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Stories from Monday, October 24, 2005

Indiana State Police bomb technician sent to building near Vigo County Courthouse in Terre Haute (10/24/05)
At press time, Indiana State Police confirmed a bomb had been found at a new building across the street from the Vigo County Courthouse, at the corner of 1st and Ohio streets. ISP Bomb Technician Chad Hilton was on his way to the scene. The Brazil Times plans a complete report for Tuesday's newspaper...
Red Ribbon Day to be celebrated Tuesday (10/24/05)
In an effort to encourage students to be drug-free, several agencies and local law enforcement will encourage students to "March to the Courthouse" in honor of Red Ribbon Day. This event is scheduled in conjunction with the National Red Ribbon Week campaign that began 20 years ago when the National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth joined the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to implement a drug education campaign for students...
Pump Prices (10/24/05)
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...
High school bands go to state (10/24/05)
Top: Northview Marching Knights performed their Shattered Glass program on the Colts playing field at the RCA Hoosier Dome on Saturday and took home a 4th place in the Class B Competition of the ISSMA Marching Band State Finals. Middle: The Clay City Imperial Regiment placed 3rd in Class D Cmpetition at the ISSMA Marching Band State Finals held in the RCA Hoosier Dome on Saturday with their musical program centered around Andy Warhol...
Family, friends say good-bye to Clay Co. community leader (10/24/05)
Dr. Hal Glidden Dr. Hal Glidden passed away Saturday morning at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. His obituary is on page 3. Everyone contributes to the good of our county in many ways, great and small. But some leaders stand out, and a list of Dr. Glidden's accomplishments certainly put him on the list of community leaders...
Afternoon accident leads to a minor injury (10/24/05)
Rescue workers inspect the damages to a truck that crashed into a guardrail on southbound 59 about a mile north of Brazil. No injuries were reported in the one-vehicle accident. The driver, who was seen by passersby sitting on the guardrail attending to the minor cuts on his face before rescue workers arrived...
Local woman putting together a cookbook for hurricane victims (10/24/05)
Cindy Shaw opens a letter from a recipe donor in Whittier, Calif. Shaw said she doesn't know how the woman learned of her cookbook project, but has been humbled by the many responses she has received from across the country. As she thumbed through her mother's collection of recipes recently, Centerpoint resident Cindy Shaw saw an opportunity to help victims of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. ...
"How'd he do that?" (10/24/05)
Top left: Van Buren Elementary first grader Elizabeth Payne had a little trouble with the magic wands during the show. She was helping magician Travis Simms, of Extreme Magic, to make something special appear from an empty box. Top right: With a little help from the audience, Simms and Payne helped Harry, The Magic Rabbit make a guest appearance. ...
Motorists should use caution (10/24/05)
As the population of white-tailed deer steadily increases, so does the number of deer-related automobile accidents. "Man has always been the number one predator for white-tailed deer," said Russ Grunden, agency spokesman for the Indiana DNR. "These days, the biggest predators seem to be Fords and Chevys."...
Knights come up just short of Woodmen in sectional opener (10/24/05)
Northview senior Jamie Bays ran for 50 yards in Friday's sectional. There was no doubt that Friday night's season ending loss to the Greenwood Woodmen hurt the Northview Knights. But Greenwood's 27-14 victory in the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 14 also proved the Knights made great strides this season...
Patriots and Braves enjoy a day at the races (10/24/05)
Photo courtesy of Bloomington North High School Runners begin the race during Saturday's Bedford North Lawrence Semistate on Saturday afternoon. The top-15 runners and top-five teams all advanced to the state finals. - Clay City boys run strong; Grounds ends great season -...
Clay County drivers awarded at LPS (10/24/05)
Brazil resident Ron Wallen Sr. (left) finished in the top 10 in season points in the Bomber class at Lincoln Park Speedway while (right) Centerpoint's Phil VanSant was top 10 in UMP Modified standings at the Putnamville oval. The drivers are seen being interviewed by track announcer Roger Hughes...
Union ends Eels season in sectional opener (10/24/05)
- Eels win school record 17 The Clay City Eels, much like every other opponent Union has faced this year, got a heavy dose of senior Stacy Secrest in Thursday's sectional opener at Bloomfield. Unfortunately for the Eels, the dose was lethal in a 25-19, 25-19, 25-18 defeat that ended a superlative season for Clay City at 17-6 overall...
JASON RYAN BARR (10/24/05)
Jason Ryan Barr, 28, of Shelburn, IN, died at 7:16 p.m. October 20, 2005 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jason was born in Terre Haute, April 29, 1977 to Dennis and Debra Willmouth Barr. He graduated from Terre Haute North High School in 1996. He currently owned a construction company in Shelburn. He married Stephanie Cox December 7, 2002. Jason had a wonderful sense of humor, he loved his family, enjoyed hunting, fishing, and playing practical jokes...
HAL GLIDDEN (10/24/05)
Hal Glidden, 80, of Brazil, passed away October 22, 2005, at 11:35 a.m. in the emergency room of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born March 2, 1925, in Brazil, the son of Chase Edward Glidden and Marguerite Sandt Glidden. He graduated from LaPorte High School in 1943. He entered military service following high school and served in the Army Air Corp where he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant and awarded his pilot wings. February 5, 1945 he married Muriel Redin Glidden, she survives...
Yvonne "Tammy" Marcelene Reeves (10/24/05)
Yvonne "Tammy" Marcelene Reeves, 48, of Brazil, passed away at 8:25am October 20, 2005 at her residence following an extended illness. She was born on July 9, 1957 the daughter of Clyde and Marcelene Kerr Porter. She attended school in Flushing, Ohio. She was a truck driver for Underwood Trucking and Winco Trucking...
Fred Schultz (10/24/05)
Fred Schultz, 94, of Brazil, passed away at 3:35pm October 20, 2005 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Fred was the former owner of Fred's East End Fruit Market. He was born June 21, 1911 in Brazil, to Fred and Mable Herald Schultz. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1929...
Roberla Stearley (10/24/05)
Roberla Stearley, 87, of Encore Senior Villa, Stevens Point, died October 20, 2005. She was born September 2, 1918 in Center Point, Indiana, to the late Arlie and Esther Loudermilk Willis. She grew up in Center Point and graduated from Ashboro High School in 1936...
RUTH I. OVERSTREET (10/24/05)
Ruth I. Overstreet, age 84, of Brazil, died at 3:55 p.m. October 21, 2005 in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born July 21, 1921 in Brazil, IN as the daughter of Earl and Kathleen Steurwald Rader. She attended the Pinckley and Hadleytown Schools. She was employed at the Clay County Hospital for 22 years as a ward clerk and had also worked at the M&M Restaurant and Columbia Records until her retirement in 1976...