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Stories from Friday, November 7, 2008

Taking down history (11/07/08)
Demolition of library annex to conclude soon History was made earlier this week at the national level when Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) was elected President. But a piece of history left the heart of Brazil this week. The tearing down of the Brazil Public Library Annex, 203 Walnut St., began Thursday and is expected to be concluded within a week, according to Paul McIntire, of Paul McIntire Trucking, Brazil, the company hired to tear down the building...
Traffic stop results in drug arrests (11/07/08)
Two Brazil women were recently arrested for drug related charges after a traffic stop. On Wednesday, Brazil City Police Department Patrolman/K-9 Handler Kenny Hill followed a vehicle with two people inside that had a taillight out for a brief period before initiating a traffic stop after 11 p.m...
'Bridging the gap' (11/07/08)
Students get first-hand accounts of yesteryear Some North Clay Middle School Students received a special visit from residents at Cloverleaf Nursing Home and Holly Hill Health Care. Students in Paul Harbour's sixth-grade English classes have been reading "The Secret School," and Jennie Mishler's seventh-grade English classes have been reading "A long way from Chicago."...
Commander to speak at program (11/07/08)
American Legion Post No. 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil, will conduct a program Tuesday in honor of Veterans Day. Capt. Laura K. Pratt will be the guest speaker at the program. The program is scheduled to take place at the Clay County Courthouse and will begin at 11 a.m...
Organizations to honor veterans Tuesday (11/07/08)
With Veterans Day quickly approaching, the community is preparing to honor those that have served the country. For more information call the respected location ahead of time. Van Buren Elementary will be having its Veterans Day Program on Monday, Nov. 10 from 10-11 a.m...
Holiday package deadline coming up soon (11/07/08)
Don't wait to send the holiday packages and letters to servicemen and women overseas. The first holiday mailing deadline is just days away. Thursday, Nov. 13, is the deadline for sending holiday packages to troops stationed overseas using Parcel Post to all Air/Army Post Office (APO) or Fleet Post Office (FPO) zip codes...
Genealogy meeting set for Monday (11/07/08)
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...
Bottle, Pottery show scheduled (11/07/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Antique Bottle and Pottery Club is inviting all to attend its 11th annual Illiana Antique Bottle and Pottery Show and Sale, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Shadow Auction Barn, 1517 Maple Ave., Terre Haute. Admission is free to the event...
Home tour set for Greencastle (11/07/08)
GREENCASTLE -- Theta Chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Greencastle, will host its 26th annual Holiday Home Tour Sunday, Nov. 23. Tour hours are 1-5 p.m., and admission is $8 per person. Tickets are available at Treasures on the Square, Ambler-Hill Florists, Almost Home Tea Room, and Eitel's Flowers and Gifts, all of Greencastle. Tickets may also be purchased from any chapter member and at each home the day of the tour...
Joseph G. Murphy Jr. (11/07/08)
Joseph G. Murphy Jr., 68, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died Nov. 5, 2008, in Indianapolis. He was born Aug. 14, 1940, in Brazil, the son of Joseph G. and Ella (Henshilwood) Murphy Sr. He worked as a quality inspector for General Motors for 33 years...
Ronald E. Allen (11/07/08)
Ronald E. Allen, 51, Brazil, passed away at 5:35 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at his residence. He was born Jan. 26, 1957, in Indianapolis, to Jack and Mabel (Lockwood) Allen. He was a self-employed roofer. He is survived by his wife Kaylene (Bowling) Allen, Brazil, daughters Misty Rebecca Allen, Manchester, Ky., and Heather Michelle Marcum, Indianapolis, son Kenneth Ray Marcum II, Indianapolis, sister Rosie Allen, Indianapolis, and eight grandchildren...
Carolyn Hill Kumpf (11/07/08)
Carolyn Hill Kumpf, 64, Deltaville, Va., passed away Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, after a long battle with carcinoid cancer. Carolyn was born and raised in Chicao and graduated from Purdue University. Her husband George, is the son of Carl and Thelma Kumpf, Brazil, and was a 1962 graduate of Brazil High School...
Church News 11-8-08 (11/07/08)
UNION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH "Faith is the first factor in a life devoted to service. Without it, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible." ~MLK Jr. This Sunday Union UMC will celebrate faith and devotion that comes to giving to others in need. ...
Staunton Scene (11/07/08)
The monthly Staunton Town Council Board meeting will be held at the Town Office on Monday, Nov. 10. STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister and Nic Elliott is the youth leader. ...