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Stories from Tuesday, April 3, 2012

In Brief (04/03/12)
The Clay County Election Office recently announced the following dates for early voting hours, which will take place in the Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse: The Clay County Commissioners announced Tuesday the Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Health Department, and the Soil and Water Conservation Offices will be closed Friday, April 6, in observance of Good Friday...
Officials talk taxes (04/03/12)
During the Clay County Council meeting Monday, Mayor Brian Wyndham and Clay County Commissioner Vice President Paul Sinders spoke to the council about two possible taxes -- surtax and wheel tax. During last month's council meeting, the council agreed the Clay County Commissioners, Clay County Highway Department and the City of Brazil should have plans for how they will use the money collected through the taxes...
Club hosting District 42 political forum (04/03/12)
The Teens for Liberty Club will host a debate for House Representative District 42 candidates Tuesday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. The event will take place at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. The forum will include all three Republican candidates, Alan Morrison, Bill Webster and Jim Meece, and Democrat candidate Mark Spelbring...
Big Winner! (04/03/12)
Brazil resident Rodney Curtis won first-place in the 2012 Brazil Times' NCAA Bracket Contest. By placing first, Curtis earned a $50 cash prize.
Meeting Scheduled (04/03/12)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will meet at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 11, at Brazil City Hall Council Chambers.
Speaking Engagement (04/03/12)
Local author Marjorie E. Hopkins will conduct a speaking event Thursday at the United Methodist Women's Luncheon, 701 Airport Rd., Jackson, Ind., at noon. Hopkins will speak about her book, "Dying to Meet Him: Wit and Wisdom from a Funeral Director's Wife."...
Closed Friday (04/03/12)
Brazil City Hall will be closed Friday, April 6, in observance of Good Friday. For more information, call 443-2221.
Lunsford to speak at library (04/03/12)
Wabash Valley author and columnist Mike Lunsford will speak and sign copies of his books at the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil, at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, as the library recognizes National Library Week. Lunsford, a teacher and writer from rural Parke County, regularly writes his award-winning column, "The Off Season," for the Terre Haute Tribune-Star. His most recent book, "A Place Near Home," (Shade Tree Press), is a collection of 59 of his best stories...
First Find! (04/03/12)
Three-year-old Gracie Reagin, from Cory, found her first mushroom recently. She is the daughter of Ashley and Alan Reagin and granddaughter of Marla Day.
Dean's Lists (04/03/12)
Grace College Grace College has released the names of local students who were named on the Dean's List for Fall 2011. Allison Prindiville, Brazil, daughter of Kevin and Laurie Prindiville and Abby Birkey, Brazil, daughter of Allan and Robin Birkey, displayed academic excellence in Fall 2011 and in doing so have earned the honor of being placed on the Dean's List...
Military News (04/03/12)
Eric W. Hewitt Navy Lt. Eric W. Hewitt, son of Joyce E. and Thomas K. Hewitt of Brazil, Ind., is currently deployed. Hewitt along with fellow Sailors and Marines, assigned the amphibious transport dock USS New Orleans (LPD 18) started a "Crews into Shape" fitness program...
Rotary Donation! (04/03/12)
Serving On The Streets Fundraising/Volunteer Coordinator Shannon Clark (middle) recently accepted a donation on behalf of the organization from the Rotary Club of Brazil. The donation was for a new stove. On hand for the donation were (left) Rotary Club Foundation Chair Richard Dierdorf and (right) Rotary Club President Duane Butts...
Rotarians at Work! (04/03/12)
Rotary Club of Brazil President-Elect Mary Jo Alumbaugh (left) and others recently went to Marysville, Ind., to help with disaster relief efforts. On hand with Alumbaugh were (from left) her husband Rick, Clay County resident Terry Scott, District Governor for Rotary District 6560 Nancy Madru and Ham Radio Operator Ron Burke. The group helped with the clean up efforts March 15-16...
