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Stories from Sunday, April 15, 2012

Market Success! (04/15/12)
The Farmer and the Flea Market, located in the Davis Building, downtown Brazil, has been quite a success. Lee Lewis, owner of the building, began the market in March, with her husband Tony. The couple has space for 45 vendors inside the building, as well as extra space outside for more vendors...
Lodge to be demolished (04/15/12)
BOWLING GREEN -- A historical building in Bowling Green is soon to be no more. Demolition on the Masonic Lodge, which was built in 1883 by a contractor in Terre Haute, will begin Monday. The building became the Masonic Lodge (officially called Clay Lodge No. 85) after the original building burnt down...
Y to celebrate 'Healthy Kids Day' (04/15/12)
The YMCA of Clay County will celebrate Healthy Kids Day April 28, with a free community event for children and families of Clay County. More than 1,900 YMCA facilities across the country will take part in the celebration, meant to kick start physical activity and learning throughout the summer -- a critical out-of-school time for children...
Chicken And Noodles! (04/15/12)
A community chicken and noodle dinner will take place Sunday, April 29, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at the Reelsville Volunteer Fire Department. A freewill offering will be taken. All are welcome to attend. Big Walnut Missionary Baptist Church is sponsoring the dinner...
Bike Blessing (04/15/12)
The American Legion Riders will host their second bike blessing Saturday, April 21. The event is scheduled to take place at 11:30 a.m., in the parking lot in front of the Brazil National Guard Armory, weather permitting. If it rains, the event will take place at the Forest Park Pavilion...
Tri Kappa to host Bingo event April 19 (04/15/12)
Brazil Tri Kappa will host a Longaberger Basket Bingo event April 19, at Kennedy Crossing Bingo, just east of Northview High School. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and Bingo will begin at 6:30 p.m. Pork barbecue sandwiches, chips, nacho cheese, desserts and drinks will be available for purchase...
Relay For Life to celebrate 'Purple Day' April 26 (04/15/12)
Clay County Relay For Life will celebrate "Unapologetically Purple Day," Thursday, April 26. Relay For Life teams encourage all to wear purple during the day to remind all that cancer can strike anyone at anytime. Several businesses in Clay County will offer special discounts for those coming in wearing purple...
Donation! (04/15/12)
Tyler Fischer, manager of Terre Haute Savings Bank, Brazil, recently presented Brazil City Fire Department Chief Jake Bennett with a $205 donation, which will help fund fire safety education materials that will be distributed to local students. According to Bennett, the Brazil Fire Department has partnered with the National Fire Safety Council for more than 30 years in an effort to teach the youth of the community about fire safety...
Benefit for county resident set for April 21 (04/15/12)
A benefit for Clay County resident Tim Sullivan has been scheduled for 4-10 p.m., Saturday, April 21. The event will take place at "The Big Pit," located at County Road 100 East, off State Road 46 in Ashboro. Cost is $10 per person, which will cover food and drink...
Reunions (04/15/12)
Bowling Green School Pioneer Reunion The Bowling Green School Pioneer Reunion -- 2012, will take place Friday, April 27, at Center Point United Methodist Church. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $12.50 per person. Door prizes will be offered...
2012 Clay County 4-H Schedule (04/15/12)
Saturday, June 30 7 p.m. -- 4-H Fair Queen and Princess Pageant, North Clay Middle School Sunday, July 8 6 p.m. -- Dog Show, Show Arena Monday, July 9 4 p.m. -- ATV Project, Derby Track Tuesday, July 10 9 a.m. -- Community Judging, Exhibit Hall 1 p.m. -- Private Fashion Revue, Exhibit Hall...
Community Notes (04/15/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Cemetery Announcement Officials have recently stated flowers must be removed from Calcutta Cemetery by April 29 in order for spring cleanup to take place. Early Voting 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:...
