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Stories from Monday, August 21, 2006

2006 State Fair memories (08/21/06)
Frank Phillips photos Kaylee Miller of Clay County had the Reserve Champion Crossbred Barrow, the Sale of Champions Selection. State Fair attendees admire Joey Dierdorf's Grand Champion Meat Pen on Tuesday. Hook's Drug Store is always a hit with fairgoers who want to remember the good old days -- or just enjoy an ice cream soda...
'Grand Finale 2006' coming Sunday night (08/21/06)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, presents "Grand Finale 2006" Sunday, Aug. 27th, at the Forest Park Bandshell or Pavilion if rain. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and will include an intermission. The Sudler Award winning Brazil Concert Band will perform the march from "William Tell Overture" by Rossini and the finale from "Overture 1812" by Tschaikowsky...
S.O.S. kept kids busy (08/21/06)
Andy McCammon photo S.O.S. volunteer Brook Reinoehl contends with program participant Tristan Weaver in a heated game of War during a recent S.O.S. Kids Club. By ANDY MCCAMMON tamccammon1@yahoo.com If it weren't for the Kids Club at Serving on the Street (S.O.S.) Ministries, 11-year-old Jay Ellis might have had a pretty boring summer...
Coal City man hospitalized after crash (08/21/06)
By JASON MOON For The Times A Coal City man was transported to a Bloomington hospital following a collision with a semi-truck Friday morning approximately six miles south of Cloverdale. Cloverdale Township Volunteer firefighters were dispatched at 6:20 a.m. to the scene, approximately one mile south of the Mill Grove Store on U.S. 231...
Guerin's possessions on display (08/21/06)
Personal artifacts that belonged to Blessed Mother Theodore Guerin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, are on display in the Heritage Museum at Providence Center. Mother Theodore will be canonized as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church Oct. 15 at the Vatican during a Eucharistic Liturgy celebration with Pope Benedict XVI presiding...
Pacers help with health fair before game (08/21/06)
Diane Dierks photo Associates of St. Vincent Clay Hospital participated Friday in the second annual "Take A Time Out For Better Health" fair. St. Vincent Clay and Clay Community Schools partnered to present 30 vendor booths that provided free information to the community regarding health, nutrition, education and preventative screening...
Clay City opens cross-country (08/21/06)
Adam Schroer Staff Reports Clay City's boys cross country team kicked off their season with a trip to the Terre Haute South Early Bird Meet held at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course this weekend where they placed eighth as a team featuring several of the state's top-ranked squads...
Hayden picks up first LPS win of the year (08/21/06)
Jimmy Hayden was victorious. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com PUTNAMVILLE -- If your going to end up in victory lane at Lincoln Park Speedway, it never hurts to have your car owner in attendance. Casey Shuman rolled to an impressive win in sprint car action on Saturday night, his second at LPS this year as his owner looked on...
Knights roll to opening night victory over Salem (08/21/06)
Wesley Sorlie (#33) and Nick Lancaster (#7) close in on a Salem back. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com The 2006 football season began much the same as last year's campaign did for the Northview Knights. Except this time, instead of making the long drive south to visit the Salem Lions, the Knights played the rather rude host this time around, roaring away with a 46-7 win that their guests might choose to forget...
MILDRED A. TATE (08/21/06)
Mildred A. Tate, 92, of Brazil passed away Aug. 18, 2006, at 12:30 a.m. at Southwood Nursing Facility. She was born Aug. 2, 1914, in Brazil, the daughter of Earl Friday Price and Mary Edith Watts Price. She was a member of the Berea Christian Church...
FRANCIS "BABE" SPENCER (08/21/06)
Francis "Babe" Spencer, 85, of Brazil, died at 11:56 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. He was born Oct. 10, 1920, in Carbon, Ind., as the son of Charles H. and Gertrude Allen Spencer. Following high school he served in the Merchant Marines and then joined the U.S. Army and served during World War II with Company B 264th Medical Battalion where he participated in the New Guinea and Luzon battle campaigns in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre...