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Stories from Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Water slowly washing away area land (04/01/08)
The recent heavy rains are causing Eel River to rise again, but Bill and Ruth Githens have gotten used to it. "This is the third time this year it's rose up this high," Bill said while watching a large tree limb race by in the murky river water that is coming closer to his home. "It happens every year."...
Helping others clean up Brazil (04/01/08)
The City of Brazil is enforcing local ordinances in an effort to make the city look better, but officials understand there are residents who might need a helping hand with complying. While enforcing beautification ordinances and ordinances that require homes have proper 911 identification, Brazil City Reserve Police Officer Eric Vanatti has come across some residents unable to comply with the codes...
More duties for county assessor job (04/01/08)
The position of Clay County Assessor may be taking on more responsibility. Recent changes in state legislation is transferring the assessment duties of township assessors to the county assessor in townships with fewer than 15,000 parcels. This will eliminate 966 of Indiana's 1,010 township assessors, placing more on the shoulders of the 92 county assessors...
Accident sends one to hospital (04/01/08)
A Brazil man was taken to the hospital for minor injuries after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Billville Road and State Road 59 Tuesday morning. Around 9:45 a.m., Joetta Brown, 58, Brazil, failed to see David Lark, 67, Brazil, traveling southbound on SR 59 when she crossed the highway on Billville Road...
Cathleen Bales running for County Clerk (04/01/08)
Change and a desire to try something different are reasons Cathleen M. Bales decided to run for Clay County Clerk of the Circuit Court. Bales has been a resident of Clay County for 30 years and lives in Brazil. She is a nurse and also a Democrat. Bales decided to run for the office because she wanted some change...
Jane Elaine Atkinson (04/01/08)
Jane Elaine Atkinson, 79, Redford, Mich., formerly of Carbon, died Saturday, March 29, 2008, in Southfield, Mich. She was born Sept. 10, 1928, in Louisville, Ky., as the daughter of William and Evelyn Pfenninger Siegrist. Following graduation from the Louisville Girls High School in 1946 she attended the University of Louisville School of Music. She married Arthur Wayne Atkinson on June 23, 1951, in Louisville, Ky...
Wilma Mae Reese (04/01/08)
Wilma Mae Reese, 88, Brazil, died at 5:37 p.m., Sunday, March 30, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born in Illinois on Sept. 21, 1919, as the daughter of John E. and Ethel Auten Reese. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Beryl Hutchins, Gayle Floyd Brown, Hester Reese, Marie Michaels and Lillian Reese Brothers, and brothers, Howes, John, Harry and Wilbert Reese...