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Stories from Monday, December 5, 2005

Pets need warmth in winter months (12/05/05)
Ivy Herron photo Due to the lack of space indoors at the Clay County Humane Society Shelter, Bob Barker was one of the dogs that needed a warm place to stay until he was recently adopted. When old man winter blows icy cold wind and snow across the land, man and beast retreat to the warmth of hearth and home for comfort from the freezing temperatures...
House on Ashley St. damaged by fire (12/05/05)
After a 911 call reporting a structure fire at 7 p.m. Thursday evening, members of the Brazil City Fire Department were on the scene within four minutes. Heavy smoke poured from the eaves of the one-story wood frame home of Greg Howlett, located at 740 N. Ashley St., and the electrical service meter at the rear of the building was on fire shooting blue sparks when firefighters arrived...
New jail construction nearing completion (12/05/05)
The construction of the new Clay County Jail is nearly complete, but prisoners won't be transferred from the old facility until sometime in mid-January, according to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton. Clerk of the Works Gary Rogers said he expects the architect's punch list, a comprehensive checklist encompassing every detail of construction, to be completed on or before Dec. ...
Building Trades are moving in (12/05/05)
Edie Campe photos Top: Junior and senior Northview High School students from the Building Trades program take a break Wednesday morning from hard work and flex their muscles. Pictured from left to right are (front row) Ben Witt, Bill Wells (middle row) Tony Holmes, Tim Holmes (back row) Building Trades Assistant Instructor Rod Clarke, Adam Raines, Matt Deakins, Brian Metz, Tyler Sinders and Building Trades Instructor Dan Dragon...
Herron honored by HSPA (12/05/05)
Ivy Herron, reporter for The Brazil Times, was recognized for her work at the Hoosier State Press Association's Better Newspaper awards luncheon Saturday. The event took place at the Indiana Convention Center. Following seminars on a wide variety of subjects, hundreds of journalists from around the state enjoyed lunch and the awards presentations...
Brazil podcaster has worldwide audience (12/05/05)
Andy McCammon photo Local Podcaster Jennifer Snoddy demonstrates the tools of her trade in The Brazil Times office Thursday. She uses the device hanging around her neck, manufactured by iRiver, to record her show on the fly, sometimes hanging it from her car's rearview mirror to record while she drives...
Early Monday fire destroys home (12/05/05)
Shortly after 1 a.m. Monday, members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Posey and Dick Johnson volunteer fire departments answered Christy Smith's 911 call reporting a fire in her home at 8150 N. C.R. 650 W. Smith and her daughter were outside when firefighters arrived to find flames shooting from the roof of the home...
Teachers working without contract, watching board vote on other raises (12/05/05)
- The Clay Community Schools Board will meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m., in the North Clay Middle School Media Center. Clay Community School Corp. teachers have been working without a contract since the 2003/04 school year and the possibility of the reaching an agreement for the new year is slipping away. Teachers are wondering about the school board's vote on pay increases for administrative staff, classified staff and bus drivers at Thursday's meeting...
Two killed in Saturday crash (12/05/05)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Around 6:10 p.m. Saturday, a 911 call from a witness reported a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of C.R. 235 W. and U.S. 40 that claimed the lives of two local teenagers and sent two others to the hospital...
Clay City collars visiting Bulldogs in home opener (12/05/05)
- Eels improve to 2-0 this year Despite a lackluster shooting performance and minimal contributions from the bench, the Clay City Eels held off Union Dugger in the second half for their second victory of the season. Clay City improved to 2-0 on the season with the Bulldogs falling to 0-3. ...
Veteran Terre Haute North squad downs Northview (12/05/05)
Carey Fox photos Right: Brinn Meunier drives past Terre Haute North's Johnny Mazequie in Friday's game. Meunier had nine in the loss. Left: Northview's Josiah Brock goes up for a shot over North's Johnny Mazeqie in Friday's game. TERRE HAUTE -- Strength and experience is a winning experience and on Friday night, the Terre Haute North Patriots used both to down visiting Northview 59-43...
Knights earn two wins at Westfield tournament (12/05/05)
The Northview wrestling team posted a 2-2 mark at the Westfield Invitational on Saturday afternoon with some successful individual performances. The Knights continued to get some big performances from their younger wrestlers. Three freshmen saw action for the Knights with Chris Craft going a perfect 4-0 on the day and earning big team points with three wins by fall and a major decision. Craft improves to 9-1 on the season for Northview...
- Four players in double figures for Knights (12/05/05)
Northview's Josiah Brock hauls down a rebound for the Knights. Brock had 17 points. Early in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game against Brown County, the Northview Knights found themselves against the proverbial wall. Brown County had stolen all of the game's momentum and had taken a 48-39 lead after a 3-pointer from David Tatham...
-Whitted tallies 27 in victory- (12/05/05)
Carey Fox photo Stephanie Plummer (with the ball) battles for position with the Eagles' Kim Clark. Third quarter doldrums have plagued Northview's girls basketball team of late, costing them a chance at victory versus Bloomington North. On Saturday night, the Knights held a seemingly comfortable 32-19 lead at halftime and were cruising behind a dominant first half from 6'5 center Julie Whitted...
BRODY ARON ELLIS (12/05/05)
Brody Aron Ellis was stillborn at 6:13 p.m. on November 30, 2005 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. He was the son of Lena Renae Allen and Ashley Aron Ellis of Brazil. Brody is survived by his parents, Lena and Ashley; one brother, Brenden Ellis; one sister, Halle Ellis; grandparents Lana Clerk, Jerry Ellis and Michael and Paula Allen and great grandparents Don and Betty Clerk; great grandmothers Mildred Farmer and Eleanor McQuinley...
ALICE JOAN COX (12/05/05)
Alice Joan Cox, 68 of Brazil died December 3, 2005, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital following a year-long battle with cancer. She was born March 19, 1937, in Clay County, the daughter of Ralph and Mary Crabb Mustard. She was a seamstress for Reberger's Cleaners for several years and truly enjoyed her sewing work. ...
BETTY CHRISTINE HARRIS (12/05/05)
Betty Christine Harris, 79, of Brazil, died at 7:31 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2005, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born December 28, 1925, in Clay County, Indiana, as the daughter of Joseph M. and Anna L. Nicholson Grey. Following graduation from Brazil High School she married Vernon F. ...