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Stories from Thursday, May 12, 2011

Creative coloring! (05/12/11)
Terre Braswell, 3, placed first in the 0-3-year-old division of the 2011 Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest.
Second! (05/12/11)
Makayla Barger, 5, placed second in the 4-6-year-old division of the 2011 Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest.
Resident angry with city response (05/12/11)
The recent rain and flooding in Brazil has at least one resident fed up. During the audience comments portion of Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, resident Mark Bedwell spoke about his concerns regarding the lack of progress...
Community Notes (05/12/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Street Closings Parts of Nabuca Drive, Bonnie Miller Drive, Center Street and one service road in Forest Park will be closed at 6 p.m., for about 30 minutes, on the following dates: May 16, 19, 23, 26, and June 2...
Meeting set (05/12/11)
The Clay County Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. The guest speaker will be Indiana Republican Party Secretary Barb McClellan. Her topic will be the structure and roles within the Republican Party...
Time to clean! (05/12/11)
Forest Park Elementary third-graders, Tyler Toney (left) and Kelin Foster (right) in Cindy Lacefield's class, show off their empty wheel barrels after Principal Jon Russell (center) helped them dump materials in the dumpster behind the school during clean up day. ...
Annual Saline City Truck Pull slated for June 4 (05/12/11)
SALINE CITY -- The annual Saline City National Truck Pull and Swap Meet will take place Saturday, June 4. Pulling is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m., with weigh-ins set from 2-5 p.m. All vehicles will be inspected for specific classes. The event will feature ITPA Super Stock 4-wheel drive and ITPA Pro Stock 4-wheel drive. ...
Distinguished Alumni nominations due May 20 (05/12/11)
CLAY CITY -- Clay City High School has announced the Distinguished Alumni award will be presented this year during the commencement program Sunday, June 5. Graduates from Ashboro, Bowling Green, Clay City or Cory high schools are eligible to nominate alumni from any of the four schools...
New members! (05/12/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently welcomed two new members into the club May 5, at the Brazil Elks Lodge during the club's weekly lunch meeting. Shown with club president Dr. Miranda Goodale (left) are newly sworn-in members T.J. Sneddon (middle, left) and Susan Sneddon (middle, right) and their membership sponsor, Rotarian Kenny Crabb (right). T.J. Sneddon was presented with a Rotary International pin by Crabb after the induction...
Organization taking donations for storm victims in the south (05/12/11)
Clay County Samaritan's Purse is currently in the process of accepting donations for those in need of items in the south after recent tornadoes affected the area. Items are being collected through noon, Friday, and may be dropped off at the following locations:...
Food Pantry requests no furniture unless given prior notice (05/12/11)
Officials with the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry want to make it as clear as possible. The facility, located at 506 E. Pinckley St., Brazil, does not accept pieces of furniture unless notified prior. The organization's director, Ruth Haas, told The Brazil Times recently a couch and two chairs were dropped off after business hours...
Area children gear up for June 4 Fun Run (05/12/11)
The Subway/Rotary Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run will take place Saturday, June 4, at Forest Park. As of Thursday, May 5, approximately 45 children had registered to participate in the opening practice. Other practices, which are scheduled for approximately 30 minutes, will take place May 16, 19, 23, 26, and June 2...
'Hoops for Hope' DVD available (05/12/11)
DVDs of the Hoops for Hope basketball game, which took place March 7, at Northview High School, are currently available. The DVD includes pictures and video of all the fun and entertainment provided by the basketball players, band, cheerleaders, dancers, contestants and more...
Big finds! (05/12/11)
While hunting for morels recently, Jo Walker, 47, (above), daughter of Linda Walker, found these in the area. Aimee Treash, 12, and dog Libby, (below), found these mushrooms while hunting in the area recently. Aimee is the granddaughter of Linda Walker...
Reunions (05/12/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Emmett Cooksey-Joe Parksey Reunion The Emmett Cooksey-Joe Parksey Reunion will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, at Community Missionary Church, 21 W. Pinckley St., Brazil, in the fellowship hall...
