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Stories from Thursday, May 4, 2006

Getting milk from the source (05/04/06)
Cathy Smith, a Staunton Elementary School kindergartener, tries to milk a cow Wednesday under Ronald Scherb's supervision. For the past eight years, Scherb has been inviting youngsters from Clay County to tour his dairy operation. On Wednesday, 25 kindergarten students in Diane Smith's class went on a field trip down on the farm. Students learned how to milk a dairy cow and bottle-feed calves...
Library expansion going up (05/04/06)
The expansion of the Brazil Public Library continued to take shape this week, as crews from Commercial Interiors worked to complete the addition's exterior walls. When finished, the $1.6 million expansion will add about 7,000 additional square feet to the existing building. The installation of an elevator will allow disabled visitors access to all the facility has to offer, according to library board member Dale Blackwell...
Voter IDs (05/04/06)
Rita Buchholz, a customer service representative at the Brazil branch of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, passes a new ID to a customer on election day. Buchholz said she issued free picture IDs to a number of customers leading up to Tuesday's primary elections...
Bayh's representatives in Brazil today (05/04/06)
U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh's "Traveling Office Hours" will roll through Clay County today. A representative from Bayh's office will be available from 2-3 p.m. in council chambers at Brazil City Hall. Though Bayh can't make the trip himself, he emphasized in a recorded address the importance of reaching out to his constituents across Indiana...
Town council discusses community house and vandalism (05/04/06)
The new community house and concerns about vandalism at the park were discussed by the Harmony Town Council at its April meeting at the Van Buren Firehouse. President Janice Gooch read a card from Paul and Theresa Chaney thanking the council for a congratulatory planter sent to honor the opening of their business, Chaney's Diner & Deli. ...
Rob Gambill gets Democrats' nod for sheriff in fall election (05/04/06)
By ANDY MCCAMMON / tamccammon1@yahoo.com Andy McCammon photo Rob Gambill (center), flanked by wife Missy and incumbent Sheriff Mike Heaton, looks on as the final results of Tuesday's primary election are revealed. Gambill defeated Steve Bell for the Democratic sheriff's nomination in the Nov. 7 general election...
Chamberlain signs with Marian Knights (05/04/06)
Carey Fox photo Northview senior Devon Chamberlain (front row 2nd from left) signed on Wednesday to play football and run track for Marian College. Pictured (front row l-r) Devon's father Jeff Chamberlain, Devon, mother Teri Chamberlain and Northview Principal Jim Church. (Back row l-r) Boys' track coach Jeff Gambill, Marian Track Coach Dave Roberts. Marian Football Coach Ted Karras, Northview Football Coach George Gettle and Northview A.D. Charley Jackson...
North Clay girls race to track victory (05/04/06)
Carey Fox photo Carlee Bell set a school record in the 400 meters for North Clay on Tuesday evening. North Clay's Carlee Bell celebrated her birthday in style for the Knights in a dual track meet with Greencastle. Bell helped earn her team an 82 to 27 win over the Tiger Cubs on Tuesday and in doing so, broke the school record in the 400 meters with her time of 1:02.35...
Clay City girls run past Cloverdale (05/04/06)
Carey Fox photo Clay City's Rebecca Seymour raced to a third place finish in the 300 hurdles and 100 hurdles in a Tuesday track meet versus Cloverdale. The Clay City Eels made the short trip down I-70 for a girls track victory on Tuesday evening, earning an 80-43 victory over Cloverdale...
Paced by school record, Knights clip Eagles (05/04/06)
Carey Fox photo Northview's Kaley Huffman (left) takes the handoff from Elle Kleiber on the way to a victory in the 400 relay on Wednesday. The pair teamed with Renee Leslie and Andrea Thomas. Northview's track teams geared up for the Big Four meet on Saturday with a dual meet victory over the visiting South Putnam Eagles on Wednesday evening...
Northview softball rebounds with resounding victory (05/04/06)
Andy McCammon photo Northview's Stephanie Jonson works on West Vigo's Whitney Joy in the second inning of a Wednesday contest. For a team with minimal experience at losing, the Northview softball Lady Knights are surprisingly adept at recovering from a tough loss...
PAUL L. SHERMAN (05/04/06)
Paul L. Sherman, 55, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Clay City and Brazil, was called home on Sunday, April 23, 2006, at Parkview Hospital in Ft. Wayne. Born Feb. 6, 1951, to Virgil C. and Edna Mae Butler Sherman, he was the ninth of 14 children. He married Gayle Helton on Aug. 16, 1974, who survives...