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Stories from Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Etched in the mind (06/01/11)
Matt Huber will always remember Jim Dressler's enthusiasm for projects that would better the community. Anytime a project was set up to help Forest Park, for example, Huber always worried about vandalism. But Dressler always reminded him that vandalism could be taken care of. All you had to do was "take care of it."...
Project Change helps the needy (06/01/11)
Earlier this year while at Forest Park with her children, a man approached Nicole Rodgers. The man asked her if she had anything to eat. Rodgers was stunned. But she has decided to do something about it. Rodgers created Project Change, a group of people who help the homeless and less fortunate in Clay County...
Committee to continue fundraising dinners (06/01/11)
Sunday will be the first of five scheduled fundraising dinners, "Dinner and a Concert in the Park," for the Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The dinners will coincide with performances by the Brazil Concert Band and will take place at the Forest Park Pavilion. They are scheduled to begin at 5 p.m., and conclude at 7:30 p.m., each evening...
Yard Sale Adoption Event (06/01/11)
Clay County Animal Rescue will conduct a yard sale/adoption event June 10-13. All proceeds from the event will go toward the care of the animals. During the four days of the yard sale, everything possible wanted for a pet or a new pet will be available, including spay/neuter and shots...
Riddell National Bank wins MAXI Award (06/01/11)
Riddell National Bank won a MAXI Award at the Mega Conference of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) May 25, in downtown Indianapolis. MAXI Awards are presented annually to IBA-member institutions to recognize bank marketing excellence in Indiana...
New location! (06/01/11)
The Coffee Grounds celebrated an open house Wednesday for its new location, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil. During the event, the store provided customers with coffee and cookies. On hand for the official ribbon cutting for the new location included (from left) Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw, Brazil Clerk-Treasurer Karen McQueen, Brazil City Council members Bill Lovett and Pat Heffner, store owner Jackie Wilson, customer LeRoy Howes, store owner Pete Wilson, employee Michael Wilson, Pete's mother Pat Wilson, Jackie's mother Julie Wright, Clay County Chamber of Commerce members Michael McCullough and Melissa McCullough, and Chamber Executive Director Tiffany Cook. ...
Robert F. Bandy (06/01/11)
Robert F. Bandy, 46, Indianapolis, died Tuesday, May 31, 2011. He was born July 8, 1964, in Fort Wayne, Ind. He worked at Hoaglin Fine Catering and Alabama Liquors and was a Brazil High School graduate of 1982. He is survived by his mother Pamela Henkel, father Eric Bandy, sisters Joyce Looman and Jennifer Mathew Minor, along with many loving nieces, nephews and friends...
Harmony Happenings (06/01/11)
The Harmony United Methodist Women Yard Sale/Bake Sale will be here June 4. We will be open until we run out of things. We need good stuff to sell. Bring your treasures to the church this week so we will be ready. We need work crews on Friday to set up the sale and price the treasures. We also need folks on Saturday to sell the items. Hopefully lots of people will bake goodies we can sell. All the money goes to missions...
Brazil Buzz (06/01/11)
This beautiful Sunday afternoon, the sun is shining, the birds are singing and all is well. The steaks are marinating, the beans are baking, the spuds peeled and I have a pie request to honor. Our vegetable garden is progressing nicely. The sweet potato plants that I started are ready to plant. The birdhouse gourds are ready to climb...
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