Artists invited to 'Chalk It Up' (05/12/11)
Aspiring artists of all ages are invited to participate in the upcoming "Chalk It Up" fundraising event for the 2011 Clay County Relay For Life. Sponsored by three clubs at Northview High School -- Key Club, SADD and BPA -- the art contest is scheduled to take place in the sidewalk and parking lot areas on the east side of the school Saturday (with a rain date of May 21)...
Staunton Community Dinner scheduled (05/12/11)
The Staunton Community Center will serve a chicken noodle dinner May 20. Serving time is 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. Cost for 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...
Area residents earn Master Gardener status (05/12/11)
The final night for the 2011 Purdue Master Gardener course in Owen County took place May 3. During the evening, 15 individuals successfully completed the Purdue Master Gardener course and have earned the right to be called Master Gardener Interns. Those individuals will now be around the community in full force using their volunteer hours to help with Extension programs and other educational opportunities as they try to earn the various Master Gardener ranks...
United Way program to benefit students of Wabash Valley (05/12/11)
United Way of the Wabash Valley announced a program earlier this year, which will benefit students in the valley. Reading Buddies will take place throughout the Wabash Valley. The overall goal for Reading Buddies is to collect 1,500 stuffed animals, which will be given out to every first-grade student within the Vigo County School Corporation and Clay Community Schools...
Ernie Pyle Historic Site now open to public on weekends (05/12/11)
DANA -- The Ernie Pyle Historic Site in Dana, Ind., will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning Saturday. Saturday hours will be 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sunday hours will be 1-4 p.m. General admission for visitors is $3.50 for adults; $3 for adults age 55-over; $2 for children ages 4-12; and free for children ages 3-under...
Putnam County man arrested for making threats to his wife (05/12/11)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- Indiana State Police Troopers from the Putnamville Post arrested a Putnam County man for allegedly threatening harm to his wife with a firearm in the early morning hours of Sunday, May 8. Troopers arrested the man without incident at 12:30 p.m., Thursday, at the home of his mother in Roachdale, Ind...
USDA issues reminder for livestock producers (05/12/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently issued a reminder for livestock and poultry producers throughout the state. FSA programs may be available to assist the farmers. Many are dealing with inclement weather, which has caused serious harm to livestock and forage due to heavy rains, flooding and storms...
Northview linksters edge past Clay City (05/12/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter The Northview Knights boys' golf team came away victorious at the Forest Park Golf Course in a match against Clay City, 153-172. The Knights' Larry Knight led the day with a total score of 33. One great hole for him was on hole two, where he birdied...
"Pumpkin Express" to be honored (05/12/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Only one team in the history of Northview High School has played for a state championship and that team will be recognized Saturday afternoon. The 1995 Northview softball team that finished as the state's runner-up, will be honored this weekend during the Knights' contest against Turkey Run. ...
Helen L. McCullough (05/12/11)
Helen L. McCullough, 94, Brazil, died May 12, 2011, at 1:54 a.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility. She had been a resident there for several years. She was born Jan. 7, 1917, in Putnam County, the daughter of Herbert and Mary Becklehimer Boswell. She graduated from Greencastle High School...
Virginia Carpenter Bradbury (05/12/11)
Virginia Carpenter Bradbury, 91, Hopkinsville, Ky., formerly of Brazil, died Wednesday, May 11, at the home of her daughter after a nine-year struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was born in 1920, in Brazil, to Marion D. Carpenter and Jessie Decker Carpenter...
Public Record (05/12/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 4-12: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Dean P. Coltharp Vs. Tina D. Coltharp: Domestic Relations Midland Funding Vs. James Shaw: Civil Collections Trent Dufour Vs. Kimberly Dufour: Domestic Relations...
Understanding septic systems (05/12/11)
There are a high percent of homes in Clay and Owen counties with septic systems rather than public sanitary sewer systems. In Indiana, more than one-third of all homes are on septic systems, also known as private onsite waste disposal systems. The majority of these systems consist of a septic tank and soil absorption field. Ultimately, they rely on the soil to remove all contaminants...
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