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Stories from Sunday, March 14, 2010

Body discovered in northeastern Vigo County (03/14/10)
VIGO  COUNTY -- Indiana State Police Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators are currently investigating the finding of a body in rural northeastern Vigo County. The body was found clothed and partially decomposed, in a wooded area adjacent to 11236 Grotto Ave...
Second meet and greet takes place (03/14/10)
CLAY CITY -- Five of the six Clay Community School Corporation School Board candidates met with the public at the Clay City First Financial Bank Community Room Sunday. The meeting was the second in a series put together was Clay County resident Walt Moore...
'Egg-tacular!' (03/14/10)
A relatively new hobby has led to some rare and unique experiences. Loretta and David Young decided in March 2009 to endeavor into a new hobby -- raising chickens -- at their home near the Clay/Putnam County line. "We love the country life. Since we were retiring, we bought a new home and got the girls a year ago," Loretta said in a recent interview. "(The chickens) are so interesting, I get a kick out of visiting them."...
Officials work to obtain funding (03/14/10)
More funding may soon come for further rehabilitation of homes in Brazil. Brazil City Planning Administrator Stacy Gibbens told The Brazil Times Friday applications are being sent out for the Owner Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant. "The city has utilized this grant the past few years and we intend to keep applying for it until we exhaust our potential recipients," Gibbens said. ...
Health department sets up smoking cessation program (03/14/10)
The Clay County Health Department, 1214 E. National Ave., Brazil, will offer free smoking cessation programs this month. The next program is 5-7 p.m., March 23, at the health department's office building. The 10-week program meets every week. The first session lasts about two hours. Educational information is given with incentives and support...
Fundraiser scheduled for local family (03/14/10)
A spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Byron and Lisa Halfhill has been scheduled to take place Sunday, March 21. The event will begin at 1 p.m., and conclude at 6 p.m., and will take place at the Knightsville Community Center. The benefit has been set up to help the family with medical bills...
Local churches team together for gospel concert (03/14/10)
Several churches in Brazil and surrounding areas have teamed up, in hopes to provide local residents with an "extraordinary" gospel music show. On Sunday, March 21, the Brazil Nazarene Church, 1002 E. National Ave., will host a gospel show featuring Gordon Mote, a renowned, nationally known, blind gospel singer and pianist. His sound is said to be "a mixture of country and southern gospel."...
Photo seminar slated (03/14/10)
The Brazil Public Library will host a digital camera program at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, March 18. Local photographer Tony Harper, owner of Harper Studios, will demonstrate the basic operation of digital cameras. Those interested in attending should bring their cameras...
Northview JAG team donates money to relief fund (03/14/10)
Northview High School's Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) program recently raised $340 for victims of the Haiti earthquake. JAG students worked in teams to raise money from their fellow students and school faculty. All of the money collected was donated to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund. The donations will go to purchase food, water and clothing while helping with the rebuilding efforts...
Lenten breakfasts scheduled for March (03/14/10)
Town and Country Christian Men invite all to join them in the 2010 Lenten Breakfast series. All breakfasts are on Saturday mornings and begin at 8 a.m., with food and fellowship and are followed by a 20-30 minute program highlighting a local mission or service project...
Collegiate athletes heating up for spring (03/14/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Indiana State softball team wrapped up its participation in the Rebel Games on Orlando, Fla. Thursday with a 3-1 win over Bryant. The win cemented a solid spring break swing as the Sycamores posted a 5-2 overall mark in the tournament...
Dennis James Hardy (03/14/10)
Dennis James Hardy, 49, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 11, 2010, at his residence. He was born Nov. 4, 1960, in New Castle, Ind., the son of James O. and Lorene (Criswell) Hardy. He graduated from Highland High School, Anderson, Ind., with the class of 1979. ...
Ida (Jones) Hochstetler (03/14/10)
Ida (Jones) Hochstetler, 87, formerly of Clay City, passed away March 12, 2010, at Cloverleaf Health Care, Knightsville, following a lengthy illness. She was born Aug. 10, 1922, in Clay County, to Oliver and Elizabeth (Devins) Jones. She married Carl Hochstetler, who preceded her in death Feb. 18, 1991. Together, they farmed in the Clay County area. Ida enjoyed flower gardening and bird watching...
Harmony Happenings (03/14/10)
The Clay County Christian Quilters have their first evening session this today, at 6 p.m. They meet at Harmony United Methodist Church and will continue to work on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. New quilters are always welcome. Talk to Marsha at 448-2917 if you have questions...
Pampered chef offers thanks (03/14/10)
To the Editor: I would like to take a moment to thank several businesses in Brazil for allowing me to "pamper" them a little bit the past several weeks. The businesses that have thus far enjoyed a little "pampering" by myself with homemade, three-cheese garden pizza (recipe taken from the Fall/Winter Pampered Chef Seasons Best recipe book), are Edward Jones Investments (on National Avenue), Miller and Stewart Advisory Services, Inc., Farm Bureau, and the Clay County Clerk's Office...
Everyone should have health insurance (03/14/10)
To the Editor: We live in a time where we have the medical technology and prescription drugs that allow a longer and better quality of life. It is so wrong for that to be available to only a certain few. Those being people who have insurance and can get medical assistance along with medications...
Response to relief fund is wonderful (03/14/10)
To the Editor: Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. Last week writing to the editor, I was much surprised by the response. Some of you came through with pop cans galore. We received phone calls and people it seemed just waited until this time with the snow all but melted, that it was time to tell us to come pick up those cans...
Thanks to all for Clay County Day (03/14/10)
To the Editor: We want to thank all the businesses and individuals in Clay County for their generous donations of the many prizes for the recent 2010 Clay County Day in Bradenton, Fla. Our gratitude goes to these merchants and groups countywide: Bob Burkle Chevrolet, Bob Treash (woodworking hobbiest), Brazil Concert Band, Brazil CVS Pharmacy, The Brazil Times, Brazil Sherwin-Williams, Clay City Pottery, Dave White Ford, Dr. ...
Remember the uninsured this week (03/14/10)
To the Editor: For more than 129 years, St. Vincent Health has been serving as a voice for the voiceless. With 19 ministries serving 46 counties, we have an opportunity to amplify the voices of those most in need. This includes more than the 561,000 Hoosiers who are currently living without health insurance...
Looking for information on relatives (03/14/10)
To the Editor: Hello, my name is William Joseph Lynch and I am trying to locate information on relatives that live in or around Brazil. My father is William Richard Lynch, born Oct. 18, 1923, and my mother is Freida Fern Sharp, born May 1921. If anyone has information on my family or is related, please e-mail me at wlynch@use.salvationarmy.org. Thank you for your help in this matter...
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