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Stories from Thursday, May 18, 2006

After 30 years, FBI is still looking for Brazil native Jimmy Hoffa (05/18/06)
Jimmy Hoffa, July 24, 1975 Detroit Free Press photo Used with permission Now that Mark Felt (a.k.a. reporter Bob Woodward's Deep Throat) has come out of hiding, is it possible we will learn what happened to another mysterious figure -- Jimmy Hoffa? The FBI is still looking, possibly as recently as Wednesday...
Plane makes emergency landing (05/18/06)
Mayday! Mayday! Emergency personnel was on hand as an airplane experiencing engine failure made an emergency landing at Clay County Airport Wednesday, according to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton. A small, single-engine aircraft piloted by its owner landed safely at the airport just south of Brazil Wednesday afternoon, Heaton said. The sheriff didn't know the name of the pilot, who escaped without injury...
Cottrell lawyers seek second change of venue (05/18/06)
Defense attorneys for Chad A. Cottrell have filed a Verified Motion for Change of Venue less than two weeks after the trial was moved to Hamilton County from Parke County. Cottrell will appear before Judge William Hughes in Hamilton County Superior Court No. 3 on June 21 at 1:30 p.m...
Northview's best senior students honored (05/18/06)
Northview High School's top 10 seniors were treated to lunch Wednesday at the Brazil Family Restaurant by the Brazil Rotary Club. The girls' grade point averages ranged from 3.68 to 3.91. The students spoke about their future plans and favorite times in the past...
County officials interested in Pinckley St. (05/18/06)
Clay County is still interested in cooperating with the City of Brazil on a project that would restore a portion of Pinckley Street in 2008, according to Board of Commissioners President Charlie Brown. A proposed inter-local agreement to restore Pinckley Street between Batchelor and Hadley streets stalled late last month when city council members declined to sign off on a county-approved version of the agreement. ...
Mustangs delay Knights conference party (05/18/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top) Northview celebrated senior night on Thursday evening as (from l-r) Jennifer Gregg, Kayla Glassburn and Sky Singleton were each honored. (Bottom) Erica Conrad (left) places the tag on Sam Simpson at third base to cut short a rally by Edgewood in Wednesday's WIC matchup...
Keith E. Thompson (05/18/06)
Keith E. Thompson, 72, of Reelsville, formerly of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly May 16, 2006, at 5:05 p.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born May 7, 1934, in Poland, Indiana, the son of Edward Thompson and Anise Bullerdick Thompson. He graduated from Van Buren High School, Class of 1952. On May 7, 1952, he married Amelia A. Julbert, whom he affectionately called "Sam" for their 54 years together...