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Stories from Monday, December 21, 2009

Offices closing for Christmas (12/21/09)
The Clay County Courthouse, the Clay County Health Department, Clay County Soil and Water Conservation Office, Clay County Extension Office and Clay County Highway Department will all be closed Thursday and Friday for the holiday season. The offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 28, for regular business hours...
Meeting moved (12/21/09)
The Rotary Club of Brazil's noon luncheon meeting has been temporarily moved to Oak Ridge Golf Course for Wednesday's meeting. Rogene Morge will deliver the speaker program. She plans to discuss Clay County Habitat for Humanity.
City Hall closed Thursday, Friday (12/21/09)
Due to the Christmas holiday, Brazil City Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday. City Hall will resume regular business hours Monday, Dec. 28, and there will be no change in the Sanitation Department's trash pick-up schedule. For more information, call 443-2221...
Home for the Holidays (12/21/09)
After nearly a year of deployment, families throughout Clay County are crying tears of joy today. On Monday, the 138th Quartermaster Company Unit, based in Brazil, arrived in Indianapolis after a one-year deployment in Iraq. For Tom and Sandy Ames, the arrival of their son Michael, was special...
Well worth the trip (12/21/09)
Five women from Clay County came up with a list for David Letterman. Clay County residents Sandy Reese, Julie Houston, Cheryl Love, Gail Williams and Sheila Zimmerman, along with friend Laura Chaney, departed from Indiana Friday and headed to New York City...
H1N1 vaccines available at store (12/21/09)
With several vaccines available, Walgreens, 501 E. National Ave., Brazil, has announced it has H1N1 flu vaccines. "We have plenty," Walgreens Pharmacy Senior Tech Sally Whalen said. "We have several vaccines left." Whalen told The Brazil Times the vaccines arrived Sunday and "several have already started getting shots."...
Red Cross offers 12 holiday safety tips (12/21/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- With last-minute gifts to buy, social events to attend and family and friends to visit while the weather outside is frightful, the American Red Cross has 12 days of health and safety tips to make the holiday season safe, happy and bright:...
UPDATE: Area unit to return (12/21/09)
Area unit to return (12/21/09)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Due to weather conditions on the east coast, the 138th Quartermaster Company Unit, based in Brazil, and the 384th Military Police Company, based in Bloomington, experienced delays on their arrival home. The Joint Force Headquarters-Indiana issued a press release late Sunday explaining the 138th Quartermaster Company will return to Indianapolis today, at approximately 8 p.m...
Rose-Hulman announces Dean's List for Fall 2009 (12/21/09)
The students listed below has/have been named to the dean's list for the winter quarter at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. In order to be named to the dean's list, students must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), according to Pete Gustafson, vice president for student affairs...
Local crowned 2010 Indiana Honey Princess (12/21/09)
Lacy Dooley, rural Rockville, was recently crowned the 2010 Indiana Honey Princess by the American Honey Association. She is the daughter of David and Kristy Dooley. She is a senior through home-schooling and is a 10-year member of 4-H. Lacy has been keeping bees for three years...
Club News (12/21/09)
Modern Homemakers The Modern Homemakerss Club met at the Brazil American Legion for a delicious Fried Chicken Dinner, with ten members present. Anna Mae Fagg gave the Devotions, entitled "Old Fashioned Things." The Pledge of Allegiance and Homemakers Creed were said by all...
Daniels slams Senate health care bill (12/21/09)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels is joining fellow Republicans in slamming a U.S. Senate health care proposal as the legislation moves toward a final vote Christmas Eve. Daniels says he's "discouraged that such a backwards, anti-taxpayer disaster of a bill is this close to passage." The Republican governor also says he hopes "that somehow, the public will be heard before our nation makes such a terrible mistake."...
Six Knights named to WVFCA teams (12/21/09)
Times Staff Report The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association met recently to select the First, Second and Honorable Mention players to the annual All-Wabash Valley Team. All seniors elected to the First Team will participate in the annual all-star game to be played June 26 at ISU Memorial Stadium...
Akers nets 23 points and six assists in Blue Knights win (12/21/09)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If you're a sports fan, the Christmas holiday season is just as much about college basketball as the bowl season for football. Several local high school graduates are competing on the hardwood while finishing finals in the classroom and being tested on the basketball court...
Barbara L. Davis (12/21/09)
Barbara L. Davis, 55, Brazil, died Dec. 19, 2009, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born April 5, 1954, in Mansfield, Ind., the daughter of Ernest and Kathryn Cox Dodson. She worked in the kitchen at Cloverleaf in 1998-99. She enjoyed square dancing and dancing around the house at home...
Alexander Daniel Albright (12/21/09)
Andrew Albright and Annessa Rentschler would like to announce the birth of their son, Alexander Daniel Albright. Alex was born on July 23, 2009, at 3:55 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Greg and Rhonda Rentschler, Center Point, great-grandparents are Earl and Donna Barnhart, Center Point, and Doris Rentschler, Clay City...
William Russell Harms (12/21/09)
Rusty and Jill Harms, Avon, would like to announce the birth of their son, William Russell Harms. Will was born at 6:36 p.m., Aug. 25, 2009, at Hendricks Regional Health, Danville. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Gene and Sylvia Kirchner, Clay City. Maternal great-grandparents are Wilma and the late Forrest Kirchner, and Russell and the late Ruth Wolfe...
Angela Boston and Brent Calloway (12/21/09)
Angela Boston and Brent Calloway are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on May 1, 2010, at 2 p.m., at the Laws Historic Museum, Biship, Calif. Angela is the daughter of Sharon Harrison Stamm, Brazil and Doyle Bowton, Cloverdale. She is a 1996 graduate of Northview High School, a 2002 graduate of Indiana State University, and is attending California State University, Sacramento. Angela is an archaeologist for California Department of Transportation, Bishop, Calif...
Tara D. Gamber and Walter M. Goebel (12/21/09)
Tara Gamber and Walter Goebel are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Jan. 16, 2009, in a private ceremony in their home. Tara is the daughter of Todd Bamber and the late Pamela Gamber, Roachdale. She is a 2006 graduate of North Putnam High School and is attending Ivy Tech. Tara is an EMT with Trans-Care...
Merry Christmas! (12/21/09)
From the staff of The Brazil Times to all of you: Merry Christmas! ...
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