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Stories from Thursday, May 24, 2012

Graduation Day! (05/24/12)
Great Dane responds (05/24/12)
Officials with Great Dane Trailers recently responded to the protest by the United Steelworkers (USW) that took place last Thursday. "Great Dane is aware that the USW have been attempting to organize its Brazil, Ind., and Terre Haute, Ind., plants," Vice President of Marketing Brandie Fuller said in a press release. "The company is not anti-union, it is pro-employee -- which is not surprising because the company believes that it employs the best workers in the industry."...
Preparation! (05/24/12)
Former resident releases novel (05/24/12)
An area woman is hoping to inspire others through her new book, "How to be Happy." Jeanne (Harris) Moschenrose grew up in Clay County, the daughter of Wayne and Ima Jean Harris. After graduating from Brazil High School, Moschenrose received a bachelor's degree in child development and consumer education from Indiana State University. She received her master's degree from the University of Louisville in education, specializing in counseling...
Main Street looks for volunteers (05/24/12)
Calling all community members: The Brazil Main Street, Inc., is asking the community to help clean up downtown Brazil during "Beautification Day" Saturday, June 2, from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Brazil Main Street President Lee Lewis said she is hoping to have people put together "Clean Teams," including church groups, businesses or individuals...
Breakfast! (05/24/12)
The Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a fundraising breakfast on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, from 7-11 a.m. The menu will consist of pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and biscuits and gravy. Freewill offerings will be accepted.
No Paper Monday (05/24/12)
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 Music! (05/24/12)
Country and western music will be offered at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, Saturday. Doors will open at 6 p.m., for those wishing to eat. Music will begin at 7 p.m., and conclude at 9. All are welcome.
Northview JAG team wins top award (05/24/12)
The Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) program at Northview High School/Cumberland Academy recently was awarded first-place for its year-long service learning project, which was directed at assisting all local veterans. All JAG programs within the state of Indiana were required to utilize the "Value of Veterans" service learning theme, which was directed at supporting veterans from across the state...
County Plat Books still available (05/24/12)
The 2012 Clay County Plat Books are still available. They are available for purchase at the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District Office, 955 W. Craig Ave., Brazil. Those with questions may call 448-1108 Ext. 3. The cost of the book is $20. Acceptable methods of payment include cash (exact amount) and check...
Community Notes (05/24/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: County Closings The Clay County Commissioners announced Wednesday the Clay County Courthouse, highway department, extension office, soil and water conservation office and health department will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day...
Club News (05/24/12)
Tri-County Home Ec. Club The Tri-County Home Ec. Club met at the home of Laura Kennedy on the evening of May 15. Co-hostesses were Debbie Lawson and Julie Pell. A delicious Mexican meal and social hour was enjoyed after Jean Rowings blessed the food...
CCRTA represented well at meeting (05/24/12)
Clay County Retired Teachers Association was represented by delegates Carolyn Tausig and Odena Harper at the 47th Annual Representative Assembly of Indiana Retired Teachers Association on May 16, 2012, in Indianapolis. Clay County is a part of Area 4 with Don Metzger as the director. Area 4 is made up of Benton, Warren, Vermillion, Tippecanoe, Carroll, Montgomery, Putnam, Parke and Clay counties...
Illinois Lottery (05/24/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 8-1-7 Pick Three-Evening 0-9-1 Pick Four-Midday 3-3-9-2 Pick Four-Evening 5-6-5-1 Lucky Day Lotto 1-3-8-26-32 Lotto...
Hoosier Lottery (05/24/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 1-3-0 Daily Three-Evening 3-7-4 Daily Four-Midday 5-4-5-2 Daily Four-Evening 4-4-7-6 Lucky 5-Midday 18-19-30-31-33 Lucky 5-Evening...
Colts Fan Fest coming in July (05/24/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Indianapolis Colts will host a Fan Fest event at Deming Park in Terre Haute, Wednesday, July 11, from 5-7 p.m. Several Colts players and cheerleaders will be available for autographs at the event. Fans may register to win Colts' tickets, test their skills in the Play 60 Zone, pick up free giveaways, sign up for one of the official Colts' Fan Clubs, play on the Colts' interactive inflatables and experience the Colts In Motion, the team's traveling museum...
Kroger now offering medical ID bracelets (05/24/12)
Local Kroger shoppers may notice a new product at the pharmacy. Kroger has recently begun selling stylish, new medical ID bracelets and other medical ID jewelry that can be ordered online or by phone. Medical ID jewelry immediately alerts caregivers to the wearer's medical conditions. ...
Family Day set at SMWC (05/24/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Whoever first thought of the phrase, "the best things in life are free," surely had Family Day at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in mind. The fifth Family Day at the Woods is planned for 1-4 p.m., Sunday, June 10, hosted by the Sisters of Providence...
Northview football parents meeting (05/24/12)
The Northview football parents club will meet on Wednesday, June 6, at 6 p.m., in the high school cafeteria. The meeting is for all parents whose sons plan on playing football at Northview in 2012 (grades 9-12). Meetings typically last 45 minutes. All parents are encouraged to attend...
Talbot to join Urbana football program (05/24/12)
In the fall, 2012 Northview High School graduate Chance Talbot will trade his scarlet Knight emblem for a Blue one. On Thursday, Talbot officially signed to play football at Urbana University, Ohio, an NCAA Division II school. "The atmosphere there ... when I went there for the first college visit, it felt like home," Talbot said. "It's an opportunity of a lifetime."...
Girton signs to play baseball with Sycamores (05/24/12)
By JASON MOON Managing Editor During the past four years, Northview High School baseball coach Scott McDonald has always been able to count on Kodie Girton to pitch for the Knights against the squad's toughest opponents. "He's been a four-year starter for us. He pitched right away," McDonald said of the senior. "He's pitched a lot of our biggest games."...
Bowling results (05/24/12)
In the Summer Child/Adult Bowling League at Brazilian Lanes, Douglas Pierce rolled the High Boy's Game on May 8 with a 200 and the High Series with a 577. Aly Lofton had the High Girl's Game with a 143 and had the High Series with a 412. Darin Lofton had the High Men's Game with a 245 and the High Series with a 671...
Clay County running club (05/24/12)
The Clay County Running Club will begin meeting on June 4, at Craig Park. The group is open to all middle school and high school athletes and parents. The club will meet Monday, Wednesday and Thursday's at 6 p.m., beginning on June 4. Contact Carmen Johnson at claycountyxc@aol.com or Coach Chad Smith at smithcha.clay.k12.in.us...
Obituary Notices (05/24/12)
Frances Davis Robison, 93, Brazil, died Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home with burial to follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Bee Ridge Church. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
George Edward Brown Jr. (05/24/12)
George Edward Brown Jr., 68, Crown Point, Ind., passed away Tuesday, May 22, 2012. Funeral services are Saturday, May 26, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Rees Funeral Home, Winfield Chapel, 10909 Randolph St., Winfield/Crown Point, Ind., 46307, with Rev. Bob Burton officiating...
Fire Runs (05/24/12)
The following is a list of calls the Brazil City Fire Department have responded to from May 1-May 11:...
Brazil Buzz (05/24/12)
The little songbirds are cooling off in a crystal clear pool of water outside my kitchen window. Grandma Siner's vintage earthenware birdbath sure is a crowd pleaser. Hummingbirds are frequent visitors to the front porch of the little blue house at the end of the road. The amaryllis that wraps around the wrought-iron corner posts is in full-bloom...
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