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Stories from Thursday, September 30, 2010

Fitness time! (09/30/10)
Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics in Brazil will offer "Arthritis Fitness," Wednesday at 6 p.m. The free workshop will allow participants to learn aquatic exercises designed to improve joint flexibility. Another free workshop, "Arthritis Fitness II," will be offered in November...
Story Hour! (09/30/10)
Story Hour at the Brazil Public Library will resume next week. Story Hour for children ages 3-5 will begin Tuesday, at 10:30 a.m. Another class will be available Wednesday, also at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 448-1981.
Meeting set (09/30/10)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the museum. The guest speaker will be Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill, who will discuss identity theft. The public is invited to the meeting...
Haunted Haven (09/30/10)
The Xplosion of Horrors Haunted House has a "new" creepy, permanent home. Built in the 1800s, "Murder Mansion," located at 211 N. Walnut St., Brazil, will have approximately 12 rooms of horrific fun and surprises. "It's an extremely creepy place," event organizer Jared McCullough told The Brazil Times. ...
Delinquent property tax sale takes place (09/30/10)
A few more properties in Clay County are on the way back to the tax roll. On Thursday, county officials conducted their annual delinquent property tax sale at the Clay County Courthouse. The sale, which was conducted by Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh and Treasurer Debra James, along with representatives from Indianapolis-based SRI, Inc., made 212 parcels available to the 30 bidders in attendance...
Students get close-up look with Nature Bowl (09/30/10)
Seventh-graders across the county brushed up on their learning skills about nature Thursday. All seventh-graders countywide took part in a field trip to the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds for the 2010 Nature Bowl, sponsored by the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District...
Northview, Clay City prepped for District (09/30/10)
For the fourth week this season, the Northview Marching Knights own the top spot in the www.indianamarching.com Class B poll. The Knights received 120 total votes this week, including all eight first-place nods in the website's Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) polls...
Area club sets up prosecutor debate (09/30/10)
Teens for Liberty Generation Joshua Club will host a public debate between Democrat Charles Hear and Republican Lee Reberger, candidates for Clay County Prosecutor, in October. The event will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the meeting room at the Y of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
Fire destroys Staunton home (09/30/10)
STAUNTON -- Officials confirmed a Staunton resident lost most of his possessions due to a kitchen fire Thursday morning. According to Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief Larry Tempel, firefighters were dispatched to John Whitted's residence at 204 Lincoln Street shortly after 12:30 a.m., Thursday...
Donation! (09/30/10)
The 75th Rotary of Brazil 4th of July Celebration's High School Band Fish Fry was a success this year, allowing for a proceeds check of $7,233.65 to be presented to Northview High School. Accepting the donation check were (from left) NHS Color Guard director Ruthann Medworth and Northview Marching Knights' band director Bob Medworth. ...
TransCare to host Waterball competition Saturday (09/30/10)
TransCare will sponsor the Firefighter's Waterball Competition Saturday, at the Redenbacher Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The competition is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m., in the lot next to the Forest Park Cow Palace. Teams consisting of no less than three firefighters from any department in Clay County will be competing...
Water falls (09/30/10)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District borrowed a Rainfall Simulator from the Embarras River Management Association, associated with the Soil and Water Conservation District from Crawford and Lawrence counties in Illinois for Thursday's 2010 Nature Bowl, which took place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds...
Registration looming for upcoming workshop (09/30/10)
Monday, Oct. 11, is the registration deadline for the Saturday, Oct. 16, "Caring for our forests: Controlling invasive species," workshop at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Don Carlson, WVC forester and Purdue University forester, will be joined by other experts and discuss invasive species damage to wildlife habitats and property values and how to successfully control or eradicate invasive species from land...
Community Notes (09/30/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: No Fireworks Due to the Clay County Commissioners enacting a countywide burn band, Aerial Arts Fireworks announced the fireworks display scheduled for Saturday at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County has been canceled...
Harmony United Methodist Women (09/30/10)
Harmony United Methodist Women met in Fellowship Hall at the church on Monday evening, Aug. 23. President Sheila TerMeer opened the meeting and read from the Prayer Calendar. Rose Marie Pell offered the prayer. Gail Roach distributed copies of the minutes and they were accepted. The treasurer's report had not changed since last meeting...
Washington Township Circle (09/30/10)
The Washington Township Circle Club met on Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. at Linda Schiele, home. Linda opened the meeting. The Pledge of Allegiance and club creed were repeated in unison. Devotions were by Wilma Rich "Dogs know best." Roll call was answered by five members telling about a day they skipped school...
Northview posts win over South Vermillion (09/30/10)
Times Staff Report The Northview volleyball team has been on a long layoff, but came out of the break with a conference victory on Thursday over South Vermillion, 25-22, 25-7, 25-18. Coach Scott McDonald was well aware of the potential for a flat performance after the week-plus break...
Northview claims fifth straight tennis sectional (09/30/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor For the second consecutive year, a Northview senior class will graduate having never lost a boys tennis sectional during their high school careers. The Knights won their fifth consecutive sectional on Thursday evening, posting a 4-1 win over Greencastle in the championship match of the Northview Sectional...
Knights geared up for Homecoming (09/30/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The memories of last season's 8-2 year likely seem like a fading memory for South Vermillion fans, who have suffered through an 0-6 start this year. Long gone is standout quarterback, Andy Walsh, who is now a member of Wabash College's football program...
Clay City boys second in SWIAC (09/30/10)
Times Staff Report JASONVILLE -- The Clay City boys placed two runners on the all-conference team as the Eels placed third at a highly contested Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference cross country meet at Shakamak on Thursday evening. The Clay City girls were sixth as a team...
Brian Keith Loveless (09/30/10)
Brian Keith Loveless, 42, Brazil, passed away Sept. 29, 2010, at home with his family by his side following a five-year battle with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei, a rare cancer of the Appendix. He was born Jan. 18, 1968, in Terre Haute, the son of Keith and Suzanne (Williams) Loveless...
Public Record (09/30/10)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 24-29: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Susan Atterson: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Jennifer L. Pine: Civil Collections Bank of America Vs. Gary R. McKenzie, Molly B. McKenzie and Beneficial Indiana, Inc.: Mortgage Foreclosure...
The history of cattle (09/30/10)
There is no rest for the active 4-H'r or farmer who goes around the countryside looking for that perfect calf to raise this time of year. They may look at many different calves that vary in age, size and breed in search of the one they think will fit their operation best...
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