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Stories from Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Listen to the Candidates Forum (10/11/06)
If you weren't able to attend Monday night's Candidates' Forum in person, listen to it on the Web at http://mysite.verizon.net/res0x644/soundslikethebraziltimes/ Today, listen to the sheriff's candidates answer questions. On Monday, Oct. 16, listen to the 44th District candidates...
American Legion supports Popcorn Festival of Clay County (10/11/06)
Jason Jacobs photo The American Legion Dining Room Volunteers donated $300 to the Popcorn Festival. The Legion also hosted the Oktoberfest portion of the Popcorn Festival. Pictured are Glen Brown, Head of Marketing for the Popcorn Festival; Louise Eppert; Charlotte Brush; Susan Ashe; Janice Cox, Vice President of the Popcorn Festival; and Bob Brush...
Covered Bridge Festival celebrates 50 years (10/11/06)
The Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, a Hoosier tradition since 1957, and one of the Midwest's biggest festivals, will celebrate its 50th anniversary Oct. 13-22. Special celebratory events include a dedication ceremony on the courthouse square Oct.14 at 11 a.m. ...
City Council lets zoning request die (10/11/06)
- New Sherwin-Williams building is complete, says planning and zoning administrator By JASON JACOBS bigjake9160@yahoo.com An ordinance regarding the possible rezoning of the Family Worship Center of the Wabash Valley sparked the most interest Tuesday night at the Brazil City Council meeting in the Council Chambers of City Hall...
Republicans' pledge listed point-by-point (10/11/06)
By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com House Republican incumbent and challenger candidates held press conferences at schools across the state on Oct. 5 to announce their pledge of support for Indiana's education system. "We want to let Hoosiers know what we're going to do in the next session, especially our education initiatives," said Lindsay Jancek, communications director of the "56 in '06" House Republican Campaign Committee...
Republicans open headquarters (10/11/06)
Diane Dierks photo The Clay County Republican Headquarters opened on Tuesday at 112 W. National Ave. the former Sunshine Bible Bookstore building. Candidates, friends and family members gathered to cut the ribbon for the grand opening. Candidates present for the photo included: Lee Reberger - incumbent County Prosecutor, Debra James - County Treasurer candidate, Judge Robert Pell - incumbent County Circuit Court, Mark Barnhart - County Assessor candidate, Michael Heaton - incumbent County Sheriff, Paul Sinders - County Commissioner - District 3 candidate, Larry Moss - incumbent County Council president and Jeff Stewart - County Council - District 3 candidate.. ...
The United Way helps people (10/11/06)
Diane Dierks photo The Clay County United Way received its first $500 donation for the 2006-07 fund raising campaign from the Brazil branch of the Terre Haute Savings Bank last week. Holding the check are Lynne Llewellyn, Clay County United Way board member; Suellen Wegner, assistant branch manager; Sandy Lorenze, Clay County United Way board member and THSB customer service representative; and Tyler Fischer, branch manager...
October school board meeting to be in Clay City (10/11/06)
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees will take the next school board meeting on the road to Clay City High School Thursday evening. The board is expected to discuss enrollment, attendance, semester tests, adult education, GED salaries and update the public on contract negotiations with the teachers...
After 3 years, teacher contract talks show promise, says association president (10/11/06)
By Ivy Herron missivy1964@yahoo.com Finally, there is good news to share about the three- year battle between the Clay Community Schools Classroom Teachers Association and the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. "There's a definite light at the end of the tunnel," Association President Russ True said about the recent return to the bargaining table by both sides...
BERNICE IRENE STEUERWALD (10/11/06)
Bernice Irene Steuerwald, 91, of Brazil died at 10:34 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2006, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born Feb. 14, 1915, near Art in Clay County, Ind., as the daughter of William and Elizabeth Hoffman Taggart. She graduated from Cory High School with the Class of 1934. ...
VIRGIE MARILENE DELLACCA (10/11/06)
Virgie Marilene Dellacca, 76 of Rantoul, Ill., formerly of Brazil, passed away Monday Oct. 9, 2006, at the Heartland Health Care Facility in Paxton, IL. She was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Carbon, Ind., the daughter of Virgil David Black and Lucille Ellen Wells Black. She was a graduate of Van Buren High School, Class of 1947. Oct. 9, 1949, she married Robert Eugene Dellacca. He preceded her in death Nov. 21, 1970. She was a member of the Carbon United Methodist Church...