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Stories from Sunday, August 22, 2010

Rock For Brazil 2 set (08/22/10)
Matt Brookshire organized the first Rock For Brazil event, which took place in April 2009. At the time, he wanted nothing more than to set up a festival of local musicians and perform at the Old Brazil Junior High School. Earlier this year, life caught up with Brookshire and some of his closest friends when area resident Kevin Wayne Jackson died...
Former director back in jail (08/22/10)
The former Clay County Humane Society director was back in custody again on separate theft allegations Friday afternoon. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Mike Sorrels, 27, Brazil, was taken into custody on a warrant issued from Clay Circuit Court...
Up, up and away (08/22/10)
Model airplanes of all shapes and sizes were on display at the Brazil-Clay Airport Sunday as the Brazil Winged Modelers hosted the Don May Memorial Air Show. The event was a fundraiser for Muscular Dystrophy. It featured radio control pilots, who provided demonstration flights...
BCB to present 'Grand Finale' (08/22/10)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "Grand Finale 2010," Sunday, Aug. 29, at the special time of 7:30 p.m. The BCB had a great season with 13 Sunday concerts at Forest Park, a program at Gobin Church in Greencastle and performances at Graceland and the W.C. Handy Park in Memphis, Tenn...
Community Notes (08/22/10)
The following is a list of upcoming 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...
Reunions (08/22/10)
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, at Forest Park Shelter No. 12, north of the Forest Park Pavilion. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and table service...
Woods Day Care designated as Paths to Quality provider (08/22/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Woods Day Care/Preschool, a sponsored institution of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, has been designated as a Paths to Quality four-star childcare provider. It is the highest rating the state of Indiana offers for childcare facilities...
Hospital to host 'Who Speaks for You?' (08/22/10)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will lead a community wide effort to educate and highlight the importance of advance healthcare decision-making. At 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 1, the hospital will present the program, "Who Speaks for You?" The program will provide information about advance care planning and advance directive forms for the public to talk about their wishes with family, friends, and healthcare providers, while executing written advance directives (healthcare power of attorney and living will) in accordance with Indiana state laws.. ...
Northview tennis sweeps Eagles (08/22/10)
Times Staff Report The Northview tennis team picked up a conference win Saturday afternoon, sweeping the varsity match with visiting Brown County, 5-0. In singles' play, the Knights got a 6-2, 6-1 victory from Carson Kleiber at No. 1 singles and at No. 2 singles, Caleb Mershon sailed past Paul Leggins of the Eagles, 6-1, 6-0. In the final singles match, Dillon Reynolds claimed a 6-1, 6-2 victory over Colton Edens-Migner...
Hollingsworth claims the three-peat (08/22/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A much needed over night rain shower wasn't enough to dampen the spirits of the race fans at Lincoln Park Speedway and a very good crowd was treated to an outstanding crop of racing talent and a huge car count in Putnamville on Saturday night...
Donald Raymond Fink Sr. (08/22/10)
Donald Raymond Fink Sr., 76, Brazil, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at 8:55 a.m., at the Cloverleaf Health Center, Knightsville. He was born May 14, 1934, in Dearborn County, Indiana, the son of Clarence George and Dulcie (Roberts) Fink. He was born and raised in Dearborn County and had been a Brazil resident since 1976...
Carl Timothy "Tim" Vanatti (08/22/10)
Carl Timothy "Tim" Vanatti, 69, Brazil, died unexpectedly Aug. 20, 2010, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born May 19, 1941, in Clay County, the son of Claude Vanatti and Mildred Moss Vanatti. He graduated from Brazil High School. He served in the Air National Guard for several years...
Reader requests caution and proper signs for city intersection (08/22/10)
To the Editor: I am writing to request more caution and proper signs be installed on Jackson Street from Walnut to west of Depot Street for the safety of all seniors and those who are handicapped can cross Jackson Street from any of the housing buildings...
Reader pleads for cleanup of city (08/22/10)
To the Editor: Is it just me? Am I the only one that sees what the Brazil youth are doing? I went to get gas this morning at the Kroger Fuel Center and again, the parking lot is covered in trash from the youth that stay there and "hang out" to all hours of the night...
Not cutting weeds is disgraceful (08/22/10)
To the Editor: I am disgusted with the way the weeds have been allowed to grow at Calcutta Cemetery on North Harmony Road. Eight years ago, my father (Tom Raab Sr.) passed away from cancer and his wish was to be buried there. At that time, it was a beautiful spot...
General waging war on two fronts (08/22/10)
To the Editor: Gen. David Petraeus is waging war on two fronts: One in Afghanistan and one in the media. He's trying to persuade us that we're in Afghanistan to protect civilians. The facts say something else entirely. The Wikileaks documents show that U.S. forces have repeatedly hidden civilian casualties from public attention...
Thanks to all for supporting fundraising efforts (08/22/10)
To the Editor: I started out last April talking with (Brazil Times' General Manager) Lynne Llewellyn explaining the many breakdowns with the Clay County Veterans Van and always the need for more funds to repair. Well, thinking there could be a difference, I took on the chore to gather together a commitment of five along with Michael Lawson (Riddell National Bank) and started a campaign to get the funds for a new mini-van for the Clay County Veterans Office and Mike Holland, VA Representative...
Halfhill Charity Ride a success (08/22/10)
To the Editor: We would like to thank all the sponsors and all who turned out to make the Halfhill Charity Ride a success. There were four stops along the ride. First was in Rosedale at the Knuckle Head Saloon. From there, it was on to the 36 Saloon in Rockville, Toppers in Greencastle, Skidrow in Spencer, and back to the American Legion in Brazil...
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