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Stories from Thursday, December 29, 2011

Wyndham 'eager' to get to work for city (12/29/11)
Mayor-elect Brian Wyndham is eager to get his tenure under way and has ideas of where he wants to start. Wyndham said knowing where the city stands in many aspects is a primary concern of his. "One of the first things I intend to do is find out what we have to work with," Wyndham said. "We certainly need to finish out current projects that have been started where there's time and money invested in; we need to see those through...
Oath of Office (12/29/11)
Seven Clay County residents were officially sworn into office Thursday. Staunton Town Council member Andy Kirchner (Republican), along with Brazil City Council members Sam Glover (Republican, Ward 2), Brad Deal (Democrat, Ward 1), Dustin Jorgensen (Republican, Ward 4), and Tyler Hutcheson (Democrat, At-Large), as well as Brazil Clerk-Treasurer Karen McQueen and Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham, all took part in the ceremony...
Increased patrols for holiday (12/29/11)
Confetti, noise-makers, party hats and a ball dropping. Many will be celebrating the coming of the New Year this weekend. However, according to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, that means an increased potential for DUIs. "Just like in previous years, we will have extra patrols out, watching for potential DUIs and trying to keep everyone safe," he said...
Paper schedule (12/29/11)
The Brazil Times will alter its publishing schedule during New Year's Day. The Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. However, The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. In addition, The Times' office will close at noon Friday, Dec. 30, and will not be open Monday, Jan. 2...
Meeting moved (12/29/11)
Due to lack of a quorum, the Brazil City Council meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, was postponed until Friday. The council will meet at 5 p.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is invited to attend the meeting...
Board of Works approve fire contract (12/29/11)
The Brazil Board of Works met Thursday to discuss the contract between the fire department and the city, as well as the sale of a salvaged vehicle. The contract, renewed yearly, will provide the city and county with fire protection and/or emergency services for the 2012 calendar year...
2012 Meeting Schedules (12/29/11)
The following is a list of meetings for county, city and town councils for 2012 as provided to The Brazil Times: Clay County Commissioners Regular meetings -- Jan. 3, Feb. 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, Aug. 6, Sept. 4, Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3,...
2012 Courthouse Closings (12/29/11)
The following is a list of 2012 closing dates for the Clay County Courthouse on which they will be observed, as provided to The Brazil Times: In addition, the Clay County Courthouse will close at noon Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in observance of New Year's Eve...
Reunion (12/29/11)
The Brazil High School class of 1961 recently celebrated its 50th reunion. On hand for the celebration included (front, from left) Richard Harden, Gweneth Means O'Neal, Susie Boucher Brown, Deanna Schultz Stout, Richard Sanders Coughanowr, Karen Chatham Litteral, Lloyd Burns, Karen Hayes Berry, Sharon Whitehead Eldridge, Gail Overpeck, Marilyn Smock Bussing, (second row) Jon Stuart, Gary Hoffa, Marsha Roeschlein Phelps, Geraldine Bridgewater Ullery, Ruby Hadley Crouse, Mike Cox, Wayne Burns, Carolyn Lawson Darney, Charlotte Knight Stewart, Nancy Reynolds Culver, (third row) Dave Bussing, Shirley Lucas Bozell, Martha Cherry Whitaker, Cathy Mills Thompson, Linda Mayrose Bland, Peggy Evans Merryman, Ann Wright Steele, Sharon Harrison Stearley, Marilyn Phillips Wood, Billie Jo Metz Fletcher, Alan Siwik, (fourth row) Charles Lamb, Jim Pittman, Norman Hunt, Diane Schultz Ross, Judy Killion Ehrlich, Sandra Newport, Charlie Purl, Jim Decker, (fifth row) Dan Ullery, Leo Patterson, Jim Dulin, Clyde Stedman, Bud Yocum, George Hill, Bob Oeding, (back row) Ronnie Snyder, Jim Loughmiller, Don Lambert, Gene Wagner and John Perry.. ...
Reunion (12/29/11)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil High School class of 1972 is seeking help to find the following classmates: Elizabeth Allen, Rose Barnstead, Tyrone Dunbar, Mary Beth Goodhart, David Burke, Patricia Guinn, Debra Clark, Cheryl Coffin, Robert Kaelber, Steve Kuell, Linda Love, Randy Love, Sharon Meneely, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, Charlie Schurnpel, Debbie Reese Shoup, Thomas Snell, Bill South, James Stewart, Sally Walls, Janet Watler, John Wells and Angela Williams...
Community Notes (12/29/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Department Behind Schedule The Sanitation Department will run one day behind schedule due to the holidays during the week of Dec. 26-30, and Jan. 2-6. For further information, call 443-2221...
Daniels: Stage collapse victims deserve more cash (12/29/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gov. Mitch Daniels said Thursday he will push for more money for victims of the Indiana State Fair stage collapse, but lawmakers will have to decide how much. The $5 million cap placed on state payouts to the injured and family members of the seven people who were killed was clearly not enough, Daniels said. ...
Braves trap Knights in Pizza Hut consy (12/29/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute South Braves got off to a slow start this season against some tough competition, but look to be hitting a different gear over the last two weeks. The Braves followed up a 58-point demolition of Turkey Run Wednesday night by trapping Northview into submission by a 69-46 count in the consolation semifinals of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic...
Clay City girls fall in tourney finale (12/29/11)
Times Staff Report BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City girls' basketball team couldn't overcome a difficult first half of play against the South Knox Spartans on Wed-nesday night at the Toby Yoho Tourn-ament. The Eels scored just one point in the second quarter and a total of seven in the first half as South Knox pulled out to a 20-7 lead at the halfway point. ...
Edward 'Ed' A. McCullough (12/29/11)
Edward "Ed" A. McCullough, 63, Brazil, died Dec. 28, 2011, at Methodist Hospital, following a brief illness. He was born Aug. 11, 1948, in Clinton, the son of Marvin McCullough and Jean Howard McCullough, and was raised on the family farm. He graduated from Turkey Run High School and then furthered his education at Purdue University...
Michael J. Shook (12/29/11)
Michael J. Shook, 54, Brazil, passed away Dec. 28, 2011, at Exceptional Living Center with his family by his side. Mike was born May 20, 1957, the son of Cecil and Marion (Wildman) Shook, in Pine Planes, N.Y., although he was actually raised by Helen Proper of Hudson, N.Y...
I. 'Kate' Marie (Starrett) McVey (12/29/11)
"Kate" Marie (Starrett) McVey, 94, Clay County, passed away at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Dec. 27, 2011, following a rather extended illness. Kate was born in Owen County July 14, 1917, the daughter of Martin and Alice (Stevens) Starrett. Kate raised five children and was a devoted member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ...
Public Record (12/29/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 26-28: Awaiting Arraignment Bowman, Kodey D., 23 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Holt, Janie Carol, 48 Battery by Bodily Waste Branam, Fredric Norman, 55...
Public Record (12/29/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 26-29: Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. William C. Smith: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Ben Dake: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Diana K. Swafford: Civil Collections...
Brazil Buzz (12/29/11)
Christmas decorations, gifts and beautiful memories of the day are stored away in their proper places. The little blue house at the end of the road has been returned to usual good order. Tootie Mae admired her new sweater in front of the mirror on the antique dresser in the bedroom this morning...
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