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Stories from Thursday, June 14, 2012

Flag Etiquette (06/14/12)
Girls from Clay and Vigo counties took part in Girl Scout Camp this week at the Indiana State University Field Campus. On Thursday, they learned correct American Flag etiquette from members of V.F.W. Post No. 1127. Post Commander Bob Bigley explained how three members conduct a fold in addition to the meaning of each fold for the American Flag...
Park Board discusses vandalism problem (06/14/12)
During the June Brazil Park and Recreation Board meeting, the board discussed a vandalism problem within the local parks. According to Board President Ruthann Jeffries, Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham is "extremely upset about the vandalism problem." Jeffries said he is urging the public to call the police if they see anyone vandalizing property within the local parks...
Rotary Club offering discounted tickets (06/14/12)
Local residents can save some money this 4th of the July with $15 advance sale discounted "Pay-One-Price" ride tickets for the upcoming Rotary Club of Brazil's annual 4th of July Celebration. The ride tickets are now available at local banks and will continue to be available through June 26...
Recycling program adds jobs (06/14/12)
PARKE COUNTY -- A refrigerator/freezer recycling program that pays Parke County REMC members $35 for each unit scheduled for free pickup has brought jobs to the state. Because of the level of participation and interest in recycling old, inefficient refrigerators and freezers, a new recycling facility recently opened in Indianapolis, which will provide Hoosiers with jobs and will also open up more pickup times for Parke County REMC members when they want to ditch their old appliance...
Board to conduct public hearing (06/14/12)
Officials with the City of Brazil will conduct a public hearing during the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety meeting, which will take place June 27, at 10 a.m., at Brazil City Hall, 203 E. National Ave., Brazil. During the public hearing, representatives from the engineering firm HWC Engineering will present their findings and recommendations for Brazil's drinking water system, as it relates to an amendment to the previously completed Preliminary Engineering Report (PER)...
Fly Fishing seminar set (06/14/12)
Jack's Bait and Tackle Shop will sponsor a Fly Fishing seminar Saturday, at Craig Park. The event will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Craig Park Pavilion, near the restrooms on the west side of the park. Mark Cooper will conduct the seminar. He is a certified licensed instructor...
Committee conducting Achievement Night (06/14/12)
Clay County Extension Homemakers will conduct its annual Achievement Night Tuesday, June 26, at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Registration is 5:30-6 p.m. The theme for this year is "Country Hoedown." The committee is suggesting everyone to wear western-style clothing...
Brazil Buzz (06/14/12)
The folks in the little blue house at the end of the road are enjoying some rest and quiet time this Sunday afternoon. We were covered up with work around here last week. Paul is focusing on the oil painting he is working on. He has enjoyed the art of painting for many years...
Girl Scout Camp! (06/14/12)
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