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Stories from Monday, September 3, 2012

Knights and Eels compete in State Preview (09/03/12)
Times Staff Report TERRE HAUTE -- Course conditions weren't completely optimal for Saturday's State Preview Meet at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course as rain was prevalent during the day. However, the meet took place in a drizzle rather than the anticipated monsoon that was forecast...
Six-string machine! (09/03/12)
Y offering after school program (09/03/12)
When the school day ends, children and teens need opportunities to learn and engage in meaningful activities. Their success out of school can impact how well they perform in school. Currently, 15.1 million children nationwide and 30 percent of children in Indiana are left unsupervised after 3 p.m., and do not participate in after school programs, according to Afterschool Alliance, a non-profit public awareness advocacy organization...
Band Boosters in contention for grant money (09/03/12)
The Northview High School Band Boosters organization was recently nominated and invited to participate in this year's Chase Community Giving Program. The top 196 eligible charities will share in grant monies. Chase will donate $5 million to the 196 eligible nominated charities who receive the most votes and who have accepted the nomination and fulfill all of the eligibility requirements , including:...
Nature Day (09/03/12)
The fourth Clay County Nature Day will take place Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Clay County 4-H Fairgrounds. It is scheduled to run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call 448-9041.
Open House (09/03/12)
Clay City Jr./Sr. High School will conduct an Open House Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The purpose of the event is to give parents, grandparents, community members and stakeholders a chance to see what is going on at the school and in its classrooms...
Dinner Time! (09/03/12)
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...
Ice Cream! (09/03/12)
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 desserts...
Golf scramble set (09/03/12)
The annual Clay County Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble will take place Friday, Sept. 21, at Forest Park Golf Course. A shotgun start at 1 p.m., is planned, with lunch scheduled for noon. Cost to register is $50 per person or $200 per team. Those interested in participating should send registration and checks payable to Clay County Chamber of Commerce, 535 E. National Ave., Brazil, Ind., 47834...
Church offering Life Line Screening (09/03/12)
First Christian Church, 1875 West United States 40, Brazil, will host a Life Line Screening on Oct. 29. Life Line Screening can help identify a person's risk for stroke or bone fracture. Life Line Screening identifies potential cardiovascular conditions like blocked arteries, irregular heart rhythm, abdominal aortic aneurysms and hardening of arteries in the legs--all strong predictors of heart disease. ...
Area daycare partners with CACFP (09/03/12)
First Christian Church Daycare recently announced sponsorship of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and its policy for providing free and reduced price meals at no separate charge. Free and reduced price meals will be provided to participants meeting the approved eligibility criteria...
Big Winner! (09/03/12)
Program offered to farmers (09/03/12)
A lack of moisture, over an extended period of time, has caused producers in Clay County to suffer from the effects of severe drought conditions. Farms and ranches experiencing severe drought conditions may be eligible for cost-share assistance under ECP...
Club News (09/03/12)
Delta Theta Tau Sorority Kathy Bridgewater, President of the local Alpha Omega Chapter, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Ind., recently announced the sorority will give $15,000 on the national level for Educational Grants for specialized training in Guidance and Counseling this year...
Community Notes (09/03/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Volunteers Needed Volunteers are needed to take veterans in the community to the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, or to one of their Community Based Outpatient Clinics...
Reunions (09/03/12)
Northview Class of 1987 The Northview High School class of 1987 will celebrate its 25th reunion at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8, at Traditions, Brazil. An informal get-together has also been planned for Friday, Sept. 7, at Coaches Timeout Bar and Grill, prior to the NHS football game...
Illinois Lottery (09/03/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 9-2-7 Pick Three-Evening 2-3-1 Pick Four-Midday 1-5-6-4 Pick Four-Evening 7-8-9-3 Lucky Day Lotto 8-11-24-27-28...
Hoosier Lottery (09/03/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 6-1-7 Daily Three-Evening 2-9-0 Daily Four-Midday 3-3-2-5 Daily Four-Evening 0-8-5-6 Lucky 5-Midday 2-18-26-28-32...
Art Chatter Series continues Wednesday, Sept. 12 (09/03/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- People of all ages are invited to visit Mogger's Restaurant and Pub on Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 5:15 p.m., to participate in an informal conversation about art and meet other people through discussion. The Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection will conclude the 2012 Art Chatter Series with a discussion on the ways in which art defines and enlivens a community...
Milling and Craft Demonstration Days set for Saturday (09/03/12)
BRIDGETON -- The Milling and Craft Demonstration Days will take place Saturday and Sunday,. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m., both days. Milling Days at the Mill celebrate the birthday of Oliver Evans, the father of modern milling. Those attending will be able to tour the Bridgeton Mill and see the 200-year-old French buhr stones grind corn into cornmeal and grits, in addition to being able to stock up on cornbread and pancake mixes made using the mill's own organic stone-ground products...
