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Stories from Sunday, July 19, 2009

Achieving all goals (07/19/09)
Since 2004, Hannah Van Horn has dreamed of becoming queen of the Clay County 4-H Fair. That year, she earned the princess title. After three years of competing in the contest, Van Horn's dream finally came true this year as she was selected among six contestants...
YMCA adding program (07/19/09)
The YMCA of Clay County is set to unveil XRKADE. XRKADE is a state-of-the-art 25,000-square foot facility that will be introduced to local youth Wednesday, July 29, at 4 p.m. XRKADE will add a new experience for the youth in the community. The XRKADE Club is a cutting-edge environment and experience complete with the most advanced active gaming and entertainment systems where people become a "human joystick."...
Man lifelined (07/19/09)
An unidentified man was transported via AirEvac to Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, after being struck by a vehicle while on a lawnmower Sunday. At approximately 5:13 p.m., officials were dispatched to an area near the corners of Compton and Sherman streets...
Area resident offering 'healthy' chocolate (07/19/09)
An area resident may have the answer for chocolate lovers seeking a healthy alternative to products shelled out at local food marts. Amy Jensen, Brazil, recently became heavily involved with the distribution of Xocai Healthy Chocolate, a 4-year-old company based in Reno, Nev...
'Homemaker Day at the Fair' set for Thursday (07/19/09)
"Homemaker Day at the Fair," has been scheduled for Thursday, July 23, at 1 p.m., at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Duane Sorenson will be the guest speaker and his topic will be "Nutritional Gardening For Today." Lots of door prizes will be given. The Clay County Melody Makers will perform and all are invited and encouraged to attend the event...
Clay Youth League 11-year-olds claim state championship (07/19/09)
Staff Report BATESVILLE -- The Clay Youth League 11-year-old baseball team claimed a state championship over the weekend. The CYL squad bombarded their opponent with an 8-2 opening win against Batesville and followed with a 16-1 win to claim the title over the Southeastern Indiana champion...
Farris claims sixth-consecutive Forest Park Club title (07/19/09)
Staff Report There was a familiar face claiming the Forest Park Club Championship on Sunday. Troy Farris edged away from Eric Trusler over the final two holes to win by three strokes with a 9-under-par 133. The victory was Farris' sixth-straight club championship and his 10th overall...
Bloom Jr. claims first 410 sprint car win at Lincoln Park Speedway (07/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Cooler than usual temperatures and a few sprinkles of rain weren't enough to dampen the spirits of race fans that came out to support Lincoln Park Speedway's return from a two-week, rain induced hiatus...
Wilma Jean Jackson (07/19/09)
Wilma Jean Jackson, 79, Brazil, died at 12:44 p.m., Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born Aug. 7, 1929, in Brazil, as the daughter of Mabel Piskie. She was trained as a beautician and had also been the owner and operator of East Side Tavern for 27 years...
James Harold "Hack" Evans (07/19/09)
James Harold "Hack" Evans, 81, Brazil, died at 5:42 p.m., Friday, July 17, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born July 28, 1927, in Crawford County, Illinois, as the son of Jess and Elsie Akers Evans. Following graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, earning the rank of Seaman First Class...
James Wallace Wheat (07/19/09)
James Wallace Wheat, 82, Brazil, died Saturday, July 18, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Nov. 13, 1926, in Coxville, Ind., as the son of Elbert and Nellie Ogborn Wheat. Following graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II until his honorable discharge as a Gunner's Mate 3rd...
Mary E. Wyatt (07/19/09)
Mary E. Wyatt, 72, Brazil, died July 18, 2009, at Putnam County Hospital, at 11 p.m. She was born Feb. 25, 1937, in Clay County, the daughter of Leonard Cooksey and Mae Sutherland Cooksey. She was a past member of the American Legion Post 2, the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge of Brazil...
A question for senators, congressmen (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Dear Sens. Lugar, Bayh and U.S. Rep. Ellsworth: If Universal Health Care is forced on the American citizens and we are forced to pay for this with all kinds of increased taxes, will you pledge to sign up your family and your staff to this program and relinquish your expensive government paid for health insurance program?...
Displeased with decision (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Wake up people. If someone handed you one million dollars and said you could keep it if you signed a paper without reading it, would you sign the paper? That is exactly what Congress did when they voted for this energy bill (Cap and Trade or Cap and Tax)...
Reader praises work of others (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Great job! I live one block from Harmony Park and often take my grandchildren there to play. I have to say that I have not been there once this year that it has not been in beautiful condition. A special thank you for your hard work to Ed Clark, great job mowing, to Rosanne Aker for planting and caring for the flowers, all at her own expense, and to Mike Baysinger for all his hard work keeping all the trash picked up, painting, building a bridge and new forms around the sand pile and at the bottom of the slide. ...
Habitat for Humanity issues thanks (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity, Clay County, wishes to thank all who have contributed this year. Donations of money are welcome as we will begin building a new home this summer in Clay City. There are Habitat "banks" at several businesses in Brazil and Clay City where you may contribute. ...
Not in agreement with proposal (07/19/09)
To the Editor: What has happened to the unalienable rights of man, according to the Declaration of Independence, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, in the City of Brazil? It is one thing to have someone sign a list at the Police Department if they are going to have fire in their back yard to inform authorities that there is no need to roll out firefighting equipment...
Thanks to all for the cards and calls (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Thank you so very much for all the many cards, flowers and telephone calls we received in honor of our 60th wedding anniversary. Ken and Phyllis Crabb, Brazil
Is there a noise ordinance? (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Would someone please tell me if there is some kind of noise ordinance in this town? Because if there's not any, there should be. Every evening, between the hours of 7 p.m.-midnight or later, you can hear loud music from someone's radio turned up full blast, so loud if vibrates the windows in my apartment, and I live on the third floor in this building...
Congressman gives update on bill (07/19/09)
To the Editor: Indiana is home to more than half a million veterans. Brave men and women who have stepped forward to protect the freedoms we all enjoy. The outstanding members of the United States Armed Forces from Indiana and throughout the country have repeatedly answered the call to serve our nation without hesitation, in times of war and peace alike. And we owe them a debt of gratitude for their service and sacrifice...
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