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Stories from Thursday, October 1, 2009

Knights still ranked tops in Class B (10/01/09)
They've stood on top all season. For the fourth week in a row, the Northview Marching Knights own the top spot in the www.indianamarching.com Class B band poll. The Knights received 119 votes in this week's poll, seven of which were for first. Jasper came in second with 113 votes and the remaining first-place vote...
Councilman leaving party (10/01/09)
A member of the Common Council of the City of Brazil has made a move in an attempt to better serve his constituents. Recently, Steve Lamb (Ward 3) decided to sever ties with any political party affiliation and leave the Democratic Party. "There have been some things that have happened on all political levels -- from local to national -- which made me feel this was the right time to detach myself from political affiliations," Lamb, who is in the middle of his first term ever in political office, told The Brazil Times following Wednesday's council meeting.. ...
City working overtime on 2010 proposed budget (10/01/09)
The City of Brazil is working hard to ensure its proposed 2010 budget will work. During Wednesday's special meeting, the Common Council of the City of Brazil discussed the current progress of finalizing the budget and options to alleviate some of the financial crunch the city will feel...
Water aerobic class scheduled (10/01/09)
A free water workshop at Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics will take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday. "Plan Your Own Aquatic Fitness Program" will help participants follow the AEA, Aquatic Exercise Association, guidelines, in creating their own individualized water aerobic program...
Area man dies of injuries sustained from accident (10/01/09)
A Brazil man, who apparently walked into the path of a moving vehicle on Sept. 24, has died from his injuries. Brazil Police Chief Dave Archer told The Brazil Times on Thursday, Pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr notified the department that Robert C. Parke, 37, died from injuries sustained during the accident, which took place near the intersection of Ridge Street and State Road 59...
Only the beginning (10/01/09)
After years of planning, students at Clay City Elementary (above) put their shovels to the dirt Thursday during the groundbreaking ceremony. Participants included (from left) PTO President Jenna Fry, John Stultz, Alyssa Hornaday, Rendi Crabb, Brianna Johnson, Nate Owens, Daylan Curtis and Cameron Fry...
Area Boy Scouts to have popcorn sale (10/01/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Crossroads of America Council of the Boy Scouts of America will conduct its annual popcorn sale from now until Nov. 7. The popcorn sale features 70 percent of the proceeds remaining in the Wabash Valley to benefit scouts in the local area...
Prayer service to take place at St. Mary-of-the-Woods (10/01/09)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will conduct a prayer service at 4:30 p.m., today, in observance of the International Day of Non-Violence. The service is open to the public and all faith traditions. It will be offered in St. Joseph Chapel in Owens Hall...
BREAKING: Gas, water lines broken. Avoid Jackson/Cass intersection in Brazil (10/01/09)
Gas and water service lines have been broken near the intersection of Jackson and Cass streets in Brazil. Brazil Water Superintendent Jake Raubach said a location for a new meter pit was marked incorrectly and a one-inch gas line and a water service line were broken during digging for the installation...
Brazil resident dies as result of accident (10/01/09)
A Brazil man, who apparently walked into the path of a moving vehicle on Sept. 24, has died from his injuries. Brazil Police Chief Dave Archer told The Brazil Times on Thursday, Pathologist Dr. Roland Kohr notified the department that Robert C. Parke, 37, died from injuries sustained during the accident, which took place near the intersection of Ridge Street and State Road 59...
Big find (10/01/09)
Brazil resident Alyce Erdle brought a lucky find to The Brazil Times' office Tuesday afternoon. Erdle found a six-inch white morel mushroom growing in front of Meridian Towers, which is rare as the normal growing season for morels is during the spring months...
Battle for conference lead on the line for Knights tonight (10/01/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Tonight's Western Indiana Conference football battle between Northview and South Vermillion has a little more at stake than any time in the past seven years. The Wildcats come into their homecoming game with an unbeaten 6-0 record and a chance at a conference championship. The Knights also have an eye on that WIC title as each team comes into the 7 p.m. kickoff with unblemished conference records...
Eels take on ranked Patriots (10/01/09)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels took on the top area cross country teams and two of the top in the state on Thursday evening. The third-ranked Patriot boys and the 13th-ranked girls visited Clay City for a dual meet with Terre Haute North coming out on top in both meets...
Eels take on ranked Patriots (10/01/09)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels took on the top area cross country teams and two of the top in the state on Thursday evening. The third-ranked Patriot boys and the 13th-ranked girls visited Clay City for a dual meet with Terre Haute North coming out on top in both meets...
North Clay sweeps Panthers (10/01/09)
Times Staff Report North Clay's volleyball teams swept past Riverton Parke on Wednesday evening, winning in the sixth, seventh-and eighth-grade contests. The sixth-grade match went to the Knights, 25-20, 25-9 as both Gracie Timberman and Morgan Stearley each served up six points. Madison McDonald had four points and Ashley Heck posted three points along with Madison Trusty...
North Clay runs against South Putnam (10/01/09)
Times Staff Report The North Clay cross country teams competed at South Putnam Wednesday evening and came away with individual wins in both the boys and girls races and won the boys' meet by a score of 22 to 33 against the Eagles. The North Clay girls team was still shorthanded and had an incomplete score...
Robert C. Parke (10/01/09)
Robert C. Parke, 37, Brazil, died Sept. 29, 2009, at Union Hospital. He was born Aug. 5, 1972, in Fort Hood, Texas, to William Richard and Janet Ray (Jones) Parke. Robert worked as a cook at McDonald's. He married Jamie Gard Feb. 3, 2009. He was a member of Christ Community Church. He enjoyed taking walks, watching wrestling, going on rowboat rides and bike ridings...
Public Record (10/01/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 30-Oct 1. Awaiting Arraignment Fontanyi, Ryan, 27 Harp, Latrica, 29 Hamaker, Christopher A., 37 Modesitt, Frederick W., 21 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Public Record (10/01/09)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 28-30: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Deanne E. Kraft: Civil Collections Peggy M. Pearson Vs. Todd A. Pearson: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil...
Enjoying things close to home (10/01/09)
When driving down the road, we are often thinking of things that need to be done, things we rushed through and trying to remember what we might have forgotten. Being lost in our thoughts, often cause us to miss out on some of the little things we might enjoy in life. Some of the things you might enjoy can be found through the unique and growing segment in agriculture called "Agritourism."...
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