Brazil Times News http://www.thebraziltimes.com/news/ News headlines from the Brazil Times newspaper in Brazil, Indiana en-us Northview crowns homecoming royalty http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367609.html Northview Homecoming King Garrett Hetrick and Queen Madison Russell pose for photos Friday night. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:44:22 -0500 Northview homecoming crowned tonight http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367409.html Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:41:45 -0500 Christmas Celebration http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367581.html The holiday tune “We Need a Little Christmas” from the broadway production of “Mame” was the opening number in the Auditorium at the Northview High School Christmas Spectacular Thursday night. The... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:56:20 -0500 Snow, freezing temps in the forecast http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367580.html NWS issues hazardous weather outlook While many can agree that few things are as unpredictable as the weather, Friday’s National Weather Service-issued hazardous weather outlook for this weekend... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:50:14 -0500 Staunton Scene: Dec. 10, 2016 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367559.html The Lady Volunteers are hosting a Christmas “Mouse House” this Sunday from 1:30 until 2:30 p.m. at the Staunton Community Center. The event is free to all Staunton-area children, pre-school through... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:19:09 -0500 Church News: Dec. 10, 2016 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367558.html Annunciation Catholic Church Confessions will be heard today (Saturday) from 3-3:45 p.m. in Father Hollowell’s office and on Sunday morning from 8-8:45 a.m. Tonight’s (Saturday’s) “Lessons and... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:17:48 -0500 Be careful, Monday can become Friday http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367557.html Over the weekend, I decided to visit my son at work. Joel is 17 and just started a few weeks ago working at Kroger in my town. He was hired as a “utility clerk,” cleaning restrooms and gathering the... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:15:17 -0500 Local bank collects for Toys for Tots http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367504.html From left, Kim Stearley, Cpl. Zachariah Wilson, Meghan Shidler and John Cesinger stand with items collected for the USMC Reserves Toys for Tots. Stearley, Shidler and Cesinger are bank employees. The... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:06:02 -0500 Meridian Elementary Craft & Vendor Fair http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367405.html More than 25 vendors plan to be at the Meridian Elementary PTO Craft & Vendor Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday. There will be a bake sale and lunch available. For more information call... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:01:09 -0500 Clay City student serving prestigious state education council http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367364.html Madelyn Ames, a Junior at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School, is one of only 10 Indiana High School students selected to serve on the Indiana Department of Education’s “Student Advisory Council.” Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:51:24 -0500 Staunton students participate in pirate-themed activity http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367204.html On Nov. 30, Captain Calico Jack (Mike Gugino) and Pirate Mary Read (Yolonda Todd) followed a treasure map that lead into each Staunton Elementary classroom in search of the real treasure: books. They... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:47:39 -0500 The Gift of Love http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367203.html Christmas is a marvelous time of year. The season brings out the best in people. Heartfelt greetings are exchanged as well as gifts. A common gift during the holidays is a pet. People understand the... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:46:43 -0500 YMCA hosting Santa Cause on Saturday http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367200.html The Clay County YMCA will host The Santa Cause from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday in its community room. Guests can visit with Santa, make a Christmas craft, color Christmas cards for local nursing homes... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:17:41 -0500 Ferrellgas collects items for winter coat drive http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367198.html For nearly 80 years, Ferrellgas has provided propane service to homes, farms and businesses in our community and across the nation. With the help of local residents, Ferrellgas plans to deliver more... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 20:13:43 -0500 Elks host holiday event for kids http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367195.html That jolly old elf stopped by the Brazil Elks Lodge to visit with some local children for the afternoon recently. The children enjoyed visiting with Santa, and making holiday crafts like tree... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:57:14 -0500 County’s unemployment rate drops to 4 percent http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367194.html Clay County’s unemployment rate dipped to 4 percent in October — a low point the area hasn’t seen for well over a decade. October’s non-seasonably adjusted rate is the county’s lowest since a 3... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:55:00 -0500 Elks Hoop Shoot contest in Brazil is this Saturday http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366638.html Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:49:44 -0500 Knights of Columbus hosting food pantry http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367193.html Catholic Charities and the Knights of Columbus will have a mobile food pantry at 5 p.m. Dec. 19 at Kennedy Crossing. For more information, call 812-232-1447. Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:47:39 -0500 Attorney with 60 years experience surprised by honor sent from Gov. Mike Pence http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367162.html In 1956, Amos Thomas had recently passed the bar when he decided to join his brother, John, in practicing law in Brazil. The brothers had been raised in rural Parke County and decided to make Brazil... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:57:15 -0500 JAIL BOOKINGS December 6-8, 2016 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367159.html The following jail bookings occurred December 5-8: Early, Michael L., 69, Brazil: Operating vehicle while intoxicated Pleake, Joshua Tyler, 26, Brazil: Petition to revoke probation Steurerwald,... