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Stories from Sunday, May 8, 2011

Completed memorial rededicated (05/08/11)
During a special ceremony, Clay County honored those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. As part of Loyalty Day Festivities Saturday, the Vietnam War Memorial was rededicated with a full roll call. Recently, Center Point resident John Nicoson, with the help of Clay County Veterans Service Officer Mike Holland and the Clay County Commissioners, set out to right a wrong and add the name of PSgt. Harold Dickerson, who died in action Nov. 11, 1967...
Praising Loyalty (05/08/11)
(Above) Clover Signs decorated its building Saturday with photographs of former Brazil resident Marine Cpl. Greg Stultz, who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2010. The decorations were set up for the 2011 Clay County Loyalty Day Parade. (Below) The Stultz' family marched in the parade. Jason Moon Photos...
More than mail being delivered (05/08/11)
Letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America will deliver more than mail Saturday, May 14, when they walk and drive along their postal routes. They will also collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers participating in the 19th National Food Drive to "Stamp Out Hunger," the largest food drive in the nation. The Brazil Post Office has taken part in the food drive for five years...
Brazil Concert Band sets rehearsal schedule (05/08/11)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will strike up the band session May 17, with rehearsal at the Northview High School Band Room. The rehearsal is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The second rehearsal is at Northview May 24, at 7 p.m., and for the rest of the season, rehearsals will take place at Forest Park...
Storm causes flash flooding (05/08/11)
As another heavy storm hit the Wabash Valley Saturday, creating flash flooding, Clay County was spared from extensive damage. Dispatchers at the Clay County Sheriff's and Brazil City Police Departments said they received no reports of damage caused by the storm, while the Brazil City Fire Department added there were minor issues on the west side of Brazil due to flooding, particularly in the Chicago Street area, but no roads needed to be closed or barricaded...
Northview band getting ready to 'Top It Off' (05/08/11)
The Northview High School band program's "Top It Off," will take place Friday, May 13. Doors open and serving starts at 7 p.m., and will continue throughout the concert. This is a dinner/theater type event. Entertainment is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m...
Bingo at Senior Center (05/08/11)
On Tuesday, Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will have Bingo at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. In addition, a Low Income Subsidy Program for those on Medicare who may be eligible for assistance with premiums and prescription drug costs will be offered. ...
A.E.R.T. rescues horse stuck in the mud (05/08/11)
On Thursday, the A.E.R.T. (Animal Emergency Response Team) District 7 was called to a location south of Clay City to extricate a local horse that had become entrapped in mud. First arriving units found "Sundance" stuck in the mud up to her belly and unable to move...
Legion conducting fundraiser (05/08/11)
American Legion Post 2 will conduct a fundraiser Saturday at the Veterans of Foreign War Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil. A hog roast, bake sale and auction will take place. Live entertainment will also be provided. Timberman Auction will provide the auction with items provided by community members...
Reaching for it (05/08/11)
Six-year-old Logan Prather grabs some candy during the 2011 Clay County Loyalty Day Parade Saturday. Logan is the son of Carla and Ben Prather, Brazil. Jason Moon Photo.
Picking one out (05/08/11)
One-year-old Mia Auterson picks out the perfect duck in the duck pond during the 2011 Brazil Times' Fun Fair Saturday. Mia is the daughter of Jason and Tamica Auterson, Brazil. Jason Moon Photo.
Knights have several top efforts in Big Four (05/08/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Big Four track and field meet proved to be a record-setting endeavor for several athletes as Terre Haute South won the boys' meet ahead of the Patriots, Northview and Vikings. In the girls' meet, the Patriots took home the hardware ahead of the Braves as West Vigo and the Knights tied for third-place...
Missed chances cost Knights in decisive game (05/08/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter WEST TERRE HAUTE - The Northview Knights' softball team found early success against Terre Haute North in the Big Four tourney Saturday afternoon, but were defeated in the late game by Terre Haute South. The Knights beat the Patriots in game one, 4-1, but fell in game two to the Braves, 2-1...
Knights put Big Four in rearviewmirror (05/08/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Northview's baseball team is glad to put the Big Four Tourney behind them after Saturday's play left them a combined 0-3 after losing a heartbreaking 5-3 decision to West Vigo earlier in the week despite starting pitcher Kodie Girton pitching 6 2/3 inning of no-hit baseball...
Clay City boys win SWIAC Track and Field Meet (05/08/11)
Times Staff Report LINTON -- The Clay City boys' track and field team won just two events during Friday night's Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference Meet at Linton, but its overall depth was what earned the Eels a team victory over Linton by 17 points in a very balanced meet...
Barbara Jo Sorrels (05/08/11)
Barbara Jo Sorrels, 60, Brazil, passed away May 5, 2011. She was born Aug. 7, 1950, in Asheville, N.C., to the late Martin and Marjorie (Cooper) Gross. She is survived by her husband Bob, children Matt, Moriah and Mo, brothers Gary and Jules, grandchildren Owen and Jackson, as well as an extended family of cats, dogs and birds...
Delbert Urbain (05/08/11)
Delbert Urbain, 76, Brazil, passed away May 8, 2011, at his residence following a battle with cancer. Services are pending at Lawson Miller Chapel.
Importance of K9 teams (05/08/11)
To the Editor: At a family picnic at a local park, their local 4-year-old daughter wanders away. After a few minutes of hasty searching, they call 9-1-1. Arriving in just minutes are the police, fire department, search and rescue and a little known resource in our county, the Clay County K9 Response Team...
Relay team offers thanks (05/08/11)
To the Editor: The Riddell National Bank Relay For Life Team would like to thank everyone who made the first Relay For Life Nedra Carlton Memorial Euchre Tournament a great success, and that includes the following: Steve Kidwell, Riddell National Bank; Vickie Mace, Sugar & Spice; Lynne Llewellyn, The Brazil Times; Dan Davis; Susie Freeman; Jane Byers; Jana Carlton Johnson; the RNB Team members; and all the Euchre players...
Teachers thank staff, students (05/08/11)
To the Editor: We would like to thank the staff and students at North Clay Middle School for their recent generous contributions to a food drive. In conjunction with International Pay It Forward Day, which was April 28, North Clay hosted a week-long food drive...
'Rice for Haiti Children' reminder (05/08/11)
To the Editor: Pop cans. When you can. Good people of Clay County, you are feeling the crunch. I, too, after getting gas today for $64.65, to fill my tank. I know that many of you are just not buying canned pop now and as I shopped for sugar-free mix this week, I run into a friend whom was buying "cool aide" to save money. So likely, he will put it in his tank...
Sound system needs fixed (05/08/11)
To the Editor: My husband and I attended the Saturday afternoon performance of "Grease" at Northview last weekend. The students were all very talented and did an excellent job in knowing their lines, singing and dancing. But, we came away very disappointed...
Commander urges involvement (05/08/11)
To the Editor: After 25 years of holding an office at American Legion Post 2, five of those times being the Commander, I am stepping down from all positions. I have several health issues and I want to enjoy what retirement time I have left. I retired in 2005 and dedicated all my time, seven days a week, to Post 2...
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