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Stories from Wednesday, November 11, 2009

In their honor (11/11/09)
County residents salute veterans Several area residents turned up to the Clay County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon to honor past and present Veterans. On Wednesday, the country took time out to celebrate Veterans Day. A handful of businesses across the county conducted individual ceremonies as well...
In their honor (11/11/09)
Students pay tribute Students and teachers throughout the Clay Community School Corporation took time out of their regular classroom activities to pay a special tribute to the men and women who have served in the United States military. At North Clay Middle School, students and faculty gave a standing ovation to veterans as they entered the gym and again when the students were recognized with family members currently serving in the military...
Council considers sanitation fee increase (11/11/09)
The City of Brazil is considering a small increase in the sanitation fee. During Tuesday's meeting, the Common Council of the City of Brazil conducted the first reading of an ordinance which would increase the monthly fee for sanitation (trash) pickup from $10.50 to $13...
Free Turkey! (11/11/09)
First Baptist Church, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil, will have its 24th Thanksgiving Day Dinner at noon, Thursday, Nov. 26. There is no charge to attend the meal. For reservations, call 448-8112.
Hobby time! (11/11/09)
AL ADAD AIRBASE, Iraq -- During their off-duty time, Sgt. Aaron Dunn, a material handler equipment operator for the Joint Distribution Center, from Terre Haute, and Sgt. John Burk, the non-commissioned officer in charge of Iwo Jima Gym and the Iwo Jima Morale Welfare and Recreation Center, from Brazil, work on repairing bicycles that were left behind by previous units. ...
Special honor (11/11/09)
Surrounded by family members and friends, Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility staff members and residents were recognized for their military service Wednesday. Marine veteran and Maintenance Supervisor Jerry Winn presented Army veteran Rosemary Remington with a certificate of recognition during the ceremony...
Recognition (11/11/09)
Veterans recognized during the 2009 Veterans Day ceremony at Cloverleaf Healthcare included (front left) Rosemary Remington (Army), John Thomas (Air Force), Hubert Fagg (Army), George Edwards (Army), Melvin "Jack" Love (Marines/Silver Star Medal recipient), (second row left) Frederick Price (Army), Tom Trotter (Marines), Bernard "Hardy" White (Army), Boyd Climer (Army), (back left) Virgil Frederick (Army), Maintenance Supervisor Jerry Winn (Marines), Mike Connors (Navy), Richard Broady (National Guard) and Occupational Therapist Dwight Bolejack (Army).. ...
Motorist drives into property off U.S. 40 (11/11/09)
An area resident was cited for a handful of driving infractions following an accident Wednesday morning. According to Indiana State Police Trooper Bill Bradbury, eyewitnesses reported that Daniel Fogleman, 31, Brazil, was heading east on United States 40, in the right hand lane at a high rate of speed...
Rally falls short for Knights in opener (11/11/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' basketball team led the first and last quarters in the season basketball opener, but lost the turnover battle and eventually the game during the middle two periods of a 50-36 loss to Terre Haute North...
Clay City falls in basketball opener (11/11/09)
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- Opening the season against Class 4A giant, Bloomington North, on Monday night, the Clay City Eels struggled against the size and pressure that the Cougars presented and fell 67-22. Bloomington North also had a wealth of depth, which made the second half even more of a mismatch with the Eels. ...
Indiana colleges fill holes on signing day (11/11/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Purdue won the in-state recruiting battle, while Indiana and Notre Dame both found help on the East Coast. On Wednesday, the first day of the fall signing period, Boilermakers coach Matt Painter looked like the big winner by signing four recruits, three from Indiana, and getting a top 20 ranking for the class from several national recruiting services...
Granger leads Pacers to win over Warriors (11/11/09)
By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Danny Granger scored 31 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Golden State Warriors 108-94 on Wednesday night for their third straight win. Granger's rebounds were important because forward Troy Murphy, the team's No. 2 rebounder, sat out for the third straight game with a bruised lower back...
Marjorie L. Kittle (11/11/09)
Marjorie L. Kittle, 97, Clay City, died Nov. 10, 2009, at Union Hospital. She was born in Clay City, July 28, 1912, to Frank and Ruth (Johnson) Edmondson. Marjorie married Israel "Curley" Kittle May 4, 1935. She spent her life raising and caring for her family. Marjorie was a lifetime member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was currently serving as the oldest member of the church. The church was built on her grandfather Johnson's property...
Clay County Courthouse (11/11/09)
The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 6-10: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. James R. Owsley: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Justin M. Shonkwiler: Civil Collections Beth M. Hughes Vs. Carl A. Hughes: Domestic Relations...
Brazil Buzz (11/11/09)
My flock of barred rock pullets is basking in the warm sunshine today. I fed them, gathered the small eggs from their nesting boxes and hand-pulled a heaping basketful of very tender green grass from beneath the leaves that fell from the giant pin oak at the homestead. Those showy chickens thrive on my healthy menu...
Harmony Happenings (11/11/09)
Although this won't be out until Thursday, I am writing on Veterans Day morning. I would like to say thanks to all the Veterans for their services to our community and country. My heart goes out to the sergeant's family at Terre Haute and to all the folks at Fort Hood, Texas. Sometimes the war comes too close to home and reminds us of what liberty costs...
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