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Stories from Thursday, October 9, 2008

Concerns of class size raised once again (10/09/08)
CLAY CITY -- Class size was once again the topic of discussion for parents at the Clay Community School Corporation meeting Thursday at Clay City Junior/Senior High School. Rob Horton, a resident of Clay City, started the events of the night with concern for the lack of results...
Residents face possible water rate increase (10/09/08)
A potential increase in water rates has created an uproar from area residents. "It very well may happen," Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw said. "However, it is still in the early planning stages and we're a few months off before finalizing anything." On Sept. ...
Center Point residents react to possible increase (10/09/08)
CENTER POINT -- When residents of Center Point recently opened their water bills, a note was included from council members. The note explained how the town had implemented a $5 administrative fee on water accounts and an additional administrative fee of $5 for sewer accounts...
Proclamation declares October Alpha Delta Kappa month (10/09/08)
On Wednesday, Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw signed a proclamation declaring the month of October as International Alpha Delta Kappa Month. Representatives from Alpha Delta Kappa were on hand for the signing. The organization states its major goals include giving recognition to outstanding educators, building a fraternal fellowship among educators adding to their effectiveness in promoting excellence in education, establishing high standards of education, and promoting educational and charitable projects and activities enriching lives of individuals everywhere and assisting these individuals into happy, constructive and fulfilling lives.. ...
ABCD Golf Scramble set for Saturday (10/09/08)
The Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church will host its 16th Annual Help-A-Family-at-Christmas ABCD Golf Scramble Saturday at Forest Park Golf Course. The event, which has a shotgun start of 1 p.m., costs $45 per person. The price includes the round of golf, cart rental, a steak dinner and door prizes...
Hospital sets dates for flu, pneumonia vaccinations (10/09/08)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will offer flu and pneumonia vaccinations to the community on the following dates, times and locations: Those with Medicare must have their Medicare card available on the date of service for billing purposes. Medicare Part B will be billed for the service...
SMWC to host Debt 101 Tuesday (10/09/08)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- As part of Money Smart Week in Indiana (Oct. 11-18), St. Mary-of-the-Woods College, in conjunction with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, will bring debt experts to campus on Oct. 14 for Deb. 101. The presentations are free and open to the public...
SMWC to present play Oct. 16-19 (10/09/08)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- St. Mary-of-the-Woods College will present, "I Sleep, but My Heart Watches," to the public Oct. 16-19, in the Cecilian Auditiorium, Conservatory of Music on the college campus. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children over 12 and senior citizens...
Upcoming events, announcements (10/09/08)
The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: Early voting Early voting is available at the Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse, every Monday-Friday, through Oct. 31, from 8-11 a.m., and noon-4 p.m...
United Way of Wabash Valley looking for volunteers (10/09/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- United Way of the Wabash Valley is looking for volunteers to help evaluate how best to distribute campaign donor dollars to meet human service needs in the Wabash Valley. Volunteers are needed to serve as members of the funding review panels during the 2009 agency program review process...
Annual 'Festival of Trees' set for Nov. 15 (10/09/08)
Start the holiday season by joining the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Foundation for the fifth annual "Festival of Trees," at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 15. The evening will combine holiday splendor with a cheese, wine and microbrew tasting, hor'dorves, desserts and a silent auction...
Braves end Knights' sectional hopes (10/09/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute South Braves marched on to round two of the Terre Haute North Sectional on Thursday night, getting a pair of late goals to break away from a determined Northview squad, 3-0. Tony Garcia's perfectly placed shot in the upper corner of the net with 17:22 left in the first half was the final tally until the final 14 minutes of the game. ...
Eastern Greene takes boys' SWIAC title; Bloomfield wins girls' meet (10/09/08)
By Travis David
 For the Brazil Times
 SWITZ CITY -- Personal best times were not at a shortage Thursday during the boys and girls cross country Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference meet. Both individual winners, Drew Gambill of Shakamak and Jennifer Hughes of White River Valley shattered their PBs by 20 seconds each, while boys team winner Eastern Greene accomplished five personal...
Ever-changing hair speaks volumes about Notre Dame lineman (10/09/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Notre Dame defensive lineman Pat Kuntz's eclectic hairstyles tell a lot about his personality. He started the season with a haircut that looked like a buzz cut on the front and sides, and sort of a '60s style women's flip hairstyle in the back -- overall, kind of a mullet gone wrong. ...
'Pacman' won't be disciplined by Cowboys (10/09/08)
By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer IRVING, Texas -- Troubled cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones won't be disciplined by the Dallas Cowboys for a scuffle with his bodyguard that team owner Jerry Jones said resulted from joking banter that got out of hand and was quickly settled...
Smith still smarting after Talladega loss (10/09/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CONCORD, N.C. -- When Regan Smith passed Tony Stewart on the last lap at Talladega Superspeedway, he was certain he'd just earned his first Sprint Cup Series victory. When NASCAR ruled the pass illegal, Smith figured he was for sure a career-best second. Still unhappy with his runner-up finish, he went to argue his case in the NASCAR office following Sunday's finish...
Robert W. Wayne (10/09/08)
Robert W. Wayne, 82, Rosedale, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was the son of Foster Braner and Peal Cox Braner. He is survived by his wife and companion of 40 years, Carolyn Fowler Braner, daughters Leah Thomas and husband Mike, Judson, Lori Randolph and husband Brad, Rosedale, and Libby Rafter Fowler, Lyford, five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren...
Glen A. Fry (10/09/08)
Glen A. Fry, 74, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care, Oct. 8, 2008, following an extended illness. He was born in South Bend, Ind., June 14, 1934, to Grant and Nora (Goodar) Fry. He graduated from Jackson High School with the class of 1969...
Mary Lillyblade (10/09/08)
Mary Lillyblade, 85, Brazil, passed suddenly away, Oct. 8, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, due to heart failure. She was born in North Chicago, Aug. 24, 1923, to Joseph and Mary Peshut. She graduated from Jack Benny High School then began working for Abbott Laboratories in Waukegan, Ill. Following her marriage to Charles Lillyblade on Oct. 19, 1945, they moved to Brazil where she began raising her family...
Paying attention to teen drivers (10/09/08)
So, your teenage son or daughter wants to drive! Suddenly, driving has become one of the most important things in your child's life. Scary, isn't it? Naturally, you may dread the increase in your auto insurance premiums. However, there is a lot more at stake than higher premiums. ...
What does the 'rescue' plan mean? (10/09/08)
If you've watched the news from Wall Street and Washington recently, you've seen a hefty amount of drama. But in the end, what will it mean to you? Lawmakers have agreed on a $700 billion plan, called the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, to revive the credit markets and restore the flow of credit to the U.S. ...