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Stories from Sunday, October 24, 2010

NMK heading to state finals (10/24/10)
Unique business (10/24/10)
Area couple turns passion into business opportunity A Brazil couple is utilizing their creative traits to create some unique items. Mary Staub had always wanted to start her own business, but was never quite sure in what direction she wanted to go. That changed when she and her husband, Raymond, attended The Woodworking Shows at the Indiana State Fairgrounds earlier this year...
Trick or Treat hours slated (10/24/10)
Ghosts and goblins will have a narrow window of opportunity to hunt for those tasty Halloween treats this year. Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw told The Brazil Times she hoped to have extra police officers on patrol duty during the upcoming spooky holiday to help protect the community's youngest residents...
Structure fire takes place near Coalmont (10/24/10)
COALMONT -- Firefighters responded to a structure fire in southern Clay County Sunday afternoon. At approximately 4 p.m., emergency responders were dispatched to a field fire near a structure on State Road 159, about three miles north of Coalmont. Upon arrival, firefighters reported it was a residential structure fire rather than a field fire. The owner of the structure was not known at press time...
Community Notes (10/24/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Straw Poll The Brazil Times is conducting an online, non-scientific straw poll for readers this week. The poll is open until noon, Thursday. Those interested in voting in the poll may do so through a link at www.thebraziltimes.com...
Wabash Valley Red Cross launches Totes for Hope (10/24/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley American Red Cross is launching its first annual Totes for Hope community project to benefit the veterans who visit the Terre Haute VA Outpatient Clinic. Items that may be donated to show appreciation for the veterans service and sacrifice include full-size hygiene items like soap, shampoo, disposable razors, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving cream deodorant, white cotton socks, new packaged plain t-shirts, sweatpants and lounge pants for men and women. ...
Meeting scheduled for those needing info on Medicare Part D (10/24/10)
Those needing help with their Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan are encouraged sign up for an information appointment provided by ADRC. The appointments are for individuals 65-older and provide assistance in choosing or switching prescription drug plans. The open enrollment period for Medicare Part D begins Nov. 15, and ends Dec. 31. This is the only time when individuals may change their Part D drug plan providers...
Clay County YMCA to host Family Fun Night (10/24/10)
The YMCA of Clay County will host its annual Fall Family Fun Night Saturday, from 4-6 p.m. The Y is encouraging all families to treat themselves to a safe, free and fun family night. Dozens of games will be set up in the gymnasium for all ages of youth to play. Volunteers from local businesses, community agencies and the Y will be supervising each game booth...
Historical Society to meet (10/24/10)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 1, in the lower level of the museum. This is the annual Thanksgiving meeting. The guest speaker will be Steve Buchanan, from the Raccoon Lake area. Buchanan is the acting Spiritual Leader for the Miami Nation of Indians in Indiana. He will be speaking about the history of the Miami Indians...
Mildred L. Todd (10/24/10)
Robert 'Bob' Latham (10/24/10)
Robert "Bob" Latham, 81, Center Point, died Oct. 22, 2010, at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. He was born Nov. 12, 1928, in Clay County, the son of Roy C. Latham and Nellie Killion Latham. He graduated from Brazil High School. He served in the U.S. Army in Korea from 1950-52, and was a corporal at discharge...
Evelyn M. Fortner (10/24/10)
Evelyn M. Fortner, 90, Brazil, died at 7:45 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. She was born June 2, 1920, in Anthon, Iowa, as the daughter of Carl and Florence Coon Smith. Following high school, she worked as a teacher and eventually owned Colonial Boutique beauty shop in Beech Grove, Ind...
Lois MacDonald (10/24/10)
Lois MacDonald, 92, Terre Haute, formerly of Rockville, died Oct. 23, 2010, at Springhill Village, Terre Haute. She had resided at Cannon Inn for several years. She was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Lewistown, Mont., the daughter of Charles and Eva McFarland McAllister...
He rules the home (10/24/10)
He came a little earlier than expected. Sort of. Merry and I traveled to Union Hospital in Terre Haute early the morning of Friday, Oct. 15. While we both hoped to meet our new child that day, we both had unsure feelings as to how long we would be staying at the hospital...
Choral dinner a success (10/24/10)
To the Editor: The first fall spaghetti dinner, sponsored by the Knights Choral Boosters, was a success. Thank you to the parents, guardians, students, alumni, friends and family members who attended. Thank you to the students and adults who decorated the tables, sold and took tickets, and those who prepared as well as served the food...
Pop can mission ongoing (10/24/10)
To the Editor: We are now working on the 58th ton of pop cans for our "Rice For The Haiti Children" project, which I said over and over that it is an ongoing project we started a long time ago under the late pastor, Rev. William E. Brown, now Brother Ken Thomas...
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