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Stories from Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Hanging up the coat (12/29/10)
Dr. Farid retiring after 37 years as Public Health Officer After working nearly 50 years in the community, a staple of Clay County's medical field is stepping out of the office one final time. Dr. S. Rahim Farid's journey to his upcoming retirement at Clay County Public Health Officer after 37 years in the position began more than 6,500 miles away in Tehran, Iran...
Sheriff breaks down activity in 2010 (12/29/10)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department was busy in 2010. "There hasn't been a lack of business at all," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times about the amount of services provided by staff members at the department. "Calls come in all the time from residents seeking help."...
Clay County Aspiring Artist Calendars available (12/29/10)
After 12 months of searching for some of Clay County's brightest artists, the 2011 Clay County Aspiring Artist Calendars are now available. The contest began in December 2009. Each month, a winner was declared from Clay County students at each grade level...
Food Inspections (12/29/10)
The following is a list of food inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department for the month of November: November 2010 Food Service Inspections...
Red Cross offers tips on heating safety (12/29/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- The cold weather and winter conditions often bring an increase in home fires as many people use alternate heating sources such as space heaters, fireplaces, or coal or wood stoves to stay warm. The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter recently offered a series of tips to help people stay safe and warm during the winter months...
Book addresses bullying in illustrated novel form (12/29/10)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- "Alpacas and Bullying," is the title of a new magazine-style paperback book illustrated by Sister Ruth Johnson, a member of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, and written by Sarah Torbeck, a former intern at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice...
Silver Gloves Boxing Tournament in Terre Haute (12/29/10)
TERRE HAUTE -- Boxing has been a tradition in west-central Indiana, dating back decades. The tradition will continue with the Regional Silver Gloves Championship, which will take place at the Ryves Youth Center, 1356 Locust St., Terre Haute, Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 15-16...
Clay City boys fall in round two at Graber Post Classic (12/29/10)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter ELNORA - The Clay City Eels played their second game of the Graber Post Buildings Classic Wednesday afternoon after a tough loss Tuesday against Forest Park. The Eels couldn't rebound from the loss as they fell to the Washington Catholic Cardinals, 49-32 Wednesday...
Northview wrestlers place four in Mooresville tourney's top-five (12/29/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MOORESVILLE -- Despite a limited lineup due to injury, holiday vacation and a forfeit for missing weight, the Northview Knights were still able to place eighth at the Mooresville Holiday Classic wrestling tourney on Wednesday afternoon...
Knights top Casey-Westfield to advance to Pizza Hut Classic final (12/29/10)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights are still looking to play its best offensive basketball game of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic. If they are still going to do it, it will come in tonight's championship game against Class 4A 10th-ranked Terre Haute North, a 47-42 winner in the other semifinal game against Sullivan...
Joseph "Tug" R. Warrick (12/29/10)
Joseph "Tug" R. Warrick, 87, Greencastle, formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, in Greencastle. He was born Feb. 26, 1923, in Brazil, as the son of Thomas and Ruth Waggoner Warrick. He graduated from Brazil High School. He served in the U.S. ...
Sharon Kay Fisher (12/29/10)
Sharon Kay Fisher, 71, Brazil, died at 7:40 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born Jan. 16, 1939, as the daughter of Al and Ellen Thompson Tibbetts. She attended high school in Anderson. She married Carl W. ...
Purdue Gardener program returning (12/29/10)
Do you know what it might mean when you see gray spots in the soil within 10-inches of the surface? Last year's Purdue Master Gardener Interns learned that it means that iron is not being oxidized and hints at poor drainage. For a gardener, that means they could end up with a wet basement, if they are building a new house, or plants that have saturated roots...
Brazil Buzz (12/29/10)
Dreams of a white Christmas came true! The snow cover was picture perfect. The chill in the air was bearable. After days cooped up in the little blue house at the end of the road; we enjoyed some togetherness last week with family, elsewhere. Thursday evening, we attended a dinner party at Harry & Izzy's, in Indianapolis...
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