Brazil Times Headlines News from the Brazil Times newspaper in Brazil, Indiana en-us Court News: April 25-27, 2017 Clay County Courthouse Superior Court The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during April 25-27, 2017: Criminal State v. Michael P. Scifres, 42: Resisting law enforcement,... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:23:14 -0400 Court News: April 25-27, 2017 Clay County Courthouse Superior Court The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during April 25-27, 2017: Criminal State v. Michael P. Scifres, 42: Resisting law enforcement,... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:22:55 -0400 NWS: Severe storms down trees; Eel River likely to flood Reports of downed trees over state and county roads and a lightning strike that prompted a response from a local fire department were just some of the reports that resulted from Friday’s severe... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:14:14 -0400 County softball teams draw sectional opponents By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2017 IHSAA state softball tournament sectional draw was made Friday evening as teams around the state learned their postseason path. The Northview Knights will... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:46:59 -0400 Clay City pitching leads to wins over Cardinals, Panthers Times Staff Report CLAY CITY — The Clay City baseball team had a strong week with a pair of victories against Class A foes Riverton Parke and Bloomfield. The Eels scored a 5-3 Southwestern Indiana... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:45:46 -0400 Shaw to soar with the Falcons By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball program will graduate one of its most successful athletes this spring as Kerstie Shaw walks across the stage. Her career continues however,... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:43:29 -0400 A word from CRADLES... (Part II) So much study, planning, praying and volunteer effort has gone into making CRADLES of Clay County a reality for our young moms and dads. But, the work has just begun. An important goal of CRADLES is... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:16:15 -0400 YMCA offers public swimming in Brazil Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:01:56 -0400 Dinner prepares public for National Day of Prayer Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:59:40 -0400 CASA gives oath of office to new volunteers Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:59:01 -0400 Church News: April 29, 2017 Annunciation Catholic Church Confessions are now heard one hour before each Mass at the Presbyterian Church back behind the sanctuary near the Presbyterian Church office. St. Vincent de Paul food... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:10:08 -0400 Staunton Scene: April 29, 2017 Thanks to everyone who helped on the work day at the Community Park. Your efforts have made a big difference for our community. STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH (courtesy of Lu Newby) Sunday School... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:06:02 -0400 Darlisa Jean (Porter) Linne Darlisa Jean (Porter) Linne, 48, of Bowling Green, passed away April 26, 2017 following injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Darla was born in Brazil Indiana the daughter of Darrell Porter... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:05:44 -0400 Kids practice for Rotary Fun run on May 20 Students do jumping jacks as part of their practice for the 1-mile Rotary Fun Run at 10 a.m., May 20, in Forest Park. Each Monday and Thursday at 6 p.m. at Forest Park the youths hear a speaker,... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 10:38:32 -0400 Bridge project to close portion of U.S. 41 in Parke County The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a bridge deck overlay project will close U.S. 41 approximately 1 mile south of the State Road 236 junction on or after May 8. The... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:51:49 -0400 Northview tennis continues to roll with sweep over Mustangs Times Staff Report The Northview girls’ tennis team continued to march through the regular season, topping visiting Edgewood 5-0. Playing in chilly temperatures, the Knights stayed hot, winning its... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:37:34 -0400 Distance crew, jumpers lead Knights to split with Arrows By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The strength of the Northview boys’ track and field team has proven to be in the jumping events and the distance side of the meets this season. On Thursday evening,... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:34:23 -0400 Thompson homers for Knights in loss at Mooresville Times Staff Report MOORESVILLE — Northview’s Addy Thompson blasted her first career over the fence home run on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough as the Knights fell 6-1 to Mooresville. The Pioneers... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:33:16 -0400 March 2017 Food Service Inspections • Big Willy’s Lakehouse, 7395 N. CR 425 W. Brazil, IN 47834 (3 Non-Critical Violations) • Dollar General, 20 Forest Park Plaza Brazil, IN 47834 (1 Non-Critical Violation) • Road Ranger, 990 W. SR 42... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:18:36 -0400 Times Easter Coloring Contest winners Pictured are winners of The Brazil Times Easter Coloring Contest. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:09:13 -0400 Curriculum committee meeting is May 2 Clay Community Schools Central Curriculum Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Clay Community Schools Central Administration Office. Items on the agenda include the review and vote to... