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Stories from Wednesday, December 15, 2010

S.O.S. needs match funds for grant (12/15/10)
Citing an extreme need in the community, members of Serving on the Streets (S.O.S.) met with members of the public Wednesday, giving greater detail of their plans for a proposed community center. "For us at S.O.S., it's giving (children) hope," organization director Jenni Chamberlain told the audience at The Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Special shopping (12/15/10)
After shopping for necessary winter clothes and Christmas wishes with local law enforcement officers and city and county employees, families participating in the annual Shop With A Cop program checked out at Walmart Wednesday night. Organizers were grateful for the community support of the program that helped more than 70 children this holiday season. Ivy Jacobs Photo...
NMK, Habitat seeking votes for Pepsi grant (12/15/10)
A few programs at Northview High School and another county program are inching closer to earning grant money this month. Through the Pepsi Refresh Everything promotion, the Northview Marching Knights, guard program and cheerleading program are attempting to secure possible grant money...
Design, specs being finalized on new firehouse (12/15/10)
In 2009, the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department earned a 1.2 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to construct a new firehouse. At the time, PTVFD Fire Chief Larry Tempel told The Brazil Times the department received the monies through the grant process, which is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...
Honored for dedication (12/15/10)
Recently, the YMCA of Clay County conducted its Christmas Party and honored a handful of staffers for their service and dedication to the Y core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Those honored included (front, from left) Belinda Rogers, Mary Jane Alsip, Sherry Stultz, (back) Becky Kester, Dave Wright and Pam Fischer. Courtesy Photo...
Post Offices set revised hours (12/15/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Most retail counters in Greater Indiana District Post Offices will close at noon Christmas Eve, Friday, Dec. 24, and New Year's Eve, Friday, Dec. 31. Mail delivery for Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 will not be affected by the change. The Greater Indiana District includes cities and towns with zip codes 460-469, 472-475 and 476-479...
RHIT baseball team helps at Rescue Center (12/15/10)
CENTER POINT -- Twenty-six members of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology baseball team donated their efforts on a chilly December Saturday morning to help the Exotic Feline Rescue Center (EFRC) continue progress with its facility. The baseball squad spent this past Saturday building a new enclosure that will house several of the tigers that were recently rescued by the center, including a white tiger that was reportedly once owned by Mike Tyson...
Food drive success (12/15/10)
The Staunton Elementary School Age Child Care program recently conducted a food drive for Thanksgiving, benefiting a family in the Staunton area. Those taking place included (front, from left) Briley Shillings, Joslyn Slesinski, Bailey Jones, Carmen Vazquez, Logan Prather, Xander Shillings, Mekhi Salako, Hayden Martin, (middle) Chelsey Neamon, Hannah Todd, Keith Carter, Sarah Hall, Jace Lalen, Ivan Trahan, Jack Howald, Olyvia Notter, Olivia Haynie, Kylee McClain, (back) Jessey Tumey, Jadah Mullenix, Mackenzie Stanley, Isabella Horrall, Hunter Martin, Melissa Gay, Darrian Herniter, Jessica Cottrell, Taylor Mullenix, Parker Jordan, Emma Lumsdon and Jesse Neeriemer. ...
Eels roll past T-Birds to stay unbeaten in SWIAC (12/15/10)
Times Staff Report FARMERSBURG -- The Clay City Eels remained perfect in Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference play with a 73-37 victory on the road in Farmersburg on Tuesday night. The Eels got a 34-point performance from junior guard Carmela Roeschlein and placed six players in the scoring column to improve to 4-0 in the SWIAC and 6-3 overall...
Harmony Happenings (12/15/10)
Harmony United Methodist Church will again be the distribution point for Toys for Tots. Several gifts and donations came in during the Spaghetti Supper last Friday evening. I had been running errands all day. It was great to not have to cook supper and to sit with a fun group of friends. Spaghetti was good, too...
Brazil Buzz (12/15/10)
This Sunday morning, the raindrops have been replaced with sizable flakes of snow. The landscape is donning a beautiful white coat. I observed a couple of colorful cardinals at the woodland's edge. I could not hear the non- migratory bird's liquid whistles, cues or cheers, from behind closed doors, but it was plain to see, something amid the branches of the oak tree excited them enough to belt out a happy tune...
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