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Stories from Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Parks Board waits on decision (01/11/12)
Two men working on a renovation project with Clay Community Schools (CCS) requested permission from Brazil Parks and Recreation Board (BPRB) officials to install underground fiber optic cables through Forest Park Tuesday. AXIATP Direct Sales Vice President Cory Childs and C-4 Communications Contractor John Collins gave a presentation explaining the reasoning behind their request to install fiber optic cables connecting lines from Forest Park Elementary to what will soon be the new CCS Central Office, 1013 S. ...
Hogsett has high hopes for 2012 (01/11/12)
After a banner 2011, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana Joseph H. Hogsett said he hopes 2012 would be even better. On Wednesday, Hogsett visited The Brazil Times to discuss the office's 2011 accomplishments. He also explained the office's 2012 goals, saying they could be achieved with continued cooperation between his office and local law enforcement and prosecutors...
Spring weather soon to leave (01/11/12)
Warmer temperatures have had many in the Wabash Valley feeling like spring was on its way. But WTHI News 10 Meteorologist David Wire said winter's not over yet. A system heading through the area will produce at least 1-inch of snow through Thursday morning...
Breakfast! (01/11/12)
Bee Ridge Church will host an all-you-can-eat pancake/sausage breakfast Saturday, Jan. 21, from 7-10 a.m., at the church, 10100 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. There is no cost for the breakfast, but a freewill offering will be accepted. All proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the new church building program for Bee Ridge...
Book signing (01/11/12)
Local author Marjorie E. Hopkins will conduct a book signing event Saturday, Jan. 21, from 1-3 p.m., at Java Haute, 3805 Wabash Ave., Terre Haute. Hopkins will be available to sign copies of her novel, "Dying to Meet Him: Wit and Wisdom from a Funeral Director's Wife."...
Class of 1961 (01/11/12)
The Brazil High School class of 1961 recently celebrated its 50th reunion. On hand for the celebration included (front, from left) Richard Harden, Gweneth Means O'Neal, Susie Boucher Brown, Deanna Schultz Stout, Richlyn Sanders Coughanowr, Karen Chatham Litteral, Lloyd Burns, Karen Hayes Berry, Sharon Whitehead Eldridge, Gail Overpeck, Marilyn Smock Bussing, (second row) Jon Stuart, Gary Hoffa, Marsha Roeschlein Phelps, Geraldine Bridgewater Ullery, Ruby Hadley Crouse, Mike Cox, Wayne Burns, Carolyn Lawson Darney, Charlotte Knight Stewart, Nancy Reynolds Culver, (third row) Dave Bussing, Shirley Lucas Bozell, Martha Cherry Whitaker, Cathy Mills Thompson, Linda Mayrose Bland, Peggy Evans Merryman, Ann Wright Steele, Sharon Harrison Stearley, Marilyn Phillips Wood, Billie Jo Metz Fletcher, Alan Siwik, (fourth row) Charles Lamb, Jim Pittman, Norman Hunt, Diane Schultz Ross, Judy Killion Ehrlich, Sandra Newport, Class Sponsor Charlie Purl, Jim Decker, (fifth row) Dan Ullery, Leo Patterson, Jim Dulin, Clyde Stedman, Bud Yocom, George Hill, Bob Oeding, (back row) Ronnie Snyder, Jim Loughmiller, Don Lambert, Gene Wagner and John Perry.. ...
Community Notes (01/11/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Bridal Show The eighth Bridal Show, sponsored by The Brazil Times and The Banner Graphic, will take place Sunday, from 1-4 p.m., at Traditions Banquet Hall, 105 E. National Ave., Brazil...
Honor Rolls (01/11/12)
Staunton Elementary First Grade All A's Audrey Jackman, Brayden Hellums, Brynlee Smith, Cole Short, Delaney Trout, Eden Mace, Gavin Jones, Grace Jones, Hayden Kidwell, Jaden Morles, Jamison Fisher, Joslyn Slesinski, Kaleb Walker, Kathleen Boor, Katie Deakins, Kyia Fox, Maisie Eldridge, Makayla Barger, Peyton Gearld, Rose Teters, Wessley Dwenger...
North Clay picks up sixth-and-eighth-grade victories (01/11/12)
CASCADE -- The North Clay eighth-grade boys' basketball team picked up a 43-39 victory on the road against Cascade on Tuesday night as Tucker Stewart erupted for 15 points to lead the team. The Knights got a balanced scoring effort from the rest of the team as well with Ethan Linton adding eight along with Hunter Ragan. Ben Girton tallied five points, Nathan Thomas contributed four and Quinton Hayes provided three points...
Sixth-grade Knights split with visiting Colts (01/11/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The North Clay sixth-grade Knights came away with a split in their final game of the season against Edgewood on Wednesday evening. The 'B' team got eight points in overtime from Calen Cook, six from the free throw line, and a 3-pointer by Anthony Drury to secure a 40-37 victory in a marathon battle...
Second half rally falls short for Knights (01/11/12)
Times Staff Report CASCADE -- The Northview girls' basketball team played perhaps its best half of basketball on the road at Cascade on Tuesday evening, but unfortunately it wasn't enough to top the Cadets in a 57-41 decision. Cascade improves to 11-3 this season...
Gerry W. Patrick (01/11/12)
Gerry W. Patrick, 69, Terre Haute, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, in Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis. He was born in Brazil, Ind., on Oct. 25, 1942, to Earl J. Patrick and Dorothy Weaver Patrick. He retired from Columbia House after 36 years of service as a Programmer...
Wilma Jean Slater (01/11/12)
Wilma Jean Slater, 87, Brazil, formerly of Cory, passed away at the Exceptional Living Center, Brazil, on Jan. 10, 2012. She was born in Cory on July 3, 1924, to Harley W. and Edith A. Modesitt Stewart. She graduated from Cory High School, class of 1942. On Aug. 9, 1942, she was united in marriage to Earl "Pete" Slater...
Margaret Lawhorn (01/11/12)
Margaret Lawhorn passed away at her Cannon Inn residence the morning of Jan. 10, 2012, at the age of 106. She was born Sept. 14, 1905, to John Englehardt Doelle and Caroline Schmitt Doelle in Trimpealeau County, Wis. She led a remarkable life as a wife, mother and grandmother. She was very proud of her Wisconsin heritage, and often shared stories of her time growing up on the home farm...
Brazil Buzz (01/11/12)
On this beautiful Sunday afternoon, all is well on the home front. Paul underwent his eye surgery last Friday. Dr. Dong Me Chen was satisfied with her precision work and his new look. Now, if he can learn how to manage those chopsticks for the next few days; he will look as good as it gets for a while. He has the same problems with the right eye...
Harmony Happenings (01/11/12)
Pastor Terry Jeffers will have revised office hours at Harmony United Methodist Church. He adjusts his times with his class schedule. He plans to be at the church on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Of course, illnesses, church member needs, or emergencies can change the plans...
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