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Stories from Friday, July 4, 2008

Weather postpones fireworks (07/04/08)
Rain dampened fun at Forest Park Friday during the Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration. The Rotary purchased straw to lay out in the park to soak up rain that had taken place throughout the day. Inclement weather forced a cancellation of the fireworks, scheduled for 10 p.m., today. The fireworks display will take place Saturday, at 10 p.m...
City looks for new ways to invest (07/04/08)
When it comes to investing money, the City of Brazil now has a new option. Indiana Treasurer of State Richard E. Mourdock visited Brazil City Hall recently to help explain the TrustINdiana program, which pools investments for local governments. "The purpose of the program is to allow municipalities, school corporations and other units of local government, along with the State of Indiana, to invest their assets into a common pool," Mourdock said. ...
Residents have many deductions available (07/04/08)
Even though residents are preparing to pay their property taxes for this year, it is never too early to plan ahead for next year. "With the Property Tax Replacement Credit no longer an option starting next year, homeowners in Clay County should look into getting all the deductions they can," Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh said...
CPC Baby Photo Contest set (07/04/08)
The Crisis Pregnancy Center of Brazil (CPC) is sponsoring its annual Baby Photo Contest fundraiser during the Clay County 4-H Fair, July 12-17. Prizes will include a $50 savings bond for the winner and various other prizes for the winner and runner-ups, donated by local merchants...
Honored! (07/04/08)
Century 21 Hometown Realty, Inc., 1605 E. National Ave., Brazil, was recently honored by its national organization for 30 years of service in the same location within the community. Accepting the award were (front, from left)?Cheryl Froderman, Lori Dalton, Jane Smith, Darla Campbell, (back)?Warren Bell, Ron Timberman, Susie Kingery, Linda Stearley and Stanley Hunt...
New Realtor at Century 21 (07/04/08)
Cheryl Froderman recently joined Century 21 Hometown as a new realtor. Froderman has been working with clients and customers during the past four years. She has received awards for her work in realty and has a broad background of experience working in the banking, farming, manufacturing and transportation industries...
Lady Knights take road trip to Tennessee (07/04/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' basketball team hasn't rested on its laurels during the summer. The Knights have welcomed in new head varsity basketball coach Lu Anne Anderson and have been taking part in a summer basketball league based in Terre Haute. ...
Chestnut wins hotdog eating contest in eat-off (07/04/08)
By ADAM GOLDMAN Associated Press Writer NEW YORK -- Joey Chestnut reclaimed the top spot at the annual hot dog eating contest in Coney Island on Friday after first tying with archrival Takeru Kobayashi in a 10-minute chow-down and then beating him in a five-dog eat-off...
Ellis Park closing (07/04/08)
HENDERSON, Ky. -- Shane House doesn't have to think too far into the future to see what a permanent closing of Ellis Park means to him. House, a 35-year-old Georgia native who hauled his 12-horse stable from Tampa Bay Downs to Henderson for the summer meet, knows no racetrack means no payday...
Charles N. McVey (07/04/08)
Charles N. McVey, 81, Cloverdale, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2008, at Putnam County Hospital, Greencastle. He was born March 8, 1927, in Diamond, Ind., to Charles W. and Mary L. McVey. He served in the Army in Japan, in the Occupational Forces. He retired in 1989 after working for the Department of Correction as a sheet metal foreman. He was a member of the Eternal Life Baptist Church, Mooresville...
Mary C. Martin (07/04/08)
Mary C. Martin, 80, Brazil, passed away at 4:45 a.m., July 4, 2008, following an extended illness. She was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Brazil, to Thomas R. and Mildred (Coleman) Thompson. Mrs. Martin graduated from Bridgeton High School. She worked as a sales clerk for Merit Shoe Store in Brazil for 19 years. On Jan. 17, 1948, she married Richard E. Martin. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family as well as playing Canasta...
Public Record 7-5-08 (07/04/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 2-3. Clay Superior Court -- Civil Palisades Collection, LLC Vs. Jack Chaney: Civil Collections Professional Account Services Vs. Sara Crum: Civil Collections...