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Stories from Thursday, October 4, 2007

Drug Task Force foils potential meth lab (10/04/07)
The Clay County Drug Task Force arrested two Brazil men Tuesday evening for their alleged involvement in the use, manufacture and sales of illegal drugs in the Brazil area. Members of the Brazil City and Clay City Police and the Clay County Sheriff's departments worked together on the impromptu investigation that led to the arrests of Nicholas Ritz, 18, and Casey Perkins, 19, both of Brazil, on preliminary charges of manufacturing methamphetamine, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine precursors and possession of paraphernalia.. ...
Church sponsors food program (10/04/07)
First Christian Church Daycare is sponsoring a Child and Adult Care Food Program that will provide free and reduced-price meals to eligible people. The meal program is intended to help integrate nutritious meals into nonresidential care for kids. Meals are available at the Church, 1875 W U.S. ...
BINGO! (10/04/07)
Brazil resident Peggy Brackney plays a friendly game of Bingo at the Clay County Senior Expo Wednesday. The event took place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. It was sponsored by Perfect Promotions and Marketing, Terre Haute, and had 30 vendors on-hand...
INDOT makes SR 59 proposal (10/04/07)
CLAY CITY -- Officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) and GAI Consultants, Inc., paid a visit to Clay City Wednesday for a public hearing regarding proposed improvements to State Road 59. The residents that attended the meeting, which took place at the Clay City Junior/Senior High School Auditeria, listened to a 30-minute discussion regarding the proposal, which calls for improvements to SR 59 just south of the intersection with SR 157 and Ninth Street to just north of First Street in the town.. ...
Two students named AP Scholars (10/04/07)
Northview High School was notified on Monday that two students who graduated last spring have received AP Scholar Awards for their achievements in college-level testing. Elizabeth Paige Stewart and Johanna Moore earned the awards for the tests they took in May...
Flu season nears (10/04/07)
Flu season is just around the corner and now is the time to get a flu shot. "Anytime from October to March is a great time to get a flu shot as the flu season can run even into April," Infection Control Officer at St. Vincent-Clay Hospital Penny Schafer said. "It is important, however, to get one as soon as possible because it takes a couple of weeks for the shot to take effect."...
Northview sweeps volleyball matches over Patriots, Warriors (10/04/07)
SPENCER -- The Northview volleyball team finished off their conference schedule with a victory at Owen Valley on Wednesday night, 25-17, 26-24, 25-15. "I thought we played really well especially with the challenge that your faced with when you travel to Owen Valley," said coach Scott McDonald. ...
North Clay finishes with football split (10/04/07)
There were points aplenty to be had during the North Clay seventh grade football game to open play on Wednesday evening. In fact, 64 combined points went up in lights as the Knights blasted the visiting Arrows of Sullivan, 46-18. Too bad the Knights couldn't share a few of those extra points with their eighth grade brethren...
Kimberly Sue Taylor (10/04/07)
Kimberly Sue Taylor, 46, Brazil, died unexpectedly October 2, 2007. She was born March 21, 1961, the daughter of Howard Russell Escott and Delores Smith Escott. She graduated from Brazil High School. She was currently working at Lear Manufacturing in Greencastle...
James Everly Love (10/04/07)
James Everly Love, 84, Brazil, died 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2007, at his residence. He was born September 5, 1923, in Brazil, as the son of William and Mary Wallace Love. Following graduation from Van Buren High School, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II...
Michael Stephen Aronoff (10/04/07)
Michael Stephen Aronoff, 64, died at home Oct. 2, 2007, after enduring brain cancer for the past 14 months. He was born in 1943 in Peoria, Ill. After graduating from high school, he came to Indiana University, where he followed his father's example and became a physician. He graduated from Indiana University Medical School in 1968, interned in Indianapolis, and settled with his family in Bloomington, Ind...
Franklin L. Davis (10/04/07)
Franklin L. Davis, 89, Brazil, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born May 3, 1918, in Brazil, to David Jr. and Margaret "Maggie" Gross Davis. He was the owner and operator of Davis Grocery Store in Brazil and the Highway Market in East Glen...
Robert "Bob" Ray Romas (10/04/07)
Robert "Bob" Ray Romas, 73, lifetime resident of Clay County, passed away at his residence at 3:15 p.m., Oct. 1, 2007, following a lengthy illness. Services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Lawson-Miller Chapel, with Rev. Ted Schrory officiating. Burial will follow at Zion United Church of Christ Cemetery, Poland...
Sylvia Ellen Webster (10/04/07)
Sylvia Ellen Webster, 94, long time resident of rural Rosedale passed away at Clay County Health Center, at 8:15 p.m., Sept. 30, 2007. Services for Mrs. Webster will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel in Brazil Friday Oct. 5, 2007, with Joe Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow at Rosedale Cemetery...
Wayne Carleton Schepper (10/04/07)
Wayne Carleton Schepper, 85, finished life after a courageous struggle with kidney failure on Oct. 1, 2007. He was surrounded in love by his beloved wife of 60 years, Thelma Schepper, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren at his peaceful death in the home of his grandson, Brent Schepper, Flaggstaff, Ariz...
Reunions (10/04/07)
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.
Public Record 10-4-07 (10/04/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 2-3: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Kimberly J. Hyde Vs. Zachary Hyde: Domestic Relations Hadassah D. Bolinger Vs. Brett A. Bolinger: Domestic Relations Jenea M. Nelson Vs. Michael J. Nelson: Domestic Relations...
Harmony Happenings (10/04/07)
United Methodist Women met at the church on Monday evening. Debbie Gottsche presented a lesson, "Shoot Them with Prayers." She suggested a good alternative to getting angry with certain aggravating individuals. Rather than fuel the situation, say a prayer...
Brazil Buzz (10/04/07)
Well, folks, now is the time to open up Windows again and take you with me into the past. Last week when I closed the window we were observing a skinny young woman being transported, via bus, headed out toward a big step that would influence the rest of her life--elopement!...