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Stories from Monday, November 3, 2008

County Council honors longstanding member (11/03/08)
A staple of the Clay County Council was honored for 20 years of service during Monday's meeting. Mark Dierdorf, who was attending his last meeting, was given an Outstanding Service Award by his fellow council members. He was elected to the council in November 1974 and served three consecutive terms (Jan. 1975-Dec. 1986) before leaving to work as a postal carrier. He was again elected to the council in November 2000 and was re-elected in 2004, giving him a fifth term as a councilman...
Proposal to renew contract presented (11/03/08)
A proposal was presented to the Clay County Commissioners during Monday's meeting to renew the county's contract with the Clay County Humane Society. It was the first time the Commissioners had seen the proposal and wanted a few questions answered. "I really don't know the specifics as to why there has been such a high turnover," Humane Society Board President Bill Bell responded to a question about the shelter having four managers this year. ...
More to job than only inspections (11/03/08)
Bill Hale has worked with the Clay County Health Department since October 1989. In those 19 years, Hale -- who serves as the Clay County Environmental Health Specialist -- said he's seen marked improvement in restaurant facilities in the county. Hale's position encompasses more than just restaurant inspections. He said those in the department also inspect all public health complaints, which could include housing or open dumping, among other things...
North Clay student heading to Australia through People to People (11/03/08)
An area student has been given the chance of a lifetime. Patricia "PJ" Fields, 11, currently attends North Clay Middle School. She loves to go horseback riding and spends her time learning about animals. While she was still a student at Van Buren Elementary, she was nominated for the People to People Ambassador Program...
Share Food set for giveaway (11/03/08)
Help keep Share Food active in Brazil. This month, there are some great specials, including the Holiday Meal box, containing a four-pound ham, 15-ounce potato au gratin, 15-ounce corn casserole, one ready-to-bake pumpkin pie and cornbread stuffing for $22 in addition to a $1 trucking fee...
Holly Hill Chili Cook-off (11/03/08)
Holly Hill Health Care and Rehabilition had a Chili Cookoff, on Oct. 15. The staff were encouraged to bring in their favorite recipie chili and compete in a chili cookoff. The residents were able to enjoy different kinds of chili with the works. The winner of the Chili Cook-off, per resident vote was Pat Moon. Runners up were Sue Loughmiller (not pictured) and Laura Monnett...
Harmony United Methodist Women (11/03/08)
Harmony United Methodist Women met in Fellowship Hall at the church on Monday, Sept. 22, 2008. Vice-President Rose Marie Pell opened the meeting with prayer. Gail Roach read the minutes and they were amended to read that Virginia Mathis had won the August door prize and that the Christmas Party would definitely be on Wednesday, Dec. 3...
Christmas Assistance Program (11/03/08)
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. ...
Honey Creek defense buzzes North Clay eighth-grade (11/03/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay eighth-grade basketball team tipped off the season against a tough Honey Creek squad on Monday night. The Bees' defense was in midseason form, forcing nine first half turnovers and pulling out to a 35-11 lead at the break...
Northview senior Tony Fabbri up for Smash Hit of the Year! (11/03/08)
Northview senior Tony Fabbri is one of four players in the Wabash Valley up for the "Smash Hit of the Year" award presented by WTHI. The video of all four plays can be seen on http://www.wthi.com. Once you are on the site, go to In the Zone and look for the Smash Hit of the Week and you can vote on Fabbri's hit on a wide receiver against Franklin. Support your local high school football team and one of its seniors...
Northview senior Tony Fabbri up for Smash Hit of the Year! (11/03/08)
Northview senior Tony Fabbri is one of four players in the Wabash Valley up for the "Smash Hit of the Year" award presented by WTHI. The video of all four plays can be seen on http://www.wthi.com. Once you are on the site, go to In the Zone and look for the Smash Hit of the Week and you can vote on Fabbri's hit on a wide receiver against Franklin. Support your local high school football team and one of its seniors...
Hansbrough a unanimous AP Preseason All-American (11/03/08)
By JIM O'CONNELL AP Basketball Writer It's no surprise Tyler Hansbrough made The Associated Press' preseason All-America team -- this is his record third straight year as its leading vote-getter. For the first time, however, the North Carolina forward was a unanimous selection...
Sanders' return gives Colts a boost (11/03/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The Colts have a hard time measuring the true impact made by safety Bob Sanders. When healthy, he always seems to put up big numbers, deliver punishing hits, produce game-changing plays, and provide an inspirational lift for his defensive teammates...
Obama, McCain on what to change in sports (11/03/08)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrat Barack Obama tells ESPN's "Monday Night Football" it's time for college football to pick a champion with a playoff system while Republican John McCain wants to put an end to performance-enhancing substances. On the eve of the election, the two presidential candidates were interviewed via satellite by ESPN's Chris Berman. The taped interviews were to air during halftime of game between the Washington Redskins and the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Nuggets swap Iverson for Billups and McDyess (11/03/08)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer DETROIT -- The Detroit Pistons worked the phones last summer, trying to trade for a superstar to shake up their roster. They ended up standing pat because a deal didn't make sense. Two games into the season, Allen Iverson was the answer to their hopes in a blockbuster that generated rare buzz for the NBA in November...
Quinn replaces Anderson as Browns' quarterback (11/03/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio -- Here's a switch: The Cleveland Browns dropped Derek Anderson. The inconsistent Pro Bowl quarterback, whose production this season has been slowed by dropped passes, was benched on Monday by the Browns, who will start popular backup Brady Quinn on Thursday night against the Denver Broncos in hopes of turning around a disappointing season...
Manning's 2 TDs to Gonzalez lift Colts past Pats (11/03/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The New England Patriots dared Anthony Gonzalez to beat them, and the Indianapolis Colts' receiver made them pay. Gonzalez caught both of Peyton Manning's touchdown passes, and the Colts beat the Patriots 18-15 on Sunday night. Gonzalez's touchdown catches covered 12 and 9 yards. Adam Vinatieri took it from there, making a 52-yard go-ahead field goal with 8:05 to play...
Mary Frances Monday (11/03/08)
Mary Frances Monday, 89, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008, in the loving arms of her daughter, son-in-law and her Therapy Dog, Bentley. "Miss Mary" had been affectionately cared for by the staff of Britthaven Nursing Home, assisted by the compassionate staff of Lake Cumberland Hospice, since January 2007...
Public Record 11-4-08 (11/03/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 31-Nov. 3: Clay Superior Court - Civil Wells Fargo Bank Vs. Marshall A. Waller Jr., Anita D. Allen and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Bugs in the Firewood (11/03/08)
The colder weather last week encouraged many to get busy moving, cutting and preparing firewood for burning this winter, particularly with the continued high prices of heating fuels. In general, most firewood pests pose no direct threat structurally to the home, its contents, or people in the home. However, some insects can cause damage or at least be of nuisance. During winter, insects are dormant...