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Stories from Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Voters' voices heard (11/04/08)
The votes have been totaled and now its time for the winners of the At-Large seats on the Clay County Council to get to work. With the opportunity to vote for three of five candidates, voters elected three Democrats to the council. Of the 28,910 votes cast in the election, the candidates received the following votes, Democrats Michael McCullough (6,697), Brian L. Wyndham (5,914) and Charles A. "Chip" Hoskins (5,550), and Republicans Rick E. Neier (5,392) and Warren Stevenson (5,357)...
Brown, Withers re-elected (11/04/08)
Two familiar Democratic faces are returning to the Clay County Commissioners. In District 1, Jack R. Withers (6,716) defeated Republican Walter E. Young (4,263 votes) by 2,453 votes. Running unopposed in District 2, Democrat Charlie Brown received 8,611 votes...
Republicans, Democrats split at county level (11/04/08)
After months of interviews, TV commercials and the passing out of propaganda the 2008 General Election is over. John Keller, Republican, ran unopposed for Clay County Surveyor and he is very happy for the outcome and continuing his work throughout the county...
Michael knocks off Thomas in District 44 (11/04/08)
Clay County voters made their voices heard Tuesday evening at the state and national level. In a hotly-contested race for State Representative District 44, Democrat Nancy Michael defeated incumbent, Republican Amos Thomas in both Clay and Putnam counties...
County votes for change at state level (11/04/08)
The majority of voters in Clay County have spoke out for a change of pace. For District 46 State Representative, 61.72 percent of Clay County voters cast their ballot for Republican Bob Heaton, giving him a 1,827-1,133 edge over incumbent Democrat Vern Tincher. District 46 includes portions of Clay, Monroe, Owen and Vigo counties...
Precinct-by-Precinct results in Clay County (11/04/08)
Editor's Note: Results reflect the number of votes received in Clay County only. Lines highlighted in grey reflect winners of county positions and those receiving the most votes in Clay County for state and national positions. Actual winners of state and national elections may differ from the individual receiving the majority of votes within Clay County...
Restaurant inspections (11/04/08)
The following is a summary of Clay County food service inspections for October 2008: Establishments with no violations at time of inspection: Mobile food stands "approved to operate" with no violations:...
Genealogy meeting slated (11/04/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will host its annual business meeting/social program Monday, Nov. 10, 2008, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Vigo County Public Library (main branch). A short business meeting will be followed by election of officers for the 2009 term and then a social hour will take place, with games and socializing...
BREAKING NEWS Residents choose Richard Bray for State Senator, District 37, Nancy Michaels for State Representative District 44 and Bob Heaton for State Representative District 46 (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Richard Bray for State Senator, District 37, Nancy Michaels for State Representative District 44 and Bob Heaton for State Representative District 46. See the November 5 issue of the Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose John McCain as President. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose John McCain as President. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Mitch Daniels as Governor. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Mitch Daniels as Governor. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Victoria Wheeler Clerk of the Circuit Court and Jackie R Withers Commissioner District 1 (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Victoria Wheeler Clerk of the Circuit Court and Jackie R Withers Commissioner District 1. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Greg Zoeller as State Attorney General. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Greg Zoeller as State Attorney General. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Tony Bennett as State Superintendent of Public Instruction. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Tony Bennett as State Superintendent of Public Instruction. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Joseph Dierdorf as Clay County Recorder and Joe Reinoehl as Clay County Coroner (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Joseph Dierdorf as Clay County Recorder and Joe Reinoehl as Clay County Coroner. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Chip Hoskins, Michael McCullough, Brian Wyndham as Council At-Large members. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Chip Hoskins, Michael McCullough, Brian Wyndham as Council At-Large members. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Brad Ellsworth for United States Representative District 8. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose Brad Ellsworth for United States Representative District 8. See the November 5 issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS:Residents choose Ryan Cummins for State Representative District 43. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS:Residents choose Ryan Cummins for State Representative District 43. See the Nov 5. issue of The Brazil Times for further details.
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose John Keller as Clay County Surveyor and Charlie Brown as Clay County Commissioner District 2. (11/04/08)
BREAKING NEWS: Residents choose John Keller as Clay County Surveyor and Charlie Brown as Clay County Commissioner District 2. More info in tomorrows issue of The Brazil Times.
