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Stories from Sunday, October 30, 2011

Second installment of county property taxes due Nov. 10 (10/30/11)
The second installment of Clay County property taxes are due Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011. Normal business hours for the Clay County Treasurer's Office are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The office will extend its hours on the following days: Tax payments will also be accepted at the following Clay County bank branches: First Financial Bank, Terre Haute Savings Bank and Riddell National Bank...
Officials investigating shooting (10/30/11)
POLAND -- Officials are currently investigating a shooting that took place Sunday evening. According to Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton, deputies were dispatched to the Poland area Sunday for the incident. "We're working a shooting right now," Heaton said. "There was an altercation of some sorts. We're still trying to figure it out, how it happened and what started this whole deal."...
NMK places fourth at state finals (10/30/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The end result didn't matter to members of the Northview Marching Knights and the NMK staff. They were proud. After placing fourth Saturday at the 2011 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Class B Marching Band State Finals, NMK Director Bob Medworth said he believed while the Marching Knights had their share of problems during the final performance of the year, he was pleased...
Giving can help Humane Society (10/30/11)
Community members can help the Clay County Humane Society through gift giving this Christmas season. The Humane Society's script program allows community members to buy gift cards that can be used at a variety of places. Money is put onto the cards and the recipient can use it like a credit card. Three percent of the money spent using the card goes to the Humane Society...
Bloggers needed (10/30/11)
The Brazil Times is in search of area residents interested in blogging for its website, www.thebraziltimes.com. Those interested should call 446-2216, Monday-Friday. Dial Exts. 231, 232, or 223 and leave a message.
Reunions (10/30/11)
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...
Community Notes (10/30/11)
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: Position Available The Brazil City Police Department has an opening for a full-time officer...
Eels run ends at hands of Cougars (10/30/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor LOOGOOTEE --The magical run by the Clay City volleyball team was halted in the opening round of the Loogootee Semi-state by a powerful Trinity Lutheran squad in a three-game match, 25-8, 25-19, 25-13. The Cougars advanced to the championship match where they dispatched the host Lions by a 26-24, 18-25, 25-23, 25-22 squad. Trinity Lutheran will take on Wes-Del in the Class A state title match at Ball State's Worthen Arena on Saturday...
Sara Ann Silvers (10/30/11)
Sara Ann Silvers, 34, Berea, Ky., died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Brazil. She was born May 4, 1977, in Kansas City, Kan., as the daughter of Lori Tullis Cox. She was married to Andrew "Drew" Silvers, Brazil, June 22, 2002, in Kansas City, Kan. She was preceded in death by her uncle, Ronni Tullis...
William M. Walter (10/30/11)
William M. Walter, 70, Center Point, passed away at 12:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in his residence. He was born in Terre Haute, Jan. 7, 1941, to Lee Walter and Margaret Campbell Walter. He is survived by his wife Penelope Walter, son Robert Walter, Morgantown, W. Va., and daughter Katherine Songer (and husband Aaron), Huntingburg, Ind...
A great day for witches -- Let's hunt two! (10/30/11)
Witch: A person who practices sorcery, especially to the work of evil. Witches and witchcraft, whether you acknowledge this or not, permeates American pop culture from movies ("Practical Magic"), to songs ("Black Magic"), to tonight's witching holiday...
Congrats to NMK! (10/30/11)
Since 1987, Clay County residents have had something to be proud of. The Northview Marching Knights. Since 1987, the Marching Knights have appeared in the finals of the Indiana State School Music Association marching events. On Saturday, the Marching Knights made it 24-straight seasons of state finals appearances...
Thankful for fishing day (10/30/11)
To the Editor: I would like to thank the Brazil Parks and Recreation Board for sponsoring the Craig Park Fishing Fun Day. This is the fourth year that my 7-year-old daughter and myself have attended this event, which continues to grow every year. The children enjoyed the soft drinks, hot dogs and popcorn. L.T. Clark provided fishing tips and fishing bait. It was evident that L.T. enjoys participating in this event as much as the children do...
Reader remembers references (10/30/11)
To the Editor: I enjoyed reading Mr. Weddle's letter on 1947. Brought back memories of what used to be on Main Street. I certainly remember the Sourwine burning, because I lived across the street at 103 S. Walnut with my parents, grandmother and great-uncle...
Nurse Practitioners are vital (10/30/11)
To the Editor: These shortages have results in what we now know is a crisis in the Primary Health Care Arena. Having a primary care provider has been shown to achieve the best health outcomes yet the fact that nearly one in five Americans are without a primary care home is frightening...
Community Missionary Church close to 60th ton in pop can collection (10/30/11)
To the Editor: Community Missionary Church is pushing toward its 60th ton of pop can collection and the "Proof of the pudding" with the delivery of the latest truck load of more than one-and-a-half million tabs to the McDonald House, showing the manager and helping unloading all those boxes of tabs donated by so many fine people...
Scenes from the 2011 ISSMA State Finals (10/30/11)
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