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Stories from Friday, March 23, 2012

Fourth-graders attend Ag Day (03/23/12)
Fourth-graders across Clay County had the opportunity to learn where the food they eat comes from Friday. Approximately 333 fourth-graders attended Ag Day, which coincides with National Ag Week. The event took place at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall...
Snyder to speak at Tuesday meeting (03/23/12)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will welcome Susan Snyder as its guest speaker for its monthly luncheon Tuesday, March 27. The event -- scheduled to begin at noon -- will take place at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Two locals honored (03/23/12)
Junior Achievement of the Wabash Valley honored two Clay County residents during its Hall of Fame Awards banquet Thursday. The event took place at the Ohio Building, Terre Haute. Forest Park Elementary School second-grade teacher Kathy Twitchell was named Educator of the Year by the organization while Sam Glover was named Volunteer of the Year...
13-year Superior Court Judge seeking re-election (03/23/12)
Clay Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers, a Democrat, is running for re-election in the upcoming Primary election. Akers has been in his position for the past 13 years. "Every day when I put the judicial robe on, I know that what I do and what I decide will impact the lives of many people," he said. ...
Annual Meeting Set (03/23/12)
The Mt. Zion Cemetery Association will conduct its annual meeting Tuesday, March 27, at the Mt. Zion Church, Bowling Green, at 7:30 p.m. For further information, call 812-236-5488.
Dinner Time! (03/23/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will serve dinner at the Staunton Community Center March 30, from 4-7 p.m. The menu will include baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, homemade yeast rolls, slaw, drinks and dessert. Cost is $9.
Students win coloring contest (03/23/12)
Forest Park Elementary School honored Disability Awareness Month through March with several different activities. Teacher Terry Akers told The Brazil Times the students celebrated diversity all month as students took part in several activities, including a coloring contest...
INDOT to make stoplight changes (03/23/12)
Before the end of the year, residents in Clay County will see some changes with stoplights. Recently, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) Crawfordsville District began installing red arrow signal indicators for protected-only left turn signals...
K9 Donation (03/23/12)
The Brazil Police Department recently accepted a $500 donation from Sam's Hardware to go toward the purchase of a new K9 for the department. The department's current K9, Anya, recently retired. Shown here accepting the donation from Sam's Hardware owner Sam Crawn (right) is K9 Officer Robert Van Buren. Officer Van Buren is expected to begin training with a new K9 in early spring. The Brazil Police Department is still accepting donations for the new K9, training and equipment...
Public Test (03/23/12)
A public test of the automatic tabulating equipment, which will be used in upcoming Indiana Primary Election May 8, will be conducted in the Clay County Election Office, 609 East National Ave., Room 211, at 1 p.m., on Wednesday, March 28. The test is open to the public...
Planetarium presents star program today (03/23/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Allen Memorial Planetarium will present a seasonal star program Saturday, at 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. The 30-minute educational program will introduce the constellations and other astronomical wonders of the sky for the spring season. There is no charge for the program. However, donations will be accepted...
Artists honored at Youth Art Contest (03/23/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Young Wabash Valley artists were honored during the Sisters of Providence Youth Art Contest reception March 15, in Providence Center at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. More than 80 people attended the reception in O'Shaughnessy Dining Room. This was the sixth year for the contest, which attracted 45 entries from the Wabash Valley...
Dixie Chopper Radio Show tickets to go on sale (03/23/12)
GREENCASTLE -- The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Group recently announced tickets for the third Dixie Chopper 20th Century Radio Show will go on sale Monday, April 2. The group announced tickets will first be offered to those who purchased tickets for the 2011 show on a right of first refusal...
HOP collects prom dresses for Henryville (03/23/12)
Members of Henryville Operation Prom (HOP) will be in the empty parking lot next to Wendy's from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, to pick up prom dresses from those who don't have a use for them. Dresses will be accepted until April 4 before the group heads to Louisville, Ky., to distribute the dresses...
Church News (03/23/12)
Carbon United Methodist Church Wasn't this past week wonderful! It is a little scary, however, being just the middle of March instead of the middle of May. The poor little plants and animals are taking God's word for it and going full tilt into spring. ...
Reunions (03/23/12)
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...
Staunton Scene (03/23/12)
Staunton First Christian Church Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., with worship service following at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211. The bus is wheelchair equipped...
Jessie E. Wasnidge (03/23/12)
Jessie E. Wasnidge, 68, Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center, March 21, 2012, with her family by her side following an extended illness. Jessie was born in Clay County, March 30, 1943, the daughter of Raymond Watson. Jessie attended Van Buren High School before marrying Richard Frederick Wasnidge Dec. 31, 1960...
Public Record (03/23/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 20-22: Circuit Court -- Civil First Financial Bank Vs. Mark D. Foster: Mortgage Foreclosure House Hasson Hardware Company, Inc. Vs. Pell Homes, Inc.: Civil Collections...
2012 Clay County 4-H Ag Day (03/23/12)
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