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Stories from Sunday, September 25, 2011

A grand ole time! (09/25/11)
A large crowd (above) was on hand Saturday as the annual K-Day Parade took place. Megan Jenkins (below, from left) Rebecca Foster and Cheyenne Kavanaugh check out the floats during the parade.
Class Offered (09/25/11)
CHANCES is conducting a National Child Passenger Safety Technician class Oct. 17, 18, 24 and 25. Anyone interested may contact Julie Wheatley at 446-2536 ext. 1905, or register at cert.safekids.org. The fee for the course is $75, and students must attend the entire course...
Meeting Scheduled (09/25/11)
Step Ahead/Literacy Council will meet Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 8 a.m., at the YMCA, Brazil.
Popcorn Festival to begin Thursday (09/25/11)
Residents will be able to have a poppin' good time this weekend as the ninth Popcorn Festival of Clay County ensues. Festivities are scheduled to begin Thursday and continue through Sunday. In addition, there will be several activities for patrons to take part in...
Marching bands win respective classes (09/25/11)
AVON -- Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment won their respective class at the Avon Meijer Invitational Saturday. The Marching Knights, competing in Class B, scored a 70.10. Plainfield came in second with a 66.35, while Jasper was third at 65.65...
Popcorn Festival Schedule (09/25/11)
The following is a list of events scheduled for the 2011 Popcorn Festival of Clay County: Thursday, Sept. 29 5-10 p.m. -- Carnival Luehr's Ideal Rides (Forest Park; all rides $1) 4:30-7 p.m. -- Country Rhodes All-You-Can-Eat Dinner (Forest Park Pavilion; cost $8.50 for adults, $5.50 for children 12-under)...
Music Fest to begin Friday (09/25/11)
For the second consecutive year, the Popcorn Festival of Clay County will feature the Cornstock Music Fest. Performances are scheduled to begin Friday, Sept. 30, and conclude Sunday, Oct. 2. There are a total of eight bands scheduled to perform at Cornstock this year. All performances will take place at the Forest Park Band Shell...
Historical Society meeting to host Kleckner (09/25/11)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, in the lower level of the Clay County Museum. The guest speaker for the meeting will be Tommy Kleckner, a representative from the Indiana Landmarks Western Regional Office, Terre Haute...
Popcorn Festival awards ambassadors (09/25/11)
The Popcorn Festival of Clay County will have two new ambassadors this year. Annually, a scholarship committee awards $500 scholarships to its festival ambassador. Last year, former Northview High School student and current Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology student Lauren Reberger served in the capacity...
Reunions (09/25/11)
The following is information regarding area reunions as provided to The Brazil Times: Tarvin Family Association Reunion The Tarvin Family Association will conduct its annual reunion in Terre Haute this year in an effort to reach out to cousins in the Wabash Valley area...
Community Notes (09/25/11)
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: 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...
Public Record (09/25/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 15-17: Awaiting Arraignment Murphy, Patrick, 54 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Marshall Jr., Harry Eugene, 23 Hendricks, Jason A., 25 Mealey, William, 37...
Open invitation to all local candidates (09/25/11)
To all candidates: Let us at The Brazil Times be the first to congratulate you on your desire to serve your communities and wish you the best of luck in the upcoming election. By deciding to serve, you have shown you have true dedication, love for your community and a desire to make your community a better place to live...
Legends and Lore (09/25/11)
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away." Though this is not a factual medicinal cure-all, the vitamins, low-fat qualities and fiber in a single apple does keep a person healthier. Apples originally grew wild in Europe and Asia and were introduced to North America by European settlers in the 1600s. ...
Area lodge provides thanks (09/25/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil Eagle's No. 274 would like to take this opportunity to thank the following businesses and people for their donations and support in Riley Hospital for Children Fundraiser: Miller Construction, Griffin Salvage, Hoosier Towing, Dollar General, Old Fashion Jewelry Shop, The Alabama, Napa Auto Store, Walmart, Beef and Brady's, Olinger, Eddie's Sandwich, Shoppe, Dever, Monarch, Pepsi, Oak Ridge Golf Course, Jack's Fine Foods, Advance Auto, The Bounty, Marathon Gas Station, G Long Auto Exchange, Forest Park Golf Course and all other businesses.. ...
Food Pantry offers update (09/25/11)
To the Editor: During July and August, the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry has been very busy. Our records indicate we served 688 family units and a total of 6,730 individuals. We thank the community for their continued support of this special ministry...
Still no progress on street (09/25/11)
To the Editor: Well folks, here we are six months into the famous cave in on Johns Street. Nothing has been done, and I don't suppose there will be. The city is playing the waiting game in the meantime. I got a notice from my mortgage company. I have to have flood insurance. This is not a natural flood zone, but a man-made mess-up...
Park Board grateful for attendance (09/25/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board would like to thank all the businesses, organizations and individuals who helped and participated in the seventh Fishing Fun Day. It was a beautiful day at Craig Park. The sun was shining, the water was clear and the fish were biting...
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