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Stories from Monday, August 13, 2007

Tips on going back to school (08/13/07)
There are four little words that make parents happy and children moan, back to school time. Whether the kids are excited or sad about going to school, it's almost that time. Many children will be happy to see their friends, have somewhere to go daily and secretly miss the structure of classroom life. ...
Reames uncovers wonders in RHIT program (08/13/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Jessica Reames of Brazil got the school year off to an early start by being among nearly 200 senior high-school students from throughout the United States and two foreign countries completing scientific and engineering projects this summer in Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Operation Catapult program...
American Legion honors area Boys, Girls State participants (08/13/07)
Hoping to mold future community leaders, the American Legion Post 2 sponsored 12 high school juniors, six boys and six girls, to attend the 2007 Hoosier Boys and Girls State at Indiana State University in June. "The future of our country is in good hands with young people like this," 7th District Hoosier Girls State Board Member Marge Rook said about the students from Northview, Clay City and South Vermillion High School who attended the conferences. ...
History Lesson (08/13/07)
Bertha Trout (above, left)and Darlene Shepard, both of Brazil, take a look at a life-size bronze statue of Hoagy Carmichael at the Hoagy Carmichael Sculpture and Educational Tour Sunday. The tour made a stop at the Forest Park Pavilion and will continue touring the state into October before the statue is permanently placed in Bloomington at Indiana University. (left) Matt Balensuela plays the tenor saxophone as part of the Fabulous 40s, one of the bands that performed...
Four sent to hospital after Sunday accident (08/13/07)
An early morning accident in Clay County sent four people to the hospital Sunday. Shortly after 1 a.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Dept., Clay City Police Dept., Lewis Township Volunteer Fire Dept. and three ambulances from Trans-Care and South Western Ambulance were dispatched to an area near County Road 1350 South, near Jasonville, to where a single vehicle apparently hit a tree head-on...
State Fire Marshal to investigate Sunday fire (08/13/07)
COALMONT -- The state fire marshal is expected to arrive today to investigate an early Sunday morning fire that destroyed a vacant home on State Road 159 near Coalmont. Members of the Lewis Township and Clay City volunteer fire departments arrived at the fully engulfed home around 2:45 a.m. to put out the fire, which reignited around 9:30 a.m...
State DOC allocates funds to Brazil agency (08/13/07)
The Indiana Department of Correction is pleased to announce that the Clay County Community Corrections Agency has been awarded $114,032 for the fiscal year 2007-2008. "Clay County Community Corrections would like to express their gratitude to the D.O.C. ...
Superintendent believes in project (08/13/07)
Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Dan Schroeder, Clay Community School Corporation Superintendent The Clay Community Schools began exploring the feasibility of a construction and renovation project in the 2006-2007 school year. The process began by forming local school committees made up of parents, patrons, and school officials who met to determine needs and additional requests on school-by-school basis, and by submitting the requests to central office for consideration...
Verizon to bring DSL to town (08/13/07)
CENTER POINT -- Town Council Board President Roy Smith announced at its August meeting that Verizon would be bringing DSL into the area ahead of schedule. It was Verizon's plan to have the area DSL capable by the end of 2007, and it now plans to have Center Point residents hooked up by the end of August or the beginning of September...
Kingpin brought down (08/13/07)
The Clay County Drug Task Force helped the United States Government bring down the kingpin of a well-known drug trafficking organization that ran drugs through the Interstate 70 corridor. On Friday, Sgt. Rob Gambill confirmed the department's involvement in a nine-month investigation with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Indianapolis Police Dept., (Indianapolis) Metro Drug Task Force, Beech Grove Police Dept., Marion County Sheriff's Dept. ...
Defense stars in soccer jamboree (08/13/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Though there still seems to be plenty of work to do for Northview's soccer programs, coaches Don Bryan and Tony Alstott had to be pleased with the way their defenses played in holding both Terre Haute North and West Vigo scoreless in a combined four quarters of action in Saturday's jamboree format...
Gaines claims Putnamville Clash payday (08/13/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Twenty times Lincoln Park Speedway has played host to the Putnamville Clash for sprint cars and on Saturday night, Dickie Gaines scored the $2,000 victory, his second LPS feature win of the year. Gaines started up front after winning his heat race in the Pottorf Logging sponsored machine and once the green flag dropped in the A-Main, he never looked back. ...
Virgil E. "Buggs" Trout (08/13/07)
Virgil E. "Buggs" Trout, 74, Brazil, died at 7:45 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10, 2007, in Terre Haute Union Hospital. Born March 15, 1933, in Clay County, he was the son of Virgil H. and Helen Orndorf Trout. On March 6, 1952, he married Mary Ann Casassa Trout...
Joan Manning Haverluck (08/13/07)
Joan Manning Haverluck, 68, Brazil, died Saturday, August 11, 2007, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Indianapolis, after a brief illness. Although raised in Hopkinsville, she was a native of Humphreys County, Tennessee. Born Nov. 8, 1938, she was the daughter of John W. and Marguerite Stanford Manning. She had been a homemaker and was a Methodist...
Illa E. (Frye) Grady (08/13/07)
Illa E. (Frye) Grady, 99, Pendleton, formerly of New Castle, died late Friday evening, Aug. 10, 2007, at the Rawlings House Nursing Home in Pendleton following an extended illness. Born Nov. 9, 1907, in Brazil, she was the daughter of James and Alice (Cotton)_Frye...
William J. "Bill" Frost (08/13/07)
William J. "Bill" Frost, 102, Brazil, died Aug. 11, 2007, at 10:38 p.m. at Holly Hills Healthcare Faciliity. Born Oct. 6, 1904, in Harmony, he was the son of Mander Frost and Minnie Lawson Frost. He graduated in 1923 from Van Buren High School. He also graduated from Brown Business College...
Mary Jane Bozeman Davidson (08/13/07)
Mary Jane Bozeman Davidson, 93, Brazil, died at 6:50 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 12, 2007, at Clay Health Center in Brazil. Bortn Feb. 23, 1914, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Miller Monce. She graduated from Brazil High School in 1931...
Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater (08/13/07)
Cevert W. "Sonny" Bridgewater, 70, Brazil, went home to be with Jesus, Friday, August 10, 2007, at his home following an extended illness. Born July 30, 1937, in Brazil, he was the son of William Jasper and Norma Elizabeth Steele Bridgewater. He was united in marriage to Carole Ann Rollo on July 20, 1958...
Public Record 8-13-07 (08/13/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 10-12: Harris, William Curtis Eugene II, 43: 1. Operating while intoxicated 2. Driving while suspended 3. Possession of switchblade knife Madden, Kathleen Susan, 46: 1. Habitual traffic violator 2. Failure to stop (Injury Accident)...
Thanks for the history lesson (08/13/07)
Having grown up in Spencer, I heard quite a bit about Hoagy Carmichael. And yet, there is always an opportunity to learn more about anything. I'm vaguely familiar with "Stardust,"_but know "Georgia on my Mind" quite well. I know some of Carmichael's work, but not nearly enough...