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Stories from Monday, September 6, 2010

Internationally known singer to perform at Terre Haute church (09/06/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- International vocalist Terry Barber will perform at First Congregational Church, 630 Ohio St., Terre Haute, at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 20, to benefit "Families by Choice." Barber will be accompanied by Sherre Waggoner, pianist and organist...
One bite at a time! (09/06/10)
Three-year-old Tucker Elliott finishes off a bite of ice cream at the Saline City Picnic Monday. Tucker is th son of Heather Boram and Tim Elliott, Howesville.
Donation! (09/06/10)
The Brazil Rotary Club presented the Brazil Parks Board with a $2,800 donation to fund the purchase of new picnic tables during its luncheon program at the Elks Lodge Wednesday, Sept. 1. On hand to accept the club's donation, presented by Rotary Board member Jennifer French (left), was Brazil Parks Board representative Linda Messmer...
Chili Cookoff set (09/06/10)
A chili cookoff benefit for the Riley Children's Hospital Burn Unit has been scheduled to take place from 2-4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 3, as part of the Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The event will be people's choice. Cost is $10 to enter. The contest will take place in the Forest Park Pavilion...
Ice cream social (09/06/10)
A homemade ice cream social will take place at the Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, Saturday, from 5-8 p.m. The Deaton Family Bluegrass Gospel singers will be on hand to minister. The event is free for all ages. For more information, call 446-5300, 446-4007 or 443-6007...
Heroes breakfast (09/06/10)
In honor of 9-11, Clay County first responders are invited to a complimentary breakfast at Pappy's Bar-B-Que, 111 E. National Ave., Brazil. The event, co-hosted by Pappy's and Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville, will take place from 8-11 a.m., Saturday...
Food pickup (09/06/10)
Share Food Signups will take place from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, at First Christian Church. Share Food pickup will take place from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, also at the church.
Church to honor emergency responders (09/06/10)
Bee Ridge Congregational Church Deacon Cody Barnard has only attended the church for a few years. But he wanted to give back to area emergency responders and believed putting together an event to remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, was a great idea...
School Board to meet Thursday (09/06/10)
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. New business topics include:...
First 'Bark For Life' scheduled (09/06/10)
Relay For Life of Clay County is getting the dogs involved. The local organization will sponsor, "Bark For Life," Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Forest Park Track. Registration for the event begins at 11 a.m. Cost is $10 for the first dog and $5 for additional dogs. There is a limit of two dogs per participant and registration includes a goody bag for the dogs, provided by Scott Pet Products...
Second idea meeting slated (09/06/10)
The Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a second meeting from 4-9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Staunton Community Center. The brainstorming session will be led by Architecture Plus (Project Arch-itect/Engineer) and BSA Life Structures (Coommissioning Agent)...
Photographer now member of society (09/06/10)
The Wabash Valley Bridal Society recently announced Tony Harper, owner of Harper Studios, Brazil, was recently accepted as a charter member. Harper Studios, a Fine Art photography studio, is located at 111 W. National Ave., Brazil, and specializes in Wedding and Senior photography...
Cruise-In Car Show set (09/06/10)
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil, 501 S. Murphy Ave., a skilled not-for-profit senior living and rehabilitation facility, is inviting the community to attend its second 50s and 60s Cruise-In Car Show, Craft and Vendor Fair Saturday, Sept. 11. The event will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m...
Community Notes (09/06/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: One Lane Only 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 Sept. 10...
Reunions (09/06/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Michael Reunion The annual Michael reunion will take place Saturday, at the Clay City Park. A dinner will take place at noon. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a "well-filled" basket and table service...
A Toast to Greencastle set (09/06/10)
GREENCASTLE -- Greencastle's Project Ignition will host a fundraising event at Autumn Glen Sept. 16, featuring a wine tasting with Oliver Winery and a Silent Auction from GC Galleria. As the summer season comes to a close, Greencastle's Project Ignition invites all to A Toast to Greencastle...
Area United Way to kickoff 2010 campaign Thursday (09/06/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2010 United Way of the Wabash Valley Fall Campaign will officially start at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, at the Ohio Building. The football themed event will include free breakfast for attendees along with a keynote message from Indiana State University head football coach Trent Miles...
Speaker series to feature ISU professor (09/06/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- A new Wabash Valley non-profit will present the fourth session in a speaker series about sustainability, featuring an Indiana State University economics professor. Don Richards will present "What Economics Gets Right about Sustainability, What Economics Gets Wrong about Sustainability," at 6 p.m., Wednesday, in Hayes Auditorium, Hulman Hall at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College...
County cross country teams compete against state's best (09/06/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- Northview's cross country team traveled the short distance to the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center Saturday morning for the Terre Haute Savings Bank State Preview Meet. Terre Haute North's John Mascari finished first in the meet with a time of 15:19.1, an 11-second improvement over last year, when he finished second...
