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Stories from Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Council discusses rate increases (08/08/12)
The Brazil City Council met Wednesday and was presented with proposed water and wastewater improvement projects. City Engineer Brian Pohlar and Douglas Baldessari, Umbaugh, Indianapolis, were on hand to explain aspects of the proposal. "We've been addressing a lot of the water and wastewater (which includes storm water) issues ... ...
Board opens repair bids (08/08/12)
The Brazil Parks and Recreation Board met in the City Hall Council Chambers for a special meeting on Monday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m., to discuss bids on roof repairs for Forest Park. Significant hail damage this year called for repairs on several Forest Park structures including dugouts one and two, the softball diamond concession stand and restroom, Santa's house, the concession stand, shelters 1-13, the King Street garage, the park office, the band shell and the small and large log cabins...
Northview senior visits London (08/08/12)
Northview High School senior Megan Heaton had quite an amazing summer. Just a few weeks prior to the start of the 2012 NHS girls' golf season, Heaton managed to take part in what she called "the trip of a lifetime." She got to spend close to 10 days in London, England, with a dance company she is a member of...
Carbon denied SRF grant (08/08/12)
The Carbon Town Council met for its monthly meeting Monday and was given an update on a State Revolving Fund (SRF) Grant it had been hoping to receive. Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Water Quality Operator Assistance Program Specialist Dave Denman was on hand to inform the council it had been turned down by the state for the grant...
Block Party! (08/08/12)
The Church of the Living Christ will host a Community Block Party Saturday, Aug. 11, from 4-8 p.m. The event will take place at the church, two blocks north of United States 40 on North Harmony Road, Harmony. Free food and drinks will be available. In addition, games will be offered as well as a dunking booth, face painting and a water slide for children...
Sisters host prayer vigil (08/08/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- The Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods will host a prayer vigil in conjunction with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR), which is having its national meeting in St. Louis this week. The prayer vigil will be from 6-7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception and is open to the public...
Church hosts school clothing exchange (08/08/12)
With school starting and families finding it difficult to budget money to outfit their growing children and purchase school supplies, people should consider checking out the Community Partners Clothes Exchange. The event will take place at Brazil First Church of the Nazarene, 1002 E. National Ave., Brazil, Monday, Aug. 13...
Dinner Time! (08/08/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will conduct a community dinner at the Staunton Community Center, Friday, Aug. 24, from 4-7 p.m. The menu will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dinner rolls, coffee, tea and lemonade...
World Breastfeeding Week celebrated (08/08/12)
World Breastfeeding Week has been celebrated worldwide for the past 20 years. It was started by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) in 1992 to promote breastfeeding through supporting families and healthcare providers. In 2002, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) released a joint strategy for feeding infants and young children with the purpose of reducing malnutrition...
Cub Scouts (08/08/12)
Cub Scout Pack 45 conducted a camp out at Fallen Rock Camp ground July 22. Scout games and songs were performed to have fun and earn patches. Those attending included Weblos Leader Lee Walls, Cubmaster Jeff Pund, V.F.W. Chapter representative Bob Bigley, Assistant Leader Joe Zimmerman, Weblos Leader Yevette Basset, Assistant Tiger Leader Cami Yocom, and scouts Daryl Walls, Larry Bass, Clint Bass, Jacob Bassen, Ethan Pund, Jesse Yocom, Hunter Stearley and Taylor Patterson...
USDA to offer WHIP signups to producers (08/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The drought of 2012 has caused serious degradation to many natural resource concerns in Indiana, including wildlife cover, livestock forage, wildlife and livestock water and soil quality. Recently, USDA's Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist Jane Hardisty announced the agency will conduct a special signup to assist drought stricken producers through the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP)...
FSA expands grazing provisions (08/08/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Julia A. Wickard recently announced emergency haying and grazing provisions have been expanded to include additional practices under the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) for all Indiana counties for 2012...
Community Notes (08/08/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Literacy Program Adults who cannot read or would like to improve their reading are invited to visit private tutors through the Clay County Adult Literacy Program. The program is free and is set up at the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil...
Reunions (08/08/12)
Van Buren Class of 1951 The Van Buren High School class of 1951 will celebrate its 61st reunion Saturday, Aug. 11, at Carbon Baptist Church, with a pitch-in dinner. Those interested in attending are encouraged to bring a covered dish and table service. Meat and potatoes as well as drinks will be provided...
Post 346 opens play in Great Lakes Regional (08/08/12)
Times Staff Report The Wayne Newton Post 346 baseball team takes to the road this weekend to begin play in the Great Lakes Regional after capturing the state championship on Monday afternoon. The American Legion squad will face the Wisconsin runner-up this morning at 10 a.m. in Midland, Mich...
Going camping! (08/08/12)
More than 50 youth volleyball players have been on hand this week for the Northview volleyball camp taking place at the high school. The incoming middle school athletes have been getting instruction from the high school and junior high coaching staffs as well as current and former Northview players. ...
Drought's impact on homeowners (08/08/12)
Not a day goes by that we are not reminded of the drought and its impact on our communities. Much of what has been discussed concerning the drought has focused on farming. However, homeowners are being impacted by it, too. Several homeowners around have gardens that are struggling to deal with the drought...
Tate Matthew Flick (08/08/12)
Tate Matthew Flick, born Aug. 7, 2012, the son of Ryan Matthew and Erin (Skaruppa) Flick, has gone to be with his creator The Lord Jesus Christ. Tate leaves behind his parents Ryan and Erin Flick, Brazil, maternal grandmother Cindy Agnew Skaruppa, Portland, Ore., maternal grandfather Steve Skaruppa, Greenwood, Ind., paternal grandmother Kay Warner, Brazil, Ind., paternal grandfather Mike Flick, Elnora, Ind., as well as many extended family members. ...
Conner James Ray (08/08/12)
Baby Conner James Ray, was born and died on Aug. 5, 2012, at St. Vincent Women's Center in Indianapolis. He was the son of Patty Powell and James Ray, Jr. Survivors include his mom and dad, grandparents Kimberly and Bradley Powell, Poland, James Ray, Sr. ...
John A. Randall (08/08/12)
John A. Randall, 69, Brazil, passed away at 8:16 a.m., on Aug. 7, 2012. He was born Aug.5, 1943, in Little Rock, Ark., to Charles Randall and Goldie Randall Head. He was an Army Air Borne Veteran. He served in Vietnam with the 101st and was wounded in action...
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