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Stories from Tuesday, September 8, 2009

'Surprise' funding helps balance budget (09/08/09)
It took a few extra days, and a little bit of luck, but the Clay County Council was able to complete its budget hearings. Following Tuesday's regular meeting, the council reconvened its budget hearings to put the final touches on the 2010 budget. After being faced with a decision on whether to go into next year with a minimal operating balance and cut deep into the Rainy Day Fund, or evaluate the county's staffing, Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh came across some additional funding that was not expected.. ...
Committee gearing up for 2009 festival (09/08/09)
The Popcorn Festival, located in Forest Park, will take place Oct 1-4. Being our seventh year and it being the year of the Ox according to the Chinese calendar, lucky number seven and the Ox symbolizing "hardworking and friendly" attributes, our festival is in great position to move ahead...
Grand opening! (09/08/09)
Goodies Galore celebrated the grand opening of its new location, 2109 W. United States 40, Saturday afternoon. On hand for the ribbon cutting ceremony were (from left) Baker Bob, Stoney Fisher, Sami Fisher, Shirley Archer, Goodies Galore Owner Mary Fisher, her husband Bill Fisher, Common Council of the City of Brazil President Pat Heffner, council member (Ward 2) Sam Glover and Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw. ...
I-70 crash victims identified (09/08/09)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- The Indiana State Police and Putnam County Coroner's Office recently identified two victims from a fatal crash, which took place Sept. 2, near the 29-mile marker of Interstate-70. The victims were thrown from their vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene after their eastbound vehicle crossed the median and was struck broadside by a westbound tractor-trailer...
'Take 5' scheduled to take place Friday (09/08/09)
"Take 5," an action packed, high-energy evening for school children through teenagers will take place Friday. Air tramp, gym and game room will be open with the football toss and sack race as prize games (age divisions). Food and drinks will be served and all is free...
Breakfast! (09/08/09)
The House of Hope, 5525 United States 40, Brazil, will conduct its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 19. Cost is $5 per person, which includes eggs, sausage, coffee or orange juice.
In honor (09/08/09)
Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville and Traditions are partnering together to thank the community's first responders by offering them a free breakfast Friday. The event will take place at Traditions, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil, and will run from 7:30-10 a.m...
County property to be improved (09/08/09)
Multiple moves were made during Tuesday's regular meeting of the Clay County Commissioners to improve the condition of county property. Contracts to repair 25 columns in the rotunda and Treasurer's Office at the Clay County Courthouse and to reseal the parking lot at the Clay County Justice Center were tentatively accepted, pending the approval of funding by the Clay County Council...
Military News (09/08/09)
Shawn S. Stacy Air Force Airman 1st Class Shawn S. Stacy graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills...
School Spirit (09/08/09)
North Clay Middle School Asst. Principal Pete Kikta gets into the school spirit during the annual magazine sales by handing an award to sixth grade student Liam Jones.
Clay County Senior Center announces raffle item (09/08/09)
Artists Julie Bricker and Carol Nickey donated a 16" x 20" watercolor/pencil painting to the Clay County Senior Center in Brazil to be used as a raffle item until the Seventh Annual Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The art work is titled "Sunny Days" with sunflowers and a gold finch as subjects...
Reunions (09/08/09)
The annual Michael reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 12, at Goshorn Park in Clay City, at the shelter by the playground. Dinner will be at noon. Bring a covered basket and table service. The Kaelber reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 13, at Forest Park Shelter No. 12, at noon. Everyone is welcome to attend...
Annual James Dean festival scheduled (09/08/09)
FAIRMOUNT -- The 34th festival honoring James Dean is scheduled to take place Sept. 25-27, in the actor's hometown of Fairmount. Planned activities include a Huge Custom and Hot Rod Car Show all weekend, the Grand Parade Saturday, Sept. 26, free live entertainment, carnival rides, street vendors, the James Dean look-alike contest and more...
North Clay volleyball remains unbeaten (09/08/09)
Staff Report The North Clay seventh and eighth-grade volleyball teams improved to 4-0 this season with a pair of wins against Edgewood and Brown County over the weekend. The eighth-grade Knights scored a 21-10, 18-21, 15-7 win over the Colts of Edgewood and a 21-13, 22-20 win against Brown County...
