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Stories from Thursday, July 26, 2012

Resident wins at fair for puzzle (07/26/12)
Clay County resident Jo Walker, 48, entered the Clay County 4-H Fair last week without even realizing it. Walker, born mentally handicapped, is an avid fan of puzzles, and when her sister Susie Treash learned of the open class category at the Clay County 4-H Fair, she and her mother Linda Walker knew it would be a great opportunity to enter one of Jo's puzzles...
Needed Repairs (07/26/12)
Pogues Run tunnel, part of the city's storm sewer system, has had work being done on it recently in an effort to maintain the tunnel. According to City Planning Administrator Stacey Gibbens, FEMA has approved $236,459 of Disaster Recovery money for the work done on the tunnel up to this point...
Weight restriction placed on bridge (07/26/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is advising motorists that a weight limit restriction of 16-tons has been placed on the State Road 46 Bridge over the Eel River in Clay County. Typically, cars, mini-vans and pickup trucks are under the 16-ton weight limit...
Fundraiser (07/26/12)
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, at Kroger. Area residents are encouraged to donate money or buy food and refreshments to support the needs of local students...
Orientation (07/26/12)
Freshmen orientation for students at Northview High School will take place Wednesday, Aug. 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Students and parents will receive information, schedules and locker assignments. For more information, call 448-2661 Ext. 1208.
Food Giveaway (07/26/12)
The Church of Our Lord Jesus, 708 E. Hendrix St., Brazil, will conduct a food giveaway Saturday, July 28, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 446-3110.
BHS class to meet (07/26/12)
The Brazil High School class of 1947 will meet for lunch on the fifth Tuesday, July 31, at the Brazil Pizza Hut. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. For more information, call 448-8037.
Kitchen Safety (07/26/12)
Reunions (07/26/12)
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...
Community Notes (07/26/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Free Fans Available 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...
Bauer out as House Dem leader (07/26/12)
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Patrick Bauer, who stared down Gov. Mitch Daniels and other Republicans during his stormy tenure leading Democrats in the Indiana House, was ousted Thursday by disgruntled members of his caucus who said they needed new leadership to regain seats in the General Assembly...
Hoosier Lottery (07/26/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Hoosier Lottery: Wednesday Daily Three-Midday 6-2-9 Daily Three-Evening 3-1-5 Daily Four-Midday 9-1-2-9 Daily Four-Evening 6-7-4-0 Lucky 5-Midday 2-5-15-16-33 Lucky 5-Evening...
Illinois Lottery (07/26/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Wednesday and Thursday in the Illinois Lottery: Wednesday Pick Three-Midday 9-1-4 Pick Three-Evening 4-9-4 Pick Four-Midday 2-6-5-3 Pick Four-Evening 0-6-8-1 Lucky Day Lotto 3-10-21-33-36 Lotto...
Shoemaker stays hot with Birmingham (07/26/12)
Former Northview High School baseball standout Brady Shoemaker saw action in his 20th game with the Birmingham Barons, the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox, on Wednesday evening. Shoemaker has compiled 66 official at-bats since his call up from the Winston-Salem Dash. Over that span, Shoemaker has hit .288 overall and has reached base 44 percent of the time as he has drawn 15 walks. He has also posted seven doubles and homered twice while driving in 10 runs and scored 15 times...
Obituary Notices (07/26/12)
Virginia 'Ginny' Belle Grey, 88, Brazil, went to be with the Lord Friday morning July 20, 2012, at Union Hospital, Terre Haute. Moore Funeral Home was chosen to provide cremation services. A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Friday, July 27, at Moore Funeral Home, with pastor Chris Gregg officiating. ...
Rosamond 'Rosie' Puff (07/26/12)
Rosamond "Rosie" Puff, 84, Brazil, passed away July 24, 2012, at 12:47 p.m., in her home. Services will take place Saturday at 1 p.m., at French Funeral Home with Rev. William Price officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m...
Ernest 'Ernie' G. Gilman (07/26/12)
Ernest "Ernie" G. Gilman, 79, died at 3:55 a.m., July 23, 2012, at Decatur Memorial Hospital. Visitation was Thursday evening, July 26, from 6-8 p.m., at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church, 345 W. Main St., Mt. Zion. Funeral Services will begin at 11 a.m., Friday morning, July 27, also at the church with Pastor Joel Stevenor officiating...
Mary Jane Wilson (07/26/12)
Mary Jane Wilson, 70, Clay City, died July 19, 2012, at her home unexpectedly. Memorial services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Saturday, July 28, 2012, at 11 a.m., with Father John Hollowell officiating. A gathering of friends and family will be at the funeral home Saturday from 9 a.m., until time of services...
Margaret K. (McKechnie) Meurer (07/26/12)
Margaret K. (McKechnie) Meurer, 96, born Sept. 13, 1915, in Harrisburg, Ill., died July 25, 2012, in Chicago. Services will take place at Suerth Funeral Home, Chicago. Burial will be at Summit Lawn Cemetery, Brazil.
Public Record (07/26/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 20-25: Resisting Law Enforcement Kennedy, Derek R., 20 Wheeler, Brock A., 18 Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Farris, Elizabeth, 36 Bass, Curtis D., 48...
Public Record (07/26/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse July 24-26: Circuit Court -- Civil Riddell National Bank Vs. Norma K. Monce: Mortgage Foreclosure Carrie M. Lovett Vs. Bryan J. Lovett: Domestic Relations Andrea L. Vinzant Vs. Zachary W. Vinzant: Domestic Relations...
Brazil Buzz (07/26/12)
This week marks the 10-year anniversary of this column. I joined "Neighbors" July 25, 2002, at the suggestion and invitation of the fine folks at The Brazil Times. The reporter came to the little blue house at the end of the road to interview Paul and I about our lives and times and artistic achievements...
Handful of concerns regarding tomatoes (07/26/12)
Nothing beats having a nice, juicy, ripe tomato on the dinner table. Everyone has their favorite type of tomato. For me, nothing can compare to a Roma Tomato. Even though it's hard to agree on what is the best type of tomato, everyone will agree that it is awful when you end up with a bummer tomato crop...
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