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Stories from Thursday, June 30, 2011

Board votes in Beasley (06/30/11)
The Clay Community School (CCS) board members voted to fill the vacant seat left after a member resigned in June. On Thursday, the board voted 4-0-1 in favor of replacing Dottie King with Tammy Beasley. The board interviewed three candidates to replace King Tuesday...
Buyout program discussed (06/30/11)
Area residents learned more about a voluntary buyout program of homes located in a floodway. On Wednesday, Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) Mitigation Program Director Manuela Johnson led a meeting about the Mitigation Acquisition Program at Brazil City Hall...
Two arrested on burglary allegations (06/30/11)
Two Terre Haute men were recently arrested amid allegations of burglary and theft. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, Luke Michael Wagner, 22, and Jeremy Joseph Lumsdon, 23, were taken into custody and booked into the Clay County Justice Center during the early hours of Monday morning...
'Minor' Collision (06/30/11)
Three unidentified people sustained "minor injuries" during a two-vehicle rear-end collision Thursday afternoon near the entrance of Forest Park, at the intersection of State Road 59 and Nabuca Drive. Members of the Brazil City Police and Fire departments, TransCare Ambulance and the Clay County Sheriff's Department responded to the scene shortly after 3 p.m. ...
U.S. 40 reopened for holiday (06/30/11)
According to Indiana Department of Transportation officials, United States 40 between Terre Haute and Brazil will be open for the July 4 holiday. On Thursday, INDOT Spokesperson through the Crawfordsville District Debbie Calder told The Brazil Times crews were at the site Wednesday excavating where a crack had formed near the Clay/Vigo county line...
Dinner time! (06/30/11)
The Staunton United Methodist Church will have a chicken noodle dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday. Serving hours are from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. The dinner will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, rolls, green beans, applesauce, pie or cake and drinks...
No paper Monday (06/30/11)
Due to the July 4 holiday falling on a Monday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, July 4. However, The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, July 5. For more information, call 446-2216, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Report: U.S. 40 to reopen (06/30/11)
Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Crawfordsville District told The Brazil Times Thursday the portion of United States 40 between Seelyville and Brazil is expected to be reopened later today. Officials said the crack that formed in the asphalt would be patched in order for the highway to be reopened for the July 4 holiday...
Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration schedule (06/30/11)
The following is the schedule for the 76th Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration, as provided to The Brazil Times: Friday, July 1 (Local Food Booths Open) 6 p.m. -- Midway opens ($15 pay one price hand-stamp or single tickets), 5:30 p.m. -- Moore's Dance Studio,...
State Police issue holiday safe driving reminders (06/30/11)
The Indiana State Police Post at Putnamville is reminding motorists to do their part in making the highways safe during the upcoming holiday. To help ensure the safety of all motorists during the holiday, ISP will participate in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort). ...
Northview High School graduate joins area newspaper (06/30/11)
Clay County native Andrea Kennedy has joined the Banner Graphic. Kennedy, a Northview High School graduate, joined the Greencastle newspaper as its new sales and marketing manager. She will succeed John York, who will leave the paper July 8 to take a job outside of newspaper advertising...
Community Band to perform at Fourth of July celebration (06/30/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Fourth of July celebration at Fairbanks Park will include music, fireworks and food vendors. Activities will begin at 8 p.m., with the presentation of the national colors by V.F.W. Post No. 972. The Terre Haute Community Band will then take the stage to present, "America the Beautiful." Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett will be present to welcome all to the event...
Reunions (06/30/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: BHS Class of 1971 The Brazil High School Class of 1971 will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a reunion Saturday. The milestone reunion of Red Devils will take place at the Renaissance Banquet and Conference Center, on the corner of National Avenue and Franklin Street, Brazil...
Community Notes (06/30/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: City Hall Closed Monday In observance of the Independence Day holiday, Brazil City Hall will be closed Monday, and will reopen for business Tuesday. In addition, the Sanitation Department will operate one day behind schedule for the week of July 4-8...
Driver runs into INDOT vehicle on I-70 (06/30/11)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- Indiana State Police Troopers were dispatched to the 48-mile-marker (eastbound) of Interstate-70 Thursday morning for a two-vehicle crash involving an Indiana Department of Transportation vehicle. According to reports, INDOT maintenance crews were working on the roadway in the area and were using maintenance trucks with arrow boards to move traffic from the eastbound driving lane into the eastbound passing lane...
BMV sending out reminders for driver's licenses (06/30/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- To help ease the crush of driver's license renewals in 2012, the BMV is sending courtesy reminder postcards to customers urging them to renew online or early. A problem occurred in one batch of postcards when the mail merged file inadvertently placed the wrong first name with the correct last name and address...
Economist: Ethanol law affecting markets (06/30/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Federal law that helped jump-start the ethanol industry in the United States also is shifting normal supply-and-demand forces within commodities markets, said a Purdue University agricultural economist. Not quite four years after Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act in 2007, markets are struggling to meet both the law's renewable fuels standard and grain demands from the livestock, food and export sectors, said Wally Tyner, an energy policy specialist...
Post 346 drills St. Bernice with 15-hit attack (06/30/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Wayne Newton Post 346 got a tune-up heading into the weekend's tournament at Moline, Ill. by pounding out a 15-hit barrage, including eight extra base hits to overcome some shaky defense and win 16-5 over St. Bernice Post 108 in seven innings...
Jack M. Canada (06/30/11)
Jack M. Canada, 81, Terre Haute, passed from this life to be with his beloved wife, Daisy, for eternity Tuesday, June 28, 2011, at Springhill Village in Terre Haute. He was retired from the R.C. Bottling Company in Terre Haute after many years of service...
Wayne Leslie Harris (06/30/11)
Wayne Leslie Harris, 87, Greencastle, originally from Brazil, died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. He was born July 30, 1923, in Brazil, as the son of John Otis and Julie Lybarger Harris. He married Imogene Boyce April 25, 1943...
Janet Ann Smith (06/30/11)
Janet Ann Smith, 65, Brazil, died Thursday June 30, 2011, at her residence. She was born Feb. 12, 1946, in Brazil, as the daughter of William and Ida Louise Wallace Mohr. She graduated from Brazil High School and continued her education at Ivy Tech...
Public Record (06/30/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 23-30: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Riddell National Bank Vs. Lyndon L. Poindexter and Cindy A. Poindexter: Mortgage Foreclosure American Acceptance Co. Vs. Joshua Richardson: Civil Collections...
The scoop on turtles (06/30/11)
Almost daily, I seem to cross paths with either a reptile (snakes, lizards and turtles) or an amphibian (frog, toad or salamander). That is because they are found throughout the United States and they are currently very active due to the warm weather we are experiencing...
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