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Stories from Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Demolition begins (10/11/11)
The demolition on the old jail began Tuesday. The jail was built in 1965 with a capacity for about 50 inmates. "The community out grew it," Clay County Commissioner President Charlie Brown said. Brown said the cost to renovate the building was going to be between $250,000-$300,000, but it still wouldn't be big enough...
Tobacco Education Group receives $1,000 donation (10/11/11)
Recently, the Brazil Elks Lodge 762 and Brazil Family Dentistry donated $1,000 to the Clay County Tobacco Education Group (TEG). TEG is a program the youth of Clay County are referred to when it is discovered that they are using or possess tobacco or tobacco products. It is an eight-hour program for students in grades 6-12 who violate school policy or legal ordinances in the community regarding underage tobacco use...
Knights qualify in contest (10/11/11)
As a result of community support, the Northview Knights' will bring home $2,500 after qualifying as a finalist nominee in the State Farm Friday Night Feats online video contest. "In our zone, Northview's video was second," State Farm Agent John Howes said. "It's really a testament to the Northview fans because they get behind their school and their team."...
Berry speaks at meeting (10/11/11)
The Clay County Republican Club will conduct its monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m., at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, The guest speaker will be Indiana Auditor Tim Berry. Berry was elected the state's 54th auditor in November 2006...
Meeting cancelled (10/11/11)
Brazil Board of Works Meeting cancelled Tuesday, Oct. 11, it has been rescheduled for Friday, at 2 p.m. at Brazil City Hall.
Harmony Park closed (10/11/11)
Due to new playground construction, the Harmony Park will be closed Saturday, Oct. 15-Saturday, Oct. 22. If anyone would like to volunteer to help set up new equipment, please arrive at the park at 8 a.m., on Oct. 15. Lunch will be served.
Sessions offered (10/11/11)
The Purdue Extension Office will offer three sessions of "Where Does Your Money Go," sponsored by the Clay County Habitat for Humanity. The sessions will take place Oct. 13, 20, and 27, at 6:30 p.m., at the Purdue Extension Office at the Clay County Fairgrounds...
Roses (10/11/11)
The Brazil Lion's Club is currently taking orders for roses. The club will take orders until today, Wednesday, Oct. 12. Cost is $15 per dozen, pre-paid. Orders may be placed with Suellen Wegner at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil...
Clay City moves forward in water system project (10/11/11)
During this month's Clay City Town Council meeting, the council decided to get the city's water system appraised. The city is considering selling its water system to Indiana American Water with the hope the company will pay for the appraisal. "It may not be anything we do, but it is something we're looking into if it is going to benefit the town," Council member Rob Freeman said. "Part of the reason we're looking into it is to help lower sewage rates."...
Street Closing (10/11/11)
Brazil City officials have said 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.
Vision Seminar (10/11/11)
The V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, will host a Vision Awareness Seminar today. 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...
Fall agenda announced (10/11/11)
GREENCASTLE -- The Heritage Preservation of Putnam County recently announced its annual fall event agenda, which will take place this month. Three days have been set for this year's trio of tours. On the Saturdays of Oct. 15 and 22, tour groups will meet at the Old Greencastle Cemetery at 6 p.m., where local historian Larry Tippin will present historical information on the cemetery, its grave markers and individuals buried within...
Genealogical workshop to take place (10/11/11)
The Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a genealogical workshop at the Clay County Genealogical Library in Center Point, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 5. Reservations are required as space is limited. Topics will include "What's on Ancestry.com," "Basic Resources," "Using the Census Records," and assisted work time...
Club News (10/11/11)
Associate chapter of Tri Kappa The Associate chapter of Tri Kappa met in Traylor Hall of the First United Methodist Church on Sept. 12, 2011. After a delicious meal prepared by the Sarah Circle of the church, Roberta Weliever presented a program about the efforts to establish a Skatepark in Brazil...
Knights topple Crawfordsville at home (10/11/11)
Times Sports Editor Northview dispatched a solid Crawfordsville volleyball team in three games on Tuesday night with a 25-16, 25-14, 25-22 victory that moves the Knights within a match of sectional play. The Knights' offense ran well as Briana Cook passed out 16 assists and Taylor Hess added 14 to go with nine digs and two aces...
Warm weather greets cross country sectional runners (10/11/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SEELEYVILLE -- The team results at the Terre Haute North Cross Country Sectional looked quite familiar following the meets held at the LaVern Gibson Course on Tuesday. The boys' regional qualifiers were the same, however, Terre Haute South led by a second-place finish from sophomore Jackson Bertoli, won the team title to dethrone North Vigo by one point. West Vigo was third ahead of Northview, which edged Clay City by just one point...
Knights and Eels earn Monday volleyball wins (10/11/11)
Times Staff Report DANVILLE -- Northview followed up a busy weekend of tournament action with a Monday night road win against Danville, 25-14, 25-20, 25-19. Ashlen Buck had 16 digs against the Warriors with Brylie Riddell adding 10 digs and 11 kills for the Knights. ...
Skip Taylor (10/11/11)
Skip Taylor, 59, Brazil, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8. Skip worked at Sutherland and Sons, Inc., Walmart Distribution and Great Dane Trailers. He also worked at Hunter's Lounge. He chose to always work jobs that kept him outdoors. In his Harley days, he road with his buddies and his gang on his 1964 Pan Head...
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Goda (10/11/11)
Mark and Tonya Ashcraft are proud to announce the marriage of their daughter, Marissa Deann Raridan to Craig Adam Goda, son of Steve and Donna Goda. Marissa and Craig were married on Oct. 1, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., at the Staunton First Christian Church, with Pastor Doug Parkey officiating...
Kelsey Jo Fitch and Joseph 'Bart' Barton Hayne (10/11/11)
Kelsey Jo Fitch and Joseph 'Bart' Barton Hayne are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. at the Bridgeton Bridge, Bridgeton. Kelsey is the daughter of Kevin and Sissy Fitch, Jasonville, and Susan and Jeff Holifield, Brazil. She is a 2006 graduate of Northview High School and a 2010 graduate of University of Southern Indiana. She is employed as a Shift Supervisor at CVS Pharmacy, Brazil...
Betsy Ummel and Tony McMichael (10/11/11)
Betsy Lorean Ummel and Anthony Morgan McMichael will be united in marriage on Nov. 12, 2011, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bloomington, Ill. Betsy is the daughter of Rodney and Kim Ummel, Cooksville, Ill. She is a 2010 graduate from Butler University...
Mr. and Mrs. David K. Brown Jr. (10/11/11)
David and JoAn will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with an open house hosted by their family on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, from 2-6 p.m., at the Zorah Shrine Country Club, Terre Haute. The Browns' were married on Oct. 27, 1961 at the Staunton United Methodist Church...
Public Record (10/11/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 7-11: Clay Circuit Court -- Civil State Farm Fire and Casualty Company Vs. Daniel L. Fogleman: Civil Plenary Riddell National Bank Vs. Robert O' Leary: Mortgage Foreclosure...
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