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Stories from Thursday, September 9, 2010

Colts Spirit! (09/09/10)
Football fever swept Cloverleaf Healthcare facility Thursday when two Indianapolis Colts' cheerleaders, Stephanie (above, left) and Mara, visited residents, signed autographs and answered questions while posing for pictures. Excited to talk about his favorite player with the girls while having his picture taken, resident Jack Bonomo (center) said with a big smile, "How'd I get so lucky?"...
County in good shape (09/09/10)
The Clay County Council completed budget hearings Thursday and was able to leave a little extra in the tank for 2011. After entering the hearings Tuesday with the need to cut $352,077 in requests out of the General Fund, the council finalized initial approval of the budgets with $430,234 in cuts, meaning an additional $78,157 can be added to the county's 2011 operating balance, which was originally budgeted as $500,000...
Council accepts abatements (09/09/10)
One business in Brazil is continuing its expansion efforts. During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, the first reading on a pair of tax abatements for Morris Manufacturing and Sales Corporation were accepted. Morris submitted abatements for both real estate and personal property which, according to the statement of benefits, will allow the company to retain its current 151 employees and add at least another 40...
Heroes breakfast (09/09/10)
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 signups (09/09/10)
Share Food signups will take place from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, at First Christian Church. Food pickup will take place from 9-10 a.m., Sept. 25, also at the church.
Patriot Day (09/09/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Gov. Mitch Daniels directed Thursday that flags throughout the state and at the State House be lowered to half-staff Saturday, Sept. 11, in honor of Patriot Day. This is in accordance with a directive from President Barack Obama...
Town Council moves forward with ordinance project (09/09/10)
CENTER POINT -- On Tuesday, an official with American Legal Publishing Corp., met with the Center Point Council to discuss the possibility of codifying the town's ordinances. In recent meetings, town attorney Eric Somheil has discussed the issue with council members...
Times changed for Staunton meeting (09/09/10)
STAUNTON -- The Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its second meeting from noon-5 p.m., Saturday, at the Staunton Community Center. The meeting was moved to adjust to the community center's availability. The session will be led by Architecture Plus (Project Architect/Engineer) and BSA Life Structures (Commissioning Agent)...
Reunions (09/09/10)
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...
Brown Bag lunch set for Thursday (09/09/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Public Library Brown Bag lunch program will continue Thursday, with a "virtual" tour of Italy and Greece. Those attending will have the opportunity to sit back and relax as students and alumni from Indiana State University share their discoveries as participants on past ISU honors program study-abroad trips to that area of the world...
Community Notes (09/09/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: K-Day Parade Information The annual K-Day Parade will take place Saturday, Sept. 25. This year, the theme is "Celebrating Youth, Celebrating Life." The lineup will form at 1 p.m., at Depot Street and National Avenue. The parade will officially begin at 2 p.m...
Area family honored by state (09/09/10)
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay recently presented the Nussel family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100 year commitment to Indiana agriculture. In 1889, the farm was established in Brazil inside Clay County...
Wine and Arts Festival scheduled (09/09/10)
PALESTINE, Ill. -- The village of Palestine, Ill., invites all to attend the eighth Wabash Valley Wine and Arts Festival Oct. 2-3, 2010. The festival will offer wine tasting and sales from nine Illinois wineries, original artwork and handcrafted items, great food, free live entertainment all weekend, Farmers' Market and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, Oct. 2, with a Car Show Sunday, Oct. 3...
Clay City volleyball sweeps past Panthers (09/09/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Lady Eels volleyball team hosted Riverton Park Thursday evening and was able to triumph in a three-set sweep, 25-19, 25-18, 25-22. The first set played out very close, both teams trading possessions until Clay City pulled ahead to a 21-19 lead. The Eels closed the set out quickly after that with an ace by sophomore Chloe Kittle, a kill by senior Shelby Hane, then another ace by Kittle...
Knights look to rebound against Arrows (09/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If you're looking for the keys to victory for Northview in Friday's football skirmish with visiting Sullivan, it's pretty simple. Stopping the run. The Knights haven't been able to do it this season and it finally cost them a game last week against Terre Haute North as the Knights gave up more than 250 yards rushing for the third straight game. In fact, North ran up a gaudy total of 333 yards and 510 total yards, which proved disastrous in a 40-14 defeat...
Knights claim two-of-three at Honey Creek (09/09/10)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The North Clay volleyball teams came away with two wins in three matches against tough competition at Honey Creek on Wednesday night. The seventh and-eighth-grade Knights remained unbeaten this season while the sixth-grade lost in a pair of close games to the Bees...
Clay City boys claim invitational victory (09/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City boys cross country team kept the hardware from their own invitational on Thursday evening, getting an individual victory from Ben Denker to pace the Eels to a 13-point team win over South Putnam in the seven-team meet...
Knights look to rebound against Arrows (09/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor If you're looking for the keys to victory for Northview in Friday's football skirmish with visiting Sullivan, it's pretty simple. Stopping the run. The Knights haven't been able to do it this season and it finally cost them a game last week against Terre Haute North as the Knights gave up more than 250 yards rushing for the third straight game. In fact, North ran up a gaudy total of 333 yards and 510 total yards, which proved disastrous in a 40-14 defeat...
USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars invade Lincoln Park Speedway Friday night (Sept. 10) (09/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series invades Lincoln Park Speedway this evening for one of the most anticipated events of the season as the Billy Marvel Jr. Classic is contested. The event will also include the staples of weekly racing action in Putnamville as the UMP Modifieds, UMP Super Stocks and bombers are on the card for an intense night of racing...
Remember harvest time safety (09/09/10)
Harvest time is upon us and that means the roads will contain more slow moving vehicles, the roadsides will become vacant and many farmers and farm families will be putting in long, hard hours of work. As the hustle and bustle of harvest is occurring, remember that there is no room for forgetting the importance of safety or of sleep...
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