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Stories from Sunday, November 21, 2010

Holiday Season Spirit (11/21/10)
The 18th Christmas In The Park Parade will take place Friday, in Brazil. The event is sponsored by Lynn's Pharmacy. The parade will kick off a month's worth of festivities for this year's event, which features the theme, "Santa's Workshop." According to Christmas In The Park officials, approximately 100 entries are set for the parade, from decorative floats to the Northview High School Band...
Hospital staff takes part in documentary (11/21/10)
It was all lights, camera and action at St. Vincent Clay Hospital recently. Members of the hospital staff took part in filming for a documentary for the Animal Planet channel. London-based television company, Oxford Scientific Films, produced a documentary about exotic animal ownership...
NMK, others attempt to secure grant (11/21/10)
For eight years, the Northview Marching Knights have used the same uniforms during the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) season. NMK director Bob Medworth is hoping by this time next year, the band might have different uniforms. The band program at Northview High School was recently accepted by Pepsi to attempt another chance for grant money...
Home Tour! (11/21/10)
The annual Tri Kappa Christmas Home Tour will take place from 1-5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5. Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door, and may be purchased at the main branch of Riddell National Bank.
Community Notes (11/21/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Board Notice 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...
Pioneer Village Christmas Walk set (11/21/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 27th annual Pioneer Village Christmas Walk at Fowler Park on Friday and Saturday evenings, Dec. 3-4, from 6-9 p.m. The public is invited to join the Village Folk and park staff as they step back in time and prepare for the Christmas season...
David Allan Coe set to perform (11/21/10)
Legendary country rocker David Allan Coe will perform at the Terre Haute Indiana Theatre Dec. 10. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m., with the performance starting at 8 p.m. All seats are reserved. Cost for tickets are $35, $25, $20, and $15. For more information, call 812-235-0225...
Local Advent services scheduled (11/21/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods have announced a schedule of Advent services as a prelude to the Christmas season. Advent begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas and is a time of preparation for the coming of the commemoration of the birth of Jesus. Traditionally, the season is marked with an advent wreath and special prayers...
Howard Webster (11/21/10)
Howard Webster, 94, lifelong farmer and long-time resident of rural Rosedale, passed away Nov. 19, 2010, at the Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. Howard was born Jan. 3, 1916, to Elmer and Florence (Cox) Webster. He graduated from Bridgeton High School in 1934...
The lighter side of holiday cooking (11/21/10)
Here are a couple holiday favorites with adaptations I have used to ease my calorie conscience at Thanksgiving. Candied Sweet Potatoes and Pineapple How to do it In heavy skillet, mix together brown sugar or substitute above; butter and water/juice and heat until mixture bubbles. ...
Thankful for agriculture: America's bounty (11/21/10)
In these next several weeks, millions of Americans will gather around the dining room table with family and friends enjoying the harvest from the most bountiful food source in the world. As the holiday season quickly approaches, it is important that we take a moment to recognize the important work that farmers do for this country and the world and to say thank you...
There are still good people in the world (11/21/10)
To the Editor: It warms my heart that there are still people out there who really care. I heard a story on the news the other day that indicated that someone stole a woman's handicap metal ramp in the daytime right off her front steps in Terre Haute...
More streets in city need paving (11/21/10)
To the Editor: This letter is in response to the one that was in the paper (Oct. 15). I have lived in Brazil for most of my life and can recall a time when our streets were not in such disrepair. I am daily reminded of those better days whenever I drive most anywhere in the city of Brazil...
Military spending needs cut also (11/21/10)
To the Editor: The (Nov. 2, 2010) elections will usher in a new Congress, who will be expected to consider the recommendations of the Deficit Reduction Commission. Both the Commission and our incoming Congress must have the courage to make real cuts to our military budget instead of sacrificing crucial spending on human needs...
Pleased with Pinckley's new looks (11/21/10)
To the Editor: My heartfelt thanks to Mayor Ann Bradshaw and the County Commissioners for their combined efforts in getting Pinckley Street paved. I've waited 41 years for it. I, however, would like to see signs posted to prevent business trucks with heavy loads from using Pinckley Street. I witnessed a Hancor truck with an extremely heavy load using Pinckley last week...
Football staff thanks community (11/21/10)
To the Editor: The Northview High School football program would like to acknowledge the following members of the Brazil Community for its outstanding support this season: Aerial Fireworks (providing the "Thunder" to our attack), Clay County Fairgrounds (hosting team dinners), Mr. ...
Disappointed in the care (11/21/10)
To the Editor: Tonight, my sister-in-law and I took my very ill mother to St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was almost immediately told she would be admitted for an illness. It then took us close to four-and-a-half hours before she was finally put in a room...
Reader thanks all of those thieves (11/21/10)
To the Editor: To all the thieves who reside in or around Brazil: I am sure your mother is very proud of you and was very excited when you gave her my jewelry, a silver rosary, that was more than 100-years-old, especially my black hills gold ring that was one-of-a-kind...
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