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Stories from Tuesday, August 28, 2007

First county school superintendent dies at 90 (08/28/07)
Former Clay Community Schools Supt. Ambrose Mack Bennett, died Aug. 11, 2007. Bennett was 90 and served as superintendent from 1966-1972. He was the first superintendent of the corporation. Former Forest Park Elementary Principal and Brazil Mayor Kenny Crabb called Bennett "the best superintendent I ever worked for."...
Local 4-H'er wins Indiana State Fair Honors (08/28/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wesley Powell, 16, of Brazil, received top honors at the 2007 Indiana State Fair competition. He participated in State Fair Aerospace Challenge, in the Advanced Division winning the Grand Champion Trophy. Powell a Clay County 4-H member, has participatd in 4-H Youth Development for eight years and is the son of Pat and June Powell...
Area youth do well with rabbits at State Fair (08/28/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Several Clay County youngsters competed in the 2007 Indiana State Fair this year. Technical errors prevented The Brazil Times from accurately reporting the 2007 State Fair rabbit results. However, several 4-H youth faired well in the category, with the youngsters tallying nine firsts in rabbits...
Man arrested for breaking into storage unit (08/28/07)
A deputy of the Clay County Sheriff's Dept caught a Terre Haute man allegedly breaking into storage units early Sunday morning. Deputy Jerry Siddons was dispatched to the Attic Storage facility near Bowen Ford after a neighbor reported suspicious activity in the area...
Family prefers home-schooling over public institutions (08/28/07)
Making the grade
Board releases proposed budget (08/28/07)
There was a group of concerned residents Monday evening at the budget hearing for the Clay Community School Board. Many members of the community came hoping to speak about the proposed $53 million building renovation plan, however, board members were quick to let them know it was a special hearing on the budget only...
Suspension numbers misleading (08/28/07)
A recent report provided by the Indiana Dept. of Education showed disturbing numbers for some schools within the Clay Community School Corporation. However, those numbers are somewhat misleading. According to recent information provided by the Dept. of Education, North Clay Middle School witnessed more than 1,400 suspensions during the 2005-06 school year...
North Clay splits in volleyball (08/28/07)
NASHVILLE -- North Clay's volleyball teams opened their season over the weekend by splitting matches against Owen Valley and Brown County. The eighth grade team scored two wins on the road, getting a 25-6, 25-12 win against Owen Valley. In that opening matchup, Breanna Cook had eight points and two aces with an assist for North Clay while Abby Hayes had seven points from the service line. ...
Knights double down at Forest Park (08/28/07)
The last two matches for the Northview Knights might be considered a bit of an oasis in the midst of what has been a season spent mostly making road trips. After opening the season on a five-match road trip before hosting Jasper and Washington. They then went right back on the road for another five matches before their recent two match swing. But after Monday's match, the Knights won't return to Forest Park until Sept. 11...
Mazo Schroer Rollings (08/28/07)
Mazo Schroer Rollings, 96, Mooresville, died at 10:05 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, in the Meadow Lakes Nursing Home, Mooresville. Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007, in the Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1721 E. National Ave., Brazil. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, at the funeral home...
Bernard W. Muncie (08/28/07)
Bernard W. Muncie, 87, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died Aug. 25, 2007. He retired from American Airlines in 1982, where he was employed as a supervisor. He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church...
Carolyn Faye Keyt (08/28/07)
Carolyn Faye Keyt, 65, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died at 9:08 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, 2007, at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis. Visitation will be 10 a.m- noon Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be noon Wednesday. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
John Edward Johnson (08/28/07)
John Edward Johnson, 71, Bridgeton, died Aug. 24, 2007, in Jeffersonville. He was the son of August and Bessie (Sanders) Johnson. He married Linda Staples Johnson. Survivors include his wife, daughter Regina Martin and husband Peter; son Randy Johnson and wife Donna; four step-sons and one step-daughter...
Taira Jackson (08/28/07)
Taira Jackson, 42, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, passed away Aug. 26, 2007, at Union Hospital following an extended illness. Born Jan. 6, 1965, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Glen and Dorothy Marie Ann Jackson. Taira graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1983. During high school, she played basketball, tennis and was a member of the marching band. She attended the Nazarene Church and worked as a beautician for Glen and Ann's Barber Beauty Mart...
Jerry Lee Buchholz (08/28/07)
Jerry Lee Buchholz, 60, Sparr, Fla., returned home to Brazil in July to be close to his family during his battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family when he passed away at his mother's home on Aug. 27, 2007, at 4:15 a.m. He was born Sept. 24, 1946, in Clay County, and was the son of George and Agnes Buchholz...
Public Record 8-28-07 (08/28/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 24-27: Clay Superior Court -- Civil State of Indiana Vs. Darrell W. Johnson: Civil Collections Chase Bank USA Vs. Phillip D. Walton: Civil Collections Sandra R. Thompson Vs. Floyd R. Thompson, Jr.: Domestic Relations...
Ag Corner (08/28/07)
Yellow Jackets and Bees Nearing Peak This is the time of year that yellow jackets and bees are out in force looking for food. Despite this year being fairly quiet in terms of calls related to hornets, wasps and bees except for carpenter bees last spring, one should be on guard to not encounter a nest or accidentally swallow one of these insects. ...