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Stories from Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Bucshon believes issues can be fixed (06/28/11)
Congressman Larry Bucshon is confident the federal government can dig its way out of this rut. With the help of the American people. "Things can be saved," Bucshon said, adding he believed the next year-and-a-half will be "difficult." Bucshon -- who represents Indiana's 8th District -- was the guest speaker during the June meeting for the Clay County Chamber of Commerce Tuesday...
Webster granted change of venue (06/28/11)
Upcoming trial proceedings against a former Brazil Clerk-Treasurer will be taking place in another county. On Tuesday, Clay Superior Court Judge Blaine Akers granted a Change of Venue motion filed by defense attorney Jessie Cook in the case against Tracy Webster...
Marathon continues Tuesday fuel discount (06/28/11)
While residents still feel a pain at the pump, one gas station has continued to offer its customers a bit of a break on a weekly basis. The Marathon Station, 368 E. National Ave., Brazil, has offered 10-cent Tuesdays for quite some time. With the increase in gasoline prices nationwide throughout the spring and summer, the station has continued to offer its Tuesday deals...
Pavement dip forces closure of U.S. 40 (06/28/11)
CLAY/VIGO COUNTY LINE -- Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) estimate it would take weeks to repair a 5-8 inch dip in the pavement along United States 40. On Monday, at approximately 4:30 p.m., INDOT officials announced U.S. 40 at the Clay/Vigo county line would be closed due to the dip, which occurred in a 60-foot long section of the highway...
Food inspections (06/28/11)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted in May 2011 by the Clay County Health Department:...
Putnam County offical faces charges (06/28/11)
GREENCASTLE -- On the heels of a Class A misdemeanor charge in Putnam Superior Court last week, two felonies and another misdemeanor have been filed against a Putnam County official. He is also facing unpaid leave in the wake of the charges. Kim Hyten, 43, Fillmore, county planner and emergency management director, faces charges of Class D felony strangulation and criminal confinement and Class A misdemeanor interference with the reporting of a crime. ...
Birthday (06/28/11)
Jim 'Hoppy' Cassidy Jim 'Hoppy' Cassidy will be celebrating his 80th birthday with an open house on Satuday, July 2, from 4-7 p.m., at Peniel United Methodist Church, 9225 Kennedys Crossing Road, Brazil. Jim was born in Clinton and moved to Brazil when he was one-year old...
Birthday (06/28/11)
Waneta Lucas Waneta Lucas will be celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, July 3, 2011, from 2-6 p.m., at her home. All friends and family are invited to attend. No gifts please, cards would be appreciated.
Club News (06/28/11)
TRI KAPPA The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6 p.m., June 6, 2011, at First United Methodist Church. Hostesses for this month were Roberta Weliever and Charlotte Pickett. Mandy Loughmiller and Heather Campbell were initiated into Tri Kappa prior to the official meeting starting. ...
College News (06/28/11)
Hanover College Center Point resident Andrea Lynn Thomas was among 171 students who received the bachelor of arts degree during Hanover College's 178th annual commencement ceremony, held Saturday, May 28, at The Point on the College's campus. Thomas, a Kinesiology & Integrative Physiology major, is the daughter of Joseph and Vicki Thomas, Center Point. Before attending Hanover, she graduated from Northview High School...
Kimberly S. Edwards (06/28/11)
Kimberly S. Edwards, 46, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 25, 2011. She was born Sept. 7, 1964, in Terre Haute, the daughter of James R. White Sr. and Susan E. (Mucci) White. Kim graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1981. Kim had worked at the Clay County Health Center and the LEAR Corporation. One of her favorite jobs was as a caregiver for Mrs. Lena, whom she cared for several years...
Burt "Grady" Jeffries (06/28/11)
Burt "Grady" Jeffries, 91, Rockville, died at 8:40 a.m., Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Rockville. He was the retired co-owner, along with his brother, of City Welding in Rockville. He was born Feb. 1, 1920, in Carbon, to the late Frank W. Jeffries and Rowena Pearl Brooks Jeffries...
William "Bill" Ray Elder (06/28/11)
William "Bill" Ray Elder, 77, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 26, 2011. Bill was born Dec. 7, 1933, in Terre Haute, the son of William Reid and Lucia (Busiere) Elder. After graduating from Valley High School in West Terre Haute, Bill joined the United States Navy. ...
Xander Gage Borden (06/28/11)
David and Rachel Moore Borden, Indianapolis are proud to announce the birth of their son, Xander Gage Borden. Xander was born at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis on April 14, 2011, at 7:52 p.m. He weighed in at 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 1/4 inches long...
Vanceletta J. Broadhuhn and Samuel E. Colclasure Jr. (06/28/11)
Rowan Colclasure is proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of his parents, Vanceletta J. Broadhuhn and Samuel E. Colclasure Jr. on July 23, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., at the home of Randy and Mila Grey. Vanceletta is the daughter of John Schlatter, and the adopted daughter of Jenny Metcalf...
Jackie Schroeder and Andy Wade (06/28/11)
Jackie Schroeder and Andy Wade are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, July 30, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., at the Prestwick Country Club, Avon. Jackie is the daugther of Flordeliza Castillano, Terre Haute and Dave and Donna Schroeder, Brazil. She is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School and a 2007 graduate of Ball State University. She is an eighth grade reading teacher at Westside K-8 in Kissimmee, Fla...
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