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Stories from Monday, June 19, 2006

Infant death being investigated (06/19/06)
Law enforcement agencies are investigating the death of an infant at Somerset Apartments. Around 8:13 a.m. Friday, dispatchers received a 911 call from a mother who said her infant son was unresponsive and she needed help. Clay County Emergency Management Service was dispatched to apartment 17 at Somerset Apartments, 6470 W. U.S. 40, Brazil. The infant, with no visible signs of trauma, was taken to St. Vincent Clay Community Hospital, where the 2-month old male was later pronounced dead...
NHS car show attracts more than 30 vehicles (06/19/06)
The Northview High School Girls' and Boys' Soccer Teams' Car Show attracted people from around the Wabash Valley to view more than 30 vehicle in all classes, makes and ages on Saturday. Parents, soccer players and NAPA employees organized the event to raise funds for soccer field improvements...
Cars part of Dad's day (06/19/06)
As part of the Father's Day Weekend Antique and Classic Car Drive, Dr. Charles French parked three antique vehicles in front of French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., so people could see a part of automotive history. Owners of 1910-1976 vehicles were invited to travel the Old National Road as part of the bicentennial celebration for U.S. 40 and visit communities along the way...
Now, it's Houck's Victory, Brazil man wins bike in radio contest (06/19/06)
Andy McCammon photo Jim Houck sits astride the 2006 Victory Hammer motorcycle he won in a radio contest. For Jim Houck, the Victory couldn't have been sweeter. The Brazil resident was one of 103 finalists in the Summer to Ride contest sponsored by Terre Haute radio station WVVR 105.5 (The River). On June 10, he was the 73rd in line to see if his key was the one that would start the grand prize: a custom 2006 Victory Hammer motorcycle...
Group wants to make Ben's wish come true (06/19/06)
Ben Durcholz If you could have one wish, what would it be? To be younger, richer, better looking, to have a better job? Adults have active imaginations, but what if you are between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18 and have a life-threatening illness? How big would your wish be?...
Compliance deadline looms for emergency personnel (06/19/06)
Bryan Husband holds NIMS certificates of completion. With a fall deadline looming, local emergency response personnel must move fast to achieve compliance with a federally-mandated disaster response program. Introduced several years ago by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the National Incident Management System (N.I.M.S.) is a program aimed at establishing a coordinated response to large-scale emergencies. ...
June Bash Tournament (06/19/06)
Mobbed by his teammates, Kodie Girton (removing helmet) of the 12-year-old Clay County All-Stars makes his way back to the dugout after crushing a two-run home in semi-final action at the annual June Bash tournament. Girton's blast narrowed North Putnam's lead over the All-Stars to 3-2. The game was tied at four apiece in the second inning when rain forced an early end to the action...
RITA K. DETRO (06/19/06)
Rita K. Detro, 66, of Terre Haute, died June 17, 2006, at Holly Hills Healthcare Facility in Brazil. She had just been there for one day. She was born Sept. 10, 1939, in Parkersburg, Indiana, the daughter of Victor Robinson and Isabel Anderson Robinson. She moved with her family to Brazil in 1954. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1959...
LARRY EUGENE VANES (06/19/06)
Larry Eugene Vanes, age 71, of Flora, Illinois, and formerly of Brazil died early Sunday morning, June 18, 2006, at his residence in Flora. He was born May 31, 1935, in Brazil as the son of John and Hyla Urwin Vanes. Following high school he worked as a police officer, Greyhound Bus driver and an auctioneer until his retirement. ...