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Stories from Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Be careful of farm machinery on roads (10/18/06)
By IVY HERRON missivy1964@yahoo.com It's harvest time, which means farmers are on the roadways with heavy equipment. Farm equipment is moved at all hours of the day as farmers rush to complete the harvest. While equipment operators generally pull off to the side of the road in order to let traffic pass, increasing traffic in agricultural areas makes this difficult...
United Way recognizes Miller and Stewart CPAs (10/18/06)
Ivy Herron photo The United Way of Clay County recognized local companies for their participation during last year's campaign during the 2006-07 annual kick-off luncheon. The staff of Miller and Stewart CPAs accepted the award for 100 percent Employee Participation. The firm has already achieved 100 percent participation for 2006-07...
Democrats host hot dog get together (10/18/06)
Ivy Herron photo Serving up politics, hot dogs and fellowship, the Democratic Party held its 4th bi-annual fall get together at the Clay County Courthouse Tuesday evening. A crowd of more than 100 people attended the event despite the cool weather to meet local and state Democratic candidates running for election this November...
Drug education talks available (10/18/06)
The Brazil City Police Department is offering drug education talks to any public organizations or groups free of charge. Please contact Chief Mark Loudermilk at 446-2211 for more information.
New business being built (10/18/06)
Jason Jacobs photo The former Bauer's Stu Auto Exchange building, at 921 W. National Ave., was demolished Tuesday morning to make way for a new real estate business and title company, according to Sam Emmert.
Darkness, rain and stalled vehicle blamed for bus accident (10/18/06)
Ivy Herron photo Early morning darkness, rain and a vehicle broke down in the driving lane of U.S. 40 Tuesday contributed to an accident involving a semi-tractor, a school bus and two cars, according to authorities. "The driver of the semi-tractor did the best he could to avoid a rear-end collision with the school bus under the circumstances."...
Ruby White (10/18/06)
Ruby White, 88, of Brazil, passed away at 6:52 a.m., October 17, 2006, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, in Brazil. She was born May 7, 1918, in Clay County, to Mary Rhoda Archer Riggs and John Thomas Riggs. November 9, 1940, she married Raymond White, he preceded her in death in 1993. She was a member of the Brazil First United Methodist Church. Ruby was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed cooking, canning, and vegetable gardening...
Edward D Staley (10/18/06)
Edward D Staley, 73, of Clay City passed away Monday, October 16, 2006, in the Bloomington Hospital. He was born February 23, 1933, in Clay City to Ernest and Verta Harbaugh Staley. He was a 1952 graduate of Clay City High School and served in the U.S. ...