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Stories from Sunday, September 12, 2010

S.O.S. to utilize donated home (09/12/10)
Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) is working to fix up a house to help those struggling to get back on their feet. S.O.S. Director Jenni Chamberlain told The Brazil Times the house at 9 Daniel Biggs Dr., Brazil, was donated to the organization about two years ago, and work is currently being done to fix it up...
Munchin' (09/12/10)
Eight-year-old Carly Harrison takes a bite out of her cornbread during the Center Point Fall Festival Saturday. Carly is the daughter of Scott and Meredith Harrison, Center Point.
Imperial Regiment finishes second (09/12/10)
FRANKLIN -- The Clay City Imperial Regiment opened the 2010 marching band season Saturday at the Franklin Central Invitational, coming away with a second-place finish. The Imperial Regiment scored a 54.95. Orleans won the Class D competition with a score of 57.45...
CPC sets up Walk for Life (09/12/10)
Crisis Pregnancy Center of Brazil will conduct its Walk for Life Saturday, Sept. 25, at 9 a.m. The event is simple. There are no long hikes, as the walk is only two miles. There is no collecting of money by anyone other than Crisis Pregnancy Center representatives and no long commitments...
In memory (09/12/10)
Volunteer Medics Worldwide Director Gerald Scott Flint sings, "Hero Before He Died," Saturday during the Bee Ridge Congregational Church 9/11 Thank You Dinner/Memorial Service event at the Cow Palace in Forest Park. Flint was one of many featured guests at the event, which honored area emergency responders in addition to serving as a reminder of the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001...
Meeting slated (09/12/10)
The Center Point Town Council will conduct its October meeting Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, at the town hall, beginning at 9 a.m. The adoption of the proposed 2011 budget is on the agenda. All residents are encouraged to attend.
Luncheon set (09/12/10)
The ninth 9/11 Luncheon, hosted by Eastside Christian Church, will take place at noon, Thursday. Members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Brazil City Police Department and Brazil City Fire Department that are interested in going are encouraged to send advanced reservations by today...
Officials searching for man connected to Riley robbery (09/12/10)
RILEY-- Terre Haute officials received a 911 call at approximately 11:02 a.m., from the Terre Haute Savings Bank in Riley Saturday advising of an armed bank robbery. The caller stated that a white male entered the bank, displayed a handgun and demanded cash...
Reunions (09/12/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Harris Reunion The Harris Family reunion will take place Sunday, at Forest Park. The meal will be served at 1 p.m., and will be a pitch-in, picnic-style lunch...
Community Notes (09/12/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: K-Day Parade Info 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...
Clinton church to welcome Mott (09/12/10)
CLINTON -- The Clinton First Christian Church will welcome Christian country music artist Morris Mott for services Sunday, Sept. 19, at 10 a.m., and an evening service of 7 p.m. Mott received the New Male Vocalist Award for Country Christian Music. His music frequents the Christian Country Charts and is heard on radio throughout the United States and overseas...
Northview volleyball splits WIC volleyball matches (09/12/10)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The Northview volleyball team's rollercoaster season continued on Saturday afternoon with a split of conference matches at Sullivan. The Knights' inconsistency cost it an opening game against the host Arrows as Northview lost a 26-28, 25-17, 23-25, 16-25 match to Sullivan. The loss was obviously frustrating to coach Scott McDonald...
Northview and North Clay compete at Brown County (09/12/10)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- The Northview cross country teams competed on Saturday at the Eagle Classic in Nashville with a number of ranked opponents. The boys team finished 16th in the 17-team field while the girls were 15th out of 15 Class AA teams...
Northview girls tame Tiger Cubs in Greencastle (09/12/10)
Times Staff Report GREENCASTLE -- Just days after a tough conference loss to Sullivan at home, the Northview girls' soccer team rebounded in style with a road win on Saturday against Greencastle, 5-1. The Knights gave up the first goal of the game at the 14-minute mark, however, the Knights scored five unanswered goals to claim the victory...
Jamie Wilson claims "Patriot 50" for UMP Modifieds (09/12/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway went to overtime on Saturday night, which was only fitting as the Putnamville oval put a sterling cap on an exciting weekend of dirt track racing. A night after hosting the USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Cars for an excellent show, the UMP Modifieds were center stage for the "Patriot 50," which paid $2,000-to-win for the top dog of the evening. ...
Jon Stanbrough picks up win in "Billy Marvel Classic" during USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car stop at Lincoln Park Speedway (09/12/10)
Jon Stanbrough picks up win in "Billy Marvel Classic" during USAC AMSOIL Sprint Car stop at Lincoln Park Speedway By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car Series was on tap at Lincoln Park Speedway for the "Billy Marvel Classic" on Friday night...
John S. Winklepleck (09/12/10)
John S. Winklepleck, 94, Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord Sept. 7, 2010. He was born Aug. 23, 1916, to Elmer Winklepleck and Christine Boore of Clay County. He graduated from Brazil High School in 1934 and attended Purdue University. He was a member of Masonic Lodge 541 in Brazil since 1936, a member of the Elks Lodge of Brazil and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Brazil...
It's all about the location (09/12/10)
To the Editor: No one is against the building of a Muslim mosque, it's the location. There are more than 100 mosques in the New York City metro area. Why do they want to build another "super mosque," so close to the site where 2,998 American citizens lost their lives to an attack by radical Muslim extremist terrorists?...
Routines leads to surprises (09/12/10)
Like many, I have a set routine for practically everything. My routine for paying bills appears funny to some, but it's perfect for me. Every pay day, I have to take time out of the morning to head to the bank, draw out enough money to go and pay bills and spending money for two weeks...
Reader offers musings on school corporation budget for fiscal year 2011 (09/12/10)
To the Editor: For the past several years, I have watched the battle of the budget play out in the governments of the City of Brazil and Clay County. These entities go through multiple meetings to decide their budgets, going through the budgets of each department almost line item by line item in public meetings...
Food Pantry president praises community (09/12/10)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry is experiencing an increased demand for food household supplies, clothing and furniture. During the months of July and August, a total of 546 households were serviced, including 969 adults and 539 children. A total of 3,938 bags of food were distributed...
Reader makes plea for shelter (09/12/10)
To the Editor: To the citizens of Brazil and Clay County, to the churches, industries and service clubs. This letter is a plea, once again for a worthwhile request for financial aid to a very worthwhile segment of our community and county. You ask what it is, let me tell you, it's our own Clay County Humane Shelter. What does Humane Shelter mean, according to Webster's Dictionary, "to show compassion and consideration to others, this includes animals, mostly dogs and cats."...
What has happened to this town? (09/12/10)
To the Editor: I'm a visitor to your town, but an actual native of Indiana. I was born here, but moved away about 40 years ago. I've enjoyed my visit and have been some places I had never been before. And I've seen just how much natural beauty lays all around here, probably like many who live here all the time...
Resident warns of potential scam (09/12/10)
To the Editor There is a scam going on right here in Brazil with local workers. They come into your homes and won't write out a list of what they are to do and they will not give an estimate of the cost. (They say they can't tell what all they will need and they tell you they will be at work at 8 a.m., and come at 3 p.m., and work late and charge you overtime.)...
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