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Stories from Thursday, June 24, 2010

Summer learning (06/24/10)
Last summer, Tristan Chiles met her best friend at YMCA Summer Day Camp, giving the 7-year-old even more reason to want to come back. This is her third year taking part in the camp, which is at the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church this year...
Water projects coming soon (06/24/10)
Within the next few weeks, Brazil's Water System Improvement Projects could be underway. On Thursday, Mayor Ann Bradshaw and City Engineer Brian Pohlar spoke with The Brazil Times about recent progress toward the projects starting. Bradshaw said she and Deputy Clerk-Treasurer Raymond Staub traveled to Bingham McHale, Indianapolis, to sign off on the final paperwork for the State Revolving Fund (SRF) loan. Pohlar told The Brazil Times closing on the $5.93 million SRF loan took place Monday...
Skatepark location discussed (06/24/10)
A location for the proposed skatepark may be close to locked in. During the audience comments portion of Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, Clay Community Skatepark Committee Representative Roberta Weliever provided an update on the possible locations...
Want to blog? (06/24/10)
Residents interested in creating a blog for The Brazil Times' website should call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fore! (06/24/10)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce's annual golf outing will take place Friday, Sept. 24, at the Forest Park Golf Course. For more information, call 448-8457.
Cruise-In! (06/24/10)
The Clay County Humane Society will sponsor a summer heat Air Fair and Cruise-In from 3-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 18. The event will take place at the field across from the Brazil National Guard Armory. Food, games, live music, hot air balloon rides, classic cars, trucks and tractors will be on site...
Time to sing! (06/24/10)
The Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, will host Mel's Karaoke at 6 p.m., Saturday. Ham and beans will be available for purchase as a fundraiser for the senior center.
Clarification (06/24/10)
Raffle tickets for the Brazil Rotary Club 75th 4th of July Celebration are not free and must be purchased. Cost is $5 for one ticket or $10 for three tickets. The drawing for the $10,000 grand prize from the event will take place at 11 p.m., July 4...
Golf outing scheduled (06/24/10)
The Clay County Humane Society has scheduled the 13th Bill Collins Memorial Golf Scramble for Saturday, Aug. 21. A shotgun start has been planned for 1 p.m. The event will be played at Forest Park Golf Course. Cost is $50 per person. Prizes include the chance to win a Harley Davidson for those who accomplish a hole-in-one. In addition, the first-place team will receive $400, while the second-place team will earn $200. A silent auction will also take place...
Screwy (06/24/10)
Both lanes of traffic along United States 40, near 1519 East National Ave., were stopped for safety reasons by Brazil City Police Department Thursday afternoon. Brazil Street Department employees had to clear the road of debris, including screws and nails. Officials told The Brazil Times it is unclear how the materials got on the road...
Area band to perform album Saturday (06/24/10)
Former Brazil residents and musicians Tim Huber and Gary Ooley will be bringing their band to Brazil this week. The band Cry On High will perform its new album "Music To Drive By," Saturday, at Coach and Cleaters Time Out Grill, 101 E. National Ave., Brazil...
NASCAR driver to make stop in Greencastle (06/24/10)
GREENCASTLE -- NASCAR driver Ryan Newman will visit the Dixie Chopper facilities in Fillmore and Greencastle Tuesday. Newman, winner of 14 Sprint Cup races, including the 2008 Daytona 500, drives the No. 39 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet. He will also make a public appearance Tuesday...
Reunions (06/24/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Van Buren High School Class of 1958 The gathering of graduates and spouse will take place Saturday, June 26, in the Fellowship Hall of Carbon Baptist Church, with the pitch-in beginning at 1 p.m...
Economic seminar scheduled (06/24/10)
SPENCER -- The Owen County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation will conduct a regional economic development seminar in September. Duke Energy and Hoosier Energy (South Central Indiana REMC), along with other agencies, will underwrite the cost of the event, which will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 9, at the Canyon Inn's Oak Room in McCormick's Creek State Park...
Aspiring Artist notice (06/24/10)
Incoming or outgoing sixth-graders are encouraged to enter The Brazil Times' June Aspiring Artist contest. Students entering the sixth-grade this year or who were sixth-graders for the 2009-10 school year may submit art. The deadline to submit is June 23...
Visiting Angels comes to Brazil (06/24/10)
Visiting Angels of Brazil is now providing non-medical homecare services to elderly or disabled people in Clay County and the surrounding areas. The Visiting Angels service is an alternative to nursing home care and allows seniors to continue living at home. Their objective is to make it unnecessary for seniors to move into a nursing home...
Brazil Rotary Club 4th of July Celebration Schedule (06/24/10)
The following is a list of events scheduled to take place at the Brazil Rotary Club's 75th 4th of July Celebration: Saturday, June 26: 7:30 a.m. -- 5K Walk/Run from YMCA of Clay County Brazil Open Golf Tourney at Forest Park Golf Course 2 p.m. -- Midway open. Bracelets and single ride tickets available at ticket booths...
Community Notes (06/24/10)
Times Staff Report The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: NHS hours Northview's main office will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon, from June 28-July 26. Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these times...
IWF to sponsor seminar July 10 (06/24/10)
The Indiana Wildlife Federation will sponsor the Private Land Management and Indiana's Wildlife Action Plan, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 10. The event will take place at the Putnam County Public Library, 103 E. Poplar St., Greencastle. Private landowners interested in attending will learn about landowner assistance programs available to help with habitat improvement and restoration projects on lands...
Tile Drainage Field Day slated (06/24/10)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Farmers can learn mechanics of tile drainage and its importance during an event next month at the Southeast Purdue Agricultural Center in Butlerville. The Indiana Land Improvement Contractors Association, along with Purdue University, will offer the Tile Drainage Field Day from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., July 29, and from 8 a.m.-noon, July 30...
Green Site Planning workshop set (06/24/10)
The 2010 Green Site Planning Workshop will take place Thursday, July 29, at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Noblesville. Traditional participants at this annual workshop include members of the planning, landscape architect, developer, engineer, local government plan reviewer and water quality specialist professions...
Northview trio playing in All-Star game (06/24/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview football team put together another outstanding record last season, finishing at 8-2 overall and was ranked 13th in the final Class 4A Coaches Poll and reached No. 11 in the Associated Press Poll. A relatively young team that featured just nine seniors, the Knights placed three of those athletes in this weekend's All-Wabash Valley All-Star game being held at Indiana State's Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m...
Rains can't dampen Bloomington Speedway racing for Friday (06/24/10)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., Thursday, June 24, 2010 -- Despite torrential rains and wide-spread flooding in Central Indiana this week, the racing activities Friday night, June 25th at Bloomington Speedway are still on schedule. Because the race track is an outdoor entertainment facility with a dirt racing surface and grass parking lots, it is directly affected by weather. Already this season, rain cut short one night and completely canceled three other nights of racing...
Public Record (06/24/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 20-24. Awaiting Arraignment Neville, Robert, 20 Gilbert, Guy M., 51 Whittaker, Samantha, 22 Featerston, Crystal. 25 Thomas, Tricia J., 29 Carson, Trena R., 34...
Indiana's wonderful landscape (06/24/10)
With the Fourth of July weekend coming up, everyone is probably starting to make plans to see fireworks, spend time with friends and family, or just get away from work for a few days. One possible thing you might do while enjoying your holiday weekend is visit some of Indiana's wonderful recreation locations...
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