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Stories from Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Class donation (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo Third-graders from Van Buren Elementary were rewarded for their fundraising efforts for the BCBA Bridgeton Bridge Rebuilding Activities fund on Wednesday afternoon. Kathryn Butt and Jaime Bailey are pictured with the students from their classes who particpated in the event. ...
Fire departments making strides to improve Clay County public safety (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo The Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department firemen Dave Green, Kelly Bussing and Rick Atkins joined Chief Pete Taylor in washing lines of cars at the Brazil Auto Zone on Saturday afternoon to help raise money to purchase new fire equipment...
Rose to honor grads today (05/31/05)
Terre Haute, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology will award 378 undergraduate or graduate degrees, and present honorary degrees to an Illinois Army National Guard soldier cited for bravery in Iraq, to the president of the Indianapolis Colts and to the college's long time dean of admissions during the college's 127th graduation program today...
YMCA summer plans (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo Preparations for the YMCA Summer Day Camp program and the new the Summer Tutoring program are underway. Camp Counselor Bill Hybarger discusses plans for the upcoming programs available this summer with the staff. Counselors and staff, from right to left, include Kay Minor, Clint Swalls, Sara Goda, Deb Roberts, Sondra Tuax, Youth Director Deb Plummer, Gloria LeMay, LeeAnn Rogers, Suzie Goda, Camp Director Pam Fischer and Eyndia Omega...
Another year has past, Another tassel is tossed (05/31/05)
Northview High School Class of 2005 Ivy Herron photo Left -- Students of the Northview High School 2005 Senior Class await the time for their big entrance at Friday evening's graduation ceremony.
Clay City High School Class of 2005 (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo Below -- Students of the Clay City High School 2005 Senior Class exit into the future after their graduation ceremony Saturday evening.
Morge named Teacher of the Year by stores (05/31/05)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Siblings Regan and Tyler Hellums think their teacher is pretty special and deserving of recognition. It was because of the their nomination, in which they outlined her special qualities, that Rogene Morge, a first-grade teacher at Jackson Township Elementary, is the Wal-Mart 2005 Teacher of the Year...
CCHS Principal says good-bye (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo After being presented with the VFW Citizen Award, Principal Paul Sinders waves goodbye to the students and the crowd wearing a letter-jacket that reads "Mr. Clay City" presented to him by staff members. Sinders is retiring after 41 years in education, with 28 years as principal of Clay City High School, at the end of this school year...
Bridging the gap at Bridgeton (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo Parke County Highway Department personnel completed clearing away the remains of the 137-year old Bridgeton Covered Bridge which was destroyed by arson on April 28 by last Wednesay. The debris was pulled from the waters of Raccoon Creek and shipped to a secure location to determine what items might be salvageable for use in the rebuilding plans scheduled for the summer of 2006...
Jones' is typical of concern about bridge (05/31/05)
Many people in Clay County were devastated by the arson fire on April 28 that destroyed the historical Bridgeton Covered Bridge. Brazil resident Robert Jones is one of them. His wife, during a phone call home at 7:30 a.m., was the first person to tell him of the tragedy...
Bridgeton pin brought back (05/31/05)
Since 1992, Parke County Incorporated has issued a lapel pin each year featuring a covered bridge of the county. This year's featured bridge is the Sim Smith Bridge. But due to the recent tragedy in Bridgeton, PCI has chosen to also bring back the 1994 Bridgeton Bridge lapel pin for this year as a fundraising effort...
Van Buren students remember bridge (05/31/05)
Many of the students at Van Buren Elementary have personal memories of the Bridgeton Covered Bridge, so it seemed only natural for them to want to do something to help rebuild it. "They all know of the Bridgeton bridge, many of them have been there many times," third-grade teacher Kathryn Butt said. "So they wanted to help."...
Churches ready to feed construction workers at camp (05/31/05)
Members from seven local churches have joined together to arrange for supplies of food and refreshments for the volunteer work crews during the upcoming two-week construction effort at the Friendly Benwood Community Christian Youth Camp. From all around the country, members of The Men and Women of ACTION, a volunteer construction group based in Tennessee, will start arriving at the camp on or around May 28. ...
Community Day will kick off large-scale efforts (05/31/05)
Bridgeton, Indiana, Community Day is the first large-scale event scheduled specifically to raise funds for rebuilding a replica of the 137-year-old Bridgeton Covered Bridge lost to arson on April 28. "We expanded upon an event that began three years ago," Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association Treasurer Bart Barns said of the community event scheduled for June 14...
Jackson receives first fire truck in 25 years (05/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department members that underwent the two-day training Saturday afternoon were Chief Lester Fagg, Scott Riddell, Adam Fagg, Jeff Dixon, Eddie Treadway, James Clarkston and Gary Fagg. Other members that also trained on the new engine were Tim Stearley, Brett and Sherry Stevens, Harold Payne, Lanessa Fagg, Windell Payne, Jerry Siddons Bradley Hiland, Troy Nichols, Don Lanham, Nic Elliot and Jeff McCullough...
