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Stories from Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Saline City Picnic children winners! (09/04/07)
Four-month-old Kevin Bryant II?was named Cutest Newborn at the Saline City Cute Baby Contest Monday. Kevin is the son of Amy Fisher and Kevin Bryant. --- Twenty-one-month-old Ireland Adkins was named Cutest Baby in the 13-24-month-old category of the Saline City Cute Baby Contest Monday. Ireland, with great-aunt Virgie Dickison, is the daughter of Clay and Heidi Adkins...
Historical Society schedule to host flax demonstration (09/04/07)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the museum. Les and Ann Harding (pioneers Seth and Abigail Abernathy) will present "Field to Linen," a flax demonstration at the meeting. The Harding's became pioneer re-enactors at the living history pioneer village at Fowler Park in 1990. Since 1992, they have done the flax demonstration each year in October as part of pioneer days...
Tons of fun at Saline City! (09/04/07)
Country music award-winning performer Janie Fricke (above) signs autographs for fans following her performance at the 2007 Saline City Picnic Saturday. Fricke played music for a large crowd for nearly two hours Saturday, the first day of the festival. Banjo player Rex Hurt (right) of Lost River Risin' picks his way through a tune Monday. Lost River Risin' was one of several bands that...
Area patrolman to begin canine training this week (09/04/07)
The Brazil City Police Department is in the process of acquiring a trained police dog. Patrolman Kenny Hill left for 24 days of intensive canine handler training at Northern Michigan Canine School, Harrison, Mich., Monday afternoon. "The number one reason I wanted to do this is because I want to help combat the drug problem facing our community," Hill said. "I'm really excited about this."...
Investigation of accident underway (09/04/07)
The Indiana State Police and the Clay County Sheriff's Department are heading up two separate investigations into a head-on collision involving a sheriff's deputy on State Road 46 in the area near the 6 Points Trading Post, 1005 N. County Road 750 E., Saturday evening...
Official:?Scope of project is wide (09/04/07)
The Clay Community School Board is proposing a $53 million renovation project for all the district schools. Seven elementary, two high schools and a middle school have been inspected by Building and Grounds Director Tom Reberger, and he found several issues that are plaguing the schools...
Top runners tackle championship course (09/04/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- If you're a fan of cross country running, the State Preview Meet at LaVern Gibson has been on your calendar for quite some time. Saturday's race featuring some of the state's top teams and individual runners, was run under near perfect conditions with sunny skies and relatively cool temps making for an ideal setting...
Bland is money as King of Non-wing at LPS (09/04/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Jeff Bland finally cracked the victory column at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night, pulling away from the field over the final laps to earn the coveted King of Non-Wing title. Bland had been close several times at the Putnamville oval, but some bad luck and stiff competition had always held him at bay. But this time around, not even three-time winner Bobby Stines or Aaron Mosely could keep him from taking home the winner's share...
Lillie Ferris Tabor (09/04/07)
Lillie Ferris Tabor, 80, Brazil, died at 7:56 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2007 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Born July 2, 1927, in Hampshire, Tenn., she was the daughter of William Henry and Maggie Cates Targett. She was a loving wife, mother and homemaker. She attended Way of the Cross Assembly of God...
Jo Ann Wallace (09/04/07)
Jo Ann Wallace, 65 of Brazil, died 4:51 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana. Born Sept. 24, 1941 in Parke County, she was the daughter of Dennis Devon and Lillian Woodall Bray. She married James Carl Wallace Aug. 24, 1957. She was a member of New Life Fellowship and enjoyed her grandchildren, crocheting, embroidering, cooking for family and friends and her dog and birds...
John R. Deakins (09/04/07)
John Rudolph Deakins, 89, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin and a former resident of Reelsville. He was born on Aug. 25, 1918, in Staunton, to the late David Elmer and Winifred Fay (Davis) Deakins...
Jerry Lee Frederick Bennett (09/04/07)
Jerry Lee Frederick Bennett, Brazil, was stillborn, Aug. 31, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He is survived by his parents, Scott Frederick and Brittany Nicole Bennett; grandparents Gerald and April Bennett and Michael and Angela Soots; and other extended family members...
Annetta Lee Young (09/04/07)
Annetta Lee Young, 68, Brazil, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law after an extended battle with cancer. Her family was at her side. Born Dec. 30, 1938, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Walter Lee Young and Elizabeth Annetta Mormans Young...
Church News (09/04/07)
Carbon United Methodist Church By Mary Egloff We were saddened this week by the death of a lovely lady, Carolyn Keyt. She attended our church every time she was able to come to our area from Indianapolis. We will miss her. She always sat near the front with the "Front Row Gang" and was always so very pleasant...
Staunton Scene (09/04/07)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 9:30 in the Educational Building. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The van is wheelchair equipped...
Public Record 9-4-07 (09/04/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug 31-Sept 3: Allsup, Michelle Frances, 36: Battery Bennett, Corey J., 24: Battery Domestic Geswein, Sarah A., 44: Public intoxication Henderson, Sharae Lyn, 34: Possession of marijuana/hashish...
The statistics tell everything (09/04/07)
The Brazil Times has gone through several changes in the past few months. And a recent change grabbed several readers' attention. The Times underwent a cosmetic change on its website, much to the liking of several readers. One reader from Orlando, Fla., recently wrote, "We here in Orlando, Florida, are glad to see The Brazil Times online. It's especially nice to see 'Harmony Happenings.'"...