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Stories from Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Ties to Dillinger memorialized in Carbon museum (06/30/09)
Clay County's ties to John Dillinger are deeper than just one of his confidants living here for a period of time. In fact, a picture hanging in the Carbon Museum shows the aftermath of a bank robbery alleged to have been the work of Dillinger. Lifelong Carbon resident Josephine Rightsell said she didn't know who took the picture, but it depicts the inside of the Carbon State Bank following a robbery...
Former resident part of Dillinger's 'Terror Gang' (06/30/09)
"Public Enemies," a feature film dramatizing the life and times of John Dillinger and his infamous gang of robbers, officially hit theaters just after midnight. As the movie invaded the big screen, a piece of Clay County history followed. One-time Brazil resident Harry Pierpont, who was a friend and mentor to Dillinger, was a member of the "Terror Gang," that robbed several banks in Indiana, including Central National Bank in Greencastle of more than $74,000, Oct. 23, 1933...
Juvenile detained on arson charges (06/30/09)
On Tuesday, officials detained a 15-year-old Clay County juvenile for their alleged involvement in an ongoing arson investigation at the historic Poland Presbyterian Church. Although the details are limited to protect the integrity of the investigation and the identity of the suspect, the Clay County Sheriff's Department confirmed in a press release the juvenile was detained at the Southwest Youth Village in Knox County...
Businessman recognized for environmental consciousness (06/30/09)
The environmental consciousness of a Brazil businessman was recently recognized by an Indiana organization. Tim Pittman, Plant Engineering Manager and Environmental Coordinator at the Great Dane Trailers Plant in Brazil, was awarded an individual Environmental Achievement Award at the Indiana Division of the Izaak Walton League of America, Inc. State Convention awards banquet. The event was conducted June 6 at the league's Fort Wayne Chapter...
New laws going into effect today (06/30/09)
Starting today, many new laws are taking effect in the state. Here is a breakdown of a few of the new laws: Removes the requirement that a Purple Heart recipient must have entered active duty service in the armed forces of the United States or the Indiana National Guard after Sept. 10, 2001, to be eligible for an exemption from tuition and fees at a state educational institution...
Swingin' and dancin' (06/30/09)
Maeci Litz, 5, daughter of Shane and Mendy Litz, Brazil, dances to "You Are My Sunshine." Litz was one of the dancers that performed Tuesday, during the Rotary 4th of July Celebration, for Moore's Dance Company. Kimberly Gleason Photo.
Fire department to host pancake breakfast (06/30/09)
The Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast Saturday from 6-11 a.m., at the firehouse located at the corner of County Road 600 North (Airport Road) and CR 200 E (Harmony Road), which is approximately three miles east of State Road 59...
College News (06/30/09)
Dr. Cheryl A. Justice recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS. Cheryl received her doctorate degree in Philosophy of Educational Counseling. Cheryl is the daughter of Thad and Henrietta Justice, Eupora, MS, formerly of Brazil. ...
Military News (06/30/09)
COLONEL DAVID W. BROWN Colonel David W. Brown is the Deputy Commander, 18th Maintenance Group, Kadena Air Base, Japan. The 18th Maintenance Group supports all wing taskings as directed by the Commander Pacific Air Forces throughout PACAF and Fifth Air Force. The group maintains combat capabil-ity for 81 assigned F-15, KC-135, E-3 and HH-60 aircraft...
Reunions (06/30/09)
Parking is available on the north side of building. Please bring a well-filled basket and your own table service. We will meet rain or shine. For more details, call Susan Butts Treash at 443-0133. Bring a basket lunch, table service and drinks...
General Assembly passes two-year state budget bill (06/30/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana General Assembly passed a two-year state budget on Tuesday, narrowly averting a large-scale state government shutdown that would have begun just after midnight. The Democrat-led House voted 62-37 for the $28.7 billion budget late Tuesday afternoon, and the Republican-ruled Senate passed it 34-16 about two hours later. The bill was quickly signed into law by Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels...
Northview summer baseball team claims Cambridge City Lincoln Tourney (06/30/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CAMBRIDGE CITY -- The Northview summer baseball team headed northeast to compete in the Cambridge City Lincoln Golden Invitational Tournament over the weekend and flexed their muscles in claiming the championship. While the official high school season is over the Knights have annually competed around the state each year with a summer program that helps develop the program's talent while getting the players extra games under their belt...
Lucy B. Hayes (06/30/09)
Lucy B. Hayes, 89, Brazil, died at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Oct. 16, 1919, in Mississippi as the daughter of William and Lucy Harris Jenkins. She graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1937. She married Roy B. Hayes in 1937. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church and had worked at CBS Records in Terre Haute for 13 years before her retirement...
LANDON MATTHEW LAYNE (06/30/09)
Eric and Karen Stearley would like to announce the birth of their second grandchild, Landon Matthew Layne. Landon was born on March 25, 2009, at 5:30 p.m., at the Clarian North Medical Center in Carmel. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long...
Lucinda Marie Etling (06/30/09)
Dr. Miranda Goodale and Jeffrey Etling are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Lucinda Marie Etling. Lucinda was born on May 18, 2009 at Clarion North Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 13.9 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Charles and Sally Anne Goodale, Marlborough, N.H...
JACKSON ANDREW OSBORN (06/30/09)
Alona Pierce and Jason Osborn are proud to announce the birth of their son, Jackson Andrew Osborn, Virginia Beach, Va. Jackson was born on June 4, 2009, at 3:32 p.m., at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long...
DAWN MARIE HOPE KOESTER (06/30/09)
Destiny Cox would like to announce the birth of her sister, Dawn Marie Hope Koester. Dawn was born on June 23, 2009, at 9:29 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Proud parents are Catrina Cox Koester and Sam Koester, Brazil...
PUBLIC RECORD 7-1-09 (06/30/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 29-30: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Target National Bank Vs. Mary J. Swaim: Civil Collections Chase Bank USA Vs. John L. Thompson: Civil Collections PHH Mortgage Corporation Vs. Leslie A. Leasure: Mortgage Foreclosure...
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