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Stories from Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Break-ins keeping law enforcement occupied (08/19/08)
Mischief-makers were out after 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, breaking into cars and burglarizing at least one local business. Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison contacted The Brazil Times after theft reports started coming into the department around 5 a.m., with evidence pointing to the first theft at around 2 a.m...
Clay City opening new youth center (08/19/08)
Soon, the young adults of Clay County will have a place to "hang out." "This has always been a dream of mine," Laura Wells told The Brazil Times about a new youth center she is helping to organize in Clay City. "The ROCK will provide a Christian atmosphere where young adults can come together and hang out after school."...
New playground equipment at Forest Park for the little ones (08/19/08)
Patrons to Forest Park will notice an addition to the playground equipment. A new playground set is being assembled and will soon be in place for the younger children. "This equipment is geared to the two-four-year-old children," Brazil Parks Board Vice President Ruthann Jeffries told The Brazil Times. "Each train-car does something different, and they are made out of plastic and is assembled so that parents will be able to keep a close eye on the children."...
BCB concluding its summer celebration (08/19/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Col. Matthew S. Huber, concludes its summer long Sesquicentennial Celebration literally with a bang Sunday at a special time of 7:30 p.m., at Forest Park, rain or shine. Overture "1812," Tschaikowsky's epic classic, will be presented in its entirety including the famous 17 explosive cannon shots provided by fireworks expert Mark Adamson...
Brazil High School Class of 1973 (08/19/08)
The Brazil High School class of 1973 celebrated their 35th reunion on July 19 at Traditions. Attending the reunion were: (first row) Barb Goodhart Bennett, Darlene Trout Shepard, Cathy Yocom Thompson, Bambi Bell Meier; (second row) Nancy Moore Wiesman, Alison Kulow Pond, Jennifer Neal, Connie Haase McAuliffe, Jana Chapman Kessler, Cathy French Phillips, Jeff Short, Cindy Persinger Lauther; (third row) Larry Tucker, Jerry Shepard, Curt Walker, David Bond, Teresa Hyde, Vicki McKinney, Kenny White, Becky Shanks Holub, Dennis McAuliffe; (fourth row) David Wetnight, Randy Ringo, David Thomas, Bob Lyon, Brad Murphy, Pauline Muncie Sneath; (fifth row) Jim Hood, Mark Price Estes, Bob Pell, Ann Rice Hodson, Pam Bridgewater Murphy, Kevin Turner; (sixth row) Derek Ratcliff, Don Ireland, Tom McCullough, Jeff Bennett, Toni Reffet Bullock, Monte Reece; (seventh row) Brad Eaglin, Bob Drake, Dion Snow, Dwight Clerk, Robert Maurer, Greg Wilson.. ...
Family Reunions (08/19/08)
YOCOM family reunion will be Sunday, Aug. 24 at the Forest Park Pavilion southeast corner. A basket dinner will be at 1 p.m. WELLS reunion will be Sept. 7 at 12:30 p.m. at the Forest Park Pavilion. Bring a basket dinner, drinks will be furnished...
Class Reunion (08/19/08)
The NORTHVIEW HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1998 will be having their 10th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 6-10 p.m. at Traditions, in Brazil. For more information, call Jessica Witham Blankenship at 317-979-3778.
Major Michael S. Lock retires from the Air Force (08/19/08)
Major Lock was born on Nov. 15, 1965, in Madison IN. He graduated from Brazil High School, in 1984. He lettered in wrestling and was a Key Club member. His retirement ceremony was held on July 18, 2008 at Langley Air Force Base, Va. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the Indiana Air National guard and arrived at Lackland Air Force Base in May 1985 for basic training and Security Specialist Training...
Military News (08/19/08)
JEFF L. DEAL Coast Guard Seaman David A. Deal, son of Jeff L. Deal of Brazil, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, N. J. During the eight-week training program, Deal completed a vigorous training curriculum consisting of academics and practical instruction on water safety and survival, military customs and courtesies, seamanship skills, first aid, fire fighting and marksmanship. ...
76th Soldier receives combat action badge (08/19/08)
JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Spc. John Walker, of B Co. (MI), 76th Special Troops Battalion, is congratulated by 1st Sgt. Mark Ireland after receiving the Combat Action Badge during a ceremony on July 28. The Indiana National Guardsman is a Brazil, native and is currently deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom...
Knights and Eels score home victories (08/19/08)
By KIMBERLY GLEASON Times Staff Reporter The Lady Knights Volleyball Team of Northview High School didn't come with their A-game to Tuesday night's game against Greencastle "We have to learn that every game is a big game," coach Scott McDonald said. "That will come with experience."...
Knights come up empty in season opener against Patriots (08/19/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A couple of unlucky goals broke open a close game in the first half of the soccer openers for both Terre Haute North and Northview. The Patriots scored their first goal off a free kick that escaped the grasp of Knights' keeper Cainan Reeves. Unfortunately it didn't escape the opportunistic foot of Luke Lakstins, who scored the first goal of the game...
Knights can't fend off Braves' season-best (08/19/08)
Staff Reports TERRE HAUTE -- Northview's girls' golf team lost a dual match at Rea Park to the host Terre Haute South Braves on Tuesday night, 153 to 186. The score was a season-best for the Braves, who appeared on the Pre-Season Honorable Mention list for the State Coaches' Poll...
