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Stories from Sunday, September 11, 2011

Canceled (09/11/11)
Due to unknown circumstances, there will not be an Angel Food order this month at Eastside Christian Church. For more information, log on to www.eccbrazil.com.
Heavy Trash pickup announcement (09/11/11)
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...
Juvenile dies from accidental shooting (09/11/11)
HARMONY -- Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department are investigating an accidental shooting that has taken the life of a juvenile. According to officials, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Sunday, officials responded to a residence in Harmony following a call of an accidental shooting...
Imperial Regiment wins first contest (09/11/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Clay City Imperial Regiment opened the 2011 marching season in the Franklin Central Invitational, coming away with a first-place finish. The Imperial Regiment finished with a score of 48.90 in Class D, placing first. Morristown was second with a score of 47.05...
Fall Festival set for Saturday (09/11/11)
CENTER POINT --The fifth Center Point Community Fall Festival on Saturday, will be on Main Street at the firehouse. The event will start at 4:30 p.m., with a pulled pork dinner, including sides. The price of the meal is a free-will offering...
A Community Remembers (09/11/11)
Youth from the Brazil Community Children's Choir, under the direction of Paula Nichols, entertain patrons Saturday evening with patriotic songs during the Bee Ridge Congregational Church 9/11 "Thank You Dinner/Memorial" Service, which took place at the Forest Park Pavilion...
A Community Remembers (09/11/11)
Pappy's Bar-B-Que, in conjunction with Cloverleaf Healthcare, conducted its annual "Heroes Breakfast" Saturday, serving breakfast to local first responders. Pappy's representatives cooking food Saturday included (from left) Adraira Warner, Kathy Bell, Stephanie McMains, Tanya Higgins, Mindy Vanatti, Ashley Fry, Stephanie Bell and Rick Bell. Breakfast was served from 8-11 a.m...
Champion! (09/11/11)
Clay County 4-H was well represented at the 2011 Indiana State Fair as Whitney Halfhill won Intermediate Sheep and Cattle Showman at the event. Celebrating with Halfhill included (front, from left) Abby Sweet, Hayden Smith, Dylan Smith, (back) Marvin Schopmeyer, Chelsea Gerber, Cambri Booe, Jamie Booe, Ayden Booe, Kaleb Shonk and Mariah Sweet...
Service with a Smile (09/11/11)
Pappy's Bar-B-Que, in conjunction with Cloverleaf Healthcare, conducted its annual "Heroes Breakfast" Saturday, serving breakfast to local first responders. Cloverleaf representatives serving the meal included (from left) Brandy Head, Phyllis Siples, Deanna Hickman, Lisa Bell, Holly Whitaker and Janet Weis...
Clay City officials meet with water organization (09/11/11)
CLAY CITY -- Representatives from Indiana American Water spoke at this month's Clay City town council meeting. Jeff Henson and Mitch Stauffer explained the 125-year-old national company is the largest water company in Indiana. Clay City is exploring selling its water utility...
Knights show improvement at BC (09/11/11)
By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times Nashville -- The Northview Knights didn't fare well Saturday in the team competition at the Brown County Invitational high school cross country meet. But from the coaches view on individual performances and learning for future meets, the Knights did well...
Community Notes (09/11/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: On Television The Clay Community School Board of Trustees meeting from Sept. 8, 2011, will be aired at the following times on local cable Channel 2: Meeting Scheduled The Clay County Historical Society will meet Monday, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum...
Tiger Cubs top Northview boys' soccer (09/11/11)
Times Staff Report Northview lost in boys' soccer to visiting Greencastle, 9-0 on Saturday morning despite 15 saves from Matt Malone and seven from Chandler Reeves. The Knights got two shots on net from Sean Brockman and one each from Austin Frankville and Nick Ross...
Northview stays unbeaten in WIC (09/11/11)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- The long morning trip to Nashville for a pair of Western Indiana Conference volleyball games proved worth it on Saturday as Northview earned a pair of three-game victories against the host Eagles and visiting Sullivan, a team that has given the Knights fits in recent years. ...
Brent Mullins scores second career 'Patriot 100' modified win (09/11/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway played host to 140 top race car drivers on Saturday night in the second evening of some exciting action at the scenic Putnamville oval. The annual "Patriot 100" for UMP Modifieds has quickly become a highlight of the LPS schedule and 43 of the most talented modified drivers were on hand looking to take home the big prize money and the bragging rights over his fellow competitors...
