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Stories from Thursday, September 29, 2011

Scenes from the Popcorn Festival! (09/29/11)
Postseason Bound! (09/29/11)
Imperial Regiment, Marching Knights gear up for District It's nearing crunch time for both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment. Both bands will take part in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Plainfield District contest Saturday...
'Farmer Ron' visits Staunton students (09/29/11)
STAUNTON -- First- and second-grade students at Staunton Elementary School learned a little more about popcorn Thursday. To coincide with the beginning of the Popcorn Festival of Clay County, "Farmer Ron" Scherb visited with the students Thursday to discuss the growing of corn...
Council passes slew of ordinances (09/29/11)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday night to discuss general business that included salary ordinances and when trick-or-treating hours will take place this year. The council voted on and passed ordinances No. 12 and No. 13, 2011, which fixes the salaries of police officers and firefighters respectively, for 2012 and thereafter...
Benefit set (09/29/11)
A benefit for the family of Kenny Stewart has been scheduled to take place Saturday. The event, a yard sale, will run from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at Christ Community Church, two miles north of Brazil on State Road 59.
Colors Tour (09/29/11)
On Saturday, at 10:30 a.m., the Fall Colors Tour will meet at the Double 'N Diner, Brazil. The theme for this year is, "Bridges Where the Raccoons Ramble." Approximately 30-40 British cars will drive through Brazil, Greencastle, Bowling Green, Poland and Reelsville, concluding the tour in Cunot at Cataract Falls...
Vision Seminar (09/29/11)
The V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, will host a Vision Awareness Seminar Wednesday, Oct. 12. The event is scheduled to start at 10:30 a.m. October is vision awareness month. There will be guest speakers on hand from the YMCA of Clay County, Easter Seals, local fire department, vocational rehabilitation, local eye doctors, mobility trainers and more...
2011 Popcorn Festival of Clay County Festival Schedule (09/29/11)
The following is a list of events scheduled for the 2011 Popcorn Festival of Clay County: Friday, Sept. 30 4-9 p.m. -- Craft, Food and Promo Vendors 4-9 p.m. -- Popcorn House Open (free popcorn; middle of Forest Park) 4-9 p.m. -- Reddie to Wear Gift Shop (festival related gifts)...
Reunions (09/29/11)
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 (09/29/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Picking Up Leaves The City of Brazil leaf pickup this year will be as follows: There will be one pass only. Those interested should call 448-8501 to be put on the pickup list...
Morrison announces candidacy for house (09/29/11)
SEELYVILLE -- Wabash Valley resident Alan Morrison, Republican, announced his candidacy for the Indiana House of Representatives in the new House District 42 Thursday. Morrison said he is running because he believes it is time for "our corner of the state to have a committed conservative legislator who will fight to lower taxes and get the government out of the way so our local economy can have the freedom to grow again."...
Decrease in corn, soybeans expected (09/29/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- With poor spring and summer weather drastically reducing Indiana's expected corn and soybean production, a Purdue Extension agricultural economist says more storage space in commercial grain elevators and on-farm grain bins will go unused than in nearly 10 years...
Study: Products hasten degradation (09/29/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Anti-caking agents in powdered products may hasten degradation of vitamin C instead of doing what they are supposed to do: Protect the nutrient from moisture. Lisa Mauer, a Purdue University professor of food science; Lynne Taylor, a professor of industrial and physical pharmacy; and graduate student Rebecca Lipasek study deliquescence, a reaction in which humidity causes a crystalline solid to dissolve...
Agency seeking artists for design banners (09/29/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Art Spaces, Inc., Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection is seeking artists interested in designing new banners for the Terre Haute Arts Corridor. The Arts Corridor is a designated section of 7th Street beginning at Poplar Street and continuing to Tippecanoe Street...
'Live Well, Work Well' scheduled for Oct. 12 (09/29/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Human Resources Association (WVHRA) recently announced "Live Well, Work Well," will take place from 7 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Terre Haute Holiday Inn. Registration will take place between 7-7:45 a.m., with screenings provided by Terre Haute Regional Hospital...
Group endorses Mourdock (09/29/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock is picking up major national support in his bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar. The Tea Party Express endorsed Mourdock's Senate bid Thursday. Executive Director Amy Kremer said Lugar's voting record has shifted "increasingly to the left" and that he needs to be replaced...
Clay City boys second; girls sixth in SWIAC races (09/29/11)
By RICK CURL For The Brazil Times JASONVILLE -- The Bloomfield Cardinals earned their first Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference in 10 seasons and the Eastern Greene Lady Thunderbirds captured the team trophy at Thursday's SWIAC Cross Country Championship at Jasonville...
Showers can't halt Knights run to title (09/29/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Even Mother Nature couldn't derail Northview's quest for a sixth straight boys' tennis sectional on Thursday night. Intermittent rain showers put the match on hold twice, but when the second wave of rain swept in, the Knights had already posted its third win of the match to secure the title. ...
Public Record (09/29/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Sept. 27-29: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil Allison Lee Vs. Michael Turner: Domestic Relations Vicki L. Allen Vs. Jeffery E. Allen: Domestic Relations LVNV Funding LLC Vs. Darrell R. Moore: Civil Collections...
The brown marmorated stink bug (09/29/11)
Last October, reports came that Indiana had a new exotic plant pest that was in the northern part of the state. The pest was determined to be the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug. The bug is a native of Japan, Korea and China. It was not reported in the United States until 1998, when it was located in Pennsylvania. Since then, it has been located throughout other eastern states. It is assumed that this exotic plant pest was introduced through international trade...
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