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Stories from Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Traffic stop leads to arrest, saves juvenile life (04/29/08)
Officials believe an early morning traffic stop saved an unidentified teenager from overdosing after a night of partying. While providing information about the on-going investigation, Brazil Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times Tuesday that, "I really believe, and hospital officials made reference to is as well, that if the Patrolman Jeremy Mace had not stopped this car, the teenager would have died."...
Brazil Post Office helping to 'Stamp Out Hunger' (04/29/08)
More than letters will soon occupy the bags of area postal carriers. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) is conducting its 16th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 10. "This is the second time the Brazil Post Office will be officially participating in the food drive," Letter Carrier Michele Glotzbach said. "We collected more than one ton of food in 2006, and assisted the food drive in Terre Haute last year."...
Clay City royalty! (04/29/08)
Origins of Loyalty Day (04/29/08)
Most Americans are unaware of the origins of Loyalty Day, which has been a legal holiday since July 18, 1958. Although the date of origin is unknown, sometime in the late 1920s veterans wanted to challenge what was considered as the "disruptive Communist exhibitions" on May Day throughout the United States. ...
Raising money for Relay (04/29/08)
Several departments of the City of Brazil are teaming up to raise money for the "Celebrate, Remember, Fight Back" 2008 American Cancer Society's Clay County Relay For Life. Team Captain Karen McQueen told The Brazil Times that members of the City Police, Fire and City Street Departments, and several other departments, will be present and bring vehicles to the Clay County YMCA from 4-6 p.m. Saturday...
Big find! (04/29/08)
REMC grants awarded (04/29/08)
Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC is pleased to award the next round of grants from the UDWI REMC Community Fund. Since 2005, these grant funds have been distributed quarterly for a variety of purposes from mulch and sidewalks in neighborhood parks to EMT training for local fire departments...
Girl Scout Leader March Meeting (04/29/08)
Clay County Girl Scout Leaders enjoyed a carry-in dinner for their leader meeting in March at the Jackson Street Wesleyan Church.
Announcements (04/29/08)
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Honor Roll (04/29/08)
Correction Jackson Township Elementary School has notified us that first grader John Youngblood had all A's and B's for the fifth six weeks. STAUNTON ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Allison Cook, Thomas Gearld, Megan Heck, Evan Hendrich, Addy Jo Thompson, Jessica Cottrell, Kassidy Glassburn, Riley Payton, Garrett Tolbert...
Military News (04/29/08)
DANA S. GADDIS Army Pvt. Dana S. Gaddis has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training. During the nine weeks of basic combat training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons employment, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid skills and Army history, core values and traditions. ...
CLUB NEWS (04/29/08)
The Wabash Valley Herb Society, Inc. is planning a Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at Fairbanks Park, on the Banks of the Wabash River in Terre Haute. The festival is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free and the fair will go on rain or shine...
CLAY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (04/29/08)
The Clay County Historical Society's monthly meeting will be May 5, at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the museum. The speaker for May is David Felstein presenting a program about the History of Motor Sports. Dave has been involved in several facets of auto racing most of his life, and will be sharing his love of racing wtih the society. Dave is always a favorite speaker because of his love of history, and interesting way of telling his story. All race buffs be sure and mark this on your calendar...
Clay City Eels sweep dual meet over Cloverdale (04/29/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Andrea Ladd won both the 100 and 200 meter events and was part of the winning 400 relay event as Clay City's girls' track team edged past visiting Cloverdale, 64-59. Rachael Narlock won the long jump for the Eels and placed third in the high jump and Hannah Moore won the 800 for Clay City...
Miscues too much for Eels to overcome in loss (04/29/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- A slumping offense and defensive miscues were too much to overcome against a very solid South Putnam softball team on Tuesday night. The Eels committed four errors and couldn't manage to string together many hits in a 5-0 shutout loss to the visiting Eagles, who improved to 10-2 this season...
Northview bats silent in shutout loss to West Vigo (04/29/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times The Northview Knights have struggled with slow starts all season. They have managed to come from behind to win a few of those games. But Tuesday night they were out of the game before coming to the plate. The Class 3A No.10-ranked West Vigo Vikings sent 14 batters to the plate, pounded out eight hits and took advantage of the Knights' three errors to take a 12-0 lead in the first inning...
