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Stories from Friday, December 21, 2012

Sen. Waterman invites students to the Statehouse (12/21/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Sen. John Waterman (R-Shelburn) invites area middle school and high school students to spend a day at the Statehouse and serve as Senate pages during the 2013 legislative session, which runs from Jan. 7-April 29. "Meeting your students who take an interest in their government is very meaningful to me, and I'm glad to introduce them to Indiana's state Capitol," Waterman said. ...
Winners announces in Christmas decorating contest (12/21/12)
Editor's Note: The information below was provided by The Clay City News. The Judging Committee for the 2012 First Financial Bank Christmas Decorating contest has announced the first-place winner going to the Clay City branch and the Friends & Neighbors Club...
Putnamville recognizes achievements of troopers and civilians (12/21/12)
PUTNAMVILLE -- During a Tuesday post meeting at the Indiana State Police Putnamville District, Lt. Dan Jones, Commander of the Putnamville Post, presented awards and recognitions to troopers and civilian employees for recent achievements. An ISP Safe Driving Award was presented to Senior Trooper Ty Lightle of Parke County for achieving 500,000 safe driving miles. ...
Sisters of Providence to have Christmas service (12/21/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence have planned their Christmas services for Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25. The Christmas Vigil and Christmas Day Liturgy will both be in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods...
Council approves new salary ordinance (12/21/12)
During the Clay County Council's special meeting Friday morning, the council approved Ordinance No. 22-2012, setting the maximum salaries for county employees. Meanwhile, the council approved a transfer of funds for Prosecutor Lee Reberger for a total of $3,417...
Local business implements new texting service for customers (12/21/12)
CLAY CITY­ -- The rise of smartphones and apps has changed the way of advertising, and local independent businesses are getting into the action. Miller's IGA, a staple in Clay City, recently teamed up with CaspersSMS, an Indiana-based company, to start communicating with their customers through text messages...
Police caution drivers about road conditions (12/21/12)
As weather conditions change, motor vehicle accidents become more prevalent. According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, accidents increase after the first snowfall every year. "Accidents increase until people are acclimated to driving in these conditions again," Heaton said. "But we haven't had anything really serious."...
Church News (12/21/12)
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church Our Christmas Mass schedule is as follows: Dec. 24, 7 p.m., Dec. 24, midnight, and Dec. 25, 8:30 a.m. A special thanks to all of our musicians and organists who have prepared for our Christmas Masses...
Clay City girls ready for 12-team Toby Yoho Tourney (12/21/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City girls' basketball team hits the road for tournament play following Christmas, traveling to Eastern (Greene) to compete in the Toby Yoho Tourney for the third consecutive season. The Eels won't have quite the experience level as they have in past trips to the 12-team tourney that will take place in both the Eastern (Greene) High School gym and the middle school gym. ...
William R. 'Billy' Wolverton (12/21/12)
William R. "Billy" Wolverton, 69, Tuscola, Ill., formerly of Brazil, Ind., passed away at 11:17 a.m., Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at his residence. Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at the Hilligoss Shrader Funeral Home, 705 South Main Street, Tuscola, IL. Masonic Services will take place at 6 p.m., on Sunday at the funeral home...
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