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Stories from Sunday, June 12, 2011

Forest Park concessions renamed (06/12/11)
For approximately 13 years, Ann Hoopingarner and Sunday concerts at Forest Park have gone together like peanut butter and jelly. Hoopingarner volunteers for the Clay County Humane Society (CCHS), which runs the concession stand during the Brazil Concert Band concerts...
Entry date for photo contest set (06/12/11)
The Crisis Pregnancy Center of Brazil (CPC) will once again sponsor its annual Baby Photo Contest fundraiser during the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair. Prizes, donated by local merchants, will include a $50 savings bond for the grand prize winner and various other prizes for the winner and the two runners-up...
Area boy raising funds for trip to conference (06/12/11)
When 11-year-old Blake Wharton received the letter in the mail, he was excited. "He was on cloud nine when he got that invitation in the mail," Blake's mother Julie said. Through a nomination by his fifth-grade teacher, Blake was invited to attend a Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C...
Trustee's Office offering fans to those in need (06/12/11)
The Brazil Township Trustee's Office, 4 W. National Ave., assists Brazil and Brazil Township residents who require support and aid in times of emergency need. The office is asking for the help of local businesses and residents in a project which will assist many residents...
Meeting scheduled (06/12/11)
The American Legion Recovery Team, hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary, will meet at the V.F.W. Post No. 1127, at 6 p.m., June 16, to discuss new projects. Anyone wanting to donate to the recovery may do so by sending money to Riddell National Bank, Brazil, Attn: Legion Recovery Plan...
Council extends invitation to all for fair (06/12/11)
Members of the Clay County 4-H Council are extending an invitation to all organizations/groups who wish to display products during the Clay County Fair. This year's fair is scheduled for July 15-22. AMAX Building exhibitors are scheduled from Saturday, July 16, to Thursday, July 23...
Reunions (06/12/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Mother of All Reunions Every year since 1998, alumni of Brazil High School graduating classes from 1950-59 get together for a huge reunion at Forest Park. The pitch-in picnic-style event occurs, rain or shine, on the third Saturday each June and starts at 11 a.m. This year, the event will take place Saturday...
Community Notes (06/12/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Notification The City of Brazil is setting up an e-mail notification system for water-related happenings, such as boil orders. To sign up for the notification, contact the Water Office at 448-1539, or e-mail brazilwater@brazil.in.gov...
Families needed for program (06/12/11)
A local non-profit exchange program is inviting local Brazil families to host international exchange students for the 2011-12 school year. The teenage students come from more than 30 countries and will attend local high schools. The students have their own spending money and insurance...
South Putnam Eagles claims 2A State Championship (06/12/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- An athlete only gets so many chances at redemption. South Putnam's Jenny Thompson didn't let hers slip away in Saturday's Class 2A softball state championship game. The junior catcher, 0-for-3 entering her ninth-inning at bat, sent a laser to the left field fence for a three-run double that scored teammates MaKenzie Trisler, Janet Crafton and Emily Dabkowski...
Kyle Larson takes the checkers for first career USAC Midget win at Bloomington (06/12/11)
BLOOMINGTON -- Race fans packed the stands at Bloomington Speedway and were treated to a jam-packed, all open-wheel Indiana Stoneworks Night on Friday. Fans could hardly take their eyes off the track as plenty of open-wheelers poured adrenaline-pumping action through every turn. The event featured 33 of the United States Auto Club Midget Cars and 32 of the Bloomington's traditional non-wing Grimes Pools & Spas Sprint Cars...
Charles William 'Bill' Deakins (06/12/11)
Charles William "Bill" Deakins, 86, Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center, June 10, 2011, at 9:40 p.m., with his family by his side. Bill was born Nov. 12, 1924, the son of Herschel Ray and Bertha Marie (Haas) Deakins. In his free time, Bill enjoyed fishing and hunting squirrel and rabbit. In his younger years, he enjoyed spending time at the family cabin on the Eel River...
Know all the information (06/12/11)
To the Editor: I am writing this letter in response to the letter from Dr. Forrest Buell in (the Monday, June 6, issue of The Brazil Times). It was titled, "Let the public decide." Everyone knows that, ultimately, our elected officials make the decisions that affect each of us. These officials might work in Washington, D.C., or in Indianapolis, or for Clay Community Schools...
Healthy Fun Run was a success (06/12/11)
To the Editor: The Rotary Club of Brazil would like to thank every business, organization and individual who helped with the Subway/Rotary Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run June 4, in Forest Park. The program was for kids 5-12, and consisted of eight practice sessions throughout the month of May. A speaker was at each practice and instructed the kids on safety, pacing, stretching, foot care, proper clothing to wear, nutrition, benefits of exercise and goal setting...
Questioning court's decision (06/12/11)
To the Editor: Recently, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled that Hoosiers have no right to resist unlawful police entry into their homes, a clear violation of the 4th amendment. Justice Steven David, who voted in favor of the unconstitutional decision stated, "Allowing resistance unnecessarily escalates the level of violence and therefore the risk of injuries to all parties."...
Brazil Main Street, Inc., offers thanks to all (06/12/11)
To the Editor: "An Evening of Wine and Roses," would not have been possible without the participation and cooperation of Rick James and the House of Spirits. We also want to say thank you to our co-sponsors: A+Printing, AirEvac Lifeteam, Bee Creek Brewery, Ivy Tech Community College, Renaissance Reception and Community Center, Riddell National Bank and Terre Haute Savings Bank...
To Indiana officials: Stay strong (06/12/11)
To the Editor: I am writing to urge Indiana officials to fight the current Washington, D.C., administration's efforts to block the law defunding Planned Parenthood of our tax dollars. Planned Parenthood is America's abortion giant. Planned Parenthood aborts (kills) a precious American baby every 96 seconds, and receives $11 every second from our tax dollars. Thus, every 96 seconds, Americans pay Planned Parenthood $1,056 to kill one of our innocent American babies...
Still no progress on water problems (06/12/11)
To the Editor: Wednesday, June 8, 2011. Well, it's almost another month and nothing is done to our water problem in B.P., commonly known as Brazil. I'll explain about the B.P. later. Somebody needs to go down in manholes and see what is wrong and where, or use a camera...
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