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Stories from Thursday, July 10, 2008

New members geared up (07/10/08)
On Thursday night, the Clay County School Board met at North Clay Middle School as Judge Joseph Trout gave the oath of office for new and re-elected board members. Jennifer Kaelber, Tina Heffener and Forrest Buell replaced Len Fischer, Steve Grigsby and Jim Guy...
Man in jail on drug related charges (07/10/08)
A Rosedale man was arrested on several drug related charges Wednesday night, while officials are still looking for other suspects. Details are limited because of the ongoing investigation, but officials at the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirm Aaron L. Evol, 24, Rosedale, was arrested on preliminary charges of possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana under 30 grams and possession of a methamphetamine drug lab...
CCSC officials gearing up for state police bus inspection (07/10/08)
One might wonder what's going on at the Clay Community Schools Corporation bus barn after a quick pass off Depot Street. Recently, CCSC Director of Transportation Frank Misner said the mechanics at the barn are getting all corporation buses prepared for the upcoming Indiana State Police inspection...
Area agency to host balloon rides at fair (07/10/08)
Visitors of the Clay County 4-H Fair will have the opportunity to ride a 70-story tall, red, white and blue RE/MAX of Indiana hot air balloon July 15. Sponsored by RE/MAX Homes and Land, Brazil, limited tethered rides in the balloon will be offered at approximately 7 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds...
Hospital to offer ID cards for children (07/10/08)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will partner with K-ID's BMV, Inc., at the Clay County 4-H Fair from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, July 12, in an effort to provide free identification cards for children and families to use in emergency situations. Each plastic ID card includes an updated photograph, height, weight and a digital thumbprint. It also features the child's address, birth date and emergency information, such as medical conditions and their physician's contact information...
Fair looks for Beetles for parade (07/10/08)
GREENCASTLE -- Volkswagen owners are invited to join the Putnam County 4-H?Fair parade Friday, July 18, to participate in the fourth VW?Brigade. Participants will be asked to meet at Greencastle Middle School July 18, between 5:30-6 p.m. This is the fourth year for the Brigade that began with 18 of the German vehicles. Last year, the group grew to 38 vehicles and this year, organizer Dick Funk hopes to have at least 50 cars participating...
Local Ice Cream Socials (07/10/08)
The Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department, 1200 N. and 200 W., Brazil., will be hosting an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 19 from 4-8 p.m. Homemade ice cream with many flavors to choose from will be available. Donations are welcome. Ashboro United Methodist Church, south of Brazil on SR 59, will be having their 31st annual Ice Cream Social, Saturday, July 29 starting at 5 p.m...
Covered bridge art gallery associate show results (07/10/08)
The Covered Bridge Art Association's Associate Membership Show is currently on display at the Gallery in Rockville. Gail Overpeck of Speedway; who is a graduate of Herron School of Art, a retired art teacher, and a member of the Watercolor Society of Indiana, judged the Show...
Red Cross benefit slated (07/10/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Victory Motorcycles of Terre Haute and Cheeseburger in Paradise will host a Bike Show to benefit flood relief Thursday, July 17, at Cheeseburger in Paradise. All bikes of all makes are invited to participate. Anyone riding a bike to the event will qualify for Special VIP Parking, door prizes and a chance in the grand prize drawing for a $125 gas card good at Baesler's Market...
'Battle of the Big Bands' set to take place at Fairbanks (07/10/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The "Battle of the Big Bands" will take place at Fairbanks Park Saturday, July 19, when the Terre Haute Community Band welcomes the Fabulous 40s Dance Band to share the stage for a full evening of musical entertainment. The Fabulous 40s will begin the performance at 7 p.m., with some swing and big band dance tunes to get the audience "In the Mood," a number that will be performed by both bands...
Road open again (07/10/08)
City Hall informed The Brazil Times Thursday that Ridge Street has been reopened but drivers should be cautious when using the road. For more information, call 443-2221.
FSSA teams with state agencies to create flood victim hotline (07/10/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA)?recently created the Indiana Flood Victims eHealth Support Center (1-877-788-5888) to assist disaster victims across the state. The support center will allow doctors to access flood victims' medical information...
