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Stories from Friday, September 28, 2007

Area IRTA to team up with CASA (09/28/07)
Leaders of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA) announced a new partnership recently between IRTA and CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates), in which IRTA members will be encouraged to serve as CASA volunteers across the state. The partnership was introduced at IRTA's annual fall workshop, which took place in South Bend, Delphi/Lafayette, Pendleton and Corydon...
Vaccinations set to take place at library (09/28/07)
The Brazil Public Library will host flu and pneumonia vaccinations from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2. A flu shot will cost $25 while a pneumonia shot will cost $40. A one-half dose flu shot, for children ages 6-35 months, will cost $3. The Visiting Nurse Service, Inc., will administer the flu and pneumonia shots...
Students join residents for pop can cause (09/28/07)
Times Staff Report Several children came together with area residents recently to collect soda pop can tabs for those in need. According to Jackson Township Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Christina Rea, members of the school council collected 139 pounds of tabs for the project. In addition, other area residents collected more than 2,600 pounds of tabs...
CCS veteran retiring (09/28/07)
* After 33 years with corporation, Mogan moving on
Autopsy for I-70 accident victim released (09/28/07)
CLOVERDALE -- Indiana State Police officials have released the names of the two victims involved in the fiery head-on two-vehicle collision at the 39-mile marker on Interstate 70 that closed the highway and snarled traffic in Putnam and Clay County along United States 40 late into Wednesday evening...
Shaw Electronics closing its doors (09/28/07)
Duke Energy District Manager Rick Burger confirmed Friday afternoon that the city of Brazil will soon have a new "pay station." Burger said he found out late Thursday evening that Shaw Electronics, 20 E. National Ave., Brazil, was closing its doors at noon today and will no longer be accepting payment for Duke Energy as one of the company's "pay stations."...
Cory Apple Festival pageant winners! (09/28/07)
Newly crowned 2007 Apple Queen Brittany Kirkham (sitting) and first runner-up Brooklyn Higar will reign over various festivities during this weekend's Cory Apple Festival. Kirkham, 17, is the daughter of Chris and Angela Robinson of Cory. For more pageant winners, see Page 5. The festival begins today and ends Sunday...
Fire guts area home (09/28/07)
Officials are investigating the cause of a late-night three-alarm structure fire Wednesday, which rekindled two more times Thursday morning. Around 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a fully engulfed residential fire, and several fenced in pens which housed chickens, goats, a pot belly pig and various other animals, at 9921 North Private Road 250 West...
Board has second public meeting regarding project (09/28/07)
Passionate speakers addressed the community and the school board at Thursday night's special session meeting at North Clay Middle School. More than 60 community members were in the audience, and all seven board members were present. The three-and-one-half hour meeting began with a process overview from corporation building director Tom Reberger before Tom Neff gave the architectural presentation...
The numbers provided don't add up (09/28/07)
The Clay Community Classroom Teacher's Association (CCCTA) provided The Brazil Times Tuesday afternoon with more information regarding the stalled contract negotiations and proposals. Russ True, the CCCTA representative, brought a copy of the school board's proposal that was distributed to the association...
CHURCH NEWS (09/28/07)
KNIGHTSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Submitted by Knightsville UMC The Knightsville United Methodist Church will be having an All-you-can-eat chili dinner on Oct. 26 from 4-8 p.m. at the church. The menu will include Knightsville hot or mild chili and a variety of "custom chili's" from the kitchen's of members of the church. Included in the meal will be a choice of sandwich, drink and crackers...
North Clay eighth grade splits WIC games (09/28/07)
North Clay's eighth grade football team dropped their first game of season, 14-6, to Edgewood recently, but rebounded on Tuesday by defeating West Vigo in a game that was called due to weather late in the first half. Against the Mustangs, Damon Hyatt scored the lone touchdown for the Knights on an 11-yard run. He also put together a strong defensive effort in the loss...
Knights boys win WIC Meet, girls place second (09/28/07)
By JASON?JACOBS Times Staff Reporter BROWN?COUNTY -- With Western Indiana Conference titles on the line, the Northview Cross Country teams did not disappoint. At the conference meet Friday night at Eagle Park, the boys took home the championship scoring 34 points, beating out runner-up Edgewood, who finished with 39...
Knights part of showcase at the Dome (09/28/07)
The Western Indiana Conference will hold their second Day at the Dome this afternoon, featuring all seven conference teams along with Cascade. The afternoon begins with Sullivan facing winless Brown County at 11 a.m. followed by Edgewood taking on Cascade. The afternoon games will be Owen Valley against West Vigo followed by the nightcap between Northview and South Vermillion...
Knights clinch share of first soccer title (09/28/07)
SPENCER -- The Northview girls' soccer team has reached rareified air these days after picking up a physical, 5-1 win over Owen Valley that clinched them a share of the Western Indiana Conference championship for the first time in program history. Despite accumulating two red cards that eventually put them down nine players to 11 by the end of the game, and falling behind in the first minute of the game, the Knights still were victorious...
Knights advance to sectional final (09/28/07)
Northview made the first step towards a sectional championship on Thursday night by upending the defending champion Tiger Cubs of Greencastle, 3-2. The Knights fell in perhaps the evening's two most exciting matches. Both Brennan Burks and Eric Warren went the distance against Northview's Adam Clark and Clint Grey in matches that left both the fans and players...
Staunton Scene (09/28/07)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. Children's Church, Wee Worship and extended nursery are at 10:30 a.m. 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. Sunday evening service starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Group and Bible Study meets at 7 p.m...
Frances Marian Murphy (09/28/07)
Frances Marian Murphy, 84, Brazil, passed away Sept. 27, 2007, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Marian was born Feb. 15, 1923, in Clay County to Ruth and Vestal Hadley. She was a member of the American Legion, OES, Eagles, Red Hat Society and 3C's. She also enjoyed bingo, music, and dancing...
Patricia "Pat"?Elaine?Jefferies (09/28/07)
Patricia "Pat" Elaine Jefferies, 65, Center Point, passed away Sept. 26, 2007, at 6:34 p.m. surrounded by her loving family. Services will be held Saturday (today) at Lawson-Miller Chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Myron James officiating. Burial will follow at Center Point Cemetery...
Patricia "Pat" Elaine Jefferies (09/28/07)
Patricia "Pat" Elaine Jefferies, 65, Center Point passed away Sept. 26, 2007, at 6:34 p.m. surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 18, 1942, in Warsaw, Ind., the daughter of Max Davis and Irene Shivley Davis. She graduated from Claypool High School...
Pauline Joyce Evans (09/28/07)
Pauline Joyce Evans, 93, Camby, died Sept. 21, 2007. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 29, at Graceland Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel.
Marion Francis Murphy (09/28/07)
Marion Francis Murphy, 84, Brazil, passed away on Sept. 27, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. Sept. 29, 2007, at French Funeral Home. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of services...