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Stories from Sunday, June 13, 2010

Tons of Fun! (06/13/10)
Six-year-old Callie Ream (front) looks over her Sand Dart decorative she purchased at the Clay City Pottery Festival Sunday as sister Jenna, 9, shows her father an item. Callie and Jenna are the daughters of Doug and Annette Ream, Center Point.
Meeting set (06/13/10)
The Jackson Township Board of Trustees will meet Thursday, at 7 p.m., at the Jackson Township Community House. For further information, call 446-5016.
On television (06/13/10)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting from Thursday, June 10, will air on local cable Channel 2 through Avenue Communications today and Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 5 p.m.
Brazil Concert Band set for 'Memphis Bound' show (06/13/10)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, is gearing up for its tour of Memphis in July with performances at Graceland and the W.C. Handy Park on Beale Street. In addition, the BCB will perform in Greencastle at Gobin Church on the DePauw University campus June 29, plus start and finish the weeklong Brazil Rotary 4th of July Celebration...
Board hears goals update (06/13/10)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees received an update on corporation goals and strategies during the regular session meeting Thursday. "As a school corporation, we set six corporation goals for the school years 2009-11," Clay Community Schools Director of Curriculum and Grants Kathy Knust said. ...
Man with local ties earns military medal (06/13/10)
United States Army Staff Sgt. Robert Garcia was recently awarded the Bronze Star Medal for valor on the battlefield. Staff Sgt. Garcia is the son of Lori Gamboe, former Staunton resident. The family provided information -- including a narrative accompanying the award -- The Brazil Times regarding the honor...
School Board Highlights (06/13/10)
Highlights of Thursday's Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting include:...
Church to conduct open house for pastor, family (06/13/10)
Brazil First United Methodist Church will host a farewell open house for the Alstott family from 5-8 p.m., Friday, June 25, in Traylor Hall at the church. Those interested in attending are encouraged to stop by and share memories with Pastor Tony Alstott and family during their ministry in Brazil...
Library program guests announced (06/13/10)
Every Wednesday until July 21, the Brazil Public Library will conduct Summer Reading Programs. The event begins at 1:30 p.m., each day. Those interested in attending do not have to have a library card to participate in the weekly programs, but those wanting to take part in the reading club and claim prizes must have a valid library card...
Air Evac Lifeteam earns safety award (06/13/10)
For the third consecutive year, Air Evac Lifeteam was awarded the Helicopter Association International (HAI) Operator Safety Award. The HAI Operator Safety Award annually recognizes the safe operation of helicopters by its regular members. HAI provides the award to regular members whose safety statistics for the previous calendar year demonstrate a helicopter accident rate that is less than half the total of the average accident rate of HAI operating members...
Big day for little graduates (06/13/10)
Union United Methodist Church celebrated the "graduations," of six students June 6. The six students advanced from the pre-kindergarten and kindergarten Sunday School Class to the Primary Class. In addition to the graduation ceremonies, perfect and nearly perfect attendance for the second quarter was recognized...
Festival Fun! (06/13/10)
The Clay City Lions Club sponsored the Clay City Pottery Festival this weekend. Vendors were on hand in addition to plenty of food and entertainment. The following are a handful of snapshots from the festival.
Reunions (06/13/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: MOAR Reunion Every year since 1998, alumni of Brazil High School graduating classes from 1950-59 get together for the Mother of All Reunions (MOAR) at Forest Park...
Community Notes (06/13/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Intersection closed 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...
No substitute for robust oversight (06/13/10)
In the wake of the Gulf oil spill, it seems like every day brings new word of some calamitous failing at the Minerals Management Service, the federal agency charged with regulating offshore oil drilling. There's an inspector-general's report citing multiple violations of federal regulations and ethics rules at the agency's Louisiana office...
School corporation must use fair comparison (06/13/10)
To the Editor: Can you realistically compare the cost of two eggs to the cost of baking a cake and base a decision on the comparison? Recently, the Clay Community Schools Corporation personnel gave a report to the school board that compared the corporation's personnel costs for vehicle maintenance to what outside vendors would charge to maintain our buses...
Northview band and guard asks for community support (06/13/10)
To the Editor: Through the generosity of the Pepsi Corporation, millions of dollars are being given away each month to community groups across the country. The Northview Band and Guard is currently in the running for one of these $25,000 awards. Our proposal is to fund all our music purchases for the year, provide professional guest artists and clinicians, bring underprivileged students to concerts, update equipment and more...
Congratulations to the Northview grad (06/13/10)
To the Editor: I would like to send a personal congratulation to Carlee Bell for attaining the Silver Knight award and being named Female Athlete of the Year, as well as receiving honors/awards for participation in soccer and basketball. She also let her talents to both track and field and softball...
Responding to 'clean the area up' (06/13/10)
To the Editor: In response to, "Reader: Clean the area up." I, too, have lived in Brazil all my life. I was born here. I'm responding to cooking a pot of beans in my own yard, not the alley. My husband maintains that alley at least twice a week, no one else does...
Reader questions validity of writer (06/13/10)
`To the Editor: This is to address the letter written by Jason Litz. Mr. Litz, did you do any investigating before writing the (letter)? Did you go to West Central Village and interview anyone or did you just drive by and see parts of West Central Village trashed or going by hearsay?...
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