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Stories from Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Council approves temporary loan (07/09/08)
With property taxes delayed this year, the City of Brazil is in need of a loan. The Common Council of the City of Brazil approved an ordinance authorizing the city to receive a Tax Anticipation Warrant Loan for a total of $493,900. "It is a temporary loan that is for cash-flow purposes only," Brazil City Clerk/Treasurer Karen McQueen said. "With tax rates just recently coming in, the collection of property taxes will be later and we needed a little help for the time being."...
Steady riding (07/09/08)
Officials seek information about church fire (07/09/08)
CORY -- If anyone saw someone or a vehicle near Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church between the hours of 6-7 a.m. Tuesday, officials would like to hear from them. "This was an intentionally set fire," Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill told The Brazil Times. "If anyone saw something, anything, it could be very important to this case."...
A catty time (07/09/08)
The 4-H felines came out Wednesday afternoon for the chance to compete for Best in Show. The cats and their masters competed in three different categories: long hair, short hair and kitten. The members of the Cat Club have been meeting twice a month since March and learning how to take care of their animals, proper grooming techniques, the types of illness that cats are susceptible to and the classifications of the cat depending upon hair color and markings...
$10,000 winner! (07/09/08)
Jasonville celebrating sesquicentennial (07/09/08)
JASONVILLE -- It is evident that the spirit and pride of Jasonville has resounded throughout its 150 years as residents prepare for the city's sesquicentennial celebration July 12-20. There have been many changes since the word "Jasonville" was printed in greasepaint on the outside of Jason Rogers' store in the mid-1800s, giving the town its name...
Clarification (07/09/08)
The support of the Brazil branch of H&R Block and Sue Jones was inadvertently left out of a letter to the editor written by The Brazil Lion's Club published in the June 30 edition of The Brazil Times.
Kick off of Goshorn Park concert season (07/09/08)
The White Knuckles Band will officially kick off the concert season at Goshorn Park, Clay City, at 7:30 p.m., Saturday. The band, from Petersburg, consists of Rick Mayo on rhythm guitar, Jerry Adams on fiddle, Aaron Thomas on mandolin, Joe Sumner on banjo and vocals, Bertha Marie Sumner on bass and vocals, and Jeff Sumner, pastor of the Union Chapel Church of the Nazarene will be the band's special guest...
Free ID cards at 4-H Fair (07/09/08)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will partner with K-ID's BMV, Inc., at the Clay County 4-H Fair from 4-8 p.m., Saturday, July 12, in an effort to provide free identification cards for children and families to use in emergency situations. Each plastic ID card includes an updated photograph, height, weight and a digital thumbprint. It also features the child's address, birth date and emergency information, such as medical conditions and their physician's contact information...
Hot air balloon rides available (07/09/08)
Visitors of the Clay County 4-H Fair will have the opportunity to ride a 70-story tall, red, white and blue RE/MAX of Indiana hot air balloon July 15. Sponsored by RE/MAX Homes and Land, Brazil, limited tethered rides in the balloon will be offered at approximately 7 p.m., at the 4-H Fairgrounds...
Update: Cory Church fire (07/09/08)
CORY -- The Clay County Sheriff's Dept. is currently looking for information for anyone that was traveling in the area near the Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church between 6-7 a.m. Tuesday morning. Officials with the department said any information about suspicious activity in the area could prove crucial to the investigation...
Rotary presents check to grand prize winner (07/09/08)
The ticket turned out to be lucky. Casey James' mother, Patty, purchased a couple of $10,000 Brazil Rotary Fourth of July Celebration tickets prior to the festival. Patty put her daughter's name on one of the tickets. And Friday, July 4, Casey's ticket was drawn...
Deadline extended (07/09/08)
With the Clay County 4-H?Fair being earlier than normal this year, officials with the Crisis Pregnancy Center Clay County 4-H?Fair Baby Photo Contest extended their deadline for photo entries to noon today.
Upcoming events (07/09/08)
Homemakers Special Day Let the fun begin at a very special day at Clay County 4-H Fair, July 17, at 1 p.m. You don't need to belong to an extension Homemakers club to attend, everyone is welcome. The guest speaker is Jesse Walker, WTWO, Meteorologist. Come and meet Jesse and chat about the weather...
Storms damage Colts' new stadium (07/09/08)
By TOM MURPHY Associated Press Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Three roof drains in Lucas Oil Stadium sprang leaks when thunderstorms hit Indianapolis Tuesday night, leading to some water damage in a data center and other areas. But stadium officials say the damage shouldn't delay the Aug. 16 public opening for the new home of the Indianapolis Colts. Construction work continued Wednesday, said John Klipsch, executive director of the Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority...
Pacers officially trade O'Neal (07/09/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers fans might not recognize many of the players on the roster next season. That's exactly what team president Larry Bird is going for. Indiana completed two trades Wednesday that Bird said were important moves for a franchise that is trying to redefine itself and move past the brawl between Pacers players and Detroit Pistons fans in November 2004 and the numerous off-court incidents that followed. ...
Stewart released from JGR racing (07/09/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- From his seat in the bright orange No. 20, Tony Stewart spent a decade driving his way to superstardom while helping Joe Gibbs Racing become one of NASCAR's top teams. The partnership produced 32 victories, two Cup championships and more than $68 million in winnings. It also survived a flurry of storms created by one of the most tempestuous drivers in NASCAR history...
Viola G. Messmer (07/09/08)
Viola G. Messmer, 103, Huntingburg, Ind., died at 8 p.m., Monday, July 7, at St. Charles Health Campus, Jasper, Ind. She was born Nov. 22, 1904, in Huntingburg, to Ferdinand and Rose (Klueh) Woerter. She married Clement Messmer Oct. 6, 1925, in Huntingburg...
PUBLIC RECORD 07-10-08 (07/09/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 9. Clay Superior Court -- Civil North Star Capital Acquisition, LLC Vs. Linda L. Baty: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Vickie L. Cox: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (07/09/08)
Today the sun is shining brightly. When this groundskeeper looked out across the walkway this morning, I noticed something standing in my shaggy green carpet. I grabbed my eyes off of my nightstand and went back to the window to catch a closer view...