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Stories from Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Anonymous tip leads to two arrests (07/30/08)
A tip led to the arrest of two people in a fast-food restaurant parking lot at the intersection of State Road 59 and United States 42 Tuesday evening. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, an anonymous tipster informed officials that Joanna Michelle Britton, 34, Brazil, was a passenger in a pick-up truck at Burger King...
Gearing up for a new year! (07/30/08)
The time is near for teachers and students. The first day of school for teachers in Clay Community Schools for the 2008-09 school year will be Tuesday, Aug. 12, and for students Wednesday, Aug. 13. Teachers will report on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at Northview High School for a general organizational meeting...
Shopping spree to give parents a break on school supplies (07/30/08)
With the rising cost of gas and food, people are at their wits end saving for things that they need. With school year approaching quickly, many parents find themselves in a penny-pinching position, yet there is help. Debbie Zimmerman, the Title 1 Coordinator at Forest Park Elementary, is putting together a Back-to-School Shopping Spree for the parents and students of Forest Park on Aug. 5, from 4:30-7:30 p.m...
Corporation passes bus inspections (07/30/08)
For the 14th consecutive year, the Transportation Department of Clay Community School Corporation passed the Indiana State Police 48-point inspection on Tuesday and Wednesday. "I am proud of everyone," Transportation Director Frank Misner told The Brazil Times. "It was a great team effort and everyone did their part."...
Trailer fire! (07/30/08)
Although firefighters were able to quickly contain a Wednesday evening mobile home fire, officials believe the extensive smoke damage from a kitchen fire will make the trailer at 3470 East County Road 600 North a total loss. Members of Jackson Township, Van Buren Township and Center Point Township Volunteer Fire Departments responded to the mobile home fire. ...
Upcoming events (07/30/08)
Free Swim Christmas in the Park will host a free swim event from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, at the Forest Park Pool. The event is open to anyone in the community. Free soft drinks and popcorn will be provided. The event will be canceled if rain persists...
Openings remain for church bowling league (07/30/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If you are looking for a fun, and family friendly way to spend your upcoming Tuesday nights, Brazilian Lanes has got you covered. Beginning Aug. 26, the bowling alley begins its annual church bowling league, which still has several remaining openings for teams...
Tracy's return boosts hopes in Indy Car (07/30/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer It seemed like the IndyCar Series was getting along fine without Paul Tracy until the former champion showed up. Like in the old saying: out of sight, out of mind. Not anymore. Tracy's performance last week at Edmonton in his second race of the season and first IndyCar race since running in the 2002 Indianapolis 500 raised eyebrows, proving that the 39-year-old Canadian still has the ability and star power that the newly unified open-wheel series can use...
Colts' DT decides to retire (07/30/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer TERRE HAUTE -- Quinn Pitcock spent a lifetime preparing to play pro football. It took one year in the NFL for Pitcock to do something else. Pitcock, a 6-foot-2, 299-pound defensive tackle taken in the third round of the 2007 NFL draft, has decided to retire at age 24...
Newman: NASCAR bears 'ultimate responsibility' (07/30/08)
By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- NASCAR's apology went only so far with driver Ryan Newman, who held the governing body responsible for the tire fiasco that ruined the race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last weekend. "NASCAR has the ultimate responsibility," Newman said Wednesday, during a visit to Buffalo Bills training camp in suburban Rochester. ...
Thelma Marie Hayes (07/30/08)
Thelma Marie Hayes, 91, formerly of Brazil and currently living in Crawfordsville, passed away, at 8 p.m., July 29, 2008, at the Whitlock House Assisted Living. She was born in Southern Clay County, Feb. 6, 1917, to Joseph and Pearl (Bullerdick) Carter...
John David Fleisher (07/30/08)
John David Fleisher, 75, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, loving husband, brother, father and grandfather, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, July 29, 2008. He was born Oct. 22, 1932, in Sullivan, Ind., to the late Earl F. Fleisher and Helen B. (Fugate) Fleisher...
PUBLIC RECORD 07-31-08 (07/30/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 29-30. Awaiting Arraignment Ray, Paul Lee, 33 Williams, Maranda, 46 Lile, Jerry F. Jr., 18 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Krout, Aaron Casey, 18...
Brazil Buzz (07/30/08)
It is impossible to enjoy idling thoroughly unless one has plenty of work to do. Jerome K. Jerome The only time that I will have occasion and opportunity to idle, thoroughly, will be at the end of my days, when; there is nothing left for me to do, but sleep. However, on days like this late July scorcher, it's clear to see where Jerome was coming from. The work around here, outside and in can be overwhelming at times...
Harmony Happenings (07/30/08)
Harmony United Methodist will have a Gospel Sing on the second Sunday of the month. The service begins at 7 p.m. but fellowship starts at 6:15 p.m. This is part of the Second Sunday services that have been held each month. The contemporary format has been well received. Everyone is welcome...