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Stories from Thursday, March 2, 2006

Criminal background checks bill passes House (03/02/06)
State Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil) is the co-sponsor of Senate Bill 47 (SB 47), which exempts certain organizations from the fee for conducting criminal background checks. SB 47 passed the House last week by a unanimous vote of 92-0. SB 47 would preclude groups such as the council for a Boy Scout or Girl Scout troop, seniors programs, churches, and other religious organizations from paying the fee charged for criminal background checks on a prospective or current employee or a volunteer. ...
State rejects Brazil budget (03/02/06)
- Budget must be reduced by $300,000 from $2.1 million to $1.8 million Highlights of the business conducted at the Tuesday meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil included: -A discussion on the city's 2006 budget Mayor Tom Arthur reported that the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance has rejected the city's proposed $2 million budget for 2006...
Home partially saved due to nearby hydrant (03/02/06)
Ivy Herron photo Firefighter Tim Sargent is checked out by Scott Fleck and Ralph Mullens after dousing a residential fire in southern Clay County Tuesday afternoon. Four fire departments were called in to suppress a fire in early afternoon Tuesday. Shortly after noon Tuesday, a 911 call from a passerby reported the residential fire...
In his own words (03/02/06)
House running for commissioner Note: This is another in a series of candidate announcements published by The Brazil Times. Announcements will be "in his (or her) own words" and should be accompanied by a photo. Photos will be coped and kept on file at the newspaper...
Boy Scouts meet Cinergy (03/02/06)
If the electricity goes out, CALL CINERGY. Planting a tree or otherwise digging? CALL CINERGY (800-382-5544). Electric lines should be treated with respect and kept a healthy distance. That was the message Boy Scout Troop 95 received Tuesday night at the Cinergy office on National Ave. in Brazil...
County inmates moved to new jail (03/02/06)
Ivy Herron photo Deputy Jeff Maynard hands Sheriff Mike Heaton a flag taken down one last time from the pole outside the old jail. The fates of two flags that have flown over the old jail, a United States flag and and Indiana State flag, are undecided at this time...
Warm temperatures lead athletes outside (03/02/06)
Carey Fox photos Top: Northview track athletes got the chance to head outdoors in warmer than usual temperatures on Tuesday evening. Several members of the girls and boys teams will compete at DePauw University on Saturday. (Bottom) Broc Miller and (middle) Jamie Bays work out with a 'drag' chute in Tuesday's practice. The chute helps add resistance to runners during workouts...
Second half surge lifts Eels past WRV (03/02/06)
Carey Fox photos Top photo: Cole Schroer floats past a WRV defender for a shot during the Eels' sectional opening win. Bottom photo: Dustin Griffith goes up for a shot in the lane during the first half of Wednesday's win over White River Valley. SWITZ CITY -- Facing a White River Valley team that had won only once this season, you might expect that Clay City would have cruised to an easy win in their sectional opener...
North Clay girls collar Scotties in doubleheader (03/02/06)
Andy McCammon photo North Clay eighth grader, Brooklyn Myers goes up for two following a steal. The North Clay seventh-grade Lady Knights notched a resounding 42-23 win against the Scotties of Sarah Scott Middle School Wednesday, putting the game away early in the second half to snap a three-game losing streak. The eighth-grade Lady Knights also recorded a victory, dispatching the Scotties in the second half of the double-header...
Eighth grade Knights tame Mustangs (03/02/06)
Carey Fox photo North Clay 8th graders Carlee Bell (left) and Ali Sharton defend an opponent. The North Clay eighth grade girls basketball team upped their record to 11-3 overall this season by defeating Edgewood on the road, 52-33 on Monday evening...
JIM CHAVIS (03/02/06)
Jim Chavis, 63, Rockville, Ind., died February 28, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Ind. He was the son of David Norman Chavis and Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis. Survivors include his mother; two brothers, Kenneth and David Chavis; one sister, Judy; three nephews and four nieces...
DIANE QUERY (03/02/06)
Diane Query, 57, Poland, Ind., died Monday, February 27, 2006, at 7280 Jordon Village Road, Poland. Born March 7, 1948, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of William Dysart Crick and Isla Berniece (Walbring) Crick. She was an LPN and worked at various nursing homes and as an EMT for Operation Life. She was a member of the Jordan Village Presbyterian Church, Jordan Village, Indiana...
WILLIAM BERNARD "BILL" MURPHY (03/02/06)
William Bernard "Bill" Murphy, 80, of Brazil passed away March 2, 2006, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born June 25, 1925, in Harmony to Claude and Cecil Butler Murphy. He was a driver and salesman for Pepsi Cola for 45 years, retiring in 1987...
VIRGINIA MARIE WALBRING (03/02/06)
Virginia Marie Walbring, 89, of Terre Haute and formerly of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, February 27, 2006. She was born on February 25, 1917, in Hall, Indiana, to Robert Guy and Elsie May Welty Wooden. She was a 1935 graduate of Cloverdale High School...
LOIS MAXINE COURTNEY GREY (03/02/06)
Lois Maxine Courtney Grey, 85, of Brazil, passed away at 7:43 p.m., Monday, February 27, 2006, in Cloverleaf Health Care in Knightsville. She was born September 13, 1920, in Clay County to Austin and Mazo Biller Courtney. Mrs. Grey worked in manufacturing for Quakermaid from 1947 until 1960 and then worked at CBS from 1960 to 1969. She was a member of the Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church and enjoyed quilting and knitting. Her husband, John L. Grey preceded her in death...
FRANCES WALLACE 'FRAN' DUNBAR (03/02/06)
Frances Wallace "Fran" Dunbar, 87 of Manhattan, Kansas, died Monday, February 27, 2007, at the Mercy Regional Health Center. She was born on January 28, 1919, in Asherville, Indiana, the daughter of Elmer and Emma (Steuerwald) Wallace. On October 7, 1945, in Brazil she was united in marriage to Dr. ...