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Stories from Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Cory man dies in accident (06/21/11)
VIGO COUNTY -- A Cory man died Tuesday morning in Vigo County. According to officials with the Indiana State Police, Norman R. Shaw, 68, Cory, died of possible natural causes during a vehicle accident. At approximately 8:26 a.m., Tuesday, Indiana State Police Troopers and Vigo County emergency agencies responded to a reported motor vehicle crash on State Road 159 approximately one-half mile south of Louisville Road...
Pleas accepted, Sorrels sentenced (06/21/11)
The former director of the Clay County Humane Society voluntarily pled guilty to allegations of his involvement in obstruction of justice, official misconduct and theft. On Tuesday, Michael Allen Sorrels, 28, Brazil, with attorney Geoffrey Creason, appeared before Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout for a sentencing hearing...
'Putt'ering around (06/21/11)
Three-year-olds (from left) Porter Jones and Aubrey Miller check out a golf cart during the Forest Park Golf Course Pee Wee Golf Camp Tuesday. Porter is the son of Amy and Jeremy Jones, Brazil, and Aubrey is the daughter of Kaily and Chad Miller, Brazil.Jason Moon Photo...
Flood mitigation meeting planned (06/21/11)
Recent flooding has caused an uproar among some residents in Brazil. With these issues, a public meeting has been organized for 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 29, in the Council Chambers of City Hall to discuss flood mitigation options. "Manuela Johnson with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security will be speaking during the meeting and I would encourage anyone from Brazil that has had flooding issues to attend," Brazil City Planning Administrator Stacy Gibbens said. ...
A Celebration! (06/21/11)
The following is the schedule for the 76th Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration, as provided to The Brazil Times: Sunday, June 26 8 p.m. -- Brazil Concert Band Tuesday, June 28 4-7 p.m. -- YMCA of Clay County's Country Rhodes All-You-Can-Eat buffet (shrimp, catfish, chicken), Pavilion. Buffet costs $8.50 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets sold at YMCA of by Silver Sneaker members,...
Jones' memory honored at FPGC (06/21/11)
Bill Jones' memory will live on at Forest Park in more ways than one. The former Brazil resident, who died in November 2010, was honored Tuesday by the Forest Park Golf Course as Forest Park Men's Club President Bill Lovett and Golf Pro Mark Rogers presented his family with a plaque that will be strategically placed on the course...
Lost dog calls out for owners from shelter (06/21/11)
Do you know me? I am lost and living in the shelter for now. It was such a hot day and I had just gone for a refreshing swim when the shelter van drove up. Being a friendly girl, I walked right up and found myself being loaded into the van. I just keep watching and waiting for my family to come and get me...
Team Loughmiller and Moreland share scramble win (06/21/11)
Times Staff Report Team Loughmiller and Team Moreland managed to share victory at the Bill Jones Senior Scramble, which took place Tuesday at the Forest Park Golf Course. Both squads fired 60s to share first-place. Teams Peebles and Halcomb placed third and fourth, tying with 61s...
Waneta Rector (06/21/11)
Waneta Rector, 96, Brazil, died Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born Dec. 8, 1914, in Brazil, as the daughter of Ray and Nellie Davis Rector. She graduated from Brazil High School. She attended and graduated from Indiana State University Teachers College. She worked for many years in county government as the court reporter at the Clay County Courthouse...
Rita Sue (Krider) Harpold (06/21/11)
Rita Sue (Krider) Harpold, 68, passed away at her Shelton Family home Sunday, June 19, 2011, after a long, courageous battle with cancer. Rita was born Nov. 2, 1942, to Russell and Rosemary (Stewart) Krider, in Brazil. Rita worked for IBM for 29 and one-half years before retiring. She enjoyed traveling, especially to old towns, historic sites and the ocean. Rita's hobbies were reading, puzzles and crocheting...
Ava Danielle Miller (06/21/11)
Tony Miller and Dani Modesitt are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Ava Danielle Miller. Ava was born on April 18, 2011, at 12:46 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Tony and Ronda Modesitt, Brazil...
Sara Michelle Smith and Daniel Gene Schopmeyer (06/21/11)
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Schopmeyer, Brazil, and Christina Lamb, Brazil, are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their children, Sara Michelle Smith and Daniel Gene Schopmeyer, on July 2, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., at 1564 E. Harmony Jackson St. in Brazil...
Tanya Jones and Mark Higgins (06/21/11)
Tanya Jones and Mark Higgins are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at 3 p.m., at the Traditions Banquet Hall. Tanya is the daughter of Steve and Debra Jones, Brazil. She attended Northview High School and received her GED in 2005. She is employed with Pappy's BBQ...
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Chamberlain (06/21/11)
Ron and Vickie Chamberlain will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, June 26, 2011, from 2-4 p.m. at the Harmony Community Center, Harmony. Ron and Vickie were married on June 23, 1961, at the Asbury Methodist Church, on Murphy Ave., with the Rev. Lester Vaness officiating...
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Reinoehl (06/21/11)
Dean and Maxine Reinoehl will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house on Saturday, June 25, 2011, from 3-5 p.m., at McKinley Hill Church of Christ, east of Great Dane Trailers on the north side. Dean and Maxine were married on June 23, 1961. They have lived their 50 years of marriage in Brazil...
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Vanatti (06/21/11)
Tom and Carol Vanatti will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, June 26, 2011, from 4-8 p.m., at the Community Missionary Church fellowship hall, 21 W. Pinckley St., Brazil. Tom and Carol were married on June 28, 1986...
JAIL BOOKINGS 6-22-11 (06/21/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 17-20, 2011: Awaiting Arraignment Pope, Shelby S., 20 Dean, Christopher J., 23 Aguilar, Jonathan, 23 Aleman, Cassandra L., 24 Jesko, Steven J., 27...
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