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Stories from Monday, October 31, 2005

Pump Prices (10/31/05)
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...
Bill would make protests during funerals a felony (10/31/05)
State Sen. Brent Steele plans to propose a bill that would make disorderly conduct during a military funeral a felony. If passed, the bill would make the offense punishable by a three-year prison sentence and a $10,000 fine, if committed at the funeral home, during the procession or at the grave site...
'Abracadabra! Storyteller makes students jump (10/31/05)
When talking to Bill Myers, it doesn't take long to figure out why he's a professional storyteller. "I've been lucky to have two jobs that I love, storytelling and teaching English," he said before beginning his program last week. "Over the years I've found that storytelling creates magical moments and nurtures deep friendships as our shared experiences tie us together."...
Winter weather: Frequent snowfalls in December and January - or so they say (10/31/05)
One of weather's longest running forecasters, "The Old Farmer's Almanac," is out with its 2006 edition. Look for frequent snowfalls in December and January with exceptionally cold temperatures, according to the almanac. "The heaviest widespread snowfall (for our region) will occur in late January, with other major snowfalls in early mid- and late- December; in mid-January; and in early March," says the 214-year-old publication...
Fairy tales come to life for Halloween (10/31/05)
Decked out for Halloween, Julie and Stephen Paul's home, located at 714 Meridian St., won't be too scary for little trick-or-treaters out and about the area between the hours of 5-8 p.m. on October 30 and 31. Pictured on the porch are cousins Logan Payne as Captain Hook, Sarah Paul as Sleeping Beauty and Emily Paul as Cinderella...
American Legion Post 2 to hold Halloween Bash (10/31/05)
The American Legion Post 2 will be having their Halloween Bash for adults today from 5 p.m. to midnight. Dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. The Don Morris Band will be performing from 8 p.m. to midnight. There will be a costume contest with a first, second and third place winner. Winners will receive American Legion gift certificates for dinners at the Legion. Raffle tickets and door prizes will also be given away...
Patricksburg woman arrested on drug charges (10/31/05)
Around 2 p.m. Thursday, Brazil City Patrolman Jeff Bucklin responded to a call to assist Trans-Care personnel with a female who had awakened after passing out in a vehicle at 428 E. Church St. and was acting strangely. Patrolman Bucklin detected the smell of burnt marijuana in the 1988 Chevrolet Christine Marie Traver, 42, of Patricksburg, Ind., had been found inside of, and performed a search...
Humane society news clarified (10/31/05)
By ANDY MCCAMMON tamccammon1@yahoo.com The decision to end the City of Brazil's 12-year association with the Clay County Humane Society was unavoidable, according to Mayor Tom Arthur. At this point, Arthur confirmed, a city-administrated animal control plan for 2006 is a certainty. He said he would be willing to work with the humane society in 2007, provided that the society relaxes some of the stipulations of its most recent proposal...
'Oh no, not a toothbrush for Halloween' (10/31/05)
Ivy Herron photo Ready for trick-or-treaters at his office located at 1204 E. National Ave., Dr. Gary Staadt recommends parents limit the amount of sweets children eat this Halloween while making sure that children practice good dental hygiene. The worst nightmare for some candy-seeking trick-or-treaters could be to knock on a door and find a dentist with a toothbrush on the other side...
Area trick-or-treat hours announced (10/31/05)
It's that time of year when costume- clad children wander the streets of their neighborhoods to knock on doors and scare up some Halloween candy treats. But do you know when to take your little ones trick-or-treating? Area city and town officials have announced the following designated days and times for trick-or-treating:...
Hagerman and Banfich win state titles (10/31/05)
Photos by Carey Fox Terre Haute North and South's girls teams finished 16th and 20th respectively at the IHSAA State Cross Country Finals on Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Course in Terre Haute. TERRE HAUTE -- Only a year ago, Pendleton Heights senior Brock Hagerman faded badly at the end of the IHSAA State Cross Country finals and ended up 26th as Justin Roeder cruised to the individual title...
GEORGE KNAPP (10/31/05)
George Knapp, 67, of Coal City, died at 6:45 p.m. October 28, 2005 at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil following an extended illness. He was born January 29, 1938 to Charles and Mary Stants Knapp. George graduated from Coal City High School. He worked as a welder for Amax Coal Company, now Kendall Coal, from where he retired in January of 2000. ...
VIRGINIA DIXIE ROLISON STEPHENSON (10/31/05)
Virginia Dixie Rolison Stephenson, 78, formerly of Staunton, died at 4:17 a.m., October 29, 2005, at Cloverleaf Health Care in Knightsville, IN. Born March 17, 1928 in Magee MS, she was the daughter of George and Dlo Sullivan. She worked for Moore Store, Oehlers Department Store, 3D and Big Wheel. Virginia was a member of Community Missionary Church in Brazil. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, mushroom hunting, camping and being with her family...