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Stories from Thursday, July 12, 2007

Goin' Campin' (07/12/07)
Several area young people -- like Dustin Judd -- gathered with Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton and deputies Jeff Maynard and Josh Clarke at the Clay County Justice Center early today to go to the three-day, 27th annual Indiana Sheriffs' Youth Leadership Camp at Waycross Episcopal Camp in Morgantown. ...
Area man receives winnings (07/12/07)
Some people spend their whole lives waiting to follow their dreams, and never do. That isn't true for Seth Ringo. His dream has been to attend recording school, and learn how to work in a studio and record music. He is one step closer to that goal thanks to a single raffle ticket he bought on a whim...
Head-on collision results in injury (07/12/07)
A second head-on collision within 24 hours brought out emergency response personnel to the west side of Brazil Wednesday morning. Shortly after 10 a.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Clay County Search and Rescue, Posey Volunteer Fire Department and Trans-Care responded to the scene of a pickup truck and semi accident in front of Vision Quest Landscaping and Gardening, 3145 W. U.S. 40...
Concert band set for Sunday (07/12/07)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "The Walking Frog And Friends," at 8 p.m., Sunday, at the Forest Park Band Shell or Pavilion if rain. Karl L. King's famous two-step, "The Walking Frog," is a favorite of long-time BCB fan Harold Plunkett, an Army Air Force veteran of World War II...
United Way announces 2007 fundraising goal (07/12/07)
The United Way of the Wabash Valley is reaching for the stars. In a press conference Wednesday morning, The United Way announced a fundraising goal of $2.3 million for the upcoming campaign year. "This looks to be a breakout year for the United Way," Pat Ralston, 2007 Campaign Chair said. "With our new involvement with companies from Clay County, it will be a very exciting campaign."...
Area teens sound off on lifeguarding (07/12/07)
Summer job. What to do? Where to do it? How many hours to work? What are the perks of the job? These are just some of the questions that go through a teenager's head when they search for that perfect summer position. A job that comes to mind combines all the elements that teens look for, including easy hours, decent pay, outside in the sunshine, and if lucky, cute guys and gals to gaze at while working...
School board considers overhaul (07/12/07)
The verdict is in, and the Clay Community School Board has some tough decisions to make. During a special session with the board on Tuesday, the results of an analysis on the condition of local school facilities, the bus/maintenance facility and the administration facility were presented by architect Tom Ness from Schmidt Associates...
Harmony Happenings (07/12/07)
Niece Erin came in from Orlando, FL last Thursday. The family met at Mario's (her favorite restaurant) on the first and last day of her visit. She likes to freeze some salsa so it makes it on the plane trip back to Disney World. It was a busy week with the 4th of July, Erin's visit, and sister-in-law Karen's birthday...
Brazil Buzz (07/12/07)
On the morning of July 6,we received an early wake-up call. Our daughter, Starla McHugh called from her home in Arizona to inform us that our eldest grandson, Michael Risk, of Brownsburg was involved in a single vehicle accident near Jamestown on I-74, earlier that morning, at 6:35 a.m...
Violet K. Wells Nolte (07/12/07)
Violet K. Wells Nolte, 85, Brazil, died at 6 a.m., July 11, 2007, in her daughter's home. Born March 28, 1922, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Joseph W. Grogan and Mary (Young) Grogan. She graduated in 1940 from Brazil High School and was a member of the First Baptist Church...
Donald Gene Girton (07/12/07)
Donald Gene Girton, 81, Brazil, died Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Clay County Healthcare Center, Brazil. Visitation has been scheduled from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, July 14, at Moore Funeral Home. A memorial service with Military Honors will be conducted at noon with Rev. Tony Alstott officiating...
Owen 'Dutch' Akers (07/12/07)
Owen "Dutch" Akers, 85, Rockville, died Thursday at Heritage House of Clinton. Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Gladys (Woodall) Akers, son James Akers and wife Star, Columbia City, and daughter Janet Crooks and husband Allen, Jackson Hole, Wyo...
Public Record (07/12/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 10 - 12: Buchanan, Julie N., 23: WARRANT: Failure to appear Cox, Jamie L.,20: 1. Minor consumption 2. Disorderly conduct 3. Resisting law enforcement...