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Stories from Friday, September 22, 2006

Bomb squad on scene of police standoff (09/22/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The name of a Clay County Sheriff's deputy is being withheld, while an Indiana State Police SWAT team and deputies from Clay and Putnam counties wait outside his home, trying to talk him into surrendering peacefully...
Deputy holds officers at bay, situation not expected to be resolved until Saturday (09/22/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com and FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com The name of a Clay County Sheriff's deputy is being withheld, while an Indiana State Police SWAT team and deputies from Clay and Putnam counties wait outside, trying to talk him into surrendering peacefully...
Incident involving sheriff's deputy leads to voluntary evacuation, road closing (09/22/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com and FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com The name of a Clay County Sheriff's deputy is being withheld, while an Indiana State Police SWAT team and deputies from Clay and Putnam counties wait outside, trying to talk him into surrendering peacefully...
Students kept at school due to situation on U.S. 40 (09/22/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Students at Staunton Elementary and North Clay Middle School were not allowed to ride the bus home today due to an undisclosed incident on U.S. 40. Few details were available this afternoon. However, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton confirmed, "We have a situation" involving a deputy...
Students held at school (09/22/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Students at Staunton Elementary and North Clay Middle School were not allowed to ride the bus home today due to an undisclosed incident on U.S. 40. Few details were available this afternoon. However, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton confirmed, "We have a situation" involving a deputy...
K-Day royalty crowned for weekend event (09/22/06)
Olivia Herron photos (Top) The 2006 K-Day King and his court include (from left to right) court member Anthony Vanatti, King Chris Allee, Prince Larry Knight and court member Kasey Bowman. (Bottom) The 2006 K-Day Queen and her court includes (from left to right) court member Courtney Neese, Queen Dakota Keller, Princess Shelby Bender and court member Natasha Bowles...
School board seeks temporary solution to insurance issue (09/22/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com After talking about insurance twice this week in public sessions, the Clay Community School Corporation's Board of Trustees decided to place another bandage on the controversial issue, for now. At Thursday's meeting, board member Steve Grigsby presented a slightly amended version of Superintendent Dr. ...
Sheriff candidate has Web site (09/22/06)
By JASON JACOBS bigjake9160@yahoo.com Independent Candidate for the Clay County Sheriff position, Larry Pierce, has put up a Web site and blog to reach out to the voters for the upcoming November election. Potential voters can log onto http://larry4sheriff.com and take a look at Pierce's qualifications and prior experience in law enforcement, which includes two terms as the Clay County Sheriff from 1991-1998...
K-Day royalty (09/22/06)
Olivia Herron photos (Top) Key Club representative Dianna Knox crowns freshman Dakota Keller the 2006 K-Day Queen at Northview High School Thursday evening. (Bottom) The 2006 K-Day Royal Court includes (front row) court member Courtney Neese, Queen Dakota Keller, Princess Shelby Bender, court member Natasha Bowles, (back row) court member Anthony Vanatti, King Chris Allee, Prince Larry Knight and court member Kasey Bowman...
Amos Thomas will fulfill term in Indiana House (09/22/06)
Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) has been formally selected in a Republican caucus to replace his son, Andy, also of Brazil, as the state representative for District 44. In a brief caucus Thursday evening in Greencastle, 18 precinct committeemen cast their votes for the elder Thomas, the only candidate to file for the seat. ...
Fishing Fun Day postponed until Oct. 7 (09/22/06)
The City of Brazil Parks and Recreation Department Fishing Fun Day has been postponed, according to Director Ruthann Jeffries. The event has been rescheduled for Oct. 7 at Craig Park. The postponement was due to the weather, Jeffries told The Brazil Times...
Meridian home tour is Sunday (09/22/06)
- Home of Ann and Scott Tillman, 614 N. Meridian St. What: Meridian-Forest Historic District Fifth Annual Historic Home Tour When: Sunday Sept. 24, 1-5 PM Where: 1. Home of Ann and Scott Tillman, 614 N. Meridian St. 2. Former home of Dr. Dan Biggs, 621 S. Walnut St., Presbyterian Manse (Parsonage)...
Blitz puts police on roads for 36 more hours (09/22/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com The Brazil City Police Department reports issuing 68 citations for various traffic offenses during the final 2005/06 "Operation Pull Over" blitz period. Six patrolmen spent a total of 36 hours from Aug. 25 - Sept. 10 participating in the program, with 28 hours spent patrolling the Brazil area for impaired drivers and enforcing Indiana's safety belt and child restraint laws...
Vermillion County prosuectuor had no choice about pressing charges, sheriff says (09/22/06)
- Aug. 22 crash killed two police officers during charity bike ride By JASON JACOBS bigjake9160@hotmail.com Vermillion County Prosecutor Nina J. Alexander announced Wednesday that no criminal charges would be filed against the truck driver involved in the accident on Aug. 22 that killed two police officers participating in a charity bike ride...
Police warn students about meth (09/22/06)
Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Doug Barr places two Northview students, juniors Nick Lancaster and Abby Fischer, into custody during a "mock arrest" at the assembly to promote drug awareness Thursday morning. By JASON JACOBS bigjake9160@yahoo.com...