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Stories from Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Volatile situation leads to arrest on battery charge (10/20/10)
Officials believe an attempt to talk out a volatile situation turned ugly recently and sent one man to the hospital and another to jail for aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. According to information provided by Brazil City Police Department officials, the investigation began Sunday when the victim was taken to St. ...
Big spending in Prosecutor's race (10/20/10)
As the 2010 General Election nears, candidates are spending funds to bolster their campaigns. The pre-campaign finance reporting period ended Oct. 8, and candidates had until noon, Oct. 15 to file the information with the election office. While there are a few contested races in Clay County, the big money is being spent by the candidates for Clay County Prosecutor -- Republican incumbent Lee Reberger and Democrat Charles Hear...
Learning experience (10/20/10)
Preschool students from the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center listen as Brazil City Firefighter Stoney Fisher explains what the students should do in the event of a fire Wednesday. Students also learned about fire safety and toured the firehouse. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Chamber preparing for latest Focus Awards (10/20/10)
The 2010 Focus Awards will take place Thursday, Nov. 4, at Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil. A reception/social hour has been scheduled from 5:30-6:30 p.m., followed by dinner from 6:30-7:30. The awards program will begin at 7:30. This year's event is the first to take place in Clay County since 2004. The awards program previously took place 1996-99 and 2001...
Carter hopes to bring fresh perspective to council (10/20/10)
My name is Toni Carter and I am running for Clay County Council, District 3, which covers Posey, Jackson and Sugar Ridge Townships. My husband, Shawn, and I have been married for 20 years and we have three children. Taylor, 15, is a sophomore at Northview High School, Brett, 12, is a seventh-grade student at North Clay and Jack, 9, is a fourth-grader at Jackson Township Elementary...
WIC Program adds new foods (10/20/10)
The Clay County WIC Program has announced the addition of new foods. Frozen Fruits and vegetables are now included with the fresh fruit and vegetables already available. Other changes were made on the WIC checks for cereal, juice, milk, cheese, eggs, peanut butter, while grain items (bread, tortillas and brown rice), beans, formula, infant cereal and jars of baby food...
S.P.I.R.I.T. meeting slated for Sunday (10/20/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Spiritual Practices Inspirational Resources Interface Teachings (S.P.I.R.I.T.), a non-profit organization, has scheduled its next meeting for 3-4:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Crawfordsville Public Library Room C. The group, which is only in its infancy, has plans to meet every other Sunday...
Special gift (10/20/10)
Teachers receive some extra help with classroom expenses. Wal-Mart Employee Laura Sanders, nominated Van Buren Elementary for the Wal-Mart give away. Ten teachers received $100 gift cards and the students received a large cake for snack. Receiving the gift cards include (front, left) first-grade teacher Alison Pond, art teacher Debbie Metz, Kindergarten teacher Megan Mapes, Kindergarten teacher Susan Maurer, fourth-grade teacher Anna Berry, fourth-grade teacher Steve Hoopingarner, fifth-grade teacher Janine Mullinix (back) Wal-Mart employees Melissa Shepard and Laura Sanders, second-grade teacher Brent Vaught and third-grade teacher Derik Tipton. ...
Leaf pickup (10/20/10)
The City of Brazil is conducting leaf pickup by section on the following days: Residents are asked to rake all leaves into the street, along the curb, and remove all parked cars during these time periods to allow access for the leaf machine. For more information, contact City Hall at 443-2221...
Fall arts show (10/20/10)
Celebration of the Arts and Soul will host its second Annual Fall Show Nov. 19-21, at the former Masonic Temple, 201 N. Walnut St., Brazil. This year, the charity being showcased is the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry. Hours for the show are 6-9 p.m., Friday Nov. 19, 1-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, and 1-6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 21...
SMWC hosting haunted house and ghostly tours (10/20/10)
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students are scaring up some cash with the Halloween Haunted Conservatory. Sponsored by the Music Therapy Club, the event will be Friday, Oct. 29, 2010, from 6-10 p.m., at the Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Conservatory of Music...
