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Stories from Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Fire destroys Knightsville home and garage (10/17/07)
A three-alarm fire destroyed one Knightsville residence and damaged several other structures at the corner of Weaver and Strain streets early Tuesday morning. Shortly after 12:30 a.m., 911 dispatchers received several calls about a structure fire at 9696 Weaver Street in Knightsville. One caller reported hearing an explosion...
Christmas Assistance Program (10/17/07)
Applications for the Clay County Christmas Assistance Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services and Family Resources, and The Brazil Housing Authority. Parents can list the number of children they have custody of and the most important needs of the children...
Democrats meet and greet (10/17/07)
The Democratic candidates for the Brazil City elections were available for a meet and greet at the monthly Clay County Democrats meeting, held Tuesday evening at the Brazil Senior Citizen Center. Each candidate introduced themselves to the audience, and stayed after the meeting to talk with the public...
Burn permits protect neighbors and homes (10/17/07)
The sound of a crackling fire filling the crisp autumn air with its warmth is the epitome of the fall season for many people, but officials urge Clay County residents to see if their community has a burn ordinance in effect before striking a match this fall...
Smart choices (10/17/07)
Motivational speaker Michael Cooper visited Northview High School on Tuesday in preparation of Red Ribbon Week activities. Sharing the message of "be good to yourself" with students and faculty members, Cooper talked about how six years of alcohol abuse destroyed his life and how making good decisions and taking responsibility for his actions made his life better...
Social sites blocked from student access (10/17/07)
Online social websites, like Myspace and Facebook, are unique networking tools that are extremely popular with young adults. Users can make friends, send messages, post pictures and many other information-sharing actions. These networking sites, though, are unavailable to students during school hours...
Trout has super series at Brazilian Lanes (10/17/07)
When your hot your hot! Any competitive bowler will tell you that some nights your locked in and others you have to search for that rhythm that propels you to the big numbers. Most bowlers will never get the chance to roll a perfect 300 game or that elusive 800 series, but for Judge Joe Trout, he accomplished both on the same night. Even more impressive, Trout followed up his first career, league 300 game, with a whole lot of consistency...
Ray William Talley (10/17/07)
Ray William "Bill" Talley, 82, Brazil passed away Oct. 15, 2007, at 1:20 p.m., in his home in the presence of his loving family following a battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 10, 1925, in Vigo County, the son of Albert and Edna Campbell Talley. He attended Riley High School before joining the U.S. ...
Ernest 'Ernie' Ray Philabaum (10/17/07)
Ernest "Ernie" Ray Philabaum, 86, Brazil, passed away Oct. 14, 2007, at the Clay St. Vincent's Hospital. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at French Funeral Home with Pastor Perry Mager officiating. Burial will follow in Summit Lawn Cemetery...
Jacob Arden Reginald (10/17/07)
Mark and Rita Dierdorff are happy to announce the birth of their grandson, Jacob Arden Reginald. Jacob was born to Nelson and Jennifer (Dierdorff) Reginald, and was named after his two grandfathers. He was born Aug. 1, 2007, and weight 7 pounds and four ounces...
Engagements 10-17-07 (10/17/07)
Heather Michelle Haughee and Barry Thomas Wolfe Heather Michelle Haughee and Barry Thomas Wolfe would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2007, in a private ceremony. Heather is the daughter of Richard and Diane Haughee, Brazil. ...
Public Record 10-17-07 (10/17/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 16: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Michele R. Griffin Vs. Edward E. Griffin: Domestic Relations Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. Daniel Ornduff: Small Claims...