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Stories from Thursday, June 2, 2011

School program sets up annual open house (06/02/11)
On Sunday, June 12, county residents will be able to see the end results of nine months of intense labor from students in the Clay Community Schools Building and Trades program. The program will conduct its official open house for its new home, which sits at 1726 E. Bill Brown Court, in Clay View Estates (located on East Pinckley Street in Brazil). The event is scheduled for 1-5 p.m...
White Knuckle Ride set (06/02/11)
An upcoming motorcycle ride will raise funds to support local veterans' and many community projects. On June 11, the American Legion Riders (ALR) will host the annual White Knuckle Ride. The ride starts and ends at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil...
Calico Quilters to sponsor 24th show June 11-12 (06/02/11)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Calico Quilters will sponsor their 24th show, along with the Clay City Lion's Club Pottery Festival Saturday and Sunday, June 11-12. The show will be set up in the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., just south of the Ford Agency. Show hours are 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday...
Hospital to offer cervical cancer screenings (06/02/11)
St. Vincent Clay Hospital will offer free cervical cancer (Pap smear) screenings Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Screenings are for women 18-over. Almost all cervical cancers are linked to a common infection in the cervix called human papillomavirus (HPV). Of the more than 100 types of HPV, many are benign, but some are linked to cancer of the cervix...
Time for Music! (06/02/11)
Music night with country and western music will take place Saturday at the Clay County Senior Citizens Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7:30 p.m. All are invited. Sandwiches and pie will be available for purchase...
Reading Time! (06/02/11)
Summer reading programs at the Brazil Public Library will begin Wednesday. Make and Take crafts will be offered Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. On June 15, also at 1:30 p.m., Kool Smiles Dentistry will be offered. All programs are free and open to the public...
Dinner Time! (06/02/11)
The Lady Volunteers of the Staunton Community Center will conduct a community dinner at the center June 17. The dinner will run from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under. Ham and beans will top the menu.
A little goes a long way (06/02/11)
Clay County Sheriff's Department Det. Jeff Maynard watches blood lab technician Kelli Thomas prepare to draw his blood during the Indiana Fallen Officers Blood Drive at the Clay County Justice Center Thursday. Many local residents and officers took part in the event co-sponsored by the sheriff's department and the Indiana Blood Center...
Graduations to be livestreamed at website (06/02/11)
The Brazil Times will livestream both the Northview and Clay City High School graduations at www.thebraziltimes.com. Those interested in watching the video should just scroll down the website and look to the left of the main page. From there, click on either the Brazil of Clay City buttons to gain access to the live feed...
Summer sports camps (06/02/11)
The Northview girls' summer basketball camp will be held Monday, June 20 to Thursday, June 23. Camp for kids in grades 2-5 will be from 1-2:30 p.m. and camp for grades 6-8 will be from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Players will receive a t-shirt, instruction in the fundamentals and skills and will compete in various competitions...
Community Notes (06/02/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Announcement The Rotary Club of Brazil is searching for groups for grounds pick-up during the 4th of July Celebration for the mornings of June 29-July 5. Organizations interested are asked to pick one or more days...
CCRTA members attend 46th assembly (06/02/11)
The 46th annual Representative Assembly of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association took place at the Primo Banquet Hall -- South, Wednesday, May 18. Three delegates from the Clay County Retired Teachers Association, Carolyn Tausig, Tom Jackson and Odena Harper, attended...
Reunions (06/02/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Reelsville High School The Reelsville High School students of the 1960s will conduct a reunion Saturday, from 3 p.m., to dark, at DePauw's Nature Park, Greencastle...
UDWI REMC members offered card program with benefits (06/02/11)
Prescription discounts are a major benefit of the Co-op Connections Card program offered by Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC to its members. Members who are uninsured or underinsured can use the card at pharmacies to receive substantial discounts on medications...
Blood drives ongoing (06/02/11)
On July 10, 2001, Sgt. Dan R. Starnes of the Morgan County Sheriff's Department lost his life as a result of gunshot wounds sustained during a line of duty gun battle with a burglary suspect four weeks earlier. To keep his memory alive, his surviving spouse, Janice, organized the Sgt. Dan R. Starnes Memorial Blood Drive in Morgan County later that year and has organized a blood drive each year since in Dan's memory...
White Violet Center to offer Summer Day Camp in June (06/02/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Wabash Valley children will have an opportunity to link being outside in summer's sunshine and unique educational opportunities by registering for Summer Day Camp in June at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods...
Organization to conduct discussion on eating fish (06/02/11)
The Indiana State Department of Health is inviting women of child-bearing age to participate in a one-time discussion group to talk about eating fish -- and what information they will find helpful when making decisions to eat fish. The event will take place Wednesday, June 8, from 5-7 p.m., at the Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis...
The final hurdle (06/02/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor When Northview senior, Joel Whittington, steps into the starting blocks at today's IHSAA State Track and Field Finals at Indiana University, he has just one goal. A state championship. And why not, Whittington has pretty much accomplished everything else that he can while competing for the Knights during his high school career. ...
Public Record (06/02/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during May 30-June 2. Awaiting Arraignment Tolan III, John Edward, 39 Walker, Beverly J., 57 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Bayer, Dean A., 34 Culbertson, George J., 38...
Public Record (06/02/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 26-June 2: Clay Superior Court -- Civil James M. Morris Vs. Wendy R. Morris: Domestic Relations Midland Funding Vs. John A. Meister: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Julia Telgemeyer: Civil Collections...
79th Farm Management Tour (06/02/11)
Every day, I pass several farms on my drive to and from work. The farms generally consist of corn and soybean fields with a few head of livestock. Even though those farms are producing the same type of items, they are unique in their own way. Those differences might be that one uses GPS technology to monitor their fields while another relies on less modern technology to get the job done...
Remember the 'pollinators' (06/02/11)
So maybe you don't even like chocolate. What about apples, blueberries, strawberries, almonds, melons and peaches? If fall is one of your favorite seasons, could you imagine it without pumpkins? A world without pollinators would be a world without apples, blueberries, strawberries, chocolate, almonds, melons, peaches or pumpkins...
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