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Stories from Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Officials: Keep disaster plans simple (06/08/11)
Recent severe weather and occurrences of other types of natural disasters around the world has local officials offering safety preparedness tips to residents. According to Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband, a disaster of any kind could lead to many people being displaced without utilities, food and water at the same time for long periods of time...
Getting it together (06/08/11)
Leader in Training John Fischer (right), 13, helps fourth-grade YMCA Summer Day Camp Counselor Madolin Sparks (left) make handbooks for children, parents and camp staff during the camp's training day Monday. Jessica Murray Photo.
Request for assistance discussed (06/08/11)
During Monday's meeting of the Clay County Commissioners, a request was made for assistance in obtaining a property. Dave and Rogene Morge said the property in the area of 7771 North County Road 425 West is in deplorable condition and they would like to purchase the property in order to tear the building down...
Council approves submitted compliance forms (06/08/11)
Many companies in the county will receive their tax abatement benefits for another year. During Monday's meeting of the Clay County Council, statements of compliance were reviewed to determine whether or not various companies are meeting performance and staffing requirements...
Bridgeton Quilt and Woodworking Show set for this weekend (06/08/11)
BRIDGETON -- The eighth Bridgeton Quilt and Woodworking Show will take place Saturday and Sunday in Bridgeton. Times are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., both days. In the Bridgeton 1878 barn, see beautiful quilts and buy a family heirloom. Quilts are hand-stitched and machine-stitched, some new and some grandma's antiques. See live quilting demonstrations and vote for a favorite quilt...
Mager wins TV in H&R Block drawing (06/08/11)
The Brazil H&R Block had a "referral contest" for its clients this past tax season. If an H&R Block client referred someone to the business that had not been to H&R Block before, or if someone had not had H&R Block do their taxes in the past two years, the client's name went into a drawing for a 42-inch flat screen television and the client being referred would receive a 10 percent discount on their tax preparation fees...
Academic Achievements (06/08/11)
Van Buren Elementary School students (from left) Jessica Buckingham and Kennedy Johnston were both honored by the school recently for earning all A's throughout their years at the school. Jessica is the daughter of Mark and Tammy Buckingham while Kennedy is the daughter of Kristin and Jeff Johnston. Courtesy Photo...
HONOR ROLLS (06/08/11)
Clay City Elementary First Grade All A's Josh Hogan, Chloe Jordan, Tyler Martin, Callie Ream, Brock Skelton, Harley Stierwalt, Gavin Boggs, Nadia Fischer, Tabiah Foster, Josh Heck, Layla Lee, Kaylee Miller, Colton Stinson, Shyan Dunlap, Brianna Johnson, Ashton Lawson, Grace McKinney, Demi Wolfe...
Mason slams Post 346 past visiting Danville squad (06/08/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Wayne Newton Post 346 should have a very potent offense this season, but it was the program's depth that carried it on Tuesday night in a 10-9 victory over Danville, Ill. Post 346 is still without the services of several Terre Haute South players that will play on Saturday in the IHSAA Semi-state. On Tuesday however, the team was missing several West Vigo and Northview players that were attending their respective spring awards banquets...
Indiana Midget Week invades Lincoln Park Speedway tonight (06/08/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Fans of USAC Midget racing have been counting the days until this evening as the national touring series invades Lincoln Park Speedway for round two of the famed Indiana Midget Week. Last year's event at the Putnamville oval was a thriller as 40 of the nation's top midget drivers were on hand to compete for the evening's payday along with the series points title. ...
JAIL BOOKINGS 6-9-11 (06/08/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 3-8. Awaiting Arraignment Knight-Brown, Sarah, 49 Long, Ryan M., 23 Hunt, Daniel D., 32 Thompson Jr., Martin, 30 Herrington, Crystal D., 37...
Harmony Happenings (06/08/11)
The yard sale at Harmony United Methodist Church was a success. We raised about $400 for missions. It was a lot of hard work, but people were so generous with us. We continue to try to send money to S.O.S. so they can set up a facility for abused women and their children...
Brazil Buzz (06/08/11)
This Sunday afternoon, rain is gently touching the earth and silently speaking to my garden. In a couple of days, what it said will, hopefully, be apparent. I know that the tender corn will have a growth spurt. The house wren is checking out my porch again. I reckon she thought a hanging basket would be there, waiting for her, with extra materials to build a fine next. Since I decided to omit live baskets of flowers this year, the songstress seemed disappointed...
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