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Stories from Friday, December 13, 2002

School board hears comments (12/13/02)
Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees have a clear policy regarding public requests to address the board. "Mrs. (Terry) Barr was kind enough to send me a copy of Policy 1670. It states patrons must sign in at the door... limit their presentation to five minutes... ...
Prosecutor Thomas addresses identity theft (12/13/02)
When Clay County Prosecutor David Thomas began warning residents about identity theft (resulting in fraudulent credit car charges among other things) little did he know he would be a possible target. Yet, Thomas' credit card has been charged $350 by a New Jersey bookstore, yet newither Thomas nor his wife have made any purchases to account for the charge...
Officers collar burglary suspect quickly (12/13/02)
Quick action from the Brazil City Police and Clay County Sheriff's departments resulted in an arrest early Friday morning. An alarm was reported to the Brazil Police department at 2:37 a.m. at Lynn's Pharmacy, located at 22 West National Ave. "Officer Chris Blila, Brazil City Police department and Sergeant Rob Gambill, Clay County Sheriff's department arrived at the scene within one minute," said Brazil Police Chief Terry Harrison. ...
Christmas fire safety (12/13/02)
It takes less than two minutes for a live Christmas tree to become engulfed in flames and the room temperature to exceed 700 degrees. Tom Champion, Jackson Volunteer Fire Chief, advises when you shop for a live tree, test the freshness by closing your fist over a branch and pulling the needles. If a large number of needles comes off in your hand, the tree is dried out and you should avoid purchasing this tree...
A star in the east (12/13/02)
This Christmas star high above the Growers Co-op at 113 S. Forest Ave. shines brightly throughout the night. It can be seen from quite a distance and can guide any traveler to Brazil, not the manger. The star really wasn't really rising-- Messmer moved the camera and the photo was inverted to achieve the effect...
2003 election calendar (12/13/02)
Filing dates have been established for the 2003 election. Anyone wanting to file as a candidate for eligible offices in the City of Brazil next year can file beginning Jan. 22 at the election office on the second floor of the Clay County Court House. Candidates can file until noon Feb. 21...
Score! Clay City may get football team (12/13/02)
A group of parents and children teamed up to initiate a football program at Clay City High School. They scored a touchdown at the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees meeting last night by going the extra yard. The support group came prepared with statistics and research from other football programs at schools of similar size. But they haven't won the game just yet...
Donation of home will benefit Clay County residents (12/13/02)
Bryan Taylor (left), Clay County Community Foundation board member, accepts the donation of this house, located next to Hardee's on National Avenue. The house was a gift from Gerry and David Mitchell (center). Judy Eifert (right), CCCF affiliate director, said Lilly Endowment will match dollar for dollar the appraised value of the house...
Northview sends Vikings packing, 82-49 (12/13/02)
All year long Northview has been able to rely on scoring balance to win close basketball games. On Friday night, they finally didn't get that level of offensive balance and West Vigo was the team that paid dearly. The Knights got a combined 51 points from Logan Whitman and Zach Keyes in handling the Vikings 82-49 in Northview's first Western Indiana Conference game of the year...
Eels fall in marathon three-OT contest (12/13/02)
A trip to Linton for basketball turned into a marathon for Clay City's girls' team. The Eels went three overtimes with the Miners before falling 68-64. Clay City jumped out to a 13-2 lead through one quarter of play. Whitney McWilliams and Sarah Boone helped get the Eels' attack started. McWilliams had seven points in the first quarter and Boone added four in the opening stanza...
Northview Basketball (12/13/02)
Northview's Logan Whitman (with ball) will try to rebound tonight from a sub-par game in which he scored just five points versus T.H. North.