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Stories from Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Come one, Come all (08/12/09)
The Community Theatre of Clay County is gearing up for a very busy season as six musicals are planned. The first performance of the season is scheduled for Sept. 24-26. "Nunsense," is an adaptation of book and lyrics by Dan Goggin. The Little Sisters of Hoboken discover their cook has poisoned 52 of the sisters and they are in need of funds for burials...
Council takes first annexation step (08/12/09)
The first step toward the possible annexation of some areas into Brazil has been made. During Tuesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, a resolution was accepted approving the fiscal plan, and the ordinance for the annexation was introduced...
Discussion on health care proposal lengthy (08/12/09)
Following a lengthy discussion regarding the current health care proposal before Congress, many at North Meridian Street Church of Christ, 1524 N. Meridian St., Brazil, asked a five-person panel what they could do if they opposed it. "We need to educate ourselves and legislators," Lynn Hostetler, owner of Lynn's Pharmacy, said Tuesday night at the event...
Community center plans almost set (08/12/09)
STAUNTON -- After nearly two years of discussions, a plan for a proposed community center in Staunton is nearly complete. On Monday, the Town Council met with Dan Sanders, representative of Sanders and Associates, Inc., Terre Haute. The company has been drawing up blue prints for the proposed project for several months...
2009 Indiana State Fair Results (08/12/09)
Times Staff Report INDIANAPOLIS -- The following is a list of results for Clay County 4-H'rs from the 2009 Indiana State Fair. According to the Clay County 4-H Extension Office, a green ribbon indicates participation while a white ribbon indicates third-place. A red ribbon indicates second-place and a blue ribbon indicates first-place. A merit ribbon indicates champion...
Academy trains search and rescue teams for free (08/12/09)
GREENCASTLE -- When a child goes missing or an elderly person disappears, search and rescue teams spread out looking for them. Often, search and rescue dogs are used but first, humans and canines have to be trained. In Greencastle, there is an organization called The American Mantrailing Academy providing free training to all search and rescue teams or individuals willing to volunteer their time and services to assist local authorities, Homeland Security, or emergency management agencies and others when searching for lost or missing persons.. ...
Knights looking to make the next step in 2009 volleyball season (08/12/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball program has won a lot of games during the last four regular seasons. In fact, the Knights have averaged a 28-6 record over those four years, including the postseason. But one thing is missing, a sectional trophy...
William Elbert Huffman (08/12/09)
William Elbert Huffman, 83, Brazil, died 12:25 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2009, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. He was born June 17, 1926, in Putnam County, as the son of Reese and Lulu Aker Huffman. He graduated from Staunton High School with the Class of 1944. ...
Harmony Happenings (08/12/09)
First Christian Church had sign-ups for Share Food last Saturday. Several people took advantage of this excellent program but many more might be interested if they understood the program. I will try to explain what was shared with me. Share Food is not a commodities handout, it is not donated stuff, and it is not a welfare program. It is not from the government. Share Food is a bunch of volunteers (mainly church groups) that coordinate food orders and shipments to get the best prices...
Brazil Buzz (08/12/09)
Last week's storm tilted the corn toward the ground. The sun has since rescued it from the mud. A few bush bean plants flipped their lids and the tomato plants needed help getting up. The weeds weathered the storm. By next day, others joined them. Mommy deer and her twin babies and a crippled youngster, a year or older helped themselves to a few tops of my laid-back corn. I asked them to leave and they jumped the fence to the safety of pasture...
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