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Stories from Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Memorial gets updated (12/21/11)
Recently, the Clay County Commissioners updated the Vietnam veteran's memorial at the Clay County Courthouse. They put rod iron fencing around the memorial to keep the debris away and to protect it from vandalism. They also put in a sidewalk up to the memorial...
Two students win billboard contest (12/21/11)
The Clay County Health Department honored two Clay County fifth-graders Wednesday. The two students, Clay City Elementary's Nick Grasso, and Jackson Township Elementary's Kamryn Kikta, were honored after their drawings were chosen to be placed on billboards, warning of the dangers of smoking...
Retiring CCS bus driver receives award (12/21/11)
Vern Bettenbrock didn't want to leave his post. But due to family circumstances, the Clay Community Schools (CCS) bus driver officially retired Wednesday after 31 years of service. The State of Indiana recognized Bettenbrock for his years of service with a Distinguished Hoosier certificate. CCS Director of Personnel Carolyn Kumpf presented the award...
Paper Schedule Altered (12/21/11)
The Brazil Times will alter its publishing scchedule during Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Times will not publish newspapers Monday, Dec. 26, and Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. However, The Times will publish newspapers Tuesday, Dec. 27, and Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012...
Closed For The Holidays (12/21/11)
The Clay County Genealogical Society will be closed through the holidays. The library will reopen to the public Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. Special openings may be scheduled during the closing by calling 442-1502 or 812-986-2893.
Commissioners to have special meeting Tues. (12/21/11)
The Clay County Commissioners have scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 10:15 a.m. During the meeting, the commissioners are expected to open highway bids. In addition, they will hear a presentation provided by Jon Nicoson. Other items on the agenda include:...
Gifts Galore! (12/21/11)
Students in Lisa Miller's fourth-grade Staunton Elementary School class recently gathered items to donate to the Clay County Humane Society for the Christmas season.
Family Fun Day! (12/21/11)
Five-year-old Nathaniel Timm creates his Gingerbread Man with his mother Kristi during the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center's Family Fun Day Wednesday. Children sang songs for their parents in addition to taking part in a slew of activities. Each child also received a copy of the book, "The Gingerbread Man." Nathaniel's father is Joe Timm...
Mr. and Mrs. Claus (12/21/11)
Santa and Mrs. Claus made a special trip to visit with students at Jackson Township Elementary School recently. Students had the chance to share their Christmas lists with Santa as Mrs. Claus passed out candy canes and coloring pages.
Donation (12/21/11)
The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry recently received a donation from the Brazil Walmart. On hand for the donation included (from left) Walmart Assistant Manager Monica Walker, Food Pantry representatives Ruth Haas and Ruth Sciotto, and Walmart Assistant Managers Mary Mitchell and Marvin Wells...
Sycamores 'D' up Warhawks (12/21/11)
By ACE HUNT, ISU Press Relations TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana State dug deep and fought hard defensively to earn a 50-35 home court victory over Louisiana-Monroe in front of 5,167 fans inside Hulman Center. The Sycamores improved to 9-2 on the season, their best start since the 1979-80 campaign. ...
Viola Maxine Quillian (12/21/11)
Viola Maxine Quilliam, 94, Brazil, passed away at the Exceptional Living Center, Dec. 21, 2011, following an extended illness. She was born May 21, 1917, in Greencastle, Ind., the daughter of Walter and Esta (Crawley) Burch. Viola graduated from Brazil High School and married Vincent Quilliam Nov. 4, 1939; he preceded her in death on April 14, 2002...
Lori L. Bear (12/21/11)
Lori L. Bear, 50, Brazil, died unexpectedly, Dec. 19, 2011, at Methodist Hospital following complications from surgery. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 11 a.m., at Holy Rosary Church, Seelyville, with Father Harold Rightor and Rev. Jack Diel officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery in Brazil. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-9 p.m., with Rosary at 7 p.m. Donations may be made in her memory to the Ivy Tech Medical Assistant Program...
Public Record (12/21/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 16-21: Arson Snyder, Jay Steven, 18 King, James Michael, 20 Possession of Stolen Property Snyder, Jay Steven, 18 King, James Michael, 20 Serving Sentence...
Harmony Happenings (12/21/11)
Merry Christmas to all the Harmony Happenings readers. Your interest is much appreciated. Let me know when you have news, too. I hope everyone has time to spend with family and friends over the holidays. I will take a few days off from writing as time is needed...
Brazil Buzz (12/21/11)
We have been busy as bees lately. This is no time for dull moments. Paul learned that he needs corrective eye surgery. VA will schedule it to happen in early spring. Our grandson Michael is recovering from his recent accident. On our return trip from the VA Friday afternoon, we stopped by his home in Brownsburg...
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