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Stories from Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Awning installation (05/25/11)
Workers with Cool Planet Awning Company, Indianapolis, heft up half of the new awning for the Forest Park Bandshell Wednesday afternoon. A $10,000 grant was acquired, with the assistance of Brazil Concert Band Director Matt Huber, the Brazil Parks Board, Clay Community Parks Association Board member Wilmadean Schepper and the late Jim Dressler, which was used for the purchase of the awning. Jason Jacobs Photo...
Rockville Cruise-In activities scheduled (05/25/11)
ROCKVILLE -- Again this summer, MainStreet Rockville will offer its Cruise-In Street Dance, combined again this year with the Motorcycle, Scooter and Bike Show. The event will run from 4-9 p.m., Saturday, June 4, on the courthouse square in Rockville...
Officials concerned with incidents (05/25/11)
After firefighters' safety and equipment was jeopardized during a recent house fire, officials voiced concern with The Brazil Times. "It's really gotten out of hand in the past year," Brazil City Fire Department Chief Jim Smith said about incidents he has witnessed at fire scenes. "If something doesn't change, I'm afraid someone is going to get killed."...
F.O.P fined for ad violations (05/25/11)
The Clay County Election Board came to a decision regarding possible campaign finance and election law violations during a meeting Monday. The board initially met to gather information in the matter April 28, which was spurned by allegations of violations occurring in an advertisement placed in The Brazil Times by the Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.) Lodge 114 on April 11, endorsing Brian Wyndham for Brazil Mayor. The petition with the allegations was filed by Samuel T. Conner...
2010 Princess encourages all to participate (05/25/11)
I am so proud to be able to introduce myself as the 2010 Clay County Fair Princess. My name is Gracellen Geswein. Having been selected to represent the Clay County Fair means more to me than receiving my first champion 4-H ribbon for my homegrown steer...
Single-vehicle rollover accident closes SR 59 (05/25/11)
A single-vehicle accident closed State Road 59 for a short period of time Wednesday morning. Although the accident is still under investigation, officials released some information to The Brazil Times. Around 6:45 a.m., members of the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Posey and Jackson Township volunteer fire departments and Clay County Search and Rescue were dispatched to an area approximately a half-mile south of State Road 42 on S.R. 59...
Greencastle residents named PAX Coordinators (05/25/11)
GREENCASTLE -- Linda Sebree and Patrick Aikman, both Greencastle residents, were recently named community coordinators for the Program Academic Exchange (PAX), a not-for-profit agency based in Port Chester, N.Y. PAX offers both inbound and outbound high school students international experiences with hosting families with whom they live, in most cases for one or two semesters and sometimes four-six weeks...
Spring Restoration Meeting set (05/25/11)
The Door Christian Fellowship Church, 100 N. Forest Ave., Brazil, will conduct the second part of its Spring Restoration Meeting, beginning Saturday. Events Saturday are set to start at 5 p.m., with an outdoor concert and healing crusade. Music and rhyme from Rapper LT and ministry from Evangelist Tony Thomley will take place at the church...
Wednesday sectional play postponed (05/25/11)
Northview's sectional baseball game at Plainfield this evening (Wednesday) has been moved back to Thursday evening at the same time. The Knights will play the second game of the evening following the 5:30 p.m. opening game. The softball sectional # 61 at Clay City High School has been postponed on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. ...
Several strong regional efforts for Northview girls (05/25/11)
Times Staff Report EVANSVILLE -- Northview's girls' qualifiers for the Evansville Central Track and Field Regional on Tuesday night can't be overly disappointed with their collective performances. Several Knights had season-best performances and one Northview athlete was far less than 100-percent due to an ankle injury suffered at the sectional...
Wanda Lou Fagg (05/25/11)
Helen Youngblood (05/25/11)
Helen Youngblood, 93, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital May 25, 2011, following a brief illness. She was born in Putnam County, Nov. 14, 1917, the daughter of Ira and Mary (Strobel) Raab. Helen married Clifford R. Youngblood, who preceded her in death...
George L. Long (05/25/11)
George L. Long, 88, Clay City, died unexpectedly May 25, 2011, at his home. He was born Feb. 8, 1923, in Vigo County, the son of Harrison and Ida Beatty Long. He was raised in Clay City and graduated from Clay City High School. George served in the U.S. Army during WWII, and was a member of the VFW and American Legion Posts in Clay City...
Harmony Happenings (05/25/11)
The Harmony United Methodist Women Yard Sale/Bake Sale will be here June 4th. We will be open until we run out of stuff to sell. We keep saying we will pass around a sheet which I haven't gotten printed up. I probably won't be at church on Sunday, so please circulate a notebook sheet, if I don't get typing this week...
Brazil Buzz (05/25/11)
Well, that was a close call. I am grateful for the postponement of Doomsday. I still want to go fishing. We have the garden planted and the yard is starting to look good. The fragrant scents of blooms and blossoms fill the air. Peonies are beautiful. The smell of freshly cut ground mint is a treat to my nostrils...
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