Knights earn wins over sectional foes (09/08/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Forest Park Golf Course was a bit of a proving ground on Tuesday evening as Northview's squad got a look at several future sectional opponents that will be battling with the Knights for one of three berths to the regional in two weeks on the same course...
Knights improve on the field, but fall to Braves (09/08/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter Another tough opponent resulted in another difficult outing for a Northview soccer team still seeking its first win of the season. The Knights dropped a 5-0 decision to Terre Haute South Tuesday. The Braves got out to the lead with a well-executed give-and-go between Rush Sommerville and Nic Henderson...
Knights and Eels pick up volleyball wins (09/08/09)
Staff Report CASCADE -- The Northview volleyball team had a battle on its hands Tuesday night against Cascade. The Knights were up to the task however, pulling off a 25-23, 26-24, 19-25, 17-25, 15-13 win over the Cadets. Northview coach Scott McDonald was impressed by Cascade and the talent that the squad possesses...
Lynch trying to give Hoosiers balanced offense (09/08/09)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer BLOOMINGTON -- Bill Lynch isn't running away from Indiana's biggest problem. He's attacking it before things get worse. On Tuesday, the Hoosiers coach acknowledged that for Indiana to become a more balanced and consistent team, they must get their struggling running game off the ground in time for Saturday's game against Mid-American Conference foe Western Michigan...
Murray's US Open ends early; Clijsters-Williams II (09/08/09)
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer NEW YORK -- Disappointed. That was the word Andy Murray used over and over to describe how he felt about his exit from the U.S. Open. After all, Murray arrived at Flushing Meadows ranked No. 2, owner of a tour-leading 37 wins on hard courts this season -- and quite sure he was prepared to win his first Grand Slam title a year after reaching the U.S. ...
Community Notes (09/08/09)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Just say it Those choosing to eat dinner Friday evening at Pizza Hut will have an opportunity to support Habitat for Humanity of Clay County. On the second Friday of each month, from 4-8 p.m., 20 percent of qualifying purchases will be donated to Habitat for Humanity when patrons mention the organization while paying for the meal...
Laynee Lynn Moran (09/08/09)
Michael and Zackary are proud to announce the birth of their sister, Laynee Lynn Moran. Laynee was born on Aug. 30, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Proud parents are Jessica Rossok, and Sam Moran, Brazil...
Erin Michelle Brackney and John David Heflin, M.D. (09/08/09)
Erin Michelle Brackney and John David Heflin, M.D. are proud to announce their engagement. A fall wedding is being planned. Erin is the daughter of Michelle J. McMichael, Brazil. She is a 2003 graduate of Northview High School where she was a four-year member of the Varsity Softball Team. ...
April Dawn Head and Mark McLoone Molter (09/08/09)
Michael and Debra Head are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter April Dawn Head to Mark McLoone Molter, during a private ceremony and reception on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. April was employed at Walmart for six years and is now studying to be a Medical Transcriptionist...
Robin Little and Bradley Hiland (09/08/09)
Robin Little and Bradley Hiland are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009, at 2:30 p.m., at the Community Missionary Church, Brazil. Robin is the daughter of Ronald and Judy Allen, Brazil. She is employed with Trans-Care...
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy L. Foxx (09/08/09)
Timothy and Patricia "Patti" Foxx will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 12, with a cook-out at their residence from 4-9 p.m. They were married on Sept. 15, 1984. Patti is the former Miss Bauers. She is employed by Timothy J. Gorman, CPA, Brazil...
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Branson (09/08/09)
Charles and Bertha Branson, Danville, will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 12, will an open house at the Red Bud Hill facility, US 36, Rockville, from 2-6 p.m. They were married on Sept. 12, 1959, at the EUB Union Township Church, SR 59, Bellmore...
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Pierce (09/08/09)
Tom and Mary Anne Pierce will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 11. They were married in 1959 at the Union United Methodist Church in Jackson Township. Mary Anne is the former Miss Evans. She is retired from the Terre Haute Tribune and Rose Hulman Institute of Technology...
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