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Stories from Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Harsh weather may produce flooding (02/05/08)
Officials urge area residents to be prepared for potential flooding as at least two inches of rain soaked the county through this morning. Clay County Highway Garage Supervisor Pete Foster told The Brazil Times that county workers were out traveling county roads early Tuesday morning looking for flooded roads throughout the county...
Delivery Information (02/05/08)
Subscribers who do not receive their copy of The Brazil Times due to inclement weather causing flooding in their area don't need to worry. "If a subscriber does not get their paper, we need them to contact The Brazil Times office and let us know," Times General Manager Lynne Llewellyn said Tuesday. "If we are unable to get a subscriber their paper, their account will be credited for the amount of papers missed."...
Flood safety tips (02/05/08)
The American Red Cross and the Indianapolis division of The National Weather Service provide safety tips for residents living in flood plains area. The most important tip, according to officials, is when a warning is issued to immediately heed a notification to evacuate a flooded area...
Student attends conference for Young Leaders (02/05/08)
North Clay Middle School student Kodie Girton was one of 400 Indiana eighth-graders to participate in the National Young Leaders State Conference Jan. 24-27, in Indianapolis. Girton was nominated by his football coach, John Russell, and was unsure about going at first...
YMCA Strong Kids campaign has begun (02/05/08)
The YMCA of Clay County recently announced the kickoff of its 2008 Strong Kids campaign, a fundraising effort to increase support for the YMCA of Clay County's scholarship fund. Proceeds from the Strong Kids Campaign will fund scholarships that allow children and families, who otherwise may not be able, to benefit from family strengthening YMCA programs such as child care, day camp and programs for at-risk youth...
Pyle author speaks at meeting (02/05/08)
When Ray Boomhower speaks about Ernie Pyle, he speaks with a tone of respect and brotherhood. Both men began their journalism careers at Indiana University, generations apart, and then moved on to small-town Indiana newspapers. But that is where their careers diverged...
BREAKING NEWS: Severe Thunderstorm Warning (02/05/08)
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Clay County until 9:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Tuesday. The storm, which can produce winds up to 70 miles per hour, stretches from mile marker 0 to 47 of Interstate 70. The counties under effect of the warning are Clay, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Vermillion and Vigo Counties...
School News (02/05/08)
Purdue University About 8,600 Purdue University students earned academic honors for the fall 2007 semester. To earn honors, students must have had at least a 3.5 semeser or cumulative grade point average on a four-point scale. Receiving honors are: David Christoper Schroer, Bowling Green...
Club News (02/05/08)
TRI COUNTY COMMUNITY CLUB The Tri-County Community Club met at the home of Gerry Cundiff on Jan. 16 withEvelyn Rubeck as co-hostess. A great meal was served. It's amazing what wonderful cooks we have in our club. Our afternoon business was opened by our new president Rhonda Tincher with all repeating the club creed and the Pledge of Allegiance. The luncheon prayer was given by Wilma Holsapple...
Military News (02/05/08)
Air Force Airman 1st Class Travis B. Chadwell has arrived for duty at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Great Falls, Mont. Chadwell, a missile security apprentice, is assigned to the 341st Security Forces Squadron. He is the son of Kerry and Keith Chadwell of S. County Road 100 E., Clay City, Ind...
Northview girls' rally falls short of Plainfield (02/05/08)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor Trailing 31-10 heading into halftime, the Northview High School girls' basketball team had only one thing left to play for Tuesday evening. Pride. The Knights outscored Plainfield, 16-3, in the third period and cut the lead to five points late in the fourth period but it wasn't enough as Northview's season came to an end in the first round of Indiana High School Athletic Association Tournament action, 52-38...
Fougerousse' big night too much for Clay City girls (02/05/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Tuesday night's sectional opening match-up between Clay City and state-ranked White River Valley had a familiar feel to it. Unfortunately for the Eels, the familiarity ended with the same result as the team's regular season meeting, a Wolverine victory...
Report: Shaquille O'Neal could be traded (02/05/08)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI -- Shaquille O'Neal is prepared for the Miami Heat to trade him, a confidant of the 14-time All-Star center told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. O'Neal's associate, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to reveal anything publicly, indicated a move could be imminent...
Pacers spiral continues with Spurs' rout (02/05/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Tim Duncan dominated the middle and San Antonio's stingy second-half defense turned a close game into a rout Tuesday night, leading the Spurs to a 116-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers. Duncan had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and backup guard Jacque Vaughn scored 16 points off the bench...
Cecil Junior Cooprider (02/05/08)
Cecil Junior Cooprider, 77, Clay City, passed away Feb. 4, 2008, at Methodist Hospital. Born Dec. 12, 1930, in Clay City, he was the son of Cecil and Agnes (Harden) Cooprider. He graduated from Clay City High School in 1948 and also took classes from the Federal Prison...
Louise Carter Whited (02/05/08)
Louise Carter Whited, 92, Plainfield, passed away Feb. 4, 2008. Born Feb. 16, 1915, in Brazil, she was the daughter of the late Dwight Victor and Edith Goldie (Miller) Carter. She was a sales person for L.S. Ayers for 12 years. Her memberships include the Plainfield United Methodist Church, the Plainfield Women's Club, the Loyal Workers and the Altar Guild...
Rev. Ronald Gene Thomas (02/05/08)
Rev. Ronald Gene Thomas, 66, Hope, Ind., passed away unexpectedly at 1:51 a.m., Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Born Sept. 24, 1941, in Brazil, he was the son of Roy F. and Mary L. Thomas. He married Sandra Goshen on June 23, 1962, at the Carbon United Methodist Church...
MR. AND MRS. MEL TAYLOR (02/05/08)
Mel and Terry Taylor celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary on Jan. 30, 2008 on Maui, Hawaii. While there they visited on the big island. Mel and Terry have two children, and three grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Rex Hane (02/05/08)
Rex and Judy Hane will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Feb. 9, with an open house hosted by their family at the First United Methodist Church Traylor Hall, 201 N. Meridian St., Brazil, from 2-5 p.m. They were married on Feb. 9, 1958, at 3 p.m., in the Brazil First Christian Church...
PUBLIC RECORD 2-6-08 (02/05/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 4-5: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Willie Ward: Civil Collections Stephen J. Buis Vs. Starlet R. Buis: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...