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Stories from Thursday, May 3, 2012

YMCA to participate in food program (05/03/12)
The YMCA of Clay County recently announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Free meals will be made available to all children 18-under and to persons 18-over who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled...
BPA students compete at Nationals (05/03/12)
Eight Northview High School (NHS) students recently traveled to Chicago to the National Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference to represent their school. NHS sophomore Minh Tong scored the third highest score in the nation on the Microsoft Excel certification test and received a Kindle Touch for his accomplishment...
Harmony Council discusses violation (05/03/12)
At Tuesday's meeting, the Harmony Town Council discussed a house in violation of the animal code, as the problem persists in Brazil and the surrounding area. According to Council President Janice Gooch, surrounding homeowners of the house, located at 10066 Hickory St., have complained various times about the amount of cats the owner has...
Residents take part in National Day of Prayer (05/03/12)
Several Clay County residents stopped by the Clay County Courthouse at noon Thursday to take part in an annual National Day of Prayer event. Carbon Baptist Church Pastor Barry Corder opened the event with a moment of prayer before the individuals broke into several small groups...
NHS Jazz Café this Monday (05/03/12)
The Northview High School (NHS) Jazz Bands will present the annual Jazz Café Monday, May 7, at 7 p.m., in the Northview cafeteria. Admission is $3. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The Jazz Café features the NHS Jazz Band and the North Clay Middle School (NCMS) Jazz Band performing big band music in a night club-like setting. The audience will be seated banquet-style and soft drinks and snacks will be served throughout the evening...
Shot Clinic (05/03/12)
The Clay County Humane Society will sponsor its annual shot clinic Saturday, May 5, from 1-4 p.m., at the Forest Park Pavilion. Each shot costs $10.
Meeting at Church (05/03/12)
Larry Swan and Doug Wire will lead "The First Step To Authentic Manhood: Looking Back," Tuesday, May 8, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Christ Community Church, north on State Road 59, one mile from the light at Hendrix Street. Parking will be allowed in the back parking lot...
Ribbon Cutting! (05/03/12)
To commemorate the new owners of Hoosier Homes and Land, 33 W. National Ave., a ribbon cutting ceremony took place Wednesday afternoon. On hand for the ribbon cutting included (first row, from right) Shane Litz, Riddell Bank, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham, Hoosier Homes and Land owners Randy Ringo and Teresa Ringo, Indianapolis Agent Brady Albright, Chamber of Commerce Molly Tipton, Joyce McCullough (second row, from right), Linda Harms, Annie Daugherty, Larry Trout, Chamber Vice President Mike McCullough, Justin Campbell, Riddell Bank, (third row, from left), Molly Schopmeyer, Donnie Martin, Ron Harms, Nora Kirby and Cassie Zentko.. ...
Class wins award! (05/03/12)
Katie Sims' kindergarten class at Meridian Elementary School recently won the privilege of "hosting" the traveling giraffe by collecting the most "spots" for their classroom giraffe for the month through the school's Positive Behavior Support Program. ...
Doubling student debt rates to cost Indiana students $270 million (05/03/12)
Higher education advocates released new data recently showing that an anticipated increase in the student loan interest rate would cost Indiana students $270 million per year. The increase would affect federally subsidized Stafford loans, which are provided to almost 7.5 million low and moderate-income students nationwide each year...
Central Curriculum Committee Meeting (05/03/12)
Clay Community Schools will host its spring Central Cirriculum Committee meeting, Thursday, May 10, 6:30 p.m., in the North Clay Middle School media center. The committee will meet to review teacher textbook and technology resource adoption recommendations for all miscellaneous subject areas, discuss the positive impact of increasing dual credit offerings for students and parents, discuss plans to move to one-on-one student computing, and review the need to move for a six period day schedule to a new schedule for students in grades 9-12.. ...
Senior Citizen's Picnic at end of May (05/03/12)
On Friday, May 25, Forest Park, Brazil, will be alive with the sounds of the Area Day Senior Citizens Picnic sponsored by Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled. Tickets are $8 per person and available to be purchased by persons 50-plus. The ticket price includes: Lunch, snacks, opportunity to play small games, door prizes, entertainment and the opportunity to visit service/product information booths. The picnic will take place from 10 a.m.-2:15 p.m...
Sheriff: Missing Ind. girl, 12, found unharmed (05/03/12)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- A western Indiana sheriff says a 12-year-old girl whom authorities feared had been abducted has been found unharmed. Vigo County Sheriff Greg Ewing tells the Tribune-Star Alyssa Sedletzeck (sehd-LEHT'-zehk) was found Thursday afternoon at a home on Terre Haute's north side after the homeowner called police...
Community Notes (05/03/12)
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...
Delayed start can't slow down Knights in softball win (05/03/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor With a pivotal conference game waiting for them this evening and contests against rival Terre Haute North and South in Big Four Tourney play this weekend, it might have been easy to overlook Thursday's game against Bloomington North...
Knights fall in four-way track meet (05/03/12)
Times Staff Report ELLETTSVILLE -- The Northview track and field teams gave several athletes a lighter workload than normal in a rescheduled meet at Edgewood on Thursday night. With the Big Four meet slated for Saturday, the Knights gave several of their busier athletes an event or two off in a four-way meet against the Mustangs and Greencastle. ...
Clay City pounds out 18 hits in SWIAC victory (05/03/12)
Times Staff Report DUGGER -- The Clay City Eels pounded out a comfortable win against Union (Dugger) on Thursday night with eight extra base hits, including a pair of home runs in a 23-7 SWIAC victory. Zack Boggs smashed a three-run home run for the Eels and Colton Harbour added a two-run shot in the victory...
Brazil Buzz (05/03/12)
We received a gift of fresh produce from a generous friend's garden. The crisp leaf lettuce, red radishes and green onions certainly will add to the evening meal. Paul and I entertained dinner guests last evening. I cooked comfort foods, ate more than a modest share and was uncomfortable all night...
Public Record (05/03/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse April 30-May 3: Circuit Court -- Civil Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. Vs. Joseph W. Simmons Sr.: Mortgage Foreclosure LVNV Funding Vs. Christine Rosencrans: Civil Collections...
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