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Stories from Monday, August 4, 2008

'Open Houses' give students a closer look at new surroundings (08/04/08)
Clay County students are probably staring at the calendar in amazement and shock. August is now in full swing which means the back-to-school season is in affect. Some schools are now open, teachers and administration workers are cleaning up and preparing the class rooms for eager young minds once again...
Computers and camera taken during break-in (08/04/08)
The Brazil City Police Department is investigating a burglary at Forest Park Elementary. BCPD Captain Dave Archer told The Brazil Times that school personnel discovered the break-in when they arrived at the school early Monday morning. "We believe it occurred sometime during the overnight hours between Sunday and Monday," he said, adding the investigation was still in its early stages. ...
Shopping spree to go on as planned (08/04/08)
With the recent break-in at Forest Park Elementary, school officials are optimistic about the Forest Park Back-to-School Shopping Spree for the students on Aug. 5, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. "Teachers came in and helped clean up the mess from the break-in," Debbie Zimmerman, the Title 1 Coordinator at Forest Park said. "Then they came down the hall and helped get ready for the shopping spree."...
Commissioners hear discussion about Ashboro road (08/04/08)
An Ashboro neighborhood is fighting to close a road. During Monday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners, several residents of the Barrows First Edition subdivision, represented by Attorney Jim Deal, presented a petition to close Center Street...
BCPD is looking for witnesses of accident (08/04/08)
The Brazil City Police Department would like to speak with witnesses who might have information about a recent two-vehicle accident. "This is an active investigation, and we need all the information available from all the witnesses," BCPD Captain Dave Archer told The Brazil Times Monday...
Clarification (08/04/08)
The Rhonda Tucker listed in the Public Record section of Friday's edition of The Brazil Times is not the same Rhonda S. Tucker-Clark, who is a former Brazil resident currently residing in Vigo County.
Local elementary school burglarized (08/04/08)
Officials are looking for information about a burglary at a local elementary school sometime late Sunday night or early Monday morning. According to information provided by the Brazil City Police Department, an undetermined number of people entered Forest Park Elementary and took at least two computers and a video camera, while committing random acts of vandalism in the building...
Officials seek help with recent accident investigation (08/04/08)
If you witnessed the two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Hendrix Street and State Road 59 Friday afternoon, the Brazil City Police Department would like to speak with you. BCPD Captain Dave Archer told the Brazil Times Monday that investigators would like to speak to any witness who were not questioned at the scene during Friday's accident...
Indians' Lee ties major league lead with 15th win (08/04/08)
By The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Cliff Lee tied the major league lead with his 15th win and the Cleveland Indians stayed unbeaten against the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays this season with a 5-2 victory on Monday night. Lee (15-2) went seven innings, giving up two runs and eight hits. The left-hander is 9-2 in 13 road starts...
No rookie nerves in Zorn's winning Redskins debut (08/04/08)
By JOSEPH WHITE AP Sports Writer ASHBURN, Va. -- Well, that was a promising start. Rookie coach Jim Zorn's quarterbacks went 19-for-22 in his sideline debut with the Washington Redskins. His team committed just four penalties and sustained only two injuries, both apparently minor...
Favre laying low in Green Bay (08/04/08)
By CHRIS JENKINS AP Sports Writer GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There was no parade, no motorcade, and no photo opportunity -- hardly the way you'd expect Brett Favre to return to the Green Bay Packers after spending most of the past month as the league's longest-running daytime drama...
Busch likely to race for more wins (08/04/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kyle Busch can't win everywhere, proven by two horrendous races this season at Pocono Raceway. The Sprint Cup Series points leader ran out of gas Sunday and wound up a frustrating 36th. As miserable as the final result was, it was still an improvement over his last-place finish there in June...
Sharon Kay Head (08/04/08)
Sharon Kay Head, 69, Brazil, passed away Aug. 3, 2008, at 6:38 p.m., at Union Hospital, following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. She was born Feb. 24, 1939, in Brazil, the daughter of Lucille and Albert Gullifor. She valued her life as a wife, mother, grandmother and a nurse. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 08-05-08 (08/04/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 1-4. Clay Superior Court -- Civil RAB Performance Recoveries Vs. Rebecca J. Reisinger: Civil Collections RAB Performance Recoveries Vs. Raeanne Bernarte: Civil Collections...
Ag Corner (08/04/08)
Floods have not Accelerated Midwest Mosquito Disease Levels So far the West Nile Virus (WNV) has been fairly quiet on the news front this year, despite the heavy rains of spring and summer to date. A dry weather pattern followed by a short wet period can spur breeding populations since 5-10 days is a complete life cycle for this pest. ...