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Stories from Friday, August 31, 2007

Resurfacing to begin on US 40 next week (08/31/07)
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently announced resurfacing on United States 40 from one-and-a-half mile east of State Road 59 to the Putnam County line will begin Tuesday, Sept. 4. There will be daytime lane restrictions in the area that will be worked on...
Library to set up outside (08/31/07)
Because of ongoing building issues, the Brazil Public Library will set up shop outside at the front entrance of the library as part of "Library on the Lawn." The library staff will move carts of books out onto the concrete area just outside the front entrance...
Students learn trade skills (08/31/07)
The Clay Community School Corporation has an intense one or two-year program that is offered, Clay Building Trades Training Corporation. This program was started in 1974, by Bill Brown at the urging of residents who felt that there was a need for skilled tradesmen. They felt this kind of a program would benefit the community...
Holiday weekend heightens focus on driving violations (08/31/07)
As the Labor Day holiday approaches, local and state law enforcement officers are participating in several safety programs as they hit the roads during this upcoming holiday period. Members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department will be working with the Indiana State Police to help keep motorists safe by participating in the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute's Operation Pull Over Blitz that began Aug. 24 and continues until Sept. 9...
Officials seek help in Clay City burglary (08/31/07)
Law enforcement officials are asking the public for their help in identifying a suspect involved in a burglary at the Dollar General Store in Clay City on Aug. 30. On Thursday, an alarm company contacted the Clay County Justice Center about a motion detector alerting them to movement inside the store's office area at approximately 1:43 a.m...
Reserve deputies volunteer their time to Clay County (08/31/07)
Members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department Reserve Deputies volunteer a minimum of more than 12,000 hours each year of law enforcement assistance to the Clay County Sheriff's Department. "Small counties with limited resources, like Clay County, their law enforcement departments come to rely upon reserve deputies," Sheriff Mike Heaton said. ...
Kennedy Crossing Bingo to celebrate 50 years (08/31/07)
* Event to last all of September
Schedule set for Saline City Picnic (08/31/07)
The following is a schedule of events for the Saline City Annual Labor Day Picnic, scheduled for Sept. 1-3 at Graves Field. Saturday, Sept. 1: 7-10 a.m. -- Clay City Band Boosters Breakfast 7 a.m. -- Co-Ed Softball Games begin 8 a.m. -- Golf Scramble...
Mmm, strawberries (08/31/07)
Employees with St. Vincent Clay Hospital conducted a strawberry shortcake social Thursday afternoon with all benefits from the event going to the 2007 United Way of the Wabash Valley Kickoff Campaign. Thursday's festivities also included a dunk tank...
Left, right, left ... (08/31/07)
Clay City Imperial Regiment flute player and drum major Courtney Rundel practices on her marching technique at a Thursday practice. The Imperial Regiment will perform for the community at the Clay City Field Friday, Sept. 7.
Board approves vehicle purchase (08/31/07)
The Brazil Board of Works and Public Safety approved the purchase of a new city vehicle in their meeting Thursday afternoon. "The vehicle currently used by the department is broken down," Wastewater Treatment Plant Manager Shirley Jolly said. "We plan on using the vehicle the Sewer Department has and buying them a new one."...
Sheriff warns residents of road distractions (08/31/07)
With two different accidents caused by drivers failing to yield the right of way on Tuesday, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton is urging motorists to pay more attention while driving. "We had two accidents in one day, one fatal and the other involving a sheriff deputy's patrol car," Sheriff Heaton said. "One driver made a turn in front of a vehicle, and the other pulled out of a driveway into the path of an oncoming vehicle, neither driver said they saw the other vehicle."...
Board president wants resolution (08/31/07)
Clay Community School Board President Terry Barr is dismayed about the ongoing contract dispute with the Clay Community Classroom Teacher's Association (CCCTA). "I would like this resolved with all my heart," Barr said, via telephone interview on Wednesday...
Reunions (08/31/07)
Sept. 2 -- WELLS -- The 114th annual Wells reunion will be having a pitch-in dinner on Sept. 2 at 1 p.m. at the northwest corner of the Forest Park Pavilion. All are invited. Sept. 8 -- The Brazil High School class of 1947 will be having their 60th class reunion at the Brazil YMCA on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m...
