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Stories from Sunday, March 30, 2008

County political forum set (03/30/08)
In 17 days, Clay County residents will have an opportunity to meet the upcoming primary candidates. Indiana's 2008 primary is scheduled to take place May 6 and several area positions are up for grabs. The local Farm Bureau, in conjunction with the Clay County Chamber of Commerce, has scheduled a political forum for April 16...
Poll: Readers ready for political season to be over (03/30/08)
Clay County voters have expressed their opinion and the results are in. County voters, according to the latest Brazil Times' online poll, are ready for the political season to come to a close. In its recent online poll, The Brazil Times asked its readers "Are you ready for the political season to be over?"...
Area company offers unique experience (03/30/08)
CARBON -- A local lumberyard offers professional forestry and high quality products, while providing the community with a unique, environmental friendly and service. Pike Lumber Company, Inc., opened in Carbon, since the late 70s. The company itself was founded in Akron, Ind., in 1904. The Pike family, started by patriarch John S. Pike, has run the business for six generations. They were Quakers and instilled some of the beliefs into the company...
Kindergarten round-up scheduled (03/30/08)
The dates have been set for Clay Community Schools' Kindergarten Round-Up. It is important that parents enroll all eligible students, five-years-old before or on August 1, 2008, to attend this fall. Dates and times are as followed: The first school to Round-Up will be Staunton Elementary, at 1 p.m., April 15. Also on the 15, East Side Elementary will hold their program at 6 p.m...
Public Record 3-31-08 (03/30/08)
Clay County Justice Center March 31 The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 28-30. Due to the new software installation, criminal charges will be listed by categories with suspects name and age underneath...
Musings on constructive criticism (03/30/08)
Have you ever found yourself chastised for making a mistake? Recently, I was informed that a phrase I've heard used in my family my entire life was not only potentially objectionable to some people, but was also improper English. What was my faux pas, or my false step you might wonder? I wrote the phrase "little lone" in a recent Just Ask Me column...
Daffodil Days proves very successful (03/30/08)
To the Editor: Hope bloomed in the Wabash Valley this year as we painted our community yellow with Daffodils. The overwhelming support that the Wabash Valley residents, businesses and other groups showed to support the American Cancer Society Daffodil Days was incredible...
Area organization offers thanks to public (03/30/08)
To the Editor: Serving on the Streets would like to thank all those who attended the Leap of Faith Dessert and Silent Auction night Friday, Feb. 29. It was a blessing to see many members of the community gather together to hear the vision S.O.S. has for the city of Brazil...
Reader thanks area manager (03/30/08)
To the Editor: There are moments in life that have a lasting impression. On the afternoon of Saturday, March 22, at the Kroger grocery store in Brazil, my mother-in-law and I experienced treatment that exceeded normal service. Store manager Jeanie Brazzell displayed exceptional control and professionalism during a very distressful situation and on a very busy shopping day...
City now on Google Maps (03/30/08)
To The Editor: Google Maps now has StreetView photography for the Brazil area. StreetView is a 360-degree panoramic view of selected areas. The photos were taken using a camera mounted on a vehicle, and the vehicle itself is visible in reflections in the downtown building windows. It's important to note that these images are not live...
School Board candidate makes pitch to voters (03/30/08)
To the Editor: The May primaries are right around the corner, and I would like to take time to introduce myself to voters. My name is Cody Ray Barnard and I'm running for the position of Clay Community School Board Trustee of the Fourth District, which includes all of Harrison Township, Perry Township and Posey Township...
Reader delivers heart-felt plea (03/30/08)
To the Editor: I know that I am probably wasting my time, but I am so infuriated that I guess I just need to vent. My grandkids, ages 10, 7 and 5, have been saving change in a water jug since my oldest was 3-years-old. We have always promised that when that water jug got full, we would take them to Disney World in Florida with the money they helped saved...
Reader questions use of golf carts (03/30/08)
To the Editor: In Monday evening's newspaper, there was a letter about lawn mowers (riding ones) going all over the city. What about the golf carts? They ride in the roads, sidewalks, in the park, especially when the Fourth of July carnival is going on...