Brazil Times News News headlines from the Brazil Times newspaper in Brazil, Indiana en-us Winter guard competition a boon for local economy (Corrected) A local high school was the host for one of the Indiana High School Color Guard Association's (IHSCGA) largest winter guard competitions this past weekend. During the two-day event in the gymnasium... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 15:00:11 -0500 Jehovah's Witnesses to meet in Circuit Assembly INDIANAPOLIS — Area Jehovah’s Witnesses will soon hold their semi-annual Circuit Assembly in the Indiana Farmers Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. They extend an open... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:55:00 -0500 Clay County Farm Bureau board to discuss policy Clay County Farm Bureau board members are scheduled to meet at 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the Cory Firehouse. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss governmental policy for local, state and national... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:37:03 -0500 Fire chief urges people to allow free smoke detectors to be installed in their homes Door hangers offering free smoke detectors are being left on people's homes by the Brazil Fire Department. Fire Chief Jake Bennett urges residents to call the number on the door hanger, 812-446-7551,... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:20:23 -0500 WVGS to present program On March 13, the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer a public program titled, “She Came From Nowhere: An Approach to a Difficult Genealogical Problem.” The presenter for the program will be... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:59:05 -0500 Mace named 500 Festival Princess The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events and programs that celebrate the legacy of the Indianapolis 500, recently announced one college-aged woman from Brazil was... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:49:46 -0500 Habitat for Humanity of Clay County recently dedicated its ninth house. Habitat for Humanity of Clay County recently dedicated its ninth house. The home at 604 S. Chicago Avenue in Brazil was dedicated to longtime Habitat board member Keith Bowers, who passed away in... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:08:03 -0500 Benefit helps a Vietnam veteran in need Friends, neighbors as well as local veterans and residents came out to support a Brazil veteran Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign War Post 1127. Vietnam veteran Ed Young, who is a lifetime member... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:54:28 -0500 Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting to feature Commissioners on Tuesday The February lunch meeting of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce is Tuesday at the YMCA Community Room at noon. Green Olive will cater the event. The guest speakers will be Clay County Commissioners... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 17:06:54 -0500 Clay County Planner The 66th Annual Meeting of the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Fred... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:52:41 -0500 LOOK BACK February 26-March 4. 1952 • Unanimous support of the candidacies of United States Senator William E. Jenner and 7th District Representative William G. Bray for renomination to those posts was pledged at a recent meeting of... Sun, 26 Feb 2017 16:39:38 -0500 Nearly 200 people attend YMCA fundraiser to provide scholarships for low-income families Saturday night’s YMCA fundraising campaign to assist low-income families raised $600 more than last year in ticket sales alone. The second fundraiser of its kind for the Clay County YMCA took the... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 23:06:50 -0500 A tasty treat for a good cause A lively crowd attended the Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) annual silent auction and dessert fundraiser at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Friday night. There were plenty of items to bid on, several... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 17:23:39 -0500 SNAPSHOTS: NHS hosts winter guard competition for Indiana High School Color Guard Association This weekend Northview High School is the host for one of the Indiana High School Color Guard Association's largest winter guard competitions. During the two-day event more than 100 color guard units... Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:13:41 -0500 School officials keeping eye on changes to statewide standardized testing While optimism was high this week in the Indiana House about proposed legislation to replace the ISTEP+ exam by the 2018-19 school year, local school administration is waiting to learn more about the... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:37:34 -0500 Soil and Water annual meeting is March 9 The 66th Annual Meeting of the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District will take place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Fred... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:03:40 -0500 CHURCH NEWS: February 25, 2017 Confessions will be heard in Father’s office on Saturday afternoon from 3-3:45 p.m. and Sunday morning from 8-8:45. Our Ash Wednesday services: 7 a.m. Liturgy of the Word with ashes, and then a Mass... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:00:09 -0500 Get to know the Sisters of Providence Would you like a glimpse into the life of faith and intentional community lived by the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods today? How about a meal served with a side of joy and a helping... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:43:57 -0500 Fifi’s, and its unique cuisine, opens Monday FiFi’s Diner and Catering is opening Monday at 13 W. National Ave., Brazil. Restaurant hours will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday. “We’re uniquely delicious,” said manager Jacqueline Ruff on... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:42:18 -0500 Cabral to speak on ‘Faith in Coaching’ Brian Cabral will speak on ‘Faith in Coaching’ for the Wabash Valley Fellowship of Christian Athletes at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 7 at Terre Haute North High School. The event is open to coaches at all... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:33:21 -0500 Safe Sleep classes offered at YMCA Attendants of monthly Safe Sleep Classes in Brazil can receive a free Graco Pack ‘n Play Crib for attending. The classes are on the second Wednesay of the month from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Clay... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:31:15 -0500 A Choir for the Community Although down a few members, including choir director Sam Glover, due to other commitments, the Brazil Community Choir had rehearsal Thursday night at Peniel United Methodist Church. The group is... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:25:59 -0500 Community yard sale to benefit youth food program A community yard sale to benefit the Clay County Youth Food Program is planned for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 4 at the Clay County Fairgrounds. All the items for the sale will be donated by members of... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:24:01 -0500 Pell excited to be back in Clay County Jeff Pell, who recently became the youth development extension educator in Clay County, spoke Wednesday at the Brazil Rotary Club.  Pell lives in Rockville and is a Clay County native.  Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:22:36 -0500 State offering water-sampling program for public schools The Indiana Finance Authority, as part of its environmental programs division, launched its lead sampling program this week, offering drinking water sampling to all Indiana public school districts.... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:20:34 -0500 Facade grants and Stellar Communities programs focus of mayor's speech The facade grant program for the downtown historic district and what it would mean to be recognized as a Stellar Community will be the subjects of a talk by Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham. The public is... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:40:43 -0500 4 charged in death of 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy TERRE HAUTE (AP) — A judge entered not guilty pleas Thursday on behalf of four people charged with neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old western Indiana boy with cerebral palsy. Vigo... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:00:19 -0500 Delay expected in radio broadcasting from Brazil Radio broadcasting from 111 W. National Ave., Brazil, will be delayed until May and possibly Memorial Day, said Dave Crooks, president and general manager of DLC Inc. Crooks had planned to broadcast... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:56:13 -0500 Quad County PARP Program is March 10 Purdue Extension in Brown, Monroe, Morgan and Owen counties is once again presenting its Quad County PARP Program. This program will offer educational seminars talking about the realities of... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:54:59 -0500 Apiary specialist to discuss beekeeping in Clay County March 17 Are you a beekeeper interested in learning more about managing your hives, or a novice looking to expand their knowledge of bee biology? On March 17, Krispn Given, an apiary specialist with Purdue... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:54:23 -0500 State’s revenue department offers refund, payment tips Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:53:41 -0500 No major injuries in Brazil crash Shortly after 12:35 p.m. Thursday, emergency response personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 40 at the intersection of Wesleyan Church Drive. Members of the Brazil City police and fire... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:50:32 -0500 Two hurt in crash near Clay City Two drivers were injured after their vehicles were involved in a near head-on crash at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The accident occurred on S.R. 246, about one-half mile west of S.R. 59 and Clay City. A... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:47:05 -0500 News & Notes Brazil Public Library will host “Let’s Play Cards” at 6 p.m. March 7. Guests will learn how to play Rummy and be provided food. RSVP by March 4 by calling 812-448-1981. Purdue Extension of Clay... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:44:35 -0500 Source of deadly Mechanic Street fire undetermined, investigators say ‘Multiple sources’ could have started the blaze The Indiana State Fire Marshal’s office has concluded its investigation of the fatal house fire in Brazil Dec. 5 that took lives of three people. Investigators said there was no way to determine the... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:41:54 -0500 COURT NEWS February 22-23, 2017 The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during February 22-23: Capital One Bank (USA) vs Crystal C. Randall Midland Funding LLC vs Bryan Bell State vs Andrew J. Estes, 36:... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:35:48 -0500 Family member of Terre Haute police officer accused in shooting incident A member of the family of a Terre Haute Police Department officer has been accused in a shooting. Wednesday at approximately 12:06 p.m., the Terre Haute Police Department responded to the Warren... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:28:29 -0500