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Witnessing History (10/02/11)
WTC beam on display at festival There were few dry eyes at Forest Park Saturday. At approximately 11 a.m., local law enforcement and emergency responders provided an escort for a beam from the World Trade Center. The beam was on display Saturday during festivities at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County. It was provided by Bloomington firefighter Bob Loviscek...
Political Forum scheduled for Oct. 18 (10/02/11)
Clay County residents will have an opportunity this month to meet and question candidates for the upcoming Municipal Election. The Clay County Chamber of Commerce and Clay County Farm Bureau, Inc., have teamed together to present the 2011 Municipal Election Political Forum. The event will take place Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
County bands advance to regionals (10/02/11)
For 28 straight years, the Northview Marching Knights have advanced to Indiana State School Music Association regional competition. On Saturday, both the Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment received golds to earn a trip to the regional...
Celebration! (10/02/11)
In celebration of five years in the community, the Marathon Gas Station, 7996 N. State Road 59, Brazil, will provide free soft drinks to residents Tuesday, Oct. 11, all day. In addition, the station will give away free sunglasses while supplies last...
Children take part in Mini Boot Camp at Festival (10/02/11)
Although members of the 138th Quartermaster Unit, based out of the Brazil National Guard Armory, have been involved in the Popcorn Festival of Clay County before, this year, they added a new twist. Children had the chance to take part in a Mini Boot Camp Saturday...
Big Winner! (10/02/11)
Against The Wind (10/02/11)
Area sorority to give out educational grants (10/02/11)
Kathy Bridgewater, President of the local Alpha Omega Chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Inc., announced recently the society will give $15,000 on the national level for Educational Grants this year for specialized training in guidance and counseling...
Vision seminar set for Oct. 12 (10/02/11)
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 departments, vocational rehabilitation, local eye doctors, mobility trainers and more...
Festival Scenes! (10/02/11)
City announces leaf schedule (10/02/11)
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...
Scenes from the 2011 Popcorn Festival! (10/02/11)
Community Notes (10/02/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Board Of Health Meeting The Clay County Board of Health will conduct its quarterly meeting Monday, at noon. The meeting will take place in the conference located in the lower level of the Medical Office Building, 1214 E. National Ave., Brazil...
Knights capture 4-0 mark at Boonville Tourney (10/02/11)
Times Staff Report BOONVILLE -- The Northview volleyball made short work of the competition on the road at the Boonville Tourney on Saturday afternoon. The Knights took on four opponents and defeated them all in picking up the championship. The Knights opened the day against Evansville Mater Dei and came away with a 25-19, 25-17 victory and followed that up by downing the host Pioneers by a 25-22, 25-11 score. ...
Knights' runners third at WIC (10/02/11)
Times Staff Report SULLIVAN -- The Western Indiana Conference cross country meet might just have been the latest in the coming out party stories regarding the Brown County Eagles. The boys were a bit of old news as they placed five runners in the top-12 in claiming their fourth straight WIC team title. ...
Lincoln Park Speedway wraps up season with super-size night of features (10/02/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE, Ind. -- Lincoln Park Speedway wrapped up its 2011 season with a bang on Saturday night with more than 140 total cars on hand to compete for the checkered flag in one of the eight features that were contested. A full set of features were scheduled for Saturday, however, there were also four make-up features from the previous week's rainout following the B-mains...
History was here (10/02/11)
Wabash Valley residents had an opportunity to witness history Saturday as a beam from the World Trade Center was placed on display at Forest Park. Officials with the Popcorn Festival of Clay County are responsible for making contact with a Bloomington firefighter in order to bring the beam here...
Reminder to county parents regarding all that carnival food (10/02/11)
To the Editor: On Saturday, Sept. 24, I was enjoying my time at the Cory Apple Festival. I decided I was hungry and my sister and I went for food. She got a foot long corn dog and I got a hot dog. First, the woman making change did not know how to make change and we had to teach her...
Family thanks area officer (10/02/11)
To the Editor: My family was extremely impressed with Clay County Deputy Sheriff Jamie Switzer several days ago when we had a minor incident with a neighbor. He was very professional and helpful and promptly solved the issue. If all the law enforcement officers are as good as you, Mr. Switzer, we all are in excellent hands...
Reader pleased with Nature Day (10/02/11)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Purdue Cooperative Extension -- Clay County -- for sponsoring the Clay County Nature Day Sept. 10, 2011. My family, my daughter's 7-year-old friend/classmate, and myself were able to attend this event for the first time...
Assistance program beneficial (10/02/11)
To the Editor: The Clay County Christmas Assistance Program is one of the many projects/programs sponsored by the Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry (CCCBM). Prior to the creation of the Christmas Assistance Program, there was no coordination between the various social service organizations, private individuals, businesses and churches within our community...
No need for CAFOs (10/02/11)
To the Editor: Crop farmers have the most important job in the world. Without crop farmers, our civilization wouldn't exist. However, many people confuse those Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) with agriculture, who couldn't exist without the grain produced by crop farmers...
Choose more vegetables (10/02/11)
To the Editor: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as a dietitian, I'm thinking more about green and less about pink. All women should know that increasing the amount of vegetables and other plant foods in their diets can help protect against breast cancer...
Grateful for assistance (10/02/11)
To the Editor: On May 25 of this year, a storm caused a tree to fall on our house after my wife, Sue, and I had taken shelter in the basement. No one was hurt, fortunately, and we were able to save most of our possessions, but the house was no longer habitable...
Witnessing History (10/02/11)
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