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Stories from Wednesday, February 22, 2012

YCC plans inauguration (02/22/12)
During its bi-weekly meeting Wednesday afternoon, Northview High School (NHS) Youth for the Community Committee (YCC) club members discussed protocol for their upcoming inaugural ceremony. The official YCC inauguration ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, at 1 p.m., at the Lakehouse Restaurant located on N. County Road 425 W...
FFA Week (02/22/12)
Clay City High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club members (from left, front) Skyler Miller, Caleb Royer, Brylan Jones, (back, left) Ben Kinser and Colton Miller drove their tractors to school Wednesday as a part of their participation in National FFA week. Thursday, the FFA members will be showcasing livestock to Clay City Elementary students, and Friday the students will host a lunchtime cookout...
'The Farmer and the Flea' to begin in March (02/22/12)
Brazil residents Tony and Lee Lewis are planning an ongoing community event that combines the makings of a farmer's market with a flea market. "The Farmer and the Flea" will take place the second and fourth Saturday of every month year round, beginning Saturday, March 10. The Davis Building, 115 W. National Ave., Brazil, will be open from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., but may open earlier in the summertime...
Boil order to possibly lift Thursday afternoon (02/22/12)
According to Brazil Water Superintendent Jake Raubach, a portion of the city is still under a boil order, but the water office should have more information Thursday after a sample taken today is tested. "We conducted the second set of samples this morning," Raubach said "I got done delivering the samples to the state board of health in Indianapolis around noon today."...
Serving county sparks interest in Fenwick (02/22/12)
Running for Commissioner District 2 in the upcoming Primary election is Tony Fenwick. Originally from Putnam County, Fenwick has lived in Clay County for 20 years. Because he is retired, Fenwick said he will be able to put all his time and attention into the position, if elected...
Board to meet (02/22/12)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting at 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27, in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. The public is invited to attend the meeting.
Weather class (02/22/12)
A weather spotter class will take place at the Brazil Public Library Monday, March 12. The class will begin at 4:30 p.m., and will offer free training on the interpretation of cloud structure and radar images associated with severe weather. The class is free and open to the public...
Dinner! (02/22/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will serve dinner at the Staunton Community Center March 30, from 4-7 p.m. The menu will include baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, homemade yeast rolls, slaw, drinks and dessert. Cost is $9.
Genealogy classes to start in March (02/22/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer a series of Beginning Genealogy Classes. The series will include six class sessions to take place Wednesday, March 28, April 4, 11, 18 and 25, and May 2. All classes will take place in the Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute, in the lower level meeting rooms...
Genealogy Society presents free program in March (02/22/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will present "Dying to Help Out, Too," at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 12. The program, presented by Ron Darrah, will take place in the Vigo County Public Library Rooms A, B and C. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the presentation beginning at 6:30...
Staunton looks for yard sale vendors (02/22/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will sponsor a yard sale at the Staunton Community Center March 24, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Vendors are welcome to call 448-3023 to reserve a space for the sale. Cost for tables are $10 if vendors choose to bring their own table and $15 for vendors who wish to use a provided table...
Beef Tagging Day scheduled for March 17 (02/22/12)
Those interested in showing beef or a dairy steer at the 2012 Clay County 4-H Fair should be aware of 4-H Beef Tagging Day. The event will take place from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 17, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Beef Barn. All steers (beef and dairy) and non-registered heifers are required to be weighed and tagged...
Signups for 4-H underway (02/22/12)
The Clay County 4-H Program is seeking youth grades three through senior year interested in joining the fun-filled youth organization. The organization is a volunteer-based, informal educational program of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. It focuses on "learning by doing," and reaches boys and girls through small groups called clubs...
Reunions (02/22/12)
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, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams. For more information, call 812-239-7932...
Community Notes (02/22/12)
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. - noon at the Bowling Green community building...
Knights to topple Wildcats in postponed game (02/22/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor It might have taken more than three weeks to officially put the 'W' in the win column for the Northview boys' basketball team, but a win is a win. The Knights won the resumption of a Western Indiana Conference game that was postponed at halftime due to a Jan. 20 ice storm that hit the area. The game resumed at halftime as the Knights led 35-25 and Northview was able to pull away late to seal a 63-48 victory against visiting South Vermillion...
What type of forage to grow (02/22/12)
In the last few years, many farmers have been impacted by less than ideal forage production conditions. Therefore, some might be thinking that it is time to renovate their hay fields and pastures. The next two columns will provide some advice to those who are interested in renovating their fields in the coming months...
Joseph L. Maccarone (02/22/12)
Joseph L. Maccarone, 63, Carbon, passed away unexpectedly, at his home Feb. 20, 2012. Joe was born Dec. 27, 1948, in the Bronx, New York City, New York, the son of Louis Joseph and Mary (Basasi) Maccarone. Joe graduated from Christiana High School with the class of 1967...
Fire Runs (02/22/12)
The following is a list of calls the Brazil City Fire Department have responded to from Feb. 6-Feb. 18: Firefighters kept fire contained to one room, interior of house sustained heat damage and heavy smoke damage. Equipment and crew back in service at 10 p.m...
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