Bland surprises competition in opening Indiana Sprint Week race (07/10/08)
USAC Reports LAWRENCEBURG -- Jeff Bland Jr. of Springville, Ind. led the first seven and the last six laps to score an upset victory in Wednesday night's 30-lap Chevy Powers "Indiana Sprint Week" feature at the Lawrenceburg Speedway. The win was his first ever in USAC National Sprint Car competition. ...
Howard home runs lead Phillies past Cards (07/10/08)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard homered twice and drove in three runs to help Philadelphia beat St. Louis 4-1 on Thursday. Howard lined a two-run shot off Braden Looper (9-7) in the first and connected again in the sixth. He leads the National League with 27 homers, two more than teammate Chase Utley, and 83 RBIs...
Morneau leads Twins past Tigers (07/10/08)
By The Associated Press DETROIT -- Justin Morneau hit an 11th-inning homer, tying a career-high with his fifth hit, and Minnesota overcame a four-run deficit to beat Detroit 7-6 on Thursday. The Twins, who stopped a three-game losing streak, trailed 6-4 in the ninth but tied the score against closer Todd Jones on two singles, an error and Joe Mauer's sacrifice fly...
Reds rip Cubs with seven home runs (07/10/08)
By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO -- David Ross and the Cincinnati Reds felt right at home with the wind blowing out of Wrigley Field on Thursday. The Chicago Cubs' friendly confines was even nicer to a visiting team, for once. Ross hit two of Cincinnati's seven homers, a long-ball barrage that included Ken Griffey Jr.'s 605th, and the Reds avoided a sweep with a 12-7 victory...
In MLB, home dominating play (07/10/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- Fans who root, root, root for the home team are leaving ballparks a lot happier this year. Home teams have won nearly 57 percent of games, the highest figure in the major leagues since 1978. They had a 778-590 record entering Thursday, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, which comes to a .569 winning percentage. Last year's mark was .542...
James Nairn (07/10/08)
James Nairn, 78, Brazil, passed away at 5:50 a.m., July 9, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born March 12, 1930, in Brazil, to David and Christina (Gleonard) Nairn. He attended Brazil High School. Prior to joining the United States Army, he worked for Natco Clay Factory. While serving his country, he was stationed in Georgia and worked as a medic...
Barbara Ann (Cleghorn) Downing (07/10/08)
Barbara Ann (Cleghorn) Downing, 77, passed away July 9, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Sept. 30, 1930, the daughter of Fred and Ethyle Cleghorn. She was a lifelong resident of Terre Haute and a former employee of Ann-Hage Quaker Maid, owner-operator of the Blazing Stump Restaurant, sitter and substitute mother to hundreds of children...
Public Record 7-11-08 (07/10/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 9-10. Awaiting Arraignment Evol, Aaron L., 24 Possession of paraphernalia Evol, Aaron L., 24 Possession of Marijuana, under 30 Evol, Aaron L., 24...
Harmony Happenings (07/10/08)
Sorry, the Happenings are a day late this week. The ladies at the Health Department needed me to come in for a day and it was the same morning I usually do my writing. It is nice to be needed. The ladies and I didn't visit much because we were busy every second but that sure makes the day go fast. None of us took a full lunch break. They had a clinic day and I wanted to put things in good order for Joyce Vinson. She will be returning from vacation later this week...
Pay attention to parental strategies (07/10/08)
If your parents are getting older, you may have to assist them in various aspects of daily life -- one of which may be their investment strategies. And by being "proactive," you may be able to make things much easier for mom and dad in their retirement years...
Ways to make sure pool safety is followed (07/10/08)
Taking a dip in your backyard pool can be a great way to beat the heat during the dog days of summer. It can be an excellent way to relax with family and friends or be a part of a regular exercise routine. As much fun as a pool can be, it can also be source of danger. Unsupervised or poorly protected swimming pools and hot tubs can be very inviting to young children. A curious child can enter a pool area before an adult realizes he or she is missing...