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Stories from Thursday, July 17, 2008

Clay City man arrested for failure to return (07/17/08)
A Clay City man failed to return to jail after being released to help his family following the June flooding. According to Clay Circuit Court documents, attorney Ed McGlone filed a "hardship" motion on behalf of Timothy J. Steuerwald, 39, in Clay Circuit Court. The motion requested that Steuerwald be released from the Clay County Justice Center on June 25 in order to help his family replant 1,200-1,600 acres of lost crop due to water damage...
Supreme Showman! (07/17/08)
Abby Sweet bested five other top showman Thursday evening to capture the title of Round Robin Showmanship at the 2008 Clay County 4-H?Fair. Sweet is in her 10th year of 4-H and recently graduated from Shakamak High School and plans on attending Purdue University in the fall. ...
Commissioners: USDA must OK repairs to levees (07/17/08)
Repairs to two county levees are now in the hands of the USDA. The Clay County Commissioners opened quotes for the work to be done on levees under the control of the Erie Canal Levee Association and Guirl Ditch Association. "We cannot make an official approval for the work today because we have to send it off to the USDA for their approval of the funding," Commissioner Paul Sinders said. "I was informed that we should receive word back from them within a week, but possibly as soon as (today)."...
Officials investigating sixth 'suspicious' fire in county (07/17/08)
CENTER POINT -- Whoever set the fire at an out building in Center Point didn't cause much financial destruction. "It's been a rough spring," homeowner Jeff Koehler told The Brazil Times Thursday afternoon. "I'm a farmer, so first it was the rains and the crops. Now, as we begin to do the renovations to this house, the garage is burned down. It's really unfortunate."...
Several compete in 4-H Rocket Shoot (07/17/08)
Nine-year-old Madison Kapke had been involved with mini 4-H for two years before moving up this year. In her first year in the "big leagues," she created four projects. But her favorite was the rocket shoot, which took place Thursday at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds...
Honored! (07/17/08)
Farm Bureau President Marshall Nuckolls (center) awarded Benjamin Powell, with 130 projects completed during his 10 years in 4-H, and Jazmine Kellum, with 72 completed during her 10 years in 4-H, with special awards in the show arena at the 2008 Clay County 4-H Fair Wednesday evening. The two were each presented with a plaque, certificate and a mystery envelope in appreciation for their "4-H spirit" over the past 10 years...
Dedication! (07/17/08)
Members of Farm Bureau helped create the Clay County 4-H Hospitality Building this year. Those on hand for the opening of the building included (front, from left) 4-H Council President Dianna Knox, Farm Bureau representatives Winnie Knust, Betty Schopmeyer, Mary Loui Dietz, (back) Community Foundation representative Mike Lawson, and Farm Bureau...
During 10-year span, local 4-H'r has seen it all (07/17/08)
During her 10 years involved in 4-H, Jazmine Kellum, 18, has competed in practically everything. Ten years ago, the 2008 Northview High School graduate started showing chickens. Through the years, she has progressed and for several years, she has shown beef, her admitted favorite category...
Another suspicious fire in Clay County (07/17/08)
CENTER POINT -- A fire marshal with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security Division of Fire and Building Safety has declared an early morning structure fire to be suspicious. Details are limited because of the ongoing investigation, but officials confirmed to The Brazil Times that preliminary results have determined an unidentified accelerant was used to set a fire in an old garage located at 508 South Street, Center Point, sometime between 12-12:30 a.m...
CYL 9-year-olds win title (07/17/08)
The Clay County Youth League 9-year-old baseball All-Star squad got the special treatment recently. The squad was escorted through Brazil by the Brazil City Fire Department after defeating Mooresville, 11-10, Tuesday, to win the Southwest State Region Championship...
What's your favorite part of summertime? (07/17/08)
Donald Albert Neese (07/17/08)
Donald Albert Neese, 79, Brazil, died at 1:15 a.m., Thursday, July 17, 2008, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born March 15, 1929, in Poland, as the son of Clifford and Lola Nees Neese. He graduated from Bowling Green High School. During the Korean War, he joined the U.S. Army and served in the 7th Recon Company in Korea...
Public Record 7-18-08 (07/17/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 16-17. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Susan Stuart Vs. Robert Stuart: Domestic Relations Sandra Nees-Glassock Vs. Jacob Nees: Miscellaneous Civil Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Be alert to dangers of drowsy driving (07/17/08)
Driving while drowsy is an unnecessary risk you shouldn't take. Sleep deprivation has become widespread in North America as people try to squeeze more and more activities into each day. One consequence: More vehicle crashes attributed partly or wholly to sleepiness...
What to do with an inheritance (07/17/08)
Will you ever receive a sizable inheritance? You can't plan on it. But if you do get one, you can plan on using it to help achieve some of your key financial goals. Once you get word of an inheritance, what steps should you take? Above all, don't rush to act. If you are in the midst of the grieving process, it's hard to make good decisions about money...