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Stories from Friday, January 13, 2006

Atkinson to run for school board (01/13/06)
Editor's note: This is the first candidate announcement The Brazil Times has received. We are happy to publish these announcements by the candidates, in their own words. The announcements should be submitted to Editor, The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, IN 47834 or delivered in person or sent by e-mail. If e-mailed, please follow e-mail with a telephone call to assure delivery to the newspaper...
Breaking ground for Bridgeton (01/13/06)
After complete destruction from arson in late April 2005, the 137-year-old Bridgeton Bridge is on its way to being rebuilt. Parke County Commissioner Jim Meece was the main speaker Thursday evening at the Groundbreaking Ceremony held at the sight of where the Bridgeton Bridge once stood...
Indiana budget may soon balance (01/13/06)
Indiana's off-budget deficit continues to hover around $19 billion, but the Indiana legislature may soon balance the state's operating budget for the first time in 10 years, according to District 44 State Representative Andy Thomas. Thomas said the state's revenues in 2006 have exceeded early projections, and receipts from the tax amnesty program in 2005 have put the state on the fast track to erasing its long-standing budget deficit. ...
'Ropin' in a Cure' in the works (01/13/06)
Planning is key to a successful Relay, and Community Developement Director Shelly Ogsbury and Communications Specialist Jaclyn Falkenstein worked with The Brazil Times General Manager Lynne Llewellyn on Thursday afternoon to get a head start on this year's "Ropin' in a Cure" Relay for Life event. Sceduled to take place at the YMCA the weekend of April 29, watch The Brazil Times in the coming months for more information on how you can participate...
Crackerbarrel set (01/13/06)
Clay County Farm Bureau President Marshall Nuckolls (second from left) and Farm Bureau member Leland Stevenson (far left) discuss the possibility of a balanced Indiana budget with District 44 Representative Andy Thomas (second from right) and Rep. James Buck (far right), chair of the House Government and Regulatory Reform Committee...
State Rep. Thomas responds to Gov. Daniels' plans (01/13/06)
State Rep. Andy Thomas agrees with Gov. Mitch Daniels' plan presented in his State of The State address Wednesday. "Together with Gov. Daniels, House Republicans will make every effort to pass the right bills that benefit the Hoosier state," Thomas said. ...
School Board Highlights (01/13/06)
Highlights of the business transacted Thursday at the Clay Community Schools board of trustees meeting included: -Superintendent's third grading period report Superintendent William Schad reported to the board that 4,670 students were enrolled this past grading period, with 2,117 at the elementary and 2,553 at the secondary level...
Trial date set for man accused of murdering Tanette Dickison (01/13/06)
-Kevin "Kelvin" Hampton scheduled to go on trial for the murder of Dianna Lehman on July 10 and for the murders of Tanette Dickison and Cassie Harris on June 12. Shortly after 10 a.m. Thursday, Kevin "Kelvin" LaMonte Hampton appeared with his defense attorneys Dan Weber and Chou-IL Lee before Judge David R. Bolk in Division 3 Superior Court of the Vigo County Courthouse. A trial date was set and a last-minute motion was filed by the state to fingerprint him...
North Clay eighth grade prepares for tourney (01/13/06)
Carey Fox photo Kyle Hughes (#22) will be a key off the bench for North Clay's eighth grade team in the WIC Tourney. The North Clay eighth-grade Knights are firing on all cylinders as they prepare to defend their Western Indiana Conference title this weekend...
Third-ranked Cardinals power past Eels (01/13/06)
Carey Fox photo Bloomfield's Lacy Bowersock shoots over Clay City's Ashley Collins' outstretched arms in Thursday's contest. CLAY CITY -- Just a year ago the Bloomfield Cardinals won 18 games and advanced all the way to the semistate level before a two point loss. Frighteningly enough, they very well could be a much better team this year...
CARL ALONZO JARVIS (01/13/06)
Carl Alonzo Jarvis, 81, of Brazil, died at 6:58 a.m. Thursday, January 12, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute.He was born July 23, 1924, in Terre Haute. He was the son of Alonzo and Anna Waller Jarvis. He graduated from Gerstmeyer High School with the Class of 1942. ...