Reunions (04/03/12)
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, Linda Love, Randy Love, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams...
Community Notes (04/03/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Cornhole! On Thursday, April 5, a Cornhole Tournament and Bake Sale will take place at Northview High School to benefit the NHS Post Prom. Cost is $15 per team and the event begins at 6 p.m...
Indiana in Brief (04/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Members of the country duo Sugarland will give video depositions from West Virginia next week in lawsuits over the Indiana State Fair stage collapse that killed seven people and injured dozens of others. Attorney Ken Allen said Tuesday that Sugarland members Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush will give the depositions April 12 and 13 in Charleston...
Illinois Lottery (04/03/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Illinois Lottery: Sunday Pick Three-Midday 1-9-2 Pick Three-Evening 8-7-6 Pick Four-Midday 2-7-3-5 Pick Four-Evening 3-8-4-6 Little Lotto 4-13-27-31-33 Monday...
Hoosier Lotto (04/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Hoosier Lottery: Sunday Daily Three-Evening 2-9-4 Daily Four-Evening 3-0-1-9 Lucky 5-Evening 3-10-15-22-31 Quick Draw 10-12-14-17-20-21-22-24-26-35-38-40-41-46-51-58-62-66-70-74...
Restoration project scheduled (04/03/12)
On Saturday, May 5, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will sponsor a cemetery restoration workshop -- weather permitting -- at Smith Cemetery in Honey Creek Township, Vigo County. Brad Mazenberger, owner of Stone Revival Cemetery Restoration, Franklin, will lead the workshop...
Award ceremony for poetry competition set (04/03/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Arts Illiana recently announced a public award ceremony to honor the winners of the 2012 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition, sponsored by St. Mary-of-the-Woods College and other universities and businesses...
Arts Festival set for June 9 (04/03/12)
BLOOMFIELD -- The 2012 Bloomfield Art Festival will take place Saturday, June 9, in the Bloomfield Town Park, and will feature live entertainment, food and art exhibitions/competitions, throughout the day. The festival will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and will take place rain or shine...
Knights win county baseball battle (04/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Though the Clay City baseball program had beaten Northview just once in 10 contests, the Knights had a little extra motivation after the Eels captured the school's first boys' basketball victory against Northview this winter...
Conrad drives Knights past Artesians (04/03/12)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor Northview High School softball fans got all they wanted Tuesday in the Knights' season opener against the Martinsville Artesians. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth, NHS senior Alyssa Conrad singled, driving in Ashley Hughes for the game-winner as the Knights earned the 2-1 extra-inning victory...
Garry Schaffer (04/03/12)
Garry Schaffer, 78, Waldron, Ind., formerly of Brazil, passed away April 3, 2012. Services will be Saturday, at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, April 6, 2012, from 4-8 p.m., at the funeral home. A full obituary will appear in the Thursday issue of The Brazil Times...
Karen Lee Wells and William 'Bill' Thomas Webb (04/03/12)
Karen Lee Wells and William 'Bill' Thomas Webb are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 3:10 p.m., at Christ Community Church, Brazil. Karen is the daughter of Joan and the late Richard L. Wells, Brazil. ...
Kellsy Ann Maurer and Andrew James Terrell (04/03/12)
Steven and Kelly Maurer, Brazil, are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kellsy Ann Maurer, to Andrew James Terrell, son of Allen and Mildred Terrell, Sandborn, on June 9, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at Berea Christian Church, Brazil...
Public Record (04/03/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during March 30-April 2: Awaiting Arraignment Godsey, Virginia, 26 Godsey, Chad W., 31 Laffon, Shandon Rose, 30 Snyder, Jay S., 43 Johns, Jeffery L., 45...
Public Record (04/03/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse March 30-April 2: Circuit Court -- Civil Main Street Acquisition Corp. Vs. Jessica M. Brock: Civil Collections LVNV Funding LLC Vs. Douglas Bryn: Civil Collections...
Northview Softball (04/03/12)
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