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Stories from Sunday, September 23, 2012

Chamber to host forums (09/23/12)
The Clay County Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring two upcoming political forums, both to take place at the Clay County YMCA in the community room. The state candidate forum will take place Thursday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. Candidates in attendance will be State Representative District 46 candidates Bob Heaton and James (Jim) Mann II, State Representative District 44 candidate Richard Thompson and State Representative District 42 candidate Alan Morrison...
Cory Apple Festival to begin Friday (09/23/12)
CORY -- The Cory Volunteer Fire Department and Cory community will present the 43rd Cory Apple Festival Sept. 28-30. The event is sponsored by the Cory Volunteer Fire Department and community residents. Initially, it was set up to help keep the old Cory High School maintained as a community center. However, now the event is the sole fundraiser for the volunteer fire department and first responders...
Clay City, NMK fare well in contests (09/23/12)
AVON -- Both the Clay City Imperial Regiment and Northview Marching Knights came away with big results from weekend action. On Saturday, both bands competed in the Avon Meijer Invitational. In Class D action, Clay City scored a 56 to win the title. Orleans came in second with a 54.95...
Rock Out! (09/23/12)
It's A Parade! (09/23/12)
'Black Out' (09/23/12)
On Friday, Northview High School will celebrate homecoming as the South Vermillion Wildcats come to town. Officials with the school are asking all fans to wear black to the game for a "Black Out." Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Appreciation! (09/23/12)
Riddell National Bank will conduct Customer Appreciation Day Friday, Sept. 28. Bank employees will show their appreciation to customers by offering free hot dogs and brats at its main branch, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. In addition, there will be a prize drawing to register to win either a $25 gift card, $50 gift card or $100 gift card...
Roses (09/23/12)
The Brazil Lions Club is conducting its annual rose sale through Oct. 7. Roses are being sold to raise funds to support community projects. Roses are in a vase and are $18 per dozen. They are available in several colors (red and whatever other color is received. Attempts to honor requests will be made, but there is no guarantee)...
Time For Crafts! (09/23/12)
On Wednesday, Sept. 26, the Brazil Public Library is inviting children 8-older to come between 6-7 p.m., to make a ghost windsock. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 448-1981.
ALS Walk (09/23/12)
Tutoring program offered to adults (09/23/12)
Adults who cannot read or would like to improve their reading are invited to visit private tutors through the Clay County Adult Literacy Program. The program is free and is set up at the Brazil Public Library, 204 N. Walnut St., Brazil. For more information regarding the program, call 446-1331...
Boosters to sponsor dinner Friday (09/23/12)
The Northview High School Band Boosters will host Nelson's Famous Barbecue Chicken Friday, Sept. 28, from 4-7 p.m., prior to the NHS varsity football game. Dinner seating will be available on the school parking lot or in the school cafeteria. Cost will be $8.50, which will include one-half of a barbecued chicken, baked beans, potato salad, rolls and a drink...
Election office announces early voting schedule (09/23/12)
Early voting for the 2012 election will begin in October. The following is a list of times and dates for early voting, as provided by the Clay County Election Office: All early voting may take place at the Clay County Election Office, located on the second floor of the Clay County Courthouse (room 211)...
Several musical acts scheduled to perform at festival (09/23/12)
CORY -- The Bad Apple Saloon Beer Garden and Foods area will be open all three days of the Cory Apple Festival. Not only will there be food and plenty of beverages to go around, but the area will also feature live entertainment. Bands for Friday and Saturday include Mullet Over, Crooked Creek and Brian Mounts and the Lonely Riders...
Teacher Reachers! (09/23/12)
Reunions (09/23/12)
The Megenhardt family celebrated 159 years in America at their 72nd reunion, Aug. 26, 2012, at Forest Park, Brazil. A delicious carry-in meal was shared by 57 family members and one guest. The oldest family member present was John David Megenhardt, 85, of rural Coal City...
Illinois Lottery (09/23/12)
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Illinois Lottery: Friday Pick Three-Midday 3-1-4 Pick Three-Evening 7-1-1 Pick Four-Midday 6-7-6-1 Pick Four-Evening 5-8-0-1 My 3-Midday 6-4-6 My 3-Evening...
