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Stories from Friday, January 6, 2006

Senator has issues with church (01/06/06)
In an effort to shelter Hoosiers from further grief during the funerals of loved ones, state Sen. Brent Steele has proposed a bill to stop disorderly conduct during funerals. Initially, the proposal only covered military funerals after members of the Westboro Baptist Church, Topeka, Kan., picketed at the Aug. 28 funeral of Army Staff Sgt. Jeremy Doyle...
Brazil man arrested on multiple charges (01/06/06)
A Brazil City Police Department's investigation into suspicious activity led to the arrest of a Brazil man on various charges, including drugs, trespass and stalking, shortly after midnight on Dec. 31. Patrolmen Sgt. Dave Archer and Chris Blila discovered Harry Eugene Dickison Jr. sitting in a vehicle with a pair of binoculars near Duncan Auto Service in the area of South Franklin St...
Students curious about government now have opportunity to visit Statehouse through program (01/06/06)
Brazil-area students with political aspirations will have an opportunity to get a foot in the Statehouse door in 2006, by way of the Indiana House Page Program. State Rep. Vern Tincher (D-Riley) is encouraging local students with an interest in government to serve as legislative pages during the 2006 session of the Indiana General Assembly...
Clay City BMV close to re-opening (01/06/06)
Andy McCammon photo The once and future location of the Clay City branch of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. The facility will re-open in mid-February as a county-administrated entity, thanks to the efforts of the Clay County Board of Commissioners and demand among Clay City residents...
WTWO makes news -- refuses to carry 'Daniel' (01/06/06)
WTWO-TV, Terre Haute, is making national headlines for its management's decision to not carry a controversial TV show scheduled Friday night. WTWO is one of just two NBC affiliates in the nation to refuse to carry "The Book of Daniel," a drama about an Episcopal minister with a dysfunctional family. The other affiliate is KARK in Little Rock, Ark. However, the WB affiliate in Little Rock will air the station instead...
Drug Arrest (01/06/06)
During a routine traffic stop for speeding late Thursday evening, Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Brison Swearingen arrested Matthew S. Brown, 19, of Terre Haute, on two drug charges stemming from the discovery of a quarter-pound of marijuana in his possession...
Some Carbon residents evacuated after backhoe damages gas line (01/06/06)
Around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, a strong gas odor in the area just south of the railroad tracks in Carbon led to the evacuation of several families living in the area. Carbon Town Marshall Ron King reported the leak to the Clay County Sheriff's Department after a backhoe in the area accidentally damaged the three-quarter-inch gas-line while working on a water line...
Council discusses city health insurance (01/06/06)
-City Attorney cites ordinances -Mayor says potential savings not as large as hoped -Councilman expresses concern about payment before council approval The Common Council of the City of Brazil continued its discussion on the 2006 health care plan for city employees during a special session Thursday...
Beef -- it was served for dinner (01/06/06)
The Clay County Beef Cattle Association gathered Thursday night at the Clay County Fairgrounds for the Indiana Beef Cattle Association Region 5 meeting that discussed important issues in the beef world. Items discussed ranged from winterizing cattle to current beef issues. Serving dinner for the meeting were from left to right Janette Ledgerwood, Laura Butt, Brenda Culler and Becky Butt...
North Clay 7th & 8th grade down Cascade (01/06/06)
North Clay's boys basketball team's got rolling in the New Year as the seventh and eighth grade squads earned road wins over Cascade on Wednesday evening. The eighth grade squad improved to 10-1 this season with an impressive 60-23 win over the Cadets...
Rehmel's big night leads Lakers past Clay City (01/06/06)
Carey Fox photo Clay City senior Josey Vansickle scored 20 points in the Eels loss to Shakamak in the Greene County Tourney. The Clay City Eels have long won with defense on the basketball court and in four victories this year the squad has given up just over 51 points per game. But in their two losses, Clay City has allowed 71 and 68 points so in their second game of the Greene County Tournament, Shakamak got 27 points from Jared Rehmel and another 16 from Justin Cox in falling 67-58...
North Clay eighth grade romps (01/06/06)
Carey Fox photo Left: Justin White drives to the basket and puts up two of his 10 points in a win over Edgewood. Right: Caleb Andrews puts up two points for North Clay in a win over Edgewood on Thursday night. The North Clay sixth-grade Knights improved their record to 11-1 Thursday, easily dispatching Edgewood 67-16...
Dr. John "Jack" Oehler (01/06/06)
Dr. John "Jack" Oehler, 64, of Brazil died unexpectedly January 5, 2006 at 7:10pm at his residence. He was born October 2, 1941 in Wabash, Indiana. He was the son of Robert F. Oehler and Patricia Johnson Oehler. He graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1959. He furthered his education with his undergraduate degree from Indiana University, and then he received his Doctorate in the School of Dentistry...
Leona Wickware (01/06/06)
Leona Wickware, age 88, of Brazil, died at 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 5, 2006 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville with her family at her side. Leona was born March 9, 1917 in Scooba, Mississippi as the daughter of George and Daisy Jenkins. After her family moved to Brazil, where she attended Brazil High School. She married Jay T. Wickware February 15, 1943 in Terre Haute. Leona was employed as a domestic worker in local family homes...
William Morlan (01/06/06)
William Morlan, 81, of Brazil, died at 9:25 p.m. January 4, 2006 at Holly Hill Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility in Brazil. He was born March 10, 1924 to Oscar and Minnie Miller Morlan. Bill served in the United States Army during World War II. He also worked in construction and trucking...
John Franklin "Frank" Butler (01/06/06)
John Franklin "Frank" Butler, age 88 of Harmony, died at 2:30 a.m. Thursday, January 05, 2006 at Clay Health Center in Brazil. He was born June 5, 1917, in Clay County, Indiana, as the son of George W. and Henrietta Thomas Butler. He attended school at Van Buren. ...