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Stories from Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Poster contest scheduled for students (12/31/08)
Students will soon learn about the dangers of smoking as well as expressing themselves creatively. "Smoking is one, of the most preventable causes of premature death," Clay County Health Department Community Health Educator Linda Messmer said. "By targeting the youth, we hope to deter and prevent them from using any type of tobacco product, which includes the rising popularity of dip among young students."...
Officials arrest four after traffic stop (12/31/08)
Four arrests were made and charges are pending against two juveniles after Brazil City Police officers stopped a pickup truck in the Kroger Plaza parking lot early Monday morning. Although details are limited due to the ongoing investigation, Brazil Police Chief Dave Archer confirmed officers were looking for a juvenile reportedly violating parental house arrest when they stopped a truck driven by Kathleen Rogers, 18, Reelsville, and occupied by Tyler Myers, 18, Brazil, and two other juveniles...
Fore! (12/31/08)
Eric Patterson, 22, Brazil, enjoys the latest break in the winter weather by hitting a few balls at Forest Park Golf Course Tuesday. Depending on the weather conditions, the golf course is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., during the summer month's hours of operation are from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. For more information on season tickets call Mark Rogers at 442-5681...
Mayor judges decorating contest (12/31/08)
Many of the residents of Clay County Health and Rehabilitation Center participated in the Center's annual Holiday Decorated Door Contest. Residents festively decorated the doors to their rooms. Mayor Ann Bradshaw judged the contest. The winners of the contest were roommates Charlotte Cromer and Ruth Baker...
Genealogy group to present underground railroad program (12/31/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will present a program in January titled, "Flight to Freedom, The Underground Railroad in Indiana." The presentation will be given by Marlene Moilanen Lu, Regional Coordinator, Indiana Freedom Trails-West Central Region...
USDA enacts changes to payment limitations (12/31/08)
According to Clay Cunty USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Nancy Ireland, with the publication of an interim final regulation recently in the Federal Register, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced changes to both Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) qualifications, program payment limitations, and direct attribution for FSA and Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) programs, which became effective in accordance with the 2008 Farm Bill...
MILC program signup begins (12/31/08)
Signups for the Milk Income Loss Contact Program (MILC) are underway and will continue the program's expiration date, Sept. 30, 2012, according to Nancy Ireland, Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Clay County. The program's final rule will soon be published in the Federal Register...
USDA announces 2009 DCP signups (12/31/08)
Nancy Ireland, Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency in Clay County, announced that enrollment for the 2009 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment (DCP) Program for farms with base acres begins today both online and at local USDA service centers and continues until June 1, 2009...
Robert W. Corbin (12/31/08)
Robert W. Corbin, 77, Ashland, Ohio, died Sunday evening, Dec. 28, 2008, at MedCentral Health System in Mansfield, Ohio, after a valiant battle with melanoma cancer. The eldest son of the late Ira Wayne Corbin and Marion Glenn (Barnhart) Corbin, Brazil, he was born Aug. 14, 1931, in Terre Haute...
Brazil Buzz (12/31/08)
Christmas 2008 has been packed away in a special place amid my happiest memories. We celebrated the holiday with Starla and her family in Brownsburg Ind. Family and friends enjoyed a late breakfast. Everyone enjoyed watching the Terry children, Avery and Piper, open their gifts and we adults shared an exchange. ...
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