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Stories from Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Pet Idol winner! (01/07/09)
Mark Loudermilk's cat Harley Davidson, is the winner of the 2008 Brazil Times Pet Idol contest. They received $50 cash and a $50 Pet Smart gift card from Nick French. The contest is sponsored by French Funeral Home's Family Pet Memorial Service. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Hydrant damaged during hit-and-run accident (01/07/09)
A recent hit-and-run may have cost the City of Brazil a fire hydrant. City street workers were at Depot Street Wednesday near the intersection of United States 40 checking out a damaged fire hydrant. The fire hydrant was damaged after a hit-and-run, which took place Dec. 28, 2008...
Council looking into animal control options (01/07/09)
The City of Brazil is wasting no time in trying to find another option for animal control. In a special meeting Tuesday, the Common Council of the City of Brazil had a discussion with an individual interested in the $12,500 contract the Clay County Humane Society turned down Dec. 31...
Pleas differ for brothers with theft charges (01/07/09)
Arrested Monday for allegedly taking and using a debit card without permission, two brothers from Brazil are taking very different paths through the legal system. Phillip R., 20, and Joseph R., 19, Gordon were booked into the Clay County Justice Center on one class D felony theft charge each after confessing to their involvement to Sgt. Mark Loudermilk of the Brazil City Police Department...
Build it up! (01/07/09)
Those trekking down State Road 59 Wednesday morning might have wondered what was going on at Homes Express. The business, which specializes in modular homes, added a two-story manufactured home to its lot Wednesday. The home, built by Redman Homes, is the only two-story home at the location, which has 13 homes at the lot. ...
Restaurant inspections (01/07/09)
The following is a list of Food Service Inspections for the month of December as provided by the Clay County Health Department: Establishments with no violations at time of inspection:...
Local graduate honored as licensed architect (01/07/09)
David Jones, a 1988 graduate of Northview High School, was recently honored for completing the Architectural Registration Exams in Mississippi. David is employed with Debbie Cherry (left) at DWC and Associates in Tupelo, MS.
Second half surge leads Patriots in Greene County win over Eels (01/07/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- If the Clay City Eels could duplicate their first half results in the second half against Class A 11th-ranked Vincennes Rivet, the Eels could be two wins richer. Alas, the second half of the Eels' Greene County Tourney opener went much like the Dec. 19 meeting when the Patriots outscored Clay City 35-13 in the second half of a 56-45 win...
Family ties: Obama calls Oregon State coach (01/07/09)
By ANNE M. PETERSON AP Sports Writer His inauguration is less than two weeks away and waiting is an economy in turmoil and violence in the Middle East. President-elect Barack Obama still found time to chat with a basketball coach. Oregon State's Craig Robinson, his brother-in-law...
Hoosiers blow 20-point second lead against Michigan (01/07/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana had Michigan on the ropes Wednesday night. The Hoosiers just couldn't deliver the knockout punch. Manny Harris, DeShawn Sims and Laval Lucas-Perry led Michigan back from a 20-point second-half deficit to force overtime, then took advantage of the weary Hoosiers to pull off an improbable 72-66 victory...
Reds sign Hairston to one-year deal (01/07/09)
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Jerry Hairston Jr. stayed with the Cincinnati Reds, agreeing Wednesday to a $2 million, one-year contract. The 32-year-old infielder-outfielder played six positions in 80 games for the Reds last season, hitting .326 while mostly batting leadoff...
Colts CB Jackson recovering after knee surgeries (01/07/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts cornerback Marlin Jackson said he is recovering well two months after his season-ending knee injury. Jackson said he's fine after two surgeries and should be running in 1 1/2 months...
"PacMan" released by Cowboys (01/07/09)
By JEFF CARLTON Associated Press Writer IRVING, Texas -- Troubled cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones must look elsewhere in the NFL for another chance. The Dallas Cowboys are done with him. Jones was released Wednesday by the Cowboys following a turbulent season in which he was suspended six games for an off-field scuffle and made little impact on the field...
Rosemary E. "Jean" Stearley (01/07/09)
Rosemary E. "Jean" Stearley, 90, Brazil, passed away at 10:25 p.m., Jan. 6, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following a short illness. She was born in Clay County, Dec. 13, 1918, to Daniel and Myrtle (Blair) Fisher. Jean graduated from Staunton High School as the class president. She worked in the Clay County Treasurers office and later for Columbia Records in Terre Haute...
PUBLIC RECORD 1-8-09 (01/07/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 5-7: Clay Superior Court -- Civil North Star Capital Acquisition Vs. Michael D. Archer: Civil Collections Beneficial Indiana, Inc. Vs. Curtis L. Conder and Teresa L. Conder: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (01/07/09)
Harmony Happenings was on vacation over the holidays so that I could get everything done at home. The Roaches had Christmas twice. Once was on the eve and then again when Niece Erin came home from Orlando after New Year's. She had big news to share. Boyfriend Joey Taylor had become fiancÚ Joey Taylor before she left Orlando...
Brazil Buzz (01/07/09)
Happy New Year! I just came in from an invigorating walk with our bird dog, Caesar. We covered the grounds that surround the little blue house at the end of the road. The king and I did some exploring while we were out and about. He found some fuzz, laced with birdseed from my sweeper's tank, and picked up a quick snack. The new kid on the block complained about his mouth being dry. We took time out while his eager tongue lapped up a fresh drink and he cleared his throat of debris...
Special City Council meeting-Jan. 6, 2009 (01/07/09)
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