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Stories from Friday, August 31, 2012

Two arrested in Clay County for multiple felonies (08/31/12)
CLAY COUNTY -- A man wanted in Putnam County for petition to revoke probation on a previous charge of possession of methamphetamine was arrested Thursday evening in rural Clay County. According to officials with the Clay County Sheriff's Department, deputies, along with assistance by the Brazil Police Department and United States Marshal Service, arrested Robert J. Price II, 33, Rosedale, and Amber Odom, 30, Brazil, at a rural residence in Clay County late Thursday...
Vandals strike Brazil gas station (08/31/12)
For the second time in two years, a local gas station has been vandalized. On Friday, Brazil Police Department officials reported it was dealing with two acts of vandalism taking place within a six-block radius. Brazil Police Chief Clint McQueen told The Brazil Times one of the incidents took place at Citgo North, 1100 N. Forest Ave., Brazil, while the other act was performed on a vehicle parked on Georgia Street...
Hat Day! (08/31/12)
On Friday, East Side Elementary School students, like these fifth-graders in Ellen Packard's room, were able to wear hats all day if they brought $1 in. The money raised was to be donated to the Ronald McDonald House, which provides a nearby home away from home for families who have a loved one in a hospital...
Brazil woman receives plaque (08/31/12)
One Brazil woman is overcoming her own disease while raising money for a local cause. Dixie (Hendrickson) Rennick, a 1971 graduate of Brazil High School, recently received a plaque for raising more than $1,000 for the March of Dimes. March of Dimes is an organization that helps mothers have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies...
No Paper Monday (08/31/12)
Due to the Labor Day holiday, scheduled for Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, The Brazil Times will not publish a newspaper. The Times, however, will publish a newspaper Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. For more information, call 446-2216, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Offices Closing Monday (08/31/12)
Recently, the Clay County Commissioners announced the Clay County Courthouse, Highway Department, Soil and Water Conservation office and Health Department will all be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day. All offices will reopen at their regular times Tuesday, Sept. 4...
Ice Cream Social! (08/31/12)
Otter Creek Christian Church will conduct an Ice Cream Social Saturday, Sept. 8, from 4-8 p.m., at the church, 6298 N. Crow St., Brazil, two miles north of Cloverland. Other items on the menu will include hot dogs and other dishes, in addition to several dessert items...
Two organizations team up for local food banks (08/31/12)
Exceptional Living Center of Brazil and Vista Care have teamed up with Catholic Charities to collect non-perishable food donations for area food banks. All proceeds will benefit food banks in Clay, Green, Knox, Parke, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties...
ISP gives holiday safety tips (08/31/12)
To help ensure the safety of all motorists during the Labor Day weekend, Indiana State Police will participate in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) as well as Operation Pull Over Blitz 72, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." Troopers will be looking for drivers who speed, follow too closely, make unsafe lane changes and drive impaired as well as other crash causing violations...
Low Vision Expo coming in Oct. (08/31/12)
The third Low Vision Expo, in honor of White Cane Day, will take place at V.F.W. Post 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil, Oct. 17. The event, hosted by the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary and the WILL Center, will begin at 10:30 a.m., and is open to the public. Several speakers will be on hand, including a mobility trainer, eye specialist, members of Easter Seals, local fire department officials and more. Refreshments will be provided...
Volunteer Dinner (08/31/12)
The Lady Volunteers of Staunton will conduct a dinner Friday, Sept. 21, from 4-7 p.m., at the Staunton Community Center. The menu will consist of beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, dinner rolls, coffee, tea and lemonade. Desserts will also be available at an additional cost of $1 each...
Poster competition to begin (08/31/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Arts Illiana and the Vigo County Public Library have announced the 2013 Year of the River Poster Competition. One image will be selected from each of the following categories: Elementary School, Middle School, High School and 18-over...
Church News (08/31/12)
Annunciation Church Growing up Catholic, attending Catholic grade school and then a Catholic high school, I never once heard anyone say that Mass on Sunday ought to be a non-negotiable for any Catholic. The idea of keeping Sunday holy just never was mentioned, and sadly, I think we see the fruit of that failure to talk about an issue now causing spiritual havoc in many people's lives...
Patriots way too much for Northview Knights (08/31/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor TERRE HAUTE -- The Northview Knights were going to need to play nearly flawless to compete with an experienced and talented Terre Haute North squad on Friday night. That didn't happen as the Patriots took advantage of nearly every Northview mistake in scoring a 55-0 victory...
Eels win five-game volleyball battle (08/31/12)
Times Staff Report CLAY CITY -- The Clay City Eels battled to a tough, five-set volleyball win against visiting Owen Valley Thursday evening, 19-25, 25-21, 25-20, 21-25, 16-14. Callie Dayhuff had 13 kills, two digs and five aces for the Eels and Halli Brewer had 17 kills, 10 blocks, 13 digs and an ace in the victory. ...
Staunton Scene (08/31/12)
We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Labor Day. Staunton First Christian Church News Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 10:30. Doug Parkey is the minister. If you need transportation to morning worship service, please phone the church office at 446-3211; the bus is wheel-chair equipped...
Edward Eugene 'Smoke' Weis (08/31/12)
Edward Eugene "Smoke" Weis Jr., 55, Brazil, passed away at Roudebush Veterans Medical Center, in Indianapolis, following an apparent heart attack. He was born in Joliet, Ill., Jan. 1, 1957, the son of Edward Eugene and Laveda (Raines) Weis Sr. Edward graduated from high school in Colorado and furthered his education through the military. He served in the United States Army from 1974 through 1978; he was honorably discharge as a Corporal...
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