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Homecoming in full swing for Clay City (01/25/12)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School is celebrating its 2012 Winter Homecoming/Spirit week this week. Several events were planned ahead of the crowning of the 2012 queen, which will take place Saturday during the Clay City boys' varsity basketball game against White River Valley...
Clay County Candidates (01/25/12)
2012 Clay County Primary Election Filings Updated -- Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 Clay County Commissioners: District 2 -- Charlie Brown District 1 -- Jack Withers Clay County Council: Council At-Large -- Mike McCullough, Bill Lovett Clay County Recorder -- Joe Dierdorf...
Citizens file for 2012 candidacy (01/25/12)
As of Monday, Jan. 23, 10 community members had officially filed for candidacy for the 2012 election. According to Clay County Election Office Deputy Clerk Jason Jacobs, those filing for candidacy include: Candidates have until noon, Friday, Feb. 10, to file candidacy. Candidates have until noon, Monday, Feb. 13, to withdraw their names...
Season opener! (01/25/12)
Forest Park Golf Course will open for the 2012 season Monday, Jan. 30. Season tickets are on sale and play will be permitted, barring inclement weather. The hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. For further information, call 442-5681.
Special meeting (01/25/12)
F.O.E. Aerie 274 will conduct a special meeting at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 1, at its lodge, 122 E. National Ave., Brazil. The meeting will discuss financial matters.
Road bonds released (01/25/12)
During the Clay County Commissioners special meeting Tuesday morning, the commissioners released two road bonds. Ed Hartzburge of Peabody Midwest Mine spoke at the regular meeting in the beginning of January. He discussed with the commissioners the release of bonds for County Road 200 S., CR 950 S. and CR 100 W...
Brazil man arrested for child molesting (01/25/12)
An ongoing investigation of a child molesting case resulted in the arrest of a Brazil man. According to Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen, Joshua McCown-Haviland, 32, Brazil, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on the charge of child molesting and was booked at the Clay County Justice Center (CCJC)...
Union Hospital Foundation offers scholarships (01/25/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Students seeking careers in health care such as nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy and respiratory therapy may currently apply for Union Hospital Foundation academic scholarships. Now, through Thursday, March 1, 2012, scholarships are available through the Foundation's application process and will be reviewed by the Foundation's Scholarship Committee...
Meeting set for Thursday (01/25/12)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will meet at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, in Council Chambers at Brazil City Hall. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
Habitat for Humanity hosts dedication and open house (01/25/12)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County recently announced it will conduct a dedication ceremony and open house for the Mary Ann Hofmann family home. The event will take place from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 12, at 518 E. Ridge St., Brazil. The community is invited to attend and tour the home...
Community Notes (01/25/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: No Longer In Service Officials with the Wesley Chapel Food Pantry recently announced they will no longer conduct monthly food pantry events. For further information, call 448-8666...
Club News (01/25/12)
Tri County Community Club The Tri County Community Club had their Christmas party at Bob and Angie's Restaurant in Clay City on Dec. 7. What a wonderful meal was served. Thanks to Juanita Nees and Lucy Strauch for planning the party. Great job girls. We had a gift exchange from our secret sisters. Great gifts...
Knights outlast Greenwood in rare Wednesday contest (01/25/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights played a rare "hump day" game Wednesday night and used it to snap a three-game losing funk by defeating visiting Greenwood by a 48-46 score. The Knights twice built their second half lead to six points, once in each of the final two periods, but the Woodmen seemed to come up with a clutch 3-point each time to stay close in the game that came down to the final possession...
Akers playing key minutes for Panthers (01/25/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Eastern Illinois Panthers and Northview graduate Austin Akers have posted a 9-9 overall mark this season and have gone 2-4 in conference play this year. Akers, who played two years at Olney Central in Illinois, has played in all 18 games for the Panthers while playing at the point guard position...
Kathryn Jean Pell Knierim (01/25/12)
Kathryn Jean Pell Knierim, 91, Indianapolis, passed away Jan. 23, 2012, at University Heights Healthcare Facility. Born March 20, 1920, Carbon, to the late Robert C. and Nola (Baker) Pell, she attended Carbon Community Schools and graduated from Van Buren High School in 1938...
Clarence Xychus Schopmeyer (01/25/12)
Clarence Xychus Schopmeyer, 88, Poland, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012, at his residence. He was born Nov. 21, 1923, in Bowling Green, Ind., as the son of Clarence Albert and Aurel B. Frump Schopmeyer. Following graduation from high school, he graduated from the Terre Haute Business College...
Public Record (01/25/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Jan. 20-25: Awaiting Arraignment McCown-Haviland, Joshua J., 32 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Francis, Tina L., 33 Ellington, Bryant, 21 Harris Jr., Lloyd D., 39...
Brazil Buzz (01/25/12)
Saturday, the mailman did not deliver mail to the folks who dwell in little blue house at the end of the road. We weren't expecting much mail, other than; we missed Saturday's edition of The Brazil Times. Elm Street was very slick and evidence of little travel could be seen past the cemetery's main entrance. Our own tracks did not make it beyond the main garage...
Harmony Happenings (01/25/12)
Town and Country Methodist Men will have their first breakfast Jan. 28, at Carbon UMC. New members are always welcome. Harmony United Methodist Church will hold its Stewardship Sunday toward the end of February. I think it will be on the 26th but I don't have the details yet. A Dutch Auction Fundraiser is also planned for after the dinner...
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