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Stories from Thursday, August 16, 2012

Young Knights ready to hit the field (08/16/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Fans of Northview football should make sure to pick up a roster as they come into this evening's home opener against Indianapolis Broad Ripple because the team has a decidedly different look this season. While the term 'rebuilding' isn't one that most coaches like to use, the Knights graduated six all-conference players and a bevy of seniors from last year's WIC champion squad. ...
Burn ban to remain despite rain (08/16/12)
While the area has received some rain in recent days, the Clay County burn ban will remain intact. Sort of. On Thursday, Clay County Commissioner Charlie Brown told The Brazil Times the ban is still on, but with recent rains, he said he has told constituents to contact their local fire department if they want to burn items...
Main Street plans next Clean-Up Day (08/16/12)
During its monthly meeting Monday, Brazil Main Street, Inc., presented certificates of appreciation to Great Dane Trailers, Clover Signs and Yankee Rose for helping the organization beautify downtown Brazil. Great Dane and Clover Signs both helped with the new trashcans along sidewalks, while Yankee Rose donated labor and time to cleaning up an area along National Avenue...
Lightning possible cause of fire (08/16/12)
Officials believe a lightning strike is to blame for a fire at a Brazil home Thursday afternoon. According to Brazil Fire Chief Jake Bennett, because of the timing of the storm and the start of the fire, lightning may have struck a nearby tree and traveled onto the house -- located at 1416 Meridian St. -- or it may have hit the house itself...
Board deals with park vandalism (08/16/12)
The Brazil Parks and Recreation board has noticed a large amount of vandalism within city parks in the past few months. At their regular board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the board discussed their concern about the recent vandalism at Forest Park and Craig Park...
Time For Music! (08/16/12)
Saturday, Aug. 18, will see country and western music return to the Staunton Community Center. The "Grand Ole' Opry of Clay County" will perform, beginning at 7:30 p.m., and ending at 9:30. Doors at the center will open at 6 p.m., for those wishing to eat...
Trash Notice (08/16/12)
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.
Democrat Club (08/16/12)
The Clay County Democrat Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Clay County Senior Citizen's Center, 120 S. Franklin St., Brazil. The club meets every third Tuesday.
Farm Bureau Meeting (08/16/12)
Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., will conduct its annual meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. The event is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Vice President of Indiana Farm Bureau, Inc., Randy Kron. A buffet style dinner will be served. Cost is $5 per person...
Knightsville informed of water leaks (08/16/12)
The Knightsville Town Council met Tuesday for its monthly meeting and was informed on the findings of a recent water leak survey. The survey was performed by M.E. Simpson, Valparaiso, Ind., and according to Knightsville Water Superintendent Linda Minnick the findings were somewhat startling...
Weaving workshop to be in Sept. (08/16/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Those with a keen interest in weaving and wanting to try their hand at it should take interest in an upcoming workshop at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. White Violet Center for Eco-Justice will host a Beginning Weaving Workshop on Saturday, Sept. 8...
Organization announces funding (08/16/12)
Family Support Services recently announced it secured funding through the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to provide locally accessible, non-residential, domestic violence and sexual assault advocacy services to the Clay County community. Community members may access the services beginning Sept. 4, 2012, at the Family Support Services office, located at 600 W. National Ave., Brazil...
Stevenson Reunion (08/16/12)
The descendants of William T. and Anna C. (Moss) Stevenson met Saturday, Aug. 5, 2012, at the Cory Community Building. A short meeting took place at noon, then grave for the meal was given by Rev. Jerry Bolinger. A bountiful carry-in dinner was enjoyed by the following: Ashley and Lisa Stevenson; Gale, Wendy and Dustin Stevenson; Harvie and Thelma Stevenson; Rick and Janis Dorsey; John and Dixie Haselden; Charles L. ...
Community Notes (08/16/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: No Bounce House 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...
Brazil Buzz (08/16/12)
Oh, yes, the rain came down. It played at settling the dust, teased and tickled the plants and brought out the ants and invited the earth worms to move closer to the earth's surface. Maybe we will be out of this drought sooner than expected. I will keep my fingers crossed and continue to dance up a storm...
Edward J. Ruhe (08/16/12)
Edward J. Ruhe, 73, Brazil, passed away on Aug. 15, 2012, at 4:59 p.m., at home with his family by his side. Ed was born on June 13, 1939, in Ferdinand, Ind., the son of Edward H. and Mary D. (Young) Ruhe. He graduated from Ferdinand High School in 1957 and joined the Army National Guard. ...
Charlotte Ann Guthrie (08/16/12)
Charlotte Ann Guthrie, 67, Brazil, Ind., died Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012, in a motor vehicle accident on State Road 42 in Clay County. She was born Sept. 10, 1945, in Vermillion County, Ind., as the daughter of Roy Earl and Joyce Rose Eberle Rightsell. ...
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