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Stories from Sunday, July 22, 2012

Construction beginning on Clay Community Skate Park (07/22/12)
Officials with the Clay Community Skate Park Association recently informed The Brazil Times construction of the park is underway. According to Roberta Weliever, Skelton Complete Tree Service spent the better part of Friday afternoon cutting and tearing down a handful of trees in the area...
Old Settlers Festival scheduled (07/22/12)
BOWLING GREEN -- The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival is scheduled to take place Aug. 23-25, in Bowling Green. The festival will officially kick off Thursday, Aug. 23, with a ribeye dinner, sponsored by the Bowling Green Methodist Church, from 5-9 p.m. The event will take place under the awning at the Bowling Green Community Building...
Arrested juveniles connected to church burglaries (07/22/12)
Officials arrested two juveniles Saturday evening in connection to the burglaries of several area churches. According to officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department, deputies have been conducting an investigation regarding the burglaries. Items reported stolen from the churches included sound equipment, musical instruments, electronics and money...
Concert Band to perform July 29 (07/22/12)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present Sunday Night At The Movies July 29, at 8 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell rain or shine. The popular movie music theme includes two medleys of cinema favorites, "Hollywood Milestones," by Higgins, and "Salute To The Cinema," by Strommen...
Free Fans Available (07/22/12)
Free box fans are now available to Brazil and Brazil Township residents at the Brazil Township Trustee's office, 37 W. Kruzan St., Brazil. Persons who do not have air conditioning, or who have small children or those with breathing problems are eligible for a free fan, and should bring current identification to the office...
St. Vincent, Kroger to conduct fundraiser for local students (07/22/12)
On Saturday, July 28, associates from St. Vincent Clay Hospital and Kroger will sell hot dogs, chips and soft drinks from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., to raise money needed for school supplies as students prepare for the upcoming school year. The event is scheduled to take place at Kroger...
Arrest made following vehicle incident (07/22/12)
Law enforcement officials arrested one individual after a late-night joyride Sunday morning. According to Brazil Police Department officials, at approximately 2:40 a.m., officers witnessed a truck driving north on Washington Street. Officials said a person was "hanging" on a step-side of the vehicle...
Results! (07/22/12)
Ashley Linton, 15, (above) won Champion Chester Breeding Gilt, Grand Champion Home Grown Market Gilt and Reserve Grand Champion Home Grown Breeding Gilt at the 2012 Clay County 4-H Fair Swine Show. (Below) Bryce Linton, 12, won Champion Chester Market Gilt, Champion Chester Barrow, Reserve Grand Champion Home Grown Barrow and Grand Champion Home Grown Breeding Gilt. They are the children of Ryan and Valerie Linton...
Insurance agent honored for volunteerism (07/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Brazil Allstate agency owner Ted Paris recently received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service. Because of his volunteerism, The Allstate Foundation also awarded a $1,000 grant to the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
June grant recipients announced (07/22/12)
The UDWI REMC Community Fund was created in January 2005 as a means for members to contribute to not-for-profit organization in their local communities. From this fund, grants are dispersed to organizations selected by a board of Community Fund trustees made up of UDWI members...
Ministry sets up camp meetings (07/22/12)
Galilee Ministries will sponsor a series of camp meetings at the Lions Club Park in Poland, beginning July 28, at 6:30 p.m. The meetings will have featured speakers and gospel singers speaking on the theme of taking back families, communities and the nation by "Standing up for Jesus."...
Community Notes (07/22/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Street Closing Officials with the City of Brazil announced Ringo Drive -- off the north entrance of Edgewood Drive where Vandalia Street turns into Ringo Drive -- will be closed for approximately one week due to work on the Pogues Run tunnel being done in close proximity to the road...
Reunions (07/22/12)
Ray and James Stevenson-Sarah Squires Reunion The Ray and James Stevenson-Sarah Squires family reunion will take place Saturday, Aug. 4, at noon, at Harmony Park. All family and friends are invited to attend. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish and table service...
Large chasm between 'right' and 'freedom' (07/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Despite their names, there's little similarity between the "right" to work measure state lawmakers approved earlier this year and the "freedom" to work policy that Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard vetoed last week. Right to work is a conservative priority that bans unions from collecting mandatory fees from workers...
