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Stories from Friday, December 12, 2008

Resident receives big promotion (12/12/08)
After more than a decade of service in the postal business, a Brazil native was recently rewarded with a major promotion. On Oct. 9, Cathy Greenwell was informed she would be taking over as then new Postmaster of the Post Office in Staunton. Prior to the promotion, Greenwell has 13 years of postal service experience, working two years at the office on Margaret Ave. in Terre Haute, and 11 years as a window clerk in Brazil...
Transportation office no longer insured (12/12/08)
Clay Community School Transportation Director Frank Misner had some unhappy news come out of his garage at the Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday. "Indiana Insurance indicated last spring their concern with the transportation building. ...
Special gifts for a soldier (12/12/08)
A father stationed in Afghanistan received some special Christmas gifts. Pam Fischer's second-grade class at Jackson Township Elementary worked diligently to collect items Staff Sgt. Sean King, father of student DeSean King, could use while fighting over seas...
Essay Contest winners (12/12/08)
CHURCH NEWS (12/12/08)
GALILEE CHURCH MINISTRIES The Whiteland Aires Southern Gospel group will perform at the Galilee Church Ministries, 5740 SR 42, Cunot, on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. For more information, call 765-795-3807. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH The First Presbyterian Church of Brazil will be a busy place during the remainer of the Advent Season...
Bloomfield claims SWIAC win over Eels (12/12/08)
By Travis David For the Brazil Times BLOOMFIELD -- Four Bloomfield players scored in double figures Friday night, as the host Cardinals downed Clay City 55-34 in a Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference boys' basketball game. Kurt Schulte paced the Cardinals with 12 points, while Andy Cochrane tallied 11 and Rick Tally and Gavin Thompson each posted 10 points...
Northview girls press Vikings into submission (12/12/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Games between Northview and West Vigo's girls' basketball teams have been knock down drag out affairs most recently. The past three meetings haven't been decided until the final minutes. On Friday night, the Knights made sure there was no doubt about who was going to earn the Western Indiana Conference win from the opening tip...
Three QB's in close race to Heisman finish (12/12/08)
By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer NEW YORK -- In recent years, the Heisman Trophy ceremony has been about as suspenseful as Florida vs. The Citadel. Even before it started, the outcome was never in doubt. Southern California's Reggie Bush in 2005 and Ohio State's Troy Smith in 2006 took home their Heismans after two of the biggest landslides in the award's 73-year history. ...
Hoosiers, Wildcats rivalry not what it once was (12/12/08)
By JEFFREY McMURRAY Associated Press Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky was defending its latest national championship. Indiana's legendary coach, Bob Knight, was calling his 1,000th career game. And the nationally televised battle between two titans of college basketball finished, appropriately, as an overtime thriller...
Purdue defense suffocating opponents (12/12/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- The more Purdue coach Matt Painter tries to criticize his team's defensive play, the less his players give him to say. Painter said Purdue wasn't a good defensive team after losses to Oklahoma and Duke. His team took exception and held Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Ball State below 30 percent shooting in the next two games...
Yankees add Burnett to pitching staff (12/12/08)
By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees made another splashy addition to their starting rotation, reaching a preliminary agreement on an $82.5 million, five-year contract with A.J. Burnett just two days after striking a $161 million, seven-year deal with CC Sabathia...
Strugging Pistons beat Pacers (12/12/08)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Richard Hamilton scored 28 points and Allen Iverson had 17 points and 12 assists as the slumping Detroit Pistons beat the Indiana Pacers 114-110 Friday night. Indiana got a career-high 42 points from Danny Granger, but still lost its fifth straight...
Jo Ann (Mayrose) House (12/12/08)
Jo Ann (Mayrose) House, 85, Salem, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, in Salem. She was a native and former resident of Brazil. Survivors include two sons John and Bill House, one sister Maxine Kelsey, her companion Mart Ribelin, two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter...
Gilbert "Gib" LeRoy Archer (12/12/08)
Gilbert "Gib" LeRoy Archer, 85, Carbon, went to be with his Lord Dec. 11, 2008, at 3:15 a.m., following an extended illness. He was born July 26, 1923, in Coal Bluff, Ind., to Arizona "Dutch" and Louisa Jane (Wright) Archer. As a child he worked with his father in the coal mines as a boilermaker. ...
Richard Julius Strommel (12/12/08)
Richard Julius Strommel, 80, Brazil, died at 8:10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. Richard was born Oct. 20, 1928, in Detroit, as the son of Stephan Lewis and Dorothy Kunze. He worked as a supervisor in manufacturing plants...
Anne Lee Bennett (12/12/08)
Anne Lee Bennett, 86, Brazil, died at 9:13 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare. She was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Martin County, Ind., as the daughter of Hubert and Nyta Gunkel Bond. She graduated from Garfield High School in Terre Haute...
PUBLIC RECORD 12-13-08 (12/12/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 12: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Homer A. Beach: Civil Collections Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Terry L. Zentko: Civil Collections...
Staunton Scene (12/12/08)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. The Children's Christmas Program will be presented during the worship service this week. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the bus is wheelchair equipped...
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