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Stories from Thursday, July 28, 2011

Romas accepts NHS position (07/28/11)
Northview High School's Assistant Principal Lynn Romas received a promotion during the Clay Community School (CCS) Board meeting Thursday evening. Board members unanimously appointed Romas as Northview's new principal. "I really appreciate the confidence that the members of the board and Kim Tucker have in me," Romas told The Brazil Times. "I also appreciate the opportunity to continue working with the students and staff at Northview and we hope to do a lot of good things."...
Community invited to horse demonstration (07/28/11)
Hope Reins is inviting the community to join for a horse training demonstration by Wild Horse Ministries, Tuesday, Aug. 9, at 6 p.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Horse Arena. Wild Horse Ministries uses a hands-on approach to relate horse training with God, based on trust, faith, obedience and love...
Contest winners announced (07/28/11)
The top three placings for the 2011 Crisis Pregnancy Center of Clay County's annual Baby Photo Contest were boys. Residents had the opportunity to vote for children during the Clay County 4-H Fair. The grand prize winner this year was Braxton Schopmeyer, son of Bryce and Maria Schopmeyer, Bowling Green...
Work continues on latest Habitat home (07/28/11)
Members of the Terre Haute Bricklayers Local 4 were in Brazil Thursday laying the foundation for the new Habitat for Humanity of Clay County home. Representative Vern Tincher said the bricklayers were volunteering their time. A total of four apprentices, four bricklayer journeymen and one instructor took part...
Area group raffles quilt (07/28/11)
The Clay County Christian Quilters raffled off its recent quilt Wednesday as local resident Amanda McCollister's name was drawn. Beginning in May, the group began selling raffle tickets for the sunburst design quilt. All monies received from the raffle were to go to various non-profit organizations within the community...
Fundraiser (07/28/11)
The family of Blake Wharton, 11, has scheduled a benefit for the youth. The event will take place Saturday, at the V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil. A spaghetti dinner has been scheduled for 4-8 p.m., in addition to a silent auction and Karaoke from 7-11 p.m...
Time for music! (07/28/11)
Local musician Mitch Chalos will join the Saturday night Country and Western band at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7, and ending at 9. As usual, sandwiches will be available for purchase, along with Rosemary Price's famous strawberry pie...
Community Notes (07/28/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Meeting Scheduled The Brazil Township Trustee recently announced that taxpayers of Brazil Township the proper legal officers will hold a budget planning meeting at the Township Trustee's Office at 4 p.m., Friday...
Reunions (07/28/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: West Cousin Reunion The West Cousin Reunion and families and friends of E.R. and Eva West, will meet Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Dick Johnson Community House. The event is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m...
Local chapter members attend national convention (07/28/11)
The 103rd National Convention of Delta Theta Tau Sorority took place July 13-17. Virginia Benefiel, Zeta Zeta Chapter, Plymouth, Ind., served as Convention Coordinator for the event, which took place at the Amway Grand Plaza, Grand Rapids, Mich. The theme was "Live Well, Laugh Often, Love Much."...
USDA issues livestock reminder (07/28/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard issued a recent reminder for livestock and poultry producers throughout the state. The reminder stated that FSA programs may be available to assist them. Many are dealing with inclement weather, causing serious harm to livestock due to extreme heat conditions during the past few weeks...
Identifying tulip tree scale (07/28/11)
Recently, I have received several phone calls concerning tulip trees. These calls all involve homeowners who have noticed small bumps on the stems of their tree and a sticky substance on the tree and ground. Some homeowners have described this substance as tar; however, it is not tar. Instead, that substance is "honeydew," while the bumps are a type of insect. The insect that is impacting the tulip tree is "tulip tree s-cale."...
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