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Stories from Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Debate goes on, even without Dems (10/23/07)
The political debate featuring Brazil City mayoral candidates, Republican Jim Sheese, and Democrat Ann Bradshaw will have an interesting twist Thursday. The Brazil Times received a press release Tuesday afternoon from Joe Broyles, Chairman of the Clay County Democrat Party, stating, “The Democrat Party has made the decision not to participate in the political debate that was scheduled for Thursday, Oct. ...
BREAKING NEWS -- Dems pull out of forum (10/23/07)
The political debate featuring Brazil City mayoral candidates, Republican Jim Sheese, and Democrat Ann Bradshaw, is currently in limbo. The Brazil Times received a press release Tuesday afternoon from Joe Broyles, Chairman of the Clay County Democrat Party, stating, “The Democrat Party has made the decision not to participate in the political debate that was scheduled for Thursday, Oct. ...
Birthday (10/23/07)
DONNA FELTY The family of Donna Felty will be hosting a surprise 60th birthday party for her on Sunday, Oct. 28, starting at 2 p.m. at the Knightsville Community Center. Donna previously worked at Goodwill and Page’s Food Store and now resides in Belle Union...
Red Ribbon Week celebrated in area schools (10/23/07)
The oldest and largest drug-free campaign, Red Ribbon Week, is being celebrated this week in businesses and schools around the nation. Red Ribbon Week began as a hometown memorial for DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena. Camarena was investigating marijuana and cocaine traffickers in Mexico in 1987 when he was kidnapped and tortured to death...
Two city officers injured in scuffle (10/23/07)
The Brazil City Police Department is looking for information about a suspect who allegedly escaped into the darkness of Sunday night after a scuffle with two police officers. Police Chief Terry Harrison said this incident shows how police officers face danger on a daily basis...
Drive with caution in wet weather (10/23/07)
Several weather-related traffic accidents have officials urging the public to drive cautiously during rainy conditions. “The main problem is that people don’t adjust the way they drive during bad weather,” Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy James Switzer said, explaining that rain draws oil to the surface of a road and makes driving conditions much more slippery. “Accidents during this kind of weather creates road hazards and potential life threatening situations for drivers.”...
Candidates speak at luncheon (10/23/07)
Several upcoming election candidates met with Clay County Chamber of Commerce members Tuesday at a luncheon the organization sponsored at the YMCA. Chamber President Ted Paris said there is a need for community members to get to know those who are running for office...
Homemakers week (10/23/07)
Gov. Daniels’ statement on property tax relief (10/23/07)
Good evening. For the last few months, no subject has been on my mind, or the mind of most Hoosiers, as much as property taxes.  In almost every county, some homeowners were hit with huge increases; in some counties, it seemed almost everyone got a big jump.  Assessments were inconsistent and often grossly unfair.  It is not acceptable that any citizen cannot afford to keep the home they may have worked all their lives to buy.  The status quo is not tolerable and we must act to fix it...
Haunted events in Clay County (10/23/07)
There are two haunted happenings in Clay County this Halloween season for families to enjoy. Visitors to a Night at the Manor in Center Point, can learn about a house that allegedly was used as a home and prison for the “mentally troubled” in its earlier days. But some “strange energies” are turning it back into something more terrifying than it ever was to benefit the Christmas in the Park...
Correction (10/23/07)
Michael R. Jones was inadvertently listed as being booked into Clay County Justice Center in the Public Record section of Tuesday’s edition of The Brazil Times.
United Way looking for volunteers (10/23/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way of the Wabash Valley is looking for volunteers to help evaluate how best to distribute campaign donor dollars to meet human service needs in the Wabash Valley. Volunteers are needed to serve as members of the funding review panels during the 2008 agency program review process...
Light says he’s improving steady (10/23/07)
Joshua Light is facing an uphill battle. But he’s taking it in stride. Light called The Brazil Times Monday to update his condition after being shot three times and left for dead in Montgomery County a few weeks ago. On Friday, Light’s mother Debra Waymire, granted The Brazil Times an interview regarding her son’s condition...
Twenty-first Century Scholar Program Now Enrolling (10/23/07)
The Twenty-first Century Scholar Program provides college tuition to qualified students at an eligible Indiana college or university. Students enroll in the seventh and eighth grades and take a pledge of good citizenship. Support services such as financial aid workshops and college visits are offered to scholars and parents throughout the students’ middle and high school years...
Correction (10/23/07)
Eastside Elementary School has notified us that third grader Mackenzie Higgenbotham had all A’s and B’s for the first six weeks.
Clay County Retired Teachers’ Association (10/23/07)
The Clay County Retired Teachers’ Association has scheduled a Friday night dinner for 6 p.m., Oct. 26, at the Coffee Cup. Retired teachers, spouses and guests are welcome to attend. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. An electric grill will be raffled to a lucky winner and a free meal will be given as a door prize...
