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Stories from Sunday, September 19, 2010

Marching Knights to be featured in Pepsi promotional video (09/19/10)
The Marching Knights are going to get their groove on. NMK Band Director Bob Medworth recently told The Brazil Times he had received notification the band was selected to take part in a Pepsi Refresh Everything promotional video. "It may be for their website use," Medworth said. "It may be for their Youtube use and it may end up on TV."...
Northview Clay City both win (09/19/10)
PLAINFIELD -- The Northview Marching Knights opened the 2010 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season Saturday in the Red Pride Invitational at Plainfield High School, coming away with a first-place finish. Competing in Class B, the Knights scored 71.65 in the event, bettering second-place finisher Greenwood, which finished at 70.25...
Blingo! (09/19/10)
The Clay County Humane Society will present Blingo Thursday. The event will take place at Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall, 8990 N. Kennedy's Crossing Rd., Brazil. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the first game will start at 7 p.m. Cost is $20 for 15 games and $4 for "quickie cards."...
Program set (09/19/10)
Applications for the Clay County Thanksgiving Basket Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services, the Brazil Housing Authority and Hamilton Center, Inc. Those interested in applying are asked to list the members that are living within the household. The form must be returned by the end of business day Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, to one of the listed locations above...
Cory Apple Festival set for weekend (09/19/10)
CORY -- The 41st Cory Apple Festival will take place Sept. 24-26. The event, sponsored by the Cory Volunteer Fire Department and the Cory community, will feature meals at the firehouse, including a hog roast, Jonah Fish Fry and chicken noodle dinner...
Bouncing Fun! (09/19/10)
The smallest concertgoers were able to bounce along with the music at the Bounce House during the second Brazil Main Street, Inc., Music Fest at the Brazil National Guard Armory Saturday. While their parents enjoyed the music, Brazil residents Jennessa Hancock, 7, Michelle Weaver, 6, Iain Meister, 4, Jordan Hancock, 6, Gavin Arikian, 3, and Kristan Cunningham, 10, had fun bouncing the night away...
ISP schedules 'Drug Take Back Day' (09/19/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana State Police will participate in a nationwide initiative headed by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Saturday, Sept. 25. The first "Prescription Drug Take Back Day," initiative seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft and collection sites will be set up nationwide as a collection point for expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction...
Rotary to host museum rep (09/19/10)
A representative from the Terre Haute Children's Museum will be the featured speaker for the noon Brazil Rotary Club luncheon, hosted by Rotarian Steve Kidwell. The topic will be the newly completed museum and included will be a "sneak peek" powerpoint presentation and details about the museum's grand opening event, scheduled for Friday. The public is welcome to attend the event, which will take place at the Brazil Elks Lodge, 19 S. Sherfey St., Brazil...
Indiana Ghost Trackers to be at library (09/19/10)
A handful of ghosts might make an appearance in Brazil Thursday. The Indiana Ghost Trackers will be at the Brazil Public Library, beginning at 6:30 p.m., to discuss the organization among other items. Brazil Public Library Public Service Supervisor Tammy Robison said the group is similar to Ghost Hunters, which appears on television...
National Alpaca Farm Days to be celebrated in area (09/19/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- White Violet Farm Alpacas, a ministry of Sisters of Providence, will celebrate National Alpaca Farm Days 2010 with an open house 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 26, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Visitors can see the alpacas up close, talk with staff members, see fiber demonstrations, and purchase alpaca fiber and alpaca items such as handmade rugs, hats, scarves, gloves/mittens and socks...
Baesler's teams with cancer foundation (09/19/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Baesler's of Terre Haute recently announced it is partnering with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation to bring a night of wine and food. The store will sample 150 wines (from very affordable to expensive) as well as several microbrew beers and ales...
Children's Museum to have grand opening (09/19/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Children's Museum has announced its grand opening Sept. 24-26. Activities will be going on both inside and outside the museum, with Bill Nye the Science Guy and SpongeBob SquarePants highlighting the event. In addition, children and parents can experience all the new exhibits in the museum's new space at the corner of 8th Street and Wabash Avenue in Terre Haute...
United Way sets up Grillin' and Chillin' (09/19/10)
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...
'Beat It For Benny' set (09/19/10)
The "Beat It For Benny" Mucopolysaccharide (MPS) Walk/Run will take place Saturday, at Deming Park, Terre Haute. Registration for the event begins at 8:30 a.m. It is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., and conclude at 1 p.m. Cheerleaders from the Indianapolis Colts will be at the event in addition to the Dad's Root Beer Race Car. Both organizations will be giving out free giveaways...
Community Notes (09/19/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Trash Pickup The City of Brazil's Sanitation Department is conducting heavy trash pickup on the following Fridays, based on normal trash pickup schedule: Heavy trash pickup must be reserved and may be done by calling City Hall at 443-2221 or the Brazil City Street Department at 448-8501...