Dakota Jackson wins first career sprint car feature (09/11/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Young Dakota Jackson became the newest driver to add his name to the who's who of winning sprint car pilots to claim a feature win at Lincoln Park Speedway on Friday night as he held off a determined challenge from USAC veteran Bryan Clauson...
Allen David Grover (09/11/11)
Allen David Grover, 73, Terre Haute, passed away Sept. 8, 2011, at 2:12 p.m. Allen was born in Detroit, Mich., Nov. 6, 1937, the son of Allen Thomas and Mary Louis (Bobbitt) Grover. Allen served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged Aug. 26, 1958, and returned home to work in the printing industry...
Lucille Martin (09/11/11)
Lucille Martin, beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, 83, Brazil, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, in Indianapolis. She was born Nov. 15, 1927, in Pitt County, North Carolina, as the daughter of David H. and Mary Etta (Webber) May. Following graduation from high school, she married Dale B. Martin, who has preceded her in death...
Magalene M. 'Maggie' McClelland (09/11/11)
Magalene M. "Maggie" McClelland, 87, Brazil, passed away Friday, Sept. 9, 2011. She was born Sept. 21, 1923, in Butler County, Kentucky, to Willie Shannon Crowder and Mary Elizabeth "Bird" Haynes Crowder. Maggie was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers, two sisters, her husband Ernest McClelland and daughter Hilda Lee Chapman...
Reader: Don't forget Guard (09/11/11)
To the Editor: On Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, we received the "Patriot Day 911" insert in our daily paper. I have been told that this publication was aimed toward the recognition of our First Responders. As a wife of a National Guard Soldier and a volunteer of the 138th Quartermaster, I would be remiss in not giving them recognition as well...
Reader reflects on 1947 (09/11/11)
To the Editor: This letter is about Brazil and other areas, mostly ads, etc., from 1947. Government -- City, City Hall, 203 E. National. Mayor: Clint Wilson; Attorney: Walter Lee; City Judge: Wm. O. Roberts; Clerk-Treasurer: Elmer Cox; Engineer: Ted McCoy; Health Officer: Clint Sourwine; Superintendent of Schools: Geo. R. Pell...
Thankful for all the help (09/11/11)
To the Editor: Mike Knust, owner of Knust Excavating of Brazil, came to the aid of a local non-profit conservation and education organization. Sycamore Trails RC&D received a 123-acre parcel of woodlands from The Nature Conservancy. The tract, near Seelyville, will become a living learning center for naturalists, foresters, woodland owners and children of all ages...
Family gives thanks for event (09/11/11)
To the Editor: On July 30, Melissa and Chris DeHart conducted the first Pierson DeHart Memorial Golf Scramble. It was to honor their son and bless our son with financial help and bring awareness to both of their medical problems. All proceeds raised were given to our family to help with Carter's medical needs...
Organization changing location (09/11/11)
To the Editor: A little time back, I called out to the community for a place to continue a charity haunted house. I am happy to say we will be continuing our tradition this year. We will be located at the 4-H Fairgrounds in the Amax Building. We also took a new name for our group. So what was once known as the Poland Haunted Barn is now called the Phoenix Asylum. This is our new permanent name...
Reader responds to letter (09/11/11)
To the editor: I am writing in response to a letter appearing in The Brazil Times on Aug. 22, 2011, signed by Charles A. Tartaglia from Terre Haute. First, allow me to say how sorry I am that your church was among the selected parishes for closure. Secondly, allow me to say that when this process was implemented by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and the Terre Haute Deanery, it should have been obvious to all concerned which parish communities would be selected for closure based on its overall size, location, availability of clergy, and financial health. ...
Habitat thanks volunteers (09/11/11)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Clay County would like to thank Mike Rodgers and his crew from Traditional Renovations who provided free labor for roofing the Habitat house on Ridge Street in Brazil. We sincerely appreciate the work of all the volunteers who are building the home for the Hofmann family...
A 'thank you' from Brian (09/11/11)
Editor's Note: The following was presented by Brazil resident Rita Sampson. To the Editor: God is so good. Without his instigation and provision, this would have never happened. My enormous gratitude goes to all the generous contributors. Thank you for your compassion. I want to say a big thank you to Lucas' grandparents; they made this fundraising effort a success...
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