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Stories from Sunday, March 4, 2012

Group set for performance (03/04/12)
The Community Theatre of Clay County and its performers have begun practicing for their March performance called "Murder at Rutherford House." The comedy will include audience participation where characters mingle with the crowd, as well as draw audience members into the actual play...
Champions! (03/04/12)
Clay City' boys' basketball team captured the sectional championship on Saturday night with a 35-19 victory over White River Valley. Team members, coaches and assistants include (back, from left) Varsity assistant coach Christian Barnett, manager Phillip Schopmeyer, assistant coach Greg Myers, Kole Smith, Nathan Buell, Koby Rhodes, Brylan Jones, Tyler Allen, head coach Vance Edmondson, Ben Denker, Jake Tiefel, Junior Varsity coach Kyler Rhodes, manager Brandon Crowley and Michael Brooks, (middle, from left) Josh Arsenal, Colten Harbour, Blake Cesinger, Rhett Bigger, Steven Phillips and Evan Rogers, (front, from left) cheerleaders Nicole Ledgerwood, Michaela Hayden, Hannah Denker, Madison Jackson, Kelsie Fischer, Darcie Fritz and Krista Sinders.. ...
Stearley advances to state contest (03/04/12)
North Clay Middle School (NCMS) eighth-grader Ethan Stearley will advance to the state Geography Bee competition after he received test results placing him in the top 100 state competitors Monday. "I was really surprised," Stearley, who won the NCMS competition in January, said. "I thought I did well, but I didn't know how I'd measure up to everyone else."...
School Board scheduled to meet Thursday (03/04/12)
The Clay Community School Board will meet for regular session Thursday at the North Clay Middle School Media Center. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. New business items on the agenda include: In addition, the following old business items are included on the agenda:...
Pancakes! (03/04/12)
The House of Hope will host an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast Saturday, March 10, from 8 a.m.-noon. The event will take place at the House of Hope, 5525 W. United States 40, west of Brazil. House of Hope will serve IHOP pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk...
YMCA to host youth dance (03/04/12)
The YMCA of Clay County will conduct a youth dance Friday, March 9. The dance is open to sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students. Students interested in attending should bring their student identification or other document showing their grade. The dance will begin at 8 p.m., and end at 10:30. Parents are encouraged to drop their children off at 8 p.m., and reminded to pick them up at 10:30...
Daffodils are here again (03/04/12)
The American Cancer Society is currently taking orders for its annual Daffodil Days event. Daffodil orders may be brought to The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The deadline for orders is Friday. Flowers are expected to arrive March 21-23...
Kindergarten roundups set (03/04/12)
Clay Community Schools recently announced its annual kindergarten roundup for children age 5 on or before Aug. 1, 2012. The corporation's dates for kindergarten roundup have been set, including the following: The corporation stated it is important parents enroll all students eligible to attend...
Zumbathon fundraiser slated (03/04/12)
The Northview High School Key Club will conduct a Zumbathon Relay For Life Fundraiser from 1-3 p.m., Saturday, March 17. The event will take place at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. Registration is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Free child care will be offered for Zumbathon participants...
Clay City Regional tickets go on sale Wednesday (03/04/12)
CLAY CITY -- After claiming a 35-19 victory over White River Valley in the finals of the Class A White River Valley Sectional Saturday, the Clay City boys' basketball team won its second sectional title in four years. The Eels will now advance to the Martinsville Regional, where they will face either Hauser or Shawe Memorial Saturday, March 10, at noon, at the John R. Wooden Gymnasium...
Fish Fry scheduled for Saturday (03/04/12)
CLAY CITY -- A Jonah Fish Fry has been scheduled for 4-7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 10, in the Orange Building at Goshorn Memorial Park in Clay City. The R.E.I.N. Center Coalition is sponsoring the event. The menu will consist of fish, baked beans, green beans, cole slaw or applesauce, bread, tea, lemonade or water...
4-H Beef Tagging Day set for March 17 (03/04/12)
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...
Church schedules soup dinner (03/04/12)
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. Freewill offerings will be accepted...
Community Notes (03/04/12)
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...
