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Stories from Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Drugs found during home inspection (07/29/08)
A routine home inspection by members of Clay Community Corrections led to the recent arrest of a woman who had transferred into the program from Vigo County. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, on July 25, members of the CCSD and Clay Community Corrections visited an undisclosed Clay County residence where Kimberly Steadman, 36, was staying after being recently transferred to the program...
Meth found during traffic stop (07/29/08)
A traffic stop led to the arrest of a Brazil woman on a warrant for failure to appear in small claims court and other drug-related charges Monday evening. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, around 5:30 p.m., Deputy James Switzer pulled a vehicle driven by Anna Eldridge, 41, over in an area near the intersection of Lower Bloomington Road and County Road 200 North for a traffic stop...
A long time coming (07/29/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- It took 38 years, but a former Clay County resident recently received medals he had earned from the Vietnam War. "It was pretty interesting," Terry Haughee told The Brazil Times. "That was something else." The 57-year-old Haughee learned he was receiving the medals in February but his wife of four years secretly planned a surprise party for him...
ISP conducts bus inspections (07/29/08)
Officials with the Indiana State Police Terre Haute post were off to a quick start Tuesday, attempting to beat the heat. A handful of troopers paid a visit to the Clay Community Schools bus garage Tuesday to inspect 74 buses for the upcoming school year...
Deadline to apply for FEMA assistance approaching (07/29/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State residents and business owners living in the 40 counties included in the recent presidential disaster declaration -- which includes Clay County -- have only two weeks remaining to register for federal disaster assistance. The designated counties include Clay, Adams, Bartholomew, Brown, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hendricks, Henry, Huntington, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Parke, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, Shelby, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Vigo, Washington and Wayne counties.. ...
JTCB to perform at state fair (07/29/08)
The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will perform at the Indiana State Fair, Wednesday, Aug. 6. The band will appear in a parade at 6:30 p.m., throughout the fairgrounds and in concert at 7:30 p.m., in front of the Home and Family Arts Pavilion...
Candidate: State should invest more in alternative energy (07/29/08)
Indiana State House District 44 candidate Nancy Michael paid a visit to Brazil Tuesday, announcing her support for increasing the state's investment in alternative energy sources to cut energy costs and reduce dependence on foreign oil. Michael said she believes the state should set an example for Hoosiers to follow in moving toward renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydrogen and other bio-fuels...
Club News (07/29/08)
Van Buren Homemakers The Van Buren Homemakers met July 16 at the First Baptist Church with Evelyn Nevins and Dorothy Plunkett furnishing lunch. Dorothy gave the blessing. Evelyn opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and the club creed. Five members were present for the roll call, Marcie Davis Leah Rae McMichael, Myrna Schrader, Dorothy and Evelyn and one guest from the FNP, Donna Black...
Historical Society meeting (07/29/08)
The Clay County Historical Society will be meeting Aug. 4 in the lower level of the museum. Please note that the meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a carry-in picnic dinner. This meeting is a social time and no program is planned. The next meeting will be Sept. 8 and will begin at 6 p.m. The location will be announced, but will be in Center Point. A tour and history of the town will take place. The public is invited and welcome to attend any of the meetings...
