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Stories from Monday, October 10, 2011

Real Men Read (10/10/11)
Community men have the opportunity to mentor local children thanks to an initiative started by the United Way of the Wabash Valley and its partners. Real Men Read is a program where men volunteer to read to students at local schools for an hour once a month. It is run through funds by a grant from Duke Energy Foundation, the Margaret Reed Trust and United Way's Success by 6...
Brother, sister to compete in livestock expo (10/10/11)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two Clay County residents will take part in a 38th North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE). The event is recognized as the world's largest purebred livestock show with more than 23,000 entries and nearly $700,000 in prizes and awards...
Meeting set (10/10/11)
The Knightsville Town Council will meet for its regular session Tuesday, at 7 p.m., at the Knightsville Community Center.
Street closing (10/10/11)
Brazil city officials announced Jackson Street, from Alabama to Harrison streets, will be closed Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for Red Ribbon Day. For more information, call 443-2221.
'Eaglefest' scheduled for Saturday (10/10/11)
The Eagles Lodge No. 274 of Brazil will host an "Eaglefest," benefit and pancake breakfast for Riley Hospital for Children and Eagle Lake Saturday. The benefit will take place at Eagle Lake campground, beginning at 10 a.m., with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast...
Brazil man arrested on drug charges (10/10/11)
A Brazil man is in jail after his arrest Sunday on a handful of drug charges. According to officials with the Brazil City Police Department, Richard Stapert, 48, was arrested and transported to the Clay County Justice Center after officers received information regarding the selling of narcotics at 611 N. Harrison St...
Nashville group to perform at area church Saturday (10/10/11)
Otter Creek Christian Church, 6299 N. Crow St., Brazil, is inviting all to be a part of a worship concert Saturday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. The church will host vocal trio Beyond The Ashes from Nashville, Tenn. The group has asked to let everyone know the concert is designed for the entire community...
Grant recipient! (10/10/11)
The Clay County Community Foundation, Inc., awarded a grant to the Court Ordered Placement for Education (C.O.P.E.) program Saturday during the fourth Harvest Hoedown. On hand for the presentation included Clay County Community Corrections Executive Director Mary Brown and Clay County Community Foundation representative Mike Lawson. ...
YMCA youth dance scheduled for Friday (10/10/11)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students. Children should bring their student identification or other document showing their grade. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and end at 10:30...
Several area agencies take part in Bridges Out of Poverty (10/10/11)
Thirty-six representatives of community agencies, churches, schools and benevolent organizations attended the Bridges Out of Poverty Conference, which took place recently at the YCMA of Clay County. The focus was on a community response to needs of families and individuals impacted by poverty in the area...
Cleanup day successful (10/10/11)
Operation First and Green hosted a highway cleanup in Brazil Sept. 24. Volunteers cleaned up a one-mile stretch on both sides of United States 40 from Kroger to Walmart. Kole Smith, member of the Green Corps and director of the event said it was very successful...
Community Notes (10/10/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: A Celebration! In celebration of five years in the community, the Marathon Gas Station, 7996 N. State Road 59, Brazil (formerly Quik Pick South), will provide free fountain drinks to the residents Tuesday...
State children's home sets up grand opening (10/10/11)
WABASH, Ind. -- Vernon Manor Children's Home (Vernon Manor), a not-for-profit pediatric skilled nursing facility, has announced the grand opening of its new addition. Vernon Manor Children's Home serves children and young adults from all over the state who are handicapped or need skilled nursing medical needs...
Knights get sectional football draw (10/10/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The drawings for the IHSAA Football Sectionals were made on Sunday with Northview taking part in the newly aligned Class 4A Sectional 14. The Knights drew a home match-up against a 5-3 Greenwood squad. While Northview doesn't have to make the trip to the southern half of the state against the Evansville area squads like the last several years, Sectional 14 is far from a field of pushovers...
North Clay runners capture WIC titles (10/10/11)
Times Staff report NASHVILLE -- The North Clay cross country made the long trip back from Brown County a celebratory one as the Knights came home with a pair of Western Indiana Conference team championships and an individual title by Cam Trout. The girls' race wasn't without some dramatics at the finish line as the team title came down to a tie-breaker as North Clay was tied with Edgewood with a total of 38 points after five runners. ...
Knights charge past competition (10/10/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CRAWFORDSVILLE - If the Northview volleyball team makes a successful postseason run this year, it can look back to being battle tested in tournament play against teams in the Barr-Reeve, Avon and North Montgomery Invitationals...
Afraid of the dark? (10/10/11)
Are you afraid of the dark? Should you be? October is a folklorist's delight, full of horrors, ghost stories, crime, and trick-or-treat maladies. It can be a cackling kind of fun to hear the many stories as they are told and retold. With the shortening of the days and the lengthening of the nights, a new narrative of fear is found -- Nyctophobia -- this is the fear of the dark...
Jobs' death a stark reminder (10/10/11)
To the Editor: I was saddened to hear about visionary inventor Steve Jobs' death from pancreatic cancer. Jobs is being remembered for his strong leadership and brilliant innovations. As a health care professional, I know people are also looking for ways to protect themselves from the disease he battled for seven years...
Youngsters to benefit from science festival (10/10/11)
To the Editor: I'd like to alert young adults and also those exploring new career options later in life to Adventures in Medicine: A Real Life Science Festival. This "career fair" is unusual because it offers you the opportunity to explore health care careers through interesting hands-on activities with actual medical technology...
Article was very uplifting (10/10/11)
To the Editor: After reading Jason Moon's article about the 9/11 beam, I felt again the pangs and sorrow that I had that day in 2001. When a man looks back on his past from say, middle age, he must surely ask himself what those years have taught him...
Nice to see the progress (10/10/11)
To the Editor: Well, we're finally making progress on the famous hole on John's Street. A week or better ago, I was told the city was waiting on word from the historical society. Well, I guess they got a hold of Geronimo or Cochise because work started on Oct. 3, 2011...
Area family grateful for all the support (10/10/11)
To the Editor: Good people still exist in the world. The past few years, we have had not so good of luck. In 2007, my hip was shattered, and I haven't been able to work since. I have been trying for disability. My wife and kids have been doing odd jobs to pay all the bills. August of this year, my wife had either one big or six small strokes...
A 'pop-tastic' festival! (10/10/11)
To the Editor: I would like to personally thank Evelyn Brown and the entire Popcorn Festival Committee for the fabulous job they did this year. The park looked very nice, and there were quite a few vendors. The carnival was very clean and loved by my daughter Emma...
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