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Stories from Thursday, September 6, 2012

Cheatham sentenced 15 years (09/06/12)
A local criminal has recently been sentenced. The United States Attorney Joseph H. Hogsett announced Thursday that Timothy A. Cheatham, Harmony, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison by U.S. District Judge William T. Lawrence following his guilty plea to charges that he conspired with intent to distribute methamphetamine in and around the Brazil area...
Drive Sober campaign a success (09/06/12)
From Aug. 17-Sept. 3, the Brazil Police Department participated in a nationwide crackdown on impaired driving through the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign. The effort paid off as more than three impaired driving arrests took place, in addition to nine significant arrests and 13 citations during the period...
Quitting contest set for fall (09/06/12)
The local tobacco control coalition for Clay County is promoting a statewide stop smoking contest known as "Quit Now Indiana." This year's theme seeks to encourage tobacco users to "train" for their next quit attempt. "Quitting tobacco takes planning. ...
Harmony accepts new town marshal Larry Pierce (09/06/12)
Harmony will no longer be without a town marshal, after the Harmony Town Council accepted Larry Pierce to the position at Tuesday's meeting. According to the council, Pierce was sworn in on Wednesday and be eligible to start as soon as possible. The motion to accept Pierce as Harmony's town marshal was made and passed unanimously...
Volunteers Wanted (09/06/12)
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. Those interested are encouraged to contact Michael R. Holland, Clay County Veterans Service Office, at 448-9015...
Dinner Scheduled (09/06/12)
The annual 9-11 law enforcement dinner will take place Tuesday, Sept. 11, at noon, at East Side Christian Church, 400 Church St., Brazil. The dinner will consist of ham and beans. The event is for firefighters and other law enforcement officials.
Health Fair (09/06/12)
The Putnam County Senior Center will conduct a health fair Sept. 11, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Health screenings will be available, as will flu shots. In addition, there will be a pulled pork barbecue luncheon and free Bingo games...
National Guard (09/06/12)
Tanner Brown recently enlisted in the Army National Guard. Tanner is the son of Neil Brown and Hope Dalton and grandson of Tom and Debbie Brown. He enlisted Aug. 31, 2012, and will leave for Ft. Leonardwood, Mo., in February 2013, where he will be trained to become a military police officer for the National Guard. ...
Antique Appraisal Fair to be Sept. 13 (09/06/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Find out how much family heirlooms and other valuables are worth during the second Springhill Village Antique Appraisal Fair Sept. 13. Appraisals will be by antique experts Mark and Leslie Green of Mark Green Antiques and Restoration in Marshall, Ill...
Reunions (09/06/12)
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...
Community Notes (09/06/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: 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...
Clay City boys third, girls fourth in Eels Invite (09/06/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor CLAY CITY -- Thursday evening provided the Clay City cross country teams the lone opportunity to run a competitive meet on their home course this season. Hosting the Clay City Invitational along with senior night, the boys team finished in third-place behind South Putnam and Edgewood in the eight-team meet. ...
Brazil Buzz (09/06/12)
September -- the mercurial time of the year when summer almost imperceptibly blends into fall. We are now halfway to autumn, as per Mother Nature's plan; the transition begins. Already, I am seeing and hearing fewer songbirds in my backyard. I looked out across the soybean field close by the little blue house at the end of the road. Straight ahead I do see goldfinch fitting about today...
Helen Louise Allender (09/06/12)
Helen Louise Allender, 92, died at the Brown County Health and Living Community on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012. She was the oldest of 9, born Nov. 27, 1919, to Roy Harden and Katherine Spurgeon Harden. Helen married Wallace (Sug) Allender on Aug. 15, 1940. She was the wife of an evangelistic minister, a homemaker and a caregiver all her life, touching and caring for a multitude of people...
Barbara Janet Ornduff (09/06/12)
Barbara Janet Ornduff, 39, Brazil, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012, at her residence in Brazil. She was preceded in death by her mother Barbara Kay Wetnight Freese. She is survived by her husband Jimmy, two daughters Maegan Fields and Danielle Ornduff, three grandchildren Colten Grigsby, Cassidy Fields and Jorden Fields, one sister Laura Conder, grandmother Betty Welch, mother-in-law Judith Ornduff, and nephew Luke Kochvar, all of Brazil, father-in-law Robert Ornduff, Sr., West Terre Haute, and other extended family.. ...
David Lee Workman (09/06/12)
David Lee Workman, 73, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at home with his family by his side. He was born July 16, 1939, in Indianapolis, to Warren and Ruth Workman. Dave served his country in the United States Navy and worked as a Supervisor at Allison Transmission...
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