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Stories from Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Driver hits pole at high speed (06/04/08)
An apparent high-speed pursuit ended in a single-vehicle accident at the split of United States 40 and County Road 340 Wednesday evening. Shortly before 5:30 p.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Brazil City Police and Fire departments and the Indiana State Police were dispatched to the scene of an accident involving a passenger vehicle that hit at least one utility pole in front of the Coffee Cup Restaurant, 903 West Jackson Street...
Storm creates havoc (06/04/08)
Recent stormy weather has caused problems for Clay County residents and local emergency response personnel and law enforcement. Motorists found it difficult to travel with high water across roads. On Wednesday, Clay County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to three reports of motorists driving into deep water and not being able to get out...
Potential water hazards (06/04/08)
Recent heavy rain and high winds from storms have made traveling difficult in parts of Clay County. Traffic along the following roads is restricted due to pending repair work and tree removal: Although the water recedes quickly, officials urge motorists to drive with caution along the following county roads after a heavy rainfall:...
Rotary preparing for 4th of July Celebration (06/04/08)
Get out the lawn chairs and get ready for some fireworks! The Brazil Rotary is gearing up for its 73rd Fourth of July Celebration, scheduled to take place June 28-July 4, at Forest Park. The club puts on one of the largest Fourth of July celebrations annually. The week-long event will feature a carnival and midway, along with free entertainment nightly in the Forest Park Band Shall and Pavilion...
Fourth of July Celebration schedule (06/04/08)
The following is a breakdown of entertainment scheduled to take place at the 73rd Brazil Rotary Club Fourth of July Celebration, set for June 28-July 4, at Forest Park: Saturday, June 28: 7:30 a.m. -- 5K Walk/Run 2 p.m. -- Midway opens 6 p.m. -- Triggerhead performs...
Ride to benefit Relay for Life (06/04/08)
For quite some time, Carol Evans has been developing new ideas to help raise money for cancer awareness and research. Recently, the 2008 Clay County Relay for Life Team Development Committee member and 2009 Relay for Life Vice President came up with one...
BREAKING NEWS: Portions of US 40 closed because of accident (06/04/08)
Due to an accident at the United States 40/State Road 340 split in Brazil, portions of US 40 are closed. Officials have commenced a clean up effort of the scene and are unsure when the road will be reopened. The Brazil Times will update this story as details become available...
Road Closings (06/04/08)
Recent heavy rains have caused temporary flooding in low-lying areas throughout the county. According to Clay County Highway Department officials, motorists are urged to use caution while driving in these areas. Although the water is receding, the following county roads have been closed to traffic:...
Bowling Green Reunion (06/04/08)
The Bowling Green School Reunion which was held April 25, 2008 at the Center Point Methodist Church was another great event with 99 classmates in attendance. Linda Schiele opened with a Welcome. She read a note from the Woodburns who couldn't make it this year, but was looking forward to coming next year. ...
Knights headed to new regional site (06/04/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The playing field for today's Washington Golf Regional should be quite even and a bit of a new experience for most of the teams and individuals competing for a shot at the IHSAA State Finals. Country Oaks Golf Course plays the new host for the regional after moving from Christmas Lake hosted the past several years...
Pacers work out potential draft prospects (06/04/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Stanley Burrell wants to help rescue "his" Indiana Pacers. The Indianapolis native was one of four point guards who participated in a pre-draft workout Wednesday at Conseco Fieldhouse. While attending Xavier, Burrell watched as his beloved Pacers struggled through back-to-back losing seasons...
Woods plays first round since surgery (06/04/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Tiger Woods played his first round of golf Wednesday since knee surgery two days after the Masters, getting a thumbs-up from his swing coach after 17-plus holes at Torrey Pines riding in a cart. Eight days before the start of the U.S. Open, Woods played in solitude on the South Course with swing coach Hank Haney, stopping only when he saw a small group of people with cameras waiting around the 18th green...
Reds' rookie Bruce has quite a week (06/04/08)
By ROB MAADDI AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA -- A young boy waited patiently near the visiting team's bus outside the Phillies' ballpark, hoping to get his baseball autographed by a certain player on the Cincinnati Reds. Surely, the kid was looking for Junior. It's not often a soon-to-be member of the 600-home run club comes through town. Ken Griffey Jr. was one homer away from becoming the sixth player to reach that milestone...
Elizabeth Zentko Garrison Simmons (06/04/08)
Elizabeth Zentko Garrison Simmons, 90, Clinton, dies Monday, June 2, at 11:45 p.m., in Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility, Knightsville. She had been in failing health for the past two years. She was born April 18, 1918, in Parke County, as the daughter of Elizabeth (Peperack) Zentko and Albert J. Zentko...
PUBLIC RECORD 06-05-08 (06/04/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 4. Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Portfolio Recovery Associates Vs. Margaret A. Farrand: Civil Collections Small Claims Riddell National Bank Vs. Margaret A. Keller: Small Claims...
Harmony Happenings (06/04/08)
One of our good neighbors wanted me to write a thank you to one of our other good neighbors. The first neighbor had a tree fall in his back yard several weeks ago. Jeff Schopmeyer told him not to worry about it. This week Jeff rode his tractor to the fallen tree and pulled it away. ...
Brazil Buzz (06/04/08)
Here I am, sitting at this old overworked Compaq computer again. I just got back from our garden plot at the homestead property. I was searching out new growth other than little weed starts and more. This old girl was hoping to shake off the lackadaisical feeling that I have been experiencing lately. Folks, everything is slow cooking at both places on this beautiful well-lit June afternoon, including me...