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Stories from Monday, October 2, 2006

'Spice' named top coonhound (10/02/06)
"Pithole Creek Hot Spice" beat over 1,000 coonhounds at the United Kennel Club's Autumn Oaks event, which was held in Richmond, Ind., over Labor Day weekend. Pictured above are English Coonhound "Spice" and from left: Ron Beck - co-owner, Cathy Stamper and Doug Stamper - owners...
Bridgeton cuts bridge ribbon (10/02/06)
Diane Dierks photo The Bridgeton Covered Bridge building team and members of the Bridgeton Covered Bridge Association stand together to cut the ribbon Sunday afternoon. By DIANE DIERKS Hundreds of onlookers crowded the streets of Bridgeton Sunday afternoon. The Bridgeton Covered Bridge reopened for the first time since being destroyed by an arson fire in April of 2005...
Clay City band receives gold medal (10/02/06)
The Clay City Imperial Regiment competed in the ISSMA District Marching Contest Saturday. By virtue of receiving a gold medal rating the band qualified for the ISSMA Regional Marching Contest to be held on Oct. 14 at Warren Central High School...
Riddell shows appreciation (10/02/06)
Employees of Riddell National Bank hosted the fourth annual Customer Appreciation Day cookout Friday. Brats and hot dogs with all the trimmings were served to the crowd. Sr. Vice President Steve Kidwell manned the grill and said the event continues to grow every year, "It's almost like a city block party." Diane Dierks photo...
Time for sergeants (10/02/06)
Frank Phillips photo Current and former First Sergeants were recognized during the "Celebration of Patriotism" program Saturday at the Brazil Armory. Those in attendance included Willard Stevens, Charles Reberger, Jack Braden, Larry Smith, Tom Brown and Neil Stough...
Happy birthday to us! (10/02/06)
Mayor Tom Arthur, daughter Tara, and Councilman James Sheese blow out 140 candles for the City of Brazil's birthday Sunday during the Popcorn Festival at Forest Park as former Mayor Kenny Crabb looks on.
Popcorn tent is place to be during festival (10/02/06)
A staple of the Clay County Popcorn Festival is the Popcorn Tent. Patrons attending the festival could fill out a short survey to receive a bag of microwave popcorn, which would also enter them in a drawing for a one-year supply of popcorn. Many other concessions were available to those attending the festival, along with a large picnic area to sit down, relax and enjoy the wide variety of food available...
National Guard participates in festival (10/02/06)
The Indiana Army National Guard sponsored a Rock Wall Climb at the 2006 Clay County Popcorn Festival. The Popcorn Festival featured many rides and carnival attractions for attendees, including a Eurobungy, Ferris Wheel, and a Merry-Go-Round.
Dog show was popular (10/02/06)
The Southern Ohio Flying K9s put on two shows at the 2006 Clay County Popcorn Festival.Handler Adrian Custer performs alongside one of the dogs, Six, in a display of big air frisbee tricks. Six, a border collie, was rescued by Custer and his wife, Tracy, at the Clay County Humane Society animal shelter a couple of years ago. All dogs involved in the Flying K9s have been saved from various animal shelters around the Midwest...
Man found wandering near anhydrous ammonia tanks arrested (10/02/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com A Sullivan County man seen wandering near anhydrous ammonia tanks was arrested on two drug related charges last week. Shortly before 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, the owner of Howesville Farm Service Inc., 1390 W. S.R. 246, Clay City, and an employee noticed a man wandering around the company's anhydrous ammonia tanks and called 911 dispatchers...
Possible drunk driving call leads to arrest (10/02/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com A 911 call reporting a possible drunk driver on S.R. 59 just north of I-70 around 11:40 p.m. Wednesday led to the driver's arrest for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and contributing to the delinquency of a minor...
Guard invites community to celebrate patriotism (10/02/06)
Frank Phillips photo LTC Walter E. Colbert, BN Commander, 38th MSB, speaks about the transformation of 38th Main Support BN Saturday night at the Brazil Armory. The occasion was the first Celebration of Patriotism. By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com...
Semi involved in crash on S.R. 59 (10/02/06)
Ivy Herron photo An accident involving a jeep and a semi closed a portion of S.R. 59 south of Carbon Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported, but traffic was backed up for more than 40 minutes on the roadway. By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Alcohol was a contributing factor in a two-vehicle accident that closed a portion of S.R. 59, a half mile south of Carbon, and backed up traffic for 40 minutes Friday afternoon...
Look-alike winner (10/02/06)
Jason Jacobs photo Josh Hummel, 15, of Clay City, won the 2006 Orville Redenbacher Look-A-Like contest Friday night in the Forest Park Pavilion, which was judges by the Redenbacher family. In winning, Hummel received the $500 grand prize. The Popcorn Festival continues through Sunday afternoon...
Rising fuel costs may result in more fires (10/02/06)
By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com Chimney fires could be on the rise this year in relation to climbing fuel prices. According to Brazil City Fire Chief Toby Archer, people looking for alternative means of fuel to heat their homes may use old fireplaces that have been out of service for years. It is extremely important to have these chimneys inspected before attempting to start a fire...
National Fire Safety Week is Oct. 3-8 (10/02/06)
National Fire Safety Week is Oct. 3 - 8 Woodburning tips from the Chimney Safety Institute of America -Get an annual chimney inspection by a certified chimney service technician -Use a fireplace screen -Install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors -Build fires at the rear of the fireplace on a supporting grate...
Worship Center up for rezoning Thursday (10/02/06)
Jason Jacobs photo The old Precision Transmission at 425 W. US 40 is being turned into a church for the ever-growing congregation of the Family Worship Center of Wabash Valley. The Worship Center at 100 N. Forest is up for rezoning for business at the next Plan Commission meeting on Oct. 5, 2006 in the Council Chambers of City Hall...
LARRY JAMES BELL (10/02/06)
Larry James Bell, 47, formerly of Downers Grove and Alexian Brothers Medical Center, died at home September 29, 2006. He was born on March 10, 1959 in Brazil, IN, the son of Ned and Shirley (Lawrence) Bell, who survive. Other survivors include Bell's sisters, LuAnn (Jeffrey) Rhode and Lori Hornick, both of Naperville, IN; nieces and nephews Kali, Maggie and Rob Hornick and several aunts, uncles and cousins...
RUTH E. DAVIS (10/02/06)
Ruth E. Davis, 103, of Gosport passed away at the Gosport Nursing Home Saturday, September 30, 2006. She was born May 8, 1903, in Cory, Indiana, to John and Nancy (Lucker) Donham. She was a homemaker, gardener, baker, quilter, member of a card club and active in Mothers of World War II. She was a member of the Methodist faith...
WILLIAM H. WEBER (10/02/06)
William H. Weber, 87 of Bowling Green died September 28, 2006, at 5:41pm due to injuries sustained following a farming accident. He was born June 24, 1919, in Clay County the son of Carl Weber and Olga Cullen Weber. He graduated from Bowling Green High School, Class of 1937. August 22, 1942, he married Freeda Buell Weber. They had been life-long sweethearts and enjoyed 63 years of marriage together, until her death April 29, 2006...
RUTH FATCH (10/02/06)
Ruth Fatch, 93, of Brazil passed away September 29, 2006, at the Clay Health Center. She was born April 27, 1913, in Clay County the daughter of Ott Duling and Florence Mae Garlit Duling. She was married to Carl W. Fatch, he preceded her in death in 1965. She was a member of the Eastside Christian Church. She enjoyed doing for others and especially liked to bake pies for all to enjoy...