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Stories from Friday, January 20, 2006

Law requires hospitals to report errors (01/20/06)
A new Indiana law requiring hospitals to report medical errors is intended to improve overall patient care, not to punish caregivers who make mistakes, according to a representative of St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. The legislation, which took effect Jan. ...
Fourth of July Celebration in the works (01/20/06)
Frank Phillips photo The Brazil Rotary Club gives tens of thousands of dollars back to the community each year. Last March 2, the club gave $250 donations to five public safety organizations. Pictured with Rotary President Sam Glover (in back) are Marty Beasley (Brazil Police Reserves), Meri Barker (Posey Township Fire Department), Kelli Muncie-Sturgeon (Clay County Search and Rescue), Jodi Green (Van Buren Fire Department) and Shane Zurcher (Brazil Fire Department). ...
Popcorn Festival date set as meetings begin (01/20/06)
After the winter hiatus, the Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Festival of Clay County committee is meeting regularly. The festival is set for Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1. "Those dates don't quite coincide with the 'first weekend in October' idea," said Festival President...
Don't forget your cookies this year (01/20/06)
It is the time of year again to order as many cookies as you have space for in your freezer. That's right the Covered Bridge Girl Scout Council has been taking orders for the small, scrumptious pieces of pleasure since Jan. 7. Don't fret, because there is still time to place your order before delivery begins on Feb.19...
Wilson elected Town Council President by unanimous vote (01/20/06)
The Clay County Town Council unanimously elected Tammy Wilson Town Council President at their first meeting of the new year. Entering the third year of her four-year council term, Wilson will serve as council president for 2006. Council executives in Clay City are elected by council members annually. She will replace outgoing president Roy Chenoweth, who served for two years. Chenoweth will remain a member of the council...
Question: 'Pay more for your smokes?' (01/20/06)
In his State of the State address last week, Gov. Mitch Daniels asked the state legislature to consider raising Indiana's cigarette tax in an effort to decrease smoking among Hoosiers. Indiana cigarette taxes are currently the lowest in the Midwest. Daniels proposed a per-pack increase of 25 cents, with the primary aim of "reducing the percentage of...young Hoosiers who smoke cigarettes."...
Winter-spring mix or mixed-up birds? (01/20/06)
Edie Campe photo Humans weren't the only ones fooled by the warm weather. Some geese returned home to Clay County Sunday to find that the weather would soon change to cold by Wednesday. These geese aren't giving up and going south. They decided to take a swim in a pond near S.R.59 and C.R. 500 N...
Teachers carry message: no contract (01/20/06)
Ivy Herron photo Northview High School teachers Jennifer Pugh, Laura Boyce, Bev Hooker, Debbie Megenhardt and Christy Casassa each wear one of three various "Working Without a Contract" buttons at the Thursday evening Curriculum Fair and Open House. ...
- 'WHO TURNED THE LIGHTS OUT?' - (01/20/06)
Jumper connection failure leaves residents in the dark HINT: Call Cinergy, not 911, when the power goes out - Power backup worked at jail Ivy Herron photo Cinergy/PSI crews quickly repaired damage to a jumper connection at the Brazil sub-station Thursday morning. The failure caused residents of Brazil, Staunton and surrounding areas to lose power for about 40 minutes. The failure is believed to have been caused by earlier lightning strikes...
Eels earn big win over Sullivan (01/20/06)
The Clay City Eels ended a three game losing streak in grand style on Thursday evening, winning a convincing 63-45 decision over a tough Sullivan squad. The Eels got perhaps the best game of Sarah Kennedy's career, as she scored six points apiece in each of the first three quarters and added another eight in the fourth quarter when Clay City sealed the victory...
Northview girls tame (01/20/06)
File photo Spring Raines scored 15 points in helping the Northview girls team to a victory over Danville. Northview's girls basketball team won their sixth game out of seven on Wednesday night with a 54-47 victory over Danville. The Knights held the Warriors to just three second quarter points in taking a 25-13 lead into the halftime break and then had to withstand a 20 point third period in holding on for the win. ...
JAMES RAY SINGER SR. (01/20/06)
James Ray Singer Sr., age 70, of Terre Haute, died at 2:32 p.m. Thursday, January 19, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born February 16, 1935 in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the son of Verl Ray and Verna Clingerman Singer. Following graduation from Ashboro High School, he worked 14 years at Quaker Maid, was self-employed as a logger and worked at Peabody Coal Company at their Universal Mine until retirement. ...
CARL ALONZO JARVIS (01/20/06)
Carl Alonzo Jarvis, 81, of Brazil, died at 6:58 a.m Thursday, January 12, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He is survived by his wife Betty; one daughter, Cathy and husband Mack Harrington of Brazil; two nephews, Alan Carl Jarvis and Marshal Alan Jarvis, both of Atlanta, Georgia, and several other extended family members...
SUE ANN SANDERSON (01/20/06)
Sue Ann Sanderson, 71 of Brazil, died at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2006, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born November 20, 1934, in Staunton as the daughter of Ernest and Myrtle Shaffer Lautenschlager. She graduated from Staunton High School in the Class of 1952. ...
DON EDWARD MILLER (01/20/06)
Don Edward Miller, 77, of Clay City, passed away at Regional Hospital at 3:12 p.m. January 18, 2006, following a battle with cancer. He was born in Clay County September 18, 1928, to Emery P. and Hallie (Marshall) Miller. He served in the Army, during the Korean War, in the 24th Division. ...