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Stories from Tuesday, April 18, 2006

In his own words (04/18/06)
- Rollings seeks seat on school board As a lifelong Clay County resident and graduate of Clay City High School, I've watched this school system change and grow dramatically over more than 30 years. Most importantly, I've seen first hand how the quality of our schools directly impacts every young person through the experiences of my own four children-- one who is currently in elementary school in Jackson Township, one in middle school and one entering high school in Brazil, and one as a recent graduate of Northview High School who also went to elementary school in Clay City. ...
New Reelsville Park Board developing recreation area (04/18/06)
An elderly couple sits at a table under the shade of a wood shelter house. They enjoy a picnic lunch while their grandchildren play in the playground. Meanwhile, men and women of varying ages run, jog and walk on the nearby trails which swivel around the surrounding little league diamonds and into the woods...
Kindergarten round-ups start tonight (04/18/06)
The first day of school is one of the biggest moments in a 5-year old's life. They're excited, but are you ready for the first day of kindergarten? "We need to alert parents that the entry date for kindergarten is now in August instead of July," Curriculum Director Kathy Knust said...
900 gals. of chemical spilled in accident (04/18/06)
An estimated 900 gallons of liquid nitrogen fertilizer spilled from a truck in an accident on C.R. 1200 N., one-half mile west of Kennedy's Crossing (see yellow circle). A hazardous materials team was dispatched to the scene. The driver, whose name was not released by deadline, was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital for numerous cuts and abrasions received by breaking glass. However, he was alert and able to walk to the ambulance, according to emergency radio communications...
Wolverines no match for trio of Clay City pitchers (04/18/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top photo) Lindsay Moss threw four scoreless innings for Clay City on Monday in a 7-1 victory. (Bottom photo) Chelsea Gerber had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run. CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels chipped away at the visiting White River Valley softball team, putting together single runs in the third through fifth frames before finishing the Wolverines off with a four run sixth inning to win 7-1...
Patriots shutdown Knights in tennis (04/18/06)
Northview lost a tough 5-0 match to Terre Haute North on Monday evening. The Patriots only dropped nine games and no sets as Terre Haute North won on the road. The Knights travel to Rockville tonight at 5 p.m. Terre Haute North 5, Northview 0 At Northview...
Clay City baseball falls versus Lakers (04/18/06)
The visiting Shakamak Lakers ended a losing streak by parlaying Clay City's defensive miscues into a 12-2 five inning 10-run rule victory. The Lakers used nine Clay City errors to pull away to the victory that dropped the Eels to 2-3 overall. "You can't give a team like Shakamak five or six outs in an inning," said coach Ryan Swearingen. "Our pitching did a good job, but errors extended some of the innings. We definitely can't make that many errors."...
Northview golf wins; tennis, Eels (04/18/06)
The Northview Knights returned from a tourney at the Legends Course on Saturday and picked a tri-meet victory at Clover Meadows by scoring 165 to the Clovers 171 followed by Shakamak at 209. "I was pretty pleased with how we played," commented coach Scott Buell of his Knights. "Clover Meadows is a pretty tough place to play, Cloverdale always has a pretty good team."...
DAVID LANGLEY (04/18/06)
David Langley, 40, of Clay County, passed away April 14, 2006, in Clay County due to injuries sustained in a tree trimming accident. He was born June 29, 1965, in Martinsville, Indiana, to Richard T. and Lona J. (Burke) Langley. David had worked with his family in the tree trimming business his entire life. He was a member of the Church of the First Born and enjoyed the out-of-doors, fishing and hunting...
ROBERT W. SHETLER (04/18/06)
Robert W. Shetler, 71, of Greencastle and formerly of Indianapolis passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2006. He was born on Jan. 17, 1935, in Rosiclare, Illinois, to Floyd E. and Margaret Bell Zimmers Shetler. He was a graduate of Rosiclare High School Class of 1953, a member of Emmanuel Christian Church in Limedale, Woodmen of the World and Local 60 in Indianapolis where he retired as a trim carpenter...