Fitzpatrick claims King of Non-wing sprint title at Lincoln Park Speedway (09/06/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Saturday night was a great night for Terre Haute based sprint car drivers as Blake Fitzpatrick, sponsored by First Financial Bank, Lucas Oil and Indy Race Parts, piloted his No. 10 sprinter to a victory in the King of Non-wing feature at Lincoln Park Speedway. Shortly thereafter, Kenny Carmichael Sr. claimed the second sprint feature of the evening. Both drivers hail from Terre Haute and topped a talented group of 36 sprint cars in Putnamville...
Elizabeth Hope York (09/06/10)
Elizabeth Hope York, 93, Brazil, passed away Sept. 4, 2010, in Sun City Center, Fla., following a long battle with Alzheimer's. She was born Jan. 17, 1917, in Vigo County, the daughter of Bert and Blanche (Sweet) Kidwell. Mrs. York was married to Gilbert Grayless, who passed away in 1948...
Nellie Marie South (09/06/10)
Nellie Marie South, 87, Olmsted Falls, Ohio, formerly of Brazil, died at 11:40 a.m., Friday, Sept. 3, 2010, in Ohio. She was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Vigo County, as the daughter of Lewis Albert and Gladys Miller Winn. She married Francis South April 5, 1942...
Olive Hofmann (09/06/10)
Olive Hofmann, 88, died Sept. 6, 2010 at 11:32 a.m., at Union Hospital. She was born October 1, 1921 in Nebraska City, Neb., the oldest daughter of Orville and Elizabeth Mae Hager. She grew up in Nebraska and finished school there. She married Jesse Philip (Phil) Hofmann I in Plattsmouth, Neb. They moved from Nebraska to Clay County in 1942. She has lived south of Prairie City since 1965...
Douglas Franklin Harrison (09/06/10)
Douglas Franklin Harrison was called home to be with the Lord Sept. 4, 2010. He had fought a long, hard battle with cancer. Doug and his wife Anita owned and operated Harrison Trucking for 25 years before he was forced to retire due to bad health. He was born Sept. 10, 1962, to Larry and Marilyn (Riggs) Harrison, in Camden, N.J. Both parents preceded him in death...
Public Record (09/06/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 1-3. Awaiting Arraignment Hamblen, Misty L., 45 Patterson, Brandi D., 27 Wall, Roger, 25 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Singer, Kristine M., 41...
This time next year (09/06/10)
This weekend was quite busy. In between getting the grill out Saturday and Sunday, I was at the Rock For Brazil 2: A Benefit For Kevin Jackson festival as well as the Saline City Picnic. I couldn't help but think how next year, jellybean will possibly join me on some of these work assignments...
Reader pleading for Senators to pass bill (09/06/10)
To the Editor: The deep water horizon oil disaster has devastated many, such as thousands of birds, hundreds of endangered sea turtles and marine mammals. It has stretched more than hundred of miles of coastline. Years of this could end everything. Senators Evan Bayh and Richard Lugar and your colleagues in the U.S. Senate should take immediate action to pass the Clean Energy Jobs and Oil Accountability Act (S. 3663), when you return to Washington, D.C., this month...
Humane Society grateful for help (09/06/10)
To the Editor: In view of the circumstances that happened at our local humane shelter recently, we are having a rough time. However, due to the recent publicity we have gotten about this problem, this community and some surrounding communities have come out in full force to help us...
Pleading for religious tolerance (09/06/10)
To the Editor: We (Americans all) need to reacquaint ourselves with our own Constitution, which guarantees freedom of religion. This freedom must be exercised on behalf of everyone, regardless of their particular denominational preference. Unfortunately, some Americans believe that the U.S. is a "Christian Nation," and interpret this phrase to mean "Christians Only."...
Ready for next season (09/06/10)
To the Editor: A slight breeze was blowing a few dried leaves across the deserted sidewalks in Forest Park Monday morning, Aug. 30. I was driving through one last time before heading out of town. The sky-blue of the band shell stood out among the trees, but then it always is the center of my attention...
Generation fails to teach (09/06/10)
To the Editor: My father taught me what he was taught by his father, honor and respect. My generation has failed in teaching its children these things. Honor to our flag and country. I wore an Army uniform for 22 years, not once wearing it when I was not doing my duty of serving our country...
Hope the city doesn't follow (09/06/10)
To the Editor: I read in The Brazil Times (Monday, Aug. 30, 2010) that Logansport charges $5 for a permit to have a garage sale. Was that a preview for the residents of Brazil because the city is thinking of doing that here? What a great thing it would be to do to the people here who are trying to make ends meet with all the layoffs -- businesses closing down and people out of work...
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