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Stories from Thursday, September 2, 2010

Welcome! (09/02/10)
It is the start of a new beginning for many preschoolers in Clay County. "Our goal is to make the children more comfortable," Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center Coordinator Mary Yelton said. "We usually have an open house in the evening. However, this year the staff felt like opening up more time slots would really allow the children and parents to explore."...
UPDATE: Valley man dies after accident (09/02/10)
Proclamation designates National Patriotism Week (09/02/10)
Next week is a good time to show off the Red, White and Blue. Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw signed a proclamation Thursday designating Sept. 6-12, 2010, as National Patriotism Week. Brazil Elks Lodge No. 762 Public Relations Chairman Tony Vester and Exalted Ruler Ernie Erwin were on hand at City Hall for the signing and explained the purpose of the week...
Work session set (09/02/10)
The Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department will conduct the first of several idea generation work sessions with the public from 4-9 p.m., Friday, at the Staunton Community Center. The activities are in conjunction with the construction of a new fire station on the vacant lots adjacent to the current fire station...
No paper Monday (09/02/10)
Due to the Labor Day holiday Monday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper. The Times, however, will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
One lane only (09/02/10)
Due to water line replacement as part of the City of Brazil's Water System Improvement Projects, White Rock Road, between Leavitt Street and Water Works Road (County Road 200 West), Brazil, is expected to have only one lane open for traffic through at least Friday, Sept. 10...
Couple heads to East Coast (09/02/10)
Two local volunteers of the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter recently left the area and headed to Massachusetts as part of a national response for Hurricane Earl. The Category 3 storm was expected to hit the East Coast and head north sometime Thursday...
Fire guts trailer, firefighter injured (09/02/10)
LEWIS TOWNSHIP -- A family was displaced and an undisclosed local firefighter was injured during a trailer fire early Thursday morning. Around 3:45 a.m., Greene County 911 dispatchers were notified about a residential structure fire near the Clay/Greene County line. The call was transferred to Clay County E911 operators who dispatched Lewis Township Volunteer Fire Department to a trailer, located on South County Road 475 West...
Nelson's Port-A-Pit Chicken returning to Northview (09/02/10)
Nelson's Famous Port-A-Pit golden glow chicken is returning to Northview High School this year. The chicken will be available from 4:30-7 p.m., in the Northview parking lot prior to the Knights' Homecoming football game against South Vermillion, Friday, Oct. 1...
Oktoberfest set for Sept. 16-18 (09/02/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The German Oberlandler Club of Terre Haute will host its 38th Oktoberfest the weekend of Sept. 16-18. Hours are 11 a.m.-midnight Thursday and Friday, Sept. 16-17, and 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Sept. 18. Admission is free. The fest, celebrating the Wabash Valley's German-American heritage, will take place at Ninth and Cherry streets in Terre Haute, at the Clabber Girl Festival Marketplace...
Local 'Granny Ride' scheduled (09/02/10)
The Granny Ride, a fundraiser set up to raise money to help cancer patients since 2002, will take place Saturday, Sept. 18. The event will begin at the Moose Lodge, 212 W. Franklin St., Greencastle. Registration opens at 9 a.m., and the ride will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the last bike out at noon...
Reunions (09/02/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Wells Reunion The 117th Wells Reunion will take place at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Forest Park Pavilion. Those attending are encouraged to bring a well-filled picnic basket...
Former Major Leaguer to appear at area festival (09/02/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Seven-time Major League All-Star and former runner-up for the Cy Young award Lee Smith, will highlight the Grand Slam Music Fest in Greencastle, Saturday, Sept. 11. From 3-11 p.m., a section of Greencastle's square will be dedicated to a celebration of food, music and games in honor of Almost Home's 20-year anniversary as Putnam County's preeminent culinary destination...
Community Notes (09/02/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: CCSR Fundraiser The Clay County Search and Rescue, a not-for-profit organization, will conduct a hog roast and corn hole tournament fundraiser Saturday, at the Forest Park Pavilion...
Sullivan club to sponsor corn tour (09/02/10)
SULLIVAN COUNTY -- The Sullivan County Cycle Club (SC3) and the Sullivan County Rotary Club are co-sponsoring the first "Corn Festival Road Tour" of Sullivan County on Sept. 18, 2010. The ride is being held in conjunction with the Sullivan County Corn Festival...
Staunton boil order lifted (09/02/10)
Staunton Water Supervisor Jake Raubuch confirmed to The Brazil Times Thursday the boil order has been lifted on customers of the Staunton Water Utility. The boil order was initiated Saturday due to the replacement of an 8-inch water line at the intersection of Columbus and Monroe streets...
Man transported following serious accident (09/02/10)
Knights battle way past visiting Linton (09/02/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Sports Reporter The Lady Knights volleyball team hosted the Linton-Stockton Lady Miners Thursday night and came away with a convincing, yet tough win, 26-24, 25-23, 27-25. The first set opened up with Northview going on a tear, leading the set 5-1, including an ace from Knight's senior, Kaylee Clark...
Northview sweeps past potential sectional foe (09/02/10)
Times Staff Report LINTON -- As early season tests go, the Northview tennis team passed the first one with flying colors as the Knights defeated Linton on the road Wednesday evening, 5-0. A potential sectional foe that had a bit of revenge on its mind after Northview knocked them from the sectional last season, the Miners matched up well and gave their visitors a battle...
Tenth-ranked Knights looking for big win (09/02/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview has had plenty of success throughout the careers of its senior football class, but one thing they haven't been able to accomplish is winning a game against rival Terre Haute North. The seniors will get their final chance to add that check mark to their gridiron resume this evening as the Knights visit the Patriots in a battle between 2-0 teams...
North Clay splits with Colts (09/02/10)
Times Sports Editor The North Clay sixth and eighth-grade volleyball teams split their games against Edgewood on Wednesday night. The eighth-grade improved to 2-0 this season by downing the Colts by a 25-19, 25-11 score while the sixth-grade fell in a three-game battle, 16-25, 25-16, 12-15...
The year in review (09/02/10)
It is amazing to think that just a little more than a year ago, I was taking the plunge and joining Purdue Extension in Clay and Owen counties. Since last August, I have learned a lot, met many amazing people and have found great pleasure in my career choice...
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