Turning tragedy into a positive life lessonA local family has a lot to be thankful for. Mike Gates and Jenny Clifton, along with their four children Makayla, Micah, Khloe, and Lucas, are glad to be alive after a fire destroyed their home at 601 Front Street, Clay City, Sunday (Oct. 7th) evening. They are currently staying with a family member in the Poland area until they can find a new home...
CONGRATULATIONS: Gold goes to the musical victorsSaturday was also a big day for both local high schools in the world of music. The Northview Marching Knights took their performance of “The Show Must Go On” to the Indiana State School Music Association Regionals at Center Grove High School in Greenwood Saturday. Their gold-winning performance is advancing the NMK to semi-state competition...
Celebrating the birthday of a familiar face at RNBHundreds of people recently attended a birthday celebration for Margaret Simonson, a lifelong resident of Brazil, board member and a retired employee of Riddell National Bank. The celebration was held at Pappy’s Corral in downtown Brazil.
Helping animals stay healthy for the yearA steady stream of pet owners stopped by the Forest Park Pavilion/Cow for the recent Clay County Humane Society Fall Shot Clinic. Organizers kept busy with registration, two areas helping pets get vaccinated and another area where a fundraiser was selling name-brand pet foods to owners. Organizers confirmed 79 animals and their pet owners attended the vaccination clinic, receiving 173 services, including individual vaccines, microchips and nail clippings...
City $8,000 closer to building footbridge at Craig Park3Thanks to the Wabash Valley Community Foundation the Clay Community Parks Association is $8,000 closer to building a footbridge at Craig Park to tie the trail together. That announcement was made at Tuesday’s meeting of the Brazil Parks and Recreation board meeting. A grant of $3,100 was also made by the Wabash Valley Community Foundation to remove dead and decaying trees at Forest Park...
80 turn out for Broomtree Ministries bowling tourneyBroomtree Ministries had about 80 youngsters turn out for a bowling tournament at Brazilian Lanes last Saturday. The ministry buys food for weekend backpacks for Staunton Elementary School students and other organizations.
Covered Bridge Festival starts todayAs vendors around Clay County and Brazil set up shop for the 2018 Parke County Bridge Festival, local residents were out doing a bit of early shopping Thursday before the crowds arrived. The festival officially opens Friday morning and runs for 10 days until closing Sunday, Oct. 21. Local residents attempting to travel alternate routes to avoid congested traffic are urged by law enforcement officials to be patient and use caution...
Caucus scheduled to replace commissionerThe Republican caucus to replace Jim Bowman, Commissioner District 2 will be on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. at the Clay County Courthouse on National Avenue in the Commissioners’ room. Deadline to file is 4 p.m. in the election office by the 19th of October, said Patti Foxx, Clay County Republican chair...
City Council to help make tracking devices for autistic children available hereA committee of members of the Brazil City Council plan to work with Erin Withers of Clay County to make Project Lifesaver a reality in Clay County. Withers presented the program to the City Council on Wednesday at the urging of Mayor Brian Wyndham. Project Lifesavers uses radio frequencies (not GPS) to locate people who do not have the cognitive ability to care for themselves if they stray from their homes or their caregivers. ...
3-day investigation leads to arrest of Brazil manOfficials confirm a Brazil man is in custody after a three-day investigation at a local residence. According to a press release by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office Thursday afternoon, over the past three days officers have been executing a search warrant at a residence located at 5902 N SR 59 in Brazil. Deputies initially gathered information that a stolen skid loader was being stored at the above address...
- 3-day investigation leads to arrest of Brazil man
- Red Cross helping Clay City family whose home caught fire Sunday
- City Council to help make tracking devices for autistic children available here
- Safety first at the Covered Bridge Festival, officials ask
- 100 Women Who Care benefits Northview Band Boosters
Margaret “Maggie” (Brown-Zenor) PurcellMargaret “Maggie” (Brown-Zenor) Purcell, 78 of Brazil, IN, passed away on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 6:15 AM in Union Hospital. She was born in Paris, IL on August 24, 1940. Margaret is survived by...
