Brazil Times News News headlines from the Brazil Times newspaper in Brazil, Indiana en-us Morning crash on I-70 sends 1 to hospital A Florida man was taken to St. Vincent Hospital in Brazil this morning following a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 70. Vigo County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 14 mile marker at around 4... Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:01:17 -0400 3 arrested after police find marijuana plants Anyone with information related to suspected marijuana activity is urged to call Kempf at the Putnamville Post at 765-653-4114. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:36:51 -0400 Historical Society announces dedication of park The Clay County Historical Society has announced the dedication of the Bicentennial Memorial Legacy Park at 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 2, at the museum, 100 E. National Ave., Brazil. There will be an open... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:36:53 -0400 Playing for India "You mess with one; you got us all: The Boys of Fall!" is the motto of this annual fundraising event. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:29:12 -0400 City announces its heavy trash collection schedule The city of Brazil has announced its heavy trash collection schedule. On Sept. 30, the city will collect heavy trash for those on Monday’s route; Oct. 7, Tuesday’s route; Oct. 21, Wednesday’s route;... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:20:05 -0400 Times updating Discover Clay County directory The Brazil Times is updating information for its upcoming Discover Clay County publication. Any business with recent changes to its contact information should call us by Oct. 9. New businesses are... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:19:26 -0400 Brazil to celebrate first 150 years on Saturday, Oct. 1 A city celebrates a milestone of this magnitude only once in a person's lifetime. It is Brazil's 150th anniversary and the celebration will be in Forest Park. The City is working to get the Brazilian... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:18:35 -0400 Cory woman injured in ATV accident over weekend A Cory woman spent the night in the hospital after an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday afternoon. According to information provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Samantha Jo... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:17:35 -0400 Missing dump truck, tools lead to three arrests Times Staff Report The search of a garage on County Road 340 West took several hours and peaked the curiosity of local residents about the joint investigation by the Brazil Police Department and the... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:16:39 -0400 Choir spaghetti fundraiser leads to opportunities for students Choir students at North Clay Middle School have really gone places in recent years. Some have performed the National Anthem at an Indiana Fever women’s basketball game in Indianapolis, others have... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:11:24 -0400 Robertson to celebrate 90th birthday next month If you are an acquaintance of Bill Robertson, you are invited to celebrate his 90th Birthday on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 2-4 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Brazil. He was born in Cory and... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:07:22 -0400 REUNIONS The Woodburn Family Reunion will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Bowling Green Community Building behind Old Settlers Grounds on U.S. 46. A free meal will be served at noon which includes... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:06:37 -0400 The Clay County Planner Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville is hosting a fall carnival for its residents and the local community. It will be Friday, Sept. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. There will be several carnival games along... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:05:16 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS September 23-25, 2016 The following jail booking occurred September 23-25: Carbone, KB: Domestic batter (F6), Domestic battery - prior conviction (F6) and Domestic battery - prior conviction (F6) Carbone, Naydale Lynn:... Sun, 25 Sep 2016 16:44:05 -0400 Power of Community Fundraiser aims to help kids read, learn The Power of Community (POC) fundraising dinner Thursday empowers the local residents to enrich young students to read and learn. Linzy Raley, a committee member for the POC, explained during the... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:49:07 -0400 K-9 training facility opens in Clay County The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association has opened the first in-state academy dedicated exclusively to training and certifying law enforcement canines. “Canines have extraordinary talents in sight, smell,... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:39:12 -0400 Gov. Craig to be inducted into state’s veterans hall of fam The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame will induct 12 Hoosier veterans, including former Gov. George N. Craig of Brazil, into its 2016 Class on Nov. 4. The non-profit organization honors... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:38:08 -0400 Spears crowned homecoming queen The 2016 Northview Homecoming Queen Parker Spears is crowned by Clay Community Schools Superintendent Jeff Fritz while the queen’s escort, Bryce Minor looks on. Parker’s parents are Erica and Michael... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:35:03 -0400 Happening Today Happening Today The Cory Apple Festival will continue through Sunday. Today’s activities include a golf scramble, kiddie tractor pull, kids games, car show, fish fry, cornhole tournament, riding... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:34:14 -0400 Fall Fest Bean Dinner is today The Fall Fest Bean Dinner fundraiser will be 4:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 at the FBC Christian Youth Campground, 525 East CR 1200 N. Brazil. The menu includes ham and beans, fried potatoes,... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:24:08 -0400 Clay Youth League to meet on Sunday, Oct. 2 Clay Youth League will host a league-wide meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct 2 to discuss potential rule changes, with officers election will follow. Any and all paid members/coaches are welcome to... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:43:46 -0400 Lancaster named ‘Penny King’ What do you do with a Disney Princess Tierra when you’re a football quarterback? If you’re Luke Lancaster, a senior at Northview High School, you wear it with pride. Lancaster was named the Penny... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:43:02 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS September 22-23, 2016 **CLAY COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER The following jail booking occurred September 22-23: Whitmer, Chadrick: Possession of methamphetamine (F6) Scott, Andrew Wayne: Possession of Methamphetamine(F6),... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:07:11 -0400 COURT NEWS September 22-23, 2016 The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during September 22-23: Discover Bank vs Joshua M. King Teddy Henderson vs Shayla McMichael State vs Jesse L. Mathews, 35: Theft State vs... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:06:23 -0400 S.R. 46 to be shifted starting Saturday Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:40:43 -0400 George N. Craig inducted into Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:32:21 -0400 Your input requested for Brazil's future Brazil is currently working on a comprehensive plan that will identify goals, policies and action steps to guide the community for the next 20 years. The city needs your help and input to decide what... