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Stories from Monday, July 16, 2007

Dog lovers, handlers delight in Sunday show (07/16/07)
Though the Clay County 4-H Fair doesn't officially begin for another four days, the opportunity to watch good old-fashioned competition was available to Clay County residents this weekend. The 2007 Clay County Princess and Queen pageants took place Saturday evening and those thirsting for competition had a chance to check out the 4-H Dog Show Sunday...
Caroline Beyers named princess (07/16/07)
Class, poise and charm were on display during the 2007 Clay County 4-H Princess Contest at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds on Saturday. Ten contestants vied for the crown, and the chance to represent the Clay County 4-H. Kacie Fritz, Briana Cook, Baliegh Burns, Alyssa Clarke, Emily Durcholz, LaKyla Cook, Shelly Nelson, Caroline Beyers, Jessie Timberman and Nicole Nelson were all very happy to have the chance to compete...
Rebecca Seymour named 2007 queen (07/16/07)
2006 Clay County 4-H Queen, Larissa Staley enjoyed being queen, but was delighted to pass the crown on Saturday during the 2007 Clay County Queen Pageant. Three judges decided who would receive this honor, based on poise, confidence and overall personality...
Stines wires field at Lincoln Park Speedway (07/16/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Bobby Stines is no stranger to the Lincoln Park Speedway clay, owning a track championship from 2003 and posting a feature victory earlier this season in limited trips to the Putnamville oval. On Saturday night he returned in style, winning his heat race comfortably and then wiring a field that included several 2007 winners as well as Dickie Gaines and Hud Cone...
Ralph E. Thompson (07/16/07)
Ralph E. Thompson, 77, Brazil, died Sunday at 6 a.m. at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Born Dec. 12, 1929, in St. Joe County in South Bend, he was the son of John and Henrietta (Fuller) Thompson. He graduated from Washington Clay High School in South Bend and then joined the Navy...
James L. Troxel (07/16/07)
James L. Troxel, 59, Brazil, formerly of Marshall, Ill., died Friday at his residence following a lengthy illness. He was employed at AET Films in Terre Haute for the past six years and had previously been employed at Commercial Solvents in Terre Haute for 34 years...
Matthew Keller (07/16/07)
Matthew Keller, 22, Montezuma, died Thursday at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. He was the son of Kendra Kipp and Charles Keller. Survivors include his parents, brothers Daniel and J.R. Keller, and sister Madison Kipp. Services took place at noon today at Independent Baptist Church, Montezuma. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery, Montezuma...
Inez N. Woods Giddens (07/16/07)
Inez N. Woods Giddens, 95, Spencer, died Saturday, July 14, 2007, at the Owen Valley Health Campus. Born Jan. 1, 1912, in Bowling Green, she was the daughter of Wilmer and Laura Thomas Woods. She had worked as a waitress and then later as a Green Thumb Worker and was a member of the Spencer V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary...
Jake Allen Collier (07/16/07)
Infant Jake Allen Collier, Gosport, died Saturday at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Born July 14, 2007, in Terre Haute, he was the son of Ray Allen Collier Jr. and Beth (Guyer) Collier. Survivors include his parents, sisters Katelyn Collier and Emily Collier, Gosport; paternal grandparents Ray A. ...
Virginia M. Coffman (07/16/07)
Virginia M. Coffman, 74, Greencastle, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital. Born Sept. 20, 1932, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Albert and Almira Kean. She was a homemaker and a member of the Rods and Relics Car Club as well as an avid motorcycle rider...
Public Record (07/16/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occured at the Clay County Justice Center during July 13-16: Barnett, Jack Dean Jr., 27: 1. Petition to revoke bail 2. Mischief (two charges) Fischer, Brian F., 33: Child Exploitation/pornography...
They're going to get real tired, real fast (07/16/07)
They both sat patient, waiting for conclusion Sunday. They watched -- and in the case of one, for the first time -- as competitors pranced their dogs one-by-one into the arena, hoping to come away victorious. Then, as the evening drew to an end, they stepped up and helped hand out trophies and ribbons, as they are supposed to...
Don't let events hinder investing (07/16/07)
If you look for reasons not to invest right now, you could find them -- global unrest, high gas prices and so on. Yet, if you wait until "things settle down" before investing, you'll have difficulty achieving your financial goals, because there will always be some external events that could keep you out of the market -- if you let them...