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Stories from Thursday, October 13, 2005

Serving the first smiles of the day (10/13/05)
Left: Roger Myers, Brazil, wasn't expecting to be the first customer through McDonald's drive-thru this morning to get his breakfast from First Assistant Manager Will Griffin. Two other Brazil residents, Gary and Hester Page, were vying for that honor, but missed it by seconds...
Rules for riding a moped should be clear now (10/13/05)
Editor's note: This is the fourth part in a series of reports about the use of scooters in the area -- what qualifies as a moped, the proper use of a moped and the laws and regulations concerning moped use on the roadway. In the search for an economical means of transportation because of skyrocketing gas prices, many people are turning to mopeds without taking the time to learn how to operate the vehicle or learn the rules of the road...
Local man arrested on drug charges (10/13/05)
On Monday, during a routine traffic stop for malfunctioning taillights, two patrolmen from the Brazil City Police Department arrested a Brazil resident on two drug related charges. Gabriel Travis Pearce, 29, was driving north on Alabama St. when Patrolman Kenny Hill noticed the vehicle's taillights were malfunctioning and pulled him over...
Pump Prices (10/13/05)
The prices for regular, unleaded fuel this morning at Clay County gas stations were: BRAZIL AREA I-70 AREA CLAY CITY AREA The Brazil Times is offering free car pooling want-ads to people seeking rides or want to offer rides. Call 446-2216 for more information...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month (10/13/05)
Andy McCammon photo Jessie Lund (left), manager of the radiology department at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, peruses a mammography brochure with Melissa Jones, manager of the hospital's emergency room. Jones is wearing one of the pink robes provided to all patients who receive mammograms at the facility...
Breaking ground at Cloverleaf (10/13/05)
In preparation of the new 32-bed Rehabilitation Unit at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday afternoon. The facility will be attached to the present building and will include a new dining room and a rehab gym with advanced equipment that will help speed patient recovery and enable them to return home more quickly. The facility will remain open during the construction phase of the project, which is expected to be completed in 2006...
West Vigo ends school record season for Knights (10/13/05)
Carey Fox photos Top: Shaun Hardey (#1) chases down a pass from a teammate as John Latta (background) looks on. Bottom Left: Northview senior Jairus Martinez and West Vigo's Francesco Tripo go up for a loose ball during Wednesday's sectional game...
HESTER "GENEVIEVE" KRESS LUCAS (10/13/05)
Hester "Genevieve" (Kress) Lucas, 89, of Jasonville, Ind., died at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2005, at Sullivan County Community Hospital. She was born April 17, 1916, in Clay County, the daughter of Leslie Leonard Kress and May (Mullens) Kress. She married Harley F. Lucas April 8, 1934. She was a member of Friendly Grove Baptist Church and a homemaker...