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Stories from Monday, July 28, 2008

One injured in ATV accident (07/28/08)
Details were released Monday about an hour-long rescue effort by emergency response personnel to reach an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident victim Saturday afternoon. One of several ATV riders contacted the Clay County Justice Center 911 dispatchers by cell phone after the accident...
Poll: Responders ready to flock over to Colts Camp (07/28/08)
If The Brazil Times' latest online poll is any indication, several readers are fans of many of the National Football League teams rather than just rooting for the home squad. The Indianapolis Colts arrived in Terre Haute last week to conduct training camp for the upcoming NFL season, on the campus of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology...
Reminder for vaccinations (07/28/08)
As the school season approaches, many parents may get a giddy, happy feeling deep down inside, knowing their children will once again be spending their days engrossed in spelling words and multiplication tables. With all the hustle and bustle of buying school supplies, paying for books and buying new clothes, some parents might forget one of the most important processes of school, vaccinations...
Concert band set for weekend performances (07/28/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the director of Matthew S. Huber, will continue its summer long Sesquicentennial Celebration Sunday at 8 p.m., at Forest Park rain or shine. This week, the BCB will welcome Jim Church to the podium as he conducts the march, "The Washington Post," by Sousa...
Ritz Follies scheduled for Saturday (07/28/08)
ROCKVILLE -- Parke Players will present the fourth annual Ritz Follies, a variety show at the historic Ritz Theater in Rockville, at 8 p.m., Saturday. Scheduled to perform at the fundraising event are singers and musicians throughout the Wabash Valley. ...
Reunions 7-29-08 (07/28/08)
STEVENSON annual reunion will be Saturday, Aug. 2, in the community building in Cory. Lunch will be at noon. A nice playground is available and the building is air-conditioned. HOFMANN annual reunion will be Aug. 3, at the Jackson Township Fire Department, starting with a pitch-in dinner at noon. For more information, call 835-1103...
Northview alumni cap high school careers with All-Star appearance (07/28/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School graduates Traci Sanders and Erica Conrad culminated their high school softball careers by competing in the 2008 Indiana East/West All-Star game during the weekend. The All-Star format included a pair of seven inning games, in which all 15 girls on each team got an opportunity to bat...
One week until Olympics, Beijing still dealing with threats (07/28/08)
By CHARLES HUTZLER Associated Press Writer BEIJING -- Just over a week before the Beijing Olympics, a militant Islamic group's claims of responsibility for bombings in China have fueled unease about security. The government has assured its people and the Olympic community that heavy security will ensure a secure games. But its clampdown has smothered a broad array of groups, many with grievances against the government but without a history of violence...
Quiet Monk set to enter Hall of Fame (07/28/08)
By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer LEESBURG, Va. -- In a sports world where loud is good, controversy equals popularity and sound bites translate into Pro Bowl votes, Art Monk simply went to work -- quietly. And he did his job extremely well, catching more passes than anyone before him. Those who knew him well were outraged when the Washington Redskins receiver was passed over seven times in Pro Football Hall of Fame voting...
Rodgers begins practice as Packers' starter (07/28/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With the Brett Favre standoff still simmering, Aaron Rodgers took his place Monday as the Packers' new starting quarterback. Rodgers is trying to ignore what has become a daily soap opera involving the three-time MVP. Favre is considering filing for reinstatement with the NFL and reporting to camp this week, a move likely intended to pressure Green Bay to grant him his release -- something the Packers refuse to do -- or trade him...
Robert "Bobby" Glenn (07/28/08)
Robert "Bobby" Glenn, 70, Brazil, passed away July 27, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Oct. 2, 1937, in Brazil, as the son of William Madison Glenn and Lu Ella (Smith) Glenn. After attending Brazil High School, Bobby worked at Arktex for several years, sold and filled fire extinguishers and was over maintenance at the Clay Community Schools bus garage...
Samuel E. Hillenburg (07/28/08)
Samuel E. Hillenburg, 67, Monrovia, formerly of Brazil, died at 11:45 p.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2008, at his residence, following an extended illness. He was born Aug. 8, 1940, in Brazil, to George P. and Mary Ruth Hillenburg. He joined the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War...
Public Record 7-29-08 (07/28/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 25-28. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. James E. Pringle: Civil Collections GE Money Bank Vs. Barbara Tolbert: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Melissa Wyatt: Civil Collections...
Pond Weeds Spread Due to Flood (07/28/08)
Typically pond weed control should be the focus of discussion during April and May. However during the last two weeks, a number of individuals have contacted the office with weed concerns in ponds. Many are reporting that they are having problems that they have never before noticed in their particular pond. ...