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Stories from Friday, March 24, 2006

Woman saves injured puppy (03/24/06)
Ivy Herron photo Clay County Humane Society Board President Bill Bell and Cheryl Porter visit with the Robinson family, Andrew, Billie Sue, their twin sons Andy and Mickey and Samson, their beloved black Labrador Retriever. On February 26, many motorists along I-70 drove past a 9-month-old male black lab puppy laying whimpering in the grass of the median without a second thought, but not Cheryl Porter...
Agencies get first round of United Way allocations (03/24/06)
The Clay County United Way held its annual meeting Friday afternoon at the First Presbyterian Church. First quarter allocations were presented to the 2005-06 agencies. Agencies receiving funding throughout the year from the United Way are Area 7 on Aging and Disabled, American Red Cross (Wabash Valley Chapter), Big Brother / Big Sister, Boy Scouts of America (Crossroads of America Council), Clay County Children's Medical Assistance, Clay Community Parks Association, Clay County Emergency Food Pantry, Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry, Clay County Literacy Coalition, Clay County Sheriff's Reserve, Clay County Search and Rescue, Clay County Senior Citizens, Clay County Well-Child Clinic, Council on Domestic Abuse, Covered Bridge Girl Scout Council, Family Services Association, Clay County 4-H Council, Southern Clay County Christian Share and Care Food Pantry, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army Service Extension and YMCA of Clay County.. ...
Popcorn Festival relatives filmed for 'Foodography' (03/24/06)
An impromptu Redenbacher family reunion unfolded Friday at the taping of a Food Network segment in the home of Clay County Popcorn Festival organizers Glen and Evelyn Brown. A camera crew filmed an interview with Gail Tuminello Redenbacher with a representative of ConAgra Foods, which currently owns the Redenbacher brand and several other descendants of the "Popcorn King" for the Al Roker Productions show "Foodography," scheduled to air June 20 at 9 p.m. on the Food Network...
Local drug charges for dismissed, but federal authorities to resume prosecutions (03/24/06)
The State of Indiana's charges against Ginger Leah Locke, 20, of Terre Haute, Shaun Ray Clark, 25, and Joel Allen Childress, 24, both of Brazil, have been dismissed to allow federal prosecution. "In circumstances such as these, the federal government will take an interest in prosecuting these types of defendants," Clay County Prosecutor Lee Reberger told The Brazil Times Thursday afternoon. ...
Taking time to smell the daffodils (03/24/06)
From left to right: Community Developement Director Shelly Ogsbury, Relay Committee Member Susan Piatt and Relay Co-chair Rochelle Mathis took a break to smell the daffodils at Monday night's "Ropin' In A Cure" Relay For Life committee meeting at Riddell National Bank. ...
Local organization partners with developing countries to generate funds for business ventures (03/24/06)
A non-profit organization headquartered in Brazil is challenging the notion that capitalism and compassion don't mix. The work of Ethnic US is hard to classify; executive director and Brazil resident Jared Odle tempers his bottom-line business sense with a healthy dose of altruism, soliciting investors and grants to generate start-up costs for new businesses in developing countries and measuring the success of a venture in terms of social, environmental and spiritual impact-- though profitability remains a consideration.. ...
Celebrating Ag Day (03/24/06)
Top photo: Members of the Clay County Cattle Association serve area residents who are interested in agriculture during the Ag Day dinner Thursday night at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Bottom photo: Dr. Simon Kenyon speaks to attendees at the Clay County Ag Day dinner Thursday night at the 4-H Fairgrounds...
Knights take indoor success outdoors for track (03/24/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top) Hannah Hunter will be a big key to Northview's track success. (Bottom Left) Chris Smith will be one of the top distance runners for the Knights. (Bottom Right) Hunter Reberger will help anchor Northview's relay squads and middle distance squads...
MARION EUGENE "GENE" BAKER (03/24/06)
Marion Eugene "Gene" Baker, 79, of Brazil, passed away March 23, 2006 at 1:52 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He was born in Martin County, Indiana March 15, 1927 to Oda and Lena (Inman) Baker. Gene graduated from Oolitic High School the class of 1945. ...
GLADYS LAVENE PATRICK (03/24/06)
Gladys Lavene Patrick, age 93, of Carbon was called to the Lord 5:40 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2006 at Clay Health Center in Brazil. She was born in Parke County, Indiana on January 8, 1913 to Arthur and Ida Kibbe Morlan. A homemaker and mother of four, she was a wonderful cook who often served as the official Election Board Chef. She was a graduate of Raccoon Township High School in Bridgeton. She married Michael Leo Patrick on September 3, 1934...
David Ross Stigler (03/24/06)
David Ross Stigler, 69, of Center Point, died on Thursday, March 23, 2006 at 3:20 a.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born on November 16, 1936 to Lynden L. and Pauline Hopkins Stigler. David attended Brazil High School and served in the Army. On August 30, 1985 he married Elizabeth "Ann" Wesley Mattingly...