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Stories from Friday, March 18, 2005

Funding available for emergency needs (03/18/05)
Clay County has been awarded $10,656 in federal funding under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program to supplement local emergency food and shelter programs. "We're looking for qualified organizations that have been in the community for at least a year and supply assistance to Clay County residents to apply for the funding," said Sandi Goebel, Clay County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) Chairperson...
City Council has two sessions before Tuesday (03/18/05)
The Brazil City Council will conduct two consecutive work sessions prior to its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 22. All meetings are open to the public and will be conducted in Council Chambers at City Hall. The first meeting is set for 6 p.m. to discuss details of the creation of a water master plan. ...
Indiana farmers have 'good news' ahead (03/18/05)
"There is good news on the horizon for those involved with agriculture," said guest speaker Lew Middleton, Farm Bureau Public Relations Director, at the Farmers Share Breakfast Thursday morning. The event, part of Clay County 2005 Ag Days' celebration of Ag Week during March 14-18, is a way to educate people about farming and today's agriculture market...
Cracker Barrel meeting Saturday (03/18/05)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau will co-sponsor a Cracker Barrel Meeting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cory Fire Station on Saturday, March 19. State legislators including Sen. Richard Bray (R-37), Sen. John Waterman (R-39), Rep. Clyde Kersey (D-43), Rep. Andrew Thomas (R-44) and Rep. Vern Tincher (D-46) have been invited to share their thoughts on various bills and hear feedback from local constituents...
Sinders takes farming, trucking issues to the Statehouse Thursday (03/18/05)
Clay County Farm Bureau President Jack Knust listens as Rep. Tom Saunders, R-Lewisville, talks with Paul and Rita Siners Thursday at the Statehouse. David Schopmeyer said he is always telling Richard Sinders that if he wants to get any of his ideas made into laws he needs to go to the Statehouse and meet his representatives...
Jail construction is on schedule, workers say (03/18/05)
Construction of the new Clay County Jail on Jackson Street is progressing on schedule. The site has seen a dramatic transformation as the building has steadily grown from a muddy expanse of property to a solid structure. "We're over 50 percent complete," Clay County Jail Project Clerk of the Works Gary Rodgers said. "We are 90 percent complete with the concrete."...
Former resident Boone Dunbar honored (03/18/05)
Mayor Tom Arthur announced this week the city has formally renamed Penn St. after former resident Boone Dunbar. Last week, the city erected a sign establishing the street's new name as Boone Dunbar Drive. The drive three blocks long on the city's north side was home to Dunbar for several years...
Brush fire threatens property near Poland (03/18/05)
County firefighters were called to the scene of another brush fire late Wednesday. Poland Fire Chief Stan Frank said the property owner of 4292 Candlestick Corner Rd. intentionally set the blaze, but did not intend for it to get out of control. Frank said the wind caught the flames, blowing them out of control until Poland, Center Point, Jackson and Van Buren fire departments arrived to extinguish the fire. The fire burned for nearly two hours, he said...
DAVID C. GASKILL (03/18/05)
David C. Gaskill, 63 of Brazil, died at 5:56 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2005 in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born September 13, 1941 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the son of James and Norma Tiefel Gaskill. He graduated from Staunton High School in 1959 and went on to graduated from Indiana State University in 1964. He married Brenda Hughes in Brazil on October 26, 1963...
LARRY D. MILLER (03/18/05)
Larry D. Miller, 62, of rural Brazil, died at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He had been receiving treatment for a heart condition. Born in Brazil on Jan. 15, 1943, his parents were Perley "Pete" Miller and Eloise Henderson Miller. He attended Van Buren High School...
ALMA L. LIFFICK (03/18/05)
Alma L. Liffick, 80, of Terre Haute died at 9:26 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2005, in the Regional Hospital emergency room. Born Dec. 18, 1924, in New Goshen, she was the daughter of William J. Stewart and Minnie Wolford Stewart. She was retired from Quaker Maid and was a member of Prairieton United Methodist Church...