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Stories from Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Area continues to be hit by burglaries (07/23/08)
A new string of area burglaries have law enforcement officials concerned. "Who ever is doing this is getting braver by going into homes while the victims are there," Brazil City Police Chief Terry Harrison told The Brazil Times Wednesday. "There have been three burglaries within the past week, two in Brazil and one in the county. One of which, the people were at home during the break-in."...
Deadline to apply for assistance set (07/23/08)
Residents and business owners living in the 40 counties included in the recent presidential disaster declaration have less than one month left to register for federal disaster assistance. The designated counties are Clay, Adams, Bartholomew, Brown, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Huntington, Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Owen, Parke, Pike, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Rush, Shelby, Sullivan, Tippencanoe, Vermillion, Vigo, Washington and Wayne.. ...
Weekend full of fun activities (07/23/08)
With car shows, demolition derbies, ice cream and an old-fashion community picnic there will be plenty of local family activities to enjoy this Saturday. From 9 a.m.-3 p.m., the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor its second annual car, truck and cycle show at Forest Park Shelter No. 3...
A slippery snake! (07/23/08)
"Snakehead Ed" Ferrer, Indianapolis, holds his Coral Snake during the summer reading program at the Brazil Public Library Wednesday afternoon. With more than 30 years experience, Ferrer educated the children on the dangers of snakes and how to handle them as pets. For more information, log on to www.snakeheaded.com. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Area musician places second at Country Showdown (07/23/08)
Johnny McLain has only been writing music for five years, but based on his success this past weekend, his music may take him somewhere. McLain placed second in the Colgate Country Showdown in Connersville during the weekend after performing two of his own compositions...
Benefit golf scramble slated (07/23/08)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Alumnae Club of St. Mary-of-the-Woods College will host the ninth SMWC Scholarship Scramble at Geneva Hills Golf Course in Clinton on Sept. 6. Homemade Italian beef will be provided for lunch. The event is open to men and women golfers and the $60 entry fee includes lunch, green fees and cart. All golfers are guaranteed to receive a prize...
Northview volleyball players compete at Butler University camp (07/23/08)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview volleyball program geared up for the rapidly approaching season with a three-day trip to the Butler University Team Volleyball Camp last week. Nineteen Northview players attended the camp, which allowed the Knights to put two different teams on the court...
Dorothy Jean Norder Bennett (07/23/08)
Dorothy Jean Norder Bennett, 75, Terre Haute, passed away at her home July 22, 2008. She was born March 19, 1933, in Watseka, Ill., the daughter of Jacob and Catherine (Eiler) Norder. She gradated from Watseka Community High School. She was a member of the Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, Brazil...
Hubert B. Schroer (07/23/08)
Hubert B. Schroer, 85, Clay City, passed away at 10:07 p.m., July 22, 2008, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital following an extended period of poor health. He was born March 8, 1923, in Clay County, to Elmer and Lois (Buell) Schroer. Hubert was raised and spent his whole life in Clay County. ...
HARMONY HAPPENINGS (07/23/08)
Harmony United Methodist Women will meet on Monday, July 28 in Fellowship Hall at 7 p.m. Rose Marie Pell will give the lesson. Rosie and Barbara Pell will be hostesses providing a light supper and door prizes. The group will be discussing more fundraiser ideas to provide money for missions. All ladies are asked to bring items for the upcoming basket and dessert auction...
BRAZIL BUZZ (07/23/08)
I am elated that, you, the readers of "The Brazil Times" take time each Thursday to check out your "Neighbors" page. It is obvious that Gail Roach and I enjoy writing our columns. Brazil Buzz first appeared on the "Neighbor's" page of this newspaper Thursday, July 25, 2002. During those six years this old country girl writer/author, call her what you want, has served up three hundred and ten articles and thousands of words- a myriad of subjects...