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Stories from Sunday, September 18, 2011

Fun! Fun! Fun! (09/18/11)
Seven-year-old Abigail Creed (above), daughter of Theresa and Larry Creed shows off her fish after catching it during the 7th annual Fishing Fun Day in Craig Park Saturday morning. Ten-year-old Tyler Paul (bottom), son of Matthew and Elissa Paul, baits his hook during the 7th annual Fishing Fun Day in Craig Park Saturday morning...
Schools receive D from state (09/18/11)
Clay Community Schools (CCS) received an overall D on its report card from the state, but school officials say the grade is misleading. The letter grade was a combination of two evaluations determined by the state, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB), Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) and Public Law 221...
Bands win contests (09/18/11)
PLAINFIELD -- It was a banner weekend for both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment. Both bands won their divisions at the Red Pride Invitational, which took place in Plainfield. In Class D action, Clay City scored a 50.30, while also winning awards for Music, Visual, General Effect, Auxiliary and Percussion...
Cory Apple Festival set (09/18/11)
CORY -- The Cory Volunteer Fire Department and community will present the 42nd Cory Apple Festival Sept. 23-25. Several events have been scheduled to take place during the three days. Hoosier Hills Golf Course will sponsor a golf scramble Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented...
'Child Find' (09/18/11)
Clay Community Schools will conduct a "Child Find" in order to locate children in the community in need of preschool services. Preschool checks will include speech/language, hearing, vision, school readiness and motor skills. The event, for children ages 2-and-a-half to 5-years-old, will take place Friday, Sept. 30, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil...
Benefit scheduled (09/18/11)
The "Benefit For Courtney Lash," will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, at Northview High School. A craft fair is set for 10 a.m.-7 p.m., and a silent auction will take place from 4-7 p.m. A Country Rhodes Fish Fry will also take place from 4-7 p.m. Cost for the meal is $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children...
Watching, Waiting (09/18/11)
Nine-year-old Trayton Kohler (left) and 12-year-old Madison Kohler (right), children of Beth Mount, hang out with their friend Wyatt Paterson (center), son of Rona Denny, during the 7th annual Fishing Fun Day in Craig Park Saturday morning.
NMK apparel on sale (09/18/11)
Northview Marching Knights' Band Director Bob Medworth has announced 2011 "Flite of Spring" apparel is currently on sale. Those interested in ordering may do so from any NMK member, through mail or by e-mailing Medworth. Orders, according to Medworth, are sent every Monday morning and are available for pickup the following Saturday...
Clay City student selected to national club (09/18/11)
ATLANTA -- The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Clay City High School student Kole Quinton Smith has been selected for membership. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved academic excellence...
Volunteers needed for event (09/18/11)
Operation First and Green will host a highway cleanup Saturday, Sept. 24. Those interested in attending are asked to meet at the Brazil McDonald's between 9:30-10 a.m. Cleaning will begin at 10 a.m. Those attending will clean a mile stretch of land beside United States 40 and are expected to be done by noon...
Community Notes (09/18/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Heavy Trash Pickup Heavy trash pickup in the City of Brazil will take place in October. The schedule will include the following: Club To Meet The Clay County Republican Club will host its monthly meeting Monday, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Building on Franklin Street, Brazil...
Clay City competes with top teams at South Knox (09/18/11)
Times Staff Report VINCENNES -- The Clay City boys' cross country team put together a strong effort as a team in finishing eighth at the South Knox Invitational that features several of the state's strong cross country teams. The Eels girls were also on hand and placed 18th overall...
Knights third; advance to golf regional (09/18/11)
Times Staff Report After a one-year absence, the Northview girls' golf team will return to regional play after placing third in sectional play held on the Knights' home course at Forest Park. The Terre Haute North Patriots repeated as team champion with a score of 340, which was just seven strokes off their total in 2010's win. ...
shuman tops sprint car field at Lincoln Park Speedway (09/18/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The 2011 points championships were decided at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night as four champions were crowned. Greencastle's Paul Bumgardner added his seventh consecutive UMP Modified championship in style as he dominated on his way to a feature victory and a 40-point edge over runner-up Schuyler Nahre...
Mary Rose Hill (09/18/11)
Mary Rose Hill, 72, Brazil, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at Springhill Village in Terre Haute. She was born Aug. 5, 1939, in Paris, Ill., as the daughter of James C. and Anna Christine Heckler Ogle. She graduated from The Laboratory School at ISU in Terre Haute...
Joan Phillips (09/18/11)
Joan Phillips, 83, Brownsburg, left this world to join her husband and her Lord Jesus Sept. 16, 2011. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Lawrence, her eldest son, Dennis, grandsons Jeremy Ray and Keith Allen Phillips, a sister and two brothers...
The magic of herbs (09/18/11)
It's the time of year when gardens dry up and new fruits are scarce. Drier seasons and the natural order of things brings an end to the growing season. Other than pulling unsightly plants, this is a good time to collect herbs and vegetables to store for the winter...
Attention must be re-focused (09/18/11)
To the Editor: Recent events demand that attention be re-focused on safety, especially firearm safety. Human life is frail and fragile. It can be easily lost. If you have guns, cars, lawnmowers or other tools and kids you let use them, teach those children to use them wisely and safely...
Be mindful of speed on streets (09/18/11)
To the Editor: School is back in session. Our kids have been back in school for four weeks now and I live on Murphy Avenue. People are always speeding down that road and my children know to stay away from the roads, but three times already since school has started, the bus has stopped to pick up my two kids and she has the stop arm out and a car has been flying down the road and she has honked at them to warn them and they still kept going...
Reader provides flag flying days (09/18/11)
To the Editor: Official 2012 Flag flying days: Clint C. Ferry, Knightsville...
Union offers thanks for support (09/18/11)
To the Editor: On the 10-year anniversary of the horrific events that occurred in New York City, Washington, D.C., and in Pennsylvania, firefighters, police officers, first responders and emergency medical caregivers, were honored for their role and sacrifices during the terrorist attacks...
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