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Stories from Sunday, November 27, 2011

CCS provides update (11/27/11)
Clay Community Schools (CCS) Superintendent Kimberly Tucker said she expects remodeling construction for the future CCS central office to begin by March. "One of the primary things we've already done is have fiber optic cable ran from Forest Park (Elementary) to the newly purchased property," Tucker told The Brazil Times...
Christmas Spectacular scheduled (11/27/11)
The Northview High School band program will host its annual Christmas Spectacular Thursday, Dec. 8, Friday, Dec. 9, and Sunday, Dec. 11. Showtimes are 7 p.m., Dec. 8-9, and 2 p.m., Dec. 11. Tickets cost $6 and are currently available at the Northview Music Office...
NHS Dance Clinic set for Saturday (11/27/11)
The Northview High School Color Guard will conduct a dance clinic Saturday, Dec. 3. The event is for children ages kindergarten through eighth-grade. It will take place at Northview High School. Cost is $23 to attend the clinic. The price includes a performance T-shirt...
French home opens Tri Kappa Tour (11/27/11)
The holiday season is upon us. Just in time to put you in the spirit is the annual Tri Kappa Christmas Home Tour. The home of Dr. Charles and Susie French is the first featured home. The craftsman style home is decked out with evergreen wreaths with red bows awaiting guests. The exterior is constructed of hardy board and stone...
Shop With A Cop (11/27/11)
The Brazil City Police Department is now accepting applications from people and families interested in its Shop-With-A-Cop program. Applications may be picked up at the department. All applications are due by Wednesday. For further information, call 446-2211...
Craft Time! (11/27/11)
Children ages 8-14 are invited to the Brazil Public Library, at 6 p.m., Wednesday, to make a tissue paper Christmas Wreath. For further information, call 448-1981.
Tickets on Sale (11/27/11)
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...
Historical Society to meet Dec. 5 (11/27/11)
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, retired history professor from Indiana State University. Layton will discuss the Battle of the Bulge from World War II...
Donation! (11/27/11)
The Brazil Elks Lodge No. 762 recently donated $400 to the Clay County Humane Society. On hand for the donation included (from left) Elks Exalted Ruler John Driscoll, Humane Society Board President Anita Hightshoe, Loyal Knight John Adamson and Leading Knight Brandon McKinney...
Reunions (11/27/11)
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...
Parke County Holiday Home Tour scheduled (11/27/11)
ROCKVILLE -- Four homes are highlighted on the annual Holiday Home Tour, Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1-6 p.m. Tickets are available at the Art Gallery on the north side of the Historical Square in Rockville. The gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., daily (except closed on Tuesday) and 1-5 p.m., on Sunday...
Sycamores defeat Fairfield in Old Spice Classic, 72-66 (11/27/11)
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Dwayne Lathan and Myles Walker scored 16 points each as Indiana State beat Fairfield 72-66 in the third-place game at the Old Spice Classic on Sunday. Jake Odum, Jordan Printy and R.J. Mahurin added 10 points apiece for Indiana State (6-1), which is off to its best start since 2005-06 when the Sycamores opened the season by winning eight games in a row. Odum also had 12 assists...
Panthers keep Colts winless (11/27/11)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Carolina finally found a venue where it could win on the road -- Indianapolis. Cam Newton threw for 208 yards and ran for one touchdown Sunday, while DeAngelo Williams scored twice to help the Panthers hold off the winless Colts 27-19 for their first road victory in nearly two years. Carolina had lost 12 consecutive road games since beating the Giants in New York on Dec. 27, 2009...
Katheryn 'Katy' (Dickison) Kidwell (11/27/11)
Katheryn "Katy" (Dickison) Kidwell, of Terre Haute, passed away peacefully Friday, Nov. 25, 2011, at the age of 92. Katheryn was born Nov. 13, 1919, in Nashville, Wis., the fourth daughter of the late Hugh and Florence (Clark) Dickison's 13 children...
Jackie 'Jack' Lee Michael (11/27/11)
Jackie "Jack" Lee Michael, 63, Clay City, passed away at Reid Hospital, Richmond, Ind., Nov. 26, 2011, following a lengthy battle with Emphysema. He was born in Metcalf, Ill., Feb. 8, 1948, the son of Elmer and Mabel (Starrett) Michael. Jack graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1966...
Jashua Dean Barnett (11/27/11)
Jashua Dean Barnett, 26, Seelyville, passed away Nov. 26, 2011, following a motorcycle accident at 3rd and Lincoln, Terre Haute. Jash was born to Jack Barnett and Shanan Gibson, at 6:08 p.m., Oct. 24, 1985, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. As a young boy, Jash participated in basketball and softball at the Glenn Center and also in the Boy Scouts of America Tiger Cubs...
The strengths outweight the weaknesses (11/27/11)
There is a deep vein of pessimism running through the country right now. And I'm not even talking about the overwhelming numbers of people who tell pollsters we're "on the wrong track," which suggests we can simply throw a switch to get onto the right one...
Importance of family (11/27/11)
There is no doubt, the Christmas season is my favorite time of year. I enjoy all the decorations, seeing families, seeing children's smiles as they open presents, etc. The season has extra meaning now with a son in the house. Although he doesn't quite understand the meaning of the holidays yet, he will...
Area church offers thanks (11/27/11)
To the Editor: We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who contributed to the success of our Help-A-Family-At-Christmas golf scramble. The following businesses and individuals sponsored entire holes at the scramble: Brazil Automotive, Brazil Family Medicine, Clay County Furnace, Crawl's Basements and More, Dr. ...
A time to be thankful (11/27/11)
To the Editor: As the Thanksgiving holiday is here and Christmas is around the corner, many people take time to reflect. Our family has many reasons to be thankful every day, especially this year. Our family would like to thank the teachers and staff of North Clay Middle School and Charley Jackson, Jan Gambill, Athletic Directors, middle school coaches and Northview/North Clay soccer coaches and teams...
Failure has consequences (11/27/11)
To the Editor: The failure of the Congressional Debt Committee to reach an agreement to cut $1.2 trillion in spending over 10 years will have real consequences. At a minimum, Congress will try to undo much of what it passed and President Obama signed into law this past summer. ...
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