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Stories from Wednesday, December 12, 2007

BREAKING NEWS: Structure fire on State Road 340 (12/12/07)
Shortly after 7:40 p.m., Wednesday, a large structure caught fire near Christopher Hart's residence, 5038 West State Road 340. Members of Posey and Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Departments battled a raging fire in a storage shed on the property while Clay County Search and Rescue provided traffic assistance...
Family of three alleged burglars appear in court (12/12/07)
Three family members alleged to be involved in a rash of city and county burglaries appeared in court Wednesday. Tina M. Knight, 44, Brazil, her son Andrew J. Knight, 21, Indianapolis, and nephew Stephen C. Hamman, 19, Brazil, were arrested Monday as part of a joint investigation between the Clay County Sheriff's and the Brazil City Police departments...
Food Drive! (12/12/07)
School safety issues still in need of solutions (12/12/07)
The final question in examining the state of security within the Clay Community School corporation is where does the corporation go from here, and who needs to be involved. Administrators in the corporation admit there is a long road to the point where the procedural and physical security measures are viable in today's climate...
Carbon woman sent to hospital following accident (12/12/07)
It is unclear what caused a single vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon that sent a Carbon woman to the hospital, but officials are sure that proper use of safety belts kept the accident from being far worse. "The proper use of safety belts was definitely a factor in saving lives during this accident," Clay County Sheriff's Deputy Brad Hardey said. "This just shows that people need to wear their safety belts at all times of the year, and especially during bad weather."...
Hancor to celebrate its 30th anniversary (12/12/07)
Brazil company Hancor recently announced plans to celebrate its 30th anniversary this month with some special events for customers and employees. On Friday, the plant will conduct an open house for its customers from 1-4 p.m., and on Saturday, it will conduct an open house for employees and families...
Brazil business owner among Congressman's small business advisers (12/12/07)
Indiana Congressman Brad Ellsworth has tapped two Greencastle business gurus to advise him on how to foster small business growth across the country, the District Eight representative announced Wednesday. Greencastle City Council member-elect Jinsie Bingham and car dealership owner Bob York are part of the 18-member Small Business Advisory Committee that will act as a sounding board for Ellsworth on issues like government regulation and funding for small businesses, said Press Secretary Liz Farrar. ...
Woman taken to hospital after accident (12/12/07)
A single-vehicle accident Tuesday resulted in a Clay County woman being transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Clay County Sheriff's Department officials said Mary L. Trefz, Carbon, was transported to St. Vincent Clay Hospital after complaining of pain following the accident, which took place on County Road 200 W., or what is commonly referred to as Meridian Road...
Offensive struggles doom freshmen Knights (12/12/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Suffering from an offensive power outage on Wednesday evening, the Northview freshmen girls' basketball team came up short against visiting Terre Haute North, 23-12. Neither team had much success putting the ball in the hoop during the first three quarters, combining to hit just 11 percent of their field goal attempts (5-of-47)...
Knights struggle in road loss to Terre Haute North (12/12/07)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE NORTH -- The Northview Knights suffered a frustrating loss in Terre Haute on Tuesday night, dropping a 55-22 decision to the home standing Patriots. Terre Haute North pressured the Knights into 25 turnovers and a frigid 17 percent (7-of-42) shooting percentage from the field...
Audrey Jane Scott Waite (12/12/07)
Audrey Jane Scott Waite, 82, Clay City, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2007, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born April 9, 1925, in Wabash, Ind., to Gainor Douglas and Zelma T. Ring Scott. She was a member of the Clay City 1st United Church of Christ, a 1943 graduate of Wabash High School and was Den Mother for Cub Scout Pack #2 in Clay City for many years. ...
Ned A. Wicker (12/12/07)
God's plan for Ned Allen Wicker, 54, Rockville, was fulfilled at 4:03 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 11, 2007, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born June 28, 1953, in Greenfield to Herbert A. and Esther L. Wicker (Hine). Ned married Mary Margaret (Stearley) on Aug. 30, 1980, who survives...
Ruby M. Stewart (12/12/07)
Ruby M. Stewart, 101, formerly of Brazil, died Dec. 5, 2007, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan, Kan. Services will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, at French Funeral Home, Brazil, with Pas. Tony Alstott officiating. Burial will be at Clearview Cemetery...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-13 (12/12/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 12: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Michael A. Miller Vs. Michael Heaton: Civil Plenary Small Claims Lightning Rod Mutual Insurance Co. Vs. James LaFollett: Civil Tort...
Harmony Happenings (12/12/07)
Tony Thompson and family will be visiting in the area around Christmas. Tony is the son of Bob and Sue Thompson. His sister Leslee MacDonald is hosting an Open House to welcome her new little nephew Hayden and to let everyone get a chance to visit with Tony and his wife Jenny...
Brazil Buzz (12/12/07)
The first snowfall didn't hamper my plans much. I wasn't going anywhere to speak of. Maybe that was a good thing, due to my frame of mind. I lost my keys beneath the snow-white ground cover Friday morning, somewhere. I didn't know where. The dog was of no help...