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Stories from Sunday, March 28, 2010

By the numbers (03/28/10)
Only a little more than a week remains to register to vote in the May 4, 2010 Primary Election. Voter registration officially ends at noon, Monday, April 5, which is the same day early voting begins. During the past 20 years, the number of registered voters has increased dramatically for mid-term elections in Clay County, but the amount of people actually casting a ballot in the Primary has decreased...
Ready! Set! Go! (03/28/10)
For the second year in a row French Funeral Home invited the community to join them in an Easter Egg Hunt at Lawson-Miller Chapel and Crematory. French Funeral Home representative Nick French (above) directs those children ready for the hunt. Three-year-old Lauren Tilley (right) enjoyed the sunshine Saturday as she looked for eggs and met the Easter Bunny with her grandparents John and Suzie Tilley. Lauren is the daughter of John and April Tilley, Brazil...
CCSWCD asking residents to show 'stewardship' (03/28/10)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD) is encouraging citizens to show their stewardship with a week-long celebration of environmentally safe practices. Stewardship Week, officially titled "Conservation Habits=Healthy Habits," is a yearly event sponsored by the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD), which the national organization uses various local conservation chapters from all over the country to engage in various activities to promote eco-friendly lifestyles.. ...
Turnout well for second Dottie Burgess Hope Dinner (03/28/10)
Several people managed to attend the second Dottie Burgess Hope Dinner, which took place at Cloverleaf Healthcare March 25. "Attendance was down a little from last year, but we made $200 over our goal for the night, so we are absolutely thrilled. There are not enough words to express our gratitude," Cloverleaf Administrator Deanna Hickman said...
Tulip bouquet sale to take place (03/28/10)
It's time for the 23rd Tulip Bouquet Sale. Share a sign of life and the hope of spring with someone special -- a loved one, a friend or a co-worker. Fresh bouquets of cut tulips will once again be sold by Hospice of the Wabash Valley to support the services it provides to its patients...
Outdoor sports getting underway for college athletes (03/28/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A pair of former Clay County softball standouts had big spring break trips for the Olney Central Blue Knights. Northview High School graduate, Traci Sanders, went 17-for-34 on the trip with 10 RBI, three doubles and seven runs scored. Blue Knight teammate, and former Clay City Eel, Angie Camp, went 13-for-34 on the trip with six RBI, two doubles and six runs scored...
Lana L. Arnold (03/28/10)
Lana L. Arnold, 60, Clay City, passed away March 26, 2010, at noon, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born May 31, 1949, in Clay County, the daughter of Albert West and Ruth Leohr West. On May 31, 1969, Lana was united in marriage to James Robert "Bob" Arnold...
Forest Phegley Wolverton (03/28/10)
Forest Phegley Wolverton passed away March 20, 2010, in Billings, Mont. He was born July 20, 1923, in Poland. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1941 and married Mary Kessel, Brazil, in 1942. Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to Anaheim, Calif., and Forest was inducted into the Army in 1943...
Telling the tale of the curious cat (03/28/10)
Telling stories is part of a journalists' life. Sometimes, the subject a journalist is working with needs a little help telling their story. This is one of those cases. The following came from e-mails and a conversations with former local resident Julie Price and her dealing with one local cat. A cat that gives reason to the definition "nine lives."...
Reader offers up more of city's historical past (03/28/10)
To the Editor: As I type this letter looking out my window facing Jackson Street, I see the traffic on National Avenue and Jackson and both streets seem to be pretty busy. Busy in the day, but not so busy at night. This is the advantages of living in this huge lovely, spacious white apartment in the middle of the third floor at 122 W. Jackson...
Tired of paying for others (03/28/10)
To the Editor: To Clay residents: My wife and I have supported the Family YMCA in the past. We think highly of this organization and we are glad for the contribution they make to the community. However, after my wife and I recently returned home from Iraq, we wanted to check on family rates for a YMCA membership...
'It's a heart problem' we have (03/28/10)
To the Editor: I send this letter in regard to the direction our country is headed. I, for one, believe "that this nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all," is not that which is described above anymore. What is the root cause of this decay?...
Voter decides to switch sides (03/28/10)
To the Editor: Brad Ellsworth let the residents of Indiana down by voting yes to the health care bill. Being a Democrat, I will not vote for him again. I believe I just became a Republican. Nancy Hopkins, Brazil
Reader favors one candidate (03/28/10)
To the Editor: Many Americans have watched with sadness and even horror as our beloved country has spiraled down into unbelievable debt and moral decay. We feel leaders in every branch of our government have betrayed us; and, rather than conducting themselves as our chosen representatives, many have taken on personal agendas...
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