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Stories from Sunday, August 19, 2012

Memo to motorists: Stop (08/19/12)
With school now in full session, local law enforcement and Clay Community Schools officials are reminding motorists to keep an eye out for stop-arms on school buses. The 2012-13 school year officially began Tuesday, but officials have received reports of several motorists ignoring stop-arms when they are in use...
Local air show attracts good crowd (08/19/12)
Approximately 15 Brazil Winged Modeler members were on hand Sunday at the Brazil-Clay County Airport, 475 E. CR 600 N., Brazil, for the organization's annual Air Show. The event takes place in conjunction with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and is a fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association...
Candidate to visit county (08/19/12)
Sue Ellspermann, Republican Lt. gubernatorial candidate, will be the guest speaker at the Clay County Republican Summer Breakfast Saturday, Aug. 25, at 8 a.m., at the YMCA of Clay County, 225 E. Kruzan St., Brazil. Ellspermann was raised in Ferdinand, Ind. She earned a degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University in 1982, and established a career in engineering and management...
Ice Cream! (08/19/12)
Bee Ridge Church will host its annual Ice Cream Social Saturday, Aug. 25, from 4-7 p.m., at the church, 10100 N. Kennedy Crossing Rd., Brazil. The menu will include homemade ice cream, Ritters Ice Cream, hot dogs, coney dogs, Bee Ridge barbecue, homemade desserts and more...
Dinner Time! (08/19/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will conduct a community dinner at the Staunton Community Center, Friday, Aug. 24, from 4-7 p.m. The menu will consist of chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dinner rolls, coffee, tea and lemonade...
No Bounce House (08/19/12)
Due to circumstances out of the control of organizers of the 2012 Bowling Green Old Settlers Picnic, the Bounces Houses and Inflatables will not be at the festival this year.
Little Miss contest slated (08/19/12)
The annual Bowling Green Old Settlers Festival Little Miss Contest will take place Saturday, Aug. 25. The contest will begin at 10 a.m., and take place under the Community Building Awning. The contest is for children ages 4-6. Check-in time is 9:45 a.m...
Habitat for Humanity receives large donation (08/19/12)
Plans for Habitat for Humanity of Clay County's eighth home are rapidly coming into place. Recently, the non-profit organization received a $10,000 donation from the Duke Energy Foundation through its Indiana Regional Council and local Duke District Manager Rick Burger...
Donation (08/19/12)
Community Notes (08/19/12)
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...
Author with local ties releases book (08/19/12)
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. -- Why do smart executives make such poor decisions when it comes to project selection? This is the central question asked and answered by author Michael Menard in "A Fish in Your Ear: The New Discipline of Project Portfolio Management."...
Reunions (08/19/12)
Rightsell Reunion The Rightsell reunion will take place Saturday, Aug. 25, at noon, at Forest Park. The event will take place near the southwest corner of the Forest Park Pavilion. Those interested in attending are asked to bring covered dishes, drinks and table service. For further information, call 812-605-1217...
Campaigns light through airwaves (08/19/12)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana's gubernatorial candidates say their campaigns are about creating jobs and cutting taxes, but their first round of campaign commercials, which get them the most exposure with voters, have skipped most of that serious talk...
Vigo CASA to conduct 'Bash' (08/19/12)
The Vigo County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will conduct "Family Bash on the Wabash," Sept. 22, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The event will include a silent auction, food, children's activities, entertainment and more. "Family Bash on the Wabash," is open to the public to promote awareness of Vigo County's CASA mission, "being a powerful voice in a child's life through dedicated volunteers like you."...
Illinois Lottery (08/19/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 0-4-1 Pick Three-Evening 1-6-0 Pick Four-Midday 5-3-3-5 Pick Four-Evening 9-7-8-3 Lucky Day Lotto 15-16-23-37-38...
Hoosier Lottery (08/19/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 9-0-9 Daily Three-Evening 2-4-0 Daily Four-Midday 3-7-2-5 Daily Four-Evening 0-9-5-7 Lucky 5-Midday 7-11-20-34-36 Lucky 6-Evening...
