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Stories from Thursday, April 21, 2011

Candidates square off in forum (04/21/11)
Eleven of the 13 2011 Municipal Primary Election candidates attended the Clay County Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum Thursday. The event took place in the Community Room of the YMCA of Clay County. It was split into two categories. Candidates running for City Council, as well as Clerk/Treasurer candidate Karen McQueen, spoke first, with three of the five mayoral candidates speaking in the second portion...
Officials deal with another leak (04/21/11)
Officials dealt with another water leak Thursday afternoon, and a boil order was issued for a portion of Brazil residents Brazil Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch told The Brazil Times crews were repairing a leak in a 2-inch water line when they accidentally hit an 8-inch line, located in Forest Park near the tennis courts, which feeds water down to the Interstate-70 area...
Surprise visit! (04/21/11)
Three-year-old Delaney Archer gives a hug to the Easter Bunny Thursday at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center. The Easter Bunny visited the children and provided them with books, courtesy of the United Way Success by 6 program. Delaney is the daughter of Danica Archer, Brazil...
Campaign finance reports explored (04/21/11)
Candidates had until April 15 to file their pre-primary campaign finance reports, which break down contributions and expenditures (both itemized and unitemized) through April 8. All of the financing expended on campaigns to this point have come solely from the race for Brazil Mayor, which is the lone contested race on the ballot...
Loyalty Day! (04/21/11)
The annual V.F.W. Post 1127 Loyalty Day Parade will take place at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 7. The theme for this year's parade is "Welcome Home Vets -- 1919-2011." The lineup for the parade will gather at 1 p.m., at the corner of National Avenue and Depot Street in Brazil...
Champions! (04/21/11)
Northview High School social studies jeopardy quiz bowl participants senior Kendra McCrea (left), senior Nate Trull (center), and junior Aaron Pratt (right) all won plaques for their efforts. McCrea came in first with 380 points and also won $100. Trull placed second and will receive a $60 reward. Pratt won $40 for coming in third. Riddell National Bank served as the event sponsor...
Community Notes (04/21/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Notification The City of Brazil is setting up an e-mail notification system for water-related happenings, such as boil orders. To sign up for the notification, contact the Water Office at 448-1539, or e-mail brazilwater@brazil.in.gov...
Easter Egg Hunts (04/21/11)
The following is a list of upcoming Easter Egg Hunts in Clay County as provided to The Brazil Times: Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., at the cow palace with the egg hunt beginning at 10 a.m. There will be separate areas for children ages 0-12, as well as prize baskets for the children to win...
Area 7 Agency hosting medicine event (04/21/11)
The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled has scheduled eight upcoming Brown Bag Medicine events. Participants will receive printed information about medications frequently taken by senior citizens and some of the side effects and potential interactions they have...
Platefuls! (04/21/11)
Maddie and Nikolas Gearld helped find 110 mushrooms Tuesday. The largest one they found was five-and-three-quarters-inches long. Maddie and Nikolas are the children of Kendra and David Gearld, Brazil.
Buddy program taking place (04/21/11)
Clay County elementary school second-graders are already stepping into leadership roles by mentoring younger perspective students. This month, Forest Park Elementary second-graders, along with five other area elementaries, are participating in the little buddy/big buddy system, meant to help future kindergarten students make a smooth transition from pre-school to full day kindergarten...
NHS band receives donation (04/21/11)
Brenda Timberman came home with a big prize. The Northview High School Cafeteria Manager recently attended the B&B Food Spring Show at Idle Creek with other food service employees of the Clay Community School Corporation. The show was golf-themed and included a grand prize of a customized EZ-GO golf cart...
Music performance set (04/21/11)
Country and Western music will be performed Saturday, at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. The public is invited to attend. Sandwiches, soft drinks and desserts will be available for purchase. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music scheduled for 7:30-9 p.m...
Golf Scramble set to benefit Relay (04/21/11)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department Relay For Life team is sponsoring a Golf Scramble at Oak Ridge Golf Course, 9784 North County Road 300 East, Saturday, May 7. Pre-registration for a four-man team is $160 before May 1, and $200 afterwards. The registration fee includes food...
Reunions (04/21/11)
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...
Rotary to host Coffee and Club Talk (04/21/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil will host its monthly Coffee and Club Talk Friday, at the Brazil Coffee Company, 533 E. National Ave., Brazil. The event will run from 6-7 p.m. The first regular cup of coffee for those in attendance is free courtesy of the club...
Wildlife Federation to conduct forum (04/21/11)
The Indiana Wildlife Federation will conduct a forum to discuss the health of Indiana's water April 26. The event will take place from 6-9 p.m., at the Dobbs Park Nature Center, 5170 E. Poplar St., Terre Haute. Those interested in attending are urged to RSVP by April 19, by logging on to www.indianawildlife.org...
SURE Program to continue through June (04/21/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Executive Director for USDA's Farm Service Agency Julia A. Wickard recently reminded producers the 2009 Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments Program (SURE) is underway and will continue through July 29, 2011. SURE provides crop disaster assistance payments to eligible producers on farms that have incurred crop production or crop quality losses as a result of a natural disaster...
Miners top Eels in SWIAC baseball tilt (04/21/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter Although they started out hot, the Clay City Eels' baseball team cooled off in the later innings and lost to the Linton Miners 9-8. Clay City scored four runs on six hits in the game's first two innings and took a 4-0 lead early over the Miners...
Northview track and field teams post wins at West Vigo (04/21/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview track and field teams earned wins over West Vigo on the road Thursday night. The boy's team cruised to a victory by a 94-38 score, winning all but three events in the meet. Joel Whittington won the 110 hurdles (15.33), 100 meters (11.10), 300 hurdles (42.86) and 200 meters (22.95) and the Knights swept the top-three spots in each of the throwing events...
Northview varsity baseball earns WIC win; 'C' team shuts down Danville (04/21/11)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The Northview Knights got rolling offensively, late in the team's first conference game, but picked up a 7-0 victory at Sullivan on Wednesday. The game remained scoreless until the sixth inning when the Knights tallied six runs on the way to victory...
Miscues lead to Knights' first loss of the season (04/21/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Losing to a rival is never easy, but especially when you help the opponent hand you the season's first loss. On Thursday night, Terre Haute South took advantage of a pair of fifth inning errors to break open a close game and post a 7-2 softball win over the Knights...
Addie N. 'Peggy' Farris (04/21/11)
Staying safe on ATVs (04/21/11)
As the temperatures continue to climb, I find myself wanting to enjoy it by riding an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) around our family farm. All-Terrain vehicles are becoming increasingly more popular on farms because they can be used to haul livestock feed or to get to fields. They are very handy and can be of great help on a farm. However, as they have increased in popularity among farm families, the number of accidents and injuries to youth and adults because of ATV accidents has increased...
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