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Stories from Sunday, September 16, 2012

Rock For Brazil V (09/16/12)
The fifth Rock For Brazil Music Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, from 1 p.m.-1 a.m. This year, the festival will be dedicated to raising funds for the family of Kenneth "Shorty" Stewart, who lost his life in 2011 in an automobile accident...
Board discusses RISE (09/16/12)
Clay Community Schools met for a regular school board meeting Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. One of the main topics of discussion was the RISE Teacher Attendance policy and how it will affect CCS teachers. Superintendent Kim Tucker said the Indiana Department of Education provided the RISE models of development and evaluation and CCS is working to adapt their policies to the RISE guidelines...
Both Clay City, Northview earn wins (09/16/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Clay City Imperial Regiment stole the show Saturday. Competing in the Spirit of Central Invitational, at Lawrence Central High School, Clay City placed first in Class D competition with a score of 48.05. The Imperial Regiment also won Best Music, Best Visual, Best General Effect, Best Auxiliary and Best Percussion...
Accident sends one to hospital (09/16/12)
STAUNTON -- A 15-year-old Clay County boy was taken to a hospital in Indianapolis Sunday afternoon following a motorcycle accident. According to information provided by Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department Chief Larry Tempel, the boy was riding a dirt bike through a wooded trail near where he lived, near Private Road 575 North and Happy Holler Road...
Volunteer Meeting (09/16/12)
Brazil Main Street, Inc., will conduct a meeting for those interested in participating as volunteers for the "A Night at the Museum" event. The meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 6-9 p.m., in the basement of the Historical Society Museum...
Book Sale! (09/16/12)
The Friends of the Library will conduct a book sale Sept. 19, from 4-7 p.m., and Sept. 20-22, and Sept. 27-29, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The event will take place in the garage across the street from the library.
Program scheduled (09/16/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Allen Memorial Planetarium will present a seasonal star program at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 21, and 2 and 4 p.m., Sept. 22. The 30-minute educational program will introduce the constellations and other astronomical wonders of the sky for the autumn season...
School hosts parent night (09/16/12)
Meridian Elementary School hosted two parent nights this week, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, for students and parents in grades K-2, and on Thursday, Sept. 13, for students and parents in grades 3-5. Parents met with teachers for a brief meeting before attending a chili dinner at the school...
Huber performs at Paralympics (09/16/12)
Local resident John Philip Huber, second-year graduate student at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff Wales, United Kingdom, performed at Olympic Park near the Olympic Village and the Olympic Stadium for the Paralympics Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012...
Dinner scheduled (09/16/12)
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...
Koza joins area real estate agency (09/16/12)
Hoosier Homes and Land recently welcomed Alyssa Koza to its agency. Alyssa is a Brazil native and 2001 graduate of Northview High School. She recently completed eight years of service in the United States Air Force and two years in the Indiana National Guard...
Community Notes (09/16/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Housing Meeting The Board of Commissioners for the Brazil Housing Authority will conduct its monthly meeting Thursday, Sept. 20, at 8:30 a.m., at the offices of the Brazil Housing Authority, 122 W. Jackson St., Brazil...
Illinois Lottery (09/16/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 7-6-2 Pick Three-Evening 1-1-4 Pick Four-Midday 9-2-5-8 Pick Four-Evening 9-5-1-6 My 3-Midday 7-6-2 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (09/16/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 7-9-5 Daily Three-Evening 0-9-4 Daily Four-Midday 5-9-8-8 Daily Four-Evening 1-6-5-1 Lucky 5-Midday 11-16-25-26-31 Lucky 5-Evening...
Nominations being accepted (09/16/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center's Board of Directors is now accepting Hamilton Award nominations from the community. All nominees and winners will be recognized at the Hamilton Center's annual meeting and Hamilton Awards Dinner Oct. 23, 2012. To obtain a nomination form, e-mail kskinner@hamiltoncenter.org, or via fax at 812-231-8411, or call 812-231-8317...
Knights second in sectional to advance to next round (09/16/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview girls' golf team played well in sectional action on its home course Saturday and the effort led the squad to a runner-up finish and a berth in Saturday's regional at Smock Golf Course. The Knights shot a 361 as a team over 18 holes to finish 17 strokes behind Terre Haute South. Terre Haute North will also advance to the regional after shooting a 375 and placing third in the 10-team field...
