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Stories from Friday, July 30, 2010

Rediscovered and reunited (07/30/10)
Resident searches for, finds lost family while on vacation An unexpected discovery led to 72 hours that have forever changed a local family's life. Janet Atkins, 67, Brazil, has always known she had another identity. "My name was originally Myrna Arlene," Janet recently told The Brazil Times about her birth name before her adoptive family changed it. "I've always known I was adopted. I remember being at the orphanage."...
Sold! (07/30/10)
Butts-Pell & Associates CAI Virgil Butts calls for bids during the auction of 104 N. Alabama St., Friday, while (right from Butts) Bob Mayfield, Charlie Alsip and Tim Denver-Airhart, along with one other potential buyer up the ante on the home. After the bidding started at $5,000, Alsip provided the winning bid of $11,000 for the home, which was being sold by the City of Brazil through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Dollar Homes Initiative. Jason Jacobs Photo...
CPC Baby Photo Contest winners announced (07/30/10)
The results are in from the Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC) of Brazil sponsored Baby Photo Contest at the 2010 Clay County 4-H Fair. For the second year in a row, all three winners are girls. A total of 39 babies participated in the contest, more than twice the amount from last year. Profits totaled more than $1,700 for use in serving Clay County residents...
Hit-and-run accident being investigated (07/30/10)
Officials are investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle that occurred Thursday night. According to information provided by Brazil City Police Chief Larry Pierce, the accident occurred shortly after 10 p.m., on a section of United States 40 near the entrance to Subway, 1109 East National Ave., Brazil...
Church Fish Fry fundraiser set (07/30/10)
Friendly Benwood Community Christian Youth Camp will conduct a Country Rhodes Fish Fry fundraiser from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 7. The event will take place at the FBC Christian Youth Campground, 525 E. CR 1200 N, Brazil (take Rio Grande Road east off State Road 59, between North Murphy and North Knightsville roads)...
ISP seek information on burglary (07/30/10)
Indiana State Police detectives are seeking help from the public regarding a recent residential burglary. The home of ISP Det. Sam Stearley was burglarized Wednesday, July 28. The unknown suspect(s) allegedly stole several guns, assorted jewelry, and multiple ISP uniforms and issued gun belt...
CHURCH NEWS (07/30/10)
Bethel United Methodist Church Bethel United Methodist Church, 924 Pinckley Street will be having their monthly evening worship service on Sunday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m. Music will be provided by Dave Henry. Please join us afterward for refreshments. Little Historic Church at Carbon...
Arabella Jean Clagg (07/30/10)
Arabella Jean Clagg, 87, Newton, Ill., passed away at 5:29 a.m., Tuesday, July 27, 2010, at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, Effingham, Ill. Funeral services celebrating Jean's life took place at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 30, 2010, at the Central Christian Church, Newton, Ill., with Mike Knepper officiating. Burial will be in the Trexler Cemetery, rural Newton, Ill...
Staunton Scene (07/30/10)
A yard sale is planned for Saturday Aug. 7, at the Staunton Community Center, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Everyone in the community is invited to participate, and all proceeds will go for a new painted floor in the Center. If you have anything to donate for the sale, please call the Water Office or take the items there. Hot dogs and other refreshments will be served at the Yard Sale...
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