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Stories from Thursday, August 9, 2012

Proposed ordinance tabled, workshop scheduled (08/09/12)
The animal ordinance, which the Brazil City Council has been working on for quite some time, was brought in front of the council for a second reading Wednesday. After the amount of time the city has been working on the proposed ordinance -- No. 10-2012 -- having no definitive decision may seem like a step sideways or even backwards...
Boil order lifted (08/09/12)
Water customers for Brazil, Carbon, Center Point, Knightsville and Harmony have been under a boil order since Sunday. The order was enacted after a 12-inch water main broke at Pinckley and Walnut streets. The line was clamped late Sunday evening. According to Brazil Water Superintendent Jake Raubuch, the boil order was lifted for customers in Brazil, Carbon and Center Point at approximately 3 p.m., Thursday...
County Council to fund radio repair (08/09/12)
During the Clay County Council meeting Monday, the council appropriated an estimated $11,300 from the County Public Safety LOIT Fund for radio repair. Clay County Chief Deputy Rob Gambill explained the request along with Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Director Bryan Husband. All radio frequencies need to be narrow-banded by the end of this year as a federal mandate...
Drought causes concern (08/09/12)
For as far back as Jim Anderson can remember, he's taken trips to the Eel River to fish. But recently, what he saw left him baffled. Anderson -- who was born in Bowling Green -- wanted to see for himself what the level of the river was. And he left the area very concerned...
Winner! (08/09/12)
Applications being accepted (08/09/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled is accepting applications to provide evidence-based programs designed to help older adults -- aged 60-older -- prevent and/or manage chronic diseases and promote healthier lifestyles. Healthy aging reduces healthcare costs and increases quality of life for older adults...
Brazil Buzz (08/09/12)
Was that rain on my windowpane last night? The evidence was sure slim this morning. Even the puzzled robins were digging for answers. The rain gage came up same as empty also. I am harvesting a few small tomatoes from some plants now. I am almost ready to pull up stakes and move on until next year...
Clay County Day reunion plans set (08/09/12)
The 34th Clay County Day Reunion and Luncheon will take place Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, in Bradenton, Fla., at the Pier 22 Ballroom, formally the Mattison's Riverside Ballroom. Letters will be mailed to past attendees Nov. 1. Due to increase in postage, letters will not be sent to people who have not attended in the last three years...
Strong rounds lead Knights to win at Forest Park (08/09/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor The putting wasn't quite where they would have liked, but the Northview girls' golf team had to have liked the final results in the first match at home Thursday evening. The Knights got a 41 from sophomore Keirsten Mikesell to help lead the team to a score of 170 to top Cloverdale's 201 and Linton's score of 210...
Margaret Smith Schopmeyer (08/09/12)
Margaret Smith Schopmeyer, 93, Brazil, formerly of the Poland, Ind., area, passed away Aug. 9, 2012, at the Village of Avon. She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Poland, Ind., the late Harry and Minnie (Cagle) Altemiller. On April 3, 1936, she married Kenneth "Peck" Smith. He preceded her in death on Feb. 1, 1962...
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