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Stories from Friday, April 27, 2012

Two arrested for burglary (04/27/12)
Two area men were arrested Thursday in connection to a possible burglary attempt. Mathew Brown, 21, Staunton, and Alexander J. Bruer, 19, Turner, Ind., were arrested for the preliminary charges of Burglary, Possession of stolen property and Trespassing...
Three injured in house fire (04/27/12)
Three people were taken to St. Vincent Clay Hospital Friday morning following a house fire. At approximately 10:05 a.m., members of the Brazil Fire Department (BFD) were dispatched to 503 W. Kruzan St., Brazil, for the fire. Upon arrival, BFD Fire Chief Jake Bennett said the upper floor of the home was fully engulfed in flames...
Preschoolers participate in buddy program (04/27/12)
Some students are already preparing for the next school year. An average of 97 area preschoolers are participating in the Big Buddy Little Buddy program sponsored by Clay Community Schools. The six-week program allows preschoolers to visit the elementary they'll be attending next year. Second-graders meet with the incoming students to read them a book. The preschooler gets to keep the book, take home an activity and enjoy a snack with the second-grader...
First-Place! (04/27/12)
Jesse Yocom, 7, Staunton, was a winner in The Brazil Times' coloring contest. Jesse is the son of Jon and Carey Yocom.
Book Sale (04/27/12)
The Clay County Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale beginning May 2, at 4-7 p.m., for members only, then May 3-5, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily. The bookstore is across the street from the library. For further information, call 443-5871.
Book Signing (04/27/12)
Local author Marjorie E. Hopkins will conduct a book signing at the Women's Reading Club at First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Walnut St., Brazil, Saturday, May 5, at 12:30 p.m. Hopkins will be on hand signing copies of her new book, "Dying to Meet Him: Wit and Wisdom from a Funeral Director's Wife."...
Early Voting (04/27/12)
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:...
Clinic, health fair set for Saturday (04/27/12)
The YMCA of Clay County will host a car seat clinic from noon.-2 p.m., Saturday, April 28, in addition to a Community Health Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The clinic is for those who are on government assistant, i.e., WIC, Medicaid Hoosier Healthwise, TANF, SSI, housing, etc...
Second Place! (04/27/12)
Five-year-old Gabriel Campbell placed second in the 4-6-year-old division of the 2012 Brazil Times' Easter Coloring Contest. Gabriel is the son of Heather and Jason Campbell, Cory.
Share the Fun! (04/27/12)
Nelson Effner (right) won first-place in the curtain musical division of the Clay County 4-H Share the Fun event, which took place April 18. He won for his banjo solo and will now have the chance to perform at the Area V Share the Fun contest in Parke County May 5, which will include 4-H member from Parke, Putnam, Vermillion, Vigo, Sullivan, Greene, Monroe, Owen and Clay counties. ...
4-H Club Achieves! (04/27/12)
The 4-ever Achievers 4-H Club won the top prize for their group act, "The Views of 4-H," during the Clay County 4-H Share the Fun event, which took place April 18. Second place went to the Clay County 4-H Junior Leaders. Members of the 4-ever Achievers club include (front, from left) Kara Rendant, Lauren Ream, Abby Stroud, Emme Smith, Mariah Disque, Shyann Reedy, (back) Nelson Effner, Ryan Brackman, Micah Harris, Sara Lamb, Shane Lunsford, Zeph Smith, Caitlyn LeLoup, Sarah Sanders, Hannah Brown, Dustin Stevenson, Haley Sanders and Faith Petrowski. ...
Shot Clinic for pets coming soon (04/27/12)
The Clay County Humane Society will sponsor its annual spring Shot Clinics Saturday, May 5, from 1-4 p.m., and Saturday, May 12, from 1-4 p.m. The clinics will take place at the Forest Park Pavilion. On May 5, the veterinarian available will be Dr. John Shepherd, and on May 12, Dr. Marvin Shew will be administering the shots...
