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Stories from Thursday, February 3, 2011

Officials report calm Thursday (02/03/11)
All is apparently quiet on the frozen tundra known as Clay County, and officials hope it stays that way. "It's been really quiet today," Clay County Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband said Thursday. "The sun is out, the ice is melting off the trees and hopefully there won't be anymore power outages because of ice. But anything can happen."...
Glistening view (02/03/11)
Although city road crews have cut a path through Forest Park, the roads remain ice covered and littered with fallen tree branches Thursday afternoon. However, some motorists braved the weather to take in the beauty of the ice-encased park.
Boil order avoided (02/03/11)
An 18-inch water line broke Wednesday morning, but fortunately for Brazil Water utility customers, a boil order was not necessary. Brazil Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch told The Brazil Times the line, which flowed directly from the well field, split along the edge of United States 40, just west of Hunter's Lounge, shortly before 10 a.m., Wednesday...
Meteorologist: More snow headed to area soon (02/03/11)
Residents in the Wabash Valley have braved ice, sleet, freezing rain and snow in the past few days. But according to one local meteorologist, more is heading this way. On Thursday, WTHI News-10's David Wire told The Brazil Times two more systems were expected to come through the valley in the next few days...
Former CCSD Deputy injured while on duty (02/03/11)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- A former Clay County Sheriff's Department deputy was injured while on duty during the recent winter storm's first arrival on Tuesday. According to information provided by Indiana State Police Putnamville District, shortly after 10 p.m., Tuesday, Putnam County Sheriff's Department (PCSD) Sgt. Jonathon Chadd was providing traffic assistance to ISP Trooper Adam Edwards who was investigating a "jackknifed" semi near in the eastbound lane at the 43-mile marker on Interstate-70...
Notice (02/03/11)
Anyone intending to conduct business at The Brazil Times Friday is encouraged to use the entrance in the back of the building. The walkway to the front entrance of the building is ice covered and could be through the weekend. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m...
Church notice (02/03/11)
First Baptist Church, 413 S. Walnut St., Brazil, announced Thursday evening it will not have morning or evening services. In addition, no AWANA services will take place Sunday.
'No soup for you' (02/03/11)
Due to inclement weather conditions, the Super Bowl Soup Sale, which had been scheduled for 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Carbon United Methodist Church, Saturday, has been canceled.
Meetings scheduled (02/03/11)
The Bowling Green Chapter No. 304, Order of the Eastern Star will have its regular meeting on the first Tuesday of each month, beginning at 7:30 p.m., March 1. The meetings will take place in the Clay City Masonic Temple, on Main Street. The March meeting will be initiation of a prospective member. All members of the Eastern Star are urged to attend. Finger Foods will be provided by all in attendance. For more information, call Worthy Matron Judy Harbaugh at 812-939-2633...
Red Cross shelters staying open (02/03/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter has continued to provide emergency shelters for families whose homes remain without power. Shelters which remain open include: The Chapter is prepared to open or re-open shelters in the event of additional power outages to accommodate emergency sheltering needs...
Community Notes (02/03/11)
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...
Notice (02/03/11)
Anyone intending to conduct business at The Brazil Times Friday is encouraged to use the entrance in the back of the building. The walkway to the front entrance of the building is ice covered and could be through the weekend. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m...
Collaboration organizes 'Soup Bowl' benefit (02/03/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Area artists, businesses and volunteers are collaborating to kick off the first Soup Bowl Benefit in Terre Haute as an effort to bring more awareness and support to the hunger problem in the Wabash Valley. The event will take place from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, in the Moran Family Life Center at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Terre Haute...
Area 7 Agency schedules chronic health workshop (02/03/11)
The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will offer, "Living a Healthy Life With Chronic Conditions," a workshop for adults with chronic health conditions or those living with or caring for people with chronic conditions. The workshop if for people living with arthritis, diabetes, asthma, COPD, emphysema, heart disease, high blood pressure, depression, pain, fatigue or other ongoing health conditions that impact daily life...
State Police provide roadway report (02/03/11)
The Indiana State Police Putnamville Post reported Thursday the Welcome Center/Rest Stop on Interstate-70 near the 1-milemarker at Vigo County was closed temporarily as troopers investigated three commercial motor vehicle crashes at the area. No injuries were reported from the crashes...
Gardener's Gathering set for March 12 (02/03/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Master Gardeners Association, Inc., will present the Gardener's Gathering Saturday, March 12, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The seminar will take place at the Providence Center on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College...
Knights preparing to compete in regional (02/03/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Bloomington South Wrestling Regional is slated for Saturday morning with the top-four competitors at each weight class advancing to the semistate round the following weekend. The Northview Knights are sending eight wrestlers to the regional, each hoping to gain a first round victory that would qualify them for the next round of the IHSAA postseason. ...
Jonathan Eric Swank (02/03/11)
Jonathan Eric Swank, 39, Center Point, died Feb. 2, 2011, at his home in Center Point. He was born Oct. 15, 1971, in Brazil. He is the son of Donald W. Swank Sr., and Roslyn David Gillmore. He was a 1991 graduate of Clay City High school. Jon was presently employed by Great Dane Trailers in Brazil. He had worked there more than 18 years...
Mark Daniel Wilburn (02/03/11)
Mark Daniel Wilburn, 61, Bowling Green, passed away Feb. 1, 2011, following a short battle with cancer. He was born Dec. 13, 1949, in Indianapolis, the son of Walter and Vada (Gordon) Wilburn. Following high school, Mark joined the United States Air Force, where he served in Hawaii and Wyoming from 1969-74...
James E. Hoffman (02/03/11)
James E. Hoffman, 64, passed away Wednesday, February 2, 2011. James was born Nov. 5, 1946, the son of Russell and Anna Lee (Elwell) Hoffman. He married Violet Biggs on April 25, 1965, in Terre Haute, Ind., and she survives. James was a member of the Buena Southern Baptist Church, SME and a past Boy Scout leader. His hobbies include fishing, spending time with his grandchildren and he was known by his family for his barbecue chicken...
Helen Jean Wise (02/03/11)
Helen Jean Wise, 76, Cloverdale, went peacefully to live with our Lord and Savior on Feb. 1, 2011. She was born Feb. 10, 1934, in Terre Haute, and was the daughter of the late John F. and Helen E. (Quist) Whalen. She was a member of the Mount Hebron Christian Church. She was a 1952 graduate of Gerstmeyer High School, Terre Haute, and was an accountant throughout her career, retiring in 1996...
A look into agriculture's history (02/03/11)
The 4-H pledge goes, "I pledge my head to clearer thinking, my heart to greater loyalty, my hands to larger service and my health to better living for my club, my community, my country and my world." A number of individuals have done just that throughout history and have contributed to the agricultural world. Those individuals have put in time, effort and energy to help make large advances in agriculture and should be thanked, not within a given month, but year round...
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