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Stories from Monday, June 2, 2008

Police investigating robbery (06/02/08)
A large amount of undisclosed pharmaceutical were taken from a local pharmacy during a burglary sometime before Friday morning, and the Brazil City Police Department is looking for information from anyone who might have saw someone in the area. Although information is limited because of the ongoing investigation, Captain Dave Archer told The Brazil Times Monday that investigators were actively pursuing leads in a burglary at Lynn's Pharmacy, 22 W. National Ave...
Autopsy results revealed (06/02/08)
The Brazil City Police Department released more details surrounding a fatal motorcycle accident in front of the Brazil National Guard Armory Friday afternoon. Shortly before 3:30 p.m., Friday, Patrick Knierim was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car driven by Naval recruiter Jeffery R. Rosado, 26, Terre Haute, near the intersection of Whiterock Road and State Road 59...
BREAKING NEWS: Pharmacy Burglary (06/02/08)
The Brazil City Police Department is looking for information about a burglary at a local pharmacy Friday morning. Captain Dave Archer told The Brazil Times investigators were actively pursuing leads in a burglary at Lynn's Pharmacy, 22 West National Ave., but they were also interested in any information the public might have regarding the case...
Tax rates increasing (06/02/08)
Tax rates for Clay County are in and, just like many other things, have gone up. Assessed property values are also up in the county, totaling $916,221,010. "The overall value is up about $7-$8 million from last year," Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh said. "I imagine that most of the increase has come from the jump in agricultural land prices from $880 to $1,100 per acre."...
Great opening day! (06/02/08)
Cooling off from Monday's heat, kids of all ages enjoy the opening of the Forest Park Pool. The pools hours are Monday-Sunday noon-5 p.m. Cost is $2.50 for age 5 and up.
Reunions 6-3-08 (06/02/08)
FLOCKHART--The Flockhart reunion will be Saturday, June 7, at noon, at Harmony Park. The date has been changed from August. MINNICK - CRABB -- The Minnick - Crabb reunion will be on Saturday, June 21, at 4 p.m., at Bob and Angie's Hometown Restaurant in Clay City. For more information or to make reservations, call Susie Freeman at 812-443-1809 or 812-240-5878 by June 9...
Honor Rolls 6-3-08 (06/02/08)
VAN BUREN ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Rachel Brindley, Bryce King, Jennifer Lundy, Isaac Reinoehl, Corey Salinetro, Eden Siples, Kourtney Warren All A's and B's Devin Allen, McKeegen Bailey, Nate Bailey, Dylan Danhour, Samantha Dowell, Shianne Hall, Madison Jeffries, Amaya Jones, John Kennedy, Chance Norris, Jonathan Pearson, Cole Pierce, Dylan Rogers...
Knights headed to Washington Golf Regional (06/02/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SPENCER -- Bright sunshine cascaded over Monday's sectional golfers at Rolling Meadows Golf Course standing in stark contrast to conditions they've experienced for much of the season as well as during last year's sectional...
Valpo signs Austrailian recruit (06/02/08)
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) -- A 6-foot-8 Australian has signed a basketball letter of intent with Valparaiso University. Cameron Witt was the Tasmanian player of the year in 2007 and a member of the Australian under-20 national team. He is the fourth recruit for coach Homer Drew and will join the Crusaders this fall...
Fever's Douglas named WNBA Player of the Week (06/02/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana Fever's Katie Douglas is the WNBA Eastern Conference player of the week. Douglas is averaging 21.4 points through the Fever's first five games this season. She set a team record with at least 20 points in each of her first four games and averaged 19 points and 5 rebounds as Indiana went 2-1 last week...
Pierce and Bryant stick it out to reach NBA Finals (06/02/08)
By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer WALTHAM, Mass. -- Paul Pierce and Kobe Bryant were playing pickup basketball in a UCLA gym last summer, a couple of frustrated NBA stars trying to sweat away the memory of a disappointing season. Talk soon turned to trades...
Patrick to Briscoe: Congratulations on first win (06/02/08)
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Danica Patrick has a message for Ryan Briscoe: Congratulations on your first IndyCar Series victory. Yes, she congratulated the driver who slammed into her car on pit row at the Indianapolis 500, a collision that knocked her out with 30 laps to go...
John Derrel Mitchel (06/02/08)
John Derrel Mitchel, 75, rural Brazil, passed away at 5:50 a.m., Sunday, June 1, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, of an apparent heart attack. He was born in Clay City, Feb. 19, 1933, to Howard J. and Thelma (Derdorf) Mitchel. Following high school, he joined the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. After returning from the military, he began working for Lone Star Cement and retired after 40 years of employment...
Edward Joseph Hughes Jr. (06/02/08)
Edward Joseph Hughes Jr., 77, of Naples, Fla., and Brazil, passed away at 2:28 p.m., May 30, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, July 2, 1930, to Edward J. Hughes Sr. and Madeline (Courtade) Hughes. Ed was a 1948 graduate of St. ...
Public Record 6-3-08 (06/02/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 2. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Chase Manhattan Bank USA Vs. Carrie B. Green: Civil Collections Marriage License Applications Ryan Patrick Snellenberger, 31, Jasonville, and Vonda Gayle Patten, 30, Greenwood...
Spring Leaf Drop? (06/02/08)
Several calls have come in this past week regarding trees losing leaves and various disease descriptions. While this is very unsightly and a nuisance, there is no need for fear-except for dogwood trees. The culprit is anthracnose which is a bacterial disease that typically can infect trees at this time of year. The cool and damp weather has allowed the disease to proliferate and in some cases be severe. The good news is that generally healthy trees will survive and be fine...