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Stories from Thursday, July 27, 2006

Infant death investigation continues (07/27/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The homicide investigation continues into the death of an 11-month old infant believed to have been beaten by his mother's boyfriend early Monday morning. At 9:50 a.m. Monday, Rick A. Shepard, 26, of Bridgeton, called 911 dispatchers to report an infant in his care (his girlfriend's son, Michael Nickols) had stopped breathing...
Come to the fair! (07/27/06)
Today: 1 p.m. -- Ladies afternoon at the fair 1 p.m. -- Rabbit BBQ Contest 4 p.m. -- Cow-Calf Contest 4-8 p.m. -- BBQ Pork Meal 5-8 p.m. -- AMAX Building/Industrial area open 6 p.m. -- Round Robin 9:30-11:30 p.m. -- Completion Dance Friday: 9 a.m. -- Showmanship Registration...
Antique tractors bring back memories (07/27/06)
Andy McCammon photo Rob Miller of Clay City guns his 1952 Oliver 77 during the Antique Tractor Pull at the Clay County 4-H Fair Wednesday. The event, in its second year at the fair, featured around 20 antique tractors (produced in 1957 or earlier) pulling weights approaching four tons, according to organizer Kevin Silvers...
I-70 fatality causes traffic jam (07/27/06)
Ivy Herron photo The westbound lane of U.S. 40 experienced a traffic jam Tuesday evening because of an accident on stretch of I-70 that goes through Putnam County. Vehicles were lined up past the Knightsville turnoff for several hours until the highway re-opened...
What's it like, over there? (07/27/06)
Editor's note: As members of the National Guard from Brazil prepare to serve in Iraq, one of Brazil's own, Monte Porter, is already there. For security reasons, we will not reveal too much about his specific job or location. Monte is also a Guardsman. He was born in Brazil but now lives in North Carolina. He is keeping a journal and has consented to share his e-mails to his family with our readers...
City fire hydrants are in serious disrepair, fire chief warns (07/27/06)
Brazil Fire Chief Tobey Archer "The city's decaying water distribution supply grid system and out-of-service or low flow hydrants pose a great problem for the citizens of Brazil ..." 2006 fire hydrant report By ANDY MCCAMMON tamccammon1@yahoo.com...
Ready for the 4-H Fair fish fry (07/27/06)
Andy McCammon photo Jim Marshall of Neptune Foods sinks another batch of breaded fish fillets into the fryer during the Clay County Fair Tuesday. The fish used for the fry-- all 700 pounds of it-- comes to the fair in frozen blocks. It's then cut down to size in an industrial slicer, whisked through a breading line and dropped into one of four 80-pound fryers in batches of 30-35 fillets...
Butts wins camp award (07/27/06)
Submitted photo North Clay seventh grader, Dallas Butts (center) was awarded 'All Around Ball Handler' in the 7th to 11th grade division of the Damon Bailey Basketball Camp at Greencastle High School. Dallas was presented the award by (left) A.J. Moye and (right) Damon Bailey. Dallas is the daughter of Kent and Kim Butts...