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Stories from Thursday, November 24, 2011

100-year milestone (11/24/11)
Local resident, Melvin Turner celebrated a terrific milestone Wednesday, turning 100. Turner celebrated the milestone at his home, Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville, with his family, friends and fellow November birthday celebrators at Cloverleaf Healthcare...
Council maintains contract with company (11/24/11)
CARBON -- Although the Carbon Town Council considered hiring another company to help solve its wastewater treatment plant issues, council members decided to keep working with Commonwealth Engineers, Inc. During a special meeting Wednesday, the council voted to retain business services with Commonwealth, but they are requesting Commonwealth Vice President Mark Sullivan make revisions on the current contract...
Hendrix promoted through IDOC (11/24/11)
Terre Haute resident Jack Hendrix, formerly of Clay County, was recently appointed the Indiana Department of Correction Director of Classification. Hendrix, a 24-year veteran of the department, most recently served as Assistant Superintendent of Re-entry at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility...
Curriculum Meeting (11/24/11)
Clay Community Schools Central Curriculum Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the media center of North Clay Middle School. Items on the agenda will include discussion of new Indiana Common Core Standards, review and voting on high school course proposals and adoption of new textbooks for the 2012-13 school year...
Open Friday Evening (11/24/11)
The Clay County Courthouse will be open the evening of the annual Christmas In The Park parade, set for today, the courthouse will be open at 5:30 p.m. The parade is scheduled to begin at 7. Employees at the courthouse will serve hot chocolate, coffee and cookies at no cost...
Tickets Available (11/24/11)
Tickets are still available for "Christmas At The Lark: A Holly, Jolly Christmas," presented by the Community Theatre of Clay County. Performances are scheduled for Dec. 1-3, at the Lark Theater. Tickets cost $25 and must be purchased in advance...
Library Board to meet (11/24/11)
The Brazil Public Library Board will conduct an executive session Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was called to discuss confidential records. A special meeting will take place immediately after the executive session. Both meetings will take place in the library meeting room...
2011 Christmas In The Park Parade Lineup (11/24/11)
The following is the lineup for the 2011 Christmas In The Park Parade:...
County Historical Society to meet Dec. 5 (11/24/11)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Dec. 5, in the lower level of the museum. The guest speaker will be Donald Layton, a retired history professor from Indiana State University. Layton taught World War II history and has taken groups on tours of the sites of D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge, which started Dec. 16, 1944, and was the largest land battle of the war...
Reunions (11/24/11)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil High School class of 1972 is seeking help to find the following classmates: Elizabeth Allen, Rose Barnstead, Tyrone Dunbar, Mary Beth Goodhart, David Burke, Patricia Guinn, Debra Clark, Cheryl Coffin, Robert Kaelber, Steve Kuell, Linda Love, Randy Love, Sharon Meneely, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, Charlie Schurnpel, Debbie Reese Shoup, Thomas Snell, Bill South, James Stewart, Sally Walls, Janet Watler, John Wells and Angela Williams...
Northview High School Honor Roll (11/24/11)
Northview High School Ninth-Grade Academic Distinction Megan Ahern, Jackson Copper, Ashley Kidwell High Distinction Michaela Allen, Rachel Bell, Colte Bicking, Jessica Bullock, Alexander Coffey, Emily Conrad, Hunter Gambill, Aidan Harrison, Taylor Hess, Breanna Kohler, Mckenzi Kumpf, Alexandria Meyer, Hannah Minor, Madison Muncie, Zachary Muncie, Matthew Munoz, Jacob Nobles, Shasta Parr, Douglas Pierce, Hillary Pleake, Bailey Pollard, Kaysia Reberger, Chandler Reeves, Steven Reinoehl, Pierce Ross, Mikayla Rowan, Kascha Smith, Derek Snyder, Samantha Starr, Kayla Tolbert, Jessey Tumey, Haley Zadeii. ...
Community Notes (11/24/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Closed The Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Health Department, Extension Office and Soil and Water Conservation Office will be closed Friday in observance of Thanksgiving...
Area representative prepared for upcoming session (11/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Members of the Indiana General Assembly, including State Rep. Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) recently returned to the Statehouse for Organization Day, a ceremony setting the tone for the upcoming legislative session. This year, Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) delivered a speech addressing job creation for Hoosiers. Indiana currently has an unemployment rate hovering near 9 percent...
Waterman highlights 117th Indiana General Assembly (11/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Sen. John Waterman (R-Shelburn) gathered with fellow lawmakers recently for Organization Day -- the first official day of the 117th Indiana General Assembly's short legislative session. Despite being a non-budgetary year, several important issues including job creation, economic development and education reforms will be prominent...
Workshop set for Dec. 10 (11/24/11)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- White Violet Center for Eco-Justice will host a class for beginning stained glass artistry with a concentration on the copper foil method Saturday, Dec. 10, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The class will begin at 9:30 a.m., and should end at approximately 4:30 p.m...
Area 7 Agency health fair scheduled for Dec. 2 (11/24/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will have a Beach Party in December, a holiday celebration and health fair in Terre Haute. The event will take place Dec. 2, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the Girl Scout building, located behind the former Terre Haute Family YMCA, in the south end of Fairbanks Park...
Committee election deadline looming (11/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Julia Wickard recently issued a reminder for farmers that the 2011 FSA county committee elections began Friday, Nov. 4, with USDA mailing ballots to eligible voters. The deadline to return the ballots to local FSA offices is Dec. 5...
33rd equipment show scheduled (11/24/11)
INDIANAPOLIS -- When area farmers visit the 33rd Indiana-Illinois Farm and Outdoor Power Equipment Show, Dec. 13-15, at the West Pavilion of the Indiana State Fairgrounds, they will be guaranteed of seeing a show that is filling every space available in the 170,000-square foot facility...
Public Record (11/24/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Nov. 22-Nov. 23: Awaiting Arraignment/Hold Eaglin, Jamie L., 32 Possession of Methamphetamine Eaglin, Jamie L., 32
Public Record (11/24/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 21-23: Circuit Court -- Civil Mary T. Pelland Vs. Chester W. Pelland: Domestic Relations Citibank Vs. Holly Froderman: Civil Collections American Acceptance Co. Vs. Diana K. Langley: Civil Collections...
The basics of farmland leases (11/24/11)
If you haven't already, now is the time for both tenants and landlords to be meeting to go over their farmland lease. To help spark the interest of both parties getting involved in the process, I have dedicated the next three week's articles to farmland leases...
Past-President of Rotary praises community (11/24/11)
At this season of giving thanks and remembering the people and events that shaped this past year, I felt it to be an appropriate time as Immediate Past-President of the Rotary Club of Brazil to thank those who have been involved with the success of the club in 2011...
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