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Stories from Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Committee working to ensure safety in all school buildings (12/05/07)
The Clay Community School Corporation has taken an active approach to identifying and remedying security issues in the corporation buildings. The Safe School Committee has met several times this year, including a June 25 meeting with Indiana Department of Education Safe School Advisor, David Woodward...
Harmony passes "clean" ordinance (12/05/07)
Based on an ordinance it passed Tuesday, the Harmony Town Council hopes to keep the town clean. The council unanimously passed ordinance 2007-3, regarding "junk, trash, vehicles, buildings, weeds and other detrimental conditions" for the town. The ordinance, written by town attorney Eric Somheil, was designed to "prohibit the maintenance or existence of junk, trash, abandoned cars, trailers or other vehicles, noxious or unsightly weeds, dangerous or dilapidated buildings and structures within the incorporated areas of Harmony.". ...
Bookworm! (12/05/07)
Observatory preparing for meteor shower (12/05/07)
Young eyes turn upwards to the night sky on Dec. 24 in an attempt to catch a glimpse of Santa Claus as he makes his worldwide voyage to bring holiday cheer. But there are many other wonders for stargazers to enjoy, and one that is especially unique for December...
Safety tips to keep holiday items from becoming potential hazards (12/05/07)
With the holiday season in full swing, families are planning celebrations and vacations, as well as decorating their houses, all of which may create hazards. Experts from the Indiana Poison Center provided the following helpful hints and precautions for handling potentially hazardous items to ensure residents a safe, happy and healthy holiday...
Melody Makers of Clay County to perform at open house (12/05/07)
The Melody Makers of Clay County will be singing Christmas music for some upcoming events and would like to invite the community to join them in celebrating the season through sacred and secular music. Members of the group are also part of a statewide group, Melody Makers of Indiana, choruses from throughout the state who meet to sing a joint concert at Purdue University in the summer and also present a concert at the Indiana State Fair...
Ernest Walker Pilkin (12/05/07)
Ernest Walker Pilkin, 79, Brazil, died at 11:18 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, at his residence. He was born June 6, 1928, in Tazewell County, Va., the son of the late William and the late Polly (Alfred) Pilkin. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. ...
Ruthanne Hoggatt Presnell (12/05/07)
Ruthanne Hoggatt Presnell, 63, Brazil, passed away at 5:10 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2007, at Holly Hills Health Center. Born March 14, 1944, in Staunton, she was the daughter of Andrew Carl and Mary Irene Lowe Hoggatt. She was a 1962 graduate of Staunton High School and had lovingly spent the last 16 years as a caregiver...
Crime Watch Map (12/05/07)
The following incidents occurred Nov. 17-23. If anyone has any information regarding these cases, or any others, contact Brazil City Police Department at 446-2211. Thefts 1. Saturday, Nov. 17: Sgt. Mark Loudermilk responded to a bicycle theft report by Kim Richards at The Brazil Times office...
Harmony Happenings (12/05/07)
When we returned from vacation in October, I said there would probably be no interruptions in the Harmony Happenings. Hopefully the Happenings were missed these past two weeks. Life just has a way of throwing us a curve. I assumed we would not have the Neighbor's page on Thanksgiving and took the week off. ...
Brazil Buzz (12/05/07)
I plucked a sizable bunch of table grapes from the half-empty container in the refrigerator and gave them a cold bath and a couple of healthy shakes. They certainly did taste delicious. Then I sat down at my computer to finish this week's Brazil Buzz, with few words left to manage. ...