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Stories from Thursday, January 26, 2006

Finances, roads among mayor's priorities (01/26/06)
By ANDY MCCAMMON tamccammon1@yahoo.com Mayor Tom Arthur delivered his annual State of the City address to the Brazil Chamber of Commerce at the Brazil Family Restaurant Tuesday. Budget issues and the improvement of the city's deteriorating roads topped the mayor's agenda for 2006. Arthur also reaffirmed plans to attract industry to the area and pledged to improve the city's appearance along with its economy...
Fire at Great Dane, no injuries reported (01/26/06)
Ivy Herron photo Great Dane Trailers was the scene of a structure fire early Thursday morning. The fire was extinguished and the firefighters had left the scene when this photo was taken shortly before 8 a.m. According to two-way radio traffic, the fire was limited to a piece of equipment...
Accident results in minor injury (01/26/06)
Ivy Herron photo Brazil City Patrolman Todd Stemm gathers information Monday morning from Beasley Wrecker Service about an accident at the corner of Vandalia and National Avenue. Shortly before 10 a.m. Monday, law enforcement and rescue personnel responded to an accident at the corner of Vandalia and National Avenue that sent one local woman to the hospital for minor injuries...
State Rep. Vern Tincher sees property tax amendment as goal (01/26/06)
State Rep. Vern Tincher (D-Riley) compared the amendment to eliminate property taxes by 2009 to a similar move by a neighboring state some years ago. "It really depends on what the (Indiana) senate does," Tincher told The Brazil Times on Thursday morning. "There was no discussion of it in the House Ways and Means Committee. Michigan did the same thing."...
Knights too much for Clay City girls (01/26/06)
Carey Fox photo Northview freshman Spring Raines (right) drives to the basket for a hoop and is fouled by Clay City's Angie Camp. Raines had 24 points in the contest and Camp added four. Too much size and too much Spring Raines was the formula for defeat for Clay City in a round two of the county battle between Northview and the Eels Tuesday night...
North Clay eighth grade stung by Honey Bees (01/26/06)
Carey Fox photo Kelsey Searing (#31) had five rebounds for North Clay in their Wednesday's contest versus Honey Creek. Turnovers and a hot shooting Elizabeth Vollrath were a lethal combination for North Clay's eight grade girls team. Vollrath knocked down a trio of 3-pointers as part of a 16 point game and the Bees pulled away for a 40-25 victory over the Knights...
Bees get past North Clay seventh grade (01/26/06)
North Clay seventh-grade girls basketball coach Scott Fosdick knew his Knights were in for a tough matchup when they traveled to Honey Creek Wednesday. "They were county champs last year, and they have a really good program," he said. "They're a good measuring stick for us."...
North Clay sixth grade caps year with victory (01/26/06)
The North Clay sixth grade Knights put together a pair of victories over Monrovia at the end of the season. The North Clay 'A' squad downed the Bulldogs by a 45-29 count as Chance Talbot scorched the nets for 16 points to lead North Clay in the scoring column. Dillon Reynolds seconded the effort with another 12 points for the Knights and Brett Jadvani contributed six. Both Bryant Pestoff and Zach Hull had four points with Damon Hyatt adding two and Jordan Girton one point...
ROBERT E. WELLS (01/26/06)
Robert E. "Bob" Wells, 71, of Martinsville, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at 8:35 a.m. in Grandview Health & Rehabilitation at Martinsville. He resided in Martinsville the past 45 years, coming from Brazil. He was born in Indianapolis, on November 30, 1934. He was the son of Paul William Wells and Thrya Maye (Morris) Sears. He married Marilyn L. (Valentine) Wells of Martinsville, IN on January 31, 1953...