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:05:28 -0400 Property taxes due May 10 The first installment of property tax is due on Wednesday, May 10. Normal business hours for the Clay County Treasurer’s Office located inside the Clay County Courthouse are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:02:24 -0400 10th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt at Forest Park The 10th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt was held recently at Forest Park. Daniel Buchanan (pictured) won the bike in the age 3-to-6 division. Other winners were: Hayden Chesshir ($25), Bella Rogers... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:53:15 -0400 Area 7 hosting workshop in Terre Haute West Central Indiana Economic Development District – the Area 7 Agency on Aging & Disabled, will host a workshop from 10 a.m. to noon May 1 to discuss preparation of proposals and funding for... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:42:46 -0400 Morel madness Brazil’s Curtis Holley dropped by The Brazil Times recently to show off his collection — found in an undisclosed location. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:41:49 -0400 The hunt continues... Eliana Tucker found this nice fresh yellow morel on Sunday afternoon while visiting her Nannie and Papa in Brazil. The morel measured 7 inches. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:40:50 -0400 Students serve as House pages for Rep. Morrison State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Terre Haute) recently welcomed student pages to the Statehouse. Among them were Brazil residents Hunter Brown and Ryan Cole. Brown attends North Clay Middle School, while... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:38:26 -0400 A word from CRADLES... (Part I) This is part one in a two-part story about CRADLES. The organization is beginning a campaign to inform the community about CRADLES, and help them become aware of the need for its services This is... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 20:36:37 -0400 Mitchell Burton “Jack” Jackson Mitchell Burton “Jack” Jackson, 85, Brazil, formerly of Carbon, passed away in his home Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Jack, as he was known to most, was born January 29, 1932 in the hills near Nashville,... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:03:31 -0400 Eddis Lee Raines Eddis Lee Raines, 60, of Staunton, Indiana passed away unexpectedly, April 22, 2017, at his home. He was born in Noblesville, Indiana, January 16, 1957 the son of Donald Lee and Delores (Dodson)... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:47:44 -0400 Class of 1950 BHS luncheon Brazil High School class of 1950 is having a luncheon at 1 p.m., May 19, at 111 E. National Ave. Come, visit with your classmates and remind other people about the luncheon. Call Don Miller at... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:04:28 -0400 Lt. Gov. and BMV urge motorists and motorcyclists to rule the road together INDIANAPOLIS- May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and Indiana’s Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch and Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ (BMV) Commissioner Peter L. Lacy are reminding all motorists to be extra... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:17:43 -0400 Two people injured in a three-vehicle accident on Wednesday Two people, whose names have not been released, were injured in a three-vehicle crash on S.R. 59 south of Lake Short Point on Wednesday. The accident was reported at 2:52 p.m., said Clay County... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:21:58 -0400 Sneddon performs his own compositions during meeting T.J. Sneddon entertained the Brazil Rotary Club on Wednesday with songs he wrote and some old favorites as well. “This is the world premiere of some of these songs, so I hope you like them,” Sneddon... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:43:26 -0400 Vehicle impound release fee already hitting pocketbooks The city’s new vehicle impound fee has already started hitting the pocketbooks of those who violate the law. Earlier this month, city leaders adopted the fee, which imposes a $100 fine on those... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:35:56 -0400 Happy birthday to Carnegie, the Brazil Public Library cat The Brazil Public Library has a cat named "Carnegie." On Tuesday, library patrons and staff had a birthday party for Carnegie. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:21:52 -0400 Nuckolls receives Legacy Award from county Republicans Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:56:18 -0400 Opportunistic Knights take down North Putnam By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview softball team capitalized on seven North Putnam errors Tuesday evening as the Knights won 7-0 to even their season mark at 7-7 overall. North Putnam... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:03:59 -0400 Northview tennis continues to roll with WIC win over Vikings Times Staff Report Northview improved to 6-1 this season on the tennis court with a 4-1 victory over visiting West Vigo Tuesday evening. The Knights got a 6-4, 6-0 victory at number two singles from... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:02:55 -0400 Tucker pitches Knights past Cougars Times Staff Report BAINBRIDGE — Northview junior Braydon Tucker pitched a complete-game, two hitter on Tuesday night in a 10-0 win over North Putnam. Tucker was dominant against the Cougars, striking... