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Stories from Sunday, December 12, 2010

Search and Rescue reopens its doors (12/12/10)
As of 8 a.m., Saturday, Clay County Search and Rescue returned to active service. "The community really rallied behind us," CCSR Assistant Chief T.J. Modesitt told The Brazil Times. "It was announced to local emergency departments at 9 a.m., when Clay County E911 conducted its test of emergency tones for all departments. We are excited to return to service, not only for local residents but to be able to provide assistance and support to other emergency agencies."...
Holiday Cheer (12/12/10)
Santa making multiple stops in the county Santa Claus made several visits around Clay County during the weekend and has a few more stops to make before Christmas. He paid a visit to Riddell National Bank Saturday to have pictures taken with children. While there, the First United Methodist Church Bell Choir, under the direction of Shaun Short, performed for the crowd. Short said this is the fifth year the choir has performed at the bank...
Two positions to use vehicles owned by CCSC (12/12/10)
After months of discussion the Clay Community School Board of Trustees is coming one step closer to a decision. What began as a discussion on cost savings has evolved into a possible change in policy. Beginning Jan. 1, the Building and Grounds Director and Transportation Director are to use corporation-owned vehicles instead of receiving mileage reimbursement. Both are to take notes for three months and report back to the board during the regular April meeting...
New information released in child molestation case (12/12/10)
New information is available surrounding the formal child molestation allegations filed against a Brazil man, while officials confirm the investigation continues and more suspects could be potentially charged in the matter. The Clay County Prosecutor's Office formally charged Brett Maesch, 20, Brazil, with class B child molestation in Clay County Circuit Court Nov. 23...
Red Cross offering CPR training (12/12/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The local Essence of Red is partnering with the American Red Cross of the Wabash Valley Chapter to sponsor free adult CPR training, Tuesday, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public, but there is a maximum of 10 participants for the class...
Duke Energy offers tips on saving money this winter (12/12/10)
PLAINFIELD, Ind. -- Duke Energy has offered suggestions to help everyone be safe and save money as they decorate for the holidays. On average, holiday lighting costs just pennies a day. However, elaborate displays that use large incandescent bulbs can add as much as $80 to a monthly power bill, depending on the number of bulbs and how long they are lit each day...
Winter Weather Advisory for area (12/12/10)
The National Weather Service (NWS) based in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Clay County through 7 a.m., Monday. According to the organization, roads could become snow covered, slick and hazardous from snow and blowing snow. NWS estimated a total snow accumulation of 1-2 inches for the area...
Knights win Cpl. Greg Stultz Memorial (12/12/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview wrestling team defended its team championship in the Knights' home gym on Saturday, claiming the first Corporal Gregory S. Stultz Memorial Tourney by winning all five dual matches on the day. The tourney was previously named simply the Northview Invitational, but was re-named this year in honor of former Knights' wrestler, Greg Stultz, who was killed in action while serving in the United States Marines in Afghanistan last February...
Knights fall short at Evansville Central (12/12/10)
Times Staff Report EVANSVILLE -- The Northview Knights can't seem to quite get over the hump in gathering an early season win. For the second consecutive season, Northview has begun the year 0-5 after falling to an Evansville Central squad that was coming off a victory against Class 3A No. 1 ranked Washington just a week ago. The Knights lost 74-61 on Saturday night...
Patricia Dianne (Ball) Brunette Miller (12/12/10)
Patricia Dianne (Ball) Brunette Miller, 81, Brazil, passed away at, Cloverleaf Health Care, Dec. 11, 2010, following a battle with Alzheimer's. Patricia was born Nov. 24, 1929, in Clay County, Ind., to Benjamin and Ellen (Lankford) Ball. Patricia graduated from Clay City High School in 1947. During high school, she played the clarinet in the band...
Mary Ann Brunett (12/12/10)
Mary Ann Brunett, 80, Brazil, died at the Exceptional Living Center Dec. 11, 2010, following an extended illness. She was born Dec. 12, 1929, in Clay County, the daughter of Paul and Loretta (Metz) Tuemler. Mary Ann graduated from Brazil High School in 1947, and received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Indiana State University in 1979...
Jana Macbeth (12/12/10)
Jana Macbeth, 69, Jamestown, Ind., died Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Nov. 3, 1941, in Richmond, Ind., daughter of the late Clifford Haynes and Betty Logan Beach and granddaughter of Marjorie Bias. She married Robert J. Macbeth on May 3, 1961. He survives...
Experiencing a lot of 'firsts' (12/12/10)
Since October, life sure has changed. It's been eight weeks since James David was born. Since then, he's obviously experienced a lot of things for the first time. So has his mother and father. I know I've said this before, but I'm not sure words can really express how I feel regarding this situation...
Humane Society delivers thanks (12/12/10)
To the Editor: The Clay County Humane Society would like to thank all the following people for donated time, material and labor for our new and much needed outdoor dog shelter. Special thanks to Kim Emmert-O'Dell, Randy at Timberland, Pells, EBC, and Steve's Home Repair...
Evidence shows food, breast cancer link (12/12/10)
To the Editor: As a health care professional, I would like to honor Elizabeth Edwards' life and offer my condolences to her family. She inspired all Americans with her brave battle against breast cancer. She will be greatly missed. I know Americans are also looking for ways to protect themselves and their loved ones from this deadly disease...
Organization helps feed residents (12/12/10)
To the Editor: With the winter months upon us, many people will be confronted with difficult choices such a paying for food and paying for utilities or heating fuel. More than 50 million Americans are food insecure; meaning they lack consistent access to enough food at some point during the year...
Apply to help all county veterans (12/12/10)
To the Editor: In reply to loaner van on the way, I inadvertently left out the VA representative for Clay County. In my previous (letter), wanting to help this office as well as let Clay County know I'm working on another project. However, Mike Holland wishes to let it be known that he has the applications and that anyone 18-years-old, male or female, with a driver's license, may apply at his office in the courthouse or call at 448-9015. ...
Contact office for more information (12/12/10)
To the Editor: This letter is in response to Marion "Sarge" Eveland's letter Monday, Dec. 6, 2010. Yes, there is a loaner vehicle coming to Clay County from the DAV. There is not a confirmed date, but I have been in contact with the head of the DAV, Mike Wright and Mike Whelihan...
Art Gallery thanks all for support (12/12/10)
To the Editor: On behalf of the members of the Covered Bridge Art Association, a very big thank you. We were quite concerned because of the snowstorm Saturday, Dec. 4. Because of your help printing the description of the Home Tour, we had a very successful fundraiser...
Reader: Abortion discussion too political (12/12/10)
To the Editor: I am against abortion, but the pro/con discussion has become more political instead of useful. No debate has ever prevented an abortion. Even when it was illegal at times, two people died. In addition, too many people who on one hand campaign with right to life politicians see no problem with capital punishment...
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