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Stories from Friday, November 19, 2010

Charges filed against trespass suspect (11/19/10)
Formal charges have been filed in court against one suspect concerning recent incidents of trespass and theft at the Bowling Green Methodist Church, but none involving the subsequent ongoing investigation into rape allegations. On Friday, the Clay County Prosecutor's Office verified formal allegations were filed against John Clark, 19, Brazil, Thursday. ...
Accident victims' names released (11/19/10)
On Friday, officials released the names of the victims involved in a single-vehicle accident in rural Clay County Thursday. According to the Clay County Sheriff's Department, David B. Allen, 29, Greencastle, and Lee P. Wade, 18, Cloverdale, were both ejected from a pickup truck when it apparently went off the road, struck a tree and rolled over on Poland/Bowling Green Road around 7:30 p.m., Thursday...
Multiple Winners! (11/19/10)
Aiden Hardman, Brazil, was the winner of the 2010 Brazil Times Halloween Coloring Contest for the 0-3-year-old age bracket. There were five categories children could enter, including 0-3, 4-6-years-old, 7-9-years-old, 10-12-years-old and 13-up. Aiden (above) is the son of Casey and Heather Hardman. ...
Former resident awarded (11/19/10)
Recently, a former local resident was honored for giving back to her community. On Oct. 26, Sister Terry Dodge was awarded the Minerva Award along with Oprah Winfrey, retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Conner, Oral Lee Brown and Carolyn Blashek...
Meeting moved (11/19/10)
The K&H Regional Sewer District Board will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Knightsville Community House. The November meeting was changed due to the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, call 448-1410.
City Hall closed (11/19/10)
Brazil City Hall will be closed for Thanksgiving Thursday and Friday. City Hall will reopen Monday, Nov. 29, for regular business at 8 a.m. In addition, the Sanitation Department will conduct trash removal for Thursday on Friday. For more information, call 443-2221...
Meeting set (11/19/10)
The regular meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will take place at 10 a.m., Tuesday, in Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall. General business will be discussed. The public is welcome to attend.
Community Notes (11/19/10)
The following is a list of events scheduled to take place Saturday, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Paper Schedule During the week of Thanksgiving, The Brazil Times will publish newspapers Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Papers will not be published Tuesday, Nov. 23, and Thursday, Nov. 25...
Society Donation! (11/19/10)
Various fundraising activities during a recent event at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge No. 274 helped raise more than 1,000 for the Clay County Humane Society. With the help of several club members and organizers, Eagles' trustees (from left) Bill Vanes and Prentiss Frazier and Board President Dave Miller presented a check for $1,079 to CCHS President Anita Hightshoe Friday. CCHS volunteer and Eagles member Rick Moore was unavailable for the photo...
Red Cross offers safety tips to avoid holiday fires (11/19/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- With Thanksgiving set to take place Thursday, the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter encourages families to prevent kitchen fires by taking some basic safety measures. In the U.S., Thanksgiving is the peak day for cooking fires, 90 percent of which are caused by unattended cooking...
United Way live online auction set to end Sunday (11/19/10)
The United Way of the Wabash Valley Bid United live online auction is scheduled to conclude Sunday, at 8 p.m. By using auction-style bidding, consumers can place bids on items and if at the end of the auction they are the highest bidder, the win. All transactions are processed online using secure payment methods or in-person at United Way of the Wabash Valley's office, 2901 Ohio Blvd., Suite 215, Terre Haute...
UDWI awards grants to non-profits (11/19/10)
The Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC recently announced recipients of its community grant. The Clay County 4-H Council was one of 13 agencies to receive grant funding. The UDWI REMC Community Fund was created by the REMC Board of Directors to help strengthen communities...
Church News (11/19/10)
Thanksgiving Day Dinner The First Baptist Church, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil, 25th annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner will begin serving at noon. You and your family are invited to attend. No charge. For reservations call 812-448-8112, and leave a message...
Coming Soon (11/19/10)
The Lester's on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Brazil Nazarene Church. This is a multiple church function. Local group Firm Foundation will open before The Lester's perform.
Sandy's Good Books and More Christian Book Store (11/19/10)
A book signing by Ross Thomas Lucas, former Brazil resident will be on Friday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m., at Sandy's Good Books. Visit with Ross Thomas Lucas, former Brazil resident and Staunton High School graduate. I wonder what the Samaritan woman who met Jesus at Jacob's Well was like? What were the circumstances that led to her being there, drawing water in the heat of the day?...
Clay City girls looking to take next step (11/19/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City girls' basketball program is hoping to build upon a sectional championship foundation that was laid last season. The Eels claimed the first title in school history for the girls' team and came up mere inches short of a first round regional win against Jac-Cen-Del...
Youth driven Knights are improving each day (11/19/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' basketball team is coming off a difficult 4-17 mark during the 2009-10 season and have gotten off to a sluggish start to the new year as well. However, first-year head coach Scott Buell is laying the foundation for the future while keeping an eye on the present with a very youthful squad...
Sharp's 28 points leads Pioneers past Knights (11/19/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter The Mooresville Pioneers came to town Thursday night for a girls' basketball game. Mooresville has had Northview's number the last few years, winning every match-up since Northview's 2006 season opener. The Knights won that game, 36-26. However, the Knights weren't able to repeat the result and fell to the Pioneers, 69-29...
Kenneth W. Ferrell Jr. (11/19/10)
Kenneth W. Ferrell Jr., 53, Putnam County, passed away at 11:54 p.m., Nov. 17, 2010, following a long battle with C.O.P.D. Kenny was born May 8, 1957, in Franklin, Ind., the son of Kenneth Wayne Ferrell Sr., and Mary Jo (Schaffer) Ferrell. Kenny was a talented mechanic. This talent created many opportunities in his life, including a career as a Mechanic Foreman for the Franklin Township Schools in Indianapolis...
Ruby M. Martin (11/19/10)
Ruby M. Martin, 94, Clay City, passed away at Cloverleaf Healthcare Nov. 15, 2010. Ruby was born Dec. 23, 1915, in Clay County, the daughter of Millard and Goldie (Furry) Martin. Ruby graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1934. She later graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in April 1934. Ruby also attended Indiana Central College from 1936-39...
Harmony Happenings (11/19/10)
I started last week's column by thanking our veterans, not remembering that we would not have a newspaper on Thursday. That paragraph was, of course, cut when the Harmony Happenings came out on Saturday. Thank yous to our service men and women are always timely even if the holiday observance has passed. Thanks to all of our service men and women past and present. Bless you all...
Staunton Scene (11/19/10)
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