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Stories from Sunday, October 26, 2008

Northview, Clay City going to state (10/26/08)
Even a new format couldn't keep a Clay County high school band out of the state finals. The Northview Marching Knights advanced to the Indiana State School Music Association Class B State Finals Saturday for the 21st straight season. In addition, the Clay City Imperial Regiment will make a return trip to the state finals in Class D...
Democratic Gubernatorial candidate visits Brazil Saturday as part of 10-day state tour (10/26/08)
If Jill Long Thompson was feeling the effects of a grueling campaign, she didn't show it Saturday. Long Thompson paid a visit to Brazil Saturday, the second day of her "Road to Change" Tour. The visit was the second time Long Thompson has been to Clay County since she began her campaign running for Governor on the Democratic ticket...
Political visits (10/26/08)
Former state First Lady Judy O'Bannon, along with former Lt. Gov. Kathy Davis, will be at the Brazil Coffee Company, 533 E. National Ave., Brazil, today campaigning for presidential nominee Barack Obama (D-Ill.). In addition, congressional candidate Greg Goode (R-Terre Haute) will speak at the monthly Clay County Chamber of Commerce meeting Tuesday at noon. The meeting is scheduled to take place at the Coffee Cup...
Area church seeks donations for upgrades to sanctuary (10/26/08)
Another building is coming down, but unlike so many others, it will be rebuilt. The members of Mansfield Bible Church are asking for help from the community. "The church was built in 1856," Pastor Josh Barnett told The Brazil Times. "The land was donated by the Johnston's and it says on the deed that only Christian churches can reside on it."...
Towns issue Trick or Treat times (10/26/08)
The witching hours have been officially set for Clay County's ghosts and goblins to take to the streets in a scavenger hunt for those tasty Halloween treats. Officials in the following communities suggest those residents who want to pass out candy to turn on their porch lights on the following dates and times:...
Tips for a safe, fun Halloween (10/26/08)
Although candy-tampering cases are rare, officials urge adults to inspect all candy before allowing a child to eat Halloween treats. The Indiana Poison Center (IPC) encourages parents to not rely on X-rays to determine the safety of treats, since that won't rule out contamination and glass...
Christmas assistance available (10/26/08)
Applications for the Clay County Christmas Assistance Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services, The Brazil Housing Authority, and Hamilton Center, Inc. Parents need to list the number of children they have custody of and the most important needs of the children...
Upcoming events, announcements 10-27-08 (10/26/08)
The following is a list of upcoming events and announcements provided to The Brazil Times: Homemakers Week Those interested are asked to help the Clay County Extension Homemakers celebrate Indiana Homemakers, Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m., at the Clay County Fairgrounds...
Northview's Strain qualifies for state finals; girls team 10th (10/26/08)
NASHVILLE -- The Brown County cross country semistate was run in sunny, cool conditions on Saturday afternoon and for Northview's Conor Strain, the weather was perfect for a run into the IHSAA State Finals to be held this weekend. Strain improved his regional time on the same course by a couple of seconds and it was enough for a 14th-place finish and a berth in the biggest stage of Indiana prep cross country...
Clay City falls to North Central in semifinals (10/26/08)
SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels' volleyball team ended its season with a four-game loss to North Central in the second semifinal of the White River Valley Class A Sectional Saturday, 25-14, 22-25, 18-25, 6-25. With the loss, the Eels finish the season with an even 13-13 record, while the Thunderbirds went on to fall to Shakamak in the championship match...
Northview's season ends to Braves in final (10/26/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- A couple of points here or there and simply one or two breaks and Northview's volleyball team could be basking in a sectional championship this week. But those breaks simply didn't come the Knights way over the final couple of games against Terre Haute South...
Public Record 10-27-08 (10/26/08)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 24-26. Awaiting Arraignment Winstead, Timothy, 24 James, Ashley, 28 Fowler, Stephen, 43 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Boruff, Denny S., 26 Hillenburg, George P., 33...
Thanks to the hospital (10/26/08)
To the Editor: My husband John and I moved here in 1986. In a month, I was hospitalized at Clay County Hospital heart ICU. Over the years and since the change to St. Vincent Clay Hospital, we have used the emergency teams. In the latter part of September, my husband John was entered once again...
Elementary thanks all for help (10/26/08)
To the Editor: The Jackson Township Elementary (JTE) Fish Fry that was held on Oct. 3 was a huge success. JTE would like to thank the following businesses and groups for their donations and help with the fish fry: Riddell National Bank, Harris Bank, 5th Third Bank, Jerry's Restaurant, McDonald's, the JT Volunteer Fire Department, the Girl and Boy Scouts, and JTE students, parents, and staff members...
Legion riders issue thanks for benefit (10/26/08)
To the Editor: On Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008, the American Legion Riders of Post 2 (Brazil) sponsored a benefit ride to assist the families and soldiers of the 138th Quartermaster Co. of the Indiana National Guard, who will soon be deployed. The weather was beautiful, which made for an enjoyable ride...
Set gas prices fairly (10/26/08)
To the Editor: All I want to know is why gas in Brazil is still $2.87? I work with people who live in Martinsville (not that far from Brazil) and they told me that gas there is $2.46 a gallon. Come on, 40 cents in less than 50 miles? Now if that is not "gouging" then what is?...
Church thanks area restaurant (10/26/08)
To the Editor: Thanks for the donation. Our church and others send shoeboxes to boys and girls, filled with pencils, erasers, glue, combs, toothpaste, toothbrushes, candy, and toys. Anything that we can fit in the shoeboxes, we send. These shoeboxes go all the way to Nigeria for children that are in need...
Reader issues public apology (10/26/08)
To the Editor: I would like to make a public apology to someone very important to me. A little over three years ago, by unlikely chance, a recent rehab graduate got involved with a local girl with opposite views to say the least. A "good one" you could say...
Look for other ways for control (10/26/08)
To the Editor: According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, Trap-Neuter-Release results in a statistically insignificant reduction in the feral cat population. The fact is that cat removal does work if the food source is also removed. Cats should not be returned to the environment -- a place they were not meant to be...
Remembering where we came from (10/26/08)
To the Editor: Appalling working conditions working conditions prevailed for coal miners in Indiana before they were liberated by Eugene Debs and John L. Lewis. Directly after graduating from college, my father came to Linton because of the burgeoning coal fields, and was instantly successful...