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Stories from Sunday, May 13, 2012

Anticipation! (05/13/12)
Poland program set for May 20 (05/13/12)
POLAND -- This month's Owen County Historical and Genealogical Society (OCHGS) educational program will take place Sunday, May 20, at the Poland Historical Chapel. The program is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. A panel of local residents will present the history of the chapel and town of Poland. The program is free and open to the public...
Athlete seeking donations (05/13/12)
Northview High School senior Chance Talbot is only dollars away from reaching his goal. Talbot was invited by Down Under Sports -- an organization based in North Logan, Utah -- to compete in the 24th Down Under Sports Tournament, which will take place in Australia this summer...
Church, bank ready to 'Change the World' (05/13/12)
Brazil First United Methodist Church and Riddell National Bank are teaming together to take part in "Change the World 2012." The event will take place Monday through Friday. Both will conduct food drives throughout the week. All food collected will go to the Clay County Emergency Food Pantry...
Spring Fling! (05/13/12)
Forest Park Elementary School will host its Spring Fling Tuesday, May 15, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There will be a variety of games and dinner for Forest Park Elementary students and their immediate families. Students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to participate in the activities planned for the evening...
Northview to host 'Junkyard Jam' Saturday (05/13/12)
The third Northview High School (NHS) "Junkyard Jam," will take place Saturday, May 19, at the high school. A clinic will run from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with a performance scheduled for 7 p.m. "Jammers" will learn percussion techniques from NHS percussion staff and students. They will also receive an official "Junkyard Jam" T-shirt, a pair of sticks, lunch and two passes for the evening show...
Park roads closing (05/13/12)
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...
Reunions (05/13/12)
Staunton Alumni Banquet The 2012 Staunton High School Alumni Banquet will take place Saturday, May 19, at the First Christian Church Family Life Center. Fellowship will begin at 5 p.m., followed by dinner at 6. Reservations may be made before May 12 by calling 446-1231...
Community Notes (05/13/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: City Reminder Officials with the Brazil City Garage recently issued a reminder for all residents that due to the Memorial Day Holiday, scheduled for Monday, May 28, trash pickup will run one day behind for that week...
Illinois Lottery (05/13/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 0-4-9 Pick Three-Evening 3-5-3 Pick Four-Midday 9-5-4-0 Pick Four-Evening 7-8-0-2 Lucky Day Lotto 3-4-25-27-34 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (05/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 0-3-5 Daily Three-Evening 8-0-4 Daily Four-Midday 3-3-6-2 Daily Four-Evening 4-4-1-0 Lucky 5-Midday 3-4-18-22-28 Lucky 5-Evening...
Reading Buddies program serves 3 W. Ind. counties (05/13/12)
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) -- First-grade students took notice as soon as Troy Fears, executive director of the United Way of the Wabash Valley, entered a classroom Friday morning at Davis Park Elementary. After all, he was carrying a stuffed bear. And other members of the United Way held stuff animals, too...
Relay for Life events take place in Parke County (05/13/12)
ROCKVILLE -- The biggest Relay for Life event of the season is Saturday, May 19, at the Parke County Fairgrounds. The fun-filled event includes activities for the entire family -- even the family dog. Activities begin at 10 a.m., and include the annual Relay for Life silent auction, the Bark for Life Dog Walk, the annual Survivors Walk and luncheon, a children's book sale, contests, demonstrations and more...
Boneham serious about run (05/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Rupert Boneham says he'll have more differences with the Republican and Democratic candidates than they will with each other and expects he'll gain support despite a spartan campaign operation...
Hopefuls detail jobs ideas (05/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The message from Indiana's gubernatorial candidates is almost universally about putting Hoosiers back to work, but their ideas for finding those "jobs, jobs, jobs" vary widely. Libertarian Rupert Boneham, former Democratic Indiana House Speaker John Gregg and Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Pence laid out their ideas Saturday for journalists gathered at the Indiana Associated Press Managing Editors meeting in Indianapolis...
Next governor won't see much toll money (05/13/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- As Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels' tenure winds down, it's unclear what kind of financial situation his successor will find for highway projects. The $3.8 billion that Indiana netted in 2006 from leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a foreign consortium will be mostly spent or allocated by the time the state's next governor takes office in January, the Journal-Gazette reported Sunday...
Knights split doubleheader at Danville on Saturday (05/13/12)
By Steve Fields For the Brazil Times DANVILLE -- After wrapping up the Western Indiana Conference championship on Friday night, the Northview Knights had a little bit of a letdown on Saturday at Danville. But in splitting the doubleheader the Knights may have given coach Scott McDonald some tools to motivate them over the final two weeks of the season...
