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Stories from Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Where do taxes go? (06/10/08)
As residents prepare to pay their property tax bills, the question of where it goes is raised. The Indiana Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF) recently sent Clay County its Certified Budget Order, which includes how the tax levy is split up...
Area wells may contain unsafe water (06/10/08)
Rural homeowners in flooded areas, who get their drinking water from private underground wells, should be aware of possible contamination. "No one should be drinking any flood water. It's a nasty soup out there," Clay County Environmental Health Specialist William "Bill" Hale told The Brazil Times Tuesday. ...
Pottery festival good to go (06/10/08)
Want something fun to do this weekend? Why not head down to Clay City for the 21st annual Clay City Pottery Festival and Quilt show. The festival is located 11 miles south of Interstate-70 on State Road 59. The festivities, craft shows and flea markets will start at 9 a.m., Saturday, and run until 6 p.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m...
'Slip Slidin' Away!' (06/10/08)
Concert band set for performance (06/10/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue to celebrate 150 years of continuous operation this summer with another concert this Sunday. Huber canceled the June 8 program after rain consumed the area throughout the weekend. He said musicians were unable to arrive at the park because of the rain and added this was the first time in his 27 years of involvement with the band that a cancellation took place...
Gone fishin'! (06/10/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Center Point on boil order (06/10/08)
Due to a water main break, the town of Center Point is currently under a boil order until further notice.
Current road conditions (06/10/08)
The following is a list of area road closings as provided by the Indiana State Police: Clay County Vigo County Sullivan County Vermillion County Parke County...
Red Cross Clean-up kits have arrived (06/10/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Clean-up kits are available again at the Wabash Valley Red Cross Chapter for area flood victims. Kits may be picked up between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. or at other times via appointment. Call 812-232-3393 to schedule an appointment. The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter serves Clay, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana and Edgar County in Illinois...
Interstate 70 reopened (06/10/08)
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced late Monday that Interstate-70 westbound at the Cloverdale exit was reopened. Repairs were completed Monday at the 30-mile marker, where excess water from the weekend storms damaged the roadway...
CLUB NEWS (06/10/08)
The Tri County Community Club met at the Zion Church in Poland on May 21. A meal was served with Wilma Holsapple giving the blessing. The afternoon business meeting was opened by club president Rhonda Tincher with all repeating the club creed and the pledge to the American Flag...
Whiting beats Tecumseh for Class A softball title (06/10/08)
FISHERS -- Mel Dumezich struck out 16 batters Tuesday, leading Whiting over Tecumseh 3-0 for an unbeaten season and the Indiana high school girls Class A softball championship. It was the second title in three years for the Oilers (34-0), who scored all three of their runs in the fifth inning of the rain-interrupted game that began Monday night...
Northview graduate Abby Birkey to play soccer at Grace College (06/10/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School graduate Abby Birkey's list of accomplishments on the soccer field are long, but they pale in comparison to the ones she has garnered in the classroom. National Honor Society, Student Council, Excalibur, Bible Club and most recently, Birkey was the recipient of the Lilly Scholarship...
Spain's big win cements team as one of UEFA favorites (06/10/08)
By The Associated Press INNSBRUCK, Austria -- David Villa scored three times Tuesday in Spain's resounding 4-1 victory over Russia, a win that confirmed the Spaniards as a team to beat at the European Championship. After completing his hat trick in a steady rain, Villa saw teammate Cesc Fabregas also score. Russia's goal came from Roman Pavlyuchenko long after things were decided. Villa scored the first hat trick in the tournament since 2000...
Manning says Giants' goal not to repeat but to get better (06/10/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- The New York Giants will head into next season with the goal of getting better, not winning another Super Bowl, quarterback Eli Manning said Tuesday. "We've said we're not going to talk about repeating or doing that, just becoming a better team," he said. "We have a lot of work to do. You look at a lot of things from last year that we did not do well. From an offensive standpoint, there's a lot of things."...
Woods coy about his knee, but ready for Open (06/10/08)
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. Open, San Diego style, brought morning fog that clung to the cliffs and spilled over to Torrey Pines Golf Course when Tiger Woods showed up for another nine-hole session Tuesday. The setting could not have been more appropriate...
Day at a time for Griffey after 600 (06/10/08)
CINCINNATI -- A day after hitting No. 600, Ken Griffey Jr. held off pondering where he might finish on the career home run list -- or where he could end up playing this season. There has been ample speculation the last-place Cincinnati Reds might try to trade the 38-year-old right fielder once he reached his homer milestone...
Daniel Joseph "Joe" Mathis (06/10/08)
Daniel Joseph "Joe" Mathis, 37, Brazil, died following a motor vehicle accident in Vermillion County near Clinton, Ind. He was born Oct. 17, 1970, as the son of Danny Joe Mathis and Christina Moore. He served his county as a member of the U.S. Marine Corp and had been employed as a truck driver with area companies including Roadway, Yellow Freight and EH Hamilton. He was a big fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and a member of Teamsters Local Union No. 716...
Cathie S. Dalton (06/10/08)
Cathie S. Dalton, 63, Camby, formerly of Brazil, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, June 7, 2008. Survivors include daughter Dawn Wheeler, sons Frank and Doug Cummins, all of Indiana, mother Florence Newport, Washington (state), sisters Sandra Newport, Oklahoma, and Lucile Christenson and husband Gary, Washington (state), brothers Harold Newport and wife Catherine, Newport, and Paul Newport and wife Bonnie, Arizona, and six grandchildren...
Jonathan M. Enos and Catrina A. Houser (06/10/08)
Ronald and Connie Houser wish to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter Catrina A. Houser to Jonathan M. Enos, son of Clay Enos and Yvette and Charles Her. The couple plans to wed Saturday at Carbon Baptist Church. Jonathan is a 2003 graduate of Clay City High School and a 2008 graduate of Indiana State University with a bachelor's degree in Criminology. ...
Sarah Fackler and Travis Medlin (06/10/08)
David and Shelley Fackler, Bainbridge, Pa., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sarah Fackler, to Travis Medlin, son of Dian Samm, Springhill, Fla. Sarah is a 2001 graduate of Elizabethtown Area High School, Elizabethtown, Pa., and currently works as an office manager. Tracis is a 1998 graduate of Northview High School and is owner of Tardis Photography...
Mr. and Mrs. David Lorenze (06/10/08)
Mr. and Mrs. David Lorenze would like to announce the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. David and Shirley Jameson-Lorenze were united in marriage June 29, 1958, at the Northside Church of Christ, Terre Haute. During the 50 years, they have enjoyed watching their children, David and Richard, grow and begin their own families. David and Barbara Lorenze have three children, Danielle, David and Josh. Richard and Traci Lorenze have one son, Cody Moon...
PUBLIC RECORD 06-11-08 (06/10/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 9-10. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Auto Finance Vs. Erin Ajradinoski: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Deborah J. Butler: Civil Collections...
Graduation (06/10/08)
Congratulations to Trace Hassler, May 2008 graduate of DePauw University. She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology during DePauw's commencement, which took place in Greencastle on May 18. This fall, Hassler will attend the University of Indianapolis, where she has been accepted into the school's Occupational Therapy master's program...