Vintage airplane to be on display in Greencastle (08/19/12)
GREENCASTLE -- The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), in conjunction with EAA Chapter 1374, recently announced that its 1929 Ford Tri-Motor will be paying a visit to the Putnam County Airport (417) in Greencastle. The visit will be during a four-day period, Sept. 13-16...
Area air show set for September (08/19/12)
PUTNAM COUNTY -- The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Group announced this week that despite persistent rumors, tickets are still available for the third Dixie Chopper 20th Century Radio Show. Ginger Scott announced there are still plenty of good seats available for this year's show...
Cross country season begins locally (08/19/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The 2012 cross country season got underway for several local teams on Saturday at the Bloomington North Early Bird Meet held at the LaVern Gibson Championship course in Terre Haute. Northview's boys' team placed 10th in the 17-team field led by junior Nic Yocom, who placed ninth overall in a time of 16:52.2. ...
Roeschlein joins Hoosier hoops (08/19/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Clay City High School graduate Carmela Roeschlein had little doubt that she wanted to be a part of Indiana University once she finished her high school career. She just didn't think that she was going to be a part of the Hoosier basketball tradition...
Tough weekend for Northview soccer teams (08/19/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview soccer teams had a tough weekend as the boys competed in tourney play at Washington and the girls made up a contest on the road at Terre Haute North. The girls dropped a 7-0 decision to the Patriots while the boys fell 5-0 to Evansville North and 7-0 to Bloomington South...
Kyle Cummins captures Midwest Sprint Car Series feature (08/19/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The Midwest Sprint Car Series was on hand at Lincoln Park Speedway Saturday night and provided a large crowd with an outstanding show as Kyle Cummins held off a late charge from Robert Ballou and Jon Stanbrough to pick up a victory. ...
Charlotte Ann Pickett (08/19/12)
Charlotte Ann Pickett, 73, Brazil, passed away Aug. 16, 2012. She died at Regional Hospital following a short battle with pancreatic cancer, of which she was just diagnosed in June. Services for Charlotte will be Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 11 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Brazil. Burial will follow at Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday at Lawson-Miller Chapel from 4-8 p.m...
Doris 'Dody' (Bennett) Patrick (08/19/12)
Doris "Dody" (Bennett) Patrick, 90, Brazil died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. She had been in declining health for the past several years. Services for Dody will be Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, at 11 a.m., at Lawson-Miller Chapel with the Rev. Richard Pippin officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery...
Public Record (08/19/12)
Clay County Justice Center The following jail bookings occurred at the Clay County Justice Center during Aug. 15-17: Awaiting Warrant Arraignment Thompson, Michael J., 20 Godsey Jr., Howard E., 56 Pending Scott IV, George "Frankie," 19 Possession of Marijuana...
Public Record (08/19/12)
Clay County Courthouse The following transactions took place at the Clay County Courthouse Aug. 14-16: Circuit Court -- Civil Scott D. Short Vs. Kathy L. Short: Domestic Relations Bank of America Vs. GNAC, Inc./Brandy and Chris Head: Mortgage Foreclosure...
Resident concerned about meetings (08/19/12)
To the Editor: I am writing this letter because I think I missed the monthly meeting of the Staunton Town Council. You may wonder why and how could I miss something so important to me? I plan on answering it here. Firstly, my daughter was leaving during the week I think the meeting took place. We were getting as much family time in as possible since she was going into the Navy...
All invited to county 'Nature Day' (08/19/12)
To the Editor: I would like to invite everyone in the community to the fourth Clay County Nature Day, which will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. With more than 20 agencies participating, there will be activities for all ages and best of all, activities are free...
Township Trustee thanks community (08/19/12)
To the Editor: The Brazil Township Trustee's office would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the generous donors who have recently supported our Township Fan Giveaway program. This Township program provides free box fans to those residents without air conditioning, or who have small children or those with breathing problems in their households...
Cheeky advise for board members (08/19/12)
To the Editor: After reading the letter from Dr. Buell about how dangerous it is for our children, teachers and school board members, to have to travel State Road 59 through the intersections of SR 42 and 46 and Interstate-70, I have come to realize the only safe thing to do is to abolish the public school system in Clay County and have everyone keep their children safe at home and teach them through homeschooling. Far better to be safe than sorry...
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