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Stories from Monday, January 16, 2012

Mourdock meets with county GOP (01/16/12)
Current Indiana State Treasurer Richard Mourdock is fond of recalling famous quotes and speeches by Abraham Lincoln when he meets with constituents. On Monday, Mourdock referenced Lincoln's "House Divided," speech. Lincoln gave the address June 16, 1858, in Springfield, Ill., after accepting the Illinois Republican Party's nomination as United States Senator...
Architects deliver design to CCS (01/16/12)
MMS-AE Architects Steve Arnold and Jodi Goings, Terre Haute, announced Clay Community Schools will spend just less than $300,000 to renovate the soon-to-be CCS central office, 1013 S. Forest Ave., during the January school board meeting. Board members voted unanimously in favor to begin the bid phase after receiving an itemized building remodeling/construction project estimate and proposed building plans/floor plans from MMS-AE...
Commission looks forward to passage of bill (01/16/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana House Public Health Committee recently passed House Bill 1149 with a 9-3 vote. The bill, also known as the Smoke-Free Air Bill, has a six-year history in the making. The Tobacco Prevention Commission, formerly known as the Indiana Tobacco Prevention Commission, has worked for the past 10 years to reduce the number of Hoosiers exposed to second-hand smoke...
On The Radio! (01/16/12)
The Northview High School boys' basketball game on the road against the Bloomington North Cougars, scheduled for Tuesday, will be broadcast live on 97.7-FM WCLS Radio. Award-winning Tony Kale will handle play-by-play. WCLS may also be accessed online at www.wclsfm.com...
Meeting Set (01/16/12)
The City of Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct an executive session Thursday, Jan. 19, at 8:30 a.m., in Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall.
Two arrested by Clay City Police (01/16/12)
CLAY CITY -- Officials with the Clay City Police Department recently arrested two individuals after witnessing suspicious activity. According to Clay City Police Chief Terry Skaggs, he and Det. Terry Silvers were patrolling State Road 246 West in an area of a Farm Supply when they observed a white four-door vehicle shut its headlights off while traveling the road...
Community Notes (01/16/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Schedule The Harmony Town Council will conduct its meetings on the first Tuesday of each month. Meetings will take place at the Harmony Community Center at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend the meetings...
Reunions (01/16/12)
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. ...
Reelsville man shot, killed by police (01/16/12)
REELSVILLE -- A fatal police-action shooting that occurred Sunday evening remains under investigation by Indiana State Police detectives and crime scene investigators from the Putnamville Post. William E. Williams, 38, Reelsville, was fatally wounded by officers in an incident that unfolded about 7:30 p.m., Sunday, at his home, 11152 S. CR 300 West...
Thirty-two point quarter leads Eastern past Clay City (01/16/12)
Times Staff Report EASTERN HEIGHTS -- The Clay City Eels came out fired up against once-beaten Eastern Greene on Friday night, but it was the Thunderbirds that used a 32-point third quarter to capture a 66-44 Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference victory...
Knights crown four champs at Sullivan (01/16/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SULLIVAN -- The Northview wrestling team headed into the home stretch of the wrestling season on Saturday morning by taking home a 4-1 overall mark at the Sullivan Winter Duals. The Knights came away with victories over Robinson, Ill., Lawrenceville, Ill., Gibson Southern and Evansville Harrison, but came up just short in a conference preview battle against the host Golden Arrows squad...
Clay City scratches way past Cloverdale (01/16/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLOVERDALE -- Two teams desperately seeking a return to the win column squared off in boy's basketball on Saturday night as Clay City and Cloverdale came into the contest with multi-game losing streaks. On Saturday night it was the Eels that survived foul trouble and another cold shooting night to escape Cloverdale with a hard fought 43-37 victory against the Clovers...
Brayton Michael Cagle (01/16/12)
Brayton Michael Cagle, 12, Avon, passed away Jan. 13, 2012. Brayton was a seventh-grade student at Avon Middle School North, where he played football and was in the school band. He was a member of A.J.A.A., and YMCA and loved hunting, fishing, hiking and hobby farming...
Robert 'Lucas' Sampson (01/16/12)
Robert "Lucas" Sampson, 30, passed away Jan. 10, 2012, in South Vienna, Ohio. He was born Nov. 17, 1981, in Linton, Ind., to Bob and Marlene Sampson of South Vienna, formerly of Middletown, Ohio. In addition to his parents, Lucas is survived by his brother Ryan Sampson, grandparents Robert and Rita Sampson, Brazil, and JoElla Swan, Edwardsport, Ind...
Public Record (01/16/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 13-16: Resisting Law Enforcement Horsley, Jordon, 19 Awaiting Arraignment Schlatter, Brian J., 51 Batchelor, Sally, 47 Horsley, Jordon, 19 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
A more rounded way to gauge Congress (01/16/12)
I suspect that most members of Congress will want to forget the year that just ended. The institution that symbolizes our democracy finished 2011 plumbing depths of unpopularity it has never experienced before. Its low approval ratings set records -- suggesting, as Gallup put it, "That 2011 will be remembered as the year in which the American public lost much of any remaining faith in the men and women they elect and send off to Washington to represent them."...
Residents thank area officers (01/16/12)
To the Editor: We would like to thank Sgt. Dave Archer and Joe Lunsford for their help and acts of kindness in the Frank Galambus situation. Sgt. Archer was so helpful in making phone calls and keeping things under control during a bad time. Thank you...
Area readiness group offers thanks (01/16/12)
To the Editor: The 138th Quartermaster Command Team and Family Readiness Group would like to thank the Alabama Bar and Grill for its very generous donation to the Family Readiness Group. The funds were used for the unit Christmas Party and gifts for the children. Thank you for your support of our soldiers and families...
Resident grateful for surprises (01/16/12)
To the Editor: I want to tell you what happened to me. It started with one surprise, telling me that I was chosen for the 12 Days of Christmas. Each day, or I should say, night, I received a sack with numbered things in it such as candy Santas coated with chocolate made of marshmallow and a jingle that rhymed...
Business grateful for donations (01/16/12)
To the Editor: The staff and residents of Exceptional Living Center of Brazil would like to take a few moments to express our gratitude for the countless hours donated by our wonderful volunteers. We have been blessed by many volunteers and gifts, including Christmas Carolers from area churches, organizations and schools; gifts given to our residents from different organizations, including handmade ornaments, lotions, body washes, stationary, puzzle books and blankets; crafts and decorating cookies with home school groups; piano music provided by Chester and Janice; and Pet Therapy with Bella as well as the Clay County Humane Society.. ...
Optimist Club needs volunteers (01/16/12)
To the Editor: This article will serve two purposes. The first is to just give some credit to those who put up and take down the Christmas ornaments on the light poles on Main Street every year. Just in case some people still think those decorations just fall out of the sky and land on those poles, this will let you know that a special thanks goes out to the Duke Energy employees for helping not only putting the decorations up in November, but coming back and taking them down in January after the holidays are over.. ...
AARP program needs volunteers (01/16/12)
To the Editor: One of the significant demographic facts affecting America at the present and in the future, is the aging of its population. The proportion and number of persons age 50-older has grown and will continue to grow more rapidly than other age groups...
Clay County Emergency Food Pantry hands out thanks for donations (01/16/12)
To the Editor: We volunteers at the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry would like to thank all the churches, doctors, hospitals, clubs, sororities, schools, individuals and everyone for their donations for our Christmas House and food, which they so generously contributed to the pantry to make a much appreciated Thanksgiving and Christmas for the children, disabled, unemployed and low-income people of Clay County...
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