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Stories from Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Two Carbon men in jail on arson charges (10/26/10)
Theatre featuring young actors in musical (10/26/10)
Area funeral home receives high distinction (10/26/10)
On Oct. 11, 2010, Moore Funeral Home was honored with its 11th Pursuit of Excellence® Award by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) during its International Convention & Expo in New Orleans, La. Only 166 firms from around the world received this prestigious recognition, placing Moore Funeral Home among an elite group of funeral service professionals. ...
Storm causes temporary outages (10/26/10)
After a long drought, Mother Nature made her watery return known during a thunderstorm early Tuesday morning. Around 8 a.m., Tuesday, a strong line of storms brought heavy rains and strong winds into Clay County. According to E911 Dispatch at the Clay County Justice Center, most of the reports of damage were in the Staunton and Coalmont area. ...
Spooky speaking (10/26/10)
Proving they aren't afraid of any ghosts, members of the Illiana Paranormal Research Team debunked two local spooky legends, Spook Light and Hell's Gates, during a presentation at The Brazil Public Library Monday night. Investigator and case manager Kristie Uselman described equipment and investigation techniques used during an investigation to more than 60 audience members. To learn more about the organization, log onto www.illianaprt.com. Ivy Jacobs Photo...
Fundraiser results! (10/26/10)
The North Clay Middle School volleyball squads recently conducted the fundraiser, "Dig For The Dogs," for the Clay County Humane Shelter. During the fundraiser, the teams collected more than 350-pounds of dry dog and cat food, 70 cans or packages of moist cat and dog food, 35 boxes of treats, bleach, dish soap and paper towels. ...
Republican Headquarters to open early Election Day (10/26/10)
The Clay County Republican Party announced the GOP Headquarters will be open beginning at 9 a.m., on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2. The headquarters are located at 15 Forest Park Plaza, Brazil, between the Dollar General and the Dollar Tree. Rides to the polls will be available for those who might need them by calling 812-236-1090...
Local Red Cross Chapter accepting pictures of military for mural (10/26/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter is now accepting pictures from the public of local men and women who are either veterans or are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. The pictures will be displayed on the chapter's hero's mural to honor and reflect upon their sacrifices and its impact on how the rest of us live today because of their sacrifices...
Update: Weather warnings issued (10/26/10)
Birthday (10/26/10)
Wesley Baysinger Wesley Baysinger will be celebrating his 80th birthday with an open house on on Nov. 7, starting at 2 p.m., at his home, 7722 N. Murphy Rd., Brazil. A card shower is planned. No gifts, please.
Birthday (10/26/10)
Al Siebenmorgen Al Siebenmorgen will be celebrating his 90th birthday with an open house on Sunday, Oct. 31, from 2-4 p.m., at Boy Scout Camp Wildwood, in the community building, 5103 E. Old Maple Ave., Terre Haute. It is requested that gifts be omitted. Cards, notes and photos would be appreciated. If anyone has photos of Al throughout the years, copies of those would be appreciated...
Rotary Dictionary Distribution (10/26/10)
In a joint project with the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, the Rotary of Brazil worked to boost reading and comprehension of written words for local third grade elementary children by giving students and teachers a personal copy of the Webster's Dictionary for Students. ...
Clarence E. Ogborn (10/26/10)
Clarence E. Ogborn, born Feb. 4, 1927, in Center Point, passed away Oct. 24, 2010, in Mahtomedi, Minn., at age 83. He was a longtime St. Francis resident, Honeywell employee and volunteer. He was preceded in death by wife Esther, son Dennis, parents Albert and Alma, brothers Samuel and Charles, and sister Lucy Mosteller...
Issiah David Gomez (10/26/10)
David Gomez and Alona Pierce, Norfolk, VA, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Issiah David Gomez. Issiah was born on Oct. 4, 2010, at 10:17 a.m., at Navel Medical Center Portsmouth. He weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 ¼ inches long. Maternal grandparents are Brian Pierce and special friend Cindy McBeth, Brazil; Micheal and Orlena Hubbard, Sullivan; great-grandparents are Allen and Loretta Pierce, Brazil; and Maryanne Wineinger, Brazil...
Estifanos Eyasu Gebrekidan, Jr. (10/26/10)
Fred and Mary Burk would like to announce the birth of their great-grandson Estifanos Eyasu Gebrekidan, Jr. Estifanos was born on April 23, 2010, at 8:15 p.m., at Community Hospital East, Indianapolis. He weighed 7 pounds 4 ounces and was 21 inches long...
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Girton (10/26/10)
Larry and Sharon 'Kay' Girton, of Brazil, will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with an open house, on Oct. 30, from 2-5 p.m., at the First Christian Church, Brazil. They were married on Oct. 21, 1960, at the Big Walnut Baptist Church, Reelsville...
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