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Stories from Monday, September 18, 2006

Rocker Henry Lee Summer arrested (09/18/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com INDIANAPOLIS -- Musician Henry Lee Summer, 55, formerly of Brazil, was preliminarily charged with driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a traffic accident and resisting arrest around 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department and reported today on IndyStar.com, a Web site published by The Indianapolis Star...
Big Ken Tucker and the Muffin Monsters are on their way (09/18/06)
Diane Dierks photo Local band "Big Ken Tucker and the Muffin Monsters" include Jeff Archer (not pictured) - bass guitar, Ron Christensen - drums, and Ken Tucker - vocals and guitar. By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com When you hear the words, "Big Ken Tucker and the Muffin Monsters", you can't help but smile. Now this local band really has something to smile about - they have signed to Jomar Records, an independent, international record label out of Jacksonville, Fla...
Marching Knights win first competition of year (09/18/06)
Diane Dierks photo Drum Major Chelsea Whittington accepts the first-place trophy on behalf of the 155-member Northview Marching Knights Band at Plainfield on Saturday night. By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com On Saturday night at the 28th annual Plainfield Red Pride Marching Band Festival, the Northview Marching Knights outplayed the rest of their competition to take home the first-place trophy and reinforce their reputation as one of Indiana's finest marching bands...
'Cycle show at Rockville today (09/18/06)
Saturday will find the historic Rockville square bustling with the arrival of motorcycles, bikes and scooters for the 10th Annual Motorcycle, Scooter and Bicycle Show, sponsored by Main Street Rockville. Registration will begin 8 a.m. with events kicking off at about 9 a.m. ...
Insurance proves tough issue at school board meeting (09/18/06)
Reminder: The Clay Community School Corporation's Board of Trustees will have two meetings on Monday, Sept. 18, at the Media Center of the North Clay Middle School. A public work session is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. while the budget hearing is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m...
Red Cross family fair set for today at Terre Haute (09/18/06)
The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter is sponsoring the community's Third Annual Family Fun and Safety Fair today in honor of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Red Cross's third annual "September is National Preparedness Month."...
Monster of a show promised (09/18/06)
Organizers of this weekend's Terre Haute Air Fair promise "an air show of monster proportions" in the air and on the land. Performers in the air include Tim Weber in the Geico Extra 300; Greg Poe in the Fagen Inc. Edge 540; Bill Stien in the Manpower Edge 540; Indiana Army National Guard demonstration of UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter; barnstormer Greg Shelton and wing walker Ashley Battles; Matt Younkin's Mystery Ship 1929 Cleveland Air Race Winner; husband and wife skywriter/aerobatic team of Steve and Suzanne Oliver in a DeHaviland Chipmunk; World-famous aerobatic pilot Patty Wagstaff in the Extra 300; the Red Knight flown by Chris Rounds and others.. ...
Air show is this weekend (09/18/06)
Ivy Herron photo Aerobatic pilot Tim Weber entertains crowds while flying the Geico Extra 300. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com In the air and on the land, spectators will have plenty to see and do at the Terre Haute Air Fair at Terre Haute International Airport -- Hulman Field this weekend...
ROY EVERETT STEWART (09/18/06)
Roy Everett Stewart, 88, of Brazil died at 7:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2006, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. He was born Aug. 1, 1918, in Seelyville, Ind., as the son of Marvie O. and Edna Walton Wilson. Following high school he entered military service with the U.S. Army and served in Europe during World War II where he suffered injury during the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium. He married Mildred Irene McCall in Terre Haute on March 27, 1937...
LENORA LEE ACREE KEARSCHNER (09/18/06)
Lenora Lee Acree Kearschner, 79 of Brazil passed away Sept. 15, 2006, at Union Hospital at 7:43 a.m. She was born May 21, 1927, in Clay County the daughter of Walter Maurey, Sr. and Bessie Fisher Maurey. She was a graduate of Brazil High School, Class of 1945. Soon after graduation she married William Acree. He preceded her in death in 1989...
JOHN CRAFTON (09/18/06)
John Crafton, 55, of Brazil, passed away at 9:49 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, 2006, at Union Hospital, in Terre Haute following a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Clay County, Feb. 9, 1951, to Vern and Dora Hapenny Crafton. John graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1970 and attended Indiana State University and Ivy Tech College. ...
LEE ALFRED HOFMANN (09/18/06)
Lee Alfred Hofmann, 90 of Brazil died Sept. 14, 2006, at 3:45 p.m. at his residence. He was born Jan. 25, 1916, in Clay County, the son of Henry and Ellen Howald Hofmann. Lee married Alice Bernhardt Hofmann on Nov. 16, 1938, who survives. They have been married 67 years...