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Showing support! (02/04/10)
Students and staff at East Side Elementary are showing their support for Indianapolis Colts who are participating in Super Bowl XLIV in South Florida, Sunday. The Colts will face the New Orleans Saints.
Forgery case 'on hold' for now (02/04/10)
The jury trial for one of the largest felony forgery cases officials believe has happened in Clay County in recent years is on hold. Clay Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers has disqualified himself from presiding over Sonya M. Stroud's case. Stroud, 40, Brazil, is facing a total of seven class C felony charges of forgery and five class D felony theft charges stemming from an investigation by the Brazil City Police Department into approximately $280,000 in missing funds at Brazil Trucking, Inc...
Brazil Main Street Street Fair scheduled (02/04/10)
Brazil Main Street has scheduled the first of its two planned 2010 Street Fairs. Organization Vice President Tony Harper informed the group at its Thursday meeting the first Street Fair of the year would take place Friday and Saturday, May 28-29. Harper said the organization has looked into several properties to conduct the event and is currently eyeing the parking lots behind Traditions, 105 E. National Ave...
Terre Haute man sentenced for 2008 arson (02/04/10)
The man involved in setting fire to a Clay City home in 2008 was sentenced in Clay Circuit Court Monday. Daniel T. Kopacz, 28, Terre Haute, was arrested and charged for his alleged involvement in the fire that destroyed a residence located at 710 Nye St., Clay City, on Oct. 22, 2008...
Tailgating! (02/04/10)
Representatives with St. Vincent Clay Hospital will conduct a Colts' Super Bowl Tailgating Party in the hospital cafeteria, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., today. The tailgating menu will include brats, hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, beans, slaw and cookies. Cost is $5 per person and all proceeds will go to relief efforts in Haiti...
Shoes for Haiti (02/04/10)
Exceptional Living Center, 501 S. Murphy Ave., Brazil, will conduct a Shoes for Haiti drive beginning Monday. The fundraiser is expected to last through Feb. 19. Those interested in donating are asked to bring in shoes of all sizes, slightly used or new, to the center, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m...
Photographs (02/04/10)
"A Look Back ... Pictures from Years Past," section of the Weekender is in need of photographs. Photographs may be submitted to The Times' office, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Please attach a name and phone number to the picture.
County under Winter Weather Advisory through Saturday (02/04/10)
The National Weather Service based in Indianapolis issued a Winter Weather Advisory for snow in effect for 4 a.m., today, to 6 a.m., Saturday. A winter storm watch was issued early Thursday. The service called for snow accumulation of 3-5 inches. It also called for blowing and drifting snow into the evening, with the chance of precipitation being mixed with sleet...
4-H Open House scheduled (02/04/10)
The Clay County Extension Service will host a 4-H Open House from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 20. The event will take place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Games, prizes and face-painting will be available. Refreshments will be served...
Brazil Post Office to conduct Passport Fair (02/04/10)
The Brazil Post Office will be accepting passport applications Saturday. The event will take place at the post office, 227 W. National Ave., Brazil, from noon-2 p.m., Saturday. It is recommended that customers come in as early as possible to apply for passports -- at least eight weeks or earlier before their departure -- to avoid any extra costs involved in expediting their application. ...
Boy Scouts to celebrate anniversary (02/04/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Boy Scouts of America will celebrate its 100th anniversary Monday, and the local Crossroads of America Council within the organization is planning a celebration event Saturday, Feb. 13. The annual District Awards Dinner, set for Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m., in the Meadows Shopping Center's Banquet Center, will serve a dual role this year...
Area United Way agency reports fundraiser a success (02/04/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The fourth United Day for United Way proved to be a success, raising more than $28,000 for the United Way of the Wabash Valley. On Friday, Jan. 22, Gary Morris, Marla Flowers, Rick Burger and Troy Fears survived 24 hours on the roof of Baesler's Market in support of United Way...
Winter Storm Watch in effect (02/04/10)
Cardinals clip Knights in regular season finale (02/04/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Bloomfield Cardinals played the role of spoiler on Northview's senior night on Thursday evening, overcoming a third quarter deficit to pull away to a 55-43 victory over the Knights. Before the varsity game, Carlee Bell, Emily Phillips, Kelsey Searing and Elina Sebbesse were honored on senior night. Though Phillips suffered a season ending knee injury several weeks ago, she got the start and briefly stayed on the court before being subbed out for a teammate...
North Clay eighth-grade girls stung by visiting Bees (02/04/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The North Clay eighth-grade girls dropped their second game in a row Thursday, falling at home to Honey Ēreek by the score of 51-26. The Bees took complete control of the game early, jumping out to a 21-3 lead at the end of the first period. The Knights did show signs of life in the second period, even closing the half on a 6-0 run. However, the deficit proved too much to overcome...
James Michael Shaughnessy (02/04/10)
James Michael Shaughnessy, 74, died at 10:10 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010, in Brazil. He was born Jan. 12, 1936, in Putnam County, to George and Izma Shaughnessy. He retired from CSX Railroad, where he worked as an Agent-Telegrapher and later as a Brakeman Conductor for 29 years. He was a member of the Order of Railroad Telegraphers and United Transportation Union...
Betty (Buck) Orman (02/04/10)
Betty (Buck) Orman, 82, former resident at 1104 N. Meridian St., Brazil, passed away Jan. 24, 2010, of natural causes at the NHC nursing home in Franklin, Tenn. Born April 9, 1927, in Brazil, Betty attended Brazil High School, graduating in 1945, and married Robert Orman that same year, relocating to Pensacola, Fla., during his military service...
Public Record (02/04/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 29- Feb. 4. Awaiting Arraignment Drury, Rusty S., 21 Wickware, Derrick, 19 Bayer, Dean A., 33 Miller, Gregory A., 44 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Public Record (02/04/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 1-3: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Ora S. Provines: Civil Collections FIA Card Services Vs. Betty Clark: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Veronica S. Pearce: Civil Collections...
Give a plant to your Valentine (02/04/10)
It is still a little dreary outside, so why not make the inside of your house warm and colorful with a special gift idea for those you love on Valentine's Day. This gift that I am talking about is not a card, candy or a stuffed animal. The gift that I think makes the inside of a house warm and color actually grows and lives for as long as you care to maintain it. By now, you are probably starting to wonder what it might be and if you haven't already figured it out, I am referring to a plant...
Resident explains how she watches football (02/04/10)
Unlike those who never watch football (like some basketball fans) and those who understand the signals and know players by name and number (like our sons and grandsons), I prefer a relaxed approach. You might say I've perfected a method of watching football without really trying...
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