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Stories from Thursday, August 19, 2010

Fundraiser set up for area 10-year-old with Diabetes (08/19/10)
Ten-year-old Skylar Paige Sinclair looks like a normal healthy child, but she isn't. Skylar suffers from Type 1 Diabetes, also known as Juvenile Diabetes. "I have had diabetes for nine-and-a-half years," she said. According to the American Diabetes Association, Type 1 Diabetes is when the body does not produce insulin. Insulin is produced in the pancreas and is used to breakdown sugar into energy for daily life. People with Type 1 Diabetes are insulin dependent...
Commissioners approve road bond (08/19/10)
It took a little extra time, but the Clay County Commissioners were able to sign off on a potential road maintenance bond during a special meeting Thursday. The commissioners initially requested a seven-year, $50,000 bond to cut and bore county roads as part of the City of Brazil Water System Improvement Projects during April's regular meeting. ...
Brazil residents found guilty (08/19/10)
After some strange trial proceedings during the past year, two Brazil residents were recently found guilty of felony drug-related charges. Timothy Jack Callahan, 28, and Floyd Hamblin, 46, were two of 10 suspects taken into custody during an initial drug/arrest warrant sweep by members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Indiana State Police and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force worked and law enforcement officials in Vigo and Owen counties on Aug. 17, 2009...
Meet and Greet (08/19/10)
Republican candidate for Indiana Senator Dan Coats (background) speaks with Brazil resident Jasen Gibbens. Coats stopped at Goodies Galore Thursday afternoon for lunch on his way to Spencer as part of the Hoosier Voices Tour, where he is traveling the state fielding and answering questions from constituents. Coats was to speak in front of the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce later in the day...
Reunions (08/19/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Chamberlain Reunion The Chamberlain Reunion will take place Saturday, Aug. 28, at Forest Park Shelter No. 12, north of the Forest Park Pavilion...
Community Notes (08/19/10)
The following is a list of events provided to The Brazil Times: Basket program The Clay County Thanksgiving Basket Program is now underway. Applications for assistance will be available to families in Clay County at Brazil Housing Authority, Clay County Department of Child Services and Family Resources, Hamilton Center and throughout all county schools...
BCPD, CCSD to increase patrols (08/19/10)
The Brazil City Police Department and Clay County Sheriff's Department announced Tuesday they will participate in Indiana's "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest," impaired driving crackdown, beginning Friday. Officers will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies to conduct high-visibility saturation patrols, sobriety checkpoints and other activities designed to deter impaired driving and motorcycle riding across the state, through Sept. 12...
Farm Bureau meeting set (08/19/10)
The annual Clay County Farm Bureau meeting/dinner will take place 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. All voting and non-voting members are invited to attend. Cindy Young, farm director, manager of Brownfield Ag News and weekly columnist in Illinois AgriNews and Indiana AgriNews, will be the speaker for the event...
Wabashiki Fish, Wildlife Area now open (08/19/10)
The Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area, a new Division of Fish and Wildlife property being developed near Terre Haute, is now open to the public. The current site encompasses 2,400 acres along the west bank of the Wabash River between Terre Haute and West Terre Haute...
Arts Fair conducting area contest (08/19/10)
ROCKVILLE -- The Covered Bridge Art Association will sponsor its first juried Fine Arts Fair, scheduled for Saturday, June 25, 2011, on the historic Rockville Courthouse Square. Titled, "Art Affair on the Square," in Rockville, the purpose is to celebrate the arts in Parke County in a setting of beauty that calls people from across the nation to visit...
Linton Music Festival scheduled in September (08/19/10)
LINTON -- On Labor Day weekend, consider a rock in the park, as 38 different artists play the sixth annual Linton Music Fest. Humphreys Park will be where the bluesy rock o Duke Tumatoe and the Power Trio and the steel drum clang of the White River Valley Jammin' Pans meets the psychedelic alternative rock of Philpot, Yearbook Committee and Cuba...
Early scoring outburst leads Athenians past Knights (08/19/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter Even though the Northview Knights' soccer team played with heart and determination until the last second, the visiting Crawfordsville Athenians ultimately defeated them, 12-2 Thursday night. The Knights' effort the entire game was admirable, but they just weren't able to keep up with Crawfordsville's game exposure. The Athenians had a whopping 10 seniors starting, compared to the Knights' three...
Northview netters open season with tennis victory (08/19/10)
Times Staff Report FARMERSBURG -- The Northview boys tennis team opened the 2010 season in style with a 4-1 win over North Central (Farmersburg) on Thursday evening. The Knights picked up a pair of wins in singles play and swept both doubles matches to garner the road victory...
Patriots' school record leads golf team past Knights (08/19/10)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview girls golf team has gotten the best efforts of their opponents in the last two dual matches of the season. On Thursday night, the Terre Haute North Patriots' recorded a school record team score at Hulman Links in defeating the Knights, 162 to 201...
Coming soon to the fairgrounds (08/19/10)
Reserve the date. Sept. 11, from 9 a.m.-noon, to attend the second Clay County Nature Day. If you are in the mood to have fun, learn something new or just hang out at the fairgrounds, please join us Sept. 11. I promise there will be something for everyone...
How to prevent local fish loss (08/19/10)
It is sad to say, but there has been an increase in the number of local residents expressing concern for their ponds. Many have fallen victim to a summer fish kill. Fish die as a result of many different causes, including old age, starvation, stress, suffocation, water pollution, disease, parasites, predation, toxic algae, severe weather and several other causes...
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