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Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Stories from Friday, August 3, 2007

Reading time (08/03/07)
Eleven-year-old Mercedes Setzer reads to her brother, 4-year-old Jacob Baskin at the YMCA Day Camp Thursday. Both are the children of Yvette and Jim Baskin.
Changes made to Parks Board budget (08/03/07)
The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board unveiled additional changes to the 2008 budget on Wednesday. An across-the-board 3 percent increase in expenses was one of the changes. The addition of salaries for park security, a tractor replacement and a new storage building were also discussed and approved by the board...
Concert band set for show (08/03/07)
The Brazil Concert Band will go "over there" with a musical observance of the 90th anniversary of America's entry into World War I. Under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, the Sunday concert will begin 8 p.m. at the Forest Park Band Shell. If bad weather persists, the show will be moved to the pavilion...
Council approves updating ordinances (08/03/07)
The Town Council of Knightsville approved a project at Thursday evening's meeting that will insure all of the town's ordinances will be updated and in sync with state laws. Agreeing the current town ordinance book needs purged of out-of-date ordinances that are no longer used, board members, President Mike Kester, Vice president Debbie Cress and Council Member David M. Brown, voted to hire American Legal Publications to do the project...
$53 million school project placed on hold (08/03/07)
If the school board goes ahead with the estimated $53 million dollar renovation of Clay Community schools, how will it affect the taxpayers of this county? This was the big question on the minds of the Clay Community School Board during Thursday's special session at North Clay Middle School...
City revitalization discussed (08/03/07)
The rehabilitation of the city was once again the topic of discussion for the Brazil City Advisory Plan Commission at its meeting Thursday night. Ball State Director of Community Based Projects James Segedy attended the meeting to help explain the Land Use and Development Code portion of the Brazil Comprehensive Plan...
Despite losses, NHS netters ready for 2007 (08/03/07)
Tom West is in his third year as Northview High School boys' tennis coach. Heading into the 2007 campaign, the long-time tennis coach -- who previously coached the NHS_girls' teannis team -- feels like the Knights are prepared to add to last year's success...
Marvin Jane "Marty" Martin Myers (08/03/07)
Marvin Jane "Marty" Martin Myers, 62, Clay City, died at 2:45 a.m., Aug. 1, 2007, in her residence. Born March 18, 1945, in Lebanon, she was the daughter of Emerald J. and Mary Frances Harlos Martin. She was the 1963 valedictorian graduate of Patricksburg High School...
Juanita M. Booe (08/03/07)
Juanita M. Booe, 79, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay City and Brazil, died at 12:40 p.m., July 31, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Born April 29, 1928, in Malden, Mo., she was the daughter of Daniel and Nancy Pope. She was married to Donald Booe. He preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 1995...
Public Record 8-3-07 (08/03/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 2: Clay Superior Court - Civil Capital One bank Vs. Rosewell A. Bess: Civil Collections LVNV Funding, LLC Vs. S.C. Jonson and Vicki L. Jonson: Civil Collections...
Does 'IPO' spell investment success? (08/03/07)
If you've ever spent any time among investors, you're bound to have heard someone say: "If only I had gotten in on the ground floor of Company A (or Company B or Company C)." In investment terms, "getting in on the ground floor" means buying a company's stock shares when they first go on sale - an initial public offering (IPO), to use the official term. But is it really that desirable to invest in an IPO?...