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Stories from Sunday, May 6, 2012

Clay soldier honored with display (05/06/12)
Homer Edward William Walton will forever be remembered. On Saturday, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham was the featured speaker at the annual Clay County Veterans Loyalty Day Luncheon, which took place at Traditions, Brazil. While speaking, Wyndham unveiled a display honoring Walton, the first Clay County resident to die in World War I...
Poll: Majority of responders not in favor of wheel tax (05/06/12)
The results are in. Recently, The Brazil Times conducted an online straw poll asking participants if Clay County officials should implement a wheel tax. The poll was officially closed at 1:20 p.m., Sunday, May 5. It went live at 9:45 a.m., Thursday, April 26...
'Stamp Out Hunger' set (05/06/12)
Postal carriers across the nation will take part in the annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive Saturday, May 12. In Clay County, those interested in donating food are asked to put out non-perishable food donations for the letter carriers, who will in turn take it to area food pantries...
Library Program (05/06/12)
Master Gardener and Master Naturalist Karen Staub will be at the Brazil Public Library, May 17, beginning at 6 p.m., to provide a presentation on Indiana's edible and medicinal plant species. She will also bring some treats from her back yard for those in attendance...
Staunton Meeting Moved (05/06/12)
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.
Ribbon Cutting! (05/06/12)
Program to 'Top It Off' Friday (05/06/12)
The Northview High School band, guard and percussion units will host the annual "Top It Off," spring benefit fundraiser May 11, at the high school. Doors open and serving begins at 7 p.m., and will continue throughout the concert. The event has been set up as a dinner/theater spectacular. It will be fine to get more food during the show as well as moving around and visiting the silent auction...
Area family still in need of supplies (05/06/12)
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...
Board scheduled to meet (05/06/12)
The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct their April meeting Thursday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m., in the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil. For further information, call 446-2517 Ext. 228 or e-mail Michael@braziliha.org...
Informational breakfast scheduled for May 10 (05/06/12)
A crusade is being planned in Brazil for the middle of October. The crusade will feature Dr. Clyde Dupin, and will last two nights. All area ministers are invited to attend a free informational breakfast at 9 a.m., Thursday, May 10, at the Iron Skillet, located on the southwest corner of States Roads 59 and 42. To reserve a seat by phone or for more information, call Steve Lamb at 442-0745 or 812-229-0020...
National Nursing Home Week (05/06/12)
Some park roads closing (05/06/12)
Some roads in Forest Park will be closed during the Subway/Rotary/Riddell Healthy Kids Fun Run practices and upcoming race. Fuqua and Center streets will be closed at King Street. In addition, parts of Nabuca Drive, Bonnie Miller Drive, Tobe Sutherlin Lane and Jesse Pitts Drive will be closed...
Curriculum meeting set (05/06/12)
Clay Community Schools will host its spring Central Curriculum 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.. ...
Community Notes (05/06/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Optimists Selling Flags The Clay County Breakfast Optimist Club is selling 3-by-5 American and State of Indiana flags for $8 each. For further information, call 446-8495 or 812-249-0850...
Reunions (05/06/12)
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...
Illinois Lottery (05/06/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 7-4-1 Pick Three-Evening 8-1-3 Pick Four-Midday 8-5-7-1 Pick Four-Evening 9-6-5-5 Lucky Day Lotto 1-10-13-16-39 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (05/06/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 0-1-7 Daily Three-Evening 9-5-6 Daily Four-Midday 0-6-1-6 Daily Four-Evening 4-2-3-7 Lucky 5-Midday 5-7-22-26-30 Lucky 5-Evening...
Tickets on sale now for 'Jesus Christ Superstar' (05/06/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Tickets are now on sale for the musical production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," to be presented Friday, June 8, and Saturday, June 9, by the Terre Haute First Baptist Church Music Department, 4701 E. Poplar St., Terre Haute. The musical, written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, will be presented as a dinner theatre, with full dinner and dessert...
