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Stories from Sunday, November 4, 2007

Area company steps up for United Way (11/04/07)
The employees of Bemis Company continued their commitment to the community recently by conducting a book drive at their Terre Haute plant that resulted in the donation of 400 children's books to United Way's Success By 6 program. The books will be given away to children, age 6 or younger, in the lobby of the main library of Vigo County Public Library on Saturday, Dec. ...
Big honors! (11/04/07)
Local members, families and friends joined four members of the Centennial Lodge 541 Free and Accepted Masons when they were honored with "Fifty Year Award of Gold" certificates and pins at a Sunday luncheon at the Brazil American Legion Post No. 2. Pictured from the left are Assistant Grand Lecturer Bill Reece, honorary recipient, Lester Swearingen, honorary recipient Chester Swearingen, Past Grand Master Tim Hann, honorary recipient Ronald K. ...
Church named top Principal in district (11/04/07)
Former Northview High School Principal Jim Church has been selected as the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) Principal of the Year for District 8. Church, who is currently the principal at Greencastle High School, was selected over principals in Clay, Greene, Hendricks, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties...
CCSD taking part in holiday blitz (11/04/07)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department will participate in a statewide Safe Family Travel traffic safety enforcement blitz leading up to the holiday season. The enforcement campaign, which also includes media outreach, will use federal funding to put additional officers on the roads to enforce Indiana's impaired driving and seat belt laws...
Readers favor increased security (11/04/07)
Nearly 400 people responded to The Brazil Times' recent website poll question. A total of 382 people took part in the recent question, "Following the shooting at Van Buren Elementary School, does Clay Community Schools need to increase security at all county school?"...
Imogene Nobles (11/04/07)
Imogene Nobles, 85, Brazil, died at 3:24 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2007, at Wishard Memorial Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born Dec. 8, 1921, in Staunton, as the daughter of Henry and Zelma Elzada Rodgers Nelson. She graduated from Staunton High School. During World War II she worked at Allisons in Indianapolis. She was then employed at Columbia House in Terre Haute until her retirement...
Kay William Shaw (11/04/07)
Kay William Shaw, LTCOL, U.S. Army Retired, age 67, of Brazil, and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away Nov. 3, 2007, at Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehab Center in Terre Haute, Indiana, after a courageous fight with cancer. Kay was born July 18, 1940, in Terre Haute, as the son of Stuart A. and Hazel I. Jackson Shaw...
Richard (Dick) Wayne Newport (11/04/07)
Richard (Dick) Wayne Newport, 71, Waco, Ga., formerly of Brazil, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, in Georgia. Services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, at Lawson-Miller Chapel. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Georgia...
Public Record 11-5-07 (11/04/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 2-5. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Awaiting Arraignment...
Choosing the right beneficiary for that IRA (11/04/07)
Do you invest in either a traditional or Roth IRA? If so, you're making a smart move, because an IRA offers you a tax-advantaged way to save money for retirement. And of course, you want to save as much as you can, because you could spend two or even three decades as a retiree...
Title insurance: Not just another ‘fee' (11/04/07)
Title insurance is little understood by most consumers. In fact, a recent survey by the American Land Title Association revealed that most homebuyers think of title insurance as "just another fee" they have to pay to buy a home. They don't really know what it does, or how it protects them...