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Stories from Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Plans set for traffic after fireworks (07/01/09)
As the last boom of the Brazil Rotary Club Fourth of July Celebration's fireworks grand finale fades into the distance, the holiday isn't over for those who are trying to get out of Forest Park. "It's hectic," Brazil City Police Chief Dave Archer told The Brazil Times about the upcoming holiday traffic. "But the main objective is to get everyone home safely."...
Tribute to the King (07/01/09)
After years of sharing his love of Elvis Presley with local audiences, an area resident is looking to take his performing career to the next level. Marc Stucker, Rockville, was recently selected as one of 16 finalists to compete in a preliminary competition for the "Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest" in North Carolina. If successful, Stucker will advance to the semi-final competition in Memphis...
East Side Elem. planning ahead (07/01/09)
Even though the lights are off at East Side Elementary, Principal Mary Ray is still at the office working on plans for the 2009-10 academic school year. "We've been working with an educational consultant, former (Indiana Department of Education) Title 1 Director Marge Simick." Ray said. "She has been very helpful in helping us to understand the test data."...
Special spirits (07/01/09)
The slight drizzle of rain didn't damper the spirit of Special Rides for Special People Day Wednesday afternoon at the Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration at Forest Park. Rotary member Dr. Miranda Goodale, pictured in the center wearing yellow, welcomed a new group of special guests excited to hit the fairway and have fun. ...
Scholarship winner (07/01/09)
During the recent Clay County Extension Homemakers Celebrating Achievement event at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, Claralou Thompson presented Shakamak High School graduate Jeremy Burger with a $250 scholarship. Burger plans on using the funds while continuing his education as a diesel mechanic. Ivy Jackson Photo...
Increased ISP patrols during 4th of July weekend (07/01/09)
The Indiana State Police are reminding motorists to do their part in making Indiana highways safe during the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Last year, five people were killed in motor vehicle crashes on Indiana roadways during the holiday driving period...
UP TO THE MINUTE: Part of Knightsville Road closed (07/01/09)
The Clay County Highway Department just announced Knightsville Road (County Road 100 East) will be closed from United Stated 40 to CR 1100 N for a few hours. Drivers are asked to detour their routes accordingly.
Big catch! (07/01/09)
Ninety-five-year-old Emma Smith, Brazil, proudly shows off a six-pound catfish she recently caught while visiting her son, Stanley Smith, in Kentucky. "Emma still enjoys fishing," said her daughter, Judy Smith. Courtesy Photo.
Reunions (07/01/09)
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CLUB NEWS (07/01/09)
BEST OF THYMES HERB CLUB The Best of Thymes Herb Club met the evening of June 25 at the lakeside home of Johna Lumsdon. Charlene Miller gave the table grace before the ladies sat down to an array of carry-in dishes. President Peggy Potts began the business meeting by announcing it was Rose Marie Weber's birthday. Other special dates included wedding anniversaries: Beth Meuser, 38; and Johna, 45. Jean Rowings will celebrate a birthday June 30...
Wayne Newton Post 346 downs Effingham (07/01/09)
Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- In legion baseball play this week, Wayne Newton Post 346 scored an 8-2 win over Effingham Post 120 on Tuesday evening. Northview's Zac Niehaus had a double as part of a 2-for-3 evening at the plate and A.J. Reed drilled his seventh home run. John Robert Patterson threw seven shutout innings in the victory...
PUBLIC RECORD 7-2-09 (07/01/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 29-July 1. Awaiting Arraignment Stone, David L., 39 Bayer Jr., Earl, 32 Rogers, Ralph G., 25 Public Intoxication Stone, David L., 39 Probation Violation...
Brazil Buzz (07/01/09)
Summer Interlude A heady odor from sweet clover grass Blends with the scent of other growing things, Including flowers summering in masse Where the meadowlarks direct communal sings. The days are long. Vacationers relaxed, Ease out the glory-laden interlude,...
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