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Stories from Sunday, October 31, 2010

S.O.S. delays submitting grant for renovations (10/31/10)
Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) has found some red tape in the way of applying for a grant to renovate the old Brazil Junior High School gymnasium. S.O.S. Staff Director Jake Ooley told The Brazil Times the organization has pushed back submitting its application for the $500,000 Community Focus Fund Grant, through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA), until February...
Knights fifth at state (10/31/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- It wasn't what they were hoping for. On Saturday, the Northview Marching Knights competed against nine other bands in the 2010 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Class B State Finals. The Knights placed fifth overall, with their performance of "Symphony in One Color."...
JTCB to perform at courthouse (10/31/10)
The Jackson Township Community Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will perform on Veterans' Day, Nov. 11, at the Clay County Courthouse. The 10:15 a.m. concert is the JTCB's oldest continuous event with the first time being on Nov. 11, 1918, at the courthouse when word of the Armistice ending The Great War, later known as World War I, reached Clay County...
'Arthritis Fitness' set (10/31/10)
Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics in Brazil will offer a free workshop, "Arthritis Fitness," Wednesday, at 6 p.m. Participants will learn aquatic exercises recommended by the Arthritis Foundation. Designed to improve joint flexibility, the exercises are simple and easy to execute in chest deep water. Those attending are welcome to participate in water or observe on deck. Handles on the side of the pool provide security for participants who may be uneasy in water...
Promotion (10/31/10)
The American Aikido Institute conducted a promotion test Oct. 27, 2010. Josh Gregg (left) assisted with the test, where Jesse Lawson (middle) was promoted to 3rd Kyu Green Belt. Garry Howard (right) also assisted with the test.
Food inspections (10/31/10)
The following is a list of food inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department during the month of September: Establishments with no violations at time of inspections Approved to operate (Cory Apple Festival) Readers are encouraged to comment on this article at www.thebraziltimes.com...
Closed (10/31/10)
Due to the General Election, both the Clay County Courthouse and Brazil City Hall will be closed Tuesday. Both will reopen for normal business hours Wednesday. In addition, trash pickup for the City of Brazil will be one day behind its normal schedule starting Tuesday...
Community Notes (10/31/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Christmas Announcement To participate in the 2010 Clay County Courthouse Military Christmas Tree, people may drop off a 3-by-5 photo of local veterans and/or enlisted service men and women on active duty at the Maintenance Department office in the courthouse basement no later than Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010...
Polling places (10/31/10)
The following is the list of polling locations for the 2010 General Election, which will take place Nov. 2. Polls will open at 6 a.m., and will close at 6 p.m. BRAZIL TOWNSHIP Precinct No. 1 Brazil City Hall 203 E. National Ave. Brazil, Ind. 47834 Precinct No. 2...
Who's running for office? (10/31/10)
FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICES U.S. Senator R -- Dan Coats D -- Brad Ellsworth L -- Rebecca Sink-Burris I -- Jack Rooney (write-in) Jim Miller (write-in) Secretary of State R -- Charlie White D -- Vop Osili L -- Mike Wherry Auditor of State R -- Eric Knipe...
Area business delivers for reality TV series (10/31/10)
HILLSBORO, Ore -- One of Dixie Chopper's biggest fans of the world's most famous "Little People." Matt Roloff, patriarch of the Roloff family of "Little People, Big World" and a giant in the world of reality TV, is now the proud owner of a 2011 Dixie Chopper Silver Eagle 2760HP. The lawn mower is being incorporated into the TLC (The Learning Channel) reality TV series this fall...
Vigo Library offering up 'Hero's Tree' program (10/31/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Public Library is participating in the "Our Hero's Tree" program. This program honors the service and sacrifice of our nation's military members past and present and their families. Volunteers in the Young People's Department cut out white stars for this project...
Humanities Council seeking stories of Thanksgiving food (10/31/10)
The Indiana Humanities Council is seeking submissions of Thanksgiving stories. Entries may win $100 in free groceries. Thanksgiving means an assortment of culturally significant foods that often are passed down through generations. In many ways, the traditional Thanksgiving dinner symbolizes a unique shared food heritage...
Willard Ervin Ellis (10/31/10)
Love of music keeps Jeffries moving forward (10/31/10)
Twenty-five years. That's how long RJ's Formal Wear has existed in Brazil. Owner Ric Jeffries is quite proud of having the same business in operation for that period of time. "We're lucky," Jeffries said. "I've had a lot of good people work for me."...
Loving money equals loss of values (10/31/10)
To the Editor: John McCullough's recent letter detailing America's involvement with Japan struck a raw nerve with me. The United States calls Vietnam one of our great friends and trading partners now ... a scant 35 years after the fall of South Vietnam...
NHS volleyball team pleased (10/31/10)
To the Editor: We would like to take the opportunity to thank several people for making another great season of Northview Volleyball. The help that all of these people gave us made Northview Volleyball one that our community should be proud of. Shelia Clark for all of her help with the girls' shirts, meal coordination, fundraiser, and hospitality room...
What are the goals of new school committee? (10/31/10)
To the Editor: What is the goal of the cost-cutting committee that was formed by the Clay Community School Corporation? At its first meeting, the committee was informed in the broadest of terms of how the corporation's budget is determined, how the various funds are used, and of the broad financial picture along with a "best guess," forecast for the future...
Seeking justice for sister (10/31/10)
To the Editor: My name is Tiffany Gillie. On Oct. 23, 2003, I experienced one of the most traumatic events: The terrifying murder of my 3-year-old little sister, Jamie Lynn Marie Gillie. Jamie died of blunt force trauma to the abdomen. The next day, Oct. 25, would have been Jamie's fourth birthday. Jamie was looking forward to entering preschool, but that was just one of the experiences of life that my little sister was deprived of...
New sidewalk pleasing to reader (10/31/10)
To the Editor: I am so excited to get new sidewalks on Ridge Street. A portion of my poor sidewalk has been torn up since the early 80s. When I walked out one day and saw big white letters that said, "DEMO," I knew it might finally be replaced. After the new sidewalks were poured, the space along each side was filled in and leveled...
Symphony in One Color (10/31/10)
The Northview Marching Knights performing Symphony in One Color during the 2010 Indiana State School Music Association Marching Band State Finals at Lucas Oil Stadium. . ...
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