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Stories from Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Overcoming tragedy (07/15/08)
No one could blame Whitney Halfhill if she shed a few tears this week. Halfhill, 12, has competed in the Clay County 4-H Fair for as long as she can remember. But this year, things were quite different. Halfhill had planned on showing her horse of six years, Cricket, in the 4-H Horse Show...
Perspective: Not a reflection of the entire community (07/15/08)
Recently, a couple of poll questions that appeared on The Brazil Times' website disturbed several readers. They disturbed those in The Times' office as well. Take for example a recent online poll asking readers if they planned on attending the 2008 Clay County 4-H Fair...
Reward now being offered in Church arson case (07/15/08)
CORY-- Anyone with information about the suspects involved in a fire set at Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church could earn some money. Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill told The Brazil Times Tuesday that church officials were offering a reward...
Step right up (07/15/08)
Did you get a first-place ribbon with the 4-H project and were hoping to have your picture taken? You can. The Brazil Times will have a photographer at the fair all week taking pictures of anything for anybody. All that is required is a $1 deposit for an 8X10 color photo...
Concert band ready for Sunday live show (07/15/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue its Sesquicentennial Celebration with special guest conductor Col. Bryan Shelburne this week. The concert is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., Sunday, at Forest Park rain or shine...
Identify yourself! (07/15/08)
Ice cream social set (07/15/08)
The Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department, 1200 N and 200 W, Brazil, will host an ice cream social from 4-8 p.m., Saturday. Homemade ice cream with many flavors to choose from will be available. Donations will be welcomed.
Brazil High School class of 1942 (07/15/08)
The Brazil High School class of 1942 recently celebrated their 66th class reunion on June 28 at the Knightsville Masonic Lodge. The class voted to have their 67th reunion on June 27, 2009. Attending the reunion were:?(front row) Roy Evans, Maxine Metz, Mary Ellen Honey, Mildred Frazier, Beulah Davis, Norma White Leisure, Eleanor Bruner Bramblette, Jerry?Penman Mitchell, Ulla Winn Flavin, Billy Lynch; (back row)?Harold Haddon, Clarence Metz, Virgil Ames, Bill Killion, Betty Killion, Kathryn Trout, Robert Carpenter, Viola Holley Sampson, Betty Deal Reckard, Grace Blair Walker, Logan Smith, Marion Ivans and Stanley Eldridge. ...
Military news (07/15/08)
REBECCA SHAW SPC Rebecca Shaw became a member of the Army National Guard on Jan 28, 2008. She chose to join the Army in remembrance of her uncle, SPC William Stultz, who died during his service in Vietnam. Also to honor her husband, SPC Larry Shaw, who served three years of active duty and her godfather (uncle), SPC Walter Hardman, who served during Vietnam...
School Achievements (07/15/08)
For the 12th year, the Indiana Troopers Associations (ITA) provided the David Deuter Memorial Essay Contest for fifth grade students across Indiana. The students were invited in January to participate in the program by composing an original essay in approximately 100 words on the subject of "What being a Good Citizen Means to Me."...
United States Achievement Academy (07/15/08)
COLBY PFLUEGER The United States Achievement Academy announced today that Colby Pflueger, 13 years old, from Ellijay, Ga. has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in "Leadership". This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain. ...
Manning out 4-6 weeks after knee procedure (07/15/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning had a medical procedure Monday to remove an infected bursa sac from his left knee. Colts president Bill Polian announced the procedure, described as routine, on Monday night. Polian said the team's medical staff expects Manning to have "a full and complete return to action" in four to six weeks. Colts training camp begins July 25...
John E. Kumpf (07/15/08)
John E. Kumpf, 81, Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Brazil, Cloverdale, Morocco, and Plymouth, Ind., passed away June 13, 2008. He was born May16, 1927, in Brazil, and was the son of Leslie and Irene (O'Hair) Kumpf. He married Mary Ann Augustin June 19, 1955, and she preceded him in death on May 31, 1978...
GRADY ZANE PADDOCK (07/15/08)
Sherry and Dean Paddock would like to announce the birth of their first child, Grady Zane Paddock. Grady was born Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 12:49 a.m. in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ralph and Linda Sutton, Center Point, and great-grandmother, Emmy Sutton, Brazil...
MADILYNN KAY WHITAKER (07/15/08)
Mitch and Jamy Whitaker would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Madilynn Kay Whitaker. Madilynn was born on June 13, 2008. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 21 inches long.
MR. AND MRS. ROBERT ROTHROCK (07/15/08)
Bob and Rita Rothrock will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, July 20 at Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil. The celebration is being hosted by the family and will begin at 3 p.m, with music starting at 4 p.m. Bob retired from Pillsbury Company in 1988...