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Terre Haute woman flips car into ditch

7 hours 19 min ago
If a Terre Haute woman had just pulled over to let a Clay County Sheriff’s Deputy pass by on the way to an emergency call Saturday afternoon, a high-speed pursuit probably would have never happened....

Cooking ideas from the food pantry

7 hours 23 min ago
“What’s cooking?” is a question many families face daily. Some families don’t even bring up the topic because the cupboards are bare. Food pantries provide families in need with items. However, there...

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Eels, Clay City community should be proud of great year

7 hours 34 min ago
GREENWOOD — I have a friend who coached a high-level slowpitch softball team several years ago which won far more tournaments than it lost. When that team did lose a tourney, it normally finished in...

TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: ‘No leeway’ for schools in lifting local mask mandate

7 hours 40 min ago
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees heard the community’s concerns regarding the upcoming school year. A large crowd of people - including approximately 30 community members, parents, and...

Special group of Eels enjoy senior season

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 5:08pm
hen Clay City’s softball team took the field – for the third time after a series of weather delays – Friday night for the Class A state championship game hosted by Center Grove High School, the Lady...

VIEW FROM THE OUTSIDE: Putnam County reporter impressed by local softball

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 5:05pm
As an outsider to the Clay County sports world, I was given a wonderful opportunity to witness some softball magic over the last couple of weeks as Clay City’s team made their run to the State Finals...

COVID-19 DATA UPDATE June 14, 2021

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 1:29pm
According to data from the Indiana State Department of Health, Clay County remains in the YELLOW ADVISORY LEVEL.

Velma J. (Alsip) O’Connell

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 1:00pm
Velma J. (Alsip) O’Connell of Largo, Florida Passed away May 8,2021. She was a former resident of Brazil and a 1954 graduate of Brazil High School. She is survived by her husband of 65 years James...

Brazil’s Pendergraf earns Ivy Tech honor; several county residents graduate

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:37am
Shawn Pendergraf of Brazil was presented with the Bill Kauffman Legacy of Community Leadership Award by Ivy Tech Community College in Terre Haute. Clay County residents who graduated from Ivy Tech...

Celebrating ‘Hands-On’ Learning: 2020-21 Clay Building Trades Banquet

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:29am
The Clay Building Trades students recently celebrated the year’s achievements in beautiful Clay View Estates in Brazil. Students were instrumental in constructing a new single level house at 1726...

TOP STORY OF THE DAY, brought to you free by WICU: Officials urge motorists to use safety around motorcycles

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:21am
Warm weather has more people outside enjoying the change of seasons, and motorcycle accidents are appearing in the news. Nationally, motorcycle riders are involved in thousands of crashes resulting...

18th Anniversary of the National Road Yard Sale Festival

Mon, 06/14/2021 - 12:08am
The 18th Anniversary of the National Road Yard Sale Festival — with over 800 miles of yard sales — took place during beautiful weather earlier this month. Past events have drawn in thousands of...

CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Raymond and Ethel Fisher’s Clay City Bakery

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 11:59pm
If you were walking down Main Street of Clay City during the 1920s, ‘30s, ‘40s, and until their closing in December 1955, you would smell the delicious odors of fresh bread, cakes, pies, and...

SUMMER SCOOP: Quartet of Knights shine in Post 346 debuts

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 11:48pm
A few days after Northview was eliminated from the Class 3A Danville baseball Regional, four players – catcher/corner infielder Chase Aten, catcher/corner infielder Devon Barnhart, pitcher/infielder...

Short-handed Knights compete well at Pendleton Heights Shootout

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 11:47pm
Northview's boys basketball team got the summer slate of its schedule underway Saturday at the Pendleton Heights Shootout. The Knights, being one of several teams from around the state, as well as...

Cooper, Lackey named Northview's Class of 2021 Top Athletes

Sun, 06/13/2021 - 3:27pm
Your 2021 Outstanding Female Athlete goes to Maggie Lackey. Maggie has participated in two sports during her high school career. She is a member of the soccer and track teams, earning eight varsity...

Eels, Knights use Northview Summer Shootout to prepare for hoops season

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 11:59pm
After putting on a summer round-robin girls basketball event in 2019, Northview coach Zack Keyes wanted to make it a yearly occasion. But as we all know, the summer of 2020 was nothing like anything...

Lady Eels' magical run ends in softball state championship game

Sat, 06/12/2021 - 1:04am
On Friday evening, Clay City made its first-ever state finals appearance in any high school sport when it took the field for the Class A softball state championship game against Northfield. It took...

Dean Jay Schlatter

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 5:44pm
Dean Jay Schlatter, 86, of Greencastle, passed away on Thursday, June 10, 2021 surrounded by his family. Born September 15, 1934 in Eaton, Ohio, he was the son of Howard and Bertha (Schwab) Schlatter...

Jo Ann LeLoup

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 5:39pm
Jo Ann LeLoup, 86, of Rosedale, Indiana, passed away at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care, on June 10, 2021 following pulmonary complications. Jo Ann was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, on August...