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Stories from Friday, August 18, 2006

School board advertises budget (08/18/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The Clay Community School Board of Trustees approved the advertisement of the 2006/07 school budget at Thursday's special session meeting at the North Clay Middle School Media Center. The Clay Community School Corporation has a proposed total budget of $41,774,651, according to Business Manager/Treasurer Randy Burns,...
International service center opens (08/18/06)
Frank Phillips photo Tom Wiers, owner of Wiers International Parts and Service of Brazil, smiles with scissors in hand, after cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of his new dealerrship on the frontage road north of the I-70 and S.R. 59 interchange...
Waiting for the troops (08/18/06)
Diane Dierks photo Brazil city firetrucks stand silent, ready to go when needed. The yellow bows on the front are in honor of our troops in Iraq. According to one firefighter, the bows will remain in place unto the troops come home.
A different kind of skyscraper (08/18/06)
The silos at Grower's Co-op in Brazil touch the clouds on a perfect summer day, Thursday. The silos are among the city's tallest structures, rising to 140 feet, according to Jim Mishler. The east and west silos were built in 1968 and the center building was constructed in the 1930s...
Only the young (08/18/06)
Diane Dierks photo Ashley Davis, 21, braves the heat Thursday afternoon as she enjoys her 1 1/2-mile run near Craig Park.
No better way to spend the day (08/18/06)
Diane Dierks photo Mike Carolan spent the afternoon fishing Thursday. He was fishing for catfish at Craig Park. Mike uses different bait to attract fish including chicken breast, nightcrawlers and dough (a mixture of hamburger, cheese, potato flakes and powdered Jello)...
Testimony continues, closing arguments given in arson case (08/18/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The plot thickened in the Samantha Jean Bascom arson trial during the last two days of testimony in Clay Superior Court. A total of six witnesses took the stand to testify in the case Wednesday, and two rebuttal witnesses returned to the stand Thursday...
Coalmont woman convicted of arson (08/18/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo. com In less than an hour, the jury returned a verdict of guilty against Samantha Jean Bascom in Clay Superior Court Thursday afternoon. Bascom was convicted of conspiracy to commit arson for hire, arson for hire (both are class B felonies), fraud (a class D felony) and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor (both class A misdemeanors) and she could face a sentence of up to 45 years in prison...
Northview netters pick up win against Patriots (08/18/06)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com TERRE HAUTE -- First year Northview volleyball coach has been working with her team on keeping their focus throughout the entire game this season. Through two victories this season, she was satisfied with their effort level but knows they can continue to improve...
First half flurry leads Knights to victory (08/18/06)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com TERRE HAUTE -- Evidently, members of the Northview girls soccer team are just as good students as they are on the field. Perhaps taking notes from their male counterparts, the Northview girls exploded for four tallies in the first half to win a 4-1 decision against Terre Haute North just two days after the boys squad got their first ever win against the Patriots...
Golf team fends off Hulman Links for victory (08/18/06)
Staff Reports Terre Haute North's home course of Hulman Links has rarely been kind to the Northview girls golf team and Thursday was no exception, though the Knights did come away with a victory, 173 to 200. Northview's Mary Beth Tribble was the medalist with her nine hole score of 39, which included a pair of birdies, including the par-5 second hole...
Knights fall in tennis action (08/18/06)
Staff Reports The Northview tennis team dropped a 5-0 decision to host North Central on Thursday night. Austin Akers and the doubles team of Brock Lawson and Adam Clark were the only Northview players to earn a set victory against the Thunderbirds. Northview's junior varsity team lost a 2-1 decision with Clint Grey earning the victory, 8-2, against Bobby Swaby...
Northview Harriers roll to win (08/18/06)
Staff Reports Northview's cross country teams opened with home victories against North Central on Thursday evening with the girls taking the top eight spots in the win versus an incomplete Thunderbirds squad. The boys team won 15-50, taking the top nine positions in the race...
Eels clip eagles in four games (08/18/06)
Staff Reports The Clay City volleyball team ran their season mark to 2-0 with a four set victory over South Putnam on Thursday night, winning 25-23, 25-22, 18-25, 26-24. The Eels were led by nine service points and 26 assists from Courtney Dayhuff and a 20 kill, seven point, two ace and two block evening from Ashley McCullough...
FRANCIS "BABE" SPENCER (08/18/06)
Francis "Babe" Spencer, 85, of Brazil died at 11:56 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday. A full obituary will appear in the Monday edition of The Brazil Times...
JOHN MICHAEL CRABB (08/18/06)
John Michael Crabb, 49, of Charles City, Va., was born July 27, 1957, and died suddenly from a heart attack on Aug. 2, 2006, at his home. Born in Brazil, he was the son of William V. Crabb and Ruby Slater Crabb. He attended the Brazil schools and graduated in 1975...