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Stories from Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Annual tax sale leaves 107 parcels (09/27/11)
Clay County officials had their annual delinquent tax sale Monday. The sale, conducted by Clay County Auditor Mary Jo Alumbaugh and Treasurer Debra James and representatives from SRI Incorporated, Indianapolis, offered up 161 parcels to 45 bidders. SRI conducts tax sales in 83 counties in Indiana, Michigan and Colorado...
County budget makes room for raises (09/27/11)
Community members may have recently heard cheers coming from the Clay County Courthouse, as county employees received good news. For the first time in three years, full-time county employees will receive a 3 percent pay raise. "Going into the process, (the council) had a goal of getting to the point where we could give pay raises," President Mike McCullough said...
Pet Idol Winner! (09/27/11)
Steven Gilbert poses with his cat, Ginger, 1, at The Brazil Times' office. Ginger was recently named the 2011 Brazil Times' Pet Idol winner. A total of 40 animals were entered into the contest by their owners. Twenty of those animals were eliminated in the first round. The grand prize was $50...
Riddell food drive a success (09/27/11)
Ruth Sciotto was beside herself. The Clay County Emergency Food Pantry representative couldn't believe what she was seeing. Through a one-day food drive, Riddell National Bank managed to collect enough food and other non-perishable items to fill a table...
Meeting set (09/27/11)
The Clay County Board of Health will conduct its quarterly meeting Monday, Oct. 3, at noon. The meeting will take place in the conference room located in the lower level of the Medical Office Building, 1214 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Life Chain (09/27/11)
The Brazil Life Chain will take place Sunday, Oct. 2, at 2 p.m. Life Chain participants will stand and pray on sidewalks of major roadways in cities across the nation and Canada, holding professionally printed signs. The gathering in Brazil will be at the intersection of United States 40 and Alabama Street...
Reunions (09/27/11)
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...
Pioneer Days encourages learning (09/27/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Vigo County Park and Recreation Department will celebrate its 39th Fowler Park Pioneer Days Saturday and Sunday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The public is invited to step back in time and enjoy a "simpler way of life." Pioneer Village, located within Fowler Park, features log cabins, a log barn, smokehouse, blacksmith shop, a covered bridge and a gristmill...
Terre Haute South houses College Fair (09/27/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- High school students and adults looking to attend college in the future are encouraged to check out their higher education options during the Vigo County College Fair Thursday, from 6:30-8 p.m., at Terre Haute South High School, 3737 S. Seventh St., Terre Haute...
Community Notes (09/27/11)
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...
Van Buren High School Class of 1970 40th class reunion (09/27/11)
The Van Buren High School Class of 1970 had their 40th class reunion on Oct. 9, 2011. Attending this year's reunion was (front row) Debra Gerber Cox, Anita Herron Mohr, Rebecca Pell Clausen, Sharlene Williams Shillings, Nancy Short Nevins, Debra Rodgers Cress, Nieves Tucker Reed, (middle row) Rick Simonson, Rita Byrd Thomas, Jack Cassidy, Alan Pell, Jackie Yockey Wagoner, Althea Gochanour Campbell, Marla McQueen Keppler, Vonna Dalton Harper, Susan Thomas Latham, Brenda Pell Christenson, (back row) Gary Acree, John Moore, Ritchie Price, Gordon Knauer, Neil Rissler, Randy Thompson, Greg Justice, Robert Williams and John Yocom.. ...
Second degree Black Belt received (09/27/11)
During a recent seminar Garry Howard Sensei of the American Aikido Institute, Brazil, received his 2nd degree Black Belt Certificate from Haruo Matsuoka Sensei. Howard Sensei's certificate of rank was authorized by the World Aikido Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan...
Raffle to benefit Senior Center (09/27/11)
Carol Nickey and Julie Bricker painted the "Bridgeton Bridge and Mill" on a saw donated by Bill Sonnefield (center). The saw was used by Bill's father. It was donated to the Clay County Senior Center with proceeds going to the center as part of their raffle during the Popcorn Festival. Tickets can be purchased at the Senior Center or during the Festival. For more information contact the Senior Center at 448-8848...
Club News (09/27/11)
Clay County Retired Teachers Association Clay County Retired Teachers Association will be having its October Social Activity Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m., at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Hall, 8990 N Kennedy's Crossing Rd., Brazil. Chili soup, vegetables, crackers and cheese, coffee, iced tea, bottled water and desserts are on the menu. ...
North Clay wins four-team meet at Craig Park (09/27/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Running in their second meet in three days, North Clay won both the boys' and girls' meets at Craig Park in a four-team meet that included Clay City, Shakamak and Owen Valley. The North Clay boys took the top-five spots in the race on the way to winning with 15 points as Clay City took second with 50, Shakamak placed third with 80 points and Owen Valley fielded an incomplete team...
North Clay tops Eels in volleyball (09/27/11)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- North Clay topped the Clay City Eels in junior high volleyball action on Monday night with both the eighth and seventh-grade earning victories. The eighth-grade Knights earned a 25-8, 25-13 victory as Morgan Stearley leading the team with four kills as both Ashley Heck and Alyssa Yocom each posting two. Both Zoe Orman and Madison McDonald had one kill apiece...
Carl Parks Jr. (09/27/11)
Carl Parks Jr., 91, Centerpoint, passed away September 27, 2011, at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, following a brief, courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Carl was born July 21, 1920, in Clay City, the son of Carl and Vestah (Starrett) Parks. He married Naomi Rosella Wells December 11, 1937. ...
Mr. and Mrs. James Blanchard (09/27/11)
James and Carol Blanchard will be celebrating their 50th anniversary Thursday, Sept. 29. They were married Sept. 29, 1961, in Staunton. They have two children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Public Record (09/27/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 23-26: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil BMO Harris Bank Vs. Gemmie J. Floyd: Mortgage Foreclosure First Financial Bank Vs. Kimberly R. Keith: Mortgage Foreclosure...
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