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Stories from Monday, September 17, 2001

Linton woman forced to spend extra time in California (09/17/01)
The next time Jamie Kocher and her sister decide to get together, they'll probably do so in Linton or Florida and avoid southern California. The last time Kocher visited her sister in the Pasadena-Los Angeles area was in May 1992, and that's when the riots broke out following the Rodney King beating...
Robinson second, Lady Miners fourth at South Knox (09/17/01)
Breck Robinson was clocked at 16 minutes, 26 seconds, which earned her a second-place finish in the Class A division of the South Knox Invitational Saturday. "That is Breck's best time of the year," said Linton-Stockton girls cross country coach Dennis Bellamy. "She had a heck of a race."...
Daisy F. Cooksey (09/17/01)
SOLSBERRY ---- Daisy F. Cooksey, 99, of Solsberry, passed away at 9:05 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001 at Owen Valley Health Campus in Spencer. Born April 13, 1902 in Solsberry, she was the daughter of David and Ella (Hanson) Thompson. She was a homemaker and a member of the Solsberry United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women...
James A. Hay (09/17/01)
DUGGER ---- James A. Hay, 69, of Dugger, passed away at 10:56 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2001 at Methodist Select Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis. Born May 18, 1932 in Sullivan County, he was the son of Fred and Dorothy (Wallace) Hay Sr. He was a member of the Followers of Christ Church, Dugger American Legion, and was a veteran of the Korean War...
Verna Belle Hanson (09/17/01)
BLOOMFIELD ---- Verna Belle Hanson, 78, of Bloomfield, passed away at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001 at her residence. Born Aug. 7, 1923 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Earl and Edith (Sullivan) Haywood. She was a homemaker. Survivors include her husband, Forest Hanson of Bloomfield; two daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and Gerald Hash of Albuquerque, N.M.; Nancy and Harry Hixon of Harrison, Ark.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one step-grandchild...
Charles A. Johnson (09/17/01)
Charles A. Johnson, 79, of Linton, passed away at 7:55 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2001 at Beverly Lakeview Nursing and Rehab Center in Terre Haute. Born Jan. 5, 1922 in Linton, he was the son of Albert R. and Emma (Farmer) Johnson. He was a truck driver for ABF Trucking Co., a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Linton, Teamster Local 135 of Indianapolis, and a veteran of World War II in the U.S. Army...
Frances LaVerne Goines (09/17/01)
TERRE HAUTE ---- Frances LaVerne Goines, 78, of Terre Haute and formerly of Jasonville and Indianapolis, passed away at 5:10 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2001 at Union Hosptial in Terre Haute. Born July 7, 1923 in Greene County, she was the daughter of William and Leona (Rich) Stiffler...
Dorothy Naomi Haywood (09/17/01)
NEWBERRY ---- Dorothy Naomi Haywood, 89, of Newberry, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001 at Lyons Health & Living Center. Born Oct. 10, 1911 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Leslie F. and Nora Alice (Bough) Hall. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Scotland United Methodist Church, and Ladies Aid at the church...
Harry Monroe Tucker (09/17/01)
Harry Monroe Tucker, 79, of Linton, passed away at 2:10 a.m. today, Sept. 17, 2001 at Greene County General Hospital in Linton. Born, Mar. 1, 1922 in Linton, he was the son of Branson and Nellie Muriel (Talley) Tucker. He was retired from General Electric in Linton. He was a member of the Linton Church of Christ. He was a Army veteran of WW II...
Lucy May Johnson (09/17/01)
Lucy May Johnson, 87, of Linton, passed away at 3:15 a.m. today, Sept. 17, 2001 at Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born May 11, 1914, in Monticello. She worked at Glenburn Home in Linton. Survivors include one daughter, Mary O'Connor of Indianapolis; one brother, Johnny Perkins of Linton; one sister, Cora Lethridge of California; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren...
Paul LeRoy Slaven (09/17/01)
NEWBERRY ---- Paul LeRoy Slaven, 73, of Newberry, passed away at 2 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, 2001 at his residence. Born Sept. 14, 1928 in Greene County, he was the son of Eule and Gertrude (Simpson) Slaven. He was a laborer and farmer. He attended the Newberry Nazarene Church, was a member of the Daviess County Coon Club, and the Odon VFW. He was a member of the Newberry Town Council, and a veteran of the Army during the Korean War...
