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Stories from Sunday, December 13, 2009

Board accepts master contract (12/13/09)
In a 5-0-1 vote, the Clay Community School Board of Trustees voted to accept the master contract and employee salary and fringe benefits for all administrative, certified and non-certified staff and bus drivers. Board member Dottie King was absent from the meeting while member Forrest Buell abstained...
Festive music (12/13/09)
Members of the First United Methodist Church Bell Choir performed holiday favorites during a Christmas party at Riddell National Bank Saturday morning.
More clinics in the works (12/13/09)
Clay County Health Officer Dr. S. Rahim Farid told The Brazil Times recently that vaccination clinics for all county citizens are currently being planned. "We're working on having a public clinic in the health department," Dr. Farid said. The clinics -- specified for H1N1 vaccinations -- could take place in the last week of December, Dr. Farid said, and another, he said, could take place in January...
City seeking grant funding for storm water project (12/13/09)
The City of Brazil is attempting to qualify for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and is seeking grant funding for a storm water project. The project will improve the flooding issues for the homes along the Pogue's Run area. West Central Indiana Economic Development District Flood Recovery Coordinator/Planner Kristy Jerrell said the city has been in the planning stages of seeking funding since February...
Food drive (12/13/09)
Students at Staunton Elementary, in conjunction with the YMCA of Clay County, conducted a food drive for families during Thanksgiving. Those helping included Olyvia Notler, Joey Price, Lani Starkey, Lucas Starkey, Drew Pell, Morghan Miller, Cheyenne Sims, Bailey Jones, Chelsey Neamon, Isabella Horrall, Mackenzie Stanley, Ivan Trahan, Mekhi Salako, Parker Jordan, Jack Howald, Garrett Tolbert, Darrian Herniter and Chloe Burns. ...
WIC adds food to program (12/13/09)
The Clay County WIC Program, 972 W. Craig Ave., Brazil, recently announced the addition of new foods. The WIC checks for cereal, juice, milk, cheese, eggs, peanut butter, beans and formula will now include fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains (bread, tortillas or brown rice) and jars of baby food...
Details on new system released (12/13/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Under fire for problems since it automated and privatized its welfare intake system, Indiana's human services agency plans to introduce more face-to-face contact with caseworkers and make other improvements in 10 southwestern counties in January...
Knights bring home invitational title (12/13/09)
With three forfeits in their lineup, the Northview Knights were underdogs Saturday in the Northview Invitational Wrestling Tournament. Forfeiting 18 points to teams like Plainfield, Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South, plus Western Indiana Conference rivals West Vigo and South Vermillion is now the way to win a championship...
Colts break records in victory (12/13/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Even Peyton Manning's inconsistency couldn't derail history for the Indianapolis Colts. Or preserve the NFL records of New England and San Francisco. Manning was sensational, throwing three TD passes in the first 23 minutes, then mediocre, getting picked off three times in the Colts' 28-16 victory over Denver for their 22nd consecutive regular-season win. ...
David Christian (12/13/09)
David Christian, 49, Terre Haute, died at 5:37 a.m., Friday, Dec. 11, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Aug. 18, 1960, in Indiana, as the son of Robert and Norma Christian. He worked as a carpenter. He was preceded in death by his father, brothers Stephen and Johnathan, and sisters Rebecca and Jennifer...
Higher degrees sometimes mean nothing (12/13/09)
To the Editor: Dear Trustee, We are trapped in a cycle of spending money foolishly and we need to break the cycle. We oversized Northview to the point where people do not even know each other in that building, which is not good for education or control...
Chamber of Commerce gives thanks (12/13/09)
To the Editor: The Clay County Chamber of Commerce wishes to thank everyone who participated in the Town Hall Meeting with Congressman Brad Ellsworth on Nov. 23, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil. There were 70 attendees from the local community who participated in a spirited discussion on Health Care and Clean Air Legislation...
Food Pantry appreciates help (12/13/09)
To the Editor: Thanks to The Brazil Times, to Brother and Sister Trusty for the opening prayer, to Rev. Ron and Lorie Rector, Jody Sanders and Sister Sanders for transportation and the use of the van for picking up and bringing clients to the meal. It was a blessing...
NHS Sports Boosters extend thanks (12/13/09)
To the Editor: The Knights' Sports Boosters would like to extend a huge thank you to all the businesses and individuals that sponsored baskets, provided door prizes, and assisted with the organization of the Basket Bingo, held on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall...
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