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Stories from Monday, November 12, 2007

Board still mulling project options (11/12/07)
An outcry of public concern over a $53 million renovation project proposal has the Clay Community School Board looking for options to update the school buildings. Members of the board have met with a group of citizens who put together a $15 million plan and answered questions from the Farm Bureau board...
Vandals strike two churches (11/12/07)
CARBON--The Clay County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's assistance in solving three recent reports of vandalism in the Carbon area. Early Sunday morning, Clay County Sheriff' Deputy Jerry Siddons was dispatched to two churches and a rural residence just outside of town limits that was vandalized...
Veteran recalls World War II (11/12/07)
Melvin "Jack" Love, 87, has photos in his Brazil home of a handsome young man in a Marine uniform. The Marine was part of the second wave of troops that landed on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima in February of 1945. One of the photos of the Marine is framed with a Silver Star award and a letter of commendation...
Honoring Veterans (11/12/07)
Jeremy White, son of American Legion Post No. 2 Commander Nick White, was the keynote speaker at the Veterans Day ceremony in the Clay County Courthouse Sunday morning. More than 100 people attended the event, which was moved inside due to inclement weather...
Poll indicates few turned out for 2007 election (11/12/07)
If the recent Brazil Times' website poll numbers are any indication, Clay County did experience a low voter turnout during the 2007 elections. Elections took place Nov. 6, with Ann Bradshaw being selected Mayor of Brazil, defeating Jim Sheese. In addition, Karen McQueen won the Brazil City Clerk/Treasurer spot after being elected over Janet Wallace...
Juvenile involved in Friday's multiple-vehicle accident (11/12/07)
Officials released names of the individuals involved in a multiple vehicle accident Friday evening. Around 6:20 p.m., 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center dispatched emergency response personnel to a three-vehicle accident near the intersection of Tower Road and east United States 40...
YMCA?receives speaker donation (11/12/07)
The Clay County YMCA received a donation of a new sound system from Moore Funeral Home recently. The sound system may be used throughout the building for programs or groups conducting meetings or events inside the building. "The people of Clay County have made a tremendous investment in this facility, and the addition of this sound system will give more people the opportunity to utilize this facility more often and for more community events," Moore Funeral Home owner Rob Moore said...
VFW Lunch (11/12/07)
President of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Maxine Metz (left) and new bartender Sherry Handlon helped serve food at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Brazil Post No. 1127 Open House Saturday. The public was able to "meet and greet" local veterans from past and present military conflicts, including some of the Brazil National Guard personnel who recently returned from Iraq...
(11/12/07)
David B. Dickerson, 50, lifetime resident of Clay City, passed away unexpectedly at his residence Nov. 11, 2007. He was born Feb. 8, 1957, in Linton, to Guy and Jane Ann (Storm) Dickerson. He graduated from Clay City High School in 1975. During high school he was a member of the wrestling and baseball teams lettering in both sports. ...
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman (11/12/07)
Gwenavere LaVonne Amerman, 75, Clay City, passed away at 4:17 a.m., Nov. 12, 2007, following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Clay City to Hermit "Hap" and Mary (Rea) Alkire. She graduated from Patricksburg High School with the class of 1950 as the Salutatorian...
Ronald Erdmann Timm (11/12/07)
Ronald Erdmann Timm, 80, Reelsville, died at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007 at his residence. He was born March 13, 1927, in Algonquin, Ill., as the son of Erdman William and Augusta Rehberg Timm. During World War II he served in the US Army, earning the rank of Sergeant. He was honorably discharged from military service Nov. 12, 1946...
Helen Marie Wright Lohrman McClain (11/12/07)
Helen Marie Wright Lohrman McClain, 91, Brazil, passed away at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, at Cloverleaf Health Care. She was born May 22, 1916, in Herrick, Ill., to Roy and Lola (Beaver) Wright. She was a 1934 graduate of Dana High School. In 1951, she married James N. McClain, who passed away in 1981...
Terry Lee Adams (11/12/07)
Terry Lee Adams, 64, Brazil, passed away at 12:12 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007, in the Clay County Health Center after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family. He was born, July, 12, 1943, in Terre Haute, to Robert G. Adams and Virginia L. Ross Waleski Adams...
Public Record 11-13-07 (11/12/07)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 9-12. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath. Resisting law enforcement...
It may be empty, but it's mine now (11/12/07)
Typically, my weekends are filled by spending time with my friends in Indianapolis. Three of us get together on Saturdays and play music. It's something we've done for quite some time. It's something we enjoy. My friends and myself have been together playing music for a long time. We've performed in front of crowds. We've made pretty good money doing it...
4-H News (11/12/07)
There is a lot of activity going on at the Clay County Extension Office in the months of November and December and everyone is invited to join in the fun. You don't have to belong to 4-H to participate in these activities; we welcome one and all from 9 to 90!!...
Timing is Everything (11/12/07)
While this week's topics are unrelated otherwise, timing is very important to both. First we will talk about forage seed supplies followed by using herbicide applications to control woodland invasive plants like bush honeysuckle. If you are planning on seeding forages next spring, now is the time to be talking with your vendor about seed and making sure you have an order. ...