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Stories from Friday, January 20, 2012

Under Construction (01/20/12)
A local historical building is being renovated, and the owner is hoping to see part of her vision become a reality by spring. In 2010, Lee Stakes bought the Davis Building, 115 W. National Ave., Brazil, after seeing it while driving through Brazil for the first time...
Officials arrest three on multiple charges (01/20/12)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department received a report of a theft in progress on Lower Bloomington Road near the Clay County/Vigo County line. The reporting party, an off-duty Indiana Conservation Officer, advised he had observed a vehicle in the area with three people trespassing and stealing scrap metal...
Officials battle icy conditions (01/20/12)
The icy weather that came through the Wabash Valley Friday evening caused havoc for Clay County officials. On his way to an accident on State Road 42, Clay County Sheriff Mike Heaton said he was traveling barely 15 mph. "No matter where you go, back roads, the highway, it's bad," Heaton told The Brazil Times...
Homecoming Royalty! (01/20/12)
The 2012 Northview Homecoming King and Queen are Aaron See and Margit Bloesing. Aaron is the son of Holly and Luther Geralds. Margit is the daughter of Lisa Bloesing and Roy Clevenger. The seniors were crowned between basketball games Friday night.
Times to broadcast games online (01/20/12)
For the second consecutive year, The Brazil Times is offering online readers an opportunity to catch area high school sporting events on its website. Readers now have the chance to watch live broadcasts of girls' and boys' basketball games from both Northview and Clay City high schools at www.thebraziltimes.com...
Meeting Set (01/20/12)
The Clay County Commissioners will conduct a special meeting Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 11 a.m., in the Commissioner's Courtroom of the Clay County Courthouse. The purpose of the meeting is to consider the release of road bonds and the not-for-profit 4-H contract...
Chamber To Meet (01/20/12)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, Tuesday, Jan. 24, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. The speaker for the event will be Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham, who will discuss future plans for the City of Brazil. Cost for lunch is $7 for members and $10 for non-members...
Snowflake Time! (01/20/12)
Youth 8-older should stop by the Brazil Public Library Wednesday, Jan. 25, between 6-7 p.m., to make and take a 3D snowflake. The craft project is free and open to the public. For further information, call the library at 448-1981.
Sister opens solo art exhibit (01/20/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Sister Jody O'Neil, artist in residence for the Sisters of Providence at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, opened a solo exhibit Thursday, at the Corporate Square, 2901 Ohio Blvd., Terre Haute. The exhibit will continue until July 12. Sister Jody, who works in several different media, will show 11 matted and framed photos and six framed watercolors, all of which are available for purchase...
Poetry Competition (01/20/12)
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...
Benefit slated for area family (01/20/12)
Hunter's Lounge will host a benefit for Dede Anderson and Charlie Powell Saturday, Jan. 21. The couple lost everything Dec. 5, 2011, in a house fire in Center Point. The event is scheduled to start at 1 p.m., and will continue throughout the day. The lounge will serve pork, potato salad, pasta salad and green beans, in addition to tea or coffee...
Postal Service raises price of forever stamps (01/20/12)
Beginning Jan. 22, it will cost a penny more to mail letters to any location in the United States. This will be the first price change for First-Class Mail stamps, also known as forever stamps, in more than two and a half years. The new 45-cent price for forever stamps is among price changes filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission...
USDA issues reminder for DCP, ACRE programs (01/20/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Indiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently issued a reminder to producers that signup to enroll in the 2012 Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) or Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) Program begins Monday and concludes June 1, 2012...
Community Notes (01/20/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Breakfast! 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...
Church News (01/20/12)
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Worship hour is 9-10 a.m., with Pastor Randy Dragan. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church is located five miles east of State Road 59 on Billville Rd., Brazil. Everyone is welcome. Carbon Baptist Church Today at 1 p.m., volunteers will meet at the church to go to the town of Carbon and hand out sheets of information on our church with a invitation to come, and if a ride is needed it can be provided...
Weather cancels NHS game (01/20/12)
Mother Nature didn't allow the Northview boys' basketball team the homecoming they had hoped, as the game was canceled at halftime with the Knights leading South Vermillion, 35-25. The Knights defense came to play in the first quarter forcing five turnovers, three of which were dead ball traveling calls against the Wildcats...
Northview girls fall to Wildcats (01/20/12)
While the Northview coaching staff thought it was two free throws, the officials saw it otherwise. On Friday, the Northview girls' basketball squad trailed West Central Conference foe South Vermillion by one point, 45-44, with less than 10 seconds left as junior Cassie Weddle drove the lane for a shot...
Staunton Scene (01/20/12)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
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