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Stories from Sunday, December 11, 2011

County Republicans to meet (12/11/11)
The Clay County Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting Monday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. The meeting will be a Christmas celebration. Members are asked to bring finger foods. A donation of paper products such as toilet paper, paper towels, etc., to donate to the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center will be collected as well...
Influential (12/11/11)
It was a simple conversation Denzil Adams had with his father Merit when he was a young man that led to a 54-year career with Clay Community Schools. "After the (Korean) war, the Kiwanis Club was offering a four-year scholarship. I went to State High, the laboratory school in Terre Haute where students did their student teaching," Adams said. ...
Resident urges CCS to join program (12/11/11)
Clay Community School (CCS) officials are considering the implementation of educational programs new to the corporation, which could affect the supply and demand of local jobs. Brazil resident and Mooresville substitute teacher Jasen Gibbens approached Clay Community School board members -- during the November board meeting, attempting to persuade the corporation to participate in the state-funded educational program, Project Lead the Way (PLTW)...
Walker anticipates warmer winter (12/11/11)
For those who love having a white Christmas, this year could be disappointing. WTWO's Chief Meteorologist Jesse Walker said not to expect snow on Christmas Day. However, that means warmer temperatures. "We're going to have a slower start to winter this year," Walker said. "The first eight days of December this year were 14.7 degrees warmer than the first week of December last year."...
Meeting Date Changed (12/11/11)
The Clay County Redevelopment Commission has rescheduled its December meeting. The committee, which generally meets on the third Wednesday of each month, has rescheduled its meeting for 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 14. The meeting will take place at the Clay County Courthouse and the public is invited to attend...
Board Meeting On Television (12/11/11)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting from Thursday, Dec. 8, 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.
Society to conduct Christmas celebration (12/11/11)
CENTER POINT -- The Clay County Genealogical Society will conduct its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 1 p.m., in the library in Center Point. The main item of business for the meeting will be election of officers for the coming year...
Community Notes (12/11/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Scheduled A regular meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works will take place Dec. 13, at 2 p.m., in Council Chambers of Brazil City Hall. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend...
Clay Shealy Tobias (12/11/11)
Clay Shealy Tobias, 52, Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 4, 2011. Clay was born July 4, 1959, the son of Myra and Leon Tobias, Saluda, S.C. After growing up in Columbia, S.C., he attended the University of South Carolina, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in engineering...
Influences on the holiday (12/11/11)
If you read last week's column, you now know the basic roots of our modern Christmas holiday. However, we now need to look at the influences that have made it into what it is today. In the 1600s (time of the Puritans), Christianity underwent many reforms...
Procrastination costs us dearly (12/11/11)
To the Editor: The ability to make a decision is just that, not to sit and think about it, not to stew on it, but to act within a reasonable amount of time so life can continue on. Seems like the ability to make a decision keeps getting harder and harder for anyone to make, especially those in controlling positions where time and money both are involved...
A community challenge (12/11/11)
To the Editor: In these hard times and with the economy being what it is, many people find themselves in situations where it has become very hard to make ends meet. Finding the money to support their families, the simplest of things become the hardest to accomplish...
New Year's Eve event slated (12/11/11)
To the Editor: Prairie City United Methodist Church would like to let our community know we are hosting a New Year's Eve event Dec. 31, 2011, at 7 p.m., until 12:15 a.m., at our church. This event is for adults 18 years and older. This is an event for adults who want to celebrate New Year's Eve without the stress of alcohol or drugs...
Family praises community (12/11/11)
To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers when our son, Alex, had his motorcycle accident Sept. 16. I was overwhelmed with the well wishes, concern and prayers we were given. God was with our son that day and your thoughts and prayers helped...
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