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Food for Families 5K raises money to feed local children

Clay County residents ran in the third annual Food for Families 5K run at Forest Park in Brazil Monday morning. The run was to raise money to help feed the county's 2,300 children during the summer who are on free and reduced meal programs during the school year. An honor guard held a short Memorial Day service at the start of the run Monday.


Florence Romaine (Kitch) Mason
Our Mom, Florence Romaine (Kitch) Mason, slipped away from us the evening of Sunday, May 24, 2015, to rejoin Dad, her...

Roy F. Dengg Jr.
Roy F. Dengg Jr., 89, formerly of Brazil, passed away May 23, 2015 in Zionsville, IN with his family by his side. Roy...

Susan Ann (Miller) Baker
Susan Ann (Miller) Baker, 49, of Greencastle, Indiana, passed away May 21, 2015 following a horse riding accident. She...

Norma N. Watson
Norma N. Watson, age 85, of Linton, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on May 21, 2015, at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil....

William "Bill" Head Jr.
William "Bill" Head Jr., 57, of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly May 18, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis...

Memorial service scheduled
A memorial service will be held for Clay and Mildred Cochran at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, at the First Presbyterian...

John Franklin Vanes
John Franklin Vanes Dec. 21, 1922 - May 11, 2015 A private memorial urnside service for John Franklin Vanes, 92, of...

Mary Ellen Swearingen Baker Honey
Mary Ellen Swearingen Baker Honey Mary Ellen Swearingen Baker Honey, 90, of Terre Haute died Friday, May 15, 2015 at...

Couple to wed Sept. 12
Helen Corne, formerly of Clay County, and Jason Irvine will be married on Sept. 12. The couple was engaged on March 16...

Allender and Harmon to wed on May 23
Amanda Lynn Allender, Brazil, and Dakota Roger Harmon, Pierceton, will be married at 3:30 p.m. May 23 at Clayshire...

Couple to wed on May 23
Sarah Anne Kennedy of Brazil and Marcus Anthony Campione of Chicago, Illinois, will be united in marriage on May 23....

Silvers, Welch to wed in June
Terry and Rhonda Silvers of Clay City announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Alexis Silvers,...

Aiden-Leo Michael Cox
Natalie Louise Jones and Cory Michael Christopher Cox announce the arrival of their first son, Aiden-Leo Michael Cox at...

Couple celebrates 50 years
Mark and Judy Minar of Brazil observed their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 10, 2014. They celebrated in November...

Couple to celebrate 65 years
Owen and Joan (Fatch) Youngblood, of rural Center Point, were married June 3, 1950, at Fatch Chapel Methodist Church by...
Ooleys to celebrate 25th wedding anniversary
Jacob and Austin Ooley invite friends and family to celebrate the 25th wedding anniversary of their parents, Scott and...
Regional News
Greene County man named Conservation Officer of the Year (05/22/15)
Indiana Conservation Officers want your help in congratulating Officer Greg Swanson of Greene County, for being awarded the James D. Pitzer Award- 2014 Indiana Conservation Officer of the Year. Indiana Conservation Officers gathered at the State Capital building yesterday to honor Officers from across the State for their accomplishments throughout the past year. ...
Missouri driver arrested on I-70 in Putnam County (05/22/15)
GREENCASTLE--Early this morning at 1:35, Indiana State Police Trooper David E. Cox Jr. was patrolling Interstate 70 in Putnam County, when he was alerted by police dispatch to a possible impaired driver eastbound near the 43 mile marker. Trooper Cox spotted the brown 2003 Oldsmobile Bravada driving erratic in the eastbound lanes near the 48mm. ...
INFU Says COOL Repeal Bill "Premature, Reactionary" (05/22/15)
WASHINGTON -- Indiana Farmers Union (INFU) President Jim Benham called the House bill to repeal the popular Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL), "premature and reactionary," noting that there remains ample opportunity for the administration, Mexico and Canada to negotiate an acceptable path forward...
Candidate announces campaign team members (05/20/15)
HOWE- Republican Senate Candidate Marlin Stutzman (R-IN) today announced his campaign manager and senior campaign team hired to support his senate race. "I'm pleased to announce this team of experienced leaders with strong ties to our state and a proven track record of success in tough races," said Stutzman. ...
Grocer replacing plastic bags with environmentally friendly crates (05/19/15)
Plastic bag bans are sweeping the nation. On average one shopper uses 500 plastic bags a year. While a ban has not been implemented in Indiana, Baesler's Market in Terre Haute is offering its environmentally conscious customers a new innovative alternative...
Special speaker coming to First Church of Christ, Scientist in Terre Haute (05/19/15)
National speaker Dave Hohle says, "being open to spiritual reality brings freedom from limitation of all kinds, including from time." Hohle will present a lecture titled, "Time is Not a Factor" on Saturday, June 13, at 2pm at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 329 South Sixth Street, Terre Haute, IN 47807...
Indiana Farmers Union attends NFU spring fly-in (05/19/15)
VERSAILLES--A delegration from Indiana Farmers Union (INFU) will meet today with elected officials in Washington at a special National Farmers Union (NFU) Spring Fly-In. The event sees family farmers and ranchers from across the country attending, and underscores Farmers Union members' unwavering support for Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) and the need for Congress to allow the World Trade Organization (WTO) process over to conclude without interference...
Report shows demand in ag-related fields (05/14/15)
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced a new report showing demand for recent college graduates with a degree in agricultural programs with an estimated 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment fields in the United States...
Red Cross announces new Executive Director in West Central Indiana (05/13/15)
TERRE HAUTE - The American Red Cross Indiana Region is pleased to announce Britton Riley as the new Executive Director for its West Central Indiana chapter. Riley has been with the Red Cross since 2010, holding various staff positions with an emphasis on disaster preparedness and response, most recently as Disaster Program Specialist - District 7 for the region...
Indiana State Police summer youth camps scheduled (05/11/15)
The 2015 Indiana State Police summer youth camps will soon be in session. Are you looking for something a little different to do this summer? The Indiana State Police summer youth camps are for students entering grades 5 through 12. Students annually interact with peers who have expressed common interests in law enforcement. ...
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