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Stories from Sunday, July 13, 2008

CCSC employee picture featured in magazine (07/13/08)
Frank Misner didn't think his picture would be one of the top entries. But when Misner took his camera down to Clay City in early May, the picture he took was a top entry. The Clay Community Schools Corp. Director of Transportation entered a photograph he took of students getting off buses at Clay City Elementary School into a photo contest for School Bus Fleet Magazine, a trade magazine that discusses the industry...
Poll: Readers don't plan to attend 2008 county fair (07/13/08)
Although the Clay County 4-H Fair is set to kick off today, according to the latest Brazil Times' online poll, most will not be attending. The Times recently asked its online readers, "Do you plan on attending the 2008 Clay County 4-H Fair?" Readers were given three options, including:...
Former resident posthumously honored (07/13/08)
Many people say they want to help those less fortunate. Many people say that they want to help the children, but don't. When Jayle Cline died on Feb. 13, 2008, of a brain tumor, the world truly lost a woman who cared deeply for children. A native of Clay County, she believed in her motto of children first...
City sets up fund for new project (07/13/08)
The City of Brazil is looking for assistance in aiding a couple of projects. "We are setting up a Community Fund where area residents and businesses can donate money which may help us start up some outreach programs," Brazil Human Resources/Safety Employee Mary Staub said...
Knights going camping (07/13/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The mercury in the thermometers is still climbing, but for Northview football players, their minds are set in the fall. The summer is where teams and players make their most significant progress and many of the Knights have been working diligently to make this season another one to remember for Northview fans...
All-Stars fight for attention in New York (07/13/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- In most cities, the All-Star game comes with giddy welcoming stories anticipating the annual gathering of baseball's best. The front page of one New York newspaper Sunday was devoted to baseball, all right, but with a different sort of headline: "A-ROD LOVE NEST."...
Cardinals and Brewers post NL Central wins (07/13/08)
By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA -- Pat Burrell hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies held their NL East lead heading into the All-Star break, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 Sunday. The Phillies began the day with a half-game edge over both Florida and the New York Mets. Arizona still leads the NL West, albeit with a 47-48 record...
Fans pressuring Packers to reinstate Favre (07/13/08)
By CARRIE ANTLFINGER Associated Press Writer Brett Favre's fans came to his defense Sunday, rallying outside Lambeau Field to pressure the Green Bay Packers to reinstate him as the starting quarterback. The crowd of more than 100 chanted "We want Brett," and carried signs reading, "Favre for President" or "Favre Forever." Many in the parking lot wore No. 4 jerseys, tossed footballs and grilled...
Robert L. Mattox (07/13/08)
Robert L. Mattox, 71, Cory, passed away at 6 p.m., July 11, 2008, at IU Medical Center. He was born April 24, 1937, in Riley, to Gomer and Rosie (Snively) Mattox. He graduated from Tollston High School in 1956. Bob owned and operated Mattox Ice Service from 1967-94. ...
Norma Ruth Frederick (07/13/08)
Norma Ruth Frederick, 91, Brazil, died at 6:45 p.m., Saturday, July 12, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born March 24, 1917, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of Alexander C. and Helen Whitmarsh Hadley. She graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1935 and began a career of more than 50 years as a beautician in the community...
Dorotha Jane (Louderback) Harrison (07/13/08)
Dorotha Jane (Louderback) Harrison, 88, rural Brazil, passed away at 2:35 a.m., Sunday, July 13, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Dorotha was born July 8, 1920, to Chauncey and Myrtle (Kuykendall) Louderback...
Arguing can be healthy, fun too (07/13/08)
"Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference…" Mark Twain Arguing is an indication that someone wants to communicate something close to one's heart. While many issues are resolved through peaceful discussion, some conflicts can provoke extremely strong emotions...
Open letter to thief who stole the vehicle (07/13/08)
To the Editor: To the person or persons who stole my granddaughter's car on Thursday, July 3, between 3-3:30 a.m., from 2030 E. Private Rd., 330 N., Center Point: Shawna is a single mother raising three children while working at Page's. You took her only means of transportation for her job, taking two little ones to daycare, and her 8-year-old to the doctor once a week...
Tellers thanked after finding money that was left behind at bank (07/13/08)
To the Editor: A big thanks of appreciation to Harris Bank and two ladies, Lyda and Teresa who work there. Monday, June 30, I had $400 in a zip plastic bag. When I got home, I had only $40. I searched my truck and home, but could not find it. My daughter called the bank and these two ladies had found it between the bank doors and gave it to me...
Two readers, two letters (07/13/08)
To the Editor: The flooding of homes brought about a lot of trash to be taken care of. We were one of many. I called City Hall and talked with Debbie in Mayor (Ann) Bradshaw's office and asked her for help. Mayor Bradshaw and Debbie went out of their way to help and we want to express our appreciation and heartfelt thanks...
Reader thanks community for support (07/13/08)
To the Editor: It's inconceivable that I could ever express the depth of gratitude I feel toward all the people that have come to my side during the days following my husband Pat's accidental death. But hopefully, I will be able to convey the feelings of Pat's family. ...
Fire department issues thanks to all (07/13/08)
To the Editor: The firefighters and officers of the Jackson Township Fire Dept. would like to thank the community for their outstanding support of our Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast. We rely heavily on community support through these fundraising events to lessen the burden on taxpayers and through your generous support, we can continue to provide progressive education, training and equipment to our firefighters to better support and protect the community...
Make sure to wear a helmet (07/13/08)
To the Editor: In the last couple of days, there has been a lot of talk about reinstituting the helmet law for motorcycles. There is a great deal of controversy about this. Quite frankly, I cannot imagine getting onto a motorcycle without a helmet, but I am not a biker...
Watch the speed on the roads (07/13/08)
To the Editor: I am currently a Brazil resident. Recently, I was driving westbound on Interstate-70 on my way to Terre Haute when a driver's education car passed me as if it were a first responder emergency vehicle. My first thought was that it must have been the instructor driving alone. ...