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Stories from Sunday, July 12, 2009

Van Horn named 4-H Queen (07/12/09)
After 10 years in 4-H, 18 year-old Hannah Van Horn couldn't think of a more fitting end to her tenure with the agricultural organization. Van Horn was crowned Fair Queen at the 2009 Clay County Fair Pageant at the Fairgrounds Saturday night. She follows in the immediate footsteps of Shelby Sands, who relinquished the crown she won in 2008...
Chambers named 4-H Princess (07/12/09)
A new county princess was crowned Saturday at the 54th Annual Clay County Fair Pageant, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Thirteen-year-old Brazil native Darci Chambers, daughter of Dave and Lisa Chambers, took the honor of princess, during the two-hour ceremony at the fairgrounds. A noticeably surprised Chambers expressed honor and perplexity towards her achievement...
City schedules clean-up day (07/12/09)
The City of Brazil has chosen the location for its next clean-up day. Brazil City Planning Administrator Stacy Gibbens told The Brazil Times city clean-up efforts will be focused on Ward 3 Saturday. "To garner some more interest in cleaning up the city, we are encouraging individuals and groups to pre-register," Gibbens said. "On Friday, we will be asking those who have registered to come by City Hall to pick up gloves and trash bags."...
'Battle of the Big Bands II' scheduled (07/12/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The music of the big bands will fill the air at Fairbanks Park as the "Battle of the Big Bands II" returns Saturday. It's a friendly competition and the audience ultimately is the winner. The Men of Note and Claudia will perform first at 7 p.m., with the Terre Haute Community Band taking the stage at 8 p.m. Both bands will highlight music from such big band giants as Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller, Hoagy Carmichael and Harry James...
Armstrong stays in third, eyes Tour title (07/12/09)
By JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press Writer TARBES, France -- With the Pyrenees behind him but the toughest rides still to come, Lance Armstrong is already talking about another run next year in the Tour de France. The 37-year-old Texan, coming out of 3 1/2 years of retirement, remained in third place after Sunday's ninth stage. Astana teammate Alberto Contador stayed in second place with about one-third of the race over and Rinaldo Nocentini of Italy held the yellow jersey a third straight day...
Phelps, inexperience mix on U.S. team for worlds (07/12/09)
By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- The U.S. team headed to the world swimming championships in Rome has a lot to live up to. The Americans won a leading 36 medals, including 20 golds at the 2007 worlds in Australia. Michael Phelps, who earned seven golds as a prelude to his record-setting performance at the Beijing Olympics, is back to swim in three individual sprint events and likely all three relays in Rome. ...
Shoemaker has big night for Bristol (07/12/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview and Indiana State alumna, Brady Shoemaker, is no stranger to big games at the plate. Shoemaker, who signed with the Chicago White Six organization after being drafted in the 19th round and joined the Bristol White Sox of the Appalachian League, set single game records with the Sycamores on May 17, 2008 with three home runs, 10 RBI and 12 total bases against Illinois State. ...
Events, announcements (07/12/09)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Salute The Brazil Times is continuing A Salute to Soldiers. We are currently looking for more veterans to honor for their past service. To honor any soldiers, stop by our office Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Include a photograph and a brief description of service...
What do you love most about living in Clay County? (07/12/09)
Mary Lucille Lowdermilk (07/12/09)
Mary Lucille Lowdermilk, 88, Clay City, died July 10, 2009, at 8:30 p.m., at Southwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, Terre Haute. She had been at Southwood for only one day. Lucille had been ill in the hospital for the past several weeks. She was born Jan. 2, 1921, in Jasonville, the daughter of Joe and Esther Reubelt Fougerousse...
Virgil Marion Webster (07/12/09)
Virgil Marion Webster, 79, Franklin, passed away July 10, 2009, at Franklin United Methodist Community, Franklin, Ind., following a lengthy illness. He was born in Brazil April 21, 1930, to Virgil Milton and Janet (Siegelin) Webster. Mr. Webster graduated from Brazil High School in 1947, and from Indiana Central College (now the University of Indianapolis) in 1954, with a bachelor's in Chemistry...
Reader favors Senior Center (07/12/09)
To the Editor: Recently, I have become more involved with the Clay County Senior Center. I am amazed and disappointed that more people do not take advantage of their services. A lunch is served everyday Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m., for anyone 60-over for the low price of $2, or if you cannot afford this price, you may eat free. The lunches are well-balanced meals. If you are not able to come eat at the center and meet certain criteria, you can have them delivered to you...
Reader questions passing of bill (07/12/09)
To the Editor: It is difficult to believe so many people fell for "man made global warming." I wonder if this is due to a lack of education and/or the inability to think. I was taught that the terrain in Indiana was formed by the melting of the icebergs...
Farmers Union shows support (07/12/09)
To the Editor: America's family farmers and ranchers have a unique role to play when it comes to combating global climate change and the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 is a step in the right direction. As President Obama said about the legislation's passage, it is a "bold and necessary step."...
Congressman wants responses (07/12/09)
To the Editor: As Congress works to turn our economy around, reforming the health care system is one of the most important things we can do to ensure America's long-term economic strength. There are many parts of our health care system that are the envy of the world, but the parts that aren't working threaten to bankrupt families, businesses and government alike...
Fire department issues thanks (07/12/09)
To the Editor: The Center Point Volunteer Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who supported our recent fish fry. In today's difficult economy, we realize how fortunate we are to have your support and want you to know your efforts have made our main fundraiser for the year a great success...
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