Schrader to replace injured Franchitti at Richmond (04/29/08)
CONCORD, N.C. -- Ken Schrader will replace the injured Dario Franchitti in Saturday night's NASCAR race at Richmond International Raceway. Franchitti broke his left ankle last Saturday and came to Indianapolis for treatment on Monday. The injury came in a hard crash at Talladega Superspeedway and he was unable to race in Sunday's Sprint Cup event. ...
Red Sox win 1-0 pitching duel (04/29/08)
By The Associated Press BOSTON -- Kevin Youkilis lined a run-scoring single to center field in the ninth, ending a brilliant pitching duel between Roy Halladay and Jon Lester and giving the Boston Red Sox a 1-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night...
Hamels impressive in outing (04/29/08)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Cole Hamels had an impressive outing and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 7-4 Tuesday night, denying Greg Maddux his 350th career victory. Hamels (3-3) allowed five hits, two runs and struck out six in 7 1-3 innings. Tom Gordon worked out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth and the Phillies scored four insurance runs in the bottom half...
Colts sign 13 free agents (04/29/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Mike Hart was a Heisman Trophy contender who is Michigan's career rushing leader. Samuel Giguere wasn't drafted and didn't play college football in the United States. Colts president Bill Polian said they are on equal footing heading into a rookie mini-camp at the team's practice facility Friday through Sunday. ...
Rick Dutrow Jr. living a Kentucky Derby dream with Big Brown (04/29/08)
By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Racing Writer LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- About 10 years ago, trainer Rick Dutrow Jr.'s address was Barn 1, Tack Room D, Aqueduct Racetrack, New York. Park Avenue, it wasn't. "I loved it," he said, a hardy laugh following. "I was right there in the barn with my horses. I had my microwave set up. I was good. Really. If I lost everything and had to do it again, I'm there."...
MR. AND MRS. DARRELL 'DJ' MEADEN JR. (04/29/08)
Tiffany Renee Colclasure and Darrell Edward Meaden Jr. were united in marriage on April 25, 2008. There will be a celebration with family and friends, and renewal of vows in 2009, when Darrell returns home from deployment.
JENNIFER NIELSON AND BRIAN SCHAFER (04/29/08)
Rev. and Mrs. Merriett Nielson, Olathe, Kansas, would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Nielson, to Brian Schafer, son of Stephen and Rhonda Schafer, Clay City, on June 7, 2008, at the Nazarene Theological Seminary Chapel, in Kansas City, Mo...
LESLIE ANN STUBBS AND JOHN REX ALTEPETER (04/29/08)
Leslie Ann Stubbs, Shelburn, and J.R. Altepeter, Brazil, are proud to announce their engagment and upcoming marriage on Saturday, May 31, 2008, at 2:30 p.m., at the Shelburn First Baptist Church. Leslie is the daughter of Larry and Carol Stubbs, Shelburn. ...
COURTNEY JENSEN AND JUSTIN CAMP (04/29/08)
Courtney Jensen aand Justin Camp are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, May 10, 2008, at 3 p.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, with Rod Maris officiating. Courtney is the daughter of Jeff and Amy Jensen, and Jayne and Dale Riley. She is a 2005 graduate of Northview High School and a 2008 graduate of Ivy Tech with an associates degree in Business management...
MR. AND MRS. VIC STEINER (04/29/08)
Vic and Mary Jo Steiner will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on May 11, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. at the Bowling Green Community Center. Vic and Mary Jo were married on May 15, 1958. They have four children: Alan and Jan Steiner, Bret and DeAnna Steiner, Sherri and Chuck Orman, and Suzann and Marlin Schopmeyer. They have nine grandchildren: Micki and Mardi Steiner, Danielle, Evan and Lindsey Steiner, Haylee, Justine, Tori and Luke Schopmeyer...
MR. AND MRS. ROBERT LINTS (04/29/08)
Robert J. and Norma Lee Lints will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, May 4, 2008 from 2-4 p.m. at the Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church - Van Cleve, 1 1/2 mile west of State Road 59 on Center Point Road. The couple was married by the Rev. Fred Bolinger...
PUBLIC RECORD 04-30-08 (04/29/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 28-29: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Asset Acceptance, LLC Vs. Kayleen M. Row: Civil Collections Worldwide Asset Purchasing Vs. Cynthia S. Wagle: Civil Collections...