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Stories from Friday, November 28, 2008

Area guardsmen return home (11/28/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- It was a joyous, but brief time of celebration for members of Indiana Army National Guard Company A, 1-151st Infantry -- based in Linton -- along with their families and friends during the pre-dawn hours on Friday. After more than nine months on duty in Iraq, the approximate 130 local guardsmen returned back home to Indiana amid cheers and rousing applause as they marched in formation into Building 9 at Stout Field between a row of American flags...
Starting the celebration! (11/28/08)
Members of the Northview High School Marching Knights (above) play for those in attendance at the annual Christmas in the Park Parade Friday evening. The parade, which ran from the Clay County Courthouse to Depot Street, drew a large crowd. 3-year-old Cole Albright gets excited as the parade is about to begin. Cole is the son of Phillip and Laura Albright, Coal City. Following the parade, Aerial Arts Fireworks' owner Mark Adamson put on a show...
Bank helps county (11/28/08)
With the help of an area bank, property tax collection in Clay County ran smoother this year. For the first time, residents had the option of paying their taxes at the Treasurer's Office or at one of the First Financial Bank locations within Clay County...
Area church set for drama presentation (11/28/08)
First Christian Church of Brazil is undertaking the largest drama presentation in its 150-year history. The program entitled "The Journey," will take the effort of more than 200 cast and crew and will encompass the entire facility, which includes the church building, Family Life Centre and the church grounds...
Area educator offers lecture to others (11/28/08)
Recently, the Harbour Speaker Series continued its fall line-up with North Clay Middle School eighth-grade science teacher, Glen Gill. Gill's lecture, "Teaching Critical Thinking -- A Look at Creation Science/ID in the Classroom" was given Monday. "Gill looked at the process, the hurdles, and the approach to teaching a controversial topic while covering the Indiana Department of Education Standards and promoting an unbiased research process," sixth-grade North Clay Middle School, Language Arts teacher, Paul Harbour said.. ...
Area university offering degree programs for adults (11/28/08)
Indiana Wesleyan University will offer local degree programs for adult students in January 2009. Indiana Weleyan will offer a Masters of Science in Management Jan. 12, and an Associate's of Science Business Jan. 19, for adults wishing to pursue their degrees with the convenience of classes close to home...
Church News (11/28/08)
First Baptist Church "When you have eaten and are full, then you shall bless the Lord thy God for the good land which he has given you" Deuteronomy 8:10. It has been a busy week with Thanksgiving gatherings and enjoying the many activities the city of Brazil has to offer. ...
Agency: Terre Haute mayor was ineligible to run (11/28/08)
TERRE HAUTE (AP) -- A federal agency says the law prohibited Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett from running for office when he was elected last year. The advisory opinion by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Bennett's candidacy violated the Hatch Act prohibiting political activities by federal workers...
Holiday season busy for former athletes (11/28/08)
Thanksgiving means not only turkey and stuffing, but plenty of basketball and football for collegiate athletes. Clay County has several athletes competing on both the gridiron and basketball courts this season with a large degree of success. Marian College capped a tournament championship at the 10th annual Ken Elmendorf Memorial Tournament with an upset victory over NAIA Division II No. 12-ranked Indiana Tech, 82-59...
Clifford Dale Boone (11/28/08)
Clifford Dale Boone, 50, formerly of Parke County, passed away Nov. 26, 2008, at Waters of Greenbrier, Indianapolis, following an extended illness. He was born in Jamestown, Pa., April 11, 1958, to Joseph Sr. and Mary Boone. He owned and operated On-Site Service, which later became Rockville Auto Clinic in Rockville, until becoming ill in 1998. In his free time, he enjoyed working on cars, watching NASCAR and the Indianapolis Colts...
James B. Booker (11/28/08)
James B. Booker, 58, Brazil, died at 1 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 28, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home. Visit www.moore-funeral-homes.comor more information.
Charles Nobles Jr. (11/28/08)
Charles Nobles Jr., 86, Brazil, died at 6:50 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at Holly Hills Healthcare, Brazil. He was born Feb. 21, 1922, in rural Brazil, the son of Charles Sr. and Bertha (Ames) Nobles. Mr. Nobles was a World War II Army veteran and was retired from Allison Transmission, Indianapolis...
Frances Lochiel France (11/28/08)
Frances Lochiel France, 96, Knightsville, died Nov. 26, 2008, at 12:45 p.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She was born Dec. 24, 1911, in Poland, the daughter of Olus and Anna Long Aker. She was raised in Knightsville and attended the Knightsville School...
Jennifer Lynn Karn and Matthew Ian Clodfelter (11/28/08)
Jennifer Lynn Karn and Matthew Ian Clodfelter would like to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage Saturday, Nov. 29, at McKinley Hill Church of Christ, Brazil. Jennifer is the daughter of Brad and Shelly Karn, Brazil. She is a graduate of Northview High School, Indiana University and 2005 graduate of Butler University. She is currently employed at Kroger pharmacy in Brazil...
Staunton Scene (11/28/08)
I hope everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday. STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH NEWS Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister and Nic Elliott is the youth leader. If you need transportation to morning worship service, phone the church office at 446-3211...
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