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Stories from Thursday, April 5, 2012

Baby shower event taking place in June (04/05/12)
The second MDwise Community Baby Shower will take place Thursday, June 12, at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. The event will begin at noon and conclude at 2 p.m. The shower is open to all local pregnant women. MDwise representative Jamie Cartwright told The Brazil Times last year the event received support from 11 local agencies and 15 pregnant women took part...
Council considers equipment proposal (04/05/12)
Wastewater Treatment Specialist John Hinde pitched the idea of implementing his family's Air Diffusion System (ADS) to Carbon Town Council members Monday evening. "It's energy efficient and improved performance, and I'll give you a five-year guarantee at no cost to the owner," Hinde told council members...
Play focuses on friendship (04/05/12)
A story of life-long friendship. "The Dixie Swim Club," a play written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, is just that. On Friday, May 4, and Saturday, May 5, the Community Theatre of Clay County will perform the heart-warming comedy. "The Dixie Swim Club" involves five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team. ...
Officials say $205M in local taxes mishandled (04/05/12)
Undistributed Amounts from CY 2011: $517,833 Undistributed Amounts from Jan.-April 2012: $259,371.61 Total Amounts to be Distributed: $777,204.61 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The head of Indiana's taxing authority tendered his resignation this week after it was discovered that $205 million in local income tax revenue hadn't been distributed to counties, the second such oversight in months found to have happened on his watch...
Cornhole Tourney (04/05/12)
Happy Hunting! (04/05/12)
Brazil Buzz (04/05/12)
"Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson ... you find the present tense and the past perfect." I was feeling very much on edge earlier today. Nothing calms me more than reflecting back to the springtime of my life when living was simple and life's little troubles were nothing at all...
Plat books available (04/05/12)
The 2012 Clay County Plat Books have arrived at the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD) Office, 955 W. Craig Ave., Brazil, located across from the Brazil National Guard Armory. The book contains plat maps, as well as historical photos and maps, interesting facts, a Clay County road map, city maps of Brazil, Knightsville, Center Point, Bowling Green and Clay City and information on the no-till grass drill...
Knights open season with tri-meet victory (04/05/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor SPENCER -- The Northview track and field teams finally made their outdoor debuts in victorious fashion on Thursday evening, capturing a narrow girls' team win over South Putnam and Owen Valley by four points. The boys' were able to put some distance between themselves and the competition with wins in eight different events to score 70 teams and top the host Patriots by 18.5 points with South Putnam in third-place...
Phillips joining former Knights in OCC record books (04/05/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Northview High School graduate Emily Phillips is hoping to etch her name into the Olney Central softball record books a few more times before she leaves the Blue Knight program this spring. Northview is well represented in the recent records as Phillips' former teammate with the Knights, Traci Sanders, holds the season and career hit marks (76 in 2010 and 108 for her career). ...
Samuel R. Ripple (04/05/12)
Samuel R. Ripple, (W9QKF), 71, Watseka, Ill., died peacefully at home on April 4, 2012. He was born May 9, 1940, in Brazil, the son of Sidney R. and Kathryn G. Lucas Ripple. He married Rosada Tarrant in Watseka, Ill., on August 3, 1968. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Rosie, two daughters Tina (Ronald) Francis, Pittsburgh, Pa., and Carrie (Jim) McCain, Milford, Ill., one son Charles (Carol Ann) Ripple, Woodstock, Ill., two grandchildren Samuel and Kate Francis, one sister Kathryn (Duane) Butt, Brazil, one niece Ashley (Allen) Zavela, Mt. ...
Brittney Danielle Nees And Christopher Ryan Morris (04/05/12)
Brittney Danielle Nees and Christopher Ryan Morris are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming marriage on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. at McKinley Hill Church of Christ, Brazil. Brittney is the daughter of Jeff and Jana Nees, Brazil and Mark and Karen King, Mahomet, Ill. She is a 2007 graduate of Northview High School and is attending Ivy Tech Community College, working toward a degree in Business Administration...
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