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Stories from Monday, January 17, 2011

Homecoming Royalty! (01/17/11)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School crowned LaKyla Cook its 2011 Winter Homecoming Queen Saturday prior to the Eels' varsity basketball game against Cloverdale. She was escorted by Tyler Bridgewater (left).
Residents grill state reps, senators (01/17/11)
CORY -- Approximately 50 county residents attended the event at the Cory Firehouse, co-sponsored by the Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau. Indiana Representatives Jim Baird (Republican, District 44), Robert Heaton (R-District 46), and Clyde Kersey (Democrat, District 43), along with State Senators John Waterman (R-District 39), and Richard Bray (R-District 37) fielded questions from the audience...
United Way event postponed (01/17/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- United Day for United Way -- scheduled to take place Friday -- has been postponed due to the cold weather temperatures forecast for the date. The event has been rescheduled for 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 28. "We cannot risk the safety of the volunteers, community members and staff who will be out in the elements all day on Friday," United Way Executive Director Troy Fears said. "It only made sense to reschedule."...
Lifestyle program to be offered (01/17/11)
STAUNTON -- Clay County Healthy Beginnings CHIP (Coronary Health Improvement Program) -- a Lifestyle Medicine Program -- will be offered by the Maple Center for Integrative Health at the Staunton Community Center. Free information sessions will take place at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Friday, and Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Grace Chapel, 2104 W. United States 40, Brazil. The information sessions are scheduled for 6:30-7:30 p.m...
Info meeting set (01/17/11)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will conduct an informational meeting for interested families at 7 p.m., Jan. 27. The meeting will take place at the Brazil Public Library. Qualifications and requirements for families interested in purchasing the next home will be discussed...
Meeting set (01/17/11)
The Harmony Town Council will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1. The regular meeting will take place in conjunction with the intent to inform the public of pursuing a grant to help erect a tornado siren at the community center. The meeting will take place at the Harmony Community Center...
Community Notes (01/17/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Available The 2011 Clay County Aspiring Artist Calendars are currently available. Those interested in purchasing a calendar should call The Brazil Times at 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m...
Annual Bingo for Baskets set for Feb. 25 (01/17/11)
The fourth Bingo for Baskets Fundraiser will take place Friday, Feb. 25, at Cloverdale Middle School. Doors to the event are scheduled to open at 6 p.m., with Bingo beginning at 6:30. Those interested in attending must be 18 to play. Tickets are $15 for 20 games of Bingo...
Meeting canceled (01/17/11)
The Clay County Democrats meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, has been canceled. For more information, call 448-3410.
New event scheduled in Rockville (01/17/11)
ROCKVILLE -- The Covered Bridge Art Association in Rockville has scheduled an entirely new event for June 25, on the historic courthouse square. "Art Affair on the Square," is set as a day showcasing juried works in the following areas: Pottery, Enamel, Glass, Metal, Wood, Mixed Media, Oil, Watercolor, Photography, Print Making, Sculpture, Textiles, Fiber, Jewelry and Skilled Crafts...
Free CPAP clinics being offered by area hospital (01/17/11)
DANVILLE, Ind. -- On Thursdays, the Hendricks Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center is now offering free Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) clinics to anyone using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP/BiPAP) for the treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)...
Knights crown five champions at Sullivan Duals (01/17/11)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- With the postseason on the horizon, the Northview wrestling team competed at the Sullivan Winter Duals and came away with wins in four-of-five dual matches on Saturday. The Knights lost only to Gibson Southern, 39-28, while winning matches against Robinson, Ill. (46-21), Lawrenceville, Ill. (60-23), Sullivan (54-15) and Evansville Harrison (69-6)...
Knights come away with win against Mooresville (01/17/11)
By STEVE FIELDS For the Brazil Times Six minutes into the high school basketball game Saturday night the Northview Knights were 0-3 against teams in Class 4A Sectional 13 and trailing 16-6 on their homecourt to the Mooresville Pioneers. Over the next three and a half minutes the Knights put together a 9-0 run, then stood up to the Pioneers' pressure defense and made clutch plays and shots on both ends of the court to pull out a 47-45 victory...
