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Stories from Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Ohio troupe to perform musical (03/02/11)
CLAY CITY -- On Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13, the musical drama, "Dead Serious ... About Life," will be performed at Clay City High School. The event is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, March 12, and 2 p.m., Sunday, March 13. The group Mishpachah, Inc., based out of Mason, Ohio, will perform the musical...
Multiple acts of vandalism being investigated (03/02/11)
A handful of vandalism incidents have officials with the Brazil City Police Department flummoxed. BCPD Chief Larry Pierce told The Brazil Times Wednesday several vehicles, along with a handful of buildings were spray-painted during the weekend. Pierce told The Times profane words were painted on one vehicle while hate symbols and more racially tinged profane words were spray-painted on a handful of area buildings...
Seuss on the loose (03/02/11)
In honor of what would have been Theodor Seuss Geisel's 107th birthday, officials with the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center celebrated by conducting readings of "The Cat In The Hat," to students Wednesday. Staff member Amber Williams gave the readings while staff Sandy Frankville dressed up as the Cat. Jason Moon Photo...
Humane Society starts new fundraising effort (03/02/11)
A new fundraising effort for the Clay County Humane Shelter is taking shape. Shelter volunteer Stacy Dotson, who also serves as the shelter's fundraising coordinator, recently created "Paw Partners." "Over the past few months, we have received a tremendous amount of dogs with medical needs," Dotson said. "The shelter just doesn't have the funds to pay for these things."...
Court rejects Sorrels' pleas (03/02/11)
The negotiated plea agreements for the former director of the Clay County Humane Society have been denied. Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout denied the terms of a plea agreement between the Clay County Prosecutor's Office and public defender Geoffrey Creason on behalf of Michael Allen Sorrels, 28, Brazil, Monday...
Honored! (03/02/11)
Rotary Club of Brazil President Dr. Miranda Goodale recently presented fellow Rotarian Steve Kidwell with a new Rotary Club pin recognizing him as a new member "sponsor" for sponsoring new club members Marcie Rush and Cara Rush. Courtesy Photo.
Historical Society meeting for first time this year (03/02/11)
The Clay County Historical Society will conduct its first meeting of the year at 7 p.m., Monday, in the lower level of the museum. The guest speaker will be Ken Turner with an interesting program about "Background on the Life of Terre Haute brothers, Paul Dresser and Theordore Dreiser...
January food service inspections (03/02/11)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department for January 2011: January 2011 Food Service Inspections...
Red Cross to offer free classes (03/02/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley chapter of the American Red Cross is partnering with the Essence of Red organization to offer free classes to the community. The mission of the Essence of Red is to provide heart health education to the Wabash Valley. The Essence of Red will be sponsoring the following American Red Cross courses:...
15th Save the Day campaign kicks off (03/02/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Wabash Valley American Red Cross, in conjunction with Jadcore, Inc., have kicked off the 15th Save the Day Campaign. The goal of this year's community campaign is to raise at least $56,000 in 30 days to deliver relief to disaster victims, train people to save lives, respond to calls for help from military families, mobilize volunteers and empower ordinary people to perform extraordinary acts in emergency situations...
Pepsi begins Community Caps program (03/02/11)
Refreshment Services-Pepsi has kicked off its Community Caps Program to benefit several local charitable organizations and schools in Clay, Parke, Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana and Edgar County in Illinois. Billed as "a refreshing way to support our community... one cap at a time," the program will earn 5 cents for the organizations for every Community Cap turned in at participating stores between now and April 30...
North Clay girls' teams earn victories (03/02/11)
Times Staff Report The North Clay eighth-grade girls' basketball team posted a 45-20 victory against Edgewood on Monday night. Mikayla Rowan scored 12 points and posted seven rebounds to pace the team along with 10 points and five boards from McKenzi Kumpf. ...
Clay City sectional rally comes up short in OT (03/02/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter SWITZ CITY -- The Clay City Eels' boys' varsity basketball squad's season came to a bitter end Tuesday night against the Eminence Eels in an overtime thriller, 68-63. The game's opening quarter showed everybody both teams were very evenly matched. ...
Billy Ray Albright (03/02/11)
Billy Ray Albright, 75, Brazil, died at 11:20 a.m., Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. He was born Sept. 22, 1935, in Clay County, as the son of Orville and Mildred Kirkling Albright. He graduated from Brazil High School and shortly afterward began a 37-and-a-half-year career in management with IBM in Greencastle and Mechanicsburg, Pa. ...
JAIL BOOKINGS 3-3-11 (03/02/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Feb. 25-March 1. Awaiting Arraignment Taken, Samuel, 28 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Lee, Ryan D., 34 Awaiting Arraignment Warrant/Probable Cause...
Brazil Buzz (03/02/11)
Have you experienced enough of this winter's weather? I don't know about you, but I am still looking forward to warm sunshine and gentle breezes, the smells of green onions and daffodils. Violets will be nice too! Last night even more limbs fell from the oak tree in my yard. The weeping willow did not fare well either. The limb pile is mounting higher...
Harmony Happenings (03/02/11)
I realized last week that I had missed one very important birthday in February. I tried to correct it with a belated wish. That was cut off in last week's Harmony Happenings. This week, birthdays go first. Belated Birthday wishes to Mr. Mark Weaver, one of the hardiest working guys at Wendy's. Sorry I goofed, Mark...
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