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Stories from Sunday, April 29, 2012

Ashley's Story (04/29/12)
With one trip to the doctor six years ago, Ashley Zavela's life changed. After graduating from Northview High School, Ashley attended Indiana State University before marrying. She and her husband Allen eventually settled in Knoxville, Tenn. While in Knoxville, she noticed a discoloration on the back of her neck. After several tests, she was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called Familial Partial Lipodystrophy (FPLD) or Dunnigan's Syndrome...
Antique tractor show deemed a success (04/29/12)
For a handful of years, Pappy's Barbecue owner Rick Bell has been a collector of antique tractors. "My sons got into tractors," Rick said Sunday during the first Pappy's Barbecue Antique Lawn and Garden Tractor show. "I got into collecting them." Several residents stopped by the restaurant, located at 111 E. National Ave., Brazil, to check out the approximately 15 antique tractors on display...
BCB to begin rehearsals May 15 (04/29/12)
The Brazil Concert Band (BCB), under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will begin its 154th year of operation Tuesday, May 15, with rehearsal at Northview High School. The rehearsal is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Prospective woodwind, brass and percussion players are welcome to join. At the youngest, members must be at least a freshman in high school...
NHS students spruce up courtyard (04/29/12)
Recently, students from the Northview High School (NHS) Interact Club, a group of junior Rotarians, gave their school's courtyard a make over. "We'd done a couple projects to help (Serving on the Streets) and to raise money for Pennies for Peace, an organization that provides education to young women in Afghanistan, but we noticed the courtyard hadn't had any TLC," NHS Interact faculty sponsor Dianna Knox told The Brazil Times. "We wanted to do something to help the school."...
Sheriff's Department golfing for fundraiser (04/29/12)
Clay County Sheriff's Department, in conjunction with Relay For Life of Clay County, will conduct a golf outing May 5, at the Oak Ridge Golf Course. The 18-hole tournament will begin at 9 a.m. The tournament is a best-ball scramble. Cost to participate is $160 for four-person teams or $40 per individual...
Relay For Life hosting Country Rhodes dinner (04/29/12)
Members of Relay For Life of Clay County are currently selling tickets for a Country Rhodes Dinner, scheduled for 3-6 p.m., May 12, at the Brazil National Guard Armory. Tickets cost $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children 12-under. Carryout will also be available at a cost of $8.50...
Donations In Need (04/29/12)
Anyone wanting to donate clothing or anything for the Flake family, who lost their home April 27, to fire, may bring it to 315 E. Oak St., Brazil. The residents of this home will contact the Flake family for arrangements to get the items to them...
Tractor Mania! (04/29/12)
NHS cheerleaders to host Bingo event Thursday (04/29/12)
To help with team expenses, the Northview High School cheerleaders will conduct a Longaberger Basket Bingo Fundraiser Thursday, May 3, at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., and Bingo begins at 6:30. Concessions will be available...
Fun With Running (04/29/12)
The second practice for the Subway/Rotary/Riddell Healthy Kids 1-mile Fun Run took place Thursday. Rotarian Mary Jo Archer was the guest speaker. She explained the importance of pace to the children who attended. Children, family members and volunteers were gathered at the Forest Park Pavilion to attend the practice. ...
Reunions (04/29/12)
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 (04/29/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Scholarship 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...
Lugar struggles to paint tea party opponent (04/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Timing is everything, especially in a political campaign. Come out negative too early and you can turn off voters. Wait too long to try to brand your opponent and you may find it hard to get your message across. That seems to be the case with the campaign of six-term Sen. ...
Ind. woman found dead in backyard was strangled (04/29/12)
NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) -- A coroner says preliminary autopsy results show that a southern Indiana woman whose remains were found in a New Albany man's backyard died from strangulation. Floyd County Coroner Leslie Knable told The Courier-Journal of Louisville that an autopsy performed Saturday on 35-year-old Stephanie Marie Kirk did not reveal how long she had been dead...
