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Stories from Tuesday, August 2, 2005

Police investigate shooting (08/02/05)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com A shooting occurred in the 8000 block of County Road North 400 E Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m. The Clay County Sheriff's Department was investigating. The shooting apparently took place inside a tan modular home located just north of Wesley Chapel, east of Brazil...
Top Democrat says Daniels' RV probe is a sham; former Clay County Prosecutor also being criticized (08/02/05)
By MIKE SMITH AP Political Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A former Clay County prosecutor is finding himself at the center of a controversy involving Gov. Mitch Daniels. The chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party is scoffing at an ethics probe into Daniels' stop at a GOP fundraiser in a donated RV as a predictable, political punt...
Maintenance, other items on council agenda (08/02/05)
The Monday evening Clay County Council meeting at the Clay County Courthouse was attended by Rita Rothrock, Mark Dierdorf, Larry Moss, Warren Stevenson, Mike McCullough and John Price. Councilman Les Harding was absent. Funding Appropriation Changes...
Governor seeking input on Daylight Saving Time (08/02/05)
Residents and county officials may not have enough time to do everything, but they certainly find the Indiana time issue confusing. County Commissioner President David Parr told reporters Monday he hopes Clay, Vigo and Putnam counties will end up in the same time zone after federal officials indicated individual counties could petition to change time zones. ...
New jail is just a jail, officials say (08/02/05)
Many residents don't understand why Clay County is building a new jail, say county officials. Some have compared the exterior to the Taj Mahal, said Clay County Commissioner President David Parr and Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton on Monday. "I'm anxious to get this thing open so the public can go in and see it's just a jail inside," said Parr...
Best Way closes office (08/02/05)
After two years in Clay County, Best Way Disposal Service, located at 3606 N. S.R. 59, closed its Clay County office Friday. Employees, who learned of the closing just last week, are packing office equipment and preparing the trucks for removal back to the company's main office located in Indianapolis. Calls to Best Way management were not returned Monday...
Farris shoots 16-under to win Brazil Open (08/02/05)
Brazil's Troy Farris became the first amateur golfer to win the Brazil Open when he followed a first round 62 up with a 64 on Sunday, good for an unofficial tournament record round of 126. Farris shot a 29 on the front-9 when he carded eight consecutive 3's before a par-5 on the last hole of the front...
A new season begins for fall athletes (08/02/05)
Carey Fox photos Fall practice began for area athletes (Clockwise from top left) Northview linemen work on drills while (inset) D-backs work on pass breakups. Brianne Arvin sets a ball while Kyler Clark digs a ball. Adam and Cole Schroer run during practice for Clay City...
DAVID BERYL MOORE (08/02/05)
He was born April 10, 1924, in Clay County, the son of David Moore and Goldie Bell Moore. He graduated from Brazil High School Class of 1942. He married Mary Joyner Moore on December 12, 1948, she survives. He had been a life long farmer. In the past they had a dairy farm and beef cattle, hogs and were also grain farmers. ...
G.C. "BUD" STREGE (08/02/05)
G.C. "Bud" Strege, 87, Harmony, IN, died Saturday, July 30, 2005, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. He was born December 23, 1917 in Lidgerwood ND, the son of Max August and Augusta (Miller) Strege. He was a minister and elder at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Brazil, IN. He was an automobile mechanic at Mace Lincoln-Mercury in Terre Haute, IN...
MARGARET LUCILLE CLARKE FRETZ (08/02/05)
Margaret Lucille Clarke Fretz, 84, of Center Point, died at her residence July 31, 2005, following an extended illness. She was born in Bowling Green, IN, on Dec. 15, 1920, to John L. and Olive Milligan Clark. She graduated from Ashboro High School in 1938. ...
MARY SUE COOPER (08/02/05)
Mary Sue Cooper, 46, of Brazil passed away at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, July 31, 2005. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert Leo Nevins, and a sister, Judy Nevins. She is survived by her husband, Don Cooper whom she married on Sept. 15, 1990; two sons, Jeremy Crumrin and his fiancee Tabitha Rogers of St. ...