Honor Rolls (10/23/07)
FOREST PARK ELEMENTARY First Grade All A’s Kirsten Branson, Trevor Cook, Derek Hoke, Chaz Moore, Cheyenne Overton, Izabella Rogers, Bryce Starkey, Kyann Wasson All A’s and B’s Garrett Bender, Logan Bennett, Jessica Biggs, Allan Bradshaw, Sydney Browning, Kassidy Cain, Whitney Certain, Alenah DeCamp, Skylin Fox, Corben Kirton, Cayman Muncy, Chandler Nuckols, Zach O’Dell, Wesley Okulovich, Logan Wright...
Dean’s List (10/23/07)
Ivy Tech Community College names to its Dean’s List any student who has earned 12 or more credit hours [eight (8) or more for summer sessions] in a given semester, a 3.5 term grade point average and no D or F grades for the term involved. In the following list, from Clay County, are the students who have been named to the 2007 Summer Dean’s List...
Adult Education Computer Classes Offered at Northview High School (10/23/07)
Fall is in the air, the students have settled in school. The holidays are several months away. Now is time for adults to go to school! Business Professionals of America students at Northview High School are once again offering adult education computer classes. Students teach the classes with other students assisting...
Clay County Tractor 4-H Club (10/23/07)
Members of the Clay County Tractor 4-H Club members won the Distrtict Tractor Driving Contest held in Greene County and represented Clay County in the Indiana State Fair Driving Contest. Left to Right, Whitney Jeffers placed in the red ribbon group in the Lawn and Garden Jr. ...
Volunteer fire department sets up haunted barn (10/23/07)
The Poland Volunteer Fire Department has scheduled a haunted barn event for Oct. 26-27 from 7-11 p.m. Admission is $7 to enter the barn or $5 for a hayride. In addition, those interested may pay $10 to participate in both. The fire department will serve chili and drinks and will have candy for children...
Homemakers Week set to begin today (10/23/07)
Everyone is welcome to help celebrate Clay County Extension Homemakers Week. This special event will be at the Clay County 4-H Fair Grounds, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. “Hats” will be the program presented by Becky Mannon. This year’s theme is “Hats Off to Homemakers.” Remember when women wore hats to everything at every event?...
Winter sports season rapidly approaching for college athletes (10/23/07)
Fall sports seasons are quickly winding down as national championship discussions begin in many sports. For collegiate baseball teams, most completed their fall practices last week that included intrasquad scrimmages in many cases. Northview graduate T.J. King competed for Arkansas Little-Rock on the diamond two weeks ago and made a grand debut...
Colts dominate Jaguars 29-7, take commanding lead in AFC South (10/23/07)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Indianapolis and Jacksonville are in all-too-familiar positions. The Colts are unbeaten after six games for the third consecutive year and alone atop the AFC South. The Jaguars, meanwhile, are once again chasing the defending Super Bowl champs...
Clara Margaret Reynolds (10/23/07)
Clara Margaret Reynolds, 88, Brazil, died at 5:12 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born May 10, 1919, near Poland, as the daughter of Charles and Susan (McCullough) Anderson. She was married to William Reynolds on July 12, 1945, in Sedalia, Mo. Since 1955, they have resided in Brazil...
Carey Faith (10/23/07)
Carey Faith, 66, Brazil, died at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. A celebration service will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home Odon Chapel, Odon. Visitation is at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Carey Faith (10/23/07)
Carey Faith, 66, Brazil, died at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. A celebration service will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home Odon Chapel, Odon. Visitation is at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home...
Mae E. Cooksey (10/23/07)
Mae E. Cooksey, 87, Brazil, passed away Oct. 19, 2007, at 6:50 p.m. in her son’s home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug. 16, 1920, in Clay County, the daughter of Roy and Nellie Sutherland. She was married to Leonard Cooksey, he preceded her in death. She was later married to Roy Cooksey; he also preceded her in death in 1980...
Richard E. Winn (10/23/07)
Richard E. Winn, age 90, Brazil, died at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at Holly Hill Healthcare. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A memorial service will conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Moore Funeral Home with Rev. Tony Alstott officiating...
Jack W. Torbert (10/23/07)
Jack W. Torbert, 87, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007, at his residence in Brazil. Services will be at 7 p.m., Tuesday (today), Oct. 23, 2007, at French Funeral Home with visitation from 4 p.m. until time of services.
Maxine Felling (10/23/07)
Maxine Felling, 88, Terre Haute, died Oct. 19, 2007. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at DeBaun Springhill Chapel, 85 E. Springhill Dr., Terre Haute. The family requests in lieu of flowers to donate to the church of your choice or the DePauw University Foundation...
PUBLIC RECORD 10-23 (10/23/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 22-23: Clay Superior Court " Civil Hudson and Keyse, LLC Vs. Theresa L. Norris: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. Jeffrey Price: Civil Collections HSBC Bank Nevada Vs. Philip R. Greenwell: Civil Collections...
Public Record 10-23-07 (10/23/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 21-22. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Driving while suspended, prior...
Local Soybean Rust is National News (10/23/07)
During the past two summers, Owen and Clay County Extension staff has been working to monitor and sample both a soybean field and a kudzu patch to monitor for the relatively new Asian Soybean Rust (SBR). For the first time, leaves collected this past Monday were found positive for the SBR fungus in Owen County. A double crop soybean field near the Owen-Putnam County line had two of 100 leaves where the fungus was found...