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Stories from Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Humane Shelter hires another new manager (10/22/08)
The new shelter manager at the Clay County Humane Society is a familiar face. Rick Moore, who had previously served as shelter manager from 2004-06, started in late September and is the fourth person to be shelter manager this year. "The Humane Society Board asked me to return," Moore told The Brazil Times. "I had left previously because I refused to euthanize any animals."...
Disaster recovery coalition to set up committee in Clay County (10/22/08)
Area agencies are continuing the effort for a full recovery from the June floods. The Wabash Valley Long Term Disaster Recovery Coalition (WVLTDRC), which assesses need-based assistance in Clay, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties, is preparing to set up a coordinating committee in Clay County...
Spooky, safe excitement on Halloween at the YMCA (10/22/08)
It's nutty, spooky and safe. It's Halloween at the YMCA. Halloween can be silly. A nutty and spooky scare. For a safe, exciting Halloween, the YMCA of Clay County is again offering an imaginative Halloween experience -- an evening for little goblins and their families to enjoy in an environment that's both caring and safe...
Council approves bond to help pay debt (10/22/08)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil signed off on an ordinance authorizing a bond to be issued during a special meeting Tuesday night. The bond, which will be for between $200,000 and $300,000 will assist in paying outstanding debt the city has incurred in recent years...
Donation! (10/22/08)
The proposed skate park in Craig Park received its first large contribution recently. Brazil Wal-Mart Manager Jeremy O'Leary presented a $1,000 donation to members of the Clay Community Skatepark Committee. (From left) O'Leary, Amee Embry (board member), Devin Gullett, Roberta Weliever (Project Coordinator) Josh Bowles, Nyle Lovett and Benjamin Harbison. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Courthouse hosting blood drive for victims' rights (10/22/08)
With the holiday season just around the corner, taking time out to donate blood could be the most precious gift a person can give. "I never realized how important it was to donate blood until I personally seen the difference that it made in my grandmother when she was ill," Chris Bell recently told The Brazil Times, explaining that doctors were never able to discover the cause and only a blood transfusion would help her get better. ...
Times' creates photo, ghost story contests (10/22/08)
The Brazil Times has set up two different contests for all the ghosts and goblins. The Times will conduct a costume and ghost story contest. All ghouls interested in competing in the costume contest should arrive at The Brazil Times' office, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, between 1-5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 31, in observance of Halloween...
Knights preparing to meet defending state champions (10/22/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor High school football teams around the state begin their quest for a state championship Friday night with the opening round of sectional playoffs kicking off. The Northview Knights are no different and make the long road trip south to take on Evansville Reitz...
At Miami, rebuilding process chugs along (10/22/08)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer DURHAM, N.C. -- It's Friday night at the Miami Hurricanes' team hotel, about an hour before players will drift off to sleep, and offensive coordinator Patrick Nix stands to deliver some inspiring words. The conference room is silent. Every offensive player's head is up, all eyes on Nix...
UConn tops Big East pre-season hoops poll (10/22/08)
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK -- The Big East coaches picked Connecticut as the preseason favorite in the conference most consider the deepest in college basketball. Jim Calhoun agrees with half of those ideas. "We're not the best team in the league right now," the Huskies coach said at the conference's media day Wednesday at Madison Square Garden. ...
Drivers love NASCAR's oldest track (10/22/08)
By HANK KURZ Jr. AP Sports Writer MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- It's the smallest, oldest track in NASCAR, a place where the roots of racing are evident all around, and converge with some of the newest amenities. But in the new media center last weekend, the questions still came, leaving track president Clay Campbell shaking his head as driver after driver was asked:...
Elaine Marie Phillips (10/22/08)
Elaine Marie Phillips, 60, Crawfordsville, passed away Oct. 22, 2008, at 4:30 a.m., at St. Vincent Hospital. She was born Dec. 27, 1947, in Effingham, Ill., to Darrell and Lois Grupy Call. She graduated from Van Buren High School, married Jack Phillips on March 14, 1981, and was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Women of the Moose...
Betty Lou (Keyes) Knopp (10/22/08)
Betty Lou (Keyes) Knopp, 70, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly at her residence Oct. 21, 2008. She was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., April 13, 1938, to Eldridge and Elda (Loos) Keyes. Mrs. Knopp attended Otter Creek High School. She worked as a cook at Lost Creek Elementary School and then at Union Hospital until retiring in 1997. She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Brazil. Mrs. Knopp enjoyed sewing and cooking, playing cards and her little Pekinese "Ginger."...
Monte Krauchi (10/22/08)
Monte Krauchi, 58, Clay City, passed away at Methodist Hospital Oct. 21, following a long term illness. He was born April 15, 1950, to Richard and Margaret (Stunkard) Krauchi. He graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1968 and was very active in sports...
Harmony Happenings (10/22/08)
Clay County Retired Teachers had a Game Night and meeting at the Kennedy Crossing Center on Tuesday evening. President Odena Harper conducted the meeting and welcomed our new retirees: Sally Maurer, Beth Buell, and Bev Ford. She went on to introduce our two special guests: Andy Thomas, Executive Director of Indiana Retired Teachers Association and Dewayne Rater, the Area 4 Director of Indiana Retired Teachers Association...
Brazil Buzz (10/22/08)
Well, it sure does pay to advertise something that wears well and that never goes out of style. Recently the grandchildren came to our house to visit. My eldest grandson, Michael Risk suggested that we have a wiener roast. I pretended to look down- in- the - mouth. ...