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Stories from Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Youth Football League sets up fundraiser (10/07/08)
Bucks House of Color and the Clay Youth Football League (CYFL) are teaming up in an effort to raise funds to help with the rising costs of field maintenance and other costs for the league. The CYFL is constantly growing and is in need of putting in another football field to accommodate the growth...
Community-based projects in the works (10/07/08)
The Clay County Commissioners are looking for community support to get a couple of projects off the ground. In an effort to clean up trash along county roads, the commissioners are considering starting an Adopt-A-Highway program. "It's something that really needs to be done," President of the Commissioners Charlie Brown said. "We are still in the early planning stages, but we also are looking for community support to ensure that the program will generate some interest."...
Illinois man died from wreck injuries (10/07/08)
Preliminary autopsy results determined an Illinois man died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident on Interstate-70 Monday morning After notifying the victim's family Tuesday, Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen told The Brazil Times that Pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr's preliminary autopsy results were completed on Ronald W. Frazier, 48, Nokomis, Ill...
Smiling support! (10/07/08)
Local veterans stood in line to have their photo taken at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127 Tuesday night in support of The Brazil Times "A Salute To Our Soldiers." The special feature allows readers to submit photos and the military records of individuals who are currently or have served in the armed forces for a $3 donation to support the "Charles B. ...
Budget approval delayed by unexpected events (10/07/08)
A couple of wrenches have been thrown into the county's budget hopes. The Clay County Council discussed possible options to counteract unexpected circumstances regarding the current plan for the 2009 budget at its monthly meeting Monday. "We received notice that we are not allowed to put our expected surplus from the Welfare Fund into the County General Fund, and it must go into the Levy Excess Fund," Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh said. ...
Kettle Drive starting soon (10/07/08)
The Salvation Army of Clay County will conduct a Salvation Army Bell Ringer Kick-off at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 20. The event will take place at the Serving on the Streets office, 100 N. Forest Ave., Brazil, one block north of United States 40 and State Road 59...
Area man facing additional charges in Greene County (10/07/08)
LINTON -- Additional charges have been filed against a man wanted by the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force who was tracked down and arrested in Linton on Sept. 8. Keith Edward Fields, 46, was wanted on felony drug charges in Clay County when he was located at the home of Angela Ruth Douthitt in Linton and taken into custody by Indiana State Police Sgt. Richard C. Effner with assistance from Linton Police Det. Josh Goodman and Dep. U.S. Marshal Gregory Snyder...
Upcoming events, announcements (10/07/08)
The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: Share Food signups for October will be from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, at First Christian Church, Brazil. Food distribution will be from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 25, at First Christian Church, Brazil...
Hospital Foundation to present 'Festival of Trees' (10/07/08)
Start the holiday season by joining the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation for the fifth annual "Festival of Trees," at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15. The evening will combine holiday splendor with a cheese, wine and microbrew tasting, hor'dorves, desserts and a silent auction...
Cloverleaf Healthcare and The Memory Walk (10/07/08)
Every 71 seconds, someone develops Alzheimer's Disease. Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville is committed to caring for those with Alzheimer's Disease as well as other older adults that need nursing care. Cloverleaf Healthcare joined others from the Wabash Valley at Rose Hulman Institute of Technology for Memory Walk 2008. Cloverleaf Healthcare raised over $800 for the Alzheimer's Association...
Poland TOPS Club (10/07/08)
The Poland TOPS Club meet on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Poland Fire House. Weigh in is at 6:30 p.m. with the meeting at 7 p.m. Learn more about Healthy Eating, have support and fellowship from TOPS members and make new friends. Lessons will include label reading and portion sizing...
County graduates begin second half of college season (10/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The second half of the fall sports seasons have begun for most collegiate sports and local high school graduates. College of the Canyons' sophomore Joe Evinger, improved to 5-0 on the season by defeating the Hancock Bulldogs on Saturday, 42-21...
Knights draw a date with defending state champions (10/07/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The draws for the 2008 football sectional was made on Tuesday evening and Northview didn't exactly get any favors in the selection. The Knights not only have to hit the road for a long trip to Evansville, but have to face the defending state champions in Class 4A, Evansville Reitz...
Indiana trying to rebound after another loss (10/07/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Bill Lynch wants to avoid the doom-and-gloom speeches. Despite three straight losses, two of them in the Big Ten, and without a bye week left to fix the problems, the Indiana coach isn't fretting. "You've got to move on," he said during his weekly news conference Tuesday. "You can't dwell on the past, you learn from it and you correct the mistakes, and you move on. I like this football team, I like the way they work, I like their attitude."...
