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Stories from Sunday, July 1, 2012

Fair Royalty! (07/01/12)
Fair Royalty! (07/01/12)
Residents evacuated following gas leak (07/01/12)
A handful of residents in Brazil received a scare Saturday morning due to a gas line rupture. According to Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen, as the last competitors in the YMCA of Clay County Firecracker run were completing Saturday morning, officials -- who were already in the area -- were notified of a ruptured gas line in a home near Church and Kruzan streets...
BCB to perform Sunday (07/01/12)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber will present "The Bird, Buccaneers and Beethoven," Sunday, July 8, at 8 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell rain or shine. The "bird" is recent Indiana State University School of Music graduate Janelle R. Huber, performing "Bird of the Forest" on the piccolo from her senior recital last spring...
Trash Pickup (07/01/12)
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 pick up will take place Thursday, July 5, while the Thursday pickup will take place Friday, July 6...
Yard Sale! (07/01/12)
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...
Health Tour scheduled (07/01/12)
The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP will visit the Brazil Walgreens Monday, July 9, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The event will provide health tests, education and consulting services for free.
Times announces holiday schedule (07/01/12)
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...
Firecracker Results (07/01/12)
Brazil Firecracker 5K Run Results 1. James Grounds 16:37.6 2. Conor Strain 16:49.2 3. Morgan Goetschel 17:27.8 4. Janzan Franklin 18:40.7 5. Paul Clapp 18:42.8 6. Cameron Trout 19:00.0 7. Kylie Thacker 19:05.8 8. Brian Kaufman 19:06.5 9. Mark Achenbach 19:41.8...
Queen, Princess Courts (07/01/12)
Community Notes (07/01/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: New Scrapbook Group forming 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...
ISP investigating man's death (07/01/12)
GREENCASTLE --Indiana State Police Criminal Investigation Division Detectives from the Putnamville Post are investigating a police action shooting that resulted in the death of a Greencastle man. Just after midnight Sunday, a 911 call was received reporting a physical domestic disturbance involving a male and female, which took place near 511 Sycamore St., Greencastle...
Illinois Lottery (07/01/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 4-3-1 Pick Three-Evening 0-7-4 Pick Four-Midday 9-8-2-1 Pick Four-Evening 2-4-0-6 Lucky Day Lotto 8-9-17-36-38 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (07/01/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 8-8-5 Daily Three-Evening 7-3-8 Daily Four-Midday 6-6-2-6 Daily Four-Evening 7-5-2-4 Lucky 5-Midday 4-18-19-26-30 Lucky 5-Evening...
Ruling could leave thousands uncovered (07/01/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Nearly 300,000 adults could be left uncovered by the federal health care overhaul if Indiana chooses not to expand its Medicaid program following the Supreme Court's health care ruling, according to a published report. Indiana Medicaid only covers adults under 65 if they have children and their household income is only 24 percent of the federal poverty level, or about $5,800 per year for a family of four, the Indianapolis Business Journal reported Sunday. ...
Indiana in Brief (07/01/12)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Utility crews were working to restore electricity to about 76,000 customers in northeastern Indiana two days after a storm disrupted power when another storm rolled through the state. The National Weather Service says Sunday's storm packed quarter-size hail and winds up to 80 mph...
Jeff Bland Jr. wins second sprint car feature at Lincoln Park Speedway (07/01/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- A tough field of talented sprint car drivers were on hand to chase a $2,000-to-win top prize at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night. Ryan Bernal looked to have the field wired, but it was Indiana's Jeff Bland Jr. ...
Obituary Notices (07/01/12)
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...
Carol Unger Smith (07/01/12)
Mrs. Carol Unger Smith, 75, New Albany, Miss., formerly of Lebanon, Ind., passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Union County, Ms., of natural causes. Funeral services are planned for 10:30 a.m., on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Myers Chapel of Memories, 1502 North Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Ind., with Rev. ...
Reform should be on candidates' agenda (07/01/12)
As the presidential candidates go at it over the next several months, we'll be hearing a lot about what the federal government ought to be doing. Unfortunately, we'll likely hear next to nothing about how it should go about it. The need to reform how the federal government operates ought to be high on the campaign agenda every four years. Instead, it rarely gets mentioned...
Area parent thankful for swift response (07/01/12)
To the Editor: I really can't express how thankful I am to TransCare, the Brazil Police Department and Fire Department. My son was in an accident while riding a scooter and got hurt pretty bad. As a mother, that is a horrible way to see your child, but many strangers, as well as TransCare, Police and Fire departments helped make my son feel as comfortable as possible, and to keep me calm and level headed...
Disappointed in festival opening event (07/01/12)
To the Editor: Today (Wednesday, June 27) was supposed to be Special Rides for Special People at the park, to start at 1 p.m. As some people know me, I do adult foster care, and two of my consumers went with their workshop to this special function. I went over to the park around 1:15 p.m., today (Wednesday, June 27) to see how my guys were enjoying the festivities...
Search and Rescue grateful for support (07/01/12)
To the Editor: Clay County Search and Rescue, a volunteer rescue organization that provides Clay County with emergency medical services and extrication, would like to thank everyone who donated items for our raffle and dinner, which took place Saturday, June 16...
Organizers thank all who helped (07/01/12)
To the Editor: May 12 marked the seventh "Run for Riley Kids." This year's ride raised $3,722, and was presented at the Miracle Ride June 2, to benefit Riley Children's Hospital. We would like to thank all of the bikers who rode that day. A big thank you goes out to all of the businesses from Brazil to West Terre Haute that donated items for our silent auction...
Remembering locations of store (07/01/12)
To the Editor: A few months back, I wrote a letter to the editor about past Kroger locations. I said the only Kroger locations I knew of were where the Goodwill is now and where Page's is now, also known as Red and White. Well, a nice lady called me after reading the letter and informed me about some Kroger locations. ...
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