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:02:01 -0400 Community choir rehearsals The Brazil Community Choir will begin rehearsals for its presentation, The Spirit of America, on Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at Peniel United Methodist Church. The choir is open to anyone who loves to... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:01:12 -0400 Vietnam veteran Stitzle to speak at Historical Society meeting The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the lower level of the museum. In observance of the upcoming Loyalty Day, our guest speaker will be Vietnam veteran Stoney Stitzle... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:00:13 -0400 Brazil Buzz: Springtime weather brings memories of cutting grass It seems like a long time since my foot surgery last September. I thought my appointment to see the podiatrist was last Friday. The card read clearly April 21. Our friend took time out of his busy... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:58:04 -0400 Clay County Through the Years: Whittington/Hoosierville & Asherville Whittington, in Jackson Township, four miles southeast of Brazil, was founded in 1873 by John G. Ackelmire, John Andrew, and R. M. Wingate. It was named for John Whittington because of its location... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:48:29 -0400 Rotary hosting fundraiser for soccer club The Rotary Club of Brazil and Brazil Family Restaurant will host a pancake breakfast fundraiser for Clay Youth Soccer Club on Saturday, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the restaurant’s rear banquet/meeting... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:28:34 -0400 Northview JAG hosting picnic for veterans Northview High School’s Jobs for America’s Graduates will host its 4th Annual Veterans’ Appreciation Picnic from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the Forest Park Cow Palace in Brazil. All Clay County... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:24:28 -0400 Times to close early on Friday The Brazil Times will close at 3 p.m. Friday to allow time for the newspaper’s move to its new offices at 531 E. National Ave., Brazil. Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:23:57 -0400 ISP partners with DEA, task force for Drug Take Back Day St. Vincent Clay Hospital collection site Turn in your unused or expired prescription medication for safe disposal from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, in the tent area to... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:20:05 -0400 Three injured in single vehicle accident on I-70 Three Brazil residents were injured in a single-vehicle crash shortly before 9 p.m. Monday on I-70 at the 15-mile marker. All three were transported to Regional Hospital in Terre Haute, said Indiana... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:14:43 -0400 Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson says U.S. Department of Homeland Security is acting in violation of the Indiana Constitution Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:02:48 -0400 Gincie A Cooksey Gincie A Cooksey, 78, Brazil, passed away at 6:45 p.m. April 24, 2017 at Community South Hospital, in Indianapolis, following a battle with a massive stroke. Gincie was born April 29, 1938 the... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:13:40 -0400 Knights fall short to Braves’ depth By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview hosted its first track meet of the season Monday evening and despite several strong individual efforts, couldn’t match Terre Haute South’s depth. The Braves... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:20:03 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS April 26, 2017 The following bookings were made during April 21-25, 2017: Bullock, Katlynn Nicole: Domestic Battery (F6) and Strangulation (F6) Woods, Charles M.: Unlawful possession of syringe (F6) and Possession... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:24:28 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS April 26, 2017 The following bookings were made during April 21-25, 2017: Bullock, Katlynn Nicole: Domestic Battery (F6) and Strangulation (F6) Woods, Charles M.: Unlawful possession of syringe (F6) and Possession... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:24:15 -0400 COURT NEWS April 26, 2017 The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during April 22-25, 2017: Ted Slack, Rena Slack vs HPT TA Properties LLC Bank of America vs Rachelle Phegley Aariel Story vs Walter Story -... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:23:16 -0400 COURT NEWS April 26, 2017 The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during April 22-25, 2017: Ted Slack, Rena Slack vs HPT TA Properties LLC Bank of America vs Rachelle Phegley Aariel Story vs Walter Story -... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:23:08 -0400 Carl F. Nickey Carl F. Nickey, age 83 years, of rural Hillsboro, quietly passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017 at Gundersen St. Joseph’s Hospital in Hillsboro, Wisconsin. He was born on March 17, 1934 to Carl and... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:20:57 -0400 Mary L. Whaley Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:01:52 -0400 Evelyn Louise Capps Evelyn Louise Capps, 65, Brazil, died April 22, 2017 at Cloverleaf Healthcare. She was born May 10, 1951 in Decatur, IL. The daughter of Wanda Louise Davis and Nathan Montgomery. On July 24, 1969... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:21:40 -0400 Ruth Githens Ruth Githens, 85, of Connersville, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Heritage House in Connersville. She was born September 26, 1931, in Jackson County, Kentucky, and is the daughter of... