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Stories from Friday, June 22, 2012

Plaza under new ownership (06/22/12)
The Clay City Plaza will soon have a name change. Country Porch Convenience Stores, owned by brothers Mike and Gerry Laycock, began in 2005 with a store in Jasonville. Since then, the brothers have run five stores in locations such as Duggar, Sullivan and Linton...
Board gives approval for purchase (06/22/12)
On Friday, the Brazil Board of Public Works and Safety unanimously agreed to allow the Brazil Police Department to purchase six new police vehicles. The board also approved a motion to allow the department to make a down payment on the purchase during the Friday meeting...
Planners visit Forest Park (06/22/12)
On Thursday, officials with Family Attractions Amusements Co., LLC, met with members of the Rotary Club of Brazil and Brazil Park Board to discuss the midway layout and carnival installation plans for the 77th Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration...
Holiday Schedule (06/22/12)
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...
New group forming (06/22/12)
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...
Church News (06/22/12)
Carbon United Methodist Church I put my birthday money in the little birthday box last Sunday. I won't say how much, but it was four coins. That little box, actually a little church, has been sitting on that little table ever since I got up here in Indiana 57 years ago, and no telling how long it sat there before I arrived on the scene...
Area church to conduct Vacation Bible School June 24-28 (06/22/12)
Big Walnut Baptist Church of Reelsville will conduct its Vacation Bible School, "SKY," June 24-28. The event will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m., each evening. Every night will open with a free dinner at 5:30 p.m. Ages 4-12 are welcome. For more information, call 1-765-653-2553...
Chamber of Commerce to meet (06/22/12)
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...
70-year class reunion scheduled (06/22/12)
After graduating with more than 100 people in 1942, Maxine Metz is now planning the 70-year class reunion for the Brazil High School Class of 1942. Metz said she is planning on around 23 classmates attending the reunion, a few coming from places like New York and Texas. Metz said her class produced many successes including professions in the military, dentists and teachers...
Community Notes (06/22/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Trash Notice Due to the July 4 holiday falling on a Wednesday this year, trash pickup in the City of Brazil will run one day behind schedule. For example, the Wednesday pickup will take place Thursday, July 5, while the Thursday pickup will take place Friday, July 6...
Reunions (06/22/12)
Minnick-Crabb Reunion The Minnick-Crabb reunion will take place Saturday, June 23, at 4:30 p.m., at the Harmony Diner. Call Susie Freeman at 443-1809 or 812-240-5878 for reservations. Nichols Reunion The Nichols Family reunion will take place Sunday, June 24, at 12:30 p.m., at Forest Park...
Officials seeking wanted man (06/22/12)
VIGO COUNTY -- The U.S. Marshal's Service Fugitive Task Force is currently seeking help from the public in locating a wanted man who fled from task force members June 20, 2012. Member of the multi-agency task force attempted to serve a warrant on John R. Brown, Terre Haute, in the area of 25th Street and Fort Harrison Road, when Brown and a male and female fled from the vehicle on foot...
Illinois Lottery (06/22/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill.-- Here are the winning numbers selected Thursday and Friday in the Illinois Lottery: Thursday Pick Three-Midday 5-4-6 Pick Three-Evening 5-3-4 Pick Four-Midday 0-1-8-7 Pick Four-Evening 9-5-3-4 Lucky Day Lotto 1-11-13-20-27 Friday Pick Three-Midday...
Hoosier Lottery (06/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Thursday and Friday in the Hoosier Lottery: Thursday Daily Three-Midday 8-8-3 Daily Three-Evening 4-6-7 Daily Four-Midday 4-4-3-7 Daily Four-Evening 1-6-9-3 Lucky 5-Midday 8-18-19-22-33 Lucky 5-Evening...
THCB to present, 'Circus Days' (06/22/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Community Band will present, "Circus Days," Saturday, June 23, at Fairbanks Park, Terre Haute. The show is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. There is no cost to attend. "Circus Time," a suite for band, will offer the "Ringmaster," Terre Haute Community Band's David Brinson, the opportunity to introduce the circus acts. Those in attendance will meet the acrobats, trapeze artists and clowns and then hear the chariot races and grand finale...
Jump in Indiana traffic deaths spurts speed crackdown (06/22/12)
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Indiana State Police are turning to pickup trucks marked as highway department vehicles and more unmarked cars to try to crack down on speeding and reckless driving and stem an increase in traffic deaths. State police officials say they also plan to increase patrol efforts in construction zones and on rural highways and county roads where speed limits are higher than urban areas...
Low water forces four beach closures (06/22/12)
BIRDSEYE, Ind. (AP) -- The lack of rain is making it harder for some Indiana residents to cool off this summer, with four beaches at state parks closed indefinitely because of low water levels. The beaches at Patoka Lake Reservoir, 60 miles northeast of Evansville, Salamonie Lake, 30 miles southwest of Fort Wayne, Mississinewa Lake, 20 miles northwest of Marion, and Raccoon Lake, 60 miles west of Indianapolis, have all been closed indefinitely in recent weeks. ...
Indiana in Brief (06/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A jury has convicted a 69-year-old prison inmate of murder in the death of an Indianapolis girl 26 years ago. Paul Reese Sr., of Indianapolis, is due to be sentenced July 18. He's currently in prison for burglary. Reese was arrested shortly after 13-year-old Dawn Stuard was found strangled in 1986 but never tried until now...
Casey Shuman claims Thursday Night Sprint win at Lincoln Park Speedway; Marty Cooper wins UMP Super Stock feature (06/22/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Round two of Thursday Night Sprints at Lincoln Park Speedway had a slim car count for the sprint car class, but that didn't dampen the spirits of car owner Mike McGhee as Casey Shuman put the No. 17 machine in victory lane ahead of Ethan Barrow and Brian Karracker...
Dorothy Nell Reichert (06/22/12)
Dorothy Nell Reichert, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 13, at Union Hospital. She was born Aug. 7, 1940, in Greenville, Ms., to Holland Harris and Eileen Brown Harris. She was a retired school teacher from Clay County School Corp. She will be missed by two brothers James Harris and wife Nell, Tulsa, Okla., and Jerry Harris, Ft. Worth, Texas, two sisters JoAnn Backoff and husband James, Reno, Nev., and Shirley Vela, Reno, Nev., five nieces and six nephews...
Kenny T. Jackson (06/22/12)
Kenny T. Jackson, 33, Mansfield, Ind., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following a brief illness. Services will be at French Funeral Home, Brazil, Monday, June 25, 2012, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Terre Haute. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Sunday, from 4-8 p.m...
Joseph R. Lovett Jr. (06/22/12)
Joseph R. Lovett Jr., 63, Brazil, went to be with the Lord June 20, 2012. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 23, 2012, at the Moore Funeral Home, 142 N. Washington St., at 11 a.m., with Pastor John Wheeler officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery...
Staunton Scene (06/22/12)
Staunton First Christian Church News Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. In Doug's absence this week, we welcome back Nic Elliott, who will bring the morning message. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211...
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