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Stories from Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Officials investigate break-in at shelter (07/31/07)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department is investigating a break-in at the Clay County Humane Society that occurred sometime between 8 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday. Although details are limited because of the ongoing investigation, Det. Sgt. Jeff Maynard confirmed to the Times that a back window was broken to gain access to the building located at 8280 N. C.R. 125 W...
Board of Works approves bid (07/31/07)
Mayor Ann Bradshaw is wasting no time in helping fix problem areas in town. During a recent meeting for the Board of Public Works and Safety, bids were accepted for sidewalk rehabilitation needed in several locations in Brazil. Three companies, Dennis Trucking and Excavating, Artistic Construction and M & D Excavating, submitted bids...
Fire destroys Knightsville home (07/31/07)
KNIGHTSVILLE -- An early morning fire gutted the home of David and Susan Young at 800 Church St., Knightsville. At approximately 8:45 a.m., 911 dispatch received a call from a residence across the street that the house across the street was in flames...
HazMat training a success (07/31/07)
Firemen need to be able to quickly identify hazardous materials at the scene of an emergency. "It is a matter of saving lives," Fire Service Instructor Bryan Husband said. "Firemen need to be able to recognize hazardous materials quickly so we can keep everyone, from the response personnel to the local citizens, safe."...
Popcorn Festival pageant set for Aug. 25 (07/31/07)
The second annual scholarship pageant for the Popcorn Festival of Clay County is approaching and the pageant committee is looking for Clay County girls between the ages of 17 and 22 to come join in the fun and excitement of being selected to not only reign over the activities of the festival, but also vie for scholarship monies to further their education...
Earl T. Reeves (07/31/07)
Earl T. Reeves, 79, Pittsboro, formerly of Brazil, died July 30, 2007. He had worked in maintenance for Sun Oil for 27 years and then owned and operated D&E_Maintenance, retiring in 1991. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include wife Patricia Cagle Reeves; daughter Diana Dunigan and husband Walter; son Dennis Reeves and wife Eloise; sisters Dora Alsip and Jean Evans and husband Jack; grandchildren Brittney Goodwin, Joanna Reeves and Richard Reeves...
Samuel R. Phegley Sr. (07/31/07)
Samuel R. Phegley Sr., 51, Brazil, died at 11 a.m., July 28, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He had battled cancer for the past year. Born Dec. 1, 1955, in Brazil, he was the son of Carl E. and Vera Lucille Cox Phegley. He served in the U.S. Army from 1975 through 1983...
Larry E. Maurer (07/31/07)
Larry E. Maurer, 65, Center Point, died July 30, 2007, at 3:50 a.m. at his residence. Born Feb. 3, 1942, in Clay County, he was the son of Cecil and Della Gertrude Mong Maurer. He attended Ashboro High School until it closed in 1959. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1960...
Ernestine C. (Petit) Dragon (07/31/07)
Ernestine C. (Petit) Dragon, 71, Terre Haute, died at 10:55 a.m., Saturday at Regional Hospital. Born Nov. 16, 1935, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of George E. and A. Ruth Jones Petit. She was a member of the World Gospel Church and a volunteer for the Crisis Pregnancy Center of the Wabash Valley...
Marjorie Belle Chadwick Birt (07/31/07)
Marjorie Belle Chadwick Birt, 85, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, died Sunday, July 29, 2007. Born Sept. 11, 1921, in Putnam County, she was the daughter of Ira Clayton and Anna Belle Stanton Chadwick. She was a 1938 graduate of Brazil High School and had worked at Kidd Insurance Agency in Brazil...
Clay County Justice Center (07/31/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 26-29: Gilbertson, George A., 53: WARRANT: Failure to appear 2. Criminal recklessness White, Jarred Scott, 29: WARRANT: Auto theft/Auto parts 2. Invasion of privacy...
No Mail to that House! (07/31/07)
Ok the subject this week is not dogs, rather a particular wasp. This past week, a number of calls and questions have been directed my way about a wasp that dive bombs individuals. No one has reported being stung. So what is this pesky little bomber insect that has resulted in some households having the mailman refusing to deliver mail! It is the cicada killer wasp. No fear though, only the female can sting which only happens if one would hold a wasp in the hand or some other silly mishandling...