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Stories from Friday, August 5, 2011

Three men accused of break-in (08/05/11)
Two Brazil men are wanted in connection to a recent reported break-in. At approximately 4:33 a.m., Thursday, dispatchers received a 911 call from a residence in West Central Village. According to officials, the male resident said three white males had broken into his back door and held a "chrome gun" to his head, before beating him physically with a ball bat...
Still going strong (08/05/11)
Norman and Carolyn Keiser, Poland, own, farm and live on the oldest active farm in the area. They are the fifth generation to live on the farm. Their children, Brad and Karen, were raised on the farm, making them the sixth generation. The original homestead in Poland, was called the Old Homestead Farm. The roots have been traced back to George Kniepe in 1854, Henry Kniepe in 1884, Edward Strauch in 1898, Howard Keiser in 1937 and Norman Keiser in 1981...
Stark published in 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' (08/05/11)
Diane Stark, Brazil, recently had her story, "The Lucky One" featured in the new "Chicken Soup for the Soul: Just for Teenagers" book. Stark was a teacher at Indianapolis Public Schools for nine years after graduating from Indiana University with a degree in elementary education. She is now a stay-at-home mom with her five children, ranging from ages 2-16, while also being a freelance writer...
Interest grows in program (08/05/11)
STAUNTON -- A total of 15 people paid a visit to the Staunton Community Center to learn more about Neighborhood Watches. Clay County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Rob Gambill headed up the meeting. In recent months, Gambill -- who lives in Staunton -- has approached the Staunton Town Council with an interest in spearheading the project...
Run for the roses (08/05/11)
How far would you go for someone you love? Monday, Aug. 1, Northwestern graduate Colleen Caul passed through Brazil, on her way to the Big Apple following United States 40 from St Louis, Mo. That might not seem to be that big a deal. But, considering the fact that the twenty-nine year old is running the entire way is another story. ...
One lane (08/05/11)
As of 2:30 p.m., Friday, the corner of Pinckley Street and Murphy Avenue will temporarily be down to one lane for traffic as officials are searching the area for a small water leak. For more information, call 443-2221.
Ribbon cutting (08/05/11)
A ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of the USS Indianapolis Memorial Highway will take place at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16. The event will take place in conjunction with a wreath laying ceremony during Navy Week and will be conducted at the Indiana War Memorial, 431 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis...
Dinner Time! (08/05/11)
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...
Reunions (08/05/11)
The following is a list of area reunions scheduled for Saturday and Sunday 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, Saturdady, at Harmony Park...
Community Notes (08/05/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events scheduled for today, Sunday and Monday as provided to The Brazil Times: Car Wash 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., today...
School supplies (08/05/11)
Editor's Note: The following is a list of school supplies students will need at Meridian Elementary, Van Buren Elementary, Jackson Township Elementary, Clay City Elementary and Forest Park Elementary. A list of school supplies for the remaining schools in the county will appear in the Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, newspaper...
Church News (08/05/11)
First Baptist Church Welcome to the services of First Baptist Church on South Walnut Street. We are happy to see our members each Sunday and appreciate seeing those returning from vacations, but especially pleased with our newcomers who are worshiping with us...
Staunton Scene (08/05/11)
The Staunton Community Center will host a chicken and noodle dinner Friday, Aug. 19, from 4-7 p.m. The menu will include mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dessert and drink. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children age 10-under. Staunton First Christian Church...
Charles (Chuck) Eugene Cummins (08/05/11)
Charles (Chuck) Eugene Cummins, 74, Bloomington, Ind., passed away Aug. 2, 2011, at Methodist Hospital following a brief illness. Visitation will take place Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, from 2-5 p.m., at the Allen Funeral Home, 4155 S. Old State Road 37, Bloomington. Services will immediately follow visitation Sunday...
Thelma Lucille Bright Clodfelter (08/05/11)
Thelma Lucille Bright Clodfelter, 79, Greencastle, died 12:25 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2011, at the Waters of Greencastle. Services will be 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Burial will follow services in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville...
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