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Stories from Wednesday, December 26, 2007

BREAKING NEWS: Vehicle hits tree on State Road 340 (12/26/07)
At about 8:45 p.m., Wednesday night, dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center called for assistance to an accident on State Road 340, near County Road 650 West. A vehicle driven by a juvenile had hit a tree, but the driver was conscious and talking to authorities on the scene...
Big Crowd! (12/26/07)
One arrested in Clay City burglary case (12/26/07)
Officials arrested a Terre Haute man for his involvement in a Clay City burglary on Dec. 23, and continue the search for a second suspect. Around 8 p.m. on Dec. 23, a Clay City resident reported finding a suspicious white truck parked on private property and the rear entry door of the residence had been forced open, but never saw anyone leave the home...
Elected officials to be sworn in Friday (12/26/07)
A new era in Brazil politics is about to begin. This Friday, Dec. 28, 2007, at 10 a.m., the newly elected mayor and members of the Common Council of the City of Brazil will be sworn in. Clay Circuit Court Judge, and former Brazil City Attorney, Joseph Trout will be performing the ceremony in the Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall...
Holiday sales down at many local retailers (12/26/07)
Like several national retail outfits, local retailers felt the pinch during the holiday season. A handful of local retailers told The Brazil Times Wednesday that holiday sales were not as good this year when comparing them to past seasons. "It seemed to me that everyone waited until the last minute," Blue Moon Gifts owner Debbie Dennany said. "But the last week before Christmas, we were swamped...
Protect outdoor pets from winter weather (12/26/07)
As people prepare for the arrival of winter weather by purchasing warm coats, hats and gloves, pet lovers know that winter is a potentially dangerous time for outdoor pets. According to Clay County Humane Society Director of Shelter Operations Bill Cochran, the main thing for pet owners to remember is when the temperature drops, pets need to have special care...
Foundation makes pledge to Junior Achievement (12/26/07)
Junior Achievement (JA) announced Dec. 21 that The Goldman Sachs Foundation has pledged $98,000 to support educational initiatives on personal financial literacy for youth. This is the latest in a series of grants the Foundation has provided to JA to promote financial literacy...
Local musician earns spot in Hall of Fame (12/26/07)
TERRE HAUTE -- Local musician, Earle R. Melendy, co-founder and conductor of the Terre Haute Symphonic Pops Orchestra (The Sinfonietta), has been selected and elected to enter the Wabash Valley Musicians Hall of Fame. The Sinfonietta has been a favorite with many local musical and business patrons for more than 10 years...
Winner! (12/26/07)
Lions roar past Northview in tourney opener (12/26/07)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- An Illinois high school basketball team has never taken home the championship from the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic. However, in its first game of this year's tournament, Marshall confirmed its role as one of the favorites for the 2007 trophy...
Jeanette Birkemeier (12/26/07)
Jeanette Birkemeier, 97, Greencastle, passed away Dec. 26, 2007, at Autumn Glen Assisted Living Community, Greencastle. Born Jan. 11, 1910, at Moorefield in Switzerland County, Ind., she was the daughter of Henry Jackson and Jessie Louise Kern Monroe...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-27 (12/26/07)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 26: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Vs. Dutch Housing, Inc.: Civil Plenary Clay Superior Court -- Civil Portfolio Recovery Associates Vs. Vickie L. Roberts: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (12/26/07)
Sears does business on Sunday. The youthful old captain of this ship is working to keep us afloat. Meanwhile, back at the little blue house at the end of the road, I am home alone working at stirring up a little excitement in the galley. I just removed a delicious looking cake made from scratch from the oven. ...