Indiana in Brief (09/03/12)
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Police in Fort Wayne say a hit-and-run driver who badly injured a 3-year-old boy while backing a van from a driveway has turned himself in. Police say 38-year-old Michael T. Harris was arrested Monday on preliminary charges of with leaving the scene of an accident causing serious bodily injury and driving while suspended. No further information on Harris was available because the jail was closed for the holiday...
Area organization to host 'Family Bash' Sept. 22 (09/03/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- 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...
Sycamores fall short in battle with Hoosiers (09/03/12)
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana State struck first at Indiana and had the ball with a chance to tie on the last play of the game, but eventually the Hoosiers walked away with a hard fought 24-17 victory over the Sycamores in front of 41,882 fans at Memorial Stadium...
Knights tangle with top competitors at Barr-Reeeve (09/03/12)
Times Staff Report MONTGOMERY -- Northview faced off for the second weekend in a row against some tough invitational competition, coming away with a split of four matches at the Barr-Reeve Invitational. Northview knocked off Perry Central and Evansville Mater Dei while falling in three sets to Class 2A No. 4 Eastern Greene and dropping a two-set match to Class A No. 3 Barr-Reeve...
Larry Lee Karn (09/03/12)
Larry Lee Karn, 71, Brazil, passed away at Roudebush Veterans Medical Center, in Indianapolis, Sept. 2, 2012. Larry was born in Union City, Ind., Feb. 21, 1941, the son of Francis David Karn and Mary Gower. Larry served his country in the United States Air Force as a mechanic on the B-52. Following active duty, he was medically discharged in 1963...
Betty 'Joann' Higgins (09/03/12)
Betty "Joann" Higgins, 85, passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, at her residence at the Little Sisters of the Poor in Indianapolis. Joann was a faithful wife and loving mother. Having lived through the Great Depression, she understood hardship and hard work. She was employed at the Great A&P Tea Company until it closed...
Bonnie L. McCullough (09/03/12)
Bonnie L. McCullough, 79, Cloverdale, passed away Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. She was born May 8, 1933, in Brazil, to Porter Miller and Merle Rissler Miller. Mrs. McCullough was a member of Big Walnut Church in Reelsville, and had been employed at North Putnam Community Schools in the cafeteria, the Patio in Greencastle and at the DePauw Hub...
Edward Eugene 'Smoke' Weis (09/03/12)
Edward Eugene "Smoke" Weis Jr. 55, Brazil, passed away at Roudebush Veterans Medical Center, in Indianapolis, following an apparent heart attack. Services for Edward will be at French Funeral Home, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Jim McMahon officiating. Burial will follow at Calcutta Cemetery...
Shouldn't we all be Americans first? (09/03/12)
I was first elected to Congress in 1964. That was the year Lyndon B. Johnson won a full term as president in a landslide. If ever a president had a popular mandate to pursue his goals, it was LBJ in the few years that followed that election. Yet, one of my strongest memories of him is not of a president reveling in partisan supremacy, but of his cautioning against it...
Did city officials think of the children? (09/03/12)
To the Editor: Are the Brazil City Officials and leaders concerned about our children's education? Why were the July 4 fireworks show at 9:30 p.m., on a school night? Thank you. Loraine Decker, Brazil
Look at all of these taxes (09/03/12)
To the Editor: Do you have any extra cash? If not, maybe you should read the following list and find out why: Maybe we should have paid a little more attention to the "Boston Tea Party." Carolyn Dix, Brazil...
Not considered for quotes (09/03/12)
To the Editor: My name is Darin Hendricks and I am the owner of TJ Fencing Company in Center Point. We are located right in the middle of Clay County for those of you who do not know where Center Point is. I'm sure you have seen our billboard on State Road 59, just north of Interstate-70, or maybe you have seen our ad on the Northview, North Clay and Clay City sports calendars...
Assistance program in full swing (09/03/12)
To the Editor: A group of individuals between agencies, organizations and churches are going to coordinate Thanksgiving baskets throughout Clay County again this year. This process will follow the tradition of the Christmas Assistance Program. There will be an application process and also will decrease the chances of families receiving more than one basket...
Disappointed with decision (09/03/12)
To the Editor: I am writing because of last night's fireworks display. I feel that it was very disrespectful for the City of Brazil to do it on a Sunday night. Yes, I know that they wanted to have a show due to July 4th's being canceled, but could they not pick a Friday or a Saturday to do it?...
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