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Stories from Sunday, August 28, 2011

Festival time of year! (08/28/11)
SALINE CITY -- The annual Saline City Festival, in conjunction with Bluegrass for Billy, will take place Saturday, Sept. 3-Monday, Sept. 5, at Graves Field in Saline City. Admission and parking at the event are free. This year's festival will feature many items, including entertainment, truck pulls, co-ed softball, church services, dinners, a lawnmower demolition derby and more. ...
Sixth 'Bluegrass for Billy' scheduled (08/28/11)
SALINE CITY -- The sixth Bluegrass for Billy event will take place Saturday, Sept. 3-Monday, Sept. 5, in conjunction with the annual Saline City Festival. In 2006, friends of the late Billy Reed elected to honor his memory by setting up the event. Money raised through the three days of bluegrass music will go to the Bill Reed Music Scholarship Fund and the American Cancer Society...
Little Miss Contest Winners (08/28/11)
The winners of the 2011 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic Little Miss Contest were (from left) First Runner-up Madison Shorter, 5, daughter of Emily and Jon Shorter, Brazil, Little Miss Lexie Langley, 5, daughter of Dustin and Elaine Langley, Brazil, and Second Runner-up Macie Hardman, 5, daughter of Heather and Casey Hardman, Brazil...
United Way sets up hunger challenge (08/28/11)
In the Wabash Valley, an area overflowing with great food, there's a well-kept secret: One in four children (one in six, including adults) struggle with hunger every day. That's why the United Way of the Wabash Valley, in partnership with Catholic Charities Terre Haute, are inviting all to participate in the first United Way Hunger Challenge...
No paper Monday, Sept. 5 (08/28/11)
Due to the Labor Day holiday, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, Sept. 5, but will publish a paper Tuesday, Sept. 6. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
2011 Saline City Festival Schedule (08/28/11)
The following is a list of events scheduled to take place during the annual Saline City Festival, scheduled for Sept. 3-5, as provided to The Brazil Times: Saturday, Sept. 3 7-10 a.m. -- Clay City Band Booster Breakfast, 7 a.m. -- Co-ed Softball games,...
13-24-month-old winners (08/28/11)
The winners of the 2011 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic 13-24-month-old Baby Contest were (from left) 19-month-old Maevin Rae Holsapple and 22-month-old Makinley Graves. Maevin is the daughter of Miranda and Chris Holsapple, Poland, and Makinley is the daughter of Jason and Erin Graves, Brazil...
0-6-month-old winners (08/28/11)
The winners of the 2011 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic 0-6-month-old Baby Contest were (from left) 6-month-old Little Princess Lily Lake and 4-month-old Little Prince David Crowe. Lily is the daughter of Autumn and Logan Lake, Brazil, and David is the son of Billy and April Crowe, Brazil...
7-12-month-old winners (08/28/11)
The winners of the 2011 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic 7-12-month-old Baby Contest were (from left) 11-month-old Little Prince Bryer David Killion and 7-month-old Little Princess Addyka Bailey. David is the son of Valerie and Jesse Killion, Brazil, and Addyka is the daughter of Eliza Bailey, Bowling Green...
2-3-year-old winners (08/28/11)
The winners of the 2011 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic 2-3-year-old Baby Contest were (from left) Prettiest Eyes Aydon Simpson, 2, Best Smile Daylin Miller, 3, Little Prince Tayt Bailey, 3, and Little Princess Peyton Myers, 3. Aydon is the son of Andrew and Jessica Simpson, Bowling Green, while Daylin is the daughter of Paula Sturgis and Michael Miller, Poland. Tayt is the son of Heather and Uria Bailey, Bowling Green, and Peyton is the daughter of Misty and Kevin Myers, Clay City...
Reunions (08/28/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Urbain Reunion The Urbain reunion will take place Saturday, Sept. 3, at noon. Plates, napkins, glasses, tea, lemonade and table service will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring a well-filled basket...
Special guests (08/28/11)
During the Wednesday, Aug. 24, Rotary Club of Brazil luncheon, Rotarian Jim Middledorf (far left) welcomed guest speaker Pete Wilson (second from left), owner of Brazil and Terre Haute locations of The Coffee Grounds and Smoke n' Peace, also in Terre Haute. ...
Community Notes (08/28/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Story Hour At Library 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...
Knights and Eels on course Saturday (08/28/11)
Times Staff Report RUSHVILLE -- Northview and Clay City was active on the cross country courses over the weekend as the Knights competed in the Rushville Invitational and the Eels ran their first meet at the Riverton Parke Invite. Sophomore Nic Yocom raced to a fourth-place finish overall for the Knights with a time of 17:36 as Greenfield Central was the overall boys' winner with a one-point edge on Jennings County. ...
Northview second at WIC Tourney at Idle Creek G.C. (08/28/11)
Times Staff Report The Edgewood Mustangs won their first Western Indiana Conference girls' golf title last season and on Saturday, the program added number two at Idle Creek Golf Course, edging second-place Northview by 27 strokes by shooting a team score of 373...
Knights split matches at Avon Invite (08/28/11)
By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times AVON -- Losing in August may help the Northview Knights in October during the state volleyball tournament. At least Northview coach Scott McDonald hopes that is the case. Northview started the day 6-0 and came out 8-2, losing to Franklin and Greenwood before beating Jennings County and finishing the day with a victory over Indianapolis North Central...
Shuman repeats with sprint win (08/28/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- Arizona native Casey Shuman has proven this summer that he can pretty much put anyone's sprint car in victory lane and he added one more car owner to that list on Saturday night as he strapped into Andrew Elson's No. 27a and won for the fifth time in the fourth different car this season...
Will he be like daddy? (08/28/11)
For as long as I can remember, I have loved music. I love listening to music. I love playing music. I'm the guy who still goes out to record stores to buy music. But I have graduated to purchases through Internet venues. Still, I like having a record (I still call them that) in my hand, reading the lyrics to the songs, reading the credits, seeing the production notes, etc...
Disappointed with contest (08/28/11)
To the Editor: Recently, I entered my dog in the Pet Idol contest that The Brazil Times is sponsoring. I was excited and hopeful that my dog, Daisy, might win since she is so adorable. I go on The Brazil Times' web page to vote, of course for her, and saw that some of the entries had thousands of votes...
Mud Bog deemed a success (08/28/11)
To the Editor: On behalf of the Clark County Park District, I would like to thank all of our community for the outgoing support it showed on Aug. 13, for our second annual Mud Bog. The success of this day is credited to the fantastic commitment of the volunteers and sponsors that helped us out so graciously in many ways...
Reader 'brags' about city workers (08/28/11)
To the Editor: May I brag? I am a retired senior, working part-time for the City of Brazil. Recently, a friend of mine called the office to ask for assistance in locating a gravesite of a relative. Our cemetery-street supervisor, Brian Bemis, answered the request with promptness and politeness...
Concern for area cemetery (08/28/11)
To the Editor: I am very concerned about the disrespect that is shown at Clearview Cemetery. I have been there several times after they have mowed only to find decorations broken or missing from the graves. I don't know who is doing this, but it always seems to be after they have mowed...
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