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Stories from Sunday, December 19, 2010

'Righting a wrong' (12/19/10)
Donations are being sought to ensure that a wrong is corrected. About a month ago, Clay County Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland and Center Point resident John Nicoson began seeking out the family of a Clay County soldier who was killed in action during the Vietnam War...
Spectacular successful (12/19/10)
For the 22nd year, Northview High School presented its Christmas Spectacular this past weekend. While the weather forced a cancellation on what was supposed to be the first night of performances this year, NHS band director Bob Medworth said attendance has been quite well...
Grant to help town with water system (12/19/10)
In the early stages of taking action to help improve its water system, the Town of Knightsville was awarded a federal grant to help cover the cost of a water system planning study. "These planning studies are often the first step for communities that want to pursue new economic development opportunities," Lt. ...
Holiday Schedule (12/19/10)
During this week and New Year's week, The Brazil Times will change its weekly paper schedule. There will be newspapers today, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week. In addition, there will be newspapers Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of New Year's week...
Annual Luncheon (12/19/10)
The annual Clay County Day Luncheon will take place in Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011, at the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom at Twin Dolphin Marina. Reservation letters have been mailed to past attendees. If there are any Clay Countians who wish to attend this year who did not receive a letter, call B.J. Hofmann, Chairman, at 812-239-9600...
Special Meeting Scheduled (12/19/10)
A special meeting of the Brazil Common Council will take place at 4 p.m., Wednesday, in Council Chambers. The animal contract will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
New members! (12/19/10)
A membership rush has been going on in the Rotary Club of Brazil as two more have joined the club. Cara Rush, a John Howes State Farm Insurance Agency associate (left), and Marci Rush, the manager of Riddell National Bank's main office (middle), were both recently sponsored for membership by Rotarian Steve Kidwell. Cara is a daughter to Marci, and both ladies became members at the club's Dec. 15 meeting. They were joined in the ceremony by Rotary President Miranda Goodale (right)...
Community Notes (12/19/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Closed For The Holidays The Crisis Pregnancy Center of Brazil will be open for regular hours of noon-5 p.m., today through Thursday. The center will be closed from Christmas Eve until Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, but will reopen Monday, Jan. 3...
Knights battle at Jeffersonville (12/19/10)
Times Staff Report JEFFERSONVILLE -- The Northview wrestling team competed against some of the state's top competition on Saturday at the Jeffersonville Classic and came away with an individual championship. Junior 215-pounder Aaron See scored a 3-1 championship match victory to record the victory...
Angela Kay Bosstick (12/19/10)
Angela Kay Bosstick, 48, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. She was born Jan. 9, 1962, in Brazil, as the daughter of Wendell and Norma Batchelor. She married Ron Bosstick March 27, 2000...
Thanks for the memories (12/19/10)
A reader recently sent me a letter that included a letter written to The Brazil Times in 1989. I wanted to share with you this letter because I couldn't help but be reminded of my childhood. The letter was written by Dottie Urbain. Maybe some of you will think of the "good Ole' days," like I did...
Reader discovers faith in God (12/19/10)
To the Editor: I am moved to write and acknowledge the powerful work that God is doing at Putnamville Correctional. I've been blessed to come here, where I am attending the Plus program, which is a highly structured faith and character-based program...
Put the funds to better use (12/19/10)
To the Editor: Did you know that the original 13 colonies succeeded because of the Tobacco plant? Did you know that in the past 10 years, more farmers have had to sell their family farms because of government regulations on tobacco farming? The federal government is already taxing tobacco products so high that most can't afford them anyway. If a person chooses to smoke, they should have that right...
Join the Guard Reserve (12/19/10)
To the Editor: It's the holiday season across America, a time when Hoosiers share a part of themselves with friends, family and community. The Chronicle of Philanthropy estimates that Americans will donate more than $48 billion around the holidays. Millions of people will give their time to food pantries, toy drives and school and religious groups. So this may be a good time to consider ways to help your neighbors, all year, with the gift of safety and security...
Reminiscing about past Christmases (12/19/10)
To the Editor: I was sitting in my chair thinking about Christmas time when I was a kid and what came to mind was the Walnut Theater. I was remembering the Santa and a movie they used to do for free. It was always so much fun seeing Santa coming on the back of a fire engine. I remember the anticipation of that fire truck coming around the corner and seeing a movie for the first time on the big screen...
Working together to find a way to make capital punishment 'safe and rare' (12/19/10)
To the Editor: In Jenny Moore's Letter to the Editor on Dec. 13, she argues that the issue of abortion has become too political and that we should just end the abortion debate. She builds her case by attempting to establish a moral equivalence between abortion and capital punishment...
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