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Stories from Wednesday, February 8, 2006

Clay County Council (02/08/06)
Andy McCammon photo The Clay City branch of the Indiana Dept. of Motor Vehicles sets on S.R. 59. Highlights of the business discussed at the Monday meeting of the Clay County Council included: -The approval of temporary funding for the Clay City License Branch...
Squeezing more from your money: Heating houses with corn stoves (02/08/06)
You can heat your house with corn for about $2 per day, but the equipment is hard to find. Sam Crawn, owner of Sam's Do-It-Best Hardware, had just one corn stove left in stock Monday morning. The $1,989 unit, made by U.S. Stove Co., (800) 750-2723, burns about a bushel of corn per day, Crawn said...
School Board agenda brief (02/08/06)
The February agenda of the Clay Community School Board of Trustees, is a small one, but packed with discussions and presentations that could prove very interesting to the public. The board is scheduled to meet Thursday in the Media Center at North Clay Middle School...
Pump Prices (02/08/06)
The prices for regular, unleaded fuel this morning at Clay County gas stations were: BRAZIL AREA I-70 AREA CLAY CITY AREA The Brazil Times is offering free car pooling want-ads to people seeking rides or want to offer rides. Call 446-2216 for more information...
Board learns about TIF and development (02/08/06)
How to designate an economic development area and the legal procedure for tax abatement was the topic of Jim Coffenberry's talk to the Brazil Economic Development Commission on Tuesday night at City Hall. For some, like Chairman Jeff Stewart, it was probably a refresher course, for others, it was new information...
Northview topples 3rd-ranked Artesians (02/08/06)
TERRE HAUTE -- There has been plenty of agony in sectionals past for the Northview Knights. But on Tuesday night, they finally got to share in the ecstasy of knocking off the No. 3 ranked Martinsville Artesians in the sectional opener at Terre Haute North...
Eels handle Wolverines in (02/08/06)
Andy McCammon photo Chelsee Gerber threads the needle to a teammate in the second quarter on the way to a seven point performance in the Eels' win. CLAY CITY -- It's been an amazing career thus far, and Whitney McWilliams seems intent on ending it with a bang-- and for the Clay City Lady Eels, a sectional championship on their home court would be a very big bang...
ELLEN E. MANN (02/08/06)
Ellen E. Mann, 86 of Center Point, died February 5, 2006, at 7:10 p.m. at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for a year. She was born January 23, 1920, in Vigo County, the daughter of Charles H. Burgess and Grace E. Nirrvier Burgess. She was married to William A. Mann August 21, 1954. She was a homemaker...
JOSHUA L. PEARCE (02/08/06)
Joshua L. Pearce, 24, 0f Brazil, passed away February 5, 2006, at his home. He was born March 2, 1981 in Brazil to Gary "Hawkeye" Pearce and Rose Hayes Pearce. Josh was a 1999 graduate of Northview High School, earning several academic achievements and awards, including the Lily Endowment Scholarship. ...
JOHN HENRY BELL JR. (02/08/06)
John Henry Bell, Jr., of Bonne Terre, Missouri, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2006, at St. Joe Manor at the age of 80 years. He was born July 4, 1925, in Harmony to the late John and Ethel Mae Bell (nee Bell). He is also preceded in death by his first wife Louise Bell (nee Miller), one son, John David Bell and one sister who died in infancy...
ERNEST G. MOSTELLER (02/08/06)
Ernest G. Mosteller, age 79 of Brazil died at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, February 7, 2006, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born October 8, 1926 in Jackson Township in Parke County, Indiana, as the son of Elmer and Arizona Morlan Mosteller. He attended Bridgeton Grade School. Following school he became an auto mechanic and also drove a school bus for the Parke County School Corp...