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Stories from Sunday, January 2, 2011

Sworn In (01/02/11)
In November, Clay County residents voted several new people into public office. On Sunday, many of them took their official oath. For newly elected Clay County Council District 3 official Toni Carter, being on the other side of the podium during the oath of office process was different...
Stolen vehicle investigation moves forward (01/02/11)
Brazil City Police Department officials encourage local residents to keep an eye out for some recently stolen vehicles. "There have been four reported stolen in the past month," BCPD Chief Larry Pierce recently told The Brazil Times. "One was located the same day it was reported stolen by the owner, who went out to look for it. The other three have yet to be located."...
Optimist Club in search of members (01/02/11)
The numbers have been dwindling for the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club. Current President Larry Jackman has been a member of the club since 1989. He said the club, in existence for approximately 50 years, has 30-40 members, well down from previous years...
It's a party! (01/02/11)
The Clay County Health Department is inviting everyone to its office Friday 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...
First meeting (01/02/11)
The Center Point Town Council has scheduled its first meeting for this year at 9 a.m., Saturday, at town hall. Interested residents are encouraged to attend.
Quilting class (01/02/11)
"Yo-Yo Quilting -- Make and Take Mug Coaster," will be presented at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Brazil Public Library. Cost to attend is $5. Pre-register and pre-payment are required. Call 448-1981 for more information.
Towns and cities prepare for municipal elections (01/02/11)
Community Notes (01/02/11)
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...
Seventh Brazil Times Bridal Show set for Jan. 23 (01/02/11)
The seventh Bridal Show is just around the corner. The event, sponsored by The Brazil Times and Banner Graphic, will take place from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011, at Traditions Banquet Hall, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil. Currently, there are 25 booth spaces open...
Eels wrap up tournament play with day two split (01/02/11)
Times Staff Report BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City Eels played the final two games of the Toby Yoho Classic at Eastern Greene High School without leading scorer Carmela Roeschlein, who suffered an ankle injury in the second contest of day one. However, the Eels were able to split a pair of contests, falling 47-30 to Class 3A Brown County and defeating Cloverdale 49-23...
Stoudemire leads Knicks over Pacers 98-92 (01/02/11)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amare Stoudemire scored 26 points, including six of New York's last seven points, and the Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 98-92 Sunday. Danny Granger had 25 points and 17 rebounds, and Darren Collison had 22 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Pacers, who lost for the fourth time in their last five games...
Manning's drive leads Colts past Titans 23-20 (01/02/11)
By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- Peyton Manning and Adam Vinatieri have the Indianapolis Colts back in the playoffs. The four-time league MVP broke two NFL records Sunday and set up the always-clutch Vinatieri for a 43-yard field goal as time expired to give the Colts a 23-20 victory over Tennessee and their seventh AFC South title in eight years...
Wanda Mae (Gaut) Cook (01/02/11)
Wanda Mae (Gaut) Cook passed away Jan. 1, 2011, at 6:30 a.m., at Union Hospital. She was born April 30, 1950, in Clay County, to Francis Gaut and Helen Lucille Cofer Gaut. Wanda retired from CBS in 2002 after 30 years as a customer service representative...
Paul Curtis Vogel Jr. (01/02/11)
Paul Curtis Vogel Jr., 64, Brazil, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2011, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born Sept. 1, 1947, in Clay County, as the son of Paul C. and Betty Urbain Vogel Sr. He served in the United States Army until his honorable discharge...
Don Allsup (01/02/11)
Don Allsup, 76, Staunton, passed away Jan. 1, 2011, at home, unexpectedly. He was born Aug. 23, 1934, in Vigo County, to James and Thelma (Bridget) Allsup. He attended Concannon High School in West Terre Haute. Don joined the United States Army in 1957 and was honorably discharged in 1958...
Melvin T. Payne (01/02/11)
Melvin T. Payne, Evansville, formerly of Staunton, passed away Dec. 30, 2010, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Evansville. She was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church, Brazil. On July 1, 1943, she married Doyne E. Payne Sr., who preceded her in death April 13, 2001...
Robert Eugene VanArsdall (01/02/11)
Robert Eugene VanArsdall, 82, Center Point, passed away at his home with his family members at his side Dec. 30, 2010. He was born July 22, 1928, in Indianapolis, the son of Kermit and Nora (Smith) VanArsdall. Following high school, he served his country in the United States Army and received an honorable discharge after three years of service...
His New Year was memorable (01/02/11)
Merry, James David and I rang in the New Year together. The little guy managed to stay up throughout the evening long enough to see 2011 come to life. His father did as well. And that was something of an accomplishment. In the past few years, I have not been awake for the New Year...
Make the dog part of family (01/02/11)
To the Editor: A few years ago, my fiance and I discovered an older, dirty, lifeless dog on the sidewalk downtown. We thought she had been hit by a car, so we took her to the vet. He found nothing wrong with her except malnutrition. We decided to keep her. We left her there to be bathed and shaved, because her hair was so matted...
Place focus on domestic issues (01/02/11)
To the Editor: This is to the two people who have opposite opinions about our military. To the gentleman, I'm sure you make a valid point about the military, but sarcasm isn't necessary to make your point. She has a right to her opinion. And to the lady with ongoing tensions in this country and around the world, we need a strong military...
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