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Stories from Thursday, August 23, 2012

2012 Clay County Indiana State Fair Results (08/23/12)
The following is a list of Clay County 4-H results from the 2012 Indiana State Fair, including project, name of 4-H'er, project division/description and grade/placing: Aerospace Beef Cattle Beekeeping Cake Decorating Cat Posters Child Development Computer...
Success for area youth at state fair (08/23/12)
It was a banner year for Clay County 4-H'ers at the Indiana State Fair. The state fair officially ended Sunday, Aug. 19, but several Clay County 4-H'ers walked away from the two-week event with many ribbons and awards. Clay County Extension Educator for 4-H Youth Development Tammy Steiner told The Brazil Times 4-H results for the county were "great."...
5K run/walk for organ donation (08/23/12)
A 5K run/walk is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30, at 9 a.m., at the Forest Park Track, in an effort to raise awareness about the need for organ donation. Former Brazil resident and heart transplant recipient, Ashley Zavela, is the driving force behind the 5K...
Experts test nitrate levels (08/23/12)
This year's drought has brought several questions to farmers' minds in terms of marketing their grain, crop insurance and feeding livestock. In response to the questions, Purdue Extension recently conducted an Area Drought Management Workshop where 128 farmers and agribusiness professionals attended to hear David Redman (Extension Educator) and Chris Hurst (Extension Specialist) discuss feeding livestock and marketing grain, respectfully...
Purdue Extension to host Nature Day (08/23/12)
Those looking for a fun, educational way to spend a Saturday should attend the 4th Clay County Nature Day. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. Nature Day will be hosted by Purdue Extension Clay County and will begin at 9 a.m. It will conclude at 1 p.m...
Reunions (08/23/12)
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...
Community Notes (08/23/12)
Cub Scout Notice Cub Scout Pack 45 meets regularly on Monday nights at 6:30 p.m., at the Family Worship Center, located on County Road 425 West. For more information, call 448-2395. 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...
Club to host Oktoberfest (08/23/12)
The Terre Haute German Oberlandler Club will host the 40th Oktoberfest Sept. 13-15. There is no cost to attend the event. Events will run from 11 a.m.-midnight, Thursday and Friday, Sept. 13-14, and 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, Sept. 15. The Brazil Concert Band will be the featured artist Thursday, Sept. 13...
Knights pick up key WIC volleyball win (08/23/12)
Times Staff Report ELLETTSVILLE -- The Northview volleyball team picked up a key Western Indiana Conference victory on Thursday night with a 25-13, 27-25, 25-17 win at Edgewood. Brylie Riddell had 14 kills, two blocks and four digs with Mikayla Rowan leading the team with six blocks and had three kills. ...
Knights edged out by a stroke at Forest Park (08/23/12)
Times Staff Report The Terre Haute South Braves got the best of the Knights by the slimmest of margins in Thursday's three-way match at Forest Park Golf Course, 174-175, with Terre Haute North tallying a 187. The Braves were willed to victory by Alexandra Pickens, who turned in the best card of the night with a 36 on nine holes. Terre Haute also got strong performances from Ali Danielson and Taylor Baugh, carding scores of 43 and 47 respectively...
Northview girls edge past North Knox (08/23/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor One evening after the goals piled up for the Northview girl's soccer team, the Knights had to do with just one against visiting North Knox. However, that proved to be just enough as Northview held off a late charge by the Warriors for a 1-0 home victory...
Brazil Buzz (08/23/12)
I could be mowing my shabby looking green and brown yard this afternoon. On the other hand, this is the perfect time to connect with you through The Brazil Times. I hope you don't mind, I took my shoes off and poured another cup of coffee. Paul is working on a beautiful fall landscape close by. The focal point of the painting is neither the mill nor the fall foliage. Rather, it is an elderly black male Labrador Retriever, named Rocky...
Arthur Wesley Pollard (08/23/12)
Arthur Wesley Pollard, 87, Brazil, passed away unexpectedly, Aug. 22, 2012, at 3:05 p.m., in his residence. He was born November 22, 1924, in Coal City, the son of Aaron Wesley Pollard and Christene Stantz Pollard. He served his country in both the Air Force and the U.S. Army. Arthur worked as a machinist for Peerless Pump in Indianapolis for many years before retiring in 1989...
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