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Stories from Sunday, February 21, 2010

UPDATE: Brazil Marine dies in Afghanistan (02/21/10)
Officials talk of 'Stranger Danger' (02/21/10)
Recent reports of alleged attempts to abduct children in the Brazil area have officials and families talking about "stranger danger." On Thursday, two separate families in the Edgewood Subdivision area reported to the Brazil City Police Department incidents involving "two different men" allegedly trying to get children to get inside a gold-colored vehicle...
Chili supper! (02/21/10)
The Clay County 4-H Horse and Pony Club will conduct its annual Chili Supper and Tack Auction Friday. The event will take place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall. Chili will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m., with the auction starting at 6:30 p.m...
Heartbreaker (02/21/10)
Clay City players and fans celebrate following what appeared to be a game-tying 3-pointer by Abby Reed at the buzzer. The excitement was shortlived however as officials ruled that the shot counted as a two-point fieldgoal as Clay City fell 38-37 to Jac-Cen-Del in the Southwestern (Shelbyville) Regional on Saturday...
Documents to be 'destroyed' (02/21/10)
Paper shredders will be working some overtime. During its annual meeting recently, the Clay County Public Records Commission approved requests to destroy records by the Clay County Auditor's Office and Clay County Jail. "This is something done annually and we file a report stating what is being destroyed," Commission member and Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh said...
Area business asks women to donate to food drive (02/21/10)
Curves of Brazil is encouraging women in the area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves Food Drive. And, even though donating food to families in need is its own reward, the club is offering compelling incentives for both existing and potential members who participate...
Emergency response training seminar scheduled (02/21/10)
Those members of emergency response personnel interested in becoming certified as Instructor I and Instructor II/III could attend an upcoming seminar at Lewis Township Fire Department. The purpose of these seminars is to inform certified Instructor I and Instructor II/IIIs about the Board rules. In addition, we will demonstrate the proper way to complete paperwork required for certification. The evaluator roles and the techniques used to conduct an evaluation will also be presented...
Parke County Maple Syrup Fair scheduled (02/21/10)
ROCKVILLE -- The 47th annual Parke County Maple Syrup Fair will take place Feb. 27-28, and March 6-7. Maple Fair Headquarters is located one mile north of Rockville, on United States 41, at the county's 4-H Fairgrounds. Pancakes with whole hog sausage and golden maple syrup are served daily from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Meal prices are $6 for adults and $2 for children 6-under...
Knights fall to visiting Vincennes Lincoln (02/21/10)
Times Staff Report Visiting Vincennes Lincoln put a halt to Northview's four-game winning streak on Saturday night, jumping out to a 16-2 lead after the first quarter on the way to a 51-32 victory. The Knights got 12 points from Jonathan Bradshaw, but the Alices countered with 19 from Jantzen Goodwin...
Eels season concludes with regional heartbreak (02/21/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SHELBYVILLE -- As far as climactic finishes go, Clay City's regional basketball game on Saturday couldn't have had a more stunning conclusion. The Eels rallied back from a 10-point deficit to start the fourth quarter against Jac-Cen-Del and Abby Reed seemingly hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to knot the score. However, the official closest to the play signaled that the shot was a two-pointer and left Eels' fans stunned after a 38-37 defeat...
Red Cross sends appreciation to Clay County (02/21/10)
Editor's Note: The following is a letter from the American Red Cross Wabash Valley regarding Clay County's recent Haiti fund drive: Dear friends at The Brazil Times: In the aftermath of a series of catastrophic earthquakes and the following aftershocks that struck Haiti, the American Red Cross stands with our Red Cross and Red Crescent partners around the globe to put your donation to work...
Interested in church window (02/21/10)
To the Editor: I have been reading with interest about the stain glass window at Annunciation Church. The window is dedicated to Abraham Turner and he is my great-grandfather. He was a merchant in Brazil and built the family home at 103 S. Walnut Street. I grew up in that home with my parents James and Catherine (Glasgo) Brown, my grandmother Martha Turner Glasgo (Abraham's daughter) and my great-uncle Hubert Turner (Abraham's son)...
YMCA campaign hits homestretch (02/21/10)
To the Editor: The YMCA of Clay County is in the homestretch of its annual Strong Kids Campaign which is conducted every year during the month of February. The purpose of the campaign is to raise funds specifically to provide scholarships for children to take part in the "Y" programs who otherwise would be unable to participate because of an inability to pay...
Thanks for retrieving my dog (02/21/10)
To the Editor: This is a very belated, but nevertheless, sincere thank to you Mr. Roloff of Staunton. Over the Christmas holidays, I was visiting my grandmother, Alyce Dressler. My dog, Chai, decided to undertake an adventure. Being a Chicago apartment dog, this rural area was all new and strange and she became lost...
Former resident recalls living in Brazil (02/21/10)
To the Editor: The short time I lived in Brazil, Ind., I learned to love the small town. Therefore, when I wrote this poem, I also wanted to send it to someone living currently there. I remember The Brazil (Daily) Times. I've been to Brazil many times. I registered for the draft prior to World War II, while in Brazil. I entered the service from New York City...
Good samaritan rescues woman (02/21/10)
To the Editor: I just wanted to thank Michael Scott of Bowling Green for coming to my rescue Tuesday evening. My car slid off my lane and I couldn't get out. I was stuck. Michael was going home down Harmony and saw my predicament. He stopped and pulled me out...
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