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Stories from Thursday, March 3, 2011

City Council takes steps on ordinance (03/03/11)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil met in a work session Wednesday night to gather more information to amend the current animal ordinance. While the intent of the meeting was to determine what needs to be changed or added to the ordinance, the focus quickly turned to a disagreement between neighbors...
Breakfast of Champions! (03/03/11)
Forest Park Elementary student Sydney Browning readies to munch on some oatmeal provided by the Brazil McDonald's, 907 E. National Ave. The breakfast items were provided for the students by the restaurant as they prepared for the final days of ISTEP+ testing. Sydney is a fourth-grader in Jean Harris' class and is the daughter of Stephanie and Jonathan Browning...
Winter Guard squads to compete Saturday (03/03/11)
After taking a weekend off, three local winter guard units will be back in action this Saturday. Both Clay City High School and North Clay Middle School will take part in the Indiana High School Color Guard Association (IHSCGA) Divisional Finals at Center Grove High School...
Northview Quiz Bowl squads place well in WIC Tournament (03/03/11)
Students with the Northview High School Quiz Bowl team competed in the Western Indiana Conference Tournament Monday at Sullivan, placing second in the varsity division and first in the junior varsity division. The NHS varsity team was composed of Zeb Thomas, Caroline Disney and Gwendolyn Snow. The squad defeated South Vermillion in the first round of competition, but then lost to Sullivan, which went on to win the WIC title, knocking off the Knights...
Times' cookie contest winners announced (03/03/11)
And the winners are... Setting the judges' taste buds a tingle, two Clay County bakers took peanut butter cookies to new heights during The Brazil Times American Cancer Society's 2011 Clay County Relay For Life Clay County's Best Peanut Butter Cookie Contest Monday...
Food Drive! (03/03/11)
The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food drive from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 26, at the church. For additional information, call 446-3110.
Cropping! (03/03/11)
Crop for Cornerstone -- a scrapbooking fundraising event -- has been scheduled for May 7. The event will take place at Cornerstone Christian Academy. Save the date and watch The Brazil Times for registration forms coming this month. For more information, call 812-229-3190...
Crafts! (03/03/11)
The Brazil Public Library will host a "Make and Take Youth Craft Program," Thursday, March 31. Youth 10-under are invited to make a paper kite wall decoration. Supplies and an instructor will be available anytime between 6-7:30 p.m. The program is free...
Community Notes (03/03/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Classes Available The Clay County Health Department has available free smoking cessation counseling and smoking cessation products. For more information or to make an appointment, call 448-9021...
Bingo fundraiser set (03/03/11)
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Tri Kappa will host its annual Bingo fundraiser Thursday, March 17. The event will take place at the Owen Valley Middle School in Spencer and will feature baskets by Longaberger. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased at Hammond's Florist or by calling 812-829-4286...
Area hospital updates patient care technology (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital (PCH) recently announced it installed Synapse, a state-of-the-art radiology image and information network system that will streamline hospital operations and enhance patient care. Developed by FUJIFILM Medical Systems, USA, Inc., a leader in medical imaging technology, Synapse is a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) that permits the ability to electronically view, transmit and store diagnostic images, such as those generated by MRI, CT scan, ultrasound and X-ray.. ...
Area school to host benefit dinner, auction (03/03/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Peace Lutheran School PTO will host a benefit dinner featuring a silent and live auction Saturday, April 2, at the Dixie Chopper Conference Center in Greencastle. Funds raised from the auction will be used to update the school's computer lab and to complete the next phase of the community fitness trail on the property behind the school...
Mellencamp to perform at Indiana Landmarks event (03/03/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A landmark of Indiana music will help open Indiana Landmarks' new home. Hoosier John Mellencamp, who is currently on tour, will take a break from the tour and return to Indiana to perform at the grand opening of the Indiana Landmark Center April 16...
Forest, wildlife management workshop set (03/03/11)
Forest landowners will have a unique opportunity to interact with fellow landowners while learning from some of the leading experts in the field of forest and wildlife management at an upcoming workshop. The Ohio River Valley Woodland and Wildlife Workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., March 26, at General Butler State Park, 1608 Old Highway 227, Carrolton, Ky...
New class of plant growth regulators developed (03/03/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- A Purdue University scientist and researchers in Japan have produced a new class of improved plant growth regulators that are expected to be less toxic to humans. Angus Murphy, a professor of horticulture, said the growth inhibitors block the transport of auxin, a plant hormone that, when transported throughout the plant, controls growth processes...
County junior high teams split girls' basketball contests (03/03/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay outgoing eighth-grade girls have won plenty of games during their three years in junior high so it was only fitting that they capped the home portion of their slate with a victory, defeating Clay City by a 39-23 score...
Anthony L. Magana (03/03/11)
Anthony L. Magana, 50, Knightsville, Ind., passed away unexpectedly March 1, 2011. He was born April 27, 1960, in East Chicago, Ind., to Hector and Dolores (LaSalle) Magana. Tony completed school at Portage High School. He also attended Ivy Tech College, majoring in computer technology...
Public Record (03/03/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 24-March 3: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Milan Tyler: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Scott Freeman: Civil Collections Citimortgage, Inc. Vs. Julian N. Rounds Vs. Marjorie J. Rounds: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Understanding breeding soundness (03/03/11)
For cattle producers, it can be a very sad and disappointing feeling this time of year when they realize that their herd bull just wasn't able to get the job done last year and they now have a calf crop that is only half as large as they expected. One way for farmers to help prevent that from occurring this year is by participating in one of the breeding soundness exams (BSE) that several Purdue Extension Offices are sponsoring in the coming weeks...
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