Illinois Lottery (04/15/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 4-5-9 Pick Three-Evening 1-3-7 Pick Four-Midday 3-6-5-2 Pick Four-Evening 4-2-6-8 Little Lotto 4-11-21-32-33 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (04/15/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: __Friday__ Daily Three-Midday 2-4-2 Daily Three-Evening 4-1-1 Daily Four-Midday 8-3-1-5 Daily Four-Evening 2-3-9-3 Lucky 5-Midday 11-13-17-19-32 Lucky 5-Evening...
Wrestling club fares well at top tourney (04/15/12)
Six champs for WVWC at Perry Meridian INDIANAPOLIS -- The Wabash Valley Wrestling Club had one of its best performances on perhaps the toughest stage of the Freestyle and Greco-Roman season over the weekend, bringing home six championships from the Perry Meridian Tournament...
Knights win two-of-three against ranked teams (04/15/12)
JASPER -- The Northview softball team had its hands full at the Jasper Invitational over the weekend, but fared well against some very tough competition. The Knights wrapped up a third-place finish in the tourney by knocking off Class 4A No. 8 ranked Floyd Central on Saturday by a 15-7 score. Northview was scheduled to face Castle in the final game, but Castle left with prom festivities scheduled later that evening...
Obituary Notices (04/15/12)
Lois Joann Yegerlehner, 78, Riley, formerly of Clay City, passed away April 10, 2012, at home, following a lengthy illness. Visitation will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Clay City, Monday, from 10-11 a.m., at the United Church of Christ, 6414 CR 1550 W., Clay City. ...
Evelyn K. Angleton (04/15/12)
Evelyn K. Angleton, 73, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly April 12, 2012, at her residence. Friends are welcome to join Evelyn's family for graveside services at Cottage Hill Cemetery at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory...
James Carl 'Banjo' Wallace (04/15/12)
James Carl "Banjo" Wallace, 77, Brazil, died at 11:15 a.m., Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesday, April 17, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home, with pastor Jeffrey Harpole officiating...
Julia Jean Morlan (04/15/12)
Julia Jean Morlan, 71, Carbon, passed away at Union Hospital April 13, 2012, after a brief illness. She was born in Greencastle May 28, 1940, the daughter of Dallas and Leaettia (McMurray) King, and graduated from Brazil High School. Julia had worked as a cook for several area nursing homes as well as Bridgeton School...
Catherine Louella Raab (04/15/12)
Catherine Louella Raab, 78, Brazil, died at 5:05 p.m., Saturday, April 14, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Clay County, the daughter of John Virgil and Madge E. Baughman Rogers. She married Cecil E. Raab Aug. 8, 1953, in Brazil. He preceded her in death May 12, 2006...
Tough to say goodbye (04/15/12)
There are so many songs named, "Goodbye." But none of those songs really explain how difficult it is to say goodbye to someone. Recently, The Brazil Times bid adieu to one of its longest-tenured associates, Robin Yocom. Robin was such a joy to work with...
Easter Egg Hunt a success (04/15/12)
To the Editor: I would like to take a moment to thank the community for the great turnout at the Easter Egg Hunt. I appreciate all of the efforts and work from the many volunteers and the American Legion Riders in making the egg hunt possible. In absence of a local post, thanks goes to the Rosedale American Legion for facilities to color the 105 dozen eggs...
Invitation for commissioners (04/15/12)
To the Editor: How long are we expected to drive these horrible county roads? I have lived in Clay County all my life and it seems the roads have to be completely destroyed before they are repaired. I live in northeastern Clay County. When we bought our home in 2004, the road to my home was a nice paved road, all the way to United States 40. Now it is about 70 percent rock...
Shelter cats need help, too (04/15/12)
To the Editor: I am a cat. I live at the Clay County Humane Shelter. I am one of the lucky ones. I will not be euthanized. I have many friends here. We have clean cages, good food and people to take care of us, who love us. We hope we can find a forever home...
More info on Loyalty Day Picnic (04/15/12)
To the Editor: Clay County Veterans Loyalty Day Picnic, Saturday, May 5, is also open to all widows and widowers of Clay County Veterans. It is being held at Traditions, donated by Pappy's. He has also agreed to donate the full meal. I will announce the menu soon to come...
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