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Stories from Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Head-on collison results in fatality (08/15/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- Emergency officials were dispatched east of the County Road 425 overpass Wednesday afternoon for a fatal accident on State Road 42. The accident took place at approximately 2:37 p.m., and involved two vehicles. Upon arrival, deputies found a green 2001 Ford Taurus and a silver 2005 Chevrolet Impala. ...
Bennett To Speak (08/15/12)
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 the Northview High School baseball diamond, at 8990 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. The guest speaker will be Indiana's Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Bennett...
Vandalized (08/15/12)
Law enforcement officials are continuing to investigate a break-in at a local elementary school. According to officials, Brazil Police Department officers were dispatched to East Side Elementary School at approximately 5:52 a.m., Wednesday morning. Upon arrival, officers discovered the school had been vandalized overnight...
Future of education discussed (08/15/12)
By AUBREY CHURCHWARD Times Staff Reporter At the recent Clay Community Schools board meeting, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Tim Rayle gave a presentation on the "One-to-One" initiative, an initiative he says "is not a technology initiative, it's an instructional initiative," that will "change the way we educate kids."...
BCB to honor 'Doctors' Sunday (08/15/12)
The Brazil Concert Band, under the direction of Matthew S. Huber, will present, "Is There A Doctor In The House," Sunday, Aug. 19, at 8 p.m., at the Forest Park Band Shell, rain or shine. The special edition performance recognizes members of the BCB who have earned the title of Doctor through advanced degrees in medicine, jurisprudence and various educational fields...
Black Belt Test! (08/15/12)
The American Aikido Institute in Brazil conducted a Black Belt Test Aug. 12. Testing for and receiving his 1st Degree Black Belt was Josh Gregg. Black Belts from Chicago and Robinson, Ill, and Bloomington and Brazil, Ind., were present for the test, including (front, from left) Spencer Roeschlein (who assisted with the test), Josh Gregg (with his Black Belt certificate) and Scott Hamilton (who also assisted with the test), (back) Scott Reynolds, Alex Svenson, Garry Howard, Michael Howard, John Reich and Justen Gibbens.. ...
Webinar to focus on veterans, agriculture (08/15/12)
By JESSICA MERZDORF For The Brazil Times WEST LAFAYETTE -- The National AgrAbility Project and the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University will present a webinar to help extension staff and other professionals meet the needs of military veterans in agriculture...
INDOT announces resurfacing project (08/15/12)
VIGO-CLAY COUNTIES -- The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announced Wednesday a patch and resurface project from United States 40 (old State Road 46) to State Road 59 will begin on or after Monday, Aug. 20. The project on Interstate-70 is a patch and resurface project from U.S. 40 to SR 59. It was awarded to Wabash Valley Asphalt for $9.9 million...
Homeowners questions answered (08/15/12)
The question has been asked several times in the last week: What can be done for established trees during this drought? If you are interested in watering established trees, then you should consider providing them with enough water to wet the soil at least 2-3 feet deep...
Community Notes (08/15/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Trash Notice Officials with the Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that it will be one day behind on trash pickup the week of Sept. 3, 2012. For further information, call 443-2221...
Terre Haute to host Autism benefit walk (08/15/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy organization, recently announced the Terre Haute annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks will take place Sept. 15, at the Vigo County Fairgrounds. The state of Indiana only has three locations for the Walk Now for Autism Speaks event...
'Moving Indiana Forward' intiative launched (08/15/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Indiana recognizes the need to improve the quality and availability of long-term services and supports (LTSS) for its elderly population. Demand for publicly funded services has grown, while resources have been stretched thin...
Community Band to present 'The Best Marches You Never Heard' (08/15/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Terre Haute Community Band will present, "The Best Marches You Never Heard," at 8 p.m., Aug. 18, at Fairbanks Park, Terre Haute. Marches are a staple of all community bands, and audiences expect to hear some of their favorite at each concert...
Northview tennis knocked off by youthful Cardinals (08/15/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Visiting Bloomfield's boys' tennis team got a measure of revenge for a loss at home last year to the Northview Knights. A Cardinals team that still boasts plenty of youth, won all three singles matches to claim a 3-2 victory over the Knights in Northview's season opener...
Terre Haute North starts quick in knocking off Knights' soccer (08/15/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Terre Haute North got a hat trick from Jacob Parham in gaining an opening night boys' soccer victory against visiting Northview, 6-1. The Patriots jumped out to a 4-0 lead at halftime before the Knights gained their footing and battled to a closer result after halftime according to coach Dustin Jorgensen...
Braves edge Knights at Rea Park Golf Course (08/15/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Braves of Terre Haute South remain a thorn in the side of the Northview girls' golf team as the Knights dropped a six-stroke decision at Rea Park Tuesday evening. Alexandra Pickens carded a 39 to earn medalist honors for South, which shot a 179 to edge the Knights' 185...
Merry Richardson (08/15/12)
Merry Richardson, 67, Brazil, passed away on Aug. 14, 2012, at Union Hospital, following a long battle with COPD, with her family by her side. Merry was born Dec. 8, 1944, the daughter of Hardy Langley and Ruby (White) Langley. She was raised in Morgan County and then moved to Clay County in the 1980's. She was a nurse's aide and a homemaker...
Public Record (08/15/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 7-14: Resisting Law Enforcement Holt III, John E., 34 Erwin, Brian A., 35 Maybaugh, Christopher W., 22 Awaiting Arraignment Pate, Dillon Joe, 21...
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