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Stories from Monday, December 29, 2008

Oath of office (12/29/08)
Monday marked a changing of the guard in county politics. Winners of the 2008 General Election were sworn in to their respective offices Monday night in the Superior Court of the Clay County Courthouse. Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout swore in the newest Democratic office holders while current Clerk of the Circuit Court Mary Brown swore in the Republicans, which included Vickie Wheeler, who will be taking over Brown's position at the beginning of the year...
Turnout good for area scrapbooking event (12/29/08)
CLAY CITY -- Glue, tape, goodie bags, door prizes, snacks and lots of pictures were strewn across tables at the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library Monday. Enthusiastic scrapbookers filled the library Monday for "Soup-er Crop Monday," which took place from 9 a.m.-9 p.m...
Brackman 'excited' about recent appointment to parks board (12/29/08)
Todd Brackman was all smiles while being sworn into his position on The Brazil City Parks Board Monday. He said he was excited about his new position, which was vacated by Brad Deal. "It is a real honor to serve with the people already on the board," Brackman said...
Town Hall Meetings (12/29/08)
The following is a list of county Town Council meetings set for today provided to The Brazil Times: Final claims for 2008 will be presented and no January meeting is scheduled. The first meeting for next year will take place Tuesday, Feb. 3. For more information, call 446-3001 or 448-8950...
Monday's high school tourney scores (12/29/08)
Monday's Scores By The Associated Press BOYS' BASKETBALL Christian Academy Tournament First Round Pool B Henryville 51, Christian Academy 33 Second Round Pool A Austin 64, New Washington 54 Miami County Tournament First Round Peru 58, N. Miami 44 North Central Tournament...
Knights receive football honors from WVFCA (12/29/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Though the 2008 season wasn't overly successful in terms of wins and losses for the Northview Knights, the team had several players honored by the Wabash Valley Coaches Association recently. The WVCA placed five Knights on its annual All-Wabash Valley high school team...
Knights fall in tourney semifinal against Terre Haute North (12/29/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute North got out front early in the Wabash Valley Classic semifinal game against Northview on Monday night, holding the Knights to one-of-11 shooting in the first quarter and stayed out front for a 48-28 win...
Doctors say surgery Weis' knee successful (12/29/08)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis underwent knee replacement surgery Monday. Weis' right knee was replaced and he is expected to have surgery at some point on his left knee, which was severely injured in a sideline collision with a player in September...
Tested Boilers ready for Big Ten play (12/29/08)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer WEST LAFAYETTE -- Purdue coach Matt Painter thinks his team learned a lesson from a humiliating early loss to Duke. Painter said the 76-60 thumping by the Blue Devils in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge was one of the few games in his career in which his team was clearly outworked. Duke ran out to a 7-0 lead, took Purdue's home crowd out of the game and never was challenged...
Marinelli out as coach of Lions (12/29/08)
BY LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Rod Marinelli will be remembered as the first and perhaps only coach of an 0-16 team in NFL history. If someone recognizes Marinelli for that dubious distinction in the future, he won't put up a fight...
Crennel out, Cowher not coming to Browns (12/29/08)
By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio -- Barely into another massive rebuilding project, the Cleveland Browns have already moved to Plan B. Plan A -- or Plan Cowher -- has been scrapped. Browns owner Randy Lerner made his second major move of the offseason Monday by firing coach Romeo Crennel, who lost 40 games in four seasons, never made the playoffs and went 0-8 against Pittsburgh, the only full-time Cleveland coach to go winless against the archrival Steelers...
NFL Pro Bowl headed to Miami in 2010 (12/29/08)
By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer MIAMI -- The Pro Bowl will be played one week before the Super Bowl in 2010 and both games will be staged in Dolphin Stadium, a person directly involved in the decision told The Associated Press on Monday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the NFL has not announced the move, but Hawaii's governor and Honolulu's mayor both confirmed the situation later Monday...
Mary K. Barrell (12/29/08)
Mary K. Barrell, 95, Brazil, died at 3:55 a.m., Sunday, Dec. 28, 2008, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born Sept. 16, 1913, in Diamond, Ind., as the daughter of John and Mary Peperak Pelish. She had been employed as a housekeeper at the Clay County Hospital until her retirement. She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church of Brazil...
Public Record 12-30-08 (12/29/08)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 29: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Shane Jones: Civil Collections Owen County State Bank Vs. Brandon L. Riggle, Marilyn S. Williams, Charles L. Riggle and Gregory L. Clements: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Keeping Afoot (12/29/08)
The snow and ice of recent weeks caused some to lose footing. Wet, muddy, slippery or frozen surfaces can certainly cause falls and injury in livestock. In recent years, more attention has been given to animal welfare. This certainly does not imply that previously, farmers supported animal cruelty or ill-treated livestock on the farm...
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