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Stories from Monday, October 16, 2006

Highway workers run constant risk (10/16/06)
Highway worker injured Around 10:30 a.m. Oct. 6, a three-man county highway crew was cutting brush in the area of C.R. 700 N and Murphey Ave. The county truck was parked in the road with all the safety equipment in place when Jon Yocom heard a vehicle approaching...
Pierce for Sheriff headquarters opens (10/16/06)
Frank Phillips photo Friends and supporters of Larry Pierce for Sheriff gathered Saturday morning. The occasion was the opening of his headquarters, just east of Mario Brothers restaurant, on National Ave.
North Clay students urged to abstain from sex until marriage (10/16/06)
Ivy Herron photo Juggling books, baby bag and the baby carrier, North Clay Middle School eighth-grader Justin Rodgers prepares to take home his son, "Lebron", for the weekend. Lebron is one of the 20 new Reality Works Baby Think It Over Infant Simulators available for use at the Clay Community School Corp...
Rotary's newest Paul Harris Fellow (10/16/06)
Frank Phillips photo Mary Ann Reed presents Sam Glover with the Rotary Paul Harris Fellow award during the club's annual Spouses and Friends Night dinner at Traditions.
Traffic builds for Covered Bridge Festival (10/16/06)
Ivy Herron photos Traffic increases in Clay County when it is "covered bridge time," especially at the intersection at U.S. 40 and S.R. 59 in Brazil. People making their way to the 50th annual Parke County Covered Bridge Festival waited in lines of traffic as long as 3 miles Sunday...
Covered Bridge Festival brings shoppers (10/16/06)
The 1878 House is a popular stop for Parke County Covered Bridge Festival visitors to Bridgeton. Many festival goers toured the historic house and the town's rebuilt covered bridge Sunday.
Flu shots available Thursday (10/16/06)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will offer flu vaccinations on Thursday at the following locations: - 8-9 a.m. -- Jackson Gardens - 9:30-10:30 a.m. -- Meridian Towers - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Senior Citizens Center - 1:30-2:30 p.m. -- Cooper Towers The cost of the vaccination is $20. There is no charge for those with Medicare Part B...
Democratic meeting Tuesday at the Courthouse (10/16/06)
The Democrat meeting for Oct. 17 will be to meet the candidates, on Harrison St. on the east side of the Court House from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be free hot dogs, soft drinks and door prizes.
Tri Kappa looking for crafters (10/16/06)
The annual Tri Kappa Christmas Boutique is currently registering crafters for the Sunday, Dec. 3 boutique. If interested in renting a booth, please call Cara at 443-5060 or Kim at 442-0843 for details.
Ed Deal honored for commitment to service and to Rotary (10/16/06)
Frank Phillips photos Sam Glover (right) presents Ed Deal with the 2006 Distinguished Service Award during Spouses and Friends Night at Traditions. Glover praised Deal for his example and perfect attendance in spite of many personal challenges.
Susan Thomas receives Rotary President's Award (10/16/06)
Rotary Past President Sam Glover presents Susan Thomas with the 2006 President's Award for her untiring service on the 4th of July Celebration Entertainment Committee and the many other ways she serves the community through the club.
KFC-Kids program promotes community spirit (10/16/06)
Kids, Families and Community Program Coordinator Julie Romas thanked the audience at a recent Brazil Rotary meeting for taking the time to learn about the KFC-Kids program. KFC-Kids Program In it's second year, the KFC-Kids Program is designed to solve problems facing at-risk students in a realistic and timely way...
Brazil Fire Dept. visits local schools (10/16/06)
Jason Jacobs photo Fire Chief Tobey Archer and Fire Pup Sparky visit with Mrs. Funk's elementary class at Forest Park Elementary. Archer and the Fire Department have given presentations to grades K-2 at elementary schools in the area for Fire Prevention Week...
United Way cares (10/16/06)
The United Way of Clay County recognized Clay City Jr./Sr. High School for their support during 2005/06 campaign during the annual kick-off luncheon. Principal Jeff Bell accepts the Gold Star Education Participation Award from United Way board member, and school nurse, Lynn Stoelting...
CCHS Imperial Regiment receives gold medal rating (10/16/06)
The Clay City Imperial Regiment participated in the ISSMA Class D South Regional at Warren Central High School Saturday, Oct. 14th. The band had their best performance of the season and received a gold medal rating. In order to qualify for State Finals the band needed to place in the top five out of the 14 bands in competition...
