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Stories from Friday, March 9, 2012

Harmony tornado siren not heard (03/09/12)
According to council members, it was a "pretty quiet" month in Harmony. One topic discussed at Tuesday's town council meeting was a problem with testing the tornado siren. At the February meeting, council members decided the newly installed tornado siren would be tested the second Wednesday of every month, at 1 p.m...
School Spirit! (03/09/12)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School eighth-grader Abby Carrell (right) showcased her school spirit by wearing fun clothing to school Friday. Carrell and her fellow eighth-grade friend, Jaydon Tichenor, enjoy the pep rally by supporting the Clay City boy's basketball team...
Board discusses bus music (03/09/12)
Concerned Clay County resident Troy Allen responded to the Clay Community School (CCS) board's previous policy discussion regarding inappropriate music being played on CCS buses during Thursday evening's school board meeting. "From verbally abusive parents to verbal bullying in the schools, research has documented the negative impact that words have on self-image, life choices and overall psychological health," Allen said as he addressed the board. ...
YCC offers to aid S.O.S. (03/09/12)
Youth for the Community Committee (YCC) members unanimously resolved to contact Serving On The Streets (S.O.S.) to offer aid in the organization's efforts to assist those affected by the recent tornado in Henryville, Ind. During the bi-monthly YCC meeting Wednesday afternoon, club sponsor Rochell Reberger said she'd like to see all the clubs at Northview High School involved in a challenge to raise as much money and supplies for the victims as possible...
Breakfast! (03/09/12)
Bee Ridge Church will host an all-you-can-eat bacon and eggs breakfast Saturday, March 17, from 7-10, at the church, 10100 N. Kennedy's Crossing Rd., Brazil. The food will be prepared by the "Bee Ridge Breakfast Crew." Other breakfast items will be available...
Meeting (03/09/12)
The Clay County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 15, in the Commissioner's Courtroom at the Clay County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is to award contracts for appraisal support services, to consider amended equitable sharing agreements and to consider agreements to refinance First Mortgage Bonds...
Lovett interested in working at county level (03/09/12)
Democrat Bill Lovett, a lifelong resident of Clay County, is running for Clay County Council At-Large in the upcoming Primary election. "I was on the Brazil City Council for a long time," Lovett said, "and I didn't win in the last election, so I thought I'd like to try and work for the county."...
Jack's one of the oldest businesses in county (03/09/12)
The Davis Building isn't the only place with history in Brazil. A local butcher shop has been in business for 88 years, making it one of the oldest independently owned businesses in Clay County. Two men established Jack's Fine Foods, formerly known as Grass and Jones', in 1924. The business began as a joint venture between the two men, however, according to Jack Withers, former owner of the business, the two men didn't get along...
CCHS could send two to national competition (03/09/12)
CLAY CITY -- Two Clay City High School (CCHS) seniors have the opportunity to advance to the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Leadership Conference after qualifying at the state competition earlier this month. Courtney Tyra and Leah Defore worked together with other students to continue CCHS "Purple Days," a program designed to raise cancer awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society...
Meeting Changed (03/09/12)
The Center Point Town Council has changed its meeting times. The council will meet at 7 p.m., on the first Tuesday of each month at Center Point Town Hall. Prior, the council had met at 6 p.m. The next meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 3...
Church News (03/09/12)
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Worship hour is 9-10 a.m., with Pastor Randy Dragan. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church is located five miles east of SR 59 on Billville Rd., Brazil. Everyone is welcome. Little Historic Church at Carbon The Little Historic Church at Carbon will have their next program on Saturday, March 17...
Reunions (03/09/12)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil Class of 1972 is seeking addresses for the following classmates: Elizabeth Allen, Rose Burnstead, Mary Beth Goodhart, David Burke, Patricia Guinn, Cheri Coffin, Linda Love, Randy Love, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams...
North Clay girls wrap up season with split (03/09/12)
Times Staff Report The North Clay seventh-grade girls completed a strong second half of the season by splitting a pair of games against Greencastle on Thursday night. In the opening contest, North Clay got 12 points from Abby Conrad in a 28-17 victory by the Knights. Conrad was 6-of-8 at the free throw line to help clinch the win. Stacy Payton nailed an important 3-pointer in the third quarter and posted 10 points. Payton also was big at the line, hitting 3-of-4...
Wisconsin beats Indiana 79-71 in Big Ten tourney (03/09/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Rob Wilson spent his first four seasons at Wisconsin trying to fit in. In Friday's Big Ten quarterfinals, he emerged as the Badgers' shooting star. The senior guard with only two career starts made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 30 points to lead No. 14 Wisconsin past No. 15 Indiana 79-71, giving coach Bo Ryan a record-breaking win, as well...
Colts cut, Addai, Bracket, Clark (03/09/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indianapolis Colts are starting over. Completely. Two days after releasing Peyton Manning, the longtime face of the franchise, the Colts announced they were cutting four fan favorites: running back Joseph Addai, linebacker Gary Brackett, safety Melvin Bullitt and tight end Dallas Clark. Quarterback Curtis Painter also was released Friday...
Staunton Scene (03/09/12)
The Staunton Lady Volunteers will have a yard sale at the Staunton Community Center Saturday, March 24. Tables are $15 if you use one of our tables, or $10 if you bring your own. Sale hours will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. If you would like to reserve table space, call 448-3023...
Betty Irene Graham (03/09/12)
Betty Irene Graham, 79, Jasonville, Ind., died Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the Sullivan County Community Hospital, Sullivan. She was born Feb. 28, 1933, in Paris, Ill., as the daughter of Willaby and Leila McCollister Newhart. Following graduation from high school, she married James Richard Graham, who has preceded her in death...
Fire Runs (03/09/12)
The following is a list of calls the Brazil City Fire Department have responded to from Feb. 20-March 4: Firefighters informed the occupant of the city ordinance prohibiting this type of fire and extinguished it, Firefighters investigated for heat damage and fire extension,...
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