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Stories from Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Officials review Hampton case (06/17/08)
Although the criminal case closed a year ago, white binders containing the details of the investigation into the double homicide of Tanette Nicole Dickison, 18, and her friend Cassie Harris, 48, are on display at the Clay County Prosecutor's Office...
Hampton Investigation Timeline (06/17/08)
Terre Haute residents Tanette Nicole Dickison, 18, and friend Cassie Harris, 48, are picked up from a residence in Terre Haute sometime late Nov. 28, and were never seen alive again. The following timeline covers major details made available to the public about the investigation into the case that involved two counties and five law enforcement agencies:...
County vocalist earns top honor (06/17/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Three vocalists, including one from Clay County, took home top honors at the William E. Schmidt Youth Vocal Competition, Indiana, recently. The event took place at the Indiana State University Center for Performance and Fine Arts. Competition slots were filled past capacity as 37 contestants vied for more than $5,000 in cash prizes...
Officials seek information on cold case (06/17/08)
RUSSELLVILLE -- The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is asking for help on a cold case from 2003. In August 2003, Bernadine Webster, 89, Russellville, was the victim of a suspicious death. Officials believe it to be possible murder. The reclusive woman was never married and reportedly had no surviving family. She also never let anyone into her home, according to reports...
United Way sets up flood fund (06/17/08)
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- On Tuesday, United Way announced the creation of the United Way 2008 Midwest Flood Recovery Fund to support long term recovery and rebuilding efforts throughout the Midwest states that were recently devastated by flooding. Seven states have been severely impacted, with thousands of people evacuated and untold destruction to homes and businesses...
Clay County Red Hats celebrate founding date (06/17/08)
Members of several Clay County chapters recently celebrated the founding date of the International Red Hat Society. On April 25, 71 local gals dressed in purple and red commemorated the organization's 10th anniversary by dining at Mario's Restaurant in Brazil. Besides dinner, Jean Alsip and Sonnie Sherman gave presentations of interest to the crowd. During the jovial evening many door prizes were given away. JoAnn Stearley won the top prize, a gift certificate from Mario's...
YMCA Dance Factory Performs (06/17/08)
The YMCA Dance Factory performed at the Area 7 Aging & Disability picnic on May 30, at Forest Park. The students performed ballet, tap, jazz, and tumble dances choreographed by Dana Lorenze-Daub, Megan Keller, Brittany Campbell, and Tricia Junker. Their recital was on June 14 at Northview High School...
Honor Roll (06/17/08)
Northview High School Freshmen High Distinction Jessica Allen, Alex Applegate, Darcy Bass, Ryan Beasley, Melinda Bemis, Shawnie Brewer, Miranda Brossman, Amanda Davis, Shelby Davis, Caroline Disney, Elizabeth Emmert, Jennifer Gabriel, Gary Girton, Coty Godsey, Taylor Hanson, Hallie Harbison, Bradley Harting, Sydney Hayes, Charlene Herr-Smith, Harley Jerrell, Kaci Kehrt, Carson Kleiber, Jessica La Tourette, Macy Mayle, Jacqueline Moore, Nicole Nelson, Chelsea Pell, Brandon Pleake, Blake Price, Makayla Riley, Victoria Rohrabaugh, Ethan Stevenson, Kaylee Strycker, Justin Tallman, Allison Thomas, Joseph Thomas, Zebulan Thomas, Tyler Trout, Joel Whittington, Benita Wilkerson, Bethany Wright. ...
Military News (06/17/08)
Army National Guard Spec. Aaron D. Fields has been mobilized and activated at Fort Dix, N.J., for a deployment overseas to a forward operating base in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The soldier is a member of the 38th Military Police Company, a national guard unit based in Danville, Ind...
College News (06/17/08)
The Vincennes University Dean's List for Spring 2008 includes students from the main campus in Vincennes plus extended instructional sites in Indianapolis at the Aviation Technology Center and the Indiana School for the Deaf, as well as various military bases and other sites. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must complete at least 12 credit hours and achieve a grade point index of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale...
Reunions (06/17/08)
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All-Star attendance suffering in Indiana (06/17/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana high school All-Star basketball games against Kentucky drew just over 5,000 people to Conseco Fieldhouse last week, the smallest crowd in at least a decade and a major concern for the sponsoring Indianapolis Star. Pete Smith, the coach at Guerin Catholic High School in Noblesville, is stepping down after one year as the game director and said his successor will face challenges to rebuild the event to its former prestige...
Mets fire manager Randolph, Manuel takes over (06/17/08)
By KEN PETERS AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Once he decided to fire Willie Randolph, New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya caught a flight to the West Coast, went to the team hotel and waited to deliver the news in person. "Eye to eye," Minaya said Tuesday. "It was done quick."...
JENNA CLAIRE FARRIS (06/17/08)
Jackson Farris is proud to announce the birth of his sister, Jenna Claire Farris. Jenna was born on April 19, 2008, at 11:41 p.m. She weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. Parents are Troy and Jennifer Farris. Maternal grandparents are David and Nita Mohr. Paternal grandparents are Chuck and Vicki Hess, and John Farris...
MARLEIGH RAE PRITCHARD (06/17/08)
Gracie Jo Pritchard would like to announce the birth of her sister, Marleigh Rae Pritchard. Marleigh was born on April 16, 2008. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Joey and Leigh Pritchard, Brazil. Maternal grandparents are Jack and Kim Harmon, Brazil. Paternal grandparents are Mark and Connie Smith, Crawfordsville; and Randy and Penny Pritchard, Reelsville...
Jennica Marie Brown and Matthew Alan Lundell (06/17/08)
Jennica Marie Brown and Matthew Alan Lundell, both residing in Nashville, Tenn., are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, July 19, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., at the Clark Compound in Center Point. Jennica is the daughter of Dabren Clark, Carbon, and Steve Brown, Brazil. She is the step-daughter of Dan Slack, Carbon, and Staci Shike Brown, Brazil. Grandparents are L.T. and Janice Clark, Center Point, and Jim and Phyllis Brown, Brazil...
HEATHER ANNE BERLEN AND CODY EDWARD DEVORE (06/17/08)
Kevin and Donetta Berlen, Clay City, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Heather Anne Berlen to Cody Edward Devore, son of Rita and the late Doug Devore, of Effingham, Ill., on Friday, July 4, 2008, at 5:30 p.m., at Heritage Baptist Church, Coal City...
MR. AND MRS. ORVILLE R. NODLEY (06/17/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Orville R. Nodley will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary, on Saturday with their family. Orville 'Roger' and the former Betty Vanlandingham were married on June 27, 1948, in Greencastle. Roger is a retired carpenter. Betty is retired from DePauw University...
PUBLIC RECORD 06-18-08 (06/17/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 16-17. Clay Superior Court -- Civil HSBC Bank Nevada Vs. Keith Staley: Civil Collections Arrow Financial Services, LLC Vs. Harold Maesch: Civil Collections...