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Stories from Monday, July 14, 2008

Benefit for local youth set up (07/14/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Friday, Tropical Snow, 3701 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, will conduct a benefit for 7-year-old Brendan Crague, Brazil, who recently lost his father. Tropical Snow owner, Corey Simonson, Brendan's uncle, will sponsor the benefit from noon-10 p.m...
Guard members heading to Iraq (07/14/08)
Seven members of the Company B, 38th Main Support Battalion of the Indiana National Guard Unit stationed here in Brazil National Guard will be leaving for Iraq today. Although "un-voluntarily" transferred to another company for deployment, First Sergeant Neil Stough told The Brazil Times the men and women were ready to go, as with the whole unit, were ready to go within a moment's notice...
4-H Queen, Princess getting used to 'busy' schedules (07/14/08)
They were both crowned more than two weeks ago and have had little sleep since. Baileigh Burns, 14, was crowned the 2008 Clay County 4-H Fair Princess this year while Shelby Sands, 17, earned the title of 4-H Queen. The pageant took place June 28 and since that day, both Burns and Sands have been very busy...
Area man arrested on drug charges (07/14/08)
A court-issued arrest warrant was served during the weekend on the son of a woman arrested for several drug-related charges and maintaining a common nuisance in late June. As part of that earlier investigation, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times that Justin L. ...
Nationally Known NoTill Speaker to be at Local Seminar (07/14/08)
Jill Clapperton, nationally known authority on the impact of no-till and cover crops on soil quality will be speaking at the Bi-State Notill Seminar to be held on July 30, 2008 at the Cayuga Christian Church in Northern Vermillion County. Jill is from Florence, Montana where she helps manage their 3,000 acre family crop and timber ranch. ...
College News (07/14/08)
Rose Hulman Rose Hulman Institute of Technology named there dean's list for the winter quarter. In order to be named to the dean's list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs...
Junior Olympians! (07/14/08)
Two local boys competed in Chicago Saturday and Sunday in the USA?Track and Field Region 7 Junior Olympic Championships. Both qualified for the 2008 USA?Track and Field National Junior Olympic Championships, which will take place in Omaha, Neb. Pictured are (from left)?Joel Whittington, who qualified in the 400 meter hurdles, and Conor Strain, who qualified in the 3,000-meter run...
Farris wins weekend tourney (07/14/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Clay County resident Troy Farris continued to pile up the awards during weekend golf action. Farris competed in the Dorsett Mitsubishi Mini-City Tournament, which took place at the Rea Park Golf Course in Terre Haute and claimed the tourney title...
Norman McGowen (07/14/08)
Norman McGowen, 75, Brazil, passed away July 9, 2008, with family and friends by his side. He was a lifelong resident of Brazil. He served his country proudly in the military service right after high school. He then went to work at Alcan until he retired...
Lillian Isabell Wood Rice (07/14/08)
Lillian Isabell Wood Rice, 86, Plainfield, passed away July 13, 2008. She was born May 25, 1922, to the late George and Violet (Loughmiller) Wood in Steger, Ill. She worked at the Kieger Corp. for nine years and Avon Aircraft for six years. She is survivd by son Richard P. (Vickie) Rice, daughter Carol A. (Rice) Walter, sister Georgeanna Bell, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren...
Public Record 7-15-08 (07/14/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 10-14. Clay Superior Court -- Civil First Horizon Home Loans Vs. Barbara D. Tolbert and Chase Manhattan Bank USA: Mortgage Foreclosure First Financial Bank Vs. Steven F. Meeker, Gail A. Meeker and Citibank: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Stream Advisories Important For Those Who Fish (07/14/08)
If one did not take time to fish the Fourth of July or yet this summer, there is still plenty of opportunity. Many will be embarking upon the favorite Hoosier summertime activity of going to their favorite fishing hole. Fish stories are fun and this is a great activity for the family to spend time together. ...