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Stories from Thursday, November 3, 2011

Traffic stop results in two arrests (11/03/11)
__Editor's Note:__There was no arrest of a local man in this incident. It has since been corrected. The Brazil Times apologizes for the inconvenience. A recent traffic stop resulted in the arrest of two Illinois men. According to officials with the Brazil City Police Department, at approximately 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29, K-9 Officer Robert Van Buren and Officer Alisha Lord initiated a traffic stop for several moving violations...
Center Point officials pleased with progress of project (11/03/11)
CENTER POINT -- Officials say construction crews have made significant progress toward finishing the lagoon renovations in the Town of Center Point. During the monthly town council meeting Tuesday evening, Hannum, Wagle and Cline Engineering Project Manager Lindsey Glover gave those in attendance an update on the project...
INDOT: Closing timeline uncertain (11/03/11)
On Thursday, Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Media Relations Director Debbie Calder told The Brazil Times the organization wasn't sure how long the bridge on State Road 46 going over the Eel River would be closed. The bridge was closed Wednesday after an INDOT Crawfordsville District Bridge Inspector discovered a crack in one of the gusset plates...
Dugan cracks Top 20 (11/03/11)
Caitlin Dugan, a 2002 Northview graduate, is officially in the second round and top 20 of a travel contest, sitting fifth. When The Brazil Times contacted Dugan at the end of August, she was in the same position. A company called Epic World Travel puts on the contest, called Do Something Epic...
Meeting moved (11/03/11)
The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 6:30 p.m., at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.
Reminder (11/03/11)
The Clay County Democratic Headquarters, 16 E. National Ave., Brazil, will be open Saturday, Monday and Tuesday, from 6-8 p.m.
Date change (11/03/11)
The Staunton Town Council has moved its November meeting date. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Staunton Community Center.
Putnamville ISP troopers honored for service (11/03/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- During a recent post meeting at the Indiana State Police Putnamville District, Lt. Dan Jones, Commander of the post, presented awards and recognized several individual troopers on their recent achievements. Safe Driving awards were presented to Master Trooper Todd Brown of Clay County and Senior Trooper DuJuan McFadden of Hendricks County for achieving 500,000 safe driving miles...
Area church hosting dinner, Bazaar Saturday (11/03/11)
Peniel United Methodist Church will host a Turkey/Roast Beef dinner and Bazaar at the church, Saturday, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The church is located on Kennedy Crossing Road. There will be "real mashed potatoes, noodles, vegetables and a large assortment of salads, rolls, pies, cakes and beverages...
Parke County REMC offering recycling program (11/03/11)
Parke County REMC is continuing to offer an appliance recycling program. The program is open to co-op members who are ready to ditch the unnecessary and inefficient refrigerators and freezers and seize the opportunity to save some money, make a few dollars and help the environment at the same time...
Applications for assistance program due Nov. 11 (11/03/11)
Applications for the Clay County Christmas Assistance Program are available through the Clay County Department of Child Services, the Brazil Housing Authority and Hamilton Center, Inc. Parents need to list the number of children they have custody of and the most important needs of the children...
Council changes meeting date (11/03/11)
The Staunton Town Council has moved its November meeting date. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the Staunton Community Center.
Community Notes (11/03/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Workshop Scheduled The Indiana Daughters of the American Revolution will host a genealogy workshop Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Clay County Genealogy Library, located on Main Street in Center Point...
Area author to conduct book signing Saturday (11/03/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Wabash Valley author Mike Lunsford will conduct a book signing for his latest piece, "A Place Near Home," at Kadel's Hallmark in Terre Haute Saturday. In addition, Lunsford will conduct book signings at the Clinton Public Library Sunday, and the Paris, Ill., Public Library Thursday, Nov. 10...
USDA issues payment reminder (11/03/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Julia A. Wickard recently issued a reminder for landowners and operators that in order to receive payments from USDA, compliance with Highly Erodible Land (HEL) and Wetland Conservation (WC) provisions are required...
Keep a careful eye on Autumn Olive (11/03/11)
Autumn Olive is another plant brought to the United States with good intentions that has gone wild and is creating significant damages. Originally imported in the 1830s from Southeast Asia as an ornamental and not for wildlife food, it is now one of the most invasive plants in Indiana...
Update on Conservation Stewardship Program (11/03/11)
USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) continues to accept applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP). All producers regardless of operation size, crops or geographic location are eligible to sign up for CSP. Eligible land includes cropland, pastureland, rangeland, non-industrial private forestland and agricultural land under the jurisdiction of an Indian tribe...
Public Record (11/03/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Oct. 29-Nov. 3: Resisting Law Enforcement Sebastian, Joshua, 21 Lalen, Tony T., 29 Awaiting Arraignment Hoopingarner, Joshua D., 23 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment...
Heating the home with wood (11/03/11)
As winter continues to remind us that it is right around the corner, more individuals will start thinking about heating their home with a fireplace or stove. Therefore, I thought I might share a few tidbits of information about heating your house with wood...
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