Savings will help balance general fund, and tackle some delayed projects A newly-adopted health insurance policy for city employees will save the City of Brazil nearly a quarter-million dollars, according to Mayor Tom Arthur. When the city council voted Tuesday to accept employee coverage through Humana Healthcare, effectively saving close to $240,000 in appropriated insurance costs. ...
Manpower report: Gloomy job market anticipated in area (12/16/05)
Terre Haute area employers expect to hire at a very weak pace during the first quarter of 2006, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the Terre Haute area employment outlook is one of the weakest in the nation...
Man accused of murder found injured in Parke Co. jail (12/16/05)
- Cottrell tried to cut own throat, sheriff says. Around 1 a.m. Thursday morning, jailers became suspicious when they discovered Chad Allan Cottrell with a blanket covering his head. Parke County Sheriff Charles Bollinger said Cottrell responded to jailers by saying, "I hurt myself."...
Northview JV squads split versus Mustangs (12/16/05)
Carey Fox photo Hannah Hunter goes up for two of her eight points in Thursday's victory. She also pulled down five rebounds in the game. - Girls squad holds Edgewood to just 15 percent shooting - There wasn't much that was pretty about the junior varsity action on Thursday evening at Northview...
Junior high Knights down Sullivan (12/16/05)
The North Clay eighth grade basketball team improved to 9-1 overall this season with a 58-32 victory over Sullivan on Wednesday evening. The Knights placed 14 different players in the scoring column as they opened the game with a 21 point first quarter to take a double-digit advantage...
North Clay sixth grade girls open season with a loss (12/16/05)
Andy McCammon photo Kelsey Oehler (with the ball) is defended by an Edgewood player during Thursday's game. The North Clay sixth-grade Lady Knights squandered an early lead Thursday night, falling to Edgewood Junior High 34-19 in their first game of the 2005-06 season...
Free throws doom Eels to Union loss (12/16/05)
A physical Union (Dugger) Bulldogs team got out to an early 15-8 advantage against Clay City on Thursday evening and held off a late challenge to pick up a 55-50 win over the Eels. The Bulldogs did plenty of their damage at the free throw line, outshooting Clay City 35 to 15 at the line. However, Union hit 22 of their shots while the Eels struggled to just 27 percent shooting (four-of-15) from the charity stripe...
Lady Knights face brutal early slate (12/16/05)
What does not kill us makes us stronger is how the saying goes and likely is one that Northview's girls basketball team is paying heed to in the early stages of a brutal schedule of games. The Knights have won just two of their seven games this year but those numbers do not tell the whole story of a schedule of games that thus far has been one of the state's toughest...
REBECCA C. ROSEBRAUGH (12/16/05)
Rebecca C. Rosebraugh, 96, passed away at 5 p.m. December 13, 2005, at the Meadows Manor North, Terre Haute. Born June 20, 1909, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Marshall Zeke Rosebraugh and Bertha Jones Rosebraugh. She served in the Army in World War II, was a member of St. Patricks Church, Retired Army Nurse Corps, Krietenstein American Legion Post No.104, American Red Cross and the Nightengales. She was a retired registered nurse...