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Stories from Thursday, July 14, 2011

Ordinance amendment fails (07/14/11)
The possible removal of two words from an ordinance has sparked much controversy in the community. The Council Chambers at City Hall was packed for Wednesday's meeting of the Common Council of the City of Brazil as final action was considered regarding the elimination of the words "golf clubhouse," from Chapter 97.27 of the Brazil Code of Ordinances, which prohibits the use of alcohol or narcotics in areas under the jurisdiction of the Parks and Recreation Board...
Area business teams with resident for food drive (07/14/11)
Reflecting on his own experiences and hardships, one Clay County man decided to involve local businesses in giving back. "I was raised by a single mom who struggled to make ends meet and tried as hard as she could to put food on the table," York Chevrolet Finance Manager Jeff Kelly told The Brazil Times. "Looking at the economy these days and thinking about my own 10-month-old daughter Bri, I wanted to do something to help out the community."...
Time for music! (07/14/11)
Country and Western music will return to the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, Saturday. Steel Guitar Guru Leon Mercer will join the group again. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7:15, and concluding at 9:15...
BCB included in Community Band Festival (07/14/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Six bands from communities in Indiana and Illinois will complete the lineup of bands to present a celebration of band music at Fairbanks Park Saturday, from 2-9 p.m., at the "On the Banks of the Wabash" Community Band festival. The festival will take place rain or shine. In the event of rain, the festival will take place in the former Family Y Building in Fairbanks Park...
Ice Cream! (07/14/11)
The Dick Johnson Volunteer Fire Department will conduct an Ice Cream Social from 4-8 p.m., Saturday. The event will take place at the Dick Johnson Community House, located on the corner of County Road 1200 North and County Road 200 West.
Dinner time! (07/14/11)
The Clay County 4-H Council will sponsor a Country Rhodes Dinner Sunday, July 17, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Clarification (07/14/11)
In the article, "Residents request ordinance," which appeared in the Wednesday, July 6, 2011, issue of The Brazil Times, it was reported that Lee Ann Rhodes contacted each of the rescues to inform them about the topic on the agenda for the Tuesday, July 5, 2011, Clay County Council meeting, while inviting them to attend. Rhodes did not make contact with the rescues regarding this issue...
Champions! (07/14/11)
Senior Division Bicycle Rodeo contestants at the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair included (front) Dakota Cox, (second row, from left) Molly Powell, Justin Buell, (third row, from left) 2011 Clay County Queen Emilie Gottsche, Austin Sinders, Nathan Buell, (back) Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Chief Deputy Rob Gambill, Clay County Sheriff's Department Jeff Maynard and 2011 Clay County Princess Taylor Simmons. ...
Champions! (07/14/11)
Junior Division Bicycle Rodeo contestants at the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair included (front, from left) 2011 Clay County Queen Emilie Gottsche, Makayla Rooksberry, Lindsey Steiner, Michael Goodman, Grant Nicoson, Derek Hoke, 2011 Clay County Princess Taylor Simmons, (middle) Aaron Buell, (back) Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, Chief Deputy Rob Gambill and Clay County Sheriff's Department Det. ...
2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Schedule (07/14/11)
Friday, July 15 8:30 a.m. -- Superintendent's Breakfast, Exhibit Hall 9-11:30 a.m. -- Exhibit Hall and Open Class Projects Due, Exhibit Hall 9 a.m. -- Camper Arrival, Camping Area 11:30 a.m. -- Superintendent's Lunch, Exhibit Hall 11:30 a.m. -- Closed Exhibit Hall Judging, Exhibit Hall...
Clay County Sheriff's Department sponsoring a 'tasty' fundraiser (07/14/11)
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...
Organization sets up cemetery project (07/14/11)
Members of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee are currently undergoing a photography project involving valley cemeteries. The committee is creating a database for family researchers to use free of charge. Currently, they have nearly completed taking photographs of cemetery headstones in Vigo County and are now working on cemeteries in Clay County...
Reunions (07/14/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Samual Martin Reunion The reunion will be at the Harmony Park at 11 a.m., Sunday, July 24. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish, tableware and drinks...
Production of grain not keeping up with demand (07/14/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Grain crops are being gobbled up faster than farmers can grow them, and that could portend trouble down the road if production doesn't catch up, said a Purdue University agricultural economist. There have been two major demand surges in the past five years, including the rising use of corn to produce ethanol and China's purchases of soybeans, Chris Hurt said. ...
Workshop to teach processing to fish producers (07/14/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Fish producers can learn how they can meet the needs of processors and consumers by attending a Purdue Extension aquaculture webinar series and workshop. Purdue Aquatic Sustainable Seafood, or PASS, will hold a three-part webinar series Aug. 17, 24 and 31, from 2-4 p.m. An aquaculture workshop will follow on Sept. 29-30...
Windom takes Sprint Week win (07/14/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Chris Windom had become all too familiar with what second-place felt like as the USAC National Sprint Car Series held the fourth stop of Indiana Sprint Week's seven-night tour at the Terre Haute Action Track's First Financial Bank "Tony Hulman/Don Smith Classic" on Wednesday evening...
Lucille K. Hale (07/14/11)
Lucille K. Hale, 99, Terre Haute, passed away at 3:45 a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2011, at Union Hospital. She was born in Clay County, Dec. 23, 1911, to James Kiefner and Lena Stewart Kiefner. She is survived by sons Jack L. Hale and Richard A. Hale (and wife Gloria), both of Terre Haute, and daughter Jane A. ...
Public Record (07/14/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 7-14: Awaiting Arraignment Modesitt, William R., 53 Rehfeldt, Christopher, 47 Carter, Brandi, 28 Hendrickson Jr., James W., 18 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Public Record (07/14/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 7-14: Clay Superior Court -- Civil Wilmington Savings Fund Society FSB Vs. James Carter, Connie Carter, CNAC, Riddell National Bank and State of Indiana: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Looking at bagworms (07/14/11)
Well, it is the time of year when individuals begin to notice Christmas tree ornaments looking bags on trees. These unique structures are bagworms. If you haven't already, take a few moments and scout your trees to see if you have any bagworms. Bagworms are caterpillars that live inside spindle-shaped bags which they construct to protect themselves against birds and other enemies. ...
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