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Stories from Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Sea of red (10/31/06)
Ivy Herron photo It was a sea of red at North Clay Middle School on Friday as students wore as many layers of red clothing and other items as a they could possibly put on during the last day of Red Ribbon Week. This group of students participated in the Wear Your Red Contest...
Manufacturers endorse Thomas for state representative (10/31/06)
Last week, both the Indiana Manufacturers Association (IMA) and the Indiana Chamber of Commerce endorsed Amos Thomas (R-Brazil) for the election to the Indiana House of Representatives, District 44. "Amos Thomas will bring to the legislature an enormous wealth of business and life experience and a vision of future growth for the State of Indiana," IMA President Pat Kielty said...
'A Christmas Carol' on stage at IRT Wednesday-Christmas Eve (10/31/06)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The IRT is delighted to announce its return of "A Christmas Carol," the beloved IRT tradition that brings both young and old back year after year. Each year the IRT presents the always-new adaptation of the classic holiday story of love and redemption for Ebenezer Scrooge, brought about by his old partner, Jacob Marley, three ghosts of Christmas, and a little boy called Tiny Tim...
In her own words: Vickie Lawhorn, candidate for Clay County Treasurer (10/31/06)
My name is Vickie Lawhorn and I am the Democrat candidate for Clay County Treasurer. For those of you who may not know me, I would like to officially introduce myself and tell a little about my personal life, my current duties serving Clay County, and what my goals are to improve Clay County if I am elected Treasurer...
Voters may choose to vote early (10/31/06)
The Election Office, located on the second floor of the Courthouse, will be open Saturday, Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for absentee/early voting. Please use the east entrance to the courthouse on those two days. The office will also be open through Monday, Nov. 6, 8-11 a.m. and from noon-4 p.m...
Students learn about drug dangers during Red Ribbon Week (10/31/06)
Diane Dierks photo More than 360 fifth graders from Van Buren, Staunton, Eastside, Meridian, Clay City, Jackson Township, Forest Park and Cornerstone Christian Academy schools and members of Northview, North Clay and Clay City SADD chapters marched to the Clay County courthouse, along National Ave. in celebration of Red Ribbon Week on Monday morning...
Lugar lends name to Sinders campaign (10/31/06)
Ivy Herron photos U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar was in town Friday evening to announce his support of Paul Sinders' campaign for Clay County Commissioner. The two men made a joint appearance at the McGregor House to talk politics and enjoy refreshments with a crowd of more than 100 area residents...
ISTA endorses Thomas for state representative (10/31/06)
Republican Amos Thomas of Brazil, candidate for State Representative in House District 44, has won endorsement of the local and state political action committees of the Indiana State Teachers Association. The local West Central and Sycamore Political Action Committees represent ISTA members in Putnam, Vigo, Clay, and Parke Counties...
Library addiiton to be completed by Thanksgiving (10/31/06)
By DIANE DIERKS cddierks@yahoo.com The Brazil Public Library expansion and remodeling project is near completion. The project, which began on Dec. 5, 2005, includes remodeling the existing space and adding on to the south end of the building. Site foreman Greg Kempf of Commercial Interiors said the library will double in size due to expanding both the upper and lower levels of the building...
Nothing stops the mail (10/31/06)
Diane Dierks photo Rain or shine! U.S. Postal Carrier Amy Lewis delivers mail on a cold and rainy Friday morning. Lewis has worked at the Brazil post office for eight years.
Ivy Tech-wabash Valley plans PR Day (10/31/06)
Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley will have a PR Day on Friday, Nov. 3. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9 a.m. in the Oakley Auditorium at the south campus, 8000 South Education Drive, Terre Haute. PR Day-- Plan Reality is an "open-house" program for prospective students, their parents and counselors. The program will provide information about financial aid, career services, student activities, transfer opportunities and other topics of interest to students...