Illinois Lottery (03/04/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 0-4-0 Pick Three-Evening 7-6-1 Pick Four-Midday 4-5-5-7 Pick Four-Evening 6-0-4-9 Little Lotto 5-8-19-30-36 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (03/04/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 5-7-1 Daily Three-Evening 2-4-1 Daily Four-Midday 1-6-2-8 Daily Four-Evening 3-3-4-4 Lucky 5-Midday 5-7-14-21-24 Lucky 5-Evening...
Red Cross launches relief operation (03/04/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The American Red Cross has launched a large relief operation across 11 states to help people affected by the devastating tornado outbreak in the South and Midwest. Weather experts reported as many as 95 confirmed tornadoes touched down, destroying communities from the Great Lakes to the Southeast...
Betty Louise Tabor (03/04/12)
Betty Louise Tabor, 72, Greenwood, died March 1, 2012, in Beech Grove, Ind. She was born Nov. 10, 1939, in Carterville, Ill., as the daughter of Robert E. and Mildred Lucille Bulliner Craft. She worked for the Indianapolis Water Company for more than 30 years in accounting and customer service until her retirement in 1994...
Anita Louise McIntire (03/04/12)
Anita Louise McIntire, 70, Brazil, died at 6:55 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence. She was born Dec. 18, 1941, in Muncie, Ind., as the daughter of Adrian Brown and Dorothy Goshern Vickies. She married Robert "Bob" McIntire Jan. 31, 1958...
Mildred 'Mickie' Freida Onken (03/04/12)
Mildred "Mickie" Freida Onken, 72, Brazil, died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at her residence. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Monday, March 5, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 7 p.m., with Rev. Gary Scroggins officiating. Cremation will follow...
Betty L. Lewis (03/04/12)
Betty L. Lewis, 69, Clay City, died at 9:35 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2012, at her daughter's residence in Owen County, surrounded by family. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A memorial service will be conducted at His Love Christian Fellowship Church, Spencer, at a later date...
Juanita Doughty (03/04/12)
Juanita Doughty, 82, Brazil, died at 4 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center in Brazil. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation. No funeral or memorial services have been scheduled. Following cremation, the urn of ashes will be buried at Cottage Hill Cemetery. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Diane McClure (03/04/12)
Diane McClure, 66, Brazil, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, 4 N. Percy L. Julian Dr., Greencastle, with Pastor Ernie Phillips officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, March 5, from 4-8 p.m. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com...
It's not just Congress (03/04/12)
As a member of Congress, you get used to being graded. Interest groups send you questionnaires, check your voting record, and then issue their "report cards." Editorial writers opine freely on your performance. Pollsters issue monthly updates on how Congress is fairing with the public...
Still learning how to be the best possible father (03/04/12)
I admit, I'm not perfect. In any facet of life. On a daily basis, I still learn new things in my profession. Daily, I learn something new, period. And I find myself learning how to be a better husband and father often as well. I'm not very good at it yet...
I fell but got back up (03/04/12)
To the Editor: On Tuesday evening, going home from work, I "fell" into a crater on Church Street behind the post office where there is supposed to be a road. This small oversight by the City of Brazil cost me $350 for a broke ball joint, coupler, control arm and mount...
Memories from 1959 (03/04/12)
To the Editor: Here is some more info about the past. Terre Haute -- 1959 -- movie ads from Terre Haute theaters. Grand -- Sat., Feb. 28, 1959 -- Giant Screen double action -- ends today. Victor Mature in Escort West in Cinemascope -- United Artist -- Co-Hit Mamie Van Doren in Guns Girls and Gangsters -- 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:10p.m., and 8:50 p.m., Coming Sunday, Old Man and the Sea in Warnercolor...
Food Pantry offers monthly report (03/04/12)
To the Editor: Demand for food assistance continues to increase at the Clay County Food Pantry. Our records for the first two months of the year indicate we have provided assistance for an average of 271 families and 944 individuals each month. We are very grateful for the support of the local community, individuals, churches and civic/community organizations...
Scoutmaster offers thanks (03/04/12)
To the Editor: I would like to thank everyone who showed up and supported the Troop 101 Boy Scout Pancake Breakfast and Craft Fair. Special thanks to First Christian Church, the 138th Quartermaster National Guard, the Brazil Mason's, the Brazil Elks, Perk me up Coffee, all of the vendors that came to the craft fair and all the of the families and friends of scouting that came and volunteered your time to help put on this event. ...
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