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Stories from Thursday, October 18, 2007

UPDATE:BREAKING NEWS-Shot fired at Van Buren Elementary (10/18/07)
The sherriff's department is investigating a shooting at Van Buren Elementary School today. "No one was injured, thank God," Clay County Sgt. Dan Best said. At approximately 12:45 p.m., a single gun shot went through a window just to the left side of the cafeteria. The bullet has been reported to be a large caliber...
BREAKING NEWS (10/18/07)
Drive-by takes place at school (10/18/07)
Officials are looking for any information about individuals alleged to be involved in shooting at least one bullet into the Van Buren Elementary School’s cafeteria door Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 12:48 p.m., a bullet pierced both glass door windows on the west side of the building and went into the ceiling of the cafeteria area. ...
Sports Update: Extra Curricular Activities Canceled at North Clay Middle School (10/18/07)
Cloverleaf holds luncheon for those returning home from rehabilitation (10/18/07)
Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville, recently invited residents who participated in rehabilitation and successfully returned to their homes back to the agency for a luncheon. "We were so pleased to see our former residents doing so well," said Customer Service Representative Whitney Raines. "It feels good to know we were a part of their success."...
Frosh honors! (10/18/07)
Northview High School freshmen students tallying perfect attendance recently included Tony Allender, Bradley Andrews, Samantha Anslinger, Alex Applegate, William Archer, Sylvia Arnett, Ashlee Ball, Michael Baltzell, Courtney Barnett, Darcy Bass, Shelby Bass, Ashley Batchelor, Phillip Batchelor, Ryan Beasley, Stephanie Bechtel, Jorden Bedwell, Gerald Bramer, Shawnie Brewer, Miranda Brossman, Tanner Brown, Kurtis Broyles, Victoria Bucklin, William Burgess, Christina Caguioa, Jane Carr, Sarah Christie, Benjamin Crafton, Jessica Cramer, Abigail Crawford, Shelby Davis, Morgan Deighton, Audrienna Dickens, Samuel Dickison, Andrea Drisko, Kayla Dunscombe, Emily Durcholz, Austin Eckstein, Maegan Fields, Ronald Floyd, Christopher Funk, Alexis Gibbens, Logan Guinn, Allie Haddon, Ashley Hakman, Skyler Hall, Preston Hann, Taylor Hanson, Dana Harbaugh, Hallie Harbison, Emily Harden, Sydney Hayes, Meredith Heffner, Amanda Hendrickson, Jacob Hite, Alexis Holbert, Jordan Horsley, Zackary Huffman, Michael Ikerd, Beau Judd, Taylor Keiser, Carson Kleiber, Danielle Kriebel, Abby Lamson, Zachary Layne, Brittany Lillibridge, Seth Lunsford, Cole Market, Kendra Mc Crea, Benjamin Merten, Lindsey Meyer, Rusty Meyer, Brandon Mikesell, Hayley Miller, Trent Montague, Jacqueline Moore, Robert Muncie, Jacob Musgrave, Clayton Neff, Zachary Ninesling, Tiffany Owen, Shera Pasko, Chelsea Pell, Anna Pinkston, Levi Pollard, Trisha Pope, Blake Price, William Price, Kallie Pruitt, Christopher Rader, Krissy Reedy, Victoria Rodgers, Elizabeth Schafer, Mariah Schlatter, Samantha Shepard, Jacob Short, Mason Short, Gwendolyn Snow, Ethan Stevenson, Sarah Stone, Jeffrey Stough, Kaylee Strycker, Nicholas Sutherlin, Brittany Swain, Christopher Swearingen, Justin Tallman, Adam Ter Meer, Jessica Thacker, Chelsea Thomas, Zebulan Thomas, Haley Timberman, Jessica Timberman, Aaron Trackwell, Nathanial Trull, Jordan Van Horn, Austin Walls, Logan Watkins, Lauren Webster, Joel Whittington, Bethany Wright, Daisy Wright, Kristin Wright, Blake Wylie, Cami Yocom, Talitha York. ...
'Parent's Night Out' set (10/18/07)
Kids, Families, and Community (KFC) of Clay County is offering a Parent's Night Out Nov. 8 at Forest Park Elementary School. The program includes a free spaghetti dinner, free childcare, door prizes and an informational speaker. Richard Voorhees will give a two-hour seminar on smart discipline...
