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Stories from Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Council approves NSP grant application (03/11/09)
A grant check may soon be in the mail to the City of Brazil. On Tuesday, the Common Council of the City of Brazil approved the application for the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP), which is requesting funds to rehabilitate homes in Brazil located west of Depot Street, between United States 40 (National Aveneue) and Hendrix Street...
Tax bills may be on time (03/11/09)
For the first time in a number of years, Clay County residents may receive their property tax bills at the usual time. In recent years, trending and reassessment issues throughout the state has forced the first billing due date (May 10) to be either pushed back or combined with the November due date...
Daffodil Days extended (03/11/09)
While Mother Nature seems unable to decide if it will be warm or cold spring, her weather influence has caused the American Cancer Society (ACS) to extend its annual Daffodil Days campaign another week. Apparently, the recent snowstorm in Washington has caused the organization's daffodil supplier some problems, thus delaying deliveries originally scheduled for March 16 in the Wabash Valley area...
Snow advances to State Science Fair (03/11/09)
Twenty-four students from Northview High School competed at the West Central Regional Science Fair last Saturday. Gwyn Snow received Best of Show Honors, which qualifies her to attend the State Science Fair on April 4. "Only five people in the high school division advance to state from the whole fair," project sponsor Rachel Sparks said. "So it is quite an honor to qualify to go."...
4-H Hippology teams place in top three (03/11/09)
Clay County's 4-H Horse and Pony Hippology Team competed in the area competition Feb. 14, in Greencastle. Hippology is the study of horses and the competition includes a written test, judging a horse class, slides, stations and a verbal team problem...
CCSD participated in federal investigation (03/11/09)
Details were recently released about the Clay County Sheriff's Department participation in an ongoing federal joint-investigation that has led to recent indictments of two Terre Haute residents for methamphetamine trafficking. "Some of the drugs involved with the August (2008) drug raid in Clay County led to Vigo County and suspects even deeper into the drug world," Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times. "We know that people in other counties are supplying drugs to our community."...
Brazil traffic slowed following accident (03/11/09)
Motorists were slowed heading through Brazil Wednesday after a two-vehicle collision halted traffic. At approximately 9:30 a.m., Brazil City Police Department Sgt. Mark Loudermilk responded to the accident, which took place at the intersection of United States 40 (National Avenue) and Franklin Street...
Farmer's Share Dinner set for March 19 (03/11/09)
First Financial Bank is set to conduct its annual Farmer's Share Dinner, which will take place in conjunction with Ag Week at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event will take place Thursday, March 19, 2009. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m...
Events, announcements 3-12-09 (03/11/09)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Promoting good health The YMCA of Clay County and St. Vincent Hospital are partnering together to offer a series on health promotion. Classes will take place on March 19, March 26 and April 2. All classes will run from 7-8 p.m., and will take place in the YMCA Community Room...
CLUB NEWS (03/11/09)
TRI KAPPA ASSOCIATE The Beta Chapter of the Brazil Associates of Tri Kappa met Monday evening, March 2, 2009 at the First Methodist Church. The First Methodist Church's Sarah Circle prepared a delicious supper of meat and vegetable lagsagna, salad, pineapple cake and a yummy chocolate dessert. Drinks of water, ice tea and coffee were also served...
Billy R. Hall (03/11/09)
Billy R. Hall, 71, Maysville, N.C., formerly of Brazil, passed away at new Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, N.C., March 8, 2009, following a brief battle with cancer. He was born in Brazil March 26, 1937, to Bill and Lillie Minnick Hall...
PUBLIC RECORD 3-12-09 (03/11/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 11: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Genesis Recovery Service, Inc. Vs. Anita D. Godfrey: Civil Collections Genesis Recovery Service, Inc. Vs. Nasir Talukder: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (03/11/09)
United Methodist Women will have a guest speaker from the Terre Haute UMW on Monday, March 30. The meeting would regularly be scheduled for the March 23, but several folks will be gone for spring break. All ladies are invited to attend at Harmony United Methodist Church. President Sheila Termeer will be the hostess...
Brazil Buzz (03/11/09)
We have enjoyed the mild weather in recent days, but don't be fooled, winter is not ready to give up just yet. By the time you read Neighbors again the day and nighttime temperatures may be below average. I am in no great hurry to remove winter protection from perennials and biennials. After all, March weather is fickle...
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