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Stories from Monday, October 11, 2010

Times to launch online poll (10/11/10)
The Brazil Times will launch a straw poll for the 2010 General Election. The survey may be accessed at surveymonkey.com/s/braziltimes. The poll will open 8 a.m., each Tuesday morning and close at noon each Thursday, beginning Oct. 12 through Oct. 28...
Helping hands! (10/11/10)
There was no sibling rivalry during the French Funeral Home's 10th Annual Pumpkin Giveaway Saturday. Tyler Walls, 3, got a helping hand from his big brother Brian, 8, while selecting a perfect pumpkin to take home with their grandparents Larry and Pat Walls, Brazil. The boys are the sons of Bruce and Tammy Walls, Marshall, Ind. A second pumpkin giveaway will take place at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 301 E. 8th St., Clay City, Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10 a.m.-noon, or while pumpkins last...
Area veterans gather for purpose (10/11/10)
Approximately 20 concerned veterans and residents gathered for a meeting recently to discuss an issue important to them. Knightsville resident Marion "Sarge" Eveland organized the meeting, which was set up to discuss the possibility of purchasing a current unoccupied building in Brazil to set up as a clinic for veterans...
CCRTA sets up fall meeting (10/11/10)
The regular fall meeting of the Clay Community Retired Teachers Association will take place at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Bingo Building on North Kennedy's Crossing Road, across from Northview High School. A buffet meal will be served to members and guests, followed by two award presentations, a short business meeting and the introduction of Nancy Tolson, State President of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association...
Saturday Christian concert scheduled (10/11/10)
Grace Chapel Ministries, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil, will welcome Wicket Gate for a performance at 8:30 p.m., Saturday. The concert is free and open to the public. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Wicket Gate is based in Roanoke, Va. The band, according to concert organizers, is a Christian band influenced by Southern Rock and Blues...
Food Pantry date changed (10/11/10)
Due to the Covered Bridge Festival taking place, the Wesley Chapel Food bank will suspend activities this weekend. To compensate, the food bank will be open from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Oct. 23. For more information, call 443-2235.
Tree Festival set for Nov. 13 (10/11/10)
Community Foundation Grant Winners (10/11/10)
Vaccines set at hospital (10/11/10)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will offer seasonal flu vaccines to the community Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 5-7 p.m., at the hospital. For those who have Medicare, they must have their Medicare Card available on the date of service for billing purposes. Medicare Part B will be billed for the service...
Northview volleyball splits at North Montgomery (10/11/10)
Times Staff Report CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team competed in the North Montgomery Tournament on Saturday with a split of four matches. The Knights started well in its opening match against Lincoln, winning the opening set before losing a pair of tight games in a 25-18, 25-27, 11-15 match...
IHSAA makes postseason draws for football, volleyball (10/11/10)
Times Staff Report Sectional draws have been made for football and volleyball teams around the state. The IHSAA Football Sectional draw was made on Sunday evening with the Class 4A Sectional 16 that features Northview High School being one of the toughest in the state...
Joseph Peabody (10/11/10)
Joseph Peabody, 64, Clay County, passed away at his residence Sept. 24, 2010. He was born March 5, 1946, and graduated from Elgin High School. Mr. Peabody served his country in the United States Navy. He had worked as a telephone lineman in Texas. He was a member of the Otter Creek Christian Church...
Daniel E. "Danny" Minnick (10/11/10)
Daniel E. "Danny" Minnick, 88, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, under the care of Yellow Rose Hospice at Methodist Hospital. He was born Oct. 17, 1921, in Owen County, to Glen and Ina A. Huber Minnick. Mr. Minnick was a member of the Putnamville United Methodist Church and had retired from IBM...
Billy G. Gregory (10/11/10)
Billy G. Gregory, 73, Reelsville, died Oct. 10, 2010, in a farming accident while helping a neighbor. He was born Feb. 15, 1937, in Gallatin, Tenn., the son of Presley Lee and Ella Mae Gregory. Billy began working construction at the age of 14. Billy worked for the Indianapolis Brick Layers Union as a Journeyman Bricklayer. After more than 30 years of service, he was considered an expert in the trade...
Emma "Lorene" (Harris) Russell (10/11/10)
Emma "Lorene" (Harris) Russell, 92, Clay County, passed away Oct. 9, 2010, at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville. She was born July 25, 1918, in Clay County, the daughter of Ivan and Mary (Stevenson) Harris. Lorene was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Harold Liddle and John Russell, son Ronald Moore, daughter Carolyn Sue Metz, daughter in infancy Patricia Moore, son-in-law John A. "Jack" Metz, brothers James Harris and Wes Harris and sister Mildred France...
Charlotte Jane Anstead (10/11/10)
Charlotte Jane Anstead, 82, Brazil, formerly of Bridgeton, Ind., passed away at the Exceptional Living Center on Oct. 7, 2010. She was born to Jasper and Grace Coffenberry June 24, 1925, in Bridgeton, Ind. Mrs. Anstead was a homemaker. She served as a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and on the resident's board at the Exceptional Living Center...
'The Waiting' is the hardest part (10/11/10)
In 1981, Tom Petty's single, "The Waiting," from the album, "Hard Promises," was released. The song peaked in the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 19. Since then, the song has been covered by Linda Rondstadt, was used in an episode of "The Simpsons," and is used regularly by officials with the Philadelphia Flyers when goals or plays are under review...
'Keep Our Children Warm' set for Monday (10/11/10)
To the Editor: The leaves are turning, the air is cooling and winter is approaching. Many people differ on their views of winter. Some openly embrace the cold weather, snow and the beauty it can bring with it, while others hate the cold and countdown the days till spring all winter long...
Resident expresses concern for all citizens (10/11/10)
To the Editor: To all concerned citizens: Although the month of October usually brings us more tricks than anything else, please be aware all year long things do and can go wrong in our own personal lives that really make things tough. Has it come to the time in our lives where we need to document every aspect of our daily events for self-protection? Some people do keep daily planners, but that just tracks appointments and possible events...
Family thanks all for support during trying time (10/11/10)
To the Editor: Please allow us to express our deepest gratitude for all of the support we received during our grandmother's passing. All of your kindness, love and prayers brought comfort to our family during this difficult time. We would especially like to thank Phoebe Kidwell, French Funeral Home and all of our family and friends that reached out to us in many ways...
Reader urges all to vote in upcoming election (10/11/10)
To the Editor: Next month, the polls open and we the people will once again go to the polls to elect our lawmakers. Notice I didn't say leaders, as that is supposed to be our job. When this time is upon us, I urge you to go to the polls to vote. Moreover, I urge you to vote for the conservative candidates...
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