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Stories from Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Halie Hite Memorial Golf Tourney (08/10/11)
Times Staff Report Oak Ridge Golf Course recently played host to the second Halie Hite Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament. The first-place participants were Josh Clark, Bowie Johnson, Brett Johnson and Steve Lipari, who shot a 57. The second-place group included Jeff Pursell, Savana Pursell and Bill Houck at 58. The high score prize winners with a 77 were Kelsey White, Sam Stearley, Chuck White and Terry White...
Just a Swingin' (08/10/11)
Keira DeGennaro, 3, swings at the Forest Park playground Wednesday with help from her mother. Keira, who will begin preschool next week, is the daughter of Mike and Meghan DeGennaro, Brazil.
Street paving approved (08/10/11)
On Tuesday, the City of Brazil Board of Public Works approved a bid for street paving. During its meeting, Brazil City Engineer Brian Pohlar informed the board he had received only one bid for the project, which includes resurfacing of three stretches of roadway in Brazil...
Wellness on Wheels Tour returning to county (08/10/11)
The Women's Wellness on Wheels (WOW) Bus Tour will return to Clay County this month and in September. The tour has added four more dates in Clay County, including: The WOW Bus Tour is part of the Indiana University National Center of Excellence in Women's Health...
Brazil Main Street forms committee for officers (08/10/11)
Brazil Main Street, Inc., may soon have some new leadership. During their monthly meeting, the group agreed to form a committee to retrieve a list of names for office consideration. Currently, Zac Chambers serves as president while Tony Harper is vice president. In addition, Theresa Chaney serves as treasurer and secretary...
Pancakes! (08/10/11)
An all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast will take place from 8 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Aug. 20. The event is being sponsored by House of Hope. The breakfast will include eggs and sausage. A donation of $5 for all breakfasts served is encouraged. In addition to the breakfast, a bake sale will also take place at Grace Chapel (Old Burger Dodge) on United States 40...
Elks Golf Scramble set for Sept. 4 (08/10/11)
The annual Brazil Elks Golf Scramble will take place Sunday, Sept. 4. A shotgun start has been set for 1 p.m. Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. Food and beverages will be available on the course throughout the event. The tournament will be played at the Forest Park Golf Course...
Dinner scheduled (08/10/11)
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. The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will serve chicken and noodles. Other items on the menu will include mashed potatoes, green beans, salad and dessert...
Reunions (08/10/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Chamberlain Reunion The Chamberlain reunion will take place Saturday, Aug. 27, at Forest Park Shelter No. 12, the same shelter as last year. A pitch-in meal is planned for noon...
Community Notes (08/10/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Ice Cream! The 54th Carbon United Methodist Church Homemade Ice Cream Social will take place from 4:30-7 p.m., Friday. Homemade ice cream will be served, in addition to barbecue sandwiches, pimento cheese sandwiches, hot dogs, coney dogs, four different types of salads, cakes and pies, strawberry shortcake (with or without ice cream) and beverages...
Cruise-In scheduled for Saturday (08/10/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Bridges of Indiana, along with First Financial Bank, 500 Express and 500 Automotive Group, will sponsor the second "Cruise-In to Be a Piece of the Puzzle" Car and Truck show to benefit Autism Saturday. The event will take place at First Financial Bank on Springhill Road, Terre Haute...
Melvin D. 'Jack' Love (08/10/11)
Melvin D. "Jack" Love, Brazil, passed away Aug. 9, 2011, at 9:35 p.m., at Cloverleaf Healthcare Facility surrounded by family. He was born at the family home in Clay County, Aug. 24, 1920, the son of William and Mary E. Wallace Love. Jack graduated from Van Buren High School and then went on to enter the United States Marine Corp during World War II...
Kenneth 'Shorty' Stewart (08/10/11)
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. He was born Sept. 24, 1944, in Putnam County, to Floyd Harold and Dorothy (Siner) Stewart. Kenny graduated from Reelsville High School, then served in the United States Army...
Harmony Happenings (08/10/11)
Clay County Retired Teachers, that are on the Executive Committee, should mark Aug. 30 on their calendars. We will have a meeting to plan for the Fall Social that will be held at the Bingo Hall on Oct. 25. The Executive Committee includes officers, committee members and some past officers that have enthusiastically continued to serve...
Brazil Buzz (08/10/11)
Last week, the Verizon repairman came to the little blue house at the end of the road to restore our service. He discovered that lightning struck the main connection box located at the Lynch homestead and fried the line that leads to the box located on this house 50-feet away from the source of the trouble...
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