Reunions (09/19/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Thompson Reunion The Thompson reunion will take place at Thompson's Family Park, at 12:30 p.m., Sunday. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a covered dish and a Bingo gift. There will be a business meeting at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 25, to discuss the park's present and future. For more information, call 1-765-672-4521...
Northview finishes fourth in golf sectional (09/19/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter The Northview Lady Knights played their sectional golf meet on Saturday. The team finished fourth overall as a team with a score of 379, just six strokes short of qualifying for regional. 
"Obviously it's disappointing we didn't advance," head coach Josh Trout said. "I was pleased with our score, a 379 was our best score of the season."...
Northview volleyball wins on the road at Crawfordsville (09/19/10)
Times Staff Report CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team picked up a four-game victory on the road at Crawfordsville on Saturday afternoon, 25-23, 25-19, 17-25, 25-15. After the weekend's win, coach Scott McDonald was pleased with how his team played in the victory...
Gaines wins No. 6 as Lincoln Park Speedway crowns points champions (09/19/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Saturday was champions night at Lincoln Park Speedway as the season points races were decided in all four classes at the Putnamville oval. Dickie Gaines has been a top competitor every week that he's been at LPS and on Saturday he came home with his sixth feature win of the season. ...
Everett Brown (09/19/10)
Everett Brown, 86, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Sept. 17, 2010, at 8:21 a.m., at his residence. He was born May 21, 1924, in Clay County, the son of Jess Brown and Clarine Maesch Brown. On June 24, 1943, he married Margaret E. Brush Brown. He worked for many years at Allison's in Indianapolis, retiring in 1978...
Ruth Joan Waldbieser (09/19/10)
Ruth Joan Waldbieser, 82, Center Point, died at 3 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Dec. 28, 1927, in Center Point, as the daughter of Harry Logan and Roxana Gertrude Reeder Foster. She married Marvin E. Waldbieser...
Shannon Eugene Hassler (09/19/10)
Shannon Eugene Hassler, 69, Lebanon, died Friday, Sept. 17, at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis. Shannon was born Sept. 15, 1941, in Brazil, Ind., to the late Forest E. and Catherine L. (O'Neal) Hassler. He graduated from Reelsville High School in 1959 and joined the United States Army in 1961, proudly serving in Korea as part of the 7th Division...
Mary (Mitchell) Cramer (09/19/10)
Mary (Mitchell) Cramer, Fortville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010, at the Indiana Masonic Home Medical Center, Franklin. She was born July 4, 1927, in Senate, Mo., to the late William W. and Lucille (McMaster) Mitchell, Clay City. She graduated from Indiana University School of Nursing in 1948...
Norma J. McQueen (09/19/10)
Norma J. McQueen, 69, Seelyville, passed away Wednesday, in her residence. Born June 18, 1941, she was the daughter of Edward Wayne Williams and Eva Williams. Survivors include her mother, siblings Rosemary Saxe, Pat English, Earl Williams, Edward L. Williams, David Williams, Susan Panepinto and Nancy Cardniale, and many nieces and nephews...
I'm ready; I think I am (09/19/10)
Merry and I are only a handful of days away from becoming first-time parents. A while back, our doctor pushed up the due date to Oct. 14, meaning he would not allow the pregnancy to go further than that. If we are still pregnant by Oct. 14, doctors will induce labor...
4-H leader gives thanks for help (09/19/10)
To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone who came out on a rainy Saturday morning to support the second annual Nature Day at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The raptor program with hawks, falcons and owls from "Take Flight" was wonderful. Bird house building and geocaching were great fun. The other programs covered many topics and offered something for young and old...
Family extends thanks for contributions to foundation (09/19/10)
To the Editor: We have been preparing all year to help raise awareness for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Thanks to Small Town America -- Brazil, Ind. -- and the few surrounding counties, we were able to achieve success with a Jonah Fish Fry Aug. 28, 2010...
Assistance program available (09/19/10)
To the Editor: The Clay County Christmas Assistance Program is one of the many projects/programs sponsored by the Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry (CCCBM). Prior to the creation of the Christmas Assistance Program, there was no coordination between the various social service organizations, private individuals, businesses and churches within out community...
Paying tribute to the 'lonely shoe' (09/19/10)
To the Editor: Here I am in the middle of the street. The sun is so hot I can't stand the heat. Maybe the next car will take me away. I've been here so long I don't want to stay. Everyone sees me, but nobody cares. All I get is honking and stares. Why didn't they notice me? I have a great fear...
Reader: Letter was inspiring (09/19/10)
To the Editor: I am writing to thank A.D. Vester of Brazil for having the "intestinal fortitude" to tell it like it is in the article, "It's all about the location," (appeared in Monday, Sept. 13, 2010, issue of The Brazil Times). No truer words have ever been spoken...
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