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Stories from Thursday, January 5, 2012

Bennett named new Fire Chief (01/05/12)
Only in office for a few days, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham made one of his first decisions Thursday night when he appointed a new fire chief for the City of Brazil. Lifelong Clay County resident Jake Bennett was sworn in by Wyndham to the position of Fire Chief...
McQueen sworn in as Police Chief during Thursday ceremony (01/05/12)
In front of a crowded City Hall Chambers, Mayor Brian Wyndham appointed Brazil's new Police Chief Thursday night. Wyndham's choice was lifelong Clay County resident and 1993 Northview graduate Clint McQueen. "I've lived here all my life," McQueen said. "I graduated from Northview High school in 1993 and I graduated from Indiana State University in 1998 (where I majored in) criminology."...
United Way set for upcoming fundraiser (01/05/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Members of the United Way of the Wabash Valley will reunite on the roof of Baesler's Market for "United Day for United Way," Friday, Jan. 20. United Way Campaign Chair Bernice Helman, along with board member Rick Burger, former United Way Campaign Chairs Gary Morris, Tim Sturgess and Marla Flowers, and Executive Director Troy Fears, will take part...
Council To Meet (01/05/12)
The Carbon Town Council will conduct a special meeting Thursday, at noon, at Carbon Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to take action on the Preliminary Engineering Report for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvement Project. The council will also take action on the salary ordinance for 2012...
Meeting Set (01/05/12)
The Jackson Township Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., at the Jackson Township Community Building. For further information, call 446-5016.
Blood Drive (01/05/12)
The Indiana Blood Center will host a blood drive at the Brazil National Guard Armory Jan. 21, from noon-3 p.m. Donors may find the most up-to-date information by visiting www.donorpoint.org or by calling 1-800-632-4722 and selecting option No. 4.
Garden courses scheduled (01/05/12)
Classes for the Purdue Master Gardeners course will begin Feb. 13, and conclude May 14. Cost for the program is $115, which covers course materials, speakers and a copy of the New Purdue Master Gardener book that was recently created. The deadline to register is Jan. 31, at 4 p.m...
Rotary Club of Brazil honor members at banquet (01/05/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently named its 2010-11 Paul Harris Fellow award recipient and handed out several other awards for the past club year during its annual awards banquet. The event took place at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Community Notes (01/05/12)
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 Jan. 2-6. For further information, call 443-2221. Ivy Tech Classes...
Tri Kappa Club News (01/05/12)
The Alpha Omega Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa met on Nov. 28, 2011, at 6 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church. Our hostess for the month was Kristin Beasley. The meeting was called to order by Meganne Stepp, and we began our evening with our opening verse and song with seventeen members present. Nichole Keller took roll and read the November minutes...
Jackson Township Elementary School Honor Roll (01/05/12)
Jackson Township Elementary First Grade All A's Kalena Bex, Caroline Booe, Tyler Brown, Emma Childress, Drew Cook, Ariella Engle, Paisley Forker, Lorin Hakman, Renee Jensen, Karsyn Kikta, Tristan Madden, Chloe Miles, Halle Miller, Grace Mishler, Zoe Newbold , Kade Pflueger, Christian Roembke, Devin Sanders, Brian Sebastian, Hank Slater, Hannah Slater, Hayden Slater, Rylie Smith, Jaylee Timberman, Jacelin Woods...
Poetry competition announced (01/05/12)
Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana recently announced it is accepting entries for the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition. Entries must be mailed or delivered by Feb. 24. Completed entry forms and poems should be delivered or mailed to Art Spaces, Inc., 669 Ohio St., Terre Haute, Ind., 47807. ...
Fines pending for House Dems in labor battle (01/05/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana House Democrats could soon get hit with $1,000-a-day fines for stalling legislative work over a divisive labor bill. House Democratic Leader Patrick Bauer said Thursday that Republican House Speaker Brian Bosma promised to begin fining Democrats on Friday under a new law designed to keep them from blocking business after a five-week walkout last year...
Complex to host job fair (01/05/12)
The Federal Complex Terre Haute will conduct a Career Fair for Veterans only Monday. The Career Fair will be conducted in the FCC Terre Haute's Training Center from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The event is to show support and provide job assistance to veterans. Staff from FCC Terre Haute, USP Marion, Ill., and FCI Greenville, Ill., will be available to answer questions and assist the veterans with applying for positions within the Federal Bureau of Prisons...
Prayer service scheduled (01/05/12)
The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will host a prayer service at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 11, to focus on the international issue of human trafficking. Prayers will be offered in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The prayer time is open to people of all faith traditions...
Eels survive 2 OT Greene County tilt (01/05/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- The baskets at White River Valley High School's gymnasium must seem to be the size of Dixie Cups to the Clay City basketball team in their two-game stint at the Greene County Tournament. The Eels have shot a combined 31-percent (32-of-104) from the field in the two games, but unlike the opening game against Shakamak, Clay City hit some big shots at the end in claiming a 53-52 double overtime victory against Vincennes Rivet in the consolation semifinal.. ...
Knights named to All-Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association teams (01/05/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association had plenty of talent to choose from when it made its selections for the All-Valley team just before Christmas. The schools around the Valley had a wealth of success this season led by Casey, Ill., which reached the state championship game in Class 2A in Illinois. The Linton Miners reached the final four of Class A in Indiana and Charleston, Ill. also made the final four in Illinois Class 4A...
Marjorie Ruberta Rowe Latta (01/05/12)
Marjorie Ruberta Rowe Latta was born Jan. 15, 1921, in Terre Haute. She died Jan. 4, 2012. Her parents, Rushton Marfel "Mart" Rowe and Orbie Hudson Rowe, lived on upper 11th Street. Mart worked in the family business -- A. Rowe and Sons Meat Packing. A. Rowe and Sons had been in operation since 1870. Marjorie would become Vice President of Rowe Packing and one of the last owners with her brother and sisters when it closed operations in 1969...
Vicki Sue Frees (01/05/12)
Vicki Sue Frees, 58, Brazil, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at the Heart Center of Indiana -- St. Vincent in Indianapolis. She was born Sept. 18, 1953, in Brazil, as the daughter of Keith and Amelia Julbert Thompson. She graduated from the ISU Nursing program in 2005 and began a career as an R.N. in healthcare...
Public Record (01/05/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 3-5: Awaiting Arraignment Hinkle, Naydale, 25 Adams, Ricky D., 22 Braswell, Gary, 49 Public Intoxication Braswell, Gary, 49 Strangulation Adams, Ricky D., 22...
Public Record (01/05/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 2-5: Circuit Court -- Civil Capital One Bank Vs. Leilani Hamm: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Mary E. French: Civil Collections Natalie F. Cassady Vs. Jacob A. Cassady: Domestic Relations...
Brazil Buzz (01/05/12)
Happy New Year! Paul and I stayed home on New Year's Eve. We watched the entire celebration that took place in Times Square. The crowd was highly energized. The host, Ryan Seacrest, as per usual, put his best foot forward. Dick Clark, always an inspiration, was on hand to usher in the new year...
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