Knights and Eels compete in tourneys (05/13/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Edgewood Mustangs and Linton Miners were repeat winners in conference tournament play involving Clay County golf teams. The Mustangs shot a 322 to repeat as Western Indiana Conference champions by defeating Sullivan by 10 strokes at Idle Creek Golf Course on Saturday. Sullivan freshman Nathan Pirtle, West Vigo's Brandon Long and Jonas Carmichael of Edgewood tied for low medalist honors with a 77...
Jon Sciscoe captures sprint win at Lincoln Park Speedway; Lex wins modifieds, Shoulders and Bryan win features (05/13/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Saturday night brought a wealth of racers both young and old to Lincoln Park Speedway as nearly 100 cars packed the pits and a massive field of 58 youngsters were on hand to compete in the "Little Feet Challenge" bicycle races that were contested before the 'B' Main races...
Harold Leon Rogers (05/13/12)
Harold Leon Rogers, 76, Brazil, went to Heaven May 12, 2012, at his home with his family by his side. A full obituary will appear in The Brazil Times later this week.
Doris Elizabeth (Reynolds) Brand (05/13/12)
Doris Elizabeth (Reynolds) Brand, 84, passed away at Regional Hospital, May 11, 2012, following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's Disease. Doris was born in Terre Haute, Oct. 8, 1927, the daughter of Harold and Doris (Walton) Reynolds. Doris graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1945...
Janet Kay Farris (05/13/12)
Janet Kay Farris, 65, Brazil, passed away on May 10, 2012, with family and friends by her side. Service will be Monday, May 14, 2012, at 12 p.m., at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City. Burial will follow at Maple Grove cemetery. Visitation will be at 10 a.m., until time of service...
Obituary Notices (05/13/12)
Vera Thornton Pierce, 92, Terre Haute, died at 9:15 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at her residence. Visitation will be 10 a.m.--noon Monday, May 14, at Moore Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at noon Monday with burial to follow at Clearview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley, 400 8th Ave., Terre Haute, Ind., or The Salvation Army, 234 South 8th St. Terre Haute, Ind. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
YMCA grateful for community support (05/13/12)
To the Editor: We want to say thank you to the Clay County families, businesses and civic groups that donated to our YMCA of Clay County Strong Kids Campaign. We exceeded our 2012 goal by raising $51,610. These funds are being used to assure that youth and families have access to valuable Y programs, such as School Age Child Care, Summer Day Camp and Youth Sports...
Disappointed in area organization (05/13/12)
To the Editor: This letter is intended for those at the Brazil V.F.W. I have submitted for two years now for an entry for the Loyalty Day parade, with no results. This year, I went anyway and just got in line. The parade officials were not helpful, either...
Thanks for supporting 'Clay County Day' (05/13/12)
To the Editor: We want to thank all the businesses and individuals in Clay and some in Vigo counties, for their generous donations of the many prizes for the 2012 Clay County Day Luncheon, held in January in Bradenton, Fla. Our gratitude goes to those merchants and groups countywide: Shear Image, Hoosier Homes and Land, Toys Auto Parts, Olde Fashion Jewelry Store, John and John Plumbing, Walgreens, First Financial Bank, Vision Quest, Emmert Realty, York Chevrolet, Warren Tire, One Stop Auto Repair, Advanced Auto, Sam's Hardware, Barb's Upholstery, Sherwin Williams, The Olde Homestead Shoppe, Speedway, Edward Jones Investments, Lynch's Farm Market, G Long's Auto Exchange, M J Homes, Sugar N Spice, The Outpost, The Brazil Times, Terre Haute Savings Bank, Orville Redenbarger Popcorn Association, Pell's Shopping Center, Fun Time Scuba, A1 Printing, Napa Auto Parts, Sister's Antique Mall, Dr. ...
Giving praise to an area sanctuary (05/13/12)
To the Editor: Recently, our company, Crafton Painting and Decorating, had the pleasure to work in Brazil, at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 N. Walnut St. This church has been at this location as long as you can remember. Those who worked on this project to decorate the facility worked diligently and had a keen eye for the completed task that had not been decorated since 1965. ...
Reader disappointed with response to ever-growing problem (05/13/12)
To the Editor: My letter is concerning a lack of response to requests for help from my town council. I have spoken to different members about my problems to no resolve. Prior to the summer of 2010, I had a yard that I could actually enjoy and use. That summer, the town had a storm sewer system put in. Since that time, every time it rains, my entire yard floods...
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