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Stories from Monday, July 24, 2006

Popcorn festival plans to have booth at state fair (07/24/06)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County Inc. committee is planning to participate in the Indiana State Fair by having an interactive booth on Aug. 18 during Tourism Day. In addition to passing out literature about Clay County and the Popcorn Festival, the committee plans to have a bean bag toss game with prizes for children. The bean bags will be tossed at a figure of Orville Redenbacher...
Come to the fair! (07/24/06)
Today: 1 p.m. -- Heifer Show 4-8 p.m. -- Pork Producers and Swine members serving meal in Hospitality Tent 5 p.m. -- Steer Show 5-9:30 p.m. -- AMAX Building/Industrial Area open 6 p.m. -- English & Dressage Horse Show 9 p.m. -- Battle of the Barns...
Great Dane fire results in minimal damage (07/24/06)
Around 4 p.m. Saturday, members of The Brazil City Fire Department responded to a 911 call from security personnel at Great Dane Trailers,on U.S. 40 east of Brazil. Spontaneous combustion is being considered the possible cause for a dumpster fire located under a covered facility near the parking lot on the north side of the building. ...
Book links Clay Co. family to royalty (07/24/06)
Ivy Herron photo Jim Anderson, Rhonda Tincher and Lila Stienstra, vice president of the Clay County Genealogical Society, look through the newest addition to the society's family history files, The Rubeck Family History. A book donated to the Clay County Genealogical Society, Inc. tells the story of one local family's link to royalty...
Sunday scene at the fair (07/24/06)
Top: Jill Scarbrough and Penny Holifield staff the Brazil Public Library's booth in the AMAX Building at the Clay County 4-H Fair Sunday afternoon. The library was distributing lawn water sprinklers tied in with the theme, "Sprinkle your life with books."...
Asphalt co., county coming to terms on paving job (07/24/06)
County officials and the subcontractor responsible for the questionable asphalt job at the Clay County Justice Center may be closing in on an agreement. In a special meeting of the Clay County Board of Commissioners on Friday, board members and representatives of the Clay County Building Corporation entertained an informal offer from Wabash Valley Asphalt to resurface portions of the jail's parking lot. The subcontractor also agreed to guarantee the lot for 10 years, Brown said...
'Steel Magnolias' is about more than flowers (07/24/06)
-REVIEW- My mother was a beautician, a fact that has made me avoid beauty shops whenever possible (even though many barbers have been replaced by hair stylists who aren't much different than beauticians). She did not work full-time while I was growing up, but we occasionally visited her friend, Alta, who had a beauty shop in the basement of her home...
CYL 10's play in state tourney (07/24/06)
The 10 year old CYL all star team qualified for the state tournament on July 3rd by placing second in the Southern District Tournament. Eleven teams battled for the honor, while only the top four advanced. The 10 year olds came out strong defeating Riley B, Owen Valley, North Putnam and Shakamak prior to falling in the championship game to Riley A. The all star team made it to the 3rd round of play in the state tournament...
19th Putnamville Clash goes to Stanbrough (07/24/06)
Carey Fox photo Jon Stanbrough accepts his Indiana Sprint Week trophy along with his Putnamville Clash hardware from track owner Dave Allison on Saturday. (Counterclockwise left) Critter Malone went for a rough ride in his heat race. PUTNAMVILLE -- Mother Nature might have claimed the final two dates of Indiana Sprint Week, dispiriting plenty of fans across the state, but she was helpless to stop the action at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night...
MARY PAULETTE WHITTED (07/24/06)
Mary Paulette Whitted, 63, of Brazil died at her home 4:40 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2006. She was born Aug. 27, 1942, in Indianapolis as the daughter of Doyne and Mary Raybould Groner. Following graduation from Van Buren High School she attended Smart Appearance Beauty College. She married James William Whitted Dec. 9, 1964...
CHRISTINA CASASSA STOUGH (07/24/06)
Christina Casassa Stough, 93, of Brazil, died Friday, July 21, 2006, at 4 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born April 19, 1913, in Brazil, Ind., to Dominic and Margaret Rossatto Casassa. She married Joe Stough on Sept. 7, 1937. She was preceded in death by her parents. ...
WAYNE LEON FRODERMAN (07/24/06)
Wayne Leon Froderman, 71 of Brazil, died at 10:38 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1934, in Ashboro, Ind., as the son of Richard Wayne and Ethel Tucker Froderman. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1952 and attended two years at Indiana State University. ...
VIRGINIA E. BRIDGEWATER (07/24/06)
Virginia E. Bridgewater, age 86, of Terre Haute passed away Friday evening at Royal Oaks Nursing Home. She was born on March 24, 1920, in Vigo County to Ray Baker and Blanche (Newman) Baker. She was a member of Cornerstone Bible Church in Terre Haute...
WILLIAM H. HICKS (07/24/06)
William H. Hicks, 75, of Brazil died Friday evening at 9:15 p.m. at his residence following a brief illness. He was born in Terre Haute on Feb. 10, 1931, the son of the late Cyril W. and Mary Herbert Hicks, both of whom preceded him. He was a 1950 graduate of Brazil High School...