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Stories from Friday, August 11, 2006

Animal shelter now has two managers (08/11/06)
Ivy Herron photo The Clay County Humane Society has two new administrators. Matt Moss, the new shelter administrator, and Tammy Wildman, the new kennel manager, who love spending time with animals. On Thursday, they took Lacey, a 5 year-old black and white Lab mix, and Georgie, a 2 year-old pure-bred Pug, for a walk outside the shelter...
School Board Highlights (08/11/06)
Highlights of the Clay Community School Board of Trustees August on Thursday meeting include: - Transfer resolution Indiana Code 21-2-11-4(d)(I) allows for the corporation to transfer funds from the Debt Service Fund to the Transportation Fund in an effort to cover deficits caused by the state cuts in funding to the transportation grant. ...
Come to our festival, say Mansfield residents (08/11/06)
The annual Mansfield Watermelon Festival is this weekend. - At 10 a.m. today, the Watermelon Prince & Princess pageant will take place. - At 1 p.m. today, the Hilltop Farm stage heats up with Mansfield Idol contestants. - Sunday morning begins with the "Walk, Run & Spit" (watermelon seeds, that is) at 9 a.m...
Today at the Indiana State Fair (08/11/06)
Saturday at the State Fair: Talks on the Wild Side Programs and events at the Natural Resources Building for Saturday. - Hoosier muskie hunters forum -- 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Want to see a really BIG fish? Then, take a look at the record muskie catch for Indiana. Stop by and exchange fish stories with the Hoosier Muskie Hunters at their table on the front porch of the Natural Resources Building...
Triplets turn 16 (08/11/06)
Edie Campe photo Naturally conceived triplets, Sunni, Spring and Stormi Raines, sit on the steps of their Brazil home on Tuesday. The girls' 16th birthday is today. By EDIE CAMPE eacampe@yahoo.com They may look alike, but the Raines triplets are very different from one another...
School board meeting heats up over comment (08/11/06)
- Contract talks with teachers continue By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Advocate: someone who supports, speaks in favor, acts for or intercedes on the behalf of another, a particular cause or policy. Teachers took issue with school board members concerning the principles behind the word "advocate" at Thursday night's Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting at North Clay Middle School...
Grand Champion Gilt honors go to Clay County girl (08/11/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Kaylee Miller, daughter of Anne Wilkey and the late Danny Miller, won the prize for Grand Champion Gilt and the prize for 3rd Overall Barrow at the Indiana State Fair. Kaylee's hogs now go to the Spotlight Auction on Wednesday...
Knights continue on winning path (08/11/06)
Northview golfers -- Top: Olivia Oehler, bottom: Madison Kircher Staff Reports The whirlwind 2006 fall golf season continued on Wednesday for the Northview Knights as they traveled to the Phil Harris Course in Linton for a three-way match with the Miners and Cloverdale...
DAVID MICHAEL TZITZ (08/11/06)
David Michael Tzitz, 57, of Brazil passed away in his home of heart failure. He had endured a year-long bout with cancer and was doing well with beating it. He was born March 4, 1947, in Portage, Ind., the son of George and Delores Tzitz. He served in the U.S. ...
NAOMI P. DITTO (08/11/06)
Naomi P. Ditto, 97, of Sand Springs, Okla., formerly of Coalmont, died at 7:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, at Cimerron Pointe Care Center at Mannford, Okla. Born Dec.2, 1908, in Coalmont, she was the daughter of Ira Bare and Anna Wrork Bare. She was a homemaker...
DAWN M. (LONG) LEGGINS (08/11/06)
Dawn M. (Long) Leggins, 34, of Evansville died early Wednesday morning, Aug. 9, 2006. She had been a patient at St. Mary's Medical Center for over two weeks but had health problems for the last two years. Evansville has been her home but she grew up and attended school in Jasper, Ind...