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:05:19 -0400 K-Day Parade starts at 2 p.m., Saturday The annual K-Day Parade steps off at 2 p.m., Saturday, from Chicago Avenue, traveling east on U.S. 40 to Washington Street. Line up begins at 1 p.m. Units should check with the organizers on duty at... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:37:38 -0400 Clay County’s torchbearers help make Indiana history One cannot be totally objective when reporting an event like the torch relay that marked Indiana’s 200th anniversary. Riding in the media car, we watched hundreds of people take pictures of the... Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:56:06 -0400 JAIL BOOKINGS September 20-22, 2016 The following jail booking occurred September 20-22: Foster, Micael Odes: Operating vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person (F6) and Operating vehicle with ACE of .15 or more (F6) and Driving... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:29:50 -0400 COURT NEWS September 20-22, 2016 The following filings were reported in Clay Superior Court during September 20-22: Julie Peters vs James S. Dickerson Brazil Housing Authority vs Chelsey Reed Corvee vs Steven Kaho, Tina Jordan,... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:28:38 -0400 Relay makes its way through Clay County The flame from Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch wound its way through Clay County Thursday afternoon, including a stop on the lawn of the Clay County Courthouse. A multi-generational crowd enjoyed the... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:33:36 -0400 Regal Touch Permanent Cosmetics joins chamber Regal Touch Permanent Cosmetics, a new member of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce, is locally owned and operated by Mary Hauser. A life changing event led Mary on a new career path. After one of... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:21:40 -0400 Ringo retires from Brazil post office after 32 years Jim Ringo worked at the Brazil Post Office office for 32 years, five as a sub and 27 as a regular. More than 125 people showed up to his recent retirement party. Coworkers say he has a “heart of... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:20:20 -0400 The Lodge to host open house on Oct. 2 The Lodge banquet hall will host an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2 at its location at 10185 North County Road 100, Brazil. There will be music by Milo Miller’s Music Express Mobile DJ... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:12:47 -0400 Covered bridge design wins Indiana license plate vote INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s next state license plate features a red covered bridge over a blue stream, under a blue sky and surrounded by greenery. The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:11:14 -0400 US Senate candidates Bayh, Young set for Oct. 18 debate INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidates Democrat Evan Bayh and Republican Todd Young are set for an hour-long televised debate on Oct. 18. The nonprofit Indiana Debate Commission announced the... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:59:56 -0400 Portion of SR 157 to close Monday Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:58:51 -0400 School board to meet in special sessions The Clay Community School Corporation Board of Trustees will be busy during two special sessions next week. On Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. the board will adopt and sign the necessary paperwork for... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:57:46 -0400 Mayor’s ride brings donation to Humane Society Courtesy photo The 5th annual City of Brazil Mayor’s Ride earlier this month raised $5,667 in support of the Clay County Humane Society. From left, Brazil City Councilman Roy Kellar, Humane Society... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:54:13 -0400 Elks Lodge, 19 S. Sherfey St., Brazil, October Calendar Open at 4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday_ Oct. 3 — Tacos, Nachos & $2 Margaritas, Lodge Meeting Oct. 4 — Queen of Hearts Raffle Oct. 5 — No Steaks Oct. 6 — Cash Poker Game Oct. 7 — Bingo Raffle... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:12:32 -0400 Senior Selections: Planning for Nursing Home Care We often hear from married couples during estate planning conferences that they do not plan to go to a nursing home. Our half-joking reply is that lines rarely form for people wanting to enter... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:08:29 -0400 Senior Selections: Top 10 Tips for an Easy Transition to a Senior Living Community At Towne Park Assisted Living of Brazil, we know a thing or two about making a smooth transition from family home to senior communities. We hope these top 10 tips make it easier as you choose a... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:43:39 -0400 Senior Selections: Long-Term Specifics Q: How can a nursing facility help a family member get a break from caring for a loved one? Taking care of a loved one at home can have a costly toll on the caregiver over time. Constantly meeting... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:40:19 -0400 Senior Selections: Websites provide help to those with Alzheimer’s, dementia Families faced with the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or dementia of a loved one have a lot to worry about, but one local Wabash Valley senior care provider has recently developed some tools to help. “Our... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:30:27 -0400 Regal Touch Permanent Cosmetics offers services to cancer survivors Regal Touch Permanent Cosmetics, a new member of the Chamber of Commerce, is locally owned and operated by Mary Hauser. A life-changing event led Mary on a new career path. After one of Mary’s... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:22:17 -0400 Senior Selections: Friends made at pet adoption event Towne Park Assisted Living Center resident Rosella Lines and 1-year old Meredith, a Terrier mix, became good friends during a recent Clay County Humane Society Pet Adoption Event at the facility... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:21:43 -0400 Senior Selections: September is Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness Month September is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. PAD — commonly referred to as ‘poor circulation’ — is when fatty deposits in the arteries outside the heart (often in the legs) cause... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:19:12 -0400 Four Dick Johnson VFD firefighters complete EMT training The Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department recently congratulated four of their members for completing EMT training. NJeremy Snow, Nick Warner, Nicole York and MaKenzie Snow are pictured.... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:06 -0400 Indiana Bicentennial Torch program set for Thursday On Thursday, the Indiana Bicentennial Torch will pass through Clay County, carried by a cadre of volunteers who were chosen by a special committee of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce. The torch... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:02:29 -0400 UPDATED: 2 face felony drug charges after incident earlier this month Correction: The Brazil Times incorrectly reported in its online version only of this story that a search warrant was acquired for Helt's property near Carbon. The property searched was not in or near... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:05:02 -0400 Nursing home having fall carnival, community invited Cloverleaf is hosting a fall carnival for its residents and local community. It will be Friday, Sept. 30th, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.. There will be several carnival games along with dunk tank, food, and... Wed, 21 Sep 2016 10:02:12 -0400