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Stories from Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Ministry plans Summer Fest (06/20/12)
Community members can enjoy music, motorcycles and food while supporting a local ministry at the end of June. The House of Hope will have a Summer Fest Saturday, June 30, from 4-7 p.m. The event will feature live music from Soul Patrol and the Hearts-A-Fire Choir. A bike cruise-in will take place including Unchained Gang, CMA and motorcycle ministries. All bikers are welcome...
Officials comment on lack of rain (06/20/12)
The old saying, "Rain, rain, go away, come again some other day," is not applying to Clay County at the moment. According to WTHI News-10 Meteorologist David Wire, 0.8-inches of rain has fallen in the area so far through the month of June. Wire said while the area saw a significant amount of rain in May, it only fell during the first three days of the month...
Officials comment on burn ban status (06/20/12)
With two surrounding counties already issuing burn bans, Clay County officials have elected to take a wait and see approach. On Wednesday, Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown told The Brazil Times issuing a burn ban is not on the table at this time...
Facility may not be ready for school year (06/20/12)
While plans are underway for renovating the new Clay Community Schools (CCS) transportation facility, they may not be ready for the beginning of the upcoming school year. At the June CCS school board meeting, the board voted in favor to recommend some requested renovations by a 6-0-1 vote. Board member Forrest Buell abstained from voting...
Meeting Set (06/20/12)
The Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety will conduct a meeting Friday, June 22, at 10:30 a.m., in Brazil City Hall Council Chambers. General business will be discussed and the public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 443-2221.
Chamber To Meet Tuesday (06/20/12)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will conduct its monthly luncheon Tuesday, June 26, at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center, 101 W. National Ave., Brazil. The luncheon will begin at noon. The featured speaker will be Clay Community Schools Superintendent Kim Tucker...
City to conduct hearing (06/20/12)
The City of Brazil will conduct a public hearing during the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety meeting, June 27, at 10 a.m., at Brazil City Hall, 203 E. National Ave., Brazil. Representatives from HWC Engineering will present findings and recommendations for Brazil's drinking water system as it relates to an amendment to the completed Preliminary Engineering Report (PER)...
Times releases holiday schedule (06/20/12)
The following is a publishing schedule for The Brazil Times for the week of Monday, July 2, to Saturday, July 7. Papers will be published Monday, July 2, Thursday, July 5, Friday, July 6, and Saturday, July 7. No newspapers will be published Tuesday, July 3, or Wednesday, July 4, due to the July 4 holiday...
Flag Dedication (06/20/12)
Members from the Brazil Elks Lodge No. 762, Greencastle Elks Lodge No. 1077, and Rockville Elks Lodge No. 2471 recently dedicated a new flag on Flag Day at the Brazil Lodge. On hand for the event included (front, from left) Wally Steele, Don Irwin, Patty Evans, Beverly Jones-Steele, Jo Curbit, (back) Scott Lewis, John Adamson, Diana Nickerson, Brandon McKinney, John Driscoll...
Presentation offered (06/20/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society will offer a presentation by Brian Spangle titled, "Early Knox County, Indiana Court Records: Civil, Criminal and Probate," Monday, July 9. The event will take place in the lower level of the Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6 p.m...
Well testing program underway (06/20/12)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District, in conjunction with Clay County Farm Bureau and ELI (Environmental Laboratories, Inc.) recently announced its kickoff for the 2012 Well Testing Program. The event is a cost-share program. There will be two tests available this year through the program...
CCSWCD scheduled farm tour for August (06/20/12)
The Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District has scheduled its 2012 Farm Tour Wednesday, Aug. 1, and Thursday, Aug. 2. The agency will leave in the morning, Wednesday, Aug. 1, and return the evening of Thursday, Aug. 2. Highlights of the trip will include:...
Community Notes (06/20/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Holiday Schedule The following is a publishing schedule for The Brazil Times for the week of Monday, July 2, to Saturday, July 7. Papers will be published Monday, July 2, Thursday, July 5, Friday, July 6, and Saturday, July 7...
Reunions (06/20/12)
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...
All-Star evening a special night for Shoemaker's (06/20/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The 2012 baseball season has been plenty to write home about for former Northview High School and Indiana State standout, Brady Shoemaker. Playing for the Chicago White Sox Class A Advanced minor league affiliate in Winston-Salem, N.C., Shoemaker leads the league in batting average (.346), RBI's (53), total bases (138), doubles (21) and is tied for the lead in home runs (11) at the All-Star break...
Droughts' impact on crops (06/20/12)
Conditions have worsened and the question on everyone's mind is, "When will it rain?" If anyone can accurately answer that, they would be a hero, especially if they said it would be within the next few days. Recently, the Purdue University Agronomy Specialists provided the Ag and Natural Resource Educators with an update on the impact of drought on crops around the state...
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