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Stories from Monday, August 7, 2006

Sam Emmert named chairman (08/07/06)
Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen (PAL), a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based lumber and building materials cooperative, has elected Sam Emmert to a two-year term as chairman. Emmert is the owner of Timberland Home Center in Brazil, Ind. Other officers elected were Tom Sequin, Sequin Lumber, Bay City, Mich.; Dick Mette, Effingham Lumber, Effingham Ill.; and Gary Copp, Carson City Lumber, Carson City, Mich...
Annunciation Angels Preschool ready for first full year with new name (08/07/06)
Edie Campe photo Jane Osborn, assistant teacher, and Alysha Meyers, 1999 graduate of Kennedy's Crossing Preschool, hang learning charts in preparation for the start of the 2006 school year at Annunciation Angels Preschool. By EDIE CAMPE eacampe@yahoo.com...
Woman charged with possession of cocaine (08/07/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com A traffic stop lead to the arrest of a Sullivan County woman by the Clay City Police Department for possession of cocaine. Shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday, 911 dispatchers received a call from a motorist alerting law enforcement of a reckless driver. The unidentified caller told dispatchers that a motorist, who exited I-70 and turned southbound on S.R. 59, was driving erratically...
Search for stolen property results in drug bust (08/07/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com An early morning arrest by the Vigo County Sheriff's Department Friday led to the arrest of two Clay County men on various drug charges and the destruction of materials for two possible meth labs by the Clay County Sheriff's Department later that evening...
Fisherman killed by piece of pipe bomb shrapnel that pierced his heart (08/07/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com A Brazil man was killed by a pipe bomb while fishing alone in Birch Creek, located at the end of Towpath Road, near Clay City over the weekend. Paul "Joe" Lynch, 31, of Brazil, was in possession of two homemade pipe bombs, one of which exploded. Lynch was found between 1:30 to 1:45 a.m. Saturday by friends who had been searching for him since Friday evening...
Band practice is hot work (08/07/06)
Andy McCammon photo Curt Koehler drills formations with members of the Northview Marching Knights Wednesday. Koehler, the band director at Edgewood Middle School, graduated from Northview in 1993 and has since served as Marching Knights Director Bob Medworth's "right-hand man," Medworth said...
Terre Haute Symphony changes leadership (08/07/06)
Submitted photo Incoming Terre Haute Symphony Board President, Robert R. Brown, CEO of TRI Aerospace, presents a plaque to outgoing Board President David C. Mitchell, in appreciation for his dedication and service to the symphony.
Freezing, thawing make school brick replacement necessary (08/07/06)
Ivy Herron photo Josh McElhany and Eric Reberger, both of Reberger Associates, begin to unpack mortar supplies in preparation for work on Monday before the intense heat of the afternoon sets in. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Brick structures can last for a century, or even longer. However, due to Indiana's extreme weather cycles bricks are susceptible to moisture damage regardless of age...
Band plays favorites (08/07/06)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "By Request" Sunday Aug. 6th at 8 p.m. In case of rain, the program will be held in the pavilion. Throughout the month of August, members of the Sudler winning BCB have chosen their favorites during Col. Huber's 25 years on the podium...
Jackson Twp. band to play at State Fair (08/07/06)
The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Sesquicentennial Exposition" at the Indiana State Fair Thursday, Aug. 10th. The band's annual State Fair performance will begin with the parade at 6:30 p.m. which winds through the fairgrounds...
Freezing, thawing make school brick replacement necessary (08/07/06)
Ivy Herron photo Josh McElhany and Eric Reberger, both of Reberger Associates, begin to unpack mortar supplies in preparation for work on Monday before the intense heat of the afternoon sets in. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Brick structures can last for a century, or even longer. However, due to Indiana's extreme weather cycles bricks are susceptible to moisture damage regardless of age...
Center Point eliminates town marshal service (08/07/06)
By ANDY MCCAMMON tamccammon1@yahoo.com The Center Point Town Council voted this week to dissolve the town's marshal service, eliminating the small department that had drawn criticism for inefficiency and undocumented credit-card purchases. The department had been reprimanded by the Indiana State Board of Accounts for failing to produce receipts for purchases of gas and other items made with town-issued credit cards, according to Council President Roy Smith. ...
Sciscoe rolls to sprint car win at LPS (08/07/06)
Jon Sciscoe -Carmichael wins 4th straight super stock feature By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com PUTNAMVILLE -- Jon Sciscoe made his return to Lincoln Park Speedway one to remember on Saturday, winning from the pole in feature action. Sciscoe took over the point after Billy Puterbaugh, leading by a wide margin, got upside down near the midpoint of the feature. The accident ended Puterbaugh's evening, a disappointing finish after he dominated much of the early racing...
L. ANDREW MCMAINS (08/07/06)
L. Andrew "Andy" McMains, 79 of South Bend, Ind., passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, in Memorial Hospital of South Bend. He was born Jan. 18, 1927, in Fern, Ind., as the son of Alford and Cleo (Rollings) McMains and has lived in South Bend since 1968, coming from Knightsville, Ind...
H. LAVERNE COOPER (08/07/06)
H. Laverne Cooper, beloved sister and aunt, passed away after a brief illness at Terre Haute Regional Hospital on Aug. 4, 2006. Laverne was born March 30, 1928, in Brazil, the eldest of 14 children born to Mason and Frances Cooper who preceded her in death...
PAUL JOSEPH "JOE" LYNCH (08/07/06)
Paul Joseph "Joe" Lynch, II, 31 of Brazil, formerly of Ashboro, died unexpectedly Aug. 4, 2006, from an accident during a fishing trip. He was born March 10, 1975, in Brazil the son of Paul Joseph Lynch and Bonnie Knust Lynch. He graduated from Northview High School, Class of 1993. He was united in marriage with Tara Sisk Lynch on April 22, 2000, in Sevierville, Tenn...
ORLIE M. SUMMERS (08/07/06)
Orlie M. Summers, 87, of Carmel, died Aug. 3, 2006. Orlie was born Oct. 13, 1918, in Carbon, Ind., to Orlie R. and Verna Ethel Snow Summers. They preceded him in death. Orlie served his country in the U.S. Army from June 1942 to November 1945 as a Staff Sergeant with the 79th Division of the 314th Infantry. After returning home he was employed with the Kalamazoo Clay Company Carbon, Shell Oil of Zionsville for 28 years and retired from Taylor Oil of Zionsville, Ind...