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Stories from Friday, July 11, 2008

Board sets school fees (07/11/08)
Like everything else in society, prices are going up. In preparation for the upcoming school year textbook costs were voted on and unanimously passed for the 2008-2009 school year by the Clay County School Board Thursday night. Parents will notice that the Jackson Township elementary costs are higher because of the Shurley Reading Method...
Michael: End sales tax on gasoline (07/11/08)
The political season is officially underway as many current office holders and those aspiring to take office are traveling throughout their respective districts. On Friday, candidate for State Representative in District 44 Nancy Michael, a Democrat, visited Brazil with one thing in mind...
Rednecks bring lawnmower derby to Clay County (07/11/08)
The smell of fuel and smoke fills the air as crowds of spectators cheer on their favorite drivers, who ram and crash into their opponents' vehicles. Whoever has the last vehicle that can still operate under its own power is awarded the victory. It might sound familiar, but this isn't a normal demolition derby...
Medearis makes transition from contestant to judge (07/11/08)
When someone spends so much time competing in pageants, one would think judging them wouldn't be difficult. But Melissa Medearis would beg to differ. Being a judge at the National American Miss Pageant has allowed Medearis to experience all the behind the scenes activity. The National American Miss Pageant promotes the quality of women in America and its drive to succeed by awarding scholarship money to the top five contestants...
'Quit 2 Win' enters its second year (07/11/08)
For the second straight year, the local tobacco control coalition for Clay County is teaming up with state health officials to sponsor a statewide stop-smoking contest known as "Quit 2 Win." For people who smoke, there's never been a better time to quit as the contest will offer cash prizes totaling $5,000, including a top prize of $2,500...
CHURCH NEWS (07/11/08)
Union United Methodist Church Union United Methodist Church would like to extend a warm welcome to our new pastor, Rev. Andrew and Donna Charnstrom. The Charnstrom's have been married 33 years and lived in New Palestine, Ind., where they grew up. Andy and Donna are very proud of their three children, Katie (26), who lives in Indianapolis and works as the operations manager for a large trade association, Michael (24), who lives in Indianapolis and provides care for developmentally-disabled adults, and Will (19), who just graduated from New Palestine High School and is preparing for college life at Indiana University.. ...
Phyllis Jean Writtenhouse (07/11/08)
Phyllis Jean Writtenhouse, 64, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Friday, July 11, 2008, at Meadows Manor East, Terre Haute. She was born Oct. 12, 1943, in Brazil, as the daughter of Amos and Betty Howard Kunkel. She graduated from Brazil High School...
PUBLIC RECORD 07-12-08 (07/11/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 10-11. Awaiting Arraignment Britton, Todd A., 46 Reed, Kayla N., 18 Hayden, James, 20 Awaiting Arraignment Warrant/Probable Cause Godsey, Candace M., 25...
Staunton Scene (07/11/08)
Staunton First Christian Church News Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...