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Stories from Thursday, May 19, 2011

Water project on schedule (05/19/11)
The ground may still be wet from consistent rainfall the past few weeks, but the Brazil Water System Improvements Project is still moving forward on schedule. Hannum, Wagle and Cline Project Engineer Matthew Pierce spoke to The Brazil Times recently, shortly after a monthly progress meeting with contractors about what has been done in the past month...
Local restaurant sets up special days for boys, girls (05/19/11)
A local coffee shop is attempting to set aside one day each month to make children's dreams come true. Sisters Antiques Coffee Bar, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil, has set up two specific days for boys and girls. The Princess Party, is tentatively scheduled to take place once a month. Girls ages 5-10 are welcome to the business at 11 a.m., while girls ages 2-4 are welcome at 2:30 p.m...
Area man enters plea agreement (05/19/11)
One of the young men allegedly involved in the Fentanyl overdose of a local high school student on New Year's Day 2010, recently entered into a negotiated agreement to pled guilty to his involvement. On Tuesday, Cody Levi Sebade, 19, Clay City, was sentenced to a term of six years at the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) for his involvement in the death of 17-year-old Clay City High School Junior Haley Bryan...
Motorcycle Ride to benefit Relay For Life (05/19/11)
This Saturday, motorists will take a road trip to enjoy some good food in support of the third annual 2011 Motorcycle Ride to benefit American Cancer Society's Clay County Relay For Life Participants will gather for registration at the YMCA of Clay County 8 a.m., Saturday, May 21, and leave for Moonshine Restaurant, West Union, Ill., promptly at 9 a.m...
Another Winner! (05/19/11)
Breanna Dove, 13, placed first in the 13-older division of the 2011 Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest.
Hydrant flushing (05/19/11)
The Brazil City Fire Department will be conducting fire hydrant flushing and testing on the following days and locations: Brazil City Fire Chief Jim Smith said the schedule is tentative and residents could anticipate varying water pressure levels...
That's Entertainment! (05/19/11)
Keeping Hope Alive (05/19/11)
Dinner Time! (05/19/11)
The Staunton Community Center will serve a chicken noodle dinner Friday. Serving time is 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children. All proceeds will go to the community center.
Optimist Club Meeting Set! (05/19/11)
Melanie Brown, Clay County Extension Educator and 4-H Youth Development Coordinator, will be the guest speaker at the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club meeting Saturday. The meeting will begin at 8 a.m., and will take place at Sisters Coffee Bar, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil...
Dance! Dance! (05/19/11)
The Silver Sneakers will sponsor a dance at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, Friday. The event will begin at 6 p.m., and conclude at 9 p.m. It is open to the public.
Summer Reading Club programs announced (05/19/11)
Summer Reading Club signups start Wednesday, June 1, at the Brazil Public Library. All ages are encouraged to signup but they must have a valid library card to participate in the reading club and claim prizes, although the following weekly programs are free and open to the public:...
Brazil Last Man's Club meets (05/19/11)
On Friday, May 13, the Brazil Last Man's Club No. 5 conducted its meeting and dinner as it always does when a Friday the 13th comes around. All remaining eight members were present. Five members are deceased. The club consists of only 13 members and no additions may be made...
Conaway earns national award (05/19/11)
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Master Sgt. Amanda Conaway, 178th Fighter Wing Retention Office Manager, was recently awarded the national Rookie Retention Office of the Year award. She received the award March 29, at the Retention Conference, which took place in Orlando, Fla...
Area soldiers prepare for support mission (05/19/11)
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait -- Weapons blazing, soldiers engaged paper insurgents, resembling a scene out of an old western movie. More than 150 Indiana National Guard Soldiers with the 219th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade (BfSB) assembled in lines and when cleared to fire, unleashed a hailstorm of bullets at their man-shaped targets during individual weapons training May 11, at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, in preparation for their movement into Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn...
Y Healthy Kids Day set (05/19/11)
The YMCA of Clay County will sponsor Healthy Kids Day Thursday, May 26, from 6:30-8 p.m. Dodge ball, relay races, summer camp signups, basketball, and more will be available and the Xarcade will be open. All are welcome to participate in the activities...
Support Paw Partners and Lilly (05/19/11)
Hello, my name is Lilly. I was brought into the Clay County Humane Shelter after someone tied me to a pole and left me. I am a beautiful Malamute with a heart of gold. Unfortunately, I have a large tumor on my stomach that is very tender and sore and I am also heart worm positive...
Farmers benefit from cover crops (05/19/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Farmers all over Indiana are realizing the benefits of cover crops, even in a wet year. Fields with cover crops may dry out earlier than fields left bare over the winter, due to their ability to stabilize wet fields by taking up moisture...
Northview girls playing for a title today (05/19/11)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- After playing them earlier in the year in invitationals, the Northview Knights faced the Greencastle Tiger Cubs in their first sectional match of the year. The Knights came away victorious, 4-1. In the number one singles match, Kaci Kehrt defeated Katherine Farris, 7-5 in a tiebreaker, 6-0...
Knights and Eels advance out of track and field sectional (05/19/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute North Boys' Track and Field Sectional came to a stunning climax on Thursday evening as a relay disqualification cost the Patriots a team championship as Terre Haute South won the final event of the evening, the 4x400 relay to claim a one-point championship...
Craig strikes out 17 in JV walk off win over Vikings (05/19/11)
Times Staff Report The Northview 'B' and 'C' baseball teams secured wins against visiting West Vigo on Wednesday evening led by some outstanding pitching performances. The Knights' junior varsity squad got an incredible 17-strikeout effort from Coleman Craig, who went all seven innings, allowing just one hit in a 3-2 victory against the Vikings...
William 'Bill' Anthony (05/19/11)
William "Bill" Anthony, 60, Brazil and Bowling Green, passed away May 18, 2011, at 2:20 a.m., in Royal Oaks Health Center. He was born July 31, 1950, in Los Angeles, Calif., to William Howard Anthony and Mary Frances Dunn Anthony. Bill had been a brick mason throughout his lifetime. He enjoyed fishing and he loved spending time with his family and friends...
Landscaping around septic systems (05/19/11)
Having a septic system is a necessity and can be unsightly with aboveground pipes, risers, ventilation systems or large mounds. However, homeowners can landscape around these problem items. When landscaping around a septic system, you must take care to choose plants that grow well without interfering with the operation of your septic system...
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