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Stories from Sunday, May 20, 2012

Together Again (05/20/12)
The City of Brazil recently entered into a contract with Clay County Humane Society (CCHS) for the service of animal control for the city. Clay County Animal Rescue previously held the contract until it recently informed the city it would no longer be conducting its services...
Chief: New firehouse to be ready in June (05/20/12)
A series of small mishaps has hindered the completion of the new Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department (PTVFD) firehouse. But despite the minor setbacks, PTVFD Fire Chief Larry Tempel is confident the building will be fully operational by June. "As the building goes, we're getting close to 90 percent complete, 85-90 percent complete," Tempel told The Brazil Times recently. "We hope to be substantially completed by the end of June. We may not be moved in yet, but somewhere in that area."...
Board concerned with cost (05/20/12)
On Thursday, members of the Clay Community Schools (CCS) board requested to receive more quotes for specific renovations needed for the corporation's new bus garage. During the board's meeting, CCS Supt. Kim Tucker recommended the board approve a quote from Sycamore Engineering, Terre Haute, for all of the renovations...
Area Senior Picnic (05/20/12)
Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled will host its Area Day Senior Citizens Picnic, Friday, May 25, at Forest Park. Tickets are $8 per person and may be purchased by persons 50-plus. The ticket price includes lunch, snacks, an opportunity to play small games, door prizes, entertainment and the chance to visit service/product information booths...
Library to host Story Hour this summer (05/20/12)
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...
Fun Run! (05/20/12)
Sixty-two people participated in the second Subway/Rotary/Riddell Healthy Kids Fun Run Saturday, which took place at Forest Park. The total this year was more than last year's inaugural event. Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham helped hand out certificates to the youth who took part...
Community Notes (05/20/12)
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 (05/20/12)
West Vigo Class of 1962 The West Vigo High School class of 1962 reunion meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, May 24, at Thompson's Motorsports, located south of the Honey Creek Mall. The hope is to plan a 50-year class reunion, Aug. 3-5, for all students who went to school with the class. This includes West Vigo, Consolidated, Concannon, Valley and Fayette Schools...
Woman: Protective order led to firing (05/20/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indianapolis woman has reached an informal settlement with Pitney Bowes in a lawsuit alleging she was fired within a month of obtaining a protective order against her abusive boyfriend. Kristianne Rouster had sued the mail and document-management company in federal court in Indianapolis, alleging she had been fired because Pitney Bowes was concerned her protective order against her boyfriend could bring harm to its employees...
Illinois Lottery (05/20/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 2-8-4 Pick Three-Evening 5-8-3 Pick Four-Midday 8-2-1-5 Pick Four-Evening 6-3-3-9 Lucky Day Lotto 4-32-33-35-39 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (05/20/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 4-2-6 Daily Three-Evening 0-0-1 Daily Four-Midday 2-1-7-9 Daily Four-Evening 5-5-8-9 Lucky 5-Midday 5-21-22-23-36 Lucky 5-Evening...
Covered Bridge Art Gallery sponsoring camps (05/20/12)
ROCKVILLE -- This summer, Art Camps for Kids will be offered at the Covered Bridge Art Gallery, with the exception of the pottery class, which will take place at Judy Ohmit's studio, just south of Rockville. The event will provide educational value as well as qualified instructors...
Dems stretch residency complaints to Pence (05/20/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- After residency questions sank the ambitions of three of Indiana's top Republicans, it seems natural that Democrats would look for a fourth score with the issue. U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar and former U.S. Rep. David McIntosh both lost primary battles earlier this month on questions of where they lived and whether they were properly registered to vote in Indiana. ...
West Central Wildcats open season with victory over Tornados (05/20/12)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- After a near-undefeated 2011 season that culminated with an Interstate Football League Championship, the West Central Wildcats didn't have much to prove in their season opener, but you couldn't tell that by watching them Saturday night, as they beat the Indianapolis Tornadoes, 27-16...
Briscoe puts Penske back on the pole (05/20/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Roger Penske's strategy beat Michael Andretti's team by inches Saturday - 9.168 inches to be exact. In the closest pole duel in Indianapolis 500 history, Team Penske sent points leader Will Power onto the track with two minutes left in the Pole Day shootout - a shrewd move that prevented three Andretti drivers from taking one last shot at the pole and preserving the No. 1 starting spot for Ryan Briscoe...
McIntyre the top dog at LPS (05/20/12)
Wes McIntyre captures sprint car feature at Lincoln Park Speedway; Conyer takes modified feature as Shoulders and Bryan are repeat victors By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- One night after a disappointing night at Bloomington Speedway in the "Larry Rice Classic" AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car event left Wes McIntyre two spots out of a transfer spot in the B-main, "Wes Mac" washed away that feeling with a trip to victory lane at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Obituary Notices (05/20/12)
John Hubert Nischan, 64, Brazil, passed away May 15, 2012, following a battle with cancer. At his request, cremation services will be provided. Services have been entrusted to French Funeral Home. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory...
Is this the best we can do? (05/20/12)
As you know, if you pay attention to national affairs, the United States faces a perfect fiscal storm at the end of the year. A confluence of deadlines and policy triggers unlike anything I can remember in a half-century of public life will produce massive budget cuts and serious tax increases amounting to a 3.5 percent hit on the nation's Gross Domestic Product...
Business partners 'big help' to the students (05/20/12)
To the Editor: The Transitional Work Experience Program at Northview High School would like to express appreciation publicly for businesses' personal interest, support and endeavor. We would also like to thank the businesses who have provided a monetary donation to this program, which provides my students a paid/incentive to do their best at their jobsite and give the student motivation into their transition from school to work. ...
Harmony parents grateful for swift response (05/20/12)
To the Editor: We would like to thank the following people for helping locate our lost boys Thursday afternoon during our time in need. Our long time friends on the Van Buren Volunteer Fire Department, The Clay County Sheriff's Department, Clay County Search and Rescue, The Clay County School Corporation Transportation Department, and especially all of our friends, family and neighbors...
Benevolence Ministry offers thank you to community (05/20/12)
To the Editor: The Clay County Cooperative Benevolence Ministry would like to extend a thank you to all of those people who attended the Good Friday services at the First United Methodist Church and for the offering which was given to our ministry. Our need continues to be great and any financial support is greatly appreciated by the citizens of the Clay County area...
Loyalty Day Parade Chair extends thanks to all (05/20/12)
To the Editor: Hello. My name is Mary Anne Wineinger and I am the Loyalty Day Parade Chair for 2012. I would like to thank all those who participated in the parade, especially the trophy winners: Brazil's American Legion Post 2 (first-place), Skelton Taekwondo Academy (second-place), and Toni's Dance and Tumbling (third-place)...
Area volleyball squads thanks sports department (05/20/12)
To the Editor: We at COA Volleyball would just like to thank the Sports Department at The Brazil Times for its time and effort for putting in the pictures and articles we have sent to you all. Our girls, as well as our parents, really appreciate seeing their hard work pay off...
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