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Stories from Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Coming to a close (07/04/12)
While the extremely hot weather may have been a cause for smaller than usual crowds, Rotary Club of Brazil President Duane Butt told The Brazil Times he was pleased with the turnouts. "It's been hot, but (the crowds) have not been too bad," Butt said Wednesday, the last day of the week-long event...
Commissioners approve grant applications (07/04/12)
Two court grant applications were approved during Monday's Clay County Commissioner meeting. Judge J. Blaine Akers presented the commissioners with a grant his court has received for $3,150.25 to hire certified foreign language interpreters for the courtroom, as well as sign language interpreters...
Resolutions honor local youth (07/04/12)
During its Monday meeting, the Clay County Commissioners approved two resolutions honoring and commending local youth. Resolution No. 4-2012 recognizes Mark Underwood, Chandler Reeves, Mitchell Thomas and KJ Thomas as ambassadors for the community. The Northview students are taking a trip to England to play in the 2012 GotSoccer International Cup. The soccer players will get to attend the 2012 Olympics, sightsee and attend practice with professional soccer players. They plan to leave July 19...
Festival Meeting Scheduled (07/04/12)
The Center Point Community Fall Festival Committee will meet Friday, July 6, at 6 p.m., at the Center Point Hardware store. All interested parties are encouraged to attend. For further information, call 835-2161 or 835-3211.
Northview summer hours (07/04/12)
The main office of Northview High School will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the summer from 8 a.m.-noon, beginning June 15 through July 23. Transcripts and work permits may be obtained during those times. The office will reopen for regular business hours Tuesday, July 24...
Yard sale scheduled (07/04/12)
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...
UPDATE: Investigation in death of driver ongoing (07/04/12)
As of Wednesday, Clay County officials had not heard of the possible cause of death of a Brazil man. The man, identified as Donald L. Hardesty, 52, Brazil, died Tuesday morning while driving a tanker full of molasses north on State Road 59, near Interstate-70...
County plat books still available (07/04/12)
The 2012 Clay County Plat Books are still available. They are available for purchase at the Clay County Soil and Water Conservation District Office, 955 W. Craig Ave., Brazil. Those with questions may call 448-1108 Ext. 3. The cost of the book is $20. Acceptable methods of payment include cash (exact amount) and check. Checks may be made payable to CCSWCCD...
Community Notes (07/04/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Karaoke! The Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil, will host Mel's Karaoke Friday, July 6, at 6 p.m. All are welcome to the event. Food will be served as a fundraiser...
Reunions (07/04/12)
The Van Buren High School Class of 1961 (above) recently had its 50th class reunion, at the Harmony Community Center. Eleanor Neal and Buzz Burgess were teachers of the class and also attended the reunion. They told stories of students and past schools days. ...
Reunions (07/04/12)
Bell Reunion The Bell Reunion will take place Sunday, July 15, at 12:30 p.m., at Traditions. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a basket lunch, table service and drinks. Brazil Class of 1972 The Brazil High School class of 1972 will celebrate its 40th reunion Saturday, July 21, at Traditions, beginning at 6 p.m...
Club News (07/04/12)
Clay City Calico Quilters The Clay City Calico Quilters met at the bank community room June 12, for a pitch-in dinner, and to count the ballots from the quilt show. The club wishes to thank all visitors who attended the show at the Pottery Festival...
Indiana in Brief (07/04/12)
OWENSBURG, Ind. (AP) -- State police say a man who allegedly shot two sheriff's deputies investigating a domestic disturbance was found dead in a southern Indiana residence hours after a shootout with police. Sgt. Curt Durnil says neither of the Greene County deputies wounded in Wednesday's shootout suffered life-threatening injuries...
Illinois Lottery (07/04/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Illinois Lottery: Sunday Pick Three-Midday 0-8-8 Pick Three-Evening 0-2-1 Pick Four-Midday 4-2-3-2 Pick Four-Evening 7-8-5-1 Lucky Day Lotto 4-7-17-22-30...
Hoosier Lottery (07/04/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Hoosier Lottery: Sunday Daily Three-Evening 2-8-9 Daily Four-Evening 0-1-4-3 Lucky 5-Evening 1-4-14-21-28 Quick Draw 1-5-10-14-24-29-38-40-44-49-50-58-59-62-66-69-72-73-74-75...
Pipes and Drums band added to community festival (07/04/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Pipes and Drums of the Fountain Trust and the Bloomington Community Band will make their first appearance at the second "On The Banks of the Wabash" Community Band Festival, which will take place in Fairbanks Park, Saturday, July 21, beginning at 2 p.m., and ending at 9...
Troy Farris wins eighth Brazil Open title (07/04/12)
Times Staff Report Troy Farris is no stranger to competing in the Brazil Open and Sunday afternoon he won his eighth title in the event by defeating Ezra Evans in a one-hole playoff. Competing at Forest Park Golf Course, Farris shot rounds of 70 and 65 to finish with a 135 while Evans had a 67 and a 68. Finishing three strokes back were Chris Arnold and Logan Burdick with two round scores of 138...
Russel M. Wolfe (07/04/12)
Russel M. Wolfe, 94, Clay City, passed away at Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, July 3, 2012, following a brief illness. He was born in Clay County, March 3, 1918, the son of Benjamin and Ella (Foxworthy) Wolfe. Russel graduated from Clay City High School. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a medical technician...
Marsha M. Guyer (07/04/12)
Marsha M. Guyer, 74, Brazil, passed away July 4, 2012, at St. Vincent Clay Hospital. She was born March 8, 1938, in Bloomington, Ind., the daughter of Lowell Campbell and Myrtle Orman Campbell. She graduated from Brazil High School and continued her education at Indiana State University in the nursing program...
Obituary Notices (07/04/12)
Judith Rose Barnett, 63, Brazil, died Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at her residence surrounded by her family. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A graveside service will be scheduled at a later date. Visit www.moorefuneralhomes.com to send condolences to the family...
Edna Mae Phelps (07/04/12)
Edna Mae Phelps unexpectedly passed away at Union Hospital, Terre Haute, July 2, 2012, from complications caused by a lengthy battle with diabetes. She was born March 1, 1939, and due to the death of her biological mother at birth, she was adopted by the late Herbert and Retha Hayes, Diamond, Ind...
Public Record (07/04/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse June 29-July 2: Circuit Court -- Civil Amanda Sanders Vs. Bram Sanders: Domestic Relations Bank of America Vs. John and Cindy Caddell: Mortgage Foreclosure Small Claims...
Gearing up for county fair time! (07/04/12)
It is that time of year, where the 4-H'ers are probably doing some last-minute scrambling to get their projects done and all the fair volunteers are nervously preparing for the upcoming fun. For many individuals in Indiana, county fair time is one of the highlights of their summer...
Helpful tips on eating well on a budget (07/04/12)
You can enroll in a free class that will help you and your family with tasty nutritious meals that are easy on your budget. Classes are also available for schools and community groups interested in nutrition issues and weight loss. The Family Nutrition Program, an outreach of Purdue Extension, provides free, fun, informal programs and classes in homes or in a community setting for groups...
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