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Stories from Friday, December 30, 2005

Always prepare for worst case scenario (12/30/05)
This past year Mother Nature taught humanity around the world a cruel reality of life. Natural disasters can strike anywhere, anytime with a vengeance; destroying cities, forever altering lives and leaving victims praying in their wake. The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the Clay County Emergency Management Agency (CCEMA) are working together to inform the public of their need for individual and family disaster preparation planning...
Local officials make their New Year's resolutions (12/30/05)
Christmas in the Park awards traveling trophies (12/30/05)
The Christmas in the Park committee decided this year to give the winners of the best ground display and the best shelter lighting a traveling trophy that will be returned at the end of the year and go to the next year's winner. The winner's company or organization name for each category will be engraved on the side of the trophy...
Lock your car, take your keys, advises police chief (12/30/05)
- Brazil City Police investigating string of car thefts As the Brazil City Police Department continues to investigate a series of car thefts, Chief Mark Loudermilk has urged Brazil residents to lock parked vehicles and be careful with their car keys...
Ring in the new year-- but do it safely (12/30/05)
- Officers in Brazil and Terre Haute will be watching the streets and highways Saturday Before saying "Bottoms up" this New Year's Eve, remember that you have to get home. Saturday night, many people will gather to ring in the new year. It is an evening to celebrate either the start of the new year or the end of a year that will go down in history...
Man to be retried for murder in Clay County (12/30/05)
ROCKPORT, Ind. (AP) -- A man whose death sentence in the rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl was overturned will be retried in Clay County. Earlier, prosecutors and attorneys for Roy Lee Ward, 33, could not agree on which county should be the setting for the trial. A judge has yet to set the date...
Fire takes life of Ron Ehrlich (12/30/05)
-Victim's family lives in county A Vigo County man, with family in Clay County, died in a garage fire at his home just west of the Clay/Vigo county line Thursday afternoon. Members of the Vigo County Sheriff's Department and the Seelyville, Otter Creek and Nevins volunteer fire departments responded to the home of Ron Ehrlich at 4960 N. Crow Street, Brazil, around 3:24 p.m. Thursday...
Northview rally comes up short against unbeaten Patriots (12/30/05)
Carey Fox photos Top: Northview junior guard Brinn Meunier (#11) goes in for a layup attempt as Jared Maners of Owen Valley attempts to block the shot. Bottom: Brodee Miller (with ball) dribbles away from pressure applied by Owen Valley's Brian Jones in the first half of Thursday's Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic...
Madonna McKenzie Newport (12/30/05)
Madonna McKenzie Newport, 79, of Brazil passed away December 29, 2005 in Holly Hill Health Care. She was born April 25, 1926, in Staunton, to Gilbert and Ruby Ecard McKenzie. Mrs. Newport was a graduate of Staunton High School, attended Terre Haute Business College and was a member of the Penial United Methodist Church...
Ronald Joe Ehrlich (12/30/05)
Ronald Joe Ehrlich, 62, of Brazil, passed away December 29, 2005 at his residence. He was born December 10, 1943, in Brazil, to Jack and Betty Slaven Ehrlich. On February 14, 1964 he married Judy Quilliam Ehrlich. He was a 25-year member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union Local #157, the Brazil Nazarene Church and a 1961 graduate of Staunton High School...
CARL E. WOODARD (12/30/05)
Carl E. Woodard, 88, of Rockville died at 4:20 a.m., December 29, 2005, in the Royal Oaks Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center at Terre Haute. Born September 22, 1917, at Coloma, Ind., he was the son of the late Lawrence C. Woodard and Bertha Featherston Woodard...