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Stories from Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Christmas Cheer! (12/07/11)
Carbon Council provides update (12/07/11)
Carbon resident Doug Clodfelter gave the Carbon Town Council an update regarding meeting state mandated ammonia levels in the town's wastewater treatment lagoons. "We're meeting ammonia levels now, but we won't be discharging any more until April," Clodfelter said. "We haven't heard anything more from the Briley Group about changing the wastewater system."...
Clay County Council talks new taxes (12/07/11)
During the Clay County Council's monthly meeting, the council discussed two new taxes -- a motor vehicle excise surtax and a wheel tax, to use the revenue for road maintenance and repair. "I'd like to have a committee -- maybe three council members and a commissioner -- to do some research and put together a packet of information," Council President Mike McCullough said. ...
LEAAP Center hosting classes (12/07/11)
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, will host Ivy Tech Community College spring classes beginning Jan. 9, 2012. Classes include the following: In addition, corporate college course offerings include the following:...
Committee sets up coffee event (12/07/11)
The Clay County Skatepark Committee will conduct a Holiday Coffee event at the home of Matt and Shannon Houston Willmore, 522 N. Meridian St., Brazil, Saturday. The event will begin at 10 a.m., and conclude at noon. Coffee, tea, sweet breads and fruits will be served...
Ribbon cutting (12/07/11)
William 'Slim' O. Potter (12/07/11)
William 'Slim' O. Potter, 92, Brazil, died Dec. 7, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. He and his dear wife Deenie have been residents there for over a year. Slim was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Blanchard, Okla., the son of William Omar Potter Sr. and Willie (Johnson) Potter...
Clay County author will sign new book (12/07/11)
The Brazil Public Library will be hosting a book signing Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7 p.m. Joseph Fitch, author of "Badges and Badasses," was born in Clay County and graduated from Sugar Ridge Township School in Ashboro. After attending Indiana State University, Fitch was accepted into the Indiana State Police Academy...
Community Notes (12/07/11)
Book Signing Parke County resident Mike Lunsford will be signing copies of his latest book, "A Place Near Home," at the Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil, Saturday. The event will begin at 10:30 a.m., and conclude at 1 p.m...
Harmony Happenings (12/07/11)
Much of the news is a repeat and reminder of items from last week. The new big event for the Roach family is that we finally have Niece Erin's arrival date. She will fly in from Florida on the 4th of January, and we will have our Roach Family Christmas during the week she is home. Can't wait!...
Brazil Buzz (12/07/11)
Our grandson, Michael Risk was in the process of decorating the exterior of his home in Brownsburg, as he does every year during the holiday season. His beautifully decorated home is Christmas card perfect. He shows much attention to details, above and beyond...
Knights open home slate with dominating mat victory (12/07/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor There were a lot of new faces on the mat when Northview hosted Owen Valley for a dual wrestling match on Wednesday night. The Patriots had just two returning wrestlers from last year's match while the Knights returned seven...
JoAnne Schlegel (12/07/11)
JoAnne Schlegel, 73, Greencastle, formerly of Clay City, passed away Dec. 6, 2011, at the Waters of Greencastle. She was born Feb. 27, 1938, in Bowling Green, the daughter of Harold Stwalley and Hazel Allee Stwalley. She graduated from Bowling Green High School. She worked for IBM and Heartland Industries in the cleaning and maintenance department...
Jo Dee Ford (12/07/11)
Jo Dee Ford, 49, Carbon, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, with her family by her side. Jo was born Feb. 11, 1962, the daughter of Robert and Martha (Clossin) Fields. She was part of the graduating class of 1980 from Van Buren High School...
Jo Dee Ford (12/07/11)
Jo Dee Ford, 49, Carbon, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, with her family by her side. Jo was born Feb. 11, 1962, the daughter of Robert and Martha (Clossin) Fields. She was part of the graduating class of 1980 from Van Buren High School...
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