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Stories from Thursday, January 26, 2012

S.O.S., city mailing out surveys (01/26/12)
The third time could be the charm for Serving On The Streets (S.O.S.). Through the City of Brazil, S.O.S. has started the process of applying for a Community Focus Fund Grant for the renovation of the old Brazil Junior High Gymnasium. The grant is for $400,000, $100,000 less than last year. City of Brazil Planning Administrator Stacy Gibbens told The Brazil Times the funding for the grant was cut this year...
City Council tackles state of golf course (01/26/12)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday night for a special meeting to discuss the ongoing financial woes of the Forest Park Golf Course. Mayor Brian Wyndham began the meeting by summarizing where the golf course stands for those in attendance "They're financially strapped at this point; they've done some restructuring. Our golf board has worked on this for some time ... to try to make the golf course more financially solvent, and I think that is the goal in mind," Wyndham said...
Board of Works reviews possible ordinances (01/26/12)
The Board of Works met Thursday and reviewed possible ordinances that may be added, as well as meeting dates and times moving forward. The Brazil Utilities Office presented a list of ordinances to the board, that it would like to be updated or established...
Meteorologist explains whacky weather (01/26/12)
Recent dramatic temperature shifts have many in the valley wondering: When will winter really arrive? According to WTHI News-10 Meteorologist David Wire, maybe not for a while. On Thursday, Wire told The Brazil Times Wabash Valley residents should expect high temperatures in the low-40s for a couple more weeks...
Financially Fit! (01/26/12)
During Northview High School's Financial Aid Night Thursday, Indiana State University21st Century Scholars Director Veronica Williams and Student Coordinator Jack Schroeder pass out helpful financial aid information they hoped would help NHS senior Kelsey Reid receive financial awards she may need to attend college. For more information about 21st Century Scholars, log on to www.scholars.in.gov...
Notice (01/26/12)
Officials with the Wesley Chapel Food Pantry recently announced they will no longer conduct monthly food pantry events. For further information, call 448-8666.
Program Set (01/26/12)
The Little Historic Church at Carbon will conduct a program Friday. There will be a pitch-in dinner at 6 p.m., with entertainment -- provided by P150 -- set for 7. All are invited to attend.
Northview guard set for Saturday (01/26/12)
The Northview High School Winter Guard will kick off its 2012 season Saturday at Owen Valley. Northview is the only school scheduled to compete in World Class. The Knights will perform at 3:47 p.m. North Clay Middle School will compete in the Cadet Class and is scheduled to perform at 11 a.m. Martinsville East will follow at 11:08...
Clay City Homecoming Attendants (01/26/12)
Seventh-, eighth-, ninth- and tenth-grade attendants and escorts for the event include (front, from left) seventh-graders Treyton Jackson and Harley Sinders, eighth-graders Cassie Souder and Travis Strauch, (back) ninth-graders Paiden Myers and Meghan Skaggs and tenth-graders Alex Wolfe and Steven Phillips...
Clay City Homecoming Attendants (01/26/12)
Junior attendants for the 2012 Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Winter Homecoming include (left photo, front, from left) Callie Dayhuff and Kaleigh Decker, (back) Blake Cesinger and Rhett Bigger.
Residents attend conference (01/26/12)
Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors, associate supervisors, staff and partners, recently attended the 2012 IASWCD Annual Conference in Indianapolis. The conference, "The Power of Conservation-Local Actions with Global Impacts," took place Jan. 9-11...
Reunions (01/26/12)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil Class of 1972 is seeking addresses for the following classmates: Elizabeth Allen, Rose Burnstead, Mary Beth Goodhart, David Burke, Patricia Guinn, Cheri Coffin, Linda Love, Randy Love, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, Thomas Snell, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams. For more information, call 812-239-7932...
Community Notes (01/26/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Public Meetings The Poland Fire Protection Territory Board will conduct a public meeting Jan. 25, Feb. 22, and March 28, at 7 p.m., each evening. The meeting will take place at the Poland Fire Station, 3962 N. Bowling Green-Poland Rd., Poland...
State in Brief (01/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) --The sponsor of a proposal for a broad statewide smoking ban in Indiana says he's working with other legislators to limit the number of exemptions that might be added to the bill. Rep. Eric Turner of Cicero says it will be Friday or Monday before he'll have the bill called for debate on possible amendments...
ACLU: Teaching creationism is unconstitutional (01/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana's top lawyer said Thursday that a bill pending that would allow schools to teach creationism in science classes clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and invites legal challenges. U.S. Supreme Court precedents "going back many years" have established the unconstitutionality of teaching creationism in public schools, Ken Falk said...
Workshop to place focus on human trafficking (01/26/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will host a workshop to help educate people about the issues of human trafficking. The workshop will be at 3 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30, in Owens Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. Sgt. Jason Brentlinger of the Terre Haute Police Department will be the presenter. He will discuss ways to identify signs of human trafficking and how to respond to incidents when they are witnessed...
FSA issues PTPP reminder (01/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced the Planting Transferability Pilot Project (PTPP) permits Indiana producers to plant approved vegetables for processing on base acres under the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) or Average Crop Revenue Election Program (ACRE)...
Clay City girls capture SWIAC crown on Senior Night (01/26/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- The varsity roster has had a pretty familiar look the last four years as a special senior class has played a lot of hoops in the Eel Dome. On Thursday night a group that includes: Carmela Roeschlein, Brielle Drelick, Abby Reed, Allie Miller and Michaela Riggs was honored on Senior Night for their final regular season game on their home court. ...
Fire Runs (01/26/12)
Brazil City Fire Department The following is a list of calls the Brazil City Fire Department have responded to from Jan. 12-24:...
Public Record (01/26/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Jan. 24-27: Circuit Court -- Civil Bank of America Vs. Velma D. Metz: Mortgage Foreclosure Kelli J. Lee Vs. Matthew R. Lee: Domestic Relations Estate of Mary Wayman Vs. Lori Caruso: Civil Plenary...
Available winter programs (01/26/12)
Numerous programs are offered by Purdue Extension during the winter months. Right now, the Master Grain Marketer program is wrapping up and plans have been made for more educational programs during February and March. Purdue Extension in Clay and Owen counties will be offering the Purdue Master Gardener class on Monday nights from 6-9 p.m., at the Clay County Extension Office in Brazil...
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