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Stories from Monday, October 15, 2007

Supporting Heroes (10/15/07)
Members of the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department collected donations Saturday at the intersection of State Road 59 and United States 40 for Supporting Heroes. The organization is a national support group for families of firefighters, police and emergency medical service personnel killed in the line of duty. ...
Middledorf awarded as Paul Harris Fellow by Brazil Rotary Club (10/15/07)
Jim Middledorf was given the Brazil Rotary Club's highest honor on Oct. 11 at its annual awards banquet. The Paul Harris Fellow award is given to one member by the club each year. The person receiving the award is selected by a committee of other Paul Harris fellows in the club...
Northview moves on to state finals (10/15/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Saturday, the Northview Marching Knights advanced to the Indiana State School Marching Association State Finals after placing among the top five Class B bands at the Terre Haute Regional. Northview advanced for the 23rd time in its 24-year history...
A little sleepy (10/15/07)
It was a tad too early Saturday morning to pick pumpkins for Mekhi Salako, 3, during the 7th Annual Pumpkin Giveaway at French Funeral Home. Salako, the grandson of Kathy Martin, Brazil, was one of 250 lucky children to receive a pumpkin.
It's that time again! (10/15/07)
Festival goers traveling south along State Road 59 began backing up bumper to bumper at the Hendrix St. intersection sometime around 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon, at times stretching more than three miles. The 2007 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival will continue through the weekend...
Javins' dental records match found remains (10/15/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The skeletal remains found inside a silver Honda Civic pulled from the Wabash River near Fairbanks Park Friday afternoon match the dental records of an Indiana State University student missing since May 2002. Late Saturday afternoon, Vigo County Prosecutor Terry Modesitt confirmed Scott Javins' dental records matched the remains found inside the vehicle...
The explosion is still being felt 100 years later (10/15/07)
Explosions not only can be felt from miles away, but even 100 years later. On Oct. 15, 1907, the DuPont Powder Mill exploded, essentially decimating the small mining town of Fontanet, Ind. "This was the biggest man-caused tragedy in the history of Vigo County," Joe Koch, author of "Nevins Township: A Historical-Pictorial History of Her Towns, People and Happenings," said...
Second half outburst ends Knights' season (10/15/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Coming into Saturday's sectional championship game, Northview knew it was going to have to contain Greencastle standout junior, Hannah Spencer. For 40 minutes they did just that, but Spencer got loose to score three second half goals, her second hat trick of the postseason as the Tiger Cubs ended Northview's outstanding season, 3-1...
Northview girls advance to semistate (10/15/07)
?NASHVILLE -- Led by junior Kylee Thacker, the Northview High School girls cross country team finished fifth at the Brown County Regional Saturday, qualifying for competition at the Bedford North Lawrence Semistate on Saturday.? Thacker, who ran sixth at the regional in 2006, said she was not feeling well, but still managed to place 11th...
IU punishing Sampson for improper calls (10/15/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana coach Kelvin Sampson will not receive a $500,000 raise and his team will lose one scholarship for next season after violating NCAA-imposed sanctions on phone calls, the school announced Sunday. It's the second time in 17 months Sampson has been penalized for improper phone calls...
George W. Minkler (10/15/07)
George W. Minkler, 88, Greencastle, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007. Born Feb. 27, 1919, in Coxsakie, N.Y., he was the son of Lester and Pearl Harris Minkler. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II and earned a battle star in France and Germany...
Virginia Irene LaPlante (10/15/07)
Virginia Irene LaPlante, 80, Indianapolis, died Oct. 12, 2007. She was born May 22, 1927, in Indianapolis to the late James and Florence (Shrum) Butcher. She married Frederick LaPlante on Oct. 11, 1943. He preceded her in death in 1968. She was a homemaker and enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and caring for her family...
Rev. W. Marcus Kendall (10/15/07)
Rev. W. Marcus Kendall, 91, passed away peacefully surrounded by family members on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007, at Westminster Village North, Indianapolis. Born April 29, 1916, in Greenville, Ill., he was the son of Dr. William H. and Orrel (Ryer) Kendall...
Elizabeth Rose Archer Cardwell (10/15/07)
Elizabeth Rose Archer Cardwell, 88, Brazil, passed away at 4 p.m. Oct. 11, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following an extended illness. Services will be at French Funeral Home Monday, Oct. 14, 2007, with Bro. Doug Parkey officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery...
JACKSON TOWNSHIP ELEMENTARY HONOR ROLLS (10/15/07)
First Grade All A's Layton Abbott, Adrien Aker, Austin Beasley, Emily Boatman, Brook Bowling, Gavin Diel, Caleb Escott, Jesse French, Bryce Linton, Madisson Maffioli, Matthew McVey, Gracie Messmer, Logan Payne, Macy Pierce, Madelyn Ringo, Harley Rodgers, Gabriel Shoemaker, Zachary Szekely...
Public Record 10-15-07 (10/15/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 11-14. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Resisting law enforcement...