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Stories from Friday, July 7, 2006

Vandals in the hot seat (07/07/06)
Ivy Herron photos Top: Sara Munoz, of Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department, extinguishes flames that destroyed the men's Porta-Pot Friday at the Optimist's Park in Staunton. A fire was also set in the women's Porta-Pot, but was contained to a roll of toilet paper that was pulled out and extinguished...
Compassionate Touch teaches county students manners, respect and healing ailments (07/07/06)
Ivy Herron photos Above: Sandy Stearley teaches campers and staff at YMCA Summer Day Camp every Wednesday about Compassionate Touch. Below: Summer Day camper Zachary Ellis, 9, cuts out a paper hand print to place on a poster at the YMCA Summer Day Camp about being kind towards others. The poster will be displayed during the camp and each time a child performs a compassionate act toward someone, they will be able to place their hand print on the poster...
Aikido seminar starts today (07/07/06)
Few people can say, without a trace of irony, that a Steven Seagal movie changed their life. But for Brazil-area martial artist Garry Howard, the actor's 1988 film Above the Law served as an introduction to Aikido, a Japanese martial art that emphasizes control of one's opponent over elaborate sequences of kicks and punches...
More details from Sunday accident released (07/07/06)
Andy McCammon photo A Sunday-night car accident nearly knocked out a support beam near the entrance to Chaney's Diner and Deli in Harmony. The Sunday-night car accident that damaged an area restaurant resulted in minor injuries to the vehicle's driver and passenger, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Department...
The gavel is passed (07/07/06)
Outgoing President Sam Glover hands off the gavel to new President John Lee at Wednesday's meeting of the Brazil Rotary Club. The club's year begins July 5.
New bank coming to town (07/07/06)
Top: This is what the new branch of Terre Haute Savings Bank will look like when it is built on National Avenue, west of Hardee's. The artist's rendering was displayed during groundbreaking Thursday. Middle: The groundbreaking ceremony was held Thursday morning at the site of the new branch of Terre Haute Savings Bank. ...
Mansfield to be site for festival this weekend (07/07/06)
The seventh annual Mansfield Village Woodworkers and Whittlers Festival is set for July 8-9. The Montgomery County Woodworkers & Carvers Association, Putnam County Woodworkers Association and Persimmon Ridge will provide demonstrations. A whittler's contest will be Saturday afternoon to find the Master Whittler of the festival...
Candidates file for November general election (07/07/06)
The July 3 filing deadline has passed, and Clay County voters now have a more complete picture of their choices for the fall 2006 general elections. Though candidates for state and national office can still be named (Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) and State Rep. Andy Thomas (R-Brazil), both unopposed as of Monday's deadline, could face competition), the pool of candidates for county and township offices is set...
Taking the oath (07/07/06)
Ivy Herron photo Circuit Court Judge Robert Pell was on hand at Thursday evening's school board meeting to administer the oath of office to the two returning trustees and the newly elected trustee. Ted Jackson, Brian Atkinson and Terry Barr took their oath of office and signed the paperwork before the monthly public session of the Clay Community School Board of Trustees at the Media Center of North Clay Middle School...
Storm results in minor damage to courthouse (07/07/06)
The Clay County Courthouse was apparently struck by lightning during a June 19 thunderstorm, according to Board of Commissioners President Charlie Brown. Brown said the storm damaged this parapet at the southwest corner of the building. He estimated the cost of repairs at just under $1,000...
Local team third in fishing tourney (07/07/06)
Submitted photo Nathan and Gary Long show off the hardware they won for a third place finish at the Rocky Point fishing tourney. For many anglers, the summertime is all about time spent on the water with friends swapping tales about the big one that got away. For local fishermen, Nathan and Gary Long, they can tell the tale of a third place tournament finish at the Rocky Point Tournament this summer in southern Indiana...
JOHN D. BRASWELL (07/07/06)
John D. Braswell, 48, of Center Point, passed away July 6, 2006, at 9:18 a.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. He had been battling cancer for the past three years. He was born December 25, 1957, in Marion County, the son of Bill G. Braswell and Aurretta Carr Braswell...
HELEN M. MAGLIO (07/07/06)
Helen M. Maglio, 73, of Brazil, died July 5, 2006, at 5 p.m. at Meadows Manor East. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home.
JACK MARTIN FINERAN (07/07/06)
Jack Martin Fineran, 89 years of age, and formerly a resident of Center Point and Terre Haute died on the 4th of July at Grandview Christian Home in Cambridge, Minnesota. Mr. Fineran was the son of Walter Calvin Fineran of Terre Haute and Edna Mae Wilson of Center Point, both of who preceded him. He was united in marriage on June 8, 1943, to Lettie Elizabeth Lewis of Terre Haute, lasting 55 years until his wife's passing in 1998...
MADONNA MAE MAYROSE (07/07/06)
Madonna Mae Mayrose, 75 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly July 5, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Aug. 26, 1930, in Brazil, the daughter of Mark Ed French and Thelma Shaffer French. She graduated from Brazil High School, Class of 1948. June 16, 1949, she married Jack Mayrose, he survives...