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Stories from Friday, February 10, 2012

2012 Primary Ballot (02/10/12)
Candidates on the 2012 Clay County Primary Ballot (Scheduled for Tuesday, May 8) Democratic Party President of the United States -- Barack Obama United States Senator -- Joe Donnelly Governor -- John R. Gregg U.S. Representative District 8 -- Thomas Barnett...
2012 County Primary Ballot complete (02/10/12)
A slew of names were added to the 2012 Clay County Primary Ballot this week. By 4 p.m., Friday, the Clay County Election Office updated the list. Some county positions will be up for grabs during the primary. Five Democrats filed candidacy for the Clay County Council At-Large position, including Chip Hoskins, Dolores Johnson, Roger LaPlante, William (Bill) Lovett and Mike McCullough...
IDOE challenges teachers (02/10/12)
At the beginning of February, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) issued a challenge to teachers. The department wanted teachers and school corporations statewide to begin digital instruction. IDOE officials said it planned on hosting a "29-Day Web 2.0 Challenge" through February. It planned to offer an online resource with educator tutorials and tips each day of the month...
Commissioners discuss State Road 340 (02/10/12)
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) recently presented a proposal to the Clay County Commissioners concerning State Road 340. Currently, INDOT and the commissioners are in preliminary discussions on the relinquishment of State Road 340 to Clay County, mostly about financing issues...
Fire department waits for approval (02/10/12)
The Lewis Township Fire Department is hoping to become a fire protection district in order to maintain its operations. To become a fire protection district, the fire department needs to collect 500 signatures of real property owners or 51 percent of the freeholders in the township on a petition to establish the fire protection district...
YMCA lease agreement signed (02/10/12)
The ink has dried and an agreement has been reached. On Thursday, the Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Board signed a lease agreement with the YMCA of Clay County in reference to the former Riverbank Family and Fitness Center. YMCA of Clay County CEO Deborah Plummer told The Brazil Times the agreement calls for a three-year lease, which she said can be renewed...
Special Meeting (02/10/12)
The City of Brazil will host a public meeting for Dave O'Mara Contractor, Inc., to meet the public and discuss plans to install a temporary asphalt plant on property the business has leased at 2762 W. State Road 340. The meeting will take place at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, at Brazil City Hall...
NHS, Purdue bands to perform (02/10/12)
The first event in the 2012 Purdue Band Partner in Education Series with the Northview High School band will take place Saturday. Purdue University is sending 110 members of its organization to the Northview varsity basketball game Saturday. The Knights will face the Monrovia Bulldogs at home with a varsity tip-off time of 2:30 p.m...
Board discusses utilities (02/10/12)
The Board of Public Work and Safety met Wednesday morning to discuss payment options and arrangements for utilities. Mayor Brian Wyndham said the water office has added a credit card payment option. "The water office will now accept credit cards for over-the-phone payment," Wyndham said...
YCC to conduct inauguration (02/10/12)
The Youth for the Community Committee (YCC) recently placed all its legislative leaders and will conduct an inauguration ceremony Saturday, Feb. 25. YCC began when Northview High School students said they wanted to start a club that functions like the legislative and executive branches in a democratic government, and their mission is to provide service to the community...
Vintage Camper Rally scheduled (02/10/12)
The fourth Southern Indiana Vintage Camper Rally is returning to the Terre Haute area Thursday-Sunday, June 7-10. The event will take place at Vigo County's Fowler Park and Pioneer Village, located south of Terre Haute on East Oregon Church Road. On Saturday, June 9, there will be a free open house for public viewing from 1-3 p.m...
Board weighs garage options (02/10/12)
After Clay Community Schools (CCS) Superintendent Kimberly Tucker presented three possible options to solve the bus garage debate, board members are taking time to further consider and research their choices. During its monthly meeting Thursday evening, board members voted unanimously in favor to extend the period of time for property owner Doug Williams to supply the necessary legal documents concerning the corporation's consideration to purchase to property...
Yoked Ministries (02/10/12)
Rev. Dale Payne retired from Bloomingdale Unite Methodist Church as of Jan. 1, 2012. He and his wife Judy ministered there for 22 years. Rev. Payne was ordained at Bloomington in 1968 and has ministered in various churches for 46 years. Rev. Payne graduated from Van Buren High School. ...
Church News (02/10/12)
Carbon Baptist Church Wednesday evening is Praise and Worship practice at 6 p.m., and cell groups meet at 7 p.m., on Feb. 15. A dinner will follow immediately after worship service tomorrow Sunday, Feb. 12. Pastor Barry Corder will once again come and be our speaker. This is an opportunity for everyone to fellowship and get acquainted with Pastor Barry and his family...
Community Notes (02/10/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Mobile Food Pantry The Catholic Charities mobile food pantry will take place the second Tuesday of every month from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bowling Green community building...
Clay City wins battle of Eels (02/10/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- For the third straight season the Clay City girls' basketball team will be playing for a sectional championship on its home floor. The Eels surged past Eminence in the second half and pulled away to a 64-33 victory that puts Clay City in the title game tonight at 7:30 p.m...
Three Knights looking to punch tickets (02/10/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Three different Northview wrestlers are looking for a spot in the IHSAA State Finals beginning on Friday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. That quest continues today at the new Ford Arena in Evansville. The top-four wrestlers in each weight class advance to the state finals, meaning that to qualify, a competitor must win two matches this afternoon...
Daniel Warren Myers (02/10/12)
Daniel Warren Myers, 90, passed away Feb. 10, 2012, at 9:02 a.m., at Union Hospital. He was born March 12, 1921, in Clay County, the son of Henry David Myers and Ruth Thomas Myers. Following high school, he served his country in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater for three-and-a-half years...
Mary Nell McDonough (02/10/12)
Mary Nell McDonough, 86, Brazil, Ind., died at 1 a.m., Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at her residence surrounded by family. She was born March 15, 1925, in Praireton, Ind., as the daughter of Carl C. and Lula Mae Danberry Reeves. She married Charles P. McDonough Jan. 20, 1948. She was a member of Regular Predestined Otter Creek Baptist Church...
David G. Hunter (02/10/12)
David G. Hunter, 93, Brazil passed away Feb. 8, 2012, at Cobblestone Crossing. He was born May 7, 1918 in Clay County the son of John "Stick" Hunter and Mae Comparon Hunter. He graduated from Brazil High School and lived all his life in Brazil. He started work at an early age with a small wagon delivering newspapers for The Brazil Times. ...
Sarah E. Schnurpel (02/10/12)
Sarah E. Schnurpel, 75, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, passed away at Union Hospital Feb. 8, 2012 following a lengthy illness. She was born as one of 13 children, on April 6, 1936, in Brazil, Ind., the daughter of Edward Lee and Ethel (Crabb) McKinney...
Staunton Scene (02/10/12)
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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