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Stories from Thursday, February 10, 2005

Disaster aid is available (02/10/05)
The breakdown: -3,359 people in 85 counties applied for assistance -1,532 Individuals and Household Program claims were approved -316 people visited one of six disaster recovery centers open -1,700 home loan and 266 business loan applications were issued by the SBA...
After flooding, local people using disaster assistance from government (02/10/05)
Seven out of the 11 claims submitted for disaster assistance were approved in Clay County, totalling $37,697. Overall, more than 1,500 claims and $3,761,365 has been granted to Hoosiers since the Jan. 21 Presidential declaration, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Celebrating Chinese New Year (02/10/05)
ISU Professor of Early Education and Special Education Dr. Karen Liu shares the history of Chinese New Year with the children of the Clay County Headstart Program on Tuesday. Dr. Liu taught the children a few Chinese words and presented each child with a book to take home as their own. The event was sponsored with funds by the CAPE Grant...
Most forms of meningitis are not contagious (02/10/05)
Meningitis, which recently became a public health concern when a local teenager died, has many different strains. Although public health officials have not confirmed the cause of death for The Brazil Times, WTHI-TV, Terre Haute, reported the boy died after contracting a mild strain of meningitis that was fatal only to the victim...
Husband no stranger to emergency response (02/10/05)
Bryan Husband's new position as the Emergency Management Agency director is a natural transition -- he's been involved in some type of emergency response since he was 16. Thirty four years later, he continues to work with the Lewis Township Fire Department and serves as the president of the Clay County Fire Chiefs...
City Council business (02/10/05)
The Brazil City Council conducted the following business Tuesday evening: Mayor's Comments Mayor Tom Arthur announced that paycheck direct deposit is now available for city employees. Forms are available from Clerk-Treasurer Tracy Webster. The Mayor also received a report from the Clay County Humane Society, which includes statistical information for animal pickups, drop-offs and adoptions...
Trash can ordinance amended (02/10/05)
Trash day will no longer be trash week without incurring fines after the Brazil City Council approved a trash receptacle ordinance at its Tuesday meeting. Ordinance 2-2005 amends a previous ordinance regarding trash receptacles left in tree rows, sidewalks, streets, or those visible from the street. Any resident violating the ordinance will be fined $50...
Paving grant denied (02/10/05)
While the City of Brazil's application for a federal paving grant for Pinckley Street was denied, Mayor Tom Arthur said he's not giving up yet. Brazil City Council members approved the Mayor's street repaving project priority list, Resolution 1-2005, at their Tuesday meeting. Councilman Jim Sheese voted in opposition...
Woman taken to hospital after crash (02/10/05)
Jason L. Kraft looks on after emergency workers move Peggy S. Kraft into an ambulance after a two car accident Tuesday. Peggy S. Kraft was taken to the hospital complaining of chest and abdominal pains. Josh Cannon photo A two-car collision Tuesday afternoon resulted in no injuries, but managed to slow down traffic on U.S. 40 for nearl a half an hour...
Teen dies unexpectedly, meningitis possible (02/10/05)
Northview High School Senior, Malcolm "Mac" McLin, 17, of Brazil, died unexpectedly Monday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. The cause, unknown at press time, was suspected to be meningitis. An autopsy was scheduled by the Clay County Coroner's Office for the purpose of performing a spinal fluid culture test to determine the presence and type of meningitis. ...
Knights preparing for shot at state finals (02/10/05)
Tony Sanabria (standing), Chris Dean (kneeling left) and Corey Grigsby (kneeling right) all are advancing to Saturday's Evansville Reitz Semistate. The wrestling season advances to crunch time this weekend as Northview advances three competitors to the semistate level on Saturday afternoon at Roberts Stadium in Evansville...
KENNETH K. KNUST (02/10/05)
Kenneth K. Knust, 81 of Brazil, died at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8, 200,5 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born June 10, 1923, in Center Point, he was the son of Ulysses G. Knust and Ruth Stevenson Knust. He graduated from Cory High School. During World War II he enlisted in the U.S. ...
ORAN MUENSTER (02/10/05)
Oran Muenster, 63, of Greenfield, Ind., died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at Greenfield. Born June 28, 1941, at Indianapolis, he was the son of Anton-Otto Muenster and Charlotte Martha Fischer. His father is deceased, his mother lives at Greencastle. He was a graduate of Ashboro High School, Ashboro, and received his Bachelor's Degree from Indiana State University...
MALCOLM WAYNE McLIN (02/10/05)
Malcolm "Mac" Wayne McLin, 17, of Brazil died suddenly on Monday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born May 4, 1987, in Brazil, he was the son of Ronald "Dewey" McLin Jr. and Peggy Smith McLin. He would have graduated from Northview High School in the Class of 2005...
LINDA SKELLEY (02/10/05)
Linda Skelley, 47, of Brazil died at 9:23 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at her residence after an extended illness. Born in Vermillion County on Dec. 30, 1957, she was the daughter of Christina Marie Shannon and John W. Skelley. She was a 1976 graduate of Van Buren High School and then attended Indiana State University and Eastern Michigan University, where she studied criminology. ...
BETTY HOFFMAN ROLLINGS (02/10/05)
Betty Hoffman Rollings, 82, of Brazil died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2005, at 7:35 a.m. at Mt. Vernon Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Vernon, Ind., where she had been a resident a short time. Born March 30, 1922, she was the daughter of Herbert E. and Mary E. Tilley Knust...
WARREN RAY WELLS (02/10/05)
Warren Ray Wells, 76, of Brazil died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital following a lengthy illness. Born Aug. 18, 1928, in Clay County, he was the son of Hubert F. Wells and Nell Stott Wells. He graduated from Brazil High School in the class of 1946 and then joined the Army. He spent two years in Japan and was discharged in September 1949...