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Stories from Thursday, May 21, 2009

Accident shuts down portion of state road (05/21/09)
A portion of State Road 59 was closed Thursday morning as officials investigated a three-vehicle accident involving a state highway dump truck. Although the Brazil City Police and Clay County Sheriff's departments initially responded to the scene, Indiana State Police officials investigated the accident that occurred near the intersection of State Road 59 and Ridge Street around 10 a.m...
Officials release names from Wednesday accident (05/21/09)
On Thursday, officials released names of the two victims involved in a head-on collision Wednesday morning. A press release prepared by Deputy Brad Hardey of the Clay County Sheriff's Department stated Jason A. Milner, 34, Poland, was driving a pick-up truck southbound on State Road 59 when his vehicle was hit head on by a northbound passenger car driven by Whitney N. Vanatti, 21, Brazil, in an area just south of Christ Community Church around 10:30 a.m...
Clay City awards program scheduled (05/21/09)
CLAY CITY -- Officials at Clay City Elementary School are inviting all family members to come to the school for its second semester student awards program Wednesday, May 27. The event will take place in the school gymnasium. Two events are scheduled, including one for students in grades kindergarten through third-grade (9:30 a.m.), and students in fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade (1:45 p.m.)...
Time for Field Day! (05/21/09)
Bryce Minor, 10, won the Cross Country Race during the Van Buren Elementary Field Day, Thursday. He is the son of Jeff and Shelley Minor, Harmony. Students participated in the 100-yard dash, softball throw, bean bag race, sack race, cross country, football throw, three-legged race and the bat spin race. Chris DeHart coordinated the events with the assistance of the PTO and teachers. After the race, Bryce said he needed to work on his stamina...
Protecting yourself from poisonous plants (05/21/09)
The long awaited spring is finally here, bringing warmer temperatures, longer days and lots of greenery. Children will be spending more time outdoors now finding interesting things to explore, including plants. Adults and older children are able to enjoy the beauty of plants while understanding that although plants may be pretty, at the same time, some can be poisonous if eaten...
Pond Management Workshop set for June 9 (05/21/09)
West-Central Indiana is blessed with bountiful numbers of ponds and strip pits that add scenic beauty to the area, and provide for fishing and recreation. Some pond owners are starting to wonder how they can make that pond on their property work for them...
Business as usual for GM dealer (05/21/09)
Rob York isn't concerned with the future. He's only thinking about the present. Late last week, General Motors Corp. announced it was terminating 1,100 of its national dealer franchises late next year. York, the dealer/owner of York Chevrolet/Pontiac/Buick in Brazil and York Chevy/Pontiac/Buick/GMS in Greencastle, told The Brazil Times Thursday his dealerships have moved forward full speed ahead...
Joint investigation leads to three drug arrests (05/21/09)
CENTER POINT -- A joint investigation led to officials serving a search warrant at a Center Point residence and the arrest of three residents on various drug related charges. Information obtained by the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Owen County Sheriff's Department helped officials obtain a search warrant for a home located at 2369 East Ashboro Road...
Property tax due dates set (05/21/09)
Property tax bills will be in the mail today. Clay County Treasurer Debbie James confirmed to The Brazil Times Thursday her office has completed the printing of the bills, and set collection dates. "We will be mailing the bills out Friday (today), and the first collection date is set for Monday, June 22," James said. "This gives Clay County residents a month's notice before the first installment is due."...
Two arrested for indecency at wildlife area (05/21/09)
STAUNTON -- Indiana Conservation Officers recently arrested three area men as part of an investigation into suspicious activity at the Chinook Fish and Wildlife Area. Indiana Department of Natural Resources Public Information Officer Max Winchell told The Brazil Times officers recently became of aware of lewd and very graphic graffiti being left in public view at the property. Someone allegedly was leaving phone numbers with information about specific sex acts on the walls of public restrooms...
Area United Way recognizes contributors (05/21/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way of the Wabash Valley conducted its third annual Campaign Appreciation and Recognition Event Wednesday. More than 60 community leaders turned out for the event. The following organizations received Gold recognition in the combined employee and corporate category for $75 or more in per capita giving: Aglient Technologies; Novelis Corporation; Clabber Girl Corporation; SG Solutions; Danisco USA, Inc.; Templeton Coal Company; Eli Lilly and Company; and Terre Haute Savings Bank.. ...
New veterans license plate created (05/21/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A new specialty license plate honoring all Hoosier veterans who are missing in action or listed as prisoners of war was unveiled Thursday by Andy Miller, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). Miller unveiled the plate at the departure event for the Rolling Thunder's annual ride to the Vietnam War Memorial on Memorial Day weekend...
Officials arrest two after marijuana bust (05/21/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- During a routine inspection Wednesday, Indiana State Police Troopers discovered several grams of marijuana inside the cab of a load of produce. At approximately 2:47 p.m., Wednesday, ISP Troopers and Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officers were working at the eastbound Interstate-70 Scale Facility located near the one mile marker when Master Trooper Churck Tharp, Commercial Motor Vehicle Enforcement Officer Supervisor Cindy Gray and CMV officer Tom Cole initiated an inspection of an eastbound tractor-trailer unit.. ...
Knights and Eels advance athletes to regional (05/21/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- Both the Knights of Northview and the Eels of Clay City brought their seasons to a close on Thursday, competing in the 10-team sectional competition at Terre Haute North High School. The event was heavily dominated by upper class schools Terre Haute South and host Terre Haute North, with South edging out their inner-city rivals with a late surge to take a 174.5-173 win. ...
Northview will seek fifth straight title tonight (05/21/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times It will be a showdown between the Knights and Patriots in the Northview girls tennis sectional final. Northview defeated Greencastle 5-0 Thursday to advance to the final against Owen Valley who defeated Linton-Stockton...
Eels down Eastern Greene on Senior Night (05/21/09)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels made sure seniors, Stephanie Granger and Tasha Collenbaugh celebrated Senior Night in style Thursday evening. Collenbaugh got the start in the circle and threw the first two innings of a 9-0 shutout win that boosted the Eels SWIAC record to 5-2 this season...
Levi Jones becomes first to repeat as Tony Hulman Classic winner at THAT (05/21/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Levi Jones became the first driver to win back-to-back "Tony Hulman Classics" at the Terre Haute Action Track on Thursday night. Jones did so in emphatic fashion, going wire-to-wire in the 30-lap feature to best Bryan Clauson and Jesse Hockett across the finish line...
Essie M. Lynch (05/21/09)
Essie M. Lynch, 90, Seelyville, passed away at 7:34 a.m., May 21, 2009, at Union Hospital, following a brief illness. She was born June 12, 1918, in Clay County, to Oris and Nellie (Whittington) Loudermilk. She spent her life caring for her family and raising nine children...
Louise Kelley (05/21/09)
Louise Kelley, 86, Coal City, died May 20, 2009, at 12:30 a.m., at the Owen Valley Health Campus, following an extended illness. She was born in Owen County Jan. 29, 1923, to Ismael O. and Mary Alice (Staley) White. She graduated from Patricksburg High School...
Public Record 5-22-09 (05/21/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 20-21: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Amanda L. Ardell: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Farrah D. Gibbens: Civil Collections Small Claims...
Know your snake from danger (05/21/09)
Many people lose their breath, get excited or feel threatened when coming upon a snake in the yard, field or woods. Seems hard to believe, most snakes are actually more afraid of people than people are of snakes and we have very little reason to fear snakes...
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