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Stories from Friday, November 11, 2011

Smiley speaks to crowd at courthouse (11/11/11)
A small crowd of citizens attended Friday's festivities. But no matter the size of the crowd, what was said mattered the most. Clay County residents celebrated Veterans Friday at the courthouse during its annual event. Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Tony Smiley was the guest speaker at the event...
Korean War Veteran shares memories (11/11/11)
Both laughter and tears fell on the countenance of Martin Jack Whittington, an 80-year-old Korean War veteran, as he shared his memories out loud. Sixty years ago, the Clay County man risked his life on a battlefield working alongside his "brothers" to overcome trials and tribulations while fighting in North and South Korea...
Turkey! (11/11/11)
Bee Ridge Church will host its annual Turkey Supper Saturday, from 4-7 p.m., at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Center. The public is welcome to attend. A freewill offering will be accepted with all proceeds going to benefit local children and families in need...
Guest Speaker (11/11/11)
Honoring Veterans (11/11/11)
'Veterans Memorial' Serving World War II and Korean War Family of Abraham and Ethel Dickison, married Feb. 22, 1918 United States Army 35242113 Military Police Batt. Okinawa Theater Entered service April 19, 1943 Discharged Dec. 24, 1945 Deceased Sept. 12, 1983...
Burglaries investigated (11/11/11)
On Thursday, Brazil City Police Chief Larry Pierce notified The Brazil Times about two recent home burglaries. According to Pierce, the burglaries were believed to have taken place while residents were sleeping. The burglars, Pierce said, came through unlocked doors...
American Pride (11/11/11)
City council makes traffic changes (11/11/11)
After the Brazil City Council meeting Wednesday night, motorists might notice traffic changes in areas of the city. The council voted to pass Ordinance No. 16-2011, which establishes a 25 mph speed zone for vehicles traveling west on Jackson Street, to the corporate limits of the city...
Board meeting on TV (11/11/11)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the Nov. 10, 2011, will be aired at the following times on local cable channel 2: * Monday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., and * Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.
Democrat meeting (11/11/11)
The Clay County Democrat Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center. A dinner will take place and the central committee will furnish meat and drinks. All are asked to bring a covered dish...
E-911 fund short on revenue (11/11/11)
During the Clay County Council meeting Monday evening, the council discussed the decreasing revenue for the E-911 fund. Verizon, the company used by the 9-1-1 service, was recently sold to Frontier, which has increased its fee by $1,500 per month. Because of the fee increase, the fund was more than $4,000 short. The council approved the additional appropriation...
Fire department offers classes (11/11/11)
The Van Buren Township Volunteer Fire Department will host a first responder class. The fire department has a shortage of firefighters and first responders. "Our members are down 50 percent," Training Officer Walt Goebel said. "We're down to 13 members."...
Turkey! (11/11/11)
Bee Ridge Church will host its annual Turkey Supper Saturday, from 4-7 p.m., at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Center. The public is welcome to attend. A freewill offering will be accepted with all proceeds going to benefit local children and families in need...
Reunion (11/11/11)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil High School class of 1972 is seeking help to find the following classmates: Debbie Allen, John Anderson, Rose Barnstead, Kathy Cass, Debra Clark, Cheryl Coffin, Stephanie Dellacca, Juel Felty, Mary Beth Goodhart, Deborah Grimes, Linda Love, Lynn McAuliff Wilson, Joyce McCain, Diane McKinney, Gary Petty, Stephanie Price, Beverly Raab, Charles Schurnpel, Debbie Reese Shoup, James Stewart, Janet Watler, Angelica Williams, Tony Winn and Kathy Zentko...
Weekend Events (11/11/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events scheduled for Saturday as provided to The Brazil Times: Holiday Bazaar First Christian Church will conduct a Holiday Bazaar Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Book Signing Local author Marjorie E. Hopkins will conduct a book signing event at the Vigo County Library Saturday...
Church News (11/11/11)
Eastside Christian Church With the holiday seasons rapidly descending upon us, we at Eastside Christian Church would like to invite you to come be with us. We have many things planned between now and the end of the year. Nov. 20, will be our New Members reception immediately following the morning worship service. After the reception, the decorating of the church will take place. If you can help, please plan to do so...
No. 8 Clay City rolls past Eminence (11/11/11)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- It was all Clay City from the opening tip, Friday night, as the Eels defeated Eminence for the sixth straight time, 78-35. The scoring started early, with Clay City jumping out to an early 8-0 lead, a lead that was never relinquished...
Buck signs with Sycamore volleyball (11/11/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview volleyball coach can remember the first time that he saw senior Ashlen Buck play volleyball, and it made an impression. "From the very first day of open gym her freshman year, she was a tremendous passer," McDonald said in a 2010 interview. "On defense, she had no fear and with the ability to control the volleyball, that was enough for me to see."...
Knights fall in season opener to Vikings (11/11/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Northview opened a new girls' basketball season on Thursday night, participating in the Terre Haute Savings Bank Tip-Off Tourney in a first round match-up against the host West Vigo Vikings. A Vikings' team that started four seniors was able to use that edge in experience to hold off the Knights in a tight game down the stretch for a 36-31 victory. Northview had five freshmen see their first varsity action on those nerves were apparent at times...
Balanced Indiana State attack leads Sycamores past Panthers (11/11/11)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana State placed four players in double figures and used a 29-12 edge at the foul line to defeat Eastern Illinois 79-72 in a season opener Friday. Carl Richard scored 15 points to lead the Sycamores. Jake Odum added 14, and Myles Walker and Dwayne Lathan had 11 apiece...
Jack Lee Loveall (11/11/11)
Jack Lee Loveall, 59, Brazil, passed away at Seton Specialty Hospital, in Indianapolis, following a rather brief illness. He was born in Clay County, March 16, 1952, the son of James Arthur "Art" and Mary Jane (Crabb) Loveall. Jack graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1970. ...
Drexel Lee Cooprider (11/11/11)
Drexel Lee Cooprider, 72, Knightsville, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011. Drexel was born July 28, 1939, in Clay City, the son of Alvin Leo and Virginia Ruth (Ellis) Cooprider. He married Merrilen Bridgewaters June 26, 1959. Drexel had worked as a farmer and mechanic but most of his life he spent working as a tree trimmer. ...
Public Record (11/11/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 4-10: Circuit Court -- Civil The Bank of New York Vs. Peter J. D'Amrosio: Mortgage Foreclosure Capital One Bank Vs. Robin J. Fox: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Terra S. Baker: Civil Collections...
Staunton Scene (11/11/11)
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...
2011 Clay County Veterans Day celebration (11/11/11)
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