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Stories from Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Lending a hand (09/05/07)
As part of a city ordinance, Brazil City Planning Administrator Michele Griffin helps city employees clean up a residence in Edgewood Estates Tuesday morning. The city charges residents who are in need of a cleaning $25 per ton of trash removed from a residence. The city then moves the trash to Sycamore Landfill in Pimento, south of Riley. The city, as instructed by the Federal Emergency Management Association, must also charge for hours of equipment use...
Commissioners make 'bingo' proclamation (09/05/07)
With help from the Clay County Commissioners, Annunciation Catholic Church managed to get September 2007 named Kennedy Crossing Bingo Month. Kennedy Crossing Bingo will celebrate 50 years of bingo every Sunday throughout September with special games, prizes and free food...
Budget hearings begin (09/05/07)
Council members made approximately $28,500 in budget cuts during the first day of the Clay County Council's 2008 budget hearings, well short of the $1 million in budget cuts necessary. "At least it's a start," Council President Mike McCullough said about the first of three scheduled days of the budget hearings...
Ordinance aims to keep county clean (09/05/07)
The Clay County Commissioners are out to clean up the county. In their regular meeting Tuesday morning, they approved an ordinance which prohibits the existence of junk, trash, abandoned vehicles, noxious or unsightly weeds, and dangerous or dilapidated buildings within the corporate limits of Clay County...
Numerous money moves approved by county council (09/05/07)
Money was the main topic of discussion for the Clay County Council Tuesday night. For additional appropriations, the council unanimously approved $1,000 from the General Fund for the Washington Township Trustee, who recently completed training to obtain a Level II status. ...
Commissioners: Offenders will pay (09/05/07)
Serious offenders will now have to pay for their sins in Clay County. In Tuesday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners, an ordinance was unanimously passed which sets a fee as part of registering as a violent offender or sex offender. "Offenders must pay an annual fee of $50 when they become part of the registry," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said. "There is also a $5 fee they must pay whenever an address change is filed with the Clay County Sheriff's Department."...
Saline City's Labor Day Picnic Truck Pull (09/05/07)
Full Pull. The words that every puller wants to hear. Saturday night at the Saline City Labor Day Picnic, there were full-pulls in just about every class. After years of having pull-offs, this year the strip was reconfigured to allow a floating finish. The drivers are now able to pull their distance, without fear of running into the woods after a full-pull of 300 feet...
Eels post cross country split at Sullivan (09/05/07)
SULLIVAN -- Clay City's cross country teams prepared for their own invite on Thursday by traveling to Sullivan for a three-way meet that also included North Central. The Eels split the meet with the boys' team winning with 23 points to North Central's 52 and the Arrows' 55...
Arrows rally past Knights in JV?win (09/05/07)
SULLIVAN -- Sullivan overcame a 22-12 deficit against visiting Northview's junior varsity football team on Saturday to win 26-22. The Knights took the early initiative, scoring on a quarterback throwback that went 48 yards from Justin White to Trent Lancaster. After Nathan Williams ran in the two-point conversion, the Knights had an 8-0 advantage...
Northview netters edge out Tiger Cubs in road battle (09/05/07)
GREENCASTLE -- A return of the stifling temperatures of last month couldn't stop the tennis teams from Northview and Greencastle from getting together Tuesday evening. The weather also couldn't stop the No. 1 singles and No. 3 singles matches from going three sets...
Second half rally falls short for Knights (09/05/07)
A strong second half effort on both ends of the field led Northview to outscore visiting Terre Haute South in boys' soccer Tuesday night. However, the Braves dominated much of the first half in posting a 3-1 win on the Knights' home pitch. "I don't think that (South) outplayed us," said coach Don Bryan. "We played better in the second half, I liked the combinations. I think the kids realize that they can play with Terre Haute South."...
Maxine (May) Orme (09/05/07)
Maxine (May) Orme, 93, Plainfield, died suddenly in her sleep Sept. 2, 2007. Born Dec. 21, 1913, in Carbon, she was the daughter of the late Max and Lola (Testy) May. She retired in 1976 after 30 years with Link-Belt in Indianapolis. Survivors include niece Judy Hensonb; nephew Doug Henson; great-nieces Rhonda Bishop, Kelli and Shawna Henson and Brenda Miller; and eight great-great nieces and nephews...
Lillie Ferris Tabor (09/05/07)
Lillie Ferris Tabor, 80, Brazil, died at 7:56 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31, 2007 at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Visitation will be noon- 2 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 5, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Robert Stultz officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
John Rudolph Deakins (09/05/07)
John Rudolph Deakins, age 89, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007, at the Franklin United Methodist Community in Franklin. He was a resident of Franklin and a former resident of Reelsville, Indiana. A graveside service will be conducted at 4:30 p.m. ...
Births (09/05/07)
ELIANA JANE TUCKER Steve and Kathy French would like to announce the bith of their granddaughter, Eliana Jane Tucker. Eliana was born on July 27, 2007, at 4:16 p.m. at St. Vincent's Women's Hospital in Indianapolis. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Martin, Smith engagement (09/05/07)
Courtney L. Martin And Austin R. Smith Courtney L. Martin and Austin R. Smith would like to announce their engagement. The bride-elect's parents are Reverend and Mrs. Paul A. Martin, of Kokomo. She is a 2001 graduate of Western High School and a 2005 graduate of Ball State University, with a bachelors degree in Fashion Merchandising and Marketing. Courtney is employed with the Cintas Corporation as a sales representative...
Reunions (09/05/07)
Sept. 8 -- The Brazil High School class of 1947 will be having its 60th class reunion at the Brazil YMCA on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 5 p.m. Sept. 8 -- MICHAEL -- The Michael family reunion will be at the Goshorn Park in Clay City. A dinner will be at noon, bring a well filled basket...