Junior golf camps (05/31/05)
Forest Park Golf Course will be hosting junior golf camps with Mark Rogers. A camp for boys and girls ages 10-16 will be held from Tuesday, June 7 through Thursday, June 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The camp will be $40 and includes instruction, t-shirt, tournament, cookout and swim party...
Basketball photo CDs (05/31/05)
2004-05 photo CD's for Northview boys and girls basketball, football, wrestling and volleyball along with Clay City boys and girls basketball are currently available at the Brazil Times. The CD's include full color photos of the most recent season and are $10 each...
Northview hoops camp (05/31/05)
The Northview Boys Basketball program will hold a fundamentals camp from Tuesday, May 31 to Friday, June 3 at the North Clay Middle School gym for students in kindergartern through eighth grade. The camp will be conducted by Northview basketball coaching staff and players...
Carb Day 2005: Victory (05/31/05)
Carey Fox photo Tony Kanaan (left) congratulates Scott Dixon (right) after Dixon defeated Kanaan during the pit stop competition during Carburetion Day.
Carb Day 2005: Victory2 (05/31/05)
Carey Fox Photos Jamie Camara celebrates after winning the Futaba 100 race during Friday's Carburetion Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Indy 500 turns into Dan and Danica show (05/31/05)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com INDIANAPOLIS -- Dan Wheldon became the first Englishman in four decades to win the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, however, the race will forever be known for what almost could have been for rookie Danica Patrick. Already a crowd favorite, Patrick overcame a stalled car during a pitstop that pushed her from a top-5 spot early in the race to eventually lead late and finally finish fourth. The fourth place finish is the highest ever for a female driver...
Memorial Day thumping in Plainfield (05/31/05)
Carey Fox photo Graig Bass drills a double, one of three hits in Monday's sectional win. Bass also scored three times. PLAINFIELD -- The opening game of the Plainfield baseball sectional might have taken place on Memorial day, but the Northview Knights celebrated with some Fourth of July caliber fireworks...
Ladies golf results (05/31/05)
The Forest Park Ladies golf for Wednesday, May 25, had 4 ladies winning the event-of -the-day. They were Darlene Johnson, Dood Kennedy, Carol McCrory, and Jeannie Roy. Low Gross winner was Mary Holmes and Low Net by Ann Love. Ann had a chip-in on hole #3 and Mary had a birdie on hole #1...
Junior golf camps (05/31/05)
Forest Park Golf Course will be hosting junior golf camps with Mark Rogers. A camp for boys and girls ages 10-16 will be held from Tuesday, June 7 through Thursday, June 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The camp will be $40 and includes instruction, t-shirt, tournament, cookout and swim party...
Carmichael Jr. wins first sprint feature (05/31/05)
PUTNAMVILLE -- For racing fans across the Midwest, Memorial Day weekend means a long weekend with a bevy of entertainment, but for Terre Haute's Kenny Carmichael Jr. from now on it will be the weekend that he got his very first sprint car victory...
DALVA PETREY (05/31/05)
Dalva Petrey, 80, of Greencastle passed away Thursday evening at the Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on Sept. 29, 1924, in Bobtown, Ky., the son of Oscar William and Martha (Blanton) Petrey. On Dec. 13, 1973, he married Betty Lou Brattain and she survives...
EARL GRIFFIN JR. (05/31/05)
Earl Griffin Jr., 79, of Carbon, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at his residence. He was born April 28, 1926, in Clay County, the son of Earl Griffin Sr. and Tressa Sharp Griffin. He attended Van Buren High School. On May 24, 1947, he married Mary Louise Hawkins. During his working years he was employed by Bridgeport Brass as a rolling mill operator. He attended Wesley Chapel Church...
GLENN W. MODESITT (05/31/05)
Glenn W. Modesitt, 73, of Plainfield died May 29, 2005, in Hendricks Regional Health, Danville, Ind. Born Aug. 9, 1933, in Brazil, he was the son of Orville J. Modesitt and F. Mazo Sharf Modesitt. He married Marilyn F. Price on March 21, 1953, in Brazil...
ROZELLA MOSTELLER (05/31/05)
Rozella Mosteller, 81, of Russellville, Ind., died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at 7:15 p.m., in Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle, Ind. Born March 14, 1924, in a log cabin south of Morton in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Rome Marcum and Thelma Trump Marcum...
JAMES RHEA ROBERTS (05/31/05)
James Rhea Roberts, age 79 of Staunton, died at 4:11 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born May 16, 1926 in Beech Grove, Indiana. He was the son of Russell and Ethyl Sanders Roberts. He lived on State Road 340 and attended Staunton High School. During World War II he enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving in the Asiatic Pacific area and Philippine Liberation campaigns. He also served during the Korean War earning a honorable discharge in 1954...