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Stories from Wednesday, December 10, 2008

UPDATE: Boil order has been lifted (12/10/08)
Council analyzes future of city's water (12/10/08)
The future of water in Brazil may no longer be on ice. During Tuesday's meeting, the Common Council of the City of Brazil took the next step to potentially replacing the water tower and reviewed potential waterworks utility rate increases. In a public hearing prior to the meeting, West Central Indiana Economic Development District Economic Development Planner Terry Jones explained information about the Community Development Block Grant Planning Program and the subsequent grant application the city would need to submit to conduct a water study.. ...
Holiday performance (12/10/08)
Rusty Bottomley (in red) leads the Northview band as they perform "Frosty" during the Christmas Spectacular 2008 in the Northview High School auditorium Wednesday night. The final performance of the spectacular takes place tonight at 7:30 p.m. Reserved seating costs $6, general admission tickets for adults are $4 and students/preschool seats are $3. Jason Jacobs Photo...
School board hears heated discussion (12/10/08)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees met Wednesday to discuss a wide range of topics, however the community had other plans. "I understand that people don't always get the answers they want," Clay County resident John Brush said to the board and packed room. "But I want to know where the people are that complained, why are they not here?"...
Suspect pleads guilty (12/10/08)
One of the suspects arrested during the August drug raid recently pled guilty as part of a negotiated plea agreement. Law enforcement officials served William R. Moss, 24, Brazil, with an arrest warrant for two counts each of class B felony dealing in methamphetamine and class D felony possession of methamphetamine charges Aug. 5...
Carbon woman arrested following investigation (12/10/08)
After a lengthy investigation, a Carbon woman was arrested for alleged drug-related charges Tuesday. On Dec. 5, an arrest warrant was issued for Bobbi Jo Lovett, 48, by the Clay County Circuit Court because of a search of her home on Aug. 17. Lovett allowed deputies of the Clay County Sheriff's Department to perform the search while investigating a case involving another unidentified individual. ...
Town Council reviews construction progress (12/10/08)
The ongoing construction plan of a Community Center was almost the exclusive topic of discussion at the monthly meeting of the Staunton Town Council on Monday. The first 45 minutes of the 90-minute discussion focused on a wide array of tasks, such as building costs, location, potential parking problems and design with very little specific direction coming from the discussions. ...
Postal service ready for busy season (12/10/08)
As the U.S. Postal Service gears up for its busiest holiday mailing day of the season, shoppers are scrambling to send their holiday gifts and cards. "For last-minute shoppers, the Postal Service offers quick, easy and convenient shipping choices," Brazil Post Office postmaster Dianna Egold said...
Area church to host health screening (12/10/08)
Residents living in and around the Brazil community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or heart attack. Life Line Screening, the nation's leading provider of preventive health screenings, will be at the First Christian Church on Dec. 15...
Baseball team donates its time to rescue center (12/10/08)
CENTER POINT- Thirty-Six members of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology baseball team donated their efforts on a chilly December Saturday morning (Dec. 6) to help the Exotic Feline Rescue Center (EFRC) continue progress on its facility. The Fightin' Engineer Baseball Team helped move and assemble fencing and other materials to create new home environments for the feline inhabitants at the center...
Ivy Tech now largest post-secondary (12/10/08)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ivy Tech Community College surpassed the Indiana University system recently to become the state's largest public post-secondary institution. In a report released this month from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, Ivy Tech's total statewide unduplicated annual enrollment topped 120,447 students in the 2007-08 academic year, while the IU system totaled 118,952 students. ...
Knights pin dual match loss on Owen Valley (12/10/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SPENCER -- Preparing to host its own invitational on Saturday, the Northview Knights hit the road for a tune-up with conference opponent Owen Valley on Wednesday evening. The Knights looked to be in good working order after posting a 57-24 dual match win, dropping just two contested matches on the evening...
Top-ranked Vincennes Rivet shuts down Eels (12/10/08)
Staff Report VINCENNES -- Forgive the Clay City Eels if they simply want to put their last three games behind them. Undoubtedly the team will take several lessons from losing its first three contests of the season against a host of tough squads. The latest of the three opponents was top-ranked Vincennes Rivet, which followed on the heels of fifth-ranked White River Valley and seventh-ranked Turkey Run...
Hoosiers end losing streak by beating TCU (12/10/08)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Devan Dumes scored 20 points and Tom Pritchard added 15 points, leading Indiana past TCU 66-56 on Wednesday. The victory ended Indiana's two-game losing streak, but TCU didn't make it easy on the Hoosiers (5-4)...
Valpo women upend No. 21 Purdue (12/10/08)
By TOM COYNE AP Sports Writer VALPARAISO -- Agnieszka Kulaga scored 17 points and Aimee Litka added 13, including a 3-pointer that ignited a 19-5 spurt to end the game and give Valparaiso a 71-60 victory over No. 21 Purdue, the third straight loss by the Boilermakers...
Arena Football League decides not to shut down yet (12/10/08)
By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA -- The Arena Football League voted Wednesday not to suspend play in 2009 for now, a shift during a tumultuous week in which the league seemed poised to cancel the season. The AFL's board of directors voted via conference call...
Raptors snap five-game skid with win over Pacers (12/10/08)
TORONTO (AP) -- Jason Kapono scored a season-high 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 points and 10 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors snapped a five-game losing streak with a 101-88 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. The victory was Toronto's first in four tries since interim coach Jay Triano took over for the first Sam Mitchell on Dec. 3...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-11-08 (12/10/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 10: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Citifinancial Services, Inc. Vs. Robert McClelland and Nattalie McClelland: Civil Collections Tommy Edmondson Vs. Danielle C. Crowe, Darla C. Barnett, Larry D. Strain and Delores C. Strain: Civil Tort...
Harmony Happenings (12/10/08)
Harmony is looking pretty as folks get out the Christmas lights. I am the old slow poke on our street. All my neighbors are looking good but my poor little house has no decorations. Hopefully, I will get caught up (and the sniffles dry up) to start doing my part to light up the holiday...
Brazil Buzz (12/10/08)
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in and hereabouts of the little blue house at the end of the road. I decorated the interior of the Sartor's humble abode. Some of the holiday trimmings are old, handed down treasures of past generations of loved ones, old friends, and other decorative seasonal items are new. All marry well, as my eyes see it...
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