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Stories from Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Shifting the weight (10/20/09)
The shift is on. In a special meeting Tuesday, the Clay County Council approved a pair of ordinances increasing the County Adjusted Gross Income Tax (CAGIT) to institute what council members had hoped they never would have to: a Local Option Income Tax (LOIT)...
Clay City SADD receives NYLC grant (10/20/09)
CLAY CITY -- Students at Clay City Jr./Sr. High School are working hard to keep the student body safe. Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) recently put together a proposal called Project D3. They received a $2,000 grant from the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) through State Farm Insurance Companies Foundation to continue with Project Ignition...
Not horsing around (10/20/09)
East Side Elementary School first-grader Tyler Heading (below) listens intently as Alan Ewer (right) discusses how to take care of horses. Tyler is the son of Jeremy and Amy Heading, Brazil. Ewer visited East Side Tuesday morning as part of Saddle Up And Read Buckaroo, a government fundamental grant program his wife, Marilyn Ewer, who also serves as the school's librarian, helped concoct. ...
UWWV, Commissioners present reimbursement checks (10/20/09)
There are times when good things do come to those who wait. On Monday, United Way of the Wabash Valley (UWWV) Executive Director Troy Fears and Clay County Commissioner Paul Sinders presented a pair of checks to reimburse organizations which used out-of-pocket funds to repair levees damaged during the June 2008 flood...
Michael to speak at Chamber meeting (10/20/09)
Indiana State Representative for District 44 Nancy Michael (D-Greencastle) will be the guest speaker for the Clay County Chamber of Commerce at noon, Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Annex on the east side of the main drive to the hospital's main entrance off United States 40...
A good cause (10/20/09)
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Brazil Times has decided to give back. This month, all money collected from the newsstand box at McDonald's, 907 E. National Ave., Brazil, will be donated for breast cancer research. The Times will choose a different charity to donate money to the rest of the year and a newsstand box will be decorated to indicate to readers which box to purchase a paper from. Jason Moon Photo...
New attraction at Fall Festival (10/20/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Fair Association will host its first "Fall Festival at the Fairgrounds," beginning Thursday and lasting through the end of October. The new event will feature the area's largest haunted house attraction with more than 20,000-square feet called, "Scare at the Fair."...
Pfizer donates furniture to local United Way (10/20/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- More than 1,200 pieces of top-quality furniture, valued at more than $245,000, was recently donated by the Pfizer's Terre Haute site to United Way of the Wabash Valley. "As a long-time supporter of United Way and the community, Pfizer is pleased to donate this surplus furniture available to those who will use it as part of their mission to help people in need," Pfizer of Terre Haute site leader Anibal Carlo said...
Heavy trash reminder (10/20/09)
Anyone wishing to have heavy trash removed Friday must call Brazil City Hall before 3:30 p.m., today. City Hall will not take phone calls following Wednesday. For more information, call 443-2221.
Local ventriloquist performs at Puppet Ministry Festival (10/20/09)
Randy Hughes recently attended One Way Street's Indianapolis area Puppet Ministry Festival. These festivals are held in locations all over the United States throughout the year. This year's theme is "Reflecting Christ" and is based on 2 Corinthians 3:18. "But we Christians have no veil over our faces; we can be mirrors that brightly reflect the glory of the Lord. And as the Spirit of the Lord works within us, we become more and more like Him."...
Now open! (10/20/09)
The grand opening for Sandy's Good Books and More, 1520 West White Rock Road, Brazil, took place Oct. 10. Those in attendance were (front, from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Anita Dickison, Sandy Brattain, Lida Brattain and Clay County Chamber of Commerce President Phil Redenbarger and (in back) Don Brattain and Steve Brattain. For more information about Sandy's Good Books and More, contact Sandy at 443-6007. Ivy Jacobs photo...
Military News (10/20/09)
Ricky A. Champion Army Pvt. Ricky A. Champion has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission and received instruction and training exercises in drill and ceremonies, Army history, core values and traditions, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, rifle marksmanship, weapons use, map reading and land navigation, foot marches, armed and unarmed combat, and field maneuvers and tactics.. ...
Reunion (10/20/09)
Brazil High School Class of 1984 will take place Saturday, Nov. 7, 2009, at 6 p.m., at the Brazil Elks Lodge. For more information, call Jeff Buell at 812-249-0214, or log on to facebook.com and conduct a search for the class of '84 reunion.
Honor Roll (10/20/09)
Correction Jackson Township Elementary School third grade student, John Youngblood made All A's and B's for the first six weeks. North Clay Middle School Sixth Grade High Distinction Joshua Alsip, Gunner Hay, Ashley Heck, Jordan Mills, Hannah Stagg, Tucker Stewart, Taylor Wallace...
Knights end regular season with victory (10/20/09)
Times Staff Report DANVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team wrapped up the regular season by defeating Danville on the road Monday evening, 25-13, 25-10, 25-22. "We played very well in a game that I was very concerned about," coach Scott McDonald said. "My concern was an injury happening before the sectional. Our serve receive was very good which is a good sign going into the tournament."...
Knights' standout, Cowell, part of Hall of Fame team (10/20/09)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter When Rend Lake College, a junior college located in Ina, IL, recalls the most successful season in school history, it will do so knowing it was aided by the impressive contributions of a Northview High School graduate...
Harold W. Rheinfrank (10/20/09)
Harold W. Rheinfrank, 90, Brazil, died Oct. 19, 2009, at the Exceptional Living Center. He had been a resident there since January. He was born Sept. 22, 1919, in Osgood, Ind., the son of Carl Rheinfrank and Nellie Knapp Rheinfrank. He attended Helton High School. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II...
Helen Irene Kitch (10/20/09)
Helen Irene Kitch, 87, Brazil, died at 8:50 p.m., Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born July 18, 1922, in Akron, Ohio, as the daughter of Ira and Margaret Adams Boyce. She graduated from Brazil High School and was employed for several years at the Clay IGA in Brazil...
Karen E. Donnelly (10/20/09)
Karen E. Donnelly, 65, Wilmette, Ill., and former long-time resident of Winnetka, Ill., died Oct. 3, 2009. She was born Aug. 24, 1944, as the daughter of Hugh Edward and Roberta Donnelly. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Robert Hugh Donnelly...
William Allen Treash (10/20/09)
Dale and Christine Treash, Anderson, S.C., would like to announce the birth of their son, William Allen Treash. William was born on Sept. 9, 2009, at St. Francis Hospital, Greenville, S.C. He weighed 7 pounds, 13 inches and was 20.25 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Bill and Angie Henry, Greer, S.C...
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Price (10/20/09)
Arnold and Kathleen Price will celebrating their 68th wedding anniversary Friday. The Prices' were married Oct. 23, 1941, by the Rev. R. G. Strong, in Brazil. Kathleen is the former Miss Nading. She is a homemaker. Arnold is retired from farming. They have four children, Janella Knierim and the late Pat Knierim, Brazil, Ritchie and Mary Price, and Dan and Elise Price, all of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Julie and Scott Pinkerton, Champaign, Ill., seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren...
JAIL BOOKINGS 10-21-09 (10/20/09)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 16-20. Awaiting Arraignment Yakel, Marc Thomas, 34 Schauinger, Rocky, 30 Thompson, Cory John, 19 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Inman, Marsha K., 54...
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