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Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014

Stories from Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Candidates speak to GOP base (05/01/12)
Both speakers at the 2012 Lincoln Day Dinner gave speeches layered heavy with campaign pitches. On Monday, Clay County Republicans gathered at Calvary Baptist Church for the annual event. Kristi Risk, candidate for the 8th District congressional seat, was the featured speaker, while Larry Bucshon, current 8th District Congressman, served as the keynote speaker...
Display depicts Vietnam casualties (05/01/12)
While John Nicoson was pleased he and others were able to reconstruct the Clay County Vietnam War Memorial -- which sits on the northwest corner of the Clay County Courthouse -- he thought more needed to be done. So, Nicoson and others contacted family members of the 10 deceased soldiers with the hope they may acquire photographs of the men...
NHS students place third (05/01/12)
Two Clay Community School students received a third-place ranking in the State of Indiana for their performance in an automotive technology competition, as well as approximately $26,000 in possible scholarship money. On Friday, April 27, Northview High School senior Hunter Collins and junior Eli Topie were the first high school automotive team to get the engine of a "bugged" 2012 Ford Fusion to ignite during the Ford AAA Student Skills Competition...
Bridge donated to county (05/01/12)
ASHBORO -- Last year, an information trip Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown undertook led to the county receiving a 40-by-20 bridge. "We were there talking about bridge engineering," Brown said. "We were discussing railroad flat cars. It was an information trip."...
Choir Practice To Begin (05/01/12)
Rehearsals for the Community Choir's 4th of July Celebration will begin Thursday, May 3, at 7 p.m. The rehearsals will take place at Bee Ridge Church, 10100 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. The choir welcomes back all current members and anyone else who enjoys singing...
Church Association Meeting (05/01/12)
The McCullough Zion Cemetery Association will meet at the Cory Zion Church Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m. All interested persons are urged to attend the meeting to discuss business of the association.
Cheerleader fundraiser scheduled (05/01/12)
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 p.m. Concessions will be available. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. There will also be two intermission games and two basket raffles...
NCMS students donate to pantry (05/01/12)
April was National Pay It Forward Month. In the tradition of the movie, "Pay It Forward," students at North Clay Middle School organized a student-driven food drive to benefit the Brazil Food Pantry. For this year's food drive, it was decided to go with the theme, "Fight Hunger for the Hunger Games."...
Family asking for donations of lumber (05/01/12)
The Flake family, which lost its home and possessions to a recent house fire, is asking anyone in the community with new or used lumber to call Brazil City Hall at 443-2221. The family has plans to rebuild the home at the site, located at 503 W. Kruzan St., Brazil...
Mother's Day tea, brunch event draw close to 200 (05/01/12)
Last year, the idea was to honor those who had lost loved ones. This year, the event was planned for mothers and daughters. With Mother's Day just around the corner, French Funeral Home hosted a Mother's Day Tea and Brunch event Monday at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Search and Rescue to conduct fundraiser (05/01/12)
Clay County Search and Rescue is planning a garage sale Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will take place at the Clay County Search and Rescue building, 525 E. National Ave., Brazil (behind the building). All proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase equipment and supplies...
Rain cancellations and postponements (05/01/12)
Tuesday afternoon's rain has forced the postponement and cancellations of several area sporting events. Northview's softball game against West Vigo has been postponed until May 14 at 5 p.m. The Knights' varsity baseball game scheduled against the Vikings this evening has been postponed until Monday, May 7 at 6 p.m.
Community Notes (05/01/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Donations In Need 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...
Sponsored Student! (05/01/12)
Food Donations! (05/01/12)
Donation! (05/01/12)
Illinois Lottery (05/01/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Illinois Lottery: Sunday Pick Three-Midday 8-2-0 Pick Three-Evening 5-3-7 Pick Four-Midday 9-8-2-0 Pick Four-Evening 2-7-9-4 Lucky Day Lotto 20-28-30-32-39 Monday...
Hoosier Lottery (05/01/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday and Tuesday in the Hoosier Lottery: Sunday Daily Three-Evening 4-9-5 Daily Four-Evening 2-0-2-4 Lucky 5-Evening 2-3-6-19-33 Quick Draw 5-7-8-9-13-14-20-25-30-31-37-40-52-56-57-58-63-66-67-72...
