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Stories from Sunday, December 6, 2009

Enjoy holiday season at NHS (12/06/09)
Toy drive a success for area business (12/06/09)
A local business is celebrating another successful year of giving to the children in need in Clay County. "Seeing patients and the community giving for a cause is a very positive thing," Dr. Julie Anderson-Shaw said. "There is always a lady who comes in and writes a $100 check and another wrote a $50 check telling us to buy the biggest bike we could find."...
All I want for Christmas (12/06/09)
Four-year-old Carmen Spugnardi colors in a picture during the YMCA's Breakfast with Santa event Saturday. Children had an opportunity to meet with Santa Claus and also took part in activities. Carmen is the daughter of Heidi and Tony Spugnardi, Brazil, and said she asked Santa for a "big" Cinderella doll...
Winter safety tips offered by ISP (12/06/09)
During winter months, driving conditions can quickly change depending on the weather. To help Hoosier motorists prepare for the upcoming winter driving season, the Indiana State Police recently offered some safety tips. A big part of safety is being prepared before the day of the trip...
School Board to meet Thursday (12/06/09)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees will conduct a regular session school board meeting Thursday, at 7:30 p.m., in the media center at North Clay Middle School. The following is a list of items included on the agenda: Elementary students would be able to charge up to three meals and middle, junior high, and high school students would not be allowed to charge any meals,...
Holiday laser light show scheduled (12/06/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Allen Memorial Planetarium will show a holiday laser light show at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 11, 4 and 6 p.m., Dec. 12, and 2 and 4 p.m., Dec. 13. Cost is $4 for adults and $2 for children 12-under. Tickets will be available at the door. All proceeds from the show will support the programming at the planetarium...
Location (12/06/09)
AL ASAD AIRBASE, Iraq -- Noncommissioned officer in charge of the Join Distribution Center Sgt. 1st Class Neil Brown, Brazil, and a member of the 138th Quartermaster Support Company (right), points out the different staging lanes of the JDC to 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Command Sergeant Major, Command Sgt. ...
Northview girls score WIC win over Brown County (12/06/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Stewing on a three-game losing streak including a pair of lopsided losses against stout, ranked competition, the Northview girls' basketball team bounced back to earn a victory in the team's conference opener against Brown County on Saturday evening...
Eagles get 33 from Howard, beat Knights (12/06/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights can only look forward to a future that doesn't include any more games against Brown County senior guard, Bailey Howard. The six-foot guard went off for 24 points last season in a conference battle that the Knights were able to put in the win column. On Saturday night, Howard rang up 33 points against the Knights and had some help from his teammates in a 71-56 WIC victory by the Eagles...
Raymond Rex Elwell (12/06/09)
Raymond Rex Elwell, 82, Brazil, passed away at his residence Dec. 4, 2009. He was born Sept. 9, 1927, to Clifford and Nelle (McCullough) Elwell. Rex attended Staunton High School and later joined the United States Navy. He served his country from June 1945 until being honorably discharged in August 1946...
Devin James Hyatt (12/06/09)
Devin James Hyatt, 21, Brazil, died Dec. 3, at Union Hospital. He was born Nov. 9, 1988, in Vigo County, to Mitchell and Kimberly (Mitten) Hyatt. He graduated from Northview High School in May 2007 and attended Ivy Tech, Terre Haute. He was a partner in Hyatt and Sons Construction...
Keep family in mind this season (12/06/09)
To the Editor: In this holiday season, be sure to let your family know you love them. My youngest brother and I were in constant conflict and he recently passed away without knowing I truly loved him. We never reconciled and I really regret that. What I encourage your readers to do is to make sure that no matter what has happened between you and your family, get over it and make things right before it is too late...
Pleading for stop of animal abuse (12/06/09)
To the Editor: For Christians, Christmas is the celebration of Jesus' birthday, even though scholars are not sure of the exact date. It is believed the Roman Emperor Constantine, who converted to Christianity in 313, chose December as the celebration of Jesus' birth, and eventually, Pope Gregory (590-604) decided on Dec. 25...
Reader reacts to Christmas spirit (12/06/09)
To the Editor: With Christmas season fast approaching, I felt it necessary to send this incident that happened to me yesterday. As we all know, ill will and hatred exists in our world today, so I felt compelled to relate this. We have a lady at our church at Good Tidings Tabernacle, who was put out of her home. ...
Family recovers Jesus statue (12/06/09)
To the Editor: In September, someone took a statue of Jesus out of my yard. It was found out in the Carbon area, but did not make it back home until the day before Thanksgiving. I want to thank who ever brought him back home to my family. Thank you...
Reader responds to President (12/06/09)
To the Editor: Mr. President, my response: I'm saying what I feel, and that's my opinion. I'm supporting you in the decision to send more men to the Middle East to assist in shortening the war. However, Mr. President, I feel that we definitely need a military draft to maintain our strength as a nation and to get a cross-section of young men to serve our country, either militarily or in a field of service as a non-combatant...
Seeking genealogical research (12/06/09)
To the Editor: On Jan. 31, 2001, someone from Clay County, Indiana, posted the following query on the Ancestry.com message board: "Seeking birthplace and parents to Johann Henrich Wienecke born 25 December 1826 Prussia. Emigrated in 1853. Lived in Ironton, Ohio, Wife is Christina Koehler b. 23 Mar 1827 Prussia. One son died at age 1 or 2 on voyage to America. Three daughters and one son born in America. Does anyone know of any Wieneckes in Prussia?"...
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