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Stories from Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Council approves payout (08/02/11)
On Monday, the Clay County Council tackled a small agenda. The first item on the agenda was an ordinance to pay Beth Mallinak, who just retired as deputy clerk in the election office, for 45 days of sick leave rollover. As a full-time county employee, every sick day not used is banked and the retired employee can receive a paycheck for those days within 30 days of retirement. A total of $4,955 was approved...
Former Brazil Times' Circulation Manager dies (08/02/11)
The Brazil Times' family has lost one of its own. On July 30, former Times' Circulation Manager Fred McDonald died. A complete obituary may be read in today's paper on Page 3. In addition, McDonald had worked for the Indianapolis Star and News and The Brazil Daily Times...
Hot weather sticking around (08/02/11)
The heat residents have faced the past few days will stick around for a little longer. According to information provided by the National Weather Service based in Indianapolis, Clay County was one of many Indiana counties facing a heat advisory Tuesday...
This soft drink's for you! (08/02/11)
Clay County Sheriff's Department Det. Sgt. Jeff Maynard hands out free soft drinks to brothers JJ and Harley Francis during Tuesday's National Night Out.
Penn joins Times' staff (08/02/11)
The Brazil Times welcomed Steven Penn to its editorial staff this week. Steven, a 2006 Avon High School graduate, currently lives in Indianapolis, but has plans to move closer to the area as soon as possible. He played football for four years while with the Orioles in addition to taking part in track...
Firefighters battle evening fire (08/02/11)
CARBON -- Faulty wiring may have caused a house fire Tuesday. At approximately 7 p.m., firefighters with the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department and Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to 14687 Locust St., Carbon, the home of Bobbi Lovett, for a possible fire...
Fitting Station (08/02/11)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department has established a Permanent Child Safety Seat Fitting Station for the inspection and installation of car seats. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, contact Sheriff Mike Heaton, Chief Deputy Rob Gambill, or Deputy Casey Judge at 446-2535, Ext. 5...
Meeting set (08/02/11)
The Clay County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting at 10 a.m., Thursday. The commissioners will open bids to demolish the old jail. In addition, the commissioners will consider a contract for a non-profit organization and will discuss Adler Energy and road usage...
Car Wash (08/02/11)
The American Legion Post 2 and its affiliates will sponsor a car wash at JD's car wash, located on National Avenue. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. For further information, call 317-796-6855.
United Way to host 'Stuff the Bus' (08/02/11)
United Way of the Wabash Valley, in partnership with Clay Community Schools, is inviting the community to help local families as the school year approaches. Both groups will host "Stuff the Bus," Tuesday, Aug. 9, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at Walmart, Brazil...
Moose delivery (08/02/11)
Members of Brazil Moose Lodge No. 780 presented Tommy Moose stuffed animals to officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department and Brazil City Police Department during National Night Out Tuesday. On hand were Greg Detro, City Policemen Robert Van Buren and Jim Archer, Mike Rambo, City Policeman Marty Harris, Sheriff Mike Heaton, City Police Chief Larry Pierce, Robert Head, Ralph Glover and Tom Britton...
Commissioners presented with floodplain ordinance (08/02/11)
On Monday, Aug. 1, the Clay County commissioners met for their monthly meeting. To begin the meeting, Emergency Management Director Bryan Husband, who is also the flood plan administrator, presented an ordinance for flood hazard areas in Clay County...
Community Notes (08/02/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Dine With A Doc Senior Education Ministries, Inc., has scheduled its Dine With A Doc brunch for Wednesday, from 10 a.m.-noon, at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil...
Reunions (08/02/11)
Brazil Class of 1961 The Brazil High School Class of 1961 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Holiday Inn in Terre Haute. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m., with a group picture taken right before the buffet dinner at 7...
Practice begins for fall sports athletes around the state (08/02/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Football teams around the state have begun their preparations for the 2011 season, which is quickly approaching on the horizon. Two-a-day practices began Monday morning for most teams around the state and the Northview football program is no different as the Knights cast an eye on opening night on the road at Indianapolis Broad Ripple on Aug. 19. The team will hold a scrimmage at home against Terre Haute South on Aug. 12...
Ervin Joel Dodge (08/02/11)
Ervin Joel Dodge, 85, Poland, passed away at home surrounded by his family July 30, 2011. Ervin was born Jan. 31, 1926, in Bemidji, Minn., the son of William and Anna (Aaberg) Dodge. Upon early graduation from high school at age 17, Ervin enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served with the Sea Bees in the South Pacific until the end of World War II...
Ted H. Redenbarger (08/02/11)
Ted H. Redenbarger, 86, Brownsburg, passed away July 31, 2011, at Brownsburg Meadows. Ted was born March 13, 1925, in Center Point, to Russell and Reba Redenbarger. Ted graduated from Brazil High School in 1942. He entered Purdue University and proceeded into World War II as an Air Force navigator...
Fred R. McDonald (08/02/11)
Fred R. McDonald passed away July 30, 2011, at Cloverleaf Health Center in Knightsville. Fred was born Oct. 3, 1937, to John Roger and Helen (Monce) McDonald. He attended Brazil High School and later received his G.E. Diploma. Fred had worked at Twigg Industries, Arketex, Allisons and drove for Sneath Oil and Hunter Oil...
Charles-Antoine Falardeau (08/02/11)
Etinne and Amanda Hillenburg-Falardeau are proud to announce the birth of their son Charles-Antoine Falardeau. Charles- Antoine was born on July 5, 2011, at 3:05 p.m. at CHUS Fleurimont, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 22.5 inches long...
Mr. and Mrs. Carson Hendrix (08/02/11)
Carson and Melinda Hendrix are proud to announce their wedding on May 21, 2011, in a private ceremony. Melinda is the daughter of Ron and Linda Jackson of Clay City. She is a 2011 graduate of Purdue University, and is employed by IU Health Arnett hospital as a registered nurse...
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Petersen (08/02/11)
Mike and Charlene Petersen, Brazil recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with their son Paul and wife Stacy Petersen; daughter Amy and husband Brenden Davies and their four grandchildren at Lake Shafer, Monticello, Ind. They were married August 7, 1971, in Crivitz, Wisconsin...
National Night Out (08/02/11)
Moments from the 2011 Clay County National Night Out
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