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Stories from Tuesday, November 9, 2010

'A Little Piece of Heaven' (11/09/10)
The Northview High School drama department will perform the drama, "A Little Piece of Heaven," Thursday and Friday. Both performances will begin at 7 p.m., and tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students (K-12). Written by Matthew Carlin, "A Little Piece of Heaven" is a comedy-drama that revolves around a curiosity shop and its somewhat mysterious owners, Henry and Elizabeth, played by juniors Adam Nees and Kirstyn Grady...
Pond, US 40 project plans progressing (11/09/10)
Plans for the detention pond are moving forward with hopes of keeping the United States 40 project on its current proposed schedule. "We are still working with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) while conducting an environmental study of the area," City Engineer Brian Pohlar told The Brazil Times Tuesday. "The plan is still to place the detention pond in the area between Murphy Avenue and Morris Manufacturing, near the old railroad crossing south of US 40."...
Staunton drainage project should be completed soon (11/09/10)
STAUNTON -- According to officials with Commonwealth Engineers, Inc., Indianapolis, the Town of Staunton's storm drainage improvement project should be completed by the end of this month. On Monday, officials with the company met with members of the Staunton Town Council regarding the project. Council member Ed Nevins was not able to attend the meeting...
Congratulations! (11/09/10)
The 2010 Focus Awards Industrial winner was PDF, Inc. On hand for the award presentation were (front, from left) Ken Maurer, Jamie Maurer, (back) Jason Maurer, Randy Ringo, Aaron Rugenstein, Roger Northcutt, Glen Watler and Chad Miller. Courtesy Photo/Mike Petersen...
Legion, V.F.W. hosting events on Veterans Day (11/09/10)
The American Legion Post No. 2 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127 have teamed up to set up a few events of Veterans Day Thursday. A free breakfast will be offered at the V.F.W., 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, at 7 a.m. Then, Veterans Day ceremonies will take place at the Clay County Courthouse at 11 a.m., with Marion "Sarge" Eveland as the featured speaker...
UWWV sets up online auction (11/09/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- On Sunday, at 9 a.m., United Way of the Wabash Valley will kick off the third Bid United 8-day live online auction. The Bid United online marketplace will feature great merchandise and services from local businesses. Using auction-style bidding, consumers can place bids on items, and if at the end of the auction they are the highest bidder, they win...
Reaching the flames (11/09/10)
Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department brush trucks were kept busy Tuesday afternoon when a trash fire accidentally ignited a nearby field by a residence on County Road 1400 North, Brazil. VBVFD Fire Chief Pete Taylor and Lt. Tod Haring told The Brazil Times approximately 20 acres were burned during the incident that required assistance from Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department, Bridgeton Fire Department and Clay County Search and Rescue supplied water for the exhausted firefighters who battled to contain the blaze for more than an hour. ...
CLUB NEWS (11/09/10)
Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6:30 p.m., Nov.1, 2010 at Union United Methodist Church. Hostesses for this month were Danna Johnson, Amy Jones, and Martha Maurer. Prior to the start of the meeting, Jacob Ooley from Serving on the Streets (S.O.S) talked about the programs they have and all the services they provide for families in our community. ...
Cougars battle past Clay City in opener (11/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- If you're a Class A girls' basketball team, opening the season against a perennially tough 4A squad like Bloomington North might sound particularly appetizing. However, if you're the Clay City Eels, facing off against the Cougars is a valuable measuring stick...
Clay City's Higgins signs with Vincennes (11/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Sometimes the smaller conferences are overlooked when colleges visit to mine the local talent. However, the Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference (SWIAC) has become a target for Vincennes University's volleyball program...
James M. Wilson (11/09/10)
Christa M. Orlaska (11/09/10)
Christa M. Orlaska, 56, Brazil, passed away at home Nov. 8, 2010, surrounded by her family, following a lengthy illness. She was born Nov. 4, 1954, in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of James D. and Constance (Mattern) McFarland. Christa spent her life as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother...
Mary Esther Tarvin Anderson (11/09/10)
Mary Esther Tarvin Anderson, 92, Indianapolis, formerly of Brazil, passed away Nov. 4, 2010. She was born July 29, 1918, in Brazil, the daughter of John W. and Rebecca Walzer Tarvin. Mary was a graduate of Staunton High School and Indiana State University...
JAIL BOOKINGS 11-10-10 (11/09/10)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 5-9. Awaiting Arraignment Soots-Christian, Richard L., 27 Stienstra, Francine A., 52 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Wilson, Zachary G., 25 Okulovich, Anthony E., 48...
Brazil Buzz (11/09/10)
Indian Summer is certainly welcome. There is still much to do around the little blue house at the end of the road, before winter. Luckily, some of the major projects we planned this year are nearing completion. With the burn ban still in place and no rain in sight, clearing the fence line and thereabouts is waiting, on a back burner...
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