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:36:20 -0500 COURT NEWS December 6-8, 2016 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2367157.html The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during December 6-8: Board of Commissioners of Clay County vs James B. and Malinda Andrews Midland Funding vs Thelma Shaffer State vs Estil... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:35:26 -0500 Officials honored at meeting http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366192.html Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:26:00 -0500 Pearl Harbor — 75 years later: December 7, 1941 A date that still lives in infamy http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366445.html Many Brazilians were seated quietly at home Sunday afternoon listening to musical programs over their radio when they were shocked out of their chairs by the sudden announcement from Washington of a... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:06:52 -0500 School board has busy agenda on Thursday http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366463.html The Clay Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will be busy during their meeting on Thursday. The board will hear updates on the secondary renovation project and activities the Sunrise Coal... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:49:18 -0500 Local fire, police focusing on fire investigation http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366462.html Local police and fire officials are focusing all their attention into the investigation of a fatal house fire at 721 East Mechanic St., Brazil, Monday evening. Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen and... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:45:01 -0500 2 animals recovered from fire at local shelter; another still missing http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366459.html On Tuesday, Clay County Humane Society Director Andrea Phillips confirmed two dogs removed from the fire Monday night are currently being housed at the shelter, the family has one dog in their care... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:42:24 -0500 Investigation continues into cause of Mechanic Street blaze http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366446.html The city’s fire chief says investigation continues into what caused the fire at a Mechanic Street home that left three dead, including two children. The three — 18-year-old Raven Elizabeth Rose... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:35:24 -0500 Ceremony recognizes completion of U.S. 40 project http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366323.html There was celebration Tuesday as officials of the Indiana Department of Transportation, local elected officials, members of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Brazil Main Street gathered at City... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 20:32:59 -0500 Updated: Woman, 2 children die in Brazil fire - Names released http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366265.html Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:40:11 -0500 McCullough honored for service on county council http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366213.html Clay County Council President Larry Moss (right) presents a token of the council's appreciation for his years of service to Mike McCullough during Monday's meeting. McCullough served 20 years on the... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:53:12 -0500 Three dead in house fire http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365997.html Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:31:36 -0500 President retiring from Riddell National Bank in January http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2366082.html H. Michael “Mike” Lawson, President & CEO of The Riddell National Bank is retiring from his position at the Bank on Jan. 2. The Board of Directors has chosen W. Steven Kidwell, executive... Tue, 06 Dec 2016 09:16:03 -0500 Reminder: Garbage totes can only be left on street certain days http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365875.html The office of the City of Brazil Planning and Zoning reminds residents that trash totes can only be left on the street the day before and the day of scheduled trash pick up. There have been numerous... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:05:15 -0500 Times staff wins annual HSPA awards http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365731.html The Brazil Times staff won four awards during the 50th annual Hoosier State Press Association 2016 Newsroom Seminar and Better Newspaper Contest on Saturday. Editor Pete Wilson placed second in the... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:01:19 -0500 Church, Community Choir bring Christmas spirit http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365740.html The Brazil Church of the Nazarene, 1002 E. National Ave., was filled with the Christmas spirit as the Brazil Community Choir performed the 2016 Christmas Cantata “Bethlehem Morning.” An offering was... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:25:38 -0500 Local veterans organizations make sight possible for beloved member http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365729.html A local woman recently experienced the dream of a lifetime and can now see what the world really looks like for the first time. Brazil resident Judy Jordan, 64, was diagnosed legally blind at birth... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:16:30 -0500 Residents evacuated after fire strikes apartment complex http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365724.html An apartment fire resulted in the initial evacuation of 75 Cooper Towers residents shortly before 1 a.m., Saturday. Brazil city firefighters were dispatched to the apartment complex located at 120 W.... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:14:29 -0500 New program is designed to bring Christmas stockings and joy to Clay County children http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365722.html Terry Barr, Susie French and Lisa Beyers hope to make a big contribution to the needy children of Clay County this Christmas through the new Stockings for Students program.  The stockings will be... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:08:23 -0500 LETTER: City of Brazil has many reasons to be thankful this year http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365719.html Brazil has much to be grateful for this holiday season and year round as well. Mayor Wyndham has again brought much needed resources to the community to deal with long neglected infrastructure... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:03:27 -0500 JAIL BOOKINGS December 2-4, 2016 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2365717.html The following jail bookings occurred December 2-4: Hall, Patrick Delaney, 55, Brazil: Operating vehicle while intoxicated and Driving while suspended, with prior suspension within 10 years... Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:00:23 -0500