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Stories from Thursday, November 4, 2010

Diabetes classes slated (11/04/10)
The Diabetes Self Management Group classes will continue at Putnam County Hospital. Classes are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 11, Dec. 2, and Dec. 9. Morning classes meet 9 a.m.-noon, and afternoon classes meet 1-4 p.m. The classes are open to anyone dealing with Diabetes...
Community Notes (11/04/10)
Congratulations! (11/04/10)
The 2010 Focus Awards MC Mike Lawson (left) stops to chat with this year's Daniel Harris winner, Vickie Mace, during a reception Thursday at Traditions.
Piano Man! (11/04/10)
Pianist Steve McCullough provided entertainment during the reception of the 2010 Focus Awards Thursday. The Northview Knights Singers also performed at the event, which took place at Traditions.
2010 Focus Awards (11/04/10)
The 2010 Focus Awards were recently announced. Below is a list of this year's recipients: Daniel Harris Award Mace earns top honor For 23 years, when it comes to flowers, Vickie Mace has been a staple in Clay County. In 1987, Mace opened Sugar N Spice. "I started in the rear of what was the old Terre Haute Gas Building on the corner of State Road 59 and United States 40, where the little park is now, next to Bedwell Tire," Mace said. "About two years later, I bought the building where we are now."...
Officials investigate molesting allegations (11/04/10)
CARBON -- Information was released Thursday afternoon about an investigation into allegations of child molestation at a northern Clay County residence Wednesday evening. Indiana State Police Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division at the Putnamville Post are currently investigating a complaint of child molestation involving an 8-year-old female that allegedly occurred at a residence near Carbon...
Brazil City Police Dept. preps for 'Shop With A Cop' (11/04/10)
For children of local families experiencing hardship during tough economic times, Christmas can be a difficult time. The "Shop With A Cop" program is one local charity that helps bring winter clothing, toys and smiles to their faces. Police Chief Larry Pierce recently told The Brazil Times the Brazil City Police Department is preparing for the 10th "Shop With A Cop" program...
Voting turnout down from previous midterm elections (11/04/10)
The massive push to get voters to the polls for the 2010 General Election did not work out so well in Clay County. As a whole, only 8,371 of the county's 18,808 registered voters (44.51 percent) cast a ballot in the election. Dating back to 1990, this year's turnout was the second lowest both by percentage and total number of ballots cast in a mid-term general election. ...
Operation Christmas Child scheduled (11/04/10)
Christmas is arriving early in Brazil as Union United Methodist Church is preparing to serve as a collection point for Operation Christmas Child. Soon, with the help of local volunteers, the site will be brimming with festively wrapped shoeboxes full of gifts...
Chili cook off! (11/04/10)
The American Legion Riders will sponsor a chili cook off Sunday, at the American Legion Post No. 2, 1015 Forest Ave., Brazil. The event is open to the public. Registration will be from 11 a.m.-noon. Cost is $5 for those entering chili. Judging will take place at 1 p.m. Judges will include Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith and Brazil City Police Department Chief Larry Pierce, among others...
Fish Fry! (11/04/10)
Harmony United Methodist Church, 10195 N. Vine St., Harmony, will conduct a Jonah Fish Fry Sunday, from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 3-12. Children 3-under will be admitted free. Church service will also be at 4 p.m...
Clarification (11/04/10)
In the public record section of the Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, issue of The Brazil Times, the domestic relations listing of Charles Randall Vs. Anita Randall Fitch was erroneously included, as it is not a current filing.
Area resident honored by Hamilton Center, Inc. (11/04/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center, Inc., recently announced the winners of the 2010 Hamilton Awards. The awards were presented Oct. 26, at the annual meeting of the Board of Directors at Hulman Center, located on the campus of Indiana State University, Terre Haute...
New website connects youth, parents to outdoors (11/04/10)
The central part of Indiana, prior to settlement, was primarily covered in forest. Today, with all residential, commercial, industrial and transportation land cover, most of the forest areas have disappeared. That means many children have lost any association with what forests are or were...
Several grains meet requirements for ACRE in state (11/04/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced that wheat, oats, barley and grain sorghum met the state trigger for payment under the 2009 Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE) for the state...
North Clay basketball falls at Honey Creek (11/04/10)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The North Clay sixth and-seventh-grade boys' basketball teams came up short in their road trip to Honey Creek on Wednesday night. The seventh-grade dropped a 71-33 decision to the Bees despite 12 points from Quinton Hayes and 11 from Tucker Stewart...
Jean Ann Sanquenetti (11/04/10)
Jean Ann Sanquenetti, 70, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday evening, Nov. 3, 2010, at Meadows Manor East, Terre Haute. She was born Nov. 9, 1939, in Knightsville, as the daughter of Edward and Anise Bullerdick Thompson. She graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1957...
Look out for poisonous hazards (11/04/10)
If you are like me, depending on what I want to do during my free time dedicates my opinion of the weather we have been having since August. When my free time is focused on wanting to be outside with the calves, I appreciated it not raining. However, when I want to enjoy a cookout with my friends or want my fall flowers to bloom, the lack of rainfall really upset me...
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