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Stories from Monday, July 21, 2008

County receives approval for projects (07/21/08)
They asked and now have received. Recently, the Clay County Commissioners received approval on projects to repair two levees and for an economic development grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). "We were very pleased to receive approval for the levee work so soon," Commissioner Paul Sinders said. "When we sent in the information, we were told the response might have come as late as the end of this week. So obviously we are very excited and pleased to get approval so quickly."...
Back to School benefit set (07/21/08)
For five years, members of Serving on the Streets, 100 N. Forest Ave., Brazil, have put together a program benefiting local children prior to the beginning of each school year. This year, representatives of the organization are prepping for it again...
City switching to better, more affordable health insurance (07/21/08)
Health insurance is a complicated system, but for the City of Brazil it has just become easier and cheaper. Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw and City Insurance Administrator Judy Branham announced Wednesday that the city is switching its health insurance coverage to Anthem Lumenos HRA...
FEMA centers still open (07/21/08)
There are two Federal Emergency Management Agency Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers in the area for those in need of flood assistance. One is located at the Booker T. Washington Community Center, located at the corner of 13th and College Streets, Terre Haute. The other center is located at Spencer Elementary School, 151 Hillside Ave., Spencer...
BCB set for Sunday performance (07/21/08)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will continue its summer-long Sesquicentennial Celebration Sunday at 8 p.m., at Forest Park. This week's program offers everything from waltzes and Broadway to marches and old favorites...
14-year-olds still playing (07/21/08)
EVANSVILLE -- The Clay County Youth League 14-year-old All-Star squad has played itself into a possible title tilt. The squad traveled to Evansville Friday to take part in the Southwest Regional State Tournament where it played Jasper Friday in the first round...
Club News 7-22-08 (07/21/08)
Jackson Township Better Home Extension Club Jackson Township Club met June 26 at the home of Shirley Koehler for their annual picnic meeting. Everyone brought a covered dish with Marilyn Bott saying grace. After the delicious meal, president Lauralee Hawkins called the meeting to order. Shirley Koehler led the Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers Creed...
USDA Makes Additional Funds Available for Farmers (07/21/08)
INDIANAPOLIS, --Agriculture Secretary Ed Schafer announced an additional $200 million will be made available through the 2008 Farm Bill to help farmers nationwide to solve natural resource problems through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP). USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers EQIP, which provides financial and technical assistance to producers...
Public Record 7-22-08 (07/21/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 18-21. Clay Superior Court -- Civil H and S Financial, Inc. Vs. Michael S. Hunter: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Ashleigh R. Myers Vs. Jedediah J. Booe: Domestic Relations...
Scout beyond the Windshield or Window! (07/21/08)
Whether one is a farmer or has landscape or garden aspirations around the home, now is a critical time to scout for pests. Around the yard as mentioned during the past few weeks, it is high time to be scouting for those bagworms that continue to become big and ugly ornaments on trees by August. Also Japanese beetles can damage plants in a hurry. So far, spider mites have not been an issue locally...