Indiana Little League team falls to Washington (08/19/08)
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Alex Jondal's deep fly to the track fell just out of reach of Jeffersonville, Ind. left-fielder Brad Koerner with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to lift Mill Creek, Wash. to a thrilling 3-2 victory at the Little League World Series on Tuesday...
Purdue's Jaycen Taylor suffers season ending surgery (08/19/08)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue says running back Jaycen Taylor will miss the 2008 season following surgery for a torn ACL. Taylor underwent an MRI to determine the extent of damage to his injured right knee Tuesday. Purdue assistant athletics director Tom Schott says Taylor will have surgery and miss the season but will return for his fifth year of eligibility in 2009...
Farris wins ninth Forest Park Club Championship (08/19/08)
Staff Report Troy Farris captured his fifth consecutive Forest Park Club Championship over the weekend, shooting rounds of 61 and 65 to win by 25 strokes over second place Nick Bonomo. Farris had 16 birdies and zero bogeys in the two rounds to win his ninth title overall...
Manning hopes to start season opener (08/19/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning proved Tuesday he can stand, walk and talk. Next question: Will the two-time league MVP start in the Colts' season opener? Manning made it to his first practice of the season Tuesday, then ended his self-imposed silence by saying he wanted to play in Indianapolis' first regular-season game Sept. 7 against Chicago -- although he couldn't provide a guarantee...
NASCAR penalties wait another day (08/19/08)
By MIKE HARRIS AP Auto Racing Writer NASCAR will wait another day before issuing penalties against Joe Gibbs Racing's Nationwide Series teams, who were caught trying to cheat during a postrace test last weekend. The teams of Gibbs' No. 18 and No. 20 Toyotas deliberately attempted to mask the true horsepower in their engines after Saturday's race at Michigan International Speedway...
Donald W. Newby (08/19/08)
Donald W. Newby, 77, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Aug 18, 2008, at 6:39p.m. He was born Sept. 7, 1930, in Lincoln, Ill., to Neva and Mary (Lee) Newby. He graduated from Hartsburg High School in 1948. In 1951 he married Eva Wood, who preceded him in death. ...
CHEYENNE AMBER JAYNE FARK (08/19/08)
Corey Sanchez would like to announce the birth of his sister, Cheyenne Amber Jayne Fark. Cheyenne was born on July 7, 2008 at 10:16 a.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Proud parents are Katrina Sanchez and Scott Fark, Brazil...
MCAILYN KATHRYN JO COOKSEY (08/19/08)
Michael and Denise Tzitz Cooksey would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Mcailyn Kathryn Jo Cooksey. Mcailyn was born on June 25, 2008 at 8:39 p.m. at Terre Haute Union Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, and was 20 inches long. She was welcomed home by her two sisters, Tiara Cooksey and Rena Higgens...
MAXX WILLIAM MCCULLOUGH (08/19/08)
Carlee and Josie Lynch are proud to announce the birth of their brother, Maxx William McCullough. Maxx was born on May 4, 2008 at 6:57 a.m. at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and 20.5 inches long. Proud parents are Jeff and Tara McCullough, Brazil...
LUCAS TYLER WHITMAN (08/19/08)
Evan and Alison Whitman are proud to announce the birth of their son, Lucas Tyler Whitman. Luke was born on June 26, 2008 at 11:28 a.m at Union Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long. Luke was welcomed home by sister Emma. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Beth Boyce; great-grandmothers are Maxine Boyce and Mary Robison...
AFTON SISK AND CASE HOFFMAN (08/19/08)
Afton Sisk and Case Hoffman would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Sept. 27, 2008. The bride elect is the daughter of Mary Ann Hofmann. She is a 2002 graduate of Northview High School. Case is the son of Kent and Jill Joslin, Brazil, and the late Herb Hoffman. He is currently employed at Hank Metzger Landscaping as a foreman...
MARIA LUNSFORD AND BRYCE SCHOPMEYER (08/19/08)
Maria Lunsford and Bryce Schopmeyer would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Brazil. Maria is the daughter of Alan and Teea Lunsford, Brazil. She is a 2008 graduate of Northview High School and plans on attending Ivy Tech Community College...
MR. AND MRS. MICHAEL SCHOPMEYER (08/19/08)
Michael and Suellen Schopmeyer will be celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 30 at the Center Point United Methodist Church Family Life Center from 2:30-5 p.m. The couple were united in marriage on Sept. 13, 1958, by the Rev. Ronald Mercer, at the home of the bride's parents...
MR. AND MRS. DARRELL BUTT (08/19/08)
The children of Darrell and Rebecca (Stoelting) Butt would like to announce their 40th wedding anniversary on Aug. 18. In honor and celebration of their marriage friends and family are invited to attend an open house on Sunday, Aug. 24 from 1-4 p.m. at the Cory Firehouse in Cory. Your presence is greatly appreciated and no gifts necessary...
PUBLIC RECORD 08-20-08 (08/19/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 18-19. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Credit Management, Inc. Vs. Lyn Bischoff: Civil Collections Midland Credit Management, Inc Vs. Kathleen S. Gilbert: Civil Collections...