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Stories from Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Northview graduate killed in Afghanistan (05/22/12)
For the second time in two years, Clay County is mourning the loss of one of its own. According to reports, Spc. Arronn D. Fields, Knightsville, died May 21, after sustaining injuries during a rocket grenade attack in Qal-ah-ye Mirza Jal, Afghanistan, during a mounted patrol...
Donations (05/22/12)
The Brazil Lions Club is currently accepting used eyeglasses and hearing aids for donations through a recycling program. Donation boxes have been set up at Terre Haute Savings Bank, 260 E. National Ave., Brazil, or The Brazil Times, 100 N. Meridian St., Brazil...
CCS bus drivers honored at end-of-year cookout (05/22/12)
Three Clay Community Schools (CCS) bus drivers were honored Tuesday during the CCS Transportation Department's annual end-of-year cookout. Jack Glancy, Darlene Warrum and Robert "Bob" Wilson each received a Distinguished Hoosier certificate during the meal. CCS Director of Personnel, Data and Food Service Carolyn Kumpf presented the certificates...
New deputy sworn in for Sheriff's Department (05/22/12)
The Clay County Sheriff's Department added a new deputy to its roster Monday. William Nevill was officially sworn in as a new department deputy by Clay County Clerk of the Circuit Court Vickie Wheeler. Nevill, originally from West Terre Haute, has worked as a reserve deputy with the department for approximately one year...
No Paper Monday (05/22/12)
Due to the Memorial Day holiday, scheduled for Monday, May 28, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper. The Times will publish a newspaper Tuesday, May 29. For more information, call 446-2216, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Time For Crafts! (05/22/12)
The Brazil Public Library will host a make and take craft event for youth ages 7-under at the library, Thursday, May 31. Youth may stop by the library anytime between 6-7 p.m., to make a silly grass head. For further information, call the library at 448-1981...
City Reminder (05/22/12)
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.
Group hosts 5K for Covington Circle Trails (05/22/12)
COVINGTON -- During the first Saturday of June annually, the Covington 5K raises funds for the maintenance and completion of the Covington Circle Trail. The non-profit group The Friends of the Circle Trail, which hosts the June 2 race, is encouraging the community to participate for a good cause and is hoping to attract a wide variety of participants...
Quilt show to be at Pottery Festival (05/22/12)
CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Calico Quilters will sponsor their 25th quilt show at the Clay City Lion's Club Pottery Festival June 9-10. While most of the festival events will take place at Goshorn Park, the quilt show will be set up in the R.E.I.N. Center Community Library, 700 Main St., Clay City, just south of the Ford dealership...
Graduations (05/22/12)
Ivy Tech Community College Linda (Rowings) Barr, Rosedale, graduated with honors making the dean's list all but twice in three years during the Ivy Tech Community College commencement at the Hulman Center on the campus of Indiana State University May 3...
Reunions (05/22/12)
Reelsville High School Alumni Reunion The Reelsville High School Alumni Association Banquet will take place Saturday, June 2, in the gymnasium at Reelsville Elementary School. The schedule includes a meet and greet time at 4:30 p.m.; buffet dinner at 6:30; and business meeting to follow dinner...
Club News (05/22/12)
Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority took place at 7 p.m., May 15, at Fellowship Hall. The meeting was opened by Chapter President Kathy Bridgewater with the Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer. The secretary called roll with 15 members present...
Lakers drop Eels in extra innings (05/22/12)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter CLAY CITY -- The Clay City softball season came to a close after an eight-inning sectional loss to Shakamak Tuesday, 4-3. In the third inning, down 1-0, Clay City's Ali Souder smacked a double into shallow left-center, and was able to reach third on the next batter, Shaya Stevenson's ground out. Abby Reed was up next and singled bringing Souder home to knot the game at one run apiece...
Knights fall in tennis regional (05/22/12)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter GREENCASTLE - After winning its first sectional title since 2009, the Northview girls' tennis team lost to Crawfordsville Tuesday in regional play, 4-1. On the No. 2 court, junior Nicole Linton secured the team's only point in a lengthy, match against Athenian sophomore Hannah Chalmers, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3...
Zach Hull to join Engineers' baseball program (05/22/12)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor After a stellar four-year career with the Northview Knights, senior Zach Hull will be taking his talents to Terre Haute. On Tuesday, the NHS senior first baseman announced he would be attending the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in the fall to play baseball for the Engineers...
Braves derail Northview sectional hopes (05/22/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Terre Haute South Braves got a three-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning from junior Cheyenne Reinig to break open a one-run contest and claim a 5-1 victory over the host Knights in sectional play. Braves' starting pitcher Marissa Stout hasn't seen much action in the circle this season with an injury after producing as the team's No. 1 hurler for much of her career. However, she has produced in the postseason...
M. Louise 'Aunt Duck' Whitkanack Schlegel (05/22/12)
M. Louise "Aunt Duck" Whitkanack Schlegel, 84, Marshall, Ill., formerly of Clay City, passed away at 10:15 a.m., Monday, May 21, 2012, in the Burnsides Community Care Center at Marshall. She was a retired registered nurse last working at Pfizer. She was born Feb. ...
Lillian Lu Perkins (05/22/12)
David and Amanda Perkins, Brazil, welcomed the birth of their daughter, Lillian Lu Perkins, May 16, 2012, at 11:05 p.m. Lillian was born at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, and weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20-inches long. Maternal grandparents are Ed Goodwin and Tammy Riedlinger, Indianapolis, and Jim and Debbie Perkins, Mooresville...
Betsy Ummel and Tony McMichael (05/22/12)
Betsy Ummel and Tony McMichael were united in marriage Nov. 12, 2011, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Ill. Rev. James Reents officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Rodney and Kim Ummel, Cookville, Ill. She is a 2010 graduate of Butler University and is employed at Walgreens in Brazil...
James and Rosalie Bess (05/22/12)
On Saturday, May 26, from 2-5 p.m., there will be an Open House at First Financial Community Room in Clay City to honor the 65th wedding anniversary of James and Rosalie Bess of Clay City. Rosalie was a counselor/teacher at Staunton High School and finished her career at Northview High School...
Public Record (05/22/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse May 18-21: Circuit Court -- Civil Midland Funding Vs. Cathy J. England: Civil Collections Discover Bank Vs. Olin L. Strader: Civil Collections Kameron English Vs. Brian English: Domestic Relations...
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