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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Stories from Sunday, July 25, 2010

'Honor Flight' (07/25/10)
'Fair Withdrawal?' (07/25/10)
Clay County 4-H Council Vice President Dianna Knox feels the same every year toward the end of July. The Jackson Township Farm Hands 4-H Leader calls it "Fair Withdrawal." The butterflies start fluttering around in the pit of the stomach in anticipation of the fair every year. But for some, those same butterflies crash hard in the stomach when things start to dwindle at the end of the week...
Bam! (07/25/10)
Farmersburg resident B.J. Shields (driving No. 38r) readies to slam into the side of Terre Haute's David Wilson's "Hilljack Hitters" vehicle Saturday at the Clay County 4-H Demolition Derby. Shields went on to win the Truck Heat.
Results issue coming soon (07/25/10)
The Brazil Times decided to take a different approach to printing fair results this year. In the past, The Times has printed tab-sized issues daily throughout the fair week, including photographs and fair results. This year, however, The Times elected to put together one 36-page tab-sized issue featuring results and photographs as well as advertisements from local merchants congratulating the winners...
Concert band set for Sunday performance (07/25/10)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matt Huber, will present "German Summerfest 2010," Sunday, Aug. 1, at Forest Park, rain or shine. The BCB's own German Band, the Happy Wanderers, will kick off the evening at 7:15 p.m., performing traditional polkas and waltzes for the annual review of German music...
In the area (07/25/10)
Indiana State University student Jared Royer, who is currently riding his bicycle across the country with others in an event called Journey of Hope, will be passing through Clay County this week. Royer and 18 other cyclists will travel to Terre Haute July 27...
Historical Society sets August meeting (07/25/10)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, Aug. 2, in the lower level of the museum. The event, scheduled as the society's "picnic dinner," will begin at 6:30 p.m. Meat will be provided. Those interested in attending should bring a covered dish...
RHIT recognizes Brazil resident (07/25/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Brazil resident Marsha Krisenko was recognized for her academic achievements at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology by receiving the Department of Applied Biology and Biomedical Engineering's Outstanding Biology Graduate award. The honor was presented during the college's Honors and Awards ceremony...
Community Notes (07/25/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting moved For the next four months, the Forest Park Golf Board will conduct its meetings at the Forest Park Golf Course. The meetings take place at 7 p.m., during the third Monday of each month...
Sisters of Providence to host book sale (07/25/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence seventh Used Book Sale will kick off Saturday, July 31, and continue through Sunday, Aug. 8. The event will take place at the Providence Center conference room at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. It will be hosted by the Gift Shop at Providence Center. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The Gift Shop at Providence Center will also observe those hours...
Charity Ride slated (07/25/10)
Bucks House of Color and the American Legion Riders will conduct a Charity Ride for Byron and Lisa Halfhill Aug. 14. The ride will help go to pay for medical expenses for both. It will begin and end at the American Legion Post No. 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil. Food will be available at the end of the ride, provided by the Post 2 restaurant...
Reunions (07/25/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Reeves-Evans Reunion The Reeves-Evans Reunion will take place Saturday, July 31, at Forest Park. Family members of Jack Evans and Eula Jean (Reeves) Evans will gather beginning at 11 a.m., at shelter No. 3...
Y to host Silly Safari Aug. 3 (07/25/10)
The Y of Clay County will host Silly Safari at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3. Silly Safaris is the leading provider of live animal conservation education in the state. It provides more than 3,000 conservation inspiring live animal shows every year throughout the United States...
Gaines wins USAC event at Lincoln Park (07/25/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The month of July has provided sweltering temperatures, but the heat can't compare to how hot Dickie Gaines has been at Lincoln Park Speedway. The Mitchell, Ind. sprint car driver remained unbeaten this month at the Putnamville oval scoring his third straight feature at LPS and in the process, took home a USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series win on Saturday night. ...
McMurray wins as Montoya falters at Brickyard 400 (07/25/10)
By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Jamie McMurray followed teammate Juan Pablo Montoya around and around historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway, almost resigned to settling for a second-place finish. McMurray had already won one big race this year and as a firm believer in fate, he figured Sunday's Brickyard 400 was Montoya's chance to celebrate...
Dorothea Alleen Puckett (07/25/10)
Some things are better left unsaid (07/25/10)
In recent weeks, months for that matter, I have relished at the opportunity to write weekly -- either in print or online -- about the growth of our first child. The child is due in October. We are truly excited. Typically, on Sundays, I arrive at the office and immediately start working on Monday's newspaper...
Adults can go 'back to school' (07/25/10)
To the Editor: Dear fellow residents of Clay County: It's late July and local stores have "back to school" supplies in stock and the "back to school" sales are starting. We know what that means for children of our community. As adults, though, how often do we think about "back to school" for us?...
Food Pantry selects new directors (07/25/10)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry recently selected a new director and an assistant. Due to the untimely death of Norma Brown and Norma Bunton, the board meeting July 21 appointed Janet Wallace to serve as director with Norma Diehl and Ruth Scioto as assistants...
Shelter associates give thanks (07/25/10)
To the Editor: We, the workers at the Clay County Humane Shelter want to thank the community for coming to our aid during the recent happenings. We appreciate all the donations and support so many have given us. There are too many to name individually, but we do want you all to know that your help is appreciated...
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