[The Brazil Times nameplate] Overcast ~ 44°F  
High: 51°F ~ Low: 45°F
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Stories from Thursday, June 28, 2012

Summer Fest Canceled (06/28/12)
The House of Hope had scheduled its Summer Fest Saturday, June 30, from 4-7 p.m. The event was to take place at the House of Hope, located at 5525 W. United States 40, west of Brazil. However, due to weather conditions, the event has been canceled. No make up date has been determined...
Officials enact burn ban (06/28/12)
On Thursday, the Clay County Commissioners issued a countywide burn ban, eight days after mulling the possibility. The commissioners placed the ban in effect effective at 1:15 p.m., Thursday, during a special meeting. Commissioner Charlie Brown told The Brazil Times with excessive heat and no rain in the upcoming forecast, a burn ban was necessary...
Strike A Pose! (06/28/12)
Twelve-year-old Ashleigh Nepote, a sixth-grader at North Clay Middle School, flashes a smile during the Cadet Corp performance Thursday at Forest Park. Ashleigh is the daughter of Jennifer Hall and John Lewis.
City to residents: Conserve water (06/28/12)
The City of Brazil is asking all of its water customers to implement a "voluntary water restriction and conservation of water" due to current weather conditions. According to a press release issued by city officials, there isn't a shortage of ground water within the city's system...
Residents react to decision (06/28/12)
On Thursday, many officials in Clay County offered their personal feelings on the Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to uphold almost all of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The high court's decision will essentially allow an overhaul of the nation's health care system throughout the next several years. It will pave the way for millions of Americans to receive and pay for their own personal medical care...
Summer Fest! (06/28/12)
The House of Hope will host a Summer Fest Saturday, June 30, from 4-7 p.m. The event will feature live music, a bike cruise-in, a cookout and bake sale. A $5 donation will cover each platter served and all donations will support the ministry. The event will take place at the House of Hope, located at 5525 W. United States 40, west of Brazil...
Times announces holiday schedule (06/28/12)
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...
Center Point Fish Fry set for Saturday (06/28/12)
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 a drive through. Cost will be $8 for adults and $5 for children...
Special Service (06/28/12)
The Door Christian Fellowship Church will have a special Independence Day service on Wednesday, July 4. The hour-long service is called the Liberty Healing Crusade and begins at 11 a.m. According to The Door CFC, the service will seek from the Lord: Healing for your body, deliverance for your mind and rest for your soul...
LEAAP Center providing preschool classes (06/28/12)
The Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, 501 E. Jackson St., Brazil, will be providing preschool classes. Morning and afternoon classes will take place Monday-Thursday from 8:45-11 a.m. and 12-2:15 p.m. Families must provide their own transportation...
Donation! (06/28/12)
Time For Camp! (06/28/12)
Cub Scout Pack 45 attended the 2012 Cub Scout Day Camp at Camp Wildwood the week of June 11-June15, 2012. Those attending and pictured include: Harry Bass, Clint Bass, Carrie Yocom, asst. Wolf Rank Cubmaster; Mason Shorter, Eli Whittle, Cammy Yocom, asst. ...
Habitat for Humanity to have yard sale July 14 (06/28/12)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will have a yard sale Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m.-noon, in front of Clover Signs in Brazil. A wide variety of items will be available for purchase. Donations will be welcome. All proceeds from the yard sale will help Habitat for Humanity of Clay County build its eighth home for a Clay County family...
Well testing program underway (06/28/12)
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...
Community Notes (06/28/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Closed The Harmony Park will be closed Friday, June 29, for resurfacing. The park will reopen Saturday morning and reservations will be honored as normal. 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...
Reunions (06/28/12)
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...
Illinois Lottery (06/28/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 1-0-5 Pick Three-Evening 0-3-4 Pick Four-Midday 7-7-6-2 Pick Four-Evening 4-5-5-9 Lucky Day Lotto 6-14-20-23-30 Lotto...
Hoosier Lottery (06/28/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 8-6-4 Daily Three-Evening 5-9-1 Daily Four-Midday 2-4-0-0 Daily Four-Evening 2-6-6-6 Lucky 5-Midday 4-9-25-29-35 Lucky 5-Evening...
Duke offers energy saving tips (06/28/12)
With temperatures forecast to the top of the century mark this week, Duke Energy is well prepared to meet customers' demand for electricity. It's also an ideal time to take some simple steps to stay cool and save money. The following are energy saving ideas:...
Red Cross setting up cooling center (06/28/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- To ensure area citizens without air conditioning have a place to go to get out of the heat and to keep hydrated with water, the American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter, 700 S. Third St., Terre Haute, will be open as a cooling center Friday...
Second Place! (06/28/12)
Team French Funeral Home placed second in the Clay Youth League Softball 12-under Tournament this year. Team members included (front, from left) Emily McWilliams, Sonja Nelson, Haley Mishler, (middle) Sarah Osborn, Madison Foster, Brittney Lewis, Cherokee Rose, Alli Durbin, (back) umpire Jennifer Smith, coach Joe Quinn, parent helpers Doug Rose and Gordon Nelson. Not pictured: Mackenzie Barger, Kenzie Childress and assistant coach Shane Barger...
James Richard Fisher (06/28/12)
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. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A graveside burial service at Calcutta Cemetery will be scheduled at a later date...
Obituary Notices (06/28/12)
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...
Public Record (06/28/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during June 22-27: Awaiting Sentencing Gallagher, Chelsea Rose, 20 Probation Violation Gallagher, Chelsea Rose, 20 Bradford, Warren A., 21 Neglect of a Dependent...
Public Record (06/28/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 26-28: Circuit Court -- Civil Britton Family Limited Partnership Vs. The Unknown Heirs of John Britton: Civil Plenary Midland Funding Vs. Kimberly Hyatt: Civil Collections...
Fireworks Coleslaw (06/28/12)
Eat the rainbow. Along with great outdoor cooking comes the abundance of fresh produce, either from grocery stores, our gardens or farmer's markets. Think color -- all the colors of the rainbow. These colors in fruits and vegetables give a wide spectrum of vitamins and plant compounds called phytochemicals...
Brazil Buzz (06/28/12)
This writer must tell you something while last week's article is still fresh on my mind. She does know the proper spelling of the word plum, a fruit produced by a tree of the same name. I recognized the mistake, shortly, before I saw it in newspaper print...
Front cover
June 2012
Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat

Browse full calendar