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Stories from Sunday, August 8, 2010

Benefit scheduled for local family (08/08/10)
A ride to benefit Byron and Lisa Halfhill to help pay for medical expenses has been scheduled to take place Saturday. Registration will take place from 10-11 a.m. Cost is $15 for a single rider or $20 per couple. Cars are welcome for $15 per car. The ride will begin and end at the American Legion Post 2, 1015 S. Forest Ave., Brazil...
Changes possible for project (08/08/10)
A letter drafted by members of Brazil Main Street, Inc., appears to have been noticed. During the organization's monthly meeting Thursday, committee member Stacy Gibbens informed the group of a possible change in the upcoming United States 40 project, to be conducted by the state in the future...
Board to meet Thursday (08/08/10)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board of Trustees will meet in regular session Thursday, at North Clay Middle School, 3 W. Knight Dr., Brazil, in the media center. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. In old business, the board will have the second reading of the Northview High School, Clay City Jr./Sr. High School and North Clay Middle School Coach's Handbook as well as the Northview High School and Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Athletic Handbook for students and parents...
BCB set for Sunday performance (08/08/10)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "The Road To Brazil," Sunday, at 8 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell or Pavilion in case of rain. The round trip from Brazil, Ind., to the nation of Brazil in South America, is a tribute to both Brazils...
Educational leaders meet; talk learning center (08/08/10)
CLOVERDALE -- On Friday, principals and designees from 17 high schools, encompassing six counties in western Indiana, met at Knoy Resource Center at Cloverdale High School to solidify procedures and operations for Western Indiana Knoy Learning Centers...
State Police sets up networking services (08/08/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana State police has joined the ranks of public and government organizations utilizing social networking services to provide information to the media and public. Recently, ISP announced the official launch of its Facebook and Twitter social network sites...
Reunions (08/08/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Flockhart Reunion The James and Belle Flockhart Reunion will be at noon, Saturday, in the first shelter at Harmony Park. Megenhardt Reunion The 70th Megenhardt Family Reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 22, at Forest Park...
Organization to host bus tour (08/08/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Right to Life will host a bus tour stop for the Susan B. Anthony's List "Votes Have Consequences" Bus Tour, Thursday. The bus tour stop will be at Fairbanks Park, 900 Dresser Dr., Terre Haute, (by the arches), from 9-10 a.m...
Community Notes (08/08/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Church notice Churches in the Clay County area are encouraged to send information to The Brazil Times regarding addresses and phone numbers for the 2010 Brazil Times' Church Directory...
Post 346 remains alive in Great Lakes Regional (08/08/10)
Times Staff Report MATTOON, Ill. -- The Wayne Newton Post 346 American Legion baseball team held off a late rally on Sunday afternoon to top Midland, Mich. by a 10-6 score to remain alive in the Great Lakes Regional in Mattoon, Ill. Post 346 scored early and often, building an 8-0 lead through three innings, but had to hold off a five-run rally by Midland in the bottom of the ninth inning to get the victory...
Northview places fifth at Terre Haute North Invite (08/08/10)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights played their second tournament of the young season, competing in an 18-hole tourney at Hulman Links on Saturday afternoon. The Knights finished fifth with an overall score of 452 with Hayley Miller leading the team with a score of 93...
Hollingsworth scores third sprint win at Lincoln Park Speedway (08/08/10)
Hollingsworth tops sprint car field as Conyer, Peeden and Shoulders also winning features By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Race fans at Lincoln Park Speedway were treated to nearly perfect weather with sunny skies and temperatures in the low 80's as the sprints, UMP Modifieds, UMP Super Stocks and bombers took to the Putnamville oval...
Esther May Modesitt (08/08/10)
Esther May Modesitt, 74, Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Aug. 6, 2010, following an extended illness. She was born June 10, 1936, in Terre Haute, the daughter of William Curtis and Pearl M. (Wilmer) Dubbs. Esther married Donald Ray Modesitt Sept. 27, 1957. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Esther enjoyed making Christmas Ornaments, working with needle point crafts, word finds and playing Bingo...
'Bang on the drums all day' (08/08/10)
Organization seeks to help children prep for new school year (08/08/10)
To the Editor: Soon, children throughout the Wabash Valley will return to school. While many children will complain about losing their summer freedom, for others, school is the only place where they are guaranteed a meal. On the first day of school in our community, children experiencing hunger will have already fallen behind their classmates...
Thanking all for the celebration (08/08/10)
To the Editor: Last month was the 75th anniversary of the Brazil Rotary's annual 4th of July Celebration and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Rotary for all the hard work they put in that week at the park, what a great thing for our community...
Fundraising efforts moving forward (08/08/10)
To the Editor: Another church donated $100 toward the new mini-van for the Clay County Veterans Office so that they might transport vets to VA Hospitals and/or clinics for appointments. To date, we have $10,492.25, and (recently) and youngster handed me 75 cents and said let us make it an even dollar...
Enjoyable time at the park (08/08/10)
To the Editor: Sehr Gut Dinner and Concert (German for very good). My husband and I attended the German Dinner at Forest Park, which was followed by the Brazil Concert Band playing German waltzes and songs (Aug. 1, 2010). What a perfect way to end a weekend...
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