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Stories from Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Rhodes found guilty (08/03/11)
On Wednesday, Dusty Rhodes Jr., Terre Haute, was found guilty in a class B felony of dealing methamphetamine. Clay Circuit Court Judge Joseph Trout, had him remanded to custody of the Sheriff's department without bond until sentencing, which is set for Aug. 31, in circuit court...
Carbon to enforce curfew ordinance (08/03/11)
Carbon Town Council members announced city officials will begin to heavily enforce the town's curfew ordinance during its monthly meeting Monday evening. "We've seen young people out in the park and on the streets at three and four in the morning," Council President Joann Rightsell said. "It's not just boys. It's girls too, and some are as young as 7 or 8-years-old."...
Community Notes (08/03/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: CAR SEAT STATION The Clay County Sheriff's Department has established a Permanent Child Safety Seat Fitting Station for the inspection and installation of car seats...
Art Gallery Renovation Funding Campaign (08/03/11)
Forty two years ago, the Covered Bridge Art Association was nothing but a dream of some determined young artists in Parke County. That dream has come true with the present light and airy historical building located on the north side of the Square in Rockville...
Harmony to receive first tornado siren (08/03/11)
The Harmony Town Council met Tuesday night for its monthly meeting and discussed the new tornado siren as well the upkeep of Harmony Community Park. At last month's meeting, the motion was carried to order Harmony's tornado siren, at a cost of $21,645.88.The siren will have a 1-mile radius, and will be on the same radio frequency as the Brazil siren. It will also be on a 50-foot pole and have a battery backup...
Sunday's in the Park: Dinner and a Concert (08/03/11)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will continue its "Sunday's in the Park: Dinner and a Concert," Sunday, from 5-7:30 p.m., in the Forest Park Pavilion. The dinners take place prior to performances by the Brazil Concert Band. This week's dinner will feature Reuben sandwiches, made fresh on the spot by guest chef and Clay County Prosecutor, Lee Reberger...
Who's running? (08/03/11)
The following is a list of candidates on the 2011 Municipal General Election ballot for the City of Brazil and the towns of Carbon, Center Point, Clay City, Harmony, Knightsville and Staunton: City of Brazil Mayor Thomas J. (T.J.) Sneddon (Republican)...
Sisters of Providence used book sale (08/03/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence will conduct their annual used book sale beginning Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Providence Center Conference Room at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. The event is hosted by The Gift Shop at Providence Center. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The Gift Shop will also be open during those hours...
Municipal Election field set (08/03/11)
The field has been officially set. Residents had until noon, Monday, to officially file for candidacy for the 2011 Municipal General Election among Clay County's small towns. Among Carbon, Center Point, Clay City, Harmony, Knightsville and Staunton, only two races exist...
Golf scramble (08/03/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The ninth Hole-y-One Golf Scramble, sponsored by the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will take place Friday, Sept. 16. The event is set to begin at 8 a.m., and conclude at 4 p.m., and will take place at Hulman Links Golf Course, 990 N. Chamberlain St., Terre Haute...
Fundraiser (08/03/11)
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...
Staunton Open House (08/03/11)
Staunton Elementary School will conduct an open house Monday, Aug. 15, from 5-6 p.m. Parents will be able to register students at this time. In addition, parents and students will be able to check class lists, pay book rentals and tour classrooms. For more information, call 448-8270...
Annual Show (08/03/11)
The Yesteryear Power Club will conduct its annual show event Saturday, Aug. 6, at Goshorn Park in Clay City. Tractors, trucks, cars, engines and old iron of any kind (restored or unrestored) will be free to show or sell. Door prizes will be given all day...
Brazil Buzz (08/03/11)
Friday evening during the little thunderstorm that we encountered; lightning struck nearby. We experienced a brief power outage. The computer is now haywire and the land phone is out of order. We were told by Verizon's customer service people help will be here by mid-week...
Elaine T. Stewart (08/03/11)
Elaine T. Stewart, 38, Albuquerque, N.M., daughter of Dr. Reed M. Stewart, and granddaughter of Judge and Mrs. Robert B. Stewart, died in a drowning accident in Montezuma Hot Springs near Las Vegas, N.M. A memorial celebration of Elaine's life will be led by Pastor Steve Loft at the First United Methodist Church in Brazil Saturday, Aug. 6, at 2 p.m., with visitation starting at 1:30 p.m...
Ervin Joel Dodge (08/03/11)
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. Memorial services will take place at United Methodist Church in Bowling Green Saturday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m...
Fred R. McDonald (08/03/11)
Fred R. McDonald passed away July 30, 2011, at Cloverleaf Health Center in Knightsville. Cremation was chosen and a memorial service for family and friends will be Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, at 10 a.m., at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil. French Funeral Home was entrusted with his care. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory...
Ted H. Redenbarger (08/03/11)
Ted H. Redenbarger, 86, Brownsburg, passed away July 31, 2011, at Brownsburg Meadows. A memorial service is being planned for November, in Sebring, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spring Lake Presbyterian Church, Sebring, Fla., and/or Connection Pointe Christian Church, Brownsburg...
Susan A. Lechner (08/03/11)
Susan A. Lechner, 60, Columbus, Ind., formerly of Brazil, died at 2:35 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at Columbus Regional Hospital. The memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, at Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home, 1029 Washington St., Columbus, Ind., 47201, with Justin White officiating...
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