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Stories from Wednesday, June 25, 2008

County Fair queen, princess contests set (06/25/08)
A new 4-H queen will be crowned Saturday as seven area girls are competing for the coveted post Rebecca Seymour won last year. The 2008 Clay County 4-H Fair Pageant is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, at the Exhibit Hall, effectively kicking off the 2008 Fair...
Justice Center holding eight Vigo inmates (06/25/08)
The Clay County Justice Center welcomed eight new inmates Tuesday after a security breach was discovered within the Vigo County Jail. Despite the eight additions, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said the Center remains below capacity. "I think we've got eight," Heaton said of the additions. "That's all we could hold."...
Carnival setup begins, to open Friday at 5 p.m. (06/25/08)
The Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration is only a few days away and preparation has already begun. Burton Brothers Amusements, based out of Shirley, Ind., began setting up rides and concession stands Tuesday and will be open to the public Friday at 5 p.m...
LEAAP offering screenings for youth (06/25/08)
Mixed bag of entertainment set for Fourth of July Celebration (06/25/08)
The Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration will kick off Saturday and several Clay County organizations will take part. On Saturday, area bands Triggerhead and Country Thunder will perform at 6 and 9 p.m. respectively, while the Brazil Concert Band is scheduled for an 8 p.m. performance Sunday...
Living in the Country (06/25/08)
Two prep juniors headed to Boilers (06/25/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue has picked up two basketball commitments for the freshman class of 2010. Travis Carroll, a 6-foot-9 center at Danville High School, said he would play for Boilermakers coach Matt Painter's men's team, and DeeDee Williams, a 6-foot forward at Indianapolis Ben Davis, said she would play for coach Sharon Versyp's women's team. Both of them will be high school juniors this fall and cannot sign letters of intent until fall 2009...
Yankees Chamberlain earns first win as starter (06/25/08)
By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Joba Chamberlain was dominant in his first major league win as a starter and the New York Yankees bounced back from one of their worst losses of the season, routing the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-0 Wednesday night...
Ninth annual Brazil Open scheduled for the weekend (06/25/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Forest Park Golf Course will play host to the annual Brazil Open golf tournament on Saturday and Sunday. The tourney, played on the Pete Dye designed course, is in its ninth year of existence and has continued to grow each year. The 2008 edition has already attracted near record participation through early sign-ups, though there are still spots open...
IRL could add new engine, look by 2011 (06/25/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- IndyCar racing could undergo a major overhaul by 2011. The cars are expected to be redesigned. Multiple engine manufacturers could be back in the game, and even turbochargers may be back on the track...
Soto, Edmonds lead Cubs by Orioles (06/25/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Geovany Soto drove in three runs, Jim Edmonds homered and the Chicago Cubs jumped on spot starter Matt Albers early and went on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-4 Wednesday night. Jay Payton hit a pair of two-run homers off Chicago starter Ted Lilly (8-5) to lead the Orioles, who'd snapped the Cubs' 14-game home field winning streak Tuesday night...
Pacers' O'Neal headed to Toronto (06/25/08)
TORONTO (AP) -- The Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle to acquire forward Jermaine O'Neal from Indiana for point guard T.J. Ford, center Rasho Nesterovic, the 17th pick in the draft and a player to be named, The Canadian Press reported. While The Canadian Press reported the deal Wednesday, citing an unidentified person close to the negotiations, Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo said he was in the midst of "four or five" conversations with teams involving Ford and a combination of Toronto's No. ...
Anita Faye Myers Tarrh (06/25/08)
Anita Faye Myers Tarrh, 48, Fairbanks, Ind., died at 3 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at the home of her son in Brazil, Ind., following a long battle with cancer. She was born Nov. 30, 1959, in Jacksonville, Fla., as the daughter of Don and Mary Smith...
Charles Warren Callahan (06/25/08)
Charles Warren Callahan, 86, Brazil, died at 6:55 p.m., Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility, Knighsville. He was born May 23, 1922, in Keller, Ind., as the son of Russel Hayes and Drexel Sterling Callahan. Following graduation from high school, he joined the U.S. Navy and served during World War II in the South Pacific Theatre...
Francis Marie Summers (06/25/08)
Francis Marie Summers, 89, Brazil, died Wednesday, June 25, 2008, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. She was born April 11, 1919, in Clay County, as the daughter of Roscoe and Bessie Boyd Mercer. She graduated from Van Buren High School. She married Howard Summers Feb. 24, 1940, in Brazil. She was a member of the Lena Good Neighbors Club and the Clay County Extension Homemakers Club. She attended the Lena United Methodist Church...
PUBLIC RECORD 06-26-08 (06/25/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 23-25. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Citifinancial, Inc. Vs. Debbie R. Archer, Emma R. Boyce, Harlan W. Boyce, Rudy Leanio and Great Seneca Financial: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Harmony Happenings (06/25/08)
Emma Clossen, the new intern at Harmony United Methodist Church, will lead a summer Women's Bible Study each week. The group will meet on Wednesday mornings from 9-10 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. They will study the book of James. All women are invited...
Brazil Buzz (06/25/08)
As I sit here at this computer on this Sunday afternoon, storm clouds are gathering. Now that I have the yard looking good here comes the rain, another booster shot for an assortment of weeds, including July grass that I will need to take to task. Mosquitoes and other insects that work the day shift have already planted a few kisses on my cheeks and the back of my neck and legs, mostly, when I picked those tart cherries. ...