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Stories from Friday, August 6, 2004

At the Colts Camp Kids Day... (08/06/04)
Teeaira Long, 13, Tiesha Long, 10, and Ashlei Sapp, 10, climb the Climb It! rock wall at the Colts Camp Kids Day at Rose Hulman Friday afternoon. Children from all over the area played on several different rides set up in a parking lot on the campus...
Arthur discusses clerk's resignation (08/06/04)
In a press conference Friday morning, Mayor Tom Arthur announced the resignation of Brazil Clerk-treasurer Pat Whistler. By state law, Arthur said her replacement would be Deputy Clerk-treasurer Tracy Webster. Webster, however, is tentative about taking over Whistler's duties as she has only been in her current position for a few weeks. Arthur said she will have an answer for him by Monday and he will make an announcement regarding her decision...
Area kids headed to Ripken World Series (08/06/04)
The Clay Youth League 10 year old state champion team got a ceremonial ride on a firetruck Thursday prior to heading to Vincennes to begin play in the Cal Ripken World Series on Saturday. Brazil Mayor Tom Arthur was on hand to congratulate the team as well. ...
South branch of library may close (08/06/04)
Petitions for and remonstrations against a county-wide library system failed to reach the minimum number of signatures needed last month, nullifying a drive to attain such a system in Clay County. With the measure essentially defeated by this lack of votes, the future of the South Branch of the library, located in Clay City, is in question...
Frazier appointed deputy sheriff by county (08/06/04)
Jason Frazier, left, was sworn in as a new Deputy for the Clay County Sheriff's Department Thursday in Clay Circuit Court by Judge Ernest Yelton. Sheriff Rob Carter, center, holds the Bible for Frazier as Judge Yelton performs the ceremony. Jason Frazier became the newest Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Thursday morning as he was sworn in by Judge Ernest Yelton in the Clay Circuit Court. Frazier had worked for the Brazil City Police Department for the past year and a half...
Clinic benefits from United Way (08/06/04)
The Clay County Well-Child Clinic was established in 1983 to provide free preventative health care to children from low-income families. The clinic was initially funded by a 16-month non-renewable federal grant totaling $25,147 which was received by the Clay County Health Dept...
Arthur throws tournament's first pitch (08/06/04)
Brazil Mayor Tom Arthur throws out the ceremonial first pitch before Pop Can Tournament play began on Thursday afternoon. Mayor Arthur was on hand to congratulate both the CYL 10 and 12 year old state champion teams.
Whistler announces resignation (08/06/04)
Brazil's Clerk-Treasurer, Patricia A. Whistler, resigned Thursday afternoon. In a letter, filed with the County Clerk's Office, Whistler stated her desires to be with family and friends and the job itself as her reasons for the decision. "I ran for office wanting to make a difference in our community. I have come to realize the demands and stress of this position have made it difficult for me to reach the goals required by the Clerk's office...
- Scrimmage slated for today at 10:30 a.m. at Northview H.S. - (08/06/04)
Cody Shipman (far left) intercepts a ball during red zone drills for both offense and defense. With temperatures hovering in the mid to upper 70's, the weather has been very kind to prep football players across the midstate during two-a-day practices...
Football camp in full swing (08/06/04)
Sophomore Broc Miller calls out plays during Friday's morning practice at Northview High School. Miller and fellow sophomore Zach Sanabria are vying for time at the quarterback slot for the Knights.
Mud Dogs advance to Pop Can semifinals (08/06/04)
(Back row left) Roy Brown had a pair of homeruns in the CYL 10's Mud Dogs win over Vincennes while JT Jeffries (back, right) had a hit in the win and combined with Logan Kile (front) to shutout Joe's Pizza (Sullivan) on Monday. The CYL Mud Dogs picked up their third victory in a row on Tuesday afternoon with an exciting 5-4 victory over Vincennes in the Clay Youth League Pop Can Tournament at Forest Park...
A grand sendoff (08/06/04)
The Clay Youth League and Brazil Mayor Tom Arthur honored members of their 10 and 12 year old All-Star teams who recently won the Indiana State Champioinship. The 10-year old team is headed to the Cal Ripken World Series that begins this weekend in Vincennes. The CYL 10's open tourney play versus South Brunswick, NJ, the Middle Atlantic champions, on Saturday at 6 p.m...
Northview girls golf team dominates field at tourney (08/06/04)
Staff Reports The Northview girls golf team won their first tournament of the season on Thursday afternoon with a convincing victory over a nine other teams at the Edgewood Invitational at Stonecrest Golf Course. The Knights got a medalist effort from senior Brittney Cheek who carded a round of 77 to garner individual honors...
MARY M. HOWARD (08/06/04)
MARY M. HOWARD Mary M. Howard, 88, of Brazil, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born July 28, 1916, in Parke County, the daughter of Frank Murphy and Olive Lynch Murphy. She attended school in Bridgeton. In 1932, she married Harold Leo Howard. He preceded her in death on Sept. 7, 1986...
KEITH AARON SMITH (08/06/04)
KEITH AARON SMITH Keith A. Smith, 40, Newtown, Ind., died as a result of a motorcycle accident on Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at 4:45 a.m. south of Hillsboro. He was born in Danville, Ill., on Jan. 22, 1964, the son of Louis Edwin and Lucy Bell Keller Smith. He was raised in the Newtown community and graduated from Fountain Central High School in 1982...