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Stories from Thursday, September 16, 2010

City closes in on finalizing budget (09/16/10)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil took its first step toward approving the 2011 budget. During Wednesday's special meeting, a public hearing was conducted regarding the budget. However, with no members of the general public in attendance, the hearing was quickly closed, leaving the council available to make its own comments...
Officials thwart possible theft (09/16/10)
With one suspect in custody, law enforcement officials are seeking an arrest warrant for an unidentified driver who got away on foot after a police pursuit early Thursday morning. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, James J., Duchane, 53, Terre Haute, was taken into custody after a brief police pursuit that began on State Road 46...
Honor luncheon (09/16/10)
Event organizer Mary I. Hendrickson speaks with area law enforcement and emergency responders as Brazil City Police Department Det. Jeff Bucklin takes a drink during the ninth 9/11 Luncheon Thursday at Eastside Christian Church.
AERT meeting (09/16/10)
The District 7 Animal Emergency Response Team (AERT) will meet at 4 p.m., Saturday, at the Steel City Truck Stop Cafe at the intersection of State Road 59 and SR 42. The meeting is open to anyone. District 7 AERT covers Clay, Greene, Sullivan, Parke, Owen, Putnam, Vermillion and Vigo counties...
Passport Fair (09/16/10)
A Passport Fair has been scheduled to take place at the Brazil Post Office, 227 W. National Ave., Brazil, from noon-2 p.m., Saturday. Those interested in attending are asked to bring their birth certificate and driver's license. Applications will be available at the event...
Pantry open (09/16/10)
The Wesley Chapel Food Pantry will be open from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday. In addition, the chapel will conduct a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25. The dinner will include salad, garlic bread, dessert and coffee. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children 6-under...
Bands prep for weekend (09/16/10)
The Clay City Imperial Regiment and Northview Marching Knights will both be in action Saturday in Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) contests. Northview will compete in the Red Pride Marching Invitational at Plainfield High School, located at 1 Red Pride Dr., Plainfield, Ind., while the Imperial Regiment will compete in the Warren Central Invitational, located at 9500 E. 16th St., Indianapolis...
Donation! (09/16/10)
On Thursday, Walmart of Brazil Assistant Manager Marvin Wells (left) presented Clay County Senior Citizen's Center representative Sharon Brown a $1,000 grant.
JTCB to perform Saturday at museum (09/16/10)
The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will perform Saturday, at the Clay County Historical Museum in Brazil. The concert is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. The band performance is in conjunction with the World War II photography display at the museum...
'Beat it for Benny' set for Sept. 25 (09/16/10)
The "Beat it for Benny" Mucopolysaccharide (MPS) Walk/Run, will take place Saturday, Sept. 25, at Deming Park, Terre Haute. There are three tiers of sponsorships for the event, including Corporate Sponsored, Team Sponsorship and Donations of Merchandise, all costing varied amounts of money...
'Bark For Life' event slated for Saturday (09/16/10)
Relay For Life of Clay County will conduct "Bark For Life," Saturday 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 provided by Scott Pet Products...
Community Notes (09/16/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Music Fest The second Brazil Main Street, Inc., Music Fest, will take place Friday and Saturday at the Brazil National Guard Armory. Activities begin 6 p.m., Friday, and 4 p.m., Saturday...
Family honored by state (09/16/10)
Recently, a family that has owned its farm through five generations was honored by the state. Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman and Indiana Agriculture Director Joe Kelsay presented the Nussel family with a Hoosier Homestead Award in recognition of their more than 100-year commitment to Indiana agriculture...
Pioneer Days scheduled (09/16/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Park and Recreation Department will celebrate its 38th Fowler Park Pioneer Days Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The public is invited. Pioneer Village, located within Fowler Park, features log cabins, a log barn, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, a covered bridge, and a gristmill...
Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled sets up transportation meeting (09/16/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- There is a need in Vigo and the surrounding counties for transportation services for medical purposes to Indianapolis, and a need for door-to-door evening transportation for seniors. Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, the WILL Center, Wabash Senior Activity Center and Senior Education Ministries, Inc., are partnering to provide an information session and luncheon to retrieve input from seniors and organization professionals about the need...
United Way fundraiser set for Sept. 30 (09/16/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Area Association of Realtors, the Home Builders of Terre Haute, and the Apartment Owners Association of Terre Haute are partnering to host the third Grillin' and Chillin' for the United Way event. Grillin' and Chillin', a United Way Real Estate Division special event, will take place from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, at the Clabber Girl Festival Market Place, located at 9th and Wabash, Terre Haute...
Feast Day for Sisters of Providence foundress slated (09/16/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence will celebrate the feast day of their foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, with Eucharistic Liturgy, at 11 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 3, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods...
K-Day Parade info (09/16/10)
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. Those interested in entering a float in the parade may do so by calling Ann Walden at 812-236-1254, or Penny Keller at 812-877-2910 or 812-691-2980...
USDA establishes credit loan program (09/16/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced the launching of a Conservation Loan (CL) program that will provide farm owners and farm-related business operators access to credit to implement conservation techniques that will conserve natural resources...
Soybean crops in trouble? (09/16/10)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Intense heat and lack of rain late in the summer hit part of Indiana's soybean crop hard, likely leading to lower yields for some farmers even as a U.S. Department of Agriculture report forecasts the crop rebounding from a month ago...
Knights earn conference victory against Vikings (09/16/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview boys' tennis team remained on the winning side of the ledger, scoring its sixth straight match victory by defeating West Vigo, 4-1. "We picked up another solid WIC victory tonight over West Vigo," coach Craig Cook said. "I felt like we didn't have any mental let downs after our match with Edgewood. I was proud of our kids efforts overall."...
Conference lead up for grabs tonight (09/16/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview football team is fresh off a dominant win at home against Sullivan that bumped the Knights' conference mark to 2-0 this season. Tonight, the Knights hit the road to take on a 3-1 Owen Valley squad that was a 48-8 loser to Northview in 2009. In fact, Northview has won six of the past seven meetings between the schools. A victory in tonight's game would go a long way towards putting the Knights in the drivers' seat in the race for the WIC crown...
North Clay tames Wildcats (09/16/10)
Times Staff Report CLINTON -- The North Clay volleyball teams returned victorious from a road trip to Clinton on Wednesday night, claiming wins in all three matches against South Vermillion. The sixth-grade Knights squared off with a South Vermillion team that had an abundance of players and the squads played three games to accommodate all the players on the Wildcats' roster...
North Clay claims victory in three-way meet at North Central (09/16/10)
Times Staff Report FARMERSBURG -- The North Clay cross country teams earned a pair of wins in a three-way meet against North Central and Sullivan on Wednesday evening. The North Clay boys tallied 18 points and placed their top-six runners inside the top-10 overall to earn the win over Sullivan, which had 53 points and North Central, which had 62...
Hints on taking care of herbs (09/16/10)
All summer long, many individuals have been caring for their herbs in their gardens and flowerbeds, knowing that eventually, they will succumb to winter weather. However, it is not too late to get more out of your herbs by preserving some to cook with over the winter and bringing some indoor for a few months...
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