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Stories from Monday, October 27, 2008

Wind damage halts construction (10/27/08)
Larry Wallace had a unique experience Monday morning when he drove by the new Wallace Brothers, Inc. building site on United States 40. "I drive by there every day on my way to Knightsville," Wallace said. "When I passed it, I thought it looked odd. Then it dawned on me, it looked like the roof was missing."...
Former State First Lady, Lt. Governor visit area (10/27/08)
Both Judy O'Bannon and Kathy Davis have visited Brazil and Clay County before. "It's a beautiful town and a beautiful county," Davis said Monday. The former State Lt. Governor and former state First Lady were at the Brazil Coffee Company Monday campaigning on behalf of Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama...
College savings plan announced (10/27/08)
In today's economy, many people are concerned about their future and the future of their children. Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, Chairman of the Indiana Education Savings Authority (IESA), is offering parents a new strategy for saving for their children's future...
Spay-Neuter assistance program launched (10/27/08)
GREENCASTLE -- Limited-income households with pets can now take advantage of a reduced-cost Spay-Neuter Assistance Program offered through the Humane Society of Putnam County. "Our goal is to alter 200 animals through this program by the end of 2008," said HSPC volunteer Lynn Bohmer. "Reaching this goal could potentially reduce the number of unwanted Putnam County dogs and cats by 700 in 2009 alone."...
Special Visit (10/27/08)
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels will make an appearance at the Glory Days Restaurant in Clay City today at noon. Dan-iels, a Republican, is on the final leg of his 2008 state RV Tour and is running for re-election against Democrat Jill Long Thompson.
Trick or treat! (10/27/08)
The following is a list of Trick or Treat times for cities and towns in Clay County:...
Officials set up new disaster system (10/27/08)
Clay County now has an official plan for how to handle natural disasters. In a special meeting Monday, the Clay County Commissioners signed off on a resolution to adopt a Pre-disaster Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. "Plan options for just about any disaster, including tornadoes, earthquakes and floods, are included in the mitigation plan," Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband said. ...
Real Property Tax Sale to be listed Wednesday (10/27/08)
On Wednesday, the Notice of Real Property Tax Sale will be listed in the classifieds of The Brazil Times, and the following two consecutive Wednesdays. The Tax Sale will take place on December 5, 2008, at 8 a.m. in the Commissioners Court Room of the Clay County Court House...
Bridge open again! (10/27/08)
The bridge over Little Birch Creek, located on County Road 600 North, one-quarter mile west of CR 300 W, was dedicated for its reopening Monday. The bridge, which consists of two flat cars and was completed Oct. 13, is the second of the three bridges damaged by the June floods to be reopened. ...
Club News 10-28-08 (10/27/08)
Tri Kappa The Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met Monday, Oct. 6, at the First United Methodist Church in Trayler Hall. After a delicious meal prepared by the Sarah Circle of the church, the meeting opening verse. Roll was called with 19 members present. Recording Secretary Marsha Wyndham read the minutes of the Sept. 8 meeting. Kim Stearley gave the treasure's report. There were no bills presented. Vice President Sandy Henderson sent cards to Ruthann Jeffries, Kim Stearley, and Dorothy Snell...
Clay County Polling Locations (10/27/08)
Precinct No. 1 Brazil City Hall 203 E. National Ave. Brazil, IN 47834 Precinct No. 2 First United Methodist Church 201 N. Meridian St. Brazil, IN 47834 Precinct No. 3 Cooper Towers 120 W. Jackson St. Brazil, IN 47834 Precinct No. 4 Forest Park Elementary School...
Plenty for fall athletes to be proud of in 2008 (10/27/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There's never an easy way to end a high school sports season. Barring a state championship, which is a truly rare feat indeed, when the final match, game or meet is played, there is unfortunately a team that has to finish with a loss...
Washington's Willingham forced out at season's end (10/27/08)
By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer SEATTLE -- Tyrone Willingham was fired Monday as Washington's coach after failing to restore the Huskies to national prominence. Two days after Washington fell to 0-7, athletic director Scott Woodward said Willingham will step down at the end of the season. When asked Monday if this was his decision, Willingham said flatly, "no."...
IU to scrimmage, host Halloween party on Friday (10/27/08)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana will stage a "Haunted Hall of Hoops" scrimmage and Halloween party for children on Friday night. IU players will pass out candy and sign autographs for a half-hour before the scrimmage in Assembly Hall, and there will be a costume parade at halftime, new coach Tom Crean said Monday...
AP source: 6-8 steroids cases under investigatio (10/27/08)
By DAVE GOLDBERG AP Football Writer NEW YORK -- Six to eight players are under investigation by the NFL for violating the league's drug policy by taking a weight-loss diuretic that is considered a masking agent for steroids. A person familiar with the case provided the number of players involved Monday, saying estimates of a higher figure were untrue. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the players are appealing the findings...
Edwards not giving up on catching Johnson (10/27/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Carl Edwards has seven wins this season and unbridled optimism about his potential. What he doesn't have -- and probably won't get this year -- is a Sprint Cup championship. But credit Edwards for refusing to wave the white flag on his title run. After all, he gained 15 points on Jimmie Johnson with his win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway...
Nancy J. Staley (10/27/08)
Nancy J. Staley, 53, Clay City, died Oct. 26, 2008, at 7:04 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, following complications from leukemia. She was born to Glenn and Mildred Tinkel Green on Aug. 29, 1955, in Wabash County, Ind. She graduated from Southwood High School in Wabash County and then attended Purdue University...
Public Record 10-28-08 (10/27/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 24-27: Clay Superior Court - Civil Portfolio Recovery Associates, LLC Vs. Dovie O. Frye: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court - Civil Susan Ferry Vs. Michael Ferry: Domestic Relations...
Asian Lady Beetle Woes? (10/27/08)
As the temperatures cool off, Clay/Owen County residents will find that they are sharing their homes with Asian Lady Beetles. The beetles will be looking to find a warmer place to hunker down for protection. These Asian Lady Beetles are not the same typical lady beetles that we commonly and fondly remember. ...
The Ghosts and Goblins will be loose Halloween Night! (10/27/08)
Attention Brazil and Clay City residents ... be on the lookout for ghosts, goblins, pirates, princesses and who knows what else Halloween night. But don't be frightened if they come to your door and say, "Trick or Treat for canned goods!" Yes, you heard me correctly. These young people will be trick or treating for food instead of candy...