Stories from Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Former county man prepares for Haiti trip
Former Bowling Green resident, Marc Clarke, Indianapolis, is preparing for a trip to Haiti and working to create a non-profit organization. Clarke and a team of four others will be visiting Haiti Jan. 4-11, to work with two orphanages. They will be building bunk beds, tables and benches for the dining area, painting rooms and playing with children, as well as working with the Haitian Health Foundation, constructing water filters to install in the remote mountain villages...
Due to lack of a quorum, Brazil City Council meeting, originally scheduled for Wednesday, was postponed until Friday.
The council will meet at 5 p.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend the meeting.
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.
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.
Humane Society helps family find lost dog
It could have ended up being a horrible mess. But quick thinking by all involved led to a wonderful reunion. Recently, the Clay County Humane Society received a beagle from an unlikely source. The source, an Indiana State Police Trooper, found the beagle dodging traffic along Interstate-70...
Area woman honored overseas
Margaret Brewer dedicated her life to teaching and foreign missions, and now after her death last year, a Christian Seminary and a school will be dedicating its building and land to her. "It honors a Clay County teacher who started in 1938 in a two room school house and always believed the last great commandment was to spread the Gospel throughout the world," Margaret's son Jim Brewer said. "And she did."...
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.
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.
Page's Grocery Store recently gave away "The World's Largest Christmas Stockings," to two lucky youngsters. The boy winner was Wade Akers, who won his stocking at the store's Holiday Open House Dec. 3. Page's Grocery Store recently gave away "The World's Largest Christmas Stockings," to two lucky youngsters. The girl winner was Jessica Bullock, who won her stocking Dec. 20...
Northview High School students from Joanna Connors' Fashions and Textiles Technology class recently competed in the 6th annual Velveteen Christmas Pillow contest. The Christmas Pillow project requires students to first draw the design of their pillows. ...
Forest workshop set for February
The course, "Forest Management for the Private Woodland Owner," will be offered to assist private landowners in becoming more knowledgeable managers of their woodland resource. The course will take place during eight evenings beginning Feb. 21, from 6-9 p.m., at the Sterling Christian Church Aid House, 109 N. Eagle St., Veedersburg, Ind...
City Council meeting postponed
The Brazil City Council meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, at 7 p.m., has been postponed due to lack of quorum.
The meeting has been rescheduled for Friday, at 5 p.m.
Livestock seminar to benefit producers
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Indiana livestock producers looking to improve their pastures and forages will have opportunities to learn from experts in the field at the Northern and Southern Indiana Grazing Conferences in February. The Southern Indiana Grazing Conference is Feb. 1, at the Simon J. Graber Building, 9164 E. 875 N., Odon...
Knights rebound with consolation bracket blow out victory
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- What a difference 24 hours can make. Just a day after the Northview Knights shot just 29-percent from the field and were manhandled by the Shakamak Lakers, the Knights played the role of dominance in claiming a 68-35 victory against South Vermillion in the consolation bracket of the Pizza Hut Wabash Valley Classic...
Clay City girls knock off Paoli as Drelick hits 1,000-point mark
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BLOOMFIELD -- The Clay City Eels bounced back from a tough loss in the night cap of the first round of pool play at the Toby Yoho Tourney at Eastern (Greene) on Tuesday night to score a 59-53 victory over a solid Paoli team in Wednesday afternoon's contest...
Tony Lee Trout
Tony Lee Trout, 47, Terre Haute, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 26, 2011. He was born in Greencastle, Aug. 6, 1964, the son of William and Sandra Kay (King) Trout. Tony graduated from Rosedale High School with the class of 1984. Tony served in the Indiana Army National Guard for several years. Over the years, Tony had worked at J.D.'s Furniture, Great Dane Trailers and most recently Wal-Mart on Highway 46 in Terre Haute. Tony had also lived in Florida where he worked in the construction industry...
What exactly is Extension?
Extension can play an important part in your life if you chose to let it. Some of you may not realize that you have been impacted by Extension in some way. For starters, you may know someone who has attended or plans to attend Purdue University. Purdue is Indiana's Land Grant University, which was established in 1862 under the Morrill Act and is deeply related to Extension...