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Stories from Thursday, December 9, 2010

Community stepping up for CCSR (12/09/10)
Clay County residents and businesses are reaching into their pockets to help Clay County Search and Rescue. "We're definitely on our way," CCSR Chief Dave Watson told The Brazil Times. "We've received donations and pledges close to $600, and many promises of more. Hopefully CCSR will be able to be back in service within a couple of weeks, if not earlier."...
Here comes Santa! (12/09/10)
Santa Claus has been very busy so far this month and he has plenty of other stops to make in Clay County before Christmas. The following is a list of visits Santa has planned for Clay County during the next few days, as provided to The Brazil Times:...
Possible smoking ordinance discussed (12/09/10)
Although it was not a part of the official agenda, the potential for an indoor smoking ban ordinance brought residents to Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil. Van Buren Township resident Walter Young commented that the opportunity for people to make their own decisions is slowly being taken away...
Colder temperatures on the way (12/09/10)
The weekend could bring more snow, but more importantly, colder temperatures. On Thursday, WTHI News-10 Meteorologist David Wire told The Brazil Times Wabash Valley residents could expect much colder temperatures come Monday morning. He said a "very large" system began developing over California Thursday. ...
Practice makes perfect! (12/09/10)
Members of the First United Methodist Bell Choir practiced in preparation of Saturday's scheduled performance at Riddell National Bank's Christmas events. Pictured are (left) Malinda Cooper, Robbie Mitchell, Janice Modesitt, Kim Funk, Ann Gibson and Director Shaun Short. The group will also perform 7 p.m., Christmas Eve at the church...
Christmas Spectacular dates (12/09/10)
The Northview High School band program will conduct its annual Christmas Spectacular Thursday, Dec. 16, and Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 18-19. Tickets are currently on sale at the NHS music office. Cost for reserved seats is $6. The box office will be open from 8 a.m.-noon, each weekday, through Friday, Dec. 17...
Organization seeking local women for focus groups (12/09/10)
Indiana University is reaching out to Clay County women for their opinions on health and wellness and in exchange for about an hour of conversation, each participant will receive a $20 Walmart gift card. The IU National Center of Excellence in Women's Health needs women 18-older for a series of focus groups to explore the topic of preventive care. All information will be kept private and no names will be collected...
Community Notes (12/09/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Interested? The Brazil Times is looking for a person interested in providing volunteer commentating and videography for girls' and boys' basketball games this season. Those interested should contact The Times at 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m...
Times holiday schedule (12/09/10)
During the week of Christmas and New Year's, The Brazil Times will change its weekly paper schedule. There will be a newspaper published Tuesday, Dec. 21, and Tuesday, Dec. 28, during those weeks. There will be no newspaper published Christmas Day (Saturday, Dec. 25), and New Year's Day (Saturday, Jan. 1)...
Area horse breeder captures Futurity Championship (12/09/10)
FORT WORTH, Texas -- American Paint Horse Association (APHA) horse breeder Robin Robinett of Brazil, Ind., owns three horses who captured Breeders' Futurity Championships and one horse who won a World Championship title recently at the 2010 Fall World Championship Paint Horse Show. The show, which took place in November in Fort Worth, Texas, is one of the American Paint Horse Association's (APHA's) premier events...
Planned power outage clarified (12/09/10)
On Thursday, Duke Energy officials informed The Brazil Times current work on area transmission lines is not their "power outage." "We're providing the electricity to the (Utilities District of Western Indiana) REMC," Duke Energy Spokesman Lew Middleton said. "But it's REMC work that has to be done...
Eels get defensive in SWIAC win at Linton (12/09/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor LINTON -- Defense sparked the Clay City Eels to a 52-36 victory on the road at Linton on Thursday night and enabled the 5-3 Eels to remain unbeaten in Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference play. Clay City held a very tenuous 31-29 lead with 4:33 remaining in the third quarter after the Miners' Bradlea Beard was fouled on a 3-point attempt and hit all three from the line. ...
North Clay eighth-grade splits with Greencastle (12/09/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Report The Greencastle Tiger Cubs eighth-grade boys' basketball team traveled to Clay County to take on the Knights. North Clay split the series with Greencastle as the "A" team lost 42-30 and the "B" team won 44-15. The first game was exciting for the first three quarters. ...
MaryAnn Dalton (12/09/10)
MaryAnn Dalton, 79, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital Dec. 8, 2010, following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 14, 1931, in Brazil, the daughter of Hubert and Anna (Hixon) Giltz. She graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1949...
A brief explanation of mistletoe (12/09/10)
When you think of winter and Christmas time, one of the main plants of importance that comes to mind is evergreen trees. However, there are other plants that play a significant role in your wintertime decorations. One of them is actually a parasitic plant that feeds and lives off of other plants. The plant I am referring to is mistletoe...
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