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Stories from Sunday, June 27, 2010

What's in the water? (06/27/10)
Barrels a poppin' (06/27/10)
Organization placing flower pots along U.S. 40 Members of the Brazil Main Street, Inc., organization have been very busy in the past few months placing flower barrels along United States 40. Through the help of donations from businesses along the road, the organization has managed to place 42 of 47 barrels that were used by an older main street organization...
Concert Band set for Sunday (06/27/10)
Flash Flood Watch issued (06/27/10)
The National Weather Service (NWS) based in Indianapolis issued a flash flood watch in effect for Clay County through Monday morning. Showers with thunderstorms were likely through Sunday evening, according to the service, before more thunderstorms hit the area after midnight...
Air Assault! (06/27/10)
Jackson Green, 3, hovers off the ground on a rocket ship ride at the 2010 Brazil Rotary Club's 4th of July Celebration Sunday. Jackson is the son of Jarod and Jodi Green, Marshall, Ill. The celebration will continue through the week, culminating with the annual fireworks show Sunday, July 4. For more pictures from the event, see pages 2A and 10A...
Rotary Celebration! (06/27/10)
The following are scenes from the 2010 Brazil Rotary Club's 4th of July Celebration. The festival will conclude Sunday, July 4.
Small businesses to receive help at state level (06/27/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Beginning July 1, Hoosier small businesses will have a new advocate working for them in state government. On that date, a small business ombudsman is expected to come online at the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). Creation of the position was a critical component of the bipartisan job creation package passed earlier this year by the Indiana General Assembly...
Community Notes (06/27/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Aspiring Artists 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...
Reunions (06/27/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Van Buren Class of 1965 The Van Buren Class of 1965 will celebrate its 45th reunion Friday at the Harmony Community Center. Social hour will begin at 6:30 p.m., with dinner following at 7:30...
Survivors of USS Indianapolis plan reunion (06/27/10)
Survivors of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II will gather at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Indianapolis from July 29-Aug. 1. The men will commemorate the 65th anniversary of the sinking of their ship and honor their lost shipmates -- those who perished in 1945 and those who have passed away since the disaster...
Brazil families needed to host exchange students (06/27/10)
A local non-profit exchange program is inviting local Brazil families to host international exchange students for the 2010-11 school year. The teenage students come from more than 30 countries and attend local high schools. The students have their own spending money and insurance...
North All-Stars roll past South (06/27/10)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times TERRE HAUTE -- Early turnovers and outstanding performances by quarterbacks Andy Walsh and Taylor Duncan opened the door for the North to dominate the South 40-13 Saturday night in the fifth annual Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star game at ISU's Memorial Stadium...
Stanbrough wins at Bloomington in photo finish (06/27/10)
BLOOMINGTON -- Rose and Walker Night at Bloomington Speedway proved to be an exciting and dramatic night of racing with every feature race decided on the final lap. The event featured the Tire and Wheel Center UMP Indiana Super Stocks, the Grimes Pools & Spas Sprint Cars, and the O'Neal Wood Products UMP Modifieds. ...
Late Models return to Lincoln Park for Summer Nationals tonight (06/27/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 2010 DIRTcar Summer Nationals "Hell Tour" for late models continues its grueling march across the Midwest with a visit to Lincoln Park Speedway this evening. The tour includes 29 races in 32 days over eight states and includes many of the nation's top late model drivers. The UMP Modifieds and bombers are also on tap for some thrilling racing at the Putnamville oval...
DeMoss remains red hot at Lincoln Park (06/27/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The pits were once again filled with a wealth of talented drivers on a sunny, humid afternoon at Lincoln Park Speedway. California native, Robert Ballou, has found the Midwest to his liking in 2010 as he has cleaned up while competing with the Lucas Oil Sprint Bandits Tour 'N Topless Series. ...
William D. Farris (06/27/10)
William D. Farris, 76, Brazil, died Sunday at the Exceptional Living Center. Mr. Farris was born May 29, 1934, in Brazil, the son of Stanley and Vada (Flockhart) Farris. William was a retired truck driver with Roadway Trucking Company and the former manager of the Dirtbuster car wash...
Jeffrey Scott Hoke (06/27/10)
Jeffrey Scott Hoke, 43, Carbon, passed away June 26, 2010, in Owen County, as the result of a motorcycle accident. Services are pending at Lawson-Miller Chapel.
Family gives thanks during time of sorrow (06/27/10)
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the people who have been so kind to the family of Greg Barnett. I want to thank all of the people who came to pay their respects to Greg. I love him very much and I appreciate the respect you all gave him...
Relay For Life committee offers thanks to all (06/27/10)
To the Editor: We, the committee, would like to give a big thanks to all who helped to make the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Clay County a great event. These include the survivors of cancer who are the heart of relay, sponsors, those who donated money, food and pizza for our midnight snack...
Habitat for Humanity grateful for sale success (06/27/10)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Clay County recently had a yard sale to raise funds to help build a home for a Clay County family. We want to thank all who helped make it a success. We appreciate Clover Signs for providing the location, The Brazil Times and Clay City News for publicity, and the Brazil First United Methodist Church for loaning tables on which to display our sale items...
Patient, family pleased with work of dentist (06/27/10)
To the Editor: I am a patient of Dr. Gary Staadt, D.D.S., in Brazil. I have been very pleased with Dr. Staadt and his office staff. They are always right on time with my appointments. I was recently fitted by Dr. Staadt for a device to prevent me from grinding my teeth. I was in and out of his office in a short amount of time...
Pastor, family offer thanks to community (06/27/10)
To the Editor: We thank Brazil and the Clay County community for your love, prayers and encouragement over the last eight years. We have enjoyed our time here and will leave with many good memories. Thank you to the teachers, staff, instructors and coaches who helped guide my children in their education and life goals...
Organization thanks all for help (06/27/10)
To the Editor: Clay Business Women held their annual Reality Store Monday, April 26, at North Clay Middle School. For those who are unaware of Reality Store, it is a program for all eighth-grade students in the county. It gives them a month of real life financial experience. ...
Thanks for helping a friend in need (06/27/10)
To the Editor: Dear Friends: Thank you for taking the time out of your busy life to help Lonnie and I with the renovation of Richard Tabor's home. With your skills and donation of your valuable time, it brings Richard's dream to be in his own home closer to a reality...
'Radical Left' is still in denial (06/27/10)
To the Editor: "Thou shall not bear false witness against thy neighbor," ... Most of our people are of Judaic-Christian origin and will recognize the eighth Commandment. Clearly, the radical left, who currently control our federal government, are in denial, assisted by a monopoly dominant media intent on bulldozing us into a one-world government, wherein, "power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely," ... Lord action...
City's decision is not correct (06/27/10)
To the Editor: Bloomington, your decision to boycott Arizona has really dealt a blow to the Arizona economy. Has anyone on your city council bothered to read the Arizona Immigration Law? All it does is mirror the law that has been on the federal books for years, but not enforced...
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