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Stories from Thursday, October 11, 2012

Modesitts endow elementary dictionaries (10/11/12)
Mauri and Janice Modesitt, longtime Clay County residents, recently endowed dictionaries to Meridian Elementary School's third grade classes. The Modesitt's were present at Meridian Elementary Thursday, Oct. 11, along with Brazil Rotary Club member Sam Glover to dedicate the endowed dictionaries...
Board of Works approves new vehicle purchase (10/11/12)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety met for a meeting Wednesday and accepted a request for a new fire department auxiliary vehicle, as well as a bid for a construction project. Brazil Fire Chief Jake Bennett was on hand to explain the request...
Reinoehl seeks re-election (10/11/12)
Clay County Coroner Joel Reinoehl (R), Brazil, is running for re-election. Reinoehl is in his fourth year as coroner and has two years of experience as a deputy coroner prior to his current position. He is a licensed funeral director, spending 20 years as a funeral director, and a certified medicolegal death investigator...
Heffner running for re-election on school board (10/11/12)
Tina Heffner, current member of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees, is running for re-election as the board's District 1 representative. Heffner is a lab technician at Medlab Partners. She has been married for 26 years and has two sons. Heffner has lived in Clay County for 40 years...
Landscaping (10/11/12)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital's maintenance crew has been working hard to landscape the outside of the hospital with multiple-colored mums for the fall season. The colorful flowers are planted along the entrance to the hospital.
Harmony Council meets (10/11/12)
The Harmony Town Council met for its monthly meeting Tuesday night and passed a resolution to reduce the 2012 budget, before adopting the 2013 budget. Resolution No. 91-2012 reduces the 2012 budget in order to fund the 2013 budget. The reductions are:...
Club News (10/11/12)
Tri-County Home Ec. Club The Tri-County Home Ec. Club met Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the home of Claralou Thompson with co-hostess Vera Lear. Since the club's lesson by Jean Rowings was on garlic and onions, the evening meal consisted of delicious foods with those ingredients...
Cougars knock off Clay City on Eels' Senior Night (10/11/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The final regular season tune-up for the volleyball postseason proved to be a tall task for Clay City on Senior Night as the Bloomington North Cougars posted a 25-9, 25-17, 25-21 victory over the Eels. Needing a near perfect effort against a sizable Cougars' side, the Eels struggled in serve receive and made too many errors with their own serves to mount consistent threats in the loss...
Fall foliage guide (10/11/12)
"And it makes me wanna take a back road, Makes me wanna take the long way home," is part of the lyrics to Rodney Atkins' "Take A Back Road," song. Those lyrics sum up exactly what the beautiful fall landscape makes me want to do. Chemistry is the driving force behind the leaves changing colors...
Jean Elizabeth Nairn Howard (10/11/12)
Jean Elizabeth Nairn Howard, 90, Brazil, passed away Oct. 11, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for a short time. She had been living at Jackson Gardens for the past several years. Jean was born Jan. 30, 1922, in Brazil, the daughter of David Nairn and Christina Glineur Nairn. She graduated from Brazil High School, and on Oct. 17, 1943, she was united in marriage to Russell Lloyd Howard...
Merrill Buell (10/11/12)
Merrill Buell, 82, Bowling Green, passed away on Oct. 10, 2012, at Glenburn Nursing Home with his family by his side. Merrill was born Aug. 27, 1930, the son of Wilmer and Etta (Huber) Buell. He was part of the Bowling Green High School graduating class of 1948. ...
Public Record (10/11/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 5-11: Circuit Court -- Civil Lori Horrall Vs. Ronald Horrall: Domestic Relations Richard W. Buis Vs. Polly A. Buis: Domestic Relations Itash L. Phelps and Nathaniel R. Ellis Vs. Daniel R. Denison: Civil Plenary...
In Your Shoes (10/11/12)
This week for "In Your Shoes," I threw on some old tennis shoes and a camo baseball cap and headed to the fields. I joined Chad Brown of Brown Farms, Center Point, on his combine and watched as we cut rows and rows of soybeans. Chad and his father, David, farm 2,500 acres of wheat, corn, soybeans and hay, with the help of only a few extra people. Brown Farms also has 187 head of cattle...
Brazil Buzz (10/11/12)
The frost is on the pumpkins and the grass this morning. My backyard farmer picked a peck of red and green tomatoes and brought them inside yesterday evening. I gently cleansed the fruit and lined them up like soldiers to dry and ripen. I am hoping for minimal waste...
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