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Stories from Sunday, June 6, 2010

Building Trades class to unveil new home (06/06/10)
Granddaughter of former residents earns award (06/06/10)
Memoirs of a queen (06/06/10)
Editor's Note: The following was written by Hannah Van Horn, winner of the 2009 Clay County 4-H Queen crown. Being raised in a 4-H family meant that every summer of my youth thus far has included at least a week of the Clay County 4-H Fair. Looking back as an alumni 10-year 4-H member, I would not have changed a thing...
Aspiring Artist! (06/06/10)
Eleven-year-old Jourdan Cayton poses with her winning drawing, "Color the Music," created with colored pencil and sand. Her drawing won The Brazil Times' fifth-grade Aspiring Artist Contest. Jourdan just completed the fifth-grade at Jackson Township Elementary School and is the daughter of Cindy and Justin Cayton...
School Board to meet Thursday (06/06/10)
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. In old business, the board will have the second reading of the standardized grading scale policy, cell phones policy, seclusion and restraint policy and the North Clay Middle School Athletic Handbook...
Northview band in running for grant (06/06/10)
The Northview High School Band and Guard is in the running for a large grant from Pepsi. The grant is worth $25,000. Currently, the band has moved into the top 100 of possible recipients for the grant. The top 10 in voting of each category win. Those interested may vote once a day from now until July 1...
Popcorn Festival of Clay County Themed Dinner (06/06/10)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County conducted its first themed dinner Sunday evening at Forest Park. The dinners are in conjunction with concerts provided on Sundays by the Brazil Concert Band. The first dinner consisted of chicken and noodles among other items. Other dinners have been scheduled for June 13, July 25, Aug. 1 and Aug. 25. Here are a few snapshots of Sunday's festivities...
United Way of Wabash Valley to host agency tour (06/06/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way of the Wabash Valley will host an agency tour visit to three United Way partner agencies Thursday, June 17, from 1-4 p.m. The tour departs from Clabber Girl Corporation at 1 p.m. Campaign Cabinet, Board of Directors and Pilot Companies will be touring the agencies to get a first-hand look...
Sisters of Providence to host Family Day Sunday (06/06/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will host their third Family Day from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, at the college. The event is open and free to the public. Hundreds of Terre Haute and West Terre Haute area residents have attended the first two events and enjoyed free food and free fun. Free hot dogs, condiments, popcorn, cookies and Pepsi products will be served while supplies last...
Reunions (06/06/10)
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...
Community Notes (06/06/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Intersection closed Beginning today through Friday, weather pending, the intersection of State Road 59 and Pinckley Street will be closed while the City of Brazil conducts water line repairs and replacement...
ISP troopers issued new Chargers (06/06/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Recently, the Indiana State Police Department issued new high-performance patrol vehicles in each of the 17 state police districts. Troopers were issued a 2010 Dodge Charger with a V-8 368 horsepower engine, and automatic transmission...
Seasonal star program slated (06/06/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Allen Memorial Planetarium will present a seasonal star program at 6:30 p.m., June 11, and 2 and 4 p.m., June 12. The 30-minute educational program will introduce the constellations and other astronomical wonders of the sky for the summer season. There is no charge for the program, but donations will be accepted...
Screening available for new students at LEAAP Center (06/06/10)
Preschool screenings for children who will be 4 by Aug. 1, 2010, will be provided by appointment in June at the LEAAP Center. Preschool classes for children who will enter kindergarten in August 2011, will be offered at the LEAAP Center next school year, 2010-11. Enrollment in the preschool is limited. Students will be selected based on the results of their screening...
Whittington places ninth in state (06/06/10)
By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times BLOOMINGTON -- Joel Whittington got better with every race during the high school track and field season, including in the 107th Indiana High School Athletic Association Track and Field State Championship Meet on Saturday...
Dickie "Gaines" second straight win (06/06/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- As the weather in central Indiana begins to heat up, apparently, so is sprint car veteran Dickie Gaines. Gaines made a late race pass of Shane Hollingsworth in the feature at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night to claim his second consecutive victory at the Putnamville oval, and with the win, took over the season points lead...
Getting poor phone treatment (06/06/10)
Brazil Main Street thanks all who attended 'Rock Brazil Streetfest' (06/06/10)
To the Editor: May 28-29 marked the inaugural Brazil Main Street, Ind., "Rock Brazil Streetfest," featuring 14 free bands, a free bounce house, beer garden, and local vendors over the two-day event. Situated right downtown at the intersection of Washington and Jackson, the event was designed to draw attention to the historic downtown area and the many great restaurants, taverns and merchants who make downtown their home...
'S.O.A.R.I.N.G.' above and beyond: Family offers thanks to East Side (06/06/10)
To the Editor: Living up to their reputation as the "Soaring Eagles," safe, organized, accountable and respectful ways, the staff and students at East Side Elementary School gave our son, Parker Timberman, a remarkable surprise on his last day of school...
Let the Boy Scouts in (06/06/10)
To the Editor: I was born and raised in Brazil, where I spent my childhood going to the park, attending YMCA programs, swimming in the old round pool and attending boy scout meetings and summer camp. I still remember when the District Scout came to school and told us how much we could learn and how much fun we could have as scouts. ...
Agreeing with cleaning up area (06/06/10)
To the Editor: In response to "Reader: Clean the area's up," I too, have lived in Brazil most of my life and couldn't agree with you more on your subject. However, I believe it goes so much deeper than just "the village." Take a good look along Sherman Street and you will find the same thing. From a man living out front of a home in an RV, to people living on a taxpayer's dime...
Not pleased with the rude response (06/06/10)
To the Editor: On May 29, 2010, my younger sister called me and said she was stuck in the automatic car wash when the power went out. I immediately got into my car and drove up there. When I got there, I noticed the Brazil Fire Department was across the road. I then drove over there to inform them that my sister and her baby were stuck in the automatic car wash...
Challenging all to donate to cause (06/06/10)
To the Editor: The Clay County Service Vets are having a hog roast at the National Guard Armory June 11, start at 4 p.m., through 7 p.m. The public is invited. Cost for the meal is $7 for adults and $4 for children 12-under. The food is catered by Goodie's Galore and the baked beans were donated by Mary Fisher...
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