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Stories from Thursday, December 22, 2005

Giraffe watches over elementary school (12/22/05)
Ivy Herron photos Left: "You cannot reach your goals unless you first stretch your imagination," is symbolized by the newest resident on Meridian Street. On Dec. 16, Stretch Meridian was given a new home outside of Meridian Elementary School because of donations raised by students, staff members and a local business...
Joy to senior citizens (12/22/05)
Van Buren Elementary choir director Amy Kaufman leads her third-, fourth- and fifth-grade choir members while performing Christmas carols for an appreciative crowd of residents in the recreation room and a few in the hallway at Cloverleaf Healthcare Center. Residents sang along and tapped their toes while enjoying the childrens' Monday afternoon performance...
Schools locked down after suspect flees on foot (12/22/05)
A 911 call reporting a suspicious man at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, led to a foot pursuit by law enforcement and the lock-down of three schools in the area. Clay County Deputy Jason Frazier found the suspect in the area of N. C.R. 425 W, but before he could question the suspect, the unidentified man ran away. A foot pursuit by Frazier led into a nearby wooded area near U.S. 40 where the suspect was lost...
Ind. Senate Bill would increase penalties for child molesters (12/22/05)
- SB 6 would require convicted molesters to be put on lifetime parole and be required to wear a GPS monitoring device. A problem for Clay County and probably every other county in the state is being addressed in a bill before the Indiana Senate early next year...
Cottrell's lawyers ask protective order be made permanent (12/22/05)
By EDIE CAMPE eacampe@yahoo.com Accused murderer Chad A. Cottrell was brought back to the Parke County Courthouse at Rockville on Thursday. His attorneys sought a protective order to prevent authorities from discussing details of the case with Cottrell...
Horn leads Northview boys to victory (12/22/05)
Carey Fox photo Northview sophomore Trey Horn goes up for two of his 23 points in the Knights' win over West Vigo on Wednesday. The Northview Knights' junior varsity pointedly responded after a closely-played, two-point loss to Sullivan in the first round of the WIC JV tournament Tuesday...
Northview rally comes up short in JV girls' game (12/22/05)
Carey Fox photo Abby Birkey (#22) sends up a runner in Wednesday's game. Birkey had two points. SPENCER -- Northview's reserve girls basketball team learned a pair of valuable lessons in the semifinals of the conference tournament on Wednesday evening. Never underestimate an opponent and when you play hard and focused, you can overcome nearly insurmountable odds...
DANIEL J. PIKE (12/22/05)
Daniel J. Pike, 55, of Brazil and formerly of Cayuga and Newport, IN, passed away at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2005, at his residence in Brazil. He was born July 13, 1950, in Danville, IL, the son of Robert and Patricia Sollars Pike. He married Cindy K. Kopacz on July 15, 1977, along the banks of the Wabash in Vermillion County, IN. She survives...
ANNA JOSEPHINE BUTLER (12/22/05)
Anna Josephine Butler, 78, of Harmony, died at 8:55 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born May 21, 1927, in Clay County, Indiana, as the daughter of Reuben and Edith Siner Crosley. She attended Knightsville schools. Following school she married John F. Butler on January 4, 1945. She was employed for 13 years at Columbia Records. She was a member of the Brazil Bible Fellowship Church...