Local minister relocates to Terre Haute (08/31/07)
Two of Brazil's well-known residents have recently relocated to Westminster Village in Terre Haute. Rev. Edward and Barbara Randall have been residents at 5 W. Hendrix St. in Brazil for over 50 years, and have been leaders and business owners in the Brazil community for many years...
Church News (08/31/07)
Carbon United Methodist Church By Mary Egloff We were saddened this week by the death of a lovely lady, Carolyn Keyt. She attended our church every time she was able to come to our area from Indianapolis. We will miss her. She always sat near the front with the "Front Row Gang" and was always so very pleasant...
Knights continue streak; Eels fall in three games (08/31/07)
LINTON -- Northview got a stern third game test from the host Linton Miners, but still prevailed in three straight games in volleyball action. The Miners put Northview in an early hole in the final game before the Knights pulled out a 25-20, 25-16, 28-26 victory to push their record to a perfect 8-0 overall...
Knights staring at showdown with Patriots (08/31/07)
If the plan was to upgrade the schedule strength this season, the Northview Knights have surely accomplished that goal heading into the third week of the regular season. Tonight's battle with visiting Terre Haute North will be the third Class 5A team the Knights have seen when you include the scrimmage with Terre Haute South. Northview faced Castle in the week one opener and led at halftime before falling to the Knights...
Staunton Scene (08/31/07)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 9:30 in the Educational Building. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The van is wheelchair equipped...
Wilma R. Sands (08/31/07)
Wilma R. Sands, 92, Indianapolis, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. Visitation is from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2, at Crown Hill Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at Fairview Cemetery in Bowling Greene at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2007. Memorial gifts are asked to be given to the donor's favorite charity...
Willeta Jean Gossman (08/31/07)
Willeta Jean Goffman, 83, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died at 3:05 p.m., Aug. 29, 2007, at Meadows Manor East Convalescent Center, Terre Haute. Services will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday (today) at Callahan-DeBaun Funeral Home, 2425, Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, with Rev. Rebecca Zelensky officiating. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery...
Kathy J. "Tat" Mathis (08/31/07)
Kathy J. "Tat" Mathis, 58, Brazil passed away Aug. 31, 2007, at 8:20 a.m. at Harborside Healthcare Facility, following an extended illness. She was born Sept. 30, 1948, in Clay County the daughter of Albert and Betty Berry Mathis. Survivors include her siblings, Annette Brown of Plainfield, Suzanne Neier of Brazil and Scott Mathis and his wife Freeda of Williamsport; four nephews Greg Brown, Jason Brown and wife Kathy, Andrew Mathis and Adam Mathis; one great-nephew Tyler Brown; great-niece Reese Brown.. ...
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison (08/31/07)
Dorothy Leona Parr Harrison, 90, Knightsville, passed away at 5:50 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2007, in Cloverleaf Healthcare. Services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31, 2007, in the Lawson-Miller Chapel, with visitation from 11 a.m. until time of service...
Wilma R. Sands (08/31/07)
Wilma R. Sands, 92, Indianapolis, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2007. She was a comptroller for P.R. Mallory for 34 years, retiring in 1979 and was a member of the Indianapolis Business and Professional Women's Association, the White Cross Guild and Pink Ladies of Methodist Hospital, Chi Sigma Phi Sorority, and was a founding member of the Heron-Morton Place Association, where she owned and restored several houses...
Willeta Jean Gossman (08/31/07)
Willeta Jean Goffman, 83, Terre Haute, formerly of Clay County, died at 3:05 p.m., Aug. 29, 2007, at Meadows Manor East Convalescent Center, Terre Haute. Born March 16, 1924, in Clay County, she was the daughter of Harlen Raymond Roeschlein and Harriett Ann Deakins Roeschlein...
PUBLIC RECORD 9-1-07 (08/31/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 31: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Bridget Harden Vs. Patrick Harden: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Harris Bank Vs. Chad Vanatti: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Public Record 8-31-07 (08/31/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 30: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Patrick Houser: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Larry D. Bowman Vs. Kimberly A. Bowman: Domestic Relations...
Consider insurance, annuities if 'maxed out' (08/31/07)
Many people rely on their IRAs and 401(k) plans to help them pay for their retirement years --and for good reason, because IRAs and 401(k)s are excellent retirement-savings vehicles. But once you reach the point where you are contributing the maximum amount to your IRA and 401(k) each year, what else can you do to build resources for retirement? You might want to consider annuities and cash value insurance...