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Stories from Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Staying strong (08/19/09)
Twelve-year-old Zach Ellis has many hobbies. He likes to ride his bike, draw, play football with his twin brother Caleb and play video games, his favorite game being "Resident Evil." He likes to listen to Michael Jackson. He enjoys history and science and loves to talk about UFO's and Area 51...
Recent raids demonstrate local efforts to fight drugs (08/19/09)
Local law enforcement agencies are upholding their pledge to fight drugs in Clay County. "If we have this many cases a year or a month from now, we will do this again," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times after the Aug. 5, 2008 drug sweep which ultimately netted more than 40 suspects and had ties stemming back to another investigation and drug sweep in April 2006. ...
Terre Haute woman pleads not guilty to fraud, theft charges (08/19/09)
A West Terre Haute woman was recently charged with fraud and theft allegations. Stemming from an investigation of an incident on Aug. 1, the Clay County Prosecutor's Office filed formal charges of C felony forgery, D felony theft and D felony fraud against Tamela S. Parsons...
2009 Indiana State Fair Results (08/19/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The following is a list of results for Clay County 4-H'rs from the 2009 Indiana State Fair. According to the Clay County 4-H Extension Office, the numbers following each 4-H'rs name indicate where each youngster placed. The "P" stands for participation. In addition, a green ribbon indicates participation while a white ribbon indicates third-place. A red ribbon indicates second-place and a blue ribbon indicates first-place. A merit ribbon indicates champion...
Harriers racing toward repeat success (08/19/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights are hoping to duplicate last season's cross country success heading into 2009. With a number of graduation losses, including three runners who will run collegiately, the Knights have their work cut out for them with the season opener Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Course...
James W. Ringo (08/19/09)
James W. Ringo, 76, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Aug. 18, 2009, at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation, Terre Haute, following a lengthy illness. Jim was born Feb. 10, 1933, the son of Harvey and Alma Ringo. Jim graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1951. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 8-20-09 (08/19/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 17-19. Awaiting Arraignment Autison, Robert B., 46 Samm, Michael G., 29 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Crecelius, Jeremy L., 30 Awaiting Arraignment Warrant/Probable Cause...
Brazil Buzz (08/19/09)
Last week's storm tilted the corn toward the ground. The sun has since rescued it from the mud. A few bush bean plants flipped their lids and the tomato plants needed help getting up. The weeds weathered the storm. By next day, others joined them. Mommy deer and her twin babies and a crippled youngster, a year or older helped themselves to a few tops of my laid-back corn. I asked them to leave and they jumped the fence to the safety of pasture...
Harmony Happenings (08/19/09)
Congratulations to Brad Pell for making a hole-in-one at the golf course. He took a lot of ribbing about his surprise accomplishment. Hey, Brad how long did you look for the golf ball before you figured out where it was? Are you sure that was really your ball? Brad shrugged it all off and just kept smiling...
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