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Stories from Monday, November 19, 2007

Prosecutor unsure if charges will be filed (11/19/07)
Released from Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis sometime Sunday, it is unclear what lies ahead for a Brazil teenager involved in a fatal traffic accident Saturday. Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter was at the accident scene at the Clay/Putnam County line where Brandee N. Siples, 17, Brazil, died after her boyfriend, Cody Wright, 18, Brazil, crashed a 1992 Chevrolet Camaro during a high-speed pursuit with Indiana State Police Saturday...
School grieves over student deaths (11/19/07)
Students arrived at school Monday with somber attitudes and looking for support from each other to deal with the deaths of Brandee Siples and Justin Snow, according to Northview High School officials. Don Harrison, the director of guidance at Northview, said some students were visibly "struggling with their emotions" when school began Monday...
Prosecutor waiting on report (11/19/07)
Released from Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis sometime Sunday, it is unclear what lies ahead for a Brazil teenager involved in a fatal traffic accident Saturday. Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter was at the accident scene at the Clay/Putnam County line where Brandee N. Siples, 17, Brazil, died after her boyfriend, Cody Wright, 18, Brazil, crashed a 1992 Chevrolet Camaro during a high-speed pursuit with Indiana State Police Saturday...
Famed county icon Beeler dies (11/19/07)
Christmas is just around the corner, but the spirit of the season might be a little dimmer this year -- Bill Beeler, Clay County's own beloved "Santa Claus" for the past 60 years, died Monday. Beeler's daughter, Lisa Wallen, voiced her family's appreciation of the community support during her father's recent illness, but declined further comment during this time of mourning when contacted by The Brazil Times Monday afternoon...
Task force helps in conviction of drug trafficker (11/19/07)
The United States Federal Government has convicted the leader of a well-known Indianapolis drug trafficking organization because of the Clay County Drug Task Force participation in a nine-month investigation. On Thursday, Gregory J. Vanes, 29, Indianapolis, pled guilty to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 360 months imprisonment by US District Judge Larry J. McKinney...
Poll:Despite recent slide, readers confident in Colts (11/19/07)
So, it appears the Indianapolis Colts, losers of two straight games, righted the ship this weekend after knocking off the Kansas City Chiefs, 13-10, on a last-second field goal. After the two losses, The Brazil Times elected to ask its online readers which National Football League team had what it took to win this year's Super Bowl?...
Update (11/19/07)
Tina Bullock, the mother of J.J. Bramer, one of the individuals involved in one of two accidents in Clay County during the weekend, would like all to know that those interested in sending get well cards to him may do so at the following address: J.J. Bramer, P.I.C.U., Methodist Hospital, 1701 N. Senate Blvd., Indianapolis, Ind., 46202...
What a potato! (11/19/07)
Gayle Romas's garden produced several larger than normal sweet potatoes this year, including this 7 pound, 7 ounce potato.
(11/19/07)
Hunter Sullivan, 8-years-old, shot his first deer on opening season. This eight point buck was shot with a 20 gauge at 75 yards. Hunter is the son of Tim and Darla Sullivan.
Justin Wayne Snow (11/19/07)
Justin Wayne Snow, 17, Brazil, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Sept. 26, 1990, in Terre Haute, the son of Tim and Donna Shepherd Snow. Justin was a junior at Northview High School. He was a fun-loving boy who loved his Honda 400 EX Quad, hanging out with his friends, listening to his music and working on his vehicles...
Brandee Nicole Siples (11/19/07)
Brandee Nicole Siples, 17, our angel, just got her wings and went home, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007. She was born Aug. 17, 1990, in Terre Haute, to Terry and Pamela Williams Siples. She was a member of the Ebenezer Church, a junior at Northview High School, worked at Taco Bell and liked to work on Camaro's with her boyfriend Cody Wright...
Irma E. Spencer (11/19/07)
Irma E. Spencer, 87, Detroit, formerly of Brazil, left us to join the Lord Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, in Detroit. Graveside funeral services will be 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21, at Cottage Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Wednesday, at Moore Funeral Home...
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson (11/19/07)
Gilberta Margaret Cooprider Nelson, 89, Clay City, died Friday morning, Nov. 16, 2007, at Cloverleaf Nursing Home. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at Maplegrove Cemetery, with Pastor Bob Dickey officiating. Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory...
Mildred L. France (11/19/07)
Mildred L. France, 91, Knightsville, passed away Nov. 17, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Wednesday at French Funeral Home with Pastor Dick McShanog officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and again Wednesday prior to services...
William 'Bill' Beeler (11/19/07)
William "Bill" Beeler, 80, Brazil, passed away Nov. 19, 2007, at Clay Health Center. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home.
Honor Rolls 11-20-07 (11/19/07)
MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Shakayla Bell, Kierra Crabb, Michaela Deakins, Shelby Greene, Cara Jackson, Gavin McRoberts, Emily Paul, Jonathan Pettus, Cameron Pund, Mark Russ, Cloey Smith, Amy Stemm, Skylar Wilson All A's and B's Joey Brush, Porscha Condry, Hunter Cooksey, Cade Cooper, Shelby Fiddler, Megan Griffin, Brianna Grigsby, Meghan Hemond, Kenny Kicklighter, Danny McKinney, Blake Meeks, Josh Montgomery, Braden Norris, India Orman, Kody Smith, Jarret Snow, D.J. ...
Don't Bring Back an Unwanted Holiday Stow-away! (11/19/07)
No I am not referring to your in-laws or those in the car who keep asking, "Are we there yet?" Thanksgiving and Christmas are big time travel holidays. We have much to be thankful for including freedom to travel and very valuable economic agricultural and environmental commodities here locally. What does a trip to grandmother's in northern Indiana or Michigan from Owen or Clay County have to do with unwanted travelers and local agriculture and natural resources?...