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Stories from Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Mayor signs proclamation (11/09/11)
Brazil Mayor Ann Bradshaw signed a proclamation Monday to annually recognize the third Thursday in November as National Rural Health Day in Brazil, and to encourage citizens to honor rural communities as good places to live and work. The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) created National Rural Health Day as a way to showcase rural America, increase awareness of rural health-related issues and promote the efforts of NOSORH, State Offices of Rural Health and others addressing those issues.. ...
Contest Winners! (11/09/11)
Schools celebrate veterans (11/09/11)
A handful of county schools are getting into the Veterans spirit with Veterans Day coming up Friday. The following is a list of schools that are conducting programs: Veterans are asked to enter through the cafeteria doors between 8:40-8:55 a.m. Veterans and their family members will be seated in chairs on the gym floor...
Offices closed (11/09/11)
The Clay County Commissioners have announced that the Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Health Department and the Soil and Water Conservation Office will all be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, for Veteran's Day in honor and recognition of our many veterans who have served and are presently serving America in the United States Military. All offices will re-open on Monday, Nov.14...
Holiday Bazaar (11/09/11)
First Christian Church will conduct a Holiday Bazaar Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Stockings to be sent to soliders (11/09/11)
French Funeral Home is asking all residents to send troops a little taste of home for the holidays. The funeral home is one of nearly 1,000 participating Veterans and Family Memorial Care providers nationwide participating in the annual VFMC Christmas Stockings for Soldiers initiative...
Students offer veterans meal (11/09/11)
Students in the Northview High School/Cumberland Academy Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) Program recently put their heads together to create a way to thank veterans for their service. On Saturday, those efforts will come to fruition. The JAG program is inviting all veterans, families of veterans and friends, to the Brazil National Guard Armory for the "Veterans Appreciation Luncheon," scheduled for noon-2 p.m. The Armory is located at 970 W. Craig Ave., Brazil...
Society closed (11/09/11)
In observance of Veterans Day, the Clay County Historical Society will be closed Friday.
Band presents fall concert (11/09/11)
The Scottish Rite Valley of Terre Haute and the Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present the annual fall concert at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, 8th and Ohio streets, Terre Haute, Sunday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. Admission is free, courtesy of the Scottish Rite and the 75-member BCB...
Salvation Army to raise money (11/09/11)
With cooler nights and shorter days comes the anticipation of the Christmas season. One of the sights and sounds that has become a tradition during the Christmas season is the red kettle and bell ringer of the Salvation Army. The organization will conduct the Red Kettle Campaign Friday, Nov. ...
Donation (11/09/11)
Rotary Club of Brazil member Linda Messmer (right) recently donated $100 she earned for being named "Rookie Rotarian of the Year," to East Side Elementary School. Messmer presented the donation to East Side Elementary representative Regina Paullus (center) along with Rotary President Duane Butt...
YMCA offers dance (11/09/11)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders. Students should bring their school identification or other document showing their grade. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and conclude at 10:30. Cost to attend the dance is $5...
Community Notes (11/09/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Coats Available Les Rivera, along with Coats for Kids, is working to keep those in Clay County in need, warm. Rivera purchases coats from a bulk manufacturer for reasonable prices, to give to those in need. Those interested can reach Rivera at 812-241-6421...
North Clay falls in battles with Woodrow Wilson (11/09/11)
Times Staff Report The North Clay boys' basketball teams fell in a pair of contests with Woodrow Wilson on Monday night. The sixth-grade team fell by a 42-23 score while the seventh-grade lost 39-25 to the Warriors. In the sixth-grade game, Woodrow Wilson jumped out to a 13-1 lead in the first period as Angelo Cooper led the Warriors with an 11-point outburst...
New look Knights ready to tip-off season (11/09/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Coming off a season in which the program won just three out of 18 total games, the Northview girls' basketball team will have a distinctly different and youthful look for the 2011-12 season. The Knights graduated their top-two returning scorers, their leading rebounder and won't have the services of third-leading scorer Taylor Carter, who is focusing on softball. Gone are Lauren Webster (9.7 ppg.) and the six-foot presence of Chelsea Sampson (9.3 ppg., 6.4 rpg.)...
Nancy Ann Clark (11/09/11)
Nancy Ann Clark, 71, Brazil, passed away at home, Nov. 4, 2011, following a two-year battle with cancer. She was born in Carbon, July 27, 1940, the daughter of Claude and Georgia (Champer) Clark. Nancy graduated from Van Buren High School with the class of 1958...
Brazil Buzz (11/09/11)
We certainly enjoyed pleasant weather last weekend. Today's spotty rain may hinder washday for those wholine dry their laundry. As for me, I just heard the sound of the last buzzer of the day. The fragrance scent of blooming lavender filters out of the warm room...
Harmony Happenings (11/09/11)
Harmony United Methodist had the annual Jonah Fish Fry Sunday. We had a good crowd and everyone seemed to be pleased with the food. My share was good. We were all so exhausted that Pastor Terry moved Worship Service to 3 p.m. We had intended to hold service at 4 p.m. , but were all cleaned up and several folks were too tired to come back later...
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