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Stories from Monday, July 4, 2011

New law will enhance dating violence education (07/04/11)
Next school year, Clay Community School (CCS) students will learn about dating violence as a result of new Indiana legislation called Heather's law. "One day Heather walked into the living room and just randomly said to me that she thought she was put on the Earth to help people. ...
Big Time Show! (07/04/11)
The annual Aerial Arts Gala Fireworks show, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Brazil, went off without a hitch Monday during the final day of the 76th 4th of July Celebration. Music was timed to the fireworks display on WBOW 102.7-FM.
Reading programs (07/04/11)
The Brazil Public Library's Summer Reading Program continues Wednesday with Silly Safari's with Amazon John at 1:30 p.m. The event is open to the public.
Gottsche, Simmons crowned (07/04/11)
A new queen was crowned Saturday. Emilie Gottsche was named the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Queen during the 53rd fair pageant, which took place at North Clay Middle School. Emilie, 19, was one of nine girls competing for the crown. She is the daughter of Rick and Mary Gottsche and was sponsored by The Cottage by Missy Allen...
BCB to present 'Sound of Music' (07/04/11)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "The Sound of Music," Sunday, July 10, at 8 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell. If it is raining, the concert will be moved to the pavilion. All of the beloved music by Richard Rodgers is contained in this classic arrangement by Robert Russell Bennett...
Ready: Go! (07/04/11)
Nine-year-old Meghan Hemond practices her sack racing technique prior to the 9-under portion of the John Thomas Memorial 36th Sack Races in the Park during the 76th Rotary Club of Brazil Fourth of July Celebration.
INDOT announces area road closing (07/04/11)
CLAY CITY -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Monday that crews will close the State Road 59 and State Road 246 intersection on the east side for approximately 250-feet Tuesday. The closure is for the reconstruction of the intersection. The roadway is scheduled to reopen July 15...
Royalty! (07/04/11)
Members of the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Queen Court include (above, from left) second runner-up Holli Moore, Queen Emilie Gottsche, first runner-up Holly Klotz and Miss Congeniality Hannah Pond. Members of the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Princess Court include (below, from left) first runner-up and Miss Congeniality Emma Barnett, Princess Taylor Simmons and second runner-up Madison McDonald...
Farris wins sixth Riddell National Bank Open at Forest Park Golf Course (07/04/11)
Times Staff Report Troy Farris brought home is sixth Riddell National Bank Brazil Open by shooting a second-day round of 70 to finish at 7-under-par 135 to win the amateur and overall title by three strokes over Steve Penman, who won the Pro Division ahead of Ezra Evans by two strokes...
For a good cause (07/04/11)
Fourteen-year-old Allie Dupin (above) makes her way through Forest Park during the YMCA of Clay County's annual 5K Firecracker Run/Walk Saturday. Allie is the daughter of Daniel and Denelle Dupin, Brazil. (Below) While listening to some tunes, Brazil resident Tyler Fischer completes another leg of the annual YMCA of Clay County 5K Firecracker Run/Walk Saturday. ...
WOW tour coming back to county (07/04/11)
Interested in getting a free mini-physical? A free health assessment? What about talking to a health care provider free of charge? Those who are interested should visit the Women's Wellness on Wheels (WOW) tour when it makes stops in Clay County beginning in July...
Former area educator retiring after 37 years (07/04/11)
Old Sarge Marion Eveland Jr., announced his son's retirement as an industrial arts major after 37 years, at Vincennes Lincoln High School. Marion the third attended East Side for one year then the old Brazil Junior High School, on to Vincennes where he excelled in football as an end on the team...
Community Notes (07/04/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Moved Because the July 4 holiday is on a Monday, the Carbon Town Council board meeting will take place at 6 p.m., today. Healthy Snacks Purdue Extension Nutritionist Donna Owens will be present at the Brazil Public Library at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, for the program Healthy Summer Snacks...
Reunions (07/04/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Brazil Class of 1972 The class of 1972 from Brazil Red Devils will have a 40th reunion meeting Thursday, at McKinley Hill Church, at 6:30 p.m. Bring ideas and help...
Wayne Newton Post 346 knocked out in semis of Moline Tourney (07/04/11)
Times Staff Report MOLINE, Ill. -- Wayne Newton Post 346 ran out of offense in semifinal action of a tourney in Moline, Ill. The squad fell behind in the first inning to Elk Grove, Ill. and couldn't get the equalizer in a 5-3 defeat on Sunday. Elk Grove led 3-1 before Wayne Newton squeezed out another run, but Elk Grove answered back with two more runs in the fifth inning to gain the win as Post 346 falls to 22-5 overall, finishing the tourney at 4-1...
