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Stories from Wednesday, December 3, 2008

County Council approves resolution for area business (12/03/08)
A booming Brazil business will be getting a little help. The Clay County Council approved the first reading of a tax abatement resolution for JWS Machine, Inc., during Monday's meeting. The personal property abatement would be for new equipment purchased by the company at a cost of $145,660 and has already began production...
Mishaps create havoc for CCJC (12/03/08)
A series of unfortunate events have occurred at the Clay County Sheriff's Department recently. "For the second time within a month, the communications tower located in the southern part of the county near Center Point has been damaged. Someone keeps shooting at the warning signal light on top," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times. ...
Stylish log cabin fourth house on home tour (12/03/08)
Today, we are featuring the fourth house on the annual Tri Kappa Home Tour, the home of Joe and Tiffany Cook, with children Dylan and Kenzie. Their gorgeous log cabin was built in 2001, but the family purchased the home about three years ago. It is a four-bedroom, three-bath home with an attached garage. It is a 4,000-square foot home situated on five acres...
'Tis the season! (12/03/08)
The Santa House is decorated for the 2008 Christmas In The Park celebration of lights in Forest Park. The various light displays will remain lit through the holidays until Dec. 26. To purchase this photograph, log on to www.thebraziltimes.com.
'Take 5' event set for Friday (12/03/08)
"Take 5," a high-energy, action-packed evening for teens and children will take place Friday at 8 p.m., at the old junior high school gymnasium, 202 N. Washington St., Brazil. Besides the regular activities of the gym and game room, the prize event will be the 20-yard dash...
Use caution while traveling tonight (12/03/08)
With another round of potential foul weather expected tonight, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton urges motorists to be alert and avoid unnecessary driving if possible. "Motorists need to be aware of the road conditions and their surroundings during all types of weather conditions, but especially during the winter months," Heaton said. "This is the time of year that driving conditions can change very quickly and people need to be prepared to adjust their driving per the conditions."...
Santa Claus to visit Lieber Park (12/03/08)
CLOVERDALE -- A breakfast with Santa for children 13-younger will take place at Lieber State Recreation Area, Dec. 13, at the Visitors Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Following the breakfast, children can talk to Santa and get their faces painted. Each child will also receive a beanie baby as supplies permit. There is a $1 fee for the program. Pictures will be available for $2...
Knights fall in wrestling opener with Panthers (12/03/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor As far as season opening matches go, the Northview Knights would probably choose to forget about a dual match loss to Bloomington South on Wednesday night. With no seniors in the lineup and several experienced varsity members on the sideline due to injury, the Knights were dropped by the visiting Panthers 65-7...
Youthful Knights looking to build on title season (12/03/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Last year was special for the Northview wrestling program, which garnered its first sectional team championship in 23 years. However, a great portion of that success came from a talented senior class, which has since graduated and leaves a degree of inexperience in the lineup for the 2008-09 season. ...
Ball State turns down Humanitarian Bowl (12/03/08)
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- The Humanitarian Bowl has announced that Ball State has declined an offer to play Boise State on the Broncos' home field in Idaho on Dec. 30. The game could have matched two undefeated teams. Boise State (12-0) has finished its regular season and Ball State (12-0) will play in the Mid-American Conference championship game against Buffalo on Friday night...
No. 15 Wake Forest routs Indiana (12/03/08)
By JOEDY McCREARY AP Sports Writer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- James Johnson scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half, and No. 15 Wake Forest routed Indiana 83-58 on Wednesday night. L.D. Williams added 16 points for the Demon Deacons (7-0), who continued their best start since 2003, when they opened with 11 straight wins in Chris Paul's freshman year...
Notre Dame keeps Weis despite season that fell short (12/03/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer SOUTH BEND -- Charlie Weis and his boss discussed the future of Notre Dame football for more than 2 hours, coming up with a plan to make the Fighting Irish great again. The plan includes having Weis as the coach of the Fighting Irish for at least one more year...
Manning learned of Kiffin hiring 'with everybody else' (12/03/08)
By TERESA M. WALKER AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Peyton Manning says he still bleeds orange, and Albert Haynesworth hopes new coach Lane Kiffin works out at Tennessee. That doesn't mean the former Volunteers are ready to embrace the guy who replaced their close friend and former coach, Phillip Fulmer...
Dorothy C. Brown (12/03/08)
Dorothy C. Brown, 77, Clay City, passed away at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Dec. 3, 2008, following a short illness. She was born Dec. 31, 1930, in Center Point, the daughter of Roscoe and Fern (Siples) Glitz. She graduated from Ashboro High School with the class of 1949...
Marcus Robert LaGrange (12/03/08)
Marcus Robert LaGrange, 79, Terre Haute, died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008, at 1:55 a.m., in Indianapolis Methodist Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. He was born May 22, 1929, in Apalona, Ind., the youngest of seven sons of Oscar LaGrange and Bertha Doogs LaGrange...
Joseph E. Spugnardi (12/03/08)
Joseph E. Spugnardi, 80, Brazil, died unexpectedly Dec. 2, 2008, at 7:30 p.m., in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following a short illness. A complete obituary will follow in the Friday issue of The Brazil Times. French Funeral Home is handling arrangements...
Public Record 12-4-08 (12/03/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 2-3: Small Claims French Lawson-Miller Schoppenhorst Vs. Rita Bowersock: Small Claims French Lawson-Miller Schoppenhorst Vs. Lyn Mathews: Small Claims French Funeral Home Vs. Bradley Austin: Small Claims...
Brazil Buzz (12/03/08)
The weatherman brought to our attention a change in the weather is forthcoming, as early as, this evening. The mix of expected precipitation will change the complexion of our Sunday and Monday. Let's face the fact, by the time you read this; we may be head over heels in love with the first significant snowfall of December 2008...
Harmony Happenings (12/03/08)
Harmony United Methodist Church is having a birthday party. Happy Birthday, Jesus will be celebrated on Sunday, Dec. 14 from 3-5 p.m. All children, ages 3-12, are invited to attend. The group will have crafts, stories, songs, and maybe even a puppet show. Everyone will get to share the yummy birthday cake for Jesus, too...
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