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Stories from Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Remembering (07/25/07)
Brazil residents John Mace and Rochell Reberger shared memories while reminiscing over old photos taken by photographers at The Brazil Times over the past 25-30 years Tuesday night. Photos are available for anyone who wants them at the Times' booth in the AMAX building at the Clay County 4-H Fair. The fair concludes Friday evening...
TV giveaway (07/25/07)
The Indiana Farm Bureau intends to make sure that some lucky people don't forget the Clay County 4-H fair, or the Farm Bureau. Farm Bureau President Marshall Nuckols (from left), Clay County Women's Leader Mary Lou Dietz, agent Dave Henry and Farm Bureau Vice President Ron Scherb stand at the bureau's booth while sponsoring a give-away of a 20-inch Flatscreen TV and two $25 gift certificates to Kroger. The winners will be announced at the Fair on Thursday at 8 p.m...
Antique Tractor Show slated (07/25/07)
Yesteryear Power Club has scheduled an Antique Tractor Show from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Clay City Goshorn Park. Admission and entries into the event are free. Vendors are welcome to come and set up for free as well. Ham and beans will be served at noon at no charge. The antique tractor poker run will also take place at 1 p.m...
Former Lennon guitarist to give free performance (07/25/07)
Son Catchers, featuring Michael Rose on guitar, will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. Friday at the old Brazil Junior-Senior High School Community Center Gymnasium, 202 N. Washington St., Brazil. Rose played with many name bands of the late 60s and 70s, including John Lennon following the breakup of The Beatles. Rose has played professionally since he was 15...
School buses pass state inspections (07/25/07)
It's "Lucky 13" for the Transportation Department of Clay Community School Corporation: Every school bus passed the Indiana State Police 45-point inspection on July 18th and 19th. "Each year it's our goal to get 75 certification-stickers," Transportation Director Frank Misner said. "This is the 13th year in a row we passed the inspection."...
Flower show proves successful (07/25/07)
The Clay County Farm Bureau Open Class Flower Show at the Clay County 4-H Fair brought out the green-thumb in many residents, members of 4-H and professionals included. The show is open to all residents of Clay County and any member of the Homemakers groups. ...
Area youth find fun competing in 4-H 'Battle of the Barns' (07/25/07)
When all the activities at the Clay County 4-H Fair end and visitors start for home, that's when the fun begins for 4-H members participating in the Battle of the Barns. "We don't have a real start time, it's usually after all the events are completed and the members have some time to relax that the competition begins," 4-H Program Assistant Sue Urban said of the little-known event she organizes. ...
Jump Start program set at NHS (07/25/07)
Northview High School junior and senior students who haven't passed the state mandated ISTEP/GQE test can take advantage of a Jump Start two-week program beginning July 30. "It's a refresher course designed to get a student's mental juices going again before school starts," Assistant Principal Jim Clausen said about the classes designed to cover the area of skills students need to work on to pass the test...
Vandals strike northern area of city (07/25/07)
Late last week, several cars were vandalized in the vicinity of Collins, Halbert, Sherman and Colfax streets. Several items were stolen from vehicles including a digital camera belonging to Debbie Fields. "I can't believe they took my camera," Fields said...
Loretta Mae Strohl (07/25/07)
Loretta Mae Strohl, 88, Brazil, died July 23, 2007, at her residence. Born Dec. 16, 1918, in Van Buren Township, Clay County, she was the daughter of Elza and Virgie Butler Schlatter. She married William H. "Bud" Strohl on Dec. 16, 1939, in Terre Haute...
Richard William "Bill" Hood (07/25/07)
Richard William "Bill" Hood, 73, Brazil, died at 6:52 p.m., July 23, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following a brief illness. Born Nov. 29, 1933, he was the son of James L. and Wilma Doan Hood. He was a 1950 graduate of Van Buren High School. He served in Germany with the United States Army...
Harriet Ellen Hicks (07/25/07)
Harriet Ellen Hicks, 86, Brazil, died at 8:55 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information...
Ruth L. (Waugh) Short Bedwell (07/25/07)
Ruth L. (Waugh) Short Bedwell, 93, of Clay County, died at 9:55 p.m. Monday, July 23, 2007, at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville, following an extended illness. Born July 6, 1914, in West Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Hugh and Florence E. (Lankford) Waugh...
Births (07/25/07)
CARTER PAUL KUMPF Caleb and Cameron Kumpf would like to announce the birth of their brother, Carter Paul Kumpf. Carter was born on July 5, 2007 at 2:07 a.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces an was 23 inches long. Proud parents are Paul and Chandra Kumpf, of Brazil...
Engagements (07/25/07)
ERIN MARIE PELL AND NATHAN EARL ROWINGS Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Pell would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Marie, to Nathan Earl Rowings, son of David Rowings and Lori Rowings, of Greencastle, on Saturday, July 28 at 4:30 p.m at McKinley Hill Church of Christ, Brazil...
Students receive scholarship's at Indiana State University (07/25/07)
DUSTIN MOORE Terre Haute -- Dustin Moore of Knightsville has received the Sylvan A. Yager Industrial Memorial Scholarship at Indiana State University. A graduate of Northview High School, Moore plans to study technology education at Indiana State this fall...
Public Record 7-25-07 (07/25/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 23 - 24: Small Claims Tonus Communities, Inc. Vs. Ryan Fountain: Small Claims State Criminal Charges The State of Indiana filed the following criminal charges at the Clay County Courthouse:...