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Stories from Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Officials say burn ban on 'indefinitely' (07/18/12)
While the area did receive some rain during the weekend, the burn ban placed in effect June 28 still stands, according to officials. "We haven't really had any sizable rain to make much of a difference," Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown told The Brazil Times. "(The burn ban) is on indefinitely until further notice."...
Club welcomes speaker (07/18/12)
Members of the Brazil Rotary Club gathered at the Renaissance Reception and Conference Center in downtown Brazil on Wednesday afternoon to hear from former Brazil resident and recent heart transplant recipient Ashley Zavela. Zavela, 31, now a resident of Mt. Zion, Ill., spoke to over 40 Rotary Club members and guests about her experience with congestive heart disease and her heart transplant procedure...
Senior Citizen's Center close to goal (07/18/12)
Thanks to a $40,000 grant, the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center is only $10,000 away from reaching a major goal. The center recently received the grant money through the Area 7 Agency on the Aging and Disabled and the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) for the purchase of a new van...
Area town invites all to music event (07/18/12)
The "Grand Ole' Opry" of Clay County will provide country and western music to the Staunton Community Center beginning Saturday, July 21. Doors will open to the public at 6 p.m., with hot dog and barbecue sandwiches available for purchase, in addition to pie...
Officials investigating area death (07/18/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- Criminal Investigation detectives from the Indiana State Police Putnamville Post and the Clay County Sheriff's Department are currently working a joint death investigation at the residence of 7851 N. State Road 59, Brazil...
2012 Clay County 4-H Fair Results (07/18/12)
Indiana Master Naturalist Class (07/18/12)
Do you know how to tell the difference between a moth and a butterfly? How about between a Monarch and a Viceroy? Last year's Master Naturalist participants learned that a moth has dull colors, wings that rest at their sides, and a feathered or pointed antennae, while a butterfly has bright colors, wings that rest together and upright with straight and clubbed antennae...
Potential crop issues to look for (07/18/12)
As with any year, crops can be impacted by disease and pest problems. Despite the drought, farmers do have some disease and pest problems to be on the lookout for. The good news is that a lot of the diseases that are usually yield impacting are not as much an issue this year because of the lack of moisture...
More counties declared disaster areas (07/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- State Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) Julia A. Wickard recently announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated an additional 14 counties to the original 36 counties in Indiana as primary natural disaster areas due to losses caused by extreme drought...
Gettin' Ready! (07/18/12)
Indianapolis to make bid for 2018 Super Bowl (07/18/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- The city of Indianapolis, flush from the economic and public relations successes of this year's Super Bowl, wants to host the big game again in 2018. Declaring "let's do it again," Mayor Greg Ballard announced plans for a formal bid Wednesday to cheers from organizers and volunteers who helped plan and stage the Feb. 5 game and the celebrations and events leading up to it...
Gloria Dean Zentko (07/18/12)
Gloria Dean Zentko, 80, Brazil, passed away July 17, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center with her family by her side. Gloria was born February 17, 1932, the daughter of Alva and Mahala (Spaulding) Craig. Gloria attended The Door Christian Fellowship. She also enjoyed black velvet pictures and gardening. She took great pride in enjoying life in general...
Darrell L. Moore (07/18/12)
Darrell L. Moore, 54, Cloverdale, went to be with the Lord July 17, 2012, at Danville Regional Rehabilitation. Darrell was born April 8, 1958, the son of the late Carl G. and Ruby (Plumlee) Moore. Darrell was a retired mechanic and also worked for F.B. Distribution center in Greencastle...
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