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Stories from Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Downhill Racers! (07/11/12)
On Wednesday, seven youngsters grabbed their bicycles and headed to the Clay County Justice Center, preparing to tackle obstacles presented to them. The 2012 Clay County 4-H Fair Bicycle Rodeo went off without a hitch Wednesday. For the past several years, the event has taken place at the justice center, with local law enforcement officials serving as guest judges...
Organization plans second Clean-Up Day (07/11/12)
During the July meeting for Brazil Main Street, Inc., President Lee Lewis and members discussed trashcans, the second Clean-Up Day and the Adopt a Block program. According to Lewis, 18 trash barrels are at Great Dane to finish the paint jobs. Great Dane has donated its time to finish the barrels. Once they are finished, the barrels will go to Clover Signs to have the decals finished...
Board of Works approves water improvements (07/11/12)
The Board of Public Works and Safety met for a regular meeting Wednesday and approved the proposal for additional water system improvements. The proposal was brought to the board at the June 27 meeting and is possible because there was leftover money that was borrowed from the State Revolving Fund (SRF) for the previous water projects...
Still In Effect (07/11/12)
Officials recently informed The Brazil Times that residents in Carbon are still under a boil order until further notice.
Yard Sale! (07/11/12)
Habitat for Humanity of Clay County will conduct 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...
More classes offered at Art Gallery in Rockville (07/11/12)
Another new class has been added to the agenda at the Art Gallery on the north side of the square in Rockville. This one will be for children ages seven years old and up. They will make a mosaic tile box with a small mirror on top of the box-a nice keepsake! Class will be August 8-9 from 12-2 p.m. Cost is $40, materials included. Also note the time for the Line Art and Photography Class has been changed to 9 a.m.-12 p.m., which begins July 16 through July 20...
Recruitment for class starting Aug. 6 (07/11/12)
At CASA, we believe that each and every child deserves a safe and permanent home. To that end, we recruit and train community volunteers to be Court Appointed Special Advocates to do just that -- advocate for abused and neglected homes. We just completed a class of 15 new CASA volunteers. ...
Open Class exhibits due soon (07/11/12)
Open class is for any adult or youth who is a present resident of Clay County or who is a member of a Clay County Extension Homemaker Club or a Clay County 4-H Club member and is residing out of Clay County. Exhibits are due at the fairgrounds Thursday, July 12, between 7-9 p.m., or Friday, July 13, between 9-11:30 a.m...
4-H Fair to offer Skill-a-thon July 20 (07/11/12)
The Clay County 4-H Council and Purdue Extension are excited to invite all 4-H'ers to participate in the 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon July 20, at the Clay County Fair. The 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon encourages youth to continue expanding their knowledge, recognizes them for their total involvement in and comprehension of the livestock industry, and instills ethical values, good sportsmanship and product evaluation skills...
Assessing this year's corn crop (07/11/12)
This growing season has not been easy for farmers. They were lucky enough to get into the fields a few weeks early, however that has turned out to not be the best scenario. That early planting has then meant that fields are about three weeks ahead in growth stage compared to a typical year...
The two situations with soybeans (07/11/12)
This year we are dealing with two different scenarios when it comes to soybeans. The first scenario involves the beans that were planted in a timely manner and were able to have good root development. These beans have smaller leaves and are often seen flipping over and showing the silvery underneath of the leaf...
Mud Mania to close fair (07/11/12)
The annual Mud Mania event, which closes the Clay County 4-H Fair each year, will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday, July 21, in the track area. General admission cost is $7. Gates for the event will open at 3 p.m., with the show starting at 5. The pits will open at noon. All vehicles are required to arrive by 4 p.m...
Group hosts luncheon (07/11/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Christian Women's Club of Terre Haute will conduct its "Proud to be an American," luncheon Tuesday, July 17, at the MCL Meeting Room, Meadows Shopping Center, Terre Haute. Cost is $3 to attend. The event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m...
Need a vacation? (07/11/12)
Vacation Time. Want a fun, educational mini-afternoon vacation, close to home? Same money on gas. Attend Homemaker's Day at the fair, Thursday, July 19, at Clay County Fairgrounds at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Susan Hayhurst, Vigo County Farmerwife and writer for Farm Publications. ...
Reunions (07/11/12)
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. Hull-Dickison Reunion The Hull-Dickison reunion will begin at noon, July 21, at the Forest Park Pavilion...
Pitching and power leads Post 346 to victory (07/11/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Wayne Newton Post 346 returned home after a long string of tourney contests over the July 4 holiday and came away victorious in the friendly confines of Terre Haute North High School on Tuesday night. Post 346 got shutout pitching from three hurlers in knocking off visiting Crawfordsville Post 72 by a 7-0 score...
Time to learn about swine (07/11/12)
One of the pleasures I get to do as an Extension Educator is to educate youth and adults about quality assurance associated with livestock production. Primarily, this is done through programs about animal welfare and animal care such as the Pork Quality Assurance program offered to both adults and youth. Through this program, individuals are exposed to the concept of the Food Supply Continuum, proper needle use procedures, and the idea of withdrawal time...
Harry Wayne Rockhill (07/11/12)
Harry Wayne Rockhill, 83, Speedway, passed away on July 9, 2012, at the VA Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on May 29, 1929, as the son of Howard and Gladys (Jackson) Rockhill. Harry graduated from Brazil High School in the class of 1948. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea with the 76th Engineer Construction Battalion...
Edward 'Ed' L. Lambermont (07/11/12)
Edward "Ed" L. Lambermont, 60, Jasonville, Ind., passed away at 7:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, 2012, in his residence. He was born Dec. 16, 1951, in Linton, Ind., to Charles L. Lambermont and June B. (Bolinger) Wilkins. Survivors include his spouse Sandy D. ...
Elaine Urbain (07/11/12)
Elaine Urbain, 65, Brazil, passed away peacefully on July 10, 2012, at Regional Hospital with her family by her side. Elaine was born on March 2, 1947, the daughter of Edward and Jean (Bugh) Blackmore. Elaine was a part of the graduating class of 1965 from Rockville High School...
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