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Stories from Friday, June 24, 2011

The Joplin Experience (06/24/11)
For Gary Scroggins, the devastation was almost unbelievable. The Brazil Presbyterian Church Pastor felt compelled to travel to Joplin, Mo., recently after speaking with Joplin Presbyterian Church Pastor Dave Burgess. "I said, 'What can I do to help,'" Scroggins said. "And he said, 'Please come.' I could not, not go. I knew I had to go...
Council passes reading to amend ordinance (06/24/11)
In a special meeting Wednesday, the Common Council of the City of Brazil passed the first reading to amend a current ordinance. According to Chapter 97, Section 27 of the Brazil Code of Ordinances, "It shall be unlawful for any person to be intoxicated or under the influence or effect of narcotics, or to use alcohol or narcotics in any park, playground, community building, golf clubhouse, swimming or wading pool or beach, or other premises or places under the jurisdiction or control of the Board of Parks and Recreation without the permission of the Board.". ...
Corporation prepped for new system (06/24/11)
During the last regular school board session, Clay Community School (CCS) board members approved the purchase of new library-automated equipment. "The current system the schools are using is about 15-20 years old. It's a simple check out system, and the data is starting to become corrupt," Director of Business Affairs Mike Fowler told The Brazil Times. "It either gives incorrect information or doesn't show any information at all. It's sort of like your hard drive crashing."...
Special guests (06/24/11)
The Brazil Public Library Summer Reading program will continue Wednesday. At 1:30 p.m., the Brazil City Police Department and Anya the police dog, along with the Brazil City Fire Department and Sparky the firedog, will be the special guests. The program is free and open to the public...
Screenings (06/24/11)
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, is currently offering preschool screenings. The screenings are for children who live in the Clay Community School district and will be 4-years-old by Aug. 1, 2011. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 446-2536 or 812-878-9073...
Meeting moved (06/24/11)
Due to the July 4 holiday falling on a Monday, the Carbon Town Council has moved its July meeting. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m., Tuesday, July 5.
Funeral home honored (06/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Moore Funeral Home, Brazil, recently received the Award of Excellence from the Indiana Funeral Directors Association at its 131st annual convention. The award recognizes those funeral homes that have adopted, maintained and documented the highest professional standards in the areas of legal compliance, community involvement, professional development and family service...
Church to conduct freewill breakfast (06/24/11)
The Center Point United Methodist Church will conduct a freewill offering breakfast Saturday, July 2, from 7-11 a.m., in the church Family Life Center. All funds raised will go to feed children of Haiti who come to three days of Vacation Bible School during the church mission trip...
Community Notes (06/24/11)
The following are a list of area events scheduled to take place Saturday, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Food Pickup Angel Food orders may be picked up Saturday, at Eastside Christian Church. Republican Breakfast The Clay County Republican Club will host a breakfast at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil, Saturday, at 9 a.m...
Reunions (06/24/11)
The following is a list of reunions scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday as provided to The Brazil Times: Brunette/Bussing Family Reunion The Brunette/Bussing Family Reunion, set for Saturday, will commence with bowling and a pizza party at Vigo Bowling Lanes, 210 S. 9 St., Terre Haute, at 5 p.m...
Church News (06/24/11)
Brazil Mt. Calvary United Methodist Church Sunday evening June 26, at 6:30 p.m., we will feature a good old Gospel sing with Mr. Bud Jeffers, Solly and Barnie Burton. A free will offering will be taken for some of the great need in South Clay County Cluster Group...
Honor Rolls (06/24/11)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Seventh Grade Academic Distinction Courtney Brown, Abigail Carrell, Chaela Minor, Emily Rogers High Distinction Jaydon Tichenor Distinction Raven Allender, Chantal Dayhuff, Bradie Fritz, Macy Jackson, Cassie Souder, Hunter Wolfe...
Post 346 opens Paducah, Ky. tourney with two wins (06/24/11)
Times Staff Report PADUCAH, Ky. -- Wayne Newton Post 346 opened tourney play at Paducah, Ky. on Thursday night by drilling Cape Girardeau, Mo. by an 8-2 score and followed that up early on Friday afternoon with a 9-1 victory over Shelbyville, Ky. in a game halted after five innings due to the eight-run rule...
Former Knights hitting the gridiron tonight at Memorial Stadium (06/24/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Indiana State University's Memorial Stadium plays host to the annual Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association all-star game on Saturday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. The group was founded in February of 2003 and originally included 22 schools, but has since added seven new schools...
Viola P. Summers (06/24/11)
Viola P. Summers, 85, Brazil, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. She was born March 1, 1926, in Brazil, as the daughter of Maurice and Cordilia Bass Wetnight. Viola loved playing bingo, crocheting, bird watching and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
Rodney 'Rod' Dean Gordon (06/24/11)
Rodney "Rod" Dean Gordon, 60, Clay City, passed away June 23, 2011, at the Roudebush Veterans Hospital, Indianapolis. Rod was born in Canton, Ill., Nov. 29, 1950, the son of Ivan Dean and Nora Mary (Larkin) Gordon. Rod grew up in London Mills, Ill., and graduated from Valley High School, in Rapatee, Ill., with the class of 1969...
Staunton Scene (06/24/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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