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Stories from Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Brazil woman dies in head-on collision (12/11/07)
Officials are investigating the cause of a two vehicle head-on collision on County Road 200 East, just north of State Road 42, that killed a Clay County woman Tuesday morning. Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen pronounced Kay Crabb, 47, Brazil, dead at the scene due to her injuries...
UPDATE: Autopsy performed on Tuesday accident victim. (12/11/07)
Dr. Roland Kohr has performed a preliminary autopsy at Regional Hospital on a Clay County resident killed in a head-on collision Tuesday morning as part of the investigation to determine the cause of the two-vehicle accident that occurred shortly before 8 a.m. The preliminary results are expected to be announced shortly...
Three family members arrested in burglary cases (12/11/07)
A joint investigation by local law enforcement led to the arrest of three family members alleged to be involved in a rash of city and county burglaries Monday. Andrew J. Knight, 21, Indianapolis, Tina M. Knight, 44, and Stephen C. Hamman, 19, both from Brazil, were arrested after a property owner reported a burglary in progress at Lawson Welding Shop, 10516 N. County Road 200 East, Harmony...
Town council addresses waterworks project (12/11/07)
The Staunton Town Council met Monday night for its monthly meeting to discuss town matters. Council President Andy Kirchner started the meeting by addressing the large waterworks project. Shirley Jolly, the Staunton treatment plant operator, gave a report on the waterworks and treatment facility work being done...
Post Office extra busy during holiday season (12/11/07)
People count on the men and women of the Postal Service to deliver cards and letters during the holiday season. With the Postal Service expecting to deliver close to 20 billion pieces of mail between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, there are several things customers can do to make sure that holiday cheer arrives on time...
Acorn Fund aims to make a big difference (12/11/07)
Dream big, start small. Help the community with an acorn fund. The resources of Bill Gates or Warren Buffet may not be there, but if there is a desire to help others, people can still make a big difference by starting with just a small contribution...
Clarification (12/11/07)
The Michael M. Cooper, 34, that was listed in The Brazil Times' Dec. 8 issue for Public Record regarding failure to register as a sex or violent offender, is not Michael H. Cooper, 37, Brazil.
Christmas in the Park activities (12/11/07)
As part of Christmas in the Park, a Christmas Walk has been scheduled for 6-8 p.m., Saturday. The candlelight memorial walk will be in honor of Bill Beeler. There is a starting time scheduled for 7 p.m. at the pavilion. Free cookies and hot chocolate will be available and carolers will perform. Cabins within the park will be open...
Salaries set for mayor and council members (12/11/07)
The finalizing of city employee salaries was the highlight of Tuesday night's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil. The council unanimously approved $1,000 raises for the year 2008 for the mayor and all the council members. Each council member will now receive a yearly salary of $4,000, which is the first raise in a number of years, and the mayor's salary is now set at $30,700 per year. ...
Mayor ready for first full term (12/11/07)
As the new year quickly approaches, Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw is setting goals for the city. At the top of Bradshaw's list is what to do with the local water tower. "It is in really bad shape and something needs to be done," she said. "We are not quite sure yet whether to fix it up or replace it, but we are looking at all possible options before making a final decision."...
Essay winners! (12/11/07)
Board to meet Thursday (12/11/07)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board will meet Thursday, at 7:30 p.m., at North Clay Middle School to discuss corporation business. The board will discuss the possibility of creating positions for an Assistant Superintendent, grant writer and School Safety Specialist...
BREAKING NEWS: Accident claims life (12/11/07)
Details are sketchy, but a Clay County resident was killed in an automobile accident shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton confirmed the fatality Tuesday afternoon. However, the name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family...
Edgewood spoils senior night for Northview wrestlers (12/11/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Visiting Edgewood proved to be too much for Northview on a less than celebratory senior night for the Knights. Before the varsity match, Jared Staley, Jacob Sharton, Tom Herr-Smith, Zach Stultz, Beau Pingleton, Caleb Dutrow and Jason Blackburn were honored on senior night. But the final results left the fans a bit disappointed...
Clay City snares overtime win at Cloverdale (12/11/07)
By JARED JERNAGAN For the Brazil Times CLOVERDALE -- It was too much excitement for a Tuesday night. In a rare Tuesday night varsity boys' basketball game, Clay City picked up a 58-56 overtime win over Cloverdale. It was an overtime the Eels were fortunate to even have, after watching a late lead slip away and seeing the Clovers miss two chances to win the game in regulation...
What is your favorite Christmas song? (12/11/07)
"Grandma Got Ran Over By A Reindeer," because I think it's cute. Kate O'Neal, Brazil --- "Silent Night." Judy Bayles, Brazil --- Probably "Silent Night." Dave Archer, Brazil --- "Jingle Bells," by Bing Crosby. Stoney Fisher, Brazil --- "Silent Night" is the best song that you can have at Christmas...
Ruby M. Stewart (12/11/07)
Ruby M. Stewart, 101, formerly of Brazil, died Dec. 5, 2007, at Mercy Regional Health Center, Manhattan, Kan. Born Feb. 28, 1906, in Harmony, she was the daughter of Bert and Sophronia Martin. She attended the former Brazil High School and in 1923, was a member of the first graduating class of the former Van Buren High School near Harmony...
Ronald Lester Metz (12/11/07)
Ronald Lester Metz, 73, formerly of Brazil, passed away in Corona, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. 25,2007. Born July 17, 1934, in Brazil, he was the son of Lester "Shorty" Metz and Helen McCullough Metz. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1952, where he played basketball and baseball...
Larry S. Harrison (12/11/07)
Larry S. Harrison, 67, Brazil, passed away at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 9, 2007, surrounded by his loving family. Services will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, in the First Christian Church in Brazil. Burial will be at Calcutta Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2007, at Lawson-Miller Chapel and from 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday at the church...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-12 (12/11/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 10-11: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Arrow Financial Services Vs. Maryanne Caddell: Civil Collections Kara L. Fry Vs. Herbert L. Fry: Domestic Relations Jack Chaney Vs. Shawn A. West: Civil Plenary...