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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, January 1, 2008

County seats the focus of 2008 election (01/01/08)
It may only be the start of January, but it's never too early to take a look at the November elections. Without a doubt, the presidential election is by far the biggest race of the year, but there are many county positions which will be up for grabs...
Schools set to start second semester (01/01/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation resume classes on Thursday, but the school calendar is already taking shape. Teachers come back a day early, with a workday on Wednesday. The first grading period of the semester will end on Feb. 15. Attendance awards will come at the end of the period for students who attended every day...
Brazil City Police keeping close watch on open cases (01/01/08)
Brazil residents contacted the Brazil City Police Department more than 5,000 times in 2007, with officers filing more than 1,200 actual investigation/case reports. "That doesn't include all the other calls a law enforcement officer responds to without filing any paperwork," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison said. "I believe that people will start to see a significant difference in our department and this administration in 2008."...
Local Host Homes program looking for more volunteers (01/01/08)
When some children experience a form of problem which overwhelms them, they often run away in search of answers and a safe place to go. The Host Homes of Indiana program is trying to provide that place, but needs some help. "The Host Homes program provides a kind of 'time-out' period between children and parents before counseling can be set up to help them handle their issues," Host Homes Coordinator Lisa Metz said. "The major goal of Host Homes is to reunite children with their family."...
Deadline for library project has passed; legal action possible (01/01/08)
A deadline has been reached on the Brazil Public Library renovation project, and decisions will be made soon. Michele Griffin, a city administrator in the planning office, said Pyramid Architects and Engineers, Inc., was given a two-year deadline to complete the project...
Guy Albert Hughes (01/01/08)
Guy Albert Hughes, 88, passed away at his Brazil home at 1 p.m., Dec. 30, 2007. He was born in a house on State Road 42 on Nov. 1, 1919, to the late John Albert Hughes and Rachel Ellen Buckle Hughes. He attended Wools School and Staunton High School where he played basketball and graduated in 1939. On May 10, 1942, he was united in marriage to Marian Elizabeth Buchholz...
CRIME WATCH MAP (01/01/08)
The following incidents occurred Dec. 15-31. If anyone has any information regarding these cases, or any others, contact Brazil City Police Department at 446-2211. Burglaries 1. Tuesday, Dec. 18: Patrolman Jeffrey Bucklin II responded to a burglary report by Rory Chambers, 304 S. Depot St. Chambers said someone took a Black Jeep and a Huskavarna Chain Saw from his garage. Bucklin recovered the stolen Jeep later that evening, however, the chain saw has yet to be recovered...