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Stories from Wednesday, January 28, 2009

City Hall to open late Thursday (01/28/09)
Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw confirmed to The Brazil Times Wednesday night that City Hall will open at 10 a.m., Thursday, barring any weather setbacks. The Brazil Times will update this should further information become available.
UPDATE: Digging out (01/28/09)
This time, the weatherman was right. The snow kept falling, but Clay County officials were ready for it. Meteorologists across the area were calling for heavy snowfall late Tuesday and continuing into Wednesday afternoon. Clay County Emergency Management Agency Director Bryan Husband said he believed after a rough Wednesday morning, road conditions were looking better by the afternoon...
Area United Way exceeds campaign goal (01/28/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- One day can make a difference. The United Way of the Wabash Valley conducted its last major fund drive of its current campaign Friday, Jan. 23, on the rooftop of Baesler's Market, Terre Haute. The goal was to reach $10,000 in donations as four United Way members, co-campaign chairpersons Gary Morris and Marla DeHart, incoming United Way Board President Rick Burger and United Way Executive Director Troy Fears braved the elements by spending 12 hours on the roof of the store...
Area closings (01/28/09)
The following is a list of closings in the area: V.F.W. Post No. 1127, 103 E. Jackson St., Brazil, Brazil City Hall, Brazil Head Start, Center Point Food Pantry, Area 7 Agency Meal Program, Clay City District 10, Clay City Food Pantry, Clay City Head Start,...
No school Thursday (01/28/09)
Clay Community School Corporation Superintendent Dan Schroeder announced school would not be in session Thursday.
Stop sign down (01/28/09)
Drivers are encouraged to take caution when traveling east on Church Street. A stop sign at its intersection with Meridian Street has been knocked over.
Time to clean up (01/28/09)
Winter has hit Clay County with full effect. The snow kept falling Tuesday through early Wednesday, causing hazardous driving conditions. Clay County Emergency Management Agency Director Bryan Husband told The Brazil Times most county roads were down to one lane as a result of the continued snowfall...
V.F.W. closed (01/28/09)
The Brazil Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127, 103 E. Jackson St., Brazil, announced it would not open Wednesday due to inclement weather.
Stalled semis tie up I-65 traffic (01/28/09)
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana State Police have reopened the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 near Henryville after they were closed for about two hours because of stalled semitrailers. Sgt. Jerry Goodin says the trucks had difficulty cresting an icy hill near the Henryville exit, about 20 miles north of Louisville, Ky...
Report: Most snow in 13 years (01/28/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The heaviest snowfall in 13 years buried central Indiana under a foot of snow Wednesday, shuttering schools and stores and leaving more than 100,000 southern Indiana homes and businesses without power after icy accumulations brought down power lines...
County rival girls' basketball game rescheduled for Monday (01/28/09)
Fans of the rivalry between Northview and Clay City High School will have to wait a few more days before both teams face each other on the court. The Northview/Clay City county showdown, which was scheduled to take place at Clay City on Tuesday, was also postponed. The game will be played at Clay City, Monday, beginning with the junior varsity contest at 6 p.m...
IHSAA sectional pairings to be drawn Thursday (01/28/09)
Both Northview and Clay City High School girls' basketball teams will learn which they will face in the 2008-09 postseason Thursday evening. The Indiana High School Athletic Association will draw pairings for the 34th annual Girls' Basketball State Tournament, beginning at 7 p.m...
Fay Elkin (01/28/09)
Fay Elkin, 97, Brazil, passed away at Clay County Health Center on Jan. 27, 2009. Fay was born to Arlie and Esther (Loudermilk) Willis on April 8, 1911, in Middlebury, Ind., in a one-room house that stood until recently. She attended several one-room schools in the Clay County area before graduating from Ashboro High School in 1931. ...
Harmony Happenings (01/28/09)
As I sit at the computer Wednesday morning, I am snowbound. My birthday has been canceled due to inclement weather. This year, I think I will reschedule it to May. By that time, the car should be dug out and ready to go. Good neighbor Rick Hester has his bobcat clearing everyone's driveway...
Brazil Buzz (01/28/09)
I am sitting here inside of my little blue house at the end of the road. The sun is sending brilliant light to the south window's panes, on through the Venetian blinds and lacy white sheers. The warmth brought forth by the rays is kissing the leaves of my wintering over geranium sitting on the polished tiger oak table, ever so softly...
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