Southwestern Indiana Athletic Conference Track Meet (05/06/12)
SOUTHWESTERN INDIANA ATHLETIC CONFERENCE TRACK AND FIELD MEET BOYS RESULTS Team scores -- 1. Linton-Stockton 170, 2. Eastern Greene, 116.5, 3. Clay City 94, 4. Shakamak 55, 5. Bloomfield 52, 6. North Daviess 49.5, 7. White River Valley 44, 8. North Central 30...
Northview baseball earns first Big Four title since 2004 (05/06/12)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter The Northview varsity baseball team claimed the Big Four trophy Saturday night after defeating Terre Haute South, 6-4. Earlier in the day, the Knights knocked off Terre Haute North 9-4 to ensure the title with the final game against West Vigo scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m...
Northview softball still in Big Four title hunt after split (05/06/12)
Times Staff Report Northview's softball team might have suffered an ill-timed two-game slump that was sandwiched between Friday night's conference game against Edgewood and carried over into Saturday's Big Four Tourney opener against Terre Haute North. However, it still hasn't derailed thoughts of the program's first title since 2007...
Northview tennis team splits Saturday WIC matches (05/06/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview girls' tennis team split a pair of Western Indiana Conference matches on Saturday afternoon, topping Sullivan 3-2 and dropping 3-2 match to Brown County. Nicole Linton won both of her No. 2 singles matches for Northview as she won a marathon two-setter over Sullivan's Shelby Pierce, 7-6 (12-10), 6-0 and defeated Mary Kate McCann in straight sets, 6-4, 6-0...
Terre Haute South boys, North girls win Big Four track meet (05/06/12)
Times Staff Report Terre Haute South's boys' track and field team and the North girls came up winners in Saturday's Big Four Meet held at Northview High School. The Braves scored 96 team points in the boys' meet to top the Patriots' 71, the Knights' 47 and the Vikings' 30. In the girls' meet, the Patriots put forth a dominating effort with 115.5 points to the Braves' 59.5, Northview's 37 and West Vigo's 32...
Jeff Bland Jr. claims sprint car feature at Lincoln Park Speedway; Simmons, Clark and Bryan earn wins (05/06/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Mother Nature finally relented at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night as action resumed a week after a rainout and a night after inclement weather claimed racing at several other tracks around the state...
Projecting mirror images? (05/06/12)
WASHINGTON -- He's a smug, Harvard-trained elitist who doesn't get how regular Americans are struggling these days. More extreme than he lets on, he's keeping his true agenda hidden until after Election Day. He's clueless about fixing the economy, over his head on foreign policy. Who is he?...
Chamber of Commerce favors wheel tax (05/06/12)
To the Editor: This letter to the editor is in favor of the sur and wheel tax that will be voted on by the Clay County Council at their next meeting. The Clay County Chamber of Commerce is in full support of the wheel tax. It will benefit current local business and help Clay County look more attractive to potential business...
Tired of hearing the same promises all the time (05/06/12)
To the Editor: I am also writing about the condition of our streets. They are to the point of being unsafe. You cannot drive down our streets without dodging potholes or bumps. Blowing oil/gravel mix into the craters isn't going to fix the problem. I live on a truck route. When these big trucks hit one of these bumps or potholes, it rattles the whole house...
Silver Sneakers, YMCA grateful for support (05/06/12)
To the Editor: Thank you to the community. We would like to express our gratitude for the outpouring of support during our recent Jonah Fish Fry. We had our largest turnout ever for a YMCA Fish Fry. It was wonderful to see friends, family and community members come to enjoy a meal and support our group...
Pushing beef aside leads to better health (05/06/12)
To the Editor: Some Americans have pushed beef aside after the latest case of mad cow disease -- one of the most frightening diseases of our generation. As a dietitian, I know that leaving beef off our plates can also help reduce our risk of a range of equally as frightening chronic diseases caused by high-fat diets...
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