Brazil Times News http://www.thebraziltimes.com/news/ News headlines from the Brazil Times newspaper in Brazil, Indiana en-us SNAPSHOTS: Eel River flood warning continues http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408080.html Clay County was among numerous Indiana counties under a flood warning Sunday, as 3 to 7 inches of rain fell over the weekend, with more potential rain Sunday night. The warning, issued by the... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:47:32 -0400 Clay County Planner May 1, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408076.html 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... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:27:52 -0400 The Brazil Times tournament contest http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408075.html Jake Crabb, Brazil, finished second in The Brazil Times tournament contest. Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:12:00 -0400 Youth soccer benefits from pancake breakfast http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408019.html Nearly $1,200 was raised for the Clay Youth Soccer Club on Saturday morning at the Brazil Family Restaurant. “It was great to be a part of this to benefit a wonderful cause,” Brazil Rotary Club... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:46:00 -0400 HISTORY MATTERS Brazil once had its own cigar company providing ‘the perfect smoke’ http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408079.html Those residents in Brazil with money to burn in the 1930s didn’t have to look far to find a good cigar. The employees at Alfonso-Rios Cigar Company hand-rolled quality cigars that were guaranteed to... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:40:25 -0400 REUNIONS http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408077.html Brazil High School class of 1950 is having a luncheon at 1 p.m. May 19 at 111 E. National Ave., Brazil. Come, visit with your classmates and remind other people about the luncheon. Call Don Miller at... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:37:25 -0400 Kids practice for Rotary Fun run on May 20 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407573.html Students do jumping jacks Thursday 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... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:30:52 -0400 Towne Park staff, residents say thank you to mayor http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408074.html The Ladies Group at Towne Park made a tie blanket for Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham as a thank you gift for all he has done for the community at the assisted living community. Wyndham has attended many... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:29:05 -0400 Dowers to be honored May 8 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408073.html Cornerstone Christian Academy invites the community to a reception honoring Catherine Dowers, a first-grade teacher and recipient of a 2017 Golden Apple Award. It will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 17:25:36 -0400 A Look Back to 1941 — with photos http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408066.html Welcome to the first edition of The Brazil Times published in our new offices at 531 E. National Ave. With this new edition comes an expanded “Look Back in History” feature. We ask for your photos... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:18:45 -0400 Community responds to call for unused medications http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408018.html A pouring rain did not deter area residents from dropping off their expired medications for safe disposal at St. Vincent Clay Hospital on Saturday morning. It was the third year for the annual event,... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 14:05:45 -0400 Delts celebrate red, white and blue http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2408014.html Members of the Delta Theta Tau sorority and their guests celebrated the red, white and blue Saturday afternoon at McKinley Hill Church of Christ. "We are expecting at least 150 people today," said... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:30:25 -0400 Court News: April 25-27, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407846.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407844.html 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 A word from CRADLES... (Part II) http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407828.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407165.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:01:56 -0400 Dinner prepares public for National Day of Prayer http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407569.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:59:40 -0400 CASA gives oath of office to new volunteers http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407175.html Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:59:01 -0400 Church News: April 29, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407803.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407798.html 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 Bridge project to close portion of U.S. 41 in Parke County http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407547.html 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 March 2017 Food Service Inspections http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407453.html • 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407444.html Pictured are winners of The Brazil Times Easter Coloring Contest. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:09:13 -0400 Curriculum committee meeting is May 2 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407443.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407442.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407437.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407433.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407432.html 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... http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407431.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407430.html 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) http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407428.html 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 Class of 1950 BHS luncheon http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407179.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407163.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2407069.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406963.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406875.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406776.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406482.html Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:56:18 -0400 Community choir rehearsals http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406646.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406645.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406644.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406643.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406637.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406636.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406635.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406634.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406327.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406480.html Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:02:48 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS April 26, 2017 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406487.html 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 http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406485.html 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 Historical Society meeting for May is scheduled http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406102.html 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 Times office returning to National Avenue http://www.thebraziltimes.com/story/2406005.html 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