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Stories from Friday, March 18, 2011

Fourth-graders participate in Ag Day (03/18/11)
Several local organizations banded together Friday to show Clay County fourth-grade students where the food they eat comes from. Approximately 350 county fourth-graders were invited to Ag Day, which coincides with National Ag Week. The event took place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds...
Former student gives advice during banquet (03/18/11)
Instead of pearls of wisdom, former Clay City All-Star student Shannon Fritz shared "irritating grains of sand" with current Clay City students at the academic letter banquet. "I don't know if I have any pearls of wisdom since I've only been out of high school for 17 years. But if you know anything about pearls, they begin as grains of sand that irritates the inside of an oyster. The oyster coats the sand with layers and it eventually forms a pearl," Fritz said...
Turnout in recent city elections less than 30 percent (03/18/11)
Less than 30 percent of Brazil's voting population has decided the city's administration in recent years. Since 1999, the highest turnout percentage total in a Municipal General Election for the precincts voting for Brazil (Brazil 1-4, Brazil 6 and Jackson 3) was 29.93 percent in 2007...
Clay City Academic Letter Banquet (03/18/11)
Seniors at Clay City High School (from left) Caroline Beyers, Kacie Fritz, Miranda Ingram and Logan Moss show off their academic awards. These students have maintained at least a 3.5 GPA throughout their seven semester academic careers. Lindsay Vencel is not included in this photo, but received the same award. Jessica Murray Photo...
HONOR ROLLS (03/18/11)
Clay City High School Seventh Grade Academic Distinction Courtney Brown, Abigail Carrell High Distinction Chaela Minor, Canyon Poe, Emily Rogers Distinction Tabitha Cochran, Chantal Dayhuff, Andrea Shouse, Cassie Souder, Jaydon Tichenor, Hunter Wolfe...
CHURCH NEWS (03/18/11)
Seelyville United Methodist Church Seelyville United Methodist Church is a Christian community of Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors. We are located at US 40 and 2nd Street in Seelyville, one block east of the stoplight. Please join us for worship this first Sunday in Lent at 9:30 a.m. ...
Gonzales, St. Vincent Clay keeping Knights healthy (03/18/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Athletes that have competed at any level, from the early stages of youth leagues all the way to the professional ranks, have inevitably suffered the strains, bruises and tears that go along with pushing the limits of the human body. Maintaining and treating those injuries often falls on the shoulders of the individual athletes unless they have the benefit of regular medical treatment and advice...
Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis (03/18/11)
Nellie Elizabeth Morlan Chavis, 96, rural Rockville, died at 4 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2011, at the Rockville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a homemaker and had been employed at the curtain factory in Greencastle. She was born Aug. 12, 1914, in Parke County, to the late Issac W. Morlan and Katheryn Miller Morlan...
Delores "Dee" Escott (03/18/11)
Delores "Dee" Escott, 75, Brazil, died March 16, 2011, at her residence. She was born Nov. 8, 1935, in Brazil, the daughter of Lewis and Adele (Clasquine) Smith. Delores graduated Brazil High School with the class of 1953. She married Howard Russell Escott, he preceded her in death Jan. 10, 2004...
Donald P. Wegner (03/18/11)
Donald P. Wegner, 78, Brazil, passed away at home, March 17, 2011, following a brief illness. He was born, in Jackson Township, the New Year's Baby, Jan. 1, 1933, the son of Paul E and Ruby (Baughman) Wegner. Don graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1951, and attended an AG short course at Purdue University in 1958. ...
Staunton Scene (03/18/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the bus is wheel-chair equipped...
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