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Stories from Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Summer reading fun at Brazil Public Library (06/13/12)
The Brazil Public Library hosts a weekly summer reading program on Wednesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m. featuring different themes each week. Brazil's Slick Griffin stopped by with his super stock race car this week and talked about racing with a large crowd of kids, who got to sit behind the wheel of the car for pictures. ...
Clay City man arrested (06/13/12)
CLAY CITY -- Indiana State Police detectives from the Putnamville Post concluded a weeklong investigation recently into allegations that a Clay City man had sexual relations with a 14-year-old female acquaintance from rural Clay County. Anthony G. Sappenfield, 19, Clay City, was arrested Monday at the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post...
Local band makes splash in Nashville (06/13/12)
The four area musicians that make up the band 15th and Hulman have been rocking out for local crowds and recently have been getting the opportunity to play in the Nashville, Tenn., music scene. The band consists of Jack Gibson, guitar/vocals, Don Price, drums, Jay Carpenter, guitar/vocals, and Billy Goodrich, bass/vocals...
New law sparks more smokers to quit (06/13/12)
With the state smoking ban to begin in just a couple weeks, the Clay County Health Department has seen an increase in community members quitting smoking. According to Community Health Educator Beulah Hofmann, RN, MSN, Clay County has seen a 50 percent increase in the past year of people quitting smoking...
Main Street begins new program (06/13/12)
During the monthly Brazil Main Street, Inc., meeting Monday, officials with the organization discussed the Downtown Clean Up Day, which took place June 2. Members of the organization discussed the things that went well, as well as the aspects that needed improvement...
Vendors Wanted (06/13/12)
Local non-profit food booth vendor applications are available on the Rotary Club of Brazil website (www.brazilrotary.org). Rotarian Sam Crawn is in charge of local food booths and may be reached at 448-2877 for more information. In addition, those interested in having a food booth at the upcoming Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July celebration may mail or deliver a completed application, copy of organization's State of Indiana non-profit tax exemption certificate and booth reservation fee to Crawn at Sam's Do-It-Best Hardware, 105 S. ...
Fish Fry! (06/13/12)
Clay County Search and Rescue Unit Inc., will be holding an all-you-can-eat Country Rhodes Fish Fry June 16, from 4-7 p.m., at the Forest Park Cow Palace. The cost of the buffet -- which will include fish, chicken and shrimp -- will be $8.50 for adults and $5.50 for children 12 and under...
Baby Shower! (06/13/12)
MDWise will sponsor the annual Bluebelle's Baby Shower June 21, from noon-2 p.m., at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. The event is open to any and all pregnant women in the community. Games, prizes, giveaways, snacks and valuable information for expectant mothers will be available...
Residents receive update on water from council (06/13/12)
During the Clay City Town Council meeting this month, the council updated citizens on the water situation. The town has had problems with dirty water for years, but the council said during the April meeting that it didn't have the money to fix it. The council hired a company, Reynolds, to change the town's water filters. The estimated cost for the new filtrations system is $30,000...
Accident sends one to hospital (06/13/12)
A two-vehicle accident Wednesday at the intersection of Manatee Street and United States 40 in front of Kentucky Fried Chicken resulted in one being taken to the hospital. At approximately noon, Wednesday, officials were dispatched to the area. According to information provided by Brazil Police Department Officer Alisha Lord, a white GMC Sierra truck, driven by Samantha Norris, was heading east on U.S. 40...
Church to host Fish Fry (06/13/12)
The Bee Ridge Church will host a Jonah Fish Fry Saturday, June 16, from 4-7 p.m., at the Kennedy Crossing Bingo Center. Menu items will include fish, baked beans, cole slaw, green beans, and bread, butter, dessert, and beverages. Advanced ticket price is $8 and will include a dessert. Advanced tickets may be purchased from any Bee Ridge Church member...
New Group (06/13/12)
The Scrapettes are proud to announce their new scrapbooking group. They are asking anyone to come have fun with them, make new friends and preserve memories. Cost is $5 per person and all money goes to the senior center for cost of use of the building...
County Plat Books still available (06/13/12)
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...
Area nursery reopening Saturday (06/13/12)
PARKE COUNTY -- Dogwood Farms, a Parke County nursery specializing in hostas and shade gardening, is reopening its doors for one day only. The event will take place Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. In case of heavy rains or threatening weather, the event will be moved to Sunday, June 17...
Grazing management needs addressed (06/13/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Heat and dry conditions are limiting forage supplies and emphasizing the need for livestock producers to plan and carefully manage their grazing strategies, a Purdue Extension beef specialist said. If weather conditions remain dry throughout the remainder of spring and summer, pasture conditions could deteriorate and forages could be in short supply -- a situation livestock producers need to plan for...
Reunions (06/13/12)
Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil Class of 1972 is seeking addresses for the following classmates: Elizabeth Allen, Rose Burnstead, Mary Beth Goodhart, David Burke, Patricia Guinn, Linda Love, Randy Love, Mary McAuliffe, Jennifer Milburn, James Stewart, Sally Walls, John Wells and Angelia Williams...
Community Notes (06/13/12)
Office Hours 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 through July 23. Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during those times. The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 24...
"Indiana Midget Week" arrives at Lincoln Park (06/13/12)
By Tim Tuttle For the Brazil Times PUTNAMVILLE--Four-time New Zealand Midget champion Michael Pickens has traveled halfway around the world to race in the eighth annual Indiana Midget Week, which makes its second stop tonight at Lincoln Park Speedway...
Tips on pond management (06/13/12)
I don't think there is a road you can travel in Clay or Owen Counties where you can't find at least one pond on it. Many of those ponds are cherished dearly by their owners, who work diligently to maintain their ponds. For those of you with ponds or those who want a pond, here are some helpful tips from Purdue Extension:...
Public Record (06/13/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 8-13: Resisting Law Enforcement Wagle, Stacie P., 42 Awaiting Arraignment Stultz, Leah, 22 Albright, Kathleen L., 21 Winn, Kyle K., 18 Pleake, Bethany L., 35...
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