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Stories from Friday, April 7, 2006

Three Brazil City firefighters to rise to officer status (04/07/06)
Three members of the Brazil City Fire Department will soon rise to officer status, Chief Tobey Archer announced last Thursday. The Brazil Board of Works voted last Thursday to replace the department's vacant office of assistant chief with three new leadership positions. The new offices-- a captain and two lieutenants-- will likely be filled by the end of next week, Archer said...
Car takes driver on wild ride during Friday single-vehicle accident (04/07/06)
Ivy Herron photo Linda Sibley's 1998 Pontiac Grand AM received serious damage after leaving the road, hitting a culvert and going airborne for approximately 100 feet before coming to rest the opposite direction on the north side of the road. Sibley was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital...
Happy Birthday to you, Mr. Governor (04/07/06)
Andy McCammon photo Governor Mitch Daniels blows out his candles at a surprise birthday party during his visit to the Country Junction in Center Point. Daniels turned 57 years old on Friday. The governor was in Clay County as part of numerous visits to cities and towns in west-central Indiana...
Special work session (04/07/06)
At Thursday night's special working session, Clay Community School Board members Steve Grigsby, Joe Thomas, Ted Jackson, Terry Barr and Dottie King discussed information with Superintendent William Schad and Business Manager Randy Burns concerning the adjustment to salaries and fringe benefit packages for staff members of computer technology, food service, administrative and non-certified staff members while more than 60 teachers watched...
Flooding expected to remain south of county (04/07/06)
The many inches of rain central Indiana has received and is expected to receive will lead to flooding -- south of Clay County, according to the National Weather Service. But Clay County residents should receive nothing more than a good soaking. The Eel River is expected to crest about one-half foot below flood stage at Bowling Green today, according to information supplied by the National Weather Service...
Brazil 4th of July tradition continues (04/07/06)
Daylight-saving time will cause another change in lifestyles, one that won't be felt until the Fourth of July. Due to DST pushing the clock back one hour during the spring and summer months, sundown will come an hour later than usual in Indiana. Therefore, the Rotary Fourth of July Celebration fireworks won't be seen until 10:30 p.m. -- or perhaps later...
In her own words (04/07/06)
- Alumbaugh is candidate for County Auditor Note: Everyone is invited to attend the political forum on April 26, starting at 6 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds, sponsored by The Brazil Times, Clay County Farm Bureau and Clay County Chamber of Commerce. My name is Mary Jo Alumbaugh, and I am the Democrat candidate for County Auditor. ...
Parke Co. seeking seal (04/07/06)
Parke County Commissioners are sponsoring a contest for the best county seal design. Submissions may be made by any Parke County resident. The chosen design will be used on a flag, county vehicles, on the back of playing cards or other promotional items for Parke County...
Wabash Valley Club heads to Iowa (04/07/06)
Submitted photos (Top - back row) Zach Stultz, Tommy Herr-Smith and Beau Pingleton will compete in Iowa along with Trey Wilkey and Brandon Mikesell. (Bottom) Trey Wilkey was second at Folkstyle State and (Middle) Beau Pingleton heads to national competition as well...
JOY L. JARVIS (04/07/06)
Joy L. Jarvis, 68 of Brazil, passed away April 6, 2006 at 1:44pm at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born June 14, 1937 in San Angelo, Texas, the daughter of Harry Rainey and Cordie Bledsoe Rainey. She graduated from San Angelo High School. Following high school, she met a young serviceman on an arranged date, and on February 25, 1957 she married Gale L. ...
RUTH LAWSON (04/07/06)
Ruth Lawson, 76, of Brazil, passed away April 5, 3:40. p.m at Union Hospital. She was born April 25, 1930, in Clay County the daughter of Henry Vanatti and Ida Mae Smith Vanatti. She married Henry Lawson Sr. in 1952. She attended the Assembly of God Church. ...
MARJORIE R. TARGETT (04/07/06)
Marjorie R. Targett, 78, of Brazil, passed away April 6, 2006, at 4:18 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She was born August 18, 1927, in Knightsville, the daughter of Daniel Wallace and Ruth Bridgewaters Wallace. She graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1945. ...
KATHRYN MARIE KYLE (04/07/06)
Kathryn Marie Kyle, 81, of Seelyville passed away at 10 a.m. April 5, 2006, at her residence. Born January 8, 1925, in Knox Cunty, Indiana, she was the daughter of Harry Ruddell and Ella (Emmert) Ruddell. She was a 1943 graduate of Brazil High School, 1947 graduate of St. ...
THELMA MAE ZENTKO (04/07/06)
Thelma Mae Zentko, 78, of Carbon, passed away April 4, 2006 in the Terre Haute Union Hospital. She was born May 4, 1927, in Brazil to John M. and Mable F. Stoll Vanatti. She was a 1945 graduate of Brazil High School and a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church. ...