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Stories from Friday, July 14, 2006

Road work to start on U.S. 40 soon (07/14/06)
A sign on U.S. 40 warns motorist traveling toward Vigo County of the road work ahead. On Monday and Tuesday Indiana Department of Transportation employees were measuring and placing stakes with pink ribbons in the median of U.S. 40 between the edges of Brazil and Vigo County...
'Project School Supply' starts Monday (07/14/06)
Ivy Herron photo The Brazil Public Library is preparing to help area students prepare for the upcoming school year. Public Services Supervisor Carol Rector hangs a poster to let library patrons know its time for "Project School Supply" begin Monday...
House of Hope helping area youth (07/14/06)
They may not know it, but anyone who spent a few bucks at the sprawling yard sale held over the weekend at the House of Hope rehabilitation center did their part to combat the Brazil area's growing problem of drug addiction. According to Ken Williams, an assistant resident director at the facility, the annual sale is among the most important sources of income for the donor-supported rehab unit, one of 13 centers within the nationwide Mission Teens network...
Community Corrections director steps down (07/14/06)
Lisa Ratcliff has resigned as executive director of the Clay County Community Corrections program, according to County Prosecutor Lee Reberger. Reberger, who also serves as chairman of the county's community corrections board, said the circumstances of Ratcliff's departure were amicable...
City street commissioner resigns Wednesday (07/14/06)
Resulting from concerns about his management techniques, Robert Biddle resigned his position as Brazil's street commissioner Thursday evening, according to Mayor Tom Arthur. "I received several complaints from residents and employees (about Biddle)," Arthur said. "He was doing an amazing job with the three goals set for the department when he took the position two months ago, but his management style was not conducive for a good work environment."...
Woodworkers at Mansfield Festival (07/14/06)
Top: William Cottrell of Greencastle uses a scroll saw to fashion an elaborate Christmas ornament during at the Mansfield Village Woodworkers and Whittlers Festival held Saturday and Sunday. Cottrell was one of around two dozen woodworkers who participated in the event, displaying their wares, offering demonstrations and competing in a whittling contest. ...
Aikido demonstration (07/14/06)
The American Aikido Institute, a Brazil-based dojo specializing in the unique Japanese martial art, hosted a seminar over the weekend at North Clay Middle School. AAI founder and instructor Garry Howard imported a genuine Japanese master for the event: Sensei Haruo Matsuoka, a former student of actor/martial-arts guru Steven Seagal who fathered his own Aikido movement, called "Doshinokai."...
Officials promoting new jail (07/14/06)
- Programs seen as one way to get other counties to rent jail cells from Clay County Faced with a shortage of out-of-county inmates-- and the revenue that comes with them-- Sheriff Mike Heaton is working with county and state officials to bring more prisoners to the Clay County Justice Center...
2006 fair princess to be chosen Saturday (07/14/06)
Ivy Herron photo The 2006 4-H Princess Contestants posed with the 2005 princess. Pictured are (in front) Emma Nicoson, Bonnie Froderman, Shelby French, Allison Stearley, (second row) Whitney Sampson, Caroline Beyers, Alyssa Clarke, Emilie Gottsche, LaKyla Cook, Katlyn Cowden, (in back) Baleigh Burns, 2005 4-H Princess Oakley Campbell and Briana Cook. Kacey Legault was unavailable for the photo...
2006 fair queen to be chosen Saturday (07/14/06)
Ivy Herron photo The 2006 4-H Queen contestants posed with the 2005 queen. Pictured are (in front) Larissa Staley, Katie Timberman, Ashley Clarke, Rylee Myers (second row) Kayla Withrow, Briana Guerrettaz, Ashlynn Hauser, 2005 4-H Queen Elizabeth Beyers, Tawnee Hayden, Brittany Jones, Jacqueline Sands and Danielle Steiner...
Karen Barnhart named newspaper circulation manager (07/14/06)
Edie Campe photo Karen Barnhart sits in her office. Karen Barnhart has been named Circulation Manager of The Brazil Times. General Manager Lynne Llewellyn made the announcement Wednesday. Barnhart has worked for The Brazil Times for 17 years and was circulation clerk before her promotion...
Residents can send National Guard off in a big way Wednesday (07/14/06)
Bring your American flags and wave them proudly as Indiana National Guard members prepare to depart for Iraq on Wednesday, July 19. Approximately 25 members of Company B, 38th Main Support Battalion of the Indiana National Guard in Brazil will unite with 30 guardsmen from other parts of the state in preparation to leave for Camp Shelby near Hattiesburg, Miss., for a 60-day training venture before their year-long tour of duty in Iraq...
LEWIS E. BOSWORTH JR. (07/14/06)
Lewis E. Bosworth Jr., 51, of Harmony died unexpectedly at his residence on July 11, 2006. He was born Nov. 27, 1955, in Nelsonville, Ohio, the son of Lewis Bosworth Sr. and Londa Snyder Bosworth. Before his death, he was attending Ivy Tech Community College...
CHARLES D. MEYER (07/14/06)
Charles D. Meyer, 80, of Bowling Green, passed away July 11, 2006, at 6 p.m, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Sept. 11, 1925, in Bowling Green the son of Walter H. Meyer and Flossie Short Meyer. He graduated from Bowling Green High School. He has been a member of the Poland Zion United Church of Christ since childhood. ...
CAROL ANN LANG (07/14/06)
Carol Ann Lang, 49, Brazil, died early Thursday, July 13, at 12:10 a.m., in Terre Haute Regional Hospital after a courageous battle with a long illness. She had been disabled since suffering a stroke 5 1/2 years ago. She was born in Terre Haute on Dec. 7, 1956, to Harold L. and Rosemary Lentz Roeschlein who both preceded her in death. A 1975 graduate of Staunton High School, she also had attended Indiana State University...
ROSE W. RECTOR (07/14/06)
Rose W. Rector, 88, of Staunton and formerly of Terre Haute died 1:30 a.m. Thursday, July 13, 2006, in Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center. She formerly was a licensed beautician and had worked for Miller Parrot Baking Company and Kresege Dime Store before retiring as a salesperson from The Show Box. ...