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Stories from Thursday, December 22, 2011

City Council discusses insurance buyout (12/22/11)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday night for a meeting and discussed an insurance buyout, the golf course repayment and presented awards to two council members. Councilman Steve Lamb and clerk-treasurer Karen McQueen were absent from the meeting...
Worthy Cause (12/22/11)
Though his musical background is in the violin and viola, Dave Henry always knew he wanted to play the harp. "It's the instrument that I wanted as a child," Henry said prior to a performance at Riddell National Bank Thursday. "As a fifth-grader, I knew I wanted to play the harp someday."...
Rentschler to turn 102 (12/22/11)
An area woman recently received a personal letter from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. The letter wished a happy birthday to Helen Rentschler, Clay City, as on Christmas Day, she will turn 102. "I can't tell a difference," Rentschler said of her birthday during a party at Cloverleaf Healthcare, Knightsville, where she has lived for the past three years. She said she didn't plan on ever turning 102...
Update: INDOT reopens bridge (12/22/11)
BOWLING GREEN -- On Thursday, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced the bridge over the Eel River on State Road 46, located west of Bowling Green, had been opened. The bridge was open to the public at approximately 10 a.m...
County Closings (12/22/11)
The Clay County Commissioners recently announced the Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Health Department and Soil and Water Conservation Offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of Christmas.
Paper Schedule Altered (12/22/11)
The Brazil Times will alter its publishing schedule during Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, Dec. 26, and Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. However, The Times will publish newspapers Tuesday, Dec. 27, and Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012...
Open For The Holidays (12/22/11)
Sandy's Good Books and More, 1520 W. Whiterock Rd., Brazil, will be open Christmas Eve, Saturday, Dec. 24, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For further information, call 446-4007.
Organization providing for needy (12/22/11)
Volunteers spent part of the morning wrapping gifts while others sorted through bags full of goodies. For several years, members of Serving On The Streets (S.O.S.) have given back to children in the community through its Hands and Feet sponsored program...
Two arrested in connection to stolen vehicle (12/22/11)
Officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department arrested two individuals Wednesday in connection to a reported stolen vehicle. At approximately 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, CCSD deputies were alerted to a vehicle fire in the rural northeastern area of Clay County...
Master Marketer Clinic scheduled (12/22/11)
Do you think you are getting the most out of your marketing plan? Interested in opening your eyes to different marketing strategies? If so, consider attending the 2012 Master Grain Marketer Clinic. The program is designed to help farmers, landowners, input suppliers and those interested in agriculture make better business decisions in the coming year...
Bridge to reopen today (12/22/11)
BOWLING GREEN -- On Thursday, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced the bridge over the Eel River on State Road 46, located west of Bowling Green, has been repaired and will open this morning at approximately 10 a.m. According to INDOT officials, George R. Harvey and Son, Inc., Danville, completed the work ahead of schedule, giving Clay County residents and all other motorists using the bridge an "early Christmas present."...
Coloring Champion! (12/22/11)
Snoopy Spirit! (12/22/11)
Community Notes (12/22/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Behind Schedule The Sanitation Department will run one day behind schedule due to the holidays during the week of Dec. 26-30 and Jan. 2-6. For further information, call 443-2221...
Seasonal star program set (12/22/11)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Allen Memorial Planetarium will present a seasonal star program Jan. 6, at 6:30 p.m., and Jan. 7, at 2 and 4 p.m. The 30-45 minute educational program will introduce the constellations and other astronomical wonders of the sky for the winter season...
Agritourism Workshop set for Jan. 17 (12/22/11)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Farmers who want to start or grow an agritourism operation can learn about traditional and innovative ways to get the most out of their time, skills and dollars at the Indiana Horticulture Congress's Agritourism Preconference Workshop...
Public Record (12/22/11)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Dec. 19-22: Circuit Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Lisa Deal: Civil Collections Teachers Credit Union Vs. Cathy A. Aaron: Civil Collections Citibank Vs. Vicki L. Miller Pinnick: Civil Collections...
The 'roughness' of trees (12/22/11)
Just like every individual is unique, so are trees. No tree grows at the same rate, has the same leaf pattern, or has identical bark. However, each tree species has specific characteristics that you can use to help identify it if you can only see the bark...
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