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Stories from Sunday, October 3, 2010

Friendly visit (10/03/10)
Dressed as the Scarecrow from, "The Wizard of Oz," Joy Unspeakable's Mark Abbati poses with Brazil resident Dixie Raab during the Redenbacher Popcorn Festival of Clay County Sunday.
County bands advance (10/03/10)
Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment advanced out of Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) District competition Saturday. Competing in the Columbus East District, Clay City earned a Gold rating in Class D. Also earning a Gold were New Washington, Monrovia, Southwestern, Borden, Crawford County and Eastern (Pekin)...
Clay City junior organizes for Domestic Violence month (10/03/10)
To help recognize National Domestic Violence Month, a Clay City Jr.-Sr. High School student took it upon herself to organize a week's worth of activities at the school. CCHS junior Emilee Cheesman set up the activities, which will begin Monday, to recognize domestic violence prevention...
Workshop to focus on poverty stricken (10/03/10)
The Clay County Court Appointed Special Advocate organization (CASA) has organized an upcoming workshop to help those stricken by poverty. The event, "Bridges Out of Poverty," will take place Wednesday, Oct. 27. The event will run from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., and will take place at the Y of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
Donation! (10/03/10)
Rotary of Brazil Treasurer Chris Rodgers (left) presented a $250 donation to Lisa Metz, director of the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program of Clay County, to help develop and fund a one-day training session based on the book, "Bridges Out of Poverty," by Ruby Payne. The upcoming session will include training in a workshop format and require reservations made through the CASA office...
Club set to host Freedom Concert (10/03/10)
The Clay County Republican Club will host a Freedom Concert Friday, Oct. 8. The event will take place at North Clay Middle School and will run from 6-8:30 p.m. Musical acts will include Kandace Brown, Sam Glover, Red White and Blues Jazz and the Freedom First Band...
Reunions (10/03/10)
The following is a list of information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Van Buren Class of 1970 The Van Buren Class of 1970 will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday. A reunion information letter has been sent to classmates...
Day care open house scheduled (10/03/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Woods Day Care/Preschool will host an Open House for anyone who would like to learn more about the facilities, curriculum, teachers, set-up, equipment and playgrounds dedicated to the development of young children. The Open House will be from noon-3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 17. Refreshments will be served...
Winner! (10/03/10)
Area resident Ginger Lovett (left) was the winner of the 2010 Redenbacher Popcorn Festival of Clay County $250 drawing. She received the check from Popcorn Festival President Evelyn Brown.
Watered down (10/03/10)
Lewis Township Volunteer Fire Department firefighters Shane and Shawn Husband compete against members of the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department during the Firefighter's Waterball Competition Saturday at the Redenbacher Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The event was sponsored by TransCare...
White Cane Day to be recognized locally (10/03/10)
In celebration of National White Cane Day (Oct. 15), low vision friends and family are invited to the V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, Oct. 13. Guest speakers will include mobility trainer Judy Sweeney, along with Indiana State Library, Brazil Library, Easter Seals Crossroad representative Danny Wayne Beemer, WILL Center, Dr. Nicole Bonham, eye specialist and Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw...
Community Notes (10/03/10)
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...
Second Saturdays program scheduled (10/03/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute Landmarks, Inc., and the Sisters of Providence will host the Second Saturdays program from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 9, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Second Saturdays was launched in August by Terre Haute Landmarks to provide an up-close-and-personal view of local landmarks and institutions. The program is open to the public without charge...
Northview volleyball splits at Boonville (10/03/10)
Times Staff Report BOONVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team is in the stretch run of the 2010 season and got an opportunity to face some tough competition at the Boonville Pioneer Invite on Saturday. The Knights came a way with a split of four matches, beating Mt. Carmel of Illinois, 25-19, 25-15 and Corydon Central, 21-25, 25-20. Northview dropped a match to Evansville Mater Dei, 15-25, 21-25 and to Barr-Reeve, 22-25, 14-25...
Conrad claims WIC Championship (10/03/10)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Alyssa Conrad wasn't sure about where she was going, but knew where she wanted to finish. And the Northview High School junior got there -- first place. Northview's Conrad won the Western Indiana Conference high school girls cross country championship in 22 minutes, 3.69 seconds Saturday morning on the rain-slick West Vigo High School course...
Joanne Kathleen Allen (10/03/10)
Brody Sage Starkey (10/03/10)
Brody Sage Starkey, 9, Brazil, went home to be with the Lord at 3:46 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, where he had been a patient for the past three months while he battled a rare disease called NBIA. He was born June 14, 2001, as the son of Loni Head and Kirby Starkey. He was loved by many and will be sadly missed...
Only days away and the nerves are rattling (10/03/10)
Merry and I are down to a handful of days. Our baby hasn't been born yet folks, but it's close. This baby appears to be ready to make his or her appearance in the world anytime within the next few days. I arrived to work early Sunday to begin preparations for our Monday newspaper...
Why so much for lobbying? (10/03/10)
Recently, The New York Times noted that companies and lobbying firms in Washington are stocking up on Republican lobbyists in anticipation of strong GOP gains in Congress this November. The going rate? Salaries now begin at $300,000, the newspaper reported, and can go as high as $1 million...
Focus on healthy lifestyle (10/03/10)
To the Editor: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a dietitian, I recognize the strong need to focus on healthy lifestyle choices that can help prevent breast cancer. Scientific evidence shows that the foods women eat have an important effect on breast cancer risk...
Health care effort in full swing (10/03/10)
To the Editor: South-central Indiana is facing a shortage of qualified medical professionals because of intense competition with other cities. This includes physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians and many other professions. Realizing that our best recruitment advantage is a local connection, I asked my fellow healthcare professionals to help engage local youth to consider becoming the next generation of providers...
Family thanks all for compassion (10/03/10)
To the Editor: We would like to take a moment to express our profound gratitude to the following businesses and individuals who have demonstrated tremendous care and compassion, not only through benefits and donations, but also through prayers, cards, T-shirts, and many other ways too numerous to mention...
Couple enjoyed music festival (10/03/10)
To the Editor: Evelyn and I were able to attend the Brazil Music Festival two weeks ago and wanted to say how much we enjoyed the festival and the work that Zachariah Chambers and his team has put in to making this event possible to the community at no charge to get in...
'Beat it for Benny' a success (10/03/10)
To the Editor: Dear Wabash Valley, On behalf of my family and I, I would like to thank everyone who participated in or volunteered for our MPS walk, "Beat it for Benny." Fundraisers like ours wouldn't be possible without people like you. We raised nearly $16,000 that will go directly to finding a cure, not to mention raising awareness for a devastating disease. ...
Cross country teams issue thanks (10/03/10)
To the Editor: The Northview Cross Country teams would like to thank the following local businesses for their sponsorship for the Northview Invitational: Brazil Dairy Queen, Mark A. Howald Construction, Pike Lumber, State Farm Insurance -- John Howes, Dr. Gary Staadt -- DDS, Riddell National Bank, Shaw Chiropractic, Terre Haute Savings Bank, and Brazil Family Dentistry -- Dr. Ross...
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