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Stories from Thursday, September 22, 2011

K-Day Parade Royalty! (09/22/11)
The Kiwanis Club announced its 2011 K-Day Parade King and Queen Thursday at the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall Thursday. This year's King is Aidan Harrison (left), 14, son of Andrea Herbert and Terry Harrison, Brazil, while the Queen is Shauna Maesch, 16, daughter of Shawn and Ginger Maesch, Staunton...
Fencing placed at memorial (09/22/11)
The third phase has been completed. Now, a group of Clay County citizens have started generating donations for the final phase of the Vietnam War Memorial at the Clay County Courthouse. On Thursday, representatives from Quality Fence, Terre Haute, came to Brazil to place fencing around the memorial...
Local recreation rates may rise (09/22/11)
The American family is not the only unit financially struggling in a tough economy; local recreation areas are also feeling the sting of the recession. After much deliberation and reluctance Tuesday morning, Brazil Park Board members are considering raising the park recreation rates to make up for a weak budget...
Squad to volunteer for shelter Saturday (09/22/11)
A Northview High School athletic team will give back to the community Saturday. Members of the NHS volleyball program will head to the Clay County Humane Shelter, 8280 N. CR 125 W., Brazil, to help out as much as they can. "It's something that the girls wanted to do," volleyball coach Scott McDonald said. "The community gives our program a lot of support. We wanted to have the chance to give back to the community. We're going to spend a couple of hours out there and help out."...
Dinner time! (09/22/11)
An all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes Dinner will take place Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Forest Park Pavilion. The fundraiser for the Clay Community Skatepark will begin at 4:30 p.m., and conclude at 7. Cost is $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children 12-under...
Guest speaker (09/22/11)
Clay Community Skatepark representative Roberta Weliever will be the guest speaker for the Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club Saturday. The club meets regularly on Saturdays, at 8 a.m., at Sisters Coffee Bar, 123 E. National Ave., Brazil. The public is invited to Saturday's meeting...
Time for music! (09/22/11)
Country and Western music is scheduled to be performed at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, Saturday. All are welcome. Doors open at 6 p.m., with music set to start at 7 and last until 9. Sandwiches and dessert will be available...
Royalty! (09/22/11)
The 2011 K-Day Parade Princess is Kaitlyn Bennett (front), 11, daughter of April and Gerald Bennett, Brazil, while the Queen's court is (back, from left) second runner-up Rhianna Able, 15, daughter of Michelle Able and Mike Coyle, Brazil, and third runner-up Cayleigh Shrader, 14, daughter of Janie and Calvin Shrader, Brazil. Not pictured: 2011 K-Day Parade Prince Jacob Dispennett, 6, and Queen first runner-up Renee Higgins...
Winner! (09/22/11)
The putting winner of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce 2011 Golf Tournament was Jim Creasey of Republic Services, Inc.
Community Notes (09/22/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Basket Program Applications for the Clay County Thanksgiving Basket Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services, the Brazil Housing Authority and Hamilton Center, Inc...
Reunions (09/22/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Brazil High School Class of 1948 The Brazil High School class of 1948 will celebrate its 63rd reunion Saturday, at 11 a.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion. This is a brown bag lunch, not a pitch-in. Those attending are asked to bring their own food and drinks. If not interested in a brown bag lunch, bring a bottle of water and enjoy the fellowship...
Duke Energy donates $2,500 to Catholic Charities (09/22/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The United Way Hunger Challenge, currently taking place throughout the Wabash Valley, has opened the eyes of many individuals to the struggles of those hungry in the community. One such individual, Rick Burger of Duke Energy, is currently taking the challenge...
Shooting competition set (09/22/11)
The Wabash Rangers Single Action Shooting Society (Cowboy Shooters) will host a competitive shoot to raise money and accept toy donations for Toys for Tots Saturday, at 9 a.m. The shooting facility is located five miles south of Cayuga, off State Road 63...
Gift baskets for mammograms (09/22/11)
GREENCASTLE -- October is breast cancer awareness month. In celebration, Putnam County Hospital's Radiology Department will award a gift basket to local women. The Breast Imaging Technologists and Sonographers have composed a prize basket to be given to a woman that completes her first digital mammogram between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31 this year at the hospital...
Christian Store Week fights hunger (09/22/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The second Christian Store Week, Oct. 1-10, is a cooperative effort of U.S. Christian stores and World Vision to alleviate child hunger in the United States and around the world. The Open Door, 3125 3rd Place, Terre Haute, is an official Christian Store Week retailer and has planned events, drawings and giveaways Oct. 1-10, to support the hunger-relief initiative...
Office bans use of Imprelis (09/22/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Office of Indiana State Chemist has banned the sale, distribution and use of Imprelis in the state after investigating hundreds of complaints and finding that the herbicide was responsible for damage to trees and ornamental plants...
Class 3A No. 1 Trojans come calling (09/22/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights have embraced the challenge of playing top teams under coach George Gettle and today's battle with Class 3A No. 1 Indianapolis Bishop Chatard is an extension of that mindset. The Knights are no stranger to playing top teams in any class as Northview has played top-ranked Evansville Reitz in sectional play multiple times and defeated No. ...
North Clay eighth-grade drills Colts (09/22/11)
Times Staff Report North Clay's eighth-grade football team improved to 5-1 this season with a 40-14 victory against Edgewood on Wednesday night. The North Clay starting defense held the Colts scoreless through the first three quarters of play before giving way to the second and third string, which also played effectively...
Northview knocks off Patriots for sixth straight WIC title (09/22/11)
Times Staff Report The Northview boys' tennis team added another Western Indiana Conference championship to the trophy case on Wednesday night by defeating Owen Valley by a 4-1 score to complete an unbeaten WIC slate at 6-0. The conference championship is Northview's sixth consecutive WIC title and improves the team's overall mark to 12-4...
Northview freshmen football team splits (09/22/11)
Times Staff Report The Northview freshman football team has split its last two contests after claiming a Saturday win over Owen Valley, 20-13, and falling to Danville by a 28-14 score. Against the Patriots, Northview got its scoring underway on a 32-yard run by Zach Hyde. Steven Lovett got into the act as he caught a 12-yard scoring pass from Cade Carter and Brock Dickison ran in the two-point conversion. The touchdown was set up on a 45-yard halfback pass from Hyde to Carter...
Public Record (09/22/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 20-22: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil First Financial Bank Vs. Candi S. Thiel: Mortgage Foreclosure Wells Fargo Bank Vs. Cheryl A. Gabriel: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Hints for chrysanthemums (09/22/11)
If you are like me, you have probably noticed the splashes of yellows, reds, orange and pink showing up around houses lately. Those splashes of color are from newly purchased chrysanthemums. Chrysanthemums are one of the most popular plants to have in the late summer and early fall time...
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