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Stories from Friday, February 17, 2006

Replacing the old, faded with new (02/17/06)
As part of Mayor Tom Arthur's plan to fix city street signs, a work crew from the Brazil Street Department changes damaged and faded stop signs while adjusting the height of posts at the corner of Jackson and Franklin streets Thursday morning. Mike Head, Jimmy Croy and Josh Backfish use a backhoe to pull old poles from the ground and set the new ones...
Officers still off duty since incident (02/17/06)
When two of his officers were injured in the line of duty last month, their health was Brazil Police Chief Mark Loudermilk's primary concern. But as Sgt. Dave Archer and Patrolman Chris Blila steadily recover from their injuries, Loudermilk's focus has shifted to their financial well-being...
Hospital to educate on Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Plan Part D (02/17/06)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital (SVCH) has planned an outreach and education effort for Medicare beneficiaries and their families about the recently enacted Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Benefit. Though St. Vincent Clay Hospital can not enroll Medicare recipients or direct their enrollment, SVCH believes that there is a need to educate beneficiaries about their choices and deadlines...
Serving arrest warrant leads officers to arrest two local men (02/17/06)
While trying to serve an arrest warrant for a probation violation at a Brazil home located at 209 W. Collins St., two men were arrested by the Clay County Sheriff's Department Thursday evening. Upon arrival at the home of George James Culbertson, 33, officers found James Eugene Anderson Jr., 29, in the front yard on a cell phone...
Survey: When it comes to being accessible, Not all polling places are equal (02/17/06)
Andy McCammon photos (Top) a 2004 survey of Clay County polling places to determine compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines found the Poland Firehouse sorely under-equipped to accommodate handicapped voters. The facility received a compliance grade of 60 percent, the lowest in the county...
New committee working with Clay County Humane Society (02/17/06)
- More than 1,200 calls placed to animal shelter Animal control issues are a concern throughout Clay County for citizens and law enforcement alike. According to information provided by the Clay County Humane Society, law enforcement agencies and concerned citizens placed 1,271 animal related calls to the shelter during 2005...
Pump Prices (02/17/06)
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...
North Clay defense stifles West Vigo girls (02/17/06)
Carey Fox photo Emily Phillips blocks a West Vigo shot during the second half of Thursday's win over the Trojans. Phillips had 10 points, five rebounds and two blocks for the Knights. The North Clay eighth grade girls continued to roll with a pair of victories against West Vigo on Thursday evening...
LaDonna T. Erwin (02/17/06)
LaDonna T. Erwin, 74, of Brazil passed away February 17, 2006 at the Clay County Health Center. She was born March 3, 1930 in Bowling Green, OH, the daughter of Irvan Pollom and Delores Swanson Pollom. On January 17, 1948 she married Luther Erwin, he survives...
Ruth Esther Helton (02/17/06)
Ruth Esther Helton, 92 of Brazil, died February 16, 2006 at 1:15 pm at Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute, IN. She was born in Brazil on March 6, 1913 the daughter of Goswin and Elizabeth Nickle Haverkamp. On February 23, 1934, she married Charles V. Helton; he preceded her in death on March 8, 1971...
VERNA LAVADA BICARD SHONK (02/17/06)
Verna Lavada Bicard Shonk, 87, of Clay City passed away at 11:25 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2006, in the Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute. She was born August 17, 1918, in Clay City to Fabian and Ethel Mitchell Bicard. Mrs. ...
LADONNA (DONNA) T. ERWIN (02/17/06)
Ladonna (Donna) T. Erwin, 74, of Brazil passed away February 17, 2006, at the Clay County Health Center. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home. MACIL M. SMITH Macil M. Smith, 81 of Knightsville, died February 14, 2006, at 8:25 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for two years...
DOROTHY LOUISE LUNDSTROM PESTOFF (02/17/06)
Dorothy Louise Lundstrom Pestoff, 76, of Terre Haute died at 2 p.m on Wednesday, February 15, 2006, in Union Hospital. She was a wife, mother, sister and homemaker. Born in Terre Haute at St. Anthony Hospital on September 26, 1929, she was the daughter of Alice and John Lundstrom. She was married to Harry C. Pestoff. He preceded her in death in 1990...
EVERETT PAUL MCKAMEY (02/17/06)
The family of Everett Paul McKamey mourns his passing. Born January 17, 1930, at Cloverdale, Indiana, to Charles and Katherine Don-Speckleson McKamey. Entered into rest February 15, 2006, at his home in Spencer, surrounded by his loved ones. He was descended of pioneer settlers and farmed at Cloverdale...