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Stories from Thursday, August 24, 2006

What's it like over there? -- Soldiers make the ultimate sacrifice (08/24/06)
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...
Ready for the big play (08/24/06)
Diane Dierks photo Members of the Clay Youth Football League begin practice in anticipation of the 2006 season which begins Saturday.
Police investigate fraud complaint (08/24/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com An 81-year-old Brazil woman, the recent victim of an apparent home improvement fraud, is encouraging anyone approached by an "unwanted" handyman in the past month to contact the Brazil City Police Department with the details...
Family not home when fire broke out (08/24/06)
Ivy Herron photo Fire burned a portion of the Steverwald home, 404 E. Ridge St. on Tuesday. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The Brazil City Fire Department will continue an investigation Thursday to determine the source of a fire at 404 E. Ridge St., according to Fire Chief Tobey Archer...
Rep. Thomas honors Hoosier Homestead award recipients (08/24/06)
Several families from Parke, Putnam, and Clay counties were honored with Hoosier Homestead Awards given by Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman at the state fairgrounds last week. "I am honored to represent a district that houses so many families with deep roots in our community," said 44th District State Rep. Andy Thomas. "Keeping a farm in one family for more than 100 years is an enormous achievement. Each family should be proud of their hard work and dedication."...
Wreck causes power outage (08/24/06)
Ivy Herron photo Melissa Hill, of Carbon, had to be extricated from her Ford Ranger because of damage done to the driver's side of the vehicle during the accident. The crash occurred at the intersection of W. C.R. 750 N. and N. C.R. 425 W. By IVY HERRON...
Operation Pullover promotes safety (08/24/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com City officials reported the following during Tuesday's meeting: - Police Chief Mark Loudermilk attended the mayor's roundtable with Councilman Martin Beasley and other officials. Six applicants to become police officers passed the physical fitness test and will soon take the written test. Operation Pullover starts Friday and five officers will receive overtime pay while participating...
Two items pass City Council (08/24/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com With no new ordinances to consider, the Brazil City Council cleaned up two items on its Aug. 8 agenda. Ordinances 22-2006 and 23-2006 passed the council 4-0 on second and final readings. The first ordinance closes a portion of Lincoln Street and surrounding alleys to make room for construction of a storage facility. The only family affected, the Sanderses, had no objection to the measure...
Too many billboards in downtown Brazil? (08/24/06)
Frank Phillips photos Calls to city officials concerning the sign at the site of the new Walgreens under construction (top left) prompted a discussion concerning billboards in downtown Brazil at Tuesday's City Council meeting. By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com...
Knights prepare for high-powered Edgewood (08/24/06)
(Top) Albert Dean rushed for over 100 yards against the Lions. (Bottom) Zach Sanabria hauls in a pass against Salem, one of two catches for 27 yards for the senior. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com Friday night brings both the first road test and conference contest for the Northview Knights and you can bet that they won't be overlooking the Edgewood Mustangs...
Northview girls rebound with win (08/24/06)
Staff Reports Northview's girls soccer team rebounded from a difficult 0-3 weekend at the Evansville River City Classic by squeaking by Cascade on the road Monday evening. After a scoreless deadlock at halftime, sophomore Jenny Woodcox took an Abby Birkey pass and sent home the lone goal of the game in the 23rd minute of the second half...
Knights in midseason form at Craig Park (08/24/06)
By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com If early results are any kind of indication, the Northview cross country teams could be in for a very special season. The Knights, in just their second meet of the season, white washed visiting Shakamak, Owen Valley and Brown County at Craig Park on Tuesday evening...
Knights fall in tennis action (08/24/06)
Staff Reports The Northview tennis team continued a rough opening to the season, being swept by visiting Danville on Tuesday evening. The Knights went to second set tiebreakers in both doubles matches but were unable to win a set versus the Warriors...
Northview wins battle with Cadets (08/24/06)
Zach Childs (#5) leaps for a header attempt that would make its way to Jordan Pond who redirected the shot just wide of Cascade's net while Ken Wright (#21) looks on. By CAREY FOX Redwood17257@yahoo.com Coming off a rough weekend in Evansville like their female counterparts, the Northview boys soccer team put together a tough 80 minutes of soccer against Cascade in a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night...
Clay City Eels remain unbeaten (08/24/06)
Staff Reports The Clay City Eels remained unbeaten in volleyball action after finishing off a 25-18, 25-13, 25-18 victory against host Cloverdale on Tuesday evening. The Eels got an 18 assist performance from Courtney Dayhuff to go along with a pair of blocks and Angie Camp contributed eight points along with a balanced statistical line including two aces, four kills and four digs...