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Stories from Thursday, August 26, 2010

Music time! (08/26/10)
Country and Western music will be presented at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday. WTHI News 10 personality Mark Allen is scheduled to perform with his band this week along with local musicians Leon Mercer and Joe Milner...
Students G.R.O.W. (08/26/10)
Positive behavior is the key to success at Forest Park Elementary. Students had a break from their regular classroom activities Thursday to take in a few lessons in appropriate behavior. "We have been doing this for approximately four years," Substitute Principal Debbie Zimmerman said...
Council talks animal ordinance (08/26/10)
Potential changes and additions to the animal ordinance was the main topic for discussion during Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil. Recent issues with chickens and other farm animals in the city's residential areas have created the need for the council to review the ordinance...
Clarification (08/26/10)
According to owner Vickie DeWitt, Sanctuary of the Arts will not be open during the 2010 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, which was reported in Aug. 26, 2010, issue of SHINE magazine, due to vendor issues.
Jury rules in favor of city (08/26/10)
A six-person jury returned a verdict in favor of the City of Brazil Wednesday in a civil plenary case regarding the demolition of a Brazil home in 2005. In May 2006, Garlen Jones filed the lawsuit in Clay Superior Court claiming the city had not provided sufficient notice of the demolition, which allegedly led to the destruction of multiple items of value within the home, which was located at 911 S. Franklin St...
Winner! (08/26/10)
During the Rotary Club of Brazil's lunch meeting Aug. 11, 2010 Northview High School graduate Lauren Reberger (right) was presented a check for one of the club's annual $1,000 college scholarships from Rotary Club President Dr. Miranda Goodale. Reberger is attending Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the fall...
Live in concert! (08/26/10)
Tiempo Libre will perform at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology at 8 p.m., Sept. 11, at Hatfield Hall. Group members include (from left) Jorge Gomez, Cristobal Ferrer Garcia, Leandro Gonzalez, Tebelio (Tony) Fonte, Hilario Bell, Joaquin (El Kid) Diaz, and Luis Beltran Castillo. Tickets are $22 ($16 for youth/students) and may be ordered by calling 812-877-8544. For more information about the show, log on to www.rose-hulman.edu/hatfield/...
Reunions (08/26/10)
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...
Community Notes (08/26/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Share Food Pickup Pickup for Share Food at First Christian Church will take place from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 28, at the church. Car Show The Friends of the Seelyville Car, Truck and Bike Show will take place Saturday, from 10 a.m.-noon...
Basket program set (08/26/10)
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...
Book signing slated (08/26/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Emerson Houck, author of a national book on basketball team logos and their histories, has authored a new book centered on the 1,200 teams who played for their local Indiana high schools. The book, "Hoosiers All," covers outstanding seasons, coaches and logo histories from the beginnings of basketball to the present...
Area hospital to offer diabetes classes (08/26/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital will begin offering group classes for diabetes self-management in September. The material will be divided into two sessions: "What is Diabetes?" and nutrition education. The diabetes session will be led by Certified Diabetes Educator Annette Handy, RN, and the nutrition education, including carbohydrate counting, will be offered by Registered Dietician Jamie Downen...
Growing Up WILD set (08/26/10)
Launched in 2009, Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children's sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. The workshop will provide basic wildlife content, introduce activities in the guide and build skills and confidence needed for teaching children ages 3-7 in outdoor outings. ...
Master Naturalist program scheduled (08/26/10)
Those with an interest in learning about natural resources, environmental science and the natural resources of the Wabash Valley are urged to attend the Indiana Master Naturalist (IMN) program. The program is an eight-week training series, which features modules covering natural resource education. It will take place in the Terre Haute area beginning Thursday, Sept. 9, and will conclude Thursday, Oct. 28...
Indiana Farm Bureau to host bus tour (08/26/10)
Some of northern Indiana's innovative agricultural enterprises will be highlighted during a bus tour Sept. 17-18, sponsored by Indiana Farm Bureau. Called, "The Value-Added Adventure," the tour will last two days and one night, leaving from Indiana Farm Bureau's home office in downtown Indianapolis at 9:30 a.m., Sept. 17, and returning to the same location Sept. 18, in the evening...
Y to host Youth Dance (08/26/10)
The Y of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, will host a youth dance for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders, Friday, from 8-10:30 p.m. The cost is $5. Youth should bring their school identification or other ID to show they are the right age to attend...
Northview volleyball opens WIC slate with a win (08/26/10)
Times Staff Report ELLETSVILLE -- Northview hit the road for a WIC opening victory on Thursday, defeating Edgewood, 25-11, 25-21, 25-14. The Knights got a team-high nine kills from Brylie Riddell, who also had seven digs and four blocks and Kaylee Clark added seven kills and eight digs...
Season-best score for Knights not enough in three-way meet (08/26/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls golf team has consistently improved over the course of the dual match season this year and Thursday's tough competition against rival Terre Haute North and South was no different. The Knights shot a season-best score of 192 to top Monday's score of 194 against West Vigo. ...
Margaret "Aunt Peggy" Ellen Kerins James (08/26/10)
Margaret "Aunt Peggy" Ellen Kerins James, 93, passed away Aug. 25, 2010, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Brazil, to Emmet and Coila Rebecca (Biddle) Kerins. She married George Jesse James June 24, 1938. He preceded her in death March 3, 1984...
Hints for taking care of lawn (08/26/10)
We have all seen them as we drive down the road or even on TV. Those perfect manicured lawns that must have taken the homeowner hours of work to establish and maintain. Many of us don't have the time to spend to establish and maintain a dream lawn with no weeds and exactly 3 to 3-and-a-half-inch tall grass with no dry spots...
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