[The Brazil Times nameplate] Fair ~ 76°F  
High: 78°F ~ Low: 53°F
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Stories from Thursday, November 22, 2007

Website brings NHS students, teachers closer together (11/22/07)
A website called Moodle is allowing area high school teachers to reduce their amount of time lecturing and devote more time to working one on one with students. The site provides a place for teachers to upload assignments, quizzes and interactive links to present the lesson...
County literacy coalition selling artists' cards (11/22/07)
The Clay County Literacy Coalition is now selling Christmas cards featuring a painting by local artist, Jane Mercer. The card features a painting of the original McKinley Inn, just east of Harmony. History records say that Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren and James Buchanan all lodged there...
FSA accepting applications for loans (11/22/07)
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is currently accepting applications for emergency loans through May 12, 2008. Farmers in Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Clay, Hendricks and Putnam counties who sustained physical and/or production losses due to frost and snow that took place from April 4-10, 2007, may be eligible to apply for FSA assistance...
Local dry cleaner shutting its doors after 60 years (11/22/07)
When Penny Owens started work at Trimpe Cleaners Monday, she was completely unaware of who her first customer would be. The former employee of Adamson's Dry Cleaner was going to get a chance to dry clean the clothes of her former boss, Adamson's Dry Cleaner and Family Laundry owner and operator Fred Adamson...
Board meeting scheduled Monday (11/22/07)
On Monday, the Clay Community School Corporation School Board will hold its monthly meeting after a two-week postponement. The meeting, which was delayed after a tentative agreement was reached with the Clay Community Classroom Teachers' Association, will take place at North Clay Middle School at 7:30 p.m...
Clay City Christmas gala set (11/22/07)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City USA Foundation, Inc., will host the sixth annual "Hometown Holiday" celebration at the Welcome Center, located on Main Street, from 5-8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. The event is planned as a special "family night," as Mrs. Claus will be visiting during the evening, talking and handing out treats to the children...
Honor Rolls 11-23-07 (11/22/07)
FOREST PARK ELEMENTARY First Grade All A's Trevor Cook, Derek Hoke, Cheyenne Overton, Bryce Starkey All A's and B's Garrett Bender, Logan Bennett, Jessica Biggs, Allan Bradshaw, Kirston Branson, Sydney Browning, Whitney Certain, Samantha Chaney, Alenah DeCamp, Skylin Fox, Kylee Lawler, Chayna Morris, Cayman Muncy, Chandler Nuckols, Zach O'Dell, Izabella Rogers, Logan Wright...
King to play college volleyball for USI (11/22/07)
The list of accolades for Northview volleyball player Lottie King is a long one. Four-time All-Western Indiana Conference honors, Northview school record holder in both blocks and kills and a member of the Knights' team that broke the school record for wins...
Second-half surge leads Eels to win (11/22/07)
CLINTON -- All it took to spark the Clay City Eels was one ill-timed shove that resulted in an intentional foul call. South Vermillion led the Eels 22-19 early in the third quarter of Wednesday's pre-holiday tipoff in boys' basketball when the foul occurred...
Lineman hopes to lead by example for Notre Dame (11/22/07)
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Usually when Notre Dame offensive tackle Sam Young wakes up early and has trouble falling back to sleep, he gets a glass of water and heads back to bed. Last week, he walked across campus in flip-flops at 5:30 a.m. to coach Charlie Weis' office instead. He was thinking about how the Irish (2-9) had struggled this season and wanted to talk with Weis -- who usually arrives at the office about 4:30 a.m. -- about ways he could do more to help...
Bonds' childhood friend to testify against him (11/22/07)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Bonds' penchant for turning longtime friends into bitter enemies might come back to hurt him in at least two significant ways at trial. First, there's Steve Hoskins. He was once Bonds' closest friend and served as best man at the slugger's first wedding...
Rosemary Nussel Francis Lowe (11/22/07)
Rosemary Nussel Francis Lowe, 84, Terre Haute, died Nov. 20, 2007. Born Jan. 31, 1923, she was the daughter of George Harrison Nussel and Mary Grimes Nussel. She attended school in Bowling Green, graduating from Fort Wayne North High School. She worked at Quaker Maid canning factory in Terre Haute for 20 years...
William "Bill" E. Beeler (11/22/07)
William "Bill" E. Beeler, 80, Brazil passed away Nov. 19, 2007m at Clay Health Center following a short stay there. He was born Feb. 7, 1927, in Brazil the son of George E. Beeler and Maude Delores Aker Beeler. He attended Brazil High School before joining the U.S. Navy. He served on the USS Flint during World War II and came home to begin working at Arketex Plant for nine years...
Brazil Buzz (11/22/07)
Saturday Paul and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary surrounded by family and friends. Everything about the day was perfect from early morning until we closed the door on the party, temporarily, around midnight. The sheep had no problems passing before our tired eyes...