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Stories from Sunday, December 27, 2009

Milestone! (12/27/09)
Born on Christmas Day 1909, Clay City resident Helen Rentschler has 100 years of special memories during the holidays. "I think my first Christmas gift was probably an orange or a piece of fruit. We didn't have much back then," Rentschler told The Brazil Times during a birthday celebration at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville, Christmas Eve. ...
Christian band scheduled to perform at local church (12/27/09)
Grace Chapel, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil, will host Pearl Blind, at 7 p.m., Friday, Jan. 8, 2010. The Christian band performs original music with "rock, blues and jazz influences," according to its website. In addition, it performs contemporary "radio" cover music, and contemporary praise and worship songs...
Girl with local ties discovers dinosaur bone (12/27/09)
Winter Weather Advisory in effect (12/27/09)
The National Weather Service based in Indianapolis issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Clay County Sunday. The advisory is in effect until 1 a.m., Monday. The agency estimated the area could receive up to 1-3 inches of snow throughout Sunday, with steady temperatures in the upper 20s...
Charles "Andy" W. Anderson (12/27/09)
Charles "Andy" W. Anderson, 71, Brazil, died Dec. 23, 2009, at 11:10 p.m., at the Exceptional Living Center. He was born Dec. 23, 1938, in Ceres, Va., the son of Bane Anderson and Lola Sparks Anderson. He graduated from Ceres High School. He came to the Indianapolis area to live with his sister following graduation. ...
Arnold Frederick Martin (12/27/09)
Arnold Frederick Martin, 75, Brazil, died at 7:45 a.m., Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, in Plainfield, Ind. He was born May 3, 1934, in Gary, Ind., as the son of Raymond and Inez Wright Martin. Following high school, he attended Purdue University. He worked as an engineer at U.S. Steel until his retirement...
Curtis R. Stearley (12/27/09)
Curtis R. Stearley, 89, Belton, Mo., and formerly of Clay County, died Dec. 22, 2009, at his residence following an extended illness. He was born March 27, 1920, to Harold E. and Eva (Ringo) Stearley. "Curt" attended Brazil High School, graduating in 1940 as a member of the National Honor Society (his graduation delayed due to a fight with tuberculous). As a member of the marching high school band for three years, Curt participated in many parades over the years...
Have fun, but be careful (12/27/09)
Only a few years ago, New Year's Eve meant so much to me. It still means something, but something completely different. Gone are the days of working only a half day and then making the trip east on Interstate-70 to Indianapolis to spend an evening of debauchery with friends, followed by a morning of realizing everything I was hoping for (regarding resolutions) had gone straight out the window in a matter of minutes following the strike of midnight into the new year...
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