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Stories from Sunday, July 10, 2011

CYL 11's and 12's claim state titles (07/10/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The championships came in drastically different forms for the Clay Youth League's 11 and 12-year olds playing in the Cal Ripken State Tourney on Sunday night. But they are each champions nonetheless. The 11-year-old squad pounded out a 15-5, 10-run rule victory against Mooresville's 'A' team to advance to the Ohio Valley Regional in Lexington, Ky. ...
Gearing up! (07/10/11)
Fourteen-year-old Samantha Hall sits with her dog, 9-month-old Nikolai, prior to the beginning of the Clay County 4-H Fair Dog Show Sunday. Samantha is the daughter of Marni Hall, Cory.
Memorial scramble slated (07/10/11)
Two years ago, Melissa and Chris DeHart suffered a loss no parent wants to face. Their son, Pierson, died, May 7, 2009. He was 22-months-old. Pierson was born July 30, 2007. While in-vitro, he suffered a stroke and developed hydranencephaly, which occurs when a traumatic experience cuts off the blood supply to the developing brain and sections of the brain are replaced with Cerebral Spinal Fluid...
Concert Band set for weekend doubleheader (07/10/11)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction Matthew S. Huber, will perform a doubleheader this weekend. On Saturday, the band will perform at 4 p.m., at the Banks of the Wabash Band Festival in Fairbanks Park, Terre Haute. Community bands from both Indiana and Illinois will perform at the event, which begins at 2 p.m...
Showtime! (07/10/11)
Twelve-year-old Madison Kapke and her dog Lizzy enter the show arena during the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Dog Show Sunday. Madison is the daughter of Jeff and Julia Kapke, Brazil.
Helping Hands (07/10/11)
Clay County 4-H Fair Princess (left) Taylor Simmons, and Queen Emilie Gottsche lent helping hands to the Dog Show Sunday evening. A total of 13 4-H'rs participated in the event and all were judged on obedience and showmanship.
High-speed pursuit results in driver death (07/10/11)
OWEN COUNTY -- A high-speed vehicle chase has resulted in the death of one man. According to a press release provided by the Owen County Sheriff's Department, deputies saw a suspicious vehicle at approximately 12:34 a.m., Saturday, at the Cunot Community Center...
Legion meeting set for Thursday (07/10/11)
The American Legion Post 2 meeting will take place Thursday, at the V.F.W. Post No. 1127. The board will meet at 6 p.m., with a regular meeting set for 7. All members are welcome. The county fair project starts July 16. Visit the booth, sign in and get a chance for $100...
Community Notes (07/10/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Fundraiser 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 is 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...
2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Schedule (07/10/11)
Tuesday, July 12 9 a.m. -- Community Judging, Exhibit Hall 1 p.m. -- Private Fashion Revue, Exhibit Hall 6 p.m. -- Cat Show Wednesday, July 13 10 a.m. -- Bicycle Rodeo, Clay County Justice Center 6 p.m. -- Exhibit Hall Set Up, Exhibit Hall 6 p.m. -- Fairgrounds Set Up...
Raffle tickets to go on sale today (07/10/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days (PCAAD) Group recently announced raffle tickets will go on sale to help raise funds for the Putnam County Airport's annual Appreciation Days event. The raffle tickets cost $5 each or three for $10. This year's event will be expanded, with more activities planned for the whole family...
Reunions (07/10/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Hull-Dickison Reunion The Hull-Dickison reunion will begin at noon, Saturday, July 16, at the Forest Park Pavilion. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and table service...
Shuman claims sprint car feature win at Lincoln Park Speedway (07/10/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- With dirt car drivers embroiled in battles around multiple tracks around the state, Lincoln Park Speedway played host to an intense fan base and a large car count chasing the lion's share of winners' money...
Henrietta Ellen Hayman (07/10/11)
Henrietta Ellen Hayman, 94, Clay City, died at 7:45 a.m., Saturday, July 9, 2011, at Davis Gardens Health Center, Terre Haute. She was a homemaker. Henrietta was born Feb. 14, 1917, two miles north of Clay City. At a mere 3 pounds, Doc Rentschler told her father that she was a "fizzle."...
Can we make representative democracy better? (07/10/11)
If you believe in representative democracy, as I do, this has been a dispiriting time. At a crucial moment for our nation's economy, many Americans look at Congress and see posturing, not a serious effort to create jobs or to get our fiscal house in order. They've responded with terrible approval ratings; the latest, from NBC and The Wall Street Journal, showed some three-quarters of Americans disapproving of the job Congress is doing...
Pleasing holiday weekend (07/10/11)
Bright lights flashing intermittently through the branches as the Ferris wheel makes another round. The sounds of children shrieking with laughter. The strange, yet familiar odorous mix of hot grease, powdered sugar, and barbecue. Beneath my feet, the squish-squishing of straw spread across the wet ground, as I traverse the midway, I am transported right back into the world of my childhood -- a magical time in early summer, when, every year, without fail, our beloved Forest Park is transformed into a majestic, surreal, other world.. ...
Reader finds event unimpressive (07/10/11)
To the Editor: I was very unimpressed with the carnival this year. I also heard the same comments while there Sunday night. There were so few rides and so few vendors. In fact, there weren't many people there at all. I know money is tighter than years before, but the counties around us have so much more than we do, including restaurants, stores, nice theaters, skate park, and with such little extra things here that Brazil offers, like fairs, carnivals and shows, should be better...
Impoliteness is not kind (07/10/11)
To the Editor: It's amazing how impolite people can be. Maybe we should let the corner of Lena Road and United States 40 grow back up in weeds. All we are requesting is that you please ask before placing your signs. Thank you. Alan and Donna Payne, Brazil...
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