[The Brazil Times nameplate] Fair ~ 43°F  
High: 49°F ~ Low: 43°F
Friday, Dec. 26, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, July 24, 2007

YMCA Of Clay County Dance Factory Competes in New York (07/24/07)
The YMCA Dance Factory competed in Niagara Falls, New York on July 10 at the Rising Star National Competition. The beginner competition team:  Dalyn Boor, Kaya Daub, Lauren Swearingen received first place gold in ballet and first place gold in pom for 5-6-year-olds.  The beginner team also received overall top highest score duet/trio petite (ages 5-8) first place pom and second place ballet. ...
Area resident one of six new state troopers at Terre Haute post (07/24/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Six new troopers -- including a Clay County resident -- arrived for duty at the Terre Haute post on July 9. The new troopers graduated from the 67th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy July 6. The ceremony took place at the Zionsville Performing Arts Center with Chief Judge John G. Baker of the Indiana Court of Appeals administering the oath of office.This was the largest Indiana State Police recruit class in history with 121 graduating recruits...
Hospital board selects Purcell as Chairman (07/24/07)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently announced local resident and businessman William Purcell, was named Chairman of the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Board of Directors. Purcell currently serves as Vice President of Business and Economic Development for First Financial Bank and Executive Director of the Vigo Parke Vermillion Medical Society...
Drivers gearing up for Demolition Derby (07/24/07)
Family time is quality time, and there isn't a better place to enjoy time with the family than at the Clay County 4-H Fair. With all the displays, competitions and livestock to look over, don't overlook one of the most exciting events, the Demolition Derby...
Fingerprint leads officials to suspect (07/24/07)
A recently identified fingerprint discovered at the scene of a 2006 burglary at a rural Brazil home has linked a Terre Haute man to the crime. According to court documents, in October 2006, members of the Clay County Sheriff's Dept. and Indiana State Police (ISP) were called to investigate the theft of approximately $11,000 worth of property taken from a residence on S.R. ...
Police receive fire extinguishers (07/24/07)
When an emergency happens, law enforcement officers need a vast array of equipment because they are usually the first to respond. On Monday, the Clay County Prosecutor's Office donated approximately $500 worth of commercial-grade fire extinguishers to the Brazil City Police Department...
Edwin Russell Walker (07/24/07)
Edwin Russell Walker, Brazil, died after a long illness with cancer on Monday, July 16, 2007. Born May 6, 1928, in Petersburg, Penn., he was the son of Russell and Kathleen Steele Walker. The family located to Brazil in 1943. Ed graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1946. ...
Thelma Juanita Neda Horton Shonk (07/24/07)
Thelma Juanita Neda Horton Shonk, 89, Clay City, died at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, July 21, 2007, in the Holly Hill Healthcare facility. Born Oct. 12, 1917, in Vigo County, she was the daughter of Charles and Effie Ellis Horton. She was a homemaker and member of the New Hope Baptist Church...
Richard William Hood (07/24/07)
Richard William Hood, 73, Brazil, died at 6:52 p.m., July 23, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home, Brazil.
Hannah B. Green (07/24/07)
Hannah B. Green, 87, Brazil, died at 1:10 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2007, at the Clay County Health Center. Born Feb. 29, 1920, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Amos and Sarah Jones Martin. She attended the EUB Church in Carbon and was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. post No. 1127. She enjoyed bingo and spending time with her family...
Public Record 7-24-07 (07/24/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 20-23: Clay Superior Court - Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Benjamin L. Sowers: Civil Collections Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC Vs. Marisol Vela: Civil Collections...
Ag Corner (07/24/07)
Local West Nile Virus Threat Statistically Minimal So far the West Nile Virus (WNV) has been fairly quiet on the news front this year. With the dry summer mosquitoes have been minimal but recent rains can change numbers quickly. Wet weather patterns for a short period of time can spur breeding populations since 5-10 days is a complete life cycle for this pest. ...