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Stories from Tuesday, February 7, 2006

Speed and weather believed factors in Saturday crash (02/07/06)
Authorities report speed and the weather were factors in a Saturday accident that sent three juveniles to the hospital for minor injuries. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department and the Van Buren and Jackson Township volunteer fire departments responded to a single car accident just south of the intersection of C.R. 1000 N and C.R. 500 E...
County Commissioners (02/07/06)
Highlights of the business discussed at the Monday meeting of the Clay County Board of Commissioners included: -One last change order on the new Clay County Jail Mike Walker, a representative of jail designers Schenkel Schultz, re-quested another change order to address what he called "small issues." The board unanimously ap-proved the expenditure of another $99,760, pushing the total cost of the jail project to $10,949,610...
Pump Prices (02/07/06)
The prices for regular, unleaded fuel this morning at Clay County gas stations were: BRAZIL AREA I-70 AREA CLAY CITY AREA The Brazil Times is offering free car pooling want-ads to people seeking rides or want to offer rides. Call 446-2216 for more information...
Man robbed at gunpoint Sunday (02/07/06)
While shopping for a new car, a local man got the shock of a lifetime when robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight Sunday afternoon. Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Warren Grey, 83 of Brazil, was looking at a vehicle for sale at the Hughes Used Car Lot, located at 722 W. National Avenue, when a black male pointed a handgun at him while demanding his wallet...
Christmas committee honors two leaders (02/07/06)
The Christmas In The Park committee discussed issues regarding the upcoming 2006 festival and honored two people Monday. Lynn Hostetler, owner of Lynn's Pharmacy, was recognized for his monetary contributions to help make Christmas In The Park possible each year...
Teachers inform schools, parents of job action (02/07/06)
If they were looking for an "EASY" button to fix the stalled contract negotiations, the Clay Community Classroom Teachers' Association may have pushed the "HOT" button instead with their most recent choice of a job action. Around 6 p.m. Monday evening, the teachers association notified individual schools and PTO organizations throughout the corporation that teachers would not be participating in after school activities until the contract is settled...
Mayor donates phones to charity (02/07/06)
Carrie McKillip (left), executive director of the Council on Domestic Abuse (CODA), and Michelle Price, the program's Clay County coordinator, take stock of the cell phones they recently received from the City of Brazil. Mayor Tom Arthur chose to donate the phones, formerly used by city utility employees to reach supervisors after-hours, rather than discard or store them...
Hoop shoot winners (02/07/06)
Alyssa Conrad (left) and Connor Ganly are both on their way to the state Elks State Hoop Shoot contest to be held on Feb. 25 at Lebanon, IN. Alyssa has been a regular attendee of the Elks Hoop Shoot with this being Connor's second year. Both won contests at their respective schools and then competed at the county level. On January 15 they competed at the district level to earn the right to compete at the state level...
CHARLES EDWARD 'PETE' FOSTER (02/07/06)
Charles Edward "Pete" Foster, 66, of Coal City passed away at his home Sunday, February 6, 2006. He was born August 15, 1939, to Charlie and Christina (Conely) Foster. He married Shirley Louise Short on November 10, 1983. He worked for Bridgestone Firestone in Noblesville for 30 years and belonged to the United Rubber Workers Union Local 138. ...
HELEN PAULINE KIEFLING (02/07/06)
Helen Pauline Kiefling, 76, of Brazil, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Sunday, February 5, 2006, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following an extended illness. She was born October 28, 1929, to Joseph P. and Helen L. (Simonson) Woolery. She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers Kenneth Woolery and Paul Woolery...