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Stories from Friday, October 12, 2012

Semi-truck spills diesel fuel on I-70 (10/12/12)
CLAY COUNTY---- Jackson and Posey Township Volunteer Fire Departments (PTVFD), along with the Indiana State Police, responded to a fuel leak from a disabled tractor-trailer on eastbound Interstate-70 at the 25-mile marker Friday, Oct. 12, at approximately 11:15 a.m...
School board accepts transportation facility bids (10/12/12)
Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees met for a regular session board meeting on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. The board first heard fuel and bus bids for unleaded fuel, diesel fuel and 66 passenger, 78 passenger and 48 passenger vans. The board took patron comments and heard from David Wise, former school board member, who first congratulated the board on their new facility and the recent corrections they've made to make sure they coincide with state law...
City Council discusses salaries (10/12/12)
The Brazil City Council met for its monthly meeting Wednesday and was presented with salary ordinances for the first reading. Ordinances Nos. 15-20-2012 set the salaries of the mayor, clerk-treasurer, city council, police, firefighter and city employees, respectively...
Main Street reflects on recent success (10/12/12)
During the Brazil Main Street meeting Monday, members discussed the success of Night at the Museum. "It was a huge success," President Lee Lewis said. "I was shocked." According to Lewis, an estimated 500-700 people visited the museum during the event. Members felt the event was a success because it opened the eyes of the community to see what Clay County has to offer...
Former teacher throws hat in ring for school board (10/12/12)
Kevin Kumpf is running for the District 1 representative of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. Kumpf is a retired teacher who spent 39 years teaching in Clay Community Schools, both at Van Buren Elementary School and North Clay Middle School...
Keller seeking re-election as Clay County surveyor (10/12/12)
John Keller (R), Brazil, is running for re-election as surveyor of Clay County. Keller has been a land surveyor for 30 years. If elected, this will be Keller's third term as Clay County surveyor. He felt his experience qualifies him for the job. He is also a licensed surveyor in both Indiana and Illinois...
CCRC moves construction forward (10/12/12)
During the Clay County Redevelopment Commission meeting Wednesday, the board approved three main issues to move the construction of the new hotel on State Road 59 and State Road 42 forward. First, the board approved a Resolution No. 2012-5, a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Brazil. ...
Church News (10/12/12)
Carbon United Methodist Church The bridge festival has started. That means that we folks in and around Carbon will not use State Road 59 for the next 10 days. State Road 59 went directly through Carbon many years ago, but the section north of town now is simply a thin gravel road...
Staunton Scene (10/12/12)
The Staunton Lady Volunteers are sponsoring a dinner Friday, Oct. 26, from 4-7 p.m., at the Community Center. They will be serving ham and beans, cornbread, fried potatoes, desserts and a choice of coffee, tea or lemonade. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children...
Brown County spoils Knights' senior night (10/12/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Brown County Eagles did their part to spoil Senior Night at Northview on Friday night, picking up a 22-21 victory over the Knights for the Eagles first win since 2003 against the Knights. Brown County was able to take one-point lead in the fourth quarter as junior quarterback Dillon Boknecht found Ben Shuager for a 10-yard TD pass with 9:37 remaining in the contest...
Knights win regular season volleyball finale (10/12/12)
Times Staff Report PLAINFIELD -- Northview wrapped up the volleyball regular season by posting a 25-16, 25-16, 21-25, 25-16 victory on the road at Plainfield on Thursday. The Knights got 17 assists, three digs, a kill and an ace from Taylor Hess to go with 14 assists, three digs, four kills, a block and an ace from Madison McDonald...
John Frederick Robbins (10/12/12)
John Frederick Robbins, 47, died at St. Vincent's Hospital in Indianapolis, unexpectedly, Oct. 11, 2012 following knee surgery. John was born Oct. 23, 1964, in Vigo County. John was the first-born son of Lynda (Spurlock) Robbins Girton and the late Max Robbins and the stepson of the late Don Girton. He graduated from Brazil High School and Ivy Tech...
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