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Stories from Thursday, February 24, 2011

Traffic rerouted because of semi accident (02/24/11)
Motorists are urged to find alternate routes around the eastbound land of Interstate 70, State Road 59 and eastbound United States 40 while traffic is rerouted around the area by Indiana State Police. According to ISP, a semi truck left the interstate near the 27-mile-marker shortly after 7 a.m., Thursday. Traffic is currently being rerouted while a large wrecker is currently removing the vehicle...
On Sale! (02/24/11)
Northview High School Key Club President Katie Sears (left) and Key Club Member Desiree Williamson show off the shirts the club is selling as a fundraiser for the upcoming "Hoops for Hope" basketball game between staff members of Northview High School and North Clay Middle School. ...
Students earn recognition (02/24/11)
Students in the Clay Community School Corporation's Buildings and Trades program recently received jackets and hoods recognizing achievement in the program. The students who participate in the class take time out to construct a home annually. The program is in its 37th year of existence...
Meeting set (02/24/11)
The Harmony Town Council will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m., Tuesday, at the Harmony Community Center. The rescheduled meeting will take place in conjunction with the intent to inform the public of pursuing a grant to help erect a tornado warning system at the community center...
Benefit scheduled (02/24/11)
A benefit chili supper has been scheduled for area resident Rick Neier. The event is sponsored by family and friends of Neier. All proceeds from the event will go to help with medical expenses he has incurred due to a stroke. The fundraiser will take place at the Riddell National Bank downtown location Saturday, March 5, from 3-6 p.m...
CCSD to take part in state crackdown (02/24/11)
Beginning Friday, March 4, Clay County Deputies will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies across Indiana in the "Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest," March crackdown on impaired and dangerous driving. Through March 20, officers will work overtime to conduct high-visibility enforcement activities designed specifically to identify impaired drivers. ...
Weather watchers! (02/24/11)
Clay County resident and WTHI News-10 Meteorologist David Wire visited Jackson Township Elementary School's first-grade Thursday. While there, he discussed weather safety. Students also learned about tornados, hail, snow and lightening during the discussion. Wire allowed the students to guide his speech with questions. Wire captivated the students by using age appropriate analogies to explain weather patterns, including spinning a basketball to imitate the rotation of a tornado...
Honored! (02/24/11)
Patricia Walls, R.H.H.A., and Janice Pickett, R.H.H.A., both Brazil Intrepid USA Home Health aides, were recently honored at an employee staff meeting for surpassing 20 years of service. Both have been serving patients with home health aide needs since their hire in 1990, when the company was operated under the name of Waldorf Home Health Care...
Honored guests! (02/24/11)
The staff at the Brazil National Guard Armory, headed up by Spc. Neil Brown, recently hosted all former Indiana Army National Guard members who served and retired from the local units, including Sgt. Major Thomas Ames (pictured). Marion "Sarge" Eveland, former United States Army Career Counselor had helped steer some of those members to enlist in the local unit. ...
Community Notes (02/24/11)
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...
Early morning semi accident causes traffic jam (02/24/11)
Cleaning up after an early morning semi accident on Interstate-70 Thursday afternoon caused a traffic jam in Brazil. According to report filed by Indiana State Police Trooper Jared Nicoson, a semi truck left the interstate near the 27-mile-marker shortly after 7 a.m., Thursday...
YMCA schedules youth dance (02/24/11)
The YMCA of Clay County is having a youth dance Friday. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Students should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade. The dance is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., and conclude at 10:30...
Gardener's Gathering set for March 12 (02/24/11)
The Wabash Valley Master Gardener's 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. Doors will open at 8 a.m., for registration, vendor shopping and continental breakfast...
Helman to head 2011-12 United Way campaign (02/24/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way of the Wabash Valley announced Thursday its 2011-12 Campaign Cabinet Chair will be Bernice Helman of Coldwell Banker Troy Helman Realtors. The chair will lead the Campaign Cabinet members throughout the 2011-12 campaign season...
Ivy Tech to host job fair (02/24/11)
Ivy Tech Community College will host its annual Job Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Thursday, March 24. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. All are encouraged to attend. To reserve a booth space, log on to the Ivy Tech website at http://ivytech.edu/terrehaute/career-ser..., and click on the Job Fair registration form button...
Putnamville inmates graduate from PLUS program (02/24/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Putnamville Correctional Facility Superintendent Stanley Knight announced 47 offenders graduated from the facility's Purposeful Living Units Serve (PLUS) program Thursday. The commencement took place Thursday at the facility. Family and friends of the graduates were allowed to attend. They enjoyed refreshments before and after the ceremony...
Report: Farmers to spend more on crops this year (02/24/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Farmers will spend more to produce their 2011 crops, but they're likely to make that up -- and then some -- from high grain prices, say two Purdue University Extension specialists. Which crops farmers choose to plant this season also will play a factor in the returns they'll earn, said Craig Dobbins and Bruce Erickson of Purdue's Department of Agricultural Economics. ...
FSA extends deadline for ELAP program (02/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) 2010 Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP) signup has been extended to March 1...
Area bank teams with Pacers for 'College Prep Night' (02/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Fifth Third Bank, in conjunction with the Indiana Pacers, has scheduled "College Prep Night," Friday, March 18, from 3-5:30 p.m., at Conseco Fieldhouse. There is no cost to attend the event, but registration is required. To register, log on to pacersgroup.com/53collegeprepnight or text PREP to 77433...
Clay City rallies to score senior night victory (02/24/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels have been looking for a successful equation on the boy's basketball court all season and what better evening to find it than senior night as the team recognized Tyler Bridgewater, Josh Decker and Justin Rodgers....
Public Record (02/24/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 17-24: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Edgar County Bank and Trust Co. Vs. Matthew R. Hauser and Caroline C. Hauser: Mortgage Foreclosure James D. Reinoehl Vs. Traci L. Reinoehl: Domestic Relations...
Can I start the garden now? (02/24/11)
There have been a small number of clients contacting me saying they have the urge to start gardening. There is good news for them since it is now the time to start your cool season crops indoors. Before you start gardening this year, take a few minutes and plan. ...
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