Darland tops Lincoln Park Speedway sprint car field (07/04/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- Over the holiday weekend, the nation celebrated Independence Day and fans at Lincoln Park Speedway were treated to fireworks in the sky by Circle City Pyrotechnics and on the track by some of the top hotshoes in the country...
Rose Marie Detro (07/04/11)
Rose Marie Detro, 70, Terre Haute, died Friday, July 1, 2011, in her residence. She was born April 4, 1941, in Terre Haute, to Herbert N. Long and Ruth Ann Jeffers Long. Rose was a secretary at the Brazil Moose Lodge. Survivors include her husband Greg L. ...
Carolyn Joan Moore (07/04/11)
Carolyn Joan Moore, 81, Brazil, died at 2:04 a.m., Monday, July 4, 2011, at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville. She was born March 28, 1930, in Ohio, as the daughter of Phillip Eugene and Madeline Hamilton Hutcheson. She married Harold Arthur Moore Jr., who preceded her in death Nov. 5, 2008...
The world through his eyes (07/04/11)
I came into the office Monday afternoon to begin work on the Tuesday newspaper. One of the first things I started thinking about was a column. I haven't written one in a while and I've had some people ask about an update on James David. Well, I guess I can provide one...
Holding ones self accountable (07/04/11)
To the Editor: I used to think, "how weak," to have a sponsor or an accountability partner. To listen to advice or my wrong doing from someone else was absurd. "I can handle it on my own," but always resulting in a repeated cycle of failure. The Bible says in John 10:10, "The thief cometh not, but for to steal and to kill and to destroy; I come that they might have life and that they might have it more abundantly."...
Investigation reveals problems (07/04/11)
To the Editor: A new undercover investigation at one of the largest pig farms in America has revealed shocking acts of cruelty that have many people thinking about giving up meat. As a dietitian, I applaud that impulse, which can also help reduce your risk of obesity and other diet-related diseases...
Resident has poem published (07/04/11)
Editor's Note: Brazil resident Bette Blackwell gave The Brazil Times permission to run her poem, which she said has already been published in the book, "Poets of the Heartland." The poem can be found on Page 18. On Studying a Leaf While living with a leaf one day, I chanced to see a pattern...
Extreme couponing here to stay (07/04/11)
To the Editor: I would like to voice my opinion to all the local retail and grocery stores. I have become an extreme coupon user and (yes because of the show). I find it crazy when the local stores will not give you the coupon policy when you ask for it...
Park Board offers explanation (07/04/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil City Parks and Recreation Board would like the citizens of Brazil to know that they had nothing to do with the decision to sell alcohol at the Forest Park Golf Course. In 1981, the city created a Golf Board to handle all of the affairs of the Golf Course. The Park Board was relieved of any duties or decisions concerning the Golf Course. In addition, there are no park monies spent to maintain the Golf Course...
Organization issues thank you (07/04/11)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Clay County had a very successful yard sale June 25. We sincerely appreciate all the churches and individuals who donated items, worked at the event, and made purchases. We want to thank Clover Signs for letting us use their location and for publicity...
'Run for Riley Kids' a success (07/04/11)
To the Editor: May 14, 2011, marked the sixth "Run for Riley Kids." This year's ride raised the most money yet, with a check for $4,629 being presented to the Miracle Run June 4, to benefit Riley Children's Hospital. We would like to thank all of the bikers who rode that day in the rain. A big thank you goes out to all of the 66 businesses from Brazil to West Terre Haute that donated items for our silent auction...
Food Pantry Chairman: Increase in requests for local assistance (07/04/11)
To the Editor: The Emergency Food Pantry has seen a dramatic increase in request for assistance. Mrs. Ruth Haas, Director, reports that 864 family units consisting of 173 adults over 60, 1,953 adults, and 1,053 children were provided a total of 9,463 bags/boxes of food and other household essentials...
Indiana State Health Commissioner issues public reminder (07/04/11)
To the Editor: Earlier this year, the Indiana State Department of Health provided local health departments with guidelines for the use of publicly funded vaccines, advising them to provide those vaccines only to underinsured and uninsured individuals beginning July 1, 2011...
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