Purdue's Painter in Tiller's doghouse (10/07/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Purdue coach Joe Tiller leveled his sharpest criticism yet of quarterback Curtis Painter during Tuesday's weekly teleconference. Tiller benched Painter in the fourth quarter of last Saturday's 20-6 loss to Penn State, and backup quarterback Joey Elliott led the Boilermakers to their only touchdown. ...
Pacers' Foster back for another season (10/07/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- As the Indiana Pacers revamped their roster during the offseason, there was never a doubt that longtime center Jeff Foster would return. "Every team in the league wants him," Pacers coach Jim O'Brien said following Tuesday's training camp practice. "I'm sure (team president) Larry (Bird) gets calls from many teams about Jeff, but that's not happening. He's too important of a player for us."...
Clarence H. Metz Jr. (10/07/08)
Clarence H. Metz Jr., 85, Brazil, passed away at 3:40 p.m., Oct. 6, 2008, at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indiana, following complications of surgery. He was born Sept. 3, 1923, in Brazil, to Clarence Sr. and Bertha (LeMay) Metz. Clarence graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1942. Following high school, he married Maxine Dierdorff on Oct. 11, 1942. Shortly after their marriage, he entered the United States Army, where he served in European Theatre during World War II...
Richard Lee Burroff Sr. (10/07/08)
Richard Lee Burroff Sr., 70, Staunton, passed away Monday afternoon at Union Hospital. He was born Feb. 10, 1938, in Russellville, the son of Armour and Susie Patterson Burroff. He married Dorene J. Farley and she preceded him in death on March 31, 1999...
John David Fleisher (10/07/08)
John David Fleisher, 75, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, loving husband, brother, father and grandfather, passed away suddenly at home on Tuesday, July 29, 2008. Born Oct. 22, 1932, in Sullivan, Ind., to the late Earl F. Fleisher and Helen B. (Fugate) Fleisher. Graduated from Brazil High School in 1950 and joined the U.S. Navy to serve aboard the U.S.S. Dortch during the Korean War...
LAILA BELLE ALBERS (10/07/08)
Nathan and Ashley Albers are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Laila Belle Albers. Laila was born on July 28, 2008, at 8:56 p.m. at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20.25 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jay and Heather Swalley, Bowling Green; and Kim and John Warford, Clermont, Flor. Maternal great-grandparents are Roy and Erma Swalley, Plainfield; Carl and Dorothy Day, Lake Placid, Flor.; and Bud and Liz Yocom, Brazil...
MAXWELL BRIAN GALBRAITH (10/07/08)
Ron and Floy Galbraith would like to announce the birth of their grandson, Maxwell Brian Galbraith. Maxwell was born on July 29, 2008. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Proud parents are Dane and Stephanie Galbraith, Virginia Beach, Va...
HAILEY IRENE SMITH AND TYLER ANTHONY FISCHER (10/07/08)
Hailey Irene Smith and Tyler Anthony Fischer would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at the Memorial United Methodist Church in Terre Haute. Hailey is the daughter of Mike and Kathy Smith, Clinton. She is a graduate of South Vermillion High School and a 2008 graduate of Indiana State University. She is employed in the Human Resource office at Bemis...
Bianca Santos-Newlin and Jonathan M. Jelf (10/07/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Newlin, Jr., Pooler, Ga, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Bianca Santos-Newlin to Jonathan M. Jelf, son of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Jelf, Sr., Guyton, Ga, formerly of Brazil. Bianca is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Newlin, Sr. of Midway, Ga.; and the late Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Santos, Manila, Philippines...
MR. AND MRS. DANIEL MYERS (10/07/08)
Daniel Warren and Mary Lou Myers will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct.30. The Myers are the parents of Karen Purdy, Brownsburg; and Greg and Gertrude Myers, Covington, La. They have six grandchildren Jason and Adrienne Myers, Covington, La; Ben Purdy, Kokomo; Andy, Nick and Daniel Purdy, Brownsburg; and one great-grandchild Chase Purdy, Kokomo...
Stan Watts (10/07/08)
The family of Stanley W. Watts, retired Purdue University Cooperative Extension Educator, invites all of Stan's friends to an Open House Reception celebrating his 90th birthday. The celebration will be Sunday, Oct. 26, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the Private Dining Room at Four Seasons Retirement Center, 1901 Taylor Rd. in Columbus...