Brazil High School Class of 1963 (07/29/08)
The Brazil High School Class of 1963 had their 45th year reunion on July 5, 2008 at Traditions. Attending the get together were: (front row) Biff Duckwall, Lew Miller, Neva Aker Burton, Catherine Smith Dugger, Jane Rentschler Byers, Marilyn Moon Howerton, Laura Stuart Freese, Janet Gray Patterson, Jim Gray, Terry Kirchner, Jim Tilley; (second row) Nancy Bridgewater House, Vicki Garrigus Loughmiller, Betty Moore Marshall, Deanna Snell Wells, Suzie Cagle Crowder, Betty Cooper Roney, Bonnie Weaver McArther, Susie Minnick Freeman, Barbara Wetnight Hassell, Nina Burch Miller, Carolyn Kumpf Houck, Gayla Smith VanHorn, Janice Garrigus Mote, Mary Sue Jones Jackson, Emily Minnick Sypers, Jewell Lawson Smith; (third row) teacher Pete Varda, Steve Lawson, teacher Wayne Parker, Tony Ashby, Alma Vanatti Blubaugh, Sandra Wickware, Sharon Norman Beddow, Barbara Sawyer McGranahan, Sherry Williams Farris, Sue Floyd Manion, Carolyn Dickerson Hoffman, Charles Walker, Bob Mercer, Johna Green Lumsdon, Virginia Davis Summerlot, Aleda Gettle Waggoner, Karen Muenster Swalley, Judi Hickey Courtney, Marcia Stigler Davis, John Stephens, Jerry Jones, John Robinson, Mary Margaret Courtney Sauvain, teacher Charles Purl, teacher Denzil Adams, teacher Ralph Egloff; (fourth row)?Charles Nevins, Julia Romas Hoffa, Diane Kitch Braden, Sandra Michael Black, Phyllis Roeschlein Danhour, Maryellen?Howald Chatham, Clifford Shaul, Cheryl Stearley Robinson, Paul Gentry, Jordie Brown, Ralph Spelbring, John Burk, Jim Little, Roger Dulin, Gary Dulin, Gary Barrick, Don Lumsdon.. ...
Indiana Force win 12U NSA World Series (07/29/08)
Times Staff Report The Indiana Force, a group of softball players in the 12-under range, recently won the National Softball Association Class B Northern World Series, which took place in East Peoria, Ill. The squad was 6-1 in the tournament, besting the Portage Hurricanes, which finished 6-2. The squad has had a busy summer, coming in first in six tournaments, including wins in Indianapolis, Brownsburg, Plainfield, Martinsville, Cayuga and the World Series victory...
Manning arrives in Terre Haute, but still on the mend (07/29/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer TERRE HAUTE -- Peyton Manning finally arrived in town. Where he is or when he'll practice with the Indianapolis Colts remains a mystery. The two-time league most valuable player had surgery July 14 to remove an infected bursa sac in his left knee, but still has not appeared on the Colts' practice fields. Team officials are keeping his whereabouts hush-hush...
Cubs' newcomer Samardija looks to make impact (07/29/08)
By COLIN FLY AP Sports Writer MILWAUKEE -- Jeff Samardzija refuses to sing. He's not at Notre Dame anymore, where it was standard practice to belt out the old fight song. Now, the Cubs rookie reliever will let his fastball hum and whistle for him. "I will never sing in karaoke or anything like that," he said. "I know my limits."...
Favre sends letter to NFL, seeks reinstatement (07/29/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Brett Favre's decision to file for reinstatement will force the Green Bay Packers to do one of three things: release him, trade him, or allow him to report to camp. If he reports, it potentially could cause a major distraction for a team that committed to moving on after he retired in March...
Big deal: Angels acquire Teixeira from Braves (07/29/08)
By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer ATLANTA -- The Los Angeles Angels already have the best record in baseball. That didn't stop them from making a bold move two days before the trade deadline. With their sights set firmly on the World Series, the Angels pulled off a blockbuster deal Tuesday to acquire slugger Mark Teixeira from the fading Atlanta Braves...
ANDREA B. MELE AND SAMUEL A. MILLER JR. (07/29/08)
Andrea B. Mele and Samuel A. Miller Jr. would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Aug. 2 at the Brazil United Pentecostal Church. Andrea is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Barnes. Samuel is the son of Samuel Miller and Jeannie Slack...
COURTNEY PERKINS AND JOSEPH DEWEESE (07/29/08)
Tim and Debbi Perkins, along with John and Kathleen DeWeese Sr. would like to announce the upcoming wedding of their children, Courtney Perkins and Joseph DeWeese on Saturday, Aug. 2 at 4:30 p.m. at McKinley Hill Church of Christ. A reception will take place immediately after the ceremony at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds...
MR. AND MRS. JOHN STEINER (07/29/08)
John Max and Mary Ruth Brown Steiner will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Aug. 3, with an open house at Serendipity, 111 W. National Ave., Brazil, from 2-4 p.m. John and Mary were married on August 1, 1958 at Wesley Chapel, in Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 07-30-08 (07/29/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 29. Marriage License Applications Randall Lee Grey, 50, Brazil, and Mila Jean Navel, 49, Brazil State Criminal Charges Zachery J. Davis, 19: Illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage...