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Stories from Sunday, November 25, 2007

Local bust nets $200,000 in drugs (11/25/07)
In what officials are calling one of the largest drug seizures ever for the surrounding area, Brazil Police Department officers recently seized more than $200,000 in illegal drugs during a routine traffic stop Saturday morning. At approximately 2:15 a.m., Saturday, BPD officers -- working in conjunction with officers with the Clay County Sheriff's Department during Operation Pull Over -- performed the drug bust on Interstate-70...
Officials warning residents of burglarized missing keys (11/25/07)
Investigating two separate burglaries on opposite ends of the county, officials are urging some local residents and business owners to take appropriate safety precautions with their property in the future after the discovery of an unknown amount of missing keys taken during a recent burglary of John and John Company, Inc., 13 S. Meridian Street, Brazil...
Area home tour kicks off Dec. 2 (11/25/07)
The first home featured in the 2007 Tri Kappa Home Tour is the home of Darryl and Annette Royer. The "home-built" log-type home was constructed in 1999 with the help of multiple friends and family members. Every part of the home exhibits the love that it took to create the home...
Runners take part in 5K Walk/Run (11/25/07)
A total of 46 runners braved the elements Saturday morning to take part in the 2007 Christmas in the Park 5K Walk/Run at Forest Park. The 2007 Christmas in the Park celebration and activities will continue through Dec. 26. 5K Walk/Run Results The results of Saturday's 2007 Christmas in the Park 5K Walk/Run at Forest Park are:...
Christmas auction set (11/25/07)
Times Staff Report A Christmas Auction has been scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 1, at Kennedy's Crossing Center. Doors are set to open at 5:30 p.m., with the auction beginning at 6:30 p.m. Auctioneers are Charlie Brown and Brian Wyndham. All new merchandise will be available, including tools, toys, home decorations and items suitable for Christmas...
YMCA?annual Holiday Party slated for Friday (11/25/07)
Times Staff Report The YMCA of Clay County has scheduled its annual Holiday Party for Friday, Nov. 30, at Traditions in Brazil. While celebrating the holiday season, those attending may also celebrate the YMCA's 80 years of service in Clay County, the highlights of 2007 while also recognizing the current YMCA staff, donors and volunteers...
'Shop With A Cop' set (11/25/07)
Times Staff Report The Brazil Police Department is currently taking applications for the "Shop With A Cop" program. Applications may be obtained at the Brazil Police Department and must be returned by Dec. 7. Applicants must not be participating in any other assistance programs...
Area 7 Agency to have holiday information fair (11/25/07)
Times Staff Report The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct a Holiday Information Fair and Party from noon-4 p.m., Dec. 5. The event -- for seniors 50-older -- will take place at 2215 Garfield Ave., Terre Haute. Information packets, door prizes, refreshments, and Karaoke will be available. In addition, the game "Let's Make a Deal" will be offered with prizes...
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida (11/25/07)
Melvin E. "Hoppy" Cassida, 77, Greencastle, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007. Funeral services will be held Monday, Nov. 26, 2007, at 1 p.m., at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery with V.F.W. Honors...
Louis A. Evans (11/25/07)
Louis A. Evans, 95, Camby, Ind., formerly of New Albany, Ind., died Nov. 20, 2007, at Meadow Lakes Senior Community, Mooresville. No calling hours will be observed. Internment will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, in Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany...
Carol Rose Shields (11/25/07)
Carol Rose Shields, 70, Lewis passed away Nov. 23, 2007, at 5:10 p.m., at Terre Haute Regional Hospital following over a yearlong battle with cancer. She was born Feb. 9, 1937, in Greene County the daughter of John and Myrtle Faucett Underwood. She graduated from Linton High School in 1955. As a young girl she worked at the Linton Auto Parts store and was a member of the Delts' Sorority...
Betty Marie Huffman (11/25/07)
Betty Marie Huffman passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at the Cloverleaf Health Care Facility at the age of 76. She was born Feb. 22, 1931, in Brazil, to James and Lola (Love) Smith. Betty graduated from Brazil High School in 1949 and from St. Anthony Hospital of Nursing in 1952...
Dortha Gwinn (11/25/07)
Dortha, otherwise known as "Dotty and Undercover Angel" Gwinn, 46, Carbon, passed away Nov. 23, 2007 at Methodist Hospital due to injuries sustained at a traffic accident. She was born in Hinton, W. Va., Jan. 27, 1961, to Millard F. Gwinn and Lena H. Collins (Okulovich)...
Public Record 11-26-07 (11/25/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 23-25. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Leaving the scene of an accident...
So much to be thankful for (11/25/07)
Thanksgiving is always a time to reflect and be thankful for one's surroundings. I learned that pretty quickly this weekend. After spending about half the day with my family on Thanksgiving, I found my way back to my car traveling west on that familiar stretch of highway, State Road 46...
Beeler will be missed by many (11/25/07)
To the Editor: He will be missed. If for you some reason you didn't know Bill Beeler (Better known as Santa) it was your loss. Bill truly was Santa. Just to look at Bill, you would see this big burly man with a loud voice and tell it like it is attitude...
Watch those parked cars (11/25/07)
To the Editor: First of all, I want to thank all of the participants in the Christmas parade and let them know how much my family and I enjoyed it. The main reason for writing this letter is to address the issue of parking on United States 40 during the parade...
Giving thanks for the help (11/25/07)
To the Editor: On Oct. 31, 2007, (The Brazil Times) did a story about little Abby Hilbert and her fight with Dravet's Syndrome. I would like to thank you all for this story. It not only educated the public about Abby and Dravet's Syndrome, but it also advised them of our fundraising efforts to assist her in getting a canine assistance dog...