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Stories from Sunday, March 7, 2010

Community Theatre prepped for 'Little Shop of Horrors' (03/07/10)
The Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc., will present, "Little Shop of Horrors," March 11-13. The dark comedy is a musical by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman. The performance centers around down-on-his-luck floral shop worker, Seymour Krelborn, who lives on "Skid Row."...
4-H Hippology teams place well (03/07/10)
The Clay County 4-H Horse and Pony Hippology teams recently traveled to Sullivan for an Area 5 contest. Hippology provides an opportunity for youth to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of horses and their care. Students are tested through the use of slides, stations, judging and a written exam...
Unexpected turns in abduction investigation (03/07/10)
The investigation into two recent attempts to allegedly abduct children in the Brazil area is turning out to be full of possible misunderstandings. "Both of these children did exactly the right thing when they thought they were in danger," Brazil City Police Department Police Chief Dave Archer said. ...
Wanted: Recipes (03/07/10)
Recipes are needed for a cookbook The Brazil Times plans to publish sometime before Easter. Those interested in sharing recipes should contact The Brazil Times, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at 446-2216, or via e-mail at classifiedcallcenter@yahoo.com...
Candidates meet, greet public (03/07/10)
The public got its first opportunity to meet the At-Large Candidates for the Clay Community School Board of Trustees at City Hall Saturday. All six candidates fielded questions regarding state funding, the elementary building renovation project, graduation rates and the future of the bus garage, administrative personnel and the future of Clay Community Schools...
Master plan on display (03/07/10)
The proposed Brazil City Parks and Recreation Department five-year Master Plan will be available at the Mayor's office at Brazil City Hall for public viewing until Tuesday. The Park Board will present the plan to the public for comments at its meeting, Tuesday, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall...
Youth art contest winners announced (03/07/10)
Young artists were honored during the Sisters of Providence Youth Art Contest reception Thursday, March 4, in Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Approximately 85 people attended the reception in O'Shaughnessy Dining Room. This was the fourth year of the contest, which attracted 36 entries from the Wabash Valley...
Annual Farmer's Share Dinner set for March 18 (03/07/10)
The annual Farmer's Share Dinner, held in conjunction with Ag Week, will take place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds, Thursday, March 18. Doors will open at 6 p.m., with the dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. The meal will consist of a rib-eye, provided by the Clay County Cattle Association...
Rummage sale scheduled (03/07/10)
A rummage sale and aluminum can drive has been scheduled for 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, March 13-14, at the Reelsville Elementary School gymnasium. Those interested in donating unwanted items for the sale may do so by dropping them off at the gym, March 8-10, from 5-7 p.m...
Update: Two-vehicle accident stalls traffic (03/07/10)
A two-vehicle accident stalled westbound traffic on United States 40 Sunday afternoon. At approximately 11:56 a.m., officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene, at the intersection of U.S. 40 and County Road 425 West. According to information provided by CCSD Dep. ...
School Board to meet Thursday (03/07/10)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board will meet in regular session Thursday, at North Clay Middle School, 3 W. Knight Dr., Brazil. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. New business topics include the following: Those in attendance will be given an opportunity to speak and board members will also provide comments. In addition, CCSC Supt. Dan Schroeder will provide a report...
Accident stalls traffic on U.S. 40 (03/07/10)
A two-vehicle accident stalled westbound traffic on United States 40 Sunday afternoon. At approximately 12:15 p.m., emergency officials responded to the accident, which took place at the intersection of U.S. 40 and County Road 425 West. According to Clay County Sheriff's Department Dep. John Tilley, one of the vehicles was driving south on CR 425 W., while the other was heading west on U.S. 40...
Lucille J. Torr (03/07/10)
Lucille J. Torr, 103, Brazil, passed away March 5, 2010. She was born June 2, 1906, south of Center Point, to George and Nettie Baughman Meyer. She attended the Longenecker Grade School and graduated from Sugar Ridge Township High School in 1924, and Brazil Business School in 1925...
Ronald "Bud" Sartor Hamilton (03/07/10)
Ronald "Bud" Sartor Hamilton, 55, Brazil, formerly of Terre Haute, passed over Thursday, March 4, 2010, at 2:32 p.m., at his home after a long brave battle with melanoma cancer. He was born Aug. 1, 1954, in Terre Haute. He is the son of the late Donald "Donnie" B. Hamilton and Shirley Hamilton, Terre Haute...
Roy E. Bailey (03/07/10)
Roy E. Bailey, 62, Terre Haute, passed away at 12:25 a.m., Saturday, March 6, 2010, in Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born in Terre Haute Oct. 19, 1947, to Carl Richard Bailey Sr., and Mary Stephens Bailey. He was employed as Superintendent of Grounds for the Vigo County School Corporation and was an Army veteran...
Public Record (03/07/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 3-5: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Emily A. Barnett Vs. Robert B. Barnett: Domestic Relations Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Penny J. Archer Vs. William D. Archer: Domestic Relations...
Community response was heart warming (03/07/10)
To the Editor: Recently, our funeral home was entrusted with the care of Cpl. Gregory Scott Stutlz, an American Marine, and in many respects, a true American Hero. As you may be able to imagine, this call to help the Stultz family came with a feeling of great responsibility...
Honoring a 'Hometown Hero' (03/07/10)
To the Editor: Everybody has their heroes. Mine is my brother, Bob, who fought in the Vietnam War. Each of us often worry about what could happen and if we could really depend on our community to support us. Well, Brazil, you did yourself proud. I could not be there because of illness in my family, but I watched it on television and I was so proud of the town that I live on...
Pleased with community response (03/07/10)
To the Editor: Dear Brazil residents, For the past few weeks, my wife and I have been in the Brazil area due to a family illness. Our sister-in-law, Dottie Ann Hughes, is in the care of the compassionate staff at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. We wanted to say, "thank you," for the hospitality and wonderful atmosphere this lovely community has given us. Everywhere we go, we have been made to feel welcome...
Paying tribute to fallen Marine (03/07/10)
To the Editor: I first met Greg Stultz when he was a little sixth-grade boy at North Clay Middle School. He possessed a mischievous charm that was impossible to ignore. Peeping out from around his locker door, he would often call my name and beckon me to share in a secret mission with him...
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