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Stories from Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Council sinks teeth into ordinances (04/25/12)
For a handful of years now, members of the Common Council of Brazil have tackled several animal ordinances on the books. On Wednesday, the council conducted a special meeting asking for audience participation regarding the ongoing issue. "A lot of people don't realize how serious this situation is," Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham said...
Escorts needed to take youth to burn camp (04/25/12)
First Baptist Church, Brazil, is asking for community involvement to support a local 8-year-old burn victim. On Monday, May 28, the church is asking for motorcycle escorts to take Carmen Schleppy to Brookston, Ind., for Hoosier Burn Camp (HBC). The event, called Stop Drop and Roll Ride, will meet at the church, located at 413 Walnut St., and leave at 9 a.m...
Board accepts bid (04/25/12)
After careful review Wednesday, the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety unanimously accepted a bid from Iseler Demolition, Inc., to tear down the city's old water tower, located on Vandalia Street. The board opened bids for the tower demolition Monday. It received two, one from Iseler Demolition, Inc., based in Michigan, and the other from All Industrial Services, Inc., based in Ohio...
Winner! (04/25/12)
DAR Meeting (04/25/12)
The Daughters of the American Revolution will conduct a chapter meeting Thursday, at 6:30 p.m., at the Clay County Historical Society. A pitch-in lasagna dinner will be shared. Members will discuss and decide the new chapter by-laws. All ladies are encouraged to attend...
Library Program (04/25/12)
The Brazil Public Library will present, "Day in the Life of a Serviceman," by guest speaker Troy Nichols, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday. Those interested in attending will learn more of what service people do during a busy day. For more information, call 448-1981...
Clarification (04/25/12)
In the article, "Gregg speaks at dinner," which appeared in the Wednesday, April 25, 2012, issue of The Brazil Times, gubernatorial candidate John Gregg was misidentified in the cutline of the photograph. The Brazil Times apologizes for this error.
Extension Homemakers Spring Workshop (04/25/12)
Deadline for 4-H signups May 1 (04/25/12)
Children in grades 3-12 who like to have fun, meet new people and learn new skills are encouraged to join 4-H, a volunteer-based, informal, educational program of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. It focuses on "learning by doing," and reaches boys and girls through small groups called clubs...
Second Place! (04/25/12)
Scholarship application deadline set for May 1 (04/25/12)
The Clay County Extension Homemakers offer a scholarship to all Clay County graduates and Shakamak graduates. Those interested should check with their guidance counselors at their high schools to receive an application. The applications are due by May 1, at the Clay County Extension Office, located on the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds...
Girl Scouts celebrating 100 years with event (04/25/12)
Clay County Girl Scouts will celebrate 100 years of scouting with the annual "Miss and Me Tea," Sunday, May 6, from 2-4 p.m., at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil. Cost to attend is $4 per person. All former Clay County Girl Scout leaders are invited to attend...
Crusade planned for October (04/25/12)
A crusade is being planned in Brazil for the middle of October. The event will take place in an area church, yet to be determined. The crusade will feature Dr. Clyde Dupin, who was in Brazil in 1986, and conducted services several nights in a packed Brazil Junior High School gymnasium...
Community Notes (04/25/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Optimists Selling Flags The Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club is selling 3-by-5 American and State of Indiana flags for $8 each. For further information, call 446-8495 or 812-249-0850...
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Honor Roll (04/25/12)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School Honor Roll Twelfth Grade Academic Distinction Danielle Gossage High Distinction Nathan Buell, Madison Jackson, Allie Miller, Kole Smith, Ali Souder, Courtney Tyra, Miranda Vazquez Distinction Tyler Allen, Isaac Bahney, Rebecca Beyers, Leah Defore, Brielle Drelick, Colton Dyer, Darius Farmer, Kendall Fowler, Tiffani Goodman, Shelby Gossage, Miranda Hogan, Asie Jeffers, Allison Payne, Lindcoya Pennington, Abby Reed, Carmela Roeschlein, Shaya Stevenson, Ashley Sumner, Wayne Tharpe. ...
Huber visits with international Rotary group (04/25/12)
Brazil resident John Huber, who is currently studying abroad, recently attended a Rotary meeting in Cardiff, Wales. The Rotary Club of Cardiff -- City of Llandaff, invited international students from several colleges and universities in the Cardiff area...
Reunions (04/25/12)
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...
