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Christmas Program Set (12/01/11)
Staunton Elementary School will conduct its Christmas Program Tuesday and Wednesday. Children in grades kindergarten, second and fourth will perform Tuesday, while children in grades first, third and fifth will perform Wednesday. Doors to the school will open at 6:30 p.m., each evening, and the program is scheduled to begin at approximately 6:50 p.m...
Council provides loan to golf course (12/01/11)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday and discussed a temporary loan to the Forest Park Golf Course, as well as the placing of handicap signs and sports in the city. The golf course, which is owned by the city, is a department just like the police, fire or water, and is in financial trouble...
Open Saturday (12/01/11)
Sandy's Good Books and More Christian Bookstore is now open Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 446-4007.
'Christmas House' returns (12/01/11)
Although it's been several years, volunteers with the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry have decided to bring back a traditional holiday event. Beginning Dec. 12, residents in need are welcome to stop by the food pantry and stop by its Christmas House...
Smile for the camera! (12/01/11)
Forest Park Elementary second-grader Nick McLain sits on Santa's lap during the school's Family Fun Night Thursday evening. Nick is the son of Patty and Jonny McLain.
Workshop to focus on cover crops (12/01/11)
Residents of rural Indiana may be surprised to see green fields this fall where they have been long used to the brown fallow fields of winter. The reason: There has been a tremendous upsurge of agricultural acreage planted to cover crops in the last three years...
Home Tour Directions (12/01/11)
The home is the eighth house west of Water Works Road. Turn onto West Stonebrooke. The home is the last on the left. Watch for Tri-Kappa Home Tour signs...
Wilkey home last stop of tour (12/01/11)
Tri Kappa is proud to present the final home featured on this year's Christmas Home Tour. Kevin and Anne Wilkey have opened their home for anxious fans of the annual home tour. The home features ample space, 4,500-square feet of space. The home was built in 2002 by Mark Howald...
Breakfast With Santa (12/01/11)
Santa Claus will visit the YMCA of Clay County Saturday, for his annual Breakfast With Santa event, which begins at 8:30 a.m., and concludes at 10:30. Children who come to the event will have the opportunity to make Christmas cards, and each child will receive a free goody bag and a picture with Santa...
School Play Scheduled (12/01/11)
Forest Park Elementary School will conduct its Christmas play, "The Year Without A Santa," Monday at 7 p.m. There is no cost to attend the event. In addition, the school will conduct a performance at 12:30 p.m., for grandparents and family who are unable to make it to the evening show Monday...
Green drive set (12/01/11)
The Green Corps, will host an electronics recycling drive Saturday at both Clay City and Northview high schools. The drive at Clay City will take place from 9 a.m.-noon. The drive at Northview will take place from 1-4 p.m. For further information regarding the event, call Clay Community Schools Green Corps Representative Kole Smith at 812-878-0547...
Birthday! (12/01/11)
Recently, volunteers with the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry celebrated the 92nd birthday of Ethel Frost (seated). On hand for the celebration included (from left) Delores Johnson, Miriam Cooksey, Shirley Vanes, Arlene Tribble, Ruth Sciotto and Carol Hedge...
Reunions (12/01/11)
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...
Community Notes (12/01/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Toys For Tots Shaw Chiropractic will host its 13th Toys For Tots collection Friday, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. The office will be accepting new, unwrapped toys to be given to the annual Marine Corp Reserves Toys for Tots Program...
Climate change could hinder walnut tree (12/01/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Warmer, drier summers and extreme weather events considered possible as the climate changes would be especially troublesome -- possibly fatal -- for walnut trees, according to research at Purdue University. Over five years, Douglass Jacobs, a professor of forestry and natural resources, and Martin-Michel Gauthier, a former doctoral student under Jacobs who is now a research scientist in the Ministry of Natural Resources in Quebec, studied the physiology of walnut trees, which are economically significant in Indiana for their lumber and veneer, and in other areas for their nuts.. ...
Area 7 Agency hosting 'Beach Party in December' (12/01/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct its "Beach Party in December," holiday celebration and health fair Friday, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the girl scout building behind the former Terre Haute Family YWCA in the south end of Fairbanks Park...
Area resident to compete in local pageant (12/01/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- Eight local women will compete Saturday for the titles of Miss Crossroads to America and Miss Crossroads to America Outstanding Teen 2012. The titles are preliminary scholarship pageants to the Miss Indiana and Miss America Scholarship organizations...
Panthers too physical for Eels in lopsided loss (12/01/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- In a battle between two of the area's top small school teams, Riverton Parke outmuscled Class A No. 6 Clay City on the Eels' home court Thursday night by a 50-32 score. The Panthers pulled away with a dominating fourth quarter as Riverton Parke held the Eels to 1-of-7 shooting from the field to outscore Clay City 16-5 down the stretch for the victory...
Northview football wins Pepsi Refresh donation prize (12/01/11)
Times Staff Report As part of the Pepsi Refresh Project, the Northview football team captured a $1,500 prize in a food donation contest held throughout the Wabash Valley. Bill Osborn, the general manager of Pepsi in Terre Haute, was on hand to award the money to the school on Thursday afternoon. Northview High School principal, Lynn Romas, athletic directors Charley Jackson and Jan Gambill were present along with Denise Story, the vice-president of the football booster organization...
Edwin 'Ed' F. Swickard Jr. (12/01/11)
Edwin "Ed" F. Swickard Jr, 66, Noblesville, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011. He was born Nov. 12, 1945, to Edwin and Cumae (Houser) Swickard Sr., Terre Haute. Ed worked as a Materials and Logistics Analyst for Bethlehem Steel from 1976-2002. He is survived by wife Linda Swickard, daughter Jerra Lynn Swickard, son Patrick Edwin (Kelly) Swickard, nephew Scott Nairn and many extended family...
Public Record (12/01/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Nov. 28- Dec. 1: Circuit Court -- Civil Tammy Barnette Vs. Bradley Barnette: Domestic Relations Security Credit Services Vs. Harold Burton Jr.: Civil Collections...
More on farmland leases (12/01/11)
It is always best to have a good landlord-tenant relationship when it comes time to negotiate the lease. Therefore, as a tenant, I suggest talking to your landlord throughout the year and let them know what you have been up to on their property. Let them know what the yields were like, the results of any soil test and it wouldn't hurt to give them cookies or some holiday treat just to let them know you appreciate them leaving their property as farmland...
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