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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Stories from Wednesday, July 9, 2003

Clay Countians win art show (07/09/03)
Jim Tabor's painting called "Bridgeton" won blue ribbon. Local artists Jim Tabor and Jane Mercer were among the winners at the 2003 Associate Member Show, which is now in progress in Rockville. All entries will remain hanging until Aug. 1. Wabash Valley artists contributed to one of the best shows in the Gallery's history. ...
County firefighters raise money for cancer victim (07/09/03)
County firefighters presented fireman Shane Zurcher with a check for over $5,000 this week, Mayor Kenny Crabb told the City Council Tuesday evening. The Brazil firefighters' union local had a food booth at the Rotary Celebration July 3-4 to raise funds for Zurcher, who will begin chemotherapy soon. It was a success, as they made over $2,500. The Volunteer Fire Departments from both Posey and Jackson Townships also gathered about $2,500 in donations to benefit Zurcher...
Budget, pool programs discussed (07/09/03)
The Brazil Park and Recreation Board approved an estimated budget of $204,153 during their Monday night meeting at City Hall. The proposed budget will be submitted to the City Clerk for approval. Pool Manager Sara Osborn reported it has generated revenue of $12,791.25 so far this season. The second swimming lesson session begins Monday. People can enroll as long as vacancies are available. There are still a few openings...
Eddie's restaurant repairs continue (07/09/03)
Eddie's Hamburger owner Rod Clarke (left) watches workers from William's Plumbing and Heating prepare site for the exhaust system for the new grill. Next to Clarke (left) Mike Beasley, Jamie Jones, Ted Mercer and John Haddon. Clarke hopes to open the restaurant in three weeks...
Should you buy flood insurance? Option is now available in Clay County (07/09/03)
Clay County residents are now allowed to purchase Federally-backed flood insurance. The local program went into operation June 6. There are 19,000 communities nationwide with more than 4 million flood insurance policies in operation. This new option is part of the county's efforts to adopt and enforce regulations to decrease flood losses. It is part of the National Flood Insurance Program, utilized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Zac Niehaus is the CYL Home Run champion (07/09/03)
Zac Niehaus is the CYL Home Run champion with six regular season homeruns and one tourney homerun.