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Stories from Friday, March 31, 2006

Poland Historical Chapel gets a face-lift (03/31/06)
Top photo: The old Poland Historical Chapel sign that has stood for many years has been removed and will be on display at the Wasatch Lake Resort lodge in Owen County. Second down: Jimmy Teskey, 17, only the second Boy Scout from Troop 202 of Carmel, Ind. to reach the Eagle Scout level, decided to landscape the Poland Historical Chapel as his Eagle Scout Service Project. In his efforts, Jimmy was able to obtain a new custom-made sign donated for the chapel...
School Board responds to complaint (03/31/06)
When asked for a response to statements made by Clay Community Classroom Teachers' Association President Russ True, Clay Community School Board of Trustees President Steve Grigsby declined an interview. Instead, he responded in writing, after attorneys checked his written statement...
Teachers' Association files complaint (03/31/06)
The Clay Community Classroom Teachers' Association (CCCTA) has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the Clay Community School Board of Trustees because of comments made by the board at a recent meeting. "We were shocked by the public statements at the March 16 meeting," CCCTA President Russ True said during an interview with The Brazil Times Thursday morning...
Morning fire may have been due to electrical problems (03/31/06)
Ivy Herron photo Dick Johnson firefighters were first on the scene to respond to a fire that fully engulfed Jason Mabis' residence, located at 10846 N. C.R. 200 West Friday morning. Around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Timothy Tedders, of 818 Coal St., Brazil, discovered his friend's trailer was on fire. He called for help, then notified his friend of the fire and tried to rescue the family's pets...
Registered to vote? You have until Monday (03/31/06)
With primary and school board elections fast approaching, Clay County residents are running out of time to register to vote. April 3 is the last day to register to participate in the May 2006 primary elections. County residents can register at the Clay County Election Office on the second floor of the courthouse or at BMV branches in Brazil and Clay City...
House fire takes life of Parke Co. man (03/31/06)
Milford Harber photo Fire consumed a house, killing one person, at 3901 S. Walker Boat Ramp Rd. in Parke County on Wednesday. A rural Rockville house fire claiming the life of Gregory Pefley, 58, demanded the response of five volunteer fire departments...
Routine stop ends in police car fire, exploding ammunition (03/31/06)
GREENCASTLE -- Traffic on I-70 Thursday was thicker than usual thanks to a state police cruiser that caught fire. Ammunition exploded inside the cruiser, driven by Master Trooper Dave Furnas near the 34-mile marker on I-70 Thursday. His passenger was Senior Trooper Brian Maudlin...
Get ready to spring ahead Saturday night (03/31/06)
If daylight-saving time has you frustrated, there's a simple solution: Make sure you "spring into spring" and set your clocks ahead one hour before you go to bed Saturday night. The Brazil Times has taken a number of calls about daylight saving time. With Clay County in the Eastern time zone, most of the questions concerned local television programming, especially those who watch daytime television...
Younger Knights stepping up to the plate (03/31/06)
Carey Fox photos Top: Northview senior Graig Bass will be counted on to provide pop to the Knights' lineup. Bottom left: Senior pitcher Nick Wells is Northview's No. 1 starting pitcher this season. Bottom right: Northview senior shortstop Jesse Johnson will be a defensive stalwart for the Knights this season...
Betty M. Wells (03/31/06)
Betty M. Wells, 81, of Brazil, died at 12:05 p.m. on March 30, 2006. Betty was born February 4, 1925 in Fontanet, IN and was adopted into the loving home of Victor and Edith Swanger Woodruff. She married Alfred Wells on May 19, 1943. He preceded her in death...
CATHERINE PEARL "KATE" TIMBERMAN (03/31/06)
Catherine Pearl "Kate" Timberman 78, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2006. She was born October 6, 1927 in Putnam County, IN to John R. and Eula Parrish Timberman Catherine worked for the Indianapolis Public Schools for many years. ...
BEATRICE RUTH COOPER ROBBINS (03/31/06)
Beatrice Ruth Cooper Robbins, 68, of Willisburg, KY and formerly of Carbon, passed away Monday, March 27, 2006 in the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY. She was born February 15, 2006 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Alfred and Grace Williamson Cooper...
JACK R. WITTY (03/31/06)
Jack R. Witty, 87, of Rockville, passed away 5:16 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2006 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN. He was a retired farmer and owner of Witty's Evergreens. He was born January 24, 1919 in Tompkinsville, KY to the late L. B. Witty and Minnie Miller Witty. On June 20, 1942, in Brazil, he married Odetta E. Brown Witty who preceded him in death on July 6, 2002...
CHARLES E. "CHUCK" BODEN (03/31/06)
Charles E. "Chuck" Boden, 77, of Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2006, at Hickory Creek at Sunset in Greencastle, IN. He was born March 26, 1929, in Muskegon, MI, the son of Charles Edward Boden and Henrietta (Balk) Boden. On October 26, 1979, he married Susan R. (Libhart) Boden. He served in the U.S. Navy and Air Force in the Korean War. He was a retired salesman and driver for Schwan's Fine Foods...
THELMA L. MILLER (03/31/06)
Thelma L. Miller, 93, of Greencastle, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at The Waters of Greencastle. She is survived by two daughters: Miriam (Gerald) Durham and Kathryn (Elmer) Britton; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Sunday, April 2 from 3-5 p.m. at the Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home in Greencastle. The funeral will be Monday, April 3 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Ashboro Cemetery of Ashboro, Indiana...