Illinois Lottery (04/29/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. --Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 6-5-7 Pick Three-Evening 1-0-9 Pick Four-Midday 9-6-6-5 Pick Four-Evening 2-2-9-6 Little Lotto 3-10-16-24-29 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (04/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 6-5-9 Daily Three-Evening 5-6-1 Daily Four-Midday 3-4-9-3 Daily Four-Evening 1-6-9-6 Lucky 5-Midday 1-9-11-19-25 Lucky 5-Evening...
Former employee arrested for firing at TV station (04/29/12)
SULLIVAN COUNTY -- On Saturday, officials with the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post arrested a former employee of the WTWO NBC 2 news station for the alleged early morning shooting of the news/administration building and two vehicles in the parking area...
High school players to challenge coaches in basketball game (04/29/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- To help raise money for the American Cancer Society, area high school boys' basketball players will challenge their coaches to a game Thursday, May 17, at 6:30 p.m. The game will be played at Terre Haute South High School. Players from Terre Haute North, Terre Haute South, West Vigo, Northview, Rockville and Sullivan will be in action at the fundraiser...
Eels knock off ranked squad in tough Kentucky tourney (04/29/12)
Times Staff Report SHELBYVILLE, Ky. -- The Clay City softball team made a long trip to Shelbyville, Ky. for tournament play on Saturday afternoon and battled some tough competition in winning one of its three games. The Eels dropped a pair of one-run contests to Collins High School (7-6 in eight innings) and 1-0 to Bell County before knocking off 22nd-ranked Grayson County 3-0 in a contest shortened to five innings by lightning...
Thomas Leroy Reynolds (04/29/12)
Thomas Leroy Reynolds, 65, Brazil, died Sunday morning, April 29, 2012, at his residence. He was born May 4, 1946, in Terre Haute, as the son of William and Clara Anderson Reynolds. He graduated from Eastern New Mexico University. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Master Tech Mechanic until his honorable discharge...
Norman 'Scott' Frost (04/29/12)
Norman "Scott" Frost, 66, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Putnam County Hospital. Born Aug. 16, 1945, in Sioux City, Iowa, he was the son of Norman A. and Thyra (Lucart) Frost, and was a graduate of Greencastle High School class of 1963...
Obituary Notices (04/29/12)
Maud Tew, 101, Madisonville, Ky., formerly of Brazil, died Tuesday, April 24, 2012, in Kentucky. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m., Monday, April 30, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, with Pastor Dana Coverstone officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Clay County Humane Society, 8280 N. CR 125 W., Brazil, Ind., 47834. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Skate Park well on its way to becoming reality (04/29/12)
Having taught in Clay Community Schools corporation for 31 years, I saw the need for a skate park. Students at North Clay, who were in my newspaper club, wrote stories about skateboarding and the need to construct a skate park here in Clay County. We, four students and myself, researched the whole process of building a skate park and met with the Mayor of Brazil, who at the time was Thom Arthur...
Mrs. Hardy's fifth-graders take a trip (04/29/12)
Mrs. Amy Hardey's fifth-graders were hosted by the local V.F.W. Post 1127 Commander Bob Bigler, who brought Marion "Sarge" Eveland to bring the girls and boys along on an imaginary trip to the closing days of World War II through France into Germany winding up in Berlin...
Living in a 'City of Holes' (04/29/12)
To the Editor: OK Mayor, and all elected officials who can do anything about the conditions of all our streets (too numerous to detail), but for example Meridian Street ... drive on the east side before your shocks will give out on the west side if you go to town from any place...
Misconceptions about beef (04/29/12)
To the Editor: There has been a lot of misinformation circulating about lean finely textured beef, or what the media is calling "pink slime," but the most important thing to remember is that lean finely textured beef is just that -- beef. When steaks and roasts are cut, it creates the "trim" that becomes ground beef...
Veterans luncheon finalized (04/29/12)
To the Editor: The Loyalty Day Clay County Veterans Luncheon is set for May 5, at Traditions. Doors open at 10 a.m., and the program starts at 10:30. The lunch, donated and catered by Pappy's, will start right after the program, approximately 11-11:15 a.m., and will be served until noon...
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