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Stories from Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Heat Advisory: Warning extended another day (08/01/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Wabash Valley residents who are suffering with the heat will have to be patient for another day. The National Weather Service has extended the Heat Advisory through 8 p.m. Wednesday. It had been scheduled to expire at 8 p.m. Tuesday...
Volunteers can bridge the gap (08/01/06)
By EDIE CAMPE eacampe@yahoo.com The general public can help bridge the gap between deployed soldiers and their families. When the family of a service member is facing a crisis, it is difficult to inform the military member. The family can't just pick up a phone and call him or her, so what are they to do?...
New deputy prosecutor has long-time interest in crime (08/01/06)
Ivy Herron photo Kim Jackson, the new Clay County chief deputy prosecutor, looks over case files with Prosecutor Lee Reberger in the third-floor conference room at the Clay County Courthouse. Jackson will replace Chip Allen on July 31. By IVY HERRON...
Fritz Maurer wants to serve 44th District as state representative (08/01/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com A Brazil pharmacist has spent his adult life serving the medical needs of people, now he wants to expand that service by being elected to the Indiana General Assembly. "I have been a public servant for 33 years, but not a political public servant," Fritz Maurer said during a campaign visit to The Brazil Times. "I'm going to take another step forward and go into political public service."...
New prep season kicks off in sweltering heat (08/01/06)
Soccer practice kicked off on Monday under 90-plus degree heat. Players found ways to stay cool as coaches added extra water breaks for the players. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com A new high school sports season officially got underway on Monday morning as Northview's football, cross country and soccer squads began fall practice amidst hot, steamy conditions. ...
Post 346 advances to state tourney (08/01/06)
Staff Reports Wayne Newton Post 346 swept a pair of games on Sunday to win the American Legion regional baseball tourney. Post 346 fought their way out of the loser's bracket after losing their first game on Saturday, 9-5 to Muncie Post 19. Forced to win twice on Sunday, Post 346 got an 8-for-10 day at the plate from Northview graduate Brady Shoemaker. He homered in each game to boost the team to 9-5 and 15-8 wins against Muncie Post 19...
Farris wins Forest Park Men's Club title (08/01/06)
Staff Reports The Forest Park Men's Club Championship had a familiar winner this year as Troy Farris won his seventh title in the event by posting a second round 64 to pull away from Steve Penman with a two-day score of 130. The 12-under par score gave Farris a five stroke victory over Penman who held off Tyler Akers' 137. Akers had Saturday's best round by posting a 64. Eric Trusler placed fourth in the Championship Flight with a 139...
Football and tennis teams adjust to temps (08/01/06)
Andy McCammon photo Freshman football Coach Rick Rosner kept his players' helmets off in the near-100 degree heat. By ANDY MCCAMMON tamccammon1@yahoo.com Several Northview High School sports teams contended with sweltering heat as they began practice Monday...
CORA M. SNYDER (08/01/06)
Cora M. Snyder, 78, of Brazil, passed away July 30, 2006. at Clay County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brazil. Born May 2, 1928, she was the daughter of Carl and Sylvia Stringer Riggs. She graduated from Fontanet High School in 1946. Cora was a member of the Eastern Star. ...
JEWELL I. NORMAN (08/01/06)
Jewell I. Norman, 90, of Rockville died July 30, 2006, at West Central Community Hospital. She was the daughter of John Ashburn Brewer and Lenore Fern McMaster Brewer. Survivors include two sons, Mervin (Georgia) Norman of Brownsburg, Ind., and Donald W. (Pokye Lee) Norman of Hillsdale, Ind.; two daughters, Wanda O'Donnell of Clinton, Ind., and Janet (Anthony) Eden of Arizona; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren...
RUTH M. SCHARF (08/01/06)
Ruth M. Scharf, 82, of Brazil passed away Sunday morning at Cloverleaf Health Care. She was born on April 15, 1922, in Vigo County to Homer W. Samson and Iva Grace (King) Samson. She was a homemaker. Survivors include one son, Bruce Scharf; one granddaughter, Erica Alexis Scharf; and two very special friends, Ester and Bill Harben...
WILLIAM "BILL" A. OSMAN (08/01/06)
William "Bill" A. Osman, 86, passed away July 30, 2006, at 1:28 a.m. at Clay County Health and Rehabilitation Center in Brazil. He was born Oct. 5, 1919, to Alva and Daisy (Hanson) Osman in the town of Picketsville, Champaign County, Ill. Bill was a graduate of Drummer Township High School in Gibson City, Ill., in 1937. ...
ROBERT H. LAWSON (08/01/06)
Robert H. Lawson, 77, passed away July 31, 2006 at 10:10 a.m. in Union Hospital at Terre Haute. Born Dec. 12, 1928, in Clay City, he was the son of Herbert Lawson and Bernice Whitmar Lawson. He was a retired district manager with the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, prior to this, he was owner of Lawson Distributors Inc...