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Stories from Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Brazil City Council present honorary sign (09/14/11)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday night for its monthly meeting and adopted the resolution to designate "Cpl. Gregory Scott Stultz Memorial Way." The designated street is a stretch of West Chestnut Street from North Depot Street to North Sherman Street, where the Stultz family lives...
Use of community center continues (09/14/11)
STAUNTON -- As far as the Staunton Town Council is concerned, a group of community volunteers can continue using the community center to help raise funds for the facility. During its monthly meeting Monday, the council met with members of the Lady Volunteers of Staunton to continue discussion regarding their fundraising efforts for the community center...
Passport Fair! (09/14/11)
The Brazil Post Office, 227 W. National Ave., will host a Passport Fair Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon.
Chamber Meeting (09/14/11)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will meet Sept. 27, at noon, at the St. Vincent Clay Hospital meeting room. The speaker for the meeting is Chris Pfaff, from Indiana State University's Business Engagement Office and DTH. Cost is $7 for members and $10 for non-members. Those interested in attending should RSVP by calling 448-8457...
Boil Order (09/14/11)
The town of Center Point is under a boil order until further notice due to a water project taking place.
Park board gears up for fishing fun (09/14/11)
Clay community children can begin assembling their tackle boxes for the 7th annual Fishing Fun Day Saturday, Sept. 17, in Craig Park. The event begins at 9 a.m., with registration ending at 10. The Brazil City Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the event, which is free to all children 16-under and adults 66-over...
Open House Postponed (09/14/11)
Forest Park Elementary School's open house has been moved to Thursday, Sept. 22, from 6-7 p.m.
Dinner! (09/14/11)
The Lady Volunteers will serve a chicken and noodle dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday. Serving hours will be 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under. The dinner will include chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, green beans and a roll...
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Fest set for Oct. (09/14/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Registration is open for the second Saint Mother Theodore Guerin Fest, set for Oct. 21-23, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The theme for this year is "Living the Legacy Now!" More than 200 visitors participated in the first Fest weekend in 2009...
Genealogical Society hosts forum (09/14/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogical Society will host a mining forum, "The Miner -- Searches, History and Stories," Monday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m., at the Vigo County Public Library. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place in the lower level conference rooms...
Walmart gives back to teachers (09/14/11)
As educators continue to dedicate time and money to youth, Brazil Walmart is helping 10 teachers at East Side Elementary School purchase needed classroom supplies through its Teacher Rewards program. Teachers across the country spent more than $1.33 billion out-of-pocket collectively on school supplies, snacks and instructional materials during the 2009-10 school year, according to the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA), a trade association for educational product companies.. ...
United Way looks for volunteers (09/14/11)
The United Way of the Wabash Valley (UWWV) is looking for volunteers to help evaluate how best to distribute campaign donor dollars to meet the pressing human service needs in the Wabash Valley. Volunteers are needed to serve as members of the review teams during the 2012 agency program funding review process...
Senior Shamble at Forest Park Golf Course (09/14/11)
Times Staff Report On Tuesday, Forest Park Golf Course held its Men's Club 'Max Hopkins Memorial' Senior Shamble as Team Peebles took first-place in the First Flight. The team was comprised of Jerry Peebles, Buzz Page and Sonny Smith. The second-place team was Ron Simpson, Don Sturm and Tom James followed by Team Holmes, which included Dick Holmes, Norm Rainbolt and Gary Morgan...
Meth lab busted (09/14/11)
A month-long investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamine was capped early Wednesday morning as law enforcement officials made an arrest of a Clay County man. Phillip C. Powell, 38, 822 W. Church St., Brazil, was arrested at approximately 4:50 a.m., following a search of his home...
Cub Scout Recruitment Party (09/14/11)
You are invited to Cub Scout Pack 45's recruitment party on Friday, from 6:30-8 p.m. at Forest Park. Games and information on becoming a Cub Scout will be available along with hot dogs, chips and light refreshments. Applications will be available to parents for registration...
Reunions (09/14/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Staunton Class of 1981 The 30-year class reunion for the Staunton High School Class of 1981 will take place Saturday, from 7-10 p.m., at the Lake House Restaurant, 7395 N. CR 425 W., Brazil...
Mustangs draw even late with Knights (09/14/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor A steady drizzle in cool temperatures greeted Northview and Edgewood's girls' soccer teams on Wednesday night, which was in stark contrast to the large majority of games played this season for each team. Edgewood would rally late in the game to score with 13:30 left in the game to draw the Mustangs into a 2-2 tie in a Western Indiana Conference game...
Northview tennis gains WIC control (09/14/11)
Times Staff Report ELLETSVILLE -- The Northview boys' tennis team took control of the Western Indiana Conference race on Tuesday night by topping the Edgewood Mustangs in a 3-2 battle that propels the Knights to a 3-0 conference mark. The Mustangs came away with wins at No. 1 and No. 2 singles as Brandon Owens topped Skyler Holifield by a 6-0, 6-1 score and the Knights' Bryce Britton lost to Luke Teague by a 7-6 (3), 6-0 score...
North Clay volleyball tops Otter Creek (09/14/11)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- North Clay got wins from both its seventh-grade and eighth-grade volleyball teams on the road at Otter Creek on Tuesday evening. The North Clay eighth-grade got off to a slow start, losing in game one, but rallied to pick up a 20-25, 25-9, 15-11 victory over the Otters...
Katherine M. Elder (09/14/11)
Katherine M. Elder, 97, Florence, Ky., formerly of Staunton, died September 14, 2011 in Florence, KY. Katherine graduated from Glenn High School and later Wabash Business College, Terre Haute. She married Paul Elder, and together they owned and operated Elder Grocery Store and post office in Staunton for 38 years...
Brazil Buzz (09/14/11)
There is not much happening outside this Sunday afternoon. Dried out leaves are falling and I can hear a couple grasshoppers near the back porch messing with their back legs. The noisy hawks soar high overhead in search of a light snack. At last check, our German pointer bird dog, Caesar was pointing in their direction...
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