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Stories from Friday, June 11, 2004

Graduate takes time to say thanks (06/11/04)
Linda Messmer photo Ben Waite just graduated from Rose-Hulman Technical Institute in May. The Clay City native talked about the cost of a secondary education Tuesday and wants to thank the Greenwell Trust, established by the late Ed and Maude Greenwell. Their scholarship paid for all of Ben's tuition costs at the college...
Fire claims house trailer (06/11/04)
Kelli Stearley photo Brazil firefighters were unable to save a house trailer after it was reported to be fully engulfed in flames Friday afternoon. The trailer was at the corner of Ashley and Strain streets. Further information was not available at press time. It is not believed anyone was injured. Firefighters were called back to the scene at 9 p.m. due to possible rekindling of the fire...
Police support survivors (06/11/04)
Linda Messmer photo Indiana State Police Officers rode bicycles through Brazil on U.S. 40 Friday about 3 p.m. to honor fellow officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. The riders, Cops Riding for Concerns of Police Survivors, departed the Police/Fire Memorial in Indianapolis Friday at 9 a.m. They will travel some 1,000 miles around the state before returning to the Memorial on June 23 for a candlelight vigil...
'Step right up and pick a prize!' (06/11/04)
Lindsey Vanatti, 6, finally decided on pink Play Dough as her prize in a spin-the-wheel game at the CARS annual car seat clinic Tuesday at the Brazil Autoplex. Peggy Eppert, left, worked the booth for the Clay County First Steps. While Lindsey played games, her mother received instruction on the proper way to install car seats...
Ministry helps the needy (06/11/04)
The Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry, 120 W. Jackson St., is a social service ministry dedicated to helping individuals and families improve their lives. This is done through resource and referrals, budgeting discussions, education, emotional and spiritual support and limited financial aid...
Garden Tour: The Bedwells yard dominated by pond (06/11/04)
The garden of Bob and Karen Bedwell at 2500 E. CR 900 N is comparable to that of an island oasis. The Bedwells started the garden in the spring of 1999 and is now where a variety of plants and animals call home. The focal point of the garden is a 35 by 70 foot pond inhabited with koi, goldfish, catfish, tadpoles, butterflies, frogs, water lillies and lotus. ...
Yeiser takes role of ambassador (06/11/04)
Linda Messmer photo Hannah Yeiser talked about her March trip to Washington DC with the People to People program. She attended the Student Ambassadors World Leadership Forum. By LINDA MESSMER lindamessmer@yahoo.com Hannah Yeiser loves to travel and meet new people. The friendly, outgoing, inquisitive 12-year-old has natural leaderships skills. So her North Clay 6th grade social studies teacher, Mrs. Rita Rose, nominated her as a People to People Student Ambassador for the World Leadership Forum...
Board calls back five of eight teachers (06/11/04)
By LYNN HAMILTON lynnham01@hotmail.com During the May meeting of the Clay Community Schools Board of School Trustees, eight teacher contracts were canceled. Due to several resignations and retirements and a couple of leaves, the Board was able to call back five of those teachers during their regular meeting Thursday night. Two of those called back are only on a temporary basis, but Assistant Superintendent Mike Mogan said, "We're doing all we can."...
Garden Tour: The Bedwells (06/11/04)
The garden of Bob and Karen Bedwell at 2500 E. CR 900 N is comparable to that of an island oasis. The Bedwells started the garden in the spring of 1999 and is now where a variety of plants and animals call home. The focal point of the garden is a 35 by 70 foot pond inhabited with koi, goldfish, catfish, tadpoles, butterflies, frogs, water lillies and lotus. ...
'Step right up and pick a prize!' (06/11/04)
Lindsey Vanatti, 6, finally decided on pink Play Dough as her prize in a spin-the-wheel game at the CARS annual car seat clinic Tuesday at the Brazil Autoplex. Peggy Eppert, left, worked the booth for the Clay County First Steps. While Lindsey played games, her mother received instruction on the proper way to install car seats...
Yeiser takes role of an ambassador (06/11/04)
Hannah Yeiser loves to travel and meet new people. The friendly, outgoing, inquisitive 12-year-old has natural leaderships skills. So her North Clay 6th grade social studies teacher, Mrs. Rita Rose, nominated her as a People to People Student Ambassador for the World Leadership Forum...
Board calls back teachers (06/11/04)
During the May meeting of the Clay Community Schools Board of School Trustees, eight teacher contracts were canceled. Due to several resignations and retirements and a couple of leaves, the Board was able to call back five of those teachers during their regular meeting Thursday night. Two of those called back are only on a temporary basis, but Assistant Superintendent Mike Mogan said, "We're doing all we can."...
Summer Knights warm up Friday night (06/11/04)
Lynn Hamilton photo Jesse Johnson, Aaron Bays and Graig Bass practice their swing a few times to warm up for the Northview Summer Knights Baseball double-header against the Decatur Central Hawks Friday evening at NHS.
Northview senior ready for golf regional at Christmas Lake course (06/11/04)
Confidence is riding high for Northview senior Tyler Akers. After finishing second overall at the Owen Valley sectional last week by firing a 72, Akers is headed to Santa Claus for regional play at the Christmas Lake golf course hosted by Heritage Hills today. If he can make it through the regional, he will be awarded a trip to the IHSAA state finals, which is his goal. The lowest score in sectional play was a 71 by Owen Valley's Matt Beckwith...
ALICIA L. ADAMS BROWN (06/11/04)
ALICIA L. ADAMS BROWN Alicia L. Adams Brown, 39, of Reelsville, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, in Brazil. She was born April 20, 1965, the daughter of Lynn Allen Adams and Leon E. Adams. She was a CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) for four years, working in Terre Haute, Cloverdale and Brazil nursing homes...