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Stories from Sunday, December 5, 2010

Officials prepared for winter (12/05/10)
With a minimal amount of snow falling on Clay County ground this season, local officials are prepared to keep the roads as clean as possible. Clay County Highway Superintendent Pete Foster recently told The Brazil Times his department still has approximately 300 tons of a salt/sand mix leftover from last winter and plan to purchase more salt soon...
Commercial update (12/05/10)
Northview High School band director Bob Medworth contacted The Brazil Times recently regarding an update on the commercial the Marching Knights took part in. Medworth said commercial producer Brett Fallentine said the commercial will be aired on CBS during the "Hawaii 5-0," and "Rules of Engagement" television shows Monday and Jan. 2, 2011...
Programs attempting to obtain grant money (12/05/10)
A handful of programs at Northview High School are trying again to earn the right to receive grant money. Through the Pepsi Refresh Everything promotion, the Northview Marching Knights, guard program and cheerleading program are going through the grant process again this month...
Local Habitat for Humanity hopes to receive Pepsi grant (12/05/10)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County is now in the business of applying for grants. The organization's President, Rogene Morge, told The Brazil Times it is in the running for a $25,000 grant from the Pepsi Foundation this month. "We want to get the word out," Morge said...
Change of Season (12/05/10)
Brazil Main Street, Inc., Vice President Tony Harper (left) receives help from Manuel Calderon in removing one of the many flower barrels Sunday. The barrels were placed along National Avenue as one of the many items the organization took part in, and will be placed up again prior to Memorial Day...
No Santa pictures (12/05/10)
The Brazil Times has cancelled its pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, which had been scheduled for Friday, Dec. 10.
School Board to meet Thursday (12/05/10)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board of Trustees will meet in regular session Thursday, at North Clay Middle School, 3 W. Knight Dr., Brazil, in the media center. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. New business topics include:...
Food Inspections (12/05/10)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department for the month of October 2010: October 2010 Food Service Inspections Mobile Food Stands "Approved To Operate" -- Brazil Popcorn Festival Mobile Food Stands "Approved To Operate" -- Covered Bridge Festival Week...
IBM 'Hot Dog Day' scheduled (12/05/10)
The IBM Retirees' Organization annual hot dog day -- a day of reunion and remembrances -- will take place Dec. 12, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1550, Greencastle. Hot dogs and all the trimmings will be served from 12:30-2:30 p.m. IRO members may attend free of charge...
Contest winners! (12/05/10)
Van Buren Elementary first-grader Emily Traverse (above, middle) had a surprise visit from Popcorn Festival representative Ron Scherb (right) and Barry Price. They awarded her $25 for winning the 2010 Popcorn Festival coloring contest. County Line Exhaust and BLP Farms sponsored the contest. ...
Grand opening! (12/05/10)
Despite the weather outside, TJ and Susan Sneddon managed to conduct the grand opening for their new antique store, McGregor House Antiques and Collectibles, 503 N. Meridian St., Brazil. On hand for the celebration included (from left) Clay County Chamber of Commerce President Ted Paris, Susan Sneddon, TJ Sneddon, Barbara Randall, Chris Swearingen, David Swearingen and Chamber Executive Director Tiffany Cook. Shop hours are Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m...
Winter wonderland! (12/05/10)
Kamryn Hardey, 7, and Devon Hardey, 4, took advantage of the weekend snowfall, building a snowman with the help of their mother. Kamryn and Devon are the children of Amy and Chris Hardey, Brazil.
Board changes meeting date (12/05/10)
The monthly meeting of the Brazil/Clay County Airport board will be changed effective in December, to the first Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. In case of a conflict with a holiday, the meeting will take place on the second Tuesday of that month. Also, the location will be moved from the airport lounge to the Clay County Commissioner's Court Room on the first floor of the Clay County Courthouse...
Community Notes (12/05/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Interested? Look Here The Brazil Times is looking for a person interested in providing volunteer commentating and videography for girls' and boys' basketball games this season...
Road unkind to Northview in WIC openers (12/05/10)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- The Northview Knights got a bit of a reprieve on the road Saturday night as Caleb Mershon led the team into overtime with a game-tying 3-pointer in regulation. However, Brown County came away the winner in a WIC shootout, claiming a 79-78 victory in Nashville...
Ruth L. McCullough (12/05/10)
Ruth L. McCullough, 97, Center Point, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care Dec. 4, 2010, following an extended illness. She was born in Clay County April 12, 1913, the daughter of Sherman and Anna Catherine (Roeschlein) Bernhardt. She attended Cory High School...
'Loaner' van on the way (12/05/10)
To the Editor: Clay County American Legion Post 2 Commander Nick White has been notified that since the Ford Motor Company just went back to work a few weeks ago, that the Clay County VA Office will be given a "loaner" vehicle until their vehicle is sent down on or about the first week of January and all insurance expenses and fuel have been covered...
Support abortion campaign (12/05/10)
To the Editor: As a taxpayer, I am opposed to hundreds of millions of my hard-earned tax dollars being used to fund abortion and abortion providers, such as Planned Parenthood, the largest provider in America. That is why I am a part of the Susan B. Anthony List's Stop Abortion Funding campaign (www.stopabortionfunding.com), which is working to pass two pro-life bills that would end all federal funding of abortion...
Giving thanks for repaving (12/05/10)
To the Editor: Mayor A. Ann Bradshaw and myself, Clerk/Treasurer Karen McQueen, would like to extend a big thank you to all who worked so hard on the Pinckley Street Paving Project. Without everyone's hard work and dedication to this project, we believe it would have been a lot harder to complete...
More ways to save on the budget (12/05/10)
To the editor: I would like to thank Mr. Arikian as well as for Mr. James for their amazing thoughts for how we could save more money. I have thought of just a couple more ways that we could save: Let's just cut the military all the way out. Who really needs a force to save them from anyone now anyway? It's not like there are groups out there that would come to the United States. Look at the flat map that we all had to study in school. Never mind that thing the teacher called a globe...
A wonderful job on the parade (12/05/10)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Christmas In The Park Committee for doing such a wonderful job again this year with the parade along with the mayor and the City Council for allowing the extra patrol by the police department. Our organization does approximately five parades a year and this is one of the best attended parades...
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