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Stories from Thursday, June 21, 2012

Area basketball camp scheduled for July, August (06/21/12)
The YMCA of Clay County, in conjunction with First Christian Church, will sponsor the Mega Sports Basketball Camp July 30-Aug. 3, from 6-8 p.m., each evening. The event is offered to boys and girls entering into fifth- and sixth-grade. Cost is $25, which includes a T-shirt, water bottle, sports cards and a Bible...
Resident joins adopt program (06/21/12)
Brazil Main Street's Adopt a Block program recently earned its first participant. Brazil resident Linda Messmer adopted half a block between Walnut Street and the alley next to the old telephone building on National Avenue. "I just drove through town and picked a spot that I thought looked like it needed some help," Messmer said. "I thought it was one of the blocks that needed the most work."...
Several attend community shower (06/21/12)
Approximately 18 new or expectant mothers attended the second MDwise Community Baby Shower Thursday, which took place at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. The two-hour event offered expectant and new mothers an opportunity to receive additional information on parenting...
Animal ordinance examined (06/21/12)
The Brazil City Council met for its monthly meeting Wednesday and discussed changes to the animal control ordinance, as well as where oil money is being spent. Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham let those in attendance know the council has been working hard to get the necessary changes to the animal ordinance made...
Chamber To Meet Tuesday (06/21/12)
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...
Meeting Set (06/21/12)
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.
Clarification (06/21/12)
According to the Department of Local Government Finance (DLGF), there was a discrepancy in the article, "Facility may not be ready for school year," which appeared in the Thursday, June 21, 2012, issue of The Brazil Times. According to the DLGF, the department "did not make a mistake with respect to Clay Community Schools. ...
Dinner scheduled (06/21/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will host a dinner at the Staunton Community Center Friday, June 22, from 4-7 p.m. The meal will consist of beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dinner rolls, coffee, tea, lemonade and dessert. Cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 10-under...
Fontanet Action Team hosting community dinner Saturday (06/21/12)
The Fontanet Community Action Team will host a community dinner Saturday, June 23, from 3-7:30 p.m. The dinner will include turkey and beef manhattans. The event will take place at the Fontanet Community Center/Firehouse. Freewill donations will be accepted...
Rotary Celebration Schedule (06/21/12)
The following is a schedule of events for the 77th Rotary Club of Brazil's annual 4th of July Celebration, set for June 27-July 4: Wednesday, June 27 Thursday, June 28 Friday, June 29 Saturday, June 30 Sunday, July 1 Monday, July 2 5:30 p.m. -- Midway opens (pay one price bracelets: $20). Single ride tickets available at ticket booth,...
Community Notes (06/21/12)
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 (06/21/12)
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...
Report: Majority of state parched (06/21/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- At least 80 percent of Indiana is suffering at least a moderate drought and the state's southwestern corner has extreme drought conditions, according to a national watchdog's report released Thursday. The lingering parched conditions have prompted more than 40 of Indiana's 92 counties to implement open burning bans, with local officials worried about fires spreading quickly from tinder-dry grass and vegetation...
Illinois Lottery (06/21/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 2-8-5 Pick Three-Evening 1-9-0 Pick Four-Midday 7-8-3-2 Pick Four-Evening 6-4-3-8 Lucky Day Lotto 2-6-23-28-35 Lotto...
Hoosier Lottery (06/21/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 9-7-5 Daily Three-Evening 1-0-9 Daily Four-Midday 6-4-6-2 Daily Four-Evening 0-4-2-1 Lucky 5-Midday 6-16-17-28-36 Lucky 5-Evening...
Mitch Daniels named next Purdue president (06/21/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels was hailed as a visionary who could bring innovation despite his lack of academic credentials as he was introduced Thursday as the next president of Purdue University, quashing speculation he could be the GOP nominee for vice president...
Kenny T. Jackson (06/21/12)
Kenny T. Jackson, 33, Mansfield, Ind., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Kenny was born July 10, 1978, the son of Thomas and Crystal (Gulley) Jackson. He attended Northview High School and was currently working at Exhibit A Plastics as a Machine Operator...
Joseph R. Lovett Jr. (06/21/12)
Joseph R. Lovett Jr., 63, Brazil, went to be with the Lord June 20, 2012. Joe was born July 24, 1948, the son of Joseph R. and Rose A. (James) Lovett. Mr. Lovett owned and operated his own construction company and was a member of the Calvary Tabernacle Apostolic Church in Terre Haute...
Public Record (06/21/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 19-21: Awaiting Arraignment with Probable Cause Casey, Chelsea, 21 Evinger, Kim, 42 Sebring, Trey, 25 Public Intoxication Casey, Chelsea, 21...
Public Record (06/21/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 18-21: Circuit Court -- Civil LVNV Funding Vs. Nancy Bennett: Civil Collections Capital One Bank Vs. Kara L. Syx: Civil Collections Lisa D. McQueary Vs. Keith E. McQueary: Domestic Relations...
Brazil Buzz (06/21/12)
A quote from James Whitcomb Riley on God, choice and weather: "It ain't no use to grumble and complain. It is just as cheap and easy to rejoice. When God sorts out the weather and sends down the rain. Why rain is my choice." I have been guilty of expressing my discontent during this dry spell. I make no apologies...
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