Students take part in mock elections (11/04/08)
Jackson Township Elementary School students have spoken. John McCain should be president. Approximately 300 of the JTES students took part in a mock election Tuesday morning at the school. Third-grade teacher Maggie Morlan spearheaded the election with help from volunteers...
Grand Opening! (11/04/08)
Glory Days Restaurant, Clay City, conducted its grand opening Saturday. On hand for the celebration included (from left) Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown, restaurant owners David Kirkling and Elliott Kirkling with son Carson, Lowell Hasler, Carol...
Grand Opening! (11/04/08)
The Olde Homestead Shoppe, Brazil, recently celebrated its grand opening. On hand for the celebration included (front, from left) owner Sandy Green and manager Karen Muncie, (back) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Brazil City Council member Bill Lovett, Brazil Board of Works member Jack Nelson, Clay County Chamber of Commerce President Ted Paris, Brazil Clerk/Treasurer Karen McQueen and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Lisa Watler...
Bank makes donation to center (11/04/08)
CLOVERDALE -- First National Bank President Gary Neese and Chief Operations Officer Todd Lewis recently presented the Putnam County Community Foundation with a donation of $2,000, which will support 20 weeks of adult GED programming at the Knoy Resource Center, located at Cloverdale High School...
School News 11-5-08 (11/04/08)
Ivy Tech Community College Ivy Tech Community College names to its Dean's List any student who has earned 12 or more credit hours [eight (8) or more for summer sessions] in a given semester, a 3.5 term grade point average and no D or F grades for the term involved...
JESSICA L. NEESE (11/04/08)
Jessica L. Neese, Brazil, recently joined the Indiana CPA Society. The 2000 Northview High School graduate recently was accepted as a member of the society. The Indiana CPA Society is the primary state organization for CPAs in Indiana. Currently, nearly 8,000 CPAs in public practice, industry, government and education are members of the society. The INCPAS serves the public interest as well as its members...
Club News 11-5-08 (11/04/08)
Tri County Home Ec Club The Tri County Home Ec Club met at the home of Claralou Thompson on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008, at 6 p.m. We entertained five members from the Everwelcome club and four County Officers. Jeanne Steurwald read a devotions and opened our meeting with prayer prior to enjoying a weiner roast and variety of vegetable and salad dishes and fall desserts. We all exchanged stories about our favorite memory of Covered Bridge...
Who is under center for Purdue this weekend? (11/04/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer The Cradle of Quarterbacks suddenly looks like a game show. First, there was Curtis Painter, then Joey Elliott, and now Justin Siller may emerge from Door No. 3. With Purdue's top two quarterbacks both hurt, coach Joe Tiller heads into this week's game against No. 18 Michigan State uncertain who his starter will be -- Painter, the veteran, or Siller, the Big Ten co-offensive player of the week...
Ball State prepared for new obstacle in Northern Illinois (11/04/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Ball State has overcome various obstacles on its way to an 8-0 record. The 16th-ranked Cardinals have beaten the nation's top-ranked rushing offense, the Indiana Hoosiers' fast-paced, no-huddle strategy and everyone else's attempt to play keep the ball away from their own potent attack...
Iverson, Billups ready to help new teams (11/04/08)
By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Allen Iverson spoke at length about the ways he's grown as a person and a player, saying he's willing to make sacrifices to complete his career with a championship as a Detroit Piston. The former NBA MVP then set himself up Tuesday for an exchange that showed he's mature enough to be the butt of the joke...
Agents ponder beating potential tax increase (11/04/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer DANA POINT, Calif. -- Looking ahead to the possibility of an Obama administration, some baseball agents already are thinking about trying to beat a possible tax increase for their well-paid clients. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has proposed increasing the top federal income tax rate from 35 percent to 39.6 percent, where it was under the Clinton administration. ...
MR. AND MRS. RAY HAASE (11/04/08)
Ray and Patti Haase will be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary, with an open house, on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, from 2-4 p.m. at Traditions. They were married on Nov. 3, 1968 at the Methodist Church, in Brazil. Mrs. Haase is the former Patti Roberts. She is retired from St. Vincent Clay Hospital...