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Stories from Friday, February 3, 2012

Soccer players raise money for trip (02/03/12)
Four Brazil youth and their parents are currently raising money for a trip of a lifetime. Northview High School soccer players Mitchell Thomas, KJ Thomas and Chandler Reeves -- all freshmen -- along with sophomore Mark Underwood, are in the process of raising the needed funds for a trip to England to take part in the 2012 GotSoccer International Cup...
Senior qualifies for Strongman competition (02/03/12)
Northview Senior Jed Thomas qualified for Teenage Strongman Nationals, after a strong showing at a Texas Teenage Strongman competition in January. Thomas said the events to test the competitors' strength varies from competition to competition. "The events can range from anything from pressing logs over your head to picking up (heavy) stones," Thomas said...
Rehearsal Time! (02/03/12)
The Clay County Community Choir will begin rehearsals Thursday, at 7 p.m., at Peniel United Methodist Church, 9525 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. All are invited to take part in the choice, which is non-denominational. For further information, call Lynne Nadolny at 812-243-9632...
Meeting set (02/03/12)
A meeting of the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will take place Feb. 8, at 10 a.m., in the Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
Council meeting (02/03/12)
A regular meeting of the Brazil Common Council will take place Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend.
YMCA begins campaign (02/03/12)
The YMCA of Clay County recently kicked off its Strong Kids Campaign during a luncheon. Strong Kids is an annual fundraising campaign focused on raising much needed resources to support YMCA programs that impact Clay County children. On Saturday, Feb. 25, from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., the Silver Sneaker class will host a Strong Kids Campaign Spaghetti Dinner. A bake sale will also be available. Tickets are available from Silver Sneaker class members or at the YMCA...
Police add traffic coverage (02/03/12)
Arguably the greatest sporting spectacle will take place Sunday in Indianapolis. The Super Bowl will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium Sunday evening, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on NBC. Traffic has to be a concern, but Clay County law enforcement officials are confident the additional vehicles on the roads will not be a major issue...
Fulk sentenced to 23 years (02/03/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Two years after the incident, a Brazil man learned his fate. On Thursday, Douglas Fulk, 32, Brazil, was sentenced to 23 years in the Indiana Department of Correction after a plea agreement was reached in the case. Fulk was scheduled for a jury trial Feb. 13, in Vigo County Superior Court 6, before the agreement was reached...
Story Hour! (02/03/12)
Registration for Story Hour at the Brazil Public Library has started and will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis for children ages 3-5. Parents must have a valid library card and children must be potty trained. Story Hour will begin Tuesday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 10:30 a.m...
Local Sports Editor to attend Super Bowl (02/03/12)
GREENCASTLE -- With all the state, national and international focus on Sunday's Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, readers of The Brazil Times will also get a bit of local perspective from the event. Caine Gardner, Sports Editor of The Banner Graphic, sister paper to The Brazil Times, will be on the scene at Lucas Oil Stadium when the confetti falls and either the New York Giants or New England Patriots claim the Lombardi Trophy. ...
Reunions (02/03/12)
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...
Church News (02/03/12)
Carbon United Methodist Church Someone did a very special "act of kindness" last week, and I want to thank them for it. I was unable to write my article for the paper last week, but on Saturday while reading through the paper, lo and behold, there was an article from the Carbon United Methodist Church! Upon reading it, I found that the mystery person had taken the last three paragraphs from what I had written the week before and put them in the paper. ...
Friday night basketball scores (02/03/12)
BOYS' BASKETBALL Adams Central 55, Ft. Wayne Blackhawk 51 Avon 71, Lafayette Jeff 60 Baptist Academy 79, Liberty Christian 71 Barr-Reeve 65, Springs Valley 43 Batesville 66, S. Dearborn 49 Bedford N. Lawrence 52, Floyd Central 44 Benton Central 51, N. Montgomery 42...
Knights ready for regional battles (02/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Saturday's Bloomington South Regional for wrestlers that qualified through the Northview and Jennings County Sectionals is all about retribution for several Knights and ultimately about reaching next week's Evansville Semi-state...
Sweet SWIAC victory for Eels (02/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- As far as local hardwood rivalries go, there aren't many better than when Clay City and Shakamak match up on the basketball court. On Friday night, the Eels used a second half surge to hand the Class A No. 11 Lakers their first Southwestern Indiana Conference loss in seven games, 52-41...
Knights ready for regional battles (02/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Saturday's Bloomington South Regional for wrestlers that qualified through the Northview and Jennings County Sectionals is all about retribution for several Knights and ultimately about reaching next week's Evansville Semi-state...
Pacers tops Mavs for 1st win in Dallas in 8 years (02/03/12)
DALLAS (AP) -- Paul George hit seven 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 30 points, and the Indiana Pacers won in Dallas for the first time in eight years, beating the Mavericks 98-87 Friday night. The Pacers took the lead for good with seven consecutive points in the first 2 minutes of the second half. George made a go-ahead running layup then had a steal that he turned into a dunk and a free throw...
Irsay insists, again, that he and Manning are fine (02/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Maybe, just maybe, the Colts and Peyton Manning are done stealing headlines during Super Bowl week. They might save the real news for later. The simmering spat between Manning and Colts owner Jim Irsay bubbled up Thursday night, when Manning's surgeon sent out a statement saying the star quarterback had been cleared to play...
Defense will carry Giants over Patriots again (02/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- In this new NFL age of throw first and throw again, it's easy to forget to first rule of football: Defense wins championships. Sorry Eli. Sorry Tom. There's no doubt you're both among the league's elite quarterbacks. The Super Bowl, however, is going to be decided by defense, and the Giants are better than the Patriots right now. The proof is in the performance...
Shirley Ann McCollister (02/03/12)
Shirley Ann McCollister, 79, Brazil, died Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born Jan. 26, 1933, in Brazil, Ind., as the daughter of Albert and Lucille Graves Gullifor. She graduated from Brazil High School with the Class of 1951...
Ilagene 'Genie' Dolores Kirchner McCammon (02/03/12)
Ilagene "Genie" Dolores Kirchner McCammon, 87, Terre Haute, went to be with the Lord Monday, Jan. 30, 2012. She was born March 12, 1924, on the family farm in Clay County to Lillian (Butt) and Charles Kirchner. She was preceded in death by her parents and her older brothers and their wives: Glen (Ruby) Kirchner, and Samuel (Martha) Kirchner, and brothers-in-law Winston "Dude" Baker and Jack McCammon...
Staunton Scene (02/03/12)
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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