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Stories from Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Smiles and sunshine (06/30/10)
It was a day of sunshine and smiles for the annual Brazil Rotary Club 75th 4th of July Celebration Special Rides for Special People, Wednesday. "This is the only time the rides open before the scheduled time," Brazil Rotary Club President Susan Thomas said. "This is something that Rotary does every year that is no cost to the individuals."...
Bioenergy company petitions commission (06/30/10)
A company planning to construct a biomass energy plant in Clay County is petitioning the state to decline jurisdiction over its project. In April, Bioenergy Power, LLC, presented a verified petition to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) asking the commission to decline jurisdiction over the construction, ownership and operation of its proposed electric generating facility, which will be located on County Road 500 West, just south of State Road 42...
Teaching the skills (06/30/10)
Visitors to the Brazil Public Library Summer Reading Program discovered how a firefighter does their job Wednesday. Brazil City Fire Department Assistant Fire Chief Roy Kellar (standing) explained to children how firefighter Jake Bennett, pictured wearing approximately 60 pounds of protective turn-out gear, would look while crawling through a burning home to perform a rescue. Captain Joe Bennett also attended the event. Ivy Jacobs Photo...
State providing online voter registration (06/30/10)
Residents are now able to register to vote from the comfort of their own homes. The Office of the Secretary of State and Indiana Election Division has developed an Online Voter Registration Solution (OVRS), which allows the submittal of a voter registration application electronically...
Working on the line (06/30/10)
Brazil Water Department employees worked to repair a 6-inch water line which was leaking Wednesday afternoon on Brazil Street, between Leavitt and Grant streets. Staff at area nursing homes and the hospital were notified of the potential for the city's water supply being temporarily being shut off, but crews were able to clamp the line and make the repairs without doing so. Jason Jacobs Photo...
Pool Party Patrol (06/30/10)
There were some special visitors to the Forest Park Pool Wednesday, as the 100.7 MIX-FM Pool Patrol entertained children of all ages. Disc Jockey Will "The Thrill" and Chuck Mason passed out prizes and played today's hits for those in attendance. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Hamilton Center closing addictions facility (06/30/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center, Inc. has announced the closing of its addictions residential treatment facility, which had been in operation since 2005. The seven bed residential facility provides recovery services for males 18 and older. In the 2009 fiscal year, the addictions residential facility served 117 clients, while Vigo County Addiction Services, which will continue to provide intensive outpatient services, served 1292 clients...
Putnam County Hospital receives accreditation (06/30/10)
GREENCASTLE -- The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons approved accreditation to the Cancer Center of Putnam County Hospital recently. To maintain accreditation, the Cancer Center had to undergo an onsite review every three years...
Colts Fan Fest coming to Terre Haute (06/30/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Indianapolis Colts Fan Fest will visit Terre Haute July 7. Colts Fan Fest will make four stops around the state this year. The festival will run from 5-8 p.m., at Fairbanks Park. Colts players and cheerleaders will be on hand and a free concert will take place...
Harmony United Methodist Women report on meeting in April (06/30/10)
April 26, 2010 Harmony United Methodist Women met in Fellowship Hall at the church on Monday, April 26, 2010. President Sheila Termeer called the meeting to order and opened with prayer. Gail Roach distributed the minutes and they were accepted. Carolyn reported that she had deposited $271. This brings the balance to $1,052.49. Pledges to Missions of $150 and the monthly pledge to the church are still to come out of that amount...
CLUB NEWS (06/30/10)
Clay City Calico Quilters The Clay City Calico Quilters met at the bank community room on June 15, for a pitch-in dinner and to count the ballots from the quilt show. The Club wishes to thank all visitors who attended our show at the Pottery Festival. ...
Richard Clayton White (06/30/10)
Richard Clayton White, 84, Brazil, died at 9:16 p.m., Monday, June 28, 2010, at his residence. He was born Dec. 31, 1925, in Owen County, as the son of Ismael O. and Mary Alice Staley White. He graduated from Patricksburg High School and continued with vocational training in electronics. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army with the 303rd Infantry Regi8ment, 97th Infantry Division until his Honorable Discharge Feb. 1, 1946. He married Florence L. Frye Dec. 31, 1950, in Coal City...
PUBLIC RECORD 7-1-10 (06/30/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 22-30: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding, LLC Vs. Scott Fark: Civil Collections HSBC Bank Nevada Vs. Tracy K. Withers: Civil Collections Susan E. Street Vs. Chad M. Street: Domestic Relations...
Brazil Buzz (06/30/10)
Summer's heat hampered the progress of some of my outside work last week. Yesterday, moving the garden soil about with the tiller was no easy task. I became rather dizzy. The bottled water was handy and consumed, but it was difficult to stay completely hydrated and in focus when my water pill was frequently putting a damper on the progress...
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