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Stories from Monday, September 5, 2011

NHS grad in 'worldly' contest (09/05/11)
A Brazil native is in the running for a contest to travel the world and is currently in fifth-place. Caitlin Dugan, a 2002 Northview graduate, has been traveling the world and is now trying to make a career out of it, with the help of a contest through a company called Epic World Travel...
CCSD: Three arrested (09/05/11)
HARMONY -- Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department have arrested two men and one juvenile in connection to thefts of items inside unlocked vehicles. According to a press release, deputies were dispatched to the Harmony area in reference to complaints regarding suspicious subjects entering vehicles late Friday evening...
A boy and his rabbit (09/05/11)
Terry Van Horn presents Landin Moore, 8, with a rabbit during the Bunny Catch at the Saline City Festival Monday. Landin is the son of Amanda Stewart and Philip Moore, Center Point.
Auditions (09/05/11)
Auditions for the Community Theater of Clay County's Young Actor's Theater, "The Rockin' Tale of Snow White," will take place Thursday, at 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, at 2 p.m. Ages 6-15 are welcome. For more information, call Elaine Clarke at 446-6203.
Clarification (09/05/11)
In the article, "Eagles host Riley Kids benefit Sept. 10," which appeared in the Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011, issue of The Brazil Times, Jason Wendell helped put together the event and is not part of the entertainment. In addition, the event is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, and one of the performing acts, Big Dead Bird, was misidentified...
YMCA to conduct student dance (09/05/11)
The YCMA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday, Sept. 9. The dance is open for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Students should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade. It begins at 8 p.m., and ends promptly at 10:30...
Kickin' Festival! (09/05/11)
Library activities scheduled (09/05/11)
The Brazil Public Library is inviting all to the facility Thursday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m., to make a scarecrow and a Frankenstein spool pin. Cost for the program is $5. Those interested in participating are asked to pre-pay and pre-register. For further information, call 448-1981...
Area businesses, others honoring 9/11 this weekend (09/05/11)
The following is a list of community events scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001: The breakfast will take place at Pappy's Bar-B-Que. The food will be served buffet-style and items on the menu will include scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, sausage, biscuits and gravy and hash brown casserole...
Community Notes (09/05/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Heavy Trash Pick Up The City of Brazil has scheduled heavy trash pick up for the month of October. The following is a list of dates: Those interested must call 448-8501 in advance for pick up...
Reunions (09/05/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Stephen Girton Reunion The Stephen Girton family reunion will take place Saturday, at 1 p.m., at the Harmony Community Center, 10146 N. Harmony Border St., Harmony...
Agency searching out illegal gambling (09/05/11)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- The Indiana police agency designated to search the state for illegal gambling has arrested more than 40 people on more than 80 gambling-related criminal charges over the past two years. Few states have similar gambling control police, which Indiana legislators created in 2007 to crack down on illegal gambling when they approved adding slot machines at the state's two horse racing tracks...
Knights tangle with state's best (09/05/11)
Times Staff Report BARR-REEVE -- Northview's volleyball team has actively sought out weekend tournaments the last several years in order to provide it a stern test against unfamiliar competition and styles of play. On Saturday, the Knights hit the road to Barr-Reeve for tourney play and came home with three wins in four matches and a better sense of itself as well...
Knights tangle with state's best (09/05/11)
Times Staff Report BARR-REEVE -- Northview's volleyball team has actively sought out weekend tournaments the last several years in order to provide it a stern test against unfamiliar competition and styles of play. On Saturday, the Knights hit the road to Barr-Reeve for tourney play and came home with three wins in four matches and a better sense of itself as well...
Knights and Eels get a State Preview (09/05/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The cooler temperatures that have reached the Wabash Valley this week would have been a welcome clime for Saturday's running of the State Preview Meet at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course. However, hundreds of runners were on hand to race against each other and battle the steamy conditions...
