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Stories from Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Maintaining good balance and control (07/14/10)
In his fourth year of competition, 13-year-old Parker Ames simply enjoys the Clay County 4-H Bicycle Rodeo. "It's something I like to do," Parker said. "It gives me something to do over the summer." Parker, the son of Mike and Suzette Ames, is a member of the Clever Clovers 4-H Group...
Mixed results for city in selling HUD homes (07/14/10)
With the housing market being a fickle one, it can be difficult to sell a home. On Wednesday, the City of Brazil attempted to sell two homes it purchased for $1 apiece through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's Dollar Homes initiative in January...
Pair arrested for 'scrapping' (07/14/10)
Two people are arrested for their alleged involvement in stealing and "scrapping" without permission investigation. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, detectives arrested Tia Shaw, 28, Reelsville, and David Bouffard, 28, Brazil, on allegations of felony theft and misdemeanor trespass Tuesday evening...
A little luck always helps (07/14/10)
The third time was indeed the charm for Josh Ramsey. Ramsey, who lives in the Fillmore area, has entered the Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration grand prize drawing for three years now. On June 30, as the Van Dells performed at the Forest Park Bandshell, Ramsey elected to purchase a chance to win the 2010 grand prize...
Community Foundation in Top 100 in nation (07/14/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Community Foundation, Inc., has earned the 36th spot among the 100 top foundations nationwide for gifts per capita in the 2009 CFinsights Benchmarking Report. The Foundation's gifts per capita ranking represents a giving rate of $35.78 per individual in its service area of about 154,000 people. The Wabash Valley Community Foundation serves Clay, Sullivan and Vigo counties...
Contact info (07/14/10)
Common Council of the City of Brazil President Steve Lamb would like to update his contact information for the constituents in Ward 3. Residents may now contact Lamb at 812-229-0020 or steve47834@hotmail.com.
Emmert hires new realtor (07/14/10)
Emmert GMAC Real Estate recently announced Bill Hein joined their team of professional agents. Hein and his wife Jayne reside in Terre Haute. He has worked in sales for more than 25 years. He recently completed the real estate licensing requirements and is a member of the Realtors Association, local and national...
Forster attends Law Camp (07/14/10)
Eastside Elementary School student Nathan Forster has continued to "S.O.A.R.," this summer. Forster attended the Indiana State Police Respect for Law Camp at Vincennes University recently. While there, he learned about respect and multiple teams affiliated with state police, including SWAT, K-9 Unit and the US Marshals...
College News (07/14/10)
Abby Birkey Abby Birkey has been named to the spring 2010 Dean's List at Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind. To be eligible for the honor, students must be enrolled full-time and have a grade point average of 3.940 or greater for any given semester and a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or greater...
NHS offering several summer camps (07/14/10)
Several athletic camps have been scheduled to take place at Northview High School during the next two months. The NHS boys' basketball youth camp will begin Monday and conclude Friday, July 23. The camp cost is $30 and each additional child will cost half price...
18th place (07/14/10)
The Crossroads of America 14 Red X-treme Crush volleyball team competed in the AAU Nationals, in Orlando, Fla., June 16-19. The team placed 18th out of 131 teams. The Terre Haute-based COA team consists of players from Brazil, Rockville and Terre Haute. ...
Champions! (07/14/10)
The YMCA under-12 Spring Soccer championship team included (front, from left) Jalen Satterfield, Chase Maegerlein, Tia Jones, Dexter Mendez, (middle) Hannah Stallcop, Cassie Ronaldson, Christopher Kaufman, Lindsay Clark, Taylor King, (back) and coach Travis Jones. Not pictured; Emily McWilliams. Courtesy Photo...
William "Billy" D. Carter (07/14/10)
Herschel Harmon Bullerdick (07/14/10)
Herschel Harmon Bullerdick, 94, Poland, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at The Waters in Greencastle. He was born Feb. 21, 1916, in Poland, as the son of Albert H. and Iva Edna Neese Bullerdick. He married Lavera "Tootie" Stewart June 12, 1948, in Brazil. He was a farmer all of his life, and he also worked for the Gulf Pipeline Company as a backhoe operator...
Norma Jean Bunton (07/14/10)
Norma Jean Bunton, 73, Brazil, died at 2:10 p.m., Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born April 19, 1937, in Brazil, as the daughter of John and Lillian Harris Reese. Following graduation from high school, she attended the Indiana Business College and began a career with the Indiana Duplicators firm as office manager. ...
Doris E. Fretz Romas (07/14/10)
Doris E. Fretz Romas, 88, Brazil, passed away at 3 p.m., July 13, 2010, at St. Francis Hospital, Beech Grove, Ind. Doris was born on Aug. 4, 1921, to Anthony and Ora (LaSalle) Fretz Doris was reared in the Saline City community on a farm with eight brothers and sisters. She attended Saline Grade School during elementary years and later graduated from Ashboro High School in 1939...
JAIL BOOKINGS 7-15-10 (07/14/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 9-14. Awaiting Arraignment Bouffard, David G., 29 Shaw, Tia, 28 Batchelor, Shawna, 30 Lambermmont, Rudy, 23 Clark, Julie E., 43 Kallansa, Robert C., 41...
Brazil Buzz (07/14/10)
Last Tuesday, Paul and I decided to set our chores aside and take a short road trip. We visited family in Greene County. My sister, Sandra and her husband Gilbert were not available when we arrived at their home in Linton so; we placed three cartons of jumbo brown eggs back in our basket and drove several blocks to the home of the Harris family. Diana is Sandra's daughter...
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