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Stories from Tuesday, December 27, 2011

County receives Vietnam Veteran display (12/27/11)
A framed display of local Vietnam veterans was presented to Clay County during the Clay County Commissioners special meeting Tuesday. The display features photographs of the 10 servicemen who are named on the Vietnam War Memorial in front of the Clay County Courthouse...
Snowman! (12/27/11)
While Mother Nature didn't provide a "White Christmas" this year, the snow blanketed much of Clay County Tuesday. Seven-year-old Morgan Tincher, along with her 3-year-old brother Devin, took advantage of the snow by building this snowman, which sits on North Washington Street near the office of Dr. Raymond L. Dennany, DDS. Both Morgan and Devin received help building the snowman from Julie Tincher and James Myers...
Marine honored after saving life (12/27/11)
A Seelyville native is being honored after using the water survival training he received through the United States Marine Corps to save a man's life. Corporal Matthew Adkins didn't expect the trip to Hunting Island State Park and beach with his wife Cortney, Sullivan, their two children Brylin Adams and Kinsley Adkins and friend Caleb Reed, to turn into anything more than a few fun memories, but that summer day, July 18, 2010, in Beaufort, S.C., transformed into a defining moment rather quickly...
Family runs Chicago Marathon for cancer cure (12/27/11)
Five members of the Majors family tied their laces and ran for the cure to remember loved ones affected by cancer in Chicago October 2011. Now, they are bringing the money they raised back home to Clay County. Brazil native and Florida resident Mark Majors ran alongside his brother Danny Majors, Brazil, his daughter Courtney Majors, Eagle Lake, Fla., and his two nephews Chris, Brazil, and Jeff Walker, Plainfield, in the 26.2-mile Chicago Marathon Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011...
Swearing-in (12/27/11)
A swearing-in ceremony has been scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, in the Clay County Superior Court for individuals who were elected during the Nov. 8, 2011, Municipal Election. The public is welcome to attend the event.
Paper Schedule (12/27/11)
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 newspapers Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012. In addition, The Times' office will close at noon Friday, Dec. 30, and will not be open Monday, Jan. 2...
Behind Schedule (12/27/11)
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.
Bee Documentary (12/27/11)
The Wabash Valley Bee Club is inviting all to view the documentary, "Vanishing of the Bees," Jan. 11, 2012, in Meeting Room C of the Vigo County Public Library. For further information, e-mail Riley.Honey.Farm@gmail.com.
Blood Drive (12/27/11)
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive at the Brazil National Guard Armory Jan. 21, 2012, from noon-3 p.m. The blood center hosts hundreds of drives each month. Donors may find the most up-to-date blood drive information or schedule an appointment by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 1-800-632-4722 and selecting option No. 4...
Officials to be sworn in Thursday (12/27/11)
A swearing-in ceremony has been scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, in the Clay County Superior Court for individuals who were elected during the Nov. 8, 2011, Municipal Election. The public is welcome to attend the event.
Update: Chemical spill closes I-70 (12/27/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- A one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon claimed the life of a tanker truck driver and created a hazardous materials spill on Interstate-70 near the Putnam-Clay county line. At approximately 4:15 p.m., Monday, a tanker truck, reportedly carrying the industrial solvent acetone, left the roadway for an unknown reason, striking a cement bridge support near County Road 775 West, just east of the 30-mile marker in the westbound lanes of I-70...
Club News (12/27/11)
Washington Township Circle Club Washington Township Circle Club met Dec. 8, at the home of Judy England. A carry-in dinner was enjoyed by all. Rosalind gave table graces. Thanks to Judy and everyone. After dinner, Carroll Hardis gave the lesson, "Don't let a fall get you down." A very good lesson and enjoyed by all...
Lakers steamroll listless Knights in PHWVC opener (12/27/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights aren't likely to reflect fondly on their opening contest in the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic Tourney on Tuesday night. They couldn't buy a lay-up with Donald Trump's bankroll and Shakamak's duo of Justin Crody and Brodie Crowe had few of the same problems...
Clay City girls open Toby Yoho Tourney by closing out Rangers (12/27/11)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City Eels opened the second half of its season schedule in the opener of the Toby Yoho Tournament and came away with a 47-37 victory against Forest Park in the opener held at Eastern (Greene) Middle School...
Theodore R. Kennedy (12/27/11)
A Clay County native and graduate of Brazil High School has died in the East Lansing area of Michigan. Theodore R. Kennedy was born in Center Point May 16, 1919. He died in Michigan Dec. 26, 2011, at age 92. Kennedy was the third of three sons of Herman Carrithers and Evelyn Jenkins Kennedy and the great-grandson of Martin Kennedy, the founder of Center Point...
Marion Earl Emory (12/27/11)
The family of Marion Earl Emory mourns his passing. Born May 19, 1932, in Vigo County, to Jess and Delora Williams Emory, he entered into rest Dec. 25, 2011. His memory will be cherished by his wife of 56 years, Esther Elizabeth Crisler, children Randall Joe and Cindy Emory, Thomas James Emory, Vickie Kay and Jack Willsey, and Mary Margaret and Jerry Steadman, sister Alma Whitsit, sister-in-law Wanda Emory, 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren...
Jersi Dakotah Wilson (12/27/11)
David and Lavett Wilson proudly announce the birth of their first daughter, Jersi Dakotah Wilson. Jersi was born at St. Vincent Women's Hospital, Indianapolis, Nov. 11, 2011, at 9:25 a.m. She was 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19.5 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Lisa Goodpaster, Reelsville...
Elizabeth Teriet Null and Philip Michael Wrighthouse (12/27/11)
Elizabeth Teriet Null and Philip Michael Wrighthouse were married Oct. 1, 2011, at the Old Church in Attica, Ind. Rev. Clarinda Crawford officiated. Marcia Piper was the pianist. The bride is the daughter of Ed and Gail Null, Brazil. She is a 2004 graduate of Northview High School...
Cecil and Juanita Lunsford (12/27/11)
Cecil and Juanita Lunsford celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Sunday, Dec. 4, with a family dinner, music and song at their home. They were married Dec. 4, 1951, by the Rev. Harold E. Cromwell, Center Point. Cecil and Juanita have six children: Wanda McMichael, Alan and Teea Lunsford, Mike and Melody Lunsford, Janice and Mark Ruddell, Tenna and Brad Keiser and Tim Lunsford...
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