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Rotary offers special rides (06/27/12)
For three decades, the Rotary Club of Brazil has offered "special people" their own special day. On Wednesday, the club officially kicked off the 2012 Rotary Club of Brazil 4th of July Celebration with "Special Rides for Special People." The midway opened early Wednesday offering the rides for those in attendance...
Pageant to be this Saturday (06/27/12)
On behalf of the 2012 Clay County Fair Pageant Committee, I cordially invite you to attend the 2012 Clay County Fair Pageant June 30, at North Clay Middle School, beginning at 7 p.m. The theme for this year's pageant is "Peace, Love and Royalty," and will be a celebration to crown the 2012 Clay County Fair Queen and Princess...
Board eyes water improvement (06/27/12)
The Board of Public Works and Safety met Wednesday to conduct a public hearing regarding additional water system improvements. Brazil Mayor Brian Wyndham gave those in attendance a quick recap of the funding. "There was money borrowed from the State Revolving Fund (SRF) when they did the water project and after what has been completed to this point there is some money that is still there," Wyndham said. ...
Fish Fry! (06/27/12)
The 57th Center Point Volunteer Fire Department Fish Fry will take place Saturday, June 30, at the Center Point Firehouse. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. There will be two serving lines and drive through. Cost will be $8 for adults and $5 for children...
Habitat for Humanity Cruise-In set (06/27/12)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County, in conjunction with Kroger, will conduct the second Cruise-In Cruising With Kroger, Saturday, July 14, in the Kroger parking lot. The event will begin at 5 p.m., and conclude at 9. Food and drinks will be available for purchase...
Schedule change (06/27/12)
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...
Seminar (06/27/12)
The Carbon Post Office will host a free seminar, "A Simpler Way to Ship Your Online Items," Thursday, Sept. 22, at Carbon Town Hall, 14678 N. Locust St., Carbon. The seminar will explain the online shopping process and help small businesses ship their items reliably and economically...
Achievement Night (06/27/12)
The 2012 Achievement Night Committee included (from left) Joy Minor, Janice Burger, Bonnie Bryan, Jean Beilby, Bobbi Cayton and Julie Pell. The Achievement Night was a "Country Hoedown," sponsored by the Clay County Extension Homemakers, where guests dressed in Western attire and participated in line dancing before the meal, which was catered by Cook's Corner...
LEAAP Center offers courses (06/27/12)
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents & Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, in conjunction with Ivy Tech Community College, will be offering the following courses for the Fall 2012 semester: For more information, contact the LEAAP Center at 812-446-2536 or Ivy Tech Community College at 812-298-2554...
Pack attends camp (06/27/12)
Cub Scout Pack 45 attended the 2012 Cub Scout Day Camp at Camp Wildwood the week of June 11-15. Those attending and pictured include: Harry Bass, Clint Bass, Carrie Yocom, Assistant Wolf Rank Cubmaster; Mason Shorter, Eli Whittle, Cammy Yocom, Assistant Tiger Rank Leader; Jesse Yocom, Frank Whittle, Assistant Bear Rank Leader and Joe Zimmerman, Assistant Cub Scout Leader. ...
Red Cross gives safety tips (06/27/12)
The Independence Day Holiday is just around the corner and many people will visit the beach, enjoy fireworks or fire up the grill for a backyard barbecue. "The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a happy -- and safe -- 4th of July holiday, and taking a few simple steps to stay safe can help ensure that this will be an enjoyable holiday for all," said Kellie Farnsworth, Preparedness Health and Safety, American Red Cross...
Basketball Camp (06/27/12)
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...
Free concert this Saturday (06/27/12)
The Air National Guard Band of the Great Lakes, also known as the "Triple Nickel Band" will perform a free concert in Fairbanks Park on Saturday, June 30 at 8 p.m. The 2012 summer concert tour is the last major tour for the band as it is scheduled for de-activation in September 2013...
Man injured in I-70 accident (06/27/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- An Illinois man was taken to Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, following a two-vehicle accident on Interstate-70 Tuesday evening. According to information provided by the Clay County Sheriff's Department, at approximately 7:07 p.m., officers responded to the crash in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near the 17-milemarker...
Community Notes (06/27/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Closed The Harmony Park will be closed Thursday, June 28, and Friday, June 29, for resurfacing. The park will reopen Saturday morning and reservations will be honored as normal...
Jason Feger claims UMP Summer Nationals Late Model win at Lincoln Park Speedway (06/27/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Jason Feger used his familiar high-side line Tuesday night to wire the field over the course of the 40-lap A-Main at Lincoln Park Speedway to pick up a $5,000 payday in the UMP DIRTcar Summer Nationals stop for Late Models...
Grilling tips for the summer (06/27/12)
Summertime and the living is easy ... we often think of summer as a little more relaxed time of year -- and it is nearing the 4th of July -- a time for families to reconnect, for friends and neighbors to visit and celebrate together. Summer picnics, cookouts and garden-fresh produce are memory makers we all look forward to...
Livestock and droughts (06/27/12)
The drought conditions are not only impacting crops, vegetables and flowers, but are also impacting our livestock. For livestock, the impact is not as obvious as it is with our plants. Instead it is hidden in the form of decreased forages and increased feed cost...
Frederick Leon Adamson (06/27/12)
Frederick Leon Adamson, 89, Brazil, died Tuesday evening, June 26, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Brazil. He was born Dec. 8, 1922, in Lena, Ind., as the son of Phil H. and Reba LaRue Adamson. He graduated from Bridgeton High School. He married Marjorie Mercer Oct. 20, 1942...
James Richard Fisher (06/27/12)
James Richard Fisher, 73, Brazil, joined his parents Carl and Lucille Brush Fisher, brother "Tink," and daughter Terri Lynn on June 26, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., in heaven. He was born Nov. 4, 1938, in Clay County. He graduated from Staunton High School with the class of 1956...
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