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Stories from Thursday, August 4, 2011

Commissioners open bids for project (08/04/11)
On Thursday morning, the Clay County Commissioners met for a special meeting to open bids for the demolition of the old jail. The room was full as people waited to hear each of the six bids. The bids were as follows: The commissioners will send the figures to the Clay County Council for discussion. The county council will set a meeting within the next couple weeks to discuss the bids...
Marching Knights start practice for season (08/04/11)
The sounds of snare drums, trumpets and more have filled the air around Brazil lately as the Northview Marching Knights have started practicing for its upcoming 2011 season. During this past week, NMK Director Bob Medworth said the students have taken part in the "Learn The Show Camp," arriving at the school at 9 a.m. and leaving at 5 p.m...
Center Point project underway (08/04/11)
CENTER POINT -- Center Point Town Council members announced digging for the town's water system improvement project will begin next week during its monthly meeting Tuesday. "We are trying to get the surface water away from the street and the properties," Council President Roy Smith told The Brazil Times...
Meeting Set (08/04/11)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil will conduct a special meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24, at 7 p.m. The 2012 budget will be discussed. For more information, call 443-2221.
Clarification (08/04/11)
In the article, "Council approves payout," which appeared in the Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, issue of The Brazil Times, County Council President Mike McCullough was quoted saying, "If the county keeps growing, even slowly, in three, four or five years the jail could be paid off."...
Car Wash! (08/04/11)
The American Legion Post 2 and its affiliates will sponsor a car wash at JD's Car Wash on National Avenue. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday. For further information, call 317-796-6855.
Dinner time! (08/04/11)
All are invited to a community dinner at the Staunton Community Center. The event will take place Friday, Aug. 19, from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. Chicken and noodles will be served by the Staunton Community Center Lady Volunteers. Other items on the menu will include mashed potatoes, green beans, salad and dessert...
UDWI REMC issues scam warning (08/04/11)
The Utilities District of Western Indiana REMC issued a warning Thursday for communities to be on guard against a scam. The scam, according to officials, claims to distribute free vacation trips on behalf of REMC. It is being perpetrated via phone calls to both members and non-members of REMC...
Benefit scheduled for House of Hope (08/04/11)
On Saturday, Aug. 27, Wabash Valley Bible Baptist Church will host its first Hope 5K/10K run, walk. The event will be an out and back starting at the Williamsport park pavilion, located on Park Drive in Williamsport. All proceeds from the event will benefit the House of Hope in memory of Jason Greenwood...
Lunsford, colleague honored by Edward Jones (08/04/11)
Brazil Edward Jones Financial Advisor Lynsey Lunsford and Branch Office Administrator Lynn Lawson have ranked within the top 20 percent of the country for excellence in client service in the organization. The honor was bestowed based upon the results of a survey in which random clients were asked to rank the service they received from the staffs of their local Edward Jones branch offices...
Reunions (08/04/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Stevenson Reunion Descendants of Sarah Squires, James Stevenson and Ray Stevenson are welcome to the Stevenson reunion, set for noon, Saturday, at Harmony Park. Vanatti Reunion...
Community Notes (08/04/11)
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. 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...
Genealogy Society to host digital camera seminar (08/04/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society (WVGS) will present, "Preserving Genealogical Records Using a Digital Camera and Scanner," Monday. The event, free to the public, will be presented by Barbara Foltz and Brandy Bonomo. The meeting will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A and C. Doors open at 6 p.m...
Art group sets up second informal conversation (08/04/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection -- in collaboration with Art Spaces, Inc. -- recently announced the second in a series of informal conversations titled, "Art Chatter," to take place each second Wednesday through Oct. 7, at 7th and Elm Bar and Grille...
Pathologist: Don't worry about blight (08/04/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- While reports of bacterial blight in soybeans are high this year, a Purdue Extension plant pathologist says the disease is unlikely to hurt yields. Soybean leaves with bacterial blight have angular lesions surrounded by a yellow halo...
Northview girls tee off 2011 in Edgewood Invite (08/04/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BLOOMINGTON -- The Northview girls' golf team got its first tournament experience of the season in the Edgewood Invitational on Thursday afternoon at Cascades Golf Course near Bloomington and came away with a fifth-place team score in the eight-team field, which was a pleasing result for new head coach Bob Treash...
Charles (Chuck) Eugene Cummins (08/04/11)
Charles (Chuck) Eugene Cummins, 74, Bloomington, Ind., passed away Aug. 2, 2011, at Methodist Hospital following a brief illness. Born in Brazil Feb. 9, 1937, he was the son of Charles and Wanita Cummins. He is survived by his wife Deanna Cummins, his children Doug Cummins (Trafalgar), Jim and Donna Carlson (Indianapolis), Lauri Carlson (Franklin), Frank and Deanna Cummins (Noblesville), and Dawn Cummins-Wheeler (Mooresville), his grandchildren Michael Carlson, Kira Carlson, Chelsea Cummins, Justin Carlson, Alex Wheeler, Shawn Cummins, Ashley Wheeler and Faith Cummins, his great-grandchildren Madison, Michael and Andrew Carlson, his sister Sharon Brown, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family from coast to coast across the United States.. ...
Thelma Lucille Bright Clodfelter (08/04/11)
Thelma Lucille Bright Clodfelter, 79, Greencastle, died 12:25 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2011, at the Waters of Greencastle. She had been previously employed at G.C. Murphy Company in Rockville, IGA and LAB Healthcare Facility. She was born March 14, 1932, in Rockville, to the late Pete Bright and Fern Wirth Wright...
Heat's impact on animals (08/04/11)
With the high temperatures and the lack of rainfall, some may believe we are in a drought. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, we are not currently experiencing a drought. The map was last updated July 26, 2011. However, the Northeast part of the state is considered to be "abnormally dry."...
Northview Marching Knights practice (08/04/11)
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