Illinois Lottery (04/25/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday and Wednesday in the Illinois Lottery: Tuesday Pick Three-Midday 8-1-2 Pick Three-Evening 0-6-5 Pick Four-Midday 1-0-6-3 Pick Four-Evening 1-4-1-4 Little Lotto 4-8-24-25-27 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (04/25/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Tuesday and Wednesday in the Hoosier Lotto: Tuesday Daily Three-Midday 3-3-2 Daily Three-Evening 8-7-7 Daily Four-Midday 5-8-9-1 Daily Four-Evening 4-0-5-3 Lucky 5-Midday 12-18-20-27-29 Lucky 5-Evening...
Thyme Plant and Herb Faire scheduled (04/25/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- This year's Spring Thyme Plant and Herb Faire will take place Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Fairbanks Park. The faire will take place rain or shine and admission is free. Officials state there will be something for everyone as a wide variety of plants will be on display for sale, including more common herbs and other hard-to-find annuals and perennials...
'Rush The Punter' set for Saturday (04/25/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The first Steve Weather "Rush The Punter," 5K and 1-mile Fun Run will take place Saturday, April 28, at Fairbanks Park. Race day registration is scheduled for 12:15-1 p.m., with the 1-mile Fun Run taking place at 1:10 p.m. The fun run is for children in grades kindergarten through third-grade...
Pin weaving class scheduled for May 8 (04/25/12)
ROCKVILLE -- A pin weaving class will take place Tuesday, May 8, at the Art Gallery in Rockville. Shirley Adams will instruct the class. She was a college professor of clothing and textiles and conducted the television program, "The Sewing Connection," on PBS...
Northview tennis falls to Patriots (04/25/12)
Times Staff Report Visiting Owen Valley came through with key third set wins to gain a girls' tennis win on Tuesday night at Northview High School. The Patriots won a 5-0 team decision, but the Knights pushed Owen Valley to third sets in two of the matches...
Knights, Wheeler shut door on Pioneers (04/25/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Northview Knights nearly allowed Wednesday's baseball game against Mooresville get away from them. However, a fifth inning rally enabled the Knights to come back to score an 11-10 victory over a potential sectional foe...
Home run barrage leads Knights past Turkey Run (04/25/12)
Times Staff Report MARSHALL, Ind. -- The Northview softball team pounded out three home runs as part of a 16-hit attack on the road at Turkey Run Wednesday night in a 17-3 victory. Hope Torbert was 3-for-6 at the plate with two home runs and four RBI's in the win and Taylor Carter drilled her fifth home run of the season while going 3-for-4 with three runs driven in for the Knights...
Knights, Craig shut out Eagles in WIC battle (04/25/12)
Times Staff Report NASHVILLE -- The Northview baseball team picked up a conference win on the road Tuesday night behind the shut out pitching of Coleman Craig. The senior righthander allowed just two hits while striking out four and walking four batters to get the victory...
Doris Mattox (04/25/12)
Doris Mattox, 85, Brazil, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center. She was born July 2, 1927, in Terre Haute, as the daughter of Orville and Maude Mulvihill Mattox. She attended Brazil High School. She had worked at CBS and Standard Register in Terre Haute...
Maud Tew (04/25/12)
Maud Tew, 101, Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in Kentucky. She was born Nov. 5, 1910, in Winchmore Hill, Middlesex, United Kingdom, as the daughter of George and Emily Groom Wale. She married Richard Tew Dec. 21, 1929, at St. Albans Herts, in the U.K...
Dwain Patrick Downey (04/25/12)
Dwain Patrick Downey, 71, Brazil, passed away at home April 22, 2012, following a lengthy illness. Services will be Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 1 p.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel with Pastor Bob Kumpf and Pastor Mike Hay officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Maxine Nevins (04/25/12)
Maxine Nevins, 89, Brazil, passed away April 22, 2012, following a long illness. Graveside services will be Thursday, April 26, 2012, at 4 p.m., at Bee Ridge Cemetery, with Pastor Richard Piatt officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dick Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department, 9423 N. Bradley Lane, Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Insects that are 'beneficial' (04/25/12)
As the temperatures continue to climb, we will continue to see more insects appearing out in the open. These bugs are generally considered unsightly. However, some of them are actually beneficial insects. There are many different beneficial insects we see at various times of the year, including assassin bugs, damsel bugs and syrphid flies...
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