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Stories from Sunday, October 17, 2010

Relay kickstarting efforts early (10/17/10)
The fight against cancer is starting early. The 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life committee met in the Riddell National Bank Community Room Tuesday. "Cancer shouldn't be a 'BUZZ' word," Committee Chairperson Carrol Evans said. "Cancer should be a 'WAS' word. As a child of a cancer survivor, this is very important to me. I'm dedicated to making cancer a 'WAS' word. We are a community trying to make cancer a 'WAS' word."...
Headquarters open (10/17/10)
The Clay County Democrats celebrated the opening of its Party Headquarters Saturday at 121 E. National Ave. On hand for the grand opening were (front, from left) Brazil Township Trustee candidate Vickie Lawhorn, party member Barbara Philabaum, District 1 County Council member Rita Rothrock, District 3 County Council member Dolores Johnson, Democratic Party Central Committee Secretary Ed Nevins, Central Committee Chairman Joe Broyles, Clay County Prosecutor candidate Charles Hear, Clay City Town Attorney Chris Gambill and Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown. ...
Special recognition (10/17/10)
Northview senior Brandon Pleake was presented with the National Guard All-Academic Award before Saturday's football game at Lucas Oil Field. Pleake has a grade point average of 3.758 this year, and was one of eight players honored with the award before the Knights' victory over Brown County. Carey Fox Photo...
City looking into hiring company to recover costs (10/17/10)
The City of Brazil is considering hiring a company to help recover costs within its telecommunications system. During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, Vaughn Shackelford, project manager with Recovery Consulting, Inc., Indianapolis, described how the process works...
Brazil parks now online (10/17/10)
The Brazil City Parks Board is online. Before the conclusion of the Tuesday meeting Board Vice President Todd Brackman introduced board members to Facebook. "We've talked in the past about having a website," Brackman said. "This will allow members of the community who currently live here or have moved away to join our Facebook group."...
County bands advance to Semistate competition (10/17/10)
EVANSVILLE -- Both the Clay City Imperial Regiment and Northview Marching Knights advanced to the Indiana State School Music Association Semistate level following their performances Saturday. Both bands competed in the Evansville Central High School ISSMA Regional, with the Imperial Regiment receiving a silver rating, and the Marching Knights grabbing a gold rating...
Officials release name of victim in fatal accident (10/17/10)
Officials released the name of a Poland woman killed in a two-vehicle accident Friday. According to Clay County Sheriff's Department officials, Anna Nicholls, 81, Poland, was pronounced dead at the scene of a fatal accident involving a delivery van and a passenger car near the intersection of State Road 59 and SR 46 at 1:17 p.m., Friday...
School board highlights (10/17/10)
Highlights of Thursday's Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting included: The Cost Cutting Committee will meet at 6 p.m., today in the Media Center at North Clay Middle School...
Scholarship winner (10/17/10)
Alpha Delta Kappa teaching sorority gold member Rolene Moore (left front) presented the group's annual scholarship to Katie Timberman, 21, Brazil, during a ceremony at the LEAAP Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, Wednesday. Katie, who is the daughter of Kevin and Lisa Timberman, is pursuing a career in childhood education. Pictured in back are scholarship committee members Betsy Milner, Beverly Ford, Jana Kennedy and Anna Long. Courtesy Photo...
Quick eaters (10/17/10)
As part of the 2010 Orville Redenbacher Popcorn Festival, Shaw Chiropractic hosted the annual Popcorn Eating Contest. Pictured are (from left) two-time adult division winner/Brazil City Firefighter Stoney Fisher, Dr. Julie Shaw, age 5-8 division winner Shane Hood, age 13-17 division winner (two-time) Evan Pierce and age 9-12 division winner Trenton Smith. Each of the winners were awarded a cash prize and a T-shirt. Courtesy Photo...
Donation! (10/17/10)
During the Oct. 6 meeting of the Brazil Rotary Club at the Brazil Elks Lodge, the Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Band was presented with a S490.08 donation, which was raised during the 75th Annual Rotary Fourth of July Celebration's annual Fish Fry. On hand for the check presentation were Clay City Imperial Regiment Director Mark Ziegler (left) and fish fry co-chair Maryann Reed. Not pictured is fish fry co-chair Dr. Alicia Reed-Thomas. Courtesy Photo...
Street party (10/17/10)
The Clay County Democrats are hosting a street party 6 p.m., Tuesday, behind the party headquarters, 121 E. National Ave., Brazil. Free hot dogs and drinks will be provided. The public is welcome to attend and meet candidates.
Course records tumble at Brown County Regional (10/17/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor NASHVILLE -- The Brown County Regional was contested in about as perfect a Fall day as anyone could have asked for and the Eagle Park Course was lightning quick for 20 high school cross country teams on Saturday afternoon...
Home Sweet Dome (10/17/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Indianapolis Colts have called the RCA Dome and now Lucas Oil Field home, however, the Northview Knights seem to have adopted them as a home away from home. The Knights got five touchdown passes from quarterback Trent Lancaster and cruised to an easy 48-14 victory over Brown County on Saturday night...
Rebecca Ann Mishler Heeke (10/17/10)
Mrs. Rebecca Ann "Becky" Mishler Heeke, 59, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at her residence. Born Dec. 1, 1950, in Tell City, she was the daughter of Lloyd "Porky" and Mary (Quinlin) Knieriem. She was a graduate of Brazil High School class of 1968 and IVY Tech Nursing Program, where she received her LPN degree and worked in the Putnam County area. She married Joe Heeke on Dec. 24, 1995, and he survives...
It's a boy! (10/17/10)
To all of our dear Clay County friends, For the past several months, I have shared with you some of the most magical moments of my entire life. Merry and I have been expecting our first child. Throughout the course of at least six months, I have shared with you trials and tribulations, anxiety levels and much, much more...
Teacher has 'reality check' (10/17/10)
To the Editor: I have been blessed to work at a job I truly love -- teaching. At 32, I started on a venture of becoming what I'd always wanted to be, a teacher. As year number 28 begins, Forest Park Elementary has been placed in the media spotlight...
Reader happy to be with group (10/17/10)
To the Editor: Job's Daughters is an organization for young women age 10-20-years-old. We are an international group that is in seven countries. We help teach young women to be productive women in today's society. We teach young women the skills of leadership, public speaking, character values, love and respect for our parents and elders and respect for God and country...
Reader calls on others to 'wake up' (10/17/10)
To the Editor: 1940s -- Baton Death March -- soldiers who couldn't walk anymore were forced to dig their own graves. They were thrown in, poured gasoline on and burned alive. After World War II, the Japanese took over businesses in Hawaii. 1970s -- They flooded the market with junk electronics. American companies were forced out of business...
Is 'less government' really less? (10/17/10)
To the Editor: Our government is a democracy that solders have fought and died for. Our freedom allows us to elect new representatives every four years and if we don't like the job they're doing, then we can vote them out. Less government means less regulation on big business. ...
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