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Stories from Wednesday, December 9, 2009

End of an era (12/09/09)
An audience of more than 20 local residents witnessed the beginning of a new era for six community parks across the county. During Tuesday's meeting of the Clay County Parks and Recreation Board, board members Doug Barr, Kevin Girton, Marcey House and Doris Easter took action to remove the parks from county control and placed them back into control of their respective communities...
Architecture firm hired with NSP funds (12/09/09)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil is continuing to make strides in an attempt to improve the city. During Tuesday's meeting, the council approved the hiring of The Architecture Studio, Inc., Indianapolis, as the architectural firm to manage the demolition and construction projects related to the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)...
Stray dogs point of concern for Staunton Town Council (12/09/09)
STAUNTON ---- A couple of possible stray dogs have the residents of Staunton concerned. On Tuesday, Town Marshal Chuck Jones informed the town council he has had a few complaints from citizens regarding two dogs, one of which may be a pit bull, running around throughout the day...
For a good cause (12/09/09)
Students at Jackson Township Elementary raised $102.69 for the Clay County Food Pantry. Michelle Bell's second-grade class sponsored the fundraiser and they made a gingerbread house, which was used as a collection box. Courtesy Photo.
More fraud charges filed in Stroud case (12/09/09)
Upon review of additional evidence, officials confirmed new charges have been filed against a rural Clay County woman allegedly involved in missing funds at a local trucking company. Originally charged with one class C felony forgery and five class D felony theft charges in January, Sonya M. Stroud, 40, Brazil, was formally charged with six more class C felony forgery allegations in Clay Superior Court on Monday...
Michael to meet residents, answer their questions (12/09/09)
State Rep. Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) will bring her Statehouse office to the 44th House District Dec. 18, to meet with area residents, answer questions about the 2010 session of the Indiana General Assembly and help them respond to any problems they might be having with state government agencies...
Donation! (12/09/09)
Brazil Walmart recently donated $1,000 to Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.). On hand for the celebration included (from left) Walmart Assistant Manager Marvin Wells and S.O.S. representative Angie Sterrett. Jason Moon Photo.
Essay contest winners (12/09/09)
The 2009 Dick Lugar/Indiana Farm Bureau/Farm Bureau Insurance Companies Agricultural Essay Contest winners from Clay County are North Clay Middle School students Kade Chastain and Paige Stevenson. Both students received $25 and their essays will now compete at the district level. ...
Wolfe named to steering committee (12/09/09)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Community Foundation Director of Community Development Eric Wolfe was recently named to represent community foundations on the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana's State Steering Committee. Wolfe joins a group of nine other corporate government and non-profit leaders from around the state in advising on the strategic direction and goals for the Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana...
Knights pin visiting Patriots (12/09/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview wrestling team started the season off with some stout competition at 12th-ranked Bloomington South and in the Westfield Tourney over the weekend. Battling some tough opponents prepared the Knights well for the home opener, a 58-9 pasting of and improving Owen Valley program...
North Clay splits basketball games (12/09/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter North Clay's sixth grade basketball took one on the chin Wednesday night, as both A and B squads dropped games to a very good Honey Creek squad. The A-team fell by the score of 47-32. The Knights made an impressive 9-2 run late in the first period to take a 13-11 lead. The momentum didn't last however, as turnovers and an inability to stop a fast paced Bees attack, led to a 26-17 halftime deficit...
Francella Marcene Royer (12/09/09)
Francella Marcene Royer, 79, Brazil, passed away Dec. 9, 2009, at her residence after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born Oct. 26, 1930, in Bowling Green, the daughter of Arthur and Frances Meyer. She graduated from Bowling Green High School, Class of 1949. On June 16, 1951, she married Virgil Leamoine Royer...
James Edwin Clutter (12/09/09)
James Edwin Clutter, 82, Plainfield, passed away Dec. 7, 2009. He was born Aug. 20, 1927, in Brazil, to the late James C. and Ruth N. Clutter. He was the former owner of Jeco Plastic Products, Plainfield, retiring in 1999 after 20 years. He also owned J.E. ...
Michael Dale McCullough (12/09/09)
Michael Dale McCullough, 34, Brazil, died unexpectedly Dec. 3, 2009, at home. He was born Sept. 20, 1975, in Hammond, Ind., to John and Carol McCullough. Mike graduated from Apopka High School in Florida. Following high school, he began working in landscaping and lawncare in the Apopka area...
Harmony Happenings (12/09/09)
I don't have much news this week because I have been cooped up with the pig croup, or something, for about two weeks. I had a couple days of recovery and then started coughing, totally lost my voice (some call that a blessing), and have just been whining whispers ever since. I coughed so hard, I think the wallpaper has loosen from the walls. My good allergy doctor moved out of state a few months ago so I am off to see a new one at Terre Haute next week. Hopefully, that will help...
Brazil Buzz (12/09/09)
I finished my painting project yesterday. Everything went well. Aside of an assortment of bruises brought about by moving heavy furniture and long stretches of ladder leaning, I completed the job, in good order. My porcelain beauties are back in their glass showcases. Paul's oil paintings are in view. Everything looks ship-shape, including the large framed M. Donegar print of the USS De Moines, the heavy cruiser that Paul served on during his tour of duty with the Navy...
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