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Stories from Thursday, May 31, 2012

'Flag Man' to honor Fields (05/31/12)
Moore Funeral Home owner Vanita Moore recently saw a profile on a man who has spent a lot of time in recent years traveling around the United States. The man, Larry Eckhardt, isn't visiting areas he's never seen. He's traveling to cities and towns to help honor the military fallen...
Coming Home (05/31/12)
Funeral Home announces procession route, more for Spc. Arronn Fields According to officials with Moore Funeral Home, the funeral procession route for Army Spc. Arronn D. Fields, has been selected. On Thursday, Moore Funeral Home owner and funeral director Rob Moore told The Brazil Times the body of Spc. Fields will arrive at the Terre Haute International Airport at approximately 10:45 a.m...
Swimming! (05/31/12)
Old water tank to be demolished (05/31/12)
The Board of Public Works and Safety met recently to discuss the closure of city streets for the demolition of the old water tower tank. According to Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham, the streets that will be affected for two-days, are E. Midland Street from N. Columbia Street to N. Vandalia Street and N. Vandalia Street from E. Midland Street to E. Compton Street...
Fish Fry! (05/31/12)
The Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department will conduct its annual Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, June 2, at Northview High School. The event will begin at 3 p.m., and conclude at 7:30 p.m.
Office Hours (05/31/12)
The main office of Northview High School will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the summer from 8 a.m.-noon, beginning June 15, and lasting through July 23. Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during these times. The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 24...
Perfect Attendance! (05/31/12)
Area fishing contest winners announced (05/31/12)
Jed Thomas and Jesse Miller, Brazil, won the catfish contest hosted by Jack's Live Bait and Tackle Shop, 2799 W. County Road 950 N., Brazil, with a 64.9 pound flathead checked in on May 24. The large fish was later released back into the water. The winners received fishing equipment as a prize...
Procession route planned (05/31/12)
According to officials with Moore Funeral Home, the funeral procession route for Army Spc. Arronn D. Fields, has been selected. On Thursday, Moore Funeral Home owner and funeral director Rob Moore told The Brazil Times the body of Spc. Fields will arrive at the Terre Haute International Airport at approximately 10:45 a.m...
Reunions (05/31/12)
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 (05/31/12)
Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club The Jackson Township Better Homes Extension Club celebrated its 75th anniversary, May 24, at Cooks' Corner in Poland. Barbara Powell and Norma Diel were in charge of the festivities. A delicious home style meal was served and our anniversary cake was shared before the group progressed to Barbara's home to complete the meeting...
Graduations (05/31/12)
Carmela Marie Marbella Roeschlein An Open House for Carmela Marie Marbella Roeschelin will take place Saturday, June 2, at her home, 1177 W. CR 200 N., Brazil. All descendants of the Roeschlein, Thomas, Marbella and Salaveria's families are invited...
Community Notes (05/31/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Clean Up! Brazil Main Street, Ind., will conduct a Community Clean Up Day Saturday, June 2, from 8-11 a.m. The "clean teams" are asked to meet at Brazil City Hall at 8 a.m...
Forest Park Elementary School Honor Roll (05/31/12)
Forest Park Elementary School 6th Grading Period Kindergarten Perfect Attendance Morgan Elwell, William Anderson, Ethan Buis, Audrey Paul, Iana Roberts, Macie Fisher, Cade Thompson, Kameron Fullerton, Brooklyn Perkins, Dayton Coleman, Gage Trinajstick, Anthony Freeman, Christena Spencer, Hannah Wells, Deaven Cox, Bruce Hines, Chloe Lawler, Morgan Sheese, Rachel Hinton...
2012 Clay County 4-H Fair Schedule (05/31/12)
Saturday, June 30 7 p.m. -- 4-H Fair Queen and Princess Pageant, North Clay Middle School Sunday, July 8 6 p.m. -- Dog Show, Show Arena Monday, July 9 4 p.m. -- ATV Project, Derby Track Tuesday, July 10 9 a.m. -- Community Judging, Exhibit Hall 1 p.m. -- Private Fashion Revue, Exhibit Hall...
