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Stories from Monday, September 22, 2008

Officials investigating 'Peeping Tom' (09/22/08)
An alleged "Peeping Tom" in the area has law enforcement officials recommending that people close their curtains, lock their homes and cars. Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison confirmed to The Brazil Times Monday that officers responded to a recent isolated incident of a suspicious individual in the area of Southgate Apartments...
Clay City Junior/Senior High School earns award (09/22/08)
The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) has named Clay City Jr./Sr. High School, one of 19 Indiana schools to receive the Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Award. "We are very excited and proud," Clay City Jr./Sr. High School principal Jeff Bell told The Brazil Times. "It was really a team effort."...
Salvation Army gears up for campaign (09/22/08)
In just a few weeks, those bells will be ringing. The Clay County Salvation Army will begin its annual bell ringing campaign in late October, and volunteers with the organization are hoping for even bigger results than last year. In 2006, the campaign raised a total of $4,000. However, that number more than doubled in 2007, as more than $10,000 was raised...
Two die following Sunday accident (09/22/08)
Officials released the names of two Clay County residents killed in a fatal two-vehicle accident in Parke County Sunday afternoon. Although details are limited due to an ongoing investigation, the names of the victims were released late Sunday night after members of the Parke County Sheriff's Department were able to contact the victim's family members...
Space still available for Northview band trip (09/22/08)
The Northview Band has a few seats left for its upcoming holiday trip to New York City. All community members are welcome to join in on the fun. Plans are to leave Brazil Dec. 27 and return Dec. 31. Travel will be by deluxe motor coach and all travel arrangements will be handled by Music Travel Consultants, Indianapolis...
Volleyball schedule correction (09/22/08)
The volleyball game between Northview and Clay City's junior varsity and varsity teams is scheduled to be played at Clay City this evening. The game was incorrectly listed as a home game for the Knights in Monday's edition of The Brazil Times.
Reserve Grand (09/22/08)
Whitney Halfhill (right) with her cousin, Hayden Smith, behind her Reserve Grand Poland Barrow at the Indiana State Fair, earlier this year.
Reunions 8-23-08 (09/22/08)
BRAZIL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1953 will be having their 55th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 11 a.m., at the Clay County Historical Museum. A catered lunch will be at 1 p.m. at the YMCA. JOHN H. JONES family reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 27 at Forest Park in shelter No. 3. A pitch-in dinner will be at noon...
CCSWCD receives flood dispersement monies (09/22/08)
On Thursday, Sept. 11, 2008, the Clay County Soil & Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors assessed the damages reported from the June 2008 floods. Clay County Soil & Water Conservation District will be receiving $50,911.37 out of the approximately $26 million requested. Here is a brief overview of Clay County Soil & Water Conservation Districts plans for the money when received...
Knights sweep Wildcats on Senior Night (09/22/08)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter The Northview boys' varsity tennis team celebrated Senior Night in a big way, dominating South Vermillion during its 5-0 victory at home Monday. A relative lack of drama could describe the Knights' victory as none of the matches reached a tie-breaking set...
Knights come out on top in county volleyball match-up (09/22/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Northview and Clay City's volleyball teams were scheduled to face each other in Clay City on Monday night. While the match did indeed take play, the bigger cause was raising money for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Donations were taken through a variety of methods and a great crowd was on hand to take in the county match-up...
Injured Ball State wide receiver Love likely done with football (09/22/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer MUNCIE -- Dante Love may never catch another pass or play another football game at Ball State. But the senior receiver will always have a special place in the hearts of Cardinals teammates, coaches and fans. School officials said Monday that Love is expected to live a normal, healthy life after breaking his spine and sustaining a spinal cord injury during Saturday's game, although he'll likely have to give up the sport that turned him into an NFL prospect...
Prosecutors await police reports on Irish players (09/22/08)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Prosecutors will review police reports before deciding whether to file formal charges against Notre Dame tight end Will Yeatman and center Mike Golic Jr., son of an ESPN television host. They were among nearly 40 people arrested on preliminary alcohol charges at a weekend party...
Colts worried about porous run defense (09/22/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The list of running backs who have gained more than 100 yards against Indianapolis is long enough to last an entire season. Unfortunately for the Colts, they've just played three games. Chicago rookie Matt Forte opened the season with 123 yards in the Bears' 29-13 win. ...
Steven Ray Swaim Jr. (09/22/08)
Steven Ray Swaim Jr., 35, Brazil, died due to injuries following an accident on State Road 59 N on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. He was born May 11, 1973, in Vermillion County, the son of Steven Swaim Sr., and Rebecca Koch Swaim. He graduated from Rockville High School and also attended Vincennes University...
Ethel Lorene Brown (09/22/08)
Ethel Lorene Brown, 99, went to be with the Lord Sept. 20, 2008, at Rockville Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born Sept. 26, 1908, the daughter of William Henry and Ida Ellen Campbell Miller. Ethel married Carl Brown in September 1927. Carl preceded her in death in 1978...
Sheldon D. Hurley (09/22/08)
Sheldon D. Hurley, 73, Greencastle, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008. Mr. Hurley was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Kokomo, the son of Homer A. and Beulah W. Weaver Hurley. Sheldon attended school in Wallace and graduated in 1954 from Greencastle High School. Mr. Hurley served as a minister of the Greencastle Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses for 51 years. He was also a farmer and was active in new construction and remodeling of Kingdom Halls and participated in international disaster relief work...
Vernon "Skeeter" Lee Riggle (09/22/08)
Vernon "Skeeter" Lee Riggle, 83, Brazil, died at 8:28 a.m., Monday, Sept. 22, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born April 13, 1925, in Jasonville, as the son of James and Ruth Haseman Riggle. During World War II, he joined the United States Army and served in the Ardennes and Rhineland campaigns. He was honorably discharged Nov. 30, 1945...
Norma C. Helton (09/22/08)
Norma C. Helton, 79, Center Point, passed away at 10:10 a.m., Sept. 22, 2008, at Meadows Manor North, Terre Haute, following an extended illness. She was born Oct. 18, 1928, in Zanesville, Ohio, the daughter of David N. and Julia "Elthea" (Lockwood) Helton...
Public Record 9-23-08 (09/22/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 22. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Mary J. Swaim: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Jeannette J. Staley: Civil Collections Lori N. Lucas Vs. Marshall W. Lucas: Domestic Relations...
Aah! The Sight and Aroma of Floating Fish (09/22/08)
During late summer or early fall, there are always a few farm ponds that experience fish kills. Most fish kills are due to either an algae die-off or a physical process called thermal de-stratification or pond turnover. Both problems result in decreases in dissolved oxygen levels in farm ponds. ...