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Stories from Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Pump Prices (10/18/05)
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...
Two residents dream of Cards' pennant (10/18/05)
The Cardinals kept their hopes for back-to-back pennants alive with a win last night in Houston. Two of Brazil's oldest Cardinal fans, Holly Hill nursing home residents Rosewell "Junior" Bess and Andrew Deweye Winston, discuss their fan pedigree, weigh in on what the team needs to do to keep winning and offer their impressions on the end of the Busch Stadium era...
Playing for a cause at the Bridge Festival (10/18/05)
Barrelhouse jazz pianist Andrew Snowden entertained Covered Bridge Festival-goers on the square in Rockville Sunday. He was there to promote Sunday's silent film festival at the Ritz Theater in Rockville, as well as the Parke Players production of Deadwood Dick, also at the Ritz. Snowden provided live piano scoring for both presentations. Deadwood Dick will run until Oct. 26. Scheduling and ticket information is available at www.parkeplayers.com...
Learning to fly... (10/18/05)
Ivy Herron photos Top: Anne Szymczak, of Urbana, Ill., conquers her claustrophobia from wearing the safety helmet before an introductory instructional flight lesson Sunday morning with the help of Pilot Allistair Wilson and her husband Paul. Bottom: Pilot Allistair Wilson and Szymczak take off on the flight that would take her into the sky, providing a 60-mile panoramic view of Bridgeton and Mansfield...
Three locals face drug charges (10/18/05)
While responding to a complaint of a parked vehicle in front of a business at the Forest Park Plaza at 10 a.m. on Oct. 8, Brazil City Patrolman Todd Stemm found Chad Eric Davis and Paul William Gunzel who seemed to be asleep in their car. Stemm, who was able to view drug-related paraphernalia in plain sight, was assisted by Patrolman Jeff Bucklin and Sheriff's Deputy Jason Frazier in a search of the vehicle during which a glass pipe with methamphetamine residue and a plastic bag with methamphetamine were found.. ...
Motorists beware of deer on the move (10/18/05)
Early Monday morning, Lucas Burgess of Brazil was traveling to work on State Road 42, when a deer was sighted in his headlights. Burgess tried to slow down, but locked up his brakes. The young doe that stood in the middle of the road was was hit by Burgess' 1999 Ford Ranger. The deer could not be found after the accident, but the damage left behind was evident. Burgess filed a report with the Clay County Sheriff's Department...
Man dies while deer hunting (10/18/05)
Investigators have yet to determine a clear cause of death in the case of a Clay County man who died in a weekend hunting accident. Timothy J. Simonton, 42, of Lafayette, Ind. was deer hunting with a family member near the Clay-Parke county line Saturday. The two separated at around 11:30 a.m., Indiana Conservation officer Paul Harden said. Simonton's companion called authorities around 6 p.m. after Simonton failed to appear for a scheduled meeting...
Babe Ruth All-Staters (10/18/05)
The eighth annual Southern Indiana Babe Ruth Awards were held on October 8 at the Convention Center in Bloomington, IN. Players from Clay County that received All-State status included Jordan Girton, Zach Hull, Craig Peters and Coleman Craig. (Back row) Clay Deweese, Bryant Pestoff, Zac Niehaus, Craig Bell, Kurtis Peters and Ryne Barr. (Not pictured) T.J. Decker...
Christopher Andrew Shields (10/18/05)
Christopher Andrew Shields, 14, of Brazil, died Friday at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis following a motor vehicle accident along U.S. Hwy. 40 east of Brazil. Christopher was born March 28, 1991 in Indianapolis as the son of Andrew David and Robin Shields. ...
Timothy J. Simonton (10/18/05)
Timothy J. Simonton, 42 of Lafayette, Ind., formerly of Hoopeston, Ill., died following a hunting accident October 15, 2005 in Clay County. He was born June 27, 1963 in Valparaiso, Ind., the son of Richard and Linda Watson Simonton. He graduated from Community Unit School District No. 11, Class of 1982. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a truck driver working for several trucking companies in Illinois. He was a member of the NRA...
Darrell Ray Moore Sr (10/18/05)
Darrell Ray Moore Sr., 68, of Brazil, passed away at 2:34 p.m. October 16, 2005 at home following an extended illness. He was born October 11, 1937 to Roy Otis and Vicie Marie Rogers Moore. He married Dinah Waymire August 2, 1958. He worked for Bob Romas Trucking as well as Chambers Trucking and Patterson Texaco Gas Station. He enjoyed working on automobiles and televisions as well as racing stock cars...