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Stories from Thursday, March 24, 2011

BCPD seeks dispatcher (03/24/11)
The Brazil City Police Department has an opening for one full-time dispatcher. Applicants must be able to work with the public, be able to work under stress and must be able to multi-task. Dispatchers are paid by the hour with holiday pay and a benefit package...
Police issue money warning (03/24/11)
Officials are urging local business owners with drive-thru windows to beef up security measures after counterfeit money turned up at a couple of local businesses. "We have people contact the police department all the time to check for counterfeit money," Brazil City Police Chief Larry Pierce told The Brazil Times about recent "funny money" discovered. ...
Giving Back (03/24/11)
During Christmas break, North Clay Middle School students Hayden and Lucy France weren't concerned about sleeping in, staying up late or receiving the biggest present under their tree. They wanted to give back. As part of a homework assignment, each child gave flowers to an unsuspecting person in the Kroger parking lot for the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) group started by their teachers Jennifer and Paul Harbour...
Colder temps here for a while (03/24/11)
Mother Nature has played a cruel joke on area residents again. Earlier in the week, Clay County citizens experienced temperatures in the upper-70s. But two low-pressure systems went through the area Wednesday, causing a dramatic dip in temperatures...
Northview guard prepped for weekend (03/24/11)
Ruth Ann Medworth is confident her squad will perform well this weekend. "It's been great," the Northview High School Winter Guard director told The Brazil Times. "The show has been really well received. The girls have worked really hard and their skills are improving every day. It's been really amazing."...
Fish Fry! (03/24/11)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will host its annual Jonah Fish Fry, from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at the Brazil National Guard Armory. Adult meals cost $8, while children 10-under may eat for $5. Homemade pies and cakes will be available for purchase at a cost of $1 per serving...
Reunions (03/24/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Brazil High School Class of 1947 The Brazil High School class of 1947 will have a luncheon and meeting Tuesday at the Lakehouse restaurant, Staunton. The meeting is scheduled for 11:30 a.m...
Community Notes (03/24/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: In Honor Donations are still being accepted to add PSgt. Harold Dickerson's name to the Vietnam War Memorial at the Clay County Courthouse. Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland said a re-dedication for the memorial will take place at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 7, as part of Loyalty Day festivities, with District 44 State Representative Jim Baird as a special guest...
Area non-profit agency offering Yoga class (03/24/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The non-profit Maple Center for Integrative Health recently announced a new Therapeutic Yoga class, beginning Saturday, April 16. Taught by Jan Croft, MS, LPT, licensed physical therapist and masters level mental health counselor, the class will meet for six Saturdays...
Antique auto tour to celebrate United States 40 (03/24/11)
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the construction of United States 40, or National Road, an antique auto tour will head through the area this spring. The historic auto tour is part of the larger event planned by the National Road Alliance, that will begin in Vandalia, Ill., May 1, and conclude May 8, in Cumberland, Md...
Blood drive scheduled for April 11-12 (03/24/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Area individuals and organizations can share in honoring America's volunteers this spring by donating blood at the Greencastle area blood drive scheduled April 11-12. National Volunteer Week, which runs April 10-16, celebrates the millions of people who dedicate themselves to taking action to help better their communities...
Linton man to sue city, parks department (03/24/11)
LINTON -- A man who alleges he was injured at the Phil Harris Golf Course last summer is suing the City of Linton and its Park and Recreation Department. In a complaint filed in Greene Circuit Court, David L. Mowry says he was golfing at the course Aug. 23, 2010, when the injury occurred...
'Come and See' set for April 8-10 (03/24/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence will host a "Come and See" weekend April 8-10 at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Catholic women ages 18-42 who are considering a call to apostolic religious life are invited to attend. Participants will be able to engage in group prayer, group discussion, personal reflection, a service activity and will connect with a sister companion...
Indiana in Brief (03/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The head of a group that helped fuel the tea party movement says he encouraged Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels to enter the 2012 presidential race. Former U.S. House majority leader Dick Armey says Daniels would be a serious candidate for the Republican nomination and could gain the support of tea party supporters...
No breakthrough in talks to end House boycott (03/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Legislators from both parties threw cold water Thursday on optimism about a breakthrough ending the month-long boycott by Indiana House Democrats. Most Democratic representatives fled to Illinois on Feb. 22 to hold up what they consider anti-labor legislation. Work in the House has been mostly stalled since then with too few members present to conduct business...
Organization now accepting award nominations (03/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Landmarks and Indiana Farm Bureau are accepting nominations for the 2011 John Arnold Award for Rural Preservation. The award, co-sponsored by the two groups, recognizes the preservation and continued agricultural use of historic farm buildings in Indiana...
Youth invited to Dairy Conference (03/24/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Indiana youth involved in the dairy industry have the opportunity to learn more about the animals and their products and to brush up on their showmanship skills at Purdue Extension's Indiana Dairy Youth Conference. "The youth should be ready for a conference filled with activities related to dairy foods, marketing, flip video, showmanship, fitting and more," Kosciusko County Purdue Extension Educator Kelly Heckaman said. ...
Farm Service Agency issues reminder (03/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana Executive Director Julia Wickard recently issued a reminder to foreign persons with an interest in agricultural lands in the United States that they are required to report their holdings and any transactions to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...
Clay County athletes providing collegiate spark (03/24/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The typically finicky spring weather in Indiana hasn't slowed down local collegiate athletes who are competing in a variety of sports. Softball and baseball are underway with outdoor track and field also starting at various schools. Rose-Hulman's tennis teams have already started their seasons as well...
Jay Patrick (Pat) Hoffman (03/24/11)
Jay Patrick (Pat) Hoffman, 59, formerly of Brazil, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2011, in Savannah, Ga., following an extended illness. He was born Nov. 13, 1951, in Brazil, to John E. Hoffman and Charlotte Jo (Jones) Hoffman. He graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1969. At one time, he had worked at Great Dane Trailers...
Harold Ernest Reynolds (03/24/11)
Harold Ernest Reynolds, 81, Brazil, died at 10:41 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. He was born Nov. 10, 1929, in Vigo County, as the son of Harold Reynolds Sr., and Doris Walton Reynolds. He was married to Joan Stone, who has preceded him in death...
Marie L. (Barnett) Brooks (03/24/11)
Marie L. (Barnett) Brooks, Terre Haute, passed away Monday, March 14, at 5:30 p.m., at Regional Hospital. Cremation has been chosen. There will be a memorial service Sunday, March 27, from 2-3 p.m., at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, with the Rev. Gary Betchel officiating...
Public Record (03/24/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 17-24: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Carolyn Latham: Civil Collections John B. Slater Vs. State of Indiana: Miscellaneous Civil Riddell National Bank Vs. Andrew Osborn and S. Brooke Osborn: Civil Collections...
Harmony Happenings (03/24/11)
Harmony United Methodist Women will meet on Monday, March 28, in Fellowship Hall at the church. The lesson planned for March is on Prayer and Self-Denial but I don't know who is doing the lesson. Everyone is asked to bring a snack to share. New members are always welcome. We start at 7 p.m...
More on controlling pond weeds (03/24/11)
Last week's emphasis was given on some of the common questions that were asked last year about pond management. This week, the discussion will continue, but focus on some of the common weeds that clients had questions about last year. One of the main questions that were asked was how to deal with algae...
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