Scotty Weir claims sprint car win at Lincoln Park Speedway (09/16/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- The battle for a trip to the winner's circle was tight for multiple classes on Saturday at Lincoln Park Speedway. With every Indiana track holding its final clash there was a small, but tough sprint car field on hand as Scotty Weir piloted the famed Paul Hazen, No. ...
Roy T. Rogers (09/16/12)
Roy T. Rogers, 81, Brazil, passed away at St. Vincent Clay Hospital, Sept. 12, 2012 following a lengthy illness. Graveside services will be at Calcutta Cemetery, Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at 1 p.m. Visitation will be at the cemetery Monday from noon until time of services...
Go local: Support Hoosier farmers (09/16/12)
It was a tough season for Indiana farmers. Little to no rainfall and scorching temperatures during the summer months characterized the worst drought our state has seen in more than two decades. Farmers and agriculture-related business owners were hit especially hard by the drought and are currently suffering from low crop yields, lost livestock and damaged fields...
Government role: Agree to disagree (09/16/12)
The conventional wisdom has settled on the subject of this year's presidential campaign: It's about the proper role of government in our nation's life. This is a good argument to have, but don't expect it to be resolved by the election. Americans have been debating the question since before the Constitution was drawn up, and we haven't come to terms on it yet...
Kiwanis club readies for annual parade (09/16/12)
To the Editor" It's that time of year again. Mark your calendar! The Brazil Kiwanis Annual K-Day Pancakes and Sausage Feast and Parade is Saturday, Sept. 22. The feast is from 7 a.m.-noon, at the V.F.W. Post No. 1127, 303 S. Depot St., Brazil. The parade lineup starts at 1 p.m., from Depot Street, west on National Avenue. It begins at 2 p.m., traveling National Avenue east to Kroger Plaza...
Response to other letter (09/16/12)
Editor's Note: The following is reprinted with permission for Carolyn Dix. The letter was originally printed in the New American Magazine, July 23, 2012. Submitted by Cameron J. Badgley A Call To Arms "Onward Christian soldiers, marching as to war." Which war? It is the war on personal freedom and religious rights. The only way to win this war is to conquer apathy.'...
Combating roach problem (09/16/12)
To the Editor: I was sitting in our fellowship hall during a church board meeting when one of our members noticed a movement on the beam behind me, which ran up the beam. Another member got to it and found it to be a roach. Now, I hate to see even one in my house, and I sure didn't want to see one in or on our church property...
Bullying must come to an end (09/16/12)
To the Editor: Intervention, within the community, such as parents, students and educators, is needed to address the issue of bullying, which has become ridiculous in our schools. I read there was research done on 37 school shootings, including Columbine, and found that almost three-quarters of student shooters felt bullied, threatened, attacked or injured by others...
Can anything be done? (09/16/12)
To the Editor: As a frequent visitor to Brazil, I am appalled by the very bad condition of most of Brazil's side streets. While I know Brazil is a small town, I wonder what, if anything can be done about the condition of your streets there. I visit a friend who lives near downtown and even her street and streets leading to her home are just terrible -- potholes, ruts, etc...
Family thanks community (09/16/12)
To the Editor: You never know what you have until its gone. On July 27, 2012, our family took a tragic loss of our home due to a fire. Many community members came around to support and offer donations. Too many names to mention, but you know who you are...
Counties deserve a piece of the pie, too (09/16/12)
To the Editor: This letter is being written to the residents of Southern Indiana. My name is James Carter, and I need your help to make the citizens of our counties aware of a problem that can be avoided. The state has a large $2 billion surplus that will most likely only benefit a few counties in Northern Indiana if certain powers get their way...
American Legion members thank all for support (09/16/12)
To the Editor: To all Legionnaires: First off, we would like to thank all of you for your loyalty to Brazil Post 2. Post 2 has come a long way from June 2011, when it was $25,890.85 in debt to where it is now with all debts paid off. Special thanks to all who made donations, and those that renewed their membership, the SAL, Ladies Auxiliary, Ladies Color Guard and the Legion Riders, the merchants of Brazil (especially Oak Ridge Golf Course), The Brazil Times and the V.F.W. ...
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