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Stories from Friday, March 2, 2012

Tornadoes kill at least 8 across southern Indiana (03/02/12)
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Tornadoes ripped through Indiana on Friday, killing at least eight people and leaving behind miles of rubble in several small towns near the state's southern border. The twisters tossed debris onto roadways across the wide area north of Louisville, Ky., making it difficult for rescue workers and others to get to communities damaged by a line of powerful storms that wreaked havoc in several states...
Slain teacher has ties to Brazil (03/02/12)
A United States teacher who was killed in Iraq had connections to Brazil. Jeremiah Small, 33, Cosmopolis, Wash., was killed by an 18-year-old male Iraqi student in his classroom earlier this week. Small was the nephew of Dr. David Breitweiser and wife Nancy, Brazil...
Hope Reins looking for volunteers (03/02/12)
A local non-profit organization is looking for volunteers. Hope Reins is having a volunteer round-up Thursday, March 8, from 6-8 p.m., at Christ Community Fellowship Hall, Brazil. According to Founder and Director Donna Jones, the organization is looking for three types of volunteers:...
The Rock Youth Center wins contest (03/02/12)
The votes are in -- all 5,421 of them. The Rock, Clay City, won French Funeral Home's Facebook voting challenge with a total of 2,658 votes. "What a deserving organization," French Funeral Home representative Nick French said. "I think it's fantastic."...
Hoskins eager to get back to work for county (03/02/12)
Clay County Councilman Chip Hoskins, a Democrat, is running for re-election in the upcoming Primary election after his first term in office. "The reason why I'm running again is because I've become real familiar with what it means to be a county councilman," he said. "I want to make sure taxpayers are getting what their taxes are paying for."...
Town Council approves proposal for new device (03/02/12)
CARBON -- Carbon Town Council members accepted a proposal to install a mixing and aeration device, called an Aqua-Manna BOBBER, to nitrify the bacteria in the town's wastewater stabilization lagoons. During the special session meeting Wednesday afternoon, Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Water Quality office Operator Assistance Program Specialist Dave Denman and Bradley Innovation Group, LLC, Executive Vice President of Sales Jason Bradley met with the council to explain and discuss their proposal, which included a plan to reduce winter ammonia levels.. ...
Curves kicks off food drive (03/02/12)
Recognizing the need for donations is greater than ever at local food banks across the nation, Curves International is kicked off the 2012 Curves Food Drive March 1 with a challenge to all Curves Clubs to meet or exceed last year's donations. Each club, including Curves of Brazil, is asking its members to donate bags of non-perishable food or cash throughout the month to support local community food banks...
162 students took place in CCS Science Fair (03/02/12)
Times Staff Report The 27th Clay Community Schools Science Fair took place Saturday, Feb. 18. There were 162 students in grades kindergarten through senior competing. All of the students were judged by Clay Community Schools Alumni, Clay County Professionals and Clay Community School personnel...
Items up for Bid (03/02/12)
4-H debuts new projects (03/02/12)
Clay County 4-H members should take note as the Clay County 4-H Council and Purdue Extension recently announced the addition of five new projects for 2012. The new projects include Create-a-Mix, Creative Writing, Cupcake Decorating, Do Your Own Thing and Farm Scene...
Community Notes (03/02/12)
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...
Staunton Scene (03/02/12)
The Staunton Lady Volunteers will have a yard sale at the Staunton Community Center March 24. Tables are $15 if you use one of our tables, or $10 if you bring your own. Sale hours will be 9 a.m.-2 p.m. If you would like to reserve table space, call 448-3023. Space is limited, so call soon...
Church News (03/02/12)
Bee Ridge Church Bee Ridge Church is located 1.5 miles north on Kennedy Crossing Road. We are the brick church on the top of the hill. Sunday School for all ages begins at 9:15 a.m. Worship Service and Children's Church begins at 10:30 a.m. Our church congregation is growing and we welcome new members or visitors anytime...
Massive band of storms wrecks Indiana towns, kills 6 (03/02/12)
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Powerful storms stretching from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes wrecked two Indiana towns and killed at least six people Friday as the system tore roofs off schools and homes, flattened a fire station, flipped over tractor-trailer trucks and damaged a maximum security prison. It was the second deadly tornado outbreak this week...
Tornadoes kill at least 3 in southern Indiana (03/02/12)
HENRYVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Tornadoes raked across several small Indiana towns Friday, killing at least three people and leaving behind miles of flattened devastation along the state's southern border. Few recognizable structures remained in the town of Henryville, about 20 miles north of Louisville, Ky., where the high school was destroyed and the second floor ripped off an adjacent middle school. Firefighters searched through what remained of the lower floor for possible victims Friday afternoon...
Eels win sectional dogfight with Union (03/02/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SWITZ CITY -- Sectional time is all about survival and on Friday night the Clay City Eels did that against the Union (Dugger) Bulldogs at White River Valley High School. Clay City senior Tyler Allen knocked down two free throws with 15 seconds remaining and the Eels survived a 3-point attempt from Bulldog senior Tyler Talpas at the horn for a 40-38 victory. The win advances the Eels into tonight's championship game at 7:30 p.m...
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