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Stories from Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Request denied by school board (08/17/11)
Clay Community School (CCS) board members denied a local corporation's request for a waiver to allow the sale of alcohol in closer proximity to a school than state law mandates. During its monthly August meeting, attorney Alex C. Intermill, Bose, McKinney and Evans LLP, Indianapolis, approached board members to request the board grant a letter of waiver allowing the Kocolene Corporation (Fast Max gas station) to obtain a carryout liquor permit...
Stevenson arrested for assisting criminal (08/17/11)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department has arrested a fourth person involved in the Aug. 4 break-in. Allison Stevenson, 19, Center Point, was arrested on a warrant for assisting a criminal. During the Sheriff's Department investigation on locating Ricky Anello, one of the men who was arrested for the Aug. 4 break-in, the detectives were able to determine that Stevenson had assisted Anello...
Run for the Fallen to be on Saturday (08/17/11)
A Wabash Valley event scheduled for Saturday will have Brazil ties. On Saturday, "Wabash Valley Run for the Fallen," will take place in Terre Haute. This will be the second-straight year the event has taken place. A flag ceremony has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m., followed by a day of running and walking for troops...
Great Dane scholarships awarded to two seniors (08/17/11)
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Local residents Sam Schlatter and Zeb Thomas, both graduating seniors and sons of Great Dane Brazil Plant employees, were selected from a group of nationwide applicant who received scholarships from the company based on a combination of high school grade-point average and S.A.T. scores...
Club News-Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa (08/17/11)
The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met at 6 p.m. at the home of Meganne Stepp. Hostesses for the month were our new officers Meganne Stepp, Megan Bayler, Kristin Beasley, Vanessa Paullus and Nichole Keller. We began the evening by passing out scholarships checks to two of our scholarship winners that joined us for the social. The remaining scholarship check is being mailed out to the recipient...
Miller to present 'Recess Time' at Extension Office (08/17/11)
Area resident Barbara Miller will present, "Recess Time," at the Clay County Extension Office Tuesday, at 1 p.m. Citizens are increasingly sedentary at home, at work and at play. Once upon a time, Americans walked to work, to school or to a bus stop, raked leaves, mowed grass and performed labor, intensive household and barnyard chores...
Janice Modesitt honored (08/17/11)
Janice Modesitt was recently presented her 50-year membership pin at Delta Theta Tau's National Convention in Grand Rapids, Mich. She joined Alpha Omega chapter in Brazil Nov. 21, 1961. Janice is a retired registered nurse and was an office nurse for several local doctors for 35 years...
Awareness day for missing man scheduled (08/17/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Missing Morgan Johnson Awareness Day has been scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011. The event will take place at Deming Park, the Larrison Pavilion, from 2-6 p.m. The day's program includes a welcome and proclamation by Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett, a children's bounce house, Karaoke, food and games...
Genealogy group meeting planned (08/17/11)
The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society has planned a research trip to the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, Thursday, Sept. 29, from 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Transportation will be provided by the First Financial Bus for the first 17 registrants. Others may carpool...
Sheriff's Department announces crackdown on impaired driving (08/17/11)
Beginning Aug. 19, Clay County Sheriff's deputies will be aggressively looking for impaired drivers on state and county roadways. Agency officials today announced that they would join more than 260 Indiana law enforcement agencies to crackdown on impaired drivers. The campaign continues through Sept. 11...
Breaking: I-70 accident results in fatality (08/17/11)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- Officials have confirmed the driver of a semitrailer that caught fire on Interstate-70 died in the accident. According to officials, the vehicle caught fire near the 30 mile marker in Putnam County. The driver of the vehicle was trapped inside...
Accident on I-70 reroutes traffic (08/17/11)
Exit 23 at Interstate-70 eastbound has been temporarily closed due to an accident involving a semitrailer. At this moment, Indiana State Police are at the exit rerouting traffic. According to officials, a semitrailer caught fire near the 30 mile marker in Putnam County. It is believed the driver of the semitrailer was trapped inside the vehicle...
