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Stories from Thursday, August 20, 2009

In remembrance (08/20/09)
Recognition is finally here for Dr. Hal Glidden. The Clay Civic Memorial Foundation recently purchased a grandfather clock, which was placed in the Brazil Public Library. Adjacent to the clock is a plaque in honor of Glidden and his community service...
County Council approves impact review (08/20/09)
Steps are being taken to determine exactly how much the property tax caps will affect budgets throughout Clay County. In a special meeting Wednesday, the Clay County Council approved an additional appropriation of $30,000, which will be used to pay for professional services from Umbaugh and Associates, Indianapolis, to conduct a Circuit Breaker Impact Review...
American Legion Post 2 to conduct 10-year celebration (08/20/09)
The American Legion Post 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil, will celebrate its 10-year anniversary at its current location Sunday. The event is scheduled to begin at noon. A fish fry will take place at the event and will include two pieces of fish, baked beans and slaw, and coffee or tea. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12...
September Dine with a Doc scheduled (08/20/09)
Senior Education Ministries, Inc., has scheduled Brunch in Brazil: Dine with a Doc, from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Sept. 2. The event will take place at the Clay County Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. Brunch in Brazil: Dine with a Doc is an event that welcomes the local senior public to get to know the doctor(s) of the month while enjoying a free brunch...
Donation! (08/20/09)
Walmart representatives (left) Jennifer Daughtery and Jacque Herfel (right) awarded House of Hope representatives (center, from left) Ken Williams and Pete Latrenta with a grant check for $500 recently.
Harmony Town Council fills vacant position (08/20/09)
The Harmony Town Council met Wednesday with an important decision to make. "We are here to fill the shoes of Don McCollister," President Janice Gooch said. McCollister was a member of the town council since 1999, and died July 28. With only one letter received, the board unanimously voted in favor of Brian Mathis to represent Ward 3...
Big Tomato! (08/20/09)
Wanda Hull holds a tomato weighing two pounds, seven ounces, which she and her husband Dick grew in their garden. The Hulls reside in Reelsville.
Changes to FSFL now implemented (08/20/09)
Indiana State Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Julia A. Wickard recently announced that changes to the Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program have been implemented in accordance with the 2008 Farm Bill. FSA administers FSFL on behalf of the USDA Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)...
Workshop scheduled in Monroe (08/20/09)
Wildlife watching, fee fishing, fee hunting, outdoor recreation and timber products are businesses based on Indiana's natural resources and the subject of an upcoming workshop. The Natural Resources Enterprises Workshop will take place at the Robert Woodling and Linnea Good property in Unionville Sept. 3...
Workshop offered for water quality (08/20/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Farmers, industry and municipalities can learn about a new tool for improving profits and water quality at a workshop in Indianapolis Aug. 26-27. Water quality trading is a market-based approach to improve water quality. It is an innovative, voluntary tool that connects industrial and municipal facilities with agricultural producers or other landowners to economically achieve water quality improvements and to accommodate growth. ...
Knights fall to North Central in boys tennis (08/20/09)
Staff Report The Northview Knights lost their second tennis match of the season, falling to an experienced North Central squad, 3-2. Northview got a win by Caleb Mershon, 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 at No. 2 singles, defeating Bobby Swaby. The doubles team of Trent Sims and Caleb Andrews also was a winner, defeating Caleb Gilman and Jordan Stefanik, 6-1, 7-5...
Eels clip visiting Eagles in three sets (08/20/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels improved to 2-0 on the young season by battling past visiting South Putnam in three games, 25-15, 25-20, 34-32. The win impressed interim coach Brady Oberholzer as Clay City finished well in a tooth-and-nail battle for the third game...
Knights suffer tough loss in home opener (08/20/09)
By JASON JACOBS Times Staff Reporter A barrage of shots from Terre Haute North put a kink in the armor of the Knights Thursday as they were blanked 10-0 during their home opener. Northview (0-2) was dominated in time of possession, and it showed as the Knights only managed two shots for the game -- one each half -- which was no match for the 40 (29 in the first half) booted by the Patriots...
Betty J. Dierdorf (08/20/09)
Betty J. Dierdorf, 87, passed away at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel Monday, Aug. 24, 2009, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday, from 4-8 p.m. A full obituary will appear in Saturday's Brazil Times...
Richard R. Tucker (08/20/09)
Richard R. Tucker, 89, Terre Haute, passed away Aug. 19, 2009, at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness. He was born in Parke County, Aug. 26, 1919, the son of Steven and Jessie Tucker. Richard graduated from Raccoon Township High School. ...
Norma Jean Van Hook (08/20/09)
Norma Jean Van Hook, 82, formerly of Fontanet, passed away Aug. 19, 2009, at 1:20 p.m., at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville. She was born Dec. 3, 1926, to James Carl Stultz and Beatrice Bailey in Vigo County. She is survived by son James C. Van Hook and wife Lynn, Rosedale, Ind., daughter Mary Wallace and husband Robert, Carbon, sisters Lucille Van Hook and Phyllis Brown, seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren...
Brazil Buzz (08/20/09)
Are you wearing that sunscreen that I stress is so important to your skin's health and your well-being? I practice what I preach for a good reason. Another family member would agree. Last week, our daughter, Starla Gail McHugh, underwent a surgical procedure to remove what proved to be melanoma. Other abnormalities of the skin's surface received treatment as well...
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