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Stories from Friday, June 16, 2006

Story time at YMCA Day Camp (06/16/06)
Tri Kappa President Lisa Coughanowr stopped by YMCA Summer Day Camp, at Forest Park Elementary, to share a story with kindergarten campers Friday morning. Caitlyn Weaver, Hannah Gilespie, Samantha Fulke, Tommy Edmondson, Keaton Butts, Nathan Tam, Jaden Mathews, Jessica Biggs and Zachary Szekely enjoyed the story...
After 92 years, woman sees Chicago Cubs in action (06/16/06)
Submitted photo Decked out in their gear and displaying their sign, Emma Smith, 92, and Trenton Coffman, 11, prepare to go inside the Great American Ball Park, home of the Cincinnati Reds, before their game against the Chicago Cubs on June 8. Age is not a factor when it comes to having a blast at a baseball game...
Semi-drivers cause a jam Thursday (06/16/06)
Ivy Herron photo Semi trucks were lined up as far south as could be seen at the intersection of Jackson Street and S.R. 59 for more than two hours Thursday evening, and nobody seemed to know why. The long lines of semi-trucks traveling north on S.R. 59 and eastward on U.S. 40 into Brazil Thursday afternoon puzzled residents, motorists, law enforcement and members of the state highway department...
Croy Creek open after trading hands (06/16/06)
Ivy Herron photos Top photo: On Memorial Day, Hazel Lynch took a moment from her shopping to pose for a picture with new managers of her family business, Croy Creek Trader's Fair, Todd Allen and Mark Allen. Bottom photo: On Memorial Day, bargain hunters started arriving just after sunrise at the Croy Creek Trader's Fair...
Commissioners demand new surface for jail parking lot (06/16/06)
The Clay County Board of Commissioners voted Friday to request a complete resurfacing of the parking lot at the Clay County Justice Center. The commissioners voted May 30 to reject an offer from Hannig Construction subcontractor Wabash Valley Asphalt to repair portions of the lot, demanding instead that it be completely resurfaced. County officials have criticized the lot since the facility opened in late February, citing an uneven appearance and early signs of deterioration...
I-70 crash backs up traffic Tuesday (06/16/06)
Ivy Herron photo Traffic backed up in both lanes on I-70 for a half-hour Tuesday evening after a truck rolled over and ejected the driver. Stephen E. Bennifield, of Reelsville, Ind., was taken by helicopter to Wishard Hospital. Authorities say speed was the cause of an accident that backed up traffic on I-70 for a half-hour and had residents questioning safety on the interstate...
City Council Highlights (06/16/06)
Highlights of the business discussed at Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil included: -Another delay for Ordinance 15-2006 A proposed ordinance intended to restrict the parking of large vehicles of Brazil's city streets hit another snag at Tuesday's meeting...
Scholarship set up by Dan and Jane Robbins (06/16/06)
Dan and Jane Robbins had a great love of family, a strong fondness for music and a passion for the Northview Marching Knights Band, Drill Team and Winter Guard. Jane's relationship with music began as a member of the Van Buren Blue Devils Band when she was in high school...
Officers injured while arresting Clay City suspect (06/16/06)
Two local law enforcement officers received minor injuries while attempting to arrest a man involved in a protective order violation Tuesday afternoon. At 2:24 p.m., Deputy Brian Pierce responded to a 911 call from an individual reporting Robert Earl Westenhaver, 26, of Clay City, whom they had a protective order against, had broken into their home...
60-year-old woman alleges son battered her (06/16/06)
A hospital's report of abuse to a 60-year old woman prompted an investigation by local authorities and the arrest of a rural Brazil man Wednesday evening. On Monday, the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Adult Protective Services were contacted by officials at Regional Hospital concerning the condition of a patient...
What's that sound at Forest Park? Vroo-ooom! Go-kart racing! (06/16/06)
The Bowen Ford/Dunlop/Southern Indiana Racing Association Go-kart Race will be Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18, on the race track at Forest Park on S.R. 59 in Brazil. The exciting weekend of racing is hosted by the Brazil Rotary Club and Bob Bowen Ford. Admission and parking are free for all spectators and the public is welcome to attend...
What's going here? Ask Sherwin Williams (06/16/06)
The previous location for PC Products R Us (1913 E. National Ave.), Jim's Discount Tobacco (1945 E. National Ave.) and two stores in between were demolished Thursday by Knust Excavating in preparation for the future building site of Sherwin Williams Co...
Talking about the meth problem (06/16/06)
On Tuesday, Dr. Randy Stevens, of Terre Haute, lectured to a crowd about the present and future medical problems facing the Wabash Valley because of methamphetamine use, abuse and dependence by patients and in the community at the Community Room of the Medical Office Building of St. Vincent Clay Hospital. A crowd of about 30 people attended the event sponsored by St. Vincent Clay Hospital and the Local Coordinating Council...
Auretta Frances Paulk (06/16/06)
Auretta Frances Paulk, 94, of Brazil, died 3:12 p.m. Thursday, June 15, 2006. She was born Sept. 26, 1911 in Linton, Indiana, the daughter of William and Ida May Williams Geary. Following high school she was employed in manufacturing at area companies including The Ad and Simplicity in Terre Haute. She was a member for over 66 years of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. She collected clowns gathering over 200 and cooking for friends and family...