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Stories from Friday, March 25, 2011

Arrest made in counterfeit case (03/25/11)
Although a Brazil woman was arrested Thursday evening on allegations of attempting to pass counterfeit currency at a local business, authorities continue to investigate the recent influx of funny money in the area. According to Brazil City Police Chief Larry Pierce, Brittany Belcher, 23, Brazil, was taken into custody after allegedly attempting to use three counterfeit $20 bills to purchase a money order at a local grocery store...
City amends ordinance (03/25/11)
The City of Brazil had to tweak its Annexation Ordinance a small bit Friday. During a special meeting, the Brazil City Council approved a motion to amend City Ordinance No. 7-2009, the city's ordinance annexing certain territory to Brazil. The council voted 4-0 on the measure. Council President Sam Glover was not present when the council voted...
Legislators take info from public (03/25/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- State legislators met with valley residents Friday to discuss Indiana's redistricting process. The meeting took place at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, and was one of eight meetings set up statewide scheduled for Friday and today...
Area man receives sentence (03/25/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Another Brazil man received a separate 30-year prison sentence for his alleged involvement in a violent crime spree that began in Clay County Jan. 15, and ended in Vigo County Jan. 16, 2009. On Thursday, Joshua Orman, 26, appeared before Vigo Superior Court 3 Judge David R. Bolk to learn whether the terms of a negotiated plea agreement entered in court February, would be accepted...
Crafts! (03/25/11)
The Brazil Public Library will host a "Make and Take Youth Craft Program," Thursday. 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.
Comedy show! (03/25/11)
Coach's Timeout Sports Bar will host "Timeout for Comedy," Friday. The show, which starts at 9 p.m., will feature four comedians. Based on space and the amount of tickets sold, the event will take place at Traditions. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 at the door...
Community Notes (03/25/11)
The following are upcoming area events scheduled to take place today, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Applications The Mayor's office at Brazil City Hall will be accepting applications for lifeguard, assistant manager and cashier positions for the 2011 summer season at Forest Park until Friday, April 15...
Jasonville woman victim of Canadian-based check scam (03/25/11)
JASONVILLE -- Be on the lookout for scams that could come through the U.S. Postal Service or on-line through specific sites as well as in personal email accounts. Just recently a Jasonville woman received a letter from Canada that contained an authentic check for almost $4,000, but the letter also contained a real scam...
Embroidery class scheduled (03/25/11)
The Brazil Public Library will host a Beginner's Hand Embroidery class at 2 p.m., Monday, April 11. Pre-registration of $2 is required and those interested in attending must pre-register by April 6. Basic embroidery stitches will be taught during the event. In addition, those attending will learn how to enhance their crafts, personal gifts or keepsakes...
Church News (03/25/11)
Community Missionary Church Pastor Ken Thomas opened services with prayer of praise and thanks for the many blessings on our church and people. He then led the congregation with two old hymns, "Have of Rest," and "How Firm Our Foundation," followed by tithes and offerings...
Young Eels hoping to build on last season (03/25/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Brazil Times staff writer Both the girls' and boys' Clay City track teams look to follow up a successful season by reloading their talent with young freshmen. The boys' squad has 15 total athletes, with six freshmen competing. There is a huge hole to fill with Parker and Conner Modesitt graduating. Helping to shoulder the load will be returning senior Jessie Vansickle...
Walter E. Gochanour (03/25/11)
Walter E. Gochanour, 57, Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital, March 22, 2011. At his request, cremation has been entrusted to French Funeral Home. The family of Walter E. Gochanour would like to invite all to their home, 75 Wells St., Brazil, today, from 5-8 p.m., for a gathering in his name. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory...
Jay Patrick (Pat) Hoffman (03/25/11)
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...
LaDema L. Oliver (03/25/11)
LaDema L. Oliver, 94, Brazil, died Friday, March 25, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born Sept. 5, 1916, in Aliceville, Ind., in Knox County, as the daughter of David and Oaka Sexton Law. Following high school, she married Charles Frederick Oliver Sept. 15, 1940. He preceded her in death April 4, 1996...
Public Record (03/25/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during 18-25: Awaiting Arraignment Pinkston, Garland E., 44 Vinzant, Kevin L., 48 Conway, Sean P., 24 Pierce, Lyrray L., 46 Jeffrey, Robert William Scott, 36...
Staunton Scene (03/25/11)
STAUNTON FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH NEWS Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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