Brazil Times Headlines http://www.thebraziltimes.com News from the Brazil Times newspaper in Brazil, Indiana en-us COURT NEWS March 24-27, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398487.html The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during March 24-27: LVNV Funding LLC ve Nattalie McClelland First Financial Bank vs Desiree Burk Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance vs Amber... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:05:59 -0400 COURT NEWS March 24-27, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398486.html The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during March 24-27: LVNV Funding LLC ve Nattalie McClelland First Financial Bank vs Desiree Burk Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance vs Amber... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:05:50 -0400 ‘Ladies Day Out’ is Sunday at fairgrounds http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398477.html There will be a fundraiser for the Clay County Youth Food Program from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clay County 4-H Building at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Titled “Ladies Day Out,” the event will... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:50:37 -0400 Philanthropic groups to make award announcements http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398476.html Brazil Main Street will receive a $7,600 donation from 100 Women Who Care Clay County on Friday. The money is anticipated to help purchase decorations for the new street lamp posts in downtown... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:46:54 -0400 Local 4-H archery club sponsors IDNR hunter safety course http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398475.html Indiana Conservation Officers Matt Vossmer and Jessie Bailey joined Clay County 4-H Archery Coordinator Judy Branham and Brazil City Fireman Shane Zurcher in teaching an Indiana Hunter Safety... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:41:36 -0400 Commissioners approve ‘unofficial detour’ for State Road 246 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397958.html On Monday, Clay County Commissioners unanimously approved an unofficial detour for State Road 246 starting April 3 through the summer. Commissioner Paul Sinders said the Indiana Department of... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:38:52 -0400 County’s jobless rate remains steady in February http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398467.html About five percent of Clay County’s workforce was without a job in February, according to data released recently by the state’s Department of Workforce Development. The county’s non-seasonally... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:31:24 -0400 CLAY COUNTY THROUGH THE YEARS: Markland, Huntersville, Clay City, & ‘The Y’ http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398452.html Markland, Huntersville, Clay City, & ‘The Y’ Clay City was an outgrowth of the Terre Haute & Southeastern Railroad, the terminus of which was 26 miles southeast of Terre Haute. At various times, it... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:25:58 -0400 BRAZIL BUZZ: Marching into Spring http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398449.html A storm may be moving through this area sometime after the sparrows settle down to roost tonight. The forecaster states it could be severe. Already last week the March wind claimed a shingle from... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:19:52 -0400 BRAZIL BUZZ: Marching into Spring http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398448.html A storm may be moving through this area sometime after the sparrows settle down to roost tonight. The forecaster states it could be severe. Already last week the March wind claimed a shingle from... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:19:41 -0400 INDOT seeks input on selection of future highway projects http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398445.html The Indiana Department of Transportation is inviting its customers and the public to provide input on the selection of future state-highway construction projects. To use federal funds, a... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:18:22 -0400 Elks hosting breakfast with the Easter Bunny http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398444.html The Brazil Elks Lodge, 19 South Sherfey St., is sponsoring Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Guests are asked to bring cameras for photos with the guest of... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:17:04 -0400 ISP releases totals for Operation Pull Over http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398443.html Indiana State Police troopers from the Putnamville Post participated in the federally funded Operation Pull Over Blitz #89 which ran March 3 through 26. During this event, troopers conducted routine... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:15:53 -0400 Celebrity Chef Fundraiser at Senior Center http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398442.html Local celebrities Ivy and Jason Jacobs are cooking up something unique for a Celebrity Chef Fundraiser at the Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, on Saturday, April 15. The doors... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:14:42 -0400 Alzheimer’s Association offers caregiver support groups http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398440.html The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosts support groups across the state for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals living with Alzheimer’s and other... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:12:58 -0400 @ The Library http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398437.html The Brazil Public Library will host “Planning a Trip” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4. The free session will feature tips to make travel easier and how to plan ahead for less stress. RSVP for the adult... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:07:03 -0400 Northview softball returns plenty of weapons for 2017 season http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2398411.html By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview softball program has some high hopes and a bright future heading into the 2017 campaign under head coach Kathy Vossmer. The Knights had a frustrating... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:29:50 -0400 Lane restrictions coming to I-70 in Vigo County http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397897.html The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announce I-70 eastbound and westbound traffic will be down to one 12’ lane in each direction beginning on or after Monday, April 3. The contractor... Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:25:47 -0400 Brazil CPC hosting free Medical Clinic Day http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397853.html The Brazil Crisis Pregnancy Center is again hosting its free Medical Clinic Day. The clinic will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 5 at CPC, located 20 N. Meridian St., Brazil. All medical... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:15:33 -0400 Motorcycles ride for local family in need http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397688.html When the motorcyclists in the American Legion Post 2 benefit ride, “A Just Cause for Jessi,” started their cycles on Saturday they were keeping an eye on the sky. Not just because it looked like... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:54:22 -0400 Brazil woman accused of robbing convenience store http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397684.html A quick response by witnesses and law enforcement to a robbery at a Brazil convenience store early Saturday led to the arrest of a local woman. Irlene Allen, 30, Brazil, faces preliminary felony... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:54:07 -0400 North Clay choirs perform well at state contests http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397854.html The North Clay Middle School Choir Department earned high marks at recent Indiana State School Music Association contests. Eleven students competed in the Regional ISSMA Solo contest on Feb. 4 at... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:48:54 -0400 Historical Society to meet on April 3 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397852.html The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, April 3 in the lower level of the museum. The program will be Lynn’s Pharmacy History and Hostetter’s Bitters presented by Lynn... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:41:27 -0400 Clay County Planner March 27, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397851.html The Lady Volunteers will host “Dinner is Served” from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Staunton Community Center. The menu includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, creamy cole slaw,... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:38:47 -0400 HONOR ROLLS Third Grading Period @ VBE http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397846.html All A’s: Skyler Arbuckle, Gabrielle Brunett, Kenley Cesinger, Bella Chesshir, Jaxon Conder, Jacob Dalton, Justin Fowler, Cooper Haviland, Emily Head, Quinn Lewis, Scott Maxwell, Leyton Mershon,... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:14:37 -0400 HONOR ROLLS Third Grading Period @ ME http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397848.html All A’s: Addyson Breshears, Nora Fisher, Cooper Goda, Lily House, Mackenzie Hull, Damon Lantz, Trevenan Moon, Kamdyn Short, Charlee Stephens-Savant, Marley Trevino All A’s & B’s: Johnny Aker, Carsyn... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:14:21 -0400 HONOR ROLLS Third Grading Period @ FPE http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397849.html All A’s: Michaela Archer, Kassius Arnett, Lily Davis, Sophia Lishka, Kambree Nuckols, Sage Goda, Brevin Westfall All A’s & B’s: Kelsey Brewer, Asher Deal, Emma Jenkins, Pace Miller, Matthew Wood,... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:14:06 -0400 HONOR ROLLS Third Grading Period @ NCMS http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397850.html High Distinction: Sierra Alsup, Cobe Archer, Katelyn Basch, Zane Burk, Mary Davis, Lydia Dowers, Maisie Eldridge, Dylan Elliott, Ariella Engle, Jamison Fisher, Kyia Fox, Jillian Freeman, Jadyn... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:12:52 -0400 WVGS hosting program April 10 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397845.html On April 10, the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer a public program titled, “Apprentices, Indentured Servants and Redemptioners: White Slavery in America.” This live webinar presentation... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:58:57 -0400 Coopers to celebrate 70th anniversary http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397844.html Friends are invited to join in celebrating the 70th wedding anniversary of Lloyd and Marjorie Cooper with an open house on Sunday, April 2. Lloyd and Marjorie were united in marriage on April 5,... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:56:15 -0400 Batman helps Staunton students celebrate Dr. Seuss http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397843.html Staunton Elementary’s library helped celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday this month, which included a visit from a super hero. Batman (courtesy of Mike Gugino) visited students in the library to read one... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:54:40 -0400 LOOK BACK: March 26-April 1, 1931 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397842.html A look back to March 26-April 1, 1931 • Applications for government drought relief farm programs are exceeding the number anticipated by county agent H. L. Rayce and the local board. About 75... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:53:23 -0400 MEANDERING WITH MESSMER: What does Silence Mean to You? http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397841.html When I’m talking to someone and there’s a lull in the conversation, I’m one of those people who feel an overwhelming need to fill any silence with words. Not inspirational, meaningful, well thought... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:51:58 -0400 Supporting local seniors through chef fundraiser http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397840.html If you know me personally then you know my mantra: “I’m nothing special. I’m just me, and that’s enough to live a happy life.” Essentially a private person, I’m happy to hang out with family and... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:50:28 -0400 ‘Beauty and the Beast’ appreciated http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397839.html Thank you to the Thiemann family for providing The Beauty and the Beast this weekend at the Walnut Theater. Our family really enjoyed the movie! One member of our family even gave a standing ovation!... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:49:24 -0400 Braxton Allan Medearis http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397824.html Braxton Allan Medearis, 2 year old son of Michael and Brailyn (Whitson) Medearis went to Heaven March 23, 2017 following an unexplained illness. Braxton was born February 24, 2015. His mommy and... