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Stories from Tuesday, July 6, 2004

Top 10 reasons to give blood (07/06/04)
By MARK EVANS For The Times On Friday, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., the Clay County Purdue Extension Office will sponsor a community blood drive on the east side of the Clay County Courthouse. Photo ID is required. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and be at least 17 years of age. Statistically, every three seconds someone needs blood. Besides receiving a free rib-eye lunch and free promotional T-shirt, here are the real reasons to donate blood:...
YMCA races part of July 4th holiday (07/06/04)
Meg Grey photos Top: Father and son duo Ryan (left) and John (right) Sneddon of Brazil cross the finish line of the YMCA Firecracker 5K Run/Walk held Saturday. Ryan,11 placed second in the 14 and under category with a time of 29:50. They were neck and neck until the finish when Ryan crossed one second before John...
42 children from three states run in sack races (07/06/04)
The 29th Annual Sack Race took place Sunday at Forest Park with a total of 42 participants hailing from Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. The races were sponsored by John Thomas of the Brazil Rotary who handed out $90 in cash to the winners. In the seven years and younger race, Brett Patterson of Plainfield took home first, Wyatt Sutherland of Brazil came in second and Haili Branson of Brazil placed third...
Two residents apply for FEMA funds (07/06/04)
By EVAN WADE evan.wade@gmail.com Two Clay County residents have applied for assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), but as of last Friday, no money has been dispersed to the county. Clay was was added to a list of eligible counties as a "contiguous county" -- close to an area that has suffered significant damage, in this case, Owen County -- on June 24. The original disaster declaration was made after a series of heavy storms and tornadoes on June 3...
She won $10,000 prize from Rotary (07/06/04)
Meg Grey photo Sunday night, outgoing Rotary President Sam Crawn gives Elayne Thornburg the news that she is the winner of the Rotary's $10,000 drawing. Thornburg, from Shelburn, Ind., runs the Pineapple Whip stand during the Brazil 4th of July celebration. "I have no idea what to do with the money because I never even dreamed I'd win," she said...
Clay County squads celebrate holiday in style (07/06/04)
Clay County 11's pitcher Blake Price follows through after a pitch during a victory. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com The 12-and-under Clay County All-Star baseball team advanced to tonight's District Six Championship game with an 11-0 victory over Shakamak on Monday afternoon...
Kearney gets pair of hits (07/06/04)
Carey Fox photo Clay County 12's Justin Kearney had a pair of hits and an RBI in his team's 11-0 win over Shakamak on Monday afternoon. The 12's advanced to the District Six title game tonight at Forest Park beginning at 6 p.m.
District Six champs (07/06/04)
Submitted photo The Clay County 11's won the District Six Championship last weekend and will head to Bloomington for State competition beginning on Friday evening. The team (front row l-r) Andrew Butts, Tanner Glenn and Tyler Trout. (2nd Row l-r) Blake Price, Kodie Girton, Craig Bell, Zac Niehaus, Raven Enders and Joey Thomas. (3rd row l-r) John Robert Patterson, Jordan King, Caleb Mershon, Carson Klieber and Bret Jadvani. (Back row l-r) Coaches Wayne King, Joe Trout and Josh Trout...
CHARLES A. MCHARGUE (07/06/04)
Charles A. McHargue, 81, of Brazil, died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday, July 4, 2004, in Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, following an extended illness of five years. Born in Brazil on June 30, 1923, he was the son of Martin and Rozella Lambert McHargue. He graduated from Brazil High School...
LUCILE BRACKNEY SPENCER (07/06/04)
Lucile Brackney Spencer, 94, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died Saturday, June 26, 2004. Born in Indiana, she became an elementary school teacher in 1930 and then became a high school teacher. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in 1936, her Master of Science Degree in 1952 and her Education Doctorate in 1960 at Indiana University...
BETTY JEAN SKELTON (07/06/04)
Betty Jean Skelton, 80, of Noblesville, Ind., died Wednesday, June 30, 2004, in Riverwalk Village, Noblesville. Born Oct. 16, 1923, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Paul and Josephine Dugger Skelton. She was a Private Duty Nurse after graduation from Brazil High School and Union Hospital School of Nursing in Terre Haute...
ORAN E. CLARK (07/06/04)
Oran E. Clark, 69, of Oakwood, Ill., died at 11:50 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Provena USMC Logan Campus. Born Dec. 17, 1934, in Spencer, Ind., he was the son of Luther and Evelyn Hicks Clark. He married Judith Darlene Pruitt on June 17, 1956, in Danville; she survives...
RAY L. ORMAN (07/06/04)
Ray L. Orman, 64, of Versailles, died Sunday, July 4, 2004, at his residence. Born at Clay City on Jan. 21, 1940, he was the son of Martin and Mary Staley Orman. He graduated in 1958 from Clay City High School and received his Bachelor's Degree from Purdue University in 1962 in Agriculture Economics and his Masters Degree from Purdue in 1966 in Agriculture Education...