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Stories from Friday, June 29, 2007

Area United Way reaches goal (06/29/07)
In March, it was believed the United Way of Clay County would not reach its 2006 fundraising campaign goal. However, a recent surge in monies pushed the total above the original number. Recent pledges brought the fundraising campaign total to $118,964.19, exceedings its original goal of $111,700. The money is used to support the United Way's 23 agencies for 2007...
New driving penalties scheduled (06/29/07)
Beginning this Sunday, reckless driving through highway work zones will come with stiffer penalties. As part of Governor Mitch Daniels' Major Moves initiative, highways in Indiana are being built and repaired at an unprecedented pace, sparking economic growth and increased jobs throughout the state...
Officials uncover marijuana operation (06/29/07)
Authorities are looking for a person of interest after locating a small marijuana growing operation in northern rural Clay County Thursday. Details are limited because of the ongoing investigation, but Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times this morning that members of his department assisted in a search warrant of a residence in northern Clay county...
Couple traveling state raising awareness to stop torture (06/29/07)
Lixuan and Joe Tackett have been taking several trips around central Indiana lately. But they haven't been making the treks for the scenery. The Tacketts have been making car tours throughout the central part of the state to raise awareness regarding organ harvesting in China and the two paid a visit to Brazil Tuesday...
Ellsworth to visit Page's Monday (06/29/07)
Clay County residents with a burning desire to ask an elected official a question will be able to Monday when 8th District Rep. Brad Ellsworth appears at Page's Food Store at 9 a.m. for an hour-long "Congress Comes to You" program. In 2004, Ellsworth made a campaign promise to be accessible to the people he would serve if elected to Congress...
Area bowler takes on TV sports personality (06/29/07)
Rebekah Hill comes from a long lineage of bowlers. Her father, Robert, started bowling in 1963 and eventually bowled his way into the Indiana Bowling Hall of Fame and the Terre Haute Bowling Hall of Fame. Her brothers, Bobby Hill and Shawn Schauber are both bowlers and brother Scott Hill -- whom Rebekah called "the pro" in the family -- has tallied perfect scores nearly 30 times...
Park opens early to treat those in need (06/29/07)
Hot, humid weather couldn't stop the fun on opening day of the Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Carnival. More than 14 van loads of thrill seekers arrived to participate in "Special rides for special people" day, a day set aside for those emotionally, mentally or physically challenged...
2006 queen encourages competition (06/29/07)
2006 queen encourages competition If you have always wanted to become a queen or princess for a year, then you can't miss this opportunity. The 2007 Clay County Queen and Princess Pageant is coming up soon. You may ask yourself, 'what are the perks of becoming Clay County royalty?'...
Suspects appear in court to face charges (06/29/07)
Two men arrested in possession of a rolling meth lab appeared in court Thursday. Steve Ray Kearschner, 36, and Scott Allen Terrell, 35, both of Terre Haute, were arrested early Wednesday morning by the Clay City Police Department, with assistance from the Clay County Sheriff's Department...
Miller to suit up for Panthers in '07-08 (06/29/07)
Northview graduate Brodee Miller becomes the latest Knight to extend his basketball career at the collegiate level after signing a letter-of-intent to play for coach Mike Beitzel at Hanover College. The Division III program is a member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. Located in southeastern Indiana, Hanover's conference also includes Rose-Hulman, Defiance (Ohio), Anderson, Bluffton (Ohio), Transylvania (Kentucky), Franklin, Mount St. Joseph's (Ohio) and Manchester...