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Stories from Thursday, January 20, 2011

Braving the elements (01/20/11)
With snow falling almost weekly recently, it has caused residents to wonder how much it has eaten away at the salt supply. "We still have a good supply of salt, but we ordered two more loads this morning," Clay County highway Superintendent Pete Foster told The Brazil Times Thursday. "Each load is about 25 tons, so we'll have an additional 50 tons of salt to get us through the rest of the season."...
Tax dates slightly changed (01/20/11)
Some taxpayers will have to be a little more patient this tax season. With new tax law changes, which were enacted by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama in December 2010, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will require additional time to reprogram its processing systems, meaning some taxpayers will have to wait to file their taxes...
Park Board discusses goals for upcoming year (01/20/11)
During its January meeting, the Brazil City Parks Board reviewed its accomplishments from 2010 and set up a list of goals for 2011. Brazil City Parks Superintendent Bill Houck provided a list of accomplishments for Forest Park, Babe Wheeler Park and Craig Park...
No Share Food (01/20/11)
On Thursday, Clay County Purdue Extension Coordinator Melanie Brown informed The Brazil Times a Share Food Program she had attempted to set up for county residents will not come to fruition. Brown had planned on setting up the program and have a cooking class to provide tips to those receiving food...
New member (01/20/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently inducted a new member at a recent lunch meeting, which took place at the Elks Lodge. Newly inducted was Walter Moore (left), who received a new member red name badge from his sponsor, Club Secretary Mary Jo Alumbaugh (right). ...
PCSWCD sets up workshop (01/20/11)
The Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a Conservation Celebration Jan. 26, at the Putnam County Fairgrounds Community Building. Two workshops have been scheduled for the evening. The first workshop, set for 5-6 p.m., will focus on fertilizer effects on water quality. ...
Community Notes (01/20/11)
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...
Due to weather, ISP monitoring interstate closely (01/20/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville is responsible for 57 miles of Interstate-70, beginning at the Illinois state line and traveling east. Throughout the years, the stretch of interstate highway has been the site of many serious and even fatal crashes...
Prom Dress sale scheduled for Feb. 5 (01/20/11)
ROCKVILLE -- The Parke County 4-H Fair Board will host a prom dress sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 5. The event will take place in the Parke County Extension Office Meeting Room, located on the Parke County Fairgrounds, Rockville. A 5-percent commission will be charged on each dress sold and the money raised will help defray the cost of the 2011 Parke County 4-H Fair Queen Contest...
Registration for series now online (01/20/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Online registration for the 500 Festival Training Series, presented by OrthoIndy is open. So far, 2,400 people have registered to participate in the 5K, 10K and 15K events. Pre-registration is available online at www.500festival.com...
25th Pancake Breakfast set at Fowler Park (01/20/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department will host the 25th Pancake Breakfast at the Fowler Park Log Barn Saturday, Feb. 19, and Sunday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults will be served pancakes, sausage patties, pure maple syrup and a drink for $5...
Thacker excelling for Sycamores (01/20/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Indiana State Sycamores' track and field teams competed Saturday at the Rose-Hulman Invitational in ISU's lone home meet of the indoor season. Northview High School graduate, Kylee Thacker, a Sycamore sophomore, is enjoying her second year as part of the ISU track and field team and competed in the 3,000 meters against runners from Division I Illinois State as well as competitors from Illinois Wesleyan, the host Engineers and Washington University from Missouri.. ...
Jackie Lee Petroff (01/20/11)
Jackie Lee Petroff, 74, Center Point, died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis. Funeral arrangements are pending at Moore Funeral Home.
William 'Bill' Raymond Phillips (01/20/11)
William "Bill" Raymond Phillips, 88, Brazil, passed away Jan. 20, 2011, at Union Hospital. He was born Jan. 5, 1923, in Clay County, the son of George and Hazel Lucille Proud Phillips. He graduated from Van Buren High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during World War II, in the Pacific Theater in 1943-46...
Hot cocoa good for you? You bet (01/20/11)
Good news for cold winter weather folks who relish hot chocolate. Cornell University research looked at how red wine, green tea and hot cocoa compare in antioxidants. Using similar serving sizes and conditions, the researchers compared a normal-sized packet of instant hot chocolate, a cup of hot water containing a standard size bag of green tea, a cup of black tea, and a glass of wine (California Merlot)...
A basic approach to frostbite (01/20/11)
No one likes the cold weather and what it can cause if precautions are not taken to prevent frostbite from impacting a farm. Frostbite can impact a farm in many ways. One way would be if the farmer's family doesn't take precautions to stay warm when they are outside. The other is by hurting newborn livestock...
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