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Stories from Thursday, September 28, 2006

Deputy faces new charges (09/28/06)
Diane Dierks photo Deputy Jon Lambert is helped into a state police cruiser following his court appearance Wednesday. Lambert is on administrative leave with pay pending a Merit Board Review. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.co Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Jonathon Thomas Lambert remained calm and polite as the State of Indiana filed four additional charges and petitioned for a Special Prosecutor to handle the two cases against him in Clay Circuit Court Wednesday...
Clay City gets $4 million grant (09/28/06)
By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com Clay City has obtained $3,998,500 in grant and loan money to update the wastewater plant that is currently operating over capacity. According to Roy Chenoweth, town council member, Clay City was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Community Focus Fund and another $500,000 grant from the U.S. ...
Harris banking group buys First National Bank & Trust (09/28/06)
- Harris N.A. CEO indicates company wants to expand operation with purchase of First National Bank & Trust By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com First National Bank & Trust, Kokomo, Ind., the parent company of First National Bank & Trust in Brazil, has been sold to the Harris N.A. banking group for $290 million in a deal announced Wednesday, according to a PR Wire news release...
Brazil girl named St. Vincent Colts Kickoff Kid (09/28/06)
Mannah Mace Nine-year-old Mannah Mace, daughter of John and Jane Mace of Brazil, Ind., won the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to retrieve the tee following kickoff at the Indianapolis game on Sept. 24 against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Mannah is one of 10 lucky winners from across the state selected to participate for each Colts home game, and will receive four field level Colts tickets, an official St.Vincent Colts Kickoff Kid jersey, Colts paraphernalia and be recognized publicly on the jumbotron during the game.. ...
I-70 work completed ahead of schedule (09/28/06)
The major pavement preservation project on Interstate 70 (I-70) is finishing up ahead of schedule. This week there will be brief intermittent traffic restrictions while clean-up is taking place. This asphalt resurfacing project on I-70 from the Clay/Putnam County line to State Road 267 is part of Gov. Mitch Daniels' Major Moves highway program. In March, the Indiana General Assembly passed landmark funding legislation to significantly upgrade the state's highways...
Clay County family honored with Hoosier Homestead Award (09/28/06)
Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman, Agriculture Director Andy Miller and Indiana State Fair Commission Executive Director Cindy Hoye recently presented the Stigler Family with the Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 150-year commitment to Indiana agriculture. The farm, located in Clay County, was established in 1856 ...
Students receive dictionaries (09/28/06)
Diane Dierks photo Sam Glover, past president of the Brazil Rotary Club, passes out dictionaries to a third grade class at Meridian Elementary School in Brazil. By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com Three hundred, eighty- five elementary students received free dictionaries Wednesday afternoon. The Wabash Valley Community Foundation and the Brazil Rotary Club passed out dictionaries to all third grade classes in Clay County, as part of the National Dictionary Project...
DOLORES RUTH DECAMP PIERCE (09/28/06)
Dolores Ruth DeCamp Pierce, 69 of Brazil passed away Sept. 26, 2006, at 10:04 p.m. at West Central Community Hospital. She had recently been a resident at Lee Allen Bryant Nursing Home. She was born June 28, 1937, in Parkersburg, West Virginia, the daughter of John Alexander Hamilton and Sarah Dessell Rose Hamilton. She was a kitchen worker at Pizza Hut. In the past she had been a home healthcare worker for the elderly. She attended the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for many years...