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Stories from Thursday, March 1, 2012

Happy Birthday! (03/01/12)
On Wednesday, March 7, one Brazil woman will reach a milestone few people have -- turning 100-years-old. Helen Howald has lived a life full of love, faith and optimism, and she is still going strong. "I don't know (how I feel about turning 100)," Helen said. "I can't believe it."...
Author to speak to society (03/01/12)
The Clay County Historical Society will conduct its first meeting of the year Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m., in the lower level of the museum. The museum is planning to open in the middle of March. A date will be set in concrete at the meeting. The board of directors will meet at 6 p.m...
Webster trial rescheduled (03/01/12)
The jury trial for a former City of Brazil employee has been rescheduled. Former Brazil Clerk-Treasurer Tracy Webster was to appear in Owen County Circuit Court Monday, at 9 a.m., with Judge Frank Nardi presiding. However, according to court documents, the trial has been rescheduled for Oct. 1, 2012...
Experience, integrity key elements for Heffner (03/01/12)
Republican Pat Heffner, who has lived in Clay County since she was 15-years-old with the exception of one year, is running for Clay County Council At-Large in the upcoming Primary election. "I just love people," Heffner said of why she decided to run for election...
Winter Guard to perform Saturday (03/01/12)
The Northview High School Winter Guard will take part in Indiana High School Color Guard Association State Prelims Saturday. The event will take place at Mooresville High School. Cost to attend is $8 for adults and $6 for students/senior citizens. Saturday's IHSCGA sanctioned event is for guards in World Class, Open Class and Class A. Competing in World Class, Northview will perform at 8:10 p.m...
Council Meeting (03/01/12)
The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct its March meeting Thursday, March 8, at 8:30 a.m., at the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil.
Fish Fry! (03/01/12)
The Knights of Columbus will conduct a Fish Fry March 9, at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall, from 4-7 p.m. Family price is $15. Individual prices are $7 for adults, $4 for children and no charge for children under 3.
Meet And Greet (03/01/12)
The Clay County Democrat Party will welcome US 8th Congressional District candidate David Crooks to the community Tuesday, March 13. The event will take place at the Staunton Community Center, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP to Ed Nevins at PO Box 7, Staunton, Ind., 47881...
New Flooring (03/01/12)
Residents driving by the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil, Thursday may have wondered what was going on with all the noise and clearing of concrete. Global Construction Management tore out the businesses' floor Thursday and will soon pour new concrete for flooring in the business. ...
Special program (03/01/12)
The Brazil Public Library will host Yankee Rose, Tuesday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. The landscaping and nursery specialists will present, "Getting Your Garden Ready." Those interested in attending should RSVP by calling 448-1981.
K9 Donation! (03/01/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil recently donated $1,000 to the City of Brazil Police Department's new K9 project. The donation will be used for the funding, training and maintenance of a police dog. Shown here at the donation included (from left) Police Chief Clint McQueen, new Rotarian and Police Sgt. ...
Soup supper scheduled March 10 (03/01/12)
North Union United Methodist Church will conduct a Community Soup Supper Saturday, March 10, from 4-7 p.m. Homemade soups and desserts will be available. The event will take place at the church, 6977 W. State Road 42, Brazil, at the Clay-Vigo county line...
ISP to take part in drunk driving crackdown (03/01/12)
Beginning Friday, Indiana State Police Troopers at the Putnamville District will join more than 250 other Indiana law enforcement agencies across the state in the "Drunk Driving -- Over the Limit -- Under Arrest," March crackdown on impaired and dangerous driving...
New DAR chapter forming in Clay County (03/01/12)
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) are forming a new chapter in Clay County. The DAR is a non-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, honoring American veterans and securing America's future through better education for children...
Community Notes (03/01/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Donations The Brazil Lions Club is currently accepting used eyeglasses and hearing aids for donations through a recycling program. Donation boxes have been set up at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil, or The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil...
Reunions (03/01/12)
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...
