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Stories from Sunday, March 6, 2011

Enchanted! (03/06/11)
Troupe prepares for 'Once Upon A Mattress' Troupe members with the Community Theatre of Clay County, Inc., are gearing up for their largest performance of the season. The troupe will present, "Once Upon A Mattress," March 10-12, at the Lark Theatre...
Director explains benefits of program (03/06/11)
As Clay County Community Corrections has begun researching the possibility of constructing its own building, some questions have been raised as to how they generate funding. Community Corrections Director Mary Brown recently spoke with The Brazil Times about how the department is funded and its benefits for the county...
Area resident to perform at SMWC (03/06/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- A recital of sacred and classical music will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Monday, March 14, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Elizabeth Maurey, soprano, will be accompanied by her father, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College music faculty member Ronald D. Maurey, in a program consisting of traditional sacred favorites, melodies by Claude Debussy, and lieder by Richard Strauss...
'Hoops for Hope!' (03/06/11)
The "Hoops for Hope" charity basketball game will take place Monday at Northview High School as the NHS staff will face the North Clay staff at 7:30 p.m. Half-time entertainment will be provided. All proceeds will be used to support the upcoming 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life event...
CCSC school board set to meet Thursday (03/06/11)
The Clay Community School Corporation School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 10, in the media center at North Clay Middle School. There are several new items on the agenda, including: In addition, comments from residents will be allowed and Interim Supt. Kim Tucker will provide a report...
NCMS finishes with Gold rating (03/06/11)
The Clay City High School, North Clay Middle School and Northview winter guard units all continued competition this weekend. Both Clay City and North Clay took part in the Indiana High School Color Guard Association (IHSCGA) Divisional Finals at Center Grove High School Saturday, while the Northview squad competed in the Winter Guard International Dayton Regional in Dayton, Ohio...
Park Board taking applications for open summer positions (03/06/11)
The Mayor's office at Brazil City Hall will be taking applications for lifeguard, assistant manager, and cashier positions for the 2011 summer season at Forest Park beginning Monday, March 14. Applications must be received by Friday, April 15. All applicants for lifeguard positions must be Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certified. All certifications must be completed by May 25...
Community Notes (03/06/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Food Orders Angel Food Ministry will be available for food orders Tuesday and Thursday, from 4:30-6 p.m., at Eastside Christian Church. Money Tips Come to Brazil Public Library and learn a fun way to save money...
Brazil soldier heading to Afghanistan with support team (03/06/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- A team of five Indiana National Guard Soldiers are scheduled to deploy to Slovakia and then ultimately to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to help mentor Afghan logistics troops. One of the Hoosier troops is Maj. Curtis Madsen, Brazil...
Winners of Youth Art Contest to be announced (03/06/11)
Winners of the fifth Youth Art Contest, sponsored by the Sisters of Providence, will be announced during a reception from 6-7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 10, in Providence Center at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Winners in four age-group categories will be announced...
ISP troopers joining others in drunk driving crackdown (03/06/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Troopers from the Indiana State Police Putnamville District have joined more than 250 other Indiana law enforcement agencies 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. ...
Democrats explain boycott (03/06/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- As pressure mounts for Indiana Democrats to end their Statehouse boycott and get back to work, some members of the exiled caucus are holding town hall meetings to explain to their constituents why they are holed up in an Illinois hotel...
ACS closes office (03/06/11)
TERRE HAUTE, -- A drop in fundraising has forced the American Cancer Society to close its office in Terre Haute and put the building up for sale. Spokesman Gary McMullen of the society's Great Lakes Division says the group has closed 10 offices in Michigan and Indiana because of declining fundraising revenues...
Marion Dale Robbins Jr. (03/06/11)
Marion Dale Robbins Jr., 55, Brazil, died unexpectedly March 5, 2011, at 2:45 a.m., at Union Hospital. He was born Dec. 25, 1955, in Brazil, the son of Marion "Skip" Robbins Sr., and Beatrice Cooper Robbins. Dale was raised in Carbon and he attended Van Buren High School...
Virgil Amos Landes (03/06/11)
Virgil Amos Landes, 87, Reelsville, Putnam County, Ind., passed away March 5, 2011, following a brief illness. He was born in Putnam County Sept. 17, 1923, the son of John Henry and Marnie Alice (Girton) Landes. He was the youngest of nine children. His father was killed in a mining accident when Virgil was 6-weeks-old...
Benefit Bank meeting scheduled (03/06/11)
The Benefit Bank of Indiana and what it could mean to local residents will be explained and discussed at a special meeting at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Tuesday, March 15, at 10 a.m. Local officials, community service providers, ministers and others have been invited, but if you are interested in how you can help make this program available to your neighbors, by all means, join us!...
Public should be involved (03/06/11)
To the Editor: Where do you want your school board to seek a superintendent? Our public's opinion in this issue should be addressed and receipted by our school board. You should be present and included in board meetings to discuss all aspects of this issue. You should be informed as to the background and performance of the successful applicant before the school board takes action...
Don't take the funding away (03/06/11)
To the Editor: The Indiana House of Representatives is signaling its intent to follow Gov. Mitch Daniels' lead by making large cuts to state conservation funding by slashing the Clean Water Indiana (CWI) budget by $500,000 annually. This literally doesn't make "cents," when you consider that Indiana's 92 Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) used Clean Water Indiana funds to match and generate $96.8 million in federal, state and local dollars for conservation in 2009. ...
Think before throwing away (03/06/11)
To the Editor: I was recently walking with my fiancée and as we passed by the cable office, we noticed that they were throwing out their remotes. My fiancée mentioned of batteries in them. We took a look. Of the dozen or so remotes I opened, nine had batteries in them. It seems that a lot of people do not recycle...
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