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Stories from Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Local meets favorite band (05/02/12)
Before Friday, the greatest day in Dustin Helwig's life was the day his son was born. But he can add another "greatest day" to his list after meeting members of his favorite band. The 24-year-old Brazil resident spent part of Friday with the band 30 Seconds to Mars. He flew to California Friday morning to meet with the band after being chosen randomly through a contest called VyRT...
Possible tornado reported in Cory (05/02/12)
CORY -- Clay County Emergency Management Agency officials scoured the Cory area Wednesday morning for possible damage after severe storms came through the county Tuesday. A photograph taken by a Cory resident, depicting what looked like a possible tornado was determined by officials to be a funnel cloud...
Two locals arrested (05/02/12)
Two Clay County residents were arrested late Tuesday evening following a traffic stop. According to officials with the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Tuesday, Master Trooper Todd Brown stopped a white, 1994 Oldsmobile Cutlass for erratic driving and failure to dim headlights...
Class Top 10 (05/02/12)
The Top 10 students for Northview High School's (NHS) 2012 graduating class were featured as guest speakers at the Brazil Rotary Club luncheon Wednesday. The students honored included: (front, from left) Rachel Reese, Jacob Dispennett, Dylan Dyar, Tyler Wilson, NHS Counselor Mike Gugino, NHS Counselor Susan Treash (back, from right), Scott McDonald, Damon Hyatt, Ethan Stewart, Shadrick Brattain, Dillon Reynolds, NHS Counselor Debbie Zimmerman, Kyley Clark, NHS Principal Lynn Romas and Emily Latta.. ...
Meeting Date Changed (05/02/12)
The Staunton Town Council has moved its meeting for the month of May. The council will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center.
Basket Bingo Fundraiser (05/02/12)
The Northview High School cheerleaders will conduct a Longaberger Basket Bingo Fundraiser Thursday, May 3, at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Hall. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 5:30. Concessions will be available. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call 448-2661 Ext. 1254 for more information...
Loyalty Day Parade this Saturday (05/02/12)
The annual Loyalty Day Parade will take place Saturday, May 5. The V.F.W. Post 1127 sponsors the event. V.F.W. Post Commander Bob Bigley told The Brazil Times the parade lineup would begin at 1 p.m., at the corner of National Avenue and Depot Street...
Summit canceled (05/02/12)
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...
Benefit for accident victim set for Sunday at Eagles Lodge (05/02/12)
A benefit in honor of Joshua Barnett -- who died in a motorcycle accident late last year -- will take place at the Brazil Eagles Lodge Sunday, May 6. The Eagles Riders will conduct a ride throughout the day. Registration is set for 10 a.m., and riders will leave at noon...
County plat books still available (05/02/12)
The 2012 Clay County Plat Books have arrived at the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District (CCSWCD) Office, 955 W. Craig Ave., Brazil, located across from the Brazil National Guard Armory. The book contains plat maps, as well as historical photos and maps, interesting facts, a Clay County road map, city maps of Brazil, Knightsville, Center Point, Bowling Green and Clay City, and information on the no-till grass drill. ...
Penny Wars (05/02/12)
Clay Community Schools will conduct Penny Wars beginning May 7, and concluding May 11. The school that raises the most money will receive a trophy and a special lap at Relay. The classroom that raises the most money will get a pizza party provided by the American Cancer Society...
Donations (05/02/12)
The Brazil Lions Club is currently accepting used eyeglasses and hearing aids for donations through a recycling program. Donation boxes have been set up at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil, or The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil...
Driver flees scene of accident (05/02/12)
VIGO COUNTY -- Indiana State Police Troopers responded to a multi-vehicle crash on United States 40 approximately one mile east of Seelyville Wednesday morning. The crash -- which took place at approximately 7:58 a.m., Wednesday -- involved four vehicles, including a driver who fled the scene and only minor injuries to one occupant...
Shares available in area garden (05/02/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Weekly and bi-weekly shares in the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods are still available for the 2012 garden season. White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, is once again offering the opportunity to Wabash Valley residents...
Historical Society to meet (05/02/12)
The Clay County Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., May 7, in the lower level of the Clay County Museum. The board will meet at 6 p.m. The program for the evening will be a tour of the Davis Bank Building by Lee Lewis. After a brief business meeting and refreshments at the museum, the tour will take place...
Saline City Truck Pull set for June 9 (05/02/12)
SALINE CITY -- The annual Saline City Truck Pull will take place Saturday, June 9. Pulling will begin at 5:30 p.m. Weigh-ins will run from 2-5 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults. Children 10-under will be admitted free. There are limited bleacher seats. Those interested are encouraged to bring lawn chairs...
Remeber where the food came from (05/02/12)
When you picked up your spoon to eat some food today, did you think about where the food came from? Did you make a connection as you ate a bowl of cereal to the dairy and grain farmer? Or the hay or grain the dairy cow ate? Or the fact the grain and hay grew in the soil?...
Community Notes (05/02/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Staunton Meeting Moved The Staunton Town Council has moved its meeting for the month of May. The council will meet Tuesday, May 8, at 7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center...
North Clay Middle School Honor Roll (05/02/12)
North Clay Middle School Seventh Grade Distinction Seth Garrett Whittle
Knights 'B' team rallies past Patriots (05/02/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Fortune and shaky defense by Terre Haute North were smiling at the Northview junior varsity baseball team on Wednesday night. Northview scored in the final four innings and pitcher Trevor Hetrick allowed just two runs over five-plus innings of work in relief as the Knights rallied for a 7-5 victory against the Patriots...
Taking care of honeybees (05/02/12)
You may not be a fan of getting stung by a bee or even like honey, but no one can question the value honeybees bring to our society. Obviously, honeybees produce honey many individuals like on their biscuits and toasts. They are also the economic pollinator of plants and help farmers maximize their crop yields...
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