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Stories from Sunday, June 17, 2012

Rotary Club hosts celebration (06/17/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil is deep into planning its 77th 4th of July Celebration at Forest Park. Topping the Rotarians list of things to be excited about with this year's event is the discovery of a highly reputable new carnival company. Family Attractions Amusements Company, based in Georgia, has been in business since 1996. The owners of the company are not new to carnivals and making celebrations fun for the family...
Board talks new police vehicles (06/17/12)
The Board of Public Works and Safety met Wednesday for a meeting and received information from the Brazil Police Department (BPD) regarding the purchase of new police vehicles. According to information provided to the council from the BPD, the department received a quote from Fletcher Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep for six Dodge Charger Pursuit vehicles...
Library receives donation (06/17/12)
The Clay County Calico Quilters recently donated $500 from their quilt shows during the Clay County Pottery Festival to the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library in Clay City. Officials with the library were grateful for the donation, as they do not receive any federal, state or county money and strictly run off of donations or membership fees...
Go! Go! Go! (06/17/12)
CPC sponsors Baby Photo Contest (06/17/12)
The Crisis Pregnancy Center of Brazil (CPC) will sponsor its annual Baby Photo Contest fundraiser during the 2012 Clay County 4-H Fair. Prizes, donated by local merchants, will include savings bonds and various other items and certificates for all three winners...
Cleanin' Up Brazil (06/17/12)
Josh Burton claims first career sprint car A-main at Lincoln Park Speedway (06/17/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Saturday night is an evening that Josh Burton will remember for quite some time as the hot shoe bested a third-place finish on Friday night on the red clay at Bloomington by topping a stout field of sprint cars for his first career win in the class...
James K. Bucklin (06/17/12)
James K. Bucklin, 53, Carbon, passed away on June 16, 2012, in his home after a short battle with cancer. He was born on Feb. 8, 1959, in Brazil, to James B. and Patricia (Martin) Bucklin and was preceded in death by his mother. He graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1977 and worked as a heavy equipment operator. For the past 17 years he was employed by S&G Excavating and was a member of IOUE Local 841...
How should the winners govern? (06/17/12)
When I first went to Washington in the 1960s as a novice congressman, the Democratic Party was clearly in control. It held the White House and enjoyed big majorities in both houses of Congress. So big, in fact, that a sizable group of Democratic politicians argued that when it came to crafting legislation, the most important value was to attain large majorities and push through an ideologically pure agenda without even consulting the minority...
Man thankful for help (06/17/12)
To the Editor: To the people of Clay County and surrounding counties: There are only a few people who see the need for those who suffer from discomfort from so many medical conditions. I am over 70-years-old and suffer from a genetic disorder. I am totally dependent on the use of a walker. It is so difficult to maneuver around and do for myself, but I am determined...
Famous men to Clay County (06/17/12)
To the Editor: Over the past 50 years: Tom Reberger, Matt Huber, Robert Dix Sr., Bob Medworth, Lynn Hostetler. (All these men listed here). These men are givers of ones self, never a taker. (Retiring) Starting with Tom Reberger: Who among us, could in anyway, denounce the character, integrity, honesty and impeccable humility of Tom Reberger?...
Rate increase worrisome (06/17/12)
To the Editor: Well, we did our best and showed up, voiced our concerns and still got the sewage rate (at the full 20 percent) shoved down our throats. Water raise got tabled because a gentleman (whose intelligence made the lawyer and the board angry) explained in very basic language an alternative to just hitting us with water raise that would be equal to both in town and out-of-town people...
Food Pantry thanks community (06/17/12)
To the Editor: We volunteers at the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry would like to thank all the businesses, postal workers, churches, banks and individuals who have donated so much food and clothing to the pantry in the last few months. Your donations are greatly appreciated by the clients who come to us for food. ...
Area man offers apology (06/17/12)
To the Editor: To the community of Clay County: I apologize for any actions and mistakes I have made in my past. I realize what I do affects the community as well, and I am sorry. I also want to apologize to all of the citizens who tried to back me up by saying that there was no way I could have done what I did because I was in a back brace and had a cast on my arm...
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