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Stories from Thursday, September 1, 2011

Story Hour scheduled (09/01/11)
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...
Bucshon meets seniors (09/01/11)
An Indiana congressman told Clay County residents Thursday the only way to completely solve problems surrounding government healthcare programs is to decrease the overall cost of healthcare. Indiana Republican Larry Bucshon (8th District) spoke to community members at the Clay County Senior Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil...
Trial date for former chief set (09/01/11)
A trial date for a former Brazil City Police Chief has been set. A jury trial for former BCPD Chief Terry Harrison was scheduled for July in Vigo Superior Court Division 6. However, a motion to continue had been filed by Harrison's defense counsel and a similar motion was also filed by the State of Indiana due to court calendar congestion...
Elks Lodge to host 'Heroes Dinner' (09/01/11)
The Brazil Elks Lodge No. 762 will host a "Heroes Dinner" honoring all veterans, active military, first responders and their families in the lower level of the lodge Saturday, Sept. 10, from 6 p.m.-midnight. Dinner will be baked spaghetti with garlic bread and salad...
Church to have 9/11 tribute (09/01/11)
In honor of the 10th anniversary of the attack on America's freedom on Sept. 11, 2001, Trinity Baptist Church, 1005 N. Walnut St., Brazil, will have a God and Country service at 11 a.m. Veterans will be recognized and they will be welcome to share about their time in the service and their love for their country...
Fore! (09/01/11)
The annual Brazil Elks Golf Scramble will take place Sunday at the Forest Park Golf Course. 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. For more information, call 448-8665...
Meeting set (09/01/11)
Members of the American Legion Post 2 will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 8, at the V.F.W. Post 1127. The group's trustees will meet prior to the meeting. For additional information, call 317-796-6855.
City Hall closed (09/01/11)
In observance of Labor Day Monday, Brazil City Hall will be closed and will reopen for business Tuesday. In addition, the Sanitation Department will run one day behind schedule for the week. For more information, call 443-2221.
Red Cross encouraging families to be prepared (09/01/11)
With September being National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross is calling on families, businesses, schools and organizations to take steps to become better prepared for the next emergency or disaster. Disasters can strike at any time -- from earthquakes to hurricanes to terrorist attacks...
Annual Saline City Truck Pull set for Saturday (09/01/11)
SALINE CITY -- The Indiana National Truck Pull will take place at the Saline City Festival Saturday. Pulling begins at 5:30 p.m., with weigh-ins to take place between 2-5. The event will feature precision pulling AgriGold pulling Sled, operated by Jeff Hyatt...
Food Inspections (09/01/11)
The following is a list of food service inspections conducted by the Clay County Health Department during the month of July 2011:...
Reminder for first responders (09/01/11)
All Clay County first responders interested in submitting photographs with a list of names for an upcoming 10-year anniversary special published by The Brazil Times is encouraged to do so. Those wishing to submit photographs of their agencies should do so by bringing the photographs into The Brazil Times' office, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., or by e-mailing lynnellewellyn@yahoo.com...
Reunions (09/01/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Urbain Reunion The Urbain reunion will take place Saturday, at noon. Plates, napkins, glasses, tea, lemonade and table service will be provided. Those attending are asked to bring a well-filled basket...
Community Notes (09/01/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: No Paper Monday 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...
Short corn supply a growing concern (09/01/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- With the 2011 corn crop not likely big enough to meet demand and as prices continue to rice, livestock producers soon might be facing a critical decision: Whether they should reduce their use of corn for feed. Purdue Extension agricultural economist Chris Hurt said the livestock industry probably would cut back when 2012 crop prices rise above $7 per bushel, a level the market has now reached...
Added step helps boost ethanol from switchgrass (09/01/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Adding a pretreatment step would allow producers to get more ethanol from switchgrass harvested in the fall, according to a Purdue University study. Michael Ladisch, a professor of agricultural and biological engineering, and Youngmi Kim, a research scientist, compared switchgrass based on growing location, harvest time and whether it was given a pretreatment step...
North Clay volleyball tops Edgewood; cross country second (09/01/11)
Times Staff Report SPENCER -- North Clay's eighth-grade volleyball team opened with a victory, 25-16, 25-12, over Owen Valley on Tuesday. Ashley Heck had 10 service points and three aces and Madison McDonald added 10 points with three aces as well. Bre Dove contributed seven points and three service aces, Zoe Orman, Sydney Joliff and Kaylee Cooper all had four points...
Patriots and Knights set to battle (09/01/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The annual Terre Haute North vs. Northview football game kicks off this evening with two football teams looking to solidify their identities in 2011. The Knights are coming off a dominating victory over Western Indiana Conference rival Edgewood and one of the top individual performances the school has seen as junior Jessie Miller ran roughshod over the Mustangs for better than 300 yards and six scores. ...
OV earns pair of close wins over Knights (09/01/11)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter Despite strong efforts from the North Clay seventh- and eighth-grade football teams, the Owen Valley Patriots swept the squads Wednesday night at home. Things started of well for the North Clay seventh-graders as Austin Huey returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown. Huey caught the ball at about the 30-yard line, spun off an opposing player and rumbled up the sideline for the score. A successful two-point conversion gave North Clay an early 8-0 lead...
Virginia Kathryn Craft Spelbring (09/01/11)
Virginia Kathryn Craft Spelbring, 89, passed quietly Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011, in Greencastle. She was born March 22, 1922, in Manhattan, Ind., as the daughter of Cecil and Ruth (Hutcheson) Craft. She lived her entire life in the Putnam and Clay county region, living near Poland after marrying Harold E. Spelbring March 22, 1942...
Public Record (09/01/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 30- Sept. 1: Clay Circuit Court--Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Rita Vanarsdale: Civil Collections Donald C. Cheney II: Miscellaneous Civil Capital One Bank Vs. William B. Goens: Civil Collections...
Third Nature Day scheduled (09/01/11)
Eagles and Snakes and Raptors ... Oh My! Yes, folks, we will have all of the above, and more at the 3rd annual Clay County Extension Nature Day held at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds on State Road 59 just south of Brazil. This free event is open to everyone, young and old alike. ...
Two years of questions (09/01/11)
I have officially hit my two-year anniversary with Purdue Extension in Clay and Owen counties. In the last year, I have continued to meet many amazing individuals, continued to be excited by the challenges that await me every day and get great pleasure out of helping all those individuals around Clay and Owen counties who ask the ever popular question, "What is this?"...
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