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Stories from Friday, November 14, 2008

Brazil store going out of business (11/14/08)
On Saturday, Nov. 29, McCurdy's Decorating Center in Brazil will close, bringing an end to a building that has been independently owned since 1932. The Retail Paint store, which also sells a variety of household items such as carpeting, lost its primary product, UAB Paint, when it was bought out last year. Unable to sell the UAB product, storeowners Bob and Margie Bryant elected to close the store, which has been in Margie's family for 57 years...
School board votes to begin renovation project (11/14/08)
The wheels have been set in motion and the building renovation project has started. During Thursday's meeting, the Clay Community School Board approved the construction timeline and the authorization of the construction team to proceed with schematic designs of all projects in a 5-1 vote. Board Member Forest Buell cast the lone vote on the issue, and Board Member Dottie King was not in attendance...
BCPD preparing for 'Shop with a Cop' (11/14/08)
The holiday season is right around the corner, and children are thinking about those Christmas "Wish Lists." But not all children are wishing for toys, some need clothing, coats and shoes. Which is why the Brazil City Police Department is preparing for the eighth annual "Shop with a Cop" program...
Farm Bureau reviews Kernan-Shepard Report (11/14/08)
Clay County Farm Bureau offered an informational meeting Thursday regarding a property tax reform package passed earlier this year by the Indiana General Assembly. Indiana Farm Bureau's tax and local government specialist Katrina Hall detailed the package, discussing the Indiana Commission on Local Government Reform's 2007 report, "Streamlining Local Government," also known as the Kernan-Shepard Report...
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (11/14/08)
Members of the Presbyterian Church have been a presence in Brazil since 1858, when the First Presbyterian Church of Brazil was established in a frame building on the corner of Jackson and Walnut Street. Besides being a place of worship, the citizens of Brazil, in Oct. ...
Christ Community Church (11/14/08)
"The God of a Brand New Day." This was the message given by incoming pastor Rich Laskowski on Nov. 9. Pastor Rich and his wife Jennifer, along with their children Jessica, Josiah, and Julia will be moving to the Brazil area on Nov. 19. He officially begins his ministry at Christ Community Church on Nov. 23. Rich and Jennifer also have two older children who currently reside in the South Bend area...
BRAZIL BREAKFAST OPTIMIST (11/14/08)
The Brazil Breakfast Optimists meet on Saturday mornings at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast and 8 a.m. for the meeting. The meetings are held at the Brazil American Legion Post #2 on SR59. The public is welcome to join us and listen to our guest speakers. We usually have speakers discussing various subjects from Boy Scouts to history of Brazil, new businesses in town and interesting projects being developed around town...
CHURCH NEWS (11/14/08)
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH "I am a guardian of freedom and the American way of life. I am an American soldier." FBC honored our veterans last Sunday in a program lead by Dianne Harmon. We viewed their military pictures, and then they came to the front to receive a gift and handshakes from the rest of the congregation...
Regional high school football games (11/14/08)
Friday's Scores By The Associated Press PREP FOOTBALL Regionals CLASS 5A Penn 19, Merrillville 0 Carmel 24, Ft. Wayne Snider 21 Indpls Ben Davis 45, Warren Central 23 Center Grove 49, Castle 7 CLASS 4A Ft. Wayne Dwenger 49, Delta 20...
Friday high school basketball scores (11/14/08)
Friday's scores By The Associated Press GIRLS' BASKETBALL Angola 43, DeKalb 39 Argos 55, Glenn 45 Austin 70, Providence 56 Edgewood 63, S. Putnam 41 Fishers 88, Lafayette Jeff 75 Homestead 67, Ft. Wayne Harding 33 Indian Creek 69, Monrovia 44...
North Clay seventh-grade drops first game (11/14/08)
Staff Report The North Clay seventh-grade basketball team dropped its first game of the season against Owen Valley, 53-37. The Patriots built their lead over the first three quarters, leading 32-15 at halftime before the Knights outscored Owen Valley in the final quarter 14-6 to narrow the final deficit...
Road to Rose Bowl starts for No. 7 Penn State (11/14/08)
By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- The road to the Rose Bowl starts Saturday for No. 7 Penn State. The Nittany Lions control their own destiny when it comes to the Big Ten title. Beating banged-up Indiana and Michigan State next week would allow Penn State to lock up the conference's automatic BCS bid...
NASCAR bans testing to save teams cash (11/14/08)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- NASCAR has suspended all testing at its sanctioned tracks next season in a cost-cutting measure that should help teams save several million dollars in their 2009 budgets. The moratorium, announced Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, bans testing at any NASCAR-sanctioned track, including facilities where its low-level Camping World East and West series races...
Pacers blow huge early lead, fall to Sixers (11/14/08)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Thaddeus Young had 25 points and 10 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Indiana Pacers 94-92 on Friday night. Andre Miller added 19 points, Elton Brand had 14 points and 15 rebounds, and Andre Iguodala finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the 76ers (4-5). With the victory, Philadelphia snapped a three-game losing streak against the Pacers...
Mr. Charles E. "Charlie" Gibbs (11/14/08)
Mr. Charles E. "Charlie" Gibbs, 69, Lawrence, Ind., formerly of Thorntown, Ind., passed away Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, at 4:03 p.m., at Indiana Heart Hospital, Indianapolis. Mr. Gibbs was born in Boone County, Ind., Oct. 12, 1939, the son of the late John E. Gibbs and Rhea Alice (Ramsey) Gibbs-Foreman...
Francis W. South Sr. (11/14/08)
Francis W. South Sr., 90, Brazil, died at 9:35 a.m. Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. Arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.com to send condolences to the family or for more information. A full obituary will appear in Monday's edition of The Brazil Times...
PUBLIC RECORD 11-15-08 (11/14/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 13-14: Clay Superior Court - Civil Citifinancial Services, Inc. Vs. Christina York: Civil Collections Midland Credit Management, Inc. Vs. Russell G. Barnett: Civil Collections...