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Stories from Thursday, June 3, 2010

Area teen group to host Indiana House candidate (06/03/10)
A friend in need (06/03/10)
One of Brazil's oldest heroes needs help going home. On Sept. 17, 1923, Richard Tabor was born in a little family homestead located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Park and Warren streets. He grew up with memories of the family using the nearby lot to grow a garden and raise some animals to get by during tough economic times...
Staunton joins Indiana 811 system (06/03/10)
The town of Staunton joined a long list of municipalities in Clay County earlier this week. Indiana 811 announced Monday Staunton had become a member of Indiana's call-before-you-dig service. Staunton joined Brazil, Carbon, Clay City and Center Point as members of the organization within Clay County. In addition, all major utilities in Clay County are members...
New barber shop opens up in Clay City (06/03/10)
CLAY CITY-- Looking for a haircut, look no further. John Stadler, owner of Stadler's Barber Shop in Terre Haute, has expanded his business to Clay City. The new location being run out of his garage, 801 White St. Stadler will have the location open on Tuesdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., for walk-ins and appointments can be made for evenings. However the office will be closed the third Tuesday of the month because he cuts hair for inmates at the Terre Haute Federal Penitentiary...
No injuries reported in accident near I-70 (06/03/10)
No injuries were reported in an accident involving a semi-truck and dump truck Thursday. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, around 10:30 a.m., Julio Cesar Hidalgo, El Paso, Texas, apparently failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic while exiting Pilot Travel Center, 4376 North State Road 59...
ISP consolidating many state posts (06/03/10)
On Thursday, Indiana State Police Supt. Paul Whitesell announced consolidations for state police posts. Along with the consolidations, several existing state police posts will have counties added to or removed from present district boundaries. The changes announced affect the internal operation of the state police and will have no impact on the services provided to the public...
Senior Farmers' Market program now available (06/03/10)
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is provided through the United States Department of Agriculture and the Indiana State Department of Health. The purpose of the program is to encourage seniors to include fresh fruits and vegetables in their diets...
Signups set for TIP program (06/03/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia Wickard announced recently that signups have begun for a 2008 Farm Bill program. Those interested may now signup for the Transition Incentives Program (TIP) -- a new program under the Conservation Title of the 2008 Farm Bill -- to encourage retired or retiring owners or operators to transition their land to beginning or socially disadvantaged farmers...
Indiana Farmers' Market now online (06/03/10)
Just in time for the opening of Indiana's farmers' market season, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), in partnership with the Indiana Office of Tourism Development, recently announced they are offering the Indiana Farmers' Market, U-Pick and Agritourism Directory...
IRS to host open house Saturday (06/03/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, 801 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute, will conduct an open house Saturday, to provide help to individual taxpayers dealing with notices and payments, return preparation and a variety of other tax issues. IRS staff will be available to help taxpayer work through their problems and walk out with solutions. At the nationwide May 15 open house, 97 percent of taxpayers who came in for help had issues resolved...
Civil War Days announces another speaker for event (06/03/10)
Billie Creek Village Civil War Days will present Donna Schmink as another speaker for its upcoming event June 12-13. Schmink is a collection manager for the Indiana War Memorial. The event coordinators and the host unit, the 14th Indiana Co. A, also will be displaying one of only 20 Indiana Civil War National Flags...
Eastside Elementary fifth-grader wins essay contest (06/03/10)
A local elementary student recently won the "David Deuter Memorial Fifth-Grade Essay Contest." Eastside Elementary School fifth-grader Kerstie Shaw was one of five county winners selected this year. Other winners included Parke County winner Rockville Elementary School student Kegan Wimsett, Sullivan County Carlisle Elementary School student Kalee Lewis, Vermillion County winner North Vermillion Elementary School student Haley West and the Vigo County winner Samantha Marcotte, from Hoosier Prairie Elementary School.. ...
Honor Rolls (06/03/10)
Forest Park Elementary School Kindergarten Perfect Attendance Kaydee Budd, Katelynne Hamilton, Kaitlyn Manning, Shiloh McCluskey, Tara Pearce, Mason Staley, Johnathon Hancock, Dalton Branson, Matthew Branson, Makenna Cook, Daizy Batchelor, Jordan Hancock, Davon Miller, Jami, Skaggs-McIntire, Landon Winchel...
Reunions (06/03/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Sheese/Rambo Reunion The Sheese/Rambo Reunion will take place Sunday, June 13, beginning with dinner at 11 a.m. The event will take place at Forest Park Shelter No. 12...
Terre Haute Community Band to open season Saturday (06/03/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Community Band will kick off its 2010 season Saturday, with an indoor concert at the Family YMCA building in Fairbanks Park. The band will feature "The Age of Aquarius," including music from the 1960s. The performance begins at 8 p.m., and is free...
Genealogy Society to host cemetery workshop (06/03/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will host a Cemetery Restoration Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, June 19, at the Rose Hill Cemetery in Fayette Township, Vigo County. The Cemetery Restoration Workshop will be conducted by Brad Manzenberger, who is the owner of the Stone Revival Cemetery Restoration in Franklin, Ind., and has been doing cemetery restoration projects since 2004...
Third Big Dog Ride benefit set for Saturday (06/03/10)
The third Big Dog Ride to benefit K-9 teams who search for the lost and missing will take place Saturday. The event is sponsored by American Mantrailing Academy. The more than 100-mile ride will start at the Kroger parking lot in Brazil and will conclude at Quarry Lake in Putnam County. All bikes are welcome...
Big stage, bright lights for Knights (06/03/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Three Northview Knights will get to show their talents on the biggest high school stage for track and field athletes in the state of Indiana. For two of them, this will conclude a standout prep career at Northview and all three are hoping to end the season at the highest level...
Northview athletes excited for state finals opportunity (06/03/10)
BY CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter After a seven-year lull, the Northview boys' track and field program and two for the girls program, the Knights will have three competitors taking part in the IHSAA State Finals in Bloomington, beginning today...
Differences between farms (06/03/10)
Every day, I pass several farms on my drive to and from work. The farms generally consist of corn and soybean fields with a few head of livestock. Even though those farms are producing the same type of items, they are unique in their own way. Those differences might be that one uses GPS technology to monitor their fields while another relies on less modern technology to get the job done...
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