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Stories from Thursday, November 6, 2008

Numbers high for Election (11/06/08)
Voters across Clay County came out in droves for Tuesday's General Election. Of the 23 precincts within the county, 14 had more than 62 percent of the registered voters cast a ballot on Election night. The Jackson 3 precinct had the highest voter turnout percentage with 73.99 as 239 of the 323 registered voters casting ballots...
School summit declared a success (11/06/08)
The Clay Community School Corporation Administration sponsored the first Clay County High School Summit Thursday at the Brazil Public Library. Members of area businesses, school administrators and teachers from the local high schools came together and discussed what steps can be taken to ensure the success of future graduates...
Jackson Township Band to perform at Veterans Day event (11/06/08)
The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will perform its longest-standing annual musical event Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Clay County Courthouse. The concert is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m., preceding the annual observance of Veteran's Day, by Clay County veterans organizations...
Try this on for size! (11/06/08)
Emilee Whitaker, a fourth-grader teacher at Forest Park Elementary, models some of Sgt.1st Class Neil Brown's body armor in front of the third- and fifth-grade students at Brazil's National Guard Armory. In honor of Veterans Day, students were taught a brief history about the National Guard and safety. To purchase this photograph, log on to www.thebraziltimes.com...
'Take 5' event scheduled to take place Friday (11/06/08)
"Take 5," a high-energy, action packed evening for kids and others, will take place Friday. Besides the regular floor games and air tramp, group games will feature Dodge Ball and Tug-of-War. The soccer kick will be the prize event. Refreshments, movies and music will also be part of the evening...
United Way to conduct online bidding auction (11/06/08)
On Sunday, the United Way of the Wabash Valley will kick off a 10-day live online auction called Bid United. The Bid United Online Marketplace will feature merchandise and services from local businesses. Using auction-style bidding, consumers can place bids on these items and if at the end of the auction, they are the highest bidder, they win. All transactions will be processed online using secure payment methods, or in person at the United Way Office...
North Clay seventh-grade downs Scotties (11/06/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay seventh-grade boys' basketball teams upped their records to 2-0 on the young season by downing Sarah Scott on Thursday night. Scoring was at a premium early in the 'A' game before the Knights turned up their defense and got enough offense to open a 12-point first half lead on the way to a 38-22 victory...
High school AD's propose three-class basketball system (11/06/08)
By STEVE HERMAN AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- An association of athletic directors will ask the Indiana High School Athletic Association on Friday to consolidate the four-class state basketball tournaments into three classes. The Indiana Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, which surveyed its own members last summer, will present the proposal at a regularly scheduled meeting of the IHSAA executive committee. No immediate decision is expected...
Colts' Gonzalez enjoying expanded role (11/06/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Maybe Anthony Gonzalez is just a quick study. How else can one explain his accelerated ascension? The numbers from Gonzalez's first 1 1/2 NFL seasons may not look that impressive until you realize Gonzalez has already achieved something that took twice as long for Reggie Wayne and Dallas Clark -- finding a comfort zone in Indianapolis' offense...
Polamalu may be rivaled only by Colts' Sanders (11/06/08)
By ALAN ROBINSON AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH -- Troy Polamalu's playmaking style for the Pittsburgh Steelers is one part linebacker, one part cornerback and a lot of inventive nonconformity that makes him one of the NFL's most talented defensive players...
Thomas Grant Lee (11/06/08)
Thomas Grant Lee, 67, Kendallville, formerly of Brazil, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Parkview Noble Hospital, Kendallville. Mr. Lee was born in Terre Haute, on March 11, 1941, to Archie E. and Lucy Ellen (Vaught) Lee. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1959 and Indiana State University in 1964 with a Bachelor's degree in education. He continued his education and obtained a Master's of Art and Teaching from DePauw University in 1970...
Public Record 11-7-08 (11/06/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 6: Clay Superior Court - Civil First Financial Bank Vs. John Smith, Angela Smith and Stephen D. Morlan: Mortgage Foreclosure Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Rebecca Davis Vs. Warren Davis: Domestic Relations...
Retirement information for 'boomers' (11/06/08)
If you're a "senior" member of the baby boom generation -- generally defined as those born between 1946 and 1964 -- you've seen a lot in your life: The Cold War, the first moon landing, the birth of the Internet and much more. But in just a few years, you may face something you probably never thought you'd see: Your retirement...
Close the door on possible dryer fires (11/06/08)
You could be heating up more than clothes in your laundry room. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, there are an estimated 15,500 dryer fires annually, resulting in nearly $100 million in damage. The most frequent causes of these fires are improper ventilation and/or poor maintenance, which allow lint to accumulate...