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Stories from Monday, May 31, 2010

Committee, BCB team together for dinners (05/31/10)
Concert Band gears up for opener (05/31/10)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the director of Matthew S. Huber, will present, "All Shook Up," at 8 p.m., Sunday, June 6, at the Forest Park Band Shell or Pavilion due to rain. The Sudler award winning BCB's musical theme will include "All Shook Up," an arrangement of Elvis Presley hits by Ted Ricketts...
Scenes from a Festival (05/31/10)
Sponsored by Brazil Main Street Inc., the Brazil Street Festival went off without a hitch Friday and Saturday. The event took place in the parking lot west of Brazil City Hall and featured loads of entertainment in addition to vendors. Here are a few snapshots from the event...
Calico Quilters to sponsor 23rd show (05/31/10)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Calico Quilters will sponsor their 23rd annual show at the Clay City Lion's Club Pottery Festival June 12-13. While most of the events of the festival will be at Goshorn Park, the quilt show will be set up in the R.E.I.N. Community Center Library, 700 Main St., Clay City, just south of Dave White Ford...
Adult workshop scheduled (05/31/10)
Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics will offer a free water aerobics workshop at 6 p.m., Wednesday. The workshop will allow participants of any fitness level to burn calories, increase flexibility, tone muscles and increase strength. The workshop will be taught by Joanna Connors, certified aquatic fitness instructor...
Historical Society sets up meeting (05/31/10)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, June 7, in the lower level of the Clay County Museum. The guest speakers will be Roberta and Brian Turner, who live in Canberra, Australia. They will present, "Living in Australia." Roberta and Brian have lived in the country for 25 years...
Flawless Franchitti catches break to win 500 (05/31/10)
By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- One lap to go, running on empty and someone bearing down on his tail. After having the dominant car and the perfect game plan, Dario Franchitti still needed more Sunday -- one break to win his second Indianapolis 500...
Braves end Knights run at Terre Haute North Sectional (05/31/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- A terrific season for the Northview baseball team ended in horrific fashion, as they dropped an 11-1, six inning decision to Terre Haute South in sectional semi-final action Monday morning. The Braves took control early, when Andre Reed drove in two runs with a triple, which came as a result of a misjudged fly ball. Reed then scored two pitches later, giving South a 3-0 lead after one-half inning of play...
Lakers shut out Eels in baseball sectional (05/31/10)
By Mark Stalcup For the Brazil Times JASONVILLE -- Clay City's Eels learned Saturday the last game of the season is the worst time to face the fastest pitches of the year with an 8-0 loss to Shakamak. Now, the host Lakers, 19-9 for the season, face the 12-11 North Central Thunderbirds in the Shakamak sectional championship game at 7 p.m. Monday...
Bumgardner roars to UMP feature win (05/31/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Memorial Day weekend has long been synonymous with racing in the state of Indiana and on Saturday fans were treated to some quality dirt track racing and a fantastic fireworks display put on by Circle City Pyrotechnics at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Haley Anna Bain (05/31/10)
Haley Anna Bain, 15, Reelsville, passed away May 29, 2010, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following an ATV accident. She was born Feb. 17, 1995, in Terre Haute, the daughter of Dan and Dianna (Mager) Bain. Haley had just finished her freshman year at South Putnam High School...
Michael D. McRoberts (05/31/10)
Michael D. McRoberts, 57, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly May 29, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. He was born Jan. 30, 1953, in New Castle, Ind., the son of Claude and Donna (Neeriemer) McRoberts. He attended Brazil High School. Mike worked for Great Dane Trailers for 31 years. For the last 18 years of that time, as a corrugator operator. Most recently, he had worked for Schneider Trucking and Thatcher Trucking as a driver...
Barbara Jean Burger (05/31/10)
Barbara Jean Burger, 63, Brazil, died at 3:08 p.m., Saturday, May 29, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Jan. 4, 1947, in Brazil, as the daughter of Charles and Ruth Loudermilk Bruer. She graduated from Brazil High School. She married John C. Burger Nov. 13, 1970...
Michael J. "Mick" Williams (05/31/10)
Michael J. "Mick" Williams, 63, Clinton, passed away Friday, May 28, 2010, in his residence. He was born in Vigo County Aug. 24, 1946, to Harlan Williams and Marguerite Wells Williams. He was a retired maintenance supervisor with Cinergy and a member of the Isaac Walton League. He is survived by his wife Dianna Chickadaunce Williams, and was a devoted father to Jay Chickadaunce...
Good luck 2010 graduates (05/31/10)
Hundreds of young Clay County residents walked the hallowed halls of their schools one final time this weekend. The 2010 classes at Northview High School, Cumberland Academy and Clay City High School all graduated Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively...
Reader: Clean the areas up (05/31/10)
To the Editor: I am typing this letter in hopes that all of the taxpayers can see where their money is really going. I have grown up in the Brazil area and was a resident for more than 30 years. Nice town, and nice people. No complaints on that part...
Procedure issue with CCSC (05/31/10)
To the Editor: During the past several years, I have attended most of the meetings of the Clay Community School Corporation Board of Trustees. I have listened to comments by patrons and the members of the board itself. There is an issue of parliamentary procedure that, apparently, is repeatedly overlooked. ...
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