[The Brazil Times nameplate] Overcast ~ 67°F  
High: 89°F ~ Low: 64°F
Saturday, July 26, 2014

Stories from Thursday, April 21, 2005

King of Tops (04/21/05)
Counting each step daily was key to weight-loss success for Gino Baratto. Baratto is a member of the Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) group that meets at 9 a.m. on Thursday mornings in the Community Room of the YMCA. "I joined in 2003 when my wife rejoined the group," Baratto said, explaining that he weighed 236 pounds at the time, but by the first weigh-in of 2004 he was over 241 pounds and experiencing heart problems. ...
New sheriff taking care of business, enjoying work (04/21/05)
Several weeks after being appointed Clay County Sheriff, Mike Heaton is dividing his time between two families - the one who greets him when he comes home and the one who greets him when he reports to work. Sitting behind his desk at the Sheriff's Department, Heaton moves neatly organized piles of paperwork, his mobile phone occasionally ringing while local activity on the police scanner crackles in the background. ...
Relapse rate high, success possible with meth (04/21/05)
In the last two and a half weeks, at least one person in Clay County has been charged nearly every day with some form of illegal narcotics possession or an alcohol related offense. Certified Addictions Counselor for the county Stephen Sutherland said that methamphetamine usage out of all other drugs is the most complicated to control and treat...
Meth 'scourge' of generation, officer tells North Clay students (04/21/05)
ISP Troopers Tony Portwood and Jim Hayes show the audience at the April 7, Methamphetamine Community Awareness program at North Clay Middle School the dangerous process that "cookers" use to create methamphetamine in under two hours. Ivy Herron Photo...
Difficult rescue involving armored truck: Possible fatality (04/21/05)
Emergency workers race time struggling to pull a man from the back of an armored truck Thursday near Bowling Green. Emergency workers, firemen and police officers raced against time Thursday morning to save the lives of two people in an armored truck that rolled off Indiana State Road 46 into a ditch near Bowling Green...
Knights wait out Mother Nature for victory (04/21/05)
Brady Shoemaker homered for the second straight day for the Knights and scored three runs in a 14-4 victory. The weather might have put a bit of a damper on the spirits of Northview fans but it did little to cool off the Knights' hot bats. The Knights pounded out 12 hits that helped to overcome five of their own errors and won 14-4 in 5 1/2 innings...
Panthers rally for softball win over Eels (04/21/05)
The Riverton Parke Panthers broke a five-all tie in the bottom of the seventh inning to take a 6-5 softball decision from Clay City on Tuesday night. Kristina Gravil scored the winning run on a suicide squeeze play by Heather Chambers who had a pair of hits and drove home two runs...
Knights shutdown Patriots in JV victory (04/21/05)
The Northview junior varsity baseball team improved to 4-0 on Monday night when they defeated visiting Owen Valley 11-1 behind the no-hit pitching of Jordan Starr. Starr struckout 12 batters while walking two in the contest and was dominating throughout the contest, striking out the side in two different innings...
Knights earn boys track win (04/21/05)
Drew White was the winner of the 1,600 meters on Tuesday night. The Northview boys track team picked up a three-way meet victory over visiting South Vermillion and Riverton Parke on Tuesday night. The Knights got a pair of individual wins from Neil Vanatti and Chris Bowman to score 103 team points to best the Wildcats' 54 and the Panthers seven...
JACK W. FRITZ JR. (04/21/05)
Jack W. Fritz Jr., 61, of Clay City, died at 5:59 p.m., April 19, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre haute. He was the son of John W. and Marjorie Marshall Fritz. After graduating from Clay City High School he joined the United States Army. Following his service to his country he worked at the Crane Navel Base, then at Peabody Coal Company as a heavy equipment operator until retiring in 2004. His hobbies include woodworking and his horse "Dude."...
JOY HARDEN (04/21/05)
Joy Harden, 81, of Clay City, died at noon, April 19, 2005 at his home. Born January 25, 1924 to William and Esther May Fisher Harden. He married Carroll hart Harden February 27, 1949. After graduating from Ashboro High School he served in the Amry eleventh airborne as a paratrooper in WWII. ...
PATRICIA L. BATCHELOR (04/21/05)
Patricia L. Batchelor, 58, who resided north of Carbon in Parke County, died at 6:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 20, in St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She had suffered an extended illness. Born in Indianapolis on March 29, 1947, she was the daughter of Carson Malicoat and Mae Snapp Mailcoat. She later attended school in Bowling Green when her parents moved to that area. She had worked nine years as an assembler for Mallory Corporation in Greencastle, but had to leave due to poor health...