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Stories from Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Two local men prosecuted on multiple counts (10/24/12)
On Wednesday, two men were arraigned in the Clay County Circuit Court. George Raymond Goldsmith Jr., 44, Carbon, was charged on five counts of burglary -- four Class B Felonies and one Class C Felony -- and one count of theft, a Class D Felony. Goldsmith allegedly broke into Carbon Baptist Church, McKinley Hill Church of Christ, Staunton First Christian Church and Benwood Church between July 31-Aug. ...
Candidates discuss discipline, RISE and the future of CCS (10/24/12)
Continued discussion at the Clay Community Schools board of trustees candidate forum on Tuesday, Oct. 23, focused on behavior management and discipline, conflict resolution, the RISE evaluation model and the top needs and priorities in CCS. Gary Rickert, candidate for District 2, first addressed discipline and behavior management, saying he believes there are certain policies that need to be brought back in to the school system...
Brown running again for District 2 Commissioner (10/24/12)
Current Clay County Commissioner President Charlie Brown (D), Brazil, is running for re-election for District 2. Brown has been a commissioner for eight years. He believes his experience in county government, skills with budgeting, his hands-on approach and passion for the community all qualify him for the position...
Graduation rates top agenda for board candidate (10/24/12)
Ted Paris is running for District 1 representative of the Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees. Paris recently retired from the insurance industry and sold his Allstate agency in August. He is currently teaching insurance classes part-time, as well as doing consulting and taking classes to get his real-estate license...
One step away from finals (10/24/12)
One performance stands in the way of both the Clay City Imperial Regiment and Northview Marching Knights from a trip to the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) State Finals. Both bands will compete in ISSMA semi-states Saturday. Clay City will take part in the Franklin Community High School semi-state, while Northview will perform at Indianapolis Pike High School...
Thoughts on mice control (10/24/12)
It isn't a pleasant thing to think about, but as the farmers finish up harvest and the temperatures continue to drop, the number of mice seeking refuge into houses is going to increase. Mice are brown rodents with large ears and small eyes that weigh about half an ounce. Their tail is generally 3-4 inches long...
Monitoring applied herbicides (10/24/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- This summer's lack of rain has translated into the potential for summer-applied herbicides to carry over into winter wheat or even spring-planted corn and soybean crops -- something growers need to be monitoring, two Purdue Extension weed scientists say...
Club News (10/24/12)
Clay County Retired Teachers Executive Committee Preparations for the Fall Social: The Clay County Retired Teachers Executive Committee met Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Harmony United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The group did not finish all the preparation and held another meeting on Sept. 25, at Odena Harper home in Carbon. Plans were made for the Fall Social to be held on Oct. 25, at the church...
Forest Park Elementary Honor Roll (10/24/12)
Forest Park Elementary School Honor Roll First Nine Weeks Kindergarten Perfect Attendance Alexandria Stewart, Athena Johnson, Ryleigh-Ann Sims, Cole Petrowski, Sonora Goodpaster, A J Montgomery First-Grade All A's Kameron Fullerton, Austin Nannie, Cady Novotney, Audrey Paul, Iana Roberts, Gage Trinajstick, Brycen Whitehead, Nathaniel Bowles, Ethan Buis, Coy Callahan, Kylie Coons, Macie Fisher, Aundrea Harper, Michael Moore, Paxton Williams...
Dinner Scheduled (10/24/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a community dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, Oct. 26, from 4-7 p.m. The meal will consist of ham and beans, cornbread, fried potatoes, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children...
Freda Marie Oxby (10/24/12)
Freda Marie Oxby, 91, Brazil, passed away Oct. 24, 2012, at 1 a.m., at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, surrounded by her family. She is now with her Lord in Heaven resting in peace and with His love. Freda was born Dec. 7, 1920, in Coal City, Ind., at the home of her grandparents. Her parents were Fred Fiscus and Alma Wolfe Fiscus...
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