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Stories from Friday, February 29, 2008

Speaker at Northview tells dangers of dating violence (02/29/08)
The mother of a murdered daughter spoke to Northview High School students Friday morning about the dangers of dating violence. Debbie Norris spoke to an auditorium of students about her daughter Heather. Heather was 20 years old when she was murdered by an abusive boyfriend. Norris said her daughter was a beautiful, wonderful person who loved sports, animals and her family and friends. Heather was always smiling and loved to have fun...
Roadside death resulted from natural causes (02/29/08)
The Clay County Coroner's Office released preliminary autopsy results about what caused the death of a Linton man found lying beside his vehicle Thursday evening on State Road 59. Clay County Coroner Rick Swearingen told The Brazil Times Friday afternoon pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr reported that James Weaver Jr., 52, died of natural causes arising from a medical abnormality in his throat...
Live wire! (02/29/08)
A lot of time on the books (02/29/08)
Clay City Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Joanie Mitchell began the Super Bowl of Reading with her class 16 years ago. This year, although the challenge extended to all fifth-grade classes, the MVP was a student in her class. For every hour of reading outside of school during the first semester, students earned a "touchdown" for their class. Kiersten Mann took the challenge and ran...
Parents attend workshop (02/29/08)
The staff of Jackson Township Elementary School hosted a successful workshop for parents of young children Thursday night. Twenty adults, and several children, began the night with a free chili supper in the cafeteria. With the food came a healthy dose of learning, as well...
CHURCH NEWS (02/29/08)
Carbon United Methodist Church Submitted by Mary Egloff Our Bible Study, "Evangelism By Design," is moving along quite nicely, although we do not think we will be getting done in five weeks as was planned. That's all right; it is interesting and we are learning a lot about ourselves as we go. We would love to have folks join us; the discussions are lively, the subject is interesting, and the fellowship is great...
Irene Lucille "Reene" Walden (02/29/08)
Irene Lucille "Reene" Walden, 98, Brazil, passed away at 3:38 a.m., Feb. 28, 2008, at Clay County Health Center. She was born March 12, 1909, in Carbon, to Lee and Lottie (Pell) Hillis. Irene enjoyed quilting and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Van Buren Home Ec Club and the Lena Good Neighbors Club. ...
Ellis Leon Girton (02/29/08)
Ellis Leon Girton, 88, Avon, formerly of Brazil, died Feb. 27, 2008, at 7 a.m., at the Avon Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born in Clay County in 1919, the son of Lawrence and Hattie Mae Girton. He went to Van Buren High School and worked at Arketex following school. He later worked in shipping and receiving at Allison's GM Plant in Indianapolis, retiring in April of 1983...
PUBLIC RECORD 03-01-08 (02/29/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 29: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Atlantic Credit and Finance, Inc. Vs. Brent A. Fox: Civil Collections Unifund CCR Partners Vs. Phillip R. Wirta: Civil Collections...
STAUNTON SCENE (02/29/08)
STAUNTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH We again want to thank everyone who has donated to the roof fund, and we continue to need contributions to help pay for this much-needed improvement to the church building. If you would like to donate, please contact Janet Young at 448-3210...