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Stories from Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Council renews animal contract (12/30/09)
The Council Chambers of City Hall was nearly full Wednesday afternoon to join in on the Common Council of the City of Brazil's discussion of the animal contract. Mayor Ann Bradshaw invited representatives from both the Clay County Animal Rescue, Inc., Center Point, which had the contract for 2009, and the Clay County Humane Society for consideration on who would receive the 2010 contract during the special meeting...
New use of old V.F.W. building approved (12/30/09)
TransCare may soon have a new location to house its ambulance service. During a special meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety Wednesday, Clay City resident Daryl Andrews informed board members he is in the process of purchasing the former Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1127, located at 110 E. Jackson St., Brazil...
FEMA hosting Flood Risk Open House (12/30/09)
Representatives from the United States Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will host a Flood Risk Information Open House, from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Clay County Courthouse Rotunda...
Holiday hoops (12/30/09)
Clay City's Carmela Roeschlein drives by a South Putnam defender during the first game of the Eagle Holiday Classic Wednesday. Jason Moon Photo.
Four Knights place in top-four at Mooresville Holiday Classic (12/30/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MOORESVILLE -- The Northview wrestling program made its annual trip to the prestigious Mooresville Holiday Classic this week and continued its maturation process with a seventh-place team finish out of the 16-team field...
Eels can't overcome first half deficit to Falcons (12/30/09)
By CAINE GARDNER For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- In the consolation game of the South Putnam Holiday Classic, Clay City fought hard in the second half, but couldn't overcome North Vermillion's lead they built in the first 16 minutes of the game and fell to 3-5 on the season...
Eels topped by Class A ranked Falcons (12/30/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The Clay City Eels followed an impressive win with a lopsided defeat Wednesday, losing to North Vermillion in the second round of the Eagle Holiday Classic by a 61-43 count. The Falcons dominated the first quarter of play, as Clay City, less than an hour removed from a nine-point win over South Putnam, struggled to contain the Falcons balanced offensive attack. All told, seven of the eight players the Falcons dressed scored...
Clay City girls open Classic with win (12/30/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Clay City girls basketball overcame early offensive struggles to advance to the final round of play in the Eagles Holiday Classic, with a 44-35 win over tournament host South Putnam. In what proved to be a sloppy, turnover filled contest, the Eagles jumped out to a lead early, aided by nine Clay City turnovers in the first quarter. The Eels fought back however, and took a 17-16 lead into the locker room...
Clarence LaVearl Ward (12/30/09)
Clarence LaVearl Ward, 89, Brazil, died Dec. 29, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, following an extended illness. He was born Jan. 18, 1920, in Greenup, Ill., to Clarence M. and Clara Marie (Kirkling) Ward. Mr. Ward joined the United States Army in 1944. He served in Japan, during WWII, and was honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant in 1946. Clarence was united in Marriage to Ruth Girton, June 5, 1940. He worked as a conductor on the Pennsylvania Rail Road retiring in 1982...
Flossie Marie Osborn (12/30/09)
Flossie Marie Osborn, 85, rural Brazil, died at her residence Dec. 29, 2009, at 8:35 p.m. Born in Robinson, Ill., Jan. 16, 1924, she was the daughter of Charles and Isabelle (Lake) Eveland. She was a homemaker and a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local No. 157 Retirees Club. She married Grover C. Osborn, and he preceded her in death on March 31, 2003...
Jacquelyn Loveall (12/30/09)
Jacquelyn Loveall, 82, Rockville, formerly of Brazil, died Friday, Dec. 25, 2009, at Union Hospital, Clinton. She was born Jan. 18, 1927, in Terre Haute, to George L. Kerr and Charlotte Campbell Kerr. Raised in Brazil, Jacquelyn graduated from Brazil High School in 1944...
Fans got cheated with game (12/30/09)
To the Editor: If I were a fan at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday evening during the Jets' game, I would feel cheated. Fans expected a football game instead of surrender. I am disappointed with the coaching staff and management's decision to bench so many starters in the third period...
Habitat for Humanity offers thanks (12/30/09)
To the Editor: As another year is ending, Habitat for Humanity of Clay County is close to finishing its sixth house. Our partner family, Gary and Anastasia Pine and their children, Emma, Corey and Chasity will move into their home in Clay City early in 2010...
Address illegal immigration (12/30/09)
To the Editor: Addressing illegal immigration will save school funding cuts. There has been a 100 percent increase in illegal immigration into Indiana since 2000. There also has been an even larger increase in Limited English Speaking students from 17,194, to 45,885, from 2000-09. ...
Start New Year with new diet (12/30/09)
To the Editor: Worried about beef? The National Steak and Poultry recall is making many consumers think twice about biting into burgers. The company recently recalled nearly 250,000 pounds of beef because of an E. coli contamination. As a dietitian, I think it's time to face the facts. Burgers can bite back in a big way. And E. coli is not the only problem...
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