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Stories from Sunday, November 23, 2008

Area students create ornaments for Courthouse Christmas tree (11/23/08)
With a little help from some of Clay County's youngest residents, it's beginning to look like Christmas at the Clay County Courthouse. Students from all seven local elementary schools, the LEAAP Center, Cornerstone Christian Academy and Annunciation School created 800-1,000 hand-made Christmas ornaments to be put on display on the 14-foot Christmas tree and inside the courthouse...
Family tops poll question (11/23/08)
On Thursday, the dinner table will be filled with all kinds of goodies, from turkey to pies, dressing and cranberry sauce, football games and maybe even a nap. Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving Thursday and The Brazil Times wanted to know what is the best part...
Native American talks history with students (11/23/08)
Students at Van Buren Elementary met a real Native American recently. Both Cassy Smith and Ashley Scott's second-grade classes briefly met Kay Witt, whose Native American name is "Happy Feet." She told the students she got her name because when she dances at the Pow Wows and Gatherings of the People, her feet seem to be happy...
Donations! (11/23/08)
Members of the Eagles Lodge 274 recently put together donations for food baskets for those in need countywide. The group collected enough food for 28 baskets and started distributing those baskets Sunday. Those on hand to begin distributing baskets included (from left) Eagles Auxiliary President Donna Owen, Veronica Pearce, Anita Conway, Eagles Vice President Tracy Deahl, Michelle Holt, Park Board representative Doug McCrary, Penny McCrary, Harold Rogers and Eagles Trustee Billy Vanes...
Historical Society meeting scheduled (11/23/08)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet Dec. 1, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum. The special guest speaker will be Harley Sheets from Danville. Sheets is the President of the Indianapolis Postcard Club and collector of old postcards. He is also the founder of the Indiana High School Basketball Historical Society...
Agency's holiday information fair slated (11/23/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct a Holiday Information Fair and Party from noon-4 p.m., Dec. 6, at the William Penn Lodge No. 727, 2215 Garfield Ave., Terre Haute. The event is free to seniors (50-older). Door prizes, refreshments, Karaoke, prizes and the game "Let's Make A Deal," will be featured...
'Toys for Tots' slated (11/23/08)
Shaw Chiropractic will host the 10th "Toys for Tots" collection event the week of Dec. 1. Between the hours of 9 a.m.-6 p.m. that week, the office will accept new, unwrapped toys to be given to the annual Marina Corp Reserve "Toys for Tots." The toys will be distributed in Brazil, under the supervision of the Clay County Christmas Assistance Program...
Eels get season underway with scrimmage (11/23/08)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- With the start of the season less than a week away, Clay City's boys' basketball team got its first taste of game action Saturday with a home scrimmage against Rockville. Facing a team returning several key players from a sectional title run, the Eels played very competitively in three 10-minute quarters. ...
Fifth-ranked Terre Haute South too much for Knights (11/23/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Facing the Class 4A fifth-ranked Terre Haute South Braves on the road Saturday night, the Northview Knights were overwhelmed by the home squad 92-33. The loss was the worst for the Knights since a 60-point defeat to Mooresville to open the 2000-01 season...
Notre Dame's loss to Syracuse its first to eight-loss team (11/23/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- In a decade full of embarrassing disappointments, Notre Dame has hit another new low. The last-minute 24-23 defeat Saturday to Syracuse, squandering a 13-point, fourth-quarter lead, was the first ever by the Fighting Irish to an eight-loss team. ...
Oklahoma hoping for voters amnesia (11/23/08)
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Oklahoma tries to give poll voters amnesia. What loss to Texas? The Atlantic Coast Conference can't give away a trip to Florida and a Heisman Trophy contender hides in the heartland. Two weeks before the Bowl Championship Series matchups are set and the number of absurd possible outcomes are nearly too many to count...
Jets end Titans' unbeaten season (11/23/08)
By The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans are unbeaten no more. Brett Favre and the New York Jets served notice they will be a factor in the AFC this season. Favre threw two touchdown passes, Leon Washington ran for two scores and the Jets routed the Titans 34-13 on Sunday, snapping the 13-game regular-season winning streak by the NFL's last undefeated team...
Linda Kay Headley (11/23/08)
Linda Kay Headley, 61, Brazil, died Nov. 22, 2008, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 2, 1946, in Clay County, the daughter of Roy F. Lamb and Thelma M. Correll Lamb. She graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1965. She worked for a time as a nurse's aide at Stinson Nursing Home. She later was a housekeeper for several families in Clay County...
Virginia Benell (11/23/08)
Virginia Benell, 89, rural Rosedale, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2008, at 4:30 p.m., with her family by her side. She was born June 12, 1919, in Clay County, the daughter of John and Mary Kirchner Lawrence. Virginia was a member of the Bridgeton United Methodist Church, a 50-year member of the Raccoon Township Home Ec Club, and a former 4-H leader. She loved cooking for her family and friends and working in the garden on the family farm...
Lynida Rose Wood (11/23/08)
Lynida Rose Wood, 12, Rapid City, S.D., died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008, at Rapid City Regional Hospital. She is survived by hier mother Aliyah Sanders, Rapid City, father Robert S. Wood, Spencer, Ind., sisters Melanie Sanders, Rapid City, Miryam Elameer, Chicago, Jamia Hardig, Vincennes, Ind., and Aisha Rizvi, Brazil, grandparents Marthanne Roberts Dyer, Brazil, Fred Beem Keuthan, Cloverdale, and Charles and Evelyn Wood, Spencer...
Remember to be thankful (11/23/08)
As the steam flows off the grean beans and butter slips across the mashed potatoes when you finally get a chance to take a seat at the dinner table Thursday, remember to be thankful for everything. Remember those who haven't had it as lucky as you. I know I will...
Make an attempt to eat healthy Thursday (11/23/08)
To the Editor: As friends and family gather to share a hearty Thanksgiving feast, millions of Americans will be sitting down to a completely meatless meal. As a dietitian, I applaud the growing number of Americans who forgo high-fat holiday fare and indulge instead in a cornucopia of healthful and delicious vegetarian foods...
Good turnout for dinner (11/23/08)
To the Editor: We would like to thank everyone from the community who came to our Thanksgiving dinner at Bee Ridge Church. We had a very good turnout. We almost ran out of food, but God provided and we didn't run out of food until the last person was served...
Thanks for all the help (11/23/08)
To the Editor: Jennie Mishler and Paul Harbour (North Clay Middle School) would like to thank the following for their responses and time given to the sixth- and seventh-grade language arts students at North Clay Middle School during a project entitled, "Bridging the Gap:" Joe Mogan...
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