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Stories from Friday, May 19, 2006

Police look for possible kidnap victims (05/19/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Around 12:40 p.m. Friday, a victim of a suspected kidnapping from Columbus, Md., is believed to have placed a call to family members from the Citgo North gas station at the corner of S.R. 59 and Hendrix Street in Brazil...
Carriers collect more than one ton of food (05/19/06)
The National Association of Letter Carriers held a nationwide food drive last Saturday, May 13. They collected more than one ton of food in the Brazil area alone. Among the volunteers were: Bob Webster, Jack Whittington, Michelle Arnold, Ashley Arnold, Greg Karn, Brad Bryan, Ben Karn and Brad Karn...
Teacher wins second award (05/19/06)
Ivy Herron photo 2006 Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year Award winner Marilyn Adamson holds the $1,000 presentation check surrounded by students from her second-grade class at Jackson Township Elementary. Jackson Township Elementary second-grade teacher Marilyn Adamson can add winning the 2006 Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year Award on May 10 to her collection of memorable moments from this past school year...
Public transit waiting for commissioners' approval (05/19/06)
A non-profit agency and the Indiana Department of Transportation are poised to bring a public transit system to Clay County, but they're just spinning their wheels until they get the approval of the board of commissioners. Jon Bonomo, transportation manager for C.A.R.S.-- Child Adult Resource Services, the agency that would run the small-scale transit system-- said the board must send a letter of interest to the state by June 1. ...
Fallen heroes honored (05/19/06)
Andy McCammon photos Top: Bill Smith, a retired Indiana State Police officer who worked under George W. Campbell, meets with Campbell's youngest daughter, Kristi Campbell Loveless, after a memorial service for fallen ISP officers Friday. Bottom: Lt. Brent Johnson and Captain Dale Mullikin of the Indiana State Police read off the names of the 42 ISP officers who have died in the line of duty since the agency's inception in 1933...
Woman, two children injured in crash (05/19/06)
Ivy Herron photo A van was damaged in a crash just south of the intersection of S.R. 59 and C.R. 1050 S. Thursday morning. The three victims were transported to Sullivan County Hospital with minor injuries. Shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, emergency personnel were called to the scene of what initially was thought to be a single vehicle roll over involving the entrapment of an Indianapolis woman and two small children just south of the intersection of S.R. 59 and C.R. 1050 S...
Gift makes bell choir possible (05/19/06)
Edie Campe photos (Top) The bell choir at Brazil's First United Methodist Church has been divided into two sections, Carillon and Bell Canto. Members of the Carillon section are (front row): Doris Pell, Shaun Short, Jerry Morgan, Andrew Atkinson (middle row) Melinda Cooper, Cathy Thompson, Allison Johansen (back row) Jim Thompson, Cheryl Thompson, Hazel Morthland, Nancy Jenks and Bill Morthland...
Blacksmith/ artist to share his craft (05/19/06)
Blacksmith artisan Chip Hunt, of Brazil, will share his talents during the Popcorn Festival of Clay County, Sept. 29-Oct. 1. Hunt showed his work to members of the Popcorn Festival Committee Thursday night during its regular meeting at City Hall. Hunt makes roses, basket racks and other items from iron, using blacksmithing techniques. He can be contacted at 448-2171...
Sectional baseball draw made (05/19/06)
If the Northview baseball team is looking for another sectional championship, the road got a bit easier on Thursday when the sectional draws were made by the IHSAA. The Knights (17-3) drew the bye game in the tournament and are scheduled to face Mooresville, a team that they were slated to play on May 10, but Mother Nature won that battle...
Knights blank Patriots on court (05/19/06)
Carey Fox photo Kellsy Maurer and teammate Jazmine Kellum didn't lose a game in No. 2 doubles Thursday. Northview opened play in sectional action with a convincing win over Owen Valley on Thursday evening in a match played indoors at DePauw due to weather considerations...
Vanatti takes sectional title in shot, Eels and Knights advance (05/19/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top) Neil Vanatti was second in the discus and was the shotput winner in Thursday's Terre Haute North Sectional, qualifying for the regional in both events. (Bottom) Northview's James Grounds (center) battles for position with (left) Chris Smith and (right) Adam Schroer...