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Stories from Wednesday, November 23, 2005

More from the City Council (11/23/05)
Highlights of the business discussed at Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil included: -Salary increases for council members, the mayor and the clerk/treasurer The council approved Ordinance 40-2005, increasing the salaries of Mayor Tom Arthur and Clerk/Treasurer Tracy Webster by 10 percent. The measure was passed by a vote of 4-2, with council members James Sheese and Pat Heffner voting against the ordinance...
City, Humane Society reach agreement on contract (11/23/05)
The City of Brazil and the Clay County Humane Society reached a tentative agreement for a 2006 animal control plan at the city council meeting Tuesday. After an hour-long debate punctuated by moments of tension, humane society board members agreed to draft a contract that would require the city to pay the CCHS $25,000 in 2006 and closely mirror the language of the recently approved agreement be-tween the Humane Society and Clay County. ...
Jesse Walker gives his '2005-'06 Winter Outlook' (11/23/05)
Once again this year I've looked at many different factors when coming up with my "Winter Outlook." I looked at ocean temperature profiles off the coast of Asia, the Gulf of Alaska, the central Pacific Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico, the east coast of the United States and off the coast of Europe. I compared these to profiles of past years to come up with similar patterns...
Man confesses to burglary (11/23/05)
A Brazil man has been arrested after confessing to a robbery at the Sunoco Fast Max Discount Tobacco, 939 E. National Ave., on Friday. Brent A. Moody, 22, was charged with Burglary, which is punishable by 2 to 8 years imprisonment and/or a $10,000 fine...
Toys for Tots shopping trip (11/23/05)
Marine 1st Sgt. Troy Euclide and Staff Sgt. Tim Kosky, of the Marine Corp. League in Terre Haute, piled more than $1,600 worth of toys on the counter as Wal-Mart customer service cashiers Angie Hanie and Lois Yocom ring up the purchases and Clay Co. ...
Township board to decide pool design (11/23/05)
Blue Haven Pools & Spas photo The Clay County Hospital Board voted earlier this month to donate the remainder of the estate of Louis Shaffer, who left the hospital a substantial gift in his will, to the construction of a public pool in Clay City's Goshorn Park. Pictured above is the "front-running selection" for the pool's design, according to County Commissioner Daryl Andrews. The Harrison Township Board will have the final say in the pool's design and dimensions...
Junior high Knights win two (11/23/05)
Carey Fox photo Trent Lancaster drives to the basket against Honey Creek on Monday. The North Clay eighth grade basketball team improved to 5-0 this season with a hard fought 37-33 win over Honey Creek on Monday evening. The Knights came back from a three point deficit heading into the final period as Clay DeWeese scored four of his game-high 16 points in the fourth quarter and the Knights got two points apiece from Justin White, Derek Duncan and Jonathon Bradshaw to squeeze out the victory...
Skelton Taekwondo members win at New Albany (11/23/05)
Submitted photo Award winners for Skelton's Taekwondo in the New Albany Tournament are: (Front row l-r) Morgan Brown, Nathan Brown, Seth Harrison. (Second row l-r) Ronald Newbury, Dr. Dennis Skelton, Nicole Richardson Four students and two instructors from Skelton's Taekwondo Academy in Brazil earned 13 trophies at the American Taekwondo Association Tournament of Legends held in New Albany, Indiana on November 5. ...
Northview freshman declaw Wildcats (11/23/05)
Carey Fox photo Shelby Colson shoots over a Wildcat defender as part of the freshman girls win. Colson had 14 points in the victory. -Knights hit nearly 70 percent in 1st half The South Vermillion freshman girls basketball team hardly knew what had hit them in a game against Northview on Tuesday evening...
HAZEL B. ROSS LANE (11/23/05)
Hazel B. Ross Lane, 72 of Brazil passed away November 22, 2005, at 1:15 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital. She had been battling cancer since May. She was born June 22, 1933, in Brazil, the daughter of George and Mable Cox Lovett. She attended Perth School and Brazil High School. ...
VIRGIE M. PELL HUNT (11/23/05)
Virgie M. Pell Hunt, 87, of Brazil, passed away at 4:40 p.m. November 21, 2005 in Holly Hill Health Care. She was born March 8, 1918 in Clay County to Jesse and Ferrie Weaver Pell. Mrs. Hunt was a member of the Ebenezer Church, a 1936 graduate of Van Buren High School and a graduate of Indiana Business College. She worked as a secretary for the CPA firm of Ernst and Young in Indianapolis for 30 years, retiring in 1979. Virgie enjoyed playing cards and traveling...
WILLIAM T. (BILL) ANDERSON (11/23/05)
William T. (Bill) Anderson, 96, at Core Nursing and Rehabilitation, Bedford, IN. He had been ill for several years. Born March 14, 1909, in Clay County, he was the son of Otis Shattack and Elizabeth Kennedy Anderson. He was married to Margaret Clara Haberle on April 14, 1932, she preceded him in death in 1979. He married Roberta Younger Anderson on November 1, 1979. He was a retired farmer and teacher...