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Stories from Sunday, June 24, 2012

Hall of Fame! (06/24/12)
A former Brazil High School and West Point athlete, Dorian Trent Anderson, has received a high honor after being inducted into the Army Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2012. Anderson said when he found out about the honor, he was surprised. "(It was) surprising," Anderson said. "It's a big deal; it's wonderful. I'm honored and humbled (by the induction)."...
Candidates (06/24/12)
While the 2012 Clay County 4-H Fair doesn't officially kick off until July 10 -- with a handful of shows set for that day -- the queen and princess pageant will take place Saturday. The event will begin at 7 p.m., and will take place at North Clay Middle School...
BCB set for Sunday (06/24/12)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present, "The Stars and Stripes Forever," in a special edition show, complete with intermission, Sunday, July 1, at the special time of 7:30 p.m., at Forest Park, rain or shine. The band will present Overture "1812," by Tchaikovsky, in a wind band transcription by M. L. Lake, from the Sousa Band era...
Special Meeting (06/24/12)
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)...
Achievement Night (06/24/12)
Clay County Extension Homemakers will conduct Achievement Night Tuesday, June 26, at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Registration is from 5:30-6 p.m. The theme this year is "Country Hoedown." For reservations and more information, call Ruth Haas at 448-8500...
Times releases holiday schedule (06/24/12)
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...
Council changes meeting date (06/24/12)
The Harmony Town Council has rescheduled its July 2012 meeting. The meeting will take place Tuesday, July 10, rather than July 3, due to the Fourth of July holiday. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m., at the Harmony Community Center.
Carnival setup to begin Monday (06/24/12)
The carnival is coming to Brazil and trucks will soon roll down State Road 59. A fleet of eight Macaroni Family Attractions Amusements semi trucks will begin delivering equipment and rides Monday, June 25, to begin setting up the 77th Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration in Forest Park...
Local businesses offer door prizes (06/24/12)
In addition to the chance at the $10,000 grand prize July 4, those who qualify and purchase a raffle ticket for the 77th Rotary Club of Brazil's 4th of July Celebration $10,000 grand prize also get an opportunity to win some great door prizes. The prizes were made possible by donations from local businesses and organizations...
Reunions (06/24/12)
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 (06/24/12)
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...
Teen study: Drinking down, suicide up (06/24/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana teens are drinking less alcohol than in the past, but are more likely than their U.S. counterparts to commit suicide, according to a new study of young people's health risks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2011 survey, released Friday, found that the number of Indiana high school students who admitted to binge drinking within the previous 30 days had declined by 9 percent compared with 2003. ...
Facebook ban for sex offenders upheld (06/24/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A national civil rights group said Sunday it would appeal a federal judge's decision to uphold an Indiana law that bans registered sex offenders from accessing Facebook and other social networking sites used by children. On Friday, Judge Tanya Walton Pratt said in an 18-page order that the state has a strong interest in protecting children and that the rest of the Internet remains open to those who have been convicted...
Illinois Lottery (06/24/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 0-5-9 Pick Three-Evening 4-7-0 Pick Four-Midday 2-3-5-6 Pick Four-Evening 9-4-2-9 Lucky Day Lotto 9-19-21-30-34 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (06/24/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 5-5-2 Daily Three-Evening 7-8-2 Daily Four-Midday 9-9-2-9 Daily Four-Evening 0-2-6-8 Lucky 5-Midday 16-17-19-32-33 Lucky 5-Evening...
Former Knights earn win in final high school game (06/24/12)
By MATT MCKINNEY TERRE HAUTE -- Damon Hyatt knew the punt was going over his head. In the 2012 Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star game, the Northview graduate's Black team had a two-touchdown lead with five minutes remaining in the first half when the Gold team's punter, A. J. Hughes of Terre Haute North, booted a 74-yard punt deep in his own territory...
Shuman wins again at Lincoln Park (06/24/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Casey Shuman and Troy Clark have each been difficult to beat this season at Lincoln Park Speedway and on Saturday night, the duo added yet another pair of wins to an impressive 2012 resume. Brian Hayden was able to hold off a hard charging Richie Lex to capture the UMP Modified victory and it was David Bumgardner, who won his first bomber feature of the year...
Obituary Notices (06/24/12)
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. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Kenny's memory to a charity of your choice. Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in Kenny's memory...
Dorothy Nell Reichert (06/24/12)
Dorothy Nell Reichert, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 13, at Union Hospital. Services and burial will be at a later date in Pine Bluff, Ark. In her memory, donations can be made to your favorite charity. Mattox Wood Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements...
Ronald L. Allender (06/24/12)
Ronald L. Allender, 69, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly June 22, 2012, at Union Hospital. Services will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil, Thursday, June 28, 2012, at 7 p.m., with Rev. Doddie Stone officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Thursday, from 4 p.m., until time of service...
Shelter still in need (06/24/12)
On behalf of the Clay County Humane Society, I would like to extend my sincerest heartfelt gratitude and thank you to everyone in our community for their overwhelming response and unrivaled generous support to the shelter during our recent devastating crisis...
Girls' Golf Team issues thanks (06/24/12)
To the Editor: The Northview Girls' Golf Team would like to thank everyone who donated, participated and helped in the success of the Par 3 Golf Tournament, which allowed us to earn money for team expenses for the upcoming fall season. We would especially like to thank our Golf Hole Sponsors: C&C Repair and Welding; French Funeral Home; Highway 340 Collision Center; Austin A. ...
School board violated policy? (06/24/12)
To the Editor: There was a school board item voted into effect at the June 14 school board meeting that should have been voted upon in the presence of our local school board attorney for the benefit of everyone involved -- an elementary school principal, elementary school students and parents, school board members and our superintendent...
Photo was not necessary (06/24/12)
To the Editor: Our small community has lost so much in the past few weeks. I hope I do not offend any of the families who have lost a loved one, whether it be overseas or in our hometown. While it is the job of the newspaper and television to report events to us, I do not believe it is necessary to post or provide pictures of the vehicles when there has been a fatal accident...
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