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Stories from Tuesday, July 11, 2006

How they do it on TV: WTWO brings its news show to Brazil (07/11/06)
Frank Phillips photos 1. WTWO Chief Meteorologist Jesse Walker chats with cameraman before "Live at 5" Monday afternoon. 2. The Christmas in the Park committee served popcorn during the "Live at 5" broadcast. One cameraman was shooting the Brazil Concert Band while the other took pictures of the audience at Forest Park...
Sampson benefit set for Thursday (07/11/06)
Bryar Sampson smiles and blows silent kisses to family and friends as she fights to live. Her own body is her biggest enemy. The 6-month old daughter of Jarrod and Tascha Sampson is one of only 122 diagnosed cases of Robinow Syndrome, a rare form of dwarfism...
Children learn about justice in action (07/11/06)
Ivy Herron photo 'Yes, your honor.' Clay Circuit Court Judge Robert Pell answered questions and educated his young courtroom visitors about how a trial works Wednesday afternoon. The visit was part of the YMCA Summer Day Camp activities. The agonizing affects of drug usage and criminal involvement by family members and friends is changing the way children experience childhood...
State's paperwork delay keeps candidate off list (07/11/06)
- Richard Thompson will face Andy Thomas in Nov. 7 general election for District 44 The Clay County Election Office may not have received official notification from the state, but Parke County Democrat Richard Thompson has confirmed he will challenge Brazil Republican Andy Thomas for his seat in the Indiana House of Representatives...
Two-car wreck on U.S. 40 (07/11/06)
Posey Township personnel assist at the scene of an apparent head-on wreck Monday night. Around 6:30 p.m., this crash occurred at the intersection of U.S. 40 and CR 300W. At least one person was transported from the scene by ambulance. Clay County Deputy Josh Clarke expected all parties to survive the accident...
Northview golfers find success in Optimist tournament (07/11/06)
(Clockwise from top) The age group winners at the Optimist Junior Golf Tourney held at Forest Park pose with their awards. (From l-r) Kade Baker (boys 14-15), Katelyn Gosnell (girls 14-15), Ben Eudaly (boys 13-under), Millie Akers (girls 16-18) and Zac Treash (boys 16-18)...
V. GENE SWANK (07/11/06)
V. Gene Swank, 85, of Center Point, died Saturday morning, July 8, 2006, at the Clay County Health and Rehabilitation Center. Born in Owen County on Jan. 25, 1921, she was the daughter of Benjamin Elder and Emma Mutchler Oberholtzer. She attended Indiana Business College and later worked at National Malleable in Indianapolis. On Oct. 17, 1945, she married Wesley Swank and they began farming in the Center Point area. Gene was a member of the Swalley Church...
Dora Jean Beeler (07/11/06)
Dora Jean Beeler, 77 of Brazil passed away July 9, 2006 at 12:13pm at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born April 19, 1929 in Villa Grove, IL the daughter of Alva Shafer and Mamie Alice Pearman. As a young woman, she lived in Tyler, Texas. She later met William E. Beeler and they married on November 30, 1979. She was a loving husband, mother and grandmother...
Michael W. Farris (07/11/06)
Michael W. Farris, 56 of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly July 8, 2006 at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born October 23, 1949, the son of Stanley Farris, Jr. and Doris Erdel Farris. He graduated from Staunton High School, class of 1967. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970-1972...