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Stories from Thursday, December 23, 2010

Main Street preps for fundraiser (12/23/10)
Brazil Main Street, Inc., (BMS) continues to create new ways to raise organization funds. Recently, the group began selling fudge as a fundraiser and will continue to do so in the coming months. Harper Studios, 111 W. National Ave., Brazil, has been designated as a pickup spot for fudge or to order the treats...
Merry Christmas! (12/23/10)
The staff of The Brazil Times wanted to extend our sincerest wish to all of you for a Merry Christmas. May God bless all of you.
Until Next Year! (12/23/10)
For the past several weeks, Santa Claus has taken up residence in Clay County. He has managed to take time out of his busy schedule to meet with county children on Thursdays and Fridays at his special home in Forest Park. On Thursday, just before he made preparations to leave for his big evening, Jolly 'Ol Saint Nick took some time to discuss his stay in Clay County with The Brazil Times...
Moving Forward (12/23/10)
The condition of roads is a major concern for residents of Brazil, and city officials are working toward rectifying the situation. "It's no secret that there are a lot of roads in bad condition," Mayor Ann Bradshaw told The Brazil Times. "But we have a plan in place to start repairing and repaving them in the next year and years to come."...
Traffic stop leads ISP to arrests (12/23/10)
Two Terre Haute men face drug allegations after a traffic stop Wednesday night. According to an Indiana State Police press release, shortly before 9 p.m., Wednesday, ISP Master Trooper Todd Brown noticed a 1997 Dodge Stratus with a defective headlight while patrolling United States 40, east of Brazil...
Last Meeting For Council (12/23/10)
The Harmony Town Council will conduct its final meeting of the year at 6 p.m., Wednesday, at the Harmony Community Center. The meeting will take place for final claims and also in conjunction with the annual dinner for the council and boards.
Retirement Party Scheduled (12/23/10)
The Clay County Health Department is inviting everyone to its office Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, to celebrate the retirement of Dr. S. Rahim Farid. Dr. Farid has provided 37 years to Clay County residents as the Clay County Public Health Officer. The open house is scheduled to take place from 4-6 p.m...
Clay County Day Luncheon (12/23/10)
The annual Clay County Day Luncheon will take place in Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011, at the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom at Twin Dolphin Marina. Reservation letters have been mailed to past attendees. If there are any Clay Countians who wish to attend who did not receive a letter, call B.J. Hofmann, Chairman, at 812-239-9600...
Euchre Group Postponed (12/23/10)
Due to weather conditions and the upcoming holidays, the Posey Township Euchre Group has canceled the remainder of its meetings this year. The group meets weekly on Tuesdays at the Staunton Community Center. It plans to reconvene for games at 12:45 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011...
Mended Hearts Cancels Meeting (12/23/10)
The Wabash Valley Mended Hearts Chapter 236 will not meet in January. The group has plans to reconvene meetings in February. Meetings take place at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, in the cafeteria. Reservations are required. For further information, call Regional Hospital Cardiac Rehab at 812-237-1370...
Community Notes (12/23/10)
The following is a list of upcoming events and reminders scheduled for today, Saturday, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Holiday Schedule During the week of New Year's, The Brazil Times will change its weekly paper schedule. There will be no newspaper published Tuesday or New Year's Day (Saturday, Jan. 1). In addition, there will be no newspaper published Christmas Day...
Christmas Eve Services (12/23/10)
Peniel United Methodist Church A Family Communion will take place at Peniel United Methodist Church on Kennedy Crossing Road Dec. 24, between 3-5 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come at their convenience during those hours. Pastor Pippin will be there to conduct the Communion. You are invited to "come as you are" and begin the true celebration of Christmas...
Registration for 500 Festival Princess program ends Jan. 7 (12/23/10)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Registration for the 2011 500 Festival Princess Program will end soon. The application is available and may be submitted online via the 500 Festival's website (www.500festival.com), now through Friday, Jan. 7, 2011. The 2011 Princesses will serve as ambassadors of the 500 Festival, the 2011 Indianapolis 500 and their hometowns...
Duke Energy schedules 16th eagle viewing day (12/23/10)
PLAINFIELD -- Duke Energy will conduct its 16th bald eagle viewing day Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, at its Cayuga electric power plant along the Wabash River just north of Terre Haute. The event is free and open to the public and will take place from 9 a.m.-3 p.m...
Pink Floyd tribute band to perform in Terre Haute (12/23/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley will be treated to the experience of the national touring Pink Floyd Tribute, Echoes of Pompeii, at the Scottish Rite Lodge, located at 8th and Ohio streets, Saturday, Jan. 22. The Chicago-based production has delivered a true replication of the Pink Floyd experience for close to 10 years...
Holidays aren't the same without friend (12/23/10)
To the Editor: Another year to remember a friend and missing him in playing Santa. Bill loved this part to make a child's face smile, shake his or her hand and give a candy cane. If you needed him to play Santa, he would do everything he could to work in the time to do this...
A heaping handful of thanks (12/23/10)
To the Editor: A special thanks to Mayor Bradshaw and the City Council for your service in difficult decisions. For Karen McQueen, the help she gave me and the numbers she keeps true as City Clerk. The street department that repairs our streets with so little money...
Leave citizen gun owners alone (12/23/10)
To the Editor: Why are we being blamed for the trouble in Mexico? I've included Internet links so anyone who wants to can check for himself or herself. Number of troops each of the world's countries has: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cou......
Weighing smoking vs. obesity (12/23/10)
To the Editor: Smoking vs. Obesity: Did you know that the second cause of death in the United States is obesity? I think that we (Clay County citizens) should form a coalition to stop obesity. We could pass an ordinance stating that all people suspected of being obese should have to be measured and weighed prior to purchasing food from any establishment, i.e., bars, restaurants, Walmart, Kroger, etc...
School surplus auction a success (12/23/10)
To the Editor: Clay Community School Corporation held an auction of surplus equipment Saturday, Dec. 18. My husband and I attended the auction to try our luck at buying a few worktables for his shop. Although the day was very cold, the auction brought out a pretty good-sized crowd. It was obvious why the items are no longer in use in the classroom, cafeteria or office...
Please return important letter (12/23/10)
To the Editor: What would you do if you received someone else's mail? I ask this question because we were expecting an important letter from my daughter from another state. She sent it to the correct address, but we never received it. Now, if it does not belong to you, why keep it? It did not have cash in it, but something else that was important to me...
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