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Stories from Thursday, October 7, 2010

Knights fall out of top spot (10/07/10)
For the first time this season, the Northview Marching Knights are not the top-ranked Class B band at www.indianamarching.com. The website's writer's poll from the fifth week of the season has the Knights ranked second, six votes out of first-place. The polls include the preseason poll...
Daniels on hand for land transfer (10/07/10)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Governor Mitch Daniels was on site Thursday as the Indiana Department of Corrections (DOC) transferred more than 1,900 acres to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife Area, which surrounds the Putnamville Correctional Facility, will be available for public access with some limitations starting Oct. 29...
Center Point receives grant (10/07/10)
After waiting on pins and needles for a handful of months, the town of Center Point has secured the grant money it was hoping for. Recently, Town Clerk/Treasurer Roger Campbell informed The Brazil Times the town was awarded $956,000 from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) to help pay for town water and sewer upgrades...
Update: Woman airlifted following Thursday morning accident (10/07/10)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- A 47-year-old Clay County woman was flown via Air Evac to Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, following a two-vehicle accident at the Clay-Putnam County line on United States 40 Thursday morning. At approximately 8:50 a.m., officials were dispatched to the area. Both vehicles were traveling westbound at the time...
CCSC officials monitoring situation (10/07/10)
Administrators in the Clay Community School Corporation are monitoring a situation involving a student and school employees at Forest Park Elementary. The incident, which occurred in mid-September, involved a special education student, who was playing on the playground. When an instructional assistant (IA) tried to redirect the student, he reacted by pushing the IA. At that time, two other IA's attempted to redirect the student as well...
S.P.I.R.I.T. meeting slated for Sunday (10/07/10)
CRAWFORDSVILLE -- The Spiritual Practices Inspirational Resources Interface Teachings (S.P.I.R.I.T.), a non-profit organization, has scheduled its first meeting for 3-4:30 p.m., Sunday, at the Crawfordsville Public Library Room C. The next meeting for the organization is Oct. 24. The group, which is only in its infancy, has plans to meet twice each month...
Donation! (10/07/10)
The students and staff at Van Buren Elementary conducted a hat day for the Clay County Humane Society recently. They raised $200 for Muffin (pictured with students) and the other animals. Students on hand for the check presentation included (front from left) Cheyenne Markley, Jessica Buckingham, Amaya Jones, Cole Pierce, Isaac Reinoehl, (back) Eden Siples, Anita Hightshoe, Olivia Lundy, Tom Mace, Allison Pell and Jacob Vanatti...
Music! Music! (10/07/10)
Country and Western music will be performed at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, from 7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday. Local musicians Leon Mercer and Joe Milner will be performing. All ages are welcome. Doors open at 6 p.m...
Community Notes (10/07/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: No paper Monday Due to the Columbus Day holiday scheduled Monday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper. The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Oct. 12. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m...
Reunions (10/07/10)
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...
New Executive Director welcomed at Retreat House in Quincy (10/07/10)
QUINCY, Ind. -- The Retreat House, a non-profit nature based Christ centered facility for hosting programs and community education recently announced the appointment of Jennifer Shumaker as Executive Director. At the Retreat House, Shumaker will focus on marketing programs, organizational processes and strategic partnerships designed to build upon the company's mission to serve God and provide a safe place for reflection and education...
Parke Players Melodrama to feature area pianist (10/07/10)
ROCKVILLE -- Perennial Parke Players Melodrama piano player Andy Snowden will perform his 300th melodrama performance Friday, at the opening night of the 40th Covered Bridge Festival Melodrama at the Ritz Theater in Rockville. Snowden took over as the "pit" piano player for the Covered Bridge Festival production in 1977 after his uncle William T. Ott passed away...
Woman transported to Wishard following accident (10/07/10)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- A 47-year-old Clay County woman was flown via Air Evac to Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, following a two-vehicle accident at the Clay-Putnam County line on United States 40 Thursday morning. At approximately 8:50 a.m., officials were dispatched to the area. Both vehicles were traveling westbound at the time...
Early strikes provide Braves with sectional win (10/07/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Drawing the defending sectional champion in the opening round of the postseason isn't exactly fortuitous, but the Northview boys' soccer team put forth a very game effort before dropping a 5-0 decision to Terre Haute South in the opening match of the Terre Haute North Sectional...
Knights and Vikings battle for WIC lead tonight (10/07/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor When Northview and West Vigo square off on the football field, there doesn't need to be any extra motivation to get the win. Sugarcoat it however you want, but it's no secret that there is no shortage of animosity between the Knights and Vikings...
USAC Silver Crown points battle heats up at The Action Track Saturday (10/07/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The USAC Silver Crown series visits the Terre Haute Action Track on Saturday evening with a red hot points battle coming down to the final two races of the season. The SUMAR Classic 100 takes place this weekend and with just one other race left on the schedule, the series has produced different winners in each of the races this season...
Jim Hannah (10/07/10)
Jim Hannah, 83, Ramer, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Oct. 5, 2010. He was born Oct. 29, 1926, in Monroe City, Ind. After graduating from Monroe City High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He married his college sweetheart, Mary Jane Morris, in Carbon, June 17, 1948...
How to care for pumpkins (10/07/10)
It is that time of year where you drive down the road and see little orange objects on front porches, near flowerbeds and around businesses. Those orange objects can be left alone, painted or carved, but all provide a sign of the season. If you haven't figured it out yet, I am talking about the wondrous pumpkins that many people cherish and often take a day to pick out when they decide to go to a pumpkin patch...
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