Illinois Lottery (07/22/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 3-1-6 Pick Three-Evening 2-7-9 Pick Four-Midday 7-1-2-6 Pick Four-Evening 3-0-2-1 Lucky Day Lotto 1-11-16-28-33 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (07/22/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 4-6-8 Daily Three-Evening 8-5-3 Daily Four-Midday 6-7-1-2 Daily Four-Evening 1-1-7-1 Lucky 5-Midday 7-18-27-33-35 Lucky 5-Evening...
Riley 9U squad picks up USSSA World Series title (07/22/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The Riley 9U travel baseball team captured the United States Specialty Sports Association World Series title over the July 11 weekend in Columbus, Ind. by going 6-1 in the tourney and defeating the Indiana Nitro, 6-5, in the championship game...
Devin Gilpin wins 28th UMP Modified feature of the season (07/22/12)
Devin Gilpin wins 28th UMP Modified feature of the season; Kris Starks picks up the UMP Super Stock feature and David Bumgardner wins bombers By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway has been perhaps the most hectic dirt circuit in the state this week as Thursday's "Indiana Sprint Week" date with the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series was derailed by rain. ...
Obituary Notices (07/22/12)
D. Joshua Tucker, 33, of Brazil, died July 17, 1012 at his residence. Services will take place Monday, at 11 a.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel, with Rev. Ernie Rush officiating. Cremation will follow. Light a candle in his memory at www.lawson-millerchapel.com...
No other direction for blame with shooting incident (07/22/12)
This should be a time for healing. A time of remembrance. A time for the majority of us to step back and not provide an opinion. Just take a breath, sit back and reflect. On Friday, July 20, during a midnight screening of, "The Dark Knight Rises," a man walked into the theater, set off canisters filled with either smoke or tear gas, and began firing...
Further discussion, insight needed with animal control (07/22/12)
To the Editor: Stray animals are not caused by responsible owners. They are caused by irresponsible people and they are not problems to just those who own animals. As a matter of fact, owning a dog generally restricts the number of stray dogs and cats in your yard...
Reader discouraged by plea bargain (07/22/12)
To the Editor: "It troubles me." The story off the record the judge gave reason to accept a plea bargain. My husband was arrested a year ago for a stabbing at a bar. The bar was quiet that night and he had been hoping to play a game of pool without the usual mob around...
Golf Course receives high praise from customer (07/22/12)
Editor's Note: The following letter was sent to Troy Farris of the Forest Park Golf Club Dear Troy: On a recent visit to Indiana, I had an opportunity to play your golf course July 6, with my friend, Steve Clark. I have played Forest Park several times throughout the last 40-50 years and many times in the last three-four years with Steve...
Grateful for swift response by emergency agency (07/22/12)
To the Editor: On Friday, July 13, I experienced an acute heart attack. We called 911, assisting Beverly while we waited for transport to Union Hospital. The men arrived promptly, were very courteous and efficient in preparing me for transport. I was quickly in ER and then to surgery and recovery, ICU, Progressive care...
Disappointed with lack of respect (07/22/12)
To the Editor: This is not a letter of complaint. It's a letter of hurt that cuts deep. I have loved ones at Cottage Hill Cemetery. I live out-of-state, when I visit I go to pay my respect to my family at the cemetery as I have for years. In the past I have found my father's stone nearly off the foundation and tire ruts cut in his grave. I out a Shepard's Hook up that has been there for years. It was made of steel that was nearly bent in two, and knocked out of the ground. I am appalled by this...
Resident 'outraged' regarding animal control (07/22/12)
To the Editor I just read an article ran Friday, July 13, 2012, in The Brazil Times titled, "Ordinance Catches Snag" concerning Ordinance No. 10-2012 on animal control. As a citizen of this community and a pet owner, I am outraged. I do agree that we need an animal control officer for when I called the Brazil Police Department about a dog running loose in my yard and growling through bared teeth at me, I was told to catch it myself...
Organization grateful for community support (07/22/12)
To the Editor: Habitat for Humanity of Clay County is thankful for the wonderful community support for their yard sale and the Kroger Cruise-In, which took place July 14, 2012. We appreciate those who donated items for the yard sale and the many people who made purchases...
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