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Stories from Sunday, March 18, 2012

'We were just in awe ...' (03/18/12)
Husband details mission to Henryville Bryan Husband's line of work leads him down many paths, almost daily. But a journey he recently undertook was one that left a profound impression on him. The Clay County Emergency Management Director, along with several others, recently traveled to southern Indiana to help with the cleanup following devastating storms that left more than a dozen dead...
Festival proposal discussed (03/18/12)
STAUNTON -- Other communities in Clay County have weekend festivals, so Brad Webster figures Staunton should have one as well. During the recent Staunton Town Council meeting, Webster proposed the idea of putting together a weekend festival. Webster suggested a Jonah Fish Fry or a Country Rhodes dinner, similar to what other communities in Clay County put together...
Future of organization uncertain (03/18/12)
After the resignation of the Brazil Main Street's vice president and president the committee's future is uncertain. "The problem that we have with no officers is that we really can't function under our bylaws," Secretary/Treasurer Stacy Gibbens said during the organization's recent meeting...
Cooking Class! (03/18/12)
The Clay County Home Extension Office will conduct the lesson, "Cooking with Yeast," Monday, March 19, at 1 p.m., at the extension office, located at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Peggy Booe and Shirley Koehler will present the class. All are invited...
Daffodils Are Here! (03/18/12)
Those who ordered Daffodils through the American Cancer Society fundraiser may pick them up at The Brazil Times, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., if they were pre-ordered. In addition, additional Daffodils are on sale for $10 a bunch or $15 in a vase. For more information, call 446-2216.,...
All-Stars! (03/18/12)
First Financial Bank Branch Manager Meghan Shidler presented the Academic All-Star Plaque for Clay City High School's Class of 2012 to building Principal Jeff Bell during the school's annual academic honors banquet, which took place at First United Christian Church, Clay City...
BPA Students! (03/18/12)
Northview winter guard places fifth at state (03/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Northview High School winter guard took part in the Indiana High School Color Guard Association State Finals Saturday, placing fifth overall. Competing in World Class, Northview scored a 79. Carmel won the event, which took place at Center Grove High School, with an 87.4, followed by Lawrence Central's 83.7, and Warren Central's 83.4...
Dinner slated (03/18/12)
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...
Local funeral director recertifies for CFSP (03/18/12)
Moore Funeral home and Cremation Services funeral director Robert Dalton Moore recently qualified for recertification of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. A number of professions grant special recognition to members upon completion of specified academic and professional programs and CFSP is the funeral service's national individual recognition...
Community Notes (03/18/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Cemetery Notice Officials with the City of Brazil are asking all to remove all winter decorations from Cottage Hill, Restlawn and other cemeteries by Friday, April 6. For more information, call 443-2221...
Illinois Lottery (03/18/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 1-5-7 Pick Three-Evening 7-1-4 Pick Four-Midday 6-3-1-9 Pick Four-Evening 1-7-9-3 Little Lotto 8-20-21-31-35 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (03/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 6-9-0 Daily Three-Evening 3-6-6 Daily Four-Midday 6-2-9-5 Daily Four-Evening 0-2-4-8 Lucky 5-Midday 6-24-26-28-30 Lucky 5-Evening...
White Violet Center to host workshop (03/18/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, will host a workshop called Caring for Earth: Climate Change as Moral Choice Saturday, March 24. The program will begin at 9 a.m., and will conclude at 4 p.m. Sister Mary Lou Dolan, CSJ, will be the presenter...
Earth Day celebration scheduled for April 21 (03/18/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- West Central Indiana's largest and longest running Earth Day celebration will continue Saturday, April 21, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. The 14th celebration will take place from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and is hosted by the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence...
Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra to perform 'Forbidden Notes' (03/18/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra will perform "Forbidden Notes," Sunday, March 25, at 3 p.m., in the Scottish Rite Hippodrome Theatre. The theme was selected in collaboration with the Vigo County Public Library's "Wabash Valley Big Read" program, which selected the book "Fahrenheit 451," as the book for all to read in 2012...
Villapoto claims Indy supercross victory (03/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- In front of 59,872 fans at Lucas Oil Stadium, Ryan Villopoto, of Poulsbo, Wash., captured his sixth Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, victory. Rockstar Energy Racing Suzuki's Blake Wharton, of Pilot Point, Texas, won his first Eastern Regional Supercross Lites Class Main Event of the season...
Mildred Tyler Bell (03/18/12)
Mildred Tyler Bell, or as many knew her, "Mick or Mickie," 92, slipped off to be with her Lord March 16, 2012, at Union Hospital. Mick was born in Clay County Feb. 11, 1920, to Robert and Eliza Shepard Tyler. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Gale, Willie, Letcher, Luther, Ted, Curnie, and Melvin or "Tine," Mick's twin, and sisters Kathryn Burrows, Elsie Sparks, Callie Yeager, Margaret Hartman, and Lottie Spears...
Terry Ray Lawrence (03/18/12)
Terry Ray Lawrence, 54, Brazil, passed away March 14, 2012, at 6:30 p.m., following a long battle with heart related illnesses. Visitation will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Monday, from 4 p.m., until time of services. Services will be at the funeral home, Monday 19, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., with Pastor Jason Weir officiating...
Obituary Notices (03/18/12)
Patricia Deane Walker, 81, Terre Haute, formerly of Brazil, died Thursday, March 14, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, March 19, at the Moore Funeral Home, with Pastor Mark Grayless officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 400 8th Ave., Terre Haute, Ind., 47804. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
My bracket is busted ... big deal! (03/18/12)
Saturday evening was one I won't soon forget. Dinner had just been finished and Merry brought in some great new toys for James David to play with. He now has a small drum set and a vacuum cleaner of his own. James David banged on the drums, you guessed it, all day...
Most important political skill (03/18/12)
Watching Capitol Hill these days, I'm often struck by how issues that were present at the dawn of our Republic continue to reverberate. In the very first session of Congress, when members had to grapple with how to make the new government work, they also had to come to grips with how they themselves could work together...
Study links red meat to premature death (03/18/12)
To the Editor: A new study might make you rethink your dinner plans. Red meat has been linked to increased risk of premature death, including death from heart disease and cancer. Harvard School of Public Health researchers followed 121,342 individuals for up to 28 years and found that each daily serving of red meat increased the risk of dying by 12 percent...
In reference to streets, reader agrees with writer (03/18/12)
To the Editor: Mr. Lawson, this letter is in conjunction with your letter on Brazil Streets in March 5 issue of The Times. The city saves a lot of money on speed signs. The holes are cheaper than signs. Sorry about your vehicle. I'm fighting water problems that have been ongoing for 40 years...
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