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Stories from Sunday, April 10, 2011

Firearms safety training courses now available (04/10/11)
Individuals in the Wabash Valley interested in learning more about firearms safety training have a new resource. Panther Precision Arms Training, LLC, is now open and owner-director Jason Frazier is ready to provide his extensive experience and training to the public...
Northview places sixth in finals (04/10/11)
The Northview High School Winter Guard season came to an official end Saturday after the Knights placed sixth overall in the Scholastic World Division Finals of Winter Guard International. Northview finished with a score of 91.30. Carmel High School won the event with a 97.10, while James Logan High School was second at 95.45, followed by Flanagan High School (93.90), Avon High School (92.45), Trumbull High School (91.35) and Northview...
Candidate forum scheduled (04/10/11)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled a candidate forum for Brazil residents to meet with prospective candidates for the 2011 Municipal Primary Election. The election will take place Tuesday, May 3. Chamber President Ted Paris said the event will take place Thursday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m., at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
Third spring show set (04/10/11)
The third Celebration of the Arts and Soul Spring Show will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Events will run from 6-9 p.m., Friday, and 1-8 p.m., Saturday, in addition to 1-6 p.m., Sunday. All events will take place at the Old Masonic Temple, 201 N. Walnut St., Brazil...
Strike a Pose (04/10/11)
Sixteen-year-old David Swearingen paints a portion of his brother Cody's face at the House of Hope Benefit Fair Saturday. Cody, 12, and David are the sons of Rick and Sherry Swearingen. More photographs from the event can be seen or purchased in photo galleries under House of Hope Benefit Fair...
'Scalping Party' set for Relay For Life (04/10/11)
It's not often one snip of the scissors benefits two charitable organizations. However, on May 14, it will. Brazil Times' Staff Reporter Jason Jacobs will conduct a "Scalping Party" during the 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life, which takes place May 14-15, at the YMCA of Clay County...
Taste Treat scheduled (04/10/11)
Delta Theta Tau will host a Taste Treat Luncheon Saturday, April 16, at North Clay Middle School. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $10 for a ticket. Those attending will receive a cookbook at the door. There will be 25 recipes in the cookbook from appetizers to desserts. Samples of the recipes will be available, as will drinks...
Legion to meet (04/10/11)
The American Legion Post 2 will conduct a meeting Thursday, at 7 p.m., at the V.F.W. Post No. 1127. Nominations for new officers for the upcoming year will be accepted at the meeting. For more information, call 446-2710.
Meeting set (04/10/11)
The Eagles Lodge No. 274 Ladies Auxiliary will conduct a meeting Wednesday, at 7 p.m., at the Eagles Lodge, 122 E. National Ave., Brazil. For more information, call Janice Yockey at 812-229-0821.
New location (04/10/11)
The Clay County Optimist Club has changed its meeting location. The club will now meet at Sisters Antiques, located next to Brazil City Hall off National Avenue. The club welcomes new members. For more information, call 812-249-0850.
Fighting childhood obesity ... in the classroom (04/10/11)
Over the past four decades, obesity rates have soared among children of all ages, increasing nearly five-fold among those ages 6-11. Some experts believe that if obesity among children continues to increase, our current generation of children will become the first in American history to live shorter lives than their parents...
First of the season! (04/10/11)
Eight-year-old Grace Nicosin was the first person to bring in a mushroom for The Brazil Times this season. She found her catch Thursday, April 7. Grace is the daughter of Shawn Nicosin, Brazil.
Easter Egg Hunt rescheduled (04/10/11)
Due to inclement weather, the third French Funeral Home Easter Egg Hunt was postponed Saturday. The event has been rescheduled to take place Saturday, April 16. The event is slated for children ages 0-12. Children ages 0-4 will hunt for eggs at 1 p.m. The grand prize for this group is a Ryder Wagon...
Knights third, Eels 10th at Northview Invitational (04/10/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter Despite a rain delay, the 2011 Riddell National Bank Northview Invitational went on Saturday afternoon. Twelve teams participated, including Northview and Clay City. Terre Haute South took home the trophy for the seventh time in the last eight years with a score of nine-over-par 293...
Bloomquist claims Icebreaker; Hines opens with Lawrenceburg win (04/10/11)
Chris Nunn Brownstown Speedway press release BROWNSTOWN, Ind. -- Derek Groomer and Doug Adkins made up the front row for the $1,000 to win UMP Modified feature event with Groomer leading lap one over Adkins. Matt Boknecht took the second spot away from Adkins on lap two, only to see Adkins fight back to the outside on lap three. ...
Darland claims IOW/D.O. Racin' Fest (04/10/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Inclement weather claimed a number of races around the Midwest over the weekend, but diligent work by Lincoln Park Speedway's track workers after close to two inches of rain on Saturday morning, enabled the IndianaOpenwheel.com/D.O. Racin' Fest to go on as scheduled...
Maude Irene Patterson (04/10/11)
Maude Irene Patterson, 83, Brazil, formerly of Greencastle, passed away April 8, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare of Knightsville. She was born Dec. 20, 1927, in Allen County, Kentucky, and was the daughter of the late Lemuel L. and Louisa Jane (Stenson) Holly...
For Katie, sharing the dolphin was the 'best day ever' (04/10/11)
During a spring break trip to Clearwater, Fla., Forest Park Elementary School fourth-grader Katie Rogers got to meet face-to-face with the dolphin Winter. Katie, who is the daughter of Mark and Dawn Rogers, Brazil, got to meet up close with the dolphin, which has a prosthetic tail...
What is a humanitarian? (04/10/11)
Are you a humanitarian? A humanitarian is someone who is devoted to the promotion of human welfare (American Heritage Dictionary). Though most people possess the traits of humanitarianism, their concerns and compassions are often directed toward friends, family and whom they known on personal levels...
Employers need to help employees (04/10/11)
To the Editor: We have many businesses today in an economy that are struggling to improve their customer service so customers will come to them, versus another competitor. This is just an image they like to be seen as on the outside, but what really goes on behind this? Do they take care of their employees in the same way?...
These sidewalks need repairing (04/10/11)
To the Editor: For approximately 10 years, I have been going to Fun Time Scuba. After having two strokes and moderately severe to severe arthritis, I have benefited greatly from the heated pool and the low impact exercise equipment. My many doctors are amazed that am I not in a wheelchair at this time. This wonderful place is run by Jim and Missy Frederick...
House of Hope Benefit Fair (04/10/11)
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