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Stories from Thursday, July 1, 2010

BSA seeking ways to increase numbers (07/01/10)
With summer well underway, many children are still looking for activities to be involved in. Though the usual sporting activities have begun, and it's a little late to be involved in 4H, there is another alternative. The Clay County Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is actively seeking youth to join the ranks...
Dancing duo (07/01/10)
Dancers from Moore's Dance Company took to the stage Thursday and entertained those in attendance during the annual Brazil Rotary Club 75th fourth of July Celebration. Rebecca Depasse (left) and Kaya Daub preformed their ballet to "Reflections" from Disney's Mulan. Kimberly Gleason Photo...
Clay City preparing for annual fair (07/01/10)
CLAY CITY -- Residents of "the Mayberry of the Midwest," are gearing up for the town's annual fair. The event will take place July 6-10, at Goshorn Park. "I find it very exciting," Clay City Fair Board member Lynn Schopmeyer said. "It's something to do for the community, to let people know where we are. I find it very fulfilling."...
2010 Clay City Fair Schedule (07/01/10)
CLAY CITY -- The following is a schedule for the 2010 Clay City Fair, provided by Clay City Fair Committee members: Tuesday, July 6: Carnival Bracelet Night 6 p.m. -- Exhibits open to the public 6-10 p.m. -- Carnival open 7:30 p.m. -- 4-Wheel drive diesel truck pull (at pull strip)...
Band misses out on June grant, trying again in July (07/01/10)
The Northview High School Band and Guard is taking the approach of "if at first you don't succeed, try, try again." The program fell short of its goal of obtaining a $25,000 grant from the Pepsi Corporation in June, ranking 17th when voting ended Wednesday...
Food inspections (07/01/10)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department for the month of May as provided to The Brazil Times: May 2010 Food Service Inspections...
Main Street meeting rescheduled (07/01/10)
Due to a lack of quorum, Brazil Main Street, Inc., has rescheduled its meeting for 6 p.m., Thursday, July 8, at the Brazil Public Library.
A new era begins after post merger (07/01/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- At the conclusion of business hours Wednesday, all administrative duties at the Terre Haute Post ceased, thus ending 54 great years of service to the citizens of west central Indiana as a state police district. The Terre Haute District has merged with the Putnamville District, effective Thursday. The new merger causes the Putnamville District to service the six counties of Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties...
Take the following steps to avoid scams (07/01/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Hoosiers across Indiana who have been duped into revealing their Social Security numbers, Medicare numbers and other personal data in recent scams are urged to act now, says the Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA). Tamra Simpson, program director for Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP), said victims should take the following steps:...
Crop Diagnostic Workshop set (07/01/10)
Considering fungicide applications to corn? Worried about other crop diseases? Having weeds escape through your herbicide program? Purdue Extension will host a Crop Diagnostic Workshop with two Purdue specialists on Friday, July 9, at two locations in West Central Indiana. Farmers from throughout the area are invited to attend at either location...
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project sponsoring workshops (07/01/10)
Monarch Larva Monitoring Project, a citizen science project developed at the University of Minnesota, will sponsor three upcoming workshops. The first workshop, "Monach Mania with Lanie Holland, American Girl 2010," will take place from 9 a.m.-noon, at Ft. Harrison State Park, Indianapolis...
Soil & Water Conservation District sets 2010 Farm Tour (07/01/10)
The Clay County Soil & Water Conservation District has scheduled its 2010 Farm Tour for Aug. 3-4, 2010. Those in attendance will be leaving on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 3, and returning the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 4. Highlights of this year's trip will be:...
Santa House open for Toys for Tots donations (07/01/10)
Through July 4, the Santa House at Forest Park will be a collection point for toys and donations to benefit Toys for Tots. The house, which is sponsored by Christmas in the Park, will be open from 6-9 p.m., each night.
FSA reporting deadlines approaching (07/01/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Julia A. Wickard, Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana announced today that reporting deadlines are approaching. Producers of crops that are prevented from being planted or have failed due to disaster related conditions are encouraged to report crop acreages to their local FSA Office...
Lewellyn leads the way at Pete Dye stop in Gosport (07/01/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor GOSPORT -- The Pete Dye Junior Golf Tour made its third stop of the summer at Rolling Meadows Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon with a number of golfers making the trip for 18 holes of tourney play. Terre Haute's Grant Lewellyn shot a 79 to lead the way in Gosport on the course where the high school boys' sectional was played on June 7...
Shoemaker finishes June strong for Kannapolis (07/01/10)
Former Northview Knight and Indiana State Sycamore, Brady Shoemaker has made the turn and is in the second half of the season with the Kannapolis Intimidators in the Class A South Atlantic League. Shoemaker is hitting .279 through 60 games this year and has driven in 29 runs while scoring 35 times. He's in his second season of professional baseball and has hit eight home runs and 11 doubles in 208 at-bats...
Myrna Monson Sproul (07/01/10)
A memorial service will be conducted for Myrna Monson Sproul Sunday, July 4, at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall. Myrna was born July 4, 1922, and passed away May 15, 2010. The family has chosen Sunday for a celebration of Myrna's life from 1-3 p.m...
Steven Mitchel Green (07/01/10)
Steven Mitchel Green, 57, Brazil, died June 30, 2010, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born Aug. 24, 1953, in Clay County, the son of Lloyd F. Green and Vivian Mary Shelburn Green. At the age of 8, Steven's family moved to the Hollywood Hills area of Florida. He graduated from Hollywood Hills High School. As a young man, he worked in construction and then got on at Florida Power and Light for several years last working as a supervisor. In 1998, Steve moved back to the Brazil area...
Utilizing rain barrels (07/01/10)
Since joining Purdue Extension, I have heard many individuals talk about rain barrels. My first exposure to a rain barrel came during a site visit within the last month. On that visit, I began to understand what a rain barrel was and how an individual could really benefit from it...
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