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Stories from Sunday, April 17, 2011

Organization to host social (04/17/11)
The Clay County Retired Teachers will conduct its bi-annual Spring Social Tuesday, April 26. The event will begin at 6 p.m., and will take place in the lower level of Riddell National Bank, 1 E. National Ave., Brazil. A free dinner of barbecue chicken and pork will be served with various vegetables, salads and desserts. Coffee, tea and water will be available, as will door prizes. In addition, a raffle will take place...
Community Notes (04/17/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Use Caution The City of Brazil is requesting residents to be cautious driving in the areas of East Olive, North Davis, East Lenox and North Vandalia streets through Friday, as current water line and drainage work is ongoing in preparation for upcoming road paving...
Officials battle obstacles with leak (04/17/11)
The Brazil Water Department fought through multiple obstacles in repairing a water leak that sprung Friday. "It was a really unusual chain of events that took place," Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch said Saturday afternoon after he and the department worked more than 30 hours...
Craft time! (04/17/11)
Three-year-old Austin Cox places beads on a necklace during craft hour of the First Baptist Church Children's Easter Celebration and Egg Hunt Sunday. Children of all ages took part in a telling of the Easter story, crafts, an interactive video session and an egg hunt. They also received snacks at the event. Austin is the son of Brian and Kathryn Cox, Brazil...
Majority respond to forum request (04/17/11)
On television (04/17/11)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the Thursday, April 14, meeting will air on local cable Channel 2 Monday and Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.
Storm Spotters (04/17/11)
The Brazil Public Library will host a Storm Spotter Training class at 6 p.m., Thursday. The free training will include interpretation of cloud structure and radar images associated with severe weather. The training is open to the public. Registration is required...
Officials handle second leak (04/17/11)
Brazil City Water Department officials dealt with another water leak Sunday afternoon. This one, however, shouldn't affect the Bac T samples that must be sent to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Early Sunday, officials were notified of the leak, which took place near Sherfey Street and National Avenue...
Mushrooms! Mushrooms! Mushrooms! (04/17/11)
Easter Egg Hunts (04/17/11)
Big winners! (04/17/11)
Candy sale for Relay (04/17/11)
Team leader Maggie Morlan for "Jackson and Friends Relay Team" would like to let parents of students and faculty members at Jackson Township Elementary know about upcoming fundraiser: All funds will benefit the 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life May 14-15, at the YMCA...
Reunions (04/17/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Bowling Green School Reunion Anyone who attended Bowling Green School is invited to meet Friday, April 29, at the Center Point United Methodist Church. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m...
City water back on (04/17/11)
The Brazil Water Department fought through multiple obstacles in repairing a water leak that sprung Friday. "It was a really unusual chain of events that took place," City Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch said Saturday afternoon after he and the department worked more than 30 hours...
United Way offering Reading Buddies (04/17/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- United Way of the Wabash Valley is collecting new stuffed animals from local businesses, groups and churches. The animals will be given to area first-graders as part of a new program called Reading Buddies. This May, first-graders at local elementary schools will receive a stuffed animal -- a Reading Buddy -- to read to during guided reading in the classroom and free time...
Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival scheduled April 30-May 1 (04/17/11)
MANSFIELD -- Historic Mansfield Roller Mill will host events for the Mansfield Village Mushroom Festival, April 30 and May 1. The mill will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., both days of the festival. Visitors can sign up for a mushroom hunt both days. Those interested may register for the hunts at Fox's Overlook from 8-10 a.m., each day, for $8...
Area museum to host evening of celebration (04/17/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Museum will host an evening of celebration of Theodore Clement (T.C.) Steele, a well-known American impressionist and a member of the Hoosier Group, April 21, at 7 p.m. Steele's great-grandsons, Nick and Bob (first cousins) will share stories, photos and paintings from the family collection...
Covington Circle Trail 5K set (04/17/11)
COVINGTON -- When the group The Friends of the Covington Circle Trail set out to organize a 5K run last year, members didn't know what to expect. But the event attracted 187 runners and raised $2,700 for the expansion and maintenance of the paved track, which will form a six-mile loop around the town when completed...
Knights brave elements at Patriot meet (04/17/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The weather was far from ideal for Saturday's Patriot Challenge Meet on Saturday at Terre Haute North. However, Northview had some optimal performances in the 13-team field that was split into a big school/small school meet...
Northview softball claims Jasper Invitational title (04/17/11)
Times Staff Report JASPER -- The Northview softball team put forth a dominating effort to top the competition at the Jasper Invitational over the weekend, completing a 3-0 mark before rain halted the tourney on Saturday. The Knights received the tourney title on the tiebreaker of fewest runs allowed...
Food Pantry delivers report (04/17/11)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry reports a dramatic increase for food and clothing needs. The report indicates a total of 2,067 children and adults requested assistance for the first three months of 2011. A total of 7,394 bags of food were given along with a large amount of clothing and some household items...
Taxes: Theft by deception? (04/17/11)
To the Editor: Where your tax dollars go, theft by deception? Just so you will know: Collateral damage thousands more. Who knows? Farmers, citizens, emergency vehicles, transport from 59 to 231, access to Poland town, major state park and recreation area...
Humane Society issues thanks (04/17/11)
To the Editor: The Clay County Humane Society would like to thank everyone who supported the Jonah Fish Fry April 16. The money goes to take care of our less fortunate animals at our shelter and we certainly appreciate it. We would like to give a big thank you again this year to Pappy's Bar-b-cue for donating the baked beans. We would like to thank those who baked all the wonderful desserts this year. It was a great variety and everyone enjoyed them...
Interesting 'heavy trash' issue (04/17/11)
To the Editor: Brazil is going through its annual "heavy trash" pickup cycle and an interesting issue has developed. I have always held the misconception that the idea behind paying the city for trash disposal was to promote the health and cleanliness of the city while protecting the overall environment by facilitating the removal of items no longer useful to the citizens in a cost-effective manner...
More concerns over sidewalks (04/17/11)
To the Editor: I, too, am concerned about the sidewalks in front of Fun Time Scuba. Although I am not actually handicapped, I broke my ankle in 2004 and my surgeon stated, "If you break it again, you're done and in a wheelchair." I walk very cautiously due to the rough surface, cracks, and holes. I also go to Jocie's Beauty School as a customer. The sidewalk in front of her business is terrible, too...
Stop complaining about teachers (04/17/11)
To the Editor: In my opinion ... I think we should quit complaining about our teachers and the cost of our children's education. If anyone wants to point fingers of too much money spent, look at our cops. Do they really need big gas guzzling suburbans or Dodge Chargers?...
An ode to water woes (04/17/11)
To the Editor: Old man water tower: You used to work, but now, Not so much And without you, we're Left in a clutch All rusted and poppin' with holes You're leaving us nothing In our much needed bowls. We're good and mad, Ol' Man And here's why, We're tired of waiting,...
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