FSA announces closings of three state offices (05/31/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana State Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Julia Wickard recently announced USDA Secretary Thomas A. Vilsack has approved the closure of three FSA county offices in Indiana, a process that will begin immediately...
Illinois Lottery (05/31/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 4-8-9 Pick Three-Evening 9-0-2 Pick Four-Midday 2-3-9-1 Pick Four-Evening 0-6-8-5 Lucky Day Lotto 12-16-18-30-36 Lotto...
Hoosier Lottery (05/31/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 2-3-2 Daily Three-Evening 8-6-7 Daily Four-Midday 8-1-6-5 Daily Four-Evening 2-7-9-4 Lucky 5-Midday 7-11-12-27-36 Lucky 5-Evening...
Former SV golfer to play for ISU (05/31/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana State women's golf coach Greg Towne has announced that two athletes from Indiana have signed their national letters of intent (NLI) to join the Sycamore women's golf team beginning with the 2012 Fall season. Bailey Craft from South Vermillion High School (Clinton, Ind.) and Shelby Williams from Plainfield High School (Plainfield, Ind.) each signed their NLI's and have been accepted into Indiana State University beginning with the Fall 2012 semester...
UCLA to play Indiana State in new Pauley debut (05/31/12)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- UCLA will play its first basketball game in the renovated Pauley Pavilion against Indiana State on Nov. 9, in a nod to the roots of late Bruins coaching great John Wooden. Indiana State was the only other university where Wooden served as a head coach. He had a 44-15 record in two seasons in Terre Haute before leaving for Los Angeles. Wooden was a native of Martinsville, Ind. He died in 2010 at 99...
YMCA, First Christian Church sports camp (05/31/12)
The YMCA and First Christian Church are joining forces to offer the Mega Sports Basketball Camp from July 30-Aug. 3, from 6-8 p.m., at the YMCA. The camp is offered to boys and girls entering fifth and sixth-grade. The $25 registration fee includes a shirt, water bottle, sports cards and a bible...
Clay County running club (05/31/12)
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...
Junior golf camps at Forest Park (05/31/12)
Troy Farris and Scott Buell are conducting junior camps this year with the Kindergarten through fifth-grade camps, set for June 11-14, from 6-8:30 p.m. The sixth-grade through 12th-grade camp will be held from June 18-21, also from 6-8:30 p.m. At the end of the camps there will be a pizza party for all campers...
Porter places eighth in national wrestling meet (05/31/12)
Bird wants to come back with Pacers (05/31/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Larry Bird loves his job and loves his team. In a perfect world, he'd stay put as the Pacers team president for a few more years -- if that's what team owner Herb Simon wants. After two months of speculation that Bird would cede control of Indiana's day-to-day operations, Bird told reporters Wednesday he wishes he already had a deal in place...
Ralph P. Sutherland Sr. (05/31/12)
Ralph P. Sutherland Sr., 89, Center Point, passed away unexpectedly at Regional Hospital, May 30, 2012. Ralph was born in Clay County, Jan. 29, 1923, the son of Roy P. and Nellie (Head) Sutherland. He married Myrtle V. Batchelor Sept. 25, 1942. In his younger years, Ralph, known to his family as "Yi," worked for Arketex Clay Plant and hauled coal for Gibson Coal Company, both in Clay County...
Spc. Arronn David Fields (05/31/12)
Spc. Arronn David Fields, 27, Knightsville, Ind., died May 21, 2012, in combat while serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. Army. Arronn was born Nov. 27, 1984, in Clay County, to Jackie R. Airhart Fields and William L. Fields. He attended Northview High School and graduated in 2003. He was greatly loved by many teachers and had many friends...
Brazil Buzz (05/31/12)
June O queenly month of indolent repose! I drink thy breath in sips of rare perfume, As in thy downy lap of clover bloom, I nestle like a drowsy child and doze To lazy hours away. The zephyr throws The shifting shuttle of the summer's loom And waves a damask-work of gleam and gloom...
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