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Stories from Monday, April 17, 2006

V.F.W. names Sheriff Mike Heaton Best in the state (04/17/06)
Ivy Herron photo Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton shakes hands with 7th District Chairman for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Police, Fire & EMT Awards Committee and member of V.F.W. Clay City Post No. 6606 Charlie Flack on Tuesday afternoon after being told he is the V.F.W.'s 2006 Law Enforcement Gold Medal Award winner for the State of Indiana...
Family copes with deadly disease, MPS (04/17/06)
Submitted photo The Durcholz family includes Annette, Chris, Lee, Ben, Emily and Patrick. When a child dies, the community mourns. It is everyone's loss. In many families around the world, including Chris and Annette Durcholz' family in Brazil, children are born with a premature death sentence...
Semi crash was reason for traffic tie-up (04/17/06)
Eastbound traffic was backed up on I-70 past the Brazil exit for more than 12 hours Thursday due to a single semi-tractor trailer accident between the 24- and 25-mile markers. The crash occurred around 5 a.m. Lanes were closed due to the crash and were re-opened at 5:45 p.m. The driver, Leonard P. Fennell, received minor injuries in the crash...
Community raising money for new sign (04/17/06)
Edie Campe photo The Bowling Green Old Settlers are trying to raise funds to replace the deteriorated "welcome" sign that has been standing since 1979. The very first sign was built in 1933 and stood until it was replaced by the current sign. Bowling Green may be a small town, but the "welcome" sign is quite large...
Youth see first-hand consequences at drinking and driving mock accident (04/17/06)
Top photo: After removing the roof of the car, first responders and Trans-Care personnel remove one of the "victims" as Air Evac lands in the background. Center: Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen "confirms" a fatality during the mock accident in the parking lot of NHS...
Local Patriot's Pen winner places third in District 7 competition (04/17/06)
North Clay Middle School eighth-grader Jordan Allan placed third in the VFW District 7 Patriot's Pen competition with his essay "Who Are Today's Patriots?" VFW No. 1127 Post Adjutant John Schraedley and Principal Greg Linton were on hand last Thursday to present Allen with his award...
In his own words (04/17/06)
Editor's note: This is the last full week that The Brazil Times will publish campaign announcements on page 1. The last day announcements will be published is April 28, one week before the May 2 primary and school board elections. Announcements will be published in order received, on a space-available basis...
12 teacher contracts cut at S. Putnam (04/17/06)
Reduction-In-Force continues as the South Putnam School Board recently approved reducing contracts of 12 semi-permanent and permanent teachers at a special session. Six of those teachers might not be coming back for the 2006-07 school year. In two separate votes, the board voted 4-1 for the recommendations of Superintendent Dan Schroeder. Board member Steven Cash voted no in both instances...
Hillman earns big payday on opening night (04/17/06)
Chris Hillman had quite the lucrative opening weekend in superstock action this weekend. Hillman was dominant in victories at Bloomington Speedway's opening evening to kickoff the weekend and then followed that up by hauling in a $1,000 payday at Lincoln Park Speedway's Spring Fling 30 on Saturday...
Northview sweeps (04/17/06)
Under perfect conditions, Northview's softball team remained unbeaten in the Western Indiana Conference with a doubleheader sweep of visiting Brown County on Saturday. The opener saw both squads' offense held in check for much of the game, before each exploded in the fifth inning. But it was the Knights who got more bang out of their bats, responding to a four run top of the fifth by the Eagles by hammering out six of their own for a 7-4 victory...
Knights 12th in Spring Preview (04/17/06)
Northview hopes that Saturday's round of golf at the Legends of Indiana Course at Franklin is not their only trip this season. The course will play host to the state finals again this year on June 12-13. In the team's first look at the course this year, Northview put together a solid 12th place round as a team in a strong 21 team field that featured many of the state's top ranked squads...
Northview linksters win tri-meet (04/17/06)
Clint Grey led Northview to a win on Thursday at Forest Park. Northview's golf team tuned up for Saturday's tourney at the Legends of Indiana Course by getting a victory over visiting Rockville and Riverton Parke on Thursday evening. The Knights got a team score of 174 from their top four JV golfers to edge out Rockville's varsity by six strokes. Riverton Parke finished with a 208...
Knights explode for victory over visiting Lakers (04/17/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top) Ashlyn Yocom rips a double during the JV's victory over Shakamak. (Center) Kayla Raderstorf lifts off for a homerun versus Shakamak and (below) is congratulated by coach Bethany Jones. That ringing sound you might have heard echoing across the county on Thursday evening was Northview's softball bats working overtime...
Clay City splits in track and field with Vikings (04/17/06)
The Clay City Eels boys track team slithered past West Vigo 73-55 Thursday, but the Lady Eels continued their early season struggles. Clay City's girls team fell to the Vikings 70-58 despite their across-the-board domination of throwing events and the best efforts of Rachel Narlock, who won three individual events for the Lady Eels (0-2)...
Northview basketball caps season with team awards (04/17/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top) Nick Wells was the team's MVP, leading the team in scoring, rebounding and blocks. (Bottom) Matt Stuckey was named the Knights' most improved player and led the squad in 3-point shooting, hitting 58 for the season. The Northview Knights put the lid on the 2005-06 basketball season with their season awards ceremony recently...
Eels earn road wins on the diamond (04/17/06)
The Clay City baseball team evened their season mark at 2-2 overall with an 11-5 victory over host White River Valley on Thursday evening. The Eels got a 15 strikeout performance from Andre Hayes and used a seven run fourth inning to cruise to the victory despite eight errors in the field...
Eels earn first softball victory of the season (04/17/06)
The Clay City Eels earned their first softball win of the season under the leadership of new head coach Roger Rhodes. The Eels scored five runs over the course of the first two innings and pitcher Tasha Collengaugh allowed single runs over four different frames as Clay City won 9-4...
Two more slow starts, but two more fast finishes for Knights (04/17/06)
Carey Fox photo Sean Brackney and the Northview Knights remained unbeaten with a WIC sweep of Brown County on Saturday afternoon. Anyone leaving the Northview High School baseball games after, oh, say four innings, with the Knights trailing, oh say, 7-0, is missing a great season...
Northview splits in tennis (04/17/06)
Carey Fox photo Kayla Cooper won over her Linton opponent on Wednesday without losing a game. Northview's Heather Palmer got a win over Terre Haute South's Hunter Bullock, 6-3, 6-4 but the Knights were unable to get any closer in a 4-1 loss to visiting Terre Haute South on Thursday evening...
DON W. CORBIN (04/17/06)
Don W. Corbin, 91, of Roachdale, Indiana, died April 15, 2006, at 10:45 a.m. in Mill Pond Health Campus at Greencastle. Born March 11, 1915, at Staunton, he was the son of Ottemar and Tressa Williams Corbin. He married Mary Lucille Chamberlain on Sept. 20, 1941, at Indianapolis. She preceded him in death on Oct. 5, 1999...
SARAH AMANDA SAWYER CARPENTER (04/17/06)
Sarah Amanda Sawyer Carpenter entered into Heaven April 14, 2006. Sally was born Feb. 22, 1912, in Newport, Indiana, to Herbert Sawyer and Elma Reid Sawyer. She graduated from Business College in Indianapolis, Indiana, then worked for several years in the Statehouse. She and her husband, Dr. George Carpenter lived in Brazil, IN until retirement when they moved to Hemet, California. After her husband's death in 2000, she moved to Fort Wayne to be with her daughter, Mrs. Bette Sue Rowe...