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Stories from Thursday, October 20, 2011

Gearing Up (10/20/11)
With only two weeks left in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) marching season, both the Northview Marching Knights and Imperial Regiment are still receiving votes in the Indianamarching.com polls. In Class B this week, Northview ranked fourth overall with 129 votes, including two first-place tallies...
Board accepts 2012 budget (10/20/11)
After some discussion on changing plans, the Brazil Parks and Recreation Board unanimously passed its budget for 2012. During its monthly meeting Monday, the board discussed ways to cut more money from its initial budget proposal to the City of Brazil...
Current council member wants to continue job (10/20/11)
My name is Pat Heffner, and it has been a privilege to have served you, the citizens of Brazil, as your Council At-Large representative. I feel I have fairly represented you by voting "yea" for anything that would benefit our city. I supported the new city water tower and also the tower at I-70 with city financial aid, knowing this would be an incentive to new businesses...
Ward 3 candidate eager to work for city (10/20/11)
My name is Mark Bedwell. I am running for Brazil City Council in Ward 3. I am a hard-working husband and father of five children. I have been married to Gretta (Adams) Bedwell for 22 years. We have lived in this community for 21 years, where we have raised our children. We are a Christian family with a good moral background...
Harvest Fest set (10/20/11)
Rock Run Church will host its Harvest Fest Saturday, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 14360 Rock Run Rd., Rosedale. Games, chili and hotdogs will be available. In addition, a hay ride will take place. For more information, call 448-8291.
Meeting set (10/20/11)
The Clay County Council will conduct a special meeting Monday, Oct. 24, at 9 a.m., for the following purposes: The meeting will take place in the Commissioners Courtroom of the Clay County Courthouse...
Commissioners accept descriptions (10/20/11)
The Clay County Commissioners conducted a special meeting Thursday afternoon to approve three job descriptions. The commissioners accepted the three developed position descriptions, including head custodian for the Clay County Courthouse, head maintenance and assistant maintenance for the Clay County Justice Center...
Polling training set (10/20/11)
Poll worker training for the upcoming Municipal Election will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Clay Superior Courtroom of the Clay County Courthouse. The courtroom is located on the second floor of the courthouse. Attendance is mandatory in order to work the polls on Election Day, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 8. For further information, call the Clay County Election Office at 448-9023...
Dinner scheduled Oct. 28 (10/20/11)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, Oct. 28. Ham and beans, cornbread and fried potatoes will be served, as well as coffee, tea and lemonade. Serving will be from 4-7 p.m., or until food runs out. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under. All proceeds go to benefit the Staunton Community Center...
Delay in park re-opening (10/20/11)
Due to inclement weather conditions, the re-opening of Harmony Park, set for Saturday, has been delayed. Playground construction will be finished as soon as weather permits. The park initially closed Saturday, Oct. 15.
Clarification (10/20/11)
In the article, "Grillin' Time: Residents meet with candidates at forum," which appeared in the Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2011, issue of The Brazil Times, Independent Mayoral candidate Steve Lamb was quoted as saying, "The city ordinance about the lawn mowing is being enforced. ...
Clarification (10/20/11)
In the article, "Candidates to be on ballot," which appeared in the Oct. 21, 2011, issue of The Brazil Times, Republican Mayoral candidate Thomas J. Sneddon was incorrectly identified as Timothy J. Sneddon. The Brazil Times apologizes for the inconvenience...
Community Notes (10/20/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Election Reminders The Clay County Election Office recently stated absentee application deadlines for the following: Street Closing 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...
Donation! (10/20/11)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently awarded proceeds from the 76th 4th of July Celebration Fish Fry fundraiser to Northview High School at a recent lunch meeting in the Renaissance Reception and Banquet Hall. Shown accepting a check for $6,275.21, for the Northview Marching Knights from President Duane Butt are Band Director Bob Medworth and Guard Director Ruth Ann Medworth...
Report: Pumpkin season looks good (10/20/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Despite the wet spring and hot summer, consumers should be able to choose just the right pumpkin for their fall festivities this year, a Purdue Extension plant pathologist said. Although the wet spring delayed planting for many pumpkin producers this year, the worst of the weather ended by mid-June, when most growers typically finish with planting, Dan Egel said...
Crop input prices to surge in 2012 (10/20/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Growing an acre of corn, soybeans or wheat in 2012 will cost producers a lot more than it did this year, says a Purdue Extension agricultural economist. Farmland rental costs and volatile fertilizer prices are the two primary drivers of increasing costs and, according to Alan Miller, seed prices also will be up 5 percent to 10 percent in the coming year...
Knights march past Pioneers (10/20/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor MARTINSVILLE -- Northview took the first step to a sectional championship Thursday night by cruising past Mooresville in a three-game sweep, 25-21, 25-13, 25-19. The Knights' volleyball team got their feet wet in the postseason on the same court that they won their last championship in 2009...
Knights face Greenwood in 2005 rematch (10/20/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Sectional play begins this evening for football teams around the state and the Northview Knights will get reacquainted with the Greenwood Woodmen, who come calling at 7 p.m. this evening. Both teams come into tonight's postseason opener with identical 6-3 marks, but Greenwood has received some votes in the final regular season football poll. ...
Clay City opens sectional with three-set win (10/20/11)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter The Clay City volleyball team claimed a sectional victory over White River Valley on Thursday night, 3-0. The first game proved tough for both teams to pull ahead, until the Eels finally took control and won 29-27...
Clayton Levi Cochran (10/20/11)
Clayton Levi Cochran, 104, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, Oct. 15, 2011, in Florida. Born in Clark County, Iowa, July 3, 1907, he enjoyed farm life as a boy, attended Osceola High School and Drake University, preparing for a career in sales...
Cameron Trevor Cesinger (10/20/11)
Cameron Trevor Cesinger, 33, Brazil, died Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, in Indianapolis. He was born July 24, 1978, in Brazil, as the son of Robert M. and Sharon E. Rowe Cesinger. Following graduation from high school, he began a career building floating docks and marinas across the nation...
Public Record (10/20/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Oct. 19-20: Circuit Court -- Civil Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance Vs. Scott James Construction Inc.: Civil Collections Portfolio Recovery Associates Vs. Jacquelyn J. Webb: Civil Collections...
Fascination of gourd decorating (10/20/11)
I have always had a fascination with the decorated gourds you can find in the fall time at various fall festivals. Sometimes, you will find gourds that are painted, some that have been made into birdhouses, and others that are left to look natural. One of my favorite gourds I have ever seen was cured and then made into a container with a flower arrangement coming out of it...
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