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Stories from Thursday, January 7, 2010

Foot pursuit leads to arrest (01/07/10)
After a brief foot pursuit, a Clay County man was arrested on various drug-related charges and three outstanding arrest warrants early Thursday morning. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, shortly after midnight, a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Jarik S. Rogers, 29, rural Brazil, near a gas station at the intersection of State Roads 42 and 59...
Winter Marches On (01/07/10)
Winds frustrate cleanup effort Continually falling snow and increasing wind speeds created some frustration for workers with the Clay County Highway Department Thursday. "We've had a couple instances where we would plow an intersection, only to have to come back to it a couple hours later because of the drifting," Clay County Highway Superintendent Pete Foster told The Brazil Times. ...
Officials deal with minimal slide-offs (01/07/10)
Local law enforcement agencies were out helping motorists during the blast of winter weather Thursday morning. Although only one slide-off accident -- causing minimal damage to a telephone pole on White Rock Road -- reported to the Brazil City Police Department early Thursday morning, members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police were kept busy helping motorists throughout the area...
Let's go sleddin'! (01/07/10)
Taking advantage of the new fallen snow, Brazil residents (left front) David Hemond, 4, Shaun, 11, and Tyler Wilson, 8, (back sled) Meghan, 8, and Morgan, 5, Hemond, and their mother Tonya sled down a hill at Forest Park Thursday afternoon.
Gardener program scheduled (01/07/10)
Those interesting in sharpening their gardening skills and sharing knowledge with others are invited to a Purdue Master Gardener Program. The program, beginning Feb. 2, will be offered for residents of Clay and Owen counties and surrounding areas. The Purdue Master Gardener Program is a volunteer training program that provides a learning framework for participants to increase their knowledge on a wide variety of horticultural subjects...
UP TO THE MINUTE: Snowfall, drifts cover county roads (01/07/10)
Continually falling snow and increasing wind speeds created some frustration for workers with the Clay County highway Department Thursday. "We've had a couple instances where we would plow an intersection, only to have to come back to it a couple hours later because of the drifting," Clay County Highway Superintendent Pete Foster told The Brazil Times. ...
Museum closing for winter months (01/07/10)
The Clay County Historical Society Museum is closed for the winter. The museum will reopen in mid-march. There will be no membership meetings for January or February. The next meeting is scheduled for March 1, at the museum. For more information, call 443-1844...
City Hall to close early (01/07/10)
Due to ongoing weather conditions, Brazil City Hall will be closing at noon Thursday. For more information, call 443-2221.
UPDATE: Advisory still in effect (01/07/10)
The National Weather Service in Indianapolis is calling for approximately 2-4 inches of snow through Thursday afternoon, with a high near 24-degrees. The service added there was a possibility of at least 1 inch of snow Thursday evening, with a low around 14...
'Take 5' postponed (01/07/10)
"Take 5," a high energy, action packed event for grade school children through teenagers, has been postponed. The event was to take place from 8-10 p.m., at the old junior high school gymnasium, Friday. The event will now take place Friday, Feb. 5. For more information, call 812-201-3966...
Habitat fundraiser (01/07/10)
Those interested may support Habitat for Humanity of Clay County Friday with a purchase from Pizza Hut in Brazil. From 4-8 p.m., 20 percent of qualifying purchases will be donated to the organization.
Society sets up meeting (01/07/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will host a public program from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Monday, at the Vigo County Public Library main branch. Deborah Gentit will be the guest speaker and will present "They Were Working on the Railroad." The presentation will provide information on what ancestors actually did for a living while they were employed by the railroad, a brief history of the railroads operating in the Wabash Valley, research ideas and ways for those in attendance to trace employment and other railroad records.. ...
Arts Illiana announces upcoming grant program (01/07/10)
Arts Illiana recently announced art organizations and arts providers in Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties are eligible to apply for grant letter applications for the 2010-11 Regional Block Grant Program. Letters of intent are due to Arts Illiana by Friday, April 16...
Weather forces posponements of high school athletic events (01/07/10)
The Clay City High School boys' basketball team will have to wait until Saturday to face North Central. Games in the Greene County Invitational were postponed due to weather conditions. The Eels (3-6) will face North Central at 10 a.m., Saturday. The tourney will continue Friday, with Shakamak (7-2) facing Eastern-Greene (6-4), at 6 p.m. Vincennes Rivet (5-4) will take on White River Valley (8-0) at 7:30 p.m...
Clay City Tourney game postponed (01/07/10)
The Clay City High School boys' basketball team will have to wait until Saturday to face North Central. Games in the Greene County Invitational were postponed due to weather conditions. The Eels (3-6) will face North Central at 10 a.m., Saturday. The tourney will continue Friday, with Shakamak (7-2) facing Eastern-Greene (6-4), at 6 p.m. Vincennes Rivet (5-4) will take on White River Valley (8-0) at 7:30 p.m...
David William Flora (01/07/10)
David William Flora, 31, Clay City, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 5, 2010, at his residence. He was born April 27, 1978, in Tarzana, Calif., to William David and Ronnette Marie (Galarneau) Flora. He grew up in Colorado Springs, Colo. David married Danielle (Kirkling) Jenkins Oct. ...
Public Record (01/07/10)
-_Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 1-6. Awaiting Arraignment Melega, Cody L., 23 Sivley, Jonathan E., 18 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Crockett, Elizabeth S., 38 Failure to Appear...
Public Record (01/07/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 4-7: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Everhome Mortgage Company Vs. Leah J. Hood and Capital One Bank: Mortgage Foreclosure Benjamin Close, Suzanne Close, Timothy Stearley, Kimberly Stearley and Lynn A. Lawson Vs. Lee Gregory, Bradley Miller, Traci Miller, Richard Wilcoxson, Cindy Wilcoxson, Vern Sizemore, Mark Dierdorf and Judie Dierdorf: Miscellaneous Civil...
Getting to know the livestock (01/07/10)
I have always associated the New Year with the arrival of newborn calves, foals, lambs and piglets, even though they don't always arrive in January. However, in January (and before breeding season starts), it is important to get to know your livestock...
Let's go sleddin'! (01/07/10)
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