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Stories from Thursday, August 30, 2012

Habitat for Humanity receives donation from Kroger (08/30/12)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County has received another donation. On Thursday, the organization received $255 from organizers of the second Cruise-In With Kroger event, which took place July 14. "Everything we get is more than what we had so we appreciate it," Habitat representative Rogene Morge said...
School board meets to discuss budget (08/30/12)
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees met for a special budget meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 7 p.m. Tim Gorman, business manager and treasurer of CCS, presented the budget information. Gorman, along with Superintendent Kim Tucker, discussed the changes in the budget from the previous year...
Heavy rains from Hurricane Isaac due to hit Clay County (08/30/12)
Clay County residents are about to see more rain than they've seen all summer thanks to a little something called Isaac. The National Weather Service is predicting heavy rain and strong storms this weekend due to Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaac. The National Weather Service projects up to seven inches of rainfall for western Indiana...
Board of Works and Safety discuss increases in water and sewage rates (08/30/12)
The Board of Public Works and Safety met Wednesday and made a recommendation regarding the increase in utility rates, which will help fund improvement projects. The recommendation is for the water and sewage rate increases discussed at Monday's special City Council meeting, which were proposed at the Aug. 8 regular City Council meeting...
Storyteller to perform for historical society (08/30/12)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum. The guest speaker will be Sally Weatherston, a Vigo County Public Library storyteller, who will present, "Women of the Wabash and the Battle of Fort Harrison."...
Benefit for area youth set for Sept. 8 (08/30/12)
On Saturday, Sept. 8, a benefit has been scheduled for area resident Kaylee Westfall. The event will take place at the Brazil Moose Lodge, 225 S. Depot St., Brazil. It is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., with a "Casino Night," which will feature Texas Hold 'Em, Black Jack, 50-50 drawings, raffles and door prizes...
Brazil girl wins Miss Indiana American Coed Sweetheart (08/30/12)
Brylee Denise Wallace, 8, daughter of Brad and Monica Wallace, Brazil, recently won the title of Miss Indiana American Coed Sweetheart 2012. Brylee participated in the state pageant, which took place in Indianapolis in August. She will now move on to nationals, which will take place at Walt Disney World, Orlando, Fla., in November during the week of Thanksgiving...
Putnam County to host 'Bridges Out of Poverty' Event (08/30/12)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Extension Office will host a "Bridges Out of Poverty" event Oct. 3-4, at the Prindle Ethics Institute, on the campus of DePauw University. The event will run from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., each day. Lunch will be included. Those interested in going must attend both days...
Putnam county deaths ruled homicide and suicide (08/30/12)
REELSVILLE -- Recent autopsy reports released by the Putnam County Chief Deputy Coroner Dave Brown revealed the deaths of Kevin Boatright, 40, and his 14-year-old son, Jeremy Boatright, to be that of suicide and homicide, respectively. The autopsies were performed Thursday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital...
Northview battles past visiting Linton in three sets (08/30/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The home standing Northview volleyball team denied Linton a sweep of Clay County Thursday night by knocking off the Miners in three games, 25-10, 25-20, 25-16. A couple nights after Linton dropped Clay City in four games, the Miners had their hands full to start with against a Northview squad that used its service game to great advantage...
Knights shoot season-best score to beat Mustangs (08/30/12)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter The Northview girls' golf team beat visiting Edgewood Thursday, while shooting its best score of the season, 169-178. Head coach Bob Treash said he was proud of the way his team has been playing lately. "I'm extremely proud of them," Treash said. ...
Brazil Buzz (08/30/12)
This Sunday afternoon, all is well in the little blue house at the end of the road. The only sounds that I hear are the ticking of the old wall clock and that constant ringing in my ears. Paul is flipping channels on the control of the TV. The thumb is working up a storm. Funny thing, the old boy is napping and the set is off...
Martha L. Hester McKenzie (08/30/12)
Martha L. Hester McKenzie, Brazil, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, after a lengthy illness. Martha was the fifth daughter born to Santy and Rose Evans Hester on June 12, 1938, in Russellville. She was a graduate of Russellville High School with the class of 1956. She was married to Larry McKenzie Dec. 8, 1972. To this union was born a son, Phillip, Staunton, and a daughter, Michelle (Gregg) Chandler, Spencer. She was divorced Dec. 23, 1983...
Public Record (08/30/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 28-30: Circuit Court -- Civil Portfolio Recovery Associates Vs. Kevin D. Vansickle: Civil Collections Small Claims American Rental Vs. Robert Toney: Small Claims...
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