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Stories from Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Courthouse cannons need refurbishing (07/29/09)
Time eventually takes a toll on historical monuments and artifacts, forcing many to attempt to refurbish history. For example, there are two cannons that sit in front of the Clay County Courthouse, looking north across United States 40. "People stop and look at the cannons," Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown said. "They check out the memorials and look at the dome. They want to know if they can take pictures in the building."...
Dedication set for Charles B. Hall memorial (07/29/09)
A dedication ceremony for the recently erected Charles B. Hall Monument in front of Brazil City Hall has been tentatively set. Charles B. Hall Foundation representative Ted Paris told The Brazil Times the ceremony has been set for 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22...
Celebrating recovery (07/29/09)
Lisa Krause, Terre Haute, was one of several acts who entertained the audience during "Come Celebrate Recovery" at the Brazil Walnut Theater Wednesday evening. Organizers estimated more than 250 people attended the two-day fundraising event which hopes to bring people together with the purpose to spark interest in helping others. Ivy Jackson Photo...
CYFL, Bucks House of Color team up for fundraiser (07/29/09)
Bucks House of Color and the Clay Youth Football League (CYFL) are once again teaming up in an effort to raise funds to help with the rising costs of field maintenance, insurance and other costs for the league. Bucks House of Color, 10851 N. Harmony Northridge St., Brazil, will produce the mini six-inch football imprinted with the CYFL logo...
Anhydrous possession arrests stem from tip (07/29/09)
When their car broke down, it was only the start of problems early Saturday morning for two men arrested for possession of anhyrdous ammonia. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, an unidentified tipster told 911 dispatchers there was a strong odor coming from a car broken down near the intersection of State Road 59 and County Road 1100 South...
XRKADE opened (07/29/09)
XRKADE, the new program unveiled by the YMCA of Clay County, was officially opened to the public Wednesday, in part, to help combat obesity in children, which according to a study conducted by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention has drastically increased during the past 25 years. ...
Terre Haute Community Band presenting 'Heroes and Legends' (07/29/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Community Band will present "Heroes and Legends," Saturday, Aug. 1, at 8 p.m., at Fairbanks Park. A natural for this concert is "Summon the Heroes," by John Williams, for the 100th anniversary of the modern Olympic games in 1996...
Reunions (07/29/09)
All descendent's of Jobe and Erma Rhodes Chambers are invited to a family reunion on Saturday, Aug. 1, at noon, on the north side of Forest Park Pavilion. Please bring your favorite covered dishes, own drinks, and table service. Lawn chairs are optional. For more information, call Susie Minnick Freeman at 443-1809 or 812-240-5878...
Shoemaker continues tear through Appalachian League (07/29/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview and Indiana State alumna, Brady Shoemaker continues his assault on Appalachian League pitching in his first year of professional baseball. On July 25, Shoemaker connected for a first inning grand slam for the Bristol Sox in a 6-3 victory over Pulaski. His evening also included three walks and three runs scored for his team...
Don Hubert McCollister (07/29/09)
Don Hubert McCollister, 74, rural Brazil, died at noon Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Aug. 11, 1934, in Knightsville, as the son of Ora Fred and Iva Opal Hadley McCollister. He graduated from Brazil High School. He married Shirley Ann Gullifor April 4, 1979, at the Harmony Community Church...
Ruben Albert "Al" Winn (07/29/09)
Rubin Albert "Al" Winn, 59, Harmony, died Wednesday morning at his residence following a long illness. He was born Jan. 25, 1950, in Clay County, as the son of Abram and Betty Selby Winn. He graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1969. Al married Jayne Loudermilk March 30, 1969. ...
Avery Jayne Dellmo (07/29/09)
Avery Jayne Dellmo, infant daughter of Deryse Dellmo was born July 22, 2009, at 3:57 a.m., at Union Hospital. Avery and her twin sister, Addysen, were born almost three months premature, weighing 1 lb., 14 oz. each. Avery lost her fight for life July 25, 2009, at 3:25 p.m...
Harmony Happenings (07/29/09)
We were all sad to hear of the passing of our good neighbor Don McCollister. Don had been a member of the Harmony Town Council for many years. Whether he felt like it or not, he was very active in efforts to help the community. He was always there to help unload trucks for the annual clean up day. ...
Brazil Buzz (07/29/09)
I am happy to report that the parts finally arrived that fit my lawn tractor. I have been out of business far too long. The old knees will soon be feeling a tickle or two, judging from the way that rain-laden stuff is crowding my ankles. We received some precipitation last night, so come Sunday, the day has long been preplanned...
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