Giving pumpkins -- funeral home says, 'We care.' (10/16/06)
Frank Phillips photo Lisa Hughes took William Hughes, Bailey Pollard and Alley Pollard to French Funeral Home on National Ave. Saturday for French's 6th annual pumpkin giveaway. "Six years ago, Nick wanted to find a way to give back to the community," Soni Henry said. "We thought giving away pumpkins was a different way to let people know we care."...
Friday woods fire being investigated (10/16/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com Details surrounding a Friday evening fire in a woods located near the intersection of U.S. 46 and S.R. 59 are sketchy due to an ongoing investigation by the Clay County Sheriff's Department. Members of the Center Point and Cory fire departments responded to the location and quickly contained the fire...
Hear your candidates (10/16/06)
By FRANK PHILLIPS frankphi@hotmail.com Starting today, if you have access to the World Wide Web, you can listen to a portion of last week's Candidates' Forum at the 4-H Fairgrounds. Last week, we posted an audio file containing the sheriff's candidates answering questions from the audience. Today, at the same address, you can hear two files...
Homecoming queen crowned (10/16/06)
Carey Fox photo Kayla Chiles was named Northview's Homecoming Queen before Friday's game. Her escort was Zebb Butts.
Secretary of State Candidate hits the road (10/16/06)
By JASON MOON For The Times GREENCASTLE -- With less than 30 days to go before the midterm election, Joe Pearson has already put a lot of miles on his vehicle. But he plans on more travel before Tuesday, Nov. 7. Pearson, a Democrat, is one of four men running for Indiana Secretary of State. He faces incumbent Republican Todd Rokita, Libertarian Mike Kole and Green Party candidate Bill Stant...
Theater audition tonight (10/16/06)
Auditions and first rehearsal for Community Theatre of Clay County's Christmas show, "Christmas at the Lark: Bells, Birthdays and Heralds of Christmas!" will be held tonight at 7 p.m. in the theater at 8 E. National Ave. Everyone is invited to participate in the dinner theater show, which will be presented Nov. 30, Dec. 1 and 2. Adults and children over age 15 will be cast in the show...
Nutty, spooky and safe: Halloween at the YMCA (10/16/06)
Halloween can be silly: a nutty, spooky scare. But let's not have a night of fun spoiled by any real scare. For a safe, exciting Halloween, the YMCA of Clay County is again offering an imaginative Halloween experience -- an evening for little goblins and their families to enjoy in an environment that's both caring and safe. The holiday fun takes place from 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 28at 225 E. Kruzan St...
INDOT preparing for winter weather at Terre Haute (10/16/06)
At a time when most Hoosiers try to put their thoughts of winter weather out of their minds, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) crews are preparing for the possibility of snow and ice storms. INDOT inspectors travelled to INDOT's Terre Haute Subdistrict this morning to perform an annual inspection of subdistrict snow and ice equipment. ...
RUBY I. BARR (10/16/06)
Ruby I. Barr, 69, of Brazil, passed away at 6:15 p.m., October 12, 2006, at Mill Pond Health Campus in Greencastle. She was born to William and Olah Robbins March 18, 1937, in Sullivan County, Indiana. In 1955 she graduated from Brazil High School. Mrs. ...
THOMAS MORLAN (10/16/06)
Thomas Morlan died at St. Vincent Hospital Sunday morning. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home.
FREDERICK A. DANFORTH SR. (10/16/06)
Frederick A. Danforth, Sr., 88, of Reelsville, IN, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2006, at Harborside Healthcare, Terre Haute, IN. Danforth was born March 15, 1918, in St. Andrews, IN, the son of George Danforth and Luella (Raiford) Danforth. After graduating of Carmel High School in 1939, he attended DePauw University for two years...
MARJORIE H. AMES WALLACE (10/16/06)
Marjorie H. Ames Wallace, 89, of Brazil, passed away Thursday, Oct. 12, 2006, in Holly Hills Health Care Center. She was born Oct. 23, 1916, in Bridgeton, Ind., to Ray and Lou Crafton Ames. She was a homemaker. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge of Brazil, the First Christian Church, volunteered at the Clay County Hospital and was a very loving caregiver to all...
CHARLOTTE MARTHA MUENSTER (10/16/06)
Charlotte Martha Muenster, 94, a longtime resident of Clay County, passed away in the Asbury Towers in Greencastle. She was born Sept. 30, 1912, in Clay County to Ernest Fischer and Elizabeth Meyer Fischer. On June 30, 1940, she married Herbert Muenster, who preceded her in death on October 26, 1963...