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Stories from Thursday, April 28, 2011

UPDATED: Leaks result in another boil order (04/28/11)
Brazil water customers are again under a boil order. While working to replace three 1-inch copper water lines along Lenox Street, between Sycamore and Davis streets, the Brazil Water Department encountered water leaks, which resulted in the need to shut off the water tower at approximately 2:15 p.m., Thursday...
Special visit (04/28/11)
Rotarian John Earlywine (left) is shown with Indiana State University's men's head basketball coach Greg Lansing at Wednesday's lunch meeting at the Elks Lodge in Brazil. Lansing was Earlywine's guest and the luncheon speaker. He discussed the year the Sycamores experience...
Mad Scientist (04/28/11)
Northview High School junior Ethan Stewart participated in the 12th Indiana University School of Medicine Molecular Medicine In Action Seminar at Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis recently. Last month, Stewart and 49 of Indiana's best high school students took part in the event...
Lamb not seeking re-election (04/28/11)
Following Wednesday's meeting, Ward 3 Council Member Steve Lamb told The Brazil Times he would not be running for re-election in the 2011 Municipal General Election. In 2009, Lamb -- who was appointed to the council following Ann Bradshaw's appointment as Mayor and elected as a Democrat in 2007 -- said his re-election campaign would be done independently from any political party...
Council awards mowing bid (04/28/11)
The contract for the mowing of Brazil's cemeteries was decided Wednesday night, but not without much thought and discussion. Bids were initially opened during the March 9 meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, tabled until its April 13 meeting to allow more information to be gathered, then tabled until Wednesday's meeting to ensure all the council's questions were answered...
Board sees bids for tunnel work (04/28/11)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety reviewed bids to repair a collapsed underground drainage tunnel during Thursday's meeting. The board received bids from Barrett's Excavating, Center Point ($26,000), and Knust Excavating, Brazil ($25,000), and after brief discussion awarded the work to Knust, as it provided the lowest bid...
Sheriff issues warning to motorists (04/28/11)
Motorists need to avoid high water in low-lying roadways. "With all the recent weather, there is the potential for flash flooding after a rain throughout the county," Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton told The Brazil Times. "Anytime there is water covering a road, motorists should never attempt to drive through it."...
'Grease' (04/28/11)
The Northview High School Drama Department will perform "Grease," today and Saturday, at the school auditorium. The show will be performed today, at 7:30 p.m., and 2 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday. Seating will be reserved. Tickets may be purchased in advance through the Northview Media Center or by calling 448-2661 Ext. 1235...
Upcoming Relay events (04/28/11)
The following are events taking place in conjunction with the 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life event, scheduled for May 14-15, at the YMCA of Clay County: The event will run from 10:40-11:45 a.m...
Closed Tuesday (04/28/11)
Due to the Municipal Primary Election, Brazil City Hall will be closed Tuesday. With the closure, trash pickup will follow its normal route Monday, but run one day behind schedule the remainder of the week. For more information, call City Hall at 443-2221...
Benefit (04/28/11)
A benefit Hog Roast has been scheduled in memory of James Brandon Barnett. The benefit will be at the Brazil Moose Lodge No. 780, 225 S. Depot St., Brazil, beginning at 3 p.m., Saturday. All proceeds will go toward paying funeral expenses.
Center to serve dinner (04/28/11)
The Staunton Community Center will serve a chicken noodle dinner May 20. Serving time is from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. Cost of the meal is $8 for adults and $5 for children. The meal will include chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, slaw, green beans, homemade yeast rolls and dessert...
Humane Society sets up shot clinic for May 7 (04/28/11)
The Clay County Humane Society will conduct a Pet Shot Clinic from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, May 7 and 14, at the Forest Park Pavilion. All shots are $10 each. Three shots available for dogs include the canine 5-in-1 vaccine, Bortella and Rabies. Event organizers recently told The Brazil Times, that due to high costs and a lack of public interest in recent years, the dog vaccine for Lyme Disease will not be available during this clinic...
NHS Super Bowl team performs well (04/28/11)
The Northview High School Academic Super Bowl team traveled to Greencastle recently to compete in the district competition for the Indiana Association of School Principals statewide contest. The Fine Arts team of Caroline Disney, Chelsea Barnett, Artur Paiva and Bethany Wright placed first among the 18 schools in attendance and missed qualifying for the state finals by one question...
Area youth competing in pageant (04/28/11)
Chloe Ann Webb, 4, was recently chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Indiana Pageant, which will take place June 30-July 2, at the Indianapolis Marriott. The National American Miss pageants are for girls ages 4-18, and have five different age divisions...
JCPD responds to flooded vehicle (04/28/11)
JASONVILLE -- Jasonville City Police Department units and a Greene County Sheriff's Department deputy responded to a car that had driven into flood waters early Thursday on County Road 1000 W (Lone Tree Road) between States Roads 48 and 59 in Smith Township...
Re-dedication for memorial set for May 7 (04/28/11)
Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland said a re-dedication for the memorial will take place at 9 a.m., Saturday, May 7, as part of Loyalty Day festivities, with District 44 State Representative Jim Baird as a special guest. In addition, donations are being accepted for the creation of a Gulf War/Sept. 11, 2001 memorial, which would include Marine Cpl. Gregory Stultz, who died in combat, Feb. 19, 2010...
Community Notes (04/28/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Sadie Fund The public is invited to make donations to help 14-year-old Mercedes "Sadie" Elaine Compton's family cover expenses incurred as a result of her diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblast Leukemia...
Lab sees increase in wheat disease (04/28/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Purdue University Plant and Pest Diagnostic Laboratory is busy this spring identifying wheat diseases for Indiana farmers and helping homeowners understand why needles on their spruce and conifers are discolored or dropping. And coming up yet this year, the lab is expecting to see more of a new pest to Indiana: The brown marmorated stink bug...
Knights claim dual track and field meet against Sullivan (04/28/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The skies finally cleared for the Northview track and field teams as Sullivan's Golden Arrows came calling for a dual track meet that took place under partially sunny skies for a welcome change. The Knights took advantage of the break in the weather to score a pair of wins in the meet with the boys winning 90-41 and the girls claiming a 71 to 61 victory...
Honoring Hoosier Homesteads (04/28/11)
Growing up on a family farm is something that very few ever get to experience. It is a treasured part of an individual's life that provides them with a sense of pride and accomplishment as they help out on the farm that was once owned by a relative they may or may not have met...
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