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Stories from Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Area troops come home (10/02/07)
Members of the Indiana National Guard's 38th Infantry Division, 38th Main Support Battalion, who were previously stationed in Iraq, unexpectedly arrived home on several flights into Indianapolis International Airport Saturday and Sunday. The soldiers, who spent their time during their deployment training the Iraqi police force and performing security missions, were met at the airport by their family members...
INDOT sets up Wednesday meeting in Clay City (10/02/07)
CLAY CITY -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will conduct a public hearing to discuss the proposed improvements to State Road 59 in Clay County at 6 p.m., Wednesday. The meeting will take place at the Clay City Junior/Senior High School auditorium, 601 Lankford St., Clay City...
Historical Society to open cabins for Popcorn Festival (10/02/07)
The Clay County Historical Society held its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday night at the Clay County Museum in Brazil. Vice President Vickie Mace presided over the business meeting. The secretary reviewed old business, and then Mace proceeded with new business...
Jonah Fish Fry scheduled (10/02/07)
A Jonah Fish Fry has been scheduled for 4-7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, at the Orange Building in Goshorn Park, Clay City. The event is being sponsored by the R.E.I.N. Committee. All proceeds will go toward the new community building in the park at Clay City...
Ag Corner (10/02/07)
Fall Applied Weed Control For Field and Yard Fall is an ideal time for perennial weed control. This is true for both the home garden and farm. Home/Garden Fall Weed Control Early and mid October is a great time to control dandelions in the lawn and garden. ...
Indiana Soybean Alliance Seeks Farmers for Upcoming Director elections (10/02/07)
Hoosier soybean farmers interested in serving on the board of directors of the Indiana Soybean Alliance (ISA) - the state's soybean organization - need to file a completed petition by Monday, October 15, 2007. ISA works on behalf of nearly 28,000 soybean farmers in Indiana who contribute to the soybean checkoff. ...
Commissioners approve selling of area property (10/02/07)
County property was sold during the regular meeting of the Clay County Commissioners Monday morning. Two parcels of land along Walnut Street, Brazil, were auctioned off to the highest bidder. The first is the former Miller Floral Property, which was sold to J. Real Estate, LLC for $500. Zachariah Chambers, representative for the Derelict Brothers who owns the former Masonic building in Brazil, provided the only other bid for this parcel...
Big workout! (10/02/07)
Kent Hutchins, Bridgeton, and Mitch Reberger, Brazil, use two pieces of recently added strength training fitness equipment at the Brazil YMCA on Monday. Community and business donations helped acquire the $50,000 in new fitness equipment, which included a 12-piece Life Fitness strength circuit, two new elliptical cross-trainers, two new treadmills and replaced all the dumbbells in weight room. ...
Councy Council approves abatement (10/02/07)
The Clay County Council approved an abatement for a coal recovery project during its meeting Monday night. The project, which is at the Old Chinook mine and started by Headwaters Energy Services, is working to recover coal particles from slurry ponds and is expected to last approximately 10-15 years...
Russell gets back to work (10/02/07)
Clay City Elementary School welcomed back Principal Jon Russell Monday after his 16-month leave to serve in Iraq. Secretary Kae Smith presented Russell with a new backpack full of "back-to-school" supplies during a morning welcome back program in the gym...
'Don't Tell Mother!' (10/02/07)
Get ready for some madcap fun when the Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc. presents "Don't Tell Mother," a farce in two acts by Monk Ferris, this Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The cast includes Carol McConnell, Julia Kapke, Rochell Reberger, Lee Reberger, Melissa Roberts, Janelle Huber, Carl McKinney and Jonathon Kirchoff. ...
Knights continue winning streak by clipping Eagles (10/02/07)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team traveled to South Putnam Monday night and made quick work of the Eagles. The Knights won 25-11, 25-9, 25-16 to move their record to 23-2 on the year. The Knights jumped on the Eagles early and did not let up, getting out to a 4-0 lead behind three points and two aces from senior Ashley Hull...
Eels give sixth-ranked Lakers a battle (10/02/07)
CLAY CITY -- Through some midseason struggles, the Clay City Eels have been looking for the consistency that would help them regain their footing as sectional play approaches. Facing Class A's sixth-ranked team, the Shakamak Lakers, doesn't seem like a recipe for getting back on track, but the Clay City Eels might disagree after their Monday evening matchup...
O'Brien hopes Pacers will stay out of trouble (10/02/07)
INDIANAPOLIS -- New Indiana Pacers coach Jim O'Brien said telling the players what's expected of them away from the basketball court will be his first priority on Tuesday, the first day of training camp. While most of the team was smiling for the camera Monday afternoon during the Pacers' media day, second-year forward Shawne Williams was in court pleading guilty to the misdemeanor charge of driving without ever having received a license...
Sylvia Ellen Webster (10/02/07)
Sylvia Ellen Webster, 94, long time resident of rural Rosedale, passed away at Clay County Health Center, at 8:15 p.m., Sept. 30, 2007. She was born March 4, 1913, in Vigo County, to Kestril and Lurenda (Hamble) Berry. In her earlier years she worked as a house keeper for a family in Terre Haute as well as College Professor Mr. Strum. She also worked in a tea room and tomato factory in Indianapolis...
Ronald W. Reagan (10/02/07)
Ronald W. Reagan, 66, Clay City, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 28, 2007, at 8:03 a.m., at Holly Hills Healthcare facility. Services will take place at 11 a.m., Tuesday (today), at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Deeter officiating. Burial will follow at St. Peters Cemetery...
Public Records 10/02/07 (10/02/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 28-Oct. 1: Clay Superior Court -- Civil US Bank Vs. Jason L. Dorn, Stephanie Dorn and Indiana Housing Finance Authority: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...