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Stories from Sunday, June 22, 2008

Crowned! (06/22/08)
Erica Ann Enstrom (sitting) and Emilee Pennington won Miss Clay City and Junior Miss Clay City, respectively, Saturday night at the Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Auditeria. The winners will reside over the 2008 Clay City Fair, which begins Tuesday. Enstrom, 17, is the daughter of William and Nancy Enstrom, Jasonville, and Pennington, 10, is the daughter of Dan and Sara Pennington, Clay City...
Firefighter injured while battling apartment blaze (06/22/08)
A Brazil City Fire Department firefighter was injured after battling a blaze at Cooper Towers, 120 W. Jackson St., Brazil, Saturday evening. Firefighters were dispatched to the apartment complex close to 7:30 p.m., Saturday. BCPD officials said an trash compactor inside the complex on the first floor caught fire and a few of the nine floors were evacuated due to smoke inside the building...
New training beneficial for City clerk (06/22/08)
Learning from the experience of others is helping Karen McQueen get a better feel for her job. McQueen, the Clerk-Treasurer for the City of Brazil, recently completed additional training at the Indiana League of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers (ILMCT) 72nd Annual Conference and State Board of Accounts School in Evansville...
Assistance available now to 26 counties (06/22/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Sunday, Gov. Mitch Daniels announced officials with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency, public assistance is now available to 26 counties in Indiana, including Clay County, to help pay for emergency services and to repair or replace public facilities damaged by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began May 30...
CCHD keeping an eye on mosquitoes (06/22/08)
Some of the water from flooding earlier this month has subsided. However, some still remains, along with the possible threat of West Nile virus through mosquito bites. But officials with the Clay County Health Department are taking the necessary steps to combat the possibility of mosquito infestation here in the community...
Northview passes out annual baseball awards (06/22/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview baseball team recently presented awards during its annual banquet following the season. Though the year ended with a disappointing 10-17 overall record and a first-round sectional exit against Terre Haute South, there were still many reasons to reflect fondly on 2008...
Cink closes out win at Travelers Tourney (06/22/08)
By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press Writer CROMWELL, Conn. -- Stewart Cink had a reputation as a good golfer who just couldn't finish off a tournament. His collapse during the fourth round of the PODS Championship in March left him with just one victory in the nine career events where he had the lead going into the last day...
Teixeira homers three times in Braves' victory (06/22/08)
By The Associated Press ATLANTA -- Mark Teixeira homered three times, connecting from both sides of the plate to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Seattle Mariners 8-3 on Sunday. Teixeira hit solo drives batting left-handed in the second and fourth innings, and a two-run shot from the right side in the seventh for his 13th homer of the season. It was his second career three-homer game and the first for an Atlanta player at Turner Field...
Stanbrough wins KISS title at Paragon (06/22/08)
KISS?Press Release PARAGON --?Just call him "King Jon." Brownsburg's Jon Stanbrough retained the throne of the King of Indiana as he brought the curtain down on the 2008 King of Indiana Sprint Series season with a dominating victory at Paragon Speedway on Saturday. ...
Stanbrough wins third straight at Bloomington (06/22/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BLOOMINGTON -- Competitors beware, Jon Stanbrough is beginning to take on his 2007 form. Last year's North American Sprint Car Driver of the Year doubled up over the weekend, winning his third consecutive feature at Bloomington and then added his third straight King of Indiana Sprint Series title with a Saturday win at Paragon...
Public Record 6-23-08 (06/22/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 20-22. Resisting Law Enforcement Gayhart, Cecil, 61 Await Arrainment Barnett, Tim, 24 Gayhart, Cecil, 61 Crandell, Curt R., 38 Scott Jr., Raymond M., 21...
Not all news 'good news' (06/22/08)
So, after a weekend where I managed to see some friends I haven't seen in quite a while, I ventured to the office Sunday afternoon. While sitting at my desk eating Subway, I noticed a new Letter to the Editor on my desk that must have been dropped off after I left the office Friday...
Reader points out errors in information (06/22/08)
To the Editor: I would like to thank Kathy Knust, Clay Community School Corporation Curriculum Coordinator, for her response to my recent Letter to the Editor of The Brazil Times concerning curriculum within the corporation, specifically, the French IV and Dance classes...
Area doctor offers thanks to all (06/22/08)
To the Editor: The evening of April 30, 2008, was a beginning of a new chapter in my life. That is how I, and my family, have chosen to look at that fateful event. From the time of my collapse, I was under the watchful eye of God above and a host of friends and colleagues. Everyone, from the emergency personnel in Clay County, the staff of St. Vincent Clay Hospital, the staff at Union Hospital, including many old friends of both Susie and mine, we were well cared for!...
Disappointed with Times' coverage (06/22/08)
To the Editor: I was disappointed The Brazil Times wasted space in the newspaper surveying people on whether they were going to the Fourth of July Celebration or not, thus putting a negative spin on one of the county's biggest events of the year. Instead, they could have provided Rotary with some free publicity by interviewing Rotarians on the hard work they are doing and plans for the upcoming event...
Not feeling welcome (06/22/08)
To the Editor: Dear Clay County and Owen County residents: We are truly sorry for your losses over the past week. We drove down last Sunday to check on our property in Coal City and could see only a part of the devastation. While our property and home were not damaged by the rain, someone chose to carry in a metal bar which they used to break into our garage. ...
Reader pleased with road work (06/22/08)
To the Editor: With all the ruination that has occurred in Brazil and surrounding areas, and all the city and county employees working around the clock, I felt now would not be a good time to address deep ruts in the alley behind my home and others living in the Blaine/Logan/Indi-ana/Washington street area of the city...
Mixed feelings regarding the library (06/22/08)
To the Editor: I went to our newly redone library that used to be free and had a good selection. I went for a DVD and guess what, they are now 50 cents. I know that is not much, but some residents rely on the library, because it is supposed to be free...