Clay City falls to Cloverdale on Homecoming (01/17/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Consistency has been the Clay City Eels' elusive quality during the 2010-11 boy's basketball season and that continued over the weekend. The Eels followed up a solid performance against Class 2A fifth-ranked Eastern Greene in a loss, by putting forth a lackluster effort in the Saturday follow-up against a Cloverdale team that came in with a 5-7 mark overall...
Robyn E. (Brush) Lain (01/17/11)
Robyn E. (Brush) Lain, 47, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 16, 2011. Services are pending at French Funeral Home.
The repairs have taken this long? (01/17/11)
To the Editor: Close the road, State Road 42, Poland Bridge, for more than 12 weeks to make a local one or two-day repair? Oct. 12- Jan. 12, three months, six weeks to access the damage to the bridge. Farmers, merchants and people suffer needlessly...
Reader asks where is freedom? (01/17/11)
To the Editor: The great debates of our era are about choices, those made for us and those made by us. Some of the major ones, Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice, seat belt/no seat belt, motorcycle helmet, no helmet, guns or no guns, and smoking and non-smoking have been raging for years...
'Decorate a Door' a success (01/17/11)
To the Editor: We wanted to write a huge thank you letter to all the people and different organizations that helped us out for this past Christmas. As you know, we started an annual Decorate a Door contest and it was well received. The following groups and people participated: Clay County 4-H, Susie French, Shannon Willmore, Vista Care, Jocie's Beauty School, Horizon Hospice, Ellen Miller, Lisa Coughanowr, Southern Care, Joyce McCullough, VNA hospice of the Wabash Valley, residents families and various staff members.. ...
VA vehicle now available (01/17/11)
To the Editor: My office has received the loaner vehicle to transport Veterans to their doctor's appointments. Don Funk and I picked up the 2011 Ford Escape Wednesday, Jan. 12. To reserve a ride, call Mike Holland at 448-9015 seven-10 days in advance of the date of your appointment. I will need your name, last four digits of your Social Security number, time of appointment and what facility you need a ride to...
Kiwanis scholarship available (01/17/11)
To the Editor: The Kiwanis Indiana Foundation, Inc., is offering a $1,000 non-renewable scholarship in each Kiwanis Club Division. The Kiwanis Club of Brazil, Inc., is located in the Collegiate Division of Indiana and is currently accepting applications for this scholarship...
Words have consequences (01/17/11)
To the Editor: In response to the abundant sidestepping by our lawmakers regarding the hateful, bigoted and inaccurate speech used when referring to all opposing political opinions and parties, I must ask how they can argue that the language they use towards their opponents has no influence on individuals and rids them (the politician) of any responsibility in the recent violence in Arizona...
Reader tackles facts, fiction in smoking debate (01/17/11)
To the Editor: Fact or fiction? Our children are not allowed to pray or talk about God in school, but the very people that stopped that are asking on national TV to pray that God would heal one of their own. Guns kill, but yet, everyone in this country can buy one if they want too...
City of Brazil needs to go non-smoking (01/17/11)
To the Editor: I do not live in Brazil, but I do visit a lot, and also bank in Brazil. My wife and I went to eat breakfast Saturday morning in your town. The first stop, we waited to be seated and no one ever came. One waitress saw us, but acted like we were not there, and the place smelled very smoky, so we left...
Spay or neuter are the only options (01/17/11)
To the Editor: We can not kill our way out of over-pet population. Spay and neuter is the only way. American Humane says it is safe to spay/neuter as early as eight weeks. However, be sure to check with your local vet before scheduling. Benefits for females is the reduced risk of mammary cancer. Benefits for males is the reduced risk of unwanted territory marking and aggressive behavior...
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