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Stories from Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Students set to show off building skills (06/09/09)
It's time for the Clay Community Schools Building Trades students to show off their hard work. Located in Clay View Estates, lot 11, the 34th house constructed by students in the program will have an open house, scheduled for 1-5 p.m., Sunday, June 14. The 2,011 square-feet of living space and 2-car garage features three bedrooms with walk-in closets constructed of cedar, two-and-a half-baths, a large family room, front and back porches, a breakfast nook, utility room and a concrete drive...
Results from school survey released (06/09/09)
In November and December of the 2008-09 academic school year parents, students and employees of the Clay Community School Corporation were asked to fill out anonymous surveys that pertained to the climate of their respective school as well as keeping sixth-graders at North Clay Middle School...
Arson being investigated at Poland church (06/09/09)
POLAND -- Officials believe an accelerant was used to set a fire at the Poland Presbyterian Church early Tuesday morning. Around 3 a.m., Tuesday, a local resident reported to 911 dispatchers the church, located on State Road 42, was on fire. Firefighters of the Poland and Jackson Township volunteer fire departments were dispatched to the scene...
Two grant applications reviewed (06/09/09)
Staunton Town Hall served as a meeting place for two public hearings Monday night, which would offer the town strong financial support for both past and future disasters. Shannon McLeod, a grant writer for Priority Project Recourses presented the Town Board with two project proposal applications from the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA). They were entitled Disaster Recovery Appropriation I and II...
BCB set to perform on Flag Day (06/09/09)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will celebrate Flag Day June 14, at 8 p.m., at Forest Park rain or shine. Earlier in the day, the brass section of the band will appear at Billy Creek Village at noon to recreate its 1858 appearance at the Lincoln-Douglas Debates in Illinois...
Two local children to attend Camp Riley (06/09/09)
Two local youth will attend Camp Riley this summer. Fourteen-year-old Vlad Ogborn, Brazil, will attend the event, this week, while 18-year-old Kristin Wheeler will attend June 21-July 3. Many traditional summer camps can't accommodate children with physical disabilities. Since 1955, Camp Riley has helped more than 11,000 Hoosier children with physical disabilities gain self-confidence and develop skills...
Changes made to PSAT/NMSQT (06/09/09)
The state of Indiana has made changes in the way it supports the PSAT/NMSQT in Indiana schools beginning in the 2009-10 school year. With the financial support of the state over the past two years, Northview High School has been able to provide all juniors the opportunity in the fall to take the PSAT(Preliminary SAT)/NMSQT(National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test)...
Soldier/Veterans Appreciation Day set for June 20 (06/09/09)
ROCKVILLE -- Plans are in the final stages for Parke County Soldier/Veterans Appreciation Day, set for Saturday, June 20, at the Rockville square. A parade honoring military personnel will kick off the day at Beechwood Park at 10:30 a.m., ending with ceremonies both religious and civil on the courthouse lawn...
Calico Quilters set for 22nd show (06/09/09)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Calico Quilters will sponsor their 22nd annual show at the Clay City Pottery Festival Saturday and Sunday. The show will be set up in the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City. Show hours are Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m...
Fire Marshal called to investigate church blaze (06/09/09)
POLAND -- Firefighters battled a blaze at a church early Tuesday morning in the Poland area. At 3:07 a.m., members of the Poland Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to the Poland Chapel, located on State Road 42, for the blaze. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered flames were shooting from church windows. However, most of the fire was contained to the inside of the structure...
Reunions (06/09/09)
Every year since 1998, alumni of Brazil High School graduating classes from 1950-59 get together for what they call a "MOAR," (Mother of All Reunions), at Forest Park. The pitch-in picnic-style event occurs, rain or shine, on the third Saturday each June and begins at 11 a.m., which means this year, MOAR XII will take place Saturday, June 20...
Area student selected to NSHSS membership (06/09/09)
ATLANTA -- The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) recently announced that Northview High School student Benita S. Wilkerson, Brazil, was selected for membership. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence...
Education News (06/09/09)
EVANSVILLE -- The Graduate and Honors List was recently released for the 2009 spring semester at the University of Southern Indiana. Six area students were honored. Brazil residents Jenna Godsey and Wade Thacker each received Bachelor of Science degrees while Center Point resident Jason True also received a Bachelor of Science. In addition, Coal City resident Kevi Baumgartner received a Bachelor of Science, cum laude, as did Reelsville resident Jennifer Schlatter...
Area agency receives grant (06/09/09)
The Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry recently received a grant from the Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC in the amount of $1,000. The grant will enable the Benevolence Ministry to continue assistance to working families who have been laid off, hours have been cut, sudden illness or accident and disabled who are on a fixed income, and often over guidelines for any other assistance...
Clint and Lois McKinney (06/09/09)
Clint and Lois McKinney will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, June 14. They were married June 14, 1959, by the Rev. Ike Strain. Clint is retired from Allison's in Indianapolis. Lois is a homemaker. They have four sons, Doug (Cheryl), Steve (Mary), Greg (Bobbie), and Clint Jr. (Cindy), and grandchildren Caitlynn, Matt, Marcus, Curtiss, Wesley, Brandon, Brittnee, Beau, Dylan, Chelsea and Nick...
Kenneth and Phyllis Crabb (06/09/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Crabb will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 19. They were married in 1949 by the Rev. Jack Masters at First United Methodist Church. They have three children, Chuck Crabb (Madeline), Bloomington, Ind., Cindy Hankey (Fred), Severna Park, Md., and Casey Crabb (Chris), Monticello, Ind...
Joe and Mary Lou Koch (06/09/09)
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Koch will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary June 19 with their family. The couple were married by Rev. Robert Shanklin at the home of the bride's parents on June 19, 1949. Mrs. Koch was the former Mary Lou Handlin of rural Brazil...
Robert and Anita Testy (06/09/09)
Robert and Anita Testy, 3964 N. Whiteriver Dr., Bloomington, Ind., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary June 27, at a reception and dinner hosted by their children. The couple was married June 26, 1959, at the Carbon Methodist Church. The couple has three children, Kellye Testy, Seattle, Wash., Scott Testy, Bloomington, Ind., and Michael Testy, Owensburg, Ind. They also have four grandchildren...
PUBLIC RECORD 6-10-09 (06/09/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 8-9: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Citifinancial Services, Inc. Vs. Randall Crocker: Civil Collections Capital One Auto Finance, Inc. Vs. Brenda J. Gregory: Civil Collections...
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