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Stories from Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Miller keeps fighting disease (09/26/12)
While Traci Miller isn't sure how she contracted the disease, she's fighting it with every fiber of her being. In the summer of 2011, Miller was diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) -- more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease...
Marching bands improve rankings (09/26/12)
Both the Northview Marching Knights and Clay City Imperial Regiment improved their rankings in the weekly IndianaMarching.com polls this week. Heading into Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) District competition this weekend, the Marching Knights moved from fifth to fourth in the Class B poll...
Local to compete in pro tournament (09/26/12)
A local man will take his talents to Virginia Beach, Va., for the U.S. Open 9-Ball Championships, Oct. 21-27. Joe Brush, 41, has lived in Brazil his entire life and has been playing billiards since he was a teenager. "I started when I was around 14 ... out at the bowling alley," Brush said. "I started playing in tournaments in (places like) Indianapolis. Probably the biggest tournament I've played in was the U.S. Amateur Championship."...
State Reps to host meeting (09/26/12)
State Representatives Jim Baird (R-Greencastle) and Bob Heaton (R-Terre Haute) will host a meeting during the 10th Popcorn Festival of Clay County. The meeting will provide information on a proposal to designate a portion of State Road 59 as a highway memorial to Orville Redenbacher...
Appreciation (09/26/12)
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...
'Black Out' (09/26/12)
On Friday, Northview High School will celebrate homecoming as the South Vermillion Wildcats come to town. Northview officials are asking all fans to wear black to the game for a "Black Out." The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Book Signing (09/26/12)
Local author Marjorie E. Hopkins will conduct a book signing event at the Open Door Christian Book Store, 3125 S. 3rd Place, Terre Haute, Oct. 6, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hopkins, a resident of Brazil, will be available to sign copies of her book, "Dying to Meet Him: Wit and Wisdom from a Funeral Director's Wife."...
FIJI hosts football run (09/26/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity chapters (FIJI) at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology and Hanover College have announced a charity football run between the two campuses located in Terre Haute and Hanover, Ind. The 148-mile run will take place on Sept. ...
Harrison trial moved again (09/26/12)
TERRE HAUTE -- The trial for a former Brazil Police Chief has been moved again. According to court documents, the trial for former Brazil Police Chief Terry Harrison has been rescheduled for 1:30 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2013. Court documents indicate on the court's motion the proceedings for the hearing were vacated Sept. 13, and rescheduled...
Ministry offers barbecue dinner (09/26/12)
WEST TERRE HAUTE -- Tasty local foods will be prepared by local chefs for a fundraiser Sunday, Oct. 7, to benefit White Violet Center for Eco-Justice (WVC), a ministry of the Sisters of Providence and Terre Foods Cooperative Market (TFCM). The outdoor barbecue dinner will be offered in the White Violet Center garden at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods...
Girl Scout Notice (09/26/12)
All girls in grades kindergarten through senior year are encouraged to join the Girl Scouts. For further information, call Kendra Gearld at 812-236-6016.
Week-long seminar set for October (09/26/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Agribusiness managers can learn how to effectively market to farmers at the Strategic AgriMarketing seminar on the Purdue University campus. The week-long seminar, Oct. 15-19, is offered by Purdue's Center for Food and Agricultural Business...
Weeds could cause a harvest problem (09/26/12)
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Fields with actively growing weeds from this summer's drought and recent rains could create problems for farmers during harvest, a Purdue Extension weed scientist said. The rain, along with early spring-planted crops and the drought have led to fields that contain green weeds along with mature corn and soybean crops...
Breast Cancer Awareness (09/26/12)
The last week of September means October is right around the corner. Residents at Cloverleaf Healthcare are kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by decorating bras. On Thursday, Oct. 4, from 5-7 p.m., the bras will be displayed at the Popcorn Festival of Clay County. They will be auctioned off at a chili cookoff Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation...
Community Notes (09/26/12)
The following is a list of upcoming area events as provided to The Brazil Times: Heavy Trash Notice The Brazil City Garage recently notified The Brazil Times that throughout the month of October, heavy trash pickup will take place. The following will be days for routes:...
Reunions (09/26/12)
Wright-Caton Reunion The Wright-Caton reunion will take place Sept. 30, at the Knightsville Community House. Eating will take place at 1 p.m., with games to follow. Those interested in attending are asked to bring a covered dish or two and table service. Tea and lemonade will be furnished...
Northview shocks visiting Terre Haute South (09/26/12)
Times Staff Report Confidence is a big factor in sports and with sectionals approaching for high school soccer, the Northview boy's soccer team scored a big win over Terre Haute South on Tuesday evening. The Knights tallied a pair of goals, the second as time ran out on the clock to pick up a 2-0 win over the Braves, a potential sectional foe...
A favorite fall time fruit (09/26/12)
There are many things that make fall time in Indiana so great. One of those things is the drastic change in leaf color that can be seen while driving down the road. Another is the sweet, homemade goodies that can be made from fall time fruits. Persimmons are a great fall time fruit that many use to make pudding...
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