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Stories from Friday, October 21, 2011

Weather causes less traffic (10/21/11)
Typically, during this time of year, weaving through Clay County traffic can get difficult, especially with the Covered Bridge Festival taking place. But in recent days, traffic came to a standstill, providing local law enforcement a bit of a breather...
Rescue Center hosts Pumpkin Party (10/21/11)
The Exotic Feline Rescue Center (EFRC), Center Point, is hosting its fifth annual Pumpkin Party, Nov. 5. According to Assistant Director Jean Herrberg, approximately 200 patrons visited last year's Pumpkin Party. "We fill pumpkins with meat and treats and then give them to the cats; you get to watch them play," Herrberg said...
Candidate wants to finish projects (10/21/11)
Hello, I am Charlotte Reyher, Clerk-Treasurer of Knightsville. I have been a resident of Clay County for 30 years and lived in Knightsville the past 16 years. My husband Frank and I have been blessed with three children and nine grandchildren. I attend Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church, where I am involved with the AWANA Youth group and Help a Family at Christmas missions...
Council candidate eager to continue moving forward (10/21/11)
As your current mayor, I am pleased the City of Brazil has moved forward in positive ways. Working with the current City Council and Board of Works, the City of Brazil has moved forward. There is much more work to be done, and this is why I have chosen to run for City Council...
Openings (10/21/11)
A few openings remain to work at the polls on Election Day, Nov. 8. For those interested in being a poll worker, call the Clay County Election Office at 448-9023, by noon, Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Online platform links citizen (10/21/11)
The Clay County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Wabash Valley Community Foundation, will offer "Wabash Valley Gives," an online platform to linking area citizens with non-profit agencies. "Wabash Valley Gives," allows area non-for-profit organizations to share their need for volunteers and funding to interested citizens in the community...
Halloween Crafts (10/21/11)
The Brazil Public Library will host a Halloween craft event Wednesday, Oct. 26. Children ages 8-older are invited to the library between 6-7:30 p.m., to make a craft stick witch. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 448-1981...
Hospital plans diabetes events (10/21/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- In recognition of November being Diabetes Awareness Month, Union Hospital's Diabetes Education Center has planned the following activities and events. On Monday, Nov. 7, the public is invited to attend a free dinner and presentation of "Taking Control with Curtis Story."...
Baird announces essay contest (10/21/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Representative Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) recently announced local fourth-graders have an opportunity to participate in an essay competition in conjunction with "Indiana Statehood Day," a celebration of the state's 195th birthday...
Shelburn receives grant (10/21/11)
SHELBURN -- Indiana Landmarks recently awarded the town of Shelburn a $2,400 grant for a feasibility study on the Shelburn Interurban Depot. The study will determine restoration needs and estimated costs. Constructed in 1920, the depot was last used as a small plastic manufacturing facility...
Prostate screens given (10/21/11)
GREENCASTLE -- On Tuesday, Nov. 11, Putnam County Hospital will host prostate screens for men in surrounding counties. The screen is an annual event that is sponsored by Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center. "Early detection is the key," Cancer Center LPN Lou Fordice said. "We offer screenings to encourage more men to take an interest in their health and to protect themselves from cancer."...
Dictionary Day! (10/21/11)
Rotary Chili Team (10/21/11)
Meeting Set (10/21/11)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce October luncheon will take place Tuesday, Oct. 25, at noon, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. The monthly speaker will be Republican gubernatorial candidate Jim Wallace. For more information or to RSVP for the event, call 448-8457...
Street Closing (10/21/11)
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.
Community Notes (10/21/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events scheduled for today as provided to The Brazil Times: Shot Clinic The Clay County Humane Society annual fall shot clinic will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, at the Forest Park Pavilion. All vaccinations cost $10...
Reunions (10/21/11)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil High School class of 1972 is seeking help to find the following classmates: Debbie Allen, John Anderson, Rose Barnstead, Kathy Cass, Debra Clark, Cheryl Coffin, Stephanie Dellacca, Juel Felty, Mary Beth Goodhart, Deborah Grimes, Linda Love, Lynn McAuliff Wilson, Joyce McCain, Diane McKinney, Gary Petty, Stephanie Price, Beverly Raab, Charles Schurnpel, Debbie Reese Shoup, James Stewart, Janet Watler, Angelica Williams, Tony Winn and Kathy Zentko...
Church News (10/21/11)
Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church This week at Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church: SUNDAY at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School for all ages; 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship Childrens Church (ages through 3rd grade) teachers this week Juddy Ferry and Vicky Trusler 5 p.m. AWANA Fall Party; 7 p.m. Evening Service...
Knights cut down by Woodmen in sectional (10/21/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The sectional opener didn't go quite according to plan for the Northview Knights on Friday night as visiting Greenwood came away with a 28-3 victory that ended the Knights' season at 6-4 overall. The Woodmen advance to the second round of the sectional next weekend...
Ben White (10/21/11)
Ben White, 82, Spencer, passed away at Owen Valley Health Campus, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. He was born Dec. 24, 1928, in Knightsville, to Lenard Arthur and Jane (Wallace) White. Ben was a 1947 graduate of Spencer High School. He served in the National Guard...
Public Record (10/21/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 19-21: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Harris, William L., 38 Serving Sentence Pursel, Angela, 34 Mitchell, Corey David, 34 US Marshals Service...
Staunton Scene (10/21/11)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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