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Stories from Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Feeling the pinch (08/26/09)
County officials are fighting to keep local government off the ropes. Almost a year into his fourth term, Clay County Council President Mike McCullough said this might be the toughest year of budget hearings he has encountered. "It seems to get tougher every year, but this time around may be the toughest I have been through," he said...
Second chance for success (08/26/09)
The City of Brazil is taking the adage of "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again," to heart. After canceling the Ward 3 clean-up day, initially set for July 18, due to a lack of interest, the city will try again this Saturday. "We learned that we have to give more notice for something like this because if you let people know only a couple days before, they probably already have their weekend planned," Common Council of the City of Brazil (Ward 3) member Steve Lamb told The Brazil Times. ...
Blaze battled at local home (08/26/09)
Although no structural damage took place within the house, Brazil Fire Department firefighters battled a small blaze on the roof of a porch Wednesday morning. Firefighters were called out shortly after 7 a.m., to a home occupied by Rich Gradzki and family, 416 E. Blaine St., Brazil...
Engine involved in minor accident (08/26/09)
While responding to a house fire at 416 E. Blaine St., Brazil, Wednesday morning, a fire engine was involved in a minor accident. According to Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith, the congested roadway was too narrow for the fire engine because of several parked cars and a trailer...
Practice makes perfect (08/26/09)
Members of the Northview Marching Knights practice outside of Northview High School Tuesday, in preparation for the upcoming band season. Kimberly Gleason Photo.
Ellsworth sets second conference call (08/26/09)
Indiana 8th District Congressman Brad Ellsworth (D-Evansville) announced he will host a second telephone conference call to discuss health care reform with district constituents. The call will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, Sept. 4. In order to comply with the state's automatic dial laws, constituents who wish to participate must signup at the 8th District Online Office at www.ellsworth.house.gov...
Harmony Happenings (08/26/09)
A pat-on-the-back goes out to our good neighbor Brian Mathis. He will be our new town council member. He will be a good one. Thanks, Brian. He replaced friend and neighbor Don McCollister who passed recently. We miss Don and hope Shirley and the family find peace and comfort knowing so many people thought so much of him...
Brazil Buzz (08/26/09)
I welcome the relief that comes about with these cooler temperatures. A few flies gathered on the screen door long enough to remind me of the good old days, like these. Maybe they want in this hot kitchen or smelled the homemade barbeque resting in the slow cooker. Could be those nosey flying insects did not like the spray or heard me say things about their ancestors that were not kind. There is no room in the little blue house at the end of the road for unwanted quests such as them...
Northview girls soccer posts shutout win over Vikings (08/26/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor After digesting a difficult 10-0 loss to Terre Haute North on its home pitch, the Northview girls' soccer team bounced back to post its own lopsided win, 11-0 over West Vigo, to open conference play on Wednesday evening...
Northview tennis wins at Danville (08/26/09)
Staff Report DANVILLE -- The Northview tennis team won its second straight match on Tuesday evening, defeating Danville on the road 3-2. The Knights got a 6-0, 6-2 win by Caleb Mershon at No. 2 singles and a 6-3, 6-0 win by Joey Thomas at No. 3 singles...
Indiana QB Chappell comfortable taking charge (08/26/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Indiana quarterback Ben Chappell just wanted a chance to lead his hometown team. Now he doesn't even have to worry about looking over his talented shoulders. The Bloomington native has overcome the quarterback controversies and game-day rotations of past seasons to land himself a new role: Unquestioned starter...
Pacers G Dunleavy could return earlier than expected (08/26/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers guard Mike Dunleavy says he could return from a severe knee injury earlier than expected. Dunleavy says he can do everything except have physical contact, and he expects that to change within weeks. Pacers coach Jim O'Brien has said he didn't expect Dunleavy to be available until at least January 2010...
James hoping to complement Jones in Seahawks attack (08/26/09)
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Edgerrin James signed with Seattle in an effort to revitalize his career while the Seahawks are just desperate to improve a running game that ranked near the bottom in the NFL last season. James, who agreed to a free-agent contract Tuesday, said Wednesday that he's not in Seattle to compete with starter Julius Jones but to work with him...
Luther Dunbar (08/26/09)
Luther Dunbar, 84, Waukegan, Ill., formerly of Gary, Ind., departed this life Aug. 22, 2009, peacefully in his sleep at home. Luther was born March 28, 1925, in Brazil, to the late William and Willella Senter. Luther was the youngest of four brothers R.J. Dunbar, Sylvester Rogers, J.D. Dunbar and Boone Dunbar, and one sister Willella Mae Allen, all who preceded him in death...
PUBLIC RECORD 8-27-09 (08/26/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 24-26: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil AIS Services Vs. Raymond J. Winn: Civil Collections Arrow Financial Services Vs. Mona Drake: Civil Collections Fifth Third Bank Vs. Robert G. Hart and Grace E. Braver: Civil Collections...
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