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Stories from Monday, December 26, 2011

Hazmat accident closes I-70 (12/26/11)
Interstate-70 is currently closed in both directions between Cloverdale and Brazil. At around 4:30 p.m., Indiana State Police reported a tanker truck crash with leaking hazardous material near the 30-mile marker. Fire and police agencies, including hazardous material units from Cloverdale Township and Greencastle, have responded to the incident...
Bradshaw pleased with tenure (12/26/11)
Ann Bradshaw will leave the mayor's office in January pleased with her time as mayor and for the future. According to Bradshaw, some of her fondest memories in office have to do with upgrades to the water system. "One of the major accomplishments has been the two water towers," Bradshaw said. "(Also) The SCATA system, fire hydrants, some water lines as well, booster station and the valve turning machine, that's all really been major."...
Chasing Dreams (12/26/11)
No one can blame her for following her dreams. Treia Lee, formerly Treia Buis, is an 18-year-old Clay City resident with one goal in mind: To make it in the music business. And she's working toward that goal. Treia left public schools at the end of her sophomore year. She started homeschooling before moving to Nashville, Tenn., to work and perform as part of a country music duo...
Alumni Night slated (12/26/11)
The Northview High School Band and Guard will honor past members Jan. 6, with its annual Alumni Night. Several events will take place during the evening. At 5 p.m., the Northview Band Boosters will conduct a chili dinner in the high school cafeteria. Cost is $5 for the meal or $3.50 for a bowl of chili. In addition, hot dogs will be served at a cost of $1.50...
Schedule change (12/26/11)
The Brazil Times will alter its publishing schedule during New Year's Day. The Times will not publish a newspaper Monday, Jan. 2, 2012. However, The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. In addition, The Times' office will close at noon Friday, Dec. 30, and will not be open Monday, Jan. 2...
Meeting Set (12/26/11)
The Brazil Common Council will conduct a meeting at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 28, at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
Behind schedule (12/26/11)
The Sanitation Department will run one day behind schedule due to the holidays this week and Jan. 2-6. For more information, call 443-2221.
Pillow contest winners (12/26/11)
Northview High School students from Joanna Connors' Fashions and Textiles Technology class recently competed in the sixth annual Velveteen Christmas Pillow contest. Participating students had to learn and perfect such skills as appliqueing, beading, ribbon weaving and machine embroidering. ...
Pillow contest winners (12/26/11)
Brittany Landrum captured Reserve Champion in the sixth annual Velveteen Christmas Pillow contest. Northview High School students from Joanna Connors' Fashions and Textiles Technology class recently competed in the contest, which was decided by 10 faculty members who volunteered to judge the pillows in several categories. Winners received certificates and commendations...
Pillow contest winners (12/26/11)
McKenzi Kumpf captured Grand Champion in the sixth annual Velveteen Christmas Pillow contest. Northview High School students from Joanna Connors' Fashions and Textiles Technology class recently competed in the contest, which was decided by 10 faculty members who volunteered to judge the pillows in several categories. Winners received certificates and commendations...
Reunions (12/26/11)
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 (12/26/11)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Closed The Clay County Genealogical Society will be closed through the holidays. The library will reopen to the public Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012. Special openings may be scheduled during the closing by calling 442-1502 or 812-986-2893...
Albert Junior Head (12/26/11)
Albert Junior Head, 75, Brazil, died Dec. 22, 2011, at 10:10 p.m., at Terre Haute Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Nov. 19, 1936, in Brazil, the son of George and Margaret Day Head. As a young man, he worked as an upholsterer. He later worked as a mechanic and did salvage work...
Marion Earl Emory (12/26/11)
Marion Earl Emory, 79, Clay City, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2011, at Terre Haute Regional Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Nathan Butler Funeral Home, Worthington.
Public Record (12/26/11)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Dec. 23-26: Awaiting Arraignment Miller, Jason J., 28 Halfhill, Eric B., 22 Gabriel, Derek, 28 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Greene, Joseph A., 28...
Special opportunity for area youth (12/26/11)
Michael Thomas, an Ambassador at North Clay Middle School, delivered Pillow Pets and blankets to Riley Children's Hospital, Clarion North, and Peyton Manning Children's Hospital, St. Vincent's, Thursday, Dec. 22. The children's hospitals were thrilled with the donation, especially from a school so far away...
Reader disagrees with Congressman (12/26/11)
To the Editor: I am writing to respond to Rep. Buschon's letter that was recently published. Please feel free to fact check me on the following. First of all, the unemployment rate is now down to 8.6 percent, not "north of 9 percent," like you wish it was...
Sorority members offer thanks (12/26/11)
To the Editor: Members of Delta Theta Tau, Alpha Omega Chapter, wish to thank Air Evac, St. Vincent Clay, Dr. Gary Staadt, Clay County Health Department and especially Shuee's for their generous donations to our Christmas movie nights at Jackson Gardens and Meridian Towers...
Grateful for new flag and repairs (12/26/11)
To the Editor: The Brazil Times would like to extend a great big thank you to Bob Bigley and the V.F.W. for giving us a beautiful new flag and repairing our flag pole. Lynne Llewellyn, General Manager, The Brazil Times
Good cheer for the holidays (12/26/11)
To the Editor: I would like to spread some very much needed good cheer for a change. This letter should put some hope and light in your day. My daughter and her husband were visiting Brazil over the Thanksgiving holiday. While they were here, they attended the parade in Brazil...
Stop 'stop arm' violators (12/26/11)
To the Editor: It's happened again. Yes, another one of our local children has been injured due to school bus, stop arm violators. How hard is it to see a big yellow bus, with flashing red lights and a big red lit stop sign sticking out on the driver's side with flashing red lights?...
Food Pantry thanks community (12/26/11)
To the Editor: Clay County Emergency Food Pantry thanks individuals, business, churches, organizations throughout the county that have been so generous for the needs and ministry of the Food Pantry. We have been extremely busy this fall and winter season with meeting the physical needs of our people...
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