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Stories from Thursday, August 11, 2011

Council discusses water system (08/11/11)
KNIGHTSVILLE -- The Knightsville Town Council met Tuesday night for its monthly meeting. The council discussed the water system planning study, new equipment for the Town Marshal's car, and community upkeep. The water system planning study was prepared by Midwest Engineers and will show the town where inconsistencies are in their water system...
Third suspect in custody (08/11/11)
On Thursday, law enforcement officials from Clay County, in conjunction with the United States Marshal's Fugitive Task Force and Indianapolis Metro Police apprehended the third man linked to a home break-in Aug. 4. Clay County Sheriff's Department (CCSD) Det. Jerry Siddons told The Brazil Times Ricky Anello, 20, Brazil, was arrested without incident Thursday morning at a home on the west side of Indianapolis...
Organizations come together for 'Bark for Life' (08/11/11)
Brazil Parks Board, Relay for Life and the Clay County Humane Society (CCHS) are uniting for a cause by bringing the "Bark for Life" to Forest Park. Board members met with Relay for Life representative Carrol Evans during Tuesday evening's meeting to set a date for Relay for Life's "Bark for Life" event...
Paving project to move forward (08/11/11)
The Brazil City Council discussed providing additional funding for the park board during its monthly meeting Wednesday. Park Board member Linda Messmer asked the council for an additional appropriation of $7,000 to pave three areas in Forest Park. "One is west of the swimming pool, from the log cabins down to Nabuca Drive. One is from State Road 59 up to Bonnie Miller Drive and then the third one would be from Nabuca Drive to the walking trail," Messmer said...
Music Time! (08/11/11)
Country and Western music returns to the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, Saturday. Steel guitar "guru" Leon Mercer will join the group again. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music running from 7-9. Sandwiches, drinks and strawberry pie will be available for purchase...
Open house (08/11/11)
Kindergarten Parent Orientation for Van Buren Elementary will take place at 10 a.m., Monday. Van Buren will host its open house Wednesday, Aug. 17. Teachers will be in their classrooms from 6-6:30 p.m., with a PTO meeting to follow at 6:30 p.m., in the cafeteria...
Clarification (08/11/11)
In the article, "Harmony receives first tornado siren," which appeared in the Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, issue of The Brazil Times, Rissler's Automotive was misidentified.
Smile! (08/11/11)
Hannah West (left), 12, and friend Audrey Maesch, 11, took advantage of the great weather Thursday at the Forest Park Pool.
Community Notes (08/11/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Volunteers Needed 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...
Reunions (08/11/11)
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, at the Carbon Baptist Church. The celebration will begin at 10:30 a.m., with fellowship followed with a pitch-in meal...
THCB set for final performance of season (08/11/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The final performance for the Terre Haute Community Band will take place this weekend. The event will commence at 8 p.m., Saturday, at Fairbanks Park. Conductor Yvonne Newlin will yield the director duties to Steve Humphrey to conduct two numbers, "Third Suite," and "The Repasz Band March."...
Extension offices schedule workshops (08/11/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Rural landowners can better understand how to run a successful business enterprise by attending one of two workshops sponsored by Purdue Extension and other organizations with expertise in natural resources. One workshop will take place Sept. 7, at Snider's Maple Syrup in New Paris, Elkhart County. The other will be Sept. 8, at Piney Acres Farm in Hancock County's Fortville...
Youthful Knights learning on the fly in 2011 (08/11/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview girls' golf team has gotten its season underway with several tournaments, which has been an important icebreaker for a squad that has quite a few young members in 2011. Gone is regional qualifier Hayley Miller, who graduated in the spring along with Shelby French. ...
Byron Millard Halfhill (08/11/11)
Byron Millard Halfhill, 49, Brazil, died Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was born June 11, 1962, in Brazil, as the son of Byron and Florence Dickison Halfhill Sr. Following graduation from high school, he attended Ivy Tech...
James R. 'JR' Cox Sr. (08/11/11)
James R. "JR" Cox Sr., 84, passed away Aug. 10, 2011, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. A lifelong resident of Brazil, he was the son of Roy Jefferson and Carrie Riley Cox and stepson of Ray Cox Sr. He is survived by his wife Mayme "Rose" Gerber Johnson-Cox, children Sandra Huffman (Brad), Deborah Emrick (Mark), James Ray Cox Jr. ...
Public Record (08/11/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 8-11: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Atlantic Credit and Finance Vs. Mary A. Vonboeckman: Civil Collections LVNV Funding Vs. Jennifer Peebles: Civil Collections...
Handling fall webworms (08/11/11)
It's not even officially fall yet and the fall webworms are making their presence known. Their presence can be found by looking at the trees around Clay and Owen counties and seeing leaves and branches covered in webs. These webs are produced by white to tan fuzzy caterpillars that have black dots on their back...
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