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:16:14 -0400 Nancy A. Beachkofsky Haggerty Nancy A. Beachkofsky Haggerty, 73 of Brazil, passed away at her home, April 23, 2017, from complications due to pulmonary hypertension. She was born December 29, 1943 in Indianapolis, the daughter of... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:08:40 -0400 Clay County Planner If you have a community event for the Clay County Planner, submit it to Pete Wilson at The Brazil Times. Items can be submitted at the office, located 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, or by email at... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:34:30 -0400 The Brazil Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa The Brazil Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa met Monday, April 3 at Kleptz. Following the opening prayer and dinner, President Janice Clark called the meeting to order with the usual song and verse.... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:21:00 -0400 Historical Society meeting for May is scheduled The Clay County Historical Society will be meeting May 1, at 7 p.m. in the lower level of the museum. In observance of the upcoming Loyalty Day, our guest speaker will be Vietnam veteran Stoney... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:19:31 -0400 Northview Prom 2017 at St. Mary-of-the-Woods Gwendolyn Reynolds and Ryan Poluvnik were named Northview's prom queen and king on Friday night at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:11:12 -0400 Habitat of Clay County board appreciates fish fry response To the editor: The board of Habitat of Clay County wishes to thank the many people who helped make our Jonah Fish Fry a huge success. We thank The Brazil Times, Clay City News, Riddell National Bank,... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:46:19 -0400 Reunions Bowling Green School reunion The Bowling Green School reunion will be 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Center Point Family Life Center of the United Methodist Church. Reminders are being sent to all who... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:52:59 -0400 2017 spring clinic was held Saturday Clay County Humane Society’s 2017 Spring Vaccination Clinic was Saturday at the Forest Park Cow Palace. The clinic offered vaccinations, micro-chipping and nail trimming. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:41:08 -0400 Bill would cause local schools to lose some funding To the editor: The future of public education once again hangs in the balance. The Indiana General Assembly, under Republican leadership is considering the passage of our two-year budget. Are you... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:09:20 -0400 Thanks for contest support To the editor: I would like to thank friends, family, co-workers and especially the community of Brazil and Hardee’s patrons for all the well wishes, love and support going through “The Hardee’s... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:06:26 -0400 Northview student wins top award at Ivy Tech’s Automotive Skills Contest Austin Fields, a senior from Northview High School, won first place recently in Ivy Tech Community College Wabash Valley’s Automotive Skills Contest. More than 150 students attended the annual event,... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:47:54 -0400 Big of The Year awarded at 3 schools Big Brothers Big Sisters of Clay County awards a Big of The Year at each of the participating elementary schools. The awards are given out during the last meeting for the school year, which this year... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:42:51 -0400 Brazil’s Lunsford graduates from Grantham Grantham University has announced that Ronal Lunsford, of Brazil, recently graduated with an online BS Multidisciplinary Studies. “We are so proud to congratulate Ronal Lunsford on trusting our team... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:40:15 -0400 Relay For Life of the Wabash Valley is Saturday at Rose-Hulman The 2017 Relay For Life of the Wabash Valley will take place on Saturday, April 29 at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Sports and Recreation Center in Terre Haute. Opening ceremonies are at noon,... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:39:19 -0400 Times office returning to National Avenue The Brazil Times will soon begin a new chapter in its century-plus existence in Clay County when its offices return to National Avenue. Beginning Monday, all Times’ business will be handled at 531 E.... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 17:38:16 -0400 Knights dominate competition in weekend sweep Times Staff Report Northview wrapped up prom weekend in style with a pair of baseball wins at home Saturday afternoon. The Knights got standout pitching, allowing just two total hits while shutting... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:41:31 -0400 Clay City splits doubleheader with Eagles Times Staff Report GREENCASTLE — Clay City and South Putnam played two very different softball games on a chilly Saturday afternoon. The Eels got two doubles, a single and seven RBI from Jamie... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:40:04 -0400 Shawn S. Stearley Shawn S. Stearley, age 50 of Pigeon Forge, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017. Shawn was a member of Sevierville First United Methodist Church. He was the owner of S.R. Drafting, a residential... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:35:15 -0400 Wanda Marie (Reiber) Hallett Wanda Marie (Reiber) Hallett, 93, of Indianapolis and formerly of Vermillion and Clay Counties passed away at University Heights in Indianapolis April 21, 2017. She was born June 21, 1923, in... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:33:05 -0400