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Stories from Sunday, June 5, 2011

Concert Band pays tribute to Dressler (06/05/11)
Clay County residents came out in droves Sunday evening to honor one of their own. The Brazil Concert Band paid tribute to former Times' editor Jim Dressler (1935-2011) Sunday evening with their first performance of the year, "Seen and Heard." Following the show's opening number, "The Brazil Special," by Davis, concert band director Matt Huber introduced State Representative Jim Baird, who presented the Dressler family with a proclamation from the State of Indiana recognizing Jim's service to the legislature as a proofreader.. ...
Pottery Festival slated (06/05/11)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Pottery Festival, sponsored by the Clay City Lion's Club, will take place Saturday and Sunday. The annual event attracts thousands of people nationwide. Activities will be centered on the pottery that is more than 126-years-old and still operated by the sixth generation of the founders of the pottery...
Graduation Day! (06/05/11)
Clay City valedictorians (above, from left) Caroline Beyers and Miranda Ingram along with salutatorians (below, from left) Kacie Fritz and Logan Moss addressed classmates and those in attendance during the school's 2011 graduation ceremonies Sunday...
Distinguished! (06/05/11)
Former Clay City High School Principal and current Clay County Commissioner Paul Sinders was named the 2011 Clay City High School Distinguished Alumni Sunday during the school's graduation ceremonies. Sinders addressed the crowd and students during commencement...
Time to celebrate! (06/05/11)
Cumberland Academy Graduate Kallie Annette Pruitt celebrated receiving her degree with her 3-year-old daughter Hannah. A total of 35 students from Cumberland and the Adult Basic Education program at the LEAP Center participated in the ceremony at North Clay Middle School Saturday. Pruitt, during her graduation address, told the large crowd attending the event she wanted to prove to her daughter success is possible...
White Knuckle Ride set (06/05/11)
The American Legion Riders will host the annual White Knuckle Ride Saturday, June 11. The ride starts and ends at the Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil. Registration is 10 a.m.-noon. Riders will leave Brazil and circle through Rosedale, Rockville, Greencastle and Spencer before returning to the Brazil area. The registration fees for the ride are $20 per person and $30 per rider with a passenger...
Community Notes (06/05/11)
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...
YMCA sets up youth dance (06/05/11)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday, June 10. The dance is open for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Students should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and end at 10:30 p.m...
Donation! (06/05/11)
Exalted Ruler of the Brazil Elks Lodge 762 John Driscoll (left) and Esteemed Leading Knight Brandon McKinney (right) presented a check for $200 from the Elks Lodge Charity Poker Tournament to United Way of the Wabash Valley representative Tyler Fischer...
Bainbridge Alumni update (06/05/11)
The 97th Bainbridge High School Alumni Association banquet will take place Saturday, June 25, in the Bainbridge Community Building. The social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with the buffet dinner following at 6:30 p.m. The program will feature the display of the recently fully restored 60-year-old wooden pointer dog school mascot. The work was completed by Jim and Donna Witty Lasley, Crawfordsville, who were both members of the class of 1961...
Reunions (06/05/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Jones Family Reunion The Jones Family Reunion will take place Saturday, June 11, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will ake place at the pavilion in Forest Park. For more information, call Ron Jones at 812-744-3792...
Windom claims checkered flag in USAC's Larry Rice Classic (06/05/11)
BLOOMINGTON -- Racers fought furiously and went wheel to wheel on the track while fans in the stands went shoulder to shoulder keeping an eye on all of the action in the Larry Rice Classic at Bloomington Speedway on Friday, May 20. Fans barely had time to catch their breath as exciting battles unfolded in every corner and down every straight throughout the evening. ...
Stines, Clark and DeMoss win on red clay (06/05/11)
BLOOMINGTON -- Four exciting classes of racing returned to Bloomington Speedway for Mail Pak Night on Friday. The event showcased the Grimes Pools & Spas Sprint Cars, the Tire & Wheel Center UMP Super Stocks, the O'Neal Wood Products UMP Modifieds and the Chad's Towing and Recovery Hornets...