Back to School! (08/17/11)
Jackson Township Elementary School third-graders Melanie Miller (above, left) and Kamryn Zadeii wait for the school's annual balloon launch Tuesday. Melanie, 8, is the daughter of Milo and Pam Miller, Brazil. Kamryn, 8, is the daughter of Diane Zadeii. Both are in Larissa Goshen's classroom. Eastside Elementary fourth-grader Donovan Cundiff (below) steps off the bus for the first day of school Tuesday. Donovan is the son of Brian and Kristi Cundiff, Brazil...
Dinner Time! (08/17/11)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will continue its "Sunday's in the Park: Dinner and A Concert," on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 5-7:30 p.m., located at the Forest Park Pavilion. The Aug. 28 dinner will feature beef and noodles. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 10-under...
Coffee Talk! (08/17/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil will host its monthly Coffee Talk Friday, from 6-7 p.m., at the Coffee Grounds.
Meeting Set (08/17/11)
The American Legion Post 2 trustees will meet at 6 p.m., Aug. 25. The regular meeting for members will take place at 7 p.m. Both meetings will be at the V.F.W. Post 1127. All legion members are invited to the meeting. For further information, call 317-796-6855...
'Mud Mania' (08/17/11)
Clay County's "Mud Mania," will take place Saturday, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Gates open at 4:30 p.m., with the show beginning at 7. General admission will be $7. A pit pass will cost $10 and cost per truck run is $20. For further information, call Jim Stevenson at 765-672-4641 or e-mail stevensn@ccrtc.com...
Brazil Buzz (08/17/11)
Two generous sized loaves of warm zucchini bread laced with walnuts and raisins rest on the cooling racks on the counter. Mary Lou's own tasty spaghetti sauce that I prepared earlier from homegrown vegetables, spices and other ingredient slow simmers on the stove...
Reunions (08/17/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Brazil Class of 1961 The Brazil High School Class of 1961 will celebrate its 50th class reunion Saturday, at the Holiday Inn in Terre Haute. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m., with a group picture taken right before the buffet dinner at 7...
New member (08/17/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently had a new member join. Rotarian Ted Paris (left) sponsored Steve Politz (middle) as a new member after being inducted by club president Duane Butt (right) during the club's weekly lunch meeting at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center...
Community Notes (08/17/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Pet Idol Reminder Readers and residents are reminded to submit photographs of their pets to The Brazil Times by Friday at noon for The Times' 2011 Pet Idol Contest. Voting in the contest begins Monday...
Athletic Knights have high hopes for volleyball season (08/17/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Volleyball has been one of Northview High School's absolute strengths over the last several years as the program rarely skips a beat in reloading with talent produced from the North Clay program that is strengthened by players that play on club teams as well...
Northview tennis reloading for 2011 (08/17/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview boys' tennis has had an impressive run of success the last several years, buoyed by strong senior leadership that led them to five straight sectional titles. Last year the Knights had a four-senior group that locked down all three singles spots and one of the four doubles positions. However, that group has moved on and coach Craig Cook is charged with finding a lineup to carry on that sectional streak...
Knights and Eels earn volleyball wins (08/17/11)
Times Staff Report GREENCASTLE -- Northview improved to 2-0 this season by defeating Greencastle on the road by a 25-22, 25-10, 25-11 score. The Knights got a team-high, 15 kills from freshman McKenzi Kumpf, who also had four digs, two aces and a block. Sophomore Shelbi Morris contributed 10 kills and Brylie Riddell posted five kills, six digs, five blocks and five service aces. Taylor Hess had three kills on offense and passed out 14 assists and added six digs with four aces...
George W. Gardner (08/17/11)
George W. Gardner, 68, Terre Haute, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, in Union Hospital. He had worked at Valley Federal Savings Bank, was a partner at Sackrider and Company and retired as a Financial Consultant from Hilliard Lyons after 17 years. He was born Nov. 2, 1942, in Terre Haute, to George W. Gardner and Ruby C. Honnold Gardner...
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