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Stories from Sunday, November 14, 2010

Trespass case leads to rape allegations (11/14/10)
An investigation into a male discovered sleeping inside the Bowling Green Methodist Church early Friday morning led to the arrest of two Brazil men on allegations of rape. According to preliminary information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department Sunday, Clay County E911 dispatchers were notified around 8:25 a.m., Friday. Upon arrival of the deputies, the male suspect ran away from the church, located next to the Bowling Green Park...
'Burn notice' (11/14/10)
Although a burn ban has been in effect since Sept. 27, daily fires have been popping up throughout Clay County. Information provided by Emergency 911 dispatchers at the Clay County Justice Center shows more than 55 fires have been reported throughout Clay County with approximately 48 potential illegal burn situations...
Holiday bazaar! (11/14/10)
The Staunton Community Center will conduct a Holiday Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 20. Fifteen vendors will be on hand at the event and food will be available for purchase. For more information, call 442-8608.
Meeting on TV (11/14/10)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting from Thursday, Nov. 11, will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2: * Tuesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., and * Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.
Board notice (11/14/10)
Until further notice, the Brazil Golf Board will meet in Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall, at 7 p.m., on the third Monday of each month. The meetings are open to the public.
Work session (11/14/10)
A work session for the Brazil Common Council will take place at 7 p.m., Wednesday, at the Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. The animal ordinance will be discussed at the meeting and the public is welcome to attend.
Celebration of Arts and Soul show set (11/14/10)
Times Staff Report Celebration of the Arts and Soul will conduct its third Fall Show later this month. The event will take place at the Old Masonic Temple, 201 N. Walnut St., Brazil, and has been designated as a benefit for the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry...
A Winner! (11/14/10)
Kennady Harden, 8, Brazil, was the winner of the 2010 Brazil Times Halloween Coloring Contest for the 7-9-year-old age bracket. There were five categories children could enter, including 0-3-years-old, 4-6-years-old, 7-9-years-old, 10-12-years-old and 13-up. Kennady is the daughter of Jaime and Mark Harden...
Brazil Rotary to host Club Talk (11/14/10)
The Brazil Rotary Club will host Coffee and Club Talk at the Brazil Coffee Company, 533 E. National Ave., Brazil, from 6-7 p.m., Friday. Those interested in attending will receive their first cup of coffee free, courtesy of the club. A 30-minute discussion will also take place, regarding how Rotary of Brazil serves the community. The discussion will be presented by past president Susan Thomas...
Choral Boosters to host Zumbathon (11/14/10)
The Northview High School Knights' Choral Boosters will host a Zumbathon Saturday, Nov. 20, at North Clay Middle School. Zumba is a calorie-burning and body energizing workout that fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves. Registration is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. Parking will be available in the front of the school...
Pops Orchestra to perform (11/14/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra will present, "Have Yourself a Merry Woodsie Christmas," in the Cecilian Auditorium at St. Mary-of-the-Woods College Saturday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. The winter concert will introduce the holiday season with traditional Christmas songs and seasonal instrumental selections...
Study shows more people using cremation (11/14/10)
A recent report from the Cremation Association of North America (CANA) shows that the percentage of people who choose cremation over traditional burial continues to increase in the United States. CANA's Preliminary 2009 Cremation Statistics Report indicates that cremation's share of all funeral services in 2009 was 36.84 percent, up from 35.77 percent in 2008...
Community Notes (11/14/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Paper Schedule During the week of Thanksgiving, Nov. 22-26, The Brazil Times will publish newspapers Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Papers will not be published Tuesday, Nov. 23, and Thursday, Nov. 25...
Ivy Tech offers financial aid online service (11/14/10)
Ivy Tech Community College is using an online video service to improve financial aid awareness and help students find the answers to common financial aid questions. The counseling service, called Financial Aid TV, will help students better understand college financial aid and the steps needed to apply for aid...
Robert 'Bob' Rothrock (11/14/10)
William Harvey Aker Jr. (11/14/10)
William Harvey Aker Jr., 82, Reelsville, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11,2010, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. He was born Oct. 4, 1928, in Putnam County, the son of William Harvey Aker and Gertrude Aker. After graduating Reelsville High School, he entered the Army during World War II. William married Marilyn (Jones) on Oct. 8, 1949. In his younger days, he was an avid hunter and had many dogs...
I wouldn't have it any other way (11/14/10)
A lot of you have been e-mailing, calling or stopping by asking how James David has been doing. One reader e-mailed me recently reminding me I had to update everyone on his progress. You'll have to forgive me for falling behind a little bit, but things have been pretty hectic in the past few weeks...
Brazil resident asks others to 'Share Your Feast' during season (11/14/10)
To the Editor: The holiday season is upon us again and my mouth is already watering with the thoughts of turkey, baked ham, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, deviled eggs, stuffing and desserts as far as the eye can see. My taste buds are ready to explode with joy from the tons of food that will be at our house for all our family and friends...
Food pantry still in need (11/14/10)
To the Editor: Clay County Emergency Food Pantry thanks the community for its generous support. The pantry continues to receive financial, food, clothing and household items. We want to thank Kroger for their generous and important contributions of bread items. Many individuals, churches, civic and commercial organizations have been faithful and generous...
Thanks for the help with the dog (11/14/10)
To the Editor: We would like to take this time to thank the Clay County Humane Society for going the extra mile and for their time and effort. Special thanks to Brenda, Karen, and volunteers Crissy and Jared. My wife and I had a stray female "cattle type dog," show up at our house this spring. She decided to stay...
Resident making a difference (11/14/10)
To the Editor: I am a Parke County resident and am writing to commend Clay County citizen Tammy Rothrock of TJ Animal Rescue. My elderly father recently passed away and left several cats, which subsequently had kittens. I was beside myself trying to do the right thing and care for them while trying to place them in homes...
Haunted House was a success (11/14/10)
To the Editor: The Christmas In The Park Committee would like to thank all the volunteers who worked so hard to make our haunted house, "A Night At The Manor," such a success again this year. The proceeds from the haunted house help us to have the funds to put on the "Christmas Celebration" during the month of December...
Festival Committee offers thanks (11/14/10)
To the Editor: Saturday, Sept. 11, started off as a dreary, rainy day. The Center Point Community Fall Festival Committee wasn't sure how the evening's events would pan out. The skies did clear and, on behalf of the festival committee, I would like to thank everyone for joining us this year...
Reader wants Brazil restored (11/14/10)
To the Editor: My husband and I decided to return to Brazil after being gone for a few years. I couldn't help but feel some disappointment when seeing Brazil again. The crumbling sidewalks and the non-existing curbs downtown seem to stick out. The old buildings that gave a city character are in need of restoration and houses, one caving in, in need of taken down, all a danger to children...
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