Hollingsworth claims sprint car win at Lincoln Park Speedway (06/05/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A busy week of competition kicked off on Saturday night with a four-class show at Lincoln Park Speedway. Shane Hollingsworth earned his first feature win of the season at the Putnamville oval as the defending points champion held off Kenny Carmichael Sr.'s spirited run for second...
Douglas Edward Willoughby (06/05/11)
Douglas Edward Willoughby, 52, Marshall, Ill., formerly of Terre Haute, passed away at 10:48 a.m., June 4, 2011, at Union Hospital. He was born Feb. 7, 1959, in Bremerhaven, Germany, to Dale E. and Mary Jane (Wrin) Willoughby. Doug was a fabricator at Kelly Metal Products in Terre Haute. He graduated from Schulte High School with the class of 1977, where he played football, basketball and baseball...
Clifton Eugene Jeffers (06/05/11)
Clifton Eugene Jeffers, 84, of the Franklin United Methodist Community, passed away Friday, June 3, 2011. He was born July 16, 1926, in Center Point, Clay County, Ind., to John Clifford Jeffers and Ida Floy (Logston) Jeffers. He married Norma J. (Mitchell) Jeffers Dec. 24, 1949, in Terre Haute. She survives...
Donald Lee Amerman (06/05/11)
Donald Lee Amerman, 81, Clay City, passed away at Union Hospital June 5, 2011. He was born Feb. 23, 1930, in Clay City, the son of Robert and Clara Pauline (Murle) Amerman. Don graduated from Clay City High School with the class of 1948. In a double wedding ceremony with his sister Alice and John Emmert, he married Gwenavere LaVonne Alkire June 2, 1956, in Terre Haute...
Public Record (06/05/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 2-3: Awaiting Arraignment Batchelor, Reynolds A., 36 Francis, Timothy J., 28 Allen, Gary J., 45 Epple, Devin J., 20 Disorderly Conduct Batchelor, Reynolds A., 36...
Updates for a friend (06/05/11)
The other day, I received a note from our good friend, Marion "Sarge" Eveland. In the typed note, Sarge asked a couple of questions of me. He said he noticed I had not written anything recently about James David and wondered how he was doing...
Let the public decide (06/05/11)
To the Editor: Our school board, at the suggestion of one of the superintendent applicants, is seriously considering year-round school. This particular applicant strongly requests that our schools become year-round schools. Most of our school board members were strong impressed and liked what they heard. ...
Giving credit correctly (06/05/11)
To the Editor: This is a letter about "Race for the Cure." "Race for the Cure" was established by Nancy Brinker, Dallas, Texas, in memory of her sister, Susan G. Komen, who died of breast cancer at the age of 36 in a Houston, Texas, hospital. This happened in 1980...
Congress must act now (06/05/11)
To the Editor: The U.S. Department of Agriculture just unveiled a new plate-shaped food guide icon that encourages Americans to fill half their plates with fruits and vegetables. As a dietitian, I know this is a significant step forward and could help put a dent in our nation's chronic disease epidemics. But unfortunately, unhealthy federal agricultural subsidies still stand in the way...
Thanks for fundraising help (06/05/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil No. 274 Fraternal Order of the Eagles would like to thank the following merchants and organizations for their contributions for the following benefits: Parker Timberman for Camp Riley and the Clay County Humane Shelter: Co-Sponsor Chris Stylesburg of Jack's Fine Foods, Brazil Moose No. ...
Veterans Office closed (06/05/11)
To the Editor: The Clay County Veterans Office will be closed June 7-8 for the Indiana Department of Veteran Affairs Conference and Training Session in Indianapolis. We will re-open for regular business hours the following week. Mike Holland, Clay County Veteran Service Office...
Thanks for the repairs (06/05/11)
To the Editor: A special thanks is extended to Mayor (Ann) Bradshaw and the Brazil Street Department for the repairs to the sidewalk in front of Fun Time Fitness and Aquatics. The safety of the entry area was improved for patrons. Cheryl Steuerwald,...
Reader commends local business for presentation and dedication (06/05/11)
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful management and staff at Sisters Antiques and Coffee Bar for the great night I had on Friday, June 3. The coffee bar sponsored a coffee tasting. A young man from Clabber Girl in Terre Haute was there to tell us all about coffee beans, how to grind them, and brew them, and let us taste a few difference coffees...
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