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Stories from Wednesday, June 29, 2011

One special day (06/29/11)
For approximately 30 years, Wednesdays during the Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration have been special. And for special people. The Rotary Club of Brazil opened the Midway early Wednesday for Special Rides for Special People. "This means a lot," Rotary President Dr. Miranda Goodale said. "We are a service organization. That's our mission above anything else."...
Board interviews candidates (06/29/11)
Clay Community School (CCS) board members interviewed three candidates to fill the vacant school board seat during Tuesday evening's special meeting. The applicants included retired Putnam County teacher Marie Moore, former school board member Dave Wise and a concerned parent from Clay County, Tammy Beasley...
Continuing a colorful tradition (06/29/11)
State Road 59 and other portions of Brazil will be a lot more colorful for July 4 festivities thanks to a local business. Continuing a tradition it began six years ago, Emmert GMAC Real Estate associates scoured the Brazil community Wednesday morning to place flags in residents' yards...
Contaminants well below hazardous levels (06/29/11)
Water from the tap continues to be safe to drink in Brazil. Recently, the Brazil City Water Works Department mailed out its 2011 Consumer Confidence Report, which outlines the quality and contaminant levels in the distribution system from Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2010...
Rotary Schedule (06/29/11)
The following is the schedule for the 76th Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration, as provided to The Brazil Times: Thursday, June 30 6 p.m. -- Midway opens ($15 pay one price hand-stamp or single tickets), 4-7:30 p.m. -- Fish fry in the Pavilion (benefits Northview and Clay City high school bands. See band member for tickets). Cost is $7.50 for adults in advance or $8 at the door. Children 12-under are $4.50 in advance or $5.50 at the door,...
Gearing up (06/29/11)
Members of the Brazil City Police and Fire departments, along with special guests Anya the police dog and Sparky the Firedog, visited with a large crowd of young people and their family members during the Summer Reading Program Wednesday afternoon. Savannah Hughes, 10, Brazil, who attended the event with her great-grandmother, became part of the show when firefighters asked her to "gear up." Ivy Jacobs Photo...
Ivy Tech offering Word classes (06/29/11)
Through the Ivy Tech Community College Continuing Education program, a Microsoft Word Level 1 class will be offered at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, July 8 and 15. The Introduction to Word course is a must for computer beginners looking to update their skills...
Babb goes back-to-back to claim DIRTcar Summer Nationals date at Lincoln Park (06/29/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Moweaqua, Ill. native Shannon Babb is quickly picking up steam in pursuit of his third career DIRTcar Summer Nationals championship. Babb started fourth and surpassed current DIRTcar Late Model National points leader Ryan Unzicker on the 14th circuit at Lincoln Park Speedway on Tuesday night and went on to score his second consecutive feature victory on the tour...
Donald Lee Messner (06/29/11)
Donald Lee Messner, 75, Brazil, passed away at home June 28, 2011, following a lengthy illness. He was born July 28, 1935, in Syracuse, Kan., the son of Lee and Wilma Messner. Don enlisted into the United States Air Force at the age of 17, and retired from active duty in 1972 as First Sergeant. ...
Cynthia M. Moon (06/29/11)
Cynthia M. Moon, 92, Bowling Green, passed away June 29, 2011, at 1:17 a.m., at Southwood Nursing Center, Terre Haute. She had been at Southwood for less than two days. She was born Dec. 23, 1918, in Bowling Green, one of 15 children of Elmer and Rose Stephens Royer. She graduated from Bowling Green High School...
JAIL BOOKINGS 6-30-11 (06/29/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 22-28: Awaiting Arraignment Batchelor, Jon D., 35 Gearld, Robert J., 35 Pittsenbarger, Stoney J., 31 Vicars-Goings, Jeramie A., 28 Wagner, Luke Michael, 22...
Harmony Happenings (06/29/11)
I often get replies to the Harmony Happenings, but received no calls about the Van Buren Memorial Wall. I don't know what that means, but apparently there is no news there. Too bad. Sharene Wallenbrock came down on Friday afternoon. We headed to Terre Haute about 5 a.m., the next morning. We caught a Turner Coach and spent Saturday and Sunday in Chicago. It was a great trip. We got a chance to talk for days...
Brazil Buzz (06/29/11)
My yearly visit with the dermatologist went well. She still recommends the use of Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Body Mist Sun Block SPF 70 with helioplex. A suitable hat and proper sunglasses are always mentioned and noted. I spend a lot of time out-of-doors and especially enjoy a sunshiny day...
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