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Stories from Wednesday, July 14, 2004

Power lines down (07/14/04)
A tree lays across utility lines on the north side of U.S. 40 between Brazil and Harmony. As many as 6,400 customers were without power Tuesday after the storm and 1,800 customers remained without power in Brazil this morning, said Cinergy spokesperson Angeline Protogere. Brazil and Western Indiana were the hardest hit in the state...
Here we go again (07/14/04)
A trailer parked at Great Dane blew over in Tuesday's storm. -Storm damage extensive in Clay County, officials say Today is forecast to be sunny and mild. That was definitely not the case Tuesday night. By 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department had been flooded with calls about downed tree limbs and people without electricity...
Summer school canceled second day (07/14/04)
A six-inch water line at the east end of Shorty Metz Drive, between the Brazil Golf Course and Forest Park Elementary School, which broke Tuesday, was still under repair at 7 a.m. this morning. Water had been shut off to the Forest Park pool, part of the park, Forest Park Elementary School, Parkview Estates and Park Place subdivisions...
Meth, neglect nets 20-year sentence (07/14/04)
Timothy Johnson was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years at the Department of Corrections for manufacturing methamphetamine and neglect of a dependent. The sentence was handed down by Clay Circuit Court Judge Ernest Yelton. Prosecutor David Thomas filed the two count information on Jan. ...
Fireworks, storm sirens on city agenda (07/14/04)
After going before the Common Council several times to complain about his loud neighbors, Carl MacDonald may finally get some peace. The Council suspended the rules to pass Ordinance 14 -- 2004 as amended on the first reading. City Attorney Joe Trout had written the ordinance, amending Ordinance 7 -- 2000, to restrict excessive noise within city limits. The Council decided to forgo warnings for breaking the ordinance. Citizens will be fined $25 each time they are in violation of it...
Power outage information updated (07/14/04)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com It's getting better, but some people won't have electricity much sooner than Thursday night. The storm that blew through Clay County Tuesday threatened a main line that feeds the Cinergy electric system, company spokesman Rick Burger said Wednesday...
Safe Sitter classes offered (07/14/04)
Safe Sitter classes for girls and boys ages 11 to 13 will be held Aug. 4 and 5 at Holly Hill Healthcare in Brazil. Registration for this program, sponsored by Holly Hill Healthcare in conjunction with Terre Haute Regional Hospital, is open until July 26...
Out with the old: County getting hi-tech rehaul (07/14/04)
When asked about the challenges presented by a series of new high-tech changes at the courthouse, County Information Technology Director Scott Hill had only three words to say: "Bring it on." Hill, who oversees the county's day to day technical operations and manages all things computer at the courthouse, has had some busy months and has several more ahead of him. ...
BCB presenting 'A Touch of Tuba' Sunday (07/14/04)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "A Touch Of Tuba" as its theme this Sunday, 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Bandshell. Featured soloist is the BCB's own Jason Alsip, a gifted tubist, who will solo in the famous "Tuba Concerto" by Gregson. ...
Blood drive a success (07/14/04)
A total of 146 individuals came to donate blood and 103 pints were collected at the July 9 Clay County Community Blood Drive, hosted by the Clay County Purdue Extension Office. The 43 deferred individuals is higher than what would be expected for a blood drive but characteristic of the heat on Friday...
CYL 10's earn Cal Ripken State Championship (07/14/04)
The CYL 10's All-Star Team won the state title Monday night with a victory over Newburgh 10-9. The team (front row l-r) Cam Guy, TJ Decker, Jordan Girton, Craig Peters, Ben Denker and Ty Bryan. (2nd row l-r) Stephen Watts, Dylan Fletcher, Bryant Pestoff Coleman Craig, Zach Hull and Cole Watts. (Back row l-r) Cyle Watts, Joe Pestoff, Chuck Peters, Jon Hull and Chris Howard...
North Clay to host Wabash Valley All-Star game (07/14/04)
Indiana State University-bound Logan Whitman (left) will join three of his former Northview teammates on the East squad of Friday's All-Star squad. With so much talent in the Wabash Valley, former Northview coach Jon Crooks, former high school, college and professional basketball coach Jon Stuckey and WTHI's Will Framtpon had a conversation about an All-Star game. ...
Clay County 11 and 12's advancing in tourneys (07/14/04)
The Clay County Elevens continued State Tournament play on Monday night vs. LVO. Front row: Bret Jadvani, Tanner Glenn, Kodie Girton, Raven Enders, Joey Thomas, Carson Kleiber and Andrew Butts. Second row: John Robert Patterson, Blake Price, Caleb Mershon, Jordan King, Zac Niehaus, Craig Bell and Tyler Trout. Coaches: Josh Trout, Wayne King and Joe Trout...
HELEN JAMES (07/14/04)
Helen James, 76, died Sunday, July 11, 2004 in Jacksonville, Fla. She was born Aug. 14, 1927, the daughter of Carl A. and Georgia Watler. She moved to Brazil when she was three and grew up here. She married William C. James, who preceded her in death, in 1946. ...
EVA MAE DRAKE (07/14/04)
Eva Mae Drake, 84, died Monday, July 12, 2004, in her residence. She was born Dec. 6, 1919, in Brazil to Harry H. and Ruth Moss Butts. On July 11, 1942, she married Raymond Eugene Drake. She died just a few hours after their 62nd wedding anniversary...