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Stories from Sunday, August 12, 2007

Potential scam artists pose as Duke Energy employees in robbery (08/12/07)
On Friday, Brazil City Police Dept. officials confirmed one investigation into a potential scam artist taking advantage of an elderly Brazil resident. Captain Dave Archer confirmed an elderly woman was approached Thursday afternoon by a man claiming to be a Duke Energy employee measuring homes eligible for energy assistance program while another man waited in a black vehicle outside her residence...
Area youth perform well at state fair (08/12/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Fourteen Clay County youngsters recently received merit awards at the 2007 Indiana State Fair for exhibits. One Clay County youth also received two merit awards at the state fair. According to Clay County 4-H Youth Extension Coordinator Melanie Brown, a merit award is the highest honor someone may receive at the state fair level. Competitors may also receive a blue ribbon (first place), red ribbon (second place), white ribbon (third place) or a green ribbon (participation)...
'Slip Slidin' Away' (08/12/07)
Ten-year-old Mikala Atkinson slithers down a slip-and-slide at the final day of the YMCA Day Camp Friday. Brazil City Firefighters doused the kids with water Friday before they slid down the old plastic tarp, which had Crisco oil and laundry detergent on it...
State will not conduct property reassessment (08/12/07)
Until Thursday, Mark Barnhart was completely unaware the state might have conducted as assessment for Clay County. But the county assessor was pleased when he learned it wouldn't happen after all. It was announced Thursday by the Indiana Department of Local Government Finance that Clay County was one of 11 counties statewide that had completed assessments properly this year and would not have to do them over. ...
Tabasco becomes an ordained minister (08/12/07)
John Tabasco knows firsthand how religion can change a person's life. Tabasco, the Executive Director of the Clay County Community Corrections Office, became an ordained minister on July 22 at the House of Hope. Growing up in Philadelphia, Tabasco became involved with gangs and partying at an early age, but his life soon changed...
Daniel Joe Minnick (08/12/07)
Daniel Joe Minnick, 56, of Brazil, passed away Aug. 10, 2007, at 3:30 a.m. at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born July 6, 1951, in Clay County; the son of Earl and Mildred Chambers Minnick. He was a graduate of Brazil High School, Class of 1970...
Mildred Viola Clutter Arvin (08/12/07)
A beautiful spirit, Mildred Viola Clutter Arvin, "Mickie," died Aug. 7, 2007, surrounded by her loved ones in Dallas. Born Oct. 7, 1911, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Clarence Clutter and Maude May Nichols. She met her love Hubert Wayne Arvin while working for a doctor and they married under her parent's apple tree in 1934...
Public Record 8-11-07 (08/12/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 10: Clay Circuit Court - Civil Chase Bank USA VS. Cheryl Whitted: Civil Collections Midland Funding, LLC Vs. Leanna L. Stearns: Civil Collections Small Claims...