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Stories from Sunday, February 27, 2011

Five years and counting! (02/27/11)
On March 1, 2006, the Clay County Justice Center (CCJC) became fully operational when 47 inmates were transferred from the old Clay County Jail. It was a humble beginning for the state-of-the-art facility. "We have been continually open 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, 365-days-a-year for five years now," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said. "We're definitely a working facility."...
Annual concert a success (02/27/11)
The sweet aroma of chicken and noodles floated through Northview High School Sunday during the band program's annual Pops Concert/Chicken Dinner. The dinner was served by NHS band boosters from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event featured guest artist Staff Sgt. Brad Weil, member of "The President's Own" United States Marine Band. Weil was able to attend the event thanks to grant money the band program received from the Pepsi Refresh Everything Foundation...
King set for new position (02/27/11)
Dottie King is ready for Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College to move forward. King -- a Clay County resident and Van Buren High School graduate -- was named the college's new president recently. "We're looking at a lot of things," King said. "We're looking at honing our mission and what's important to young women. I look forward to continuing that."...
Hospital to host health and wellness fair (02/27/11)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital has scheduled a Community Health and Wellness Fair for Saturday, March 5, at the YMCA of Clay County. A variety of health-related screenings and informational booths will be available at the event. The wellness fair will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Y, located at 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
Frugal friendship (02/27/11)
On Monday, March 7, at 1:30 p.m., the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil, will have a Frugal Friends Party. Those attending will learn new places to find coupons and how to receive them. Frugal Friends Party will meet by the fireplace...
Meeting set (02/27/11)
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., Tuesday. The meetings will take place in the Clay City Masonic Temple on Main Street. The March meeting will be initiation of a prospective member...
Rotary Happenings! (02/27/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently contributed a $1,000 donation to the 2011 Clay County YMCA Strong Kinds Campaign. On hand for the donation were (above, from left) Rotary President Dr. Miranda Goodale, Rotary Sergeant-At-Arms Tyler Fischer, and Y CEO Deborah Plummer. (Below) Rotary Club of Brazil member Bill McDonald (left) was recently welcomed back after re-joining the club. His membership sponsor was Ted Paris (right)...
Community Notes (02/27/11)
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...
Daniels 'disappointed' by defeat (02/27/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A bill that would eliminate advisory boards for Indiana's 1,000-some townships and move their budgetary duties to county councils appears to be dead. Gov. Mitch Daniels, who had backed the overhaul as a move toward the complete elimination of township government, described his reaction to the Senate defeat of the bill last week as "disappointment, serious disappointment."...
Knights open sectional versus defending champs (02/27/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The 101st state boy's basketball tournament begins this week as 401 teams were drawn and placed in brackets on Feb. 19. The Northview Knights have the benefit of hosting their own sectional this season as Plainfield, Mooresville, Terre Haute North, Terre Haute South and defending champion Martinsville all visit in search of the 2011 sectional championship...
WRV to play host to Class A battle between Eels (02/27/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Clay City Eels have had an up-and-down basketball season, but head into sectional play on Tuesday night on a high note following a victory over Riverton Parke. As postseason play begins at White River Valley, Eels face Eminence looking to add to what is currently a 10-game winning streak against their Eel counterparts. Clay City hasn't lost to Eminence since a 64-60 defeat on Dec. 5, 2000...
Charles D. 'Charlie' Vansickle (02/27/11)
Charles D. "Charlie" Vansickle, 60, Bainbridge, formerly of Indianapolis, passed away Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011. He was born April 9, 1950, in Thorntown, to Marvin Vansickle and Dee Truax Vansickle. Charlie served his country in the U.S. Army, and had been employed at Uniroyal in Indianapolis; Lobdell -- Oxford in Greencastle, I.A.C., formerly Lear, in Greencastle, and Great Dane in Brazil...
Frederick A. Price (02/27/11)
Frederick A. Price, 92, Brazil, passed away at Cloverleaf Health Care Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011. Services are pending at French Funeral Home.
We've all flipped (02/27/11)
He flipped over! I flipped! His mother flipped! Of course, Merry and I flipping was a little different. Recently, James David has grown so much, I'm not sure if I can even describe it. He'll be 5-months-old this Friday. It seems like he was born just last week...
Concerned for friend (02/27/11)
To the Editor: I am concerned about the little amount of help our government or state or city involves themselves with people in need. A friend of mine has been trying to get help with her dilapidated house. She has completed all the paper work for all the grants or assistance to no avail and this has been going on for a couple of years...
Confusion over mayoral ballot (02/27/11)
To the Editor: I am a little confused why T.J. Sneddon is on the ballot for mayor. Granted he is a nice guy, but he just started his elected duties as trustee and only completed one month in that position before doing so. We have not yet had enough time to see how he does in that position especially since this is the first time he has held an office...
It's all one corporate scam (02/27/11)
To the Editor: With gas prices obviously on the rise again in the United States, a few questions come to mind. When Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, the United States came to the rescue of this oil rich country and saved their rear ends. I guarantee you the American taxpayers footed the entire bill for this wealthy country to still be able to exist...
Loyalty Day picnic scheduled (02/27/11)
To the Editor: The Veteran Picnic that we have every year is usually the first Saturday of May. This year, it is on May 7, at the National Guard Armory in Brazil. It is a free pork dinner for Clay County veterans and their spouse/guest. It is presented by the Clay County Veterans Group. This function is solely funded by donations from citizens and businesses of Clay County. Without your donations, this worthy event would not be possible...
Was this a public item? (02/27/11)
To the Editor: Our school board is in the process of selecting a superintendent for our corporation. Should this be an executive session item? Should this be an item for interested public members? I believe that the entire school board should be involved in Dr. (Robert) Boyd's placement approach to the superintendent selection...
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