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Stories from Monday, June 5, 2006

Going the distance (06/05/06)
Jon Moore (left) and Eric Chin, law enforcement officers from the West Lafayette area, carry the Special Olympics torch down National Avenue Friday afternoon. Since 1987, the Law Enforcement Torch Run program has raised funds and awareness for the Special Olympics program in Indiana. ...
Two still hospitalized one week after accident (06/05/06)
An Indianapolis hospital and the Clay County Sheriff's Department has released information about an accident near Carbon on May 27, which hospitalized two local residents and has caused some to wonder what really happened that night. On Friday, a Wishard Hospital spokesperson said that John H. Shaffer Jr., 48, and Mary R. Hatfield, 45, both of Carbon, are still hospitalized at the facility, with Hatfield in the critical care unit...
Stolen tractor-trailer driven into lake (06/05/06)
Shortly before 7 a.m. Friday, a resident at Lake Brazilian Estates called the Brazil City Police Department to report a semi tractor-trailer with a 48-foot fuel tanker was partially submerged in the pond just east of the back parking lot of the First Christian Church (see pictures)...
Backhoe recovered after drug raid (06/05/06)
On Thursday, members of Thompson Thrift Construction company used an excavator to recover a CAT 416C backhoe stolen from an apartment complex construction site in Vigo County the weekend of May 6. The backhoe was discovered 20 miles away, set back in a dense wooded area stuck in mud up to the grill, at the prior scene of three drug arrests...
Excellence in math (06/05/06)
Two Meridian Elementary 5th graders have been recognized for their "Excellence in Mathematics" for the 2005/06 school year by the Indiana Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Sean Brockman and Billie McClain, pictured with their teacher Christy Stevenson, were recognized for their grade point averages, performance on standardized tests and/or involvement in extra-curricular math activities...
Brazil Concert Band to receive prestigious award June 11 (06/05/06)
The Brazil Times file photo - Event marked by special concert at 7:30 p.m. at Forest Park The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present its Sudler Silver Scroll Historic Band Award concert and ceremony Sunday, June 11th, at a special time of 7:30 p.m. at Forest Park...
Time to sign up for youth camp (06/05/06)
Does your child watch crime shows like CSI, Law and Order or Numbers? Do they talk about pursuing a career in law enforcement? Are they interested in attending camp over the summer? Then the Clay County Sheriff's Department has a suggestion for a unique camping experience for your child this summer...
3 arrested on drug-related charges (06/05/06)
It was a busy weekend for law enforcement officers. The Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested two individuals on drug related charges while the Brazil City Police Department arrested one individual on drug-related charges. See public record on page 2...
Senior Center president concerned about new service (06/05/06)
Officials of a local civic organization are concerned a proposed public transit system in Clay County may conflict with a service they already provide. C.A.R.S. (Child Adult Resource Services), the non-profit agency intent on starting a small-scale public transportation system in the county, recently received a green light from county officials to begin applying for grants. ...
Puterbaugh cashes in on late pass for win (06/05/06)
(Right) Billy Puterbaugh (#57) duels it out with Bobby Stines during feature action at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday. (Left) Puterbaugh celebrates his first feature win at LPS this season. Plenty of great racing action descended on the area over the weekend with the superb return of Steve Kinser and the National Sprint Tour to Bloomington on Friday night a prelude to some great action at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night...
Thiemann and Modesitt qualify for regional (06/05/06)
Carey Fox photo Northview's Adam Thiemann carded a round of 78 to qualify for regional competition this week. Clay City and Northview's team golf seasons came to an end at Rolling Meadows on Friday afternoon, but the Knights' Adam Thiemann and Clay City's Fred Modesitt will continue on, qualifying for regionals as individuals...
Lakers end Eels' sectional hopes (06/05/06)
Two postseason wins at the Class A Shakamak baseball sectional continued a torrid streak that had set the Eels on the edge of an improbable upset bid against the host Lakers in the championship game. The Lakers, coming off a 25-3 thrashing of White River Valley in the semifinals, left little to doubt early, posting 10 runs in the first three innings to cruise to a 12-1 victory and a sectional championship...
Track and field stars receive awards (06/05/06)
The Northview boys and girls track and field teams held their awards banquet at the high school Thursday. Among the individual honorees were (front row, from left) Jennifer Jeffers (MVP-distance), Rachael Packard (most improved), Shandi Travis (Overall MVP), Ashley Davis (MVP-field events), Brittney Spugnardi (Team Captain leadership award), Hannah Hunter (MVP-sprints), (back row, from left) Jordan Maurer (most improved), Devon Chamberlain (Team Captain), James Grounds (MVP-distance), Neil Vanatti (Overall MVP), Nick Gebert (MVP-field events) and Shaun Hardey (MVP-sprints).. ...
Grounds and Vanatti set to 'blaze' new trails (06/05/06)
Andy McCammon photo As Northview boys track Coach Jeff Gambill and members of their families look on, James Grounds (left) and Neil Vanatti sign letters of intent Thursday to attend and compete for Vincennes University. Their high school careers may be ending, but Northview track and field standouts James Grounds and Neil Vanatti haven't seen the last of each other...
JEFFREY LEWIS SKINNER (06/05/06)
Jeffery Lewis Skinner, 56, formerly of Richmond, living in Terre Haute, died Monday, May 29, 2006 unexpectedly at his home. He was born June 3, 1949, in Richmond and lived in Terre Haute four years. Jeff was a 1967 graduate of Richmond Senior High School and 1971 graduate of Ball State University. ...
DONALD LEON MCMILLIN (06/05/06)
Donald Leon McMillin, Sr., 76, of Brazil, died June 2, 2006, at 12:52 p.m. at Union Hospital. He was born Sept. 21, 1929, in Terre Haute, the son of Charles A. McMillin and Cora Stewart McMillin. On Oct. 7, 1955, he married Virginia Rose Reedy, she survives...