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Stories from Thursday, December 3, 2009

State Supreme Court upholds 2007 verdict (12/03/09)
The Indiana Supreme Court recently upheld a December 2007 wrongful death verdict against Clay Community School Corporation. It took three hours for jury members to award a $425,000 judgment in favor of Kodi Braden Pipes' parents, who collapsed while shooting free throws during an eighth-grade basketball practice at Clay City Jr.-Sr. High School Nov. 19, 2003...
New committee hopes to restore downtown Brazil (12/03/09)
Revitalization and organization are key words for Brazil Main Street, Inc. The newly formed committee started meeting in September 2009 with the purpose of formulating ideas to help revitalize downtown Brazil. "This will take years of dedication," committee member Stacy Gibbens said...
Rains home final stop of 2009 Home Tour (12/03/09)
A candy cane wonderland awaits guests of the Tri Kappa Christmas Home Tour at Matt and Whitney Rains' home. The tour is taking place this Sunday. The three-bedroom, brick home is found in St. Andrews Glen subdivision. The Rains family has been in the neighborhood for a short amount of time, but they love the community and neighbors they have found there. The family has been busy stringing lights and hanging evergreen wreaths from the windows...
Online auction to benefit United Way (12/03/09)
The United Way of the Wabash Valley will be having a 10-day, live online auction called "Bid United." The auction is set to begin at 9 a.m., on Sunday, Dec. 6. The Bid United Online Marketplace will feature merchandise and services from local businesses. Using auction-style bidding, consumers can place bids on items, and if at the end of the auction they are the highest bidder, they win...
Portion of road closed today (12/03/09)
Officials confirmed to The Brazil Times this morning that a portion of County Road 200 East (Harmony Road), between CR 700 N., and CR 800 N., due to work needed on the road. There is no indication when the portion of the road will be reopened.
Military package mail package deadlines looming (12/03/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Don't wait to send those holiday packages and letters to servicemen and women overseas. The recommended holiday mailing deadline for First-Class Mail (letters) and Priority Mail (for packages) is right around the corner. Today is the first deadline for sending holiday packages to select Air/Army Post Office (APO) or Fleet Post Office (FPO) ZIP codes. Dec. 11 is the deadline for most APO/FPOs...
North Clay boys basketball splits games (12/03/09)
Times Staff Report On Wednesday night, a strong Honey Creek squad won a 62-29 decision against North Clay's seventh-grade 'A' team as Joe Ball had 10 points, Jacob Harden added nine and Derek Mills scored four. In the 'B' game, Honey Creek scored a 42-30 win as Bubby Dickison led the way with 12 points, Skylar Aguilar had five, Nick McCollum and K.J. Thomas each had four points...
Knights open season with loss to 12th-ranked Panthers (12/03/09)
Times Staff Report BLOOMINGTON -- Northview's wrestling team opened the season a bit shorthanded due to illness and had an ill-timed match-up against the No. 12 team in the state, Bloomington South. The Panthers came away with a decisive victory, 70-6, and scored falls in eight of the 13 weight class victories. Beau Judd was the lone winner for the Knights, picking up a pin at 285 against Colton Dixon in 1:45...
Kenton (Kent) "Cosmo" Stevenson Robertson (12/03/09)
Kenton (Kent) Stevenson Robertson, 57, Terre Haute, passed away peacefully at home, Dec. 2, 2009. He was born May 21, 1952, the son of C.I. Robertson and Mary Ann (Stevenson) Robertson, formerly of Cory. He taught school in Clay, Vigo and Putnam counties in Indiana and...
Sonya Ann Whitehead (12/03/09)
Sonya Ann Whitehead, 50, Burnham, Ill., originally from Brazil, died Sunday, Nov. 29, 2009, in Burnham, Ill. She was born Feb. 1, 1959, in Brazil, as the daughter of Ernie and Barbara Dickison Whitehead. She attended Brazil High School. She was a homemaker, who had also worked at CBS Records in Terre Haute. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and camping and visiting with her brothers on Eel River and at Dietz Lake...
John Edward Clear (12/03/09)
John Edward Clear, 86, Brazil, died at 2:10 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 2, 2009, at his residence. He was born April 13, 1912, in Poland, as the son of John and Anna Hemphill Clear. He graduated from Bowling Green High School. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army in the 813th AAF Base Unit until his Honorable Discharge Jan. 10, 1946...
Public Record (12/03/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 30-Dec. 3: Clay Superior Court -- Civil GMG Motors, Inc. Vs. James Brandebury: Civil Collections First Financial Bank Vs. Michl Shonk and Trisha Shonk: Civil Collections...
Putting the wrap on 2009 (12/03/09)
Many things are occurring as 2009 is wrapping up. For some, they are still working in the fields trying to get their harvest in, while others are rushing around purchasing gifts and food that will be shared during the holiday season. In either case, both will eventually have to deal with the dreaded taxman in the near future. ...
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