Community Notes (04/27/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Canceled Clay Community School officials moved the date for the anti-bullying summit, planned for May 3, 2012. Officials say they want to postpone the summit for after the start of school this fall. Further details will be released in late July or early August...
Church News (04/27/12)
Community Missionary Church Pastor Ken Thomas opened the services with greetings to one and all, commenting, "This is the day that the Lord has made." Giving his opening prayer, asking the Lord to open our ears, open our eyes, come into our hearts and giving thanks and praise in His name...
Chicken and Noodle dinner set for Sunday (04/27/12)
Community chicken and noodle dinner on Sunday, April 29, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Reeslville Volunteer Fire Department. A free will offering will be taken. Everyone is welcome. The dinner is sponsored by the Big Walnut Missionary Baptist Church...
Reunions (04/27/12)
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...
Northview High School Honor Roll (04/27/12)
Twelfth Grade Academic Distinction Damon Scott Hyatt, Rachel Anne Reese, Dillon Kent Reynolds, Ethan Wayne Stewart, Tyler Jacob Wilson High Distinction Miranda Leanna Archer, Marissa Leigh Barushak, Benjamin Nathaniel Beckley, Jacob Wayne Booker, Shadrac Brattain, Austin Matthew Brown, Kyle Nicole Clark, Alyssa Marie Conrad, Briana Lee Cook, Coleman Jacob Craig, Jacob Paul Dispennett, Dylan Wade Dyar, Danielle Marie Eaglin, Melissa Gabriela Enders, Allison Gabrielle Finnerty, Brandon Michael Garvin, Abigail Rose Hayes, Zachary Ray Hull, Emily Rose Latta, Brogan Nicole Lucas, Samantha Caitlin Montague, Caleena Dawn Myers, Shelley Jo Nelson, Kelsey Marie Oehler, Celena Marie Purnell, Kyle Bradley Rice, Brandon Matthew Rost, Thomas Ray Rusin, Jenna Nicole Smith, Krista Shay Stearley, Jaelen Anisa Stewart, Clarissa Danay Sullivan, Tara Marie Summers, William Joseph Varvel, Aubrey Leigh Welton, Taylar Lynn Yocom. ...
Knights JV team pulls off huge rally for win; 'C' team falls late (04/27/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview Junior Varsity Cardinal baseball team pulled off an improbable comeback against rival Terre Haute South on Thursday evening, rebounding from a 9-2 deficit in the bottom of the sixth inning to snatch a 10-9 victory over the Braves...
Mustangs knock off Northview tennis (04/27/12)
Times Staff Report ELLETSVILLE -- The Northview girls' tennis team won a doubles match on the road at Edgewood Thursday, but the Mustangs claimed a 4-1 WIC victory. The Knights' team of Jenna Smith and Trisha Cox defeated Brandi Wilcoven and Beka Douglas by a 6-4, 6-3 score. The Mustangs won each of the other matches in straight sets...
Clay City track and field sweeps past Panthers and T-Birds (04/27/12)
Times Staff Report The Clay City track and field teams each earned victories on Thursday night with a three-way meet win against Riverton Parke and North Central. The girls' team was led by a sweep of the top-three spots in the 1,600 meters by Kelsey Wright, Phoebe Farmer and Ashley Reach as the team scored 76.5 points to top Riverton Parke's 53.5 and North Central's 25...
Clay City softball and baseball fall on the road Thursday (04/27/12)
Times Staff Report SPENCER -- the Clay City Eels suffered a disappointing softball defeat on Thursday night, falling to Owen Valley on the road in a 6-5 decision. The victory was the Patriots first of the season as Owen Valley scored six runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to break a scoreless tie. Clay City reacted with five runs in the top of the sixth, but couldn't gain the equalizer...
Staunton Scene (04/27/12)
Staunton First Christian Church News Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service 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...
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