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Stories from Friday, July 15, 2011

Brazil's first video store closes (07/15/11)
A downtown staple of Brazil for nearly 30 years has closed its doors. Video Specialists Productions opened in May 1982, and was the first video store in Brazil, but Owner Larry Pierce and his family decided to shut down last month. "We started kicking around the idea in May, and we came to the decision to close up in June," Pierce told The Brazil Times. "I suppose it's just a sign of the times because there are so many ways to get movies now. In fact, you can even download them to your phone."...
Location for bus garage appraised (07/15/11)
Clay Community School (CCS) Board officials made progress towards a solution concerning space and zoning issues surrounding the Transportation Office bus garage. Previously, CCS bus drivers and Transportation Director Frank Misner addressed the board expressing the current transportation office trailer is much too small to effectively conduct business...
Specifications approved for demolition of jail (07/15/11)
The demolition of the old Clay County Jail is nearing. In a special meeting Friday, the Clay County Commissioners reviewed and approved the bid specifications for the future demolition. Commissioner Paul Sinders said the ability to bid for the contract is open to anyone who has an interest in the work...
Temperatures, heat index to remain at high levels (07/15/11)
On Thursday, the National Weather Service based in Indianapolis issued a "special weather statement," regarding Clay County. The statement advised residents of the hot, humid weather set to return to the area this weekend. WTHI-News 10 Chief Meteorologist David Wire told The Brazil Times Friday the hot weather will be here to stay for a while...
Updated Fair photo schedule (07/15/11)
The staff at The Brazil Times wants to make sure all 4-H Grand Champions -- and others -- have their photograph taken for their accomplishments during the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair. The Times' editorial staff has put together a schedule in order to make sure all photographs are taken, including Exhibit Hall winners and animal winners, and others...
Lieber State Recreation Area events (07/15/11)
The tourney will begin at 1 p.m. T-shirts, designed by Fun Shirts N More, will be awarded to the winning team. The program is free. Cost to enter Lieber is $5 for Indiana residents and $7 for non-residents. On Sept. 3, at 1 p.m., the organization will kick-off the festivities with an ice cream social. Strawberry and Chocolate Sundaes will cost $2 each...
Saline City Community Church (07/15/11)
Saline City Community Church will be hosting Valor III, on Sunday, July 17, at 10 a.m. Valor III of Statesville, NC consists of Ronald and Mark Moore and Rev. Jeff Rowland. After 20 years of pastoring our home church, Jeff became the third member of our trio. This combination of voices gave birth to the unique sound that is known as Valor III...
First Christian Church (07/15/11)
The Crystal Valley Quartet, will be in concert at First Christian Church in Brazil on Sunday, July 24, at 6 pm. The Crystal Valley Quartet is an Independent Recording group with six releases to their credit. This exceptional Southern Gospel Group is based in the Terre Haute area. Their live concerts are exciting, inspiring and entertaining...
CHURCH NEWS (07/15/11)
Union United Methodist Church During the Clay County Fair, Union United Methodist Church will be having a Beef Manhattan dinner on Saturday, July 16, from 4-8 p.m. at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Church of the Living Christ The Church of the Living Christ is sponsoring a gospel sing on July 16, from noon-4 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell...
CYL 13s win tourney opener (07/15/11)
The Clay County Youth League 13-year-olds started strong Friday evening against Connersville, scoring 10 runs in the game's first inning in a 17-1 rout. Nate Thomas started the game at pitcher for Clay County, and he didn't disappoint. Thomas only allowed three hits in his four innings of play, and only gave up one run. He also struck out five batters...
Champions! (07/15/11)
Team PDF, Inc., captured the 2011 YMCA of Clay County Spring Soccer 10-under Championship. Team members included (front, from left) Kylee McClain, Tristain Chiles, Natalie Bell, (middle) Baylee Thacker, Triston Smith, Austin Lane, Logan Weis, (back) Coach Ed Weis. Not pictured; Drew Maurer, Jaiden Goodrich, Joey Price and assistant coach Travis Jones...
Earnest W. Chesshir (07/15/11)
Earnest W. Chesshir, 48, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, July 15, 2011. Ernie was born Aug. 31, 1962, in Terre Haute, the son of Delbert Ray and Melvina E. (Evitts) Chesshir. Ernie graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1980. Following high school, he enlisted in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged two years later...
Sheri Lynn Wells (07/15/11)
Sheri Lynn Wells, 54, passed away July 14, 2011, at the home of her mother, after a five-year battle with cancer. Sheri was born in Clay County, June 29, 1957, to Warren Ray and Mary Alice (Froderman) Wells. She attended school in Clay County until her junior year when she moved with her parents to Morris, Ill., where she graduated from Morris Community High School in 1975...
Staunton Scene (07/15/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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