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Stories from Monday, May 8, 2006

Cincinnati, Terre Haute radio personality dies (05/08/06)
If you were a kid growing up in the 1960s and you were fortunate enough to own your own radio, it was probably a hand-held six-transistor model and you probably pulled in stations from Chicago and Cincinnati. Those modern marvels had only one set of frequencies (AM) and the selectivity was poor (it was hard to distinguish between stations at night) but they provided hours of amusement for the cost of one battery -- those oblong nine-volt jobs with two connectors at the top...
Clay Countians celebrate Loyalty Day '06 (05/08/06)
Top: Clay County Veteran Service Officer Les Walden is joined (on the left) by Clay County Commissioners Charlie Brown and Dave Parr and guest speakers (on the right) Lt. Col. Kip Clark and Master Sgt. Terry Gibbens during the veterans' recognition service at the Forest Park Pavilion Saturday morning...
Whitt takes a tumble (05/08/06)
Cole Whitt (left) takes a wild tumble down the backstretch at Bloomington Speedway on Friday night. Whitt was uninjured in the crash though the same can't be said for his ride. Derek Scheffel (9s) was able to skirt the accident.
Baseball Knights salvage final game of Big Four (05/08/06)
The Big Four Tourney certainly didn't get off to the kind of beginning that Northview's baseball team would have envisioned after pulling off an 8-2 win over West Vigo in a WIC matchup on Tuesday night. When the Knights faced the Vikings in the home half of the conference doubleheader on Friday night, the contest also counted as the first game of the Big Four Tourney. Northview would lose a heartbreaker in the game, dropping a 4-3, eight inning game versus the Vikings...
Travis a winner for Northview track team (05/08/06)
Carey Fox photo Northview freshman Shandi Travis leapt her way to a Big Four Championship in the high jump on Saturday afternoon. She set her personal best by clearing 5-2. TERRE HAUTE -- Shandi Travis learned a lesson Saturday that could carry her to great things before her Northview High School track and field career is finished...
Knights share Big Four championship (05/08/06)
Jennifer Gregg went a perfect 3-for-3 as Northview beat Terre Haute South to earn a share of the Big Four Championship. Northview handled their business in Saturday's softball action at Terre Haute South in the Big Four Tourney, but it was what happened the previous Tuesday that turned out to be the most influential on the Knights championship hopes...
Carmichael masters Lincoln Park for win (05/08/06)
Carey Fox photo Ron Smith, Travis Heramb and Ritchie Hawkins battle for position in Saturday's bomber class. Paragon Speedway had the evening off on Saturday night which served to setup a showdown between Lincoln Park Speedways big guns and the lead foot hotshots from the southeastern track...
DONNA SUE BRITTON (05/08/06)
Donna Sue Britton, beloved wife, mother and sister, 59, of Rockville, died at 11:40 a.m. on Friday, May 5, 2006, with her family by her side. Sue was born July 6, 1946, in Vermillion County, Indiana, and was the daughter of Kenneth Russell Martin and Marguerite Campbell Martin. On Jan. 28, 1967, she was united in marriage to Leighton Marshall Britton. They were married for 39 years...
MARJORIE J. SCHRONZ (05/08/06)
Marjorie J. Schronz, age 85, of Zanesville, Ohio, passed away at 5:10 p.m. Friday May 5, 2006 at the Logan Healthcare Center in Logan, following a lengthy illness. She was born May 21, 1920, in Carbon, and was the daughter of the late Oreal and Alda Allen Brown...
DONALD "SKIP" RHODES (05/08/06)
Donald "Skip" Rhodes, 62, of Brazil, died 6:23 p.m. Saturday, May 6, 2006, at his residence. He was born June 10, 1943, in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the son of Hugh Ernest and Martha Campbell Rhodes. Don graduated from Brazil High School. He graduated from Indiana State University with the Class of 1972. During the Vietnam War, Don served in the U.S. Navy as a diver until his honorable discharge with the rank of Lt. Commander...
JUANITA STAGGS (05/08/06)
Juanita Staggs, of rural Terre Haute, passed away May 7, 2006, at 4:30 a.m. in her home with her family at her side. She was born November 8, 1917, in Ashboro the daughter of Joseph Knust and Emma Deil Knust. She graduated from Cory High School. She married Paul R. ...