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Stories from Thursday, March 31, 2011

Fish Fry set for April 9 (03/31/11)
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, located south of Brazil on State Road 59. Adult meals cost $8 while children 5-10 may eat for $5 and children 5-under may eat for free...
Accident stalls traffic on U.S. 40 (03/31/11)
A two-vehicle accident stalled traffic on United States 40 through Brazil Thursday evening. At approximately 6:25 p.m., officials were dispatched to the accident, which involved two trucks, near the Brazil Pizza Hut, 1519 E. National Ave., and Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave...
Special invite (03/31/11)
Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown wants the event to be special. Recently, Brown informed The Brazil Times he hopes to make contact with the families of the 10 Clay County soldiers who were killed in action during the Vietnam War for a re-dedication ceremony for the county's Vietnam War Memorial, which sits on the Clay County Courthouse lawn...
Unemployment rate remains high (03/31/11)
Even with the economy slowly starting to stabilize, unemployment rates continue to remain at high levels. As a whole, the state's non-seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has dropped from 11.5 percent in January 2010 to 9.4 percent in February 2011, while in Clay County, the rate has varied. The highest rate the state has seen came in January 1983, when it was 13.5 percent...
Bucshon reps stop in Brazil (03/31/11)
In an effort to reach out to constituents, representatives for United States Congressman for the 8th District Larry Bucshon have been making the rounds. On Thursday, they visited Clay County. Field representative Matthew Huckleby stopped by the Clay County Courthouse for an opportunity for residents to voice concerns, issues, problems, opinions and more regarding the federal government...
Fish Fry! (03/31/11)
The Clay County 4-H Council will host a Jonah Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m., Saturday, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Drive-thru orders will be available.
Fish Fry! (03/31/11)
Wesley Chapel Church will host a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday from 4-8 p.m., at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Center. Several items will be raffled off at the event.
Embroidery class (03/31/11)
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...
Local man learns charges (03/31/11)
A local man recently arrested on allegations of rape has been formally charged with lesser charges. The Brazil City Police Department confirmed Justimiano Rodriguez, 27, Brazil, was arrested preliminary charges of rape, battery, sexual battery and criminal confinement for his alleged involvement in an incident involving an unidentified pregnant female victim at a Brazil home March 16...
EyeCare Specialists to host fourth Frame Show (03/31/11)
EyeCare Specialists, Brazil, will host its fourth Frame Show Saturday, April 16, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at its office, 325 W. National Ave. The show will feature multiple vendors with more than 2,000 designer frames. "This is the only day we offer discounts on both our fashion and luxury glasses," OD Nicole Bonham said. "Discounts will include 20 percent off the first pair and 50 percent off the second and third pairs."...
Reunions (03/31/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Coalmont Alumni Banquet The Coalmont Alumni Banquet will take place May 7, for all attendees and staff of the Lewis Township School. Send reservations by the deadline of April 25, to the Coalmont Alumni Committee, 8423 E. CR 975 N., Shelburn, Ind., 47879...
Community Notes (03/31/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Flower Removal Officials with Calcutta Cemetery are asking that all old flowers and decorations be removed from gravesites before April 15. For more information, call 443-1782 or 442-8776...
ISP Putnamville Troopers honored at ceremony (03/31/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- On Tuesday, the Indiana State Police Department conducted an awards and recognition ceremony. The ceremony honored and recognized individuals from around the state for their dedication to service, bravery and devotion to the department as well as the citizens of Indiana...
Kato to perform poetry reading as part of April series (03/31/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Art Spaces, Inc. -- Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and the Swope Art Museum recently announced the third of several public events to take place throughout April in conjunction with the Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition. All events are free of charge...
Jasonville officials discover meth lab, make arrest (03/31/11)
JASONVILLE -- A strong and distinctive odor in the South Meridian and Locust Street neighborhood of Jasonville attracted the attention of an officer on patrol early Monday morning and he sniffed his way straight to an active methamphetamine lab. Tyler A. Weidner, 29, was arrested by Officer Ryan Van Horn of the Jasonville Police Department (JPD), who booked him into the Greene County Jail on suspicion of manufacturing methamphetamine...
Area school goes under lockdown (03/31/11)
LINTON -- Linton-Stockton School Corporation buildings operated Wednesday under a security code yellow -- meaning all classroom doors were locked during school hours and no students were allowed in the hallways. The heightened security in the high school, junior high and elementary school buildings came after the Linton City Police Department received information near the end of the school day Tuesday that "two or three" students were reportedly talking about injuring other junior high students, according to police chief Troy Jerrell.. ...
Local hospital receives accreditation (03/31/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Putnam County Hospital was recently awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning -- sometimes called CAT scanning -- is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions...
500 Festival extends deadline for Play it Again Band (03/31/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- In an effort to recruit as many talented musicians as possible, the 500 Festival has extended the registration deadline for the 500 Festival Play it Again Band to Friday, April 15. The Play it Again Band will be composed of former high school and college band members interested in reliving the thrill of marching in the locally and nationally televised IPL 500 Festival Parade in front of nearly 300,000 spectators...
Soybean farmers working with others (03/31/11)
ST. LOUIS -- Partnerships between U.S. seafood producers and U.S. soybean farmers continue to produce results as both seek ways to improve the U.S. aquaculture sector as a sustainable source of nutritious finfish and shellfish. The United Soybean Board (USB), which administers U.S. soybean farmers' checkoff investments, along with state soybean checkoff boards fund projects to benefit domestic aquaculture producers...
Wine workshops scheduled for April (03/31/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Purdue Wine Grape Team will host two Extension workshops in April for those interested in commercial winegrowing and winemaking. The first workshop, on April 15, will focus on vineyard establishment and will help farmers and entrepreneurs who are planning to expand their businesses...
Northview football trades sectional partners (03/31/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview football program has had the unenviable task of taking very long road trips as part of its sectional draw the last few years. However, at least for the next two years, the Knights are able to change their postseason travel plans thanks to the February re-classification and re-alignment done by the IHSAA...
Northview netters chasing continued sectional success (03/31/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Writer The Northview girls' tennis team will try to resuscitate their success of old after their five-year streak of sectional titles came to a bitter end last year against Owen Valley, 3-2. The Knights will try to recapture the winning ways that brought them eight sectional titles in the last 10 years. It will be an uphill challenge, however, as the Knights retain just one of their top three singles players and one of their doubles players...
Ruby Wanita Targett (03/31/11)
Ruby Wanita Targett, 83, Brazil, passed away at Regional Hospital March 30, 2011. She was born April 9, 1927, to John and Effie Ferris in Parke County, Indiana. Ruby married William Oliver Targett, who is deceased. They had six children, William and Dean Targett, Brazil, Wayne Targett and Diane Wheeler, Rockville, and sons Kenny and Terry Wayne Targett, who preceded her in death...
Public Record (03/31/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 28-30. Awaiting Arraignment Summers, Billie J., 43 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Long, Johnnie Trent, 22 Anderson, Anthony L., 20 Gorrell, Tony L., 47...
Hints on identifying weeds (03/31/11)
Recently, those participating in the Purdue Master Gardener course offered in Owen County had the chance to learn about weed control in turf. Throughout the course, they have learned some of the basics on how to identify the three main types of weeds we see in Indiana. Those types are grasses, broadleaf weeds and sedges...
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