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Stories from Thursday, August 25, 2011

Before and After (08/25/11)
Eighteen hydraulic lifts. Each equipped with a cable. Five crew workers at the top of the tower, more than 100-feet above the ground. On Thursday morning, officials with Caldwell Tanks, Inc., Louisville, Ky., began the process of lifting the water tank on top of the water tower in Craig Park...
Church's annual 9/11 tribute slated (08/25/11)
Bee Ridge Congregational Christian Church will host its annual 9/11 "Thank You Dinner/Memorial Service," Saturday, Sept. 10, from 5-8 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion. Coordinator Cody Barnard said all past and present firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency management service workers, military, and any other local emergency responders are invited to take part in the event...
Council meets, talks budget (08/25/11)
The Brazil City Council and the head of each department met for a work session concerning the budget Wednesday night. Financial advisors, Dan Hedden and Danny Marsh, from Umbaugh and Associates, Indianapolis, helped the council and department heads wade through the budgets...
Fundraiser set up for Skatepark (08/25/11)
A Brazil resident who has been working to bring a skatepark to her town, hopes a fundraising dinner will bring her one step closer. On Sept. 29, a Country Rhodes dinner will take place, the night before the Popcorn Festival starts, to help raise money for a skatepark in Brazil...
9/11 Tribute (08/25/11)
All Clay County first responder units interested in submitting photographs with a list of names for an upcoming 10-year 9-11 special published by The Brazil Times are encouraged to do so. Those wishing to submit photographs of their agencies should do so by bringing the photographs into The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., or by e-mailing to lynnellewellyn@yahoo.com...
Open Houses (08/25/11)
The following list includes open houses scheduled for Clay Community Schools at this time: * Forest Park Elementary -- Today, Sept.15, from 6-7 p.m.
Bowling Green Old Settlers Schedule (08/25/11)
The following is a list of events scheduled for the 143rd Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic, set to take place Friday and Saturday: Friday, Aug. 26 Noon-dark -- Bounce houses and inflatables open, Noon-dark -- Art, craft, flea market and food booths open,...
Car seat station (08/25/11)
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...
Community Notes (08/25/11)
The following is a list of upcoming events provided to The Brazil Times: Story Hour Story Hour will resume at the Brazil Public Library. Children interested in reading with songs, crafts and stories are encouraged to attend. Registration for story hour begins Sept. 6, for children ages 3-5, and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis...
Reunions (08/25/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Chamberlain Reunion The Chamberlain reunion will take place Saturday, at Forest Park Shelter No. 12, the same shelter as last year. A pitch-in meal is planned for noon...
Relief the prevailing feeling in murder case aftermath (08/25/11)
GREENCASTLE -- In an old TV commercial, Speedy Alka-Seltzer would remind us "relief is just a swallow away." Old advice is apparently still good advice. Putnam County Prosecutor Tim Bookwalter and others swallowed hard Tuesday, holding their collective breath just as Judge Andrea McCord announced her ruling in the William Minnick resentencing...
United Way fall campaign kickoff set for Sept. 1 (08/25/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The 2011 United Way of the Wabash Valley Fall Campaign will officially begin with its Campaign Kickoff Thursday, Sept. 1, at 8 a.m., at the Ohio Building. The event will include free breakfast for attendees along with a keynote message from Indiana State University Football Coach Trent Miles and members of the ISU Football Team...
Foundation prepped for upcoming anniversary (08/25/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Wabash Valley Community Foundation will host a Community Expo Sept. 15. The event will take place at the Hulman Center on the campus of Indiana State University. All not-for-profit organizations that have an endowment fund within the Foundation were given the opportunity to display their organization and its services...
Fundraising efforts to benefit Indiana USO, Young Eagles (08/25/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days (PCAAD) Group has announced fundraising efforts for this year will be directed toward two organizations -- USO of Indiana and the local Young Eagle program. Almost everybody is aware of the USO since World War II and continuing through the Gulf War in large part because of the efforts of comedy legend Bob Hope. The USO's mission continues today supporting military fighting the Global War on Terrorism...
AgrAbility anniversary to take place (08/25/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- AgrAbility will celebrate its 20-year anniversary in November with its premier training conference featuring commemorative events while also addressing issues of disability in agriculture. Professionals and consumers from across the country will participate in four days of plenary sessions, breakouts, tours, networking and special events during the AgrAbility National Training Workshop...
Weather conditions favor ear rot (08/25/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Three types of corn ear rot have the potential to appear in Indiana fields because of the extremely hot, dry weather. While there is no way to manage or reduce toxic ear rots at this point in the growing season, Purdue Extension plant pathologist Kiersten Wise said it's important for farmers to know what's present in their fields...
Battle of unbeatens (08/25/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Thursday's volleyball game at Northview High School had the feel of a postseason game and for good reason as the visiting Mustangs from Edgewood brought an unbeaten (5-0) mark into the Knights' house in a battle for the Western Indiana Conference lead...
Knights looking to even record in football home opener (08/25/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview football team enters round two of the high school season looking for its first win. Tonight's opponent, the Edgewood Mustangs, are in the same boat after a 48-6 dismantling at the hands of Class 2A second-ranked North Putnam in the opening week...
Knights' tennis sweeps delayed match (08/25/11)
Times Staff Report DANVILLE -- The Northview boys' tennis team may have had to replace a group of experienced seniors from a sectional championship squad, but this year's squad has proven to be solid in its own right. The Knights got yeoman efforts from Cole Watts and Garrett Baysinger to win three-set singles matches on the way to a sweep of Danville in a match postponed by a day due to weather...
Knights looking to even record in football home opener (08/25/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview football team enters round two of the high school season looking for its first win. Tonight's opponent, the Edgewood Mustangs, are in the same boat after a 48-6 dismantling at the hands of Class 2A second-ranked North Putnam in the opening week...
Lois Irene Knust Oglesby (08/25/11)
Lois Irene Knust Oglesby died peacefully on Aug. 24, at the age of 90. She was born on her family farm in Cory, Ind., on Feb. 7, 1921. She was the fourth child born to Ulysses and Ruth Stevenson Knust. She married Richard Oglesby on her family farm on Aug. 4, 1945...
Public Record (08/25/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 18-25: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil First Resolution Investment Corp. Vs. Tim L. Lunsford: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Anna L. Mullins: Civil Collections...
The benefits of Barn Owls (08/25/11)
There are 18 different owl species found within North America. Of those 18 different species, one of the species we are all more familiar with is the Barn Owl. Barn Owls are known for their heart-shaped face and unique hisses, snores and whistles. Barn Owls reside in a different family than most owls because they have long legs and a heart-shaped facial disk (most owls have shorter legs and round facial disks)...
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