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Stories from Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Keep the pets safe on the Fourth (07/03/07)
Fireworks are awesome to watch and fun to set off. They can also be harmful to loved ones, and animals. When planning a Fourth of July celebration, don't forget those furry family members. Pet safety is one issue that most people overlook, yet statistics show that July 5 is one of the busiest days of the year for local veterinarians and animal shelters...
Domestic dispute leads to arrest (07/03/07)
A report of an alleged domestic dispute around 7:30 p.m. Monday, led to a three-hour stand off with members of several law enforcement agencies in the Colony Acres subdivision. Dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center received a 911 call reporting a domestic dispute between a wife and her allegedly intoxicated husband. When an officer arrived on the scene, Floyd Thompson apparently yelled threats at the officer while waving two handguns...
Commissioners accept new insurance program (07/03/07)
Clay County employees will now have to pay more to cover their family under their health insurance. In Monday's regular meeting, the Clay County Commissioners accepted a new health insurance program. The county is self-insured and while the employees themselves do not have to pay insurance premiums, as they are covered by the county, the cost to add their children or a spouse has risen by 20 percent...
Ellsworth visits Brazil, talks politics with residents (07/03/07)
More than 20 people of various ages were waiting in Page's Food Store parking lot for 8th District Rep. Brad Ellsworth to arrive with the "Congress Comes to You" program Monday morning. "Now this is the way to meet people," Ellsworth said. "We could have gone to the courthouse, but this is where people go, where they spend their time. We can sit here in the parking lot and solve the world's problems."...
Bradshaw ready to tackle position (07/03/07)
July brings many surprises, hot weather, fireworks and in Brazil, a new mayor. Ann Bradshaw began her first working day of service to the City of Brazil as the first woman mayor in Brazil history, but she is no stranger to making history. She was also the first woman on the city council...
James Edward Lawson (07/03/07)
James Edward Lawson, 84, Sullivan, formerly of Rosedale, died Sunday at his residence. He was the son of Frank and Mark (Clark) Lawson. Survivors include his wife Lilly Lawson; step-sons Ron Moreland and Joe Moreland; step-daughter Donna Cornetto; and brother Bob Lawson...
Donald G. Girton (07/03/07)
Donald G. Girton, 81, Brazil died Tuesday at Clay County Healthcare Center. Arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home.