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Stories from Friday, May 20, 2011

Learning through exercise (05/20/11)
If an earthquake hits the Wabash Valley, emergency responders in Clay County will be better prepared thanks to a recent national disaster drill. During May 16-19, local and state emergency responders in Indiana and several other states, including federal officials in Washington D.C. and the White House, participated in a large, multi-state, national-level exercise simulating a natural disaster involving an earthquake...
CCS superintendent search begins (05/20/11)
Clay Community School (CCS) Board members began interviewing superintendent candidates during an executive session Friday. "The applicant pool is still open and we've had many good applicants. We'd like to see someone in place by July 1," School Board President Rob Miller said...
Board approves hiring (05/20/11)
Clay Community School Board members voted to hire a behavioral specialist and a technology coach to assist students and teachers next school year. May's monthly school board meeting took place at Clay City High School Thursday. During the meeting, CCS decided to hire a behavioral specialist to train personnel in at least four of the corporation's schools next year and to help implement school-wide Positive Behavior Support (PBS)...
Best of the Best! (05/20/11)
Man pleads to conversion (05/20/11)
GREENCASTLE -- A former TransCare employee, originally accused of sexual battery and theft, entered into a negotiated plea agreement for a lesser charge in Putnam County Circuit Court Thursday. Jason A. Jordan, 28, Terre Haute, made a voluntary guilty plea in court on one count of misdemeanor conversion...
Best of the Best! (05/20/11)
On Television (05/20/11)
The Clay Community School Board of Trustees tape for the May 19 meeting, will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2: * Monday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m., and * Wednesday, at 9 a.m., and 7 p.m.
Special Meeting (05/20/11)
Members of the American Legion Post 2 will meet at the V.F.W. Post 1127 Thursday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m., to begin the process of placing flags on Veterans' graves within the city limits of Brazil in honor of Memorial Day. Anyone in the outlining areas of Brazil who wishes to have flags placed on Veterans' graves should call new American Legion Commander Randy Kaelber at 812-251-3164...
Tissue Flowers! (05/20/11)
The Brazil Public Library will conduct a program for children ages 10-18 Wednesday. During the event, children will learn how to make tissue paper flowers. The event will run from 6-7:30 p.m., and cost $1. For more information, call 448-1981.
Community Notes (05/20/11)
The following are a list of upcoming events scheduled for today, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Set 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...
Chamber meeting (05/20/11)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce's monthly meeting will take place at noon, Tuesday, at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital Community Room. Cost for lunch is $7 for members and $10 for non-members. The speaker this month is Veronica Dougherty from Junior Achievements...
Herbal workshop scheduled at SMWC (05/20/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- International lecturer and author Matthew Woods, a specialist in medical herbalism, will return to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods June 17-19, for a workshop on the topic. The program begins Friday evening, and concludes Sunday. Presentations will cover plant identification, self-care, wild crafting and basic applications. Sponsors for the program are the Wabash Valley Master Gardeners and the Maple Center...
Reading Club programs (05/20/11)
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:...
Church News (05/20/11)
Big Walnut Missionary Baptist Church The Big Walnut Missionary Baptist Church will have a Chicken and Noodle dinner Sunday, May 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Reelsville Volunteer Fire Dept. The dinner will include vegetables, salads, desserts and a drink. A freewill offering will be taken...
Mercy's Well (05/20/11)
Mercy's Well is carving its own unique niche in today's Christian music scene. The exciting vocal group is comfortable performing on concert stages before thousands, as well as in a rural churches across the nation. The group's versatility makes it a favorite among young audiences and older music lovers alike. The group's ability to adapt to any setting, without compromising the message it presents, makes Mercy's Well a favorite wherever its music is shared...
YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day (05/20/11)
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...
King's Brass to perform in area (05/20/11)
SULLIVAN -- Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass will present hymn classics with contemporary flair at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 N. Main St., Sullivan, Thursday, June 23. The event will begin at 7 p.m. The King's Brass features three trumpets, three trombones, a tuba, percussion and keyboards...
Reunions (05/20/11)
The following is information regarding upcoming area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: White/Reagan Family Reunion The descendents of John Nelson and Dollie Reagan-White will have a family reunion at the Clay City Park in Clay City, at 1 p.m., Sunday, in the northeast shelter...
New officers (05/20/11)
Installation of officers for Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority for the 2011-12 year took place May 17. Pictured are (front, from left) Treasurer Jennifer Jones, Vice-President Kim Emmert-O'Dell, President Kathy Bridgewater, Recording Secretary Autumn Drake, (back) Sgt.-at-Arms Jennifer French, Historian Lorna Gardner, Pledge Supervisor Linda Sheese, and Publicity Chair Diane Braden. Not pictured: Corresponding Secretary Jenny Ringo...
Knights knock off top-ranked Panthers (05/20/11)
Times Staff Report MONTEZUMA -- The Northview softball team opened some eyes on Thursday night, squaring off with the No. 1 ranked Class A Riverton Parke Panthers and coming away with a 9-0 victory on the road. The Knights handed the Panthers' No. 1 pitcher, Haley Chambers, her first loss of the season against 15 wins...
Patriots top Knights to repeat as tennis champions (05/20/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview girls' tennis team suffered a familiar sting in Friday's sectional championship as Owen Valley defeated the Knights for the second straight season to claim the title by a 4-1 score. The victory reversed an earlier season decision that went to the Knights by a 3-2 score, but the Patriots swept the doubles play and won a pair of three-set marathons in singles to earn the championship...
Staunton Scene (05/20/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30 a.m. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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