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Stories from Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Promoted! (04/07/10)
Brazil City Police Department Sgt. Mark Loudermilk (left) was pleasantly surprised Wednesday when he was sworn in as Captain/Assistant Chief for the department by Mayor Ann Bradshaw (right) as Police Chief Dave Archer watched. Both Bradshaw and Archer said Loudermilk's 27 years of experience in law enforcement and a three-and-a-half year stint as BCPD police chief is a major benefit to the department. Ivy Jacobs Photo...
Stabbing case being reviewed (04/07/10)
The Clay County Prosecutor's Office is currently reviewing a case report to potentially file more charges against a Brazil man involved in an alleged stabbing Tuesday evening. According to information provided by the Brazil City Police Department, officers from the BCPD, Clay County Sheriff's Department and the Carbon Town Marshall were dispatched to the Phillips 66 gas station at the corner of East National Avenue and North Murphy Avenue shortly after 11 p.m., Tuesday...
Heavy trash schedule (04/07/10)
The City of Brazil's Sanitation Department is conducting heavy trash pickup on the following Fridays, based on normal trash pickup schedule: Heavy trash pickup must be reserved and may be done by calling City Hall at 443-2221 or the Brazil City Street Department at 448-8501...
Aspiring artist (04/07/10)
Nine-year-old Madeline Sinders poses with her prize-winning picture for The Brazil Times' Aspiring Artist contest. The daughter of Cathy and Darby Sinders, Staunton, Madeline's picture will represent the month of March in a 2011 calendar featuring monthly winners. Madeline attends Staunton Elementary School. Staff File Photo...
Center Point dealing with nuisances (04/07/10)
CENTER POINT -- Residents of Center Point have been dealing with a handful of nuisances recently. At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Center Point Town Council discussed two situations that have become a concern. Residents recently contacted board members regarding a motorcycle in the area that is quite noisy...
Candidate forum set (04/07/10)
Candidates for various area and state positions are gearing up for Clay County's annual forum. The event is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m., Thursday, April 22, at the Exhibit Hall of the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau are sponsoring the event...
Officials investigating garage fire (04/07/10)
The Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office has determined the cause of a Tuesday evening garage fire as unknown. Shortly before 8 p.m., Tuesday, members of Van Buren and Jackson Township volunteer fire departments were dispatched to a fully engulfed structure fire at James. D. Metz' residence, 9111 North County Road 300 East, Brazil...
Knights outshine Stars in rain shortened contest (04/07/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights were able to narrowly best Mother Nature's impending rain to get in an official five inning victory over Western Boone on Wednesday, 10-4. After falling behind in the opening inning in the first game of the season, the Stars were able to duplicate the feat against the Knights, posting a 2-0 lead after one frame...
Kenneth Ray Pickett (04/07/10)
Kenneth Ray Pickett, 62, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away unexpectedly on April 6, 2010. He was born Jan. 3, the New Year's Baby for 1948, to Mary Margaret Thomas and Norval Pickett Jr., former chief of police and long-time mayor of Brazil. ...
Alberta "Bertie" Joyce Barnette (04/07/10)
Alberta "Bertie" Joyce Barnette, 70, Brazil, died April 6, 2010, at 11:15 p.m., following a battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 30, 1939, in Greencastle, to William Earl and Mary Elizabeth (Stuchman) Bemis. Bertie graduated from Greencastle High School with the class of 1958. ...
PUBLIC RECORD 4-8-10 (04/07/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 5-7: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Target National Bank Vs. Tina J. Booe: Civil Collections LVNV Funding Vs. Pamela Oberholtzer: Civil Collections Asset Acceptance Vs. Terry L. Harrison: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (04/07/10)
Last week I forgot to thank Wendell Shelp when I mentioned others who had helped after the passing of my Uncle Junior. We Roaches like to send live plants when a loved one passes. We called Kroger's and Wendell did a beautiful arrangement of roses among the live plants. Thanks to my old Jackson Township Elementary friend...
Brazil Buzz (04/07/10)
Today is Easter Sunday. Tootie Mae and I are home alone. She is taking a brief nap, as still as the dead mouse that I saw in a grain barrel this morning. She looks up occasionally to make sure that I am nearby. The weather is so nice this early spring day it is a wonder I am inside. The woods looked inviting and thoughts of finding mushrooms and picking wild flowers are beginning to dance about in my head...
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