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Stories from Thursday, March 15, 2012

Students gain from conference (03/15/12)
Northview High School (NHS) teacher Joanna Connors is using her past struggles with skin cancer to educate students about the disease, as well as other women's health issues. Several medical professionals shared "pearls of wisdom" with NHS seniors Thursday morning during the school's sixth We Wish You Well women's health conference...
Prom operation moving along (03/15/12)
Henryville Operation Prom (HOP) has been extremely successful in the past couple of weeks. Since establishing itself earlier this month, organizers with the program have collected more than 100 prom dresses as of Thursday. Clay County resident Glenna Cheesman told The Brazil Times her two daughters, Emilee Cheesman and Marleah Tryon, along with herself, started collecting the dresses for students at Henryville High School. ...
Signing of agreement delayed (03/15/12)
The refinancing of the Clay County Justice Center jail bonds may have to wait a little longer. On Thursday, the Clay County Commissioners tabled signing an agreement to refinance First Mortgage Bonds, until a possible meeting or phone conference can be scheduled with Commissioner Paul Sinders and bond council representative, Richard Starkey, from Barnes and Thornburg...
Candidate feels Coroner is right fit (03/15/12)
Republican John D. Fagg, Jr. is running for Clay County Coroner in the upcoming Primary election. "This is something I've thought about doing for a little while now, and I feel qualified for the job," Fagg said. A lifelong resident of Clay County, Fagg currently works as a paramedic with TransCare Ambulance Service, Brazil. ...
Coffee, Club Talk (03/15/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil will host its monthly Coffee and Club Talk event Friday, from 6-7 p.m., at the Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop. The public is welcome to attend. The first regular cup of coffee will be free, courtesy of the Rotary Club...
Clay City home believed total loss following fire (03/15/12)
CLAY CITY -- If it weren't for their dogs, a Clay City family may not have made it out of a house fire early Thursday morning. At approximately 2 a.m., officials were dispatched to the home of John and Nadine Tiefel, 622 E. CR 650 S., Clay City, for a house fire...
Council discusses renaming city street (03/15/12)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday night for its monthly meeting and discussed renaming a street. The street will be named after Kenneth McClellan a former prominent member of the community. Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham said the street chosen to be renamed runs into Forest Park, which is one area McClellan affected...
Annual Ag Day Dinner slated (03/15/12)
The annual Farmer's Ag Day Dinner, sponsored by First Financial Bank, will take place Thursday, March 22, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the dinner will start at 6:30. The Clay County Beef Cattle Association will cater the meal...
Students honored! (03/15/12)
Northview High School (NHS) faculty and staff recognized freshman earning a grade point average of 3.8 and above during the school's annual academic honors banquet Tuesday evening at Saint Mary of the Woods College in O'Shaughnessy Hall. NHS freshman recognized included: Colte Bicking, Jackson Cooper, Ashley Kidwell, Steven Reinoehl, Pierce Ross, Jacob Nobles, Madison Muncie, Kayla Tolbert and Douglas Pierce...
Students honored! (03/15/12)
Northview High School (NHS) faculty and staff recognized sophomores who earned a grade point average of 3.7 and above during the school's annual academic honors banquet Tuesday evening at Saint Mary of the Woods College in O'Shaughnessy Hall. NHS sophomores recognized included: Olivia Howald, Emily Sands, Paige Stevenson, Jonathon Burns, Rebecca Rudisell, Ashley Deakins, Connor Ganly, Wyatt Baysinger, Kristopher Damon, Darci Chambers and Leeanna Knight...
Students honored! (03/15/12)
Northview High School (NHS) faculty and staff recognized juniors who earned a grade point average of 3.6 and above during the school's annual academic honors banquet Tuesday evening in Saint Mary of the Woods College in O'Shaughnessy Hall. NHS juniors recognized included: Conrad Koehler, Ethan Sands, Bailey Pell, Mallory Reckered, Alexa Dispennett, Eileen Stinnett, Tyler Funk, Natascha Bowles, Sequoia Virgin, Justin Buckingham, Haley Leach, Andrea Schultz, Cassie Weddle, Mackenzie Brown, Evan Pierce, Sean Brockman, Sierra Girton, Molly Powell, Brooklyn Daugherty, William Downing, Brittany Ray and Daniel Reberger.. ...
Community Notes (03/15/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Dinner Time! The Fontanet Action Community Team has scheduled a soup and sandwich dinner for Friday, March 16, at the Fontanet Community Center/Firehouse. The event will begin at 4 p.m., and conclude at 7:30...
Illinois Lottery (03/15/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 9-1-1 Pick Three-Evening 9-8-4 Pick Four-Midday 4-8-0-8 Pick Four-Evening 4-5-5-2 Little Lotto 18-19-21-31-36 Lotto...
Hoosier Lottery (03/15/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 1-3-3 Daily Three-Evening 7-0-2 Daily Four-Midday 1-5-6-7 Daily Four-Evening 6-2-2-8 Lucky 5-Midday 10-12-13-20-35 Lucky 5-Evening...
Patricia Deane Walker (03/15/12)
Patricia Deane Walker, 81, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Thursday, March 14, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. She was born May 1, 1930, in Clay County, as the daughter of Harold and Charlotte Akers Britton. Following graduation from Brazil High School, she attended Indiana State University...
Vernon Dale Short (03/15/12)
Vernon Dale Short, 76, died March 14, 2012, at St. Francis Hospital, Greenwood, after a short battle with lung disease. He was born at home April 14, 1935, in Clay County. He is preceded in death by his father Charles O. Short, stepfather William "Bill" Lawry, mother Elnora Craig Lawry, sister Norma Short Biggs, brother Louis Short, and wife LaCretia Myers Short...
Irene B. Van Lieu (03/15/12)
Irene B. Van Lieu, 89, Greencastle, died at 4:42 p.m., March 14, 2012, at Mill Pond Health Campus, Greencastle. Born Feb. 13, 1923, in Estel, Ky., she was the daughter of John Zambenini and Anna Marietta-Zambenini. She was a retired bookkeeper from Shell Oil Company...
Mary Margaret Berry (03/15/12)
The Lord came and took Mary Margaret Berry home March 13, 2012. Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m., Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Rev. Barry Bostrom officiating. Interment will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery...
Obituary Notices (03/15/12)
Mary A. Pensinger South, 101, Veedersburg, died at 11:42 a.m., Friday, March 9, 2012, at St. Elizabeth Central Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Friday, March 16, 2012, at Dickerson Funeral Home, 303 N. Main St., Veedersburg, Ind. Visitation will begin at noon, Friday, and continue until time of service at 2 p.m. Interment will follow services at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Covington...
Brazil Buzz (03/15/12)
On Sunday, Paul and I enjoyed a hearty "Sunrise Sampler" breakfast at Cracker Barrel, with family, in Plainfield. Daffodils were in bloom alongside the highway. Flocks of migrating birds speckled the pastures and spacious fields thereabouts. Livestock grazed on a mix of winter's leftovers and extra tender developing blades of grass, including those wild spring onions...
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