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Stories from Thursday, June 23, 2011

School Board sets up two meetings (06/23/11)
The Clay Community Schools Board of Trustees has scheduled two special sessions for next week. The first meeting will take place Tuesday, June 28, in the North Clay Middle School Media Center, 3450 West State Road 340, Brazil, and will begin at 7:30 p.m...
Progress (06/23/11)
Things are starting to come together on the Brazil Water System Improvements Project. Following a recent update meeting with contractors, Hannum, Wagle and Cline Project Engineer Matthew Pierce spoke with The Brazil Times about progress made in the last month...
County to purchase third road patcher (06/23/11)
Clay County is in line to get a third road patching machine. In a special meeting Wednesday, the Clay County Commissioners reviewed quotes they had solicited for an Injection Patching Machine. Of the three companies solicited, only two responded including Equipment Marketing Company, Cloverdale, and Southeastern Equipment Company, Inc., Indianapolis. The third, which is located in Michigan, was notified but did not submit a quote...
Domestic dispute leads to arrest (06/23/11)
A Harmony woman faces allegations of domestic violence. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, a domestic dispute was reported at an unidentified Harmony residence shortly before 7 p.m., Monday. A female caller informed E911 dispatchers Angel Haltom, 39, was allegedly hitting a family member...
Auditor targeting illegal claims (06/23/11)
Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh recently announced she will launch a search for property owners in Clay County that are illegally claiming a homestead deduction and paying a reduced property tax bill as a result. Indiana law provides a property tax deduction and a 1 percent property tax cap for a "homestead" property...
Clay City intersection closing (06/23/11)
CLAY CITY -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced beginning Friday, crews will close the intersection on the west side of State Road 59 and Fourth Street in Clay City for approximately 75-feet. The closure is for the reconstruction of the intersection and it is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, July 5...
Stutzman to speak at Republican Club breakfast (06/23/11)
On Saturday, the Clay County Republican Club will host a breakfast featuring Congressman Marlin Stutzman, member of the House Committee on the Budget. The event will begin at 9 a.m., and will take place at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
Wellness on Wheel Bus Tour returning to county (06/23/11)
The Women's Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Bus Tour -- as part of the Indiana University National Center of Excellence in Women's Health -- will be coming back to Clay County. The bus tour will make stops at the following locations: Four to five women may be scheduled per hour. Appointments are preferred and begin at the top of each hour. Walk-ins are accommodated as space permits...
Greencastle man turns self in (06/23/11)
A Greencastle man turned himself in to local authorities after an arrest warrant was issued for his involvement in a recent domestic dispute. Stoney James Pittsenbarger, 31, is currently incarcerated at the Clay County Justice Center on a $7,000 cash bond, with no 10-percent allowed, while awaiting formal court proceedings in his case...
CCSD to conduct 'tasty' fundraiser (06/23/11)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department 2011 Clay County American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Team is sponsoring a tasty fundraiser for cooks everywhere. The "Star Recipes" cookbook, filled with 78 pages of recipes and cooking hints provided by the staff of the sheriff's department, Clay County Justice Center and some of the inmates at the facility, are currently on sale for $10...
Office hours set at school (06/23/11)
The main office at Northview High School will be open Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-noon, from June 27-July 25. Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these hours. The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 26.
Auditions set (06/23/11)
The Community Theatre of Clay County recently announced auditions for its fall musical production of "Schoolhouse Rock Live," will take place Sunday, at 2 p.m. Auditions will take place at the Lark Theater, 8 E. National Ave., Brazil. All are welcome to be a part of the production...
Community Notes (06/23/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Interested? Those interested in being considered as a candidate for the school board position being vacated by Dottie King should contact Clay Community School Board President Rob Miller at 812-236-2955 or Mindy Godsey at 443-4461 Ext. 1808, by Friday...
Pork Chops! (06/23/11)
The Fontanet Action Community Team (F.A.C.T.) will conduct a pork chop dinner Saturday, from 4-8 p.m., at the Fontanet Community Center. Cost is $7 for the meal. For more information, call Linda Wills at 812-877-3572.
Habitat Yard Sale scheduled (06/23/11)
Donations for the Habitat for Humanity of Clay County Yard Sale are coming in. The sale will take place Saturday, from 9 a.m.-noon, in front of Clover Signs. Items that will be available include an entertainment center, sofa beds, dressers, end tables, coffee table and a bed...
Job well done! (06/23/11)
Local band Funk 59 performed at the Gooseneck Brew for Zach's Ride June 11. The ride raised approximately $2,500, $700 more than last year's event. There were an additional 28 riders this year, bringing the total close to 50.
100-year Dierdorf family reunion set for July 17 (06/23/11)
Submitted by Helen Dierdorf Bailey This year will mark 100 years since the first Dierdorf Family Reunion. This year, the family is looking forward to all related Dierdorf/Deardorf family to take part in a large picture, which will be submitted to a well-known magazine...
Reunions (06/23/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Brunette/Bussing Family Reunion On Saturday, the Brunette/Bussing Family Reunion will commence with bowling and a pizza party at Vigo Bowling Lanes, 210 S. 9 St., Terre Haute, at 5 p.m...
A Celebration! (06/23/11)
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,...
Fore! (06/23/11)
Approximately 40 youngsters took advantage of the Forest Park Golf Course Pee Wee Golf Camp this week. The camp began Monday and concluded Wednesday. The golfers received instruction from close to 10 counselors along with Forest Park Golf Pro Mark Rogers. All campers will be treated to a pizza and pool party at the Forest Park Pool sometime in July...
32 counties approved for federal aid (06/23/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- State and local governments in 32 Indiana counties have been approved for public aid to help cover the cost of cleaning up from a round of severe storms that brought tornados and flooding to Indiana starting April 19. Two Indiana counties, including Clay County, were denied public aid...
USDA issues NAP crop reminder (06/23/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently issued a reminder to producers with crops covered under the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP). Producers have only a 15-calendar day time limit following a qualified loss event to file a notice of loss...
CRP contracts have been awarded (06/23/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced contacts for the General Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup for fiscal year (FY) 2012 have been awarded. In Indiana, 6,811 acres have been accepted into General CRP this spring...
Shoemaker making an impact for Intimidators (06/23/11)
By DAVID S. DRIVER For The Brazil Times SALISBURY, Md. -- You will have to excuse Brady Shoemaker of Brazil if he seemed star struck on Tuesday. A minor league prospect in the White Sox farm system, Shoemaker was chosen as an outfielder on the North squad for the annual low Class A South Atlantic League All-Star game...
Mary Jane Jones (06/23/11)
Mary Jane Proctor Jones passed away at 6:59 p.m., at the Terre Haute Nursing Home. She was born May 13, 1923, to James and Pauline Proctor. She grew up in Brazil. She worked as a Registered Nurse for William L. Strecker, St. Anthony Hospital and the Vigo County Visiting Nurse...
Public Record (06/23/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 16-23: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Roberta Labaume: Civil Collections Midland Funding Vs. Valerie Weltzin: Civil Collections Terre Haute Savings Bank Vs. Julie K. Anderson-Shaw, Michael R. Shaw, Anderson Shaw Chiropractic, Wells Fargo Bank and Indiana Department of Revenue: Civil Collections...
Handling conifer dieback (06/23/11)
Unfortunately, I have been receiving several client calls over the past couple of weeks concerning a sad situation many homeowners are facing. The calls all begin with the saying that they have a spruce, pine, arborvitae or juniper tree that is turning brown...
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