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Stories from Friday, December 7, 2007

Multiple vehicles involved in major accident (12/07/07)
Two separate collisions within seconds of each other closed the westbound lane of Interstate-70 at the 23-mile marker Friday evening for several hours. Although currently under investigation, officials believe two collisions made up one accident involving three semi tractor-trailers and a mini-van...
UPDATE: I-70 accident closes westbound lane (12/07/07)
A multi-vehicle accident just at the Interstate-70 westbound on-ramp closed the westbound lane of the highway at the 23-mile marker Friday evening around 4:40 p.m. Although the accident is currently under investigation, officials at the scene believe a westbound semi tractor-trailer was apparently unable to avoid striking another semi that had broke down in the area between the interstate and the on-ramp, causing a chain reaction accident involving a total of three semi-tractor-trailers and several other passenger vehicles.. ...
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: At least 6 vehicles involved in I-70 accident (12/07/07)
A multi-vehicle accident involving three semi-tractor-trailers and at least three passenger vehicles occurred around 4:40 p.m., today, on the westbound on-ramp at the 23-mile marker of Interstate-70. One of the tractor-trailers, which was carrying dog food, broke in half and dog food and debris covers portions of the westbound lane of I-70. Other details of the cause of the accident are sketchy at this time...
BREAKING NEWS: Multi-vehicle accident on I-70 on-ramp (12/07/07)
A multi-vehicle accident involving semi-trucks occurred around 4:40 p.m., today, on the westbound on-ramp of Interstate-70. All westbound traffic is currently being diverted to the off-ramps to get as much traffic of the Interstate as possible. The Brazil Times will provide more information as it becomes available...
Jacklighting is a dangerous and illegal hunting act (12/07/07)
Deer hunting season is here, but not all hunters use good sportsmanship or judgment while hunting. Considered an unfair advantage while hunting, "jacklighting" is when a person in a motor vehicle uses a spotlight, searchlight or any other artificial light in an attempt to search for wildlife while in possession of a firearm or bow for the purpose of taking, attempting to take or assisting to take a deer...
Schools monitor snowfall closely (12/07/07)
It's 6 a.m. It snowed close to six inches the night before. The car has to be cleaned off and warmed up for the drive to work. For some, that's reality. For others, particularly students, it may not have to happen. Officials with Clay Community Schools find themselves monitoring the weather more than usual this time of year...
Commissioners making county bridges safer (12/07/07)
The Clay County Commissioners have been working hard to make roads and bridges safer for county residents. The commissioners dedicated the re-opening of Bridge 230, located on County Road 950 South, eight-tenths of a mile east of State Road 59, Thursday morning with Clay County Highway Superintendent Pete Foster...
Carriage rides (12/07/07)
Christmas in the Park is offering carriage rides through Forest Park on Dec. 13-15 and Dec. 20-22. Cost is $4 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Times will be Thursday, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, from 6-9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15 and Dec. 21-22, from 6-10 p.m...
Church welcomes the Freemans (12/07/07)
First Christian Church of Brazil wishes to inform the community of the hiring of Ryan Freeman as their new Worship Minister Worship is an important factor for church growth and health. Satan has manipulated the hearts of Christians everywhere to use worship music as a source of dissension. FCC Brazil is committed to unifying in this area and to use worship music as an avenue to bow at the throne of God, uplift the believer, give comfort to the hurting and prepare our hearts for the Word of God...
CHURCH NEWS (12/07/07)
FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE This past Sunday our young teens performed a wonderful play- 'Christmas Comes to Lone Star Gulch' directed by Haley Bechtel an co-directed by Teresa Bechtel. The younger children sang several Christmas songs directed by Erin Hood. There were many proud parents, grandparents and friends in attendance. Good job kids!...
Hazel M. Kelly (12/07/07)
Hazel M. Kelly, 90, Brazil, died at 5:08 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Oct. 24, 1917, in Clay County, the daughter of the late Bruce and the late Zelma (Kane) Young. She graduated from Van Buren High School in 1936 and attended Butler University...
Patsy R. Cassida (12/07/07)
Patsy R. Cassida, 78, Greencastle, died on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007. She was born June 1, 1929, and was adopted by Ray and Polly Donahue Sheese at the age of six-years-old. Patsy was a graduate of Van Buren High School. Mrs. Cassida was previously employed at Columbia Records, Terre Haute, State Auto Insurance, Indianapolis, and IBM, Greencastle...
Ruthanne Hoggatt Presnell (12/07/07)
Ruthanne Hoggatt Presnell, 63, passed away at 5:10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at Holly Hills Health Center. Services will be at 3 p.m., Saturday (today), at Lawson-Miller Chapel, with visitation scheduled from 1 p.m. until time of services. Burial will be at Clearview Cemetery...
Ernest Walker Pilkin (12/07/07)
Ernest Walker Pilkin, 79, Brazil, died at 11:18 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday (today), at Moore Funeral Home with Reverend John O'Neal officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday evening from 4-8 p.m...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-8 (12/07/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 6-7: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Linda S. Christian: Civil Collections Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. Vs. Robert A. Fauvergue: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Staunton Scene (12/07/07)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 10:30 in the Educational Building. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The van is wheel chair equipped. Sunday evening service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer Group meets at 7 p.m...