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Stories from Thursday, September 10, 2009

Theatre sets up youth auditions (09/10/09)
Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc., will conduct auditions for the upcoming Young Actor's Theater performance of "Willy Wonka Kids." Auditions will take place at the Theater, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil, Sunday, at 2 p.m., and Monday, at 5:30 p.m...
Ice Cream! (09/10/09)
Otter Creek Christian Church will conduct an ice cream social from 5-8 p.m., Saturday. Gospel music and lots of food, along with a moon walk to work off all the food will be available. The church is located at 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil. For more information, call 446-4007...
UPDATE: Man arrested following standoff (09/10/09)
BOWLING GREEN -- A dangerous situation ended peacefully for law enforcement officials Thursday morning. At approximately 12:10 p.m., officials arrested Matthew Alan Aubrey, 25, after he had allegedly barricaded himself in a home located near Bowling Green...
Parks Board sets up Fishing Fun Day (09/10/09)
September is a very busy month for the Brazil City Parks Board. It is time for the board's annual Fishing Fun Day, which has been scheduled from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19. For the fifth year in a row the parks board is inviting members of the community to enjoy the scenery of Craig Park and a relaxing morning of fishing...
New member! (09/10/09)
Brazil Rotary member Darla Campbell (right) stands with new organization member Brandon McKinney, who was officially introduced as a member of the group at its meeting Wednesday.
Nutty Nuns! (09/10/09)
Things got a little crazy during rehearsals for the upcoming Community Theatre of Clay County production of "Nunsense" Thursday night. Sandy Gibbens (in front) Michelle McCrea, Carol McConnell, Julia Kapke and Elaine Clarke practiced one of Dan Goggin's snappy musical numbers featuring the five surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken. ...
Center Point Festival slated (09/10/09)
CENTER POINT -- Organizers in one local small town "hope people will come out and have a big time" on Sept. 19. Details were recently released about the upcoming Center Point Community Fall Festival. The event, which takes place along Main Street in front of the Center Point Fire House, starts with a hog roast dinner and ham and beans (cornbread included) at 4:30 p.m...
Cornbread Festival slated (09/10/09)
MANSFIELD -- The 10th Mansfield Village Cornbread Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday. Vendors will be set-up in town and village shoppes will be open for shopping. Foods will be available all weekend. The cornbread bake-off registration is from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, at the Welcome Center downtown. Judging for the bake-off concludes at 2 p.m...
Energy workshop set (09/10/09)
ROCKVILLE -- The Parke County Fairgrounds will be the site for an upcoming workshop sponsored by the Parke County Extension Office. Residential Energy Workshop, will take place Tuesday, at the fairgrounds, located about two miles north of United States 36 on U.S. 41, north of Rockville...
Deadline nears to apply for benefits from livestock loss (09/10/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently reminded eligible livestock producers of the Sept. 14 deadline for applying for benefits under the provisions of the Livestock Indemnity Program for livestock losses incurred during the period of Jan. 1, 2009-July 12, 2009...
9/11 Ceremony to take place at courthouse (09/10/09)
County officials announced Thursday morning a ceremony will take place Friday morning at approximately 9 a.m., at the Clay County Courthouse.
UPDATE: Shooting suspect surrenders to authorities (09/10/09)
At about 12:15 p.m., today, a male suspect who allegedly shot another man and held a woman hostage for approximately two hours has surrendered to area law enforcement.
Colossal cabbage (09/10/09)
Margaret Day stopped by The Brazil Times office on Tuesday morning to show off her approximately eight-pound cabbage. Unable to grow a garden for 25 years while she lived in Florida, she was happy to start again six years ago when she moved back to Brazil. This "little" cabbage was grown at her home, just south of the Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Dept. community house. Robin Yocom Photo...
North Clay volleyball knocks off Honey Creek (09/10/09)
The North Clay volleyball teams remained unbeaten this season by defeating Honey Creek at home Wednesday evening. The seventh-grade scored a 25-16, 25-8 victory over the Bees and was paced by Mannah Mace with nine points and a pair of aces and Madison Nevins added an assist to go with six service points. Abbey Timberman and McKenzi Kumpf also had six points for the Knights...
Clay City boys and Shakamak girls claim invitational titles (09/10/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels hosted its annual invitational and though the Shakamak Lakers took the top individual honors in the race, the host squad took home the boys' team trophy. The Eels placed all five of its scoring runners in the top-11 overall and posted a convincing 27 to 57 win over South Putnam with the Lakers in third with 74 points. Eminence, Owen Valley and White River Valley rounded out the teams participating...
Knights skewer visiting Arrow netters (09/10/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter With another resounding win, the Northview boys' tennis team is making a slow start to the season, a distant memory. The Knights pummeled a very young Sullivan squad, dropping only five sets the entire match, on their way to consecutive straight set victories...
Knights hope to limit big plays in match-up at Sullivan (09/10/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Don't let a seven-game win streak over Sullivan fool you into believing that the Northview football team is going to have a cakewalk tonight on the road. The Knights might have handled the Arrows comfortably in recent years, but this year's Sullivan squad looks to be an upgraded and tested squad coming into Homecoming at 7 p.m...
Forest Dale McHargue (09/10/09)
Forest Dale McHargue, 76, Carbon, died at 1:45 a.m., Sept. 7, 2009, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Bridgeton, to Malcolm McHargue and Fauneil Martin McHargue. He worked at IBM in Sherman, Texas, and Greencastle, for 31 years, retiring in 1987...
Marjory E. Ferguson (09/10/09)
Marjory E. Ferguson, 90, Brazil, died Sept. 9, 2009, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, at 6:03 p.m. She was born Jan. 27, 1919, in Brazil, the daughter of George Henry Overbeck and Margaret Bain Overbeck. She graduated from Brazil High School. She was a member of the Lutheran Church in Brazil before its closing...
Ernest "Ernie" W. Crowe (09/10/09)
Ernest "Ernie" W. Crowe, 61, Beech Grove, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died unexpectedly Sept. 8, 2009. He was born Jan. 25, 1948, in Brazil, the son of Edgar and Imogene Dietz Crowe. As a young man, he attended the Prairie City EUB Church. He graduated from Brazil High School, class of 1966. He completed his education, achieving his Masters degree in Chemistry from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo...
Alva "Max" Payne (09/10/09)
Alva "Max" Payne, 71, Clay City, formerly of Linton, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at his residence. He was born Oct. 17, 1937, in Linton, the son of Leroy and Dorothy (Wright) Payne. He retired from Crane NWSC in 1992 and later worked part time for the Department of Natural Resources in Dugger, retiring in 2006. He was a United States Navy veteran...
Your Home & Family: Summer's Bounty -- Tomatoes in September! (09/10/09)
Good things are there for you in September tomatoes! Due to the wet, cool weather, many gardens are just now seeing the results of tending tomatoes through the summer. Here are some tips and an easy salsa recipe for this great taste treat! Most folks know that tomatoes are a source of vitamin C (rated "very good," in fact), and they also know that vitamin C is very fragile -- about 25 percent is lost just by heating foods to boiling, and over half is lost when the cooking period is over 10-20 minutes. ...
All the colors around us (09/10/09)
It seems earlier and earlier each year, when you look at the window and see the tree leaves turning colors. There is no mistake that this color change is occurring already this year. Right now, when I look out my window, I can already see a few trees, which have started changing their leaf color, but before long, others will follow suit and my landscape view will be full of bright red and orange hues...
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