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Stories from Monday, February 6, 2006

Rep. Andy Thomas' 'Sympathy Legislation' passes House 93-0 (02/06/06)
INDIANAPOLIS -- House Bill 1112, authored by Rep. Ralph M. Foley (R-Martinsville) and co-authored by Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil), passed out of the House of Representatives by a vote of 93-0. Known as the "I'm Sorry" legislation, HB 1112 would prohibit a court from admitting a communication of sympathy as evidence of liability...
YMCA offers variety of programs and activities for children after school (02/06/06)
In Clay County there is no excuse for the term "latchkey children." The YMCA has after school programs providing a variety of activities for youth. More than a quarter of Indiana children of working families are unsupervised in the afternoons, according to data released in March 2005 by the Afterschool Alliance...
Bridge appreciation extends beyond town (02/06/06)
Andy McCammon photo Debra and Bart Barnes survey the plans for the new Bridgeton Covered Bridge. Bart says the bridge, which was destroyed by arson in May, should be ready in time for the next Covered Bridge Festival. When Bridgeton residents set out to rebuild their most famous landmark, they learned the appreciation of the historic structure extends far beyond the borders of the tiny community...
Armed robbery reported (02/06/06)
An 83-year-old Brazil man reported to city police he was the victim of an armed robbery. Warren Grey told the Brazil Police Dept. he was at the Hughes Used Car lot on West National Avenue, looking at a vehicle for sale, when a black male pointed a handgun at him and demanded money...
Rehmel's 27 leads Lakers past Clay City (02/06/06)
Carey Fox photo Josey Vansickle (#30) elevates for two of his 21 points in Friday's game against Shakamak. CLAY CITY -- Through one half of basketball the Clay City Eels had held Shakamak's high scoring Jared Rehmel to just five points. But in the second half, Rehmel was the key glue that held the Lakers together on the way to outlasting the Eels in a 43-42 overtime win...
Knights and Eels earn weekend wins (02/06/06)
File photo Northview forward Brodee Miller (#35) scored 11 points in Saturday's win, joining four other Knights in double figures. Northview appears to be hitting their stride at the right time, as they swept a pair of possible sectional opponents this weekend, beating Plainfield on Saturday night 80-64 after a Friday win over Mooresville...
Dean and Craft advance to semistate (02/06/06)
Carey Fox photo Regional champion!!! Northview junior Chris Dean (top) gains control of Terre Haute North's Michael Borgnini. Dean won a 4-3 decision over the Patriots' wrestler to win a regional title. BLOOMINGTON -- Chris Dean broke his arm in the second meet of the Northview High School wrestling season. That would end postseason plans for most wrestlers. Then he had to face Terre Haute North's Michael Borgnini back-to-back weekends...
Eighth grade Eels and Knights (02/06/06)
Carey Fox photo Clay City eighth grader Lindy Jones scored 18 points in a win over the Eagles. The eighth grade Clay City girls basketball team opened up their offense on Thursday night to pick up a 43-22 win over South Putnam. The Eels jumped on the Eagles right off the bat by taking a 16-4 advantage after just one quarter as Lindy Jones scored eight of her 18 points in the period. Both Kelley McCullough and Shelby Targett each added three points in the opening quarter...
Knights manhandle Pioneers on the road (02/06/06)
MOORESVILLE -- The Northview Knights may be putting it all together at just the right time of the boys high school basketball season. With the boys' Indiana High School basketball tournament just a month off, the Knights ride a five-game winning streak into tonight's home game with the Plainfield Quakers at Northview High School...
FLORENCE L. TROUT (02/06/06)
Florence L. Trout, 102, of Brazil died February 3, 2006, at 1:40 p.m, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. She was born September 7, 1903, in Clay County the daughter of John H. Howald and Sarah Hayward Howald. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1922. ...