Ellsworth's Mobile Office to visit Clay City (10/18/07)
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A representative from Rep. Brad Ellsworth's office will bring the 8th District Mobile Office to Clay City later this month. The Mobile Office is part of Ellsworth's open door policy and is designed to provide constituents with greater access to services and information provided by the Congressional office...
State Bound! (10/18/07)
Bob Medworth and his staff have been in this situation before. Senior, junior and sophomore members of the Northview Marching Knights have also been there before as well. But the freshmen haven't. For the 23rd time in 24 years, Northview has advanced to the Indiana State School Marching Association State Marching Band Finals...
Faulty AC caused Knightsville fire (10/18/07)
A faulty air conditioner is the suspected cause of the early Tuesday morning three-alarm fire that destroyed one residence and damaged several structures at the corner of Weaver and Strain streets in Knightsville. Shortly after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, members of the Van Buren and Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Departments and the Brazil City Fire Department battled the intense fire that destroyed Rochelle Moize's residence at 9696 N. ...
Good dog! (10/18/07)
Lauretta "JoJo" Allen pets Brazil City K-9 officer Anya during a visit to Eastside Elementary School. Police Chief Terry Harrison and Officer Kenny Hill brought Anya to visit Lisa Coughanowr's kindergarten class Wednesday afternoon.
Brazil Township receives loan (10/18/07)
Brazil Township is now out of the woods. During Wednesday's special meeting of the Clay County Commissioners, the township was given a loan of $20,000 to help keep operations going through the end of the year. The money came from the Reassessment Fund...
Conservation District testing county water (10/18/07)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District is continuing its work with an Indiana Department of Environmental Management 319 Grant. Among the tasks that surround the grant is water sampling. Water sampling is important to try and find the biggest water quality concerns in the watershed...
North Clay 7th grade splits in tourney (10/18/07)
The North Clay seventh grade volleyball team finished their regular season with a split of their games at the Western Indiana Conference tournament. the Knights defeated Carlisle, 25-11, 25-10 but lost to Brown County, 16-25, 23-25. North Clay got 22 points, including 11 aces with three kills and an assist from Brylie Riddell. Both Hayley Rodgers and Billie McClain had six points in the tourney. Rodgers also had four aces...
Rebecca Sue Allen Lile (10/18/07)
Rebecca Sue Allen Lile, 45, Brazil, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2007, at Terre Haute Union Hospital. Born in Putnam County in 1962, she was the daughter of John A. Allen and Opal I. Higgins Bilyou. Survivors include her parents; son David Allen; brothers John Allen, Ricky Allen and Ronnie Allen; and sisters Brenda Metz and Patty England...
Barbara Ann Bakert (Collet) Bafford (10/18/07)
Barbara Ann Bakert (Collet) Bafford, 72, Terre Haute, died at 7:15 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute. Born May 28, 1935, in Marshall, Mo., she was the daughter of the late James Franklin "Papoo" Bakert and Lennie "Nanny" (Palmer) Bakert...
Ray William 'Bill' Talley (10/18/07)
Ray William "Bill" Talley, 82, Brazil, passed away Oct. 15, 2007, at 1:20 p.m., in his home in the presence of his loving family following a battle with cancer. Services will be held Friday at 2 p.m., at French Funeral Home with Rev. Chester Hapenny officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be provided by the American Legion Post No. 2 and VFW No. 1127...
Harmony happenings (10/18/07)
Harmony United Methodist Women made over $200 on the Old Bag Auction that was held on September 30th. This money will go to missions the group helps support each year. The next meeting will be held on October 22nd in Fellowship Hall. Kendra Dierdorf will be presenting the lesson and I will be preparing the supper. All interested ladies are welcome to attend...
Brazil Buzz (10/18/07)
Last week I took you to the 50th reunion of the Class of 1957 of Brazil High School. Before I tell you more, lets journey back in time to the year 1957! Maybe you weren't born yet. Could be you were. If the latter is the case, you can identify with some of the factual information that brings back memories of a special time in the lives of my fellow classmates and me. I had a little help from Hallmark and that old memory bank of mine...