Hoosier Lottery (03/01/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 6-6-1 Daily Three-Evening 0-9-9 Daily Four-Midday 8-9-2-6 Daily Four-Evening 5-5-8-6 Lucky 5-Midday 7-12-17-18-30 Lucky 5-Evening...
Illinois Lottery (03/01/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 9-5-4 Pick Three-Evening 7-2-5 Pick Four-Midday 5-6-1-7 Pick Four-Evening 3-0-2-6 Little Lotto 2-11-21-33-35 Lotto...
Documentary on Saint Mother to be televised (03/01/12)
Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will be featured in an upcoming documentary on CNN. The international television network will examine the process of becoming a saint in the Roman Catholic Church...
'Art Affair on the Square' scheduled (03/01/12)
ROCKVILLE -- Those looking for "pure enjoyment," in addition to first-class shopping should check out "Art Affair on the Square," Saturday, June 23, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sponsored by the Covered Bridge Art Association, the event will take place on the historic Rockville courthouse square in Parke County...
'Dance Fitness for Funds,' set for March 10 (03/01/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will conduct the "Dance Fitness for Funds," event Saturday, March 10. The event will take place in the Booker T. Washington Park Community Center, located at the corner of College and 13th streets in Terre Haute...
Red Cross offers tips for severe weather (03/01/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- With weather experts predicting possibly imminent severe weather across the central portion of the country, the American Red Cross is urging people to be ready in case dangerous weather does hit. Meanwhile, the Red Cross is still working to help those affected by Wednesday's tornadoes, which hit the same portion of the country, by providing shelter, food and emotional support...
County teams battle to split (03/01/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- As the junior high girls' basketball season nears its end, the Clay City Eels tangled with the North Clay Knights in a seventh --and-eighth-grade dual on Thursday evening. The Eels came out on top of the eighth-grade tussle to wrap up a 9-7 overall record this with a 41-14 victory. North Clay opened up the evening by capturing a 28-4 decision over the Eels in the seventh-grade contest...
Annis Ilene Cooper Craig Shaughnessy (03/01/12)
Annis Ilene Cooper Craig Shaughnessy, 73, Brazil, passed away Feb. 28, 2012, at 5:40 p.m., at her home surrounded by her loving family. A celebration of her life will take place Friday at 7 p.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel. Friends may visit, from 6-7 p.m. Prayer time will be shared by Pastor Kyle Andrews...
Elizabeth R. 'Betty' Clevenger (03/01/12)
Elizabeth R. "Betty" Clevenger, 90, Greencastle, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indianapolis. Funeral services will take place Saturday, March 3, at 4 p.m., in the Condo and Son Funeral Home in Wilkinson with Pastor Paul Bowen officiating. Burial will follow at McCray Cemetery in Wilkinson...
Lona Marie Montgomery (03/01/12)
Lona Marie Montgomery, 87, Brazil, passed away Feb. 28, 2012, at Cloverleaf Health Center. Service will be Friday, March 2, 2012, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Harold Norman officiating at French Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 11 a.m., until time of service. If friends so desire, donations can be made to her family, where envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her remembrance...
Diane McClure (03/01/12)
Diane McClure, 66, Brazil, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Born Sept. 17, 1945, in Greencastle, she was the daughter of Ernest and Lelia (Phillips) Williams. She married Bill McClure April 6, 1973. He survives...
Public Record (03/01/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center Feb. 28- March 1: Awaiting Arraignment Holt, Michelle, 44 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Duskey, Brandon L., 25 Coleman, Jason, 38 William, Curtis D., 41...
Public Record (03/01/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Feb. 28-March 1: Circuit Court -- Civil Michael D. Chickadaunce Vs. Waneeta J. Chickadaunce: Domestic Relations Bank of America Vs. James Hodge: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Brazil Buzz (03/01/12)
The cornfield beside the little blue house at the end of the road welcomes many feathered visitors today. There is nothing better than a brief rest stop after a bumpy flight. I am sure more than one of the wild bird's feathers are ruffled due to the wind...
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