Injuries and illness derail Knights in Danville (09/05/11)
Times Staff Report DANVILLE -- The Knights found themselves behind the proverbial 8-ball from the opening kick of Saturday's Danville Soccer Invite. Northview was missing several starters due to injury and illness and the steamy weather took its toll late as Danville topped the Knights in the first game, 3-1, and Griffith shut out Northview by a 4-0 score...
"The Iceman" Coleman Gulick earns "King of Non-wing" title (09/05/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The Labor Day weekend meant that plenty of family and friends were in town and many of them met up at Lincoln Park Speedway to see both the aerial and on-track fireworks. There were 128 cars in the pits, which included a stout field of 34 sprint cars, 29 UMP Modifieds, 27 UMP Super Stocks and 38 bombers...
Billy Easter (09/05/11)
Billy Easter, 86, passed away Sept. 3, 2011, following a tragic mower accident. He was born Jan. 30, 1925, in Saline City, the son of Walter Easter and Mary Harr Easter. He attended Ashboro and Saline City schools. He married Doris Barnhart. Bill worked at Allison's General Motors, plant 5, in Indianapolis, for 43 years, retiring in 1986...
William James Pearce Jr. (09/05/11)
William James Pearce Jr., 72, Brazil, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2011, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. He was born April 20, 1939, in Brazil, as the son of William James and Kathryn Warner Pearce Jr. Following graduation of high school and two years of college, he joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served for the next 30 years...
And, they are off! (09/05/11)
Winston Churchill once referred to communism as "... a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." Too bad Sir Winston never had the pleasure of experiencing Indiana politics, he might have thought mere communism simplistic. This, according to all we hear on the news, is an "off-year" politically, one of those fleeting microseconds of no national or statewide elections...
Concerns for a veteran (09/05/11)
To the Editor: Men and women that join the armed forces sacrifice so much for our freedom that sometimes, their sacrifices all but ruin their lives. My son joined the Army as an Infantry Soldier and now has lost 80 percent of his feeling on the left side of his body and is going to have to have three to four vertebras in his lower back fused together...
Reader agrees with disappointment (09/05/11)
To the Editor: I was saddened to read Charles A. Tartaglia's letter of the inconsiderate treatment of the Holy Rosary Parish. My family and myself have attended mass at Holy Rosary Church and have found the parishioners very welcoming and spiritual...
General Manager responds to letter (09/05/11)
To the Editor: I am sorry that you are disappointed with our Pet Idol Contest. The idea of the contest is to raise money for our NIE (Newspapers in Education) program so that the youngsters and teachers in our community can have access to the newspaper on a daily basis...
Band director gives thanks (09/05/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil Concert Band has completed its 15 summer concerts as it has done for more than 150 years. Thank you to each and every one of my terrific editors for the fine publicity each week in The Brazil Times, Terre Haute Tribune Star, The Bash and the Greencastle Banner Graphic...
Family thanks community for help (09/05/11)
Editor's Note: The following was presented by Brazil resident Rita Sampson. To the Editor: A word from Lucas: Dear friends and family, On Saturday, Aug. 6, my good friend Brian Messer rode 100 miles on his bicycle to raise money for my family to buy a portable oxygen concentrator for me...
Safety of children should be first priority (09/05/11)
To the Editor: How important is our children's safety to City Hall, the school board, city cops and the street department when there is a road right behind East Side Elementary School that has maybe two school zone or slow children playing signs, no speed bumps at all, no sidewalk directly behind the school fence for the children to walk on and absolutely no police presence at all?...
Thank you for expressing concern (09/05/11)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the caretakers at Clearview Cemetery for the response to my concerns about the cemetery. I received a call from them and they were also concerned. Thank you again for looking into this. Tanya Barnett, Brazil
Legion Commander provides update (09/05/11)
To the Editor: A lot of (American Legion Post 2) members are asking how we are progressing. We encourage all legion members to attend some of our meetings and give us ideas and your input. We have had several fundraisers with all being very successful due to the work of several members of the Ladies Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion and our Legion Riders. Thank you all for your support...
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