Hoosier Lottery (09/23/12)
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the winning numbers selected Friday and Saturday in the Hoosier Lottery: Friday Daily Three-Midday 2-1-4 Daily Three-Evening 2-9-0 Daily Four-Midday 8-8-3-4 Daily Four-Evening 1-0-7-1 Lucky 5-Midday 6-7-12-15-32 Lucky 5-Evening...
Alpaca open house Sunday (09/23/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- White Violet Farm Alpacas, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, will join alpaca breeders across the United States and Canada in observance of the annual National Alpaca Farm Days open house from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30, at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods...
Knights place 15th at regional (09/23/12)
Times Staff Report GREENWOOD -- A tough field of high school golf teams took to the course for the Roncalli Regional at Smock Golf Course in Greenwood on Saturday. Five ranked teams were part of the 18-team field as No. 5 Carmel claimed the team championship with a score of 334. ...
Knights finish second in tennis invitational (09/23/12)
Times Staff Report The Northview Knights advanced players to the finals in all five spots during Saturday's tennis invitational on the way to placing second to Washington in the team scoring. Washington scored 26 points to edge the Knights' score of 18 as New Castle and Sullivan rounded out the field...
Northview boys win; girls third at Greencastle Invite (09/23/12)
By GRANT WIEMAN For the Brazil Times GREENCASTLE -- On the heels of Nic Yocom's first-place finish, the Northview boys' cross country team claimed the team title at the 2012 Tiger Cub Invite on Saturday. The Knights finished with a team score of 41, followed by South Putnam (59), Greencastle (69), Bloomfield (97), and Crawfordsville (126)...
Casey Shuman picks up sprint car victory at Lincoln Park Speedway; Brian Hayden, Troy Clark and Lee Hobbs earn wins (09/23/12)
By CAREY FOX Times Sports Editor PUTNAMVILLE -- Lincoln Park Speedway contested its next-to-last race of the season on Saturday night with some familiar faces claiming feature races at the Putnamville oval. Casey Shuman is always tough to beat in the sprint car division and he found his way to victory lane once again as he piloted the No. 17 machine to a strong victory over Josh Burton...
John 'Marvin' Buck (09/23/12)
John "Marvin" Buck, 74, Brazil, passed away Sept. 23, 2012. Marvin was born April 15, 1938, the son of Alvin and Irene Buck. He was a part of the Brazil High School graduating class of 1956. Following high school, he furthered his education at Indiana State University, where he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in education...
Larry Ronald McCullough (09/23/12)
Larry R. McCullough, 78, Pace, Fla., passed away Sept. 7, 2012. A Celebration of Life took place Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in Milton, Fla. Interment followed in Memory Park Cemetery. National Cremation and Burial Society of Milton, Fla., was entrusted with arrangements...
Obituary Notices (09/23/12)
David Leon 'Gotz' Godsey, 28, Brazil, passed away Sept. 18, 2012, following a motorcycle accident. Services will be at Lawson- Miller Chapel, Monday, Sept, 24, 2012 at 3 p.m., with Pastor Fred Bault officiating. Burial will follow at Cottage Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Monday, from 11 a.m., until time of services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to his family. Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in his memory...
Let local government hear 'our' voices (09/23/12)
To the Editor: When is enough, enough? In Brazil, we do not have streets. We have potholes. (I thought our new mayor said he was going to fix that problem). We also suffer from high water bills. According to the news, our council members and our mayor don't think we are paying enough, because they are raising our water bill...
'Pappy' offers thanks to all for help (09/23/12)
To the Editor: A big thanks to everyone who helped us out with our sixth First Responder Heroes Breakfast, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. Special thanks to the Pappy's crew who volunteered to come in early, prepare and serve breakfast (even though Pappy slept in)...
Fishing Fun Day a success (09/23/12)
To the Editor: The Brazil City Parks and Recreation Board would like to thank all individuals, businesses, politicians and organizations who helped in any way with the eighth Fishing Fun Day, at Craig Park, Sept. 15. More than 120 children and their families spent the morning together fishing and enjoying this special time with one another...
Scenes from the 2012 Kiwanis Day Parade (09/23/12)
Area band Therapy at 2012 Rock For Brazil IV (09/23/12)
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