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Stories from Wednesday, September 26, 2007

UPDATE: Michigan man killed in fiery I-70 crash that snarls traffic across county (09/26/07)
CLOVERDALE -- A fiery head-on crash on Interstate 70 west of Cloverdale killed a Michigan man Wednesday and closed the highway for several hours, snarling major arteries south of Greencastle for much of the afternoon and into the evening. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., a box truck driving east on I-70 near the 39-mile marker crossed the median and struck a westbound tractor-trailer rig head on, causing both to burst into flames, said Indiana State Police Trooper Chris Harcourt...
BREAKING NEWS: Lockup on US 40 (09/26/07)
CLOVERDALE - A fiery head-on two vehicle collision on Interstate 70 west of Cloverdale killed a Michigan man Wednesday and closed the highway for several hours, snarling major arteries south of Greencastle and into Clay County along United States 40 for much of the afternoon and evening...
LATE-BREAKING NEWS: Three-Alarm Fire at Local Residence (09/26/07)
A late-night three-alarm structure fire had local emergency responders from around the county rushing to assist. Around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a fully engulfed residential fire in an area near County Road 250 West and CR 1000 North. Animal pens located next to the home were also on fire and at least one vehicle located close to the home was in danger of catching fire...
Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Truck and Semi Pull Results (09/26/07)
Results for the Clay County 4-H Council Truck and Semi Pull held on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, in Brazil. 4wd Stock 6500 lb. First place Denny Robertson 282.63 Second place Terry Schwalker 262.51 Third place Bob Stallcop 244.84 4wd Alt. Stock 6500 lb...
New contests scheduled for Popcorn Festival (09/26/07)
The Popcorn Festival, which will take place at Forest Park on Oct. 4-7, will be presenting two new contests this year. The festival will include the Baby Boomer Contest and a Popcorn Eating Contest -- a first at Forest Park -- along with two traditional contests, the Lion's Club Bed Race and the Orville Redenbacher Look-A-Like Contest...
State FSA?elects not to merge offices (09/26/07)
After months of speculation, the Indiana State Farm Service Agency recently decided to keep the Clay County Farm Service Agency open after all. Earlier this year, state farm service agents conducted a meeting at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds with farmers from several counties to discuss the possibility of merging the farm service agencies of both Clay and Vigo counties...
Area man has ties to hospital drama (09/26/07)
Surgery on television shows can get pretty ugly, but to some, it is an art. Drew Pierce of Cutthroat Studios creates artificial internal organs, wounds, and creepy creatures for television shows, movies and even haunted houses. Pierce, a native of Brazil, has had his work featured on ABC's primetime drama, "Grey's Anatomy."...
Northview set for District (09/26/07)
This year, the Marching Knights of Northview High School are taking a seat. The Knight's field production, "Musical Chairs," has been evolving for more than a month, and has brought the squad two first-place finishes in competitions. Now, after out-marching and out-playing the competition in Plainfield and Brownsburg, the Knights will face off against their rival, Greenwood, this Saturday...
Clay City boys earn Tri-River Conference championship (09/26/07)
SHAKAMAK -- The Clay City boys' cross country team earned a Tri-River Conference championship at Shakamak on Tuesday evening. The Eels scored 36 points to earn the win despite the Lakers' Anthony Witt taking the individual victory in 15:44. Clay City won the meet on the back of strong pack running, placing five runners on the All-Conference squad...
Braves snap Knights' six-game win streak (09/26/07)
With a winning-streak that had reached six games and Terre Haute South visiting, the Northview girls' soccer team had plenty of hope for a victory against the Braves. But following a passing rain storm that drenched the field, the Braves parlayed a 1-0 lead at halftime into a 4-0 victory...
Betsy Calderhead (09/26/07)
Betsy Calderhead, 45, Brazil, passed away at her residence Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home, Brazil.
Births (09/26/07)
STEPHEN DOYLE HILL Terra Dawn Gieseking and Anthony Wayne Hill are proud to announce the birth of their son, Stephen Doyle Hill. Stephen was born on July 27, 2007, at 9:24 p.m. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Weddings (09/26/07)
MR. AND MRS. SCOTT BENNETT Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bennett and Mr. and Mrs. Michael Soots would like to announce the marriage of their children, Scott and Brittany. Scott and Brittany were united in marriage on July 21, 2007, in a private ceremony with family and friends...
Engagements (09/26/07)
JORDAN LEIGH BARRETT AND KYLE BURTON THOMPSON Kevin and Darla Barrett, and Susan and Bob Treash, Sr. would like to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jordan Leigh Barrett to Kyle Burton Thompson, on Nov. 10, 2007, in a private ceremony...
Anniversary (09/26/07)
MR. AND MRS. HAROLD PLUNKETT Mr. and Mrs. Harold Plunkett, of Brazil, will be celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, with a reception from 2-4 p.m. at First Christian Church in Brazil. The Plunkett's were married on Dec. 8, 1942, in Lewistown, MT...
Club News (09/26/07)
Beta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Theta Tau announce the new officiers for 2007-08 President Dixie Shorter, Secretary/Treasurer Janet Pell, Vice President Charlotte Detzel. Not pictured are the committee members, Cards and Flowers Norma Hall, Telephone Jean Modesitt and Jackie Barns, Nominating Shirley Pell and Peggy Pell and Historian Myla Stiffler...
Club News (09/26/07)
ALPHA OMEGA CHAPTER OF TRI KAPPA The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6 p.m. at Sugar Ridge Cafe for dinner with the scholarship winners on Aug. 6. After the scholarship winners ate they told the group where they were going to attend college and then they were dismissed...
Reunions (09/26/07)
Reunion Oct. 7 - LOWDERMILK - The descendants of Vincent and Matilda Presnell Lowdermilk will have their reunion on Sunday, Oct. 7, at 1 p.m. in the social room at First Financial Bank in Clay City.
Military News (09/26/07)
ASHLEY E. JOSLYN Ashley E. Joslyn, daughter of Edward A. and Tracy L. Joslyn, W. County Rd. 1500 N., Carbon, recently enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserve's Delayed Training Program, and will report for active-duty training June 19, 2008. The Northview High School senior is scheduled to take basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and advanced individual training at Fort Huachuca, Ariz. ...