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Stories from Friday, June 13, 2008

Bush declares Clay County a disaster area (06/13/08)
Curfew still enforced during the summer (06/13/08)
Indiana has a curfew law, and the Brazil City Police Department wants to remind parents they will enforce it. "School's out, and our officers will be taking that into consideration while on patrol," Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times. "A lot of kids are out walking around at night, doing nothing wrong. We know that only a few of those are spoiling it for the rest, but we have to enforce the law for the safety of everyone."...
Friday the 13th a special day for Last Man's Club (06/13/08)
Friday the 13th is full of superstitions for lots of people, but the Last Man's Club No. 5 thrives on the number. A group of 13 men, who fought in the Korean War, gather every Friday the 13th, to have a celebration. They have fun with each other by entering into a room under a ladder, breaking a mirror and have a "black cat" as their mascot...
DNR expidites repair process (06/13/08)
Officials lifted permit requirements Wednesday to help flooded communities react more quickly to do reconstruction and debris removal without the typical bureaucracy. "Gov. Mitch Daniels has directed state agencies to act quickly to provide relief to Hoosiers affected by the recent severs weather," Department of Natural Resources Director Robert E. Carter Jr. told The Brazil Times. "In issuing this emergency rule, the DNR is expediting the process of rebuilding communities hardest hit this week...
Things to know (06/13/08)
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Library launching project (06/13/08)
The Brazil Public Library will launch a community project for the school children of Clay County. Project School Supply is designed to help supply needy Clay County children with new school supplies for the upcoming school year. The public is encouraged to donate new, basic school supplies to the library to be distributed equally among the elementary schools in the county...
Flood vicitms can receive counseling (06/13/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- An effort between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addictions, Task Force 7, Hamilton Center, Inc., and The American Red Cross is underway to provide counseling services to individuals affected by recent flooding. Teams of mental health professionals were recently activated for potential response in eight District 7 counties, including Vigo, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan, Greene, Owen, Putnam and Clay, to provide services to those individuals who were displaced from their homes due to flooding.. ...
Duke Energy contributes $80,000 to relief efforts (06/13/08)
PLAINFIELD, Ind.--Duke Energy is contributing $80,000 to American Red Cross chapters in some of its communities that are hardest hit by flooding. On Friday, the company's Plainfield office also is serving as collection site for American Red Cross relief funds...
BREAKING NEWS: Demolition Derby canceled (06/13/08)
The Demolition Derby, which had been scheduled to take place Saturday at the 4-H Fairgrounds, has been postponed. No makeup date has been scheduled.
BREAKING NEWS: Boil order lifted (06/13/08)
At approximately 2:45 p.m., the Center Point Water Department confirmed to The Brazil Times that the boil order for the area has been officially lifted.
Counseling service for flood victims available (06/13/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- An effort between the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addictions, Task Force 7, Hamilton Center, Inc., and The American Red Cross is underway to provide counseling services to individuals affected by recent flooding. Teams of mental health professionals were recently activated for potential response in eight District 7 counties, including Vigo, Parke, Vermillion, Sullivan, Greene, Owen, Putnam and Clay, to provide services to those individuals who were displaced from their homes due to flooding.. ...
CHURCH NEWS (06/13/08)
ANNUNCIATION CATHOLIC CHURCH Father Dom Chukwudi (domojore@yahoo.com) is the Administrator and Dr. Marsha Bialaszewski (M.Bialaszewski@att.net) is the Pastoral Associate The mass schedule is Saturday 6:30 p.m., Sunday 8:30 a.m., Tuesday 5:30 p.m., Wednesday 9:00 a.m. Reconciliation is 5:45-6:15 p.m., Saturday or by appointment. Divine Mercy Chaplet is the first Sunday each month at 8 a.m...
Class A baseball state finals rescheduled for Saturday morning (06/13/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana high school Class A championship baseball game between Cowan and Shakamak has been postponed because of rain. Instead, the game Friday night has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. (EDT) on Saturday, followed by the three other class championships at Victory Field in Indianapolis...
Euro 2008 capsules (06/13/08)
By The Associated Press BERN, Switzerland -- A three-goal second half lifted the Netherlands to a 4-1 rout of France on Friday night for a place in the European Championship's quarterfinals. The Dutch romped past both 2006 World Cup finalists in Group C, beating Italy 3-0 before outclassing the French. Substitute Arjen Robben set up one goal and scored another. Robin van Persie, Dirk Kuyt and Wesley Sneijder also scored...
Stewart gives back to flood ravaged home town (06/13/08)
COLUMBUS -- Despite many bad breaks this season, two-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart isn't feeling sorry for himself. Instead, he's focused on having a good race on Sunday and helping out some folks in his hometown. After finishing 35th last Sunday at Pocono and falling to 12th in the points, the 1989 graduate of Columbus North High School found some perspective when he went home and found much of his town under water, with people displaced and many homes damaged or destroyed...
Celtics' coach influenced by father's guidance (06/13/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES -- Doc Rivers often thinks about his father, a former Chicago police lieutenant who taught him life lessons that the Celtics coach relies on to guide his team. Grady Rivers preached patience, consistency and hard work. He juggled his schedule so he could watch his son's games. He coached his kid's baseball team and proudly watched Doc become a college star, NBA player and grow into a respected family man...
NASCAR suspends two officials in lawsuit investigation (06/13/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Two officials named in a $225 million racial discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against NASCAR have been placed on administrative leave for violating company policy, The Associated Press has learned...
PUBLIC RECORD 06-14-08 (06/13/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 12-13. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Lena F. Frazee: Civil Collections FFPM/Carmel Holding I, LLC Vs. Mark A. Alexander: Civil Collections...
Staunton Scene (06/13/08)
Because of last week's heavy rains, the annual Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry was rescheduled for today, from 3-8 p.m., at Staunton Elementary School. The price is $8 for adults, and $5 for kids age 12 and under. The meal includes dessert and drink. There will be live entertainment and raffle drawings. We hope everyone will come out to enjoy this great event and support this great Fire Department...