Cards finish second (09/17/01)
The Bloomfield boys tennis team split two matches at the Loogootee Invitational Saturday, finishing in second place. Bloomfield began the day with a 3-2 victory over Forest Park. Corey Gremore and Chad Burnett won singles matches while the No. 2 doubles team of Heath Bartlett and Dustin Headley also was victorious...
Shakamak match postponed (09/17/01)
The Eminence at Shakamak volleyball match, which was scheduled for Friday, was postponed until 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The Lady Lakers will host Washington tonight, beginning at 6 p.m.
Helton files suit against Jasonville (09/17/01)
BLOOMFIELD ---- A former Jasonville police officer is suing his former employer in Greene Circuit Court. Berchel Helton is suing the city of Jasonville. Helton was relieved of his police duties July 13. Helton had been on administrative leave with pay since he was charged in May 2000 with neglect of a minor resulting in bodily injury and battery resulting in injury...
Linton family doing their part to help (09/17/01)
A Linton man showed support for his country Sunday by running 31 miles from Linton to Spencer. The runner, Greg Collins, dressed in red, white and blue, carried a large American flag every step of the way. Collins' purpose was not only to remind people to show their support of America during this time of national crisis, but also to raise money to take to the people of New York City following last Tuesday's devastation after terrorists crashed hijacked jetliners into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington D.C.. ...
Shakamak sends note home to parents (09/17/01)
President George W. Bush is asking American citizens to go back to work. Employees at Naval Surface Warfare Center at Crane are back to work, however, the ammunition facility is still on a high security posture. Crane is open to only those employees, contractors and business officials supporting the mission of the Navy and Army at Crane. The Dover Hill and Bedford Gates remained closed to employees...
United Way kickoff dinner Tuesday (09/17/01)
The Greene County United Way will have its annual kickoff dinner Tuesday at the Townhouse Restaurant in Lyons. The event starts at 6 p.m. It's the beginning of the United Way's fund-raising year, and organizers say the dinner is to excite, encourage and inform the workers and prepare them to go to businesses and raise funds for the program...
Dugger man convicted Friday (09/17/01)
DAILY CITIZEN STAFF WRITER A Dugger man was convicted Friday in U.S. District Court in Indianapolis, of pumping gasoline from an underground storage tank into Dugger's sewer system. Daniel W. Axe, 50, was sentenced to five months in prison and five months home detention for violating the Clean Water Act, according to U.S. Attorney Timothy M. Morrison...
Newberry Town Council member dies (09/17/01)
Residents of Newberry received word Friday that town council member Paul Slaven had passed away early that morning. Slaven had served two years of his previous term on the council. A council of which he had been on before, according to fellow town council member Sandy Townsend...
Miners rally past Clinton Prairie, 19-14 (09/17/01)
Big plays were absent in Linton-Stockton's only loss of the year ---- a 20-12 setback at Cascade last week. But the big play reappeared as the Miners got by Clinton Prairie 19-14 at Roy Williams Field Friday night, winning for the fourth time in five games...
LeDune breaks record (09/17/01)
Despite a career night by Union (Dugger) quarterback Jason LeDune, North Daviess scored 33 unanswered points in the second half as the host Cougars defeated the Bulldogs 53-18 at Elnora Friday night. It was the 15th straight victory by North Daviess over Union...
Parrott qualifies for golf regional (09/17/01)
SULLIVAN ---- Although she did not have one of her best outings of the season, White River Valley freshman Ashley Parrott was able to advance in the girls golf state tournament. Parrott finished with an 18-hole total of 91 at the Sullivan Sectional at the Sullivan Elks Club Saturday. The top three teams ---- Northview, Jasper and Terre Haute South ---- and the top three individuals not on qualifying teams earn a trip to the Bedford North Lawrence Regional at Otis Park Golf Course this Saturday...
Cards take WRV in volleyball (09/17/01)
Bloomfield was perfect serving in a 15-9, 15-10 victory over host White River Valley in a South Western Indiana Athletic Conference volleyball match Friday night. The Lady Cardinals, now 12-3, 4-0 in the conference, made 51 of 51 serves. Bloomfield coach Susie Schulte said she also was pleased with their blocking and hitting...
Lola Marjorie Clayton (09/17/01)
Lola Marjorie Clayton, 81, of Linton, passed away at 6:07 a.m. today, Sept. 17, 2001 at Walnut Creek at Linton. Born Feb. 24, 1920 in Switz City, she was the daughter of Estle R. and Mary Ethel (Pate) Newsom. She had previously worked at Wrights and Mercury Cleaners, the Dime Store, and Daisy Cigar Store, all in Linton...