Hoosiers hire Kenny Johnson as assistant coach (05/01/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The Indiana Hoosiers have hired Kenny Johnson as their new assistant coach. Johnson spent last season as an assistant at Towson and the previous four seasons as associate head coach of Paul VI High School in Fairfax, Va. He replaces Bennie Seltzer, who was hired as Samford's head coach early last month...
County softball players cap collegiate careers (05/01/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The final weeks of April meant the culmination of several Clay County athletes' collegiate softball careers. Kentucky Wesleyan finished its season with a 17-31 overall mark and a 12-24 record in conference play. On April 22, Northview graduate Traci Sanders and Clay City alum Angie Camp were honored along with three Panther teammates in a ceremony following the second game of a doubleheader. ...
Pacers, Magic want to play to strengths in Game 3 (05/01/12)
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Through two games of their opening-round playoff series, the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic have both had moments to laud and lament. Minus Dwight Howard, the Magic owned the underdog tag and successfully stole home-court advantage with a win in Game 1. Then the Pacers were able to brush off a woeful finish in that loss, regroup, and use all their personnel advantages down the stretch to blow past the Magic in Game 2 on Monday...
Freda Mae (Brown) Moon (05/01/12)
Freda Mae (Brown) Moon, 75, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2012, in her home from cancer, surrounded by her family. She was born and raised in Brazil, Ind., to Elmer and Jennie Brown, who preceded her in death. Freda lived most of her adult life in Clermont, Ind., where she raised her girls and worked for Thomas and Betts...
Wendell L. Craig Sr. (05/01/12)
Wendell L. Craig Sr., Indianapolis, passed away April 29, 2012. He was born Feb. 23, 1932, in Brazil. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen, and grandson Jeremy. Survivors include his children Connie Ashcraft, Cindy Stafford, and Wendell Jr., grandchildren Betsy, Becky, David, Gary, Stacy and Jenny, and eight great-grandchildren...
Norman 'Scott' Frost (05/01/12)
Norman "Scott" Frost, 66, Greencastle, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2012, at the Putnam County Hospital. Funeral services will take place Wednesday, May 2, 2012, at 11 a.m., at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, with Pastor William Best officiating. Interment will follow services at the Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery...
Elias Cole Evinger (05/01/12)
Chris and Jennifer Evinger are proud to announce the birth of their son, Elias Cole Evinger. Elias was born at 9:01 p.m., at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, Feb. 1, 2012. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 22-inches long. He was welcomed home by his paternal grandparents Michael and Sally Evinger, Brazil...
Alyssa Nicole Papinchock and Nicholas Ray Lovett (05/01/12)
Alyssa Nicole Papinchock and Nicholas Ray Lovett would like to announce their upcoming marriage June 9, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., at Union United Methodist Church, Brazil. Alyssa is the daughter of William and Cheryl Papinchock, Brazil. She was a 2004 graduate of Northview High School and 2008 graduate of Indiana State University. She currently teaches fifth-grade at Tzouanakis Intermediate School, Greencastle...
Amanda Sutton and Ben Chandler (05/01/12)
Paula Sutton would like to announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of her daughter Amanda Sutton to Ben Chandler. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Dennis and Paula Sutton, Seymour, and the granddaughter of Robert and Edith Goodhart, Brazil, and Robert and Judy Hatton, Seymour...
Larry and Pat (Curtis) Stuckey (05/01/12)
A 50th wedding anniversary celebration was enjoyed by Larry and Pat (Curtis) Stuckey in early April on a southern Caribbean cruise. They were married April 8, 1962, at First Methodist Church, Bloomington, Ind., by the late Rev. Leroy Hodapp. The cruise was given to them by their children and spouses: Jeff and Michelle Stuckey, Bloomington, Jon and Jamie Stuckey, Brazil, and Matt and Jennifer (Stuckey) Bycroft, Iola, Kan...
Eldon (Benny) and Carolyn Hoggatt (05/01/12)
Eldon (Benny) and Carolyn Hoggatt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 6. There will be an open house Sunday, May 6, from 1-5 p.m., at 504 E. Franklin St., (Tony's house), Staunton. Gifts are asked to be omitted.
Public Record (05/01/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center April 27-May 1: Serving Sentence Batten, Monica K., 36 Godsey, David L., 27 Probation Violation Batten, Monica K., 36 Conversion Batten, Monica K., 36 Pending...
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