CLUB NEWS (10/20/10)
Tri Kappa The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6:30 p.m., on Oct. 4, 2010, at April Lovett's house. Hostesses for this month were Jamie Bell, Christy Casassa, and April Lovett. President, Larissa Goshen called the meeting to order, followed by the opening song and verse. Christy Casassa took roll call and read the minutes of the October meeting. The minutes were accepted as read. Larissa Goshen gave the treasurer's report:...
JTE fundraiser for the Humane Shelter (10/20/10)
Jackson Township students and staff collected food and cleaning supplies for the Clay County Humane Shelter. Ms. Morlan's room is pictured with the items collected before they were delivered to the Shelter on Friday, Sept. 10. This winning group of students will have ice cream as their reward for collecting the most number of items...
Paul Mitchell Seminar (10/20/10)
Stylists of the Mane Attraction Beauty Salon, Brazil, recently attended a Paul Mitchell education seminar in Chicago. They received advanced training in the latest trends of coloring, foiling, cutting and styling. Owner Mona Howard, said, "the success of our salon is built on education of our stylists." They also attended the Midwest Beauty Show in Chicago earlier this year. Attending were Monica Reinoehl, Chelsea Mershon and Mona Howard. Unable to attend was Suzie Morgan...
Essay Contest winner (10/20/10)
For the 14th year, the Indiana Troopers Association (ITA) provided the David Deuter Memorial Essay Contest for fifth grade students across Indiana. The studnets were invited in January to participate in the program by composing an original essay in approximately 100 words on the subject of "What Being A Good Citizen Means To Me."...
Styles from the Avenue (10/20/10)
Do you notice how the styles change from year to year? Do you watch how history repeat itself and many styles return? Everyone is invited and welcome to come on Oct. 26, 6:30 p.m. at the 4-H Fairgrounds, to view past styles from the 40's. "Styles from the Avenue" is being presented by Debby Jordan. Cost is $1. Refreshments will be served...
Clay City ready for rematch against Lakers (10/20/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor White River Valley High School plays host to Class A Sectional 61 beginning tonight with a 7 p.m. contest between Shakamak and Clay City. If the regular season battle is any indicator, the admission price tonight will be well worth it as the Eels and Lakers went toe-to-toe in a five-game thriller. ...
Northview readies in defense of title (10/20/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights head into the volleyball postseason as the defending sectional champion and have the fortune to host the sectional this year as play gets underway tonight at 6 p.m. with Martinsville taking on Plainfield followed by the Knights taking on Mooresville...
Higgins 'all around' game spurs Eels (10/20/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City Eels head into postseason volleyball play on Thursday night with one of the most dynamic weapons on its roster in senior middle hitter, Lynsey Higgins. Through the 5'10 Higgins might not elicit a lot of fear as some six-foot or larger hitters might when coming to the net. However, Higgins is one of the top athletes at Clay City, which has helped her produce at a very high rate according to coach Lu Anne Anderson...
Knights dig Buck's defense (10/20/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball team heads into tonight's opening game of the sectional as the defending champion after winning its first title in 14 years during the 2009 season. While offense and kills typically get the bulk of the attention, it's often defense that wins championships...
PUBLIC RECORD 10-21-10 (10/20/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 13-20: Clay Superior Court -- Civil American Acceptance Company Vs. Thomas A. Kline: Civil Collections Amber L. Johnson Vs. James G. Johnson: Domestic Relations...
Brazil Buzz (10/20/10)
Here I am, on this beautiful day, suffering from a very bad cold. I took a short walk and decided to come inside. Besides this dry cough was disturbing the leaves. Another thing, my throat is on fire and there is a burn ban in place. Tootie Mae was sitting in the computer chair, patiently, waiting for me. She reminded me to check out the boo-boo on her back leg...
Harmony Happenings (10/20/10)
Van Buren Elementary is having a Veterans Day Program on Wednesday, Nov. 10, from 9-10:30 a.m., in the gymnasium. The staff is putting together this program to honor those from the community that have served their country. They want to recognize veterans, those who are currently serving, and the deceased who have served in any branch of the United States Armed Forces...
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