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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Stories from Friday, March 11, 2005

On constant duty (03/11/05)
Rescue workers help an unidentified person out of their wrecked car Thursday at the intersection of Hwy. 340 and Hwy. 40. A police report including the details of the two car collision was unavailable at press times.
School Board reviews financial options Thursday (03/11/05)
At the Clay Community School Board of School Trustees meeting in February, President Ted Jackson requested the option of closing an elementary school be removed from discussion at this time and other avenues for budget cuts be found and presented at the March meeting...
Meeting highlights (03/11/05)
Thursday evening's Clay Community School Board meeting was attended by Terry Barr, Len Fischer, Steven Grigsby, Jim Guy, Ted Jackson, Dottie King, and Superintendent William Schad. Alternative Education Program Update Cumberland Academy Principal Lisa Showalter gave a presentation regarding the history of alternative education in the Clay Community School Corporation and the ideas that were generated from attending the At-Risk Youth National Forum in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina...
Brazil Main Street developing future (03/11/05)
Group seeking community members interested in Board of Directors positions Members of Main Street Brazil met Thursday to share more ideas on the improvement of downtown and discuss their upcoming officer elections in April. Mayor Tom Arthur reported the organization is seeking non-for-profit status...
Staunton principal announces retirement unexpectedly (03/11/05)
"I've had a great 17 years," Staunton Elementary Principal Jane Anderson said of the unexpected public announcement of her retirement at the Clay Community School Board meeting Thursday evening. Anderson's career has been happy and extremely productive, but she expected things to just quietly continue like they were until leaving at the end of her contract later this year...
BETHANY RANDALL (03/11/05)
Bethany Shayne Randall, 15, of Plainfield, formerly of Brazil died March 10, 2005 at Indiana University Medical Center from an anoxic brain injury due to cardiac arrhythmia. She was born August 26, 1989 in Terre Haute, the daughter of Andrew and Myca Baysinger Randall. As a little girl she attended Forest Park Elementary School and North Clay Middle School. Her family had relocated to Plainfield last year and Bethany was currently attending Plainfield High School as a freshman...
VIRGIL THOMAS (03/11/05)
Virgil "Red" Thomas, 74, of Brazil passed away at 1 a.m. Thursday, March 10, 2005 in the Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born April 22, 1930 in Mecca, Indiana to Raymond Charles and Bessie Jordan Thomas and married Barbara Newport on Sept. ...
PEARL LEONARD LUCAS (03/11/05)
Pearl Leonard Lucas, 67, of Clay City died March 9, 2005 from injuries sustained from an automobile accident that morning. He was born in Sullivan County May 14, 1937 the son of Harley Lucas and Hester Genevieve Kress Lucas. He attended school in Hymera. April 9, 1960 he married Maryann Banks Lucas, and she survives...