Gertrude “Gerty” BellGertrude “Gerty” Bell, 88, passed away Saturday October 13, 2018 at her home in Brazil with her family at her side. She was born on October 3, 1930 in Attica, Indiana to the late Ted and Olive...
Dr. Rick L. "Doc" RodgersDr. Rick L. "Doc" Rodgers, DVM, 68, died unexpectedly, October 12, 2018 at 12:53 am at St. Vincent Clay Emergency room. He was born July 10, 1950 in Clay County, the son of Clifford Rodgers. He...
Rosella LinesRosella Lines, 79, of Brazil, Indiana passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care following complications of a stroke. You may recognize Rosella as the tall, slender, fixie lady who was often wearing high...
JAIL BOOKINGS October 10-12, 2018 (10/12/18)The following jail bookings took place October 9-12, 2018: Gibson, James Lloyd, 42, Brazil: Possession of methamphetamine (F3), Theft (F6), Possession of paraphernalia (MC) Archer, Danica, 33,...
JAIL BOOKINGS OCTOBER 5-9, 2018 (10/11/18)The following jail bookings took place October 5-9, 2018: Huffman, Bobbie J., 49, Terre Haute: Probation order violation (MC) Huey, Jace Thomas, 18, Brazil: Illegal consumption of alcoholic beverage...
COURT NEWS October 10-12, 2018 (10/12/18)The following case filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during October 10-12, 2018: Synchrony Bank vs Melissa Starnes Capital One Bank (USA) vs Philip Shonk Stewart Seed Co. vs Jeffrey D. Miller State vs Dylan M. Smith, 26: Possession of synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance, Possession of paraphernalia...
- Northview volleyball claims 6th straight sectional titleby CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A stand out group of Northview seniors got to celebrate another sectional championship with their teammates Saturday night as the volleyball program won its sixth straight title. The Knights won 25-6, 25-13, 25-9 over Brown County to claim the sectional title, which was a bit more special since it came on Northview’s home court. ...
- Knights top Hatchets before falling to No. 1 Tigers (10/13/18)
- Northview boys place fourth at Bedford Regional (10/13/18)
- Knights capture WIC with win over Braves (10/13/18)
- Knights and Eels ready to run for semi-state (10/12/18)
- Eels advance to face Lakers in sectional semi (10/12/18)
- Knights power past Wildcats in sectional opener (10/12/18)
GeneralPlainville Garage Sale 50+ yrs of an Estate 9299 N 250 E Oct. 18-20 Thurs-Fri 12-6 Sat 9-2 Items priced to sell! Lots of furniture. Lamps. Rocking chairs. Fabric. Embroidery supplies. Tupperware (excellent condition!) Dining Room table. Vintage/Antique items.
Estate Sale furniture, antiques, & artworkLarge estate sale antiques furniture artwork vintage toys knifes firearms golf cart. https://www.estatesales.net/IN/Brazil/47834/2037213 10/19 9-4 10/20 7-3
Joovy Spoon baby walker/highchairBrand new in box. All white with red cushioned seat part. Has removable dishwasher safe tray for snack time. Large tray on front. Steel frame. Text or call 812-240-8850 if interested.
Fisher Price Soothing River Cradle n SwingNew swing in damaged box. Works great. Call or text 812-240-8850 if interested.
City Real EstateBrazil Lot For Sale .33 acre corner lot near Forest Park, all utilities available. $9,900 317-502-4155
Lost & FoundGreencastle MISSING $1000. REWARD NO QUESTIONS ASKED "BELLA" Female German Shepherd Last seen on Oct 9 on 240 (at home) near Humane Society. No chip, but wearing a PINK CAMO COLLAR. Parents worried sick. Please Call Home @ 765-653-9114 OR TEXT 765-247-8394