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Stories from Monday, May 4, 2009

A good cause! (05/04/09)
Locating herself at the intersection of United States 40 and State Road 59, Brazil resident Janice Piatt receives a donation for the American Cancer Society's 2009 Clay County Relay For Life event, scheduled to take place Friday at the Brazil YMCA. Volunteers planned to be at the intersection until 5 p.m., Monday...
Judge turns down plea agreement (05/04/09)
On Monday, Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers turned down a recently negotiated plea agreement on behalf of Sonya M. Stroud, 40, Brazil. According to paperwork filed with the prosecutor's office, Stroud allegedly exerted "unauthorized control" over more than 100 company checks used to repay expenses incurred by over-the-road truckers without the permission or knowledge of her employer...
Boil order still in effect (05/04/09)
City employees took samples of water to state officials Monday and expect to receive word by Wednesday whether a boil order can be lifted. Water service customers in Brazil, Carbon, Center Point, Harmony and Knightsville have been on a boil order since Thursday...
County employees may get break in health insurance (05/04/09)
Health insurance may soon come at a lower rate for Clay County employees. During Monday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners, Cathy Dunn, president of Dunn and Associates Benefit Administrators, Inc., Columbus, Ind., outlined details about insurance coverage during the past year and options for renewal...
Book sale set at library (05/04/09)
The Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Brazil Public Library. Those interested in getting their "summer reading" are invited to come to the library any of the days from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Yockey to play soccer for Pomeroys (05/04/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If there are three words that describe Northview's Cayla Yockey on the soccer pitch, focus, intensity and determination are a good place to start. The Knights senior is a driven warrior that has never shied away from contact. In fact, she wouldn't hesitate to throw herself into the mix...
Ernest 'Newt' Ray Price (05/04/09)
Ernest 'Newt' Ray Price, 89, Brazil, died May 3, 2009, at 10 a.m., at his residence. He had been ill for the past three years. He was born July 25, 1919, in southern Vigo County, the son of Herbert W. Price and Mae Ann Etchison Price. He graduated from Blackhawk High School...
Thomas M. Whitehead (05/04/09)
Thomas M. Whitehead, 82, Brazil, died May 3, 2009, at the VA Illiana Health Care System, Danville, Ill. He was born Dec. 20, 1926, in Clay County, the son of Noah and Jessie Bolin Whitehead. He worked for the City of Brazil. He attended Trinity Baptist Church. He served his country in the United States Army from 1948-50. In 1978, he married Mildred Cochran Whitehead. She survives...
Betty A. Frank (05/04/09)
Betty A. Frank, 82, Poland, passed away Monday, May 4, 2009, at Cloverleaf of Knightsville. Services are pending with West and Parrish and Pedigo Funeral Home, Spencer.

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