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Stories from Friday, May 13, 2011

Fire department to flush hydrants (05/13/11)
Brazil residents should anticipate varied water pressure the next two weeks as the Brazil Fire Department will be flushing fire hydrants. "It's all part of our routine maintenance work on the system," Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith told The Brazil Times...
Organization moving into health center (05/13/11)
The former Clay County Health Center will soon have a new purpose. During Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil, Inside Out Recovery Co-Founders Kevin Eckiss and Tony Smith introduced their new program. "We are not here to replace the House of Hope, only to enhance it," Eckiss said about the ministry, which was started in 2009. ...
Big winner! (05/13/11)
Hunter Adams, 9, placed first in the 7-9-year-old division of the 2011 Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest.
Police investigating recent break-ins (05/13/11)
Officials are investigating a rash of recent burglaries at local businesses. According to Brazil City Police Chief Larry Pierce, several local businesses have been broken into during the past month. The BCPD and Clay County Sheriff's Department have investigated eight burglary cases, including burglary reports at Dairy Queen, 1 South Union Street, R&R Feeds-Pets & Western Tack, 606 West National Ave., Maurizio's Pizza & Restaurant, 2 South Union St., and Warren Tire, Inc., 220 East National Ave., within the past week along with Double M Diner, 1421 East National Ave., The Alamo, 911 East National Ave., and Clark's Auto Repair, 1300 E. ...
Dinner time! (05/13/11)
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...
High school J.E.T.S. teams perform well in competition (05/13/11)
Students from two Clay County schools say they actually enjoy taking tests after placing at a national academic competition. Clay City and Northview high school's Junior Engineering Technical Society (J.E.T.S.) members participated in the 2011 J.E.T.S. Teams National Competition...
Fundraising event for youth scheduled for Wednesday (05/13/11)
"Because no one is worth giving up on," a fundraising event will take place Wednesday, May 18, at the Brazil Walnut Theater in support of a two worthy causes. Organizers confirmed 100-percent of the donations collected during the Keeping Hope Alive would be split between House Of Hope, and to help pay medical expenses incurred by recent burn victim 7-year-old Carmen Schleppy's family...
NHS students receive CPR tips (05/13/11)
For two days, students at Northview High School received first-hand accounts on emergency response. On Friday, Cody Barnard and Mike Rost, both members of the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department discussed the proper method of Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) with students in Bethany Jones' health class...
Field Trip! (05/13/11)
Three members of the Rotary Club of Brazil board represented the local club at the District 6580 annual conference in Evansville April 29-30. They were Secretary Mary Jo Alumbaugh (left), President-Elect Duane Butt (middle) and President Miranda Goodale. During the conference, District Governor Steve LaRoche also presented Goodale with an Outstanding Club President 2010-11 Award, which is an engraved rosewood desk clock, as a token of thanks for her service as Brazil Club President...
Story Hour to start (05/13/11)
Story Hour will resume at the Brazil Public Library for children ages 3-5, and Tuesday, June 7, and Wednesday, June 8, at 10:30 a.m. Parents must have a valid library card. Children must be potty trained. No registrations will be accepted by phone. Registration will be on a first-come-first-serve basis beginning May 25...
Community Notes (05/13/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events scheduled to take place today, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Breakfast! The Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its monthly breakfast Saturday, from 7-11 a.m. The menu will consist of biscuits, gravy, pancakes, eggs, bacon and sausage...
Church News (05/13/11)
Bee Ridge Church Upcoming events at Bee Ridge: June 3, three of our members will graduate from Northview High School Katie Cooksey, Hallie Harbison and Kristin Wright. Congratulations girls. June 4, An early Fathers Day Banquet at 6 p.m. June 11, We are having a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Wow, you will be amazed at all the cool "stuff" that the members are parting with.....
Military News (05/13/11)
Luke R. Pingleton Army National Guard Pvt. Luke R. Pingleton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.. ...
Junior varsity baseball throws shutout (05/13/11)
Times Staff Report The Northview junior varsity team scored a five-inning, 10-0 win over Danville on Thursday evening as Dan Reberger went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with a home run, two doubles and four RBI in the victory. Trevor Hetrick shut down the Warriors on the mound, going all five innings, allowing just three hits and striking out four...
Knights claim WIC softball title (05/13/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SPENCER -- The Northview softball team had to battle to the end for it, but Friday night they came home as Western Indiana Conference champions, completing a unbeaten conference record with a 6-2 win at Owen Valley. "It's been two years, I think 2009 was our last time (to win the WIC)," Northview coach Bethany Jones said. "To win it outright is always kind of nice. These seniors really deserve it and I'm glad they were able to get it done."...
Northview powers past Patriots (05/13/11)
Times Staff Report SPENCER -- The Northview baseball team pounded out three home runs as part of a 16-hit attack in an 11-1 Western Indiana Conference victory at Owen Valley on Friday night. Andrew Butts blasted three doubles in the game and both Zac Niehaus and Tyler Wilson hit two-run blasts for the Knights...
Clay City sweeps Eminence in track meet (05/13/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City track and field teams warmed up for next week's sectional competition with a pair of dual meet victories against visiting Eminence on Thursday night. The girls' team won 10 of the events for a 73 to 46 team win, led by a pair of Sinders...
Clay City sweeps Eminence in track meet (05/13/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City track and field teams warmed up for next week's sectional competition with a pair of dual meet victories against visiting Eminence on Thursday night. The girls' team won 10 of the events for a 73 to 46 team win, led by a pair of Sinders...
Junior varsity baseball throws shutout (05/13/11)
Times Staff Report The Northview junior varsity team scored a five-inning, 10-0 win over Danville on Thursday evening as Dan Reberger went a perfect 3-for-3 at the plate with a home run, two doubles and four RBI in the victory. Trevor Hetrick shut down the Warriors on the mound, going all five innings, allowing just three hits and striking out four...
Joan L. Stockrahm (05/13/11)
Joan L. Stockrahm, 71, formerly of Harmony, peacefully passed away at 10 p.m., Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Royal Oaks Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute, where she had been a resident since June 2008. Born May 29, 1939, she was the daughter of Eldon C. "Doc" Wells and Mary Louise Langley Wells Miller...
Loretta Jane Hall Deakins (05/13/11)
Loretta Jane Hall Deakins, 86, Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center, with her husband and daughters at her bedside. She was born in Clay County Dec. 1, 1924, the daughter of John and Sarah (Blankenship) Hall. Loretta graduated from Staunton High School where she was valedictorian of her senior class...
Donald R. Stough (05/13/11)
Donald R. Stough, 827 Pine Ridge Dr., Lakeland, Fla., formerly of Brazil, passed away May 8, 2011. He was born Nov. 17, 1926, to Ralph and Lana Smith Stough, who preceded him in death. Don graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1944. He married Joan Garrigus April 10, 1949...
Staunton Scene (05/13/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheel-chair equipped...
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