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Stories from Sunday, August 12, 2012

City golf course sets up first fundraiser (08/12/12)
The Forest Park Golf Course will conduct an equipment benefit fundraiser scramble Saturday, Aug. 18, with a 9 a.m., shotgun start. According to Forest Park Golf Course Golf Board Member Bill Cowell, this is the first time the golf course has tried a fundraiser for the course, although there have been fundraisers in the past for churches and individuals...
Bennett to speak at meeting (08/12/12)
The Clay County Republican Club will host its monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m., at the Kennedy's Crossing Bingo Center, located across from Northview High School, at 8990 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. The guest speaker will be Indiana's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Bennett...
Purdue Extension offering classes (08/12/12)
After having so much success with the Master Naturalist Class last year, Purdue Extension in Clay and Owen counties are offering the program again this fall. The program involves an eight-class course that covers topics such as birds, insects, plants, geology and water...
Town residents voice concerns to council (08/12/12)
CENTER POINT -- The Center Point Town Council met Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 7 p.m., to discuss several matters. With Council President Roy Smith presiding, the town council first heard from Lindsey Lenker about water pump treatments and storm water studies that were being conducted in the town. Lenker reported that the water treatments were completed at the end of July...
Parking issues discussed at council meeting (08/12/12)
CLAY CITY -- During the Clay City Town Council meeting the council discussed parking along 7th and 8th streets. After a citizen mentioned the bad parking jobs, the council agreed many cars are taking up parts of the traffic lane and some are even parking on the sidewalk...
Meeting Location (08/12/12)
The American Legion Post 2 meets at the V.F.W. on South Depot Street in the Bingo Hall, which is non-smoking, during the second Thursday of every month. The Auxiliary meets the fourth Thursday of every month in the same location.
Literacy Program (08/12/12)
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. For more information regarding the program, call 446-1331...
Council adopts budget resolution (08/12/12)
HARMONY -- The Harmony Town Council met Tuesday for its monthly meeting and adopted a resolution concerning the 2012 and 2013 budget. Resolution No. 90-2012 will reduce 2012's budget in order to fund the 2013 budget. Reductions are: The motion was made to accept the resolution and it passed unanimously...
Golf Scramble scheduled (08/12/12)
The 2012 Brazil Elks Golf Scramble will take place Sunday, Sept. 2, at Forest Park Golf Course, Brazil. A shotgun start has been scheduled for 1 p.m. Registration and lunch will take place at 11:30 a.m. In addition, food and beverages will be available on the course...
Chamber to meet (08/12/12)
Senate candidate, Republican Richard Mourdock, will be the guest speaker at the Clay County Chamber of Commerce's Tuesday, Aug. 28, meeting. For more information, call 448-8457.
Clay Community Schools phone numbers (08/12/12)
The following is a list of phone numbers for all school buildings in the Clay Community Schools corporation:...
Clay Community Schools Open House Information (08/12/12)
The following is a list of open house dates, including descriptions, for all Clay Community Elementary Schools:...
No bounce house this year (08/12/12)
Due to circumstances out of the control of organizers of the 2012 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic, the Bounce Houses and Inflatables will not be at the festival this year. The festival will take place Aug. 23-25.
Community Notes (08/12/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Water Restrictions The Town of Center Point is asking all water customers to implement a self-regulated, voluntary water restriction and begin conservation measures. According to town officials, precautionary measures are requested due to the weather and present demands to the town's water system...
Reunions (08/12/12)
Crafton Family Reunion The Crafton family reunion will take place Sunday, Aug. 19, at 1 p.m., at the Center Point United Methodist Church, 200 S. Cherry St., Center Point. A pitch-in meal will take place. Ice, unsweetened tea, lemonade and water will be provided...
Indiana in Brief (08/12/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Authorities say several people have been hurt after a stagecoach overturned at the Indiana State Fair. Fair spokesman Andy Klotz says five people were transported to Methodist Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after the accident Sunday afternoon...
Hoosier Lottery (08/12/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 2-5-6 Daily Three-Evening 0-3-1 Daily Four-Midday 9-4-0-9 Daily Four-Evening 3-9-7-9 Lucky 5-Midday 1-9-11-27-28 Lucky 5-Evening...
Illinois Lottery (08/12/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 5-2-1 Pick Three-Evening 4-4-3 Pick Four-Midday 5-1-7-8 Pick Four-Evening 1-1-6-6 Lucky Day Lotto 6-21-24-29-32 Mega Millions...
Northview opens soccer season with jamboree (08/12/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Like their gridiron counterparts the evening before, soccer players around the area got their first chance to face competition wearing a different jersey in jamboree play on Saturday morning at Terre Haute North. All three Vigo County schools along with Northview took part in playing a pair of 20-minute periods for both the boys and girls...
Billy Puterbaugh Jr. gives Fox Brothers their 100th sprint car feature win (08/12/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Saturday night was a special night for several race car drivers at Lincoln Park Speedway. A bit of redemption and perhaps a clean slate for those that found the winner's circle. Billy Puterbaugh Jr. stepped out of the family sprint car with an opportunity in the famed Fox Brothers No. ...
Jesse Hoke (08/12/12)
Jesse Hoke, 22, Brazil, joined his dad, Aug. 8, 2012, following a motorcycle accident in Terre Haute. Services will be at the funeral home Monday at 1 p.m. Friends are welcome to join Jesse's family on his final ride to Calcutta Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Financial Bank, 7995 N. State Road 59 Brazil, Ind., 47834, in care of Jessie Hoke fund...
Moving forward after a tough week (08/12/12)
Actually, the headline should read, "Moving foward after a tough 10 days," but who's counting? I have to admit, the past few days have been difficult. It all started Saturday, Aug. 4, as I was driving home from the office. My car just died. I can't really explain it, but it's moved on to automobile heaven...
Open letter to candidates (08/12/12)
Presidential candidates and their aides know a lot these days about how to run a campaign. They just seem to have forgotten what campaigns are for. They're immensely sophisticated about targeting and messaging. They know how to drive the news cycle -- or at least, try to -- and they know where to focus their resources...
Thank you for doing the right thing (08/12/12)
To the Editor: In May, I wrote to you regarding the theft of our revolving red light from the fire engine parked behind our funeral home. I am happy to report the light has been returned. When Rob took the tarp off the engine (recently), he found the light on the ground and tucked into a fold on the tarp...
Christian-based movie's message encouraging (08/12/12)
To the Editor: I've had the privilege of attending a Christian book club here at the "farm," for the past couple of years, under the leadership of Paul "Brad" Deal and I would like to thank him for his great Christian leadership and his example of being a man...
Safety of school children should come first (08/12/12)
To the Editor: My current school board membership has involved two different school boards in our school corporation. At no time have I been able to schedule an item on a monthly school board meeting without being ignored, refused or undermined. Today's item goes to our public. Two school boards serving two school systems is a necessity in today's Clay Community School corporation. Today, we have a serious traffic problem for our students and administrative staff traveling State Roads 42 ad 59...
The punishment doesn't fit the crime (08/12/12)
To the Editor: When a bank is robbed, do the police rush in, send in SWAT, and arrest the president of the bank, its shareholders, its tellers and those two guys they found in the corner carrying Uzi's and wearing Halloween masks? Do they place them all in a van, haul them to jail and penalize them as a group?...
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