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Stories from Friday, February 24, 2006

Injured officers granted leave of absence by pension board (02/24/06)
Considering the bureaucratic quagmire Dave Archer and Chris Blila have been forced to wade through since being injured in the line of duty last month, the hearing that settled the issue was ironically speedy and efficient. The two Brazil police officers appeared before the Brazil Police Pension Board Thursday to apply for the six-month leave of absence the city offers its disabled employees. ...
Teachers lobby to keep ISTEP testing in autumn (02/24/06)
Ivy Herron photo Jackson Township Elementary first-grade teacher Pam Fischer meets with Senators Billie Breaux (D-Indianapolis) and Tim Skinner (D-Terre Haute) Feb. 13 to voice her concerns about House Bill 1240. On Feb. 13, two Jackson Township Elementary first-grade teachers took their ISTEP Plus concerns to legislators at the Indiana Statehouse. The teachers believe testing should remain in the fall...
Board of Works (02/24/06)
Highlights of the business conducted at the Thursday meeting of the Brazil Board of Works and Public Safety included: -The approval of a fire protection contract with Technifab The board voted to extend its contract with Technifab Products, Inc., a manufacturing firm headquartered southeast of Brazil, for another year. ...
Crash just a beginning to a hectic day (02/24/06)
Top photo: The driver of the Chevrolet Camaro looks at his vehicle shortly after the Friday afternoon accident at the intersection of Coal and Alabama streets. Bottom left photo: The driver of the Venture minivan sits on the sidewalk of Coal Street with her passenger at her side with the flipped van in the background...
Students get sneak peek at 'Dew'ing time (02/24/06)
Top: Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers and North Clay Middle School Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Sponsor Shannon Sampson book students for the "Dew the Time" program at the new Clay County Justice Center for students from NCMS and Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Friday night. The event was sponsored in-part by Pepsi...
I-70 accidents re-route eastbound traffic (02/24/06)
This was the scene Friday afternoon as emergency personnel responded to the scene of a two car and semi-trailer collision just east of the 23 mile marker on I-70 Friday afternoon before a second accident happened within an hour between the 17 and 18 mile markers in the eastbound lane of I-70...
Last minute layin lifts Rox over North Clay (02/24/06)
Carey Fox photos (Right) Raven Enders looks for a teammate in scoring position against the Rox while (left) Lauren Webster scored 12 points. The North Clay seventh-grade Lady Knights had every opportunity to put away the visiting Rockville Lady Rox in the first half of their Thursday meeting...
EDITH CECILIA (CELE) CALLAHAN (02/24/06)
Edith Cecilia (Cele) Callahan, 76, of Brazil, formerly of Indianapolis passed away in her sleep after suffering with a rheumatic heat since childhood on February 22, 2006. Born August 9, 1929, in Washington, Indiana, she was the youngest of 12 children to Joseph and Christine (Dages) Malloy who preceded her in death. She is the widow of Robert (Smokey) Callahan,...
Helen E. Ewing (02/24/06)
Helen E. Ewing, age 94, of Greencastle, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2006. Born January 25, 1912, in Chicago IL, she was the daughter of Joseph & Anna (Fischer) Mueller. She was a graduate of Providence High School, Class of 1927. She married Henry G. Ewing on November 29, 1929 and he preceded her in death on March 14, 1961...