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Stories from Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Man dies after being hit by vehicle (08/09/11)
KNIGHTSVILLE -- A Clay County man died from injuries suffered after being hit by a vehicle Monday evening. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, at approximately 9:33 p.m., officials were dispatched to the scene of an accident on United States 40 near Johnson Street in Knightsville...
Second suspect apprehended (08/09/11)
Officials with the Brazil City Police Department (BCPD) announced the arrest of a second man linked to a home break-in Aug. 4. According to BCPD Chief Larry Pierce, officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department went to a residence on State Road 59 just outside city limits late Monday to serve an arrest warrant for Ethan Young, 19, Brazil. Police believe Young is allegedly one of three men involved in the incident...
'Stuff the Bus' (08/09/11)
United Way of the Wabash Valley Community Services Liaison Ellen Reeves places the "Stuff the Bus" sign upon a Clay Community Schools bus outside of Walmart Tuesday with assistance from CCS bus driver Tammy Sterrett (inside the bus). The United Way and CCS officials were at Walmart Tuesday for "Stuff the Bus," a program which challenged residents to bring in classroom supplies for students. All supplies will be given to CCS to distribute to needy students...
Town Council considers increase in water rates (08/09/11)
STAUNTON -- With cost of materials and operations on the rise, members of the Staunton Town Council are currently mulling a rate increase for the town's water and sewer systems. During Monday's meeting, Council President Andy Kirchner said the town is losing approximately $2,000 a month from both entities due to ever-growing cost increases in operations and materials...
Help Habitat (08/09/11)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County is in need of volunteer workers to help build the home at 518 E. Ridge St., Brazil. This week, workdays are Wednesday and Saturday, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, call 443-7021.
Special meeting (08/09/11)
The Common Council of the City of Brazil will have a special meeting at 7 p.m., Aug. 24, regarding the 2012 budget. For more information, call 443-2221.
Housing Authority slated to meet (08/09/11)
The Housing Authority of the City of Brazil Board of Commissioners will meet at 8:30 a.m., Thursday, at the BHA Management Office, 122 W. Jackson Street, Brazil. The following items are on the meeting agenda: The next scheduled meeting for the Board of Commissioners is 8:30 a.m., Sept. 8...
School supplies (08/09/11)
Editor's Note: The following is a list of school supplies students will need at Staunton Elementary, Annunciation, Forest Park Elementary, North Clay Middle School, Northview High School and Clay City Jr./Sr. High School. Staunton Elementary School...
Fundraiser set for NMK (08/09/11)
The Northview High School Band Boosters will sponsor a fundraiser for the Marching Knights Saturday, Aug. 20. The event, an all-you-can-eat (and catch) pancake breakfast, known nationally as "Chris Cakes." Tickets may be purchased in advance beginning Aug. 1, at the band office or by calling 812-230-8262 or 812-240-1472...
Cool Dip! (08/09/11)
Audri Staley, daughter of Austin Staley and Katie Trout, and Kenzie Cook, granddaughter of Patti and Parker Meskimen, take advantage of the sunny weather for a dip in the pool.
Reunions (08/09/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Van Buren Class of 1951 The Van Buren High School Class of 1951 will celebrate its 60th class reunion Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Carbon Baptist Church. The celebration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with fellowship followed with a pitch-in meal...
Ernest 'Dick' Harrison Birthday (08/09/11)
Ernest 'Dick' Harrison will be celebrating his 90th birthday with a pitch-in dinner Saturday, Aug 13, at 1 p.m., at the home of his daughter, Sharon Lee-Harrison Stearley, 3285 W. State Road 340, Brazil. Dick was born on Aug. 22, 1921, in Tecumseh to Peter and Hannah Mary Atkinson Harrison. Later the family moved to Knightsville...
College News (08/09/11)
Casara Terhune Marian University head women's coach Chad Hardin is proud to announce his first commitment for the 2011-12 season. Casara Terhune, graduate of Tri-West High School, became the first to commit for the second season for Marion University bowling...
College News (08/09/11)
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology conferred 393 degrees during the college's 133rd commencement exercise. The following students from your area earned degrees listed during the 2010-11 academic year. Graduating from Clay County included: Phillip Iverson, son of Michael and Rebecca Iverson, Staunton, with a computer science and software engineering degree...
Community Notes (08/09/11)
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...
Maple Center set to present CHIP program (08/09/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Maple Center for Integrative Health will present the Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP) several times in August and September. The free information sessions will provide those in attendance learning experiences on how to reverse hardening of the arteries and heart disease; eat more and lose weight; drop blood cholesterol by 15-20 percent; reduce coronary risk factors with just a fork and knife; control Type II Diabetes through lifestyle; reduce hypertension; work with a physician to reduce reliance on prescription medications; and develop long-term strategies for optimal health.. ...
Companies team up for electronics disposal (08/09/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Honey Creek Mall is teaming up with 5R Processors, Ltd., Ladysmith, Wis., to help Terre Haute and the surrounding communities properly dispose of household electronics and equipment. The business will be set up in the Sears parking lot at Honey Creek Mall Saturday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., where it will accept any old or obsolete electronics equipment...
Barber to offer free cuts (08/09/11)
Stadler's Barber Shop, 1919 Maple Ave., Terre Haute, will provide free hair cuts for all boys in grades Kindergarten through 12th-grade Saturday, Aug. 27. Office hours for the store are 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Law enforcement vehicles will be at the establishment for children to see in addition to a bounce house and more...
Patriots stay hot, capture South Invite (08/09/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- Week two of the high school girls' golf season started much like the first one for Terre Haute North's Patriots as the squad shot a team score of 348 to edge out Jasper by two strokes to win the Terre Haute South Invite at Rea Park Tuesday afternoon...
Schatz tops WoO field at Bloomington (08/09/11)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Donny Schatz wanted a victory at Bloomington Speedway since the last time the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series rolled out of the pit area. Unfortunately for Schatz, he didn't know he would have to wait 11 years to do so, but made sure he wouldn't let the chance slip away again by charging to the front and holding on during two green-white-checkered flag periods to win his fourth event of the season...
Kyle Cummins picks up big payday with Lincoln Park Speedway sprint win (08/09/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- There was no shortage of passion on display for the racers and fans at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night as increased purses added furor to the battles for the checkered flags. One of the youngest and strongest throttles in the sprint car division, Braylon Fitzpatrick, started on the outside of the front row alongside Josh Burton in the sprint feature as veteran pilot, Kent Christian and Kyle Cummins were in row two...
Kenneth 'Shorty' Stewart (08/09/11)
Kenneth "Shorty" Stewart, 66, Brazil, passed away Aug. 9, 2011, at 12:17 a.m., following injuries sustained from an accident by his home on United States 40. Arrangements are pending at French Funeral Home.
Lucille Virginia Floyd (08/09/11)
Lucille Virginia Floyd went to be with her Lord Aug. 8, 2011. Born in Clay County July 7, 1921, to Lula Mae and Oscar Bridgewaters. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Clarence Floyd, brother Marion Bridgwaters, sister Dorothy Bell, children Sandra Joann Pittsenbarger and Glen Rae Floyd, daughter-in-law Brenda Floyd, grandchildren Lucinda Mae Floyd, Kenneth Pittsenbarger Jr., Thomas A. Floyd Jr., and Timothy W. Floyd...
Public Record (08/09/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 4-9: Awaiting Arraignment Williams, Terry W., 50 Harden, Tony L., 25 Gordon, Joseph R., 21 Moore, Larry T., 71 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
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