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Stories from Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Center Point discusses possibile new water pumps (09/05/12)
The Center Point Town Council met Tuesday night to discuss several matters. The council first took comments from town citizens and addressed concerns regarding water meters. The council then heard from Shawnette Szekely, Assistant Water Superintendent for the city of Brazil...
Family Support Services offers help for domestic violence victims in Clay County (09/05/12)
During Wednesday's Rotary Club meeting, a special guest introduced the club members to a new program in Clay County and asked for their support. Special guest Carrie Cox, executive director of Family Support Services, started the meeting with a recording of a 9-1-1 call from a child in the midst of a domestic violence case...
Kiwanis Club to host pancake breakfast (09/05/12)
For the 76th annual Brazil Kiwanis Day, which takes place Saturday, Sept. 22, a pancake breakfast will be served at the VFW Post No. 1127, 303 South Depot Street. The K-Day all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast will be from 7 a.m.-12 p.m. Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 3-12 and children 3-under can eat for free. Proceeds will benefit Riley Children's Hospital...
Clay City Council approves road repaving and painting (09/05/12)
CLAY CITY -- During the Clay City Town Council meeting Tuesday, the council agreed to repave roads including 5th Street, from Main to Nye; 6th St., from Main to Nye; Front St., from 6th to 7th; Levan St., from 10th to Fair; 10th St., from Washington to Main; and 7th St., from Burkle Chevrolet to Lankford, among others...
Coping with arthritis (09/05/12)
Arthritis is not a life-threatening disease. However, many individuals involved with agriculture are impacted by it daily. At this time, there is no cure for arthritis, but you can take steps to help prevent permanent damage to joints and manage/minimize pain while doing work around the farm and your house...
Knights drop pair in WIC soccer (09/05/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor Sometimes the ball bounces your way and other times it goes your opponent's. In Wednesday's Western Indiana Conference soccer doubleheader against Sullivan, Northview got few of the lucky bounces in dropping a 3-0 decision in the girls' match and falling 2-1 in the boys' match-up...
Northview volleyball rolls past Cascade (09/05/12)
By STEVEN PENN Times Staff Reporter The Northview volleyball team proved they were the better team against Cascade Wednesday night, winning 3-0. Head coach Scott McDonald called his team's performance dominant. "I thought we were pretty dominant from the beginning," McDonald said. "We served extremely well, (and) in all phases of the game tonight we were really strong. It was a good night for us."...
North Clay runners split at Greencastle (09/05/12)
Times Staff Report GREENCASTLE -- North Clay's cross country teams split a dual meet at Greencastle on Tuesday night as the boys won a 27-28 battle and the Tiger Cub girls claimed a 15 to 41 win. The North Clay boys placed all five scoring runners in the top-10 led by Ryan Young's runner-up finish in 11:49. ...
Clay City volleyball falls in five to Thunderbirds (09/05/12)
Times Staff Report FARMERSBURG -- The Clay City volleyball team lost a tough conference match-up on the road at North Central Tuesday evening, 25-23, 25-16, 21-25, 19-25, 15-17. Halli Brewer had 23 kills, seven digs and two blocks for the Eels as Callie Dayhuff posted 17 kills, 23 digs and six aces. ...
Resiliency through drought (09/05/12)
The drought of 2012 is the most serious to impact U.S. agriculture since 1988 and some would suggest it rivals that year. American agriculture, and more important, American farmers are resilient against adversity. Certainly, advancements on the farm, in the lab and in the marketplace continue to help agriculture weather natural disasters more easily than just a few years ago...
Robert Wayne Capps (09/05/12)
Robert Wayne Capps, 65, Brazil, died Sept. 4, 2012, at his home following a battle with cancer. He was born March 23, 1947, in Crawfordsville, Ind., the son of Elmer Capps and Clonia Spears Capps. On July 24, 1969, Robert was united in marriage to Evelyn Montgomery Capps...
Virginia M (Gerber) Church (09/05/12)
Virginia M (Gerber) Church, 78, Brazil, went to be with the Lord Sept. 4, 2012, with her family by her side. Virginia was born Oct. 26, 1933, the daughter of Roy and Ruth (Lucas) Gerber. She was a well-known cook that worked at various restaurants in Brazil. She took great pride in making her coconut cream pie...
Melvin C. Crouse (09/05/12)
Melvin C. Crouse, 88, Cloverland, passed away at Union Hospital Sept 4, 2012. He was born in Bowling Green, Ind., March 19, 1924, the son of Harry and Ada Crouse. Following school Melvin worked on building United States 40 for the W.P.A. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1943 where he served in the European Theatre during D-Day. ...
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