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Stories from Monday, March 27, 2006

Employment prospects picking up, says Manpower survey (03/27/06)
Employment prospects in Terre Haute are picking up after a slow first quarter, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Thirty-three percent of the companies interviewed will hire additional staff between April and June, the study reported. The survey represents a welcome departure from Manpower's grim first-quarter forecast, in which 20 percent of participating companies reported plans to reduce payrolls...
Clay City H.S. wins top honors in Rose-Hulman engineering contest (03/27/06)
Submitted photo Clay City's varsity team placed first in its enrollment division of this year's Wabash Valley JETS TEAMS academic competition at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Members of the team were (front row, left to right) Brooklyn Wellman, Whitney Ames, Adam Schroer and Adviser Kristen Snow. In the back row (left to right) are Joel Farmer, Rebecca Seymour, Sabrina Liechty, Cole Schroer and Derek Liechty...
Local man jailed in Putnam County (03/27/06)
A Clay County man was arrested in Greencastle last week on suspicion that he fractured the skull of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son by hitting him with a stuffed toy dog. Brian Erwin, 28, Brazil, was charged with battery resulting in serious bodily injury and criminal recklessness after doctors at Riley Children's Hospital in Indianapolis examined the boy and determined he was bleeding between his skull and his scalp...
Community Foundation works through deserving agencies (03/27/06)
Edie Campe photo Executive Director of the Wabash Valley Community Foundation Beth Tevlin, former Clay County Affiliate Director and current Sullivan County Affiliate Director Kay Aubin and current Clay County Affiliate Director Brian Deakins are some of the person's responsible for getting extra funds for organizations around the Wabash Valley...
Clay City baseball a work in progress (03/27/06)
Clay City slugger Andre Hayes locks in on his target during an indoor practice Thursday. The hulking junior represents the Eels' most potent threat on offense, according to head coach Ryan Swearingen. After a disappointing 5-12 season in 2005, Clay City High School's baseball Eels have gone back to the drawing board...
Action Track to feature nation's best in 2006 (03/27/06)
USAC Sprint Series regulars, Bud Kaeding (#28), Dave Darland (#11) and Casey Shuman (#53) along with some of the state's top drivers like Shawn Krockenberger (#21K), will make several appearances at Terre Haute this season.
PHYLLIS JEAN CLARK (03/27/06)
Phyllis Jean Clark, 67, of Brazil died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2006, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born September 3, 1938, in Vermillion County, the daughter of the late Horace Hankins and the late Mable Lorene (Miller) Delp. She worked for Columbia Records Manufacturing Co. as an inspector. She enjoyed cooking...
WILBUR MAX HARDEN (03/27/06)
Wilbur Max Harden, 92, of Clay City, died March 24, 2006, at 9:30 a.m. at Owen Valley Health Campus. He had been a resident there for the last year. He was born May 20, 1913, in Clay City the son of Harrison and Gertrude Steiner Harden. He loved to fish, feed the birds and spend time with family...
BEVERLY J. TROUT (03/27/06)
Beverly K Trout, 75, of Decatur, Indiana, passed away Friday, March 24, 2006, at the Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Born August 22, 1930, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of John J. Weust and Lucille (Woods) Weust. On April 12, 1952, she married Bryan E. Trout, Jr. and he preceded her in death on May 15, 2005...
MARY CRESS (03/27/06)
Mary "Margy" Cress, 60, Poland, Indiana, passed away March 24, 2006, at her residence. She was born March 14, 1946, in Indianapolis and was the daughter of Carl L. and Dorothy (Woods) Dietz. She was a secretary for 20 years at the Putnamville Correctional Facility, Putnamville and for 10 years previously at Prudential Insurance in Indianapolis. ...
RALPH MCDONALD (03/27/06)
Ralph McDonald, 96, of Brazil, died at 8:45 a.m. Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. He was born October 2, 1909, in Brazil as the son of Arthur and Elizabeth Gray McDonald. He attended Zeller School. During World War II he served in the Pacific Theatre with the U.S. ...