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Stories from Tuesday, July 5, 2011

UPDATE: Officials find body (07/05/11)
On Tuesday, the Clay County Coroner's Office confirmed the discovery of a dead body in rural Brazil Monday night. According to Brazil City Police Department Police Chief Larry Pierce, around 11:30 p.m., Monday, the body of Jackie Patterson, 40, Brazil, was found in a creek near White Rock Road. (Patterson's immediate family has been notified.) Patterson was allegedly walking along the road after being involved in a dispute in the area...
Residents request ordinance (07/05/11)
Area residents are making a push in support of a countywide animal control ordinance. During its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Clay County Commissioners were presented with a signed petition requesting the creation of such an ordinance. John Nicoson led a group of concerned citizens and members of the Clay County Humane Society, informing the commissioners there are several animal rescues in operation without formal regulations in place...
'Pet Therapy' (07/05/11)
For more than five years, Clay County Humane Society members Jane Douglas and Pam Fugate, both from Brazil, have been spending their Fridays with the smallest of God's creatures and patients at local nursing home facilities in Clay County. The two dedicated pet lovers take kittens, puppies and small dogs to the healthcare facilities as part of "pet therapy" for the patients. ...
Crews begin cleanup, inspection of park (07/05/11)
There wasn't much standing Tuesday morning. Organizers with Cumberland Valley Shows worked through Monday night to tear down its operation following the Rotary Club of Brazil's annual 4th of July Celebration. Brazil City Parks Superintendent Bill Houck told The Brazil Times he expects the final remnants of the carnival will be out of the city by Wednesday...
Firecracker 5K Results (07/05/11)
The following are the results of the Firecracker 5K Run/Walk, which took place Saturday, July 2: 1. James Grounds - 16:49 2. Mike Morris - 17:33 3. Morgan Goetschel - 17:47 4. Josh DeJang - 18:39 5. Kris Fitzgerald - 18:42 6. Jeff Kackley - 18:48 7. Brian Kaufman-19:15...
Officials find body (07/05/11)
On Tuesday, the Clay County Coroner's Office confirmed the discovery of a dead body in rural Brazil Monday night. According to officials with the Brazil City Police Department, shortly before midnight Monday, the body of Jackie Patterson, 40, Brazil, was found in a creek in southern Brazil. (Patterson's immediate family has been notified.)...
Prize winner! (07/05/11)
Rotary Club of Brazil officials informed The Brazil Times Scott Niehaus was the winner of the 2011 $10,000 Grand Prize.
Female ancestors to be focus of meeting (07/05/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- At the regular meeting of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Monday, July 11, Peggy Surface will present, "From a Woman's Point of View -- Tracing Female Ancestors." The program will take place in Rooms A, B and C in the Vigo County Public Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m...
Historical Society plans meeting (07/05/11)
The Clay County Historical Cabins in Forest Park were open July 4, from noon-6 p.m. The historical cabins are maintained and operated by the Historical Society and are open for special events. The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., July 11, in the lower level of the museum. Due to the July 4 holiday falling on a Monday, the date for the historical society meeting was pushed back one week...
MILITARY NEWS (07/05/11)
Matthew R. Megenhardt Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Megenhardt is a member of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit beginning a deployment of the Pacific region that will include a major exercise in Australia. The exercise, called Talisman Sabre 2011, will allow Marines and sailors to work with partner military units from Australia to sharpen combat skills and exchange ideas and tactics. The Okinawa, Japan-based Marine expeditionary unit is made up of more than 2,000...
COLLEGE NEWS (07/05/11)
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology The students listed below has/have been named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. In order to be named to the dean's list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs...
Brazil Girl Scouts earn highest award (07/05/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Girl Scouts of Central Indiana recently presented the Girl Scout Bronze Award to Kirsten Branson and Rachel Bush. Both are Girl Scout Juniors from Brazil. The Girl Scout Bronze Award is the highest award a Girl Scout Junior may earn and includes a significant community service project. To earn the award, the Girl Scouts collected supplies and put together eight diaper bags for the local pregnancy center...
Thomas named Academic All-State for Northview (07/05/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Recent Northview High School graduate Joey Thomas was a very integral part of the Knights' baseball program during his career. A starting second baseman, Thomas compiled better then 50 hits over his final two seasons while playing in 55 games over that span...
Xander Bradley Deal (07/05/11)
Joshua and Sara Deal, Bainbridge, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Xander Bradley Deal. Xander was born on March 23, 2011. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Xander is the first grandchild for maternal grandparents Sue and Bill Vanbibber, and paternal grandparents Brad and Robin Deal...
Mary L. Murdock and John Brooke Allen (07/05/11)
Mary L. Murdock and John Brooke Allen, along with their parents, are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding on July 18, 2011, in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mary is the daughter of the late Russell Murdock and Betty Murdock, Noblesville. She is a 1995 graduate of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. Mary is the Deputy Director of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute...
Sarah Eilene Bunch and Trent Alan Cox (07/05/11)
Sarah Eilene Bunch and Trent Alan Cox are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, July 30, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., at the Calvary Baptist Church. Sarah is the daughter of Gary and Debbie Bunch, Center Point. She is a 2009 graduate of Northview High School and will receive her Doctor of Pharmacy in May 2014 from Butler Universiaty of Pharmacy. She is employed with Walgreen's Pharmacy...
JAIL BOOKINGS 7-6-11 (07/05/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 29-July 5. Awaiting Arraignment Castaneda, Gregory Paul, 35 Emrick, Sarah R., 26 Kavanaugh Jr., Gregory, 21 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Coffin, Terry Lynne, 44...
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