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Stories from Monday, May 15, 2006

Brazil area residents donate 1 ton of food (05/15/06)
Local letter carriers collected more than 1 ton of food Saturday as part of their first participation in the National Association of Letter Carriers campaign. Although final totals haven't been released, the letter carriers collected 71.3 million pounds, nationally, last year...
Reelsville man charged with molestation (05/15/06)
A Reelsville man was arrested Wednesday on allegations of sexual battery and child molesting following the combined efforts of law enforcement and the Department of Child Protective Services. Benjamin Ray Ortiz, 38, was formally charged Friday in Putnam Circuit Court on charges of sexual battery, a class D felony, child molesting, a class C felony...
3 men arrested (05/15/06)
Monday morning, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said three men were arrested late Friday evening while the department assisted federal authorities serving a search warrant at a rural Cory residence. According to Sheriff Heaton, Samuel Duane Drake, 22, of Farmersburg, Ind., Joel Allen Childress, 24, and Stephen Hobart Hood, 25, both of Brazil, were arrested and booked into the Clay County Justice Center on various drug related charges. (See Public Record on this page.)...
New twist for National Historic Road (U.S. 40) Yard Sale Days (05/15/06)
- U.S. 40 yard sales will be May 31-June 4 Conestoga wagons have been replaced by sleek automobiles and a dirt path has been paved and expanded into a four-lane highway, but the history and culture of the Historic National Road is still prominent in Putnam County and across the country...
Protecting Lacy (05/15/06)
Dr. Marvin G. Shew, Shew's Veterinary Clinic, Seelyville (left), has just administered an injection to Lacy as her owner, Marlene Diel (right) looks on. Tim Herrick assisted Dr. Shew. The dog was inoculated during the Clay County Humane Society's annual clinic at the Forest Park Pavilion on Saturday. The clinic will be repeated next Saturday, starting at 1-4 p.m...
Clay City races to runnerup SWIAC finishes (05/15/06)
Adam Schroer was the third place finisher in the 1,600 and 3,200. Clay City placed second in the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference boys and girls track meets on Friday as the track postseason continued. The Eels got a pair of first place finishes from Andrew Marrs in throwing events and Logan Bettenbrock scored a victory in the 800 meters. He pulled a difficult distance triple, also adding a fourth place finish in both the 1,600 meter and 3,200 meters...
Northview takes fourth in WIC meet (05/15/06)
(Top) Adam Thiemann shot a 79 for the Knights to earn All-Western IndianaConference honors. (Below) Northview's Austin Akers recorded a round of 83 for the Knights during Saturday's Western Indiana Conference match. TERRE HAUTE -- This is not the time of year for a high school golf team to be struggling. But that is exactly where the Northview Knights find themselves after the Western Indiana Conference golf tournament at Rea Park in Terre Haute...
Gregg headed to St. Mary-of-the-Woods (05/15/06)
Andy McCammon photo Jennifer Gregg (front row center) signs a letter of intent to play basketball for St. Mary-of-the-Woods College. On hand for the signing were (back row, from left) SMWC Assistant Dennis Leek, Northview Girls Athletic Director Jan Gambill, Northview Girls Basketball Coach Bob Medworth, Northview Principal Jim Church, SMWC Head Coach Deanna Bradley, SMWC Assistant Aaron Ballenger, and Jennifer's parents, Stacy and Chris Gregg...
Knights third in boys WIC track meet (05/15/06)
(Top) Neil Vanatti won both the shotput and discus on Friday while the 4X100 relay team including (Devon Chamberlain and Broc Miler (center) was second. (Below) Cole Doyle finished in a tie for second in the pole vault. On a night fit for neither man nor beast, Neil Vanatti stood out for Northview High School...
CECIL E. RAAB (05/15/06)
Cecil E. Raab,72, of Brazil, died at 5:09 p.m. Friday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 1, 1933, in Putnam County to Arvel and Helen Smith Raab. He had been employed at Columbia Records for 18 years. He was a member of the Indiana National Guard from 1955 to 1963, a member of Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge and American Legion Post 2...