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Stories from Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Wright back in court again (07/16/08)
Although serving seven years at the Indiana Department of Corrections for resisting law enforcement resulting in death of his girlfriend, Brandee Siples, Nov. 17, 2007, Cody Wright's legal troubles are not over. Wright, 19, Brazil, was returned to the Clay County Justice Center Tuesday so he could appear before Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers Wednesday for a class D misdemeanor charge of reckless driving in Clay County. ...
Semi-truck rolls over on I-70 (07/16/08)
Officials were worked to a frenzy Wednesday following two accidents within one mile of each other on Interstate-70. Indiana State Police officials believe drowsiness may have caused a semi-truck driver to roll his vehicle Wednesday afternoon. ISP Sr. Trooper Chris Carter was called to the scene at approximately 11 a.m. for the rolled vehicle...
Dates set for tax collection (07/16/08)
That dreaded time to pay property taxes is coming again. "Our abstract has been pre-approved by the Auditor of State's Office and we are starting to print off the bills," Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh said. Alumbaugh and Clay County Treasurer Debbie James discussed a possible date for the first installments to be due and settled on Friday, Aug. 29. The second installment will be due Tuesday, Nov. 10...
Suspected arsonist turns himself in (07/16/08)
A two-month investigation into a Lewis, Ind., residential fire culminated with the arrest of the victim's ex-husband for arson. Around 9 a.m., Wednesday, John Brian Sebeck, 42, Lewis, turned himself in to Indiana State Police Det. Sam Stearley and was booked into the Clay County Justice Center...
Recognized for achievements! (07/16/08)
State Police gearing up for bus inspections (07/16/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- Teams of Indiana State Troopers and State Police Motor Carrier Inspectors assigned to the Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division (CVED) are currently conducting state mandate school bus inspections. The Indiana State Police Department conducts the annual inspections of nearly 15,000 school buses. School buses which are 12-years-old or older are required to be inspected every six months. Currently, there are approximately 1,500, which fall in this category...
All-Star team to receive royal treatment (07/16/08)
The Clay County Youth League 9-year-old All-Star defeated Mooresville, 11-10, in six innings, Tuesday, to claim the state title. The squad will be honored tonight with an escort through town. Festivities will begin at 7:30 p.m., at Wal-Mart, and will head west on United States 40 through Brazil...
Truck flips on I-70 (07/16/08)
Indiana State Police officials believe drowsiness may have caused a semi-truck driver to roll his vehicle Wednesday afternoon. ISP Sr. Trooper Chris Carter was called to the scene at approximately 11 a.m. for the rolled vehicle. According to Carter, the driver, Zhe Meng, California, was driving eastbound on Interstate-70 near the 20-mile marker when the vehicle began to veer off the road...
BREAKING NEWS: SEMI/TRUCK ROLLS OVER ON I/70 (07/16/08)
A semi truck traveling east on Interstate/70 rolled over near mile marker 20 Wednesday afternoon. The story will be updated.
Upcoming events (07/16/08)
GIANT YARD SALE The House of Hope, a Division of Mission Teens, Inc., 5525 W. United States 40, Brazil, will conduct its annual Giant Yard Sale, Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m. During the event, the organization will serve barbeque platters for $5. For more information, call 446-1717...
Fore! (07/16/08)
Forest Park Golf Pro Mark Rogers (left)?instructs Trey Reberger, 9, MaKenna McNabb, 7, and Reagann Bohanonn, 6, along with former Northview High School golfer Millie Akers during the Forest Park Pee Wee Golf Camp Wednesday. All three children are from Brazil. Approximately 50 kids attended the camp...
All-Stars set for tourney (07/16/08)
A 7-0 victory over Valle Field put the Clay County Youth League 14-year-old All-Stars in the Southwest Regional State Tournament. The squad defeated Valle Field a few nights ago, earning the trip to Evansville Friday. The 14-year-olds will face Jasper in the first game of the state tournament, scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) and 5:30 p.m. (Central Daylight Time)...
The long goodbye: AL wins All-Star game 4-3 in 15 (07/16/08)
NEW YORK (AP) -- J.D. Drew wondered whether he'd be pitching soon. Clint Hurdle sounded out David Wright about his mound prowess. It was the 15th inning of the final All-Star game at Yankee Stadium, and the bullpens were empty. As goodbyes go, this was a long, long one...
Rev. Arthur G. Ferry Jr. (07/16/08)
Rev. Arthur G. Ferry Jr., 69, Fort Wayne, formerly of Garrett, Ind., died at 7:45 a.m., Wednesday, July 16, 2008, at Canterbury Nursing and Rehabilitation, Fort Wayne. He was born Aug. 13, 1938, in Brazil, to Arthur G. and Helen (Howard) Ferry Sr. They preceded him in death...
PUBLIC RECORD 07-17-08 (07/16/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 15-16. Marriage License Applications Brock Thomas Chevrier, 30, Brazil, and Tammi Maye Sanders, 39, Terre Haute State Criminal Charges Jack D. Akers, 22: 1. Burglary 2. Theft...
Harmony Happenings (07/16/08)
Check out the 4-H Fair at the Fairgrounds if you haven't gotten there already. At least the weather sounds like it will be fairly dry for the remainder. Niece Erin's plane arrived safely and was even a little early landing in Indy. John and Eva Kay were there to meet her even if they were on the wrong level at the airport. They had not seen their daughter since Christmas. Mike and Karen, Denny and I joined them for supper at Mario's. As John would say and did, "We ate the legs off the table."...
BRAZIL BUZZ (07/16/08)
Last week, I wasn't feeling my best. I could have stayed in bed, easily. Instead, I carried on and made great gains, in regard to my outside chores. More rain came and handed me this week's schedule and I threw up my hands. The north end of the garden at the homestead is water logged again; a portion of the mid-spring planting of loose-leaf lettuce was almost too pooped to pop up without my assistance, after the storm. ...