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Stories from Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Council sees presentation (01/03/12)
During the first Clay County Council meeting of the year, Mike McCullough was nominated to remain in his position as council president, and Rita Rothrock was nominated to remain in her position as council vice president. Sheriff Mike Heaton presented Ordinance No. 1-2012 to the council, which creates the salary for a new jailer position...
Commissioners hear bond request (01/03/12)
During the first Clay County commissioners meeting of 2012, Charlie Brown was nominated as commissioner president for 2012, and Paul Sinders was nominated as commissioner vice president for 2012. "Things seemed to work out fairly well for 2011, why change?" Commissioner Jack Withers said...
Master Gardener classes scheduled (01/03/12)
Last year, Purdue Master Gardener interns learned that when gray spots are seen in soil within 10-inches of the surface, it means iron is not being oxidized and hits at poor drainage. For a gardener, that means they could end up with a wet basement, if they are building a new house or plants that have saturated roots...
Warrant search nets two arrests (01/03/12)
Two Jasonville individuals were arrested early Tuesday morning in rural Clay County. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department (CCSD), at approximately 1 a.m., deputies with the department received a tip regarding the possible location of a man and woman, both from Jasonville, who were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants in Greene County...
Library Program (01/03/12)
Interested individuals are invited to the Brazil Public Library at 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 19, to learn how to make a 3D snowflake. The program is free for adults and open to the public. For more information about adult, teen and youth programs, call 448-1981...
Behind Schedule (01/03/12)
The Sanitation Department will run one day behind schedule due to the holidays this week. For further information, call 443-2221.
Blood Drive (01/03/12)
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive at the Brazil National Guard Armory Jan. 21, from noon-3 p.m. The blood center hosts hundreds of drives each month. For further information, log on to www.donorpoint.org, or call 1-800-632-4722.
Online viewership holding steady (01/03/12)
Since changing its online format a handful of years ago, The Brazil Times has kept statistics regarding online viewers. The stats are kept in virtually any category, including total page views and unique visitors. A unique visitor refers to a person who logs on to thebraziltimes.com more than once within a specified time period...
2012 County Meeting Dates (01/03/12)
The following is a list of meetings for county, city and town councils for 2012 as provided to The Brazil Times: County Commissioners Regular Meetings -- Feb. 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, Aug. 6, Sept. 4 (Tuesday), Oct. 1, Nov. 5, Dec. 3...
LEAAP Center hosting Ivy Tech classes (01/03/12)
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, and Ivy Tech Community College are teaming together to offer college courses for interested individuals. The classes are scheduled to begin Jan. 9. Spots are still available in the spring classes...
Reunions (01/03/12)
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...
Christmas donations for the Clay County Humane Shelter (01/03/12)
Instead of buying presents for each other this year, the North Clay Middle School Cheerleaders decided to give back to the community and collected items and money for the Clay County Humane Shelter. North Clay Middle School Cheer Coach Dawn Joliff and the cheerleaders recently delivered items to the Humane Shelter. ...
Military News (01/03/12)
Eric W. Hewitt Navy Lt. Eric W. Hewitt, son of Joyce E. and Thomas K. Hewitt, Brazil, and fellow Sailors assigned to amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) and embarked Marines of the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in a community service project at the House of Family children's shelter in Sihanoukville, Cambodia...
Bosma plans fast start for bill (01/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana's Republican House leader on Tuesday promised swift movement on a push to make his state the first in more than a decade to ban labor contracts that require employees to pay union fees. Speaker Brian Bosma of Indianapolis told the Associated Press he is confident he can push the "right-to-work" bill through his chamber during the 2012 session that begins Wednesday and is spending a lot of "personal capital" to do so...
Poetry contest deadline looming (01/03/12)
Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana recently announced the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition is underway. Entries must be mailed or delivered by Feb. 24. The competition is open to individuals and students living, working or attending school in Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties...
Ivy Tech to offer Disney Institute at campuses (01/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Ivy Tech Corporate College has reached an agreement to offer the Disney Institute at various campuses of the community college and, potentially, at business locations throughout the state. A full schedule of times, locations and programs will soon be available at www.disneyinstitute.com...
Close but no victory for Knights in tangle with 'Cubs (01/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor BRAZIL -- The Northview Knights continue to play teams close down the stretch, but still haven't managed to finish out a victory this season. On Tuesday night, a tough Greencastle squad was on hand and while the Knights were within striking distance into the final quarter, the Tiger Cubs were able to improve to 9-5 this season with a 43-26 victory that was closer than the final score would indicate...
Frank Perry Jr. (01/03/12)
Frank Perry Jr., 64, Brazil, passed away Dec. 30, 2011, at Union Hospital, following a massive heart attack. He was born in Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 30, 1945. Shortly after high school, he joined the United States Army and served two tours of duty in Vietnam...
Jaxton Keith Langley (01/03/12)
Tony and Breanna Langley, Center Point, proudly announce the birth of their son, Jaxton Keith Langley. Jaxton was born at 4:45 p.m., Dec. 3, 2011, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. He was 8 pounds and 4 ounces and was 21-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jean Tanner and James Wethington and Dave and Patty Tanner, Brazil...
Ryker Garrison (01/03/12)
Cody and Brittany Garrison, Clay City, proudly announce the birth of their son, Ryker Garrison. Ryker was also welcomed by many great-grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. Ryker was born at 1:52 p.m., Dec. 3, 2011, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute...
Public Record (01/03/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 2-3: Awaiting Arraignment with Probable Cause Winans, Wyndel, 40 Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated Winans, Wyndel, 40 Failure to Appear...
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