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Stories from Friday, August 10, 2012

National Night Out (08/10/12)
(From left) Katelyn Weaver, 11, Nova Francis, 9, and Harley Francis, 7, wait patiently for a snow-cone during the Clay County National Night Out event Tuesday at Forest Park. Local law enforcement, along with other first responder agencies, were on hand at the event to meet and greet children and their parents. ...
Soldier pinning (08/10/12)
(From left) Katelyn Weaver, 11, Nova Francis, 9, and Harley Francis, 7, wait patiently for a snow-cone during the Clay County National Night Out event Tuesday at Forest Park. Local law enforcement, along with other first responder agencies, were on hand at the event to meet and greet children and their parents. ...
Donations In Need (08/10/12)
Anyone wanting to donate clothing or anything for the Flake family, who lost their home April 27, to fire, may bring it to 315 E. Oak St., Brazil. The residents of this home will contact the Flake family for arrangements to get the items to them...
No Inflatables at Festival (08/10/12)
Due to circumstances out of control of organizers of the 2012 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic, the Bounce Houses and Inflatables will not be at the festival this year.
Brazil Allstate agency under new ownership (08/10/12)
Ted Paris -- previous owner of Allstate Insurance in Brazil -- recently passed the torch on to a new owner, Greg Kerns. According to Paris, he's owned the business since 2005, but he's been in the insurance business much longer. "I owned the Allstate Agency for about seven-and-a-half years," Paris said. "I opened it up in April of 2005. I was a district manager at Farmer's Insurance Group for 18 years. I went from management to personal protection."...
Local farmers to be honored at state fair (08/10/12)
Times Staff Report INDIANAPOLIS -- Fifty-five Indiana farmers will be honored at a ceremony next week at the Indiana State Fair when they receive the River Friendly Farmer conservation award. Of the 55 farmers, two are from Clay County. Both Joe Edwards and Tim Stearley will be among those honored...
Brazil man dies in Terre Haute crash (08/10/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- A Brazil man died late Wednesday as a result of an automobile accident. According to reports, Jessie Hoke, 22, Brazil, was driving his motorcycle into the intersection of 13th Street and College Avenue late Wednesday when he was struck by a truck driven by Martin J. Cenfitelli, 22, Terre Haute...
Rotary Club to host Coffee and Club Talk (08/10/12)
The Rotary Club of Brazil will host Coffee and Club Talk Friday, Aug. 17, from 6-7 p.m., at the Brazil Coffee Grounds Bakery and Coffee Shop, 1115 E. National Ave., Brazil. The public is encouraged to attend the event. Those attending will receive a free cup of coffee courtesy of the Rotary Club if they stay for a brief fellowship time followed by a 30-minute informal program...
Indiana Youth Institute to give presentations (08/10/12)
On Thursday, Aug. 23, in partnership with Clay Community Schools and the Linking Education to Adults, Adolescents and Preschoolers (LEAAP) Center, the Indiana Youth Institute (IYI) will present a youth worker café at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil...
David Bowers Family (08/10/12)
David Bowers, a Brazil native, will be a guest speaker at First United Methodist Church Sunday, Aug. 12. His story is inspirational. On Aug. 20, 1999, while working as a mechanical engineer in Texas, David's world changed. He was on a stepladder examining an oxygen pipeline when he saw sparks and he jumped down as a fireball erupted...
Church news (08/10/12)
Otter Creek Christian Church Hello again from your friends at the little country church at Otter Creek. Well, we have been blessed with a little rain. That is just like God. He sends down His blessings when we need them the most and sometimes when we don't expect them...
Community Notes (08/10/12)
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 (08/10/12)
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...
Youthful Knights get season underway with scrimmage (08/10/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The 2012 football season got underway on Friday night as a youthful Northview Knights' squad visited Terre Haute South for a scripted scrimmage. The two teams faced each other in a series of 15, 10 or 12 play situations from various yard lines with no official score kept...
Jesse Hoke (08/10/12)
Jesse Hoke, 22, Brazil, joined his dad, Aug. 8, 2012, following a motorcycle accident in Terre Haute. Jesse was born Oct. 22, 1989, in Clay County, the son of Jeffrey Scott and Sarah A. (Batchelor) Hoke. He graduated from Northview High School with the class of 2008. Jesse worked for The Pool Shop, McDonald's and had been working as a "swine technician" for Lyon Farms for the past several years...
Thomas William Tiefel (08/10/12)
Thomas William Tiefel, 80, North Little Rock, Ark., passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at Arkansas Hospice in Little Rock surrounded by family and friends. Funeral services took place Saturday, Aug. 4, at First United Methodist Church, North Little Rock, and interment was at Rest Hills Memorial Garden, Sherwood, Ark. ...
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