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Stories from Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Break-in attempt results in arrests (09/06/11)
Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested two individuals on Northview High School grounds Tuesday morning. According to a press release, at approximately 4:27 a.m., officials received a report of a burglar alarm from the school. Upon arrival, deputies discovered an alleged suspicious vehicle in the parking lot...
Mayoral candidates meet committee (09/06/11)
The three City of Brazil mayoral candidates visited with members of the Popcorn Festival of Clay County Committee Tuesday. Committee member Evelyn Brown said she wanted to meet with the candidates to see where they stood regarding the festival. "We wanted to get to know the candidates," Brown said, adding previous city mayors had worked well for the committee...
Business donates Garrison Flag to fire department (09/06/11)
Kind gestures go a long way. For a handful of years, French Funeral Home had been in discussion with members of the Brazil City Fire Department (BCFD) in reference to the possibility of purchasing an American Garrison Flag. On Tuesday, officials with the local funeral home made the discussions reality, as Nick French presented the city with a Garrison Flag...
Road conditions concern resident (09/06/11)
The Clay County Commissioners met Tuesday for their monthly meeting and discussed a stretch of County Road 1385 N. Steve Strain, a county resident who lives on the portion of the road, attended the meeting to bring up the issue of dust coming off the half-mile gravel road...
Street closing (09/06/11)
Officials with the City of Brazil announced Tuesday that a portion of Luther Street would be closed Sunday, Sept. 11, from noon-3 p.m. The portion of the street is located one block behind the Moose Lodge. For further information, call 443-2221.
Flushing hydrants (09/06/11)
Staunton Water Works will perform its fall fire hydrant flushing Thursday through Saturday.
Meeting slated (09/06/11)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum. The speaker will be Ken Turner, museum historian, on the topic of "John Wilkes Booth and his connection to Clay County." The public is invited to attend...
Chorus set to begin year (09/06/11)
The Melody Maker's of Clay County are preparing to begin their seventh year of singing. The chorus' first practice will be Monday, Sept. 12, from 6-8 p.m., at St. John Church on State Road 42. The group will practice music that it will perform at Purdue University on June 3, 2013, with all other state choruses...
Area church to host tribute dinner (09/06/11)
Eastside Christian Church will again be the site for a tribute dinner for first responders at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 13. The menu will include ham and beans, cornbread and more. The first dinner took place at Eddie's Sandwich Shoppe in 2002 for members of the Brazil City Police Department, Clay County Sheriff's Department and firefighters...
Chicken and homecoming! (09/06/11)
Nelson's Port-A-Pit Golden Glow Chicken will make a return appearance at Northview High School during the school's Homecoming football game Friday, Sept. 16. Serving will take place from 4:30-7 p.m., in the NHS north parking lot. Chicken will be cooked, barbecue-style, on the grounds. Tailgating will be allowed and the school cafeteria will also be open for those wishing to utilize it...
Housing Authority schedules meeting (09/06/11)
The Housing Authority of the City of Brazil Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday, at 8:30 a.m., at the BHS Management Office, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil. The agenda includes the following: The next scheduled meeting of the board is Oct. 13, at 8:30 a.m...
Portion of street to be closed (09/06/11)
Officials with the City of Brazil announced Tuesday that a portion of Luther Street would be closed Sunday, Sept. 11, from noon-3 p.m. The portion of the street is one block behind the Moose Lodge. For further information, call 443-2221.
Reunions (09/06/11)
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...
Community Notes (09/06/11)
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 (09/06/11)
The Van Buren High School class of 1956 met for its 55th class reunion on Aug. 6, at the Center Point United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. The main event of the evening was visiting with Omer Tongrett. He had not been back to Brazil since graduating. ...
Milling, Craft Days set (09/06/11)
BRIDGETON -- Milling and Craft Demonstration Days will take place Saturday and Sunday in Bridgeton. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., both days. Milling Days at the mill celebrates the birthday of Oliver Evans, the father of modern milling. Those in attendance will have the chance to tour the Bridgeton Mill and see the 200-year-old French burr stones grind corn into cornmeal and grits...
Knights hit the road for three-game win over Cadets (09/06/11)
CASCADE -- The Northview volleyball team followed up a strong weekend of play at the Barr-Reeve Invitational by pinning a home loss on Cascade by a 25-21, 25-10, 25-19 score on Tuesday night. The Knights got nine kills, four blocks, 11 digs and three service aces from Brylie Riddell and freshman McKenzi Kump leading the team with 12 kills to go with four digs. Ashlen Buck led the Knights with 15 digs in the victory and Shelbi Morris provided eight kills and two digs...
Knights claw way past Greencastle (09/06/11)
By CAINE GARDNER For The Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- Northview traveled to Greencastle Tuesday and continued its strong play this season by defeating the Tiger Cubs 3-2. Mild temperatures greeted both tennis squads, but action on the court was white hot...
Clay City claims three-way meet (09/06/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The Clay City girls held their collective heads high following Tuesday's three-way meet with Sullivan and North Central, winning the team race for the first time under coach Darby Sinders. The Eels were led by a second-place finish from Ashley Reach, who ran a time of 25:16, as Clay City scored 27 points to edge Sullivan (30) and North Central (73). The Golden Arrows had the individual winner in Haleigh Hinkel (24:45)...
William James Pearce Jr. (09/06/11)
William James Pearce Jr., 72, Brazil, died Saturday, Sept. 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 from high school and two years of college, he joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served for the next 30 years, including service during the Vietnam War...
George E. Fuller (09/06/11)
George E. Fuller, Brazil, 88, died Sept. 5, at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. George was born Oct. 16, 1922, in Portage, Pa., to Edward McKinley Fuller and Elizabeth Lee Fuller. He married Dorene Hazen Nov. 23, 1947, and they have spent 63 wonderful years together...
Jay Stevens (09/06/11)
Jay Stevens, 63, Brazil, passed away at Indiana University Hospital, Indianapolis, Sept. 5, 2011. She was born Sept. 29, 1947, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of James "Coach" and Mary I. (Murnane) Huter. Jay graduated from Henryville High School, Henryville, Ind., with the class of 1965...
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Lynch (09/06/11)
G. Michael and Marsha Duregger are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Kayla Eve Duregger, to Jacob Anthony Lynch, son of Mark and Pam Lynch. Kayla is a 2006 graduate of Northview High School. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, and is employed as an emergency room technician at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis...
Heather L. Shaw and Justin M. Meneely (09/06/11)
Heather L. Shaw and Justin M. Meneely are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at 5:30 p.m., at the McKinley Hill Church of Christ. Heather is the daughter of Jeff Shaw, Center Point and Lora Shaw, Clay City...
Lois Smith and Shane Downing (09/06/11)
Lois Smith and Shane Downing are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011, at 6 p.m., at the Abbey Inn, Nashville, Tenn. Lois is the daughter of Verlin and Sharlene Cantrell, Brazil. She is employed with Dr. Gary Nesty...
Public Record (09/06/11)
Clay County Sheriff's Department The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Sept. 3-6: Awaiting Arraignment Yocom, James D., 28 Vansant, Philip L., 55 Patterson, Brandi D., 28 Lovett, Bryan J., 31 Copper, Lonnie D., 32...
Public Record (09/06/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 2-6: Clay Circuit Court--Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Lori Hakman: Civil Collections Citibank Vs. Cathy M. Stone: Civil Collections Citibank One Bank (USA) Vs. David A. Johnson: Civil Collections...
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