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Stories from Thursday, May 1, 2008

I wanna be like Peyton! (05/01/08)
Ten-year-old Austin Cox works on his throwing ability while taking instruction from Van Buren Elementary fourth-grade aide Derik Tipton, during the Colts Big Blue Football Camp at the school Thursday morning. The camp -- led by former Indianapolis Colt and 14-year NFL veteran Mike Prior -- has already visited Meridian Elementary this year...
Maesch returning to coach NHS (05/01/08)
Two positions in the Northview High School Athletic department were filled Thursday night at a special Board of Trustees meeting. Ernie Maesch and LuAnne Anderson were hired as varsity boys and girls basketball coaches, respectively, as well as for physical education positions within the corporation...
Town library picking up the pieces (05/01/08)
CLAY CITY -- What was supposed to be a grand opening Wednesday came to a hault. The Clay City Library had scheduled its grand opening Wednesday. However, vandalism curtailed the celebration. According to Clay City Marshal Terry Skaggs, two juveniles found a way into the building and caused quite a bit of damage...
Gas leak causes stir in Carbon (05/01/08)
CARBON -- Dinnertime was a little tense for homeowners in Carbon after an accident caused a gas leak at a vacant home. Carbon Town Marshal Ron Keen told The Brazil Times a portion of a service connection at a home on Locust Street was broke, after a vehicle accidentally backed into it around 5:30 p.m...
Speaker to present on 'Popcorn King' for group (05/01/08)
Clay County Historical Society member Ken Turner will give a presentation on the life of Orville Redenbacher at the club's June meeting. Turner was asked to give the presentation to a church group earlier in the year and was asked by society President Vickie Mace to give a reprisal performance...
Ribbon Cutting (05/01/08)
Serendipity: A Gathering Place, located on U.S. 40, held its grand opening Thursday afternoon, and will have an Open House on Saturday, from 1-4 p.m. Present at the opening was, from left, Brazil City Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Jack Nelson from the Board of Works of the City of Brazil, Serendipity owner Debbie Heiliger, Kenny Crabb and Lisa Watler, both from the Brazil Chamber of Commerce...
Ribbon Cutting (05/01/08)
Three new businesses, Words With A Past Used Bookshop, Re-Construction Services, Inc., and Home Work Helper, celebrated their grand opening Thursday afternoon. All three are located at 402 E. Jackson St., Brazil. On hand for the celebration included (front row, from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lisa Watler, Brendi Glenn, Brason Moody, Home Work Helper owner Wendy Roe, Re-Construction Services, Inc., owner Reanda Kirchner, Chamber member Kenny Crabb, (back) Jack Nelson, Words With A Poast Used Bookshop owner Helen Short, Payton Roe, Makenzie Roe and City Council member Brad Deal.. ...
Ribbon Cutting (05/01/08)
The State of Indiana Department of Child Services conducted an open house Wednesday for its new remodeled office. On hand for the celebration included Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Director Heidi Wheeler, Chamber of Commerce President Ted Paris, City Councilman Bill Lovett, Brazil Chief of Police Terry Harrison, Regional Manager David Uberto, Attorney Carrie Townsend, caseworkers Diana Thomson, Lori Dickison, Claire McCray, Jason Holt and clerical staff Marilyn Bramum, Marty McPike, Teresa Sebeck and Cathy Crague.. ...
Public Record 5-2-08 (05/01/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 30-May 1: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs Nancy K. Thomas: Civil collections HSBC Vs Jay M. Miller: Civil collections Southwest Capital Investments Vs Anita L. Cook, Clay Community School Corporation: Mortgage foreclosure...
A 'personal umbrella' for a rainy day (05/01/08)
There are so many "rainy days" that people can experience -- a sick child, a broken-down car or a late mortgage payment. But what about a lawsuit? These days, lawsuits are being filed, not just against big corporations, but also against people like you and me. In the blink of an eye, you could be involved in a car or boating accident, or have someone become injured on your property that could result in litigation against you seeking thousands or even millions of dollars...
Tips on avoiding identity theft (05/01/08)
In 2004, more than 10 million Americans became victims of identity theft, costing businesses and consumers nearly $53 billion. Recent breaches at major corporations have put many consumers on edge over one of the fastest growing white-collar crimes in the United States...
Put the tax rebate to work (05/01/08)
You may not be familiar with its formal name -- the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 -- but you're almost certainly aware of its key outcome: A tax rebate. Now comes the big question: What should you do with it? If you spend it, you will do your part to help stimulate the economy...