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Stories from Sunday, July 24, 2011

Two lifelined following accident (07/24/11)
Two Clay County residents were lifelined to Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, late Friday evening following a single vehicle accident. According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, sometime between 10:30-11 p.m., Friday, officials were dispatched to a location off State Road 42 for a single motorcycle accident...
Committee making final push for donations (07/24/11)
The Clay Community Skatepark Committee is making its final push for donations. The committee has set up a "Bricks for Bucks" campaign and is seeking interested participants. "We're trying to finish the skatepark," Committee spokesperson Roberta Weliever told The Brazil Times. "We figured the only way we're going to do this is by sending out information to people in the community."...
Fry joins Times' editorial staff (07/24/11)
The Brazil Times welcomed Tiffany Fry to its editorial staff this week. Tiffany, a 2007 Clay City High School graduate, lives in Poland. She is the daughter of Kenny and Kristy Fry. "I'm excited to get started in an area I'm familiar with," Tiffany said. "I've always wanted to stay in Clay County. It's kind of a dream job, to work in journalism and stay in this area."...
BCB set for performance (07/24/11)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present "On The March In Forest Park," Sunday, July 31, at 8 p.m., rain or shine. The playlist will feature seldom heard, yet outstanding marches such as "Hail to the Spirit of Liberty," and "Golden Jubilee," both by Sousa, Jewell's "Trooping of the Colors," the very British sounding "Imperial Echoes," by Safroni, and Fillmore's "Men of Florida."...
Slammin'! (07/24/11)
David Utterbach, driving the Sun Factory Tanning vehicle, is hit by Mark Fester during the 2011 Clay County 4-H Fair Demolition Derby Saturday evening. Utterbach went on to win the division of the event, which officially closed out the fair.
Special session set (07/24/11)
Clay Community School board will meet in a special session Thursday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the North Clay Middle School Media Center, 3450 W. State Road 340, Brazil. The special session meeting agenda includes the consideration to name the new Northview High School principal and a declaration of Surplus Equipment...
New President! (07/24/11)
Rotary Club of Brazil outgoing 2010-11 President, Dr. Miranda Goodale (left), passed the gavel to 2011-12 President Duane Butt at a recent meeting. Butt is a Primerica representative, owns the Primerica Building, 2 E. National Ave., and runs The Outpost, a sporting goods, guns and tackle business, Brazil. ...
Dine With A Doc slated (07/24/11)
Senior Education Ministries, Inc., has scheduled its Dine With A Doc brunch for Wednesday, Aug. 3, from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. Dine With A Doc is a free program that welcomes the senior public to get to hear an educational topic while enjoying a complimentary lunch...
Norris celebrates 50th anniversary (07/24/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Thirteen Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods recently celebrated their 50th anniversary, one of which has ties to Brazil. Sister Regina Norris, a native of Bicknell, was one of the 13 Sisters recognized. She currently ministers as a substitute teacher and resource teacher at St. Jude School in Indianapolis...
West Central Wildcats throw shutout at Indiana Cutters (07/24/11)
BY MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter Quarterback Cogan Keith had an MVP-like performance as he led the West Central Wildcats to a victory over the Indiana Cutters 49-0 Saturday afternoon, increasing their winning streak to five straight. Keith threw for a touchdown and ran in two more in the rout...
Clay County 13's fall in state championship game; 15-year-olds advance to Sunday's bracket play (07/24/11)
Times Staff Report The Clay County 13-year-old Babe Ruth team's quest for a third straight state championship came up a tad short in Saturday's title game against Edgewood. The host squad committed too many miscues and Edgewood took advantage to claim a 6-5 victory and advance to the Ohio Valley Regional...
Money winner! (07/24/11)
American Legion Post 2 Commander Randy Kaelber (left) recently drew winners for drawings the organization conducted at the Clay County 4-H Fair. Raymond Johnson (center) was the winner of $100 and is pictured with Legion representative David Funk...
Reunions (07/24/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Brazil High School Class of 1976 The Brazil High School Class of 1976 will conduct its 35th class reunion at the Lake House Restaurant near Staunton. The reunion will be Aug. 6...
Community Notes (07/24/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Set The Clay County Board of Health will conduct its quarterly meeting Monday, July 25, at noon. The meeting will take place in the conference room, located in the lower level of the medical office building at 1214 E. National Ave., Brazil...
TV winner! (07/24/11)
Randy Kaelber, Commander of American Legion Post 2, drew the winners of the drawings at the Clay County 4-H Fair. Brazil resident Kirsten Kumpf won a television.
Dave Darland edges Indian Sprint Week champion for LPS feature win (07/24/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE , Ind. -- It's hard to pick a hotter sprint car driver than the winner of the Indiana Sprint Week Championship, Chris Windom, but Dave Darland is no stranger to the winner's circle at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Clay County Emergency Food Pantry elects officers (07/24/11)
To the Editor: The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry met on July 22 for its quarterly Advisory Board meeting to receive second quarter 2011 reports and elect officers. Seventeen members and volunteers of the board enjoyed a carry-in dinner in the facility...
Family member in need of help (07/24/11)
To the Editor: Lucas Sampson is 29-years-old and has cancer in his lungs and brain. Because of his lung cancer, he has to breath with the aid of oxygen. The big oxygen tanks are hard to carry around, that is, when he does get out of the house. He needs a Portable Oxygen Concentrator, which is only about 15-pounds and converts the outside air into 95 percent oxygen...
Corporation needs change now (07/24/11)
To the Editor: With a new Superintendent and a new Assistant Superintendent and an opening for a new Northview Principal, I would like to put an item on the table to consider restructuring our school board. I believe that the present board structure is malfunctional at times to the point of not serving our students and our public to its fullest extent...
Now accepting donations (07/24/11)
To the Editor: We know that you are proactive and supportive citizens of Brazil and the Clay Community and have contributed greatly toward making our city and county a thriving, comfortable and safe community. The Clay Community Skatepark Committee has been working toward building a skatepark for the youth in Brazil and the Clay Community. ...
What exactly is their job? (07/24/11)
To the Editor: On Sunday, July 17, as my kids were playing in the yard, we found a cat in our yard. We had never seen this cat before and it looked hurt and like it had been starved. I called the Clay County Humane Shelter to see if they could come get the cat so it would be in a safe place...
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