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Stories from Sunday, July 29, 2012

On A Mission (07/29/12)
A group of three adults and seven teenagers from Benwood Mt. Lebanon Church recently took a very special trip. The group spent a week in Tupelo, Miss., at Touched By An Angel Camp -- a camp specifically for mentally or physically handicapped youth and adults. The group stepped out of their comfort zones to become the campers' buddies for the week...
Board seats up for grabs (07/29/12)
Even though the 2012 General Election is four months away, a handful of people have expressed interest in running for the positions on the Clay Community Schools Board. Recently, Clay County Election Office Deputy Clerk Jason Jacobs told The Brazil Times all four current board members up for re-election have expressed interest in running again...
Grillin'! (07/29/12)
Tractor Show (07/29/12)
The Yester Year Power Club will conduct a Tractor and Engine Show/Swap Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., at Goshorn Park, Clay City. The event will also feature cars, rods and trucks, restored or unrestored. There is no charge to show at the event or sell. Door prizes will be handed out all day...
Trustee office offering free box fans (07/29/12)
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...
Rotary Donation! (07/29/12)
Reunions (07/29/12)
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 (07/29/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: No Burning Due to extreme weather conditions, the Harmony Town Council is asking all residents to not conduct any outside burning until further notice. Basketball Camp The YMCA of Clay County, in conjunction with First Christian Church, will sponsor the Mega Sports Basketball Camp July 30-Aug. 3, from 6-8 p.m., each evening...
Budget questions could eat at reserve (07/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- With $2.2 billion in the bank, improving tax collections and extra tax refunds on their way to Hoosiers, it would be easy to assume Indiana's leaders could coast for a while. But lawmakers and the next governor will have to make some tough decisions about which way the state heads as they write the budget that will set much of the Indiana's direction for the next two years...
USS Indianapolis reunion set (07/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Survivors of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis during World War II will gather at the Westin Hotel in downtown Indianapolis for the 67th anniversary reunion Aug. 3-5. The men will commemorate the anniversary of the sinking of their ship and honor their lost shipmates who perished in 1945, as well as those who have passed away since the disaster...
Indiana in Brief (07/29/12)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- The Indiana Department of Natural resources says attendance and revenue for state parks and reservoirs is tapering off amid this summer's extreme heat and drought but both measures are still ahead of last year's pace. Spokesman Phil Bloom told The Journal Gazette revenue from camping, entrance and rental fees had totaled $13.8 million through mid-July...
Illinois Lottery (07/29/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 5-3-2 Pick Three-Evening 8-2-9 Pick Four-Midday 0-2-3-8 Pick Four-Evening 1-6-5-0 Lucky Day Lotto 2-4-10-30-36 Mega Millions...
Hoosier Lottery (07/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 6-1-1 Daily Three-Evening 7-1-6 Daily Four-Midday 7-0-9-9 Daily Four-Evening 1-1-1-3 Lucky 5-Midday 10-13-16-24-28 Lucky 5-Evening...
Post 346 advances in Indiana Regional play (07/29/12)
By MATT MCKINNEY Times Staff Reporter TERRE HAUTE -- For the first 6 1/2 innings, Wayne Newton Post 346 looked like it had no control over the game against St. Leon Post 464 at Terre Haute North High School's baseball field before coming alive in the last two innings and securing a 7-6 victory...
Johnson dominant at Indy, wins 4th Brickyard 400 (07/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jimmie Johnson stamped another exclamation point on his racing resume, winning his fourth career Brickyard 400 with a dominant drive at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. With the victory, Johnson joined Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon as the only NASCAR drivers to win four times at the historic 2.5-mile track, which has hosted stock car racing since 1994...
Shane Cottle wins 25th running of the Putnamville Clash (07/29/12)
Shane Cottle claims 25th running of the Putnamville Clash; Paul Bumgardner wins UMP Modified feature as Troy Clark picks up UMP Super Stock feature and CJ Bryan wins bomber main event By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The 25th running of the Putnamville Clash was on tap for a 27-car sprint car field on Saturday night at Lincoln Park Speedway and the fans were treated to an exciting finish as Shane Cottle made a late pass of Casey Shuman to claim the checkered flag...
Carol Rose Butts (07/29/12)
Carol Rose Butts, 75, Knightsville, died Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. She was born Jan. 12, 1937, in Putnam County, as the daughter of Curtiss and Anna Bayer Strain. She married Sherman R. Butts in Harmony, April 29, 1973...
Bernard Warren James (07/29/12)
Bernard Warren James, 79, Brazil, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Exceptional Living Center, Brazil. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Monday, at the funeral home, with Pastor Bill Price officiating. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Clay Building Trades Program, PO Box 101, Brazil, Ind., 47834, or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, Okla., 73123-1718...
Public Record (07/29/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during July 24-27: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Brown, Chasey Jo, 26 Modesitt, Curtis R., 32 Awaiting Arraignment with Probable Cause Freeman, Scott, 47...
Why Congress' future lies in past (07/29/12)
There is a fundamental truth about our political system that seems to have been forgotten in these days of high-stakes brinksmanship over policy: Democracy is a process, not an outcome. In a representative democracy like ours, how we reach is every bit as important as the result itself -- and maybe even more important...
Time to use all Indiana fuel taxes for roads (07/29/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Recent media reports about the difficulties facing state and local officials in adequately maintaining Indiana's system of roads and bridges have hit the mark. Tough choices must be made to reverse the trend of decreasing revenues in the face of increasing costs...
Caution for bicyclists (07/29/12)
To the Editor: On Saturday, July 21, 2012, RAIN (Ride Across Indiana) took place in our great state. It was a great success, according to (another media outlet), which featured an article about the event, now in its 26th year. I am writing this letter in hopes of getting the attention of the promoters and sponsors, but most importantly, the riders...
We are all being tested (07/29/12)
To the Editor: "To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under Heaven." Ecclesiastes 3:1 Things do not happen without reason. Even though we all have, "agency," (free will), everything that happens in this universe is God's will...
Resident pleased with swift response (07/29/12)
To the Editor: On Wednesday, June 27, we took two of our grandchildren to enjoy the annual Brazil Rotary Celebration at beautiful and spacious Forest Park. Our grandchildren, ages 2 and 4, were very excited about going there to enjoy the carnival rides...
Local reader believes gun control is essential, needed (07/29/12)
To the Editor: After reading your perspective piece on the Colorado shootings, I am confused why the managing editor does not see the need for gun control in our community. I bought my retirement home here in Clay County and because gun fire from a neighbor, I can no longer live in my home...
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