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No paper Monday (02/17/11)
In observance of the President's Day holiday Monday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper. However, a newspaper will be published Tuesday, Feb. 22. For more information, call The Times' office at 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Worldly performance! (02/17/11)
County students treated to Canadian music group Through an Arts Illiana program, students at Forest Park Elementary and Jackson Township Elementary were treated to a musical performance Thursday. Mauvais Sort, based out of Quebec, Canada, performed at both schools Thursday, bringing its blend of folk and rock music...
Northview to host IHSCGA event (02/17/11)
For several years, the Northview High School Winter Guard program has had the opportunity to host a sanctioned contest through the Indiana High School Color Guard Association. On Saturday, the school will be filled to the rafters with color guards and fans...
Officials mull voting centers (02/17/11)
Somewhere down the line, Clay County polling places may be consolidated. Recently, the state legislature passed a bill opening up the possibility for all Indiana counties to establish vote centers for Election Day. Currently the bill is waiting to be signed by Governor Mitch Daniels, but local officials are already looking into the possibilities vote centers present...
Man in jail for online threats (02/17/11)
A former Terre Haute resident is in custody amid allegations he threatened Terre Haute city officials on two social network sites, including Facebook and Topix.com. Thomas W. Arnold, 34, was arrested and preliminarily charged with class D felony charges of stalking and intimidation and one class A misdemeanor resisting law enforcement in connection to his alleged involvement in the Terre Haute Police Department investigation that began in early January...
Community Notes (02/17/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Cookie Contest The Brazil Times American Cancer Society's 2011 Clay County Relay For Life Team, the "Clark Kent Super Group," is sponsoring Clay County's best Peanut Butter Cookie Contest Monday, Feb. 28...
USDA now conducting referendum on program (02/17/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA's Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting a referendum on the continuation of the Sorghum Checkoff Program. For the program to continue, the Sorghum Promotion, Research and Information order required that a referendum be conducted no later than three years after the start of assessments, which began July 1, 2008...
NRCS announces WRP funding available (02/17/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Jane Hardisty recently announced Indiana NRCS has $6.5 million available in Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) funding for 2011. "Ag producers in Indiana have shown strong interested in WRP, especially since the 2008 flooding that did significant damage to crop fields along rivers and streams," Hardisty said...
Reminder issued by USDA for livestock producers (02/17/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia Wickard issued a reminder to livestock and poultry producers earlier this week that FSA programs may be available to assist them. Many are dealing with harsh winter weather, which is causing serious harm to livestock and forage due to heavy snow, ice and extremely cold temperatures...
Indianapolis Tindley a mysterious regional foe (02/17/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Charles A. Tindley Lady Tigers' basketball team calls Indianapolis home, but outside of that, there is a bit of mystery involved regarding the Clay City Eels' regional basketball opponent. Not much tape was available for the Eels' coaching staff to dissect because the Tigers play a pretty non-traditional schedule that stems from Tindley being an independent school that doesn't have a conference affiliation. ...
Public Record (02/17/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 11-17: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Fifth Third Mortgage Company Vs. Garland E. Pinkston: Mortgage Foreclosure Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company Vs. Travis S. Morin: Civil Plenary...
Pasta for supper tonight (02/17/11)
Eat pasta -- lose weight! Sounds good to me! I love the comfort foods made with pasta -- but what about those New Year's resolutions to lose weight? Make pasta part of a healthy weight loss program by keeping these tips in mind: For a supper that is quick and nutritious, try this pasta comfort food from my kitchen...
Studying the birds in the backyard (02/17/11)
Whenever I am at my grandparent's house, I am always amazed by all the birds that I see flying around. See, my grandparents always make it a point to have tons of birdfeeders filled with a variety of birdseed and a heated birdbath going throughout the entire winter...
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