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Stories from Monday, July 10, 2006

Troops to depart Brazil for Iraq (07/10/06)
Edie Campe photo After a briefing about insurance and family assistance Saturday morning, family members and guardsmen of the Company B, 38th Main Support Battalion of the Indiana National Guard gather for a meal at the Brazil Armory. About 25 guardsmen from Company B will leave the Wabash Valley in less than two weeks to train at Camp Shelby near Hattiesburg, Miss., before their deployment to Iraq...
4-H queen and princess candidates meet (07/10/06)
Preparing to be royalty, young ladies aspiring to be the 2006 4-H Queen and Princess met for a reception at the 4-H Fairgrounds Sunday afternoon. Pageant Director Elaine Clarke gave the contestants and their mothers tips about the contest before enjoying a snack...
Public seems apathetic about vandalism at county parks, says board President Kevin Girton (07/10/06)
Vandalism at small rural parks around the county is a constant problem, but one the public rarely seems to care about. Clay County Parks and Recreation Department Board President Kevin Girton hopes to change public opinion. "We want the community to be involved. We experience new problems every year and would like their input," Girton said. "Our budget has been drastically cut, we've got just enough to cut the grass and keep up maintenance on what we have."...
Drivers (and residents) warned of I-70 road work (07/10/06)
Brazil residents can expect extra traffic on U.S. 40 this week, including the possibility of additional 18-wheelers. The Indiana Department of transportation reports I-70 eastbound will be restricted to one lane between mile markers 36 and 39 in Putnam County...
Greencastle Tourney champs (07/10/06)
The Clay County 9-year old All-Stars recently won the Greencastle Tournament held from June 31 to July 2. The team: (front row l-r) Curtis Yocum, Hunter Slack, Jacob Harden, Damon Bass, Brady Timberman, Noah Denker and Bubby Dickison. (Back row l-r) Bat boy Garrett Baysinger, Easton Booe, Zene Colson, Deaven McCrocklin, Gaddis Baysinger, Logan Mikles, Coaches Jeff Yocum, Chris Booe and Gary McCrocklin...
Harrison holds wolves at bay in challenge (07/10/06)
Carey Fox photos (Top) Wolfpack Challenge promoter Tim Wolfe congratulates Mike Harrison for his victory at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday. (Bottom) Harrison (#24) leads Ray Humphrey in heat race action. - Greencastle's Bumgardner 2nd in Wolfpack modified race -...
THMSA Knights unbeaten (07/10/06)
The THMSA Knights placed first in the North Vermillion Summer Blast held in Cayuga, IN on June 24. The team improves to a perfect 9-0 on the season. The team would also like to thank Jack's Fine Foods for sponsoring the THMSA Knights in the tourney. ...
BETTY PETRO (07/10/06)
Betty Petro, 76, of Bristol, Fla., and formerly of Clay City passed away Monday, July 3, 2006, at the Parthenon Health and Rehab Center in Blountstown, Fla. Betty was born on Aug. 16, 1929, in Clay City. She was a retired secretary with the Department of Corrections and was of the Baptist faith...