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Stories from Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Going all out! (05/31/11)
Forest Park Elementary third-grader Miranda Thompson leaps into action during the school's field day long jump competition Tuesday. Thompson is in Lori Cook's class, and ended with a jump of 5 feet, 4 inches. Jessica Murray Photo.
Festival continues to grow (05/31/11)
Lovers of strawberries will make their way to the Clay County Courthouse for the fourth Christmas In The Park Strawberry Festival Friday. Christmas In The Park Board President Linda Ray told The Brazil Times she hopes to see more people than last year, adding approximately 1,200 items were sold at last year's event...
YMCA ready for start of Day Camp (05/31/11)
The annual YMCA of Clay County Summer Day Camp is scheduled to begin Tuesday, June 7. This year, the camp will be a little different. Camp Director Pam Fischer told The Brazil Times plans are in place to launch Leaders Achieving Unity Now Changing History (L.A.U.N.C.H.) this year...
Poland man airlifted to hospital after accident (05/31/11)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- A Clay County man was airlifted to an Indianapolis hospital for injuries sustained in an early morning accident on United States 231, just south of Interstate 70. According to Indiana State Police officials, personnel from ISP and various Putnam County emergency agencies were dispatched to the scene of a three-vehicle accident shortly before noon Tuesday, near the intersection of County Road 900 South and U.S. 231...
Fallen Officers Blood Drive scheduled (05/31/11)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department and The Indiana Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive at the Clay County Justice Center Thursday afternoon. The blood drive will take place from 1:30-6 p.m. CCSD Chief Deputy Rob Gambill said those wishing to participate in the blood drive should enter through the main entrance where a receptionist will be on hand to guide people through the facility...
Donations! (05/31/11)
North Clay Middle School sixth-grade Galahad students Indya Trahan, Mackenzie Higgenbotham and Drew Lumsodon donate fundraiser money to Park Board President Ruthann Jefferies towards the new skatepark. The money supports community activities that encourage responsible lifetime fitness activities and develop community respect. Jessica Murray Photo...
Awarded! (05/31/11)
Homes Express achieved the No. 1 Indiana Home Center award from their builder, Redman, Inc., from 2007-2010, and is looking forward to achieving its 2011 goal. Shown here with the awards are (from left) sales consultant Stephanie Browning, owner Janyne Merritt and service director John Smith. Courtesy Photo...
Birthday (05/31/11)
Larry Branum Larry Branum will be celebrating his 70th birthday, with an open house given by his family and friends, on Sunday, June 5, at 2 p.m., at 915 N. Meridian St., Brazil. Larry taught fourth and fifth grades at Columbia Elementary from 1965 to 1991...
Generations (05/31/11)
Three women from the same family celebrate and share the same birthday. The three Becki Cooksey Coltharp, 40, Dorthea Cooksey, 82, and Katie J. Cooksey, 18, celebrated with a family gathering Saturday, May 21, at Coltharp's home in Knightsville, with 105 guests in attendance...
American Aikido Institute holds promotion testing (05/31/11)
The American Aikido Institute in Brazil, conducted a promotion test May 25, 2011. Promoted to 5th Kyu Yellow Belt were (front row) John W. Pell, Spencer Roeschlein and Roger Torbert; (back row) Josh Gregg was promoted to 1st Kyu Brown Belt Black Stripe and Jesse Lawson was promoted to 2nd Kyu Brown Belt. Scott Hamilton who assisted in administering the test and Garry Howard...
Military News (05/31/11)
Andric D. Branham Army National Guard Pvt. Andric D. Branham 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.. ...
Casey Renee Crasher and Brandon Thomas Hathaway (05/31/11)
Casey Renee Crasher and Brandon Thomas Hathaway are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on June 11, 2011, at 2 p.m., at the Green Activates Center, Vincennes Casey is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Crasher, Olney, Ill. She is a 2010 graduate of Lawrenceville High School. She is employed at Walmart...
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Rubeck (05/31/11)
The children and grandchildren of Ron and Evelyn Rubeck would like to announce the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary. An open house will take place on Sunday, June 5, 2011, from 2-5 p.m., at the Rubeck's cabin. The cabin is located behind the Rubeck Sawmill, take State Road 42 west to Owl Hollow Road, enter at the Rubeck Sawmill, take drive to the back of the sawmill and up to the cabin...
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