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Stories from Thursday, May 17, 2012

USW protests at Great Dane (05/17/12)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department had to direct traffic Thursday evening at the entrance of Great Dane Trailers due to a protest by the United Steelworkers (USW). "We're trying to assist the workers in organizing the workplace of Great Dane," Organizing Coordinator Ted Sautter said...
Locating utilities (05/17/12)
For the past week, officials with Blood Hound Underground Utility Locators, Brownsburg, have been checking on utility lines along United States 40 (National Avenue) in Brazil. On Thursday, they were checking for a utility line in front of Emmert Realty...
Aselage wins trip to Los Angeles (05/17/12)
All Matthew Aselage had to do was enter his name and he'd win. And that's exactly what he did. The Northview High School junior recently entered his name into a Pop Quiz Challenge via Channel One News -- an online news network for teenagers nationwide...
Students play 'Let's Make A Deal' (05/17/12)
Jackson Township Elementary students were on a game show Thursday. For the second consecutive year, the school conducted "Let's Make A Deal." Students and faculty had the opportunity to dress up for the day as well. The game show portion of the afternoon lasted approximately one-and-a-half hours. During the event, Principal Jeff Fritz handed out various prizes to students. The school's Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO) purchased all prizes...
Special Performance (05/17/12)
A special gospel performance will take place at the Carbon Historical Chapel Friday. Jeff Bridgewater and Julie Maurey will perform at the chapel, beginning at 7 p.m. A pitch-in dinner is also scheduled to take place at 6 p.m.
Dinner Time! (05/17/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will conduct an indoor picnic at the Staunton Community Center from 4-7 p.m., Friday, May 25. The menu will consist of barbecued pulled pork sandwiches and more. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children 10-under. All proceeds will benefit the center...
Fundraiser scheduled (05/17/12)
A fundraiser dinner for Northview High School football player Chance Talbot has been scheduled for Saturday, May 19. Talbot was invited to represent Indiana Football in the annual Down Under Sports Tournament, which will be hosted this summer in Australia. Funds raised at the dinner will go toward the cost of competing and travel expenses...
Group sets up support meetings (05/17/12)
The Clay County Bereavement Support Group has scheduled an upcoming six-week course. The event will take place each Monday from June 4 until July 9. Times are 10-11:30 a.m., each day. The courses will take place at the Renaissance Banquet Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Summer Story Hour scheduled (05/17/12)
Parents wanting to get their children interested in reading with songs, crafts and stories are encouraged to bring them to the Brazil Public Library, as Summer Story Hour will resume in June. Registration for the event will be May 21, for children ages 3-5. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis...
Saline City Truck Pull set (05/17/12)
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...
Special Performance Friday (05/17/12)
A special gospel performance will take place at the Carbon Historical Chapel Friday. Jeff Bridgewater and Julie Maurey will perform at the chapel, beginning at 7 p.m. A pitch-in dinner is also scheduled to take place at 6 p.m.
Community Notes (05/17/12)
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...
Reunions (05/17/12)
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...
Illinois Lottery (05/17/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 8-3-9 Pick Three-Evening 6-1-8 Pick Four-Midday 9-3-4-3 Pick Four-Evening 6-3-5-2 Lucky Day Lotto 11-17-21-22-25 Lotto...
Hoosier Lottery (05/17/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 5-9-9 Daily Three-Evening 1-2-0 Daily Four-Midday 1-8-1-1 Daily Four-Evening 1-7-1-0 Lucky 5-Midday 1-4-20-24-25 Lucky 5-Evening...
Hints to prevent tulip tree scale infestation (05/17/12)
Across Indiana this week, homeowners with tulip poplar trees could be finding their cars and landscape plants covered in a mysterious sticky film. This time of year, tulip poplars are easily recognized by their leaves, which resemble a tulip and the 2-inch long lime green and orange flowers in the canopy...
Parke County 'Bark For Life' set for Saturday (05/17/12)
PARKE COUNTY -- "Bark For Life," a major Relay For Life fundraising event will take place at the Parke County Fairgrounds on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event includes activities for the entire family -- even the family dog. The event celebrates cancer survivorship, honors those lost to cancer and provides an opportunity for the community to support the American Cancer Society's mission of creating more birthdays...
State FSA issues annual report reminder for producers (05/17/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Indiana Executive Director Julia A. Wickard issued a reminder Thursday for producers to submit their annual report of acreage to their local FSA county office to meet FSA program eligibility requirements...
Northview 4x800 relay wins sectional as several advance; Denker moves on for Eels (05/17/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute North boys' track and field team got a measure of revenge from last year's sectional as the squad edged out rival Terre Haute South to claim the team title by six points, 149.5 to 143.5. Greencastle was a distant third with 51 points to edge Northview (50), West Vigo (46), Cloverdale (45), Sullivan (34), North Putnam (29), South Putnam (27), Riverton Parke (25), Clay City (15), South Vermillion (5) and North Central Farmersburg (3)...
Northview tennis wins sectional opener (05/17/12)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter Anytime a girls' tennis team can get a win, it's a good thing. But if that team can get a win during sectional season, as the Northview tennis squad did Thursday evening, it's even better. The Knights prevailed in a 4-1 win over the Eagles of South Putnam...
Softball Knights wrap up regular season by knocking off Rox (05/17/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview softball team wrapped up its regular season by cruising past the visiting Rockville Rox on Thursday evening. The Knights pounded out a 17-hit offensive attack to score the 11-1 victory. Taylor Carter picked up the pitching victory to improve to 15-5 this season as she held Rockville to just three hits while striking out 10 batters. At the plate, Carter helped her own cause with a 4-for-5 effort with three doubles and five runs driven in to spark the offense...
Pacers pound Heat 94-75 in Game 3 (05/17/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- LeBron James grabbed a seat on Miami's bench, lowered his head and stared down at the floor. Way down. The Heat are in a hole. Roy Hibbert had 19 points and 18 rebounds, George Hill scored 20 and Danny Granger 17 as the Pacers, showing more balance, toughness and togetherness than favored Miami, throttled the malfunctioning Heat 94-75 on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals...
John Hubert Nischan (05/17/12)
John Hubert Nischan, 64, Brazil, passed away May 15, 2012, following a battle with cancer. He was born in East Chicago, Ind., the son of Albert and Frances (Barwick) Nischan. After gaining his GED, he attended college for two years. John worked in the roofing industry for a period of time, but most of his career was spent as a fiberglass mold maker...
Harold Leon Rogers (05/17/12)
Harold Leon Rogers, 76, Brazil, went to Heaven May 12, 2012, at home with his family and friends by his side. Services will be Saturday, May 19, 2012, at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home, with Rev. Al Riegel officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Obituary Notices (05/17/12)
Jack Lee Blann, 76, Oaktown, passed away at 5 a.m., Sunday, May 13, 2012, at his residence. Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Friday, May 18, 2012, at the Oaktown Christian Church. He will be laid to rest next to his wife in the Oaktown Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Oaktown Fire Department. ...
Public Record (05/17/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 15-17: Circuit Court -- Civil Mercedes J. Gordon Vs. Joseph R. Gordon: Domestic Relations Small Claims Brown & Somheil Vs. Rhonda Dowell: Small Claims Grey Properties LLC Vs. Ashley McMickles: Small Claims...
Brazil Buzz (05/17/12)
Fifty-five years ago, May of 1957 my classmates and I were busy wrapping up our senior year at good old BHS. Those moments in time are indeed worthy of remembrance. Truth is, that year was very eventful, not only for us, but for our nation. The Space Age began with the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik I, the first Earth-orbiting satellite...
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