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Stories from Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Thomas recovering (01/08/08)
Indiana State District 44 Rep. Amos Thomas was recently readmitted to the hospital for a condition he's been dealing with for several months. According to his son Ben, Thomas recently began experiencing severe headaches again, a problem he had suffered through after having a laminectomy in December...
Deployed soldier leaves behind his pregnant wife (01/08/08)
Sarah and John Walker haven't been married long. In November, they learned they were expecting their first child. But two months before, the couple learned John was being deployed to Iraq. John is part of the 76th Brigade Combat Team, based out of Indianapolis...
Grant application process approved (01/08/08)
Further development of the Chinook mine area may be in the works. On Monday, the Clay County Commissioners approved a grant application which could allow for a master plan analysis of the area to be taken. Michael G. Flint, President of Flint Group, Frankfort, Ky., informed the commissioners the application is for a World Business Enterprises Grant through the USDA. Flint also attended a special meeting of the commissioners Dec. 17, to provide initial information about the grant...
Student traveling to Australia (01/08/08)
Both high schools in Clay County will be represented this summer in the land down under. Clay City Jr./Sr. High School student Monique Richard will travel to Australia with People to People Student Ambassadors in June. Richard was nominated to participate in the program by her principal, Jeff Bell...
Flu shots still available at St. Vincent Clay Hospital (01/08/08)
Is the New Year's resolution to stay healthy in 2008? Did you forget to get a flu shot in 2007? It's not too late because flu and pneumonia vaccines are still available. St. Vincent Clay Hospital will be offering vaccines on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the hospital...
County Council sets 2008 positions, salaries (01/08/08)
Housekeeping duties were on tap at Monday's meeting of the Clay County Council. For the second consecutive year, Mike McCullough and Warren Stevenson were named the council's president and vice-president, respectively. "Things worked out really well last year and there's no reason to change things up," Council Member Larry Moss said...
Clarification (01/08/08)
In the article "Deadline for library project has passed; legal action possible," which appeared in the Jan. 2, 2008 issue of The Brazil Times and posted online Jan. 1, 2008, it was reported that State Building Inspector Paul Brown had previously dealt with Pyramid Architects and Engineers, Inc., which is not accurate, as Brown recently informed The Times he had no prior dealings with the Pyramid Architects and Engineers, Inc...
Honor Rolls (01/08/08)
Meridian Elementary School First Grade All A's Shakayla Bell, Joey Brush, Cade Cooper, Kierra Crabb, Michaela Deakins, Shelby Greene, Meg Griffin, Brianna Grigsby, Meghan Hemond, Emily Paul, Cameron Pund, Amy Stemm, Skylar Wilson, Katlyn Yockey All A's and B's...
Site tutors students (01/08/08)
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Tuesday's high school basketball scores (01/08/08)
Tuesday's scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Barr-Reeve 68, Washington Catholic 33 Bloomington South 51, Columbus East 36 Elwood 61, Tri-Central 57, OT Hanover Central 59, Beecher, Ill. 49 S. Bend Riley 81, Niles, Mich. 56 Southwood 58, Oak Hill 51...
Injuries, illness affect local collegiates (01/08/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor College basketball teams began their conference schedules following, for many, a break for the holidays. With the rigors of the college game beginning to take their toll, two county high school graduates are hoping to return to the court during the second half following injury and illness...
North Clay sixth-graders claim win over Clay City (01/08/08)
By MELINDA QUASIUS Times Staff Reporter North Clay Middle School boys' sixth-grade basketball team swept Clay City Elementary School boys' fifth- and sixth-grade teams Tuesday night in the Knights gym. In the first game, the North Clay A team received even scoring from across the roster in a 40-7 victory...
White and Gordon lead No. 10 Indiana past Michigan (01/08/08)
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- D.J. White scored 21 points and had a career-high 22 rebounds and No. 10 Indiana won its ninth straight, 78-64 over Michigan on Tuesday night. Freshman Eric Gordon had 23 points for the Hoosiers (13-1, 2-0 Big Ten). Freshman Manny Harris had 19 points for the Wolverines (4-11, 0-3), who have their worst 15-game record in more than two decades...
Norma Pell Hood (01/08/08)
Norma Pell Hood, 76, Brazil, passed away at 5:45 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008, at her residence. Services will be at 1 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008, at Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil. Burial will be at Calcutta Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home, and Thursday from noon until time of service...
PAULA S. EATON (01/08/08)
Paula S. Eaton, 59, Carmel, passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008. Born Dec. 14, 1948, in Brazil, where she was raised, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Pauline (Simmons) Eaton. She was a graduate of Tudor Hall School for Girls and then attended the University of Texas-Austin, earning a Master's degree in architecture...
MILEY SHAY PHILLIPS (01/08/08)
Bill and Jessica Phillips are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Miley Shay Phillips. Miley was born on Dec. 18, 2007, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 21 inches long. Miley was welcomed home by sister Emmalee, and brothers Kyler and Steven...
MR AND MRS. ADAM BAUGHMAN (01/08/08)
Terra Hall Mounce, of Brazil, and Adam Baughman, of Worthington were united in marriage on Dec. 15, 2007, in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Terra is employed with Ivy Tech Community College in Greencastle. Adam is employed at Terre Haute Regional Hospital...
SAMANTHA REAM AND DALE MARRS (01/08/08)
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ream would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Samantha Ream, to Dale Marrs. Samantha is a 2000 graduate of Clay City High School and is owner and operator of Middlebury Chop Shop. Dale is the son of Mr. Paul Marrs and Ms. Renée Marrs. He graduated from Clay City High School in 1996. He is currently employed at Logger's Incorporated...
MR. AND MRS. WAYNE BURNS (01/08/08)
Wayne and Julie Burns will be having an open house to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 2-4 p.m. at the Cloverdale Church of Christ's Fellowship Building, 205 Brown Ave., Cloverdale. Wayne is an IBM retiree and currently works for the Indiana State Highway Department...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-9 (01/08/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 8: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Credit Management, Inc. Vs. Robert E. Madge, Jr.: Civil Collections Small Claims Clay County Board of Commissioners Vs. Larry Glass: Small Claims...
DAVID C. CLIFFORD (01/08/08)
David C. Clifford, Brazil, recently enlisted in the United States Air Force, according to TSgt Tremayne Hubbard, Air Force Recruiter located at Terre Haute. Upon successfully completing the Air Force's six-week basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas, David is scheduled to receive training in the Electronics Area as a Bomber Avionics Systems Apprentice. ...