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Stories from Sunday, May 11, 2008

Another K-9 joins the force (05/11/08)
In three weeks the Clay County Sheriff's Department will have another fully trained K-9 unit on duty in the county. Deputy/K-9 Handler Brison Swearingen and new K-9 Officer "Dayk" have completed the first of four weeks training at a northern Michigan facility...
Child molester arrested (05/11/08)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department booked a Parke County man for alleged child abuse charges into jail early Saturday morning. Det. Jeff Maynard confirmed to The Brazil Times that a parent of a juvenile under the age of 10-years-old contacted the Clay County Justice Center Friday evening about alleged incidents of sexual misconduct...
A ton of food! (05/11/08)
Gathering of the nations (05/11/08)
The Miami Nation of Indians of Indiana invites the public to attend the second All Nations Gathering at their village in Parke County May 31-June 1. The gathering allows people from all walks of life to come together and join in the spirit of friendship while learning about the ongoing history and culture of Native American tribes...
Poll: Gas prices pinching residents' wallets (05/11/08)
Like other people across the country, Clay County residents are taking steps to watch the amount of money they spend. The Brazil Times asked online readers in its latest poll, "With the recent rise in gasoline prices, are you having to watch your wallet a little more?"...
County golf teams compete in conference tourneys (05/11/08)
Staff Reports SULLIVAN -- The Northview Knights got All-Conference efforts from Kade Baker, Drew Snyder and Matt Williams to place second at the Western Indiana Conference meet on Saturday at the Sullivan Elks course. The Edgewood Mustangs got a score of 315 to claim top honors by nine strokes over the Knights South Vermillion's Jordan Lowry shot the low medalist score of 70...
Mixed results for Northview boys in WIC meet (05/11/08)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Coach Jeff Gambill wasn't sure how to answer when asked to evaluate the Northview Knights' performances in the Western Indiana Conference Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Northview High School. With the shot put and pole vault still unscored, most teams boarded buses for home knowing Edgewood, with six conference champions, was clearly the winner for the sixth straight year with 181 points...
Unbeaten weekend for county softball teams (05/11/08)
Staff Reports FRANKFORT -- The Clay City Eels won a pair of softball games to claim the Clinton Prairie Classic championship. The Eels downed host team 6-4 in the opening contest, getting a 2-for-4 game at the plate from Tasha Collenbaugh, who also had two stolen bases with an RBI...
More rain messes up Indy qualifications (05/11/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Next weekend's busy schedule just got tougher for some Indianapolis 500 teams. The second day of qualifying at the 2.5-mile oval was rained out Sunday, marking the third time in the opening week that drivers lost a full day of track activity. And it might not get any better...
Jazz even series with Lakers; Spurs bounce back (05/11/08)
By The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY -- Andrei Kirilenko blocked Kobe Bryant twice in overtime and converted a three-point play with 35 seconds remaining as the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Lakers 123-115 on Sunday, tying the Western Conference semifinals at 2-2...
Briscoe making most of second chance (05/11/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Ryan Briscoe made all the mistakes expected from young racers. He was driving too fast, running too hard to bother learning the most valuable virtue in oval racing -- patience. Now the more experienced 26-year-old is recasting his image with the most prominent team in IndyCar racing, Team Penske...
Puterbaugh claims sprint car win at Lincoln Park Speedway (05/11/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Competition finally won out over the rains at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. Spectators were treated to just short of 100 cars in the pits led by a tough and talented group of sprinters gunning for a feature win at the Putnamville oval...
Dorothy N. Jerry (05/11/08)
Dorothy N. Jerry, 90, Brazil, passed away at 11:40 p.m., May 9, 2008, at Cloverleaf Health Care, following an extended illness. She was born in Silver City, Iowa, to Hugh and Verna Hauck Nees, Jan. 11, 1918. Leo Girton, at G and F Coal, employed Dorothy for 27 years as a bookkeeper. She also worked for Wadsworth Furnace as a bookkeeper until retiring in 1986...
Woneta H. Stantz (05/11/08)
Woneta H. Stantz, 93, Coal City, passed away May 10, 2008, at her residence. She was born July 4, 1914, in Owen County, the daughter of Ellen (Neiswinger) Young and Aaron Young. On Jan. 27, 1931, she married Paul W. Stantz, who preceded her in death June 23, 1991...
County Crime Watch (05/11/08)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department provided the following information about criminal activity within Clay County during April 5-18. Due to ongoing investigations into these incidents, victims' names will not be released at this time. To report criminal activity or provided information about one of the following incidents, contact the Clay County Sheriff's Department at 812-446-2535...
PUBLIC RECORD 05-12-08 (05/11/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 9-11. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Perspective: Building from the ground up (05/11/08)
Close to one year ago, The Brazil Times went through some changes. The Times updated the look of the newspaper. The paper also updated the look of its website. After close to one year, we were wondering, what do you think of the website? There are many things available on the site...
Letters to the Editor 05-12 (05/11/08)
To the Editor: As a concerned friend and member of this community, I encourage anyone that knows John and his family and knows that he is innocent to support him and the family through this emotional and financial hardship. There has been an account started at Riddell National Bank in John R. ...