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Victim of New Year's Day tragic fire identified

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:44am
The victim of a fatal New Year’s Day structure fire on State Road 340 was identified Tuesday morning Clay County Coroner Nick French confirmed the victim as being Brazil resident Ruth Yvonne Young,...

I-70 closes, traffic backed up in Brazil

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:07am
An overturned Fed-Ex truck on Interstate-70 is causing traffic backups in Brazil Tuesday morning. According to information provided by the Indiana State police and the Putnam County Sheriff’s...

Fire Damages local restaurant

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 7:42am
Officials confirm a passerby notified 911 about a fire in the back of the buildings along main street early Tuesday morning, which allowed firefighters enough time to save Mario’s Mexican Restaurant....

Local students honored for UA Fall 2017 term

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:29pm
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the...

SMWC awards full-tuition scholarship to Clay City student

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:28pm
CLAY CITY — Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College has awarded a full-tuition scholarship to an incoming freshman and Clay City resident who embodies the saintly qualities of its foundress. Caitlyn Leohr is...

CANDIDATE LIST — 2018 May Primary - Clay County Clerk’s Office

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:25pm
Auditor – Jennifer M. Flater Treasurer – Debra S. James Sheriff – Paul B. Harden and Michael (Mike) Heaton Assessor – Barbara (Barb) Scott Commissioner, District 3 – Paul R. Sinders County Council,...

Why you can trust your local newspaper

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:23pm
Every once in a while I am teased about being in the “fake news” business. The source of that name is well-known. I know people are not applying it to me personally or to this newspaper because the...

Restrooms need attention now

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:22pm
When I was having a picnic with my friends at Harmony Park, my friend, Evelyn, had to use the restrooms. Unfortunately, the bathrooms are terrible so she just ended up having to wait till she got...

State of County

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:19pm
Clay County Commissioners will speak on the “State of the County” at the Feb. 27 luncheon meeting of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. The meeting begins at noon at the Clay County YMCA. The...

New restaurant offers splash of color and flair of Tex-Mex flavors

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:17pm
Clay City is a splash of color with the opening of a new Tex-Mex restaurant on Dec. 21. The El Patron Mexican Restaurant is located at 12 Main Street, the former location of A&W Root Beer Restaurant....

Should school buses travel on Interstate 70?

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:16pm
That question was answered at Thursday’s school board meeting. Board member Ron Scherb asked in January, “Why not take the highway if it saves time?” Scherb made the request on behalf of an...

Icy accident, one taken to TH hospital

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:15pm
Treacherous weather and speeds too fast for conditions, officials confirmed, were the cause of a single vehicle accident Sunday afternoon. Shortly before 1:30 p.m. the accident was reported to the...

Icy weekend weather creates “treacherous” driving conditions

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 4:13pm
“If you don’t have to go anywhere, then don’t,” was the advice given those asking about road conditions after another winter blast moved into Clay County over the weekend. Officials at the Clay...

Brandy M. Sampson

Sun, 02/11/2018 - 1:54pm
Brandy M. Sampson, 42 of Brazil, passed away February 9, 2018 at Union Hospital following a battle with cancer. She was born January 2, 1976 in Clay County, the daughter of Gilbert Ray Head and...

Clay City’s Yocom to continue volleyball career at Lincoln Trail College

Sat, 02/10/2018 - 4:02pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City senior Emily Yocom has been a part of great success on the volleyball court during her two years with the Eels. Next season she hopes it will continue as...

Knights win senior night shootout over visiting Eagles

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 10:23pm
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview came out on the right side of a senior night shoot out on Friday night on its home court. The Knights recognized Andrew Osborn, Jarett Combs and Brigham...

Helping out

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:19pm
When the dispatch went out that Meridian Towers was on fire shortly before 12:30 p.m., help came from all kinds of resources. Mike Howard is the Director of Extended Services at the Clay Community...

15th Anniversary of National Road Yard Sale

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:59pm
The 15th Anniversary of the National Road Yard Sale will be May 30th until June 3rd, stretching 824-miles from St Louis to Baltimore, Maryland. The event celebrates this historic by-way, giving...

Cracker Barrel set

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:59pm
The second cracker barrel political forum of the year is set for Feb. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Cory Firehouse, said organizer Marshall Nuckolls. It is sponsored by the Clay County Farm Bureau and the...

The fabric of history told in stitches

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:57pm
Throughout history women have made quilts for many reasons: to keep their families warm, to avoid wasting scraps of material, to give as gifts, to have an excuse to socialize with fellow quilters and...

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