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:53:27 -0400 Stanley “Butch” Richard Eldridge http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397810.html Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:52:54 -0400 Estrellita Ashby http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397812.html Estrellita Ashby, 73, Terre Haute, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Gulf Coast Medical Center in Ft. Meyers, Florida. She was born on August 31, 1943 in Manilla, Philippines to the late... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:30:06 -0400 Louise Fagg http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397811.html Louise Fagg, 87, of Brazil, Indiana, passed away at Regional Hospital on March 23, 2017 and went to her Heavenly Home. Louise was born April 8, 1929, in Clay County, Indiana, the daughter of Arthur... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:26:44 -0400 Sue Ellen (Wolf) Crafton http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397809.html Sue Ellen (Wolf) Crafton, 62, passed away in her home near Raleigh, NC, the afternoon of Wednesday, March 22, 2017. The daughter of a farmer and an elementary teacher, she grew up near Patricksburg... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:19:36 -0400 Hugh Moore Brown III http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397808.html Hugh Moore Brown III, 67, of Brazil, passed away March 24, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. Hugh was born March 21, 1950 in Clay County, the son of the late William Urwin and Ruth... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:17:10 -0400 CRADLES celebrates families ... and a $40,000 United Way grant http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397687.html Mary Yelton sent these photos of the CRADLES program in Clay City. "We must have a fenced in playground in order to get on Paths to Quality, and we want our children to be safe," Mrs. Yelton wrote.... Sat, 25 Mar 2017 12:01:25 -0400 Sinders receives ‘C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarship’ award http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397593.html By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City senior Harley Sinders has been named a 2017 recipient of the prestigious “C. Eugene Cato Memorial Scholarship Award by the Indiana High School Athletic... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:58:18 -0400 ‘Learning Future Technology in Today’s Classroom’ - Northview, Clay City students tackle technology at Rose-Hulman competition http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397581.html Clay City and Northview high school students joined more than 100 others from four states — some as far away as Texas — to learn about autonomous vehicle technology in a scaled down version of the... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:57:36 -0400 Young adults taking active role in bettering their community http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397580.html Three local young men want to create a better future for their hometown by marketing Brazil. The Alsip brothers, Josh, 19, and Lucas, 21, along with Spencer Roeschlein, 20, grew up and attended... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:56:54 -0400 Northview’s Booe recognized with IBCA Underclassmen Award http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397591.html By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Fresh off his first varsity season of competition, Northview’s Brigham Booe has been recognized by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association as an honorable mention... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:55:32 -0400 Brazil man accused of child molesting http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397583.html A Brazil man was arrested this week on allegations of child molesting. Austin Hooten, 20, was charged with two felony counts of child molesting and a misdemeanor count of contributing to the... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:18:43 -0400 Efforts combined to help kids reach college http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397579.html The Clay Community School Corporation and the YMCA are joining forces to help Clay County families with children in kindergarten through third grade to start thinking about college. “Children, and... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:58:10 -0400 God is our true spiritual director http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397576.html This past Saturday I attended a lovely retreat at a monastery in the Beech Grove area, southeast of Indianapolis. I have been there before; back in 2004 I graduated from a program called Spiritual... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:55:01 -0400 Pedersen discusses workers’ rights at Democrat meeting http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397400.html Indianapolis’ resident Robert Pedersen finds it odd that while the United States has been a leader in workers’ rights in other countries, the USA has not done as well at home.  “Workers rights have... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:54:17 -0400 CHURCH NEWS: March 25, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397572.html Our Masses for the next several months will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Brazil. Our Saturday night Mass remains at the same time of 4 p.m., but our Sunday Mass moves to 8:30 a.m. St.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:53:25 -0400 CHURCH NEWS: March 25, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397573.html Our Masses for the next several months will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Brazil. Our Saturday night Mass remains at the same time of 4 p.m., but our Sunday Mass moves to 8:30 a.m. St.... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:50:44 -0400 STAUNTON SCENE: March 25, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397567.html The next Lady Volunteers Community Center dinner will be next Friday (March 31) from 4-7 p.m. The menu features chicken & noodles, along with mashed potatoes, green beans, creamy cole slaw, homemade... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:38:21 -0400 STAUNTON SCENE: March 25, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397566.html The next Lady Volunteers Community Center dinner will be next Friday (March 31) from 4-7 p.m. The menu features chicken & noodles, along with mashed potatoes, green beans, creamy cole slaw, homemade... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:38:10 -0400 Something to build on: Monthly breakfast helping church reach its goal http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397213.html On the third Saturday of each month the members of the Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church will be serving up breakfast in hopes of raising the target goal of $400,000 to build their new... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:00:09 -0400 City moving in on properties in need of cleaning http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397194.html Spring doesn’t officially begin until Monday, but the city’s Board of Public Works and Safety got a head start this week on projects traditionally associated with the season. Works board members... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:53:19 -0400 Commissioners to meet in special session http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397192.html Clay County Commissioners will meet in special session at 10:20 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners Courtroom inside the Clay County Courthouse. On the agenda is the consideration of detour county road... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:51:20 -0400 Dake to perform at Senior Center http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397191.html Local artist Ben Dake will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. Dake will sing Memphis Memories of the late Elvis Presley and other talents.... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:47:39 -0400 CRADLES receives $40k grant from United Way http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397125.html CRADLES of Clay County will receive a $40,000 grant over the next two years from United Way of the Wabash Valley. “The local grant was made possible from the UnitedIN16 designated grant from the... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:46:43 -0400 Wheelchair-bound man travels to raise money for children who can’t help themselves http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397069.html Indianapolis resident Richard Propes is on a mission to ensure every child has a peaceful home. That’s what the logo states for his Tenderness Tour and it is what he struggled to find in his own life... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:45:25 -0400 Rep. Baird welcomes local students to Statehouse http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397189.html State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) recently welcomed student pages from North Clay Middle School to the Statehouse. As a House page, these participants toured government offices, helped staff with... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:38:29 -0400 Conservation officers: It’s not too late to ‘Spring Aboard’ http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397187.html Indiana Conservation Officers are partnering with the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators to encourage boaters to “Spring Aboard” and enroll in a boater education course. Working... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:33:25 -0400 Bucshon recognized by U.S. Chamber http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397185.html The U.S. Chamber of Commerce honored Eighth District Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. this week with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, given in recognition of his support for pro-growth policies... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:30:09 -0400 Military Plaza is seeking donations http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397184.html Military Plaza is seeking donations. The Clay County Military Plaza is seeking donations for an inside yard sale and bake sale at the Brazil Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary hall from 8 a.m. to 5... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:29:12 -0400 Community Choir announces Easter Cantata dates http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397183.html The Brazil Community Choir, under the direction of Sam Glover, will present its 2017 Easter Cantata, O What A Savior at the following times and locations: • Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at Little... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:24:53 -0400 Staunton Spring Show http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397182.html Staunton Elementary School students played to a packed house during their Spring Show on Tuesday. The theme was the 1950s and poodle skirts were all the rage. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:22:58 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS March 21-23, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397143.html The following jail bookings occurred from March 21-23, 2017: Hooten, Austin Robert: Child Molesting (F4), Child Molesting (F3) and Contributing to delinquency of a minor (MA) Lutz, Maryann: Probation... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:17:31 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS March 21-23, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397142.html The following jail bookings occurred from March 21-23, 2017: Hooten, Austin Robert: Child Molesting (F4), Child Molesting (F3) and Contributing to delinquency of a minor (MA) Lutz, Maryann: Probation... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:17:22 -0400 COURT NEWS March 21-23, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397141.html The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during March 21-23: State vs William G. Glass., 47: Operating vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, Operating vehicle with ACE of... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:16:00 -0400 COURT NEWS March 21-23, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397140.html The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during March 21-23: State vs William G. Glass., 47: Operating vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person, Operating vehicle with ACE of... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:15:51 -0400 James E. “Jimmy Jett” Jones http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2397093.html James E. “Jimmy Jett” Jones, 59, of Brazil passed away Monday March 20, 2017 surrounded by his family. James was born April 29, 1957 in Terre Haute to Edward Junior Jones and June “Shaw” Jones. He is... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:16:24 -0400 Northview netters return three from WIC champion squad http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2396389.html By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview girls’ tennis coach Emily Goff